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ajc.com
County officials celebrate Wade Walker Park improvements Wade Walker Park has undergone improvements to play areas. CONTRIBUTED DeKal
ajc.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Wade Walker Park has undergone improvements to play areas. CONTRIBUTED DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will hold... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Dennis O’Brien leaves controversy-ridden Silver Lake Township boardDennis O’Brien says only that “personal reasons” caused him to resign as Silver
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
Dennis O’Brien says only that “personal reasons” caused him to resign as Silver Lake Township treasurer. “We’ll just leave it at that,” he said when contacted Monday morning by telephone at his home. Still, O’Brien leaves at a time when the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Hearing for requested property tax hike under considerationThe Shawnee County Commission on Monday plans to consider scheduling a public h
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Shawnee County Commission on Monday plans to consider scheduling a public hearing on the 2018 requested county budget. A proposal to make that move is among items on the agenda when Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler meet at... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendar�20th Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit� is 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 25 at the
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
�20th Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit� is 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 25 at the Bloomfield Township Senior Center, 4315 Andover Road. Regent Street will sponsor this presentation, which is open to ages 50+. Register at 248-723-3500 or... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Local Sports CalendarSubmissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. BASEBALL Bus Trips Miami M
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 4 days ago
Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. BASEBALL Bus Trips Miami Marlins at New York Mets: City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department-sponsored trip to an Aug. 18 night game (7:10 p.m.) at Citi Field. It is a “Free Shirt... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'Sum-sum-summertime' Grand Valley numbers to 
reflect on for summer‘Sum-sum-summertime’ Grand Valley numbers to reflect on for summer There are o
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
‘Sum-sum-summertime’ Grand Valley numbers to reflect on for summer There are only 26 days left until school starts for most District 51 students. If you are a Caprock Academy student, make that four days. Alas, the barefoot, jump-in-the-pool,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Andy Kirkaldy: Taconic Ramble is a walk in the park – literallywith our two dogs on a leash as a vigorous hike. If we’re ambitious we go for t
The Addison County Independent / Posted 4 days ago
with our two dogs on a leash as a vigorous hike. If we’re ambitious we go for the loop all the way past the courthouse and tennis courts. The Robert Frost Trail also offers a fine hike. Not only is it essentially flat and not much longer than... Read more
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Columbia Star
Eventsa new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinati
Columbia Star / Posted 4 days ago
a new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinating dogs against both canine influenza H3N8 and H3N2 and has the CIV Bivalent vaccine available. (This vaccine protects against BOTH strains.) Special vaccination hours... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Tiny invasive bug poses a huge threat in MichiganThis story is provided and presented by our sponsor. For Estelle Charroud, a m
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
This story is provided and presented by our sponsor. For Estelle Charroud, a mission to help save Michigan’s 170 million hemlock trees began with one fallen branch in her Holland neighborhood. That branch was infested with hemlock woolly adelgid... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'Sum-sum-summertime' Grand Valley numbers to 
reflect on for summer‘Sum-sum-summertime’ Grand Valley numbers to reflect on for summer Mesa County
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
‘Sum-sum-summertime’ Grand Valley numbers to reflect on for summer Mesa County Libraries logo - verticle Tracks lead to dead fish, probably carp, in the Audubon’s Ela Sanctuary pond near Connected Lakes. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON—Sent as... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Regulation review could clear way for increased oil and gas drilling in National ParksSCOTT COUNTY - A recent executive order could clear the way for expanded oil an
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
SCOTT COUNTY - A recent executive order could clear the way for expanded oil and gas extraction in the National Parks. East Tennessee’s National Park Service sites are no strangers to the practice. There are 326 oil and gas sites in the authorized... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Appeal delays vacant motel demolitionCity Attorney Joe Langel told the council Jayasuriya has challenged the resolut
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
City Attorney Joe Langel told the council Jayasuriya has challenged the resolution, which sends the process to Crow Wing County District Court. It's now up to the court to schedule action on the process, he said, which could now take up to 6... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
PRAT applies to more than tourism-related goods, servicesFirst, the list of retailers who must charge the tax is pretty expansive and in
