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New candidate to Ken-Arnold school board not eligible to claim seat due to residency issue

One of four candidates who ran unopposed for the New Kensington-Arnold school board will not be able to take the seat, according to the acting Westmoreland County Electoral Officer. Peter Nkemakolam ran for a school board seat in Region 3 of the district. However, Nkemakolam lives in Region 2, Acting …

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Obituary by Frank Bavetz (1926 – 2021) – Natrona Heights, PA

Frank M. Bavetz, 95, of Natrona Heights, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, November 8, 2021. He was born on April 6, 1926, in Brackenridge, to the late Anthony and Amelia (Zaremba) Bavetz. Frank was a proud Marine who served his country during World War II. He retired …

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Marshall to Host Trombone Recital by Stroeher | Marshall University

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Germany sends diplomats to Afghanistan

Germany has announced that it will send Ambassador-designate Marcus Potzel, followed by an expedition of diplomats to Afghanistan in the coming weeks. German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported on Saturday (November 6) that Marcus Potzel is responsible for updating relations with the Taliban. Germany is now the first European country …

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No need to call the dispatcher if you see heavy smoke and flames on the west side of Idaho Falls on Friday

The following is a press release and photo from the Idaho Falls Fire Department. IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Fire Department will be hosting live burn training at an old structure located on Milligan Road in Snake River Landing on Friday, November 5 from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 10 …

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Man accused of making fake phone call to dispatcher, intimidating woman

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Indiana – A man has been charged with allegedly making a false phone call to send and intimidate a woman in South Bend on Monday morning, according to the probable cause affidavit. At 3:30 a.m., officers from the South Bend Police Department attended a Huey Street address …

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Health variant: why traveling nurses matter (and make a lot of money)

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Traveling nurses. They are healthcare freelancers, backups who have been crucial in helping understaffed nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. And you probably haven’t even heard of it. While not all short-term mobile nurses make a lot of money, big paychecks are possible, especially when health systems …

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Oneida Ward 5 candidate questions and answers – Oneida Dispatch

Oneida, NY – The race for Oneida City Councilor Ward 5 is like no other. There are two candidates on the ballot – Brandee DuBois and Jake Fleming – only Fleming no longer lives in Oneida, making him ineligible. If Fleming wins the vote, the elected mayor would nominate the …

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The region once again in the forefront of the national political scene

WILKES-BARRE – Election trends in Luzerne County will soon be back in the national spotlight as the midterm elections approach next year, and Ed Mitchell sees it as a good thing. The veteran political analyst said this week that the county is representative of areas of the state and country …

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The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s most Wes Anderson movie

With The French dispatch, Wes Anderson presents his most Wes Anderson film to date. As the director’s tenth film makes its theatrical debut, his visual style and narrative predilections are now firmly established and instantly recognizable in popular culture and especially among those who are passionate about his work. Aside …

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Little Falls man convicted of murder

LITTLE FALLS – After about five hours of deliberation on Tuesday, October 26, a Morrison County jury found Jonathan Greyblood guilty of second degree murder without intent and second degree manslaughter in the death of his wife, Jeanine Greyblood . Jonathan Greyblood reported the disappearance of his wife, Jeanine Greyblood, …

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Hurricane Rigney Engages in Western Kentucky | Putnam News

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‘I Was Terrified’: Residents Assess Damage From Night Tornadoes In Bistate Area | Regional

In Fredericktown, a town of about 4,000 people about 85 miles south of St. Louis, on Monday, recreational vehicles were left on the side, metal siding was twisted around tree trunks by the wind at across town and over 10 buildings were leveled with many more significantly damaged. Schools in …

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Council approves 2022 road project amid local concerns

Vote to approve moving the crossing from Knollwood Drive to Inglewood Drive and construction on Foley Road, Isle Drive and Forthun Road at the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 19, with about eight people in attendance. The city hosted a listening session October 7 with around 16 people present. Two …

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Pequot seeks replacement school staff, increases incentives

