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Feds looking into health of scallops in the Atlantic

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Federal regulators are reviewing the health of sea scallops in the Atlantic Ocean to get a better handle on the status of the valuable shellfish. Sea scallops are among the most valuable wild-harvested seafood products in the […]

Democrats strive to tighten their hold in several states

Democrats strive to tighten their hold in several states

By ANDREW SELSKY – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 INDEPENDENCE, Ore. (AP) – Unfazed by signs banning soliciting and dogs that barked at her in almost every home she visited, a political newbie knocked on doors, handed out campaign flyers and asked voters to elect her to the […]

Girl, 16, struck, killed by train before dawn in New Jersey

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) – Transportation officials say a 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a train before dawn Sunday in New Jersey. NJ reports that the NJ Transit train was heading through Clifton just east of the Paterson station when […]

Report: State transparency website should be easier to use

By STEVE LeBLANC – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts is slipping when it comes to making it easy for residents to see how their tax dollars are being spent. That’s according to a report released this week by the , which gave the state […]

US Rep. Langevin to host cybersecurity awareness forum

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – U.S. is hosting a cybersecurity forum to provide tips for staying safe online. , a Rhode Island Democrat, is the co-founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus. The educational cybersecurity awareness forum is planned for 10:30 […]

North Dakota county to implement OpenGov

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 MANDAN, N.D. (AP) – Morton County will soon join a handful of local governments in North Dakota using , a cloud-based software for government entities to basically publish their checkbook for the public to see. County Commissioner Cody Schulz said county […]

Historically black Mississippi schools get Nissan donation

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 CANTON, Miss. (AP) – says it’s giving $250,000 to seven historically black colleges and universities in Mississippi to support science, technology, engineering and math programs. The Japanese company says it has now given nearly $2 million to the seven schools since […]

Sprint and T-Mobile are trying again to combine in a deal that would reshape the US wireless landsca

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) – and are trying again to combine in a deal that would reshape the landscape. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either […]

Site found for Wyoming clean coal test plant

By – Associated Press – Sunday, April 29, 2018 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) – A company working on a process intended to produce cleaner-burning coal has found a location for its new test plant in northeast Wyoming. The former Fort Union mine in Campbell County will be the site of the […]

Iowa school district plans to expand trades programs

By TIM JOHNSON – Associated Press – Saturday, April 28, 2018 COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Council Bluffs Community School District is planning to expand its Career and Technical Education program and remodel industrial arts facilities at Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson high schools. The district will add electrical technology […]