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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is leaving in place the suspension of a Florida judge for using a 20-year-old newspaper endorsement on a flier during her campaign in 2014. The justices offered no comment Tuesday in rejecting an appeal from Judge Kim Shepard. She was suspended without pay for [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A southern Arizona utility company is planning a wind energy project that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. Tucson Electric Power says a request for design and construction proposals will go out this week. The projects have to be capable of producing at least 100 [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a re-trial of ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The high court declined Tuesday to get involved in the case. That allows for a re-trial tentatively set for April to proceed. Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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DENNYSVILLE, Maine (AP) - A celebration of winter and family fun in Down East Maine has been pushed back by a lack of snow. Cobscook Bay State Park Winter Family Fun Day was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says it [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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DALLAS (AP) - Getting help with homework, having someone teach you how to take notes and even just getting a full night's sleep are often privileges that kids in poverty don't have. The Dallas Morning News reports so what if there was a way to mimic such a home [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A new report from Georgetown University says the majority of good jobs in South Dakota belong to employees who don't have bachelor's degrees. The university's Center on Education and Workforce found 55 percent of good jobs are held by people without a college degree. A [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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SAO PAULO (AP) - The World Health Organization has added all of Sao Paulo state to its list of areas at risk for yellow fever. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo on the list and means that the organization is recommending that all international visitors to the state be [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - China's foreign garbage ban has hurt recyclers in Maine and other parts of the U.S. The Portland Press Herald reports the Chinese ban took effect Jan. 1. Under the new regulations, 24 types of recyclable materials have been banned and accepted the contamination level in mixed [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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FISHERS, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis suburb wants to ban vaping in its parks, where cigars, cigarettes and pipes are already prohibited. A proposed ordinance drafted by Fishers' parks department will go before its city council Tuesday night. It states that the proposed ban is "in the spirit of promoting [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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MOUND CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Pollock woman has been sentenced to serve two months behind bars for her role in a conspiracy to burn down a Herreid business. Authorities say 21-year-old Cheyenne Wolski conspired with three others to burn down the Herreid Roadhouse Bar and Grill in 2015 for [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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This was not the first statue in the city to be vandalized recently. [...]
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It's not as windy today, which makes a difference with the cold! We're still watching for some snow by late Tuesday. [...]
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TOWN SQUARE | The Owners.com study ranks Chicago among the cities where buyers can get the most for their money and Kahului in Hawaii among the worse. [...]
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Tensions between Metro and its workforce escalated this week when the agency barred its union from holding informational meetings at a Metro bus garage. [...]
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Board members express concerns over potential for fraud and financial impact. [...]
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The agency announced a plan to reimburse riders whose rush-hour trips are delayed more than 15 minutes. Other transit systems have instilled similar policies, with mixed success. [...]
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Temperatures fall into the teens once again tonight. [...]
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Great Falls Park and Riverbend Park offered visitors who braved the chilly weekend weather a picturesque view of the frozen Potomac River. [...]
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Decades later, they are determined to share the lessons they learned on the streets. [...]
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AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The kitchen in the 1972 residence has been updated with stainless-steel appliances and granite counters. [...]
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