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Minot Daily News
Passing inspectionMeanwhile, more blighted homes are undergoing demolition. The Minot City Counc
Passing inspection
Minot Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Meanwhile, more blighted homes are undergoing demolition. The Minot City Council's Public Works and Safety Committee Wednesday voted to recommend the council amend city ordinance to allow the building official to enter a property with a search... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Gas Line Affecting Mount Rushmore Road ReconstructionA project to reconstruct and beautify a Rapid City road considered the gateway
Gas Line Affecting Mount Rushmore Road Reconstruction
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 2 days ago
A project to reconstruct and beautify a Rapid City road considered the gateway to the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore National Memorial is undergoing changes because of a natural gas line. The 6-inch line runs the length of Mount Rushmore Road and is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon cattle producers hail 'Waters of the U.S.' injunction | News - Home Impact of ruling uncertain; urge lobbying senators to back bill
Oregon cattle producers hail 'Waters of the U.S.' injunction
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| News - Home Impact of ruling uncertain; urge lobbying senators to back bill Oregon Cattlemen's Assn. Willamette River The... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Street confusionThe focus of the official ire was on contractors doing a gas main replacement o
Street confusion
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The focus of the official ire was on contractors doing a gas main replacement on Hepburn Street and preparing for paving on Market Street. The confusing maze of lane closures and motorists unsure of what detours will take them where has police and... Read more
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International Business Times
Malaysia: Archaeologists find ancient shipwrecks that could rewrite Southeast Asian history Ancient shipwrecks have been found in the state of Kedah in Malaysia which indi
Malaysia: Archaeologists find ancient shipwrecks that could rewrite Southeast Asian history
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Ancient shipwrecks have been found in the state of Kedah in Malaysia which indicate that there could be a civilisation older than that of ninth century Cambodia's Angkor Wat and the 12th century Borobodur Temple in Indonesia. Talks are currently... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Climate Change: Has "stupid" become a GOP brand?"We must stop being the stupid party. I'm serious." -- Bobby Jindal Louisiana'
Climate Change: Has "stupid" become a GOP brand?
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
"We must stop being the stupid party. I'm serious." -- Bobby Jindal Louisiana's Governor Jindal may have been totally "serious" in his warning to the Republican National Committee gathered for a post mortem on Romney's loss to Obama in 2012, but his... Read more
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The Star
Ancient shipwrecks discovered in KedahALOR SETAR: Archaeologists have unearthed wrecks of ancient ships embedded in t
Ancient shipwrecks discovered in Kedah
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
ALOR SETAR: Archaeologists have unearthed wrecks of ancient ships embedded in the mud of an ancient river which once flowed through the historical site of 'Kedah Tua', thousands of years ago. The discovery was made at the Sungai Batu archaeological... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape - MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked section on the south end of Fairground Street may soon receive some beautification and safety enhancements. The Marietta City Council’s Public Works Committe...Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape MARIETTA — A heavily t
Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape - MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked section on the south end of Fairground Street may soon receive some beautification and safety enhancements. The Marietta City Council’s Public Works Committe...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked section on the south end of Fairground Street may soon receive some beautification and safety enhancements. The Marietta City Council’s Public Works Committee... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowoutCreated: 08/28/2015 5:11 PM By: The Associated Press DENVER (AP) - A fourth c
4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 7 days ago
Created: 08/28/2015 5:11 PM By: The Associated Press DENVER (AP) - A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works... Read more
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CBS Denver
4th Congressional Hearing Planned On Colorado Mine BlowoutDENVER (AP) — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of taint
4th Congressional Hearing Planned On Colorado Mine Blowout
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER (AP) — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday it plans a hearing on Sept. 16.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
4th congressional hearing planned on Gold King Mine blowoutA fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater
4th congressional hearing planned on Gold King Mine blowout
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday it plans a hearing on Sept. 16. Environmental... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowoutDENVER (AP) - A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of taint
4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER (AP) - A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday it plans a hearing on Sept. 16.... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 days ago
By Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President Ilene Shapiro... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreationCity councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers:
