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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Business News & NotesBy Staff WriterLifesource celebrating National Yoga Month BATH — Lifesource Yo
West Side Business News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
By Staff WriterLifesource celebrating National Yoga Month BATH — Lifesource Yoga will host several events to celebrate National Yoga Month in September. This is the first year the yoga studio has participated in the observance and awareness... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economyOrganizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Goldwing motorcycle
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economy
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 15 hours ago
Organizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Goldwing motorcycle is expected to bring more than 10,000 people from around the world. They're urging drivers to pay close attention and be very careful due to the number of motorcyclists... Read more
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News 8000
Highly touted fishing tournament comes to Coulee RegionThe Mississippi River in La Crosse played host to a Major League Fishing tourna
Highly touted fishing tournament comes to Coulee Region
News 8000 / Posted 16 hours ago
The Mississippi River in La Crosse played host to a Major League Fishing tournament. The La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the event on Tuesday. The tournament in La Crosse is part of the General Tire Summit Cup, bringing 30... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economyOrganizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Goldwing motorcycle
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 hours ago
Organizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Goldwing motorcycle is expected to bring more than 10,000 people from around the world. They're urging drivers to pay close attention and be very careful due to the number of motorcyclists... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economyOrganizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Gold Wing motorcycl
Wing Ding 37 impacts Huntsville commuters and economy
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 16 hours ago
Organizers say the four day event surrounding Honda's famed Gold Wing motorcycle is expected to bring more than 10,000 people from around the world. They're urging drivers to pay close attention and be very careful due to the number of motorcyclists... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Arts organizations seek more than $514K in grants from Longview boardThe number of Longview nonprofit groups asking for hotel tax money handed out b
Arts organizations seek more than $514K in grants from Longview board
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
The number of Longview nonprofit groups asking for hotel tax money handed out by the city — as well as the total amount requested — decreased compared with 2014. But the available money has increased. Seven organizations requested $514,650 — almost... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival expects hundreds of cyclistsHundreds of bicyclists will be rolling through the La Crosse area this weekend.
La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival expects hundreds of cyclists
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
Hundreds of bicyclists will be rolling through the La Crosse area this weekend. The 5th annual La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival kicks off Sept 4th. Hundreds of cyclists from 11 different states will be in town exploring the Driftless area. Throughout... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Tourism bureau rebrands, will roll out new campaignThe Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new na
Tourism bureau rebrands, will roll out new campaign
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new name and logo. It has been re-branded Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast. A new motto that promotes tourism on the coast also comes with the logo: "Stay awhile. You'll get... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder hotels prep for busy OctoberBoulder is preparing for a busy October. With the Dalai Lama and a swarm of Re
Boulder hotels prep for busy October
Colorado Daily / Posted yesterday
Boulder is preparing for a busy October. With the Dalai Lama and a swarm of Republican presidential candidates coming to town this year, as well as home football games, homecoming and Family Weekend at the University of Colorado, hotel owners,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder hotels prep for busy OctoberBoulder is preparing for a busy October. With the Dalai Lama and a swarm of Re
Boulder hotels prep for busy October
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Boulder is preparing for a busy October. With the Dalai Lama and a swarm of Republican presidential candidates coming to town this year, as well as home football games, homecoming and Family Weekend at the University of Colorado, hotel owners,... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Construction stops on new Pittsburg casinoDevelopers of a new casino in Pittsburg decide to stop construction. It may lo
Construction stops on new Pittsburg casino
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
Developers of a new casino in Pittsburg decide to stop construction. It may look like a lot of dirt is still being moved at the construction site, and that is the case. Construction crews are doing some remediation in the area, making sure water... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
"Reach the Beach" shuttle and moreAbor Terrace Ponte Vedra Memory Care sponsors a reading of the play “Absence” o
"Reach the Beach" shuttle and more
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Abor Terrace Ponte Vedra Memory Care sponsors a reading of the play “Absence” on Thursday, Oct. 29, at University of North Florida Student Union, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville. A resource reception will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the reading will be... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Construction stops on new Pittsburg casinoDevelopers of a new casino in Pittsburg decide to stop construction. It may lo
Construction stops on new Pittsburg casino
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
