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Hartford Courant
Dan Haar: Hartford Fireworks Can Happen July 9, On Land If Not Waterthe cost of the fireworks is measurable, and with Monday's last-minute exit fro
Dan Haar: Hartford Fireworks Can Happen July 9, On Land If Not Water
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 minutes ago
the cost of the fireworks is measurable, and with Monday's last-minute exit from police and fire protection by the riverbank mayors, it's a price tag Riverfront Recapture can't meet on short notice. The move by mayors Marcia Leclerc of East... Read more
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Shropshire Star
River bailiff, 70, injured in Shrewsbury dog attack « Shropshire StarThe 70-year-old was walking along the riverbank close to Emstrey Fishery in his
River bailiff, 70, injured in Shrewsbury dog attack « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 hours ago
The 70-year-old was walking along the riverbank close to Emstrey Fishery in his capacity as a river bailiff when he heard voices by the water. When he went to investigate, a large unmuzzled labrador leapt at him. The man put his arm up to protect... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Volunteers green up Dubbo’s riverbankvolunteer Melissa Gray said red gums, bottlebrush and wattles were among the sp
Volunteers green up Dubbo’s riverbank
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
volunteer Melissa Gray said red gums, bottlebrush and wattles were among the species selected. “We’ve fenced off the riverbank to protect the riparian zone from stock because stock have completely wiped out the native wattles from the bank,”... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter: June 29, 2016to six weeks, after which cause and manner of death will be decided. Commercia
Blotter: June 29, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
to six weeks, after which cause and manner of death will be decided. Commercial rafters found the body floating near the riverbank, and the man is believed to have been dead and in the water for days. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office has... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Fresh crackdown on illegally-moored boats on the Thames between Kingston and Richmondalong the Thames between Kingston and Richmond, writes Abbie Llewellyn. It fol
Fresh crackdown on illegally-moored boats on the Thames between Kingston and Richmond
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 hours ago
along the Thames between Kingston and Richmond, writes Abbie Llewellyn. It follows pressure from action group Reclaim the Riverbank. Previous success was achieved in removing illegally moored boats upstream of Teddington and a meeting was held... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(As heavy rains raise water dam level:) City activates BDRRMCs for responseto moderate rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms due to an intertropical conv
(As heavy rains raise water dam level:) City activates BDRRMCs for response
Zamboanga Today / Posted 6 hours ago
to moderate rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms due to an intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao. Riverbank dwellers and those residing in low lying areas are advised to continuously take precautionary measures. BDRRMCs... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Las Vegas lights to brighten up Rocky’s riverbankworking alongside Rockhampton company Stankey Electrics, who were recently awar
Las Vegas lights to brighten up Rocky’s riverbank
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
working alongside Rockhampton company Stankey Electrics, who were recently awarded a $2.1 million contract for the Riverbank Electrical Service and Smart Technology tender. Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow said the lighting feature,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
A Border Rancher Explains the Art of Survival - A Border Rancher Explains the Art of Survival by Jay Root The Texas Tribune June 28 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration. This part of the...men stay behind, though. And now both are standing 35 feet away from Escobar in
A Border Rancher Explains the Art of Survival - A Border Rancher Explains the Art of Survival by Jay Root The Texas Tribune June 28 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration. This part of the...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
men stay behind, though. And now both are standing 35 feet away from Escobar in a grassy clearing between the cane-choked riverbank and the woods where the immigrants just disappeared. One of the men in the clearing is dressed in camouflage. The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
YOUR SAY: Trees and horses among the concerns at flood channel presentationmore detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Asso
YOUR SAY: Trees and horses among the concerns at flood channel presentation
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
more detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Association, meanwhile, who feared their bit of riverbank could be dug up as part of the scheme, were today given a reprieve. Spokesman Tim Wiseman said: "This is fantastic... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
YOUR SAY: Trees and horses among the concerns at flood channel presentationmore detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Asso