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
First, the list of retailers who must charge the tax is pretty expansive and includes more than just "tourist-related" establishments. According to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) publication 403 (8/16) which covers the PRAT: "Every... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Undisputed jewelMy affection and concern for the welfare of our Buffalo National River, the fir
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
My affection and concern for the welfare of our Buffalo National River, the first so designated in the country back in 1972, is redundantly apparent to readers. We have what no other state does in this natural treasure, which with benefits brings... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Players have a ball in Leesburg adult flag football league— A tight spiral arcs through the air looking to find the receiver sprinting do
The Daily Commercial / Posted 8 days ago
— A tight spiral arcs through the air looking to find the receiver sprinting down the sideline. The aim is slightly off and the receiver makes the adjustment, but not before a defender can make up ground and reach in to bat the ball away. No... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasInvestments D. Monthly Bills Paid E. Donations: Buffalo Wild Wings - $145.92;
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Investments D. Monthly Bills Paid E. Donations: Buffalo Wild Wings - $145.92; Pillager Huskie Booster Club - $400 and Staples Bakery — estimated value - $1,023. F. Personnel: New Staff Appointments VII. Special Board Committee Reports... Read more
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Philly.com
A day at the last cheap swimming lakes - 'retro at its finest'It was a Wednesday morning, the day after a chaotic Independence Day at Bellmaw
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
It was a Wednesday morning, the day after a chaotic Independence Day at Bellmawr Lake, the pay-for-the-day swimming hole in Camden County, and Anthony Martino, a 70-year-old retired police officer, sat sentinel by the shore with a lifeguard whistle... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Canyon Creek Fire burning near Carlton now at 300 acresCarlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Carlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds reaching 10-20 miles per hour. Okanogan County Emergency Management asks residents to be aware of their surroundings and ready to evacuate should the time... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
40 acre wildfire burning on Colville ReservationCarlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Carlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds reaching 10-20 miles per hour. Okanogan County Emergency Management asks residents to be aware of their surroundings and ready to evacuate should the time... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
California bomb squad dismantles grenades bought to police headquartersCarlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Carlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds reaching 10-20 miles per hour. Okanogan County Emergency Management asks residents to be aware of their surroundings and ready to evacuate should the time... Read more
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ABC Montana
Canyon Creek Fire burning near Carlton now at 300 acresCarlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds
ABC Montana / Posted 9 days ago
Carlton is now at an estimated 300 acres. It is currently being driven by winds reaching 10-20 miles per hour. Okanogan County Emergency Management asks residents to be aware of their surroundings and ready to evacuate should the time... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governing bodies take up matters involving utilities, election officeLocal governing bodies plan this coming week to consider creating a city of Top
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Local governing bodies plan this coming week to consider creating a city of Topeka utilities department and sending Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach a letter critical of Shawnee County election commissioner Andrew Howell. The Shawnee County... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
40 acre wildfire burning on Colville Reservationnow at 3,000 acres POMEROY, Wash. (AP) - Washington DNR now says the fire burn
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
now at 3,000 acres POMEROY, Wash. (AP) - Washington DNR now says the fire burning east of Pomeroy is at 3,000 acres and is now being called the Snake River Fire. Crews are attacking the fire from the air and the ground. No word yet on... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Snake River Fire near Pomeroy now at 3,000 acresMan escapes from Eastern State Hospital, then has standoff with law enforcement
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Man escapes from Eastern State Hospital, then has standoff with law enforcement in Medical LakeMan escapes from Eastern State Hospital, then has standoff with law enforcement in Medical Lake MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - A man who escaped from Eastern State... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
LOOK UP! Northern Lights expected to be visible in our area Sunday night into Monday morning!Lights expected to be visible in our area Sunday night into Monday morning! SP
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Lights expected to be visible in our area Sunday night into Monday morning! SPOKANE, Wash. - Skywatchers in the Inland Northwest should be treated to a spectacular light show Sunday night into Monday morning. A geomagnetic storm from the... Read more
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ABC Montana
Idaho man apologizes for blaze started by illegal fireworksLights expected to be visible in our area Sunday night into Monday morning! SP
