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Jim Hood on funding for Mississippi's infrastructure

Gubernatorial candidate Jim Hood talks with the Clarion Ledger about funding for infrastructure in Mississippi.

 

Wilmington wife's lawsuit holds Dominican hotel responsible for beating and rape

The Delaware woman that sued a Dominican Republic resort for $3 millions claims that she was beaten unconscious and raped, according to the lawsuit distributed by attorneys.

 

We tried all kinds of food at the Delaware State Fair

Cold treats: Check. New inventions: Check. Fried food: Double check. Reporter Jeff Neiburg samples the food the Delaware State Fair has to offer.

 

Park closing to be pushed back

DRACUT — The town has pushed the closing date of Veterans Memorial Park back to July 22.
Located at 80 Broadway Road, the park was originally slated to be shut down completely by the week of July 15.

 

UMass Lowell gets research grants

LOWELL — Two federal grants have been awarded to the UMass Lowell worth over a million dollars combined.

 

Lowell Public Schools look into teaching cursive again

LOWELL —Cursive is good for more than signatures, but students aren't learning it. That's what School Committee member Andre Descoteaux argued during a meeting Wednesday night.

 

A tasty summer tradition used to help a good cause

WILMINGTON —When five local girls donated their lemonade stand money to Cops for Kids with Cancer, they could not have had better timing.

 

Study seeks reduction in head trauma

LOWELL —A University of Massachusetts professor's research suggests that taking helmets off might reduce head trauma in high school football players.

 

Maine Hall of Fame diver remembered by former coaches

Most divers take their time before propelling themselves off the diving board.
They stand at the end of the board, visualize the dive and focus on what they need to do to be successful.
Not former Bangor High School and University of Maine star Roy Warren, who launched into his dives right after he climbed onto the diving board.

 

The man who owns 6 of Maine’s 7 daily newspapers just bought a Bangor magazine

A Bangor city councilor who started the magazine Maine Seniors recently sold his publication to Reade Brower, the owner of six of Maine’s seven daily newspapers and weekly newspapers across much of the state.
The city councilor, David Nealley, said that he officially sold the magazine June 28, but he will remain involved with it until a special collector edition comes out Aug. 1 celebrating some highlights from its eight-year history.

 

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