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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Wednesday's letters: Little cause for prideYep, that should be a desirable goal of all citizens no matter which political
Wednesday's letters: Little cause for pride
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 51 minutes ago
Yep, that should be a desirable goal of all citizens no matter which political party they support because there certainly is very little to be proud of in the current or recent past Republican leadership. Can anyone be proud of the tea partyer Ted... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Senior Calendar (Sept. 2)Las Cruces Association of Educational Retirees: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at th
Senior Calendar (Sept. 2)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 51 minutes ago
Las Cruces Association of Educational Retirees: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the NMSU Golf Course Restaurant ball room 3000 Herb Wimberly Drive. The topic will be the NMAER 73rd Annual State Convention to be held at the Las Cruces Ramada Palms Hotel... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Organizations Calendar (Sept. 2)Doña Ana Local Emergency Planning Committee: Meets at 8 a.m. today at the Doña
Organizations Calendar (Sept. 2)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 51 minutes ago
Doña Ana Local Emergency Planning Committee: Meets at 8 a.m. today at the Doña Ana County Emergency Management Office, 1170 N. Solano Drive. Guest speaker will be David Almaguer, of the Office of Emergency Preparedness. The topic is Emergency... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Community at its best in helping Legacy ridersBut what was even more spectacular and you didn't hear or see was the outstandi
Community at its best in helping Legacy riders
The Marietta Times / Posted an hour ago
But what was even more spectacular and you didn't hear or see was the outstanding organization and countless hours the Post 389 Legion family put into making the event happen and function efficiently. They cannot be thanked enough for the recognition... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Generosity overflowed for Legacy Run ridersThe Legacy Run goal is to raise over $500,000 for the American Legion Legacy Sc
Generosity overflowed for Legacy Run riders
The Marietta Times / Posted an hour ago
The Legacy Run goal is to raise over $500,000 for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Foundation which provides higher education opportunities for the children of fallen warriors. The American Legion Riders Post 389 presented an unprecedented... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Curtis G. ChaffeeGRANADA - Funeral Service for , 64, of Granada, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday
Curtis G. Chaffee
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
GRANADA - Funeral Service for , 64, of Granada, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Calvary Baptist Church in Granada, with Pastor Chad Prigge officiating. Interment will follow in Center Creek Cemetery in rural... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Wellsville PD adds to staffVillage council approved during Tuesday's meeting the hiring of Keith Raffle as
Wellsville PD adds to staff
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Village council approved during Tuesday's meeting the hiring of Keith Raffle as police officer for the department. Council approved the hiring 5-0. Councilman John Morrow was not present for the meeting. Raffle, who is from the Salineville area, will... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Pete Morrison benefitThank you for your understanding regarding the correction of (the incorrect phr
Pete Morrison benefit
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
Thank you for your understanding regarding the correction of (the incorrect phrase) "the motorcycle dice run" for Pete Morrison. The motorcycle run is being sponsored and put on by the Sarah J. Morrison Memorial Colon Cancer Awareness Fund... The... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Leona WilhelmElouise was born on September 26, 1919, in New Springfield, a daughter of the l
Leona Wilhelm
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
Elouise was born on September 26, 1919, in New Springfield, a daughter of the late Clark and Alice (Heck) Reesh. She attended Shady Hill elementary school in New Waterford, OH and graduated from Columbiana High School. Elouise married Robert N.... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Allan FarberAug. 8, 1933-Aug. 30. 2015 WALNUT GROVE - Services for , 82, of Papillion, Neb
Allan Farber
Marshall Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
Aug. 8, 1933-Aug. 30. 2015 WALNUT GROVE - Services for , 82, of Papillion, Neb., formerly of Walnut Grove, will be at 3 p.m. Friday at English Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Visitation is noon Friday until the time of services. Burial... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Catherine Owen named Medina County Veteran of the Year — The Medina County GazetteCatherine Owen said she’s not a big proponent of getting awards. She’d rather w
Catherine Owen named Medina County Veteran of the Year — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Catherine Owen said she’s not a big proponent of getting awards. She’d rather work behind the scenes helping veterans. Owen, 60, of Brunswick, is being honored by the Joint Veterans Coalition of Medina County as the 2015 Medina County Veteran of the... Read more
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Quay County Sun
What's Happening— Sept. 2Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Closed in observance of Labor
What's Happening— Sept. 2
Quay County Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Closed in observance of Labor Day Sept. 10 City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Sept. 11-18 New Mexico State Fair Sept. 12-13 Bad Shot Gun Show,... Read more
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Salem News
Leona Elouise Reesh WilhelmElouise was born on Sept. 26, 1919, in New Springfield, a daughter of the late
Leona Elouise Reesh Wilhelm
Salem News / Posted 4 hours ago
Elouise was born on Sept. 26, 1919, in New Springfield, a daughter of the late Clark and Alice (Heck) Reesh. She attended Shady Hill elementary school in New Waterford, Ohio and graduated from Columbiana High School. Elouise married Robert N. Miller... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
THOMAS MCBRIDEHe was born on November 28, 1935 in Follansbee, W.Va., a son of the late Charle
THOMAS MCBRIDE
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 hours ago
He was born on November 28, 1935 in Follansbee, W.Va., a son of the late Charles and Millicent (McCall) McBride. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by an infant son and his brother, Charles McBride. Thomas graduated in 1953 from... Read more
