Wednesday August 20, 2014

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

  • What type of housing development would you like to see replace the East View Lodge building?
  • Assisted living
  • 52%
  • Personal care home
  • 6%
  • Low-income housing/apartments
  • 42%
  • Other
  • 0%
  • Total Votes: 31





International News


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At least 10 dead, 22 missing in landslides in Hiroshima

TOKYO - Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said....

posted: August 20,2014





International News

Palestinian rocket attacks, Israeli airstrikes after collapse of Gaza cease-fire talks

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a...


New Zealand bans shark finning in a move welcomed by environmentalists

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand on Wednesday announced it will ban the practice of shark finning, a move the Pew Charitable Trusts said is welcome and will bring the country in line with other developed nations....


Volunteers trying to help ease tensions, urging protesters to keep it peaceful

FERGUSON, Mo. - The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves....


Missouri governor says he will not seek removal of prosecutor investigating police shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes...


Latest wildfire near Yosemite calms after early scares, some evacuees start to return

OAKHURST, Calif. - A wildfire that gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park after whose early surges has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned....


Flooding forces dramatic rescues in Phoenix area after heavy rains pummel state, close roads

PHOENIX - Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars...








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