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WATERBURY, Vt. — Voters in the Vermont community of Waterbury will be deciding whether to contract with the state police for coverage after the...
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BREWSTER, Mass. — Police Chief Richard Koch Jr. jokes that if he had a retirement party, it would fit in a phone booth. ...
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BOSTON — Boston is looking to regulate short-term rentals advertised on Airbnb and other websites. ...
APNewsBreak:’Suspended’ think tank pays Iowa candidate $185K

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa Republican governor candidate Ron Corbett is receiving $185,000 in compensation from a conservative think tank that doesn't disclose its...
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EVERETT, Wash. — A former Washington city councilman is suing four women over complaints of on-the-job sexual harassment they made against him. ...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas lawmakers are condemning the practice of municipal government and school board members resigning from office with the expectation of being...
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LEBANON, N.H. — A petition drive has been started to allow residents in Lebanon, New Hampshire, to vote on the electronic bingo game keno...
Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been...
Prosecutor: Pennsylvania mayor ‘sold his office’ to donors

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city "sold his office" to campaign donors, trading city contracts for cash to fuel his political...
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BALTIMORE — A proposal to go before Baltimore's City Council this week calls for mandatory licensing and inspection of all residential rental properties in...

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