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Daily Herald
Sullivan announces run for Kane Co. boardDoug Sullivan, president of the Batavia Public Library District board, announce
Sullivan announces run for Kane Co. board
Daily Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Doug Sullivan, president of the Batavia Public Library District board, announced Sunday he will seek the Republican nomination for Kane County Board's District 10 seat. In a news release announcing his candidacy, Sullivan criticized the seat's... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
From boll weevils to the green fields of Crowley's RidgeFrances Moore displays her state genealogy award, one of many she has received
From boll weevils to the green fields of Crowley's Ridge
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted yesterday
Frances Moore displays her state genealogy award, one of many she has received for her 40 years of historical research. She first began with her own family history, revealing the secret of her Native American heritage that... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election w
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County Board
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
He is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election will take place on March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the general election on Nov. 8. Sullivan has served as president of the Batavia Public Library... Read more
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Batavia Republican
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election w
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County Board
Batavia Republican / Posted yesterday
He is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election will take place on March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the general election on Nov. 8. Sullivan has served as president of the Batavia Public Library... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Carson Block Building renovation approaches completionDevelopment Council, said his organization bought the building in 1986 as its m
Carson Block Building renovation approaches completion
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted yesterday
Development Council, said his organization bought the building in 1986 as its main offices and hoped to preserve it as a historic resource. Unfortunately, changes in available funding and state regulations stood in the way for years. “We’d hoped... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For TuesdayHere is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. P
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Grohn). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY... Read more
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MLive.com
'So heart wrenching': 140-old Grand Rapids home demolishedhouse at 2500 Lake Michigan Drive NW was torn down this week, despite a recomme
'So heart wrenching': 140-old Grand Rapids home demolished
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
house at 2500 Lake Michigan Drive NW was torn down this week, despite a recommendation that it be designated as a historic district. Grand Rapids city commissioners let a demolition moratorium expire without taking any action. "It has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Letterspoor judgment by your staff. For others disturbed enough to do such an action
Letters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
poor judgment by your staff. For others disturbed enough to do such an action to see this picture brings a horrid publicity to this act. My concern is this will promulgate copycats who want similar publicity. Use better judgment and common... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Protesters rally against contentious Downtown Berkeley developmentAfter Berkeley community members and residents rallied outside City Council cha
Protesters rally against contentious Downtown Berkeley development
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
After Berkeley community members and residents rallied outside City Council chambers over possible construction of a contentious construction project, the city Zoning Adjustments Board reviewed updates and discussed concerns for construction at 2211... Read more
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Crosscut
Announcing the nominees for Crosscut’s 3rd Annual Courage Awards— advocacy program manager for the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project, an
Announcing the nominees for Crosscut’s 3rd Annual Courage Awards
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
— advocacy program manager for the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project, and co-chair of the Seattle Human Rights Commission. Admiral Herbert Bridge — Naval officer, business magnate, and longtime philanthropist for a number of causes in... Read more
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South Maryland News
Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zonesThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an in
Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zones
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an initiative to potentially allow indoor commercial recreational facilities in industrial areas. This change, which requires text amendments to the Calvert County Zoning... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Master Plan ApprovedFolsom, CA - The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the
Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Master Plan Approved
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 4 days ago
Folsom, CA - The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience, featuring public art that honors one of the world's most famous country musicians and his influence on the City of Folsom. The... Read more
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MLive.com
More diversity targeted for Grand Rapids city boards that are mostly white, maleGRAND RAPIDS, MI – The city's volunteer boards and commissions are disproportio
More diversity targeted for Grand Rapids city boards that are mostly white, male
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The city's volunteer boards and commissions are disproportionately white and male, according to a membership analysis. Though less than 49 percent of Grand Rapids residents are male, men make up two-thirds of the city's 36... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
St. Augustine approves plans for inn; appeal possibleWhile the St. Augustine City Commission approved plans for developing an inn at
St. Augustine approves plans for inn; appeal possible
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