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South Maryland News
Ammar selected for Girls StateMarie Ammar, a senior at La Plata High School, was selected to attend national
Ammar selected for Girls State
South Maryland News / Posted 4 hours ago
Marie Ammar, a senior at La Plata High School, was selected to attend national leadership program Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. The program is open to high school juniors and was held in June at Salisbury University on the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Uber drivers granted class action statusSan Francisco - Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation
Uber drivers granted class action status
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
San Francisco - Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a key development in a case threatening Uber's business model and that of other hot startups dependent on... Read more
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The Washington Times
CHARLES HURT: Hillary Clinton suffers Donald Trump envy as Clinton fatigue sets inANALYSIS/OPINION: No woman in the television age of American politics has suff
CHARLES HURT: Hillary Clinton suffers Donald Trump envy as Clinton fatigue sets in
The Washington Times / Posted 6 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: No woman in the television age of American politics has suffered so much abuse and public humiliation at the hands of men. For her entire marriage, Hillary Rodham Clinton has been cheated on by a pervy molester with an unbridled... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, LEONA ELOUISE REESH WILHELM, Youngstown, OhioCOLUMBIANA – Leona Elouise Reesh Wilhelm, 95, passed away early Tuesday morning
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, LEONA ELOUISE REESH WILHELM, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 hours ago
COLUMBIANA – Leona Elouise Reesh Wilhelm, 95, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 1, at Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana. Elouise was born on Sept. 26, 1919, in New Springfield, a daughter of the late Clark and Alice (Heck) Reesh. She... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
End of World War II brought uncertain futureFleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz signs the Instrument of Surrender as United Sta
End of World War II brought uncertain future
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz signs the Instrument of Surrender as United States representative aboard USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945. Standing...StarNewsOnline.comSeptember 1, 2015 8:10 AM

To end World War II, Japan surrendered twice. The... Read more

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Philly.com
Matt Barkley in tough spot as stock dropsWho should be the Eagles’ third quarterback? And now Barkley finds himself fig
Matt Barkley in tough spot as stock drops
Philly.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Who should be the Eagles’ third quarterback? And now Barkley finds himself fighting for a roster spot with someone who hasn't played in an NFL regular-season game in three years and is hard pressed to complete a pass beyond 20 yards. If that player... Read more
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FOX News
The Ice War Cometh? Russia makes play for Arctic, Obama seeks more Coast Guard icebreakersWhile visiting Alaska and becoming the first American president to enter the Ar
The Ice War Cometh? Russia makes play for Arctic, Obama seeks more Coast Guard icebreakers
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
While visiting Alaska and becoming the first American president to enter the Arctic Circle, President Obama announced Tuesday he would speed up the acquisition of icebreakers to help the U.S. Coast Guard navigate an area that Russia and China... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Heavy traffic expected as Freddie Gray hearings begin; city prepares for protestsMotorists and downtown workers should expect heavy traffic, possible road closu
Heavy traffic expected as Freddie Gray hearings begin; city prepares for protests
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
Motorists and downtown workers should expect heavy traffic, possible road closures and bus delays Wednesday as the first hearing in the death of Freddie Gray opens at the Baltimore courthouse, transportation officials said Tuesday. Despite traffic... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UK cabbies fight back against UberAs Uber’s popular smartphone app can turn anyone into a minicab chauffeur, thos
UK cabbies fight back against Uber
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
As Uber’s popular smartphone app can turn anyone into a minicab chauffeur, those drivers can set their own prices for the journeys they make. As a result, the company has become the target of a string of lawsuits around the world for unfair... Read more
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Ipswich Star
My First Car: 55-year relationship with racy Riley Geoff Copson racing his 1928 Riley 9 Tourer. This week we bring you the next
My First Car: 55-year relationship with racy Riley
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Geoff Copson racing his 1928 Riley 9 Tourer. This week we bring you the next instalment in the story of 1928 Riley Tourer WK 4894, which featured in our My First Car series having been bought by... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) � Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Daily Herald
Police chiefs don't want Downers Grove field court movedPolice chiefs from southeast DuPage County are lobbying against the possible cl
Police chiefs don't want Downers Grove field court moved
Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Police chiefs from southeast DuPage County are lobbying against the possible closing of the Downers Grove traffic court, saying it would trigger funding and staffing issues for their departments. Amid calls for increased security at all four of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Return of the 'king'After working deep within the mines in his hometown of Rouyn-Noranda for two ye
Return of the 'king'
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 10 hours ago
After working deep within the mines in his hometown of Rouyn-Noranda for two years, Jean-Louis Levasseur decided he wasn't ready to give up on his hockey dream. He sent a letter to the teams that would be skating in the new World Hockey Association... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Cambridge spy who defected to party in the Kremlin: New biography reveals Guy Burgess swigged vodka with the KGB after his vanish
The Cambridge spy who defected to party in the Kremlin
