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Owners vote to strip Trump name from luxury condo building
News 2 months ago
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
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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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
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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
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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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New leader named for Cleveland FBI office
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New leader named for Cleveland FBI office

CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio native who served as a special assistant to the FBI's three most recent directors in Washington is the new leader of the...

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Amazon-New York split catches Virginia officials off-guard
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Amazon-New York split catches Virginia officials off-guard

On Valentine's Day, Amazon broke up with New York City and turned all of its attention to Northern Virginia, announcing it would not set up half of...

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HUD awards $1.2 million in grants to Indiana authorities
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HUD awards $1.2 million in grants to Indiana authorities

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded 14 grants totaling more than $1.2 million to local public...

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GE to downsize Boston headquarters, reimburse state $87M
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GE to downsize Boston headquarters, reimburse state $87M

BOSTON (AP) - General Electric is downsizing plans for its world headquarters in Boston. The company announced Thursday it has reached an agreement...

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National Retail Group: holiday sales fell short
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National Retail Group: holiday sales fell short

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, says that holiday sales increased a lower-than-expected 2...

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Old naval hospital in South Carolina to be demolished
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Old naval hospital in South Carolina to be demolished

NORTH CHARLESTON, S. C. (AP) - An old U.S. Navy hospital in South Carolina will be demolished, after plans to redevelop the 10-story structure...

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Owner plans to convert Honolulu offices into apartments
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Owner plans to convert Honolulu offices into apartments

HONOLULU (AP) - The owner of a 25-story office building in downtown Honolulu plans to convert the tower into about 500 apartments with moderately...

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County treasurer’s family bought tax-foreclosed real estate
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County treasurer’s family bought tax-foreclosed real estate

DETROIT (AP) - Wayne County's treasurer has apologized after his relatives bought Detroit-area tax-foreclosed real estate in violation of his own...

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Work begins on southeast Chicago industrial development
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Work begins on southeast Chicago industrial development

CHICAGO (AP) - Work has begun on a southeast-side Chicago industrial development that officials say will be home to 1,300 jobs. NorthPoint...

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Conservation group sues over federal oil, gas leases in Utah
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Conservation group sues over federal oil, gas leases in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A conservation organization has filed a lawsuit against the U. S. Department of Interior over oil and gas leases offered in...

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‘Recreation is the new mining’ in Butte, Anaconda
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‘Recreation is the new mining’ in Butte, Anaconda

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Jim Davison spends some time on what he calls "product testing" at Smelter City Brewing, which opened in the historic Electric...

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Mississippi considers limiting property owners’ liability
News 3 months ago
Mississippi considers limiting property owners’ liability

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi senators are advancing a bill limiting people's ability to sue property owners for injuries or other problems....

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City to spend $2.1M to buy, preserve neighborhood dog park
News 3 months ago
City to spend $2.1M to buy, preserve neighborhood dog park

WASHINGTON (AP) - The city of Washington, D. C., is set to bid $2.1 million to buy and preserve a dog park in Columbia Heights, but critics are...

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Former Cabela’s employees launch online retail site
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Former Cabela’s employees launch online retail site

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - A new online retailer of outdoors gear has opened for business, owned and operated by former Cabela's employees. Highby...

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LePage lease aims to keep psychiatric residence in Bangor
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LePage lease aims to keep psychiatric residence in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A lease letter obligates the state to pay $11.3 million over 30 years for a 16-bed psychiatric residence that was supposed to...

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Bill to prohibit cashless stores moves to full city council
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Bill to prohibit cashless stores moves to full city council

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A bill that would prohibit most stores in Philadelphia from going cashless is heading to the full City Council for a vote. The...

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City hosting design competition for oddly-sized city lots
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City hosting design competition for oddly-sized city lots

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City says it will host a design competition to help create affordable housing on lots that have been vacant for decades....

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Amherst debates qualifications for new climate committee
News 3 months ago
Amherst debates qualifications for new climate committee

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Amherst officials say seven residents will soon be appointed for the town's new committee that is tasked with reducing carbon...

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