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  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates

    Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates
    The earthquake that struck the Bay Area early Sunday caused less damage here than in nearby Napa but still sent chunks of chimneys tumbling to the ground, damaged several downtown buildings and left a church bell tower on the verge of collapse. Vallejo'...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Lock Ridge walk, Run for the Run 5K

    LOCK RIDGE IRON FURNACE WALK 1 Burn calories and explore local history at a free Get Out! Lehigh Valley walk, 10 a.m. Saturday at Lock Ridge Park in Alburtis. You'll see an iron blast furnace, weighmaster's house, railroad lines and more in this...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Russia announces second aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Moscow (dpa) Russia is planning to send a second aid convoy to areas in eastern Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatist rebels, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. Despite widespread international criticism of the first convoy, a second...
  • 6.0 earthquake strikes San Francisco Bay area

    The biggest San Francisco Bay Area earthquake in a quarter-century rattled the region early Sunday morning, with a 6.0 shaker destroying buildings in Napa County, Calif., causing dozens of injuries and knocking out power to tens of thousands of buildings....
  • Allentown fire sends family packing

    A Saturday afternoon fire at 853 N. Sherman St. in Allentown damaged the basement of the twin home and displaced a family of six, city fire officials said. The call came in just before 2 p.m., and the fire mostly was contained to the basement, with...
  • More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...
  • Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need

    Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need
    Marylou Maver devoted most of her life to helping others, especially the less fortunate and feeding the hungry. Family and friends remember the former Tavares resident most for her compassion for those in need. "My mom was a very giving person,"...
  • New Haven Bar Destroyed By Overnight Fire

    NEW HAVEN — A three-alarm fire destroyed a popular bar and restaurant on Whalley Avenue overnight, fire officials said Tuesday. The blaze, which started Monday night, ripped through Delaney's Taproom and Restaurant, at 882 Whalley Ave., fire...
  • Raymond D. EdwardsAugust 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

    Raymond D. Edwards<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
    Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death. Ray is a...