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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Sidney, Cabela's partnership may remain, residents hopeThe worst fears of Sidney, Nebraska, could soon come to pass if Bass Pro Shops
Sidney, Cabela's partnership may remain, residents hope
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The worst fears of Sidney, Nebraska, could soon come to pass if Bass Pro Shops buys Cabela's, the local retailer that employs 2,000 people in the town of 6,800. Bass Pro is one step closer to purchasing Cabela's now that it has teamed up with New... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Mental health issues before county boardthe Families First Children's Collaborative report from coordinator Barb Bertra
Mental health issues before county board
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 6 days ago
the Families First Children's Collaborative report from coordinator Barb Bertrand on Tuesday, April 26. The collaborative board includes representatives from Brown County Human Services, Public Health and Probation agencies, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Russian Professorwould’ve gone to Morocco as a soldier.”Credit Photograph by VLADIMIR NABOKOV AR
The Russian Professor
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
would’ve gone to Morocco as a soldier.”Credit Photograph by VLADIMIR NABOKOV ARCHIVE / BERG COLLECTION / NYPL In the fall of 1942, Vladimir Nabokov, unable to secure a teaching position at Wellesley College, where he had held a creative-writing... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield super outlines cuts if August levy failsBy Connie Williams SPRINGFIELD — At the April 19 Springfield Local Schools Boa
Springfield super outlines cuts if August levy fails
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 days ago
By Connie Williams SPRINGFIELD — At the April 19 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Chuck Sincere addressed cuts that would be necessary if voters reject the five-year, $1.5 million emergency levy on the Aug. 2... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Forty years of making connections in Yellow SpringsLarry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric, has been a “fixture” of Yello
Forty years of making connections in Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs News / Posted 7 days ago
Larry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric, has been a “fixture” of Yellow Springs for more than 40 years. Known equally for his wry sense of humor and his way with wiring, he’s been plying both trades in the village since starting his electric... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
6 Valley high schools among nation’s bestNo Valley schools earned the gold designation, awarded to the nation’s top 500
6 Valley high schools among nation’s best
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
No Valley schools earned the gold designation, awarded to the nation’s top 500 high schools. Columbiana, Canfield, Boardman, Hubbard, Struthers and Springfield each earned the silver distinction. Nationally, 2,173 schools got that... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Green Writers Press makes its markBrattleboro resident and longtime environmental activist and writer, founded Gr
Green Writers Press makes its mark
Rutland Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Brattleboro resident and longtime environmental activist and writer, founded Green Writers Press in 2014 with the purpose of focusing on the environment, a strong sense of place in Vermont and giving undiscovered writers a chance. She noted the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Gov. Rauner Releases School Funding BreakdownBruce Rauner released figures Tuesday detailing how much each Illinois school d
Gov. Rauner Releases School Funding Breakdown
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Bruce Rauner released figures Tuesday detailing how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education budget, setting the stage for another battle with Democrats who have their own proposal. The Illinois State Board... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Yes, Local School Councils still matterWhat began in Chicago three decades ago as a “radical experiment” in neighborho
Yes, Local School Councils still matter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 16 days ago
What began in Chicago three decades ago as a “radical experiment” in neighborhood control of education has come to resemble—both through waning interest and a deliberate undermining of its powers by Chicago Public Schools—an overlooked and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner releases school funding breakdownThe Illinois State Board of Education said the plan calls for increasing fundin
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner releases school funding breakdown
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The Illinois State Board of Education said the plan calls for increasing funding by $120 million, fully funding the general state aid to schools instead of prorating it like it’s been done the past seven years with the state struggling to balance its... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rauner's school funding plan calls for $120 million increaseSPRINGFIELD Gov. Bruce Rauner has released figures breaking down how much each
Rauner's school funding plan calls for $120 million increase
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD Gov. Bruce Rauner has released figures breaking down how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education funding plan. The Illinois State Board of Education says the plan calls for increasing funding by... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Casino Openings & Expansions: First Light Resort & Casino breaks ground in MassachusettsStanding inside a temporary tent jammed with fellow tribal members, gaming offi
