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Wise County Messenger
Countryside shooting not problemThe anti-shooting presentation [at last week’s county commissioners meeting] hi
Countryside shooting not problem
Wise County Messenger / Posted an hour ago
The anti-shooting presentation [at last week’s county commissioners meeting] hit all the emotional hot buttons, as in guns and children and safety and AK-47s and alcohol and law enforcement that wouldn’t do what he wanted and his tenure as a longtime... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Collier rethinking plans to develop neighborhoods, businesses east of Collier BoulevardThere's a corner of Collier County where land deeds date back to the 1960s, whe
Collier rethinking plans to develop neighborhoods, businesses east of Collier Boulevard
Naples Daily News / Posted an hour ago
There's a corner of Collier County where land deeds date back to the 1960s, when parts of Florida were sold piecemeal — an acre at a time — sight unseen to buyers across the country looking to cash in on a building boom in paradise. What the buyers... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Okanogan Co. landowners upset over land use practicesOKANOGAN CO., Wash. – Evidence of the summer's catastrophic wildfires can still
Okanogan Co. landowners upset over land use practices
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
OKANOGAN CO., Wash. – Evidence of the summer's catastrophic wildfires can still be seen across Okanogan County. Landowners across the county are sharing some of the same frustrations as the militia group connected to the controversial standoff at an... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Local officials say airline has 'excellent track record' With great fanfare, officials of Okaloosa County Airports announced last mont
Local officials say airline has 'excellent track record'
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
With great fanfare, officials of Okaloosa County Airports announced last month that after eight years of hard work “we’ve landed a big one” by luring Allegiant Air to Okaloosa County.The... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Cities across US have higher rates of lead poisoning than Flint Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM By now, the
Cities across US have higher rates of lead poisoning than Flint
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM By now, the public health emergency resulting from lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich., has been made abundantly... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief

McCrory's 1st re-election campaign ad linked to Super B

North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 hours ago

McCrory's 1st re-election campaign ad linked to Super Bowl

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory's first television commercial of his re-election campaign seeks to connect the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl run with the... Read more

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Savannah Morning News
Savannah police welcome 21 new officersThe Savannah-Chatham police department welcomed 17 men and four women to the fo
Savannah police welcome 21 new officers
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 hours ago
The Savannah-Chatham police department welcomed 17 men and four women to the force Friday morning at a ceremony at the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Arnold Hall. The new officers completed 11 weeks of state-mandated training at the Georgia... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Potential Packerton Yards buyer withdraws bidJIM THORPE — A potential buyer for the Packerton Yards property withdrew his of
Potential Packerton Yards buyer withdraws bid
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 hours ago
JIM THORPE — A potential buyer for the Packerton Yards property withdrew his offer during the Carbon County commissioners’ meeting after being told no decision had been made on the offer and the bid was still under review. George Petrole, CEO of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Modern theft of vintage gun revives 1927 Sultan murder taleSULTAN, Wash. (AP) - It was dark when the lone figure heaved a large rock throu
Modern theft of vintage gun revives 1927 Sultan murder tale
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
SULTAN, Wash. (AP) - It was dark when the lone figure heaved a large rock through the glass front door of Sultan's Visitor Information Center. The target was a glass display cabinet. The burglar didn't touch the dinosaur eggs, the mammoth's tooth... Read more
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The Marietta Times
A new lease"I really enjoy it here. My sister and brother-in-law often come down, too," sh
A new lease
The Marietta Times / Posted 15 hours ago
"I really enjoy it here. My sister and brother-in-law often come down, too," she said. "I also do volunteer work, helping with newsletters and with the Franciscan meals program through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)." Stengel is among more... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Picking A PresidentJohn Eggleston, Warren County Democratic chairman, said, "It's a lot about appe
Picking A President
Warren Times Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
John Eggleston, Warren County Democratic chairman, said, "It's a lot about appearances rather than substance, with little about actual issues." He said the face of the presidential races changed with the Kennedy-Nixon debates, where people who... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Speak Out February 6February 2This is Tony the Critic, in response to the big two page ad a gentlem
Speak Out February 6
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
February 2This is Tony the Critic, in response to the big two page ad a gentlemen posted about his church is the church. It is easy to shoot down your argument to begin with. You reference the King James version of the Bible. Wrong place, wrong time.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The link between illness and sugary beverages undeniableNearly one year ago, County Judge Nelson Wolff and the Bexar County Commissione
