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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Balcony report finds more than 400 buildings requiring corrective workBERKELEY -- More than 400 buildings in the city with balconies or other project
Balcony report finds more than 400 buildings requiring corrective work
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 59 minutes ago
BERKELEY -- More than 400 buildings in the city with balconies or other projecting structures require corrective work, inspections performed in the wake of a deadly balcony collapse last year have revealed. They constitute almost a fifth of... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Balcony report finds more than 400 buildings requiring corrective workBERKELEY -- More than 400 buildings in the city with balconies or other project
Balcony report finds more than 400 buildings requiring corrective work
Inside Bay Area / Posted an hour ago
BERKELEY -- More than 400 buildings in the city with balconies or other projecting structures require corrective work, inspections performed in the wake of a deadly balcony collapse last year have revealed. They constitute almost a fifth of... Read more
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BC Local News
Cautionary tale of new rec facilitiesIf Maple Ridge decides to build a new aquatic centre, and if taxpayers agree an
Cautionary tale of new rec facilities
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
If Maple Ridge decides to build a new aquatic centre, and if taxpayers agree and it’s done right – dollars could flow into the city as people flock to the new attraction. It’s worked out that way in Dawson Creek, where the South Peace Community... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Cautionary tale of new rec facilitiesIf Maple Ridge decides to build a new aquatic centre, and if taxpayers agree an
Cautionary tale of new rec facilities
Maple Ridge News / Posted 4 hours ago
If Maple Ridge decides to build a new aquatic centre, and if taxpayers agree and it’s done right – dollars could flow into the city as people flock to the new attraction. It’s worked out that way in Dawson Creek, where the South Peace Community... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disasterExcavators are usedon February 10, 2016 during the search and rescue operation
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Excavators are usedon February 10, 2016 during the search and rescue operation at the Wei-Kuan complex, which collapsed in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. -AFP Photo TAIPEI: As rescuers continue the grim task... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disasterAs rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apar
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apartment complex that collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake, anger is growing over the shoddy construction of the building and the island's questionable safety record. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disasterTAIPEI: As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
TAIPEI: As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apartment complex that collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake, anger is growing over the shoddy construction of the building and the island's questionable safety... Read more
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Rappler
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disasterRUBBLE. A handout photo from the Taiwanese Military News Agency shows soldiers
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
RUBBLE. A handout photo from the Taiwanese Military News Agency shows soldiers and rescuers searching for survivors in a collapsed building in Tainan City, south Taiwan, February 10, 2016. Military News Agency/Handout/EPA TAIPEI, Taiwan – As... Read more
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Japan Today
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster ‹ Japan TodayAs rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apar
Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 17 hours ago
As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apartment complex that collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake, anger is growing over the shoddy construction of the building and the island’s questionable safety record. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Taiwan court hears of critical building flaws in quake-hit collapsed high-rise As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of a Tai
Taiwan court hears of critical building flaws in quake-hit collapsed high-rise
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment complex that collapsed in an earthquake last week, anger is growing over its... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Centralia residents concerned about propertySOUTH HURON — Rezoning of the former Centralia general store to allow for two r
Centralia residents concerned about property
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 19 hours ago
SOUTH HURON — Rezoning of the former Centralia general store to allow for two residential units was approved by South Huron council last week, despite opposition from several neighbours. At a public meeting before the regular Feb. 1 council meeting,... Read more
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AceShowbiz
'Arrow' 4.14 Preview: Do Not Let Oliver Queen Leave This Building Alive!What's HIVE's next plan to take down Oliver Queen? In an upcoming episode of "A
'Arrow' 4.14 Preview: Do Not Let Oliver Queen Leave This Building Alive!
