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  • 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,"...
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire

    Hampton home damaged in fire
    A Hampton home sustained extensive damage after a fire Wednesday, a spokesman said. Just after 11:40 a.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Margaret Drive, where they found a garage attached to a two-story home in flames, as well as...
  • 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...
  • Beatrice Gordon HicksSeptember 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

    Beatrice Gordon Hicks<br/>September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014
    Beatrice Gordon Hicks, 96, of Little Rock, Arkansas, widow of Thomas Nelson Hicks, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was a loving wife and mother, and a passionate and dedicated nurse. Bea was born on September 30, 1917 in Prescott, Arkansas,...
  • Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said. Every day nine people are...
  • Boy with fireworks starts apartment fire in Hallandale Beach, officials say

    A boy lighted fireworks that set his Hallandale Beach apartment on fire Saturday, fire-rescue officials said. The fire began about 12:15 p.m. in an apartment building in the 700 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue, according to Lori Williams, a division...