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Town drafts law to restrict ‘river corridor’ development
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Town drafts law to restrict ‘river corridor’ development

BRANDON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont town is drafting a law that would restrict development within its river corridors. The Rutland Herald reports the...

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Hawaii agency allows delinquent land debt to swell to $242K
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Hawaii agency allows delinquent land debt to swell to $242K

HONOLULU (AP) - Records show a Hawaii state agency allowed a man to accumulate a six-figure debt by making sporadic lease payments on a parcel of...

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BLM HQ will share a building with oil and gas companies
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BLM HQ will share a building with oil and gas companies

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management is moving its headquarters to an office building in Colorado that also houses oil and...

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Moving a man and his store proved worthy of song
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Moving a man and his store proved worthy of song

CINCINNATI (AP) - Reginald Stroud hears the music and wishes he had never left. Leaving wasn't his choice, of course. Everyone knows that. He...

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New $30M supportive housing complex completed in the Bronx
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New $30M supportive housing complex completed in the Bronx

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - State officials are hailing the completion of a new $30 million supportive housing complex in the Bronx. The facility, in the...

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AG’s office rejects proposed hospital affiliation
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AG’s office rejects proposed hospital affiliation

CONCORD, N. H. (AP) - The New Hampshire attorney general's office rejected a proposal for two seacoast-area hospitals to affiliate themselves with...

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Walmart hiring 140 for distribution center in Hammond
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Walmart hiring 140 for distribution center in Hammond

HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Walmart is hiring about 140 associates for its distribution center in Hammond. The company, in a news release, says wages for...

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Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson
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Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Udall Park in Tucson is now city property. The U. S. Bureau of Land Management says it transferred ownership of the 173-acre ...

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OSHA: 4 Idaho Dollar Tree stores had unsafe conditions
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OSHA: 4 Idaho Dollar Tree stores had unsafe conditions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal work safety agency has cited four Idaho Dollar Tree stores for allegedly exposing employees to unsafe conditions for...

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Department of Interior transfers land for more border wall
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Department of Interior transfers land for more border wall

PHOENIX - The Department of Interior says it is transferring 560 acres of federal land to the U. S. Army to speed up construction on 70 miles of...

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Government transfers land for more border wall
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Government transfers land for more border wall

PHOENIX (AP) - The Department of Interior says it is transferring 560 acres (226 hectares) of federal land to the U. S. Army to speed up...

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Survey finds 633K Michigan residents hard of hearing
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Survey finds 633K Michigan residents hard of hearing

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An assessment has found that an estimated 7.4% of Michigan residents identify as deaf, blind, deafblind and hard of hearing....

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Utah legislators pass bill to help stores sell heavier beers
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Utah legislators pass bill to help stores sell heavier beers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah legislators have passed a measure to make it easier for businesses to prepare to sell higher-strength beer ahead of the...

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Hawaii property title certificates caught in 6-year backlog
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Hawaii property title certificates caught in 6-year backlog

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii has amassed a backlog of property title certificates that stretches back six years, state officials said. About 180,000...

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Old Boaz outlet being converted to rec center
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Old Boaz outlet being converted to rec center

BOAZ, Ala. (AP) - The north Alabama city of Boaz used to be a regional destination for outlet shoppers before many of its retail stores closed. Now...

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US retail sales rise moderately as auto-buying jumps
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US retail sales rise moderately as auto-buying jumps

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. retail sales rose moderately in August, driven higher by a jump in auto buying and healthy online sales, evidence that...

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Colorado plans to make Fisher’s Peak a new state park
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Colorado plans to make Fisher’s Peak a new state park

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) - Gov. Jared Polis says Fisher's Peak and the former ranch land surrounding it will become Colorado's newest state park. Polis...

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Charges dropped against man who put leash on ailing wife
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Charges dropped against man who put leash on ailing wife

YORK, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have dropped a simple assault charge against a Maryland man who used a dog leash to lead his wife around a...

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New data shows Israeli settlement surge in east Jerusalem
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New data shows Israeli settlement surge in east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) - New official data obtained by The Associated Press shows a spike in Jewish settlement construction in Israeli-annexed east...

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Metropolitan Washington Council of Government directors adopt goals to tackle housing crisis
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Metropolitan Washington Council of Government directors adopt goals to tackle housing crisis

The directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government (COG) on Wednesday voted to accept regional goals to address the region's...

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Public feedback sought on development of Joe Louis Greenway
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Public feedback sought on development of Joe Louis Greenway

DETROIT (AP) - A community discussion is scheduled about the development of a Detroit trails project named after legendary boxer Joe Louis. Mayor...

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Litify tech firm to open New Orleans office, create 20 jobs
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Litify tech firm to open New Orleans office, create 20 jobs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A technology company that provides services to law firms is opening a regional office in New Orleans. State and local officials...

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Skeptical House Dems plan hearing on Trump public land plans
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Skeptical House Dems plan hearing on Trump public land plans

DENVER (AP) - Congressional Democrats plan to grill Trump administration officials on their plan to move the largest U. S. land-management agency's...

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FBI names new special agent in charge in Tennessee office
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FBI names new special agent in charge in Tennessee office

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A new special agent in charge has been named for the FBI office in Knoxville, Tennessee. FBI Director Christopher Wray...

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This Week: Consumer borrowing, GameStop 2Q, retail sales
News 2 weeks ago
This Week: Consumer borrowing, GameStop 2Q, retail sales

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: The Federal Reserve issues new data Monday on how much credit...

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Hawaii land exchange to aid Honolulu rail; raises questions
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Hawaii land exchange to aid Honolulu rail; raises questions

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii land officials have started to arrange a property exchange to aid construction of a multibillion-dollar rail line. The Star...

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New mixed-use development opens in Detroit’s Corktown
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New mixed-use development opens in Detroit’s Corktown

DETROIT (AP) - A $150 million mixed-use development officially has opened just west of downtown in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. Mayor Mark...

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Farming deal to keep area near small airport clear of trees
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Farming deal to keep area near small airport clear of trees

EUREKA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - An agreement between a farmer and a western Michigan community will cut the cost of keeping land clear of trees and...

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Piano Man Superstore in College Park, Maryland, downsizing, moving
News 2 weeks ago
Piano Man Superstore in College Park, Maryland, downsizing, moving

Nick Marjaritas is no Billy Joel, but he nonetheless considers himself the Piano Man - so much so that he applied the name to his store in College...

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Nordstrom opens new store with services but no merchandise
News 2 weeks ago
Nordstrom opens new store with services but no merchandise

NEW YORK (AP) - Nordstrom has opened a new store in Manhattan that carries no merchandise and instead offers tailoring services and allows...

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