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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's Mailbag, Sept. 4, 2015If this wasn’t a record week for mailbag questions and answers, it sure feels l
Tom's Mailbag, Sept. 4, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
If this wasn’t a record week for mailbag questions and answers, it sure feels like it was. Topics addressed: solar farm, big apartment complex, Rantoul farm cooperative, Jack in the Box in C-U, bike path, Hidden River property along the Sangamon,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
There's room at the (Hampton) innUniversity of Illinois student Difei Chen's new home on campus has free breakfa
There's room at the (Hampton) inn
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
University of Illinois student Difei Chen's new home on campus has free breakfast and dinner, a swimming pool, maid service, a fitness room and a gift shop. It sounds luxurious, but the junior English major isn't exactly thrilled to live in the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, Sept. 4, 2015Today is Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 an
Area history, Sept. 4, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
Today is Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1915: Twin City labor unions have completed the arrangements for their big Labor Day celebration, including a parade that will step off from University... Read more
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Toronto Star
Tenants landing on MaRSThe 20-story medical-and-related-sciences tower at the corner of College Street
Tenants landing on MaRS
Toronto Star / Posted 19 hours ago
The 20-story medical-and-related-sciences tower at the corner of College Street and University Avenue is now 70 per cent leased and should be almost completely rented out by next spring. It’s a remarkable turnaround for a controversial project that... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Woman unharmed after armed masked men break down her back doorThe homeowner who was at her southside home when two armed men broke in demandi
Woman unharmed after armed masked men break down her back door
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 20 hours ago
The homeowner who was at her southside home when two armed men broke in demanding money thinks it was a case of mistaken identity, with the suspects kicking in the wrong door expecting to find someone with a lot of cash, only to find her watching... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo AltoPalo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone
Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 20 hours ago
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had asked to borrow it to make a call in downtown Palo Alto on Monday, according to a police department press release. At about 6:43... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Man Shot Trying to Break Up Robbery in St. PaulUpdated: 09/03/2015 2:28 PM Created: 09/03/2015 2:23 PM KSTP.com By: Dave Aei
Man Shot Trying to Break Up Robbery in St. Paul
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted yesterday
Updated: 09/03/2015 2:28 PM Created: 09/03/2015 2:23 PM KSTP.com By: Dave Aeikens A 30-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot while trying to stop a robbery in St. Paul Wednesday night, St. Paul police said. The incident happened... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Liquor License Approved for St. Paul Midway SuperTargetUpdated: 09/03/2015 1:24 PM Created: 09/03/2015 1:22 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie L
Liquor License Approved for St. Paul Midway SuperTarget
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted yesterday
Updated: 09/03/2015 1:24 PM Created: 09/03/2015 1:22 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie Lissarrague Target has approval to open a liquor store at the SuperTarget location in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood. The St. Paul City Council approved the liquor... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Long at UALR, chancellor sets '16 as time to step awayThe longtime University of Arkansas at Little Rock chancellor -- who guided the
Long at UALR, chancellor sets '16 as time to step away
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The longtime University of Arkansas at Little Rock chancellor -- who guided the school through budget cuts, restructuring and enrollment declines -- will step down at the end of the fiscal year. Joel Anderson on Wednesday announced his retirement,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Steering committee recommends Champaign County Historical Museum be closedCHAMPAIGN — A steering committee studying the future of the Champaign County Hi
Steering committee recommends Champaign County Historical Museum be closed
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
CHAMPAIGN — A steering committee studying the future of the Champaign County Historical Museum recommends that it be closed. “The fact of the matter is we can no longer afford to operate in that 160-year-old building,” said board co-president Hal... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Work continues on multi-bridge I-10 projectLAS CRUCES >> Demolition of two of four bridges on Interstate 10 in south
Work continues on multi-bridge I-10 project
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
LAS CRUCES >> Demolition of two of four bridges on Interstate 10 in southwest Las Cruces is nearly complete, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation. The contractor, La Calerita Construction, is beginning work to rebuild the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
C.A.R.E.S. art exhibit opens in downtown ChampaignCHAMPAIGN - An annual art exhibit that features works created by survivors of s
C.A.R.E.S. art exhibit opens in downtown Champaign
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
CHAMPAIGN - An annual art exhibit that features works created by survivors of sexual violence, as well as their supporters, is now on display in downtown Champaign. R.A.C.E.S. officials say the "Healing Works" art exhibit will be open from September... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Developing: Shooting involving Mesilla Marshal's department under investigationDONA ANA COUNTY, N.M. – Dona Ana County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a