PEQUOT LAKES – The Pequot Lakes School District hopes to attract more substitute teachers through new incentives. Substitute teachers at Pequot Lakes are currently paid $ 125 per day. But thanks to action taken by the school board on Monday, October 18, substitute teachers will now earn an additional $ …

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Robert C. Gabordi, Former Editor-in-Chief of Herald-Dispatch, passes away | New

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Booster shots recommended to fight COVID-19 | New

HENDERSON – The Granville-Vance public health department is offering reminders to people who have received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in two injections. The United States Centers for Disease Control has recommended the recall for people 65 years of age and older, residents of long-term care facilities, and people 18 to …

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CMSD offers free training at the National Council for Teachers

Julia McDill had decided not to pursue her master’s degree. The seven-year veteran Franklin Elementary School teacher has been in student loan debt ever since she graduated from the University of Mississippi for Women with a Bachelor of Elementary Education. Adding to this debt was simply not feasible. Likewise, McDill …

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Hancock & Kelley: Parson takes on Post-Dispatch and search for new St. Louis police chief

ST. LOUIS – Elliott Davis welcomes John Hancock and Michael Kelley to discuss the following issues this week: In an astonishing development, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is going to the city’s big daily, the St. Louis Post-Expedition. A journalist from the Post-shipment discovered an information security flaw on a website …

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Culver Township homicide killed two

DULUTH, Minn. –A man killed two people in Culver Township early Saturday morning before committing suicide after a police chase. At 1 a.m. on Saturday, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to a request from a father to check on the condition of his son who lives in Culver …

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Clydesdales return for 2021 Bicentennial Christmas Parade

Plans are underway for the Columbus Bicentennial Christmas Parade, celebrating 200 years in Columbus. Normally, the parade takes place on the first Monday in December. This year the parade will host the Budweiser Clydesdales, and in order to fit their schedule, the parade will take place at 3 p.m. on …

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St. Louis City Plan to Consolidate 911 Dispatch Operations Pending Approval

ST. LOUIS – A plan to consolidate 911 dispatch operations in the city of St. Louis will likely require state approval before it can become a reality. The Post-Dispatch reported that a plan to merge all 911 dispatch services in the city is already under review. Now city officials are …

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Kingman Dispatch Center Releases 2021 Annual Statistical Review of Complaints and Investigations – The Bee – The Buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

Kingman Dispatch Center Releases 2021 Annual Statistical review of complaints and investigations KINGMAN, Arizona – The City of Kingman Communications (Dispatch) Center compiles annual statistical summaries of internal affairs complaints and investigations. These statistics are made available to the public and to agency employees in the form of the attached …

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Marshall shows his support on “National Coming Out Day” | New

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History of Doolittle’s Daring Raid on Japan Vanishes in Doolittle, Missouri | Regional

Today, regional natives can also struggle. Even though Doolittle has done a lot, some think the city’s name is meant to sound like a retreat, a place to relax. A place to do little. Support local journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} That’s not what’s happening, said Jeremy …

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Biden will not block documents sought by House committee – Oneida Dispatch

By ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK, ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) – White House says President Joe Biden will not block delivery of documents requested by a House committee investigating the Jan.6 insurgency on the U.S. Capitol, staging a showdown with the former President Donald Trump, who wants …

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2 charged with fentanyl trafficking in Red Lake Nation

RED LAKE, Minn. – Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury, charged with distributing fentanyl in the Red Lake Nation. According to court documents, in March 2021, Christopher Douglas Richard, 40, of Detroit, Michigan, conspired with others to distribute more than 40 grams of fentanyl in and …

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Crews respond to the Henderson landfill fire

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) – The dispatch confirms that teams were dispatched in response to a fire near a building along Highway 414 on Wednesday evening. Dispatchers say the fire started in the 700 block of Highway 414 in Henderson. They saw that a fire had been seen nearby, but no …

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Communication interrupted in Butler County: air conditioning problem may have caused a problem | New

Pictured is the Butler County Courthouse. A dispatch center located at the courthouse manages emergency service communications for agencies in Butler County. THE PHOTO OF THE BANNER-PRESS FILE An air conditioning problem may have caused communication problems with 911 in Butler County on Tuesday, September 28. At approximately 4:07 p.m. …

