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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
What kind of snake is this? How to identify common snakes in Texas
April showers poured down on San Antonio and its time for locals to enjoy the May flowers, but sometimes slithering snakes can interrupt the enjoyment of the outdoors.
101 Things that Play in Peoria: Peoria Players Theatre marquee
Peoria Players Theatre is known for longevity — and its marquee. Peoria Players Theatre is the nation’s fourth-longest consecutively running
How snow removal used to be
Snow-plowing was a lot tougher back in the good old days. The proof is in the pictures Tammy Shaw Given has been posting on the Jack A. Shaw and Sons Facebook page. Given, the Woolwich’s contractor’s office manager, has collected some pretty...
Self-Driving Cars Were Supposed to Be Here Already — Here’s Why They Aren’t
More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. And it’s not clear if, or when, our driverless future will...
La Verne split on what to do with wilderness area
The plan now goes to La Verne City Council for a decision.
WATCH: Newest, coolest ice cream trend makes its way to N.J.
Stir-fried ice cream is based of a Thai street vendor tradition where cream is frozen on a pan and then rolled up in front of you.
Latest storm dropped 10 inches of snow on parts of Aroostook
Parts of the St. John Valley saw up to 10 inches of snow from a storm that moved through the state Tuesday.
Bozeman should enforce its snow removal ordinance
I’m sitting in my living room with a cup of coffee. I’ve taken my jacket and vest off, as I’m a little steamed up after having cleared the snow from
Snow plow tips over on High Street in Leominster
It was an unusual sight: A snow plow truck tumbled on its side on one of the steepest streets in Leominster Sunday morning, spilling its load of green-
Here are the top 5 ice cream shops in Clarksville
Clarksville's top 5 hot spots to cool down with some ice cream
What you should know about Minnesota’s new hands-free driving law — and how to avoid a ticket
Drivers aren’t allowed to handle their cellphones in Minnesota starting Aug. 1. Here’s what you need to know to comply with the new hands-free law.
How Best to Remove Snow and Ice from a Wood Deck
Having a wooden deck is both a pleasure and a pain. You get to enjoy the warmth of it in the summer but when winter hits, improper maintenance can make it an expensive investment. Don’t let your beautiful deck fall victim to what happens when there is lack of maintenance. Is Snow Removal Important? In one word: YES! If your deck has not been properly sealed, it’s especially important it gets done as soon as you are able. The melting snow and ice…
West Haven residents reminded of rules for storm parking, snow removal
WEST HAVEN - To help crews expedite snow removal, Public Works Commissioner Tom McCarthy is reminding residents and businesses to observe parking regulations during and after storms, the city said in a news release Per the "Severe Weather" parking ordinance under Chapter 188 of the West Haven Code, police will tag and tow vehicles violating the ordinance at the owner's expense. Violators will receive a $100 fine. Once snow begins to fall, a parking ban is in effect on the even-numbered side of…
Truck-driving preacher charged with killing 2 teenage girls nearly 20 years ago
A truck-driving preacher arrested for killing two teenage girls from Alabama nearly 20 years ago was found by the same genealogy database techniques used to apprehend the suspected "Golden State Killer" last year.
3 Phoenix-area airports win millions in FAA grants. Here's what that will pay for
Sky Harbor, Mesa Gateway and Glendale Municipal airports will rebuild aging pavement, buy land and finish designing a new air traffic control tower.