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KENS 5 San Antonio
Blood bank faces dangerous shortageParents, doctors and law enforcement are imploring the community to donate bloo
Blood bank faces dangerous shortage
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted an hour ago
Parents, doctors and law enforcement are imploring the community to donate blood as the local blood bank heads toward a dangerous shortage, putting patients' lives at risk. "We are living every day as much as we can," said Brandon Frail, whose... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Escanaba Public Safety receives ladder truckPublic Safety was in the process of looking for a new ladder truck to replace a
Escanaba Public Safety receives ladder truck
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Public Safety was in the process of looking for a new ladder truck to replace an aging 1982 75-foot ladder truck when Steve Sanville of the Department of Natural Resources notified Escanaba about a 1992 model available for free from a defense... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Ready, Set, SafetyWith dipnetters from around the state set to swarm Kenai’s beaches in a matter
Ready, Set, Safety
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
With dipnetters from around the state set to swarm Kenai’s beaches in a matter of weeks, local law enforcement and first responders are gearing up to keep residents and visitors safe. The personal use salmon dipnetting open season begins July 10 and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Glass Skyslide puts you above Los Angeles with 70 floors of nothingness below you“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass
Glass Skyslide puts you above Los Angeles with 70 floors of nothingness below you
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass Gilbert defined the skyscraper in 1900, when the building type was — ahem — just getting off the ground. But the machine doesn’t pay like it used to, at least not when... Read more
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The Morning Call
Glass Skyslide puts you above Los Angeles with 70 floors of nothingness below you“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass
Glass Skyslide puts you above Los Angeles with 70 floors of nothingness below you
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass Gilbert defined the skyscraper in 1900, when the building type was — ahem — just getting off the ground. But the machine doesn’t pay like it used to, at least not when... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Glass Skyslide puts you above L.A. with 70 floors of nothingness below you“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass
Glass Skyslide puts you above L.A. with 70 floors of nothingness below you
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass Gilbert defined the skyscraper in 1900, when the building type was — ahem — just getting off the ground. But the machine doesn’t pay like it used to, at least not when... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Architecture critic rides US Bank Tower's glass Skyslide with 70 floors of nothingness below“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass
Architecture critic rides US Bank Tower's glass Skyslide with 70 floors of nothingness below
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
“A machine that makes the land pay.” That’s how architect and Manhattanite Cass Gilbert defined the skyscraper in 1900, when the building type was — ahem — just getting off the ground. But the machine doesn’t pay like it used to, at least not when... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler“Treasury Secretary Jack Lew used an appearance at the SelectUSA summit in Wash
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
“Treasury Secretary Jack Lew used an appearance at the SelectUSA summit in Washington to urge lawmakers to approve both TPP and President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Export-Import Bank’s board of directors. Lew told the audience of international... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Rounduppublic agency from responding to a Public Records Act request for body-cam foot
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
public agency from responding to a Public Records Act request for body-cam footage or other recordings. This is an unwise and counterproductive bill, bad for the public and bad even for police in the long run. Yet Santiago's AB 2533 sailed through... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield City Council approves police, fire budget increasesPITTSFIELD — Police Chief Michael Wynn and Mayor Linda M. Tyer on Tuesday night
Pittsfield City Council approves police, fire budget increases
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
PITTSFIELD — Police Chief Michael Wynn and Mayor Linda M. Tyer on Tuesday night detailed plans for addressing the city's understaffed Police Department within a $9.8 million fiscal 2017 departmental budget — up from $8.84 million for the current... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma seniors tout benefits of exercise into their 60s and beyondEDMOND — Thyroid and breast cancer failed to stop Sharon Jones, 66, from her pa
Oklahoma seniors tout benefits of exercise into their 60s and beyond
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
EDMOND — Thyroid and breast cancer failed to stop Sharon Jones, 66, from her path to athleticism. She works out as many as six times a week at an Edmond fitness center and enjoys even the toughest weightlifting and cardiovascular routines. “I am... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Portal into timeOwner wants to preserve last vestiges of Aspen Mountain history Visitors and l
Portal into time
Aspen Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Owner wants to preserve last vestiges of Aspen Mountain history Visitors and locals alike have all looked at the Compromise Mine structure, a compelling anachronism at the top of Little Nell ski run on Aspen Mountain, and wondered what exactly is... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Calendarall submissions. Reserve now Mifflin County Democratic Committee - noon, June
