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Baltimore Sun
Amid criticism, Howard school board reappoints Foose as superintendentThe Howard County Board of Education has voted to reappoint Renee Foose as supe
Amid criticism, Howard school board reappoints Foose as superintendent
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
The Howard County Board of Education has voted to reappoint Renee Foose as superintendent of the county's schools amid ongoing criticism of her leadership from parents, educators and local elected officials. A petition urging school board members... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Ground broken for Rolla Solar FarmA solar energy farm currently under construction at the Hy Point Industrial Par
Ground broken for Rolla Solar Farm
Rolla Daily News / Posted yesterday
A solar energy farm currently under construction at the Hy Point Industrial Park in Rolla could provide enough energy to be consumed by about 300 to 350 average size homes annually when completed this spring, according to the company building the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland lawmakers seek to force rebidding of BWI contractBaltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport would be forced to
Maryland lawmakers seek to force rebidding of BWI contract
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport would be forced to reopen its main concession contract next year under an unusual bill backed by Democratic lawmakers in the General Assembly. The legislation, sponsored by more than 50... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Letters to the EditorPublic works has hands full in winter Recently, at a Board of Public Works mee
Letters to the Editor
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Public works has hands full in winter Recently, at a Board of Public Works meeting, Superintendent of Streets Eric Ryder and Director of Emergency Management Justin Kates gave a well-attended presentation on winter storm operations. The following... Read more
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Pilot News
Week in ReviewCandidates for county offices filing steadily You might want to duck. There ar
Week in Review
Pilot News / Posted 7 days ago
Candidates for county offices filing steadily You might want to duck. There are a lot of hats being thrown into the ring for the elections happening on May 3.Farmers keep busy even in the winter The agriculture industry has been a major part of... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Rolla solar farm expected to be online in springPreparation of 20 acres on the east side of Hy Point Industrial Park for a sola
Rolla solar farm expected to be online in spring
Rolla Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Preparation of 20 acres on the east side of Hy Point Industrial Park for a solar farm has begun, and the official groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled. Posted Jan. 28, 2016 at 8:12 PM Preparation of 20 acres on the east side of Hy Point... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Crews respond to mobile home fire in northeast MissouriMultiple agencies raid Keokuk boarding school in light of sexual abuse allegati
Crews respond to mobile home fire in northeast Missouri
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Multiple agencies raid Keokuk boarding school in light of sexual abuse allegationsMultiple agencies raid Keokuk boarding school in light of sexual abuse allegations A squad car parks across the drive to a Keokuk boarding school Thursday. The FBI... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Multiple agencies raid Keokuk boarding school in light of sexual abuse allegationsCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Multiple agencies raid Keokuk boarding school in light of sexual abuse allegations
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Governor Hogan questions Howard superintendent about mold issues in county schoolsThe mold controversy in Howard County public schools has reached the state's hi
Governor Hogan questions Howard superintendent about mold issues in county schools
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The mold controversy in Howard County public schools has reached the state's highest office. At a meeting of the state Board of Public Works Wednesday, Governor Larry Hogan said that he and the other members of the board — Comptroller Franchot and... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local senior care operations desperately awaiting Illinois budgetCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Local senior care operations desperately awaiting Illinois budget
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy police respond to shots fired on Quincy's north sideCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Quincy police respond to shots fired on Quincy's north side
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off in QuincyCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off in Quincy
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Franchot criticized for comparing Baltimore school air conditioning to Flint water issueComptroller Peter Franchot is being criticized for comparing the lack of air co
Franchot criticized for comparing Baltimore school air conditioning to Flint water issue
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Comptroller Peter Franchot is being criticized for comparing the lack of air conditioning in Baltimore County and Baltimore City public schools to contaminated drinking water in Flint, Mich. He made the comparison during the Board of Public Works... Read more
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MLive.com
In Flint's wake, nationwide lead water testing methods questionedIn the wake of Flint's ongoing lead-contaminated water crisis, the protocol by
In Flint's wake, nationwide lead water testing methods questioned
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
In the wake of Flint's ongoing lead-contaminated water crisis, the protocol by which water utilities around Michigan and other states test for lead and copper in municipal drinking water under federal guidelines is being called into question. A... Read more
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The Washington Times
Larry Hogan: Baltimore region schools’ lack of air conditioning unacceptableANNAPOLIS — Tensions ran high Wednesday in the Board of Public Works meeting as
Larry Hogan: Baltimore region schools’ lack of air conditioning unacceptable
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
ANNAPOLIS — Tensions ran high Wednesday in the Board of Public Works meeting as Gov. Larry Hogan called out Baltimore officials for failing to install air conditioners in schools, saying it is unacceptable to leave students sweltering in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Board of Public Works OKs use of state money for portable air conditionersSchool districts are closer to being allowed to use state money for portable ai
Board of Public Works OKs use of state money for portable air conditioners
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
School districts are closer to being allowed to use state money for portable air conditioners, a change in policy intended to spur installation of such units in hot schools in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. The Board of Public Works — which is... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Group Talks Alternatives to Gills Neck Village CenterLEWES, Del.- The Lewes Partnership for managing growth hosted a community actio
Group Talks Alternatives to Gills Neck Village Center
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
LEWES, Del.- The Lewes Partnership for managing growth hosted a community action meeting at the Lewes Public Library on Tuesday night to discuss alternative uses for the location of the proposed Gills Neck Village Center. The 200,000-square-foot... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard Delegation member says Glenwood fire caused by school system negligenceIn a letter to Governor Larry Hogan asking for expanded state oversight of Howa