The link between illness and sugary beverages undeniable
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
Nearly one year ago, County Judge Nelson Wolff and the Bexar County Commissioners Court passed a bold resolution to educate the public about the adverse health effects of sugar-sweetened beverages, also known as SSBs. This call to action evolved into... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Commissioners explain library funding decisionIn Friday's Sentinel article regarding the Mifflin County commissioners' meetin
Commissioners explain library funding decision
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
In Friday's Sentinel article regarding the Mifflin County commissioners' meeting, it was noted that the Mifflin County Library would be receiving $15,000 in additional funding this year. While this is technically true (the funding will be directed... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Grants to help give 4 parks ‘face lifts’Montoursville, Muncy and South Williamsport boroughs and Williamsport received
Grants to help give 4 parks ‘face lifts’
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
Montoursville, Muncy and South Williamsport boroughs and Williamsport received grants through the program, administered by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The money will go to the rehabilitation and development of Indian... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland-area concrete plant clears up permit issuesLOVELAND -- A concrete plant that operated in the flood plain east of Loveland
Loveland-area concrete plant clears up permit issues
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
LOVELAND -- A concrete plant that operated in the flood plain east of Loveland for 18 years without the proper permits is now on the road to compliance. Dennis Morse, owner of Front Range Redi Mix at 651 S. County Road 9E, said he was told the flood... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Montana lawmakers react to oil tax proposal President Barack Obama will propose $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clea
Montana lawmakers react to oil tax proposal
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 17 hours ago
President Barack Obama will propose $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week. President... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Agreements need to be signed for water project"If we don't get the needed signatures by March 18, which is our projected dead
Agreements need to be signed for water project
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
"If we don't get the needed signatures by March 18, which is our projected deadline, we could be looking at having to postpone the project, so we need to get those done as soon as possible," said Randy Atkinson, Lubeck Public Service District... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Letters: People lost big with land-use changesPublic safety is a sworn top priority that elected lawmakers are chartered to u
Letters: People lost big with land-use changes
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Public safety is a sworn top priority that elected lawmakers are chartered to uphold in laws. When these elected officers fail in passing laws that succeed or, even worse, cause harm to their constituents, it’s time to turn opinions into... Read more
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TribLIVE
Project Lazarus aims to prevent fatal drug overdoses in Westmoreland | TribLIVE Neighborhoods When fatal drug overdoses that had plagued a rura
Project Lazarus aims to prevent fatal drug overdoses in Westmoreland
TribLIVE / Posted 19 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods When fatal drug overdoses that had plagued a rural county in North Carolina hit a... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Republicans gather in preparation for primaryWELCOME -- Likeminded political leaders and party affiliates gathered in the Ri
Republicans gather in preparation for primary
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
WELCOME -- Likeminded political leaders and party affiliates gathered in the Richard Childress Racing banquet hall Friday night for the Republican Party of Davidson County's annual fundraising dinner. Named after two of most influential Republican... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Pam Fuqua leaving Tourist Development CouncilJACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Jackson County Tourist Development Council D
Pam Fuqua leaving Tourist Development Council
WJHG Panama City / Posted 20 hours ago
JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Jackson County Tourist Development Council Director Pam Fuqua is stepping down after four years. Fuqua says this comes after not being able to reach a contractual agreement with the county commissioners. Last fall,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Palm Beach County unveils $712M sales tax project listRaising the sales tax would fix aging roads and bridges, build housing for the
Palm Beach County unveils $712M sales tax project list
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
Raising the sales tax would fix aging roads and bridges, build housing for the homeless and provide body cameras to sheriff's deputies, according to a list Palm Beach County commissioners will review Tuesday. The list features $712 million in county... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Yellowstone County Commissioners hear a resolution to possibly expand services for the elderlyMan accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in courtMan accused of break
Yellowstone County Commissioners hear a resolution to possibly expand services for the elderly
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 21 hours ago
Man accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in courtMan accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in court The man accused of breaking into the historic Depot in downtown entered his plea in court Friday. 61-year old David Giusti, also... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Man accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in court The man accused of breaking into the historic Depot in downtown entered his p