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: Ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get. Santa Fe's governing body finally landed on a list of official... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 2
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New Liquor Act may see reduction in illegal shebeensPublic Works Committee to consider Expropriation Bill Update on Tutu's health
New Liquor Act may see reduction in illegal shebeens
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Public Works Committee to consider Expropriation Bill Update on Tutu's health expected today Motsoeledi discharged, to recuperate at home Medupi's unit 6 keeps load shedding at bay Joburg firefighters meet with DA over 'horrible working... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Public Works Committee to consider Expropriation Bill The bill allows for property to be taken over by the State for public purpose
Public Works Committee to consider Expropriation Bill
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The bill allows for property to be taken over by the State for public purpose, such as building dams. FILE: The bill allows for property to be taken over by the State for public purpose, such as... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreationCity councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers:
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get. Santa Fe's governing body finally landed on a list of official... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
$6 million in city funds approved for controversial Blue Indy projectINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – $6 million of city funds has been approved to pay for part
$6 million in city funds approved for controversial Blue Indy project
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – $6 million of city funds has been approved to pay for part of the Blue Indy car share project. The money was signed off on by the city’s Board of Public Works Wednesday. But there are major concerns now by some city officials... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City orders drain closure after gas spill City officials are taking action after they say a local repair shop drained a
City orders drain closure after gas spill
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
City officials are taking action after they say a local repair shop drained a gasoline tank into the municipal sewer. Public Works Commissioner Jeffrey Wennberg said Monday he had sent a letter to Bruno�s... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Sayre Borough to pave North Thomas Avenue and Cayuta StreetSAYRE - Sayre Borough is planning to pave two streets in the borough, but the "
Sayre Borough to pave North Thomas Avenue and Cayuta Street
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 11 days ago
SAYRE - Sayre Borough is planning to pave two streets in the borough, but the "substantial" project has yet to be approved. The project includes milling and paving Cayuta Street and North Thomas Avenue, a highly trafficked area due to a Guthrie's... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Second Street planters movedParkersburg Mayor Jimmy Colombo said the change was originally made for the Par
Second Street planters moved
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Parkersburg Mayor Jimmy Colombo said the change was originally made for the Parkersburg Homecoming, when vendors set up along the street. But he wants to leave the planters where they are to improve the street for motorists. "They were ... an... Read more
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Wayne Post
Committee to talk about Canandaigua Town Hall campus work Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM The town pu
Committee to talk about Canandaigua Town Hall campus work
Wayne Post / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM The town public works committee will be meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, to discuss financing campus improvements centered... Read more
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Victor Post
Committee to talk about Canandaigua Town Hall campus work Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM The town pu
Committee to talk about Canandaigua Town Hall campus work
Victor Post / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM Posted Aug. 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM The town public works committee will be meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, to discuss financing campus improvements centered... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
U.S. Senator hosts meeting in Gonzales to discuss growing traffic concerns At a safety forum hosted by Senator David Vitter (R-La.), topics of funding L
U.S. Senator hosts meeting in Gonzales to discuss growing traffic concerns
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
At a safety forum hosted by Senator David Vitter (R-La.), topics of funding Louisiana's roads, bridges and highways; improving highway safety and drunk driving preventaion;... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC calls for Wiley probeINDEPENDENT MEDIAMark Wiley raised the ire of the opposition party when he inte
ANC calls for Wiley probe
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMark Wiley raised the ire of the opposition party when he intervened and effectively blocked the Scopa from discussing a school construction crisis, which affected 1 200 pupils at the Scottsdene Senior Secondary in Kraaifontein.... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Aug. 23Umpires Mat Softball Tournament— 8 a.m. Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14 and Sy
What's happening — Aug. 23
Clovis News Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Umpires Mat Softball Tournament— 8 a.m. Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14 and Sycamore St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-8977 Cowboy Church — 8 a.m. Clovis Livestock Cattle Auction, 504 S. Hull St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4422 Parks,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Heavy committee schedule TuesdayThe Public Works Committee is slated to meet at 5 p.m. in the small conference
