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News 10 NBC Rochester
Changes coming to Letchworth State ParkCreated: 08/28/2015 9:25 PM WHEC.com Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday
Changes coming to Letchworth State Park
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted an hour ago
Created: 08/28/2015 9:25 PM WHEC.com Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that $2.5 million dollars is being set aside for playground improvements at eight state parks, including Letchworth. It’s all part of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to revitalize... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Pablo: Rumrill Sports Park will open with ceremony Sept. 8SAN PABLO -- The Rumrill Sports Park will have a grand opening Sept. 8 with a r
San Pablo: Rumrill Sports Park will open with ceremony Sept. 8
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 hours ago
SAN PABLO -- The Rumrill Sports Park will have a grand opening Sept. 8 with a ribbon-cutting, speeches by dignitaries and recreation activities. The new 4.5-acre park, built at a former at brownfield 1509 Rumrill Blvd., features three synthetic turf... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Pablo: Rumrill Sports Park will open with ceremony Sept. 8SAN PABLO -- The Rumrill Sports Park will have a grand opening Sept. 8 with a r
San Pablo: Rumrill Sports Park will open with ceremony Sept. 8
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 hours ago
SAN PABLO -- The Rumrill Sports Park will have a grand opening Sept. 8 with a ribbon-cutting, speeches by dignitaries and recreation activities. The new 4.5-acre park, built at a former at brownfield 1509 Rumrill Blvd., features three synthetic turf... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Future of state parks uncertainDepartment leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park and said they
Future of state parks uncertain
The Gadsden Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Department leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park and said they’ve absorbed millions of dollars’ worth of funding transfers to support the state’s general fund budget in the past four years. Alabama State Parks Director Greg Lein... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
America’s Farmers to award $3.3 millionIn Illinois, 97 organizations will receive donations in 2016. Sponsored by the
America’s Farmers to award $3.3 million
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 hours ago
In Illinois, 97 organizations will receive donations in 2016. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the program’s purpose is to make a positive impact in rural communities by giving farmers a chance to direct $2,500 donations to eligible nonprofit... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Newberg lifts recreational fire banThe Newberg Fire Department has lifted the ban on recreational fires it issued
Newberg lifts recreational fire ban
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 hours ago
The Newberg Fire Department has lifted the ban on recreational fires it issued last Friday, August 21, after critical fire conditions subsided in Yamhill county. The ban prohibited all open-flame recreational fires, like patio or backyard firepits,... Read more
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The Signal
Wilk’s veteran bill killed in Senate Appropriations CommitteeSACRAMENTO –Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s, R-Santa Clarita, bill AB 240 which would
Wilk’s veteran bill killed in Senate Appropriations Committee
The Signal / Posted 9 hours ago
SACRAMENTO –Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s, R-Santa Clarita, bill AB 240 which would allow recipients of special recognition military license plates free entrance to all California State Parks was killed in Senate Appropriations Committee. “Our country’s... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Green Lakes State Park to get new playground in campgroundsSYRACUSE, N.Y - The campground at Green Lakes State Park is getting a new playg
Green Lakes State Park to get new playground in campgrounds
The Post-Standard / Posted 11 hours ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y - The campground at Green Lakes State Park is getting a new playground. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the renovation Friday as part of a total $2.5 million in state spending to improve 13 campgrounds in state parks. The others are... Read more
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Sacramento Today
Gold Rush Days in Old Sacramento September 4-7OLD SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Mark your calendar...it's time to turn back the clock
Gold Rush Days in Old Sacramento September 4-7
Sacramento Today / Posted 11 hours ago
OLD SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Mark your calendar...it's time to turn back the clock to the 1850s when Gold Rush Days RETURNS to Old Sacramento over the extended Labor Day Weekend -- Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7, 2015. The wildly fun... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Fewer lifeguards at Connecticut parks as fall approachesConnecticut officials are advising visitors to state parks that there will be a
Fewer lifeguards at Connecticut parks as fall approaches
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 11 hours ago
Connecticut officials are advising visitors to state parks that there will be a smaller number of lifeguards on duty as the end of summer approaches. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says many lifeguards leave their positions... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Pleasanton man diving for abalone dies off Mendocino CoastSANTA ROSA -- An abalone diver whose body was recovered last weekend is at leas
Pleasanton man diving for abalone dies off Mendocino Coast
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 hours ago
SANTA ROSA -- An abalone diver whose body was recovered last weekend is at least the seventh person to die while hunting for abalone off the Northern California coast this year. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1JiUPzj )... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beachesThe number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly red
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beaches
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
The number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season fast approaches. At this time of year, many lifeguards leave their positions to return to school, but the state Department... Read more
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Connecticut Post
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beachesThe number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly red
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beaches
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 hours ago
The number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season fast approaches. At this time of year, many lifeguards leave their positions to return to school, but the state Department... Read more
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Greenwich Time
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beachesThe number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly red
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beaches
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 hours ago
The number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season fast approaches. At this time of year, many lifeguards leave their positions to return to school, but the state Department... Read more
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The News-Times
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beachesThe number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly red
DEEP: Fewer lifeguards at state beaches
The News-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
The number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season fast approaches. At this time of year, many lifeguards leave their positions to return to school, but the state Department... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Pleasanton man diving for abalone dies off Mendocino CoastSANTA ROSA -- An abalone diver whose body was recovered last weekend is at leas
Pleasanton man diving for abalone dies off Mendocino Coast
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
SANTA ROSA -- An abalone diver whose body was recovered last weekend is at least the seventh person to die while hunting for abalone off the Northern California coast this year. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1JiUPzj )... Read more
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WALB Albany
Cyclists ride 100 miles through State and National ParksNearly 35 bicyclists will ride through five different parks on the "Find Your P
Cyclists ride 100 miles through State and National Parks
WALB Albany / Posted 14 hours ago
Nearly 35 bicyclists will ride through five different parks on the "Find Your Park Centennial Bike Ride." The bike ride is one way local parks are celebrating the "Find Your Park" campaign, which encourages everyone to get outdoors and visit local... Read more