Calendar
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
all submissions. Reserve now Mifflin County Democratic Committee - noon, June 25, Kish Park yellow pavillion. Democratic candidates will speak at the picnic. Music, door prizes, 50/50 drawing and food. Tickets are $10. Please call Teresa Hobbs at... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton police superior officers file grievance over community relations jobjob “The creation of this position is in violation of the collective bargainin
Brockton police superior officers file grievance over community relations job
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
job “The creation of this position is in violation of the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Brockton and the BPSU,” wrote Lt. Donald Mills, president of the supervisors union. “Each and every duty listed in the advertisement... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Merkley, Wyden cheer key Oregon wins in appropriations billHome Includes funding for clean-water projects, quake prep, wildfire preventio
Merkley, Wyden cheer key Oregon wins in appropriations bill
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
Home Includes funding for clean-water projects, quake prep, wildfire prevention Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Thursday the Senate Appropriations Committee, on which... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
BriefcaseBusiness helping fire dept. Charlotte's Trove is hosting a special in-store pr
Briefcase
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Business helping fire dept. Charlotte's Trove is hosting a special in-store promotion through Saturday to benefit the Roaring Spring Friendship Volunteer Fire Company. Ten percent of all boutique sales will be donated to the local fire department.... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Power restored after outage in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) — The lights — and perhaps more importantly, the air conditionin
Power restored after outage in downtown St. Louis
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The lights — and perhaps more importantly, the air conditioning — came back on Thursday afternoon in downtown St. Louis after an underground fire knocked out electricity for much of the city's urban center. Crews for Ameren Missouri... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Letter to the editorHealth and well-being of residents should be foremost Having just read your Ju
Letter to the editor
Chatham Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Health and well-being of residents should be foremost Having just read your June 13 article "EMS boards worried about quality of care, loss of jobs", I am delighted to see the words "quality of care." In several articles I have read in recent weeks,... Read more
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Salon.com
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) — An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out po
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. Louis
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall,... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out po
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. Louis
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out po
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. Louis
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall,... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out po
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. Louis
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. LouisST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out po
Outage leaves thousands without power in downtown St. Louis
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) � An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall,... Read more
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CBS Denver
VA Says It Tried To Fire Executive For Hospital Cost OverrunAURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department was about to fire one exec
VA Says It Tried To Fire Executive For Hospital Cost Overrun
CBS Denver / Posted 12 days ago
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department was about to fire one executive because of massive cost overruns at a VA hospital outside Denver, and another was under investigation, but both retired before the department could take an action,... Read more
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ABC News
Outage Leaves Thousands Without Power in Downtown St. LouisAn underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of d
Outage Leaves Thousands Without Power in Downtown St. Louis
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
An underground electrical fire inside a manhole knocked out power for much of downtown St. Louis Thursday, leaving many buildings without air conditioning on a day when the temperature was expected to reach triple digits. City Hall, an adjacent... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
The H-2A problem: Santa Maria growers struggle to house foreign farmworkersIssue 15 Share:By BRENNA SWANSTON It’s 4 p.m., and sunshine floods the parkin
The H-2A problem: Santa Maria growers struggle to house foreign farmworkers
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Issue 15 Share:By BRENNA SWANSTON It’s 4 p.m., and sunshine floods the parking lot at the motel on the corner of North Broadway and East Bunny streets in Santa Maria. Two... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAinvestment almost as soon as it was planned. Three of the seven homes were alre
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 12 days ago
