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45 min ago | ABC News

Washington Ferry With Hundreds Aboard Loses Power

A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.


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4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

America's Foremost Anti-Tax Crusader Is Very Excited To Party At The Burning Man Festival

Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform and the most-prominent anti-tax crusader in the U.S., set the Twittersphere ablaze on Monday when he revealed his summer vacation plans: Nevada's Black Rock Desert.


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9 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Disabled NJ Transit train cleared from tracks

A New Jersey Transit commuter train was removed Tuesday after becoming disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City and delaying trains for commuters throughout the Northeast.


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12 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

US Utilities Offer EV Tariffs to Increase Customer Engagement

Twenty-five electric utilities across 14 states - including eight of the 15 largest - are now offering electric vehicles rates and tariffs as part of an effort to engage the growing number of customers who drive electric vehicles , according to a study by Northeast Group .


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16 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

KATS: Tara Palsha, SLS and Monorail, - MDQ'

Principal dancer Tara Palsha reacts to a pending kiss by a Wayne Newton character played by Josh Strickland while performing with the cast during her final night in "Vegas! The Show" on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

California governor sets more talks on migrants

Back-dropped by a mural by Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros, California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne, not seen, at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel

The News Tribune

New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

The proposal, which will be presented Tuesday at the National Association of State Fire Marshals conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., would also collect a penny per gallon of oil shipped by rail.


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L.a Live offering unheard of free parking weekdays in August and September

In a city known for its stiff parking rates, it was refreshing to learn that L.A. LIVE, the town's primo sports and entertainment venue, will be providing free parking to visitors between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. during weekdays in August and September of this year.


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KRVN-AM Lexington

Many Still Have a Hard Time Choosing Generic Brands

They may not have the big recognizable names but generic brand products deliver big savings.


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Business Journal

Miami Beach Convention Center overhaul forces trade show out

A major travel industry trade show that was scheduled to come to Miami-Dade in 2016 will head to New Orleans instead because scheduled renovations will limit space at the Miami Beach Convention Center.


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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Dog Is So Excited To See Woman After 4 Years It Passes Out

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Satellite images prove Russia fired rockets into Ukraine after MH17 crash, U.S. says

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


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Jerry Brown Travels to Mexico to Talk Business

Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.

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The Jackson Sun

Families urge resumption of adoptions from CongoFamilies urge...

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to ... (more)


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PRLog US Entertainment

Mangled Body Parts and Mayhem in Brooklyn Electrify Joe Chyla's Debut Novel

Jacksonville author Joe Chyla Sr., a transplanted Brooklyn resident, is enjoying rave reviews for his break out novel, "Brooklyn Days Brooklyn Nights, a Crime Story."


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Roll Call

Exclusive: NRCC Chairman Predicts Wave Election for Republicans

One hundred days from Nov. 4, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said he expects House Republicans will ride a political wave in November.


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The Day

'Give me Love' opens at birdsall gallery in Old Lyme

Joyful, whimsical, colorful, playful, radiating positive energy all describe "Give me Love: Hearts & Threads," now on view at the diane birdsall gallery in Old Lyme.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deseret News

Obama maintains busy fundraising schedule, even when crises occur

Last week it was Hollywood glitterati. The week before it was Wall Street financiers.


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The New Zealand Herald

California: Santa Monica culinary tours

We're 13km into a 20km ride and at dessert-tasting number three of four on a "Sweet Spot" cycling tour of Santa Monica when I have to ask: are we burning more calories than we're indulging in? "You probably don't want to know," says my guide, Shaun, laughing.


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CBS Local

San Francisco Archdiocese Removes Priest From Service Over Allegations Of Past Sex Abuse

The San Francisco Archdiocese has removed a priest from ministering in the city after he was removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.


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