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Conservation groups make major land buy along Georgia coast
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Conservation groups make major land buy along Georgia coast

Conservation groups have purchased a swath of land in Georgia that they describe as one of the largest unprotected open space parcels along the...

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New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal
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New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a year after pulling out of a...

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Across Mister Rogers’ actual neighborhoods, his faith echoes
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Across Mister Rogers’ actual neighborhoods, his faith echoes

His TV neighborhood, was, of course, a realm of make believe - a child's-eye view of community summoned into being by an oddly understanding adult,...

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Despite free-flowing kombucha, WeWork tenants feel unease
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Despite free-flowing kombucha, WeWork tenants feel unease

The kombucha and beer on tap flow freely. The milk-and-cookie happy hours, yoga sessions and waffle Mondays continue as usual. WeWork's stock...

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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30 year rose to 3.78%
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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30 year rose to 3.78%

U. S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week for the third straight week while remaining historically low, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac...

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Disabled, infirm at senior complex were 'abandoned' in dark
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Disabled, infirm at senior complex were 'abandoned' in dark

One woman in her 80s tripped over another resident who had fallen on the landing in a steep stairwell. Others got turned around, even in their own...

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US House OKs protections near historical park in New Mexico
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US House OKs protections near historical park in New Mexico

Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon. Circular ceremonial...

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Appeals court hears dispute over pipeline compressor station
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Appeals court hears dispute over pipeline compressor station

Lawyers for opponents of a natural gas compressor station proposed in a historic African American community in Virginia told a federal appeals...

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Welcome to New York: Wegmans opens new store in Brooklyn
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Welcome to New York: Wegmans opens new store in Brooklyn

New Yorkers are flocking to greet a new arrival to the city - Wegmans grocery store. The popular regional chain officially opened its first New...

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Critics gear up for response to lease sale in Arctic refuge
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Critics gear up for response to lease sale in Arctic refuge

Opponents of oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge have a message for oil drillers and the people who finance them: Don't become the...

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Authorities say at least 40,000 people ordered to evacuate as wildfires burn near Los Angeles-area neighborhoods
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Authorities say at least 40,000 people ordered to evacuate as wildfires burn near Los Angeles-area neighborhoods

Authorities say at least 40,000 people ordered to evacuate as wildfires burn near Los Angeles-area neighborhoods...

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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30 year rose to 3.75%
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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30 year rose to 3.75%

U. S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week as a potential trade truce between the U.S. and China has boosted economic optimism and the 10-year...

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California tribe regains island it calls center of universe
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California tribe regains island it calls center of universe

Indian Island off the coast of Northern California was the site of a massacre, a place that was contaminated by a shipyard and flush with invasive...

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WeWork co-founder pushed aside in reported SoftBank takeover
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WeWork co-founder pushed aside in reported SoftBank takeover

WeWork is reportedly accepting a financial rescue package that hands control of the company to its top investor and pushes aside co-founder Adam...

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California tribe regains island it calls center of universe
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California tribe regains island it calls center of universe

Indian Island off the coast of Northern California was the site of a massacre, a place that was contaminated by a shipyard and flush with invasive...

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Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in slavery's role
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Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in slavery's role

As an architect, Thomas Jefferson envisioned buildings for a new republic - not old-world kings. The domes and columns in his designs recalled...

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US retail sales dip 0.3% in September
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US retail sales dip 0.3% in September

Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are...

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Jim Beam Airbnb rental to cost the price of a bourbon bottle
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Jim Beam Airbnb rental to cost the price of a bourbon bottle

For about $23 bucks, you can either get a bottle of Jim Beam bourbon or spend a night at the company's distillery in Kentucky. The Courier Journal...

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California businesses face reality of electrical outages
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California businesses face reality of electrical outages

Retailers and other businesses, from hardware chains to coffee shops, are dealing with a new economic reality of electrical outages in Northern...

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Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores
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Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores

Online shoe brand Allbirds plans to more than double its store count next year, hoping to reach shoppers who want to touch and try on its wool...

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Court battle looms over land leased to Jeffrey Epstein
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Court battle looms over land leased to Jeffrey Epstein

A court battle is brewing over public grazing leases that New Mexico officials believe were used to help shield a remote desert ranch owned by...

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America's last slave ship could offer a case for reparations
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America's last slave ship could offer a case for reparations

Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he came out of the...

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US government opens California land to oil, gas drilling
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US government opens California land to oil, gas drilling

The federal government has opened 725,000 acres in Central California to oil and gas drilling on land that has been off-limits since 2013. The...

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‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip, Joanna Gaines to open Texas hotel
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‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip, Joanna Gaines to open Texas hotel

The next redo project for former "Fixer Upper" TV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines will be a Texas hotel. The couple on Thursday announced plans to...

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Ex-Atlantic Club casino sold again. (This time for real?)
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Ex-Atlantic Club casino sold again. (This time for real?)

This Jan. 12, 2014 photo shows the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City N. J., hours before it shut down. On Oct. 1, 2019, its current owner...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer...

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APNewsBreak: Group cuts bison plan for huge nature reserve
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APNewsBreak: Group cuts bison plan for huge nature reserve

A conservation group trying to create the largest nature reserve in the Lower 48 U. S. states said Tuesday it was scaling back its request to...

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Residents ask state to test falling particles near TVA plant
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Residents ask state to test falling particles near TVA plant

Some residents living near a coal-fired power plant in Tennessee have asked the state to investigate unidentified particles they say are coating...

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WeWork plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq
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WeWork plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq

WeWork's parent company announced major changes in its corporate governance practices Friday as it revealed plans to list shares on the Nasdaq. The...

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Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition
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Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

The U. S. government will allow oil and gas companies to make lease bids Monday on lands considered archaeologically sensitive near a national...

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