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Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 5
Large gemstone found in Maine PARIS, Maine (AP) — A Maine jeweler says a piece of apatite he is cutting is the largest apatite gemstone ever found...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 6
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Move over farmers’ markets. More than 300 food hubs around the country are also providing small farms another outlet to sell...
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POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man says he just paid more than $18,000 in bridge tolls for his son who crossed the 520 bridge daily for...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 7
Police: Shoplifters attacked worker ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Several people allegedly attacked and injured a gas station employee who authorities say...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 7
CAPE MAY POINT, N.J. (AP) — The sighting of a black vulture used to trigger a rare bird alert at the Cape May Bird Observatory. Birders would grab...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —The Texas House made it easier for its members to place panic buttons in their Capitol offices a day after a heated confrontation...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn’t contain any explosives but did...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 20
WANT A BROOM? Jim Shaffer’s brooms can be purchased from the Charleston Lions Club, Pile Hardware in Charleston or directly from Shaffer’s Davis...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 20
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tourism is booming along with production at Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries. Along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail — featuring such...
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Ky. Bourbon Trail In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour to give visitors a firsthand look at the art...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 20
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A parasite-borne disease has killed seven wallabies at the Virginia Zoo over the past 11 months and the remaining wallabies have...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 20
Controversial cat research lab closed MADISON, Wis. (AP) —The University of Wisconsin-Madison has closed a controversial cat research lab....
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jim Shaffer has rough hands blackened by nearly seven decades of broom making, but they’re as deft as the day he started....
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 2
Suge Knight eyed in hit-run LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former hip-hop music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight hit and killed a man with his pickup, seriously...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 4
OLIVE TWP., Mich. (AP) — Tim Vander Zwaag confidently walks through his house without assistance and has a firm handshake with a wide smile. And he...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 4
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia lawmaker says banning the release of helium balloons into the air could help save wildlife on land and in the water....
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 4
WASHINGTON — Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 5
Sock manufacturer expanding its mill NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A sock manufacturer is planning a 100,000-square-foot expansion at its mill in...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 5
LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — A lucky sales call from a Las Vegas, Nevada, company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old Oregon woman who was being beaten and...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Embattled milk producers launched a social media campaign this week to rebuild public confidence in the health benefits of their product...

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