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Controlled burn near Benbow causes grass fire

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Conditional use permit filed for water storage and sales

Garberville >> The Humboldt County Planning Division of the Planning and Building Department released a conditional use permit application for commercial water storage, delivery, and sales for Jesse Jeffries/Seasonal Water Solutions, LLP, locate...

By Sandy Feretto|

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    US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., has married longtime aide Kay Webber.In a statement released Monday, Cochran's office said the marriage took place privately Saturday in Gulfport. Spokesman Chris Gallegos says Webber,...

    By Jeff Amy, Associated Press|

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    Knotty exhibit planned for pope symbolizes life's challenges

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) An exhibit being created for Pope Francis' trip to Philadelphia will honor the pontiff's teachings by offering visitors the chance to acknowledge the challenges in their daily lives.An artist will build a grotto made of knots...

    By Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press|

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    Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle Monday, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices and noting the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces...

    By Darlene Superville, Associated Press|

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    Company lowers worst-case scenario for California oil spill

    GOLETA, Calif. (AP) Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.The company now says the estimate of the worst-case volume of oil released is up to 101,000...

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    Fewer students study botany, more plant collections closing

    MOUNT IDA, Ark. (AP) The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria.Since 1988,...

    By Claudia Lauer, Associated Press|

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    Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A bill in Ohio seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases by allowing doctors to prescribe medication to their patients' partners without examining them.Licensed health professionals in...

    By Ann Sanner, Associated Press|

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    Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

    TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday.Michael Ryan died around 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the...

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    Questions raised over slaying by retired guard in NYC subway

    NEW YORK (AP) At the height of the evening rush in Brooklyn, Gilbert Drogheo took a subway ride that he didn't survive.Drogheo, a 32-year-old electrician's apprentice and father of a 5-year-old daughter, was fatally shot in a crowded station by...

    By Tom Hays, Associated Press|

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    Virginia student seeks dismissal of charges in bloody arrest

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) A University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar has asked a judge to dismiss the charges against him.A motion filed in Charlottesville General District Court on behalf of Martese Johnson...

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    Cops: Man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son

    MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) Authorities in Pennsylvania say a man has shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun and claims the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon.Police in Allegheny County say 31-year-old...

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