Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...pending a full review of the process by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security."INDIANA (18)Republican Gov. Mike Pence announced Monday that he was ordering state agencies to suspend the relocation of any more Syrian refugees to the state until...
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Shortchanged Sandy victims seeing some cash 3 years later

...than us," he said. One neighbor with similar damage had gotten $113,000. Another received $90,000.Markoski pinched pennies by doing a lot of work himself. The couple took out a $40,000 Small Business Administration disaster loan and got a $47...
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To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...found in the unpleasant, which, come to think of it, may be the whole point.Director Flordelino Lagundino serves up this penny-dreadful tale of gruesome revenge and grotesque desire simmering in a broth of perverse social injustice. Set in a less-than-savory...
Greinke gives up $71M, becomes free agent

...of the top rotations in baseball. This season, Greinke was the first Dodgers pitcher to start an All-Star Game since Brad Penny in 2006. While Los Angeles won three straight NL West titles, it has not reached the World Series since winning the 1988 championship...
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Photo: Skating on pennies

...toilet paper as a reward for students' fundraising efforts. Gastineau Elementary students raised more than $3,100 for Pennies for Patients, a program of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The class that brought the most coins even opted to give up...
Alaska Science Forum: Unusual songbird meets an early snowstorm

...her hands."She's getting peppy."Kristen stepped outside and held her palm open. A bird that weighed as much as two pennies stood there in the cold, moist air. After one minute, it fluttered off. First it perched on roof metal. Then it moved...
Producers agree to $16B for PILT

...found on the North Slope or elsewhere to put into the pipeline, the payment could be greater. Hoffbeck described it as a "pennies per mcf" surcharge on gas. Mcf is an industry abbreviation for one thousand cubic feet of natural gas, which is a base measurement...
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait their way," said Gyulai of the Helsinki rights committee. "This just makes them wait and suffer and spend their last pennies on train tickets they cannot use. This is simply done to give a fake impression to the EU that Hungary is 'taking action...
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Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine - Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Ukrainian villager Olha Voloshchenko says she'd seen the lady on the TV news the night before, but "then the lights...
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Walter Pence

Walter "Tom" Pence of Lacon formerly Douglas Alaska, died at 4...Born September 2, 1965 in Peoria to Sherry Ann Pence, he is survived by her in Lacon and his brother Tim (Cassandra) Pence of Vancouver WA. Also surviving are Uncles Harold...


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