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Villa Park Argus Press Spectator
Downers Grove commissioner named to College of DuPage boardOlsen, a longtime Downers Grove resident, was elected to the Downers Grove Vill
Downers Grove commissioner named to College of DuPage board
Villa Park Argus Press Spectator / Posted yesterday
Olsen, a longtime Downers Grove resident, was elected to the Downers Grove Village Council in 2013 and was named as mayor pro tem in 2015. “While I am deeply disappointed that the six elected trustees at the College of DuPage were unable to meet... Read more
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Daily Herald
New College of DuPage trustee named, breaking deadlockCollege of DuPage's newest trustee says he was encouraged by "reform-minded ind
New College of DuPage trustee named, breaking deadlock
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
College of DuPage's newest trustee says he was encouraged by "reform-minded individuals" to seek the position and break a 3-3 deadlock on the board that ground business to a halt at the state's largest community college. David S. Olsen, a Downers... Read more
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Daily Herald
New College of DuPage trustee to be named Saturday, sources sayA Downers Grove village council member has been tapped to fill a vacant seat on
New College of DuPage trustee to be named Saturday, sources say
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
A Downers Grove village council member has been tapped to fill a vacant seat on the College of DuPage board and end two months of gridlock at the state's largest community college, according to sources with knowledge of the decision. The sources say... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Downers Grove official to join College of DuPage board, sources sayA 27-year-old Downers Grove village commissioner — and rising figure in the loc
Downers Grove official to join College of DuPage board, sources say
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
A 27-year-old Downers Grove village commissioner — and rising figure in the local Republican Party — is expected to be appointed to the College of DuPage board of trustees Saturday, a move that fills a two-month vacancy on the bitterly divided board,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
St. Charles library director resigns“We are very grateful for the two years that Pam Leffler gave us at the St. Cha
St. Charles library director resigns
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
“We are very grateful for the two years that Pam Leffler gave us at the St. Charles Public Library,” Board of Trustees President Tory Haines said. “She has resigned to pursue other opportunities, and we wish her well.” Before St. Charles, Leffler... Read more
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Daily Herald
Former Westmont firefighter charged with child pornA Downers Grove man who was a contract firefighter and paramedic in Westmont ha
Former Westmont firefighter charged with child porn
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A Downers Grove man who was a contract firefighter and paramedic in Westmont has been charged with possession of child pornography. Peter Woitovich, 25, of the 5700 block of South Walnut Avenue, is free after posting $30,000 bail. He appeared in... Read more
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Daily Herald
How board candidates differ on DuPage County FairgroundsWhat's the future of the DuPage County Fairgrounds? Ask Michelle Moore and Tim
How board candidates differ on DuPage County Fairgrounds
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
What's the future of the DuPage County Fairgrounds? Ask Michelle Moore and Tim Elliott, the candidates seeking the Republican Party nomination in the March primary for a District 4 seat on the county board, and they offer sharply different... Read more
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Berkeley Suburban Life
College of DuPage appointment in hands of Illinois Community College Board chairmanIllinois Community College Board Chairman Lazaro Lopez will appoint someone to
College of DuPage appointment in hands of Illinois Community College Board chairman
Berkeley Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
Illinois Community College Board Chairman Lazaro Lopez will appoint someone to fill the vacancy, caused by the sudden resignation of board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton in mid-December 2015. "Dr. Lopez is disappointed that the six elected trustees on... Read more
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Itasca Press
College of DuPage plans free truck driving sessions at Addison CenterThe sessions will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 13, March 19, April 23 and May 28
College of DuPage plans free truck driving sessions at Addison Center
Itasca Press / Posted 2 days ago
The sessions will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 13, March 19, April 23 and May 28 at the Addison Center. Participants should enter door 6 of the center at 301 S. Swift Road. Participants will receive a variety of information on the program, including... Read more
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Daily Herald
The man who will end College of DuPage deadlockThe man charged with choosing the next member of the College of DuPage board is
The man who will end College of DuPage deadlock
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The man charged with choosing the next member of the College of DuPage board is a "game-changing" educator -- the son of Cuban immigrants who joined the Army after high school because he lacked direction but who now is a rising star on Illinois'... Read more
