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The Tampa Tribune
Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s riseTAMPA — Double-digit population growth is expected south of State Road 60 by 20
Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s rise
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
TAMPA — Double-digit population growth is expected south of State Road 60 by 2020, so government and private industry in Hillsborough County are moving to answer the challenge. Developers have secured entitlements for 35,000 new residential units in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Defending Cam; Pulling For PeytonI am not a "Cam Hater". Cam Newton is one of the best athletes to ever play the
Defending Cam; Pulling For Peyton
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
I am not a "Cam Hater". Cam Newton is one of the best athletes to ever play the game of football; perhaps the best pure football player ever. But I don't hate him and I really don't even dislike him. The former Heisman Trophy winner from Auburn... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overall PEORIA — A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announc
Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overall
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
PEORIA — A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the reduction of 670 jobs — 350 of them affecting employees at the company’s East Peoria... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Kinsman’s sewer project dedicatedTrumbull County commissioners held their regular weekly meeting on the road at
Kinsman’s sewer project dedicated
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Trumbull County commissioners held their regular weekly meeting on the road at the new Peter Allen Inn and Event Center at 8581 State St. The meeting also served as the formal dedication of the sewer project. The inn's owner, Dick Thompson, who... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
South Florida emergency pumping into Lake Okeechobee endsTen billion gallons of pollution-laden water was pumped into Lake Okeechobee du
South Florida emergency pumping into Lake Okeechobee ends
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Ten billion gallons of pollution-laden water was pumped into Lake Okeechobee during four days of emergency measures to avert South Florida flooding, officials disclosed Monday. Amid an already rainier-than-usual winter, heavy rains last week... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Candidates fill ballot in TuckerThe Tucker County Commission has one seat up for vote. The position is currentl
Candidates fill ballot in Tucker
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 days ago
The Tucker County Commission has one seat up for vote. The position is currently filled by Lowell Moore, a Republican from Parsons. Hendricks resident Roxanne D. Tuesing, a Democrat, has filed to run against Moore for the seat. County Assessor Paul... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
County to revisit talks about safety centerThe Knox County Commission is again revisiting plans to develop a safety center
County to revisit talks about safety center
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
The Knox County Commission is again revisiting plans to develop a safety center that houses and treats the mentally ill who are arrested for nonviolent crimes, and this time local leaders say they expect something to get done. For years, officials... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
End Zone: Feb. 2BASEBALL Pitching clinic Former Team USA pitching coach Mark Shives will offe
End Zone: Feb. 2
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
BASEBALL Pitching clinic Former Team USA pitching coach Mark Shives will offer a youth pitching clinic at Saint James School gymnasium on Feb. 27. It is open to players 9-17. The focus will be on pitching mechanics and fundamentals. SBLL... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
28 apply for Victoria West football coach positionVictoria West interim head football coach Courtney Boyce is among 28 applicants
28 apply for Victoria West football coach position
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Victoria West interim head football coach Courtney Boyce is among 28 applicants for the Warriors' head coaching position. The Victoria school district on Monday released the list of applicants for the position, which came open when former West head... Read more
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The Wanderer
Mini-Marathon ZBA HearingThe agenda for the January 21 meeting of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appea
Mini-Marathon ZBA Hearing
The Wanderer / Posted 7 days ago
The agenda for the January 21 meeting of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals contained only three hearings, but two of the three required plenty of time to air questions and concerns before action could be taken. Nils Johnson, owner and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Caterpillar announces latest series of layoffsA day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the redu
Caterpillar announces latest series of layoffs
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the reduction of 670 jobs — 350 of them affecting employees at the company’s East Peoria campus — and five plant closings — including Building HH in East Peoria.Caterpillar called... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overall PEORIA — A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announc
Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overall
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA — A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the reduction of 670 jobs — 350 of them affecting employees at the company’s East Peoria... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Caterpillar continues global restructuring, closes East Peoria facilityEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar, Inc. announced more restructuring Friday morn
Caterpillar continues global restructuring, closes East Peoria facility
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar, Inc. announced more restructuring Friday morning, just a day after releasing declining sales for the fourth quarter and 2015. Globally, 670 people will lose their jobs. Five facilities will close, including one in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Caterpillar will close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 120 workers PEORIA — Caterpillar Inc. will shut down Building HH and lay off 120 employee
Caterpillar will close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 120 workers
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA — Caterpillar Inc. will shut down Building HH and lay off 120 employees in East Peoria, the company told employees Friday.The layoffs will be indefinite and begin Feb.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Waterline closer to realityTrumbull County commissioners kicked off the "Blueprint to Prosperity Water Lin