ABC Montana / Posted 9 days ago
Lights expected to be visible in our area Sunday night into Monday morning! SPOKANE, Wash. - Skywatchers in the Inland Northwest should be treated to a spectacular light show Sunday night into Monday morning. A geomagnetic storm from the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Idaho man apologizes for blaze started by illegal fireworksman is apologizing for setting off illegal aerial fireworks that caused a brush
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
man is apologizing for setting off illegal aerial fireworks that caused a brush fire that burned down a neighbor's home and damaged another. Forty-one-year-old John Woods of Pocatello tells the Idaho State Journal in a story on Saturday that he... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendar5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford Township, Q&A, light refreshments, free admi
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford Township, Q&A, light refreshments, free admission. � Learn about Michigan�s toads and frogs, with Holly Vaughn of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 20 at the Bloomfield... Read more
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Philly.com
A day at the last, cheap swimming lakes - 'retro at its finest'It was a Wednesday morning, the day after a chaotic Independence Day at Bellmaw
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
It was a Wednesday morning, the day after a chaotic Independence Day at Bellmawr Lake, the pay-for-the-day swimming hole in Camden County, and Anthony Martino, a 70-year-old retired police officer, sat sentinel by the shore with a lifeguard whistle... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Local Sports CalendarSubmissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. BASEBALL Bus Trips Miami M
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 11 days ago
Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. BASEBALL Bus Trips Miami Marlins at New York Mets: City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Departmen-sponsored trip to an Aug. 18 night game (7:10 p.m.) at Citi Field. It is a “Free Shirt... Read more
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Columbia Star
Eventsa new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinati
Columbia Star / Posted 11 days ago
a new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinating dogs against both canine influenza H3N8 and H3N2 and has the CIV Bivalent vaccine available. (This vaccine protects against BOTH strains.) Special vaccination hours... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Budget windfall allows Pasco to kill beach parking feeDADE CITY — It's no longer going to cost $2 to visit Pasco County's beaches. O
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
DADE CITY — It's no longer going to cost $2 to visit Pasco County's beaches. On Tuesday, commissioners agreed to spend a portion of a $3 million budget windfall by killing the parking fee at nine coastal and wilderness parks. Commissioners left in... Read more
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ABC Montana
Happy Birthday Dan Kleckner!dresses stolen in break-in SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman is heartbroken after findi
ABC Montana / Posted 14 days ago
dresses stolen in break-in SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman is heartbroken after finding out that someone broke into her home and stole her wedding dress. This happened in the Shadle neighborhood while the woman was out of town. Megan Martens-Haworth... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Washington State Marijuana Retailer Applicantsdresses stolen in break-in SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman is heartbroken after findi
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 14 days ago
dresses stolen in break-in SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman is heartbroken after finding out that someone broke into her home and stole her wedding dress. This happened in the Shadle neighborhood while the woman was out of town. Megan Martens-Haworth... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Public Meetings10, 2017 3:00 AM ■ City of Alliance Green Commission -- 4:30 p.m., City Admini
The Alliance Review / Posted 14 days ago
10, 2017 3:00 AM ■ City of Alliance Green Commission -- 4:30 p.m., City Administration Building, 504 E. Main St. ■ Stark County Commissioners -- 10 a.m., Stark County Office Building, 110 Central Plaza South, Canton. ■ Sebring Village Council --... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
One eastbound lane of I-90 reopened after fire near VantageHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear awareHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Hiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear awareHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear aware LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Idaho Panhandle National Forests have issued a warning for everyone who is thinking of hitting the trails this summer to be bear... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane woman gets two wedding dresses stolen in break-inHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear awareHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Hiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear awareHiking in the Inland Northwest? Be bear aware LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Idaho Panhandle National Forests have issued a warning for everyone who is thinking of hitting the trails this summer to be bear... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Evacuation orders in place for wildfire burning in Grant County wildlife refugedue to fire near VantageI-90 shut down in both directions due to fire near Vant
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
