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Shelter Cove Pioneers offer scholarship Shelter Cove Pioneers are offering a $1,500 educational Janet Lopes scholarship this year, an annual tradition for the past 15 years. Applicants must be a senior in high school or a high sc...

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    Liberty Tax fires second chief executive in 6 months

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    $50K reward for information in Dallas postal worker slaying

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    Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

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    Authorities: Student shoots self at Ohio middle school

    MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school.Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are...

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  • Business

    New 'Year of the Dog' stamp celebrates Lunar New Year

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