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The Daily Tar Heel
We could all be a little more #aggressive, county commissionersDTH at a Glance Danny Nett Published 16 minutes ago Today, we have a modern ro
We could all be a little more #aggressive, county commissioners
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 8 hours ago
DTH at a Glance Danny Nett Published 16 minutes ago Today, we have a modern romance about two married UNC law professors. Her grandmother knew about him in advance from a newspaper... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Orange County officials work to define goals for 2016 Lindsey Hoover | Published 14 minutes ago The Orange County Board of Commissi
Orange County officials work to define goals for 2016
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 10 hours ago
Lindsey Hoover | Published 14 minutes ago The Orange County Board of Commissioners recently held a retreat in order to clarify and finesse their goals and priorities for the year. Board member... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
CANDIDATE: Mark PriceMark PriceOffice you are seeking: Onslow County Board of CommissionersAddress:
CANDIDATE: Mark Price
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Mark PriceOffice you are seeking: Onslow County Board of CommissionersAddress: 231 Zaner Drive Jacksonville, NC 28540Date of birth: 10/25/63City/county of birth: Burgaw, NC/ Pender CountyHow voters can contact you: email: mpriceonslow @gmail.com or... Read more
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York Daily Record
African American Love Feast honors diverse community15 people honored at 22nd African/African American Love Feast from pastors to s
African American Love Feast honors diverse community
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
15 people honored at 22nd African/African American Love Feast from pastors to students. The 22nd African/African American Love Feast sold out on Sunday afternoon with 175 attendees who took in healthy portion sizes in the feast and enjoyed... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Students who integrated NBHS a half century ago share memories Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 1:32 PM The year 1964 was a launching pad on many soc
Students who integrated NBHS a half century ago share memories
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 1:32 PM The year 1964 was a launching pad on many social, political and cultural fronts, setting in motion changes in American life forever.It gave birth to the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Architects assess HHS building as students rally behind it

Henderson County is taking a close look at exactly what renovations are need

Architects assess HHS building as students rally behind it
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago

Henderson County is taking a close look at exactly what renovations are needed at the historic 1926 classroom building at Hendersonville High, carefully deliberating how to approach the construction of a new school.