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
: New biography reveals Guy Burgess swigged vodka with the KGB after his vanishing act sparked a global manhunt Double agent Guy Burgess' 1951 disappearance sparked a global manhunt He had... Read more
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Business Wire
Secretary Calls on Legion to Fight for 2016 VA Budget RequestBALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald calle
Secretary Calls on Legion to Fight for 2016 VA Budget Request
Business Wire / Posted 10 hours ago
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald called on thousands of veterans Tuesday to support President Obama’s $168.8 billion VA budget request for 2016 and to deflect congressional efforts to reduce spending at a time... Read more
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ESPN FC
Bayern Munich welcome French train hero Alek SkarlatosThe 22-year-old Skarlatos, who had recently served in Afghanistan, was presente
Bayern Munich welcome French train hero Alek Skarlatos
ESPN FC / Posted 10 hours ago
The 22-year-old Skarlatos, who had recently served in Afghanistan, was presented with a new jersey by Muller for his heroic deeds. He earlier had received the Legion d'Honneur medal from French President Francois Hollande. A proud-looking Muller... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallLegionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, lea
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather and is mostly... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Four new councillors sworn into office in LantzvilleLantzville’s new councillors expressed enthusiasm, excitement and a readiness o
Four new councillors sworn into office in Lantzville
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
Lantzville’s new councillors expressed enthusiasm, excitement and a readiness of move forward after being sworn into office Monday. Four new district councillors took their seats for the first time in front of more than 50 residents and dignitaries... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
New Jersey Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Hamilton News
Amateur sportNo superstars wanted. Looking to play some no nonsense hockey? A few average pl
Amateur sport
Hamilton News / Posted 11 hours ago
No superstars wanted. Looking to play some no nonsense hockey? A few average players are wanted to complete in a men's 35+ non-contact league. They play Wednesday evenings at the Mohawk Quad Pad Arena September to April. If interested, contact Bob at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Hundreds help support the Petawawa LegionOn a hot, sweaty, sunny August afternoon, a parking lot may not be the place yo
Hundreds help support the Petawawa Legion
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
On a hot, sweaty, sunny August afternoon, a parking lot may not be the place you'd expect to find hundreds of people gathering, but that's exactly what happened when the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 517 in Petawawa asked for support from their... Read more
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Denver Post
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
Denver Post / Posted 12 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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Salon.com
Legionnaires’ outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires’ outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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Independent
Middletown pays tribute to September 11 victimsMIDDLETOWN – A silent tribute will be paid to Middletown residents who died in
Middletown pays tribute to September 11 victims
Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
MIDDLETOWN – A silent tribute will be paid to Middletown residents who died in the World Trade Center tragedy with a wreath laying at the Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens on Friday, September 11, at 8:46 a.m. The time marks the start of the terrorist... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall CHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern... Read more
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Tri-Town News
DATEBOOK The Jackson Library, Jackson, will present “Make it! Beeswax Candles” at 2 p.
DATEBOOK
Tri-Town News / Posted 13 hours ago
 The Jackson Library, Jackson, will present “Make it! Beeswax Candles” at 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Supplies will be provided for this free class for adults 18 and older. Details: 732-928-4400.  The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host two... Read more
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Tri-Town News
Bulletin Board The Jackson Library, Jackson, will present “Make it! Beeswax Candles” at 2 p.
Bulletin Board
Tri-Town News / Posted 13 hours ago
 The Jackson Library, Jackson, will present “Make it! Beeswax Candles” at 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Supplies will be provided for this free class for adults 18 and older. Details: 732-928-4400.  The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host two... Read more
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Business Wire
American Legion Legacy Run Raises $1.2 Million for Children of Fallen ServicemembersBALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Legion today collected donations total
American Legion Legacy Run Raises $1.2 Million for Children of Fallen Servicemembers
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Legion today collected donations totaling more than $812,000, bringing the amount raised during the Legion’s 10th annual Legacy Run to a record $1,249,684.13. The multi-state motorcycle ride raises money for... Read more
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Business Wire
Adams Receives The American Legion's Law Enforcement Officer of the Year AwardBALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ben Adams, a deputy sheriff with the Marion County
Adams Receives The American Legion's Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ben Adams, a deputy sheriff with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in Ocala, Fla., received The American Legion’s National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award on Sept. 2 at its 97th annual national convention in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallCHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states t
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) � Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fallLegionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, lea
Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 13 hours ago
Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather and is mostly... Read more
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