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The Latest: New Mexico House endorses recreational marijuana
News 2 weeks ago
The Latest: New Mexico House endorses recreational marijuana

SANTA FE, N. M. (AP) - The Latest on a recreational marijuana (all times local): A proposal to authorize recreational marijuana sales and...

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Colby announces architect, operator for hotel project
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Colby announces architect, operator for hotel project

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - Maine's Colby College has named an architect and operator for a boutique hotel it plans to open next year. The 50-room...

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Without more staff Deschutes DA will prosecute fewer cases
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Without more staff Deschutes DA will prosecute fewer cases

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Deschutes County's district attorney says he will stop prosecuting certain misdemeanors if county commissioners don't staff a...

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Dollar Tree to close up to 390 Family Dollar stores
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Dollar Tree to close up to 390 Family Dollar stores

NEW YORK (AP) - Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name. The...

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Philadelphia mayor signs bill banning cashless stores
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Philadelphia mayor signs bill banning cashless stores

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The mayor of Philadelphia has signed off on legislation that would force city stores to take cash, banning so-called cashless...

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Virginia blocks Mike Bloomberg’s climate lawyers
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Virginia blocks Mike Bloomberg’s climate lawyers

Virginia has become the first state to crack down on billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg's effort to embed within the attorney general's office...

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Wichita may sell land around new baseball stadium for $24
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Wichita may sell land around new baseball stadium for $24

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita may sell 24 acres around its planned new ballpark for a Triple-A baseball franchise to the team's owners for $24. The...

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Urban Land Institute of Michigan to host summit in Detroit
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Urban Land Institute of Michigan to host summit in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - Urban regeneration, mixed-use developments and market trends in real estate are expected to be discussed during a land use...

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Vermont Senate passes marijuana retail sales bill
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Vermont Senate passes marijuana retail sales bill

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Senate has given final approval to a bill to tax and regulate retail sales of marijuana. The bill passed on...

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Pritzker Prize, Irish-born architect Kevin Roche dies
News 3 weeks ago
Pritzker Prize, Irish-born architect Kevin Roche dies

NEW YORK (AP) - The acclaimed Irish-born architect Kevin Roche has died, leaving his mark on world-class buildings from New York's Metropolitan...

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Architects disagree over whether to save Texas courthouse
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Architects disagree over whether to save Texas courthouse

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas county is struggling to decide whether an abandoned, century-old courthouse is worth saving after...

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Virginia gov signs bills aimed at reducing evictions
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Virginia gov signs bills aimed at reducing evictions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a package of bills aimed at reducing the state's eviction rate. Northam announced...

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Developers set date for closed power plant towers’ implosion
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Developers set date for closed power plant towers’ implosion

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) - Developers have set the date for the demolition of the towers at a decommissioned coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts....

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The Latest: Road OK'd on public land for ski area village
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The Latest: Road OK'd on public land for ski area village

DENVER (AP) - The Latest on a proposed development at a remote Colorado ski area (all times local): Opponents of a proposal to build condos,...

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City votes not to sue over nearby wind turbines
News 3 weeks ago
City votes not to sue over nearby wind turbines

CRANSTON, R. I. (AP) - The Cranston City Council says it will not pursue legal action over new wind turbines in neighboring Johnston. The...

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Home Depot sales cool along with real estate market
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Home Depot sales cool along with real estate market

ATLANTA (AP) - Home Depot's fourth-quarter profit is short of expectations with rising real estate prices cooling home sales. Shares fell 2.6...

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The Nature Conservancy to purchase Glebe Mountain land
News 4 weeks ago
The Nature Conservancy to purchase Glebe Mountain land

WINDHAM, Vt. (AP) - Southern Vermont's Glebe Mountain will soon be conserved and protected from development. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that...

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Voters to decide on purchase for new town garage
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Voters to decide on purchase for new town garage

WHEELOCK, Vt. (AP) - Residents in the Vermont town of Wheelock are being asked to consider approving the purchase of a building to use as a new...

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Owners vote to strip Trump name from luxury condo building
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Owners vote to strip Trump name from luxury condo building

NEW YORK (AP) - Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the last of six luxury condominiums...

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US Rep Tonko to tour Schenectady redevelopment project
News 1 month ago
US Rep Tonko to tour Schenectady redevelopment project

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - Congressman Paul Tonko is poised to get an up-close look at a project to revitalize a neighborhood in Schenectady. The...

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Wisconsin GOP introduces legislation to combat homelessness
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Wisconsin GOP introduces legislation to combat homelessness

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Assembly Republicans are proposing $3.7 million to combat homelessness in Wisconsin. Republicans unveiled their plans Thursday...

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140-year-old pet supply store to close its doors for good
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140-year-old pet supply store to close its doors for good

BERLIN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut pet supply store that has been in business for more than 140 years will soon close its doors for good. A. S....

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Chain store beer, wine sales press some dry towns to go wet
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Chain store beer, wine sales press some dry towns to go wet

CLEONA, Pa. (AP) - The little town of Cleona is the latest to feel some pressure to allow alcohol sales. Nearly 700 towns across Pennsylvania are...

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Program allows monthly property tax payments in Detroit
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Program allows monthly property tax payments in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - Some homeowners in Detroit can set aside money each month toward their summer and winter tax bills instead of having to fork over...

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Distribution warehouse closes and eliminates 300 Omaha jobs
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Distribution warehouse closes and eliminates 300 Omaha jobs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - About 300 jobs will be eliminated in the Omaha area when a distribution warehouse that served Shopko stores closes. The Omaha...

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Agencies give out reusable bags ahead of Jackson’s bag ban
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Agencies give out reusable bags ahead of Jackson’s bag ban

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Agencies in a resort community in northwest Wyoming are distributing reusable bags to residents ahead of the town's ban on...

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Groups plan to redevelop long-vacant Detroit building
News 1 month ago
Groups plan to redevelop long-vacant Detroit building

DETROIT (AP) - The city is planning to sell a long-vacant building on Detroit's west side to a group that wants to redevelop it into 180 new...

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Scottsbluff to begin second community solar project
News 1 month ago
Scottsbluff to begin second community solar project

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - Nearly two years ago, the Nebraska Public Power District embarked on a 128-kilowatt solar array, located at its office in...

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Non-profit works to uplift Orange Mound community with art
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Non-profit works to uplift Orange Mound community with art

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - There were about 50 or more people who came to The CMPLX in Orange Mound the night of Feb. 8 to view the work of community...

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Federal grant awarded for affordable housing in Rhode Island
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Federal grant awarded for affordable housing in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R. I. (AP) - A $6.4 million federal grant has been awarded to finance affordable housing in Rhode Island. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Rhode...

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