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  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Barbara Susannah Spencer DavisOctober 19, 1919 - July 5, 2014

    Barbara “Barby” Davis recently passed away quietly and peacefully in Santa Barbara, California. Barbara was born in Los Angeles as the only child of Edward Allen Spencer, Jr. and Jean Paul Armstrong Spencer. At the age of twelve Barby’...
  • 17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Thirteen adults and four children were displaced after a fire that condemned four apartments Sunday morning, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jack Crandell said the fire started around 8 a.m. on the 700 block of Emerald...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit

    Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit
    One person suffered burns and was transported to a hospital after a can of combustible fumigant triggered an explosion Friday in an apartment at 4419 Pennsylvania Ave., according to police. At 2:40 p.m., an occupant placed a can of fumigant used for...
  • Buck Showalter expects 'pressure' to play in front of Orioles Hall of Famers

    Buck Showalter expects 'pressure' to play in front of Orioles Hall of Famers
    TORONTO -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there will be some pressure to perform well against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, when 23 Orioles Hall of Famers will be in attendance for the franchise’s 60th anniversary ceremony after the game....
  • Hansen: Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong

     Hansen:  Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong
    Most Laguna Beach residents have a lukewarm, like-hate relationship with Main Beach. On the one hand, we recommend it to tourists (then stay away). On the other hand, if we have to go — perhaps to meet out-of-towners — we treat it like a...
  • Library hosts hurricane preparedness event

    Residents recently learned the "Seven Recommended Hurricane Preparedness Steps" during a presentation at the West Boca Branch Library. "We don't like to think about the bad things happening to us and our loved ones, but preparedness is crucial to...
  • Howard County health digest

    Meditation in motion Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
  • East Stroudsburg fire displaces six families; strains American Red Cross resources

    A fire that broke out in a section of two-story brick row homes in East Stroudsburg early Tuesday forced a couple to jump from a roof to safety and displaced six families who are receiving emergency assistance from the area American Red Cross chapter....