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2018 declared the Year of the Redwoods

The final sentence of SR 100, a resolution authored by North Coast state Sen. Mike McGuire, reads, “be it further resolved, that the Senate hereby declares 2018 as the year of the Redwoods.” McGuire’s resolution honors the C...

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    Today in History

    Today in HistoryToday is Monday, May 21, the 141st day of 2018. There are 224 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo...

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    Winners in the top categories at Billboard Music Awards

    A list of winners in the top categories at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.— Top Hot 100 song: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber— Top Billboard 200 album:...

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    Sentencing to resume in case of man who mailed fatal cyanide

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The sentencing of a man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide to a suicidal Englishman is set to resume in Maine.Sidney Kilmartin was scheduled to be sentenced last month in federal court in Portland, but testimony in the case...

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    Ohio nursing home where man killed 3 people reopens

    KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nursing home where a man killed two employees and the village police chief has reopened a year after the attack.Tom Rosser is the owner of Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville, about 25 miles (40 kilometers)...

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    Cop's son charged in terror case expected to plead guilty

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Boston police captain's son who is accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty.A plea hearing for Alexander Ciccolo (chih-KOH'-loh) will be...

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    3 high school seniors die in crash weeks before graduation

    YONCALLA, Ore. (AP) — School officials say three senior girls were killed in a car crash on Interstate 5 in western Oregon, just weeks before graduation.Eagle Point High School said on its Facebook page that Luciana Tellez, Giselle Montano and...

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    Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.But in the aftermath of the...

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    Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

    BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said.Bessemer City Police said in a...

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    The Latest: Police: Man drives into restaurant, killing 2

    BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):6:35 p.m.Witnesses say the lunchtime scene at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City was comfortable, with families eating, until...

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    Texas man charged with murder after woman run over with car

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say an 89-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was run over with a car several times in San Antonio.Police arrested John Bogard at his home Saturday after witnesses said he ran over the woman,...

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