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07/06/2021 | West Ocean City harbor fire confirmed as arson

West Ocean City harbor fire confirmed as arson OCEAN CITY – After a two-week investigation, the cause of a fire in West Ocean City along the harbor has been confirmed as arson. In a statement on Tuesday, the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office said it had determined the fire was …

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Paradegoers tread Lake District events to celebrate July 4th

And as the mercury rose and thermometers recorded temperatures this weekend that flirted with records set in the late 1980s and early 1990s, spectators came out in force for the July 4 parade at 6 p.m. hours, Sunday. It started out as a trickle of water rather than a flood, …

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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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After 70 years, the WCHA men’s league is officially dissolved

After 70 years of play, the Men’s WCHA announced on Friday that it had disbanded effective Thursday, July 1, after a vote taken by the two remaining members of the league. Representatives from Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Fairbanks recently voted to end the men’s league, the statement said, following the …

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Historic commemoration ceremony honors Ojibwe lawyer and suffragist

The marker will be part of the National votes for women trail, and will recognize the Turtle Mountain woman as an advocate for women’s votes, according to a press release. Baldwin lived from 1863 to 1952 and worked for the United States Department of Education in the Office of Indian …

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Nova is on the mend

PITTSTON – A dog recovering after being found neglected and abandoned on Davis Alley in Pittston earlier this month has been visited by his future employers – the agents tasked with saving the puppy. Nova, an eight-month-old pit bull recovered on June 8 was visited by officers from the Pittston …

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Crook County 911 Launches Improved Emergency Medical Dispatch System

PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) – Crook County 911 is implementing a new emergency medical response system this week, designed to improve response times and efficiency for first responders. The dispatch center provides communications service to the Prineville Police Department, the Crook County Sheriff’s Office, the Crook County Fire and Rescue Service, …

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Several indicted in Lawrence County | New

IRONTON – A Lawrence County grand jury released dozens of indictments on Wednesday, including three sealed drug indictments, according to prosecutor Brigham Anderson. Frank T. Hill, 48, of 2200 block of South 8th Street, Ironton, was charged with felony assault for shooting a woman in the upper torso on May …

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State representative Crawley chosen by Democrats for an unfinished county commissioner term

Democratic State Representative Erica Crawley will be Franklin County’s next commissioner, edging out Columbus City Council Chair Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown on Thursday in a close vote by the Franklin County Democratic Party Central Committee. The final tally was 63-54. Crawley will replace Dawn Tyler Lee, who has been appointed …

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