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  • Washington State DOT Says It's "Embarrassed" Over A Road Construction Mistake

    Washington State DOT  Says It's "Embarrassed" Over A Road Construction Mistake
    Washington State DOT says it's "embarrassed" over a road construction mistake that will ultimately cost taxpayers about $890,000 to fix. The Tacoma News Tribune reports crews noticed a problem with the eastbound State Route 16 off-ramp to Sprague avenue....
  • Stolen SUV incident becomes suspicious circumstances case

    An abduction incident involving a sleeping 17-year-old girl in a reportedly stolen SUV changed to a suspicious circumstances case and canceled Amber Alert by Monday evening, Costa Mesa police said. The investigation is ongoing. The initial Costa...
  • Closeup on Sprague

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: For the town's founder, William Sprague, of Cranston, R.I., who bought 300 acres on the Shetucket River to build a cotton mill. ASSEMBLING A TOWN: The land making up the town was bought from the towns of Lisbon and Franklin in 1856...
  • Wayland Casino Secures Loan, Opening Pushed Back

    Wayland Casino Secures Loan, Opening Pushed Back
    The Gun Lake Band of Pottawatomi Indians announced Tuesday that they have secured financing to finish construction of their casino in Wayland Township. This, after construction on the site had nearly come to a halt this spring after the tribe was...
  • Gun Lake Casino to Open February 11

    Gun Lake Casino to Open February 11
    According to the Gun Lake Tribe, the new Casino will open for business February 11th. The tribe and employees gathered to make the announcement under the giant marquee near US-131 Friday afternoon.  "This is a great day and a long time coming," Tribal...
  • Help Solve Tacoma Schools Budget Crisis

    Help Solve Tacoma Schools Budget Crisis
    Even parents in Tacoma had homework Tuesday night. Tacoma Public Schools called on parents to offer ideas to solve the district's $18.5 million dollar budget gap.  A few of the ideas that have come up include temporarily closing Foss High School,...
  • Sprague Offers One Of Largest Preserves In Southeast Connecticut

    About halfway along a blue-blazed trail within the Mukluk Preserve is a wooden bridge over a stream that winds its way through a deep hemlock forest along moss-covered banks and into the the Shetucket River. From the bridge, the trail — lined...
  • Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., Carroll County butcher, dies

    Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., Carroll County butcher, dies
    Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., a Carroll County butcher whose Sam's Deer Processing in Finksburg has been a destination for lucky hunters for decades, died Saturday of complications after heart surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury....
  • Sacramento Search & Rescue Explain the Dangers of Flooding Waters

    Sacramento Search & Rescue Explain the Dangers of Flooding Waters
    Sacramento Fire Department swift water rescue crews have a taste of what tsunami victims were up against in Japan.   Every year, they rescue swimmers, rafters, waders and fishermen from one of the most deadly stretches of river in the country. The strong...
  • Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft

    Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft
    Law enforcement officials across the country are puzzled over a crime wave targeting an unlikely item: Tide laundry detergent. Theft of Tide detergent has become so rampant that authorities from New York to Oregon are keeping tabs on the soap spree,...
  • Ron Carter Trio plays Yale University's Sprague Hall in New Haven on March 23

    Ron Carter Trio plays Yale University's Sprague Hall in New Haven on March 23
    One of the best jazz re-issues from last year was Columbia/Legacy's Live in Europe 1967, a 3-CD/DVD package that captured Miles Davis' Second Great Quintet — Davis, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and...