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Times News
Carbon showcased at outdoor showEconomic development organizations from the four county Pocono Region and the P
Carbon showcased at outdoor show
Times News / Posted 2 hours ago
Economic development organizations from the four county Pocono Region and the Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau hosted a luncheon for manufacturers of outdoor products at the Great American Outdoor Show at the State Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg this... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
New bike lanes planned for Bolivar StreetJefferson City is planning new bike lanes to help connect more city trails with
New bike lanes planned for Bolivar Street
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Jefferson City is planning new bike lanes to help connect more city trails with the Katy Trail network. At the Transportation and Traffic Commission meeting Wednesday, commissioners approved a staff request to remove parking on the east side of the... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Billy Dean performing Friday in MarshallThe Marshall Regional Arts Council will host Billy Dean at 7:30 p.m. Friday at
Billy Dean performing Friday in Marshall
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 6 hours ago
The Marshall Regional Arts Council will host Billy Dean at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Marshall Convention Center, 2501 East End Blvd. South. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the Marshall Regional Arts Council... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Peninsula businesses expecting busy weekendIt’s a big weekend for Central Coast businesses as tens of thousands of golf fa
Peninsula businesses expecting busy weekend
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 9 hours ago
It’s a big weekend for Central Coast businesses as tens of thousands of golf fans pour into town for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Many restaurant owners said they’re booked solid as of Friday. "We’re fully sold out today (Friday), tomorrow night,... Read more
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ajc.com
Catch baseball on the Gulf Coast this springThe Atlanta Braves, who train at Walt Disney World, are one of 15 MLB teams tha
Catch baseball on the Gulf Coast this spring
ajc.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The Atlanta Braves, who train at Walt Disney World, are one of 15 MLB teams that spend spring training in Florida, but most of the action is on the Gulf Coast. You’ll find games from Dunedin (Toronto Blue Jays), just north of Tampa, down to Fort... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Dems appoint nine to committeeNine members were appointed to the city committee on Thursday by the Wood Count
Dems appoint nine to committee
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
Nine members were appointed to the city committee on Thursday by the Wood County Democratic Executive Committee. The city committee will fill the remaining vacancies and be chaired in the interim by Daryl Cobranchi, county party Chairman Jane... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Vienna City Council scraps May primaryMayor Randy Rapp said the city charter allows for the non-partisan council to b
Vienna City Council scraps May primary
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
Mayor Randy Rapp said the city charter allows for the non-partisan council to be elected without a primary if the number of candidates is low. "If we have three or less candidates for each office or each council seat, we may pass a resolution for no... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mud Island stuck in the mud? The park's past, present and futureMEMPHIS, Tenn -- For portion of two centuries, it's been the topic of a lingeri
Mud Island stuck in the mud? The park's past, present and future
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn -- For portion of two centuries, it's been the topic of a lingering question for Memphians: what can be done to generate life, dollars, and tourists into one of the city's most spectacular, yet underused and under-visited pieces of real... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier arrives in BransonBranson has a new arrival: an amusement ride that some of you may have already
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier arrives in Branson
KY3 Springfield / Posted 16 hours ago
Branson has a new arrival: an amusement ride that some of you may have already experienced. It will soon have a whole new view. For 20 years, people made memories on the 150-foot-tall Ferris wheel at Chicago's Navy Pier. It came down in September to... Read more
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Billboard
Bruce Springsteen's River Tour Comes to Upstate New York -- To Rock the EconomyWhile the music industry regularly tallies the ticket sales generated by major
Bruce Springsteen's River Tour Comes to Upstate New York -- To Rock the Economy
Billboard / Posted 18 hours ago
While the music industry regularly tallies the ticket sales generated by major concert tours, as reported to Billboard Boxscore, the wider effect of concerts and other venue events on host cities is arguably even more significant. Behind the bar of... Read more
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The Advocate
City Hall says Mardi Gras was bigger, safer — though parking violations spiked 65 percentFlights were up, but hotel occupancy rates were down. Police had fewer calls fo
City Hall says Mardi Gras was bigger, safer — though parking violations spiked 65 percent
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