Developers of a new casino in Pittsburg decide to stop construction. It may look like a lot of dirt is still being moved at the construction site, and that is the case. Construction crews are doing some remediation in the area, making sure water... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Raleigh County sex offender behind bars again for failing to registerMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warl
Raleigh County sex offender behind bars again for failing to register
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Mother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer County Jessica Barela is sentenced to 4-20 years in prison. MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Jessica Barela, the girlfriend of the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
CSX sued over West Virginia oil train derailmentMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warl
CSX sued over West Virginia oil train derailment
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Mother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer County Jessica Barela is sentenced to 4-20 years in prison. MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Jessica Barela, the girlfriend of the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
W.Va. localities face Friday deadline on FEMA grantsMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warl
W.Va. localities face Friday deadline on FEMA grants
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Mother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer County Jessica Barela is sentenced to 4-20 years in prison. MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Jessica Barela, the girlfriend of the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
US regulatory agency seeks to expand mining safety featureMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warl
US regulatory agency seeks to expand mining safety feature
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Mother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer CountyMother in 'warlock' sexual abuse case sentenced in Mercer County Jessica Barela is sentenced to 4-20 years in prison. MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Jessica Barela, the girlfriend of the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Visitor spending in Cabarrus takes quite a leapIs it all about Concord Mills? Charlotte Motor Speedway? Or what about hidden g
Visitor spending in Cabarrus takes quite a leap
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Is it all about Concord Mills? Charlotte Motor Speedway? Or what about hidden gems like the Reed Gold Mine? Whatever it is, whether one thing or a combination, visitors are coming to Cabarrus County in record numbers. Recent released numbers show... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Chamber offers free bus tour of cityThe Longview Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau has scheduled t
Chamber offers free bus tour of city
The Longview News-Journal / Posted yesterday
The Longview Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau has scheduled the final 2015 Discover Longview tour for Sept. 11. Participants on the guided bus tour beginning at 8:30 a.m. will receive a resource manual and will look at attractions... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester's night sky lit up in teal in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month The night sky in downtown Rochester was lit up in teal Tuesday night from a p
Rochester's night sky lit up in teal in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
The night sky in downtown Rochester was lit up in teal Tuesday night from a popular... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Farm Progress Show Brings Visitors From All Over the World -Updated: Tuesday, September 1 2015, 11:25 PM CDT The Decatur Convention and Vi
Farm Progress Show Brings Visitors From All Over the World -
FOX Illinois / Posted yesterday
Updated: Tuesday, September 1 2015, 11:25 PM CDT The Decatur Convention and Visitors Bureau said more than 40 different countries from six continents are represented at this year's Farm Progress Show. Ed Naude and several of his colleagues made the... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Convention and Visitors Bureau is Launching a Marketing Campaign for Bryan/College StationA proposed marketing campaign of nearly $500,000 by the Bryan College Station c
Convention and Visitors Bureau is Launching a Marketing Campaign for Bryan/College Station
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted yesterday
A proposed marketing campaign of nearly $500,000 by the Bryan College Station convention and visitors bureau is creating some backlash within the community. Tensions were high at a recent College Station City council budget workshop. An effort to... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Mabel woman killed in head on crash with semi truck just outside townHeritage Preservation Commission presents ordinance draft for conserving Roches
Mabel woman killed in head on crash with semi truck just outside town
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
Heritage Preservation Commission presents ordinance draft for conserving Rochester's historical sitesHeritage Preservation Commission presents ordinance draft for conserving Rochester's historical sites Historic Third Street remains on Tier 2 list... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
LocalPEORIA, Ill. -- The recent weather has allowed construction to pick up steam at
Local
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- The recent weather has allowed construction to pick up steam at a local sports complex. The Louisville Slugger Sports Complex was originally supposed to open in June. But heavy rain and strong storms delayed opening day. Four of... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Panama City Beach Offers New HD WebcamPANAMA CITY BEACH-- With Labor Day weekend just a few days away, a lot of peop
Panama City Beach Offers New HD Webcam
WJHG Panama City / Posted 2 days ago
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- With Labor Day weekend just a few days away, a lot of people will flock to the beach. Now there's a new tool at their disposal. The Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau set up a webcam on the M.B. Miller County Pier,... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Dad uses football helmet to fend off teen attacking with a knifeUPDATE: Mabel man killed in head-on crash on Highway 52 south of ChatfieldUPDAT