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Daily Herald
Next College of DuPage trustee: Peacemaker or reformer?Before abruptly resigning two months ago, former College of DuPage board Chairw
Next College of DuPage trustee: Peacemaker or reformer?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Before abruptly resigning two months ago, former College of DuPage board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton led the charge to fire the college president and enact other changes at a school that had been rocked by revelations of excessive spending,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage fails to fill open trustee positionThe College of DuPage formally abdicated its responsibility to fill a trustee v
College of DuPage fails to fill open trustee position
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The College of DuPage formally abdicated its responsibility to fill a trustee vacancy Wednesday, leaving the critical decision with the state agency that oversees community colleges. The board's acting chairwoman, Deanne Mazzochi, canceled a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage faction makes final effort to appoint a new trusteeA faction of the divided College of DuPage board is making a last-ditch effort
College of DuPage faction makes final effort to appoint a new trustee
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A faction of the divided College of DuPage board is making a last-ditch effort to pick a new member before one is chosen for them — but, in keeping with the board's paralyzing dysfunction, that effort appears unlikely to succeed. Vice chair Deanne... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage board makes final bid to fill vacant seatThe College of DuPage board could take its first -- and perhaps only -- shot at
College of DuPage board makes final bid to fill vacant seat
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The College of DuPage board could take its first -- and perhaps only -- shot at naming a new trustee during a special meeting Thursday on the Glen Ellyn campus. The agenda for the session, scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Student Services Center,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Elvis paczki? Mount Prospect bakers get creativeThere are doughnuts, and then there are these. Central Continental Bakery's an
Lester: Elvis paczki? Mount Prospect bakers get creative
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
There are doughnuts, and then there are these. Central Continental Bakery's annual "paczki fest" featuring the filled Polish pastries has grown so large that the Mount Prospect bakery will open at 6 a.m. today and won't close until 7 p.m. on Fat... Read more
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Daily Herald
Will College of DuPage board meet deadline to pick new trustee?There was a sense of relief Wednesday when all six College of DuPage trustees m
Will College of DuPage board meet deadline to pick new trustee?
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
There was a sense of relief Wednesday when all six College of DuPage trustees met for the first time since November to address several routine items. The feeling was short-lived. Less than 24 hours later, at least one trustee made it clear she's... Read more
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Winfield Press
Rise and Shine Cafe opens in DuPage County Community CenterThe Rise and Shine Cafe is staffed entirely by volunteers from the DuPage chapt
Rise and Shine Cafe opens in DuPage County Community Center
Winfield Press / Posted 10 days ago
The Rise and Shine Cafe is staffed entirely by volunteers from the DuPage chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, including those going through the nonprofit's mental health programming. Angela Adkins, executive director of NAMI DuPage,... Read more
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Daily Herald
All 6 College of DuPage trustees finally meetAll 6 College of DuPage trustees meet, vote for first time since November Thre
All 6 College of DuPage trustees finally meet
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
All 6 College of DuPage trustees meet, vote for first time since November Three College of DuPage trustees who had been boycotting meetings for more than two months were in attendance at two meetings Wednesday at the Glen Ellyn school, resulting in... Read more
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West Chicago Press
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator to speak at College of DuPageJessica Fellowes is the author of a half-dozen books on "Downton Abbey" and wil
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator to speak at College of DuPage
West Chicago Press / Posted 10 days ago
Jessica Fellowes is the author of a half-dozen books on "Downton Abbey" and will lead a lecture at 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person. For tickets or more... Read more
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Daily Herald
Boycotting College of DuPage trustees show up to meeting, leave minutes laterFor the first time in more than two months, three College of DuPage trustees wh
Boycotting College of DuPage trustees show up to meeting, leave minutes later
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
For the first time in more than two months, three College of DuPage trustees who have been boycotting meetings showed their faces Wednesday at the Glen Ellyn school. Trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak were present at the start of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Is Woodstock Willie ever right?Should we believe Woodstock Willie's prediction? Woodstock Willie the groundho
Is Woodstock Willie ever right?
