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Teacher given iPads for special needs students

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

Cattlemen’s Association donates over $100k to health center

The Humboldt Del Norte Cattlemen’s Association has spearheaded an effort to raise more than $100,000 which has been donated toward construction of the Fortuna Community Health Center. A restored wetland near the new facility will named in...

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

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  • Business

    Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community

    LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — In the poverty-stricken Mississippi community where two nuns were slain, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if forgiveness is what the victims would have wanted.Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill were...

    By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Alaska identifies first case of H5N2 bird flu

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bird flu strain that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens in the Midwest last year has been found in Alaska for the first time.State health officials say a positive sample of a highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of...

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  • News

    Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four...

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  • Business

    Governor offers $4.5M for troubled Milwaukee neighborhood

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — State officials promised $4.5 million for job creation and other economic assistance for Milwaukee's north side on Friday, hours before nearly 2,000 people showed up for the funeral of a black man fatally shot by police.Community...

    By Gretchen Ehlke, Associated Press|

  • Business

    The Latest: Computer hack exposes millions in Northwest

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a computer breach involving Northwest hunting and fishing license sales (all times local):1:24 p.m.Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes online hunting and fishing license sales has...

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  • News

    Public pool proposal makes waves on Connecticut "Gold Coast"

    The latest plan to build the first public pool in the wealthy Connecticut town of Darien is making waves.The turbulence developed over the past several months after a consultant recommended an outdoor, seasonal pool at the town-owned Weed Beach...

    By Dave Collins, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Ali Center looks to future without boxing great

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali's legendary presence made him a natural ambassador for the center bearing his name. His family and friends hope his death won't stop fans from opening their checkbooks to support his legacy in the city where...

    By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press|

  • News

    3 kids taken after mom's killing back in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three young children kidnapped from the Los Angeles area after their mother was killed have been returned to California from New Mexico as investigators shift their focus to filling in the gaps in the case.The children, between...

    By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press|

  • News

    Lawyers plan civil suit in '44 execution of black youth

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys are investigating the possibility of filing a civil-rights lawsuit in the case of a black teenager electrocuted more than 70 years ago for the killings of two young white girls in a segregated South Carolina mill...

    By Bruce Smith, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Ali Center looks to future without boxing great

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —Muhammad Ali's legendary presence made him a natural ambassador for the center bearing his name. His family and friends hope his death won't stop fans from opening their checkbooks to support his legacy in the city where his...

    By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press|

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