investment almost as soon as it was planned. Three of the seven homes were already completed, two were under construction, and 16 farm laborers would reside in each. It was hush, hush—only rumors until the day somebody spotted bunk beds being... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California budget pact cuts review for Capitol annex projectThe new state budget package lawmakers began approving Wednesday gives the proj
California budget pact cuts review for Capitol annex project
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
The new state budget package lawmakers began approving Wednesday gives the project to renovate or replace the aging Capitol annex a special provision designed to speed up judicial review of any environmental lawsuits challenging the work. The... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Lookout Mountain, Tn., Facing Loss Of Hall Tax Revenue, To Raise Taxes By 9 Cents; Parking Fines To Rise Sharplywill be received in 2017, down from $573,938 in 2016. The exact amount that wil
Lookout Mountain, Tn., Facing Loss Of Hall Tax Revenue, To Raise Taxes By 9 Cents; Parking Fines To Rise Sharply
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
will be received in 2017, down from $573,938 in 2016. The exact amount that will be received will be known by mid July and adjustments can be made at that time if necessary, said Mr. Montague. Capital projects that are planned for the coming... Read more
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Gawker
Here Is the Good Newswhat Facebook director Peter Thiel’s revenge campaign—a billionaire secretly fu
Here Is the Good News
Gawker / Posted 13 days ago
what Facebook director Peter Thiel’s revenge campaign—a billionaire secretly funding lawsuits against publishers, editors, and writers for stories that disrespected him and his friends—means for the functioning of a critical press. To those who... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet(AP) — Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
(AP) — Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles as part of an effort to save taxpayers money and upgrade the city's aging fleet of cruisers. The city's police department introduced 53 new Ford Interceptors on Tuesday.... Read more
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The Times Leader
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet(AP) — Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet
The Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
(AP) — Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles as part of an effort to save taxpayers money and upgrade the city's aging fleet of cruisers. The city's police department introduced 53 new Ford Interceptors on Tuesday.... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Veteran asks county to respect parkOn first glance, the little slice of green space sandwiched between Pitkin Coun
Veteran asks county to respect park
Aspen Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
On first glance, the little slice of green space sandwiched between Pitkin County Courthouse and its annex looks like any other pocket park in Aspen, with picnic tables enjoyed by lunch-hour brown baggers and marble benches inviting those in need of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet(AP) - Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles
Cincinnati cops get 53 new SUVs to help upgrade aging fleet
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
(AP) - Police in Cincinnati are receiving dozens of new sport utility vehicles as part of an effort to save taxpayers money and upgrade the city's aging fleet of cruisers. The city's police department introduced 53 new Ford Interceptors on Tuesday.... Read more
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The News-Times
State to help Bethel fund water projectsThe loans will fund the nearly $700,000 refurbishment of two well fields, the $
State to help Bethel fund water projects
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
The loans will fund the nearly $700,000 refurbishment of two well fields, the $1.1 million replacement of an aging pump station, among other upgrades. “That’s excellent news,” First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker said, noting that the loans will help... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne sales taxes collections remain lower than previous yearstate requirements at last week's committee meetings. The parish is required by
Terrebonne sales taxes collections remain lower than previous year
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
state requirements at last week's committee meetings. The parish is required by the state to reassess its property values and adjust the millages to reflect the new property values for 2017, parish Chief Financial Officer Kandace Mauldin said.... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne sales taxes collections remain lower than previous yearstate requirements at last week's committee meetings. The parish is required by
Terrebonne sales taxes collections remain lower than previous year
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
state requirements at last week's committee meetings. The parish is required by the state to reassess its property values and adjust the millages to reflect the new property values for 2017, parish Chief Financial Officer Kandace Mauldin said.... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Budget panel noncommittal on Sheriff's Office proposed increases of $14M, including 40 police officersteam putting together the city spending plan Monday heard about the needs of th
Budget panel noncommittal on Sheriff's Office proposed increases of $14M, including 40 police officers
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
team putting together the city spending plan Monday heard about the needs of the Jacksonville Sheriff�s Office. The department would like another 40 officers and 40 community service officers, both levels that would match Curry�s first year.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
It rained, it hailed and our orchestra shone In Lismore this week our community orchestra braved tempest and storm to gath