due to fire near VantageI-90 shut down in both directions due to fire near Vantage VANTAGE, Wash. - The Washington Department of Transportation says Interstate 90 has been shut down in both directions because of a fire burning near Vantage... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
I-90 shut down in both directions due to fire near Vantagedue to fire near Vantage VANTAGE, Wash. - The Washington Department of Transpo
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
due to fire near Vantage VANTAGE, Wash. - The Washington Department of Transportation says Interstate 90 has been shut down in both directions because of a fire burning near Vantage... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint River kayak tours offer solitude, scenic beauty just beyond city limitstour Sunday morning along the Flint River. The tour, hosted by the Flint River
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
tour Sunday morning along the Flint River. The tour, hosted by the Flint River Watershed Coalition, lasted several hours and led through the Genesee County Recreation Area to the upper end of Mott Lake, about ten miles northeast of Flint. It was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Task force forming to tackle crowded state parksA crush of visitors that is forcing Beltzville State Park and other state parks
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
A crush of visitors that is forcing Beltzville State Park and other state parks to turn people away is leading the state to form a task force to address the issue and a Carbon County lawmaker to call for an admittance fee. State Rep. Doyle Heffley... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tahoe trail network takes shapeBit by bit, a trail is taking shape at Lake Tahoe that will eventually connect
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
Bit by bit, a trail is taking shape at Lake Tahoe that will eventually connect Tahoe City, Kings Beach and Truckee. The Northstar Community Services District recently received $250,000 in hotel tax money to begin the next phase, about two miles of... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarMichigan Senior Olympics registration is open for the 38th Annual Summer Games
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Michigan Senior Olympics registration is open for the 38th Annual Summer Games taking place Aug. 11-20 throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties, register at 248-608-0252 or michiganseniorolympics.org. � Movie Matinee for Adults is 2 p.m. July... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Local Sports Calendarbusiness hours. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. ARCHERY 3-D
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 18 days ago
business hours. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. ARCHERY 3-D Archery Shoot: Hosted by the Southside Rod and Gun Club, 43 Baker Road, West Hurley, 8 a.m.-noon July 9. All skill levels are welcome, from “season archer” to the... Read more
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Columbia Star
Eventsa new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinati
Columbia Star / Posted 18 days ago
a new dog virus called canine influenza. Pawmetto Lifeline recommends vaccinating dogs against both canine influenza H3N8 and H3N2 and has the CIV Bivalent vaccine available. (This vaccine protects against BOTH strains.) Special vaccination hours... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
AT THE LAKE: Pike County Lake sees successful first yearA year after Pike County Lake re-opened, manager Bart Pettus said it’s been a h
The Troy Messenger / Posted 18 days ago
A year after Pike County Lake re-opened, manager Bart Pettus said it’s been a huge hit. “We didn’t know what to expect when we opened it up last year, we just knew it was really beautiful,” Pettus said. “ Looking back at the last year, it’s been... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County considering raises for 12 department heads ThursdayThe Shawnee County Commission Thursday will consider raising pay from between 1
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
The Shawnee County Commission Thursday will consider raising pay from between 1 and 3 percent for 12 county department head’s positions. A resolution that would make that move is among items on the agenda when Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Spirit of Kansas fireworks, events attract 41,000 to Lake ShawneeThe 21st annual Spirit of Kansas Fourth of July celebration attracted an estima
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
The 21st annual Spirit of Kansas Fourth of July celebration attracted an estimated 41,ooo people to the Lake Shawnee events and fireworks display, the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation department said on Wednesday. According to a news release from... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Tweets spelled trouble for Grand Haven ahead of July 4thGRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Another summer, another Fourth of July weekend disrupted b
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Another summer, another Fourth of July weekend disrupted by chaos on the beaches of West Michigan. Last year, hundreds of disorderly beach goers were caught on video brawling, hurling objects and using profanity on South Beach... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Include camping at area state parks in your summer planscamping, from carrying everything you need on your back to staying in a modern
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
camping, from carrying everything you need on your back to staying in a modern cabin at a state park. As the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ manager of environmental education and outdoor programming for Pennsylvania... Read more
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