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Leased ferry to make summer run between Hatteras, Ocracoke
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Leased ferry to make summer run between Hatteras, Ocracoke

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) - Transportation officials say passenger-only ferry service is about to begin on the North Carolina coast, but not on the...

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NY bill would bar facial recognition programs for landlords
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NY bill would bar facial recognition programs for landlords

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - New legislation introduced in New York state would ban the use of facial recognition software by landlords in residential...

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New Mexico city to fine people for excessive weeds, trash
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New Mexico city to fine people for excessive weeds, trash

LOVINGTON, N. M. (AP) - A southeastern New Mexico city says it will begin fining certain residents for excessive weeds, graffiti and extra...

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New Orleans set to strongly limit short-term rentals
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New Orleans set to strongly limit short-term rentals

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans City Council is set to ban "whole-Home" short-term vacation rentals in much of the city. Members were set to...

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Indiana appeals court won’t rehear Lake Monroe logging case
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Indiana appeals court won’t rehear Lake Monroe logging case

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Indiana Court of Appeals has declined to rehear a couple's lawsuit seeking to stop a neighbor's logging of his private...

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Tenants to rally in Albany as lawmakers mull rent safeguards
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Tenants to rally in Albany as lawmakers mull rent safeguards

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - Tenants are planning a major rally at the state Capitol to encourage lawmakers to strengthen rental protections across the...

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Oakland Athletics get to first base in stadium quest
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Oakland Athletics get to first base in stadium quest

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have gotten to first base in their quest for a new stadium. The city's port commission on Monday took...

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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease
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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease

NEW YORK (AP) - A giant shipping conglomerate owned by the Chinese government has declined to lease space in a building it owns in lower Manhattan...

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No deal yet over $19,000 water bill in UP community
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No deal yet over $19,000 water bill in UP community

ISHPEMING, Mich. (AP) - A couple in the Upper Peninsula still hasn't reached a deal about how to resolve a water bill worth nearly $19,000. A...

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Residents battle over historic label in flooding area
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Residents battle over historic label in flooding area

MIAMI (AP) - A quiet South Beach neighborhood tucked away near bustling City Hall and Lincoln Road has become a battleground between...

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Judge nixes suit over county refusal to extend sewer service
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Judge nixes suit over county refusal to extend sewer service

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against county officials in northern Delaware over their refusal to extend sewer service to...

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HUD proposes rule to oust illegal immigrants from public housing
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HUD proposes rule to oust illegal immigrants from public housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a new rule Friday to make people seeking housing assistance have to prove their legal...

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Salvation Army property being seized for road project
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Salvation Army property being seized for road project

DERRY, N. H. (AP) - The Salvation Army in Derry, New Hampshire, says it's looking for a new home after just one year at its location because the...

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Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing
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Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Justice Department is suing an Ohio-based builder and owner of apartment complexes and associates saying they failed to...

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A glance at US mortgage rates
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A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week for a second straight week, reversing the upward trend in April. This week Last week Year ago 30...

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NY Assembly to review rent rules as NYC laws face renewal
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NY Assembly to review rent rules as NYC laws face renewal

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - Lawmakers in the Democrat-led New York state Assembly are holding another hearing on rent regulations as New York City's rent...

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Vermont smoked meat shop stays in local hands
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Vermont smoked meat shop stays in local hands

TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) - A local businessman and his daughter have managed to keep Dollar General out of Townshend for the time being. Recently, Paul...

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US land managers ordered to review several drilling permits
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US land managers ordered to review several drilling permits

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M (AP) - A federal appeals court says U.S. land managers should have done more to consider the cumulative effects on water...

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Appeals stall hotel, garage project in Montpelier, Vermont
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Appeals stall hotel, garage project in Montpelier, Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont hotel and garage project continues to face opposition from a group of residents. The Times Argus reports...

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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes
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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): Amazon Go has opened its first cash-taking...

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Wind turbine height limit set for rural areas near Lafayette
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Wind turbine height limit set for rural areas near Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Large wind turbines will be banned in rural areas around Lafayette under a new county ordinance. Tippecanoe County...

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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash
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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's...

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Gov signs bills to protect youth in residential treatment
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Gov signs bills to protect youth in residential treatment

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's governor has signed two bills aimed at protecting youth in residential treatment programs. Gov. Steve Bullock...

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Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers
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Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Our country needs more focused study on the health needs of rural residents, the National Institutes of Health says. The more that health...

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Los Angeles christens Obama Boulevard
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Los Angeles christens Obama Boulevard

LOS ANGELES - A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former President Barack Obama. A concert and ceremony Saturday unveiled Obama...

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Oregon man sues landlord for ‘catnapping’ missing tabby
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Oregon man sues landlord for ‘catnapping’ missing tabby

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man is accusing his landlord of "catnapping" his feline pet in a lawsuit filed in Portland. The Oregonian/Oregon...

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State launches $175M effort to boost workforce development
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State launches $175M effort to boost workforce development

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - New York state is launching a $175 million campaign to boost workforce development efforts so that industries can attract...

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State’s top economic development official is stepping down
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State’s top economic development official is stepping down

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - Howard Zemsky, the Cuomo administration economic development czar with key roles in the ongoing Buffalo Billion project and...

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Program helps keep Detroit homes from tax foreclosure
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Program helps keep Detroit homes from tax foreclosure

DETROIT (AP) - A report shows that more than 4,300 families in Detroit avoided losing their homes last year through a program designed to prevent...

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Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit
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Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit

DENVER (AP) - A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person … good like you and me" to sublease her property...

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