YOUR SAY: Trees and horses among the concerns at flood channel presentation
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 hours ago
more detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Association, meanwhile, who feared their bit of riverbank could be dug up as part of the scheme, were today given a reprieve. Spokesman Tim Wiseman said: "This is fantastic... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Trees and horses among the concerns at flood scheme presentationmore detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Asso
Trees and horses among the concerns at flood scheme presentation
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 hours ago
more detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Association, meanwhile, who feared their bit of riverbank could be dug up as part of the scheme, were today given a reprieve. Spokesman Tim Wiseman said: "This is fantastic... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Trees and horses among the concerns at flood scheme presentationmore detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Asso
Trees and horses among the concerns at flood scheme presentation
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
more detailed design in the Spring. The Weirs Orchard Moorings Residents' Association, meanwhile, who feared their bit of riverbank could be dug up as part of the scheme, were today given a reprieve. Spokesman Tim Wiseman said: "This is fantastic... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
VIDEO: Brexit might make funding for Oxford's flood alleviation scheme evaporatethe boat dwellers who live at Weirs Mill Orchard. In one of the EA's previous
VIDEO: Brexit might make funding for Oxford's flood alleviation scheme evaporate
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
the boat dwellers who live at Weirs Mill Orchard. In one of the EA's previous route options, their stretch of the Thames riverbank would be carved up to widen the river so it could take more water. The EA said yesterday that this final route... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Brexit might make funding for Oxford's flood alleviation scheme evaporatethe boat dwellers who live at Weirs Mill Orchard. In one of the EA's previous
Brexit might make funding for Oxford's flood alleviation scheme evaporate
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
the boat dwellers who live at Weirs Mill Orchard. In one of the EA's previous route options, their stretch of the Thames riverbank would be carved up to widen the river so it could take more water. The EA said yesterday that this final route... Read more
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Western Advocate
Winter wipe-outunemployed people who need a hand and others who are sleeping rough or on couch
Winter wipe-out
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
unemployed people who need a hand and others who are sleeping rough or on couches,” he said. “I moved two guys on from the riverbank last week and found somewhere for them.” The Salvation Army Store is at 39 Keppel Street or phone 6331 3970 to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Spanish architects make hay with Wheat City projectMarta Mila and Marc Torrellas carry hay bales to construct a play structure at
Spanish architects make hay with Wheat City project
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Marta Mila and Marc Torrellas carry hay bales to construct a play structure at the Riverbank Discovery Centre on Saturday afternoon. The Spanish architects’ design won Brandon’s portion of the Cool Gardens competition. Architects from Barcelona,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Crews searching Muskegon River for missing personperson. The body of a 34-year-old Grand Rapids man was recovered from the river
Crews searching Muskegon River for missing person
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
person. The body of a 34-year-old Grand Rapids man was recovered from the river Saturday, near Newaygo. Authorities said the man had been fishing on the riverbank before he went missing FOX 17 has a crew on scene working to learn more inform... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vanuatu: Water, water, everywherebig spiders, then canyoned the river, clambering over boulders and swimming in
Vanuatu: Water, water, everywhere
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
big spiders, then canyoned the river, clambering over boulders and swimming in fast, deep, chilly water. Lunch on the sunny riverbank tasted pretty good after that and all that remained was a steep climb out of the gorge before coffee back at the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Search ongoing for missing person on Muskegon River; 2nd in 2 daysbody of a 34-year-old Grand Rapids man was recovered from the river Saturday, J
Search ongoing for missing person on Muskegon River; 2nd in 2 days
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
body of a 34-year-old Grand Rapids man was recovered from the river Saturday, June 25, in Newaygo. Witnesses told police he had been fishing on the riverbank when before he went missing for a few hours. This is a developing story. (© 20... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
More than 100 compete in Missouri River Freedom Racethe sand at what's often called Joe Wilson's Serenity Point. Hunter Thornsberr
More than 100 compete in Missouri River Freedom Race
