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Buried treasure great, but Florida beaches safe? Indian River schools evolve properly

TCPalm 17 Jun 2024
If our "only salvation" consists of a man who was recently found guilty of 34 crimes by a jury of responsible, law-abiding American citizens, then Houston, we have a problem.

The other Looff Carrousel: How one of the last remaining Looff rides ended up in the foothills of Boulder County and looking nothing like Riverfront Park’s amusement ride

The Spokesman-Review 16 Jun 2024
The Utah Park and Recreation Commission, which took control of the abandoned Saltair, donated the carousel to Fairyland Park in American Fork to provide entertainment to the training school youth and the general public, the Citizen reported in 1960.

Local notes: Ozark Natural Science Center received Ruf’s Fund grant to support upcoming summer camps

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 16 Jun 2024
Previous recipients include Houston-based organization Project Row Houses (2020), Vanessa German (2018), a citizen artist whose art explores transformation through art and advocacy, and the Archives ...

Canonsburg Police Department begins providing police service to Houston Borough

Observer-Reporter 15 Jun 2024
The boroughs of Houston and Canonsburg now share more than West Pike Street ... “This is a pretty big deal for Houston ... “We are ready to start answering calls for the citizens of Houston,” said Rhome.

Mayor Whitmire In Hot Water Over Comments About Gulfton Residents

Houston Press 12 Jun 2024
“We are supporting the economic growth of Houston ... However, in a written statement to the Houston Press, he wrote. ... Sergio Lira, president of the Houston-area League of United Latin Citizens, said ... KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE...

Heloise: Making marks

Union Leader 11 Jun 2024
DEAR HELOISE. I’ve been reading you and your mother’s hints for years in the Houston Chronicle. As a senior citizen, a permanent marker is my best friend. I always start to make my bed from the same corner, so I ....

Seven years after Harvey, Houston was caught off guard by derecho. Should it have been?

Raw Story 03 Jun 2024
This article first appeared on Houston Landing and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. Houston leaders vowed to prepare for the next big storm after Hurricane Harvey flooded thousands of people out of their homes ... Not in Houston.

The Houston Fire Department recommends safety tips for Memorial Day weekend activities

Houston Leader 24 May 2024
As we remember those who have died in our Nation's service, this Memorial Day Weekend, the Houston Fire Department urges citizens to follow some simple safety tips.Barbecue Grill Safety Tips.

Storms have dropped large hail, buckets of rain and tornadoes across the Midwest. And more is coming

WPTV 18 May 2024
An eighth person died by carbon monoxide poisoning, the Houston Fire Department reported on Tuesday, reminding citizens to be careful when using generators as many are still without power.

Librarians Under Siege in Montgomery County?

Houston Press 08 May 2024
The Houston Press reached out to Two Moms and Some Books but has not received a response after repeated attempts ... “To have a committee of citizens, who are most likely close-minded, trying to decide what is right for everyone does not seem fair.”.

'Never take it for granted': Former Rutgers player makes MLB as Astros co-pitching coach

My Central Jersey 07 May 2024
No matter the weather, Billy Murphy and the Houston Astros can ... During the ‘22 Fall Classic, Murphy watched from the visitor’s bullpen at Citizens Bank Park as the Houston pitching staff made history.

Regional Healthcare Plastics Recycling Pilot Planned for Greater Houston Area

ACCESSWIRE 29 Apr 2024
"Houston Methodist has long been a leader in health care, providing world-class medical care to our patients while also striving to be a responsible corporate citizen," said Jason Fischer, Director, Office of Sustainability at Houston Methodist.

Houston police worried about dwindling force numbers as murderers walk the streets

New York Post 21 Apr 2024
Leaders of the Houston Police OfficersUnion are sounding the alarm on the city’s safety as criminal suspects walk the streets on bond while the police department battles officer shortages.

Nova Scotia passes law allowing government access to private medical records

Life Site 15 Apr 2024
Passed and given Royal Assent on April 5, Nova Scotia’s Bill 419 will allow the Premier Tim Houston’s Progressive Conservative provincial government access to the private medical information of ...

'Nuclear bomb of privacy' or easy entry? MLB's face recognition gates delight and daunt 04 Apr 2024
Show Caption. Hide Caption ... Sports Seriously ... Microsoft has it ... Fast ... It began at one gate in Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park in 2023, was expanded to multiple gates there and then, for 2024’s opening, to Washington, Houston and San Francisco.

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FILE - In this photo released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, Russian troops load an Iskander missile onto a mobile launcher during drills at an undisclosed location in Russia. The world's nine nuclear-armed states continue to modernize their nuclear weapons as the countries deepened their reliance on such deterrence in 2023, a Swedish think tank said Monday June 17, 2024.
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