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The Battle over Zimbabwe’s Future

Amid heightened tension, an all pervading crisis is afflicting Zimbabwe. The economy is close to collapse, the standard of living has plummeted, and the political scene is marred by recent violence. 78 more words

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Water main break impacts customers in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)  –  A water main break in Hartford has left some customers of the Metropolitan District Commission without water service.

According to an MDC spokesperson, an 8 inch main on Capitol Avenue near Beacon Street broke this morning and service was turned off around 8 :30 a.m. 48 more words

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Water Main Break In Hartford

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –   There has been a break in an 8 inch water main on Capitol Avenue in Hartford.The main was installed in 1910.the  MDC says water has been shutdown to one business, the Beacon Cafe, 3 homes and  a  7 unit apartment building on Capitol Avenue   between Beacon Street and Rowe Avenue. 11 more words

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Black Bear Killed in Eastern Missouri; Citation Issued

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) – A citation has been issued for a suspect who shot and skinned a black bear in eastern Missouri.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the bear was found dead Monday in Jefferson County. 115 more words

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Water main break closes section of Capitol Avenue in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Crews are working to repair a water main break on Capitol Avenue in Hartford.

Hartford Deputy Chief Brian J. Foley says Capitol Avenue is closed in both directions, between Park Terrace and Laurel Street for a water main break. 74 more words

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Michigan Senate Proposes Plan To Cut Recidivism, Save Money

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Supporters of newly introduced criminal justice bills in the Michigan Senate say they are designed to keep prisoners from reoffending, ultimately saving taxpayers money on incarceration costs. 118 more words

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Long Prison Term For Man Who Hatched Sex Crime Behind Bars

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) – A man accused of trying to arrange sex with a mentally disabled teen when he was in a state prison has been sentenced to 33 years in federal prison. 87 more words

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