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Crowdfunding effort behind plan to revitalize Route 66 hotel
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Crowdfunding effort behind plan to revitalize Route 66 hotel

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) - There are plans to redevelop another dilapidated hotel along the longest urban stretch of historic Route 66, but this...

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Rocket Mortgage Classic giving more than $1.2M to nonprofits
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Rocket Mortgage Classic giving more than $1.2M to nonprofits

DETROIT (AP) - More than $900,000 is being given to groups in Detroit through the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA Tour event held last year...

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Library bearing MLK’s name strives to live up to Dream
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Library bearing MLK’s name strives to live up to Dream

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Each year, a little after sunrise on the third Monday in January, a crowd gathers in front of the single-story building in...

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Washington state can’t tell if housing tax exemption working
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Washington state can’t tell if housing tax exemption working

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - It's hard to tell whether a tax exemption used to build more than $4 billion in multifamily housing projects across Washington...

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Old theater faces uncertain future, possible disappearance
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Old theater faces uncertain future, possible disappearance

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As the 1950s and '60s found the Eastside Theater hosting the premiere entertainment for black Savannahians on the eastside,...

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Connecticut officials seek better federal housing oversight
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Connecticut officials seek better federal housing oversight

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials on Friday called on the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to immediately improve its...

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Post offices serve critical roll in central Illinois towns
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Post offices serve critical roll in central Illinois towns

ELWIN, Ill. (AP) - ZIP code 62532 appears in blue numerals on the front of the Elwin post office, a shack-like structure on South Taylor Road with...

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New Maine forest preserve protects recreation, water source
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New Maine forest preserve protects recreation, water source

SEBAGO, Maine (AP) - Conservation groups in Maine have announced the permanent protection of 1,400 acres in the southern part of the state, which...

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National preserve in New Mexico expands land holdings
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National preserve in New Mexico expands land holdings

JEMEZ SPRINGS, N. M. (AP) - A national preserve in northern New Mexico that is sometimes referred to as the "Yellowstone of the Southwest" has...

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Huntington Beach agrees to settle state housing lawsuit
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Huntington Beach agrees to settle state housing lawsuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Huntington Beach has agreed to settle a state lawsuit that tried to force it to end years of opposition to meeting low...

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Neighbors sue to block Hawaii affordable housing complex
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Neighbors sue to block Hawaii affordable housing complex

HONOLULU (AP) - Residents near a planned affordable housing project in Hawaii filed a lawsuit to prevent construction of the apartment complex....

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3 decades of making St. Cloud ‘a good place to live’
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3 decades of making St. Cloud ‘a good place to live’

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - For the past three decades, while St. Cloud-area residents attended plays, baseball games or beer tours, Tony Goddard has...

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Tiny, robust local Vermont fabric shop closes after 42 years
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Tiny, robust local Vermont fabric shop closes after 42 years

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - One of downtown Brattleboro's most unique stores closed Dec. 31, as Delectable Mountain Cloth ended 42 years of providing...

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Merging governments tops property tax-reduction plan
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Merging governments tops property tax-reduction plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois could lighten its property tax burden by consolidating governmental taxing districts, standardizing property...

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California officials sue billionaire over access to beach
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California officials sue billionaire over access to beach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California officials are suing a billionaire who has been fighting for more than a decade to keep a secluded beach to himself,...

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Kansas official sells trophy deer antlers in closed auction
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Kansas official sells trophy deer antlers in closed auction

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials have sold a set of trophy antlers from an illegally shot buck for $16,001 at a closed and unannounced auction...

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Minnesota hardware store features nails, hammers, groceries
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Minnesota hardware store features nails, hammers, groceries

BUTTERFIELD, Minn. (AP) - The smell of coffee was already wafting through the True Value Hardware Store by the time the sun started to rise on a...

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Woman tries to bridge healthcare gaps in the Black Belt
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Woman tries to bridge healthcare gaps in the Black Belt

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Keshee Dozier-Smith hurried through the basement door of the aging Uniontown Municipal Building. She ignored the lectern at the...

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Community college offers licensed practical nurse program
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Community college offers licensed practical nurse program

CLAREMONT, N. H. (AP) - Classes start later this month for a nursing program state officials hope will help address New Hampshire's health care...

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Roberson retiring as Utah head for Bureau of Land Management
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Roberson retiring as Utah head for Bureau of Land Management

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The state director for a federal agency that manages land accounting for about two-fifths of the state of Utah is retiring....

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Residents take steps to keep open only grocery store in town
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Residents take steps to keep open only grocery store in town

GOWRIE, Iowa (AP) - Some residents have banded together in an effort to keep open the only grocery store in their central Iowa town. The newly...

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Free yoga aims to heal Vermont community
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Free yoga aims to heal Vermont community

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Laura Tabachnick described her brainchild - Yoga Locally, a collective of yoga teachers teaching classes by donation and...

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Amazon buys 87 acres of land in southeastern Virginia
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Amazon buys 87 acres of land in southeastern Virginia

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Online retail giant Amazon has bought 87 acres of land in southeastern Virginia. But the company isn't revealing why. The...

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New ‘Breaking Bad’ store to cater to fans of the AMC series
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New ‘Breaking Bad’ store to cater to fans of the AMC series

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) - A store will be opening in Albuquerque that will cater to fans of the AMC-TV hit series "Breaking Bad." A co-owner of The...

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Liz Weston: When leasing a car is the more frugal option
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Liz Weston: When leasing a car is the more frugal option

If you need a car, the most frugal option is to buy one that's 2 to 3 years old, pay cash and drive it until the wheels fall off. The least frugal...

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How a beer club saved a park and honored a neighborhood hero
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How a beer club saved a park and honored a neighborhood hero

CINCINNATI (AP) - The tears started almost as soon as his name was mentioned. It was barely 9 a.m. at a coffee shop in College Hill. A few blocks...

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Georgia city sets $2.3M in work for giant convenience store
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Georgia city sets $2.3M in work for giant convenience store

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Middle Georgia governments will spend almost $2.3 million on traffic and utility improvements to attract a a branch of...

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Carless, miles from grocery store: The impact of food desert
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Carless, miles from grocery store: The impact of food desert

JACKSON, Tenn (AP) - Every week Jackson Transit Authority bus driver Tony Neely, 60, comes across hundreds of Jacksonians. One day he might be...

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Mothers, the disabled face eviction by housing authority
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Mothers, the disabled face eviction by housing authority

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - It was a week before Christmas when Crystal Roberts returned to her Southward Village apartment and found she was homeless....

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Closure means most of Calhoun County has no grocery
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Closure means most of Calhoun County has no grocery

ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa (AP) - Rockwell City is the next victim in a growing list of small rural towns that have lost or are about to lose their only...

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