AceShowbiz / Posted 21 hours ago
What's HIVE's next plan to take down Oliver Queen? In an upcoming episode of "Arrow", Damien Darhk and his mysterious organization return as Oliver's biggest threat as they recruit a group of expert bombers to bring down a building with Oliver... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nelson School of Music launches seat fundraiserThursday, 11 February 2016, 2:38 pmPress Release: Nelson Media Agency Take Your
Nelson School of Music launches seat fundraiser
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 hours ago
Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:38 pmPress Release: Nelson Media Agency Take Your Seat - Bob Bickerton with one of the original seats from the Nelson School... Read more
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News.com.au
Call to crackdown on dodgy tourism firmsTourism Industry Council Tasmania CEO Luke Martin DODGY tourism operators have
Call to crackdown on dodgy tourism firms
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Tourism Industry Council Tasmania CEO Luke Martin DODGY tourism operators have created a black market that is trashing Tasmania’s exemplary reputation, industry leaders say. Tasmania’s peak tourism industry body said non-accredited and illegal... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Remove vindictiveness in aid of legislationFebruary 07, 2016 This is the challenge to all lawmakers: whether in Congress
Remove vindictiveness in aid of legislation
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
February 07, 2016 This is the challenge to all lawmakers: whether in Congress or the Sanggunian of every town, city and barrio, that in making investigations �in aid of legislation,� the end game must be a proposed LAW TO RIGHT A WRONG. Otherwise,... Read more
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New Kerala
Significant progress made in improving ease of doing construction business in urban areas: NaiduNew Delhi, Feb.10 : Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban P
Significant progress made in improving ease of doing construction business in urban areas: Naidu
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb.10 : Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that considerable progress has been made towards enhancing the ease of doing of construction business in urban areas... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Board votes to fix building problemsThe board's regular monthly meeting drew a large crowd in the high school audit
Board votes to fix building problems
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The board's regular monthly meeting drew a large crowd in the high school auditorium that featured a number of outbursts by those in attendance, prompting an angry board President Ronald Snell to pound the gavel at different times and call for... Read more
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The Star
Strong 6.3-magnitude quake shakes ChileThe quake struck at 7:33 pm (0033 GMT Wednesday) 326 kilometers (203 miles) nor
Strong 6.3-magnitude quake shakes Chile
The Star / Posted yesterday
The quake struck at 7:33 pm (0033 GMT Wednesday) 326 kilometers (203 miles) north-northwest of Santiago, according to USGS. It had a depth of 31.5 kilometers. The quake’s strength and depth however were not powerful enough for a tsunami alert to be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Strong magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Chile: USGSSANTIAGO:A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Chile on Tuesday (Feb
Strong magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Chile: USGS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SANTIAGO:A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Chile on Tuesday (Feb 9), though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake struck at 7.33 pm (0033 GMT Wednesday) 326... Read more
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MLive.com
Protesting Detroit teachers: It's more than just the rodentsDETROIT, MI -- The emergency manager is resigning. A lawsuit is pending in fede
Protesting Detroit teachers: It's more than just the rodents
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
DETROIT, MI -- The emergency manager is resigning. A lawsuit is pending in federal court. The state legislature is considering moves to pay off Detroit Public Schools' massive debt. And the district is moving around $300,000 in its budget to help... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay judge appoints outside manager for troubled Rodeway InnORANGE PARK | It might be a month before town officials decide whether to conti
Clay judge appoints outside manager for troubled Rodeway Inn
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
ORANGE PARK | It might be a month before town officials decide whether to continue seeking a court order to close the troubled Rodeway Inn – declared a public nuisance because of its history of pervasive criminal activity as well as public safety,... Read more
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The Examiner
Independence apartment faces problems large and small Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 5:15 AM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 5:15 AM Anita Hunter
Independence apartment faces problems large and small
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 5:15 AM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 5:15 AM Anita Hunter dealt with and witnessed enough of fellow residents’ problems while living in Independence Towers that she decided to... Read more
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News.com.au
CityLink road workers pay windfall double what police receivedPresident of CFMEU Ralph Edwards. BUILDING workers have won a five per cent pa
CityLink road workers pay windfall double what police received
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
President of CFMEU Ralph Edwards. BUILDING workers have won a five per cent pay rise on the $850 million CityLink upgrade, double what police officers received in their latest pay deal. Workers building extra lanes between Bulla Road and Power... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
At least 40 dead in Taiwan quakeTainan, Taiwan – Rescuers deployed heavy machinery Tuesday in a renewed effort
At least 40 dead in Taiwan quake
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Tainan, Taiwan – Rescuers deployed heavy machinery Tuesday in a renewed effort to locate more than 100 people trapped in the rubble of a Taiwan apartment complex felled by an earthquake as the 72-hour “golden window” for finding survivors... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rescuers race for Taiwan quake victims as 'golden window' closesMore than 210 have been pulled from the 16-storey Wei-kuan building -- the only