Man accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in court
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 21 hours ago
The man accused of breaking into the historic Depot in downtown entered his plea in court Friday. 61-year old David Giusti, also... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Workshop for small businesses scheduled for February 16thMan accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in courtMan accused of break
Workshop for small businesses scheduled for February 16th
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 21 hours ago
Man accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in courtMan accused of breaking into The Depot enters plea in court The man accused of breaking into the historic Depot in downtown entered his plea in court Friday. 61-year old David Giusti, also... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Ten Commandments monument erected in MilburnMILBURN, Okla.- The new Ten Commandments Monument went up at the corner of 48a
Ten Commandments monument erected in Milburn
KXII Sherman / Posted 21 hours ago
MILBURN, Okla.- The new Ten Commandments Monument went up at the corner of 48a and Highway 78 in Milburn Thursday afternoon. People have been stopping to look at it since it went up, including Johnston County resident Michael Harrell, who saw the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Some Collier government services crash Friday along with computers, phone systemCollier County government offices were at a standstill Friday after the county'
Some Collier government services crash Friday along with computers, phone system
Naples Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Collier County government offices were at a standstill Friday after the county's computer and phone systems crashed late Thursday night. Employees scrambled to keep services open, posting cellphone numbers on Facebook and Twitter for paratransit... 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 23 hours 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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San Antonio Express-News
Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near GalvestonThis photo taken Jan. 20, 2016, shows Rick Waynick, or "Rollover Rick" as he is
Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near Galveston
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 hours ago
This photo taken Jan. 20, 2016, shows Rick Waynick, or "Rollover Rick" as he is known among the regulars who fish at Rollover Pass in the Bolivar Peninsula, getting in some late day fishing before sundown Wednesday. Waynick has been fishing at the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army CorpsOfficials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a n
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 hours ago
Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a nonprofit group place an artificial reef off Oak Island. The StarNews of Wilmington reported that Brunswick County commissioners agreed in September to take possession of... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Government update for the week of Feb. 8Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting b) Resolutions for payment of payroll war
Government update for the week of Feb. 8
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting b) Resolutions for payment of payroll warrants: 2016-13, 14 c) Resolutions for transfer of payment of warrants:2016-15,16 e) Moffat County Department of Social Services copy machine maintenance contract f)... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Firefighter: ‘All I want is someone to fix my stuff and my home’A local firefighter whose Liberty Twp. home was damaged as a result of a water
Firefighter: ‘All I want is someone to fix my stuff and my home’
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
A local firefighter whose Liberty Twp. home was damaged as a result of a water main break last week still doesn’t know who will pick up the clean-up and repair tab. If a house is damaged by weather or a car is damaged in a crash, usually insurance... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Commissioners consider density map repealBy Naomi Robinson A standing room only crowd gives testimony and comments at a
Commissioners consider density map repeal
Char-Koosta News / Posted yesterday
By Naomi Robinson A standing room only crowd gives testimony and comments at a public comment hearing on The Lake County Density map regulations, January 20 in Polson by the Lake County Commissioners. Commissioners will continue to take written... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Commissioners to address outcome of DOT meetingDavidson County commissioners will provide an update Tuesday after their meetin
Commissioners to address outcome of DOT meeting
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Davidson County commissioners will provide an update Tuesday after their meeting with North Carolina Department of Transportation representatives regarding road conditions during winter precipitation last month. After expressing disappointment in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake commissioners demand home rule in fracking controversyTAVARES —Lake County commissioners today unanimously voted to oppose bills movi
Lake commissioners demand home rule in fracking controversy
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
TAVARES —Lake County commissioners today unanimously voted to oppose bills moving quickly through the Legislature that would strip counties of the right to regulate or ban fracking. Commissioner Welton Cadwell proposed the measure, which also is... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
FROM THE COUNTY: Statement on tax hearing, fiscal watch and Tonopah hospitalOn January 26, Nye County representatives were asked to appear before the state
FROM THE COUNTY: Statement on tax hearing, fiscal watch and Tonopah hospital
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
