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Proposed bill would provide funding to help clean up historic cemeteries

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A new bill in the General Assembly could help with clean-up efforts at two local African American cemeteries.

Right on the border of Henrico County and Richmond lies the East End and Evergreen Cemeteries. 143 more words

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Calgary celebrating Chinese New Year with unveiling of community mural

Two hundred hand-painted tiles make up the Chinatown mural, a new piece of community art that paints a unique picture of one of Calgary’s most historic neighbourhoods. 296 more words

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Trump has conversation with Trudeau to discuss economy, exports

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has congratulated U.S. President Trump on his inauguration.

The Prime Minister’s Office says the two men spoke by phone Saturday, but it was not immediately clear how long the conversation lasted. 209 more words

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Teen Killed While Standing on Train Tracks in Stockton

STOCKTON — Officials are investigating the scene where an Amtrak train struck a 16-year-old in Stockton, killing her in the collision.

Kimberly Woods from Amtrak reports that train 715 collided with the teen at 2:45 p.m. 51 more words

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Photos: Streets packed for Women's March on Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Women’s March on Portland was “easily” one of the city’s largest events, according to police who were out in full force Saturday to make sure the demonstration remained peaceful. 58 more words

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Legislative listening post

MASON CITY, Iowa – Local residents are getting the chance to voice their concerns to lawmakers.

State Senator Amanda Ragan and State Representative Sharon Steckman held a legislative listening post at the Mason City Public Library. 84 more words

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Garner-Hayfield-Ventura high school open house

GARNER, Iowa – As local residents, alumni and city officials enter the new and improved Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School, there was a lot of excitement about the expansion. 277 more words

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