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SR-36 road work to finish this year

By Mary Bullwinkel For the Times-Standard|

Humboldt County to draft stance on future of Eel River dams after PG&E announcement

Humboldt County tribes, fishermen, city officials and environmentalists on Tuesday called for the Board of Supervisors to support full removal of PG&E’s Potter Valley Project dams Tuesday after the utility company announced last week that i...

By Will Houston @Will_S_Houston on Twitter|


  • News

    Conservative governor, liberal lawmakers clash in Vermont

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont's fiscally conservative Republican Gov. Phil Scott is clashing with the state's famously liberal Legislature.Scott has vetoed a series of bills dear to many lawmakers. One would have created a paid family leave...

    By David Jordan, Associated Press|

  • News

    Why a judge says @realDonaldTrump can't block opponents

    President Donald Trump can do many things on Twitter. He can call a former FBI director "slippery" and a former president "cheatin'." He can spontaneously SWITCH TO ALL CAPS and claim media organizations are "fake news."But now there's one thing...

    By Alexandra Villarreal And Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press|

  • News

    Police: Woman falsely claims stolen car had child inside

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) Police say a North Texas woman falsely reported that her car had been stolen with her 10-month-old baby inside so that officers would more quickly hunt down her missing vehicle.Grand Prairie police say an Amber Alert...


  • News

    80 messenger pigeons die in house fire

    PHOENIX (AP) Eighty messenger pigeons that were bred in a Phoenix home's backyard have died in a fire.Firefighters responded early Saturday morning to the blaze that started in the back of one home and spread to a nearby home.A Phoenix fire...


  • News

    Creative road signs warn Maine motorists in funny ways

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Motorists traveling around Maine this holiday weekend will see residents' creativity on display.Message boards warn motorists that, "A Cold Suppah Is Bettah Thana Hot Ticket." Another one says, "Spend Money on Lobstahs Not...


  • Business

    Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    DETROIT (AP) People living and working near the Michigan Central Station in Detroit are excited that Ford Motor Co. is considering buying the massive old building that has sat vacant for 30 years.Ford board member Edsel B. Ford II has said the...

    By Corey Williams, Associated Press|

  • News

    Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The brutality inflicted against decorated African-American World War II veteran Sgt. Isaac Woodard by a Southern police chief is credited with inspiring President Harry Truman to integrate the military in 1948, but few...

    By Christina L. Myers, Associated Press|

  • News

    Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

    BOSTON (AP) The solemn display of tens of thousands of U.S. flags that first appeared on Boston Common for Memorial Day a decade ago to honor service members who have died defending the nation is slowly becoming a national movement.The flag...

    By Mark Pratt, Associated Press|

  • Transportation

    Person critical after being pulled from under LA train

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Authorities say a person suffered critical injuries and had to be extricated from under a light rail train in Los Angeles.Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says rescue crews removed the unidentified person from...


  • Accidents and disasters

    Ramps closed during fire along San Francisco interstate

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco authorities say a smoky fire at a homeless encampment near an interstate forced the closure of some on- and off-ramps.Fire Department officials say nobody was hurt in the blaze early Sunday along Interstate 280...


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