Dad uses football helmet to fend off teen attacking with a knife
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE: Mabel man killed in head-on crash on Highway 52 south of ChatfieldUPDATE: Mabel man killed in head-on crash on Highway 52 south of Chatfield © Photo by Alanna Martella/KTTC-TV A young man from Mabel was killed this morning in a head-on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hot Springs plans two-day buffalo festival after escapesAfter two buffalo escapes this year, the Hot Springs Convention and Visitors Bu
Hot Springs plans two-day buffalo festival after escapes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
After two buffalo escapes this year, the Hot Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau is embracing the attention with plans to begin a festival in 2016. Steve Arrison with the Hot Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau said the event will include the... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Hits and Misses: Monterey County tourism bureau brings resultsHIT >> No surprise, of course, that the Monterey Peninsula is a world-class tou
Hits and Misses: Monterey County tourism bureau brings results
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
HIT >> No surprise, of course, that the Monterey Peninsula is a world-class tourist destination, but nothing wrong with quantifying that perception. Spending by the county tourism bureau equaled $127 million in tourist cash last fiscal year, a new... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
The Paramount Launches Campaign to Install Replica of Iconic SignA piece of history is returning to Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater. Tuesday
The Paramount Launches Campaign to Install Replica of Iconic Sign
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
A piece of history is returning to Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater. Tuesday the theater announced plans to reconstruct and install a 33-foot replica of the original vertical blade sign. The Paramount is launching a capital campaign to support... Read more
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The McPherson Sentinel
Dala reflects centuries of heritageThe Karpov School of Chess unveiled the 33rd member of Lindsborg’s Herd of Wild
Dala reflects centuries of heritage
The McPherson Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The Karpov School of Chess unveiled the 33rd member of Lindsborg’s Herd of Wild Dala Horses Aug. 22 with a chess-themed design and a blindfold blitz chess game with Grandmaster Timur Gareyev. Posted Sep. 1, 2015 at 9:50 AM The Karpov School of... Read more
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Philly.com
How Philly turned to positive papal PRJulia Terruso and Maria Panaritis, Inquirer Staff Writers Posted: Tuesday, Sept
How Philly turned to positive papal PR
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Julia Terruso and Maria Panaritis, Inquirer Staff Writers Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 1:08 AM Then the pterodactyls swooped in. "It encapsulated everything for us - visually, that said, 'It's gotten too focused on what you can't do' - so we... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Idea of a new Rochester arena to be presented to City CouncilUPDATE: Identities of SE Rochester shooting victims released, one dead, two hur
Idea of a new Rochester arena to be presented to City Council
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
UPDATE: Identities of SE Rochester shooting victims released, one dead, two hurtUPDATE: Identities of SE Rochester shooting victims released, one dead, two hurt One person has been shot and killed and a second person wounded in a shooting near... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tourism industry in WV see's spike in area resortsMERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Jamie Null, Executive Director of the Mercer County Co
Tourism industry in WV see's spike in area resorts
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Jamie Null, Executive Director of the Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau, says Mercer County has seen a rise in overnight guests in many area resorts. One of those resorts is the Pocahontas ATV Resort. they say for... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Statesboro Council qualifying beginsThe first two candidates to qualify for Statesboro City Council seats in the No
Statesboro Council qualifying begins
Statesboro Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The first two candidates to qualify for Statesboro City Council seats in the Nov. 3 election, Sam Lee Jones in District 2 and Jeffrey B. Yawn in District 3, are lifetime residents of Statesboro. Neither has held elected office before. Both have... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
New cross-country course to start in Cedar RapidsA new cross-country course will open in Seminole Park in Cedar Rapids. The cou
New cross-country course to start in Cedar Rapids
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
A new cross-country course will open in Seminole Park in Cedar Rapids. The course will serve local high schools and Mt. Mercy along with Coe College will be opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 1. The course was... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Meet the man charged with fixing cruise giant CarnivalThe cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed towards Mobile Bay near Dauphin Islan
Meet the man charged with fixing cruise giant Carnival
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed towards Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. The ship with over 1,000 passengers aboard has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (AP... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
New Manatee tourism campaign could win family free vacationA new campaign in Manatee County could win one lucky family a free vacation. T
New Manatee tourism campaign could win family free vacation
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
A new campaign in Manatee County could win one lucky family a free vacation. The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is asking tourists to show off their best vacation photos from when they were in the area and post them online. The new... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
So many stagesSince the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts reopened in 2009, the
So many stages
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 3 days ago
