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Train depot lease on hold again
Design presented for ambulance building project
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9/11 Remembered
Speakers reflect on 13 years since tragedy struck the nation.
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Family planning funds go to Atlanta-based group
First time local health departments have not received money
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Challenge accepted: Beyond research – Ethica raises money for care
Staff members and employees of Ethica Health & Retirement Community in Jones County took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level last week when more than 30 of them decided to meet the challeng...
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Ministries merging
Safe house still available for those who may need it
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An armed U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle guards the White House complex during an evacuation over a security alert moments after U.S. President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in MarylandBy Peter Cooney WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran who was decorated for his service in the Iraq war, the U.S. Army said on Sunday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is expected to appear in court in Washington on Monday facing a charge of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison. The U.S. ...


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(Reuters) - A New York City police officer died, and eight others were injured when their van crashed into a barrier in the Bronx on Sunday morning, police said. Michael Williams, 25, was thrown through a back window of the police van after it hit a barrier around 5 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, the New York Police Department said in a statement. The eight other officers in the van were also hurt, though none of their injuries were life-threatening, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. ...
2014-09-22 02:22:36 -0400

A firefighter lights a backfire to prevent the King Fire from spreading in Fresh Pond, CaliforniaBy Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No residents of the homes were hurt, said Tom Piranio, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Firefighters were only recently able to enter the burned areas to tally the structural damage caused by the King Fire, he added. About 12,000 homes have been evacuated since the blaze began on Sept. 13, Piranio said. ...


2014-09-21 13:25:23 -0400
(Reuters) - A tour bus with about 50 passengers overturned on a Delaware highway on Sunday, leaving two women dead and sending the others to area hospitals with injuries ranging from mild to severe, state police said. Rescue teams backed by medical helicopters pulled people through the windows of the bus, which flipped over at around 4:20 p.m. local time (2020 GMT) on a highway in New Castle, about 7 miles (11 km) south of Wilmington, Delaware State Police Sergeant Paul Shavack said. A 54-year-old woman was killed after she was thrown from the bus. ...
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