Waterline closer to reality
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Trumbull County commissioners kicked off the "Blueprint to Prosperity Water Line Initiative" on Tuesday by hosting a group of elected officials and other professionals who have an interest in seeing water improvements in that area. "The driver for... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
End Zone: Jan. 26BASEBALL Pitching clinic Former Team USA pitching coach Mark Shives will offe
End Zone: Jan. 26
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 13 days ago
BASEBALL Pitching clinic Former Team USA pitching coach Mark Shives will offer a youth pitching clinic at Saint James School gymnasium on Feb. 27. It is open to players 9-17. The focus will be on pitching mechanics and fundamentals. SBLL... Read more
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The Advocate
St. Tammany sheriff-elect drops an advisory committee, and other area political newsFor St. Tammany Parish Sheriff-elect Randy Smith, the transition to his new job
St. Tammany sheriff-elect drops an advisory committee, and other area political news
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
For St. Tammany Parish Sheriff-elect Randy Smith, the transition to his new job is an evolving process. At least one member of the latter group raised some eyebrows: former Covington Police Chief Richard Palmisano, who was ousted by Mayor Mike... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints owner Tom Benson, daughter Renee Benson settle battle over control of family trust fund in TexasThree days before Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was scheduled to be priv
Saints owner Tom Benson, daughter Renee Benson settle battle over control of family trust fund in Texas
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Three days before Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was scheduled to be privately questioned by his estranged daughter Renee’s attorneys, he and Renee reached a settlement Friday afternoon in their year-old battle over control of a family trust... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual, 'extraordinary' veil of secrecyThe latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual, 'extraordinary' veil of secrecy
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
The latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil of secrecy that was extraordinary even by the standards of a case that already has taken place mostly out of public view. Reporters covering an appeals court hearing in... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecyThe latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecy
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil of secrecy that was extraordinary even by the standards of a case that already has taken place mostly out of public view. Reporters covering an appeals court hearing in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
New chapter opens in Benson power struggleAttorneys for Tom Benson’s estranged heirs argued in the Fourth Circuit Court o
New chapter opens in Benson power struggle
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 17 days ago
Attorneys for Tom Benson’s estranged heirs argued in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday in hopes of overturning a competency ruling for the Saints owner that was handed down last year. In June, Judge Kern Reese ruled that Tom Benson was... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecyThe latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil
Tom Benson mental competency case appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecy
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil of secrecy that was extraordinary even by the standards of a case that has already taken place mostly out of public view. Reporters covering an appeals court hearing in... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson mental competency appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecyThe latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil
Tom Benson mental competency appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecy
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil of secrecy that was extraordinary even by the standards of a case that has already taken place mostly out of public view. Reporters covering an appeals court hearing in... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson mental competency appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecyThe latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil
Tom Benson mental competency appeal hearing played out behind unusual veil of secrecy
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The latest chapter of Tom Benson’s legal saga played out Thursday behind a veil of secrecy that was extraordinary even by the standards of a case that has already taken place mostly out of public view. Reporters covering an appeals court hearing in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Closed-door appeal court arguments held on Benson competencyA state civil court judge in New Orleans last year found Benson competent to ru
Closed-door appeal court arguments held on Benson competency
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 days ago
A state civil court judge in New Orleans last year found Benson competent to run his nearly $2 billion business empire, rejecting arguments by Benson's daughter, Renee Benson, and her children, Rita LeBlanc and Ryan LeBlanc. The three family members... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New chapter opens in Benson power struggleAttorneys for Tom Benson’s estranged heirs argued in the Fourth Circuit Court o
New chapter opens in Benson power struggle
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
Attorneys for Tom Benson’s estranged heirs argued in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday in hopes of overturning a competency ruling for the Saints owner that was handed down last year. In June, Judge Kern Reese ruled that Tom Benson was... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Closed-door appeal court arguments held on Benson competencyA state civil court judge in New Orleans last year found Benson competent to ru
Closed-door appeal court arguments held on Benson competency
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 days ago
A state civil court judge in New Orleans last year found Benson competent to run his nearly $2 billion business empire, rejecting arguments by Benson's daughter, Renee Benson, and her children, Rita LeBlanc and Ryan LeBlanc. The three family members... Read more
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The Advocate
Latest: Tom Benson mental competency case appeal ruling expected within a monthUpdate, 3 p.m.: A ruling in the mental competency case appeal involving Saints
Latest: Tom Benson mental competency case appeal ruling expected within a month