Flights were up, but hotel occupancy rates were down. Police had fewer calls for service, but Emergency Medical Services was nearly as busy as last year. The city undertook a massive effort to clean parade routes in what officials say was record... Read more
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The News-Herald
Cruising Southern California by motorcycle has pros, consParis Wolfe and Gary Mallory packed their helmets on their Thanksgiving trip to
Cruising Southern California by motorcycle has pros, cons
The News-Herald / Posted yesterday
Paris Wolfe and Gary Mallory packed their helmets on their Thanksgiving trip to San Diego so they could rent a motorcycle. Paris Wolfe — The News-Herald This time last year I was too good for motorcycles. They were scary, dangerous and... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Visitors Bureau wonders if county has a planAMHERST TWP. — Several members of the Lorain County Visitors Bureau board quest
Visitors Bureau wonders if county has a plan
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
AMHERST TWP. — Several members of the Lorain County Visitors Bureau board questioned Thursday whether the county commissioners have a plan to keep the organization operating as the county takes control of the Visitors Bureau. Board member Mitch... Read more
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Salon.com
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, M
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for... Read more
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Daily Herald
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS -- From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
NEW ORLEANS -- From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS - From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
NEW ORLEANS - From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for the... Read more
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Hospitality Net
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Welcomes the Newest Home2 Suites by HiltonHotel is located four miles from the Gulf of Mexico and area casinos GULFPORT,
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Welcomes the Newest Home2 Suites by Hilton
Hospitality Net / Posted yesterday
Hotel is located four miles from the Gulf of Mexico and area casinos GULFPORT, Miss. and MCLEAN, Va. -- Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT)... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
BBQ Bash to feature Pig ManiaThis year's event will feature a new activity Pig Mania! And everyone can get i
BBQ Bash to feature Pig Mania
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
This year's event will feature a new activity Pig Mania! And everyone can get involved. Pig Mania offers an opportunity to adopt a pig statue, which can then be decorated any way you wish. Judging will be held for the best pig on June 18 at Jawbone... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
City council denies request for SCV to march in town"It's still going to happen - we'll march on the sidewalks," Paul Williams, com
City council denies request for SCV to march in town
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted yesterday
"It's still going to happen - we'll march on the sidewalks," Paul Williams, commander of the West Virginia Division SCV, said after the council's meeting on Thursday. "They passed an anti-discrimination ordinance tonight and the first thing they did... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Marshall County Arts and Culture Alliance sets 2016 agendaVal Ruff, the alliance's executive director, said the organization has several
Marshall County Arts and Culture Alliance sets 2016 agenda
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
Val Ruff, the alliance's executive director, said the organization has several projects in the works. The fifth annual Bach in a Day workshop and concert, co-sponsored by the alliance, is slated for Saturday, April 9 at Hope United Methodist Church... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Several Central City Schools Overcrowded, School Board Is ToldAll the county school overcrowding is not out in the fast-growing East Brainerd
Several Central City Schools Overcrowded, School Board Is Told
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
All the county school overcrowding is not out in the fast-growing East Brainerd and Ooltewah sections, school board members were told Thursday. Several central city schools are far above capacity. East Lake Elementary - with 655 students and a... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Local bowling tournament expected to positively impact local economyOver the next five years, Rockford residents can expect to see a lot of bowling
Local bowling tournament expected to positively impact local economy
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted yesterday
Over the next five years, Rockford residents can expect to see a lot of bowling. That's because a new tournament line-up is taking over the stateline. Last month, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced a new bowling tournament... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
City reports revenue down 4.55 percentLack of growth in sales and property taxes lead to a 4.55 percent drop in reven
City reports revenue down 4.55 percent
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
Lack of growth in sales and property taxes lead to a 4.55 percent drop in revenue for the city of Wichita Falls, according to a financial report Wednesday. At the annual city strategic planning meeting, Deputy City Manager Jim Dockery told staff the... Read more
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Al.com
New Facebook page aims to guide Carnival cruisers at things to do in MobileA cruise ship returns to Mobile for regular sailings in less than nine months.