It rained, it hailed and our orchestra shone
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
In Lismore this week our community orchestra braved tempest and storm to gather together to listen and perform. It's proof that dedicated musicians exist right across this country and not just in the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Goodfellow salutes retiring chaplainCol. Michael Downs (left) presents a certificate to Chaplain John Tillery and h
Goodfellow salutes retiring chaplain
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
Col. Michael Downs (left) presents a certificate to Chaplain John Tillery and his wife, Barbara Tillery, during a retirement ceremony Friday at Taylor Chapel on Goodfellow Air Force Base. Photos by Yfat Yossifor / Standard-Times The Honor Guard... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
'It's been a long time coming'Belleville's newest firehall may come with a million dollar price tag, but for
'It's been a long time coming'
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 17 days ago
Belleville's newest firehall may come with a million dollar price tag, but for the firefighters who will be using it, it's priceless. Saturday saw the official opening of Station 3, situated on Old Highway 2 location just east of Mitchell Road. The... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield LifeSupervisors Meeting Kevin Bell, chief of the SVFD, thanked the road crew and S
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Supervisors Meeting Kevin Bell, chief of the SVFD, thanked the road crew and Steve McNeal for putting in the first dry hydrant and asked why they weren't notified prior to digging. He also stated that three firemen have attended an oil and gas well... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Nancy Quatrano: Branch library is vital part of life for Hastings residentsBranch Library is a critical provider of services for our small, rural communit
Nancy Quatrano: Branch library is vital part of life for Hastings residents
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 18 days ago
Branch Library is a critical provider of services for our small, rural community. In addition to materials for borrowing and research, the library has a computer resource center, available for use by anyone with a county library card, and plenty... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
It rained, it hailed and our orchestra shined In Lismore this week our community orchestra braved tempest and storm to gath
It rained, it hailed and our orchestra shined
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
In Lismore this week our community orchestra braved tempest and storm to gather together to listen and perform. It's proof that dedicated musicians exist right across this country and not just in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Southport approves budgetunanimously approved at Thursday’s monthly meeting of aldermen. There will be
Southport approves budget
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
unanimously approved at Thursday’s monthly meeting of aldermen. There will be no fee increases for water, sewer, recycling and electricity. The water and�sewer fund budget is $8 million and the electricity fund budget is $3.5 million. The city�will... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Herkimer board approves truck repairsHERKIMER — A Herkimer street department truck that was damaged in an accident m
Herkimer board approves truck repairs
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 19 days ago
HERKIMER — A Herkimer street department truck that was damaged in an accident more than a year ago will be repaired. The village board made the decision to go ahead with repairs after a discussion at Monday’s meeting. Department of Public Works... Read more
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ABC News
4-Lane-Wide Sinkhole Swallows Car in Canada Firefighters at the scene of a large sinkhole that formed on Rideau Street, J
4-Lane-Wide Sinkhole Swallows Car in Canada
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
Firefighters at the scene of a large sinkhole that formed on Rideau Street, June 8, 2016 in Ottawa, Canada. A van fell into the sinkhole but there are no reports of injuries. Justin Tang/The Canadian... Read more
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MLive.com
'Hoarders' host Matt Paxton teaches cleanup strategies with law enforcementto punch him in the face. He's even had a geriatric diaper thrown at him. It c
'Hoarders' host Matt Paxton teaches cleanup strategies with law enforcement
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
to punch him in the face. He's even had a geriatric diaper thrown at him. It comes with the job. As an extreme cleaner and expert featured on A&E's long-running documentary series "Hoarders," Paxton has gotten himself into quite a few sticky... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Memories of Pittsfield's iconic England Brothers live on at ArrowheadPITTSFIELD >> England Brothers closed almost 30 years ago, but for Berksh
Memories of Pittsfield's iconic England Brothers live on at Arrowhead
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> England Brothers closed almost 30 years ago, but for Berkshire residents of a certain age memories of Pittsfield's iconic department store and the family that owned it live on. On Wednesday, about a dozen members of the England... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
EMS moving to muffler shopNiagara’s paramedics have a new temporary home in north Welland as they wait fo
EMS moving to muffler shop
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 20 days ago
Niagara’s paramedics have a new temporary home in north Welland as they wait for long-term plans to be completed. Niagara Emergency Medical Service Chief Kevin Smith announced Tuesday that after 15 years of leasing space at the Rose Avenue fire... Read more
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