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the sand at what's often called Joe Wilson's Serenity Point. Hunter Thornsberry helps guide a four-person canoe to the riverbank as paddlers, front to back, Linda LaFontaine, Steve Erwin, Kim Jones and Dave Jones, reach the finish line at Noren... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
NEWS Briefs | June 26, 2016of St. Charles. The guest drawer was Stacy Podhorsky, a Chamber volunteer and
NEWS Briefs | June 26, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
of St. Charles. The guest drawer was Stacy Podhorsky, a Chamber volunteer and Chesaning Hantional Honor Society member. RIVERBANK RESTORATION – During the June 21 meeting of the Chesaning Village Council, Parks and Recreation Committee Chairman... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Boy escapes from river current during Aspen day campjust under).” Somehow the boy self-rescued, however, planting his foot and pul
Boy escapes from river current during Aspen day camp
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
just under).” Somehow the boy self-rescued, however, planting his foot and pulling himself out of the water and onto a riverbank, the mother and the boy said. “I was very scared,” he said, while pointing to the area of the river from which he... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Road repairs to start in Julysee this come together,” said Ward 1 Coun. Mark Carl while discussing plans to
Road repairs to start in July
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
see this come together,” said Ward 1 Coun. Mark Carl while discussing plans to rebuild Niagara Street from Thorold Road to Riverbank Street. “If Ward 1 is ecstatic, you can only imagine how we are in Ward 2,” added Ward 2 Coun. David McLeod. The... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
People look for large snake reported near Westbrook parkreport of a snake with a head as large as a small ball and a body as long as a
People look for large snake reported near Westbrook park
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
report of a snake with a head as large as a small ball and a body as long as a truck. It was seen near the water next to Riverbank Park. The report has not scared people away from the area. In fact, just the opposite happened. People came to the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
People look for large snake reported near Westbrook parkreport of a snake with a head as large as a small ball and a body as long as a
People look for large snake reported near Westbrook park
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 days ago
report of a snake with a head as large as a small ball and a body as long as a truck. It was seen near the water next to Riverbank Park. The report has not scared people away from the area. In fact, just the opposite happened. People came to the... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Expert: Westbrook snake may be native speciesSHORE AT RIVERBANK PARK. TOMORROW, POLICE WILL BE OUT SEARCHING FOR IT. THERE W
Expert: Westbrook snake may be native species
WMTW Portland / Posted 4 days ago
SHORE AT RIVERBANK PARK. TOMORROW, POLICE WILL BE OUT SEARCHING FOR IT. THERE WAS NO SIGN OF THE SNAKE THURSDAY AFTERNOON, BUT IT WAS THE TALK OF WESTBROOK. >> I SAW A SNAKE AT MY GRANDMA'S IN FLORIDA. >> IT IS CONCERNING. WE ARE AT THE PLAYGROUND.... Read more
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WMTW Portland
2nd sighting of Westbrook snake reported as onlookers search for creatureA second person has reported seeing a large snake near Riverbank Park in Westbr
2nd sighting of Westbrook snake reported as onlookers search for creature
WMTW Portland / Posted 4 days ago
A second person has reported seeing a large snake near Riverbank Park in Westbrook, but told WMTW News 8 it was smaller than what was earlier reported to police. A woman told police Thursday that she saw the snake near the playground on both the... Read more
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chroniclelive
17 things you'll know if you're from Hebburnkids would gather to see the “Four o’clock Namer” locomotive. It was always Red
17 things you'll know if you're from Hebburn
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
kids would gather to see the “Four o’clock Namer” locomotive. It was always Red Gauntlet. 5. The Ballast Hills on the Tyne riverbank, created by incoming ships dumping their ballast before taking on cargo, mainly coal. A vantage point to watch ship... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
We all have our wartspreacher”? Having been a Christian for over 75 years, I’ve never heard of one o
We all have our warts
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
preacher”? Having been a Christian for over 75 years, I’ve never heard of one or met one. One must therefore call this Riverbank slur an outright lie joining the legion of other lies coming from Hillary, her troops and “sycophants” like... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Total Stations Threatening Liberia's Environment? Neither EPA or Public Works Admit Granting Permitswetlands are without doubt protected. "The SKD Boulevard is a protected wetlan
Total Stations Threatening Liberia's Environment? Neither EPA or Public Works Admit Granting Permits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
