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Otago Daily Times
Heritage springs backThere's more to southern Indiana than mineral water, writes Anabright Hay. Two
Heritage springs back
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
There's more to southern Indiana than mineral water, writes Anabright Hay. Two grand old spa hotels both alike in age and elegance in fair Indiana is where we lay our scene. No, this is not the beginning of a Shakespearean tragedy but it is a love... Read more
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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization P
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Lyme Village to celebrate 90th birthday of founderThe Rev. Will Cook celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday. Cook said he helped
Lyme Village to celebrate 90th birthday of founder
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
The Rev. Will Cook celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday. Cook said he helped found the Historic Lyme Village Association, and the location has grown from just a couple of buildings to an entire village. "I have a thrill to see what has become of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
How they voted - August 2, 2015

U.S. HOUSE

Civil Service Job Protections: The House on July 29 voted,

How they voted - August 2, 2015
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago

U.S. HOUSE

Civil Service Job Protections: The House on July 29 voted, 256-170, to scale back civil-service job protections to make it easier to fire or demote poorly performing Department of Veterans Affairs employees. A yes vote was to pass... Read more

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The Escanaba Daily Press
Insects a threat to U.P. treesThe most significant damage being done to trees in the U.P. at the moment is ca
Insects a threat to U.P. trees
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
The most significant damage being done to trees in the U.P. at the moment is caused by the spruce budworm. Despite its name, the spruce budworm prefers balsam fir, but will also feed on white and black spruce and, occasionally, other tree... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
West Memphis School District answers questions about consolidation with HughesWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Many Hughes parents said they had a lot of unanswered ques
West Memphis School District answers questions about consolidation with Hughes
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Many Hughes parents said they had a lot of unanswered questions just a couple of weeks before school starts. The Arkansas Board of Education forced the Hughes School District to consolidate with West Memphis, against the wishes... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Parents, students look for back-to-school deals during Arkansas tax-free weekendWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Parents are hitting Mid-South stores for tax-free back-to-
Parents, students look for back-to-school deals during Arkansas tax-free weekend
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Parents are hitting Mid-South stores for tax-free back-to-school deals. In Arkansas, clothes and school supplies will be tax exempt this weekend. West Memphis High School student Tamara Washington is not expecting her parents to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assembly

RALEIGH — The following roll-call votes were recorded for area members of th

Votes in the NC General Assembly
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 1 months ago

RALEIGH — The following roll-call votes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in the week that ended July 31.

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HB 229 — Church Tax... Read more

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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramMANTEO — A Dare County official says he plans to lobby lawmakers in the General
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 1 months ago
MANTEO — A Dare County official says he plans to lobby lawmakers in the General Assembly who are looking at a proposal in the state budget that would distribute a larger percentage of sales tax generated in wealthier counties to the state’s poorer... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhereMANTEO, N.C. (AP) - Officials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a pro
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhere
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) - Officials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a proposal in the state budget that would distribute a larger percentage of sales tax generated in wealthier counties to the state's poorer counties. The Virginian-Pilot of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhereOfficials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a proposal in the state b
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhere
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
Officials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a proposal in the state budget that would distribute a larger percentage of sales tax generated in wealthier counties to the state's poorer counties. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports Dare... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhereMANTEO, N.C. (AP) - Officials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a pro
Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhere
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) - Officials on North Carolina's Outer Banks are mulling a proposal in the state budget that would distribute a larger percentage of sales tax generated in wealthier counties to the state's poorer counties. The Virginian-Pilot of... Read more
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