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Namibia Economist
Down in the valley, up on the ridgetreatment forced them out of Virginia and the Carolinas and, around the end of
Down in the valley, up on the ridge
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
treatment forced them out of Virginia and the Carolinas and, around the end of the 18th century, into what became Hancock County, Tennessee. As their legal predicament deteriorated there, too, this remote nook, on the edge of the state’s... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffson Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million f
Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in Florence: $1 million for an entrepreneurship program in a nine-county region in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Southern Research Institute in Birmingham: $60,000 to create a plan for... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Millions coming to boost economyreceived for projects that benefit Mingo and surrounding counties. These awards
Millions coming to boost economy
Williamson Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
received for projects that benefit Mingo and surrounding counties. These awards include: A $1,648,400 EDA grant to Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) and Mingo County Public Service District in Williamson, W.Va. for the Mingo County Air... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The mystery of the Melungeonstreatment forced them out of Virginia and the Carolinas and, around the end of
The mystery of the Melungeons
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
treatment forced them out of Virginia and the Carolinas and, around the end of the 18th century, into what became Hancock County, Tennessee. As their legal predicament deteriorated there, too, this remote nook, on the edge of the state’s... Read more
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Island Packet
Reader submitted photos for Jan-April, 2016Island resident Skip Jacobsen took this photo of his dog Fred wading in the sur
Reader submitted photos for Jan-April, 2016
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
Island resident Skip Jacobsen took this photo of his dog Fred wading in the surf on Hilton Head. Skip JacobsenSubmitted Wayne Talley, visiting from North Carolina, took this photo of an alligator sunning itself on Hilton Head Island. Wayne... Read more
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NBC News
Why don't people in Nevada vote?minivan, Joseph Paul Gloria surveys the sun-scorched streets of Las Vegas. Glor
Why don't people in Nevada vote?
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
minivan, Joseph Paul Gloria surveys the sun-scorched streets of Las Vegas. Gloria is the registrar of voters for Clark County, home to Las Vegas and nearly three-fourths of the Silver State's population. On this day in June, as he visits... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Sports tourism sees city in the gameBrantford appears poised to enjoy another strong year of sports tourism in 2017
Sports tourism sees city in the game
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 8 days ago
Brantford appears poised to enjoy another strong year of sports tourism in 2017. That success can be credited to the city's commitment to creating "world-class" facilities, said Brantford Sports Council chair Bill Harding. "Not too many communities... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Western Maryland town poised to get into medical marijuana businesswith an Arizona company that plans to grow cannabis in a town-owned warehouse a
Western Maryland town poised to get into medical marijuana business
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
with an Arizona company that plans to grow cannabis in a town-owned warehouse and share profits with the Washington County town. After Hancock suffered an exodus of about 1,000 jobs over the past two decades, the cannabis industry could... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Pickens County Cultural Commission seeks to expand reachBy Ron Barnett, rbarnett@greenvillenews.com The Pickens County Cultural Commis
Pickens County Cultural Commission seeks to expand reach
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 16 days ago
By Ron Barnett, rbarnett@greenvillenews.com The Pickens County Cultural Commission, which is supposed to have seven members but has dwindled to five, three of whose terms have expired, voted Thursday to ask the County Council to increase its... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Sun shines on Yates tourismlodging in the village stands at 202 rooms. With each of those rooms occupied t
Sun shines on Yates tourism
The Chronicle Express / Posted 16 days ago
lodging in the village stands at 202 rooms. With each of those rooms occupied this weekend, $88,600 will flow into the county Saturday night, according to Yates Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Linehan, who said, “A lot of that money is staying... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chance the Rapper: Mayor needed to be 'more compassionate' after Laquan McDonald killinghis post as director of the mayor's Office of Public Engagement for a senior ad
Chance the Rapper: Mayor needed to be 'more compassionate' after Laquan McDonald killing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
his post as director of the mayor's Office of Public Engagement for a senior adviser role at Choose Chicago, the city's tourism arm. Emanuel's office did not immediately respond to a Tribune request for comment. The remarks are part of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon commissioners host counterparts from across Pa.County commissioners from all over Pennsylvania got a welcome from their counte
Carbon commissioners host counterparts from across Pa.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
County commissioners from all over Pennsylvania got a welcome from their counterparts in Carbon County as the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania convention opened Monday morning at the Town Center, formerly the Galleria at Split... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local school start up informationwww.dvsd.org Classes start: Aug. 29 Classes end: June 16 Graduation day: Jun
Local school start up information
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
www.dvsd.org Classes start: Aug. 29 Classes end: June 16 Graduation day: June 16 New for 2016-17: Working with Sussex County Community College to expand concurrent course offerings in high school math, science, English and the humanities; new... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
First woman licensed as whitewater rafting guide has led groups down Maine’s wildest rivers for 40 yearsTHE FORKS, Maine — It was 40 years ago this past spring when Suzie Hockmeyer’s
First woman licensed as whitewater rafting guide has led groups down Maine’s wildest rivers for 40 years
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
THE FORKS, Maine — It was 40 years ago this past spring when Suzie Hockmeyer’s then-husband, Wayne, launched an unwieldy inflatable raft into the Kennebec River gorge, hoping to locate some great new fishing spots for his sporting clients. The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Zoo millage heads toward passage in 3 countiesfor the Detroit Zoo appeared headed for passage in all three counties late Tues
Detroit Zoo millage heads toward passage in 3 counties
Detroit Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
for the Detroit Zoo appeared headed for passage in all three counties late Tuesday. It was a lopsided contest in Oakland County, whose voters contribute the most in property taxes to the zoo that is named Detroit but located in southeast Oakland... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
ASAP study identifies potential areas for economic development - Six months after a community-wide economic development survey was initiated in Grand County some of its key findings were presented and discussed by local officials last week. Accord...areas for economic development Six months after a community-wide economic deve
ASAP study identifies potential areas for economic development - Six months after a community-wide economic development survey was initiated in Grand County some of its key findings were presented and discussed by local officials last week. Accord...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 30 days ago
areas for economic development Six months after a community-wide economic development survey was initiated in Grand County, some of its key findings were presented and discussed by local officials last week. According to Moab’s Area Sector... Read more

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