wetlands are without doubt protected. "The SKD Boulevard is a protected wetland because it cuts between the Montserrado riverbank and mangrove swamp, so the EPA should not allow people to build in there." "EPA should stop those constructions in... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Recognizing the abused, disadvantaged, and invisible on International Widow's Dayme,” added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, whe
Recognizing the abused, disadvantaged, and invisible on International Widow's Day
Acton Commentary / Posted 5 days ago
me,” added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, where she lives in an old wooden shack on a riverbank. The global affected population numbers 258 million widows with 585 million children. Of these, 38 million widows... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Libs pledge $300k for Shoalhaven Rivercreeps closer to the road. “The project will address both safety on the notori
Libs pledge $300k for Shoalhaven River
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
creeps closer to the road. “The project will address both safety on the notoriously dangerous Bolong Road and Shoalhaven Riverbank stability and riparian erosion control,” Mrs Sudmalis said. “The project will combine plantings with rock... Read more
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Japan Today
Woman jailed for 4 years for murder, assisted suicide of parents ‹ Japan Todayalso waded into deeper water and went under. Both of Namikata’s parents drowne
Woman jailed for 4 years for murder, assisted suicide of parents ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
also waded into deeper water and went under. Both of Namikata’s parents drowned. Namikata, who was found lying on the riverbank, was taken to hospital, suffering from hypothermia. After she recovered, police charged her with killing her mother... Read more
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Bolton News
Police officers hailed heroes after saving woman in daring river rescuecarried the woman from the scene on a spinal board through dense foliage after
Police officers hailed heroes after saving woman in daring river rescue
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
carried the woman from the scene on a spinal board through dense foliage after cutting through a gate to access the riverbank. PC Bowdell said: "It was essentially life or death." PC Cook added: "It had to be done. It's part of the job. It... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
'Very large' snake spotted near Westbrook playgroundWestbrook police are looking into a legitimate report of a large snake at River
'Very large' snake spotted near Westbrook playground
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
Westbrook police are looking into a legitimate report of a large snake at Riverbank Park. Police said it reportedly was as long as a truck with a head the size of a soccer ball and was seen near the rear of the playground on both the Main Street and... Read more
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WMTW Portland
'Very large' snake reportedly spotted in WestbrookWestbrook police are looking into a legitimate report of a large snake at River
'Very large' snake reportedly spotted in Westbrook
WMTW Portland / Posted 5 days ago
Westbrook police are looking into a legitimate report of a large snake at Riverbank Park. Police said it reportedly was as long as a truck with a head the size of a soccer ball and was seen near the rear of the playground on both the Main Street and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Westbrook police investigate report of snake ‘as long as a truck’ in Riverbank ParkWESTBROOK, Maine — Westbrook police are investigating a report of a very large
Westbrook police investigate report of snake ‘as long as a truck’ in Riverbank Park
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
WESTBROOK, Maine — Westbrook police are investigating a report of a very large snake in Riverbank Park. The report stated that the snake is as long as a truck and has a head the size of a soccer ball. Police say the snake was reportedly observed on... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
State collecting comments on proposed river rulesinventory commissioned by the city of Ramsey, which has 5.8 miles of shoreline
State collecting comments on proposed river rules
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
inventory commissioned by the city of Ramsey, which has 5.8 miles of shoreline along the Mississippi, 5,148 tons of riverbank are being lost each year to erosion. According to Freeburg, he has spent $3,000 to $5,000 per running foot of his... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Westbrook police investigate report of large snake in Riverbank ParkWESTBROOK, Maine — Westbrook police are investigating a report of a very large
Westbrook police investigate report of large snake in Riverbank Park
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
WESTBROOK, Maine — Westbrook police are investigating a report of a very large snake in Riverbank Park. The report stated that the snake is as long as a truck and has a head the size of a soccer ball. Police say the snake was reportedly observed on... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Westbrook police: Report of large snake in Riverbank ParkWESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook police say they have received a rep
Westbrook police: Report of large snake in Riverbank Park
