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The residents of a small Canadian town say they’ve been plagued by a wretched smell for more than a decade. The CBC digs into the plight of St. Mary’s in Newfoundland. It’s home to 400 residents and the shuttered Atlantic Seafood Sauce Co. plant, which opened in 1990 and began…
A town hall meeting scheduled for Saturday, featuring the Virginia state delegate who co-sponsored the state’s controversial late-term abortion bill, has been postponed over “security and safety concerns.”
The southern Philippines city of Jolo is on lockdown after a deadly double bombing Sunday, as the authorities try to ensure security and investigate the attack that killed at least 20.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing far-reaching ethics reforms for the City Council in the wake of a federal attempted-extortion charge filed this month against a powerful alderman, the AP reports. A Sunday statement from the mayor’s office doesn’t mention Ed Burke directly. But several suggested changes directly address City…
Residents of Canada’s Roddickton-Bide Arm are used to seeing seals in town. Every winter, a few harp seals come ashore as waters freeze over — but they’re usually able to get back to the ocean on their own.
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Officials say a giant “fatberg” —a mass of hardened fat, oil, and baby wipes measuring 210 feet long—has been found blocking a sewer in a southwestern English town. Andrew Roantree, of South West Water, says it will “take our sewer team around eight weeks to dissect this monster in…
An Indiana mom made a heart-wrenching choice, and now her community is rallying around her. Dozens showed up for a candlelight vigil Sunday in Richmond to support Mary York, who called 911 Thursday to warn that her son was going to Dennis Intermediate School with a gun, per ABC News…
Thanks to a 9-year-old boy, a Colorado town no longer has a ban on snowball fights. Dane Best worked on his three-minute presentation for the town board in Severance for a month, and on Monday night, he delivered it and took questions from board members—and it worked. “The children…
“This year we are cursed,” Hornet owner Sean Workman said.