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Christmas Lights Parade in Huntington canceled for 2021 | Coronavirus

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Trump faces interrogation deadline in libel lawsuit – Oneida Dispatch

By JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK (AP) – Former President Donald Trump now has a Dec. 23 deadline to submit to questioning in a defamation lawsuit against a former ‘apprentice’ candidate over what he said by denying his allegations of sexual assault, a court said on Monday. The new deadline for …

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BWCA fully reopened after forest fires

The Upper National Forest rolled back almost all remaining closures related to the wildfires on Friday, October 1, including reducing the Greenwood fire closure area to the fire perimeter of nearly 27,000 acres. The Forest Service also lifted the latest of the closures in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area, …

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Marshall School of Pharmacy Receives Diversity Scholarship | Marshall University

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California to require COVID-19 vaccines for schoolchildren – Oneida Dispatch

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ADAM BEAM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California will become the first U.S. state to require COVID-19 vaccination for children to attend public and private schools in person in a term that could affect millions of students. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday that the coronavirus …

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Litter Sweep up net loads of trash – and cleaner streets | New

HENDERSON – Community Cleanup Day in Henderson wrapped up the two-week fall garbage sweep sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In addition to cleaner streets, the results are counted in the number of pounds of trash collected. DOT reported that its crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more …

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Griffith’s ideas on poll watchers raise concerns

Luzerne County Electoral Board Chairperson Denise Williams said Thursday she was “very concerned” by County Councilor Walter Griffith’s recent comment on the organization of observers at the county mailing boxes. Williams said that the Pennsylvania State Department’s guidelines for poll observers are readily available online and that poll observers and …

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A group of young professionals look to the service

In 2019, John Almond was building beds in Columbus, Dickie Bryan was opening a recovery house for drug addicted or homeless men in West Point, and Evie Vidrine was joining the Columbus Young Professionals. The three were then strangers, each working independently. Tonight, their paths will likely converge as a …

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Baxter City Council: Hello Auto Development Gets Approval

The proposed business, which is associated with Lake Country Toyota, is a development project along Edgewood Drive in Baxter. Baxter City Council has approved the development of the Hello Auto, which will perform retail work for Lake Country Toyota vehicles. Lake Country Toyota currently has overflow parking on Edgewood Drive …

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Second Amendment protesters interrupt Otter Tail County committee meeting

“You are here to represent us, the people,” said a woman who did not identify herself and said her group had unsuccessfully tried to get on the county agenda. “And it’s not your obligation to ignore us.” She interrupted County Lawyer Michelle Eldien, who was trying to respond. Board chairman …

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Why is the distribution system not corrected yet? – NBC 6 South Florida

Three years later, there are still emergency dispatch issues in Broward County. This topic dominated discussion Tuesday at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Committee meeting in Sunrise. The police response to the mass shootings was slower than it should have been, and the Commission told Broward County …

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The Raise Our Standards tour will take place on Wednesday September 29 in Brainerd

The Center of the American Experiment has announced that the Raise Our Standards Tour will stop in Brainerd on Wednesday, September 29. The Brainerd stop is part of a second round of organizational meetings after a summer tour of 17 cities that drew an average of 100 attendees to each …

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Relatives honor life, legacy of longtime broken arrows dispatcher

Friends, family and coworkers honor the life and legacy of Broken Arrow dispatcher David Weisberg. A memorial with flowers, pictures and candles is set up to pay tribute to him after his death from complications from COVID-19 last week. A lit commemorative candle, Oklahoma Sooners decor, flowers and sympathy cards, …

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Cheryl Burke tested positive for COVID-19 | Entertainment

Cheryl Burke has tested positive for COVID-19. The 37-year-old dancer broke the news of her diagnoses via Instagram, shortly before she performed alongside Cody Rigsby in “Dancing With the Stars.” In a moving video, Cheryl – who received the Moderna vaccine – explained, “The PCR test came back, and it …

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Gabby Petito case: Dispatch records show Utah police were told man hit woman