Since the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts reopened in 2009, the Joy Theater, the Civic Theatre, the Saenger Theatre, the Carver Theater and now the Orpheum Theater all have reopened, and the Loew's State Palace is in the midst of a... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Greater Moundsville, WV boasts variety of activities this fall The Greater Moundsville Convention and Visitors Bureau has organized several
Greater Moundsville, WV boasts variety of activities this fall
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Greater Moundsville Convention and Visitors Bureau has organized several options for activities in Marshall County,... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Student Youth Travel Association Conference stops in BransonOne of the nations premier student travel organizations is visiting Branson thi
Student Youth Travel Association Conference stops in Branson
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
One of the nations premier student travel organizations is visiting Branson this week to find out what the city has to offer to students. "SYTA is a trade organization based out of Washington D.C. It's an organization of about 850 company members... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Artists' portraits identify Creative CorridorAs students at eStem Public Charter School look across Main Street through clas
Artists' portraits identify Creative Corridor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
As students at eStem Public Charter School look across Main Street through classroom windows or over the playground fence, they'll see one of their classmates depicted in bright red, orange, blue and yellow. Jordan Young, a 17-year-old senior at the... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Campaign hopes to bring visitors to AlbuquerqueThe Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau created a new marketing campaign
Campaign hopes to bring visitors to Albuquerque
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 3 days ago
The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau created a new marketing campaign called "Change your Perspective," designed toward bringing in more visitors. A lot of great things come to mind when Albuquerque residents think about their city, such... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Merchants reap event rewardsLooking around his already busy restaurant, David Guzman said the staff at his
Merchants reap event rewards
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Looking around his already busy restaurant, David Guzman said the staff at his family business - Grandma's Diner - will be "ready to drop" at the end of the day after having served 200 or more hungry customers, courtesy of the car show... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Council to vote on raising Bootfest vendor feesTo help offset the rising cost of Bootfest, city officials are proposing to inc
Council to vote on raising Bootfest vendor fees
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
To help offset the rising cost of Bootfest, city officials are proposing to increase vendor fees in 2016. City council members will vote Tuesday whether to raise the rent from $100 to $150 for arts and crafts booths and from $300 to $400 for food... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Supporters want to pump life into downtown VictoriaWhen Tommy Barnes closed his family's jewelry shop last year, the downtown surr
Supporters want to pump life into downtown Victoria
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
When Tommy Barnes closed his family's jewelry shop last year, the downtown surrounding his store on Main Street differed greatly from when he bought it more than two decades before. "When I started working downtown, downtown was all there was,"... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Study: Monterey tourism bureau spending had $127 million impactPeople took to the water off Del Monte Beach during a sunny and warm day in Mon
Study: Monterey tourism bureau spending had $127 million impact
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 4 days ago
People took to the water off Del Monte Beach during a sunny and warm day in Monterey in July, 2014. (David Royal - Monterey Herald) Monterey County cities visited by tourists Monterey >> Spending by the county tourism bureau equaled $127 million in... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Weirton Selects New City ManagerWEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manager. Weirton City
Weirton Selects New City Manager
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
WEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manager. Weirton City Council met in special session Friday afternoon, and unanimously approved Mayor Harold Miller's recommendation of Travis Blosser to take over the city's top administrative... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City Council changes 2016 draft budgetFor the past month, members of the Jefferson City Council have discussed, debat
Jefferson City Council changes 2016 draft budget
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
For the past month, members of the Jefferson City Council have discussed, debated and changed the draft 2016 budget presented by Mayor Carrie Tergin at the end of July. Last week, the Budget Committee concluded its work, moving forward a balanced... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Making a day, or weekend, of itSchool’s back in session, meaning the relaxing style of summer has been replace
Making a day, or weekend, of it
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
School’s back in session, meaning the relaxing style of summer has been replaced with soccer practices, parent meetings and dance classes. Making memories can be a challenge in this hectic time of year, but don’t get lost in the shuffle. Here’s a... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Location of long term facility under fire"I was surprised that people would jump to such a quick conclusion," Poland sai
Location of long term facility under fire
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 days ago
"I was surprised that people would jump to such a quick conclusion," Poland said in a recent interview. "I was disappointed and sad that some folks, who have fewer pieces of the puzzle than I do, were so quick to make a judgment without knowing more... Read more
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