None of the plans... Read more

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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning Township Board opposes county road millage | February 7, 2016CHESANING TWP. – On Feb. 4, the Chesaning Township Board responded to a survey
Chesaning Township Board opposes county road millage | February 7, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
CHESANING TWP. – On Feb. 4, the Chesaning Township Board responded to a survey from the Saginaw County Road Millage Committee. The survey asked: “Should the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners consider placing a two mil request on the ballot for... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
County OKs annexation with conditions - Despite having reservations when it comes to a 460-lot development being proposed for about 110 acres just east of Stringer Road the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners did not formally object to an annex...Despite having reservations when it comes to a 460-lot development being propos
County OKs annexation with conditions - Despite having reservations when it comes to a 460-lot development being proposed for about 110 acres just east of Stringer Road the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners did not formally object to an annex...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Despite having reservations when it comes to a 460-lot development being proposed for about 110 acres just east of Stringer Road, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners did not formally object to an annexation notice from Holly Springs. Instead,... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
County to receive update on recruitment of industry Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Onslow lead
County to receive update on recruitment of industry
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM Onslow leaders will receive an update on progress underway to drive industry to the county during a special meeting this... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont County Commissioners will consider Accessory Dwelling Units during Tuesday's meetingCommissioners will consider Accessory Dwelling Units during Tuesday's meeting
Fremont County Commissioners will consider Accessory Dwelling Units during Tuesday's meeting
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Commissioners will consider Accessory Dwelling Units during Tuesday's meeting The Fremont County Board of Commissioners are set to make a decision at their Tuesday meeting on whether to permit Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's) on properties in the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Deschutes County Planning Commission members sought | News - Home Deschutes County seeks two volunteer Planning Commission memb
Deschutes County Planning Commission members sought
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| News - Home Deschutes County seeks two volunteer Planning Commission members and is accepting applications until Friday, March 4, at 5... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alcona votes to purchase new furnace equipmentThe unanimous vote took place during Wednesday's Alcona County Board of Commiss
Alcona votes to purchase new furnace equipment
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
The unanimous vote took place during Wednesday's Alcona County Board of Commissioners meeting. Chairman Kevin Boyat said the new furnace would be used to replace an existing furnace that was only installed around five years ago. He said the current... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
"Going Green for Mario" honors basketball star awaiting transplantsBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
"Going Green for Mario" honors basketball star awaiting transplants
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester Area Builders Home Show kicks off at Mayo Civic CenterBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Rochester Area Builders Home Show kicks off at Mayo Civic Center
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake: Not all school bonds are alike | News & Observer February 5, 2016 6:42 PM Wake County leaders say they’ll
Wake: Not all school bonds are alike
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer February 5, 2016 6:42 PM Wake County leaders say they’ll need to educate the public that going to voters every few years to approve a new school... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Funeral held for 16-old girl killed in crash near ChatfieldBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Funeral held for 16-old girl killed in crash near Chatfield
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board wants more focus on arts funding | News & Observer February 5, 2016 4:59 PM Board gives superintendent idea
Wake County school board wants more focus on arts funding
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer February 5, 2016 4:59 PM Board gives superintendent ideas for budget focus Arts, differentiated resourcing... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit Zoo workers taking cruise to Antarctica ahead of Penguin center openingDetroit Zoological Society Executive Director and CEO Ron Kagan announces the a
Detroit Zoo workers taking cruise to Antarctica ahead of Penguin center opening
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Detroit Zoological Society Executive Director and CEO Ron Kagan announces the addition of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center to the Detroit Zoo. Digital First Media file photo Nearly 20 Detroit Zoo employees are on a cruise to Antarctica this week... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Local skaters compete in Rochester event for WinterFestBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Local skaters compete in Rochester event for WinterFest
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Americans wear red to raise awareness of heart disease in womenBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Americans wear red to raise awareness of heart disease in women
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Shoplifter arrested after leading chase through Apache MallBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Shoplifter arrested after leading chase through Apache Mall
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Man facing new charge after drugs found while being booked into jailBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
Man facing new charge after drugs found while being booked into jail
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
CUTE VIDEO: Rochester boy jams out to stock market musicBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controve
CUTE VIDEO: Rochester boy jams out to stock market music
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyBehind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Portland school board president looks to join ranks of county commissioners After 10 years as president of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education
Portland school board president looks to join ranks of county commissioners
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
After 10 years as president of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education, Justin Hengesbach has announced his retirement; but he has no intention of leaving the public... Read more
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MLive.com
Progress on casino's approval. 'Could it be 2 years, 7 years? I don't know'FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI – An application for a new casino never moves quickly, b
Progress on casino's approval. 'Could it be 2 years, 7 years? I don't know'
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI – An application for a new casino never moves quickly, but one tribe's plans to build an $180 million casino development in a Muskegon suburb keep moving steadily. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians will be the "Little... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Clatsop County hires new manager | News - Home POSTED: 12:58 AM PST February 5, 2016 ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — T
Clatsop County hires new manager
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 12:58 AM PST February 5, 2016 ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners has hired a new county manager to replace Scott Somers, who... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Ambulance service plan debated by countyNEWPORT � Lincoln County has an Ambulance Service Area Plan that seeks to ensur
News Times Ambulance service plan debated by county
Newport News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
NEWPORT � Lincoln County has an Ambulance Service Area Plan that seeks to ensure prompt emergency response in all areas of the county. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 3, talked about proposed updates to... Read more
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The Star
CSX shipping hub needs to get back on trackEditorial: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 11:38 PM It sounded like such a great idea
CSX shipping hub needs to get back on track
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Editorial: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 11:38 PM It sounded like such a great idea, a CSX intermodal shipping hub in Johnston County that would employ 300 and could spark 1,500 jobs across the state.A news... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversyIn November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use
Behind the Cages: An investigation into the Winona County dog breeding controversy
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
In November of 2015, six dog breeders applied to the county for conditional use permits for their land, and they were granted. But it ignited a firestorm of protests and a backlash against the county. There are six farms at the center of this... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC's Gene Chizik on Cam Newton | News & Observer VIDEO: Watch the News and Observer's Andrew Carter and Joe