NORTH PORT, Florida – Minutes after Utah Police learned of a report of a man hitting a woman and taking off in a white Ford Transit pickup truck with Florida license plates, officers arrested Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito and appeared to focus on her as the abuser, rushing the …

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Gaskin plans to roll out organizational change proposal

Mark Alexander Jr.’s original plan when he agreed in July to become interim director of operations for Columbus was to work for free until September 30. By then, the city will have its approved budget for the next fiscal year, which begins Thursday. By then, the new administration planned to …

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Pittston acquires the old Pittston hospital and the first Presbyterian church

PITTSTON – Mayor Michael Lombardo has announced that the city redevelopment authority has purchased the old Pittston hospital with future plans for housing on the property. In addition to acquiring a 13-acre hospital, the City purchased the former First Presbyterian Church on Broad Street. The old church will be the …

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Explanation: Who is eligible for Pfizer recalls in the United States?

Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus. A look back at the workings of this new phase of the vaccination campaign: Who should the Pfizer booster for? People who received two injections of Pfizer …

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4-H participation declining at Cass County Fair

Remer shared the results of the 2021 Cass County Fair, where a total of 43 4-H youth and two 4-H clubs submitted 299 entries. She said this was a decrease in attendance from previous years, but was expected due to the effects of COVID-19. Some of the categories represented at …

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US sets the stage for COVID booster injections for millions – Oneida Dispatch

By LAURAN NEERGAARD ​​and MIKE STOBBE The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination campaign was on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans – despite doubts that the additional injections will do a lot …

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Best Production Design – A spot for “The French Dispatch” to shine?

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar and Emmy predictions are updated regularly with the current year's list of contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit …

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EHS inducts three former athletes into 2020 Hall of Fame class

Each year, the Eatonville High School Sports Hall of Fame inducts its new members at halftime of a football game. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, they were unable to hold the induction ceremony last year. Instead, the ceremony will take place at the half-time of the October 2 football …

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Superintendent: Pittston area plans to test unvaccinated

YATESVILLE – The Pittston area monthly meeting on Tuesday was brief with mostly routine votes, but the question of mask requirements was raised by a resident who asked the school board how they made the decision – even before the state mandate – to require masks in schools. Board chairman …

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Worcester Fire Department External Review Reveals Problems | State

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) – An independent review of the Worcester Fire Department commissioned after a firefighter’s death in 2019 revealed issues requiring “immediate response.” Emergency Services Consulting International report 248 released on Monday revealed a poor internal communication system and on-site management and called for a change in the leadership …

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Consultants sued for 2018 deaths of women in sheriff’s van | national

The estates of two South Carolina women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence have filed lawsuits alleging negligence of a company that created policies and procedures for law enforcement. The lawsuits were filed last week in Horry County by representatives for …

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Monday Profile: Starkville Optometrist Offers Free Eye Screenings For Infants

It was 2003 and former President Jimmy Carter was speaking at a national optometry conference in Atlanta. Sitting in the audience that day was Sarah Fratesi, who was just starting her career as an optometrist at the Crigler Family Vision Center in Starkville. Fratesi was both disturbed and inspired by …

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Brady dismisses 5 TD as Buccaneers send Falcons | Field level

Tom Brady threw five touchdown passes on Sunday and Mike Edwards returned two interceptions in the fourth quarter for scores to close the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host’s 48-25 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Leading 28-25 early in the fourth period, the Buccaneers (2-0) pulled away when Brady hit Chris Godwin …

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Flash, Estate, WWE, AHS & More! Daily BCTV Dispatch September 19, 21

| Say you will remember me standing in a pretty dress. Watching the sunset, baby. Red lips and rosy cheeks. Say you’ll see me again. Even if it’s right in your … Daily BCTV dispatch! With much love and respect for Taylor Swift and “Wildest Dreams” (watch video below), this …

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Police: iPad brawl led to shootout in East Columbus; two arrested

Columbus police arrested two suspects in a shootout Wednesday in East Columbus. Shawn Stallings Jr. of Columbus and Ricky Armstead of Starkville are both charged with two counts of aggravated assault in the incident which began as a result of a disagreement over an iPad transaction, the police chief said …