Developing: Shooting involving Mesilla Marshal's department under investigation
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
DONA ANA COUNTY, N.M. – Dona Ana County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting involving a law enforcement officer. The incident happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near University Avenue and Avenida De Mesilla. Officials said the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Fire crews battle structure fire in HillcrestSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Several fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in
Fire crews battle structure fire in Hillcrest
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Several fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Hillcrest north of University Avenue Monday morning. Heavy smoke began pouring from the Urban Glass Tobacco Shop at 4009 Park Boulevard at Lincoln Avenue before 11:00... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Maps: West Nile fogging Sept. 2 in San Jose, Los Altos, Mountain ViewSAN JOSE -- More fogging will be done this week after mosquitoes tested positiv
Maps: West Nile fogging Sept. 2 in San Jose, Los Altos, Mountain View
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
SAN JOSE -- More fogging will be done this week after mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus in Los Altos, Mountain View and San Jose, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District announced Monday. Weather permitting, ground fogging is... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
West Nile virus fogging scheduled for San Jose, Los Altos and Mountain ViewSAN JOSE -- More fogging will be done this week after mosquitoes tested positiv
West Nile virus fogging scheduled for San Jose, Los Altos and Mountain View
Oakland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
SAN JOSE -- More fogging will be done this week after mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus in Los Altos, Mountain View and San Jose, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District announced Monday. Weather permitting, ground fogging is... Read more
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The Advocate
Police nab Breaux Bridge suspect after high-speed chase in LafayetteA Breaux Bridge man jailed on Sunday is accused of evading officers and crashin
Police nab Breaux Bridge suspect after high-speed chase in Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
A Breaux Bridge man jailed on Sunday is accused of evading officers and crashing into police cars while leading authorities on a high-speed chase around Lafayette. Christopher Allen Paulson, 37, of the 800 block of Belle Drive in Breaux Bridge,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Palo Alto police asking for help to find downtown flasherPALO ALTO - Police asking for help finding a man who followed a woman and then
Palo Alto police asking for help to find downtown flasher
Oakland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
PALO ALTO - Police asking for help finding a man who followed a woman and then exposed himself to her Friday evening in downtown Palo Alto, police said today. The incident occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on High Street south of city parking garage "R"... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
STEM Program Trains Future EngineersPLEASANT HILL, Iowa –Students, teachers and parents are becoming familiar with
STEM Program Trains Future Engineers
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa –Students, teachers and parents are becoming familiar with a term called STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. A program aimed at training students in those career fields has been in schools around the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Palo Alto police investigate 2 reports of flashersRelated Stories PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) - Palo Alto police say there have bee
Palo Alto police investigate 2 reports of flashers
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 days ago
Related Stories PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) - Palo Alto police say there have been two separate reports of a flasher in their city in the past week. In the most recent incident police say the man exposed himself to a woman driving away from a downtown... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Driver wedges car on North Park pedestrian bridge, arrestedSAN DIEGO – A man was arrested after he drove his car onto a pedestrian walkway
Driver wedges car on North Park pedestrian bridge, arrested
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
SAN DIEGO – A man was arrested after he drove his car onto a pedestrian walkway in North Park and got stuck early Monday morning. Sometime before 2 a.m., the Nissan Altima drove onto the pedestrian bridge at University Avenue and Florida Street,... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Des Moines School Board forum to be held MondayCandidates running for the Des Moines School Board will discuss issues facing t
Des Moines School Board forum to be held Monday
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
Candidates running for the Des Moines School Board will discuss issues facing the school district at a public forum on Monday. The forum starts at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church at 2500 University Avenue. Four of the seven-member school... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Police: Man follows, flashes woman in downtown Palo AltoPalo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly flashed a woman Friday eve
Police: Man follows, flashes woman in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly flashed a woman Friday evening, Aug. 28, in downtown, according to a police department press release. At about 9:53 p.m., the department's 24-hour dispatch center received a call from a woman... Read more
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MLive.com
Has Ann Arbor reached a saturation point with rental housing?Ann Arbor's annual fall housing shuffle is in full swing, with University of Mi
Has Ann Arbor reached a saturation point with rental housing?
