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Strongs Creek Plaza to host spring event on Saturday

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Cornerstone Realty celebrates decade in business

It was more than just the wearing of the green on St. Patrick’s Day at the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer last week, it was the host of the mixer, Cornerstone Realty celebrating 10 years in business. There were hearty portions ...

By Mary Bullwinkel |


  • News

    Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66

    CLEVELAND (AP) Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66...

    By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring "Black girls rock!" at the annual awards show of the same name.The first lady wasn't one of the honorees Saturday night...

    By Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Entertainment Writer|

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    Woman, 2 year old killed, man injured in Washington shooting

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) A 29-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy were fatally shot early Saturday, and a third shooting victim was suffering from life-threatening injuries, sheriff's deputies in Washington state said.Investigators used a police...


  • Business

    Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims

    NEW YORK (AP) Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities...

    By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press|

  • News

    Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

    BOSTON (AP) A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his...


  • Entertainment

    New Matt Damon film shooting in Massachusetts

    MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, Mass. (AP) Lights, camera, action: Manchester-by-the-Sea is the backdrop for a new Matt Damon movie of the same name.Damon is producing the independent film with the working title "Manchester-by-the-Sea." Scenes are being...


  • News

    7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with...

    By Melissa Nelson-gabriel, Associated Press|

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    Wildfire threatens Montana ski area, forcing evacuation

    RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) Authorities evacuated a ski lodge in southern Montana on Saturday because of a wind-driven wildfire heading toward it.The wildfire was reported about 1:45 p.m. Saturday and had burned an estimated 200 acres of grass and...


  • News

    Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against...

    By Rick Callahan, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the...

    By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press|

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