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Should we believe Woodstock Willie's prediction? Woodstock Willie the groundhog yesterday predicted an early spring. But no one is quite sure if the animal really predicts anything correctly. Rick Bellairs, a member of Woodstock's Groundhog Day... Read more
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Daily Herald
Two College of DuPage meetings scheduled on same night -- againFor a third time, trustees on the deeply divided College of DuPage board have s
Two College of DuPage meetings scheduled on same night -- again
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
For a third time, trustees on the deeply divided College of DuPage board have scheduled two meetings on the same night. The meetings will start at different times Wednesday, but the agenda is the same. It is unclear if all six trustees will be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ten stories you may have missed this weekend1. The lighter weight of new technology has made it more difficult find places
Ten stories you may have missed this weekend
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
1. The lighter weight of new technology has made it more difficult find places to dispose of heavy, old TVs that are inundating suburban drop-off sites and dominating collection events. 2. Is there finally a break in the College of DuPage board... Read more
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Daily Herald
Redefining 'college-ready'; a treat for 'Downton Abbey' fansWhat's it mean to be college- and career-ready? Dist. 214 has a new answer Nor
Redefining 'college-ready'; a treat for 'Downton Abbey' fans
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
What's it mean to be college- and career-ready? Dist. 214 has a new answer Northwest Suburban High School District 214 wants to change the definition of what it means to be college- and career-ready in America. Superintendent David Schuler, who also... Read more
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Daily Herald
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator gives fans a glimpse behind the scenesThe advice Jessica Fellowes received from her uncle, Julian Fellowes, holds tru
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator gives fans a glimpse behind the scenes
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
The advice Jessica Fellowes received from her uncle, Julian Fellowes, holds true for the upcoming finale of his popular television show, "Downton Abbey." "You always want to leave a party when people are sorry to see you go." With the sixth and... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage trustees propose end to meeting boycottThree College of DuPage trustees who have been boycotting board meetings for mo
College of DuPage trustees propose end to meeting boycott
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Three College of DuPage trustees who have been boycotting board meetings for more than a month have scheduled a special session for Wednesday to address routine college business. Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak announced the special... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 College of DuPage trustees sue school attorneys for records, invoicesThree longtime College of DuPage trustees — who have led a monthlong boycott th
3 College of DuPage trustees sue school attorneys for records, invoices
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Three longtime College of DuPage trustees — who have led a monthlong boycott that has brought board business to a standstill — filed a lawsuit Friday against the school's attorneys, demanding they turn over invoices and other documents related to... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage trustees file lawsuit to obtain recordsThree College of DuPage trustees are suing three of the school's law firms to g
College of DuPage trustees file lawsuit to obtain records
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Three College of DuPage trustees are suing three of the school's law firms to get all the billing records, notes, memorandums and other documents they've produced while working for the college. Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak filed the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Student rethinks political career after visit to SpringfieldWestern Illinois University student body President Wil Gradle of St. Charles, w
Student rethinks political career after visit to Springfield
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Western Illinois University student body President Wil Gradle of St. Charles, who traveled to Springfield this week as a guest of Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs, says his up-close look at state government this year might have colored his... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage board to make final attempt to fill vacancyWith time running out for College of DuPage trustees to act on their own to fil
College of DuPage board to make final attempt to fill vacancy
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
With time running out for College of DuPage trustees to act on their own to fill a vacant board seat, the panel's vice chairwoman is planning to make a final effort to get three boycotting members to attend a meeting and fill the seventh trustee... Read more
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Daily Herald
Interim Fox Lake police chief vows 'stability'New Fox Lake police chief sworn in, vows 'stability' Fox Lake's new interim po
Interim Fox Lake police chief vows 'stability'
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
New Fox Lake police chief sworn in, vows 'stability' Fox Lake's new interim police chief said he hopes to bring stability to a department rocked by scandal over the last five months. "The men and women of the department and the community have been... Read more
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Daily Herald
Another College of DuPage board meeting set; will boycott continue?College of DuPage board Vice Chairwoman Deanne Mazzochi has scheduled another m
Another College of DuPage board meeting set; will boycott continue?