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The Star
Catchment areas should have been protectedWORLD Wide Fund for Nature – Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) views with extreme disappo
Catchment areas should have been protected
The Star / Posted yesterday
WORLD Wide Fund for Nature – Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) views with extreme disappointment the decision made by the Selangor state government to allow the East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) to cut through the Ampang Forest Reserve, a water catchment... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AUM professor: Bad budget better than no budgetWith just over 30 days left before the new fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, the st
AUM professor: Bad budget better than no budget
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
With just over 30 days left before the new fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, the state still doesn't have a plan for the general fund. Estimates range from $200 million to more than $300 million would be necessary to solve the state budget crisis. The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AUM professor: Bad budget better than no budgetWith just over 30 days left before the new fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, the st
AUM professor: Bad budget better than no budget
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
With just over 30 days left before the new fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, the state still doesn't have a plan for the general fund. Estimates range from $200 million to more than $300 million would be necessary to solve the state budget crisis. The... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Illinois State Park Maintenance DeferredJACKSON COUNTY -- More than 700 projects at Illinois state parks have been put
Illinois State Park Maintenance Deferred
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted yesterday
JACKSON COUNTY -- More than 700 projects at Illinois state parks have been put on hold indefinitely as Illinois lawmakers try to sort through budget issues. Meanwhile, the Better Government Association says if those issues are left unsolved it could... Read more
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Yahoo News
NH's Mount Monadnock: Hiking challenge despite geezer looks This July 20, 2015 photo shows the peak of Mount Monadnock, elevation 3,165 f
NH's Mount Monadnock: Hiking challenge despite geezer looks
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
This July 20, 2015 photo shows the peak of Mount Monadnock, elevation 3,165 feet, in Jaffrey, N.H., which … JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) — From a distance, New England's beloved Mount Monadnock... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parksPELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Officials say closures of state parks are among the potenti
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parks
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Officials say closures of state parks are among the potential impacts of proposed budget cuts to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Department leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parksPELHAM, Ala. (AP) � Officials say closures of state parks are among the potenti
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parks
The Gadsden Times / Posted yesterday
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) � Officials say closures of state parks are among the potential impacts of proposed budget cuts to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Department leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) � The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) � The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State parks campfire ban lasts at least another weekThe statewide campfire and open flame ban in Oregon State Parks remains in plac
State parks campfire ban lasts at least another week
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
The statewide campfire and open flame ban in Oregon State Parks remains in place for at least one more week, officials said Thursday, as conditions have not improved since the ban began Aug. 19. Fires are not allowed on properties owned and managed... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parksPELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Officials say closures of state parks are among the potenti
Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parks
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted yesterday
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Officials say closures of state parks are among the potential impacts of proposed budget cuts to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Department leaders and others gathered at Oak Mountain State Park... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) � The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) � The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
The Evening Sun / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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York Daily Record
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
KATV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
VA chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe chamber of commerce executive shot during a live news broadcast in Virginia
VA chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
The chamber of commerce executive shot during a live news broadcast in Virginia was in stable condition Wednesday after undergoing emergency surgery, officials said. Vicki Gardner, executive director of the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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Salon.com
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana’s towering dunes was inten
Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana’s towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Yet five years after a politically connected... Read more
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DNA Info
24-Hour Dog Run Opens in Pup-Friendly Hunters PointThe neighborhood opened its newest dog run Thursday, which will be open to pooc
24-Hour Dog Run Opens in Pup-Friendly Hunters Point
DNA Info / Posted yesterday
The neighborhood opened its newest dog run Thursday, which will be open to pooches and their humans 24 hours a day and boasts a doggie water fountain and poop bag dispenser. The $750,000 run is located on Center Boulevard near 46th Road as part of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Fire ban continues at Oregon state parksA statewide campfire and open flame ban in Oregon state parks remains in place
Fire ban continues at Oregon state parks
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
A statewide campfire and open flame ban in Oregon state parks remains in place for at least one more week according to Oregon Parks and Recreation. Conditions have not improved since the ban began August 19. Fires are not allowed on properties... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived bein
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN's Chris Cuomo he was "stunned" at what... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived bein
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN's Chris Cuomo he was "stunned" at what... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived bein
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN's Chris Cuomo he was "stunned" at what... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived bein
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN's Chris Cuomo he was "stunned" at what... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Swimming still banned at Indian WellSHELTON — Indian Well State Park remained closed to swimming Thursday, due to t
Swimming still banned at Indian Well
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
SHELTON — Indian Well State Park remained closed to swimming Thursday, due to the presence of blue green algae in the water. The ban on swimming was issued Wednesday at both Indian Well and Kettletown State Park in Oxford by the state Department of... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shootingThe husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived bein
Va. chamber exec stable after on-air shooting
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN's Chris Cuomo he was "stunned" at what... Read more
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Rutland Herald
A coffeehouse festival: Plymouth Folk and Blues A backstage shot from the Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival It�s hard to get mo
A coffeehouse festival: Plymouth Folk and Blues
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
A backstage shot from the Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival It�s hard to get more Vermont-ish than Plymouth Notch. Forget about the modern-day Vermont attention-getters like Ben & Jerry�s or Phish; we�re... Read more
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