On January 26, Nye County representatives were asked to appear before the state Committee on Local Government Finance (CLGF) in either Carson City or Las Vegas. We chose to appear before the majority of the committee members (5) in Carson City. Nye... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Inquest into death of orchard worker in Pasco delayedA coroner's inquest into the death of an orchard worker who was gunned down by
Inquest into death of orchard worker in Pasco delayed
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
A coroner's inquest into the death of an orchard worker who was gunned down by three Pasco police officers has been delayed over funding. Coroner Dan Blasdel said Thursday in a news release that Franklin County commissioners are refusing to pay for... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil government consolidation billsThe McHenry County Board’s travails last year during an unsuccessful township c
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil government consolidation bills
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
The McHenry County Board’s travails last year during an unsuccessful township consolidation initiative played a significant role in the developing of one of them. The legislation is the first inspired by the final report released last month from the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil pro-consolidation billsThe McHenry County Board’s travails last year during an unsuccessful township c
Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil pro-consolidation bills
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
The McHenry County Board’s travails last year during an unsuccessful township consolidation initiative played a significant role in the developing of one of them. The legislation is the first inspired by the final report released last month from the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Inquest into deadly Pasco police shooting delayedPASCO, Wash. - A coroner's inquest into the death of an orchard worker who was
Inquest into deadly Pasco police shooting delayed
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
PASCO, Wash. - A coroner's inquest into the death of an orchard worker who was gunned down by three Pasco police officers has been delayed over funding. Coroner Dan Blasdel said Thursday in a news release that Franklin County commissioners are... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview, county mull agreement to relieve S.R. 85 traffic Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 1:14 PM CRESTVIEW — City and county officials are con
Crestview, county mull agreement to relieve S.R. 85 traffic
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 1:14 PM CRESTVIEW — City and county officials are considering an agreement that could lead to an east-west connector, taking vehicles off State Road 85."Something... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Reconsidering PILOT BreaksThey did. But the same type of arrangement, a payment in lieu of taxes or PILO
Reconsidering PILOT Breaks
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
They did. But the same type of arrangement, a payment in lieu of taxes or PILOT plan, can be used for many types of development. Not all are as geographically flexible as gas-fired power plants. Pipelines to carry gas to consumers are an example of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:52 AM OAK ISLAND — Officials in Brunswick County h
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:52 AM OAK ISLAND — Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a nonprofit group place an artificial reef off Oak Island.The StarNews... Read more
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Naples Daily News
North Collier fire district officials accept most of county’s offer to provide paramedicsThe North Collier fire district's board of commissioners voted unanimously Frid
North Collier fire district officials accept most of county’s offer to provide paramedics
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
The North Collier fire district's board of commissioners voted unanimously Friday to accept the main terms of the county's latest settlement offer for providing paramedics to nearly half the county's population, with a few caveats. The district... Read more
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Denver Post
16.2% of Boulder County kids live below poverty line, report saysMore than 10,000 Boulder County children under age 18 were in households whose
16.2% of Boulder County kids live below poverty line, report says
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
More than 10,000 Boulder County children under age 18 were in households whose family incomes were at or below federal poverty levels in 2014, representatives of Boulder County Movement for Children told county commissioners on Thursday. Researcher... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Friday, February 5, 2016BIG SANDY COURT BATTLE – The Decatur boys and girls basketball teams will head
Friday, February 5, 2016
Wise County Messenger / Posted yesterday
BIG SANDY COURT BATTLE – The Decatur boys and girls basketball teams will head west across Big Sandy Creek to battle the Bridgeport Bulls and Sissies with the 8-4A titles on the line tonight at Bridgeport High School. The girls game starts at 6:30... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army CorpsOAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in t
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a nonprofit group place an artificial reef off Oak Island. The StarNews of Wilmington reported (http://bit.ly/1QhqhAZ) that Brunswick County... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army CorpsOAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in t
Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a nonprofit group place an artificial reef off Oak Island. The StarNews of Wilmington reported (http://bit.ly/1QhqhAZ) that Brunswick County... 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 yesterday
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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