UNC's Gene Chizik on Cam Newton
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer VIDEO: Watch the News and Observer's Andrew Carter and Joe Giglio look ahead to the North Carolina Tar Heels' football season. File photos by the News and Observer, Getty Images and AP. VIDEO:... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Commissioners approve permit for second music festivalThe Grand County Board of Commissioners has approved a temporary use permit for
Commissioners approve permit for second music festival
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The Grand County Board of Commissioners has approved a temporary use permit for the Divide Music Festival near Fraser. The festival is planned for July 22, 23 and 24, and organizers Team Player Productions, based in Denver, anticipate around 8,000... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cam Newton answers questions from Snoop Dogg at Super Bowl press conference | News & Observer Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave Carolina Pan
Cam Newton answers questions from Snoop Dogg at Super Bowl press conference
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton his endorsement for MVP. Senator John McCain speaks on the floor... Read more
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The News & Observer
Watch a baby polar bear grow up fast | News & Observer VIDEO: The mosquito-borne disease has raged in South Americ
Watch a baby polar bear grow up fast
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer VIDEO: The mosquito-borne disease has raged in South America and other regions for months. The World Health Organization said it continues to spread. VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating... Read more
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The News & Observer
Oak City Sessions | News & Observer Video: Family and friends gather for a candlelight vigil in
Oak City Sessions
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer Video: Family and friends gather for a candlelight vigil in honor of Priya Balagopal on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Pit on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, N.C. Balagopal died by suicide... Read more
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The News & Observer
Pres. Obama to Muslim-Americans: 'You fit in here' | News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a
Pres. Obama to Muslim-Americans: 'You fit in here'
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a male born to a sifaka lemur named Gisela, the daughter of Zoboomafoo. The tiny lemur arrived during the winter storm that... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Dare County looks to diversify tourism-heavy economyDare County, N.C. (WTKR)- Dare County is exploring ways to diversify its touris
Dare County looks to diversify tourism-heavy economy
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
Dare County, N.C. (WTKR)- Dare County is exploring ways to diversify its tourism-heavy economy. Last month the Dare County Board of Commissioners entered into an agreement with North Carolina State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tips for preventing burns | News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a
Tips for preventing burns
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a male born to a sifaka lemur named Gisela, the daughter of Zoboomafoo. The tiny lemur arrived during the winter storm that brought the Triangle to... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Senate Dist. 35 candidates weigh in before electionMandy has been with ABC Newspapers since 2007, when she joined the staff as the
Senate Dist. 35 candidates weigh in before election
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
Mandy has been with ABC Newspapers since 2007, when she joined the staff as the editor of the Anoka County Union. She has been the managing editor of the UnionHerald and Blaine Spring Lake Park Life since 2014. Mandy has been with ABC Newspapers... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Regional Planning changes in offingSeneca County Board of Commissioners President Holly Stacy was elected to be SR
Regional Planning changes in offing
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Seneca County Board of Commissioners President Holly Stacy was elected to be SRPC's president, replacing Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz, who held the position for the past three years and had said he was not interested in a fourth term. "I'm very positive... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Julie Calley kicks off state rep campaignRepublican Julie Calley of Portland kicked off her 2016 run for the Michigan Ho
Julie Calley kicks off state rep campaign
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Republican Julie Calley of Portland kicked off her 2016 run for the Michigan House of Representatives Thursday night at the historic Blanchard House in Ionia.Calley is currently in her eighth year on the Ionia County Board of Commissioners and served... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Board authorizes water tower painting, repair | February 4, 2016Grand Blanc Township Supervisor Marilyn “Micki” Hoffman presents retired Police
Board authorizes water tower painting, repair | February 4, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 5 days ago
Grand Blanc Township Supervisor Marilyn “Micki” Hoffman presents retired Police Chief Dave Stam with a plaque honoring his service. Photo by Paula K. Schmidt GRAND BLANC TWP. — DPW Director Jeff Sears came before the township board last week and... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Local TV man, Paul Vandre, rememberedPaul Vandre, the familiar face behind the video camera at Glenwood Springs comm
Local TV man, Paul Vandre, remembered
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Paul Vandre, the familiar face behind the video camera at Glenwood Springs community and school events, political and educational forums and local government meetings for three decades, has died. Vandre died Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
No extra day for January snowStudents who were worried they would have to make up the late January “snow day
No extra day for January snow
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Students who were worried they would have to make up the late January “snow day” got some good news at Monday night’s school board meeting.“We are going to have enough hours in our calendar to absorb that day, so that students won’t have to make up... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County leaders discuss school construction needs | News & Observer February 3, 2016 9:36 PM School system has $2 billion in
Wake County leaders discuss school construction needs
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 9:36 PM School system has $2 billion in needs over next 7 years County may skip school bond referendum... Read more
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The Temple News
Cosby's criminal trial will proceedCastor’s non-prosecution agreement with the former entertainer was rejected in
Cosby's criminal trial will proceed
The Temple News / Posted 5 days ago
Castor’s non-prosecution agreement with the former entertainer was rejected in the two-day hearing. Bill Cosby’s preliminary evidentiary hearing is scheduled for March 8 after Judge Steven T. O’Neill rejected Cosby’s motion to dismiss the 2004... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Cider industry growing; guest worker program gets mixed reviewsApple growers heard Wednesday about a hard cider industry ready for more local
Cider industry growing; guest worker program gets mixed reviews
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
Apple growers heard Wednesday about a hard cider industry ready for more local apples, the H-2A visa program for seasonal labor, techniques to produce quality fruit and much more at the annual Winter Apple School. Held at Blue Ridge Community... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Routt County commissioners consider a strategic shift on energy jobsSteamboat Springs — The Routt County Board of Commissioners is in discussions a
Routt County commissioners consider a strategic shift on energy jobs
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Steamboat Springs — The Routt County Board of Commissioners is in discussions about placing more emphasis on protecting existing energy jobs in Northwest Colorado as it conducts its annual review of strategic initiatives this month. In 2015, the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County to identify $2 billion in school construction needs | News & Observer February 3, 2016 1:00 AM $1.1 billion needed just for ne
Wake County to identify $2 billion in school construction needs
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 1:00 AM $1.1 billion needed just for new schools Avg. of $358.9 million needed a... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times County commissioners debate room tax increaseNEWPORT � The latest discussion about the future of the Lincoln County Fairgrou
News Times County commissioners debate room tax increase
Newport News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
NEWPORT � The latest discussion about the future of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds was held Wednesday, Jan. 27, when the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners debated whether to increase the county�s transient room tax (TRT). Such a decision would... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
$2.5 million Ionia County building project narrowed down to 4 architects The Ionia County Board of Commissioners will take a closer look at proposals
$2.5 million Ionia County building project narrowed down to 4 architects
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
The Ionia County Board of Commissioners will take a closer look at proposals from four different architect groups on a new $2.5 million county building.The board of... Read more
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