Plans designed, funding sought to reopen Scotia gym, pool

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Chamber mixer to feature water storage firm

The Rio Dell Scotia Chamber of Commerce will host the Scotia-based water storage and containment firm, Aqua Dam, at its chamber mixer on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The event is the second in a series of talks introducing businesses and topical discussions in ...

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    Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.During Obama's...

    By Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby

    BOSTON (AP) A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he attempts to...

    By Denise Lavoie, AP Legal Affairs Writer|

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    Future of New York City mass transit hinges on funding fight

    NEW YORK (AP) The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels...

    By David Klepper And Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press|

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    Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore

    HONOLULU (AP) A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.The attack happened near a popular surfing spot known as Leftovers, about 3 miles away from the famed Banzai Pipeline, Honolulu Emergency...

    By Caleb Jones, Associated Press|

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    Honolulu clearing final blocks of major homeless camp

    HONOLULU (AP) Honolulu officials began the final sweeps of what was one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation, tearing down structures that have been home to some for over a year.The final push to clear out the Kakaako homeless...

    By Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press|

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    1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex

    HOUSTON (AP) A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.The university quickly...

    By Michael Graczyk And David Warren, Associated Press|

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    1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fight

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.Steven Jones, an...

    By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Callers frantic in reports on Arizona shooting

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):6:08 p.m.Several frantic people called 911 early Friday morning to report a shooting at Northern Arizona University.One woman looking out her dorm...

    By The Associated Press|

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    California governor OKs medical marijuana regulations

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A trio of bills aimed at bringing order and oversight to California's medical marijuana industry nearly 20 years after the state led the nation in legalizing pot for medical use won Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, his office...

    By Lisa Leff, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Michigan, NY artists win $200,000 grand prizes at ArtPrize

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) Artists from Michigan and New York each won $200,000 grand prizes Friday at the seventh annual ArtPrize, a competition that brought 1,550 entries to western Michigan.Textile artist Ann Loveless and her husband,...


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