While the St. Augustine City Commission approved plans for developing an inn at the former Dow Museum of Historic Houses, the project is not in the clear yet. The time frame for challenging the matter in court is about a month, and some residents... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
The Naked Stage plans move to Clematis StreetDowntown West Palm Beach might be gaining another theater. A change to city cod
The Naked Stage plans move to Clematis Street
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Downtown West Palm Beach might be gaining another theater. A change to city codes making its way through the approval process would allow The Naked Stage to open at 522 Clematis St. The nonprofit company, run by Boca Raton-based performers Katherine... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
More Gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast. Category(Images courtesy of the Urban Displacement Project) The project, headed by UC
More Gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
(Images courtesy of the Urban Displacement Project) The project, headed by UC Berkeley researcher Miriam Zuk and city and regional planning professor Karen Chapple, is the product of nearly two years of community-engaged research looking... Read more
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FOX News
Ten years after Katrina, Bush's role in New Orleans' renaissance deserves recognitionof the United States en route to his address to the nation live from Jackson Sq
Ten years after Katrina, Bush's role in New Orleans' renaissance deserves recognition
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
of the United States en route to his address to the nation live from Jackson Square. As we made our way through the historic streets of the French Quarter, bright television lights emerged, brightly bathing St. Louis Cathedral in glorious,... Read more
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MLive.com
Permit sought to tear down this Grand Rapids houseLakes earlier this month applied for a permit to raze the vacant 140-year-old h
Permit sought to tear down this Grand Rapids house
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
Lakes earlier this month applied for a permit to raze the vacant 140-year-old house at 2500 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, and the city is poised to issue the permit after utilities are cut off. A moratorium on demolition expired last week. Covenant... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Officials get a peek at proposed developmentreally excited about this development," Williamstown Mayor Jean Ford said. "Of
Officials get a peek at proposed development
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
really excited about this development," Williamstown Mayor Jean Ford said. "Of course we are going to annex it into the city. This is probably one of the largest and most unusual developments along the Ohio River that we've had for a long time,"... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
Sanitation Department to get new trucks; workers to get pay raiseto get pay raise Topics of discussions ranging from improvements being done by
Sanitation Department to get new trucks; workers to get pay raise
The Helena Daily World / Posted 5 days ago
to get pay raise Topics of discussions ranging from improvements being done by the Helena Advertising and Promotions Commission to the purchase of city equipment including sanitation trucks, police cars, and a fire pumper topped Tuesday's... Read more
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Key West Citizen
HARC postpones demolition at 616 Eaton St.family compound, cannot move forward with any demolition due to their neighbors
HARC postpones demolition at 616 Eaton St.
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
family compound, cannot move forward with any demolition due to their neighbors’ appeal of the project. On Tuesday, the Historic Architectural Review Commission agreed to put off the final review of the demolition plans on the advice of city... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Commission tours proposed developmentreally excited about this development," Williamstown Mayor Jean Ford said. "Of
Commission tours proposed development
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
really excited about this development," Williamstown Mayor Jean Ford said. "Of course we are going to annex it into the city. This is probably one of the largest and most unusual developments along the Ohio River that we've had for a long time,"... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Cordova Inn project gets positive vote, but not in clearWhile the St. Augustine City Commission approved plans for developing an inn at
Cordova Inn project gets positive vote, but not in clear
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
While the St. Augustine City Commission approved plans for developing an inn at the former Dow Museum of Historic Houses, the project is not in the clear yet. The time frame for challenging the matter in court is about a month, and some residents... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton - A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Monday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to m...Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton A committee charged wit
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton - A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Monday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to m...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Monday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to meet... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland council ballot finalizedThe candidates running in the Nov. 3 election for Loveland City Council have be
Loveland council ballot finalized
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The candidates running in the Nov. 3 election for Loveland City Council have been finalized, with eight candidates running for five seats. There are two representatives for each City Council seat, serving four-year terms, and the two seats per ward... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Film crews turn New Orleans into 'Hollywood South'(CNN) -- With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-a
Film crews turn New Orleans into 'Hollywood South'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) -- With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-air entertainment, New Orleans often seems like a real-life movie set. To many, the city IS a real-life movie set. In the years since Katrina struck in 2005, the film and... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
How New Orleans became 'Hollywood South'With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-air entert
How New Orleans became 'Hollywood South'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-air entertainment, New Orleans often seems like a real-life movie set. To many, the city IS a real-life movie set. In the years since Katrina struck in 2005, the film and video... Read more