Howard Delegation member says Glenwood fire caused by school system negligence
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
In a letter to Governor Larry Hogan asking for expanded state oversight of Howard County schools, state Del. Warren Miller attributed the cause of a recent fire at Glenwood Middle School to negligence on the part of the county's school system. County... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Could fixing California roads be environmental benefit?A special legislative session called last year to address billions of dollars’
Could fixing California roads be environmental benefit?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
A special legislative session called last year to address billions of dollars’ worth of backlogged repairs to state and local roads has yet to get out of the garage. Among the many reasons that lawmakers so far have failed to pass a funding plan –... Read more
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Columbia Star
Columbia Canal: History Unearthed | January 22, 2016By Sean Stucker, Director of Facilities The main breach in the Columbia Canal—
Columbia Canal: History Unearthed | January 22, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 16 days ago
By Sean Stucker, Director of Facilities The main breach in the Columbia Canal—as seen in this image—exposed the footings of the original 1891 Columbia waterworks, as well as other ruins of the historic structure. When the historic rains came to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Water rates are increased by 3 percentPark Ridge The Park Ridge Council introduced an ordinance at its Jan. 12 mee
Water rates are increased by 3 percent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Park Ridge The Park Ridge Council introduced an ordinance at its Jan. 12 meeting increasing water service rate prices by 3 percent – a "modest" increase, according to Joe Kolodeziej, the borough chief... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
County school board seeks $10 million for air-conditioned classroomsIn an attempt to speed efforts to provide air conditioning to all schools in Ba
County school board seeks $10 million for air-conditioned classrooms
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
In an attempt to speed efforts to provide air conditioning to all schools in Baltimore County, the school board voted this week to put an additional $10 million in next year's operating budget. The last-minute addition came days before the state... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Franchot: Full of cold airComptroller Peter Franchot's long quest to pressure Baltimore city and county s
Franchot: Full of cold air
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Comptroller Peter Franchot's long quest to pressure Baltimore city and county schools to put window air conditioning units in classrooms took a big advance at a particularly ironic time. On the day he announced that the Board of Public Works would... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland could pay for portable air conditioning in schoolsMaryland could soon allow state school construction money to be used to buy por
Maryland could pay for portable air conditioning in schools
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Maryland could soon allow state school construction money to be used to buy portable air conditioners for classrooms, though it's unclear whether the rule change would be used to cool off hot schools in the Baltimore region. The Board of Public... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Franchot says there's 'plenty of money' to put air conditioning in all Baltimore County schoolsAt his third "Cool Classrooms" town hall, state Comptroller Peter Franchot last
Franchot says there's 'plenty of money' to put air conditioning in all Baltimore County schools
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
At his third "Cool Classrooms" town hall, state Comptroller Peter Franchot last week called on fellow politicians to spend $10 million to provide immediate relief to the dozens of schools in Baltimore County that are without air... Read more
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Pilot News
Week in ReviewSinging at Twelfth Night Singing in the new year, revelers serenaded the trees
Week in Review
Pilot News / Posted 21 days ago
Singing at Twelfth Night Singing in the new year, revelers serenaded the trees and the earth in accordance with Christian traditions.Low ISTEP scores leave room for improvement After a month of delays, the ISTEP (Indiana State Testing for... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Dock of the BayAt Annapolis City Dock, three construction projects combine with annual General
Dock of the Bay
Bay Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
At Annapolis City Dock, three construction projects combine with annual General Assembly congestion to make walking easier than driving. Updates: annapolis.gov. The biggest is the replacement of City Dock bulkhead, bringing a lot of noise as well as... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Speed limits to be lowered on streets near Ball StateMUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - City officials have decided to lower speeds on several majo
Speed limits to be lowered on streets near Ball State
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 23 days ago
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - City officials have decided to lower speeds on several major Muncie streets that pass through the Ball State University campus. The Muncie Board of Public Works and Safety agreed Wednesday to a university official's request to... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Speed limits to be lowered on streets near Ball StateMUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - City officials have decided to lower speeds on several majo
Speed limits to be lowered on streets near Ball State
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - City officials have decided to lower speeds on several major Muncie streets that pass through the Ball State University campus. The Muncie Board of Public Works and Safety agreed Wednesday to a university official's request to... Read more
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Pilot News
This week• City of Plymouth board of public works and safety will meet at 6 p.m. in coun
This week
Pilot News / Posted 26 days ago
• City of Plymouth board of public works and safety will meet at 6 p.m. in council chambers, 124 N. Michigan St., Plymouth (Garro Street entrance). Common council meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. or immediately following the board of public works and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Superiorland Yesterdays30 years ago MILWAUKEE - Edmund Fitzgerald, an insurance executive made famous
Superiorland Yesterdays
The Mining Journal / Posted 26 days ago
30 years ago MILWAUKEE - Edmund Fitzgerald, an insurance executive made famous when a Great Lakes freighter bearing his name went down in a 1975 Lake Superior gale, has died at the age of 90. Fitzgerald joined Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co. at... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Mayor Lozeau’s accomplishmentsDonnalee Lozeau leaves office today after eight years as Nashua's mayor. She d
Mayor Lozeau’s accomplishments
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Donnalee Lozeau leaves office today after eight years as Nashua's mayor. She departs with a record of solid accomplishment. She wanted to reshape the downtown landscape, which had sidewalks of heaving brick that made walking tricky at times. Those... Read more

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