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Main Street grants to provide more flexibility
The move to a new location for an established local salon was expedited with a façade grant from Main Street Gray.
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Several RICO defendants ask to have charges dropped
Attorney argues no conspiracy among drug buyers
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City fire hydrants get new paint
Fire hydrants in Gray have a different look these days that is not only pleasing to the eye but provides important information for firefighters.
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Offender revoked to 10 years in prison for domestic violence
A Jones County probationer who committed the same offense for which he is on probation was revoked to 10 years in prison in Jones County Superior Court.
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New GES on schedule; dedication set Jan. 22
The November meeting of the Jones County Board of Education began on a positive note with a recap of the newly selected teacher of the year.
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Woman stops to visit the memorial set up where Michael Brown was shot and killed in FergusonBy Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen. With the St. Louis suburb and the rest of the country waiting for an announcement, activists and police have been taking steps to avert more street violence. The Aug. 9 shooting triggered months of protests and a national debate over police violence. ...


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Volunteers, led by the Old First Ward Community Association, gather for a shovel brigade coordinated by the City in BuffaloBy Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo. The group said some residents were still stuck in their homes, days after a lake-effect system clobbered the region with up to seven feet of snow. ...


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SEATTLE (Reuters) - A South Dakota man shot and killed three people and critically wounded a fourth person before taking his own life at a residence on a Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Local police cooperating with Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribal Police had launched an early morning manhunt for the shooting suspect but later said the gunman was among the dead found inside a residence in the city of Sisseton, on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation. ...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Merck scientist Janet Lineberger conducts research to discover new HIV drugs in West Point, Pa. The health care industry has announced about $438 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions worldwide so far, about 14 percent of the $3.2 trillion total for all industries, according to data provider Dealogic. Merck & Co. agreed in June to pay nearly $4 billion for Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. to combine that company's hepatitis C medicines with its own. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.


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