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
College of DuPage board Vice Chairwoman Deanne Mazzochi has scheduled another meeting this week in the hope that three boycotting trustees finally will attend. But there's no sign that Trustees Erin Birt, Dianne McGuire and Joseph Wozniak are ready... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rt. 21 power line danger; Barrington gas leakFallen power line shuts down Rt. 21 A downed power line shut down Route 21 in
Rt. 21 power line danger; Barrington gas leak
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Fallen power line shuts down Rt. 21 A downed power line shut down Route 21 in Libertyville last night and knocked out power to more than 250 people for more than three hours, fire officials said. A primary power line went down about 6 p.m. between... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage to pay taxes on restaurant meals, school officials sayThe College of DuPage has agreed to pay the federal government thousands of dol
College of DuPage to pay taxes on restaurant meals, school officials say
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
The College of DuPage has agreed to pay the federal government thousands of dollars after the Internal Revenue Service identified nearly 100 instances in one year in which administrators wrongly expensed meals at the campus' high-end restaurant,... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage trustee: I wasn't pushing for Breuder returnCollege of DuPage Trustee Dianne McGuire insists she never lobbied a board memb
College of DuPage trustee: I wasn't pushing for Breuder return
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
College of DuPage Trustee Dianne McGuire insists she never lobbied a board member from a rival faction to support her in a bid to become chairwoman of the panel in order to undo the firing of former President Robert Breuder. She does, though,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Why Elgin won't have water problems like FlintThere are some parallels between Elgin and Flint, Michigan, on the surface. Bot
Lester: Why Elgin won't have water problems like Flint
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
There are some parallels between Elgin and Flint, Michigan, on the surface. Both are older, diverse cities with industrial roots. And both tap into a local river for their drinking water. But in the wake of revelations of toxic lead levels in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ten stories you may have missed this weekend1. Red-light cameras were installed at intersections across the suburbs supposa
Ten stories you may have missed this weekend
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
1. Red-light cameras were installed at intersections across the suburbs supposably to reduce crashes, but that's not always what's happened, a Daily Herald analysis shows. Crashes -- and especially more serious collisions -- increased at some... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage retirees call for trustees to do their jobsFormer College of DuPage professors and administrators are calling on school tr
College of DuPage retirees call for trustees to do their jobs
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Former College of DuPage professors and administrators are calling on school trustees to overcome their differences and to take steps to repair the college's reputation. The Glen Ellyn-based school has been dealing with a series of controversies,... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage trustee: Fellow board member wants to bring back BreuderCollege of DuPage Trustee Frank Napolitano says he was asked for his vote by ri
College of DuPage trustee: Fellow board member wants to bring back Breuder
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
College of DuPage Trustee Frank Napolitano says he was asked for his vote by rival Dianne McGuire so she could become board chairwoman and overturn the firings of former President Robert Breuder and two administrators. McGuire has not returned phone... Read more
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Daily Herald
Driver killed by train in Arlington Hts.Rolling Meadows woman dead after train hits SUV in Arlington Heights A Rolling
Driver killed by train in Arlington Hts.
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Rolling Meadows woman dead after train hits SUV in Arlington Heights A Rolling Meadows woman was killed yesterday when an inbound Metra train hit her SUV in Arlington Heights, causing the vehicle to burst into flames, police say. The collision... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage meeting again goes on with no quorumThree College of DuPage trustees continued their boycott of board meetings by n
College of DuPage meeting again goes on with no quorum
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Three College of DuPage trustees continued their boycott of board meetings by not showing up Thursday and appear unlikely to attend another session until a seventh board member is named. Erin Birt, Dianne McGuire and Joseph Wozniak once again were... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide marginWASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide margin
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far thehottest year... Read more
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Daily Herald
Veteran firefighter named Aurora's next chiefAurora's 2014 Firefighter of the Year is poised to become the city's 17th chief
Veteran firefighter named Aurora's next chief
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Aurora's 2014 Firefighter of the Year is poised to become the city's 17th chief. Flanked by freshly waxed red trucks, ambulances and rescue boats, Mayor Tom Weisner on Thursday recommended 19-year department veteran and current fire marshal Gary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2015 was Earth’s hottest year on recordPARCHED EARTH The drought-stricken Molatedi Dam in South Africa in November. AP
2015 was Earth’s hottest year on record
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
PARCHED EARTH The drought-stricken Molatedi Dam in South Africa in November. AP WASHINGTON—Last year wasn’t just Earth’s hottest year on record—it also left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric... Read more
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Daily Herald
Missing Wood Dale couple found The Wood Dale Couple who had been reported missing Tuesday were found Wednesd
Missing Wood Dale couple found
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Wood Dale Couple who had been reported missing Tuesday were found Wednesday just after 9 p.m. in Deerfield. Wood Dale Deputy Chief Mike Rivas said both 87-year-old Donald Warren, founder of the Rosemont-based... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide marginWASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it
2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide margin
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth’s hottest by a wide marginWASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn’t just the Earth’s hottest year on record — it
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth’s hottest by a wide margin
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn’t just the Earth’s hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year... Read more
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TribLIVE
2015 called Earth’s hottest year by wide marginWASHINGTON — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left
2015 called Earth’s hottest year by wide margin
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year in... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide marginWASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it
NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest by a wide margin
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Colts name Greg Williams defensive backs coachThe Indianapolis Colts have named Greg Williams as their new defensive backs co
Colts name Greg Williams defensive backs coach
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 24 days ago
The Indianapolis Colts have named Greg Williams as their new defensive backs coach. Williams has 13 years coaching experience, including seven years as the assistant linebackers coach, then assistant secondary coach of the San Diego Chargers. He has... Read more
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