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Brooke Simpson makes statement on America’s Got Talent | New

HOLLISTER – On Wednesday’s NBC episode “America’s Got Talent”, Hollister native Brooke Simpson was fourth among the top five finalists. Since the start of Season 16 on June 1, contestants have faced each other on stage with performances ranging from comedies, songs, dances, acrobatics and magicians. The final performances took …

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Vance Launches Redistribution Process for Trustees and School Board | New

HENDERSON – Vance County commissioners are embarking on the process of adjusting the district boundaries that will determine who can be elected commissioner over the next decade. Officials have scheduled three “listening sessions” for the public to comment on a process dictated by the 2020 US census result, several laws …

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College Road is expected to reopen soon after a slight delay

A construction project that has diverted drivers from their usual route through Baxter and forced them to rethink how to reach destinations, is expected to be completed soon and open as early as this weekend. Mayor Darrel Olson said he received calls from people asking why College Road was closed …

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State Council: Journalist’s Complaint Against Iowa Workforce Development “Founded”

Iowa Capital Dispatch’s claim that Iowa Workforce Development violated the state’s open records law while failing to deliver its director’s text messages to “merit,” a state panel ruled Thursday. The Iowa Public Information Council ruled that the news agency’s formal complaint against the state agency is “legally sufficient” and “has …

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Upgrading Expeditions to Improve Response and Communication | New

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office will soon be implementing technology software that promises to improve response to mailings to people in distress. A contract with Central Square Technologies will cost the county $ 638,723. The Cleveland County Council of Commissioners approved the allowance at its Monday meeting. “The sheriff’s office …

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Central Post Shipping | Hurricanes are hell

I don’t know about you, but I think the weather events known as hurricanes have worsened throughout my life. And not only that, but there also appear to be more tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, famines, and disease than ever before. And of course, preachers are sure to point out that the …

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Tailgating Returns to Marshall Football with ‘Thunder Street’ | New

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Graham native coordinates living history program at the National Pacific War Museum

A public history student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock began a new career leading a living history program at the National Pacific War Museum, which provides the country’s most comprehensive account of the Second World war in the Asia-Pacific theater. Aaron Shuman, originally from Graham, Wash., Recently …

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2 inmates charged after riot in South Carolina prison | national

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – A South Carolina sheriff’s department has laid charges against two inmates after a prison riot in which two guards were taken hostage and injured. Jujuan Council, 23, and Anthony Blakney, 32, have been charged with first-degree assault, kidnapping and rioting, The State newspaper reported on Saturday. …

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Meet a LAFD dispatch battalion commander – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, sports and weather

All California National Forests closed until September 17 due to wildfiresThe U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that all national forests will temporarily close due to wildfires until September 17. 8 minutes ago CDC urges vaccinees to assess labor day weekend travel risks and unvaccinated people to stay homeStacey Butler reports …

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Consumers Energy Celebrates ‘Dispatch Matriarch’, Students Meet Oakland University Vaccination Mandate, Extreme Weather Possible Sunday

‘Matriarch of Dispatch’ – Consumers Energy celebrates 50+ years of a woman in company DETROIT – Eva Fullwood has saved a lot for her retirement, but she continues to work because she appreciates the mental stimulation and the camaraderie between her colleagues. Fullwood juggled many roles – great-grandmother, fashion designer, …

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DEC proposes to increase the limit for walleye in Lake Oneida – Oneida Dispatch

Walleye limit in Oneida Lake could increase DEC recently released a regulatory proposal to increase the daily possession of walleye on Lake Oneida from three per day to five per day. The population is at an all time high of 1.2 million adult fish and the lower limit of the …

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08/23/2021 | Berlin museum roof replacement includes relocation of an old beehive

Berlin museum roof replacement includes relocation of an old beehive BERLIN – A trio of local businesses partnered with the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum to move a decades-old beehive last week. Thanks to the efforts of Baybees Honey and Burley Building Co., the long beehive on the edge of …

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Breaking News: Schools in Florida’s Capital Will Require Masks | national

TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, becoming the Seventh District to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive …

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Let It Grow: A Lake Shore Stewardship Adventure

The native flowers that bloom on our hill all started when Harmony Maslowski from the Thousand Lakes Soil and Water Conservation District dropped a packet of seeds with us three years ago. She also left a brochure that explained how growing native plants along the shoreline is good for the …

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Commissioners continue central allocation talks

LIMA – Eleven political subdivisions of Allen County contribute – under contracts that in some cases date back a decade or more – just over $ 234,000 of the nearly $ 1.2 million needed each year to run 911 dispatch operations at the county sheriff’s office. Four other subdivisions served …

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The release date of the French expedition, the cast and the plot

Like most of Anderson’s films, “The French Dispatch” has a unique setup. The title of the film refers to a fictional diary, and the film is divided into stories from the latest issue of that diary (via THR), including “an obituary, travel column and three feature articles”. The huge cast …

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During communications, the Bryan County 911 dispatch CAD system upgrade goes into service

Durant Communications and Bryan County 9-1-1 dispatchers will begin using an enhanced Computer Assisted Dispatch (CAD) system during calls this month. 911 dispatchers completed the training last month and say the new system makes getting help for residents faster and easier. “The new CAD software upgrade interface is more user-friendly …

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Trump laments lack of credit for supporting winner in Ohio’s run to Congress

Donald Trump has received credit in media reports across the country for supporting the winner in Tuesday’s Ohio GOP primary – unlike a Texas contest last month when his candidate lost – but he falsely told his supporters that the media had not mentioned his role. “It was a big …

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Iowa Child Care Crisis Continues Despite Legislative Pressure

Iowa is still experiencing a child custody crisis, advocates and lawmakers say, despite legislation approved this year aimed at alleviating the crisis. Iowa Legislature Passes Three Child Care Bills this year, ranging from changing tax credits to increasing the number of children in unregulated child care centers. Representative Tracy Ehlert, …

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High Rock Booger’s Lizards Secure Second Place in National Envirothon Competition

The five members of the High Rock Booger Lizards of Davidson County Homeschool are serious about conserving the environment, even if their names don’t reflect it. The team, which also represented the state of North Carolina, placed second in the National Conservation Foundation’s 2021 Envirothon competition on July 28. Nebraska …

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Iowa leaders advocate for vaccination as cases rise and delta variant spreads

Elected leaders and public health officials are begging residents of Iowa to get vaccinated as the highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19 spreads throughout the state. “Right now, we are in a race against vaccinating people over the spread of the variant,” said Nola Aigner Davis, communications manager for the …

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Additional grant for water tower possible: Brainerd council allocates more funds for the project

And they no longer have a deadline looming on the horizon. Brainerd City Council agreed on Monday, July 19 to provide $ 162,043 in matching funds for a historical society grant application, which would provide the same amount – if awarded – to help fund a roof for the tower. …

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Redistribution of 22 could prompt full list of county returning officers

Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson gave Commissioners an overview on Tuesday, July 20 of the timeline and procedures associated with the redistribution process, a ten-year event through which new U.S. census data is used to adjust district boundaries federal congressional lines, as well as national and local lines. County councils …

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Netflix Confirms Switch To Video Games As Growth Slows | national

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) – Netflix has reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerged from pandemic cocoons. But he has an answer for that: video games. On Tuesday, the streaming giant announced plans to start adding video games to its existing subscription plans at …

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Brainerd makes the public works service permanent

City council agreed last October to test an interim public works department, following a request from the parks council after parks manager Tony Sailer announced a retirement in December. The new department began operating on December 19 – the day after Sailer’s departure – with city engineer Paul Sandy at …

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Roscommon and Crawford County Central Dispatch Partnership hit roadblock

Two counties in northern Michigan have encountered a hurdle in their partnership to merge central dispatching services. The counties of Roscommon and Crawford have maintained this partnership for more than five years and planned to formally merge their departments in January 2022. “The simple fact that we could combine our …

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Brainerd man faces assault charge after allegedly punching doctor