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CNN
'Hollywood South': Film helps New Orleans after Katrina(CNN)With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-air e
'Hollywood South': Film helps New Orleans after Katrina
CNN / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN)With its historic architecture, lush greenery and dedication to open-air entertainment, New Orleans often seems like a real-life movie set. To many, the city IS a real-life movie set. In the years since Katrina struck in 2005, the film and... Read more
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DNA Info
Nitehawk Cinema Eyeing Park Slope's Pavilion Theaternew development plans, [but] they're not in tenant mode yet," Viragh said. "The
Nitehawk Cinema Eyeing Park Slope's Pavilion Theater
DNA Info / Posted 6 days ago
new development plans, [but] they're not in tenant mode yet," Viragh said. "They're trying to get the building through the [city approvals] process." Hidrock told Viragh they would be in touch after their development gets the approvals it needs to... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ANGELES CITY – This city’s iconic Pamintuan mansion located at the so-called “h
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 6 days ago
ANGELES CITY – This city’s iconic Pamintuan mansion located at the so-called “heritage district” is now the country’s first museum on social history. The “Museo ng Kasaysayang Panlipunan ng Pilipinas (Museum of Social History of the Philippines)”... Read more
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Slate
Once a Symbol of New Orleans’ Resilience, the Second Line Tradition is Now Endangeredsecond line, would consist of brass bands and groups called social aid and plea
Once a Symbol of New Orleans’ Resilience, the Second Line Tradition is Now Endangered
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
second line, would consist of brass bands and groups called social aid and pleasure clubs dancing through the ruins of the city. The parade was meant to stake a claim to the city’s historically black neighborhoods on behalf of their former... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bella Vista council votes to annex Wonderland Cave areathe decision," Miller said after the meeting. "I'm excited and I look forward t
Bella Vista council votes to annex Wonderland Cave area
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the decision," Miller said after the meeting. "I'm excited and I look forward to working with and cooperating with the city and county." Miller envisions the property as the "Wonderland Cave Adventure Park." The theme park will include an... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Coburg City Council denies application to turn Matthews house into marijuana dispensaryCOBURG, Ore. – The city council meeting Monday night in Coburg was packed with
Coburg City Council denies application to turn Matthews house into marijuana dispensary
KMTR Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
COBURG, Ore. – The city council meeting Monday night in Coburg was packed with concerned residents. Many in attendance weighed in on the debate over what would be the city’s first medical marijuana dispensary. When the mayor of Coburg asked the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Low-energy and healthy homesas Temperance and Hygiene and plenty of green open spaces, the 1920s Bon Air (G
Low-energy and healthy homes
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
as Temperance and Hygiene and plenty of green open spaces, the 1920s Bon Air (Good Air) housing estate in a working-class district of Brussels was meant to provide a healthy ‘garden city’ way of life. Now, 21st-century planners are striving to... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Kingston mayor recommends 9 for city arts commissionKINGSTON - Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo has recommended nine members to the Arts
Kingston mayor recommends 9 for city arts commission
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 6 days ago
KINGSTON - Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo has recommended nine members to the Arts Advisory commission, a newly created board meant to give the arts a permanent advocate in a city looking to embrace the arts community as an economic engine.Gallo,... Read more
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The Columbian
Downtown galleries, art studios face rising rents and scattered sitesAndrade, executive director of the nonprofit group — and leader of the successf
Downtown galleries, art studios face rising rents and scattered sites
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Andrade, executive director of the nonprofit group — and leader of the successful effort to have downtown declared an arts district in 2014 — is certain that the gallery will have moved to a new home by this time next year. Group president Kaite... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton - A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Tuesday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to ...Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton A committee charged wit
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton - A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Tuesday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to ...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Historic preservation focus of new committee in Canton A committee charged with taking the lead on identifying local historic property in Canton is expected to meet for the first time Tuesday. The Historic Preservation Committee is scheduled to... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home7 a.m. Auburn. Sellers must bring their own tables and yard sale-quality merch
CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 8 days ago
7 a.m. Auburn. Sellers must bring their own tables and yard sale-quality merchandise only. They can pick their own spot, city staff will come by and collect fees from the booth operators. The fee is $10 for a 12-foot-by-12-foot space. Call... Read more
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Denver Post
The case for historic designation for house in Denver's Jefferson ParkJefferson Park residents are very concerned about the rampant destruction of th
The case for historic designation for house in Denver's Jefferson Park
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Jefferson Park residents are very concerned about the rampant destruction of the historic character of our neighborhood along with the loss of affordable housing. Recent changes to Denver's Zoning Ordinance have allowed developers to build apartments... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Suwanee development plans draw ire of residentsofficials about their opposition to plans for a major expansion to Town Center.