Heavy committee schedule Tuesday
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
The Public Works Committee is slated to meet at 5 p.m. in the small conference room adjacent to council chambers on the second floor of the Municipal Building. Items on the agenda are a discussion of city swimming pools, discussion concerning the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Schaumburg plans Heritage Park at historic crossroadsSchaumburg opened a convention center and adjoining hotel during the village's
Schaumburg plans Heritage Park at historic crossroads
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Schaumburg opened a convention center and adjoining hotel during the village's 50th anniversary in 2006, but will mark its 60th next year in more modest fashion with the dedication of a nearly half-acre public park. Heritage Park, as its name... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Aug. 21Team Roping Competition and Demo — 12 p.m. Community Event Center, 1900 E. Bra
What's happening — Aug. 21
Clovis News Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Team Roping Competition and Demo — 12 p.m. Community Event Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4422 Roosevelt County Fair — 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 701 E. Lime, Portales. Information:... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Meet the unlikely political operative behind Donald Trump’s 2016 campaignThe last major campaign run by Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandows
Meet the unlikely political operative behind Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
The last major campaign run by Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, featured vicious intraparty fighting and allegations of racism. In other words, it was good preparation for his current job. Corey Lewandowski, the New Hampshire... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Finance Director Harry Patel: Dead trees a costly problemCañon City Finance Director Harry Patel on Wednesday gave the Public Works comm
Cañon City Finance Director Harry Patel: Dead trees a costly problem
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Cañon City Finance Director Harry Patel on Wednesday gave the Public Works committee an overview of what likely could appear in the proposed 2016 budget that will be released during a budget workshop Sept. 18. One thing Patel wants the council to... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
City Council members working on solution to tall grass issues near highways, roadsFRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, YOU NAME IT -- IT LOOKS GOOD AROUND THE AREA. RICK: THAN
City Council members working on solution to tall grass issues near highways, roads
WLKY Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, YOU NAME IT -- IT LOOKS GOOD AROUND THE AREA. RICK: THANK YOU, JAY. VICKI: IF YOU WERE DRIVING TODAY, YOU MIGHT'VE NOTICED THE TALL GRASS ALONG THE SIDE OF THE ROAD IS A LOT SHORTER. WE SPOTTED CREWS MOWING EARLIER TODAY. EMILY... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Public Works Committee will review 2016 budget goals WednesdayCañon City Public Works Committee will review 2016 budget goals today The Caño
Cañon City Public Works Committee will review 2016 budget goals Wednesday
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Cañon City Public Works Committee will review 2016 budget goals today The Cañon City Public Works Committee will meet for its regular meeting at 4 p.m. today at City Hall, 128 Main St. The committee will hear information on the Combined Regional... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roadwork progressing smoothlyA month into the overhaul of Road, few problems are being reported on the Alleg
Roadwork progressing smoothly
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
A month into the overhaul of Road, few problems are being reported on the Allegheny County-maintained stretch between Lincoln Way in White Oak and the South Versailles-North Huntingdon line. Pugliano Construction Inc. of Plum is contractor for a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Arthur V. Curcione, former Niagara County legislatorOct. 22, 1922 – Aug. 17, 2015 NIAGARA FALLS – Arthur V. Curcione, a Niagara Co
Arthur V. Curcione, former Niagara County legislator
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
Oct. 22, 1922 – Aug. 17, 2015 NIAGARA FALLS – Arthur V. Curcione, a Niagara County legislator for 20 years and a businessman on Niagara Falls’ Pine Avenue for 48 years, died Monday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after an illness of about a... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Brevard names new managerFatland was serving as the city's interim manager since April, when Joe Moore r
Brevard names new manager
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
Fatland was serving as the city's interim manager since April, when Joe Moore resigned. Fatland has served as the city's Finance Director since January 2012. “Jim Fatland is an experienced manager with a keen financial mind that has already shown... Read more
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FOX News
Republicans, states attack new EPA power plant ruleRepublican congressional leaders are charging that the Environmental Protection
Republicans, states attack new EPA power plant rule
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
Republican congressional leaders are charging that the Environmental Protection Agency colluded with environmental lobbyists to develop a plan, unveiled earlier this month, for the most sweeping -- and perhaps unconstitutional -- changes ever... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Group Wants More Spent On Mount Rushmore Road UpgradeA group that represents businesses and landowners wants Rapid City to spend $1
Group Wants More Spent On Mount Rushmore Road Upgrade
