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BARRE, Vt. (AP) - Officials in a Vermont city say a leaking pipe is to blame for the 14,000-gallon-a-day loss of water at their municipal pool. The Times Argus reports (http://bit.ly/2vZFaXm ) the source was harder to find because of a modification to the pool plans that was never documented. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - The Burlington city manager has changed his mind about leaving his job. Jim Ferneau had sent an email to the City Council members on Aug. 4, announcing his intention to resign in October from the post he's held for more than five years. He said he'd [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls officials say the city's last lead water service line has been replaced with a copper line. The city says the final lead service line was taken out of service Tuesday. Sioux Falls says it has made a concerted effort to remove all lead [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: Tulsa World. Aug. 20, 2017. In addition to clearing the air about what is and isn't a tax, the Supreme Court set an important precedent concerning the public nature of justice when it heard a challenge to the state cigarette tax [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan has approved incentives to land at least 1,100 new jobs in the state, including hundreds being added by an auto supplier in the embattled city of Flint. Lear Corp. will receive a state grant worth up to $4.35 million to build a 435-job, $29 million [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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An estimated jackpot of $700 million is up for grabs in the Powerball lottery draw on Wednesday night - potentially the second-largest lottery payout in the nation. Here's a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots so far and the states where the winning tickets were sold: 1. $1.6 billion, [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Johnson and Johnson, a name synonymous with gentle bath products, was assessed $417 million in damages by a Los Angeles jury on Monday after the company was found liable in a case charging that they failed to highlight the dangers of their talc powder and its link to cancer, The [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A $1 million Mega Million lottery ticket was sold in New Mexico. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/2wv4B6e ) the ticket was sold last week for the Aug. 18 drawing. The New Mexico lottery did not release where the winning ticket was sold. The owner has [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said Tuesday he's looking at using would-be revenues from tax reform to pay for lowering rates elsewhere, rather than plowing the money into infrastructure investments in the United States. Mr. Brady described the idea of using some $2.5 trillion companies now have [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. Some details about the game and how the prize has grown so large: ___ WHEN IS THE DRAWING AND HOW DOES THE GAME WORK? [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Stray animal was rescued from Interstate 295 ramp. [...]
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BUYING NEW | A shopping center, restaurants, Metro stations and more are just down the road. [...]
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The moon will be arranging itself in the prime position to allow us earthlings this awesome spectacle. [...]
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We're back to midsummer form around here. [...]
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How the general's descendants regard his role in history — and his place atop pedestals. [...]
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The entire event may persist for only a few hours. [...]
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Vendors are running out of them by the minute, both in the D.C. area and elsewhere, but here are a few ideas if you're trying to track down some last-second sky-watching glasses. [...]
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Two months after winning the NBA championship, the sports star returned to the gym where it all began. [...]
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For eclipse-viewing: The West is best, with more clouds in the Midwest and Southeast. [...]
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“I tried sippin' and dippin' and it didn't work,” said matchmaker Tommy Curtis. [...]
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