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Backers emphasized the benefits to the state’s economy, while critics warned of a big future bill.
The dump truck’s driver was apparently unaware he’d failed to lower the truck bed, which struck a light and pole on Route 196.
The center, which helped train six Olympians for Sochi, is trying to make up for a loss of $1.4 million in funding from Libra Foundation.
But better weather won’t be everywhere in the world.
A human rights activist says the four young men must pay fines in order to avoid imprisonment.
The officer is accused of groping a lawyer at a sexual-assault conference.
Customers and gun rights advocates fear the gun’s security technology, if mandated, could encroach on their Second Amendment rights.
Police have so far classified the death as ‘unnatural,’ which can mean an accident, misadventure, or suicide.
Jeffrey Sinclair still faces five other charges stemming from the claims of a female captain who said he twice forced her to have sex.
Peter Bathgate II, who is serving a 45-year term, tells a judge that he received bad legal advice.
Online sales are affecting stores across the retail sector, no matter if the company is selling clothes, books or electronics, experts say.
Two consumer groups launch a petition drive urging Girl Scouts of the USA to end a partnership with toymaker Mattel.
The plight of the working poor struggling to get by in the shadow of great wealth sparks debate, anger and protest.
The city gets a month extension to decide if it will appeal a court decision that struck down a ban against panhandling and standing on street medians.
The average federal tax refund is up 3 percent to $3,034.
The new report explains in part why the train near the Maine border ignited so quickly, leading to the deaths of 47 people.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin is almost certainly behind Thursday’s developments, but whether outright annexation is his goal is not clear.
Crimea was part of Russia for centuries until Ukraine-born Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev, possibly after having drunk too much, transferred its administration to Ukraine in 1954.
Samuel Moore is charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-month-old baby he was hired to look after.
The restrictions are against those threatening the territorial integrity of Ukraine.