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 17 days ago
A group that represents businesses and landowners wants Rapid City to spend $1 million more on a project to upgrade the road considered the gateway to the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The city already has approved spending about... Read more
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TribLIVE
East McKeesport hires public works foreman to replace worker caught up in sex scandalEast McKeesport has a new public works foreman. On Thursday council voted 4-1
East McKeesport hires public works foreman to replace worker caught up in sex scandal
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
East McKeesport has a new public works foreman. On Thursday council voted 4-1 to appoint resident Nicholas Bernhardy to the administrative post. Councilman George Padezan dissented. Council vice president Peter McGinty and Councilwoman Donna... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County considering personnel policy updatesBy Ariel Hakim Summit County Council’s Personnel Committee looked at updating
County considering personnel policy updates
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
By Ariel Hakim Summit County Council’s Personnel Committee looked at updating Human Resources policies during the Aug. 10 meeting, leaving a proposed ordinance on time. Christine Higham, deputy director of the executive’s Department of Human... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County considers personnel policy updatesBy Ariel Hakim Summit County Council’s Personnel Committee looked at updating
County considers personnel policy updates
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 22 days ago
By Ariel Hakim Summit County Council’s Personnel Committee looked at updating Human Resources policies during the Aug. 10 meeting, leaving a proposed ordinance on time. Christine Higham, deputy director of the executive’s Department of Human... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield City Council reports progress on street work agendaPITTSFIELD — Highway crews have begun repair work on the Brattle Brook Park roa
Pittsfield City Council reports progress on street work agenda
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 23 days ago
PITTSFIELD — Highway crews have begun repair work on the Brattle Brook Park road, and the city is close to agreeing to do maintenance work on the streets of Salisbury Estates, city councilors heard Tuesday. The council also fielded a request for... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
History commission reviews block grant propertiesMany of the properties involved in Jefferson City’s programs supported by the f
History commission reviews block grant properties
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Many of the properties involved in Jefferson City’s programs supported by the federal Community Development Block Grant are 50 years old or older. That qualifies the potential project to be reviewed by the city’s Historic Preservation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EPA chief 'deeply sorry' for tainted riverWASHINGTON -- The nation's environmental chief apologized for a mine blowout th
EPA chief 'deeply sorry' for tainted river
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The nation's environmental chief apologized for a mine blowout that fouled a Colorado river with 3 million gallons of toxic water, and she pledged government resources to make sure the water is safe. "I'm absolutely, deeply sorry that... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Easy AccessOn Monday during the Jamestown City Council Public Works Committee meeting, Jef
Easy Access
The Post-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
On Monday during the Jamestown City Council Public Works Committee meeting, Jeffrey Lehman, city public works director, discussed the new pedestrian ramp that will be installed on the east side of the Sixth Street Bridge that will connect to the... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
How policy is really shapedGreed and politics motivate at least some of them. When Obama unveiled his Env
How policy is really shaped
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Greed and politics motivate at least some of them. When Obama unveiled his Environmental Protection Agen-cy plan to shut down every last coal-fired power plant in the nation, it was the type of performance with which Americans have become familiar -... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, ‘deeply sorry’ for wastewater spillEPA administrator Gina McCarthy broke her silence Tuesday on the agency’s waste
Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, ‘deeply sorry’ for wastewater spill
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy broke her silence Tuesday on the agency’s wastewater spill from Colorado’s Gold King Mine by saying she was “deeply sorry,” but that wasn’t enough to stave off a demand for congressional oversight into the accident and... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
EPA chief: Colorado mine spill 'pains me'WASHINGTON (AP) � The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday
EPA chief: Colorado mine spill 'pains me'
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday her department takes full responsibility for spilling 3 million gallons of mining waste that turned a southwest Colorado river an unnatural shade of orange, adding it... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
EPA Administrator will tour Durango area after Gold King Mine spill into Animas RiverThe head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday her department tak
EPA Administrator will tour Durango area after Gold King Mine spill into Animas River
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 24 days ago
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday her department takes full responsibility for spilling 3 million gallons of mining waste that turned a southwest Colorado river an unnatural shade of orange, adding it "pains me to no... Read more
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