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Big Thompson Flood Remembered 38 Years Later

DRAKE, Colo. (CBS4) – The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.

The flash flood on the Big Thompson River on July 31, 1976, swept away cars, flooded Loveland and washed out roads in Weld County. 51 more words


Nephew: Officer Patrick Was A 'Protector Of The Family'

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) — Every few minutes on Thursday, the memorial for fallen Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick grew a little bigger.

Many of those who left flowers and flags never met Patrick, but they still felt his loss. 252 more words


Home sales on the rise in Baldwin County

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) – With the economy on an upswing, more new home developments are going into Baldwin County.

One of the hot spots for this is the Spanish Fort area. 323 more words


To warm your heart and sole – why you should wear Australian made socks.

Last week I talked about using the BHP to warm up with less. Moving through the LLUF mantra (less, local, used, fair) – this week I want to talk about why you should add some pairs of locally-made socks to your shopping list this winter: 365 more words


Burial arrangement for late Prof. Dora Akunyili announced by Family

The burial arrangement for late NAFDAC boss Prof. Dora Akunyili has been announced by her family. The burial arrangement is contained in a statement signed by her husband Dr Chike Akunyili which was posted on her Facebook wall this evening. 369 more words


New Justice Joins Mass. Supreme Judicial Court

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick has administered the oath of office to the newest member of the state’s highest court.

Geraldine Hines is the first black woman to serve on the seven-member Supreme Judicial Court. 172 more words


6th Congressional District candidates take part in debate

BELLEVUE – The back and forth continued Thursday in the wake of the House vote authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama.

Wednesday night’s vote was virtually along party lines with only five Republicans joining all Democrats in opposition. 407 more words