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook police say they have received a report about a very large snake in Riverbank Park. Officials said, "report was the snake was as long as a truck and the head the size of a soccer ball." The snake was... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Westbrook police: Report of large snake in Riverbank ParkWESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook police say they have received a rep
Westbrook police: Report of large snake in Riverbank Park
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook police say they have received a report about a very large snake in Riverbank Park. Officials said, "report was the snake was as long as a truck and the head the size of a soccer ball." The snake was... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
From cleaning corpses to sex with strangers, widow rituals fuel disease in Africame," added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, whe
From cleaning corpses to sex with strangers, widow rituals fuel disease in Africa
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
me," added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, where she lives in an old wooden shack on a riverbank. Millions of widows in sub-Saharan Africa are left destitute after being disinherited and robbed of their... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Lightning strike deaths surge in Bangladesh, Indiacountry's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones
Lightning strike deaths surge in Bangladesh, India
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
country's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones and storm surges, earthquakes, drought and riverbank erosion, among others. As a result, the government now compensates lightning strike victims or their families with... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mercury remediation work continues at Orrington siteaccording to company and town officials. Previous work at the HoltraChem site
Mercury remediation work continues at Orrington site
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
according to company and town officials. Previous work at the HoltraChem site included the installation of riprap on the riverbank next to one of the plant landfills to prevent erosion and river contamination, the addition of a groundwater... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Widow rituals fuel the spread of disease in Africa'me," added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, whe
'Widow rituals fuel the spread of disease in Africa'
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
me," added Clarisse, who fled with her daughter to the outskirts of Douala, where she lives in an old wooden shack on a riverbank. Millions of widows in sub-Saharan Africa are left destitute after being disinherited and robbed of their... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh declares lightning strikes a disaster as deaths surgecountry's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones
Bangladesh declares lightning strikes a disaster as deaths surge
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
country's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones and storm surges, earthquakes, drought and riverbank erosion, among others. As a result, the government now compensates lightning strike victims or their families with... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Final Poll Shows Vogel, Flora In Assembly Raceof the vote. Madueno was a close third at 21.2 percent. The 12th Assembly Distr
Final Poll Shows Vogel, Flora In Assembly Race
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 6 days ago
of the vote. Madueno was a close third at 21.2 percent. The 12th Assembly District includes the communities of Oakdale and Riverbank in Stanislaus County as well as Escalon in San Joaquin County. Since no candidate received the 50 percent plus one... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
COMMUNITY BRIEFSstop for a BBQ, Truck Show and Raffle. Rider and Truck Show registration is ava
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 6 days ago
stop for a BBQ, Truck Show and Raffle. Rider and Truck Show registration is available online at www.truckinforhospice.org. Riverbank welcomes the REO Speechtrain Toastmasters Club for regular meetings every Wednesday morning, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Valley Art Association Sets Annual Show In RiverbankValley Art Association is hosting its Spring Art Show at the Riverbank City Cou
Valley Art Association Sets Annual Show In Riverbank
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Valley Art Association is hosting its Spring Art Show at the Riverbank City Council Chambers, 6707 Third St., Suite B, in Riverbank later this month. The Art Show viewing is Saturday, June 25 and is open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Entries are... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lightning kills at least 93 as monsoon sweeps Indiacountry's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones
Lightning kills at least 93 as monsoon sweeps India
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
country's list of official types of disasters, which includes floods, cyclones and storm surges, earthquakes, drought and riverbank erosion, among others. As a result, the government now compensates lightning strike victims or their families with... Read more
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