A 58-year-old man from Brainerd faces a fourth-degree assault charge for allegedly hitting an emergency room doctor in Crosby. James Julius Herman appeared for a solo felony on July 8 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd. The charge stems from a 911 call made at 9:56 p.m. on …

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Company summary | Business | Herald Dispatch.com

Merritt’s Creek Women’s Health Certified HUNTINGTON – The Women’s Health Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Merritt’s Creek has been accredited for three years of ultrasound after a thorough review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The center has been approved since 2018. Ultrasound, also known as ultrasound, uses …

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Dedication set for bathing dock and commemorative bench

The 9 a.m. event at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campgrounds Bathing Dock will recognize the Corps’ partnership with the Greater Crosslake Area Foundation and the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club to build the new dock. The dock is used by campers and serves as a site for swimming …

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State panel files open-file complaints against public health agency

Editor’s Note: Journalist Clark Kauffman was covering the Iowa Public Information Council meeting when he was unexpectedly asked to speak to a complaint he had filed on behalf of the Iowa Capital Dispatch . This article includes an edited version of some of his forum comments, in italics, which are …

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The Cancer Fund receives a grant of $ 9,000

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 By press release Molokai Cancer Fund press release The Molokai Cancer Fund received a grant of $ 9,000, which will help Molokai residents diagnosed with cancer and undergoing treatment to travel to Honolulu or Maui. Travel costs can be so expensive for those with little or …

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Regence and DispatchHealth join forces to provide hospital-level home care

DENVER and SEATTLE, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Regence BlueShield has partnered with DispatchHealth, a leading home health care provider, to provide Regence members with an advanced level of home health care. This innovative partnership is now available to Regence members in Pierce County, Washington, with plans to …

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Farrell and Ball Renewed to MU Board of Directors | New

HUNTINGTON – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has reappointed Patrick Farrell and Shawn Ball to the Marshall University Board of Governors. Farrell, of Huntington, is the owner and president of Service Pump and Supply. He was re-elected by the members of the board of directors to the post of president. …

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No US force plans Haiti, but helps send assassination investigation | Voice of America

Since Washington-The United States has not developed a military plan against Haiti after asking Haiti to send troops after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Haiti is deploying troops to protect key infrastructure during a conversation between Acting Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken …

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ODOT says noise barrier is not designed for impact like fatal accident

A young woman was killed and two others were seriously injured on Wednesday when a noise-reduction wall panel fell on top of a car in a single-vehicle traffic accident on Interstate 71 north near the highway 161, Columbus police reported on Friday. Police say Kayleeana Pannell, 18, of South Linden, …

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Eagle family takes flight after surviving predator attack

The Donahue family, visiting their summer home on Clear Lake near Glen, found the two flightless eagles with obvious injuries on June 21. MNR Conservation Officer Lieutenant Robert Gorecki responded to capture the birds and bring them to Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation at Care Garrison. RELATED: Raptor Rescue: Neighbors …

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Bangalore Expedition

A startup founder, who hasn’t slept much all week, woke up on a recent Sunday to a phone call from his co-founder. A senior engineer was feeling exhausted and was considering leaving. For the founder, who had scheduled several calls with many of Silicon Valley’s top investors later in the …

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Column: Thinking about the act of putting

We all know this term, right? It means moving aimlessly, ideally while working on something, but in a random fashion. Empty the dishwasher, but do not fill it as you have noticed that the plants above the kitchen sink need to be watered. Watering plants is pretty crazy work, so …

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Expedition reporter Holly Zachariah listens to those who go unheard

I am a Metro Desk / Features reporter at the Columbus Dispatch and will be celebrating my 21st birthday in August. Most of my career at The Dispatch, I have spent in the state office covering rural western and southern Ohio. I also manage our internship program. Supervising young journalists, …

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Shipment of coronavirus to India: Covaxin 77.8% effective, according to Bharat Biotech

Over 44,000 new cases reported India reported 44,111 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 30.5 million, according to data from the central health ministry. The country has recorded 738 deaths from the pandemic, bringing the death toll to 401,050. The number of active cases …

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