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Student mask requirements dominate discussions at tense CUSD meeting

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Police arrest husband of woman Saint-Paul killed in 2010

Firkus, 25, was killed on April 25, 2010. Nicholas James Firkus, then 27, told police someone broke into their Hamline-Midway home in St. Paul around 6:30 a.m. and grabbed his shotgun. Nicholas Firkus, now 38, said he battled the intruder, the gun went off and Heidi was shot in the …

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Minnesota Tribe Reflects Major Vaccination Effort

Almost six months after the Leech Lake vaccine distribution began, the unsung heroes have reflected on the process. The Leech Lake vaccine staff might not call themselves heroes – but the community certainly seems to think so. The team was struck with gratitude, requests for hugs, kind notes, pastries and …

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Cabell County Public Library Named National Medalist | New

HUNTINGTON – While the Marshall University men’s soccer team was honored on Tuesday for winning the national championship, the Cabell County Public Library also received national attention. “We are very honored to have been named the recipient of the National Medal for Library Service,” said Judy Rule, Director of the …

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The town hall focuses on youth programs, police patrols

Robert Benton told community members and leaders Monday night at the Trotter Convention Center that he was “disheartened” by the crime at his business area, Military Hardware on Military Road. There have been five felony cases near his store in the past 15 months, including a “pretty big shooting” outside …

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Unemployment fraud remains a huge problem for Ohio

Ohio has paid about $ 2.1 billion in unemployment benefits to fraudsters or people who have received overpayments and it is not clear whether the repayment will be required, unemployment officials said Monday. From the start of the pandemic from March 2020 to March 2021, Ohio has issued $ 462 …

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Brainerd police chase ends with suspect crashing into vehicles at Tanner Motors

Tire tracks can be seen here Sunday, May 16, 2021, marking the path of a vehicle where one vehicle left the road and crashed into several vehicles at Tanner Motors on Washington Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch Brainerd police were investigating a suspected drunk driver at 1:11 …

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Pilot program to help OH City Triage 9-1-1 calls

The city of Columbus is rolling out a four to six week pilot program on Monday that will help determine if 9-1-1 calls require emergency response from police and firefighters or others, such as social workers or clinicians. who are better equipped to deal with mental health or addiction issues. …

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VM man becomes oldest organ donor in US historyNews

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education announced Monday, May 10, that it had recovered the liver of the oldest recorded organ donor in US history, Cecil F. Lockhart, 95, of Welch, West Virginia , died May 4. The record was confirmed by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), …

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Crow Wing County for updated aerial photos

On Tuesday, May 11, county commissioners unanimously approved two three-year contracts with EagleView, a company providing aerial imagery as well as geospatial software and analysis. EagleView will conduct two county-wide flyovers over a six-year period, providing both orthomosaic and oblique imagery. Orthomosaic means photographs are taken directly over an area, …

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