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Penn High School Boosters Association Presents: An Evening in Monte Carlo Saturday, February 26, 2011 6:30 – 11:30 p.m. Juday Creek Club House Enjoy Black Jack and other casino games, appetizers and drinks, and a silent auction. Admission is...
The reversal of the Chicago River more than a century ago helped transform a polluted, disease ridden city into a sprawling, modern metropolis. It also wiped out vegetation, sank land masses and triggered flooding along the Illinois River and beyond, as...
A stagnant cold front has done what the melting snows up north couldn't do this spring – flood the Connecticut River. With the higher levels of the river, the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury ferry service has been suspended by the state Department of...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Glastonbury, Floods, Rocky Hill
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Crews cleaning up from Wabash River flooding in western Indiana came across a 17-pound bone that they believe might have come from an ancient mastodon. The Vigo County highway department is keeping the bone that's a...
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ReutersBy David Stanway and Niu Shuping BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) - The discovery of dangerous levels of toxic cadmium in rice sold in the southern city of Guangzhou, the latest in a series of food scandals, has piled more pressure on China to clean up its food...
HELICOPTER PATROLS-WEST MICHIGAN After complaints, Grand Rapids copter patrols halt (Information in the following story is from: The Grand Rapids Press:MLive.com, http://www.mlive.com) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — State police say they're halting...
Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities. But many of you are cynical about politics. You see...
EAST BAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Some property owners hit by flooding last year during a dam removal project in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula have sued, saying property values along the Boardman River have dropped. The lawsuit filed...
Chorus of the Chesapeake presents spring show May 11, Students from Calvert Hall College High School and Notre Dame Preparatory School team up for Operation Clean Stream, David "Shepherd" Warren, named a 2013 Carson Scholar, J.C. Lazzaro selected 3rd...
Brazil: Whether it's a cultural experience or slum tourism, many tourists now add a trip to Rio de Janeiro's infamous favelas, or shantytowns, to their itineraries. Before 2010, the low-income hilltop neighborhoods were dangerous places controlled by drug...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.The Ocean Conservancy has run the numbers, and over the course of a single day in September 2012, more than 500,000 volunteers from across the globe collected 10 million pounds of trash from beaches and waterways. The top three most common items...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Beaches
Composer Orbert Davis has drawn inspiration for movements of “The Chicago River,” his new jazz symphony, from particular images in “The Lost Panoramas” by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Here is a guide to the five movements of...
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