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Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth
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Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using...

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Inside Miami Beach’s war on short-term rentals
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Inside Miami Beach’s war on short-term rentals

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In apartment 9A of a two-story 1920s Miami Beach building, a sunburned couple from Charlotte was staying the weekend after...

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2 bills could help Texas landowners near transmission towers
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2 bills could help Texas landowners near transmission towers

HOUSTON (AP) - Two proposed bills could give Texas landowners more options should electric transmission towers be put up on or near their property....

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Sorry, Netflix, rural area still likes this DVD rental chain
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Sorry, Netflix, rural area still likes this DVD rental chain

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - On the edge of a vast national forest, in one of Pennsylvania's most rural counties, Joe Carlton was browsing for laughs on a...

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Some Galveston residents unhappy with brighter street lights
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Some Galveston residents unhappy with brighter street lights

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Some Southeast Texas residents have complained about brighter public street lines creating an unwelcome glare inside their...

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Marshalltown raising money to renovate community center
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Marshalltown raising money to renovate community center

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - Marshalltown has begun a fundraising campaign to help renovate a 90-year-old community center damaged by a tornado last...

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Nebraska property tax package could include income tax cut
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Nebraska property tax package could include income tax cut

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska lawmakers are starting to shape a property tax package that could include an income tax cut as well as a tobacco tax...

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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 fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year home loan reaching its lowest level in over a year, according to mortgage...

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Court affirms dismissal of short-term rental sites’ claims
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Court affirms dismissal of short-term rental sites’ claims

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Short-term rental sites Airbnb and HomeAway have again lost a legal challenge to an ordinance enacted by a popular Southern...

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Cuomo doubles down on permanent property tax cap in budget
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Cuomo doubles down on permanent property tax cap in budget

ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is doubling down on his vow to refuse to sign the next New York state budget if it doesn't make the 2...

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65-year-old ‘Story Land’ park to hold ‘Nostalgia Night’
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65-year-old ‘Story Land’ park to hold ‘Nostalgia Night’

GLEN, N. H. (AP) - A New Hampshire children's theme park centered on nursery rhymes and fairy tales is requesting that the kids be left at home for...

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City announces plans for $200 million development
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City announces plans for $200 million development

RENSSELAER, N. Y. (AP) - A small city on the Hudson River is seeking bids for a $200 million waterfront development. The Times Union reports that...

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New Mexico land office lower leasing fees for 2019
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New Mexico land office lower leasing fees for 2019

SANTA FE, N. M. (AP) - The New Mexico Land Office says it will be lowering fees this year for agricultural leases on state trust land. State...

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8 safely evacuate when trees fall on apartment building
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8 safely evacuate when trees fall on apartment building

PITCAIRN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two large trees fell on an apartment building in western Pennsylvania, but all eight residents were able to...

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Community college to offer degree in cloud computing
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Community college to offer degree in cloud computing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A new two-year program at Columbus State Community College aims to teach students about cloud computing. The college says the...

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A New Life Awaits For The Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot
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A New Life Awaits For The Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot

HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) - The giant metal lock is nearly rusted shut on bunker A-903 at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in northeastern Oregon. Once we're...

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Historic Vermont general store facing closure
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Historic Vermont general store facing closure

MONKTON, Vt. (AP) - The owner of a historic general store in a Vermont town says they will fight to stay open despite owing $20,000 in taxes....

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Airbnb eyed skeptically in quaint tourist towns
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Airbnb eyed skeptically in quaint tourist towns

MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) - Kutztown University Professor Victor Massad loves to grade papers while enjoying the soothing woods and streams...

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Bass Pro Shops closing Cabela’s Sidney distribution center
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Bass Pro Shops closing Cabela’s Sidney distribution center

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - Bass Pro Shops intends to close its Cabela's distribution center in Sidney, cutting more jobs from the western Nebraska city....

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The Latest: New Mexico House endorses recreational marijuana
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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
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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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