New Facebook page aims to guide Carnival cruisers at things to do in Mobile
Al.com / Posted yesterday
A cruise ship returns to Mobile for regular sailings in less than nine months. And interest in the Carnival Fantasy vessel is soaring, according to the Visit Mobile, formerly the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau. As such, Visit Mobile has... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cole Bros. Circus may not be part of Azalea Festival this yearThe N.C. Azalea Festival issued a news release Thursday morning that said the c
Cole Bros. Circus may not be part of Azalea Festival this year
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
The N.C. Azalea Festival issued a news release Thursday morning that said the circus will not be touring this year, but a circus spokesman later denied the claim. Cole Bros. spokesman Bill Carter, reached late Thursday morning in DeLand, Florida,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio council to vote on CVB privatizationCity Council will vote next week on whether to turn the city’s Convention & Vis
San Antonio council to vote on CVB privatization
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
City Council will vote next week on whether to turn the city’s Convention & Visitors Bureau into a nonprofit, which some officials say would help it raise more money to promote local tourism. San Antonio is the only major city in the United States... Read more
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The Advocate
Hammond chamber of commerce honors successesThe Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce held its annual Installation and Awards
Hammond chamber of commerce honors successes
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
The Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce held its annual Installation and Awards Banquet on Jan. 28, where it celebrated its 2015 accomplishments and welcomed its new board. Brian Shirey, marketing manager for Northshore Broadcasting, took over as... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Coyote hunt in the crosshairsThe Independent recently received a number of letters from people decrying the
Coyote hunt in the crosshairs
Marshall Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The Independent recently received a number of letters from people decrying the upcoming coyote hunt around Marshall. A couple of the letters questioned the civility of area residents, with one calling the hunt a "circus"-like event. The word... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Church Proposes New Jobs Program for PanhandlersWhat if, instead of giving panhandlers a dollar or some spare change, we gave t
Church Proposes New Jobs Program for Panhandlers
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 2 days ago
What if, instead of giving panhandlers a dollar or some spare change, we gave them a day's work? That's what Calvary Episcopal Church is proposing with a new program aimed at getting panhandlers off the streets and into odd jobs picking up litter or... Read more
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Hospitality Net
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – A National Historic Landmark – Joins Curio – A Collection by HiltonStately, Fully-Restored, Tudor-Style Landmark Hotel Begins a New Era with Hilto
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – A National Historic Landmark – Joins Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
Stately, Fully-Restored, Tudor-Style Landmark Hotel Begins a New Era with Hilton Worldwide as Comprehensive Upgrades and Renovations Blend... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Mother Lode Mourns Loss Of Community Leader, InnkeeperGroveland, CA — This morning the Mother Lode lost a planning commissioner, cham
Mother Lode Mourns Loss Of Community Leader, Innkeeper
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
Groveland, CA — This morning the Mother Lode lost a planning commissioner, chamber of commerce and visitors bureau director and one of its most gracious innkeepers all at once. While Clarke Broadcasting is still gathering details, news of Peggy... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Sweet Sounds Of Commerce Ring Ahead Of Double HolidaySonora, CA – With Valentine’s Day, Monday Presidents Day and terrific weather a
Sweet Sounds Of Commerce Ring Ahead Of Double Holiday
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
Sonora, CA – With Valentine’s Day, Monday Presidents Day and terrific weather as their trifecta many local businesses stand to savor sweet wins this weekend. Presidents Day, a three-day weekend extender for many, last followed directly after... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Coyote hunt in the crosshairsand shouldn't be so quick to judge. The Independent recently received a number
Coyote hunt in the crosshairs
Marshall Independent / Posted 2 days ago
and shouldn't be so quick to judge. The Independent recently received a number of letters from people decrying the upcoming coyote hunt around Marshall. A couple of the letters questioned the civility of area residents, with one calling the hunt a... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia tourism sees huge increase within last yearCOLUMBIA - Tourists spent more money in Boone County last year than ever before
Columbia tourism sees huge increase within last year
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA - Tourists spent more money in Boone County last year than ever before. Tourism brought in almost $396 million for the 2015 fiscal year. That's a almost a $30 million increase from the 2014 fiscal year. Megan McConachie, Marketing &... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Inshore Fishing Association to hold Houma event in AprilThe Houma tourney is part of the IFA Lucas Oil Redfish Opens presented by Cabel
Inshore Fishing Association to hold Houma event in April
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The Houma tourney is part of the IFA Lucas Oil Redfish Opens presented by Cabela’s and offers anglers a 100 percent payout to go along with television coverage. The other site for the series will be in Panama City, Fla., on June 3-4. The two-person... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale gives $65,000 to fancy foodie eventsFort Lauderdale, the city that likes to comfort the comfortable and afflict the