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ann Arbor's annual fall housing shuffle is in full swing, with University of Michigan students flocking back into town and other renters beginning new apartment leases. But even with the start of the fall semester just around the corner, many... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 28, 2015It was a frustrating week at Mailbag Headquarters, as we didn’t have a chance t
Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 28, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
It was a frustrating week at Mailbag Headquarters, as we didn’t have a chance to get several really good questions answered, but we’ll get to them next week. Still, we answered addressed about suspended roadwork on Illinois 130, a new playground at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Civil trial postponed again in 2010 apartment shootingA civil jury trial alleging that police officers violated the civil rights of 6
Civil trial postponed again in 2010 apartment shooting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A civil jury trial alleging that police officers violated the civil rights of 67-year-old Eugene Ellison before he was killed in his Little Rock apartment in late 2010 has been postponed again. Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Brian Miller... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Blackfoot Police Found Themselves in the Middle of a BrawlBlackfoot Police responding to a disturbance at a local event center soon found
Blackfoot Police Found Themselves in the Middle of a Brawl
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 7 days ago
Blackfoot Police responding to a disturbance at a local event center soon found themselves in the middle of a brawl early Sunday morning. Officers were called to a disturbance at Sa-sys event center on University Avenue in Blackfoot. Blackfoot... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Denton Deals with Traffic and Parking ConcernsThe end of summer and beginning of the school year means major setbacks for dri
Denton Deals with Traffic and Parking Concerns
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
The end of summer and beginning of the school year means major setbacks for drivers in Denton. In the past week motorists report significant increases in traffic triggered by the return of school and big end-of-the-summer events to town. "It is... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Planning commission approves chain store limit on California AvenueWill the "small mom and pop stores" be able to afford the current high rents? P
Planning commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Will the "small mom and pop stores" be able to afford the current high rents? Perhaps only the chains have the resources for that. Or will weak rental competition eventually lower the rental rates? Will the landlords approve of the council's decision... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Officer clocks Mercedes at 110 mph in a 45 mph zoneA West Des Moines man has been arrested and charged following a high speed chas
Officer clocks Mercedes at 110 mph in a 45 mph zone
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 8 days ago
A West Des Moines man has been arrested and charged following a high speed chase in Clive Wednesday. Kevin Michael Donahue Campbell, 21, of West Des Moines, is charged with OWI, interference with official acts, reckless driving, leaving the scene of... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
William Jessup University Begins Fall SemesterAt William Jessup University, the start of fall semester doesn't seem official
William Jessup University Begins Fall Semester
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 8 days ago
At William Jessup University, the start of fall semester doesn't seem official until the annual group photo is taken. So how big is the group? This year the number was approximately 1,200 William Jessup University students, faculty and... Read more
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MLive.com
6 things to know about Atwood Stadium's grand reopeningInstalling new turf on the field allowed for high school sports to return to th
6 things to know about Atwood Stadium's grand reopening
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
Installing new turf on the field allowed for high school sports to return to the stadium this fall. All the renovations aimed to preserve the stadium's history. Atwood will host an open house with food trucks and games from 3-5 p.m. and a parade... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Arrest Made Following High-Speed Chase in CliveCLIVE, Iowa — A high-speed chase through Clive ended with an arrest Wednesday n
Arrest Made Following High-Speed Chase in Clive
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 8 days ago
CLIVE, Iowa — A high-speed chase through Clive ended with an arrest Wednesday night. Police say Kevin Campbell is facing several charges in connection with the chase including OWI and interference with official acts. “We had an initial call of a... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community calendar (Aug. 27)Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District: The Doña Ana Soil and Water Cons
Community calendar (Aug. 27)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 8 days ago
Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District: The Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District, along with other local governments from the TriCounty region of Doña Ana, Sierra and Otero Counties, will participate in a joint coordination meeting... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Festival Foods Hopes to Build New Store on University AvenueTalk of redevelopment Wednesday night along the University Avenue corridor in G
Festival Foods Hopes to Build New Store on University Avenue
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 8 days ago
Talk of redevelopment Wednesday night along the University Avenue corridor in Green Bay. As Festival Foods unveils plans for a fifth store to residents in the neighborhood where it would be located. It is a roughly $15 million plan. The first major... Read more
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NBC San Diego
$163M Slated for SD Stoplight Timing PlanSan Diego officials are hoping a $163 million plan to install modern stoplight
$163M Slated for SD Stoplight Timing Plan
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
San Diego officials are hoping a $163 million plan to install modern stoplight timing systems and other advanced technologies will address worsening traffic congestion on city roads. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the proposed 10-year plan... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Spring Lake Park City Council approves assessment rollsSince 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park sc
Spring Lake Park City Council approves assessment rolls
ABC Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts as well as the city of Spring Lake Park for ABC Newspapers. Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Doesn't Stop Classes at WCUAs West Chester University worked to eradicate the bacteria that can lead to Le
Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Doesn't Stop Classes at WCU
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
As West Chester University worked to eradicate the bacteria that can lead to Legionnaires' Disease from its campus, the university assured students and staff that activities and classes would go on as planned. Hot water was shut off to several... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
St. Paul City Council Member: 'We Might be a Pawn in Major League Soccer Bid'Updated: 08/25/2015 6:18 PM Created: 08/25/2015 4:33 PM KSTP.com By: Jay Koll
St. Paul City Council Member: 'We Might be a Pawn in Major League Soccer Bid'
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 9 days ago
Updated: 08/25/2015 6:18 PM Created: 08/25/2015 4:33 PM KSTP.com By: Jay Kolls A longtime St. Paul City Council member is not very confident a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise really wants to make its home in Minnesota's capital city. MLS... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
City of San Diego to spend $163 million on new stoplight systemSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - In an effort to lessen traffic congestion on San Diego roads
City of San Diego to spend $163 million on new stoplight system
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - In an effort to lessen traffic congestion on San Diego roads, the City of San Diego plans to spend $163 million on an advanced stoplight timing system. The system, According to City officials, would cost much less than attempting... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Oxford’s Vision 2037 nearing completionPetre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comUniversity Avenue is one of the Oxford
Oxford’s Vision 2037 nearing completion
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Petre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comUniversity Avenue is one of the Oxford gateways that will get special attention in the Vision 2037 plan. OXFORD – Little new information emerged from Thursday’s review of the Vision 2037, but the urgency of... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Expansion of convention center, sound stage on plan for GRT increaseLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces city councilors on Monday got a list of economic
Expansion of convention center, sound stage on plan for GRT increase
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 10 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces city councilors on Monday got a list of economic development projects recommended to be paid for with a multi-million-dollar pool that stems from a 2014 tax hike. But the project list, so far, lacks many details —... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Las Cruces Police and FBI are searching for a bank robbery suspectThe Las Cruces Police Department, along with the FBI, is looking for a man who
Las Cruces Police and FBI are searching for a bank robbery suspect
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
The Las Cruces Police Department, along with the FBI, is looking for a man who they say robbed a bank on Monday. It happened at the U.S. Bank located on 901 E. University Avenue around 3 p.m. Police say that the suspect did not use a weapon and... Read more
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The Kentucky Kernel
Shots fired in student neighborhoodA man pulled a gun, shot into the air multiple times and then fled early Tuesda
Shots fired in student neighborhood
The Kentucky Kernel / Posted 10 days ago
A man pulled a gun, shot into the air multiple times and then fled early Tuesday morning near the intersection of University Avenue and Crescent Avenue. The man pulled the gun after a fight erupted on the 1200 block of Crescent, Lexington Police... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Mesilla trustees put off food truck decisionMESILLA >> The future of food trucks in Mesilla is still very much up in
Mesilla trustees put off food truck decision
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 10 days ago
MESILLA >> The future of food trucks in Mesilla is still very much up in the air, after Mesilla trustees put off a decision Monday about whether to even continue discussions on an ordinance allowing vendors to sell food in the town. Instead,... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces police searching for suspected US Bank robberLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces police and FBI agents are looking for the man su
Las Cruces police searching for suspected US Bank robber
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 10 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces police and FBI agents are looking for the man suspected of robbing the US Bank on University Avenue on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, police were dispatched to the robbery of the US Bank, 901 E.... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Bike theft leads to police chase, one suspect at largeOne suspect was arrested and another remains at large after a bike theft and en
Bike theft leads to police chase, one suspect at large
The Daily Californian / Posted 10 days ago
One suspect was arrested and another remains at large after a bike theft and ensuing car chase led to a multi-block search in west Berkeley on Sunday. According to officer Byron White, interim Public Information Officer for the Berkeley Police... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces police searching for suspected US Bank robberLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces police and FBI agents are looking for the man su
Las Cruces police searching for suspected US Bank robber
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 10 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces police and FBI agents are looking for the man suspected of robbing the US Bank on University Avenue on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, police were dispatched to the robbery of the US Bank, 901 E.... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas Tech students back at schoolSchools across the South Plains started Monday, and college is no exception. T
Texas Tech students back at school
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 days ago
Schools across the South Plains started Monday, and college is no exception. Texas Tech University welcomed students as they made their way to their classes. The crowd along University Avenue between 19th street and the Marsha Sharp freeway is a... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County orders study for concept design of Osborne RoadA study will be undertaken by Anoka County to come up with a new concept design
County orders study for concept design of Osborne Road
ABC Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
A study will be undertaken by Anoka County to come up with a new concept design for Osborne Road from University to Central avenues in Spring Lake Park and Fridley. The Anoka County Board’s Transportation Committee has approved a purchase of service... Read more
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