Casino Openings & Expansions: First Light Resort & Casino breaks ground in Massachusetts
Rolling Good Times / Posted 18 days ago
Standing inside a temporary tent jammed with fellow tribal members, gaming officials, and city and state leaders last Tuesday, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell couldn't help but smile widely as he exulted, "We did it!" With... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Preparing for record NovemberThis democracy thing can be expensive. Champaign County Board board members Tu
Preparing for record November
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
This democracy thing can be expensive. Champaign County Board board members Tuesday night will be asked to budget an additional $105,000 in county funds to pay for the November general election. That's on top of $251,000 already set aside for... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
A United Front: Macomb consortium meets with state officials Posted Apr. 9, 2016 at 8:23 AM SPRINGFIELD — Amid a state budget gridlock st
A United Front: Macomb consortium meets with state officials
McDonough County Voice / Posted 20 days ago
Posted Apr. 9, 2016 at 8:23 AM SPRINGFIELD — Amid a state budget gridlock stretching into 10 months, a large group of Macomb citizens made the trip to Springfield on Wednesday to present... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Business calendarwomen, to expand business knowledge, develop and apply critical skills and reac
Business calendar
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
women, to expand business knowledge, develop and apply critical skills and reach business potential, 9-11 a.m., Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G, Fernandina Beach. Pilot sessions continue May 9 and June 13. $15, members get... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK12 and under; crowntheaterproductions.org or 330-482-9915 Ext. 2. EAST PALESTI
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 21 days ago
12 and under; crowntheaterproductions.org or 330-482-9915 Ext. 2. EAST PALESTINE Rummage sale fundraiser for Youth Group of the East Palestine Nazarene Church, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., basement of the church, 38 E. Rebecca St. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Second... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Wittenberg receives $3.9M in federal tax credits for renovationWittenberg University has received $3.9 million in federal historic tax incenti
Wittenberg receives $3.9M in federal tax credits for renovation
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 21 days ago
Wittenberg University has received $3.9 million in federal historic tax incentives to restore its 1930 field house as part of a $40.5 million athletic facilities expansion scheduled to begin next year. The award from the Federal Historic... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKBOARDMAN Bereavement support group meeting, 1-3 p.m., Boardman Park, Georgeann
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 23 days ago
BOARDMAN Bereavement support group meeting, 1-3 p.m., Boardman Park, Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman-Poland Road; 330-759-9487. COLUMBIANA Retired plant employees of AT&T/Ohio Bell, breakfast, 8 a.m., Das Dutch... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKPALESTINE East Palestine Charter Review Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 85 N. Mark
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 24 days ago
PALESTINE East Palestine Charter Review Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 85 N. Market St. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1964, lunch, 12:30 p.m., Iron Rails Cafe. Young Writers, 3 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. Women's Way through... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Kindergarten signups begin in East PalestineRegistration documents can be found on the school district's Facebook page and
Kindergarten signups begin in East Palestine
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Registration documents can be found on the school district's Facebook page and they must be dropped off in the board offices from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Also this week, Hostetler announced that the elementary school is hosting its... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKdownload the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 80
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 25 days ago
download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767. Fairfield/Waterford Class of 1959, dinner, 5:30 p.m., Adrian's in Calcutta. EAST PALESTINE East Palestine Board of Education, meeting, 6 p.m.,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Chicago teachers go on strike, shutting down nation’s third-largest school systemCHICAGO — Thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Friday amid stalled
Chicago teachers go on strike, shutting down nation’s third-largest school system
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO — Thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Friday amid stalled contract negotiations, a one-day strike that school system officials decried as illegal and that union leaders described as a means to draw attention to the dire financial... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
STEM school sees record applicationsafter more students than expected applied to join next year’s freshman class.