Suwanee development plans draw ire of residents
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 9 days ago
officials about their opposition to plans for a major expansion to Town Center. Plans detailed this week proposed by city of Suwanee officials have drawn the ire from a group of the city’s residents. Among the plans are to add 235 high-end... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Kraus-Anderson thinks big for downtown Minneapolis blockparking lot. It left open the possibility of unspecified future development, bu
Kraus-Anderson thinks big for downtown Minneapolis block
Finance and Commerce / Posted 9 days ago
parking lot. It left open the possibility of unspecified future development, but faced significant opposition from the city and neighborhood over the amount of surface parking and the building design. Kraus-Anderson withdrew the plan in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 21, 2015Sept. 19 Farm Aid 30 show in Chicago are on sale for $189.50 to $49.50. Champa
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 21, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Sept. 19 Farm Aid 30 show in Chicago are on sale for $189.50 to $49.50. Champaign's flower islands "The Champaign Park District does a great job with its flower islands along the streets. There must be a hundred of them all over town. How much... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Affordable Homes in an Unaffordable Market69,000 and median income of $82,300, is one of the most affluent small cities i
Affordable Homes in an Unaffordable Market
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
69,000 and median income of $82,300, is one of the most affluent small cities in the country. Yet, the quaint, picturesque city, isn’t able to keep up with the demand for affordable, middle-range housing that could benefit long-time residents, new... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Memphis Daily NewsDowntown has the South Main Historic Arts District and the Main Street core. Mi
Memphis Daily News
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Downtown has the South Main Historic Arts District and the Main Street core. Midtown has Cooper-Young, Overton Square and the Broad Avenue Arts District, among others.Freelance, Remote Work Part of New Office Reality In its 2015 list of the top 100... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional News15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as a
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as an adult, according to DeSoto Parish District Attorney Gary Evans. More >> The 15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as an... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
City OKs police merger The fate of the Savannah-Chatham police department is now in the hands of Cha
City OKs police merger
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
The fate of the Savannah-Chatham police department is now in the hands of Chatham County Commissioners. Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson joined Aldermen Carol Bell, John Hall, Mary Ellen Sprague and Tony Thomas in approving the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional News15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as a
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as an adult, according to DeSoto Parish District Attorney Gary Evans. More >> The 15-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his aunt Wednesday will be charged as an... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Joshua Beckerrange of industries in the region, from commercial fishing along the coast, the
Joshua Becker
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
range of industries in the region, from commercial fishing along the coast, the rich dairying region around Bega and the historic grazing country on the Monaro. Full profileContact Dr Doug Sommerville has 50 purpose-built nesting... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
New Orleans church leaders call for Confederate monument removalNearly 100 pastors, clergy and other faith leaders in the New Orleans area have
New Orleans church leaders call for Confederate monument removal
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 10 days ago
Nearly 100 pastors, clergy and other faith leaders in the New Orleans area have signed a letter supporting the city's attempt to remove four Confederate monuments. "As spiritual leaders of New Orleans, we know the power of symbols, which is why we... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Fearing Overdevelopment, Southwest D.C. Resists Shakespeare Theatre Company's Planned HeadquartersEhrlich has lived in Southwest since 1979. After managing his family’s retail b
Fearing Overdevelopment, Southwest D.C. Resists Shakespeare Theatre Company's Planned Headquarters
Washington City Paper / Posted 11 days ago
Ehrlich has lived in Southwest since 1979. After managing his family’s retail business in Boston, he came to the District to work for the Smithsonian. The quadrant, a one-time enclave for both poor and wealthy African Americans, was still... Read more
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