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Suspicious packages sent to Oregon government buildings
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state. Full Story
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Project not 'fit' for Alsbury corner
07/27/2015 02:17 PM CDT - After Planning and Zoning commissioners last week unanimously recommended denial of a zoning change request for the corner of Alsbury and Summercrest boulevards, City Council members on Monday chose to table further discussion. Read More...
Former FDNY Lt. shares tale of bravery
07/24/2015 02:53 PM CDT - When others ran away from danger, retired New York Fire Department Lt. Joe Torrillo ran toward it. Torrillo, who spoke to members of the Chisholm Trail 100 Club at their annual meeting last week, shared his story of surviving the Sept. Read More...
Hiker climbs tree to escape coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours
MANCHESTER, N.J. (AP) — A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours. Full Story
Puddle of Mudd singer Scantlin accused of DWI, fleeing
OLIVIA, Minn. (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces charges of drunken driving and fleeing police after a chase in Minnesota that reached speeds of about 100 mph. Full Story
Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band
The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.