Fort Lauderdale gives $65,000 to fancy foodie events
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Fort Lauderdale, the city that likes to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted, is at it again. The city will dish out $65,000 in public money to support fancy food events later this month. The same city that clamped down on charitable... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Inshore Fishing Association to hold Houma event in AprilThe Houma tourney is part of the IFA Lucas Oil Redfish Opens presented by Cabel
Inshore Fishing Association to hold Houma event in April
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The Houma tourney is part of the IFA Lucas Oil Redfish Opens presented by Cabela’s and offers anglers a 100 percent payout to go along with television coverage. The other site for the series will be in Panama City, Fla., on June 3-4. The two-person... Read more
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Business Wire
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – a National Historic Landmark – Joins Curio – A Collection by HiltonAs Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of distin
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – a National Historic Landmark – Joins Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
As Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. The fully-restored hotel – managed by Benchmark... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Myers honored for contributions to tourism, community Former Pipestone Executi
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Myers honored for contributions to tourism, community Former Pipestone Executive Director Mick Myers was presented last week with the Roger Toussaint Award during the annual Explore Minnesota Conference on Tourism in Bemidji. The Minnesota... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164The Pipestone Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is planning ahead for a b
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Pipestone Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is planning ahead for a busy 2016. Chamber Executive Director Erica Volkir and Administrative Manager Tom Steffes have been busy learning more about the tourism industry and preparing to... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Community partners to promote Newton at Des Moines Home & Garden showThe groups will promote Newton’s development and tourism opportunities in booth
Community partners to promote Newton at Des Moines Home & Garden show
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The groups will promote Newton’s development and tourism opportunities in booth 1505 on the show’s Feature Garden level. Participating organizations are Newton Housing Development Corporation, the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, Newton... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Annual ice fest draws climbers from around the worldMARQUETTE - The Michigan Ice Fest began today and continues through Sunday in M
Annual ice fest draws climbers from around the world
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
MARQUETTE - The Michigan Ice Fest began today and continues through Sunday in Munising. The festival features classes, demonstrations, socials and the world premiere of "The Michigan Ice Film" on Saturday night. An ice climber works his way along a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaignNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaign
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaignNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaign
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock board OKs raises for Moore, CarpenterThe Little Rock Board of Directors raised the salaries of City Manager Bruce Mo
Little Rock board OKs raises for Moore, Carpenter
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The Little Rock Board of Directors raised the salaries of City Manager Bruce Moore and City Attorney Tom Carpenter on Tuesday by 2.5 percent each. The last time the two had a raise was in 2014. Moore's $181,896 salary will increase to $186,443.40,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
All lanes reopen on I-55 N past LA 10Krewe of Krewes Parade brings the community togetherKrewe of Krewes Parade brin
All lanes reopen on I-55 N past LA 10
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Krewe of Krewes Parade brings the community togetherKrewe of Krewes Parade brings the community together It was a day filled with beads, candy, and good food but several people said there was something more important than all of that. Between people... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
NOPD take 30 guns off the street during 2016 Mardi Gras patrolsKrewe of Krewes Parade brings the community togetherKrewe of Krewes Parade brin
NOPD take 30 guns off the street during 2016 Mardi Gras patrols
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Krewe of Krewes Parade brings the community togetherKrewe of Krewes Parade brings the community together It was a day filled with beads, candy, and good food but several people said there was something more important than all of that. Between people... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaignNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (AP) — It’s still the dead of winter, but it’s not too e
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaign
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (AP) — It’s still the dead of winter, but it’s not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR board OKs raises for Moore, CarpenterThe Little Rock Board of Directors raised the salaries of City Manager Bruce Mo
LR board OKs raises for Moore, Carpenter
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The Little Rock Board of Directors raised the salaries of City Manager Bruce Moore and City Attorney Tom Carpenter on Tuesday by 2.5 percent each. The last time the two had a raise was in 2014. Moore's $181,896 salary will increase to $186,443.40,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaignNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too
North Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaign
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new... Read more
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