STEM school sees record applications
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 27 days ago
after more students than expected applied to join next year’s freshman class. The high demand is the latest indication of the school’s success following much skepticism in the community at its inception. “The buy-in from the staff, the parents... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union tries to leverage momentum from walkoutUnion was left to figure out how to leverage its one-day strike to achieve a ne
Chicago Teachers Union tries to leverage momentum from walkout
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Union was left to figure out how to leverage its one-day strike to achieve a new contract and increased funding for education from the state. "I don't think that's entirely landed yet," CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said Friday when... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK8-11 p.m., Columbiana American Legion, 44403 Route 14; music by SRO. Beaver Cr
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 27 days ago
8-11 p.m., Columbiana American Legion, 44403 Route 14; music by SRO. Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, informative program, 1-2 p.m., Columbiana Public Library; register at 330-482-5509 or circulation... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKBOARDMAN Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadiu
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 28 days ago
BOARDMAN Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive. COLUMBIANA Fish fry, 4-7 p.m., Columbiana American Legion; $10 for adults, $5 for children. GREENFORD Benefit dinner for the McFarland family, 4-7 p.m.,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sterling schools show fiscal responsibilityProviding a proper education is one of the greatest responsibilities that every
Sterling schools show fiscal responsibility
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
Providing a proper education is one of the greatest responsibilities that every generation will have for the following generation. There is a far more efficient way to structure this responsibility, rather than our current structure that is filled... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin schools could get help making CEO the superintendentA renewed push could be underway in Springfield to allow the suburbs' biggest s
Elgin schools could get help making CEO the superintendent
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
A renewed push could be underway in Springfield to allow the suburbs' biggest school district to make one of its leaders acting superintendent even though he lacks the credentials state law requires. Members of the Elgin Area School District U-46... Read more
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Boston Globe
Leaders reveal new charter schools legislationstate and across the country. It would also mandate that charter schools reserv
Leaders reveal new charter schools legislation
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
state and across the country. It would also mandate that charter schools reserve slots for parents and teachers on their boards. The measure will almost certainly face resistance from charter school proponents, who are eager to open more charter... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKWest Branch school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. COLUMBIANA Crestvie
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 29 days ago
West Branch school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. COLUMBIANA Crestview Local Board of Education, special meeting, 6 p.m., high school home ec room. DAMASCUS TOPS Chapter 1329, 9:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church;... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'State not paying' forces dental practice's closureable to keep our doors open," said Erica Chancellor, a business assistant at th
'State not paying' forces dental practice's closure
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
able to keep our doors open," said Erica Chancellor, a business assistant at the practice at 2102 N. Market St. The dental office closed March 14 for regular business, she said. It's been wrapping up business with some patients who were considered... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Students pack it in for kindergartners BLADE STAFF Springfield High students, from left, Nermin Aburidi, Franklin B
Students pack it in for kindergartners
The Toledo Blade / Posted 30 days ago
BLADE STAFF Springfield High students, from left, Nermin Aburidi, Franklin Barrios, and Ryan Gerbitz unpack children’s school supplies like glue and scissors that were donated by Walmart and put them into... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
3 honored for lifetime achievementat Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Bruce Yawn,
3 honored for lifetime achievement
Statesboro Herald / Posted 30 days ago
at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Bruce Yawn, who was named Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year in 2001, presented the awards. "These people are special givers in our community," he said. "They have always... Read more
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Daily Press
Gloucester transgender lawsuit could influence North Carolina lawschools over its restroom use policy — could affect a new state law in North Ca
Gloucester transgender lawsuit could influence North Carolina law
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
schools over its restroom use policy — could affect a new state law in North Carolina. If the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond rules in Grimm's favor, overturning a Norfolk federal judge, it would allow him to use the boys'... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield emergency runs reach 23-year highEmergency medical service runs by the Springfield Fire/Rescue Division have inc
Springfield emergency runs reach 23-year high
Springfield News-Sun / Posted a month ago
Emergency medical service runs by the Springfield Fire/Rescue Division have increased nearly 40 percent in a decade, something local officials attributed to the economy and the health care industry. It’s also a trend those same officials say cannot... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Henry, Stark superintendents get things done by working togethertogether School superintendents in Henry and Stark counties called a press con
Henry, Stark superintendents get things done by working together
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 1 months ago
together School superintendents in Henry and Stark counties called a press conference Thursday morning to urge state officials to pass a budget and to let people know now, rather than in August, that if they don’t, there will be no state or... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKavailable; 330-424-7500. The Easter Bunny will visit from 9-11 a.m.; photos ava
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 1 months ago
available; 330-424-7500. The Easter Bunny will visit from 9-11 a.m.; photos available. David Anderson High School Class of 1963, breakfast, 9 a.m., Das Dutch Haus. NORTH LIMA All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 7-10 a.m., North Lima Mennonite... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield district places levy back on ballotBy Julia Kazar LAKEMORE — During the March 22 Springfield Local Schools Board
Springfield district places levy back on ballot
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 1 months ago
By Julia Kazar LAKEMORE — During the March 22 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education meeting, officials once again stressed the importance of the district’s operating levy and agreed to place the issue on the Aug. 2 Special Election... Read more

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