Rescuers race for Taiwan quake victims as 'golden window' closes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
More than 210 have been pulled from the 16-storey Wei-kuan building -- the only high-rise in the southern city of Tainan to crumble completely when the 6.4 magnitude quake struck before dawn Saturday, killing more than 40 people. But the city... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Officials Comment on Multitude of Empty Buildings Around Allen CountyYou know these stores, you probably drive by them everyday - or at least what t
Officials Comment on Multitude of Empty Buildings Around Allen County
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
You know these stores, you probably drive by them everyday - or at least what they used to be. Elder-Beerman, Home Depot, Steak 'n Shake, they're now just vacant buildings and empty parking lots, and online shopping could be to blame. "We as... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rescuers pull girl, 8, from ruins after quakeQuestions about the disaster intensified after images from the site showed meta
Rescuers pull girl, 8, from ruins after quake
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Questions about the disaster intensified after images from the site showed metal cans and foam had been used to fill parts of the complex's concrete framework. The girl, named as Lin Su-chin, was conscious and was taken to hospital, Taiwan... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons? Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant dis
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant distress of raging bushfires around our country. (Dave Hancock: User submitted) If you think bushfires are becoming both... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Survivors pulled alive from Taiwan quake rubble Published: 8 February 2016 7:27 PM A 17-storey apartment building which coll
Survivors pulled alive from Taiwan quake rubble
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 8 February 2016 7:27 PM A 17-storey apartment building which collapsed after an earthquake is seen during sunset in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 8, 2016. Four survivors were today... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ross works on formal policy to fill vacant board positions | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Following is a list of appointments recently appr
Ross works on formal policy to fill vacant board positions
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Following is a list of appointments recently approved by Ross commissioners: • Traffic advisory board,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman says ‘contractor’ botched roof, causing ceiling to cave inPOLICE BLOTTER: Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:00 AM NICEVILLE — A man has been ar
Woman says ‘contractor’ botched roof, causing ceiling to cave in
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
POLICE BLOTTER: Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:00 AM NICEVILLE — A man has been arrested after he allegedly botched a roofing job, costing the homeowner thousands of dollars in damages,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Dilapidated housing: Take a bite out of blightSavannah’s last two mayors tried, and failed, to effectively address the chroni
Dilapidated housing: Take a bite out of blight
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
Savannah’s last two mayors tried, and failed, to effectively address the chronic problem of neighborhood blight. In 2007, then-Mayor Otis Johnson even took a turn at running a hydraulic excavator in a photo-op in the demolition of a dilapidated house... Read more
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BC Local News
Roofing of new hospital not up to codePart of the roof on the new hospital being built in Queen Charlotte does not me
Roofing of new hospital not up to code
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Part of the roof on the new hospital being built in Queen Charlotte does not meet B.C.’s building code. Northern Health says it identified the problem during a routine inspection late last year, and Bouygues Building Canada, the company building the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver moves to water down heritage protection bylawWhen city hall created Vancouver’s first heritage conservation area last fall,
Vancouver moves to water down heritage protection bylaw
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
When city hall created Vancouver’s first heritage conservation area last fall, it was, heritage enthusiasts agreed, a giant step for the preservation of the city’s dwindling historic houses. First Shaughnessy, which is the oldest part of the former... Read more
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York Daily Record
Miller Chemical rebuilds with fire prevention in mindMiller Chemical and Fertilizer is scheduled to complete construction of a new b
Miller Chemical rebuilds with fire prevention in mind
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Miller Chemical and Fertilizer is scheduled to complete construction of a new building by June 8, the one-year anniversary of the day a massive fire leveled its warehouse and caused $20 million in damages, officials said this week. The company is... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Earthquake questions surface after Edmond mayor gives State of the City speechEDMOND — Earthquakes weren't mentioned in Mayor Charles Lamb's State of the Cit
Earthquake questions surface after Edmond mayor gives State of the City speech
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
EDMOND — Earthquakes weren't mentioned in Mayor Charles Lamb's State of the City speech on Thursday, but they were on the minds of some who attended the annual luncheon. Dr. James Kennedye asked the mayor after his speech if there are any saltwater... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Codes official: Structural violations found at schoolA building code official who inspected the building in December noted that a nu
Codes official: Structural violations found at school
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
A building code official who inspected the building in December noted that a number of problems were uncovered. Gerald Kilgus, of Keystone Council of Governments, noted in a letter secured by the Sun-Gazette Thursday that he went through the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Glen Rock appoints new consulting plannerGLEN ROCK - The Glen Rock Borough Council has appointed Edward Snieckus of Burg
Glen Rock appoints new consulting planner
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