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Update, 3 p.m.: A ruling in the mental competency case appeal involving Saints owner Tom Benson is expected within a month, attorneys on each side of the dispute said after a hearing Thursday. Benson attended the hearing of the appeal in New Orleans... Read more
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The Advocate
Teenager wearing headphones walking to school killed by freight train in SlidellUpdate, 4:35 p.m. Wednesday A teenager who was walking to school Wednesday mor
Teenager wearing headphones walking to school killed by freight train in Slidell
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Update, 4:35 p.m. Wednesday A teenager who was walking to school Wednesday morning was killed when he was struck by a south Norfolk Southern freight train, Slidell Police said. The victim has been identified as 16-year-old James Pulsifer. The... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Redding council gives boost to Dignity Health’s wellness centerDignity Health's proposed wellness center received a big boost Tuesday night wh
Redding council gives boost to Dignity Health’s wellness center
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
Dignity Health's proposed wellness center received a big boost Tuesday night when Redding city leaders unanimously moved to allow staff to negotiate a land deal with hospital officials north of Henderson Open Space. The Redding City Council, acting... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
End Zone: Jan. 19BASEBALL SBLL managers South Berkeley Little League is now accepting applicat
End Zone: Jan. 19
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 20 days ago
BASEBALL SBLL managers South Berkeley Little League is now accepting applications for baseball and softball managers for the 2016 season. For more information, contact Matt Heironimus at 304-839-1894 or at mattheironimus@yahoo.com. MLL... Read more
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The Advocate
Next week will be a busy one in the Tom Benson family disputeThere will be mediation talks Monday and Tuesday in a lawsuit that Benson, 88,
Next week will be a busy one in the Tom Benson family dispute
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
There will be mediation talks Monday and Tuesday in a lawsuit that Benson, 88, filed in New Orleans federal court against the overseers of a group of family trusts benefiting his daughter and grandchildren that contain nonvoting Saints and Pelicans... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Remembering “What’s New Harry?” and Phil RanalloIf some enterprising writer ever compiled a history of Buffalo’s most accomplis
Remembering “What’s New Harry?” and Phil Ranallo
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
If some enterprising writer ever compiled a history of Buffalo’s most accomplished journalists , it’s a pretty good bet that the late, great Phil Ranallo would make the all-star team as a sports columnist. Ranallo worked for the old Courier-Express... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Early aggressive play pays off big in Fitch victoryBy Brian Dzenis CANFIELD The Austintown Fitch boys basketball team made sure
Early aggressive play pays off big in Fitch victory
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 days ago
By Brian Dzenis CANFIELD The Austintown Fitch boys basketball team made sure its rematch with Canfield wouldn’t be decided in the final seconds. The Falcons took a commanding lead early in the second half and rode it to a 65-52 win. The victory... Read more
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Gamasutra
Question's The Magic CircleAs the independent game industry swells and developers in general grow more com
Question's The Magic Circle
Gamasutra / Posted 23 days ago
As the independent game industry swells and developers in general grow more comfortable expressing personal experiences through their work, we're seeing more games truck with the realities of game development itself. Last year games like The Writer... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Dems endorse MonroeThis is not the first time the party chose not to endorse Altiere, who has been
Dems endorse Monroe
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
This is not the first time the party chose not to endorse Altiere, who has been sheriff since 1993. In 2008, the party selected then-Weathersfield police Chief Joe Consiglio, who lost in the primary, leading to a fifth term for Altiere. In 2014, the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Clippers iron man DeAndre Jordan hasn't sat out a game in nearly five yearsHe's played every Clippers game since, the league's longest active streak reach
Clippers iron man DeAndre Jordan hasn't sat out a game in nearly five years
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
He's played every Clippers game since, the league's longest active streak reaching 360 consecutive games Sunday during a 114-111 overtime victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Fellow Clippers stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul have been sidelined... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglarsPolice captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boule
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglars
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 29 days ago
Police captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boulevard. A Slidell Police Officer spotted a white Chrysler 300 speeding down the center turning lane on Robert Boulevard Friday afternoon and attempted to pull the vehicle... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglarsPolice captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boule
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglars
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 29 days ago
Police captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boulevard. A Slidell Police Officer spotted a white Chrysler 300 speeding down the center turning lane on Robert Boulevard Friday afternoon and attempted to pull the vehicle... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglarsPolice captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boule
K-9 unit nabs North Shore burglars
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
Police captured two burglary suspects after a high speed chase down Gause Boulevard. A Slidell Police Officer spotted a white Chrysler 300 speeding down the center turning lane on Robert Boulevard Friday afternoon and attempted to pull the vehicle... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Fire heavily damages Champaign storage facilityCHAMPAIGN - Champaign firefighters have not determined the cause of a fire that
Fire heavily damages Champaign storage facility
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
CHAMPAIGN - Champaign firefighters have not determined the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a Champaign storage facility Friday night. It took firefighters from Champaign and Urbana more than two hours to get control of the fire at Country Fair... Read more

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