GLEN ROCK - The Glen Rock Borough Council has appointed Edward Snieckus of Burgis Associates, Westwood, as the town’s new consulting planner, Mayor Bruce Packer announced last week. Snieckus succeeds Christine Cofone in the post. In addition to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Buildings to Be Inspected Every Five Years, Says KaimenyiAll buildings, including homes, will be inspected every five years to ensure th
All Buildings to Be Inspected Every Five Years, Says Kaimenyi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
All buildings, including homes, will be inspected every five years to ensure they are safe for habitation. This will include making sure that the buildings are properly maintained in a new move to curb rising cases of collapsing buildings. Lands... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Businessman tied to site of firefighter death cited by city elsewhereA businessman linked to the warehouse where a Chicago firefighter plunged to hi
Businessman tied to site of firefighter death cited by city elsewhere
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
A businessman linked to the warehouse where a Chicago firefighter plunged to his death has received a string of municipal violations and a series of fines for "dangerous and unsafe conditions" at other properties he has managed or owned. Jatin Patel... Read more
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Timmins Times
New charges for home repairs on council tableTimmins city council is planning to change the city’s building permit bylaw so
New charges for home repairs on council table
Timmins Times / Posted 7 days ago
Timmins city council is planning to change the city’s building permit bylaw so that minor home repairs such things as installing new windows and doors will require a building permit. The change was outlined at Monday’s council meeting by Mark... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rock Falls' low-income housing repair program could disappearThe city started applying for funding from the Single-Family Owner-Occupied Reh
Rock Falls' low-income housing repair program could disappear
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
The city started applying for funding from the Single-Family Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation program in 2006, and has received more than $1.6 million to bring houses up to code and allow the residents to remain in their homes. The program is funded by... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Olympic Athletic Club proposes to add six floors for new hotelPlans for 63 rooms, 38 parking spaces A project at the Olympic Athletic Club i
Olympic Athletic Club proposes to add six floors for new hotel
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Plans for 63 rooms, 38 parking spaces A project at the Olympic Athletic Club is underway that will add a six-story hotel and parking to the side annex area of the historic building. The... Read more
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The Courier
New era for troubled CBD nightclubBallarat's former troubled nightspot Haida will be converted into an accounting
New era for troubled CBD nightclub
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Ballarat's former troubled nightspot Haida will be converted into an accounting firm. NEW USE: Ballarat's former Haida nightclub is being converted into an accounting firm after being purchased by Sterling Financial last year. Construction works... Read more
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BC Local News
Local Harvest Market gets 60 days reprieve from Chilliwack councilIt was a tough decision. Bringing Local Harvest Market into full compliance wi
Local Harvest Market gets 60 days reprieve from Chilliwack council
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
It was a tough decision. Bringing Local Harvest Market into full compliance with building code and business licensing regulations has been a struggle for city officials for more than two years. Council brought down the hammer Tuesday, voting to... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Local Harvest Market gets 60 days reprieve from Chilliwack councilIt was a tough decision. Bringing Local Harvest Market into full compliance wi
Local Harvest Market gets 60 days reprieve from Chilliwack council
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
It was a tough decision. Bringing Local Harvest Market into full compliance with building code and business licensing regulations has been a struggle for city officials for more than two years. Council brought down the hammer Tuesday, voting to... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Some building codes in Monroe to changeSome building code changes are on the way.The City of Monroe is notifying resid
Some building codes in Monroe to change
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
Some building code changes are on the way.The City of Monroe is notifying residents and conrtactors of one and two-family residential structures about the change.The 2015 State of Michigan Residential Building Code becomes effective Monday.There are... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack farm market given 60 days to shut downAs greenhouse produce is harvested, seeds are planted outside and spring approa
Chilliwack farm market given 60 days to shut down
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
As greenhouse produce is harvested, seeds are planted outside and spring approaches, vegetable farmers Dan and Helen Oostenbrink need to find another way to sell their wares after Chilliwack city council issued a ‘no occupancy’ order for their... Read more
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Juneau Empire
President signs executive order demanding seismic safetyOn Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring federal
President signs executive order demanding seismic safety
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to use earthquake-resistant designs when remodeling an existing building or building a new one. The order applies only to construction projects undertaken by a... Read more
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The Christian Post
China's Largest Megachurch Asks Believers to Pray for Pastor Jailed for Christian FaithWorshippers pray during a mass at the Liuhe Catholic Church in Liuhe village on
China's Largest Megachurch Asks Believers to Pray for Pastor Jailed for Christian Faith
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
Worshippers pray during a mass at the Liuhe Catholic Church in Liuhe village on the outskirts of Qingxu county, northern China, in this undated photo. Hangzhou's Chongyi Church, the largest government-sanctioned church in China, has asked Christians... Read more
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