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Inside Airbnb's 'Guerrilla War' Against Local Governments

54 minutes ago   |   Wired

Airbnb, the nation's second-most-valuable startup, is battling cities from Boston to San Diego over collecting taxes and enforcing zoning rules.
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Attorney speaks on environmental effects of ITC Deer Park fire

1 hour ago   |   ABC

"This is an environmental disaster, honestly, and I call it a toxic cloud over Houston," said a local attorney.
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Attorney speaks on environmental affects of ITC Deer Park fire

7 hours ago   |   ABC

"This is an environmental disaster, honestly, and I call it a toxic cloud over Houston," said a local attorney.
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Investigators say the New Zealand gunman was gearing up for a 'further attack' when police captured him

Investigators say the New Zealand gunman was gearing up for a 'further attack' when police captured him

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Police believe the suspected gunman in the Christchurch, New Zealand, mass shooting was on his way to a third target, New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said at a press...
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How Do Cities Decide Where To Fix Potholes First?

7 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Two weeks ago, street crews were plowing snow. On Tuesday, those same workers spent their entire day filling potholes. So, how do cities decide where to fix...
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Residents Able To Return Home After Voluntary Evacuations In Jordan

7 hours ago   |   CBS

JORDAN, Minn. - “I worried that I wouldn't have anything to come home to, that everything would be destroyed,” said Amy Vaughan, whose long weekend ended Tuesday with a sigh of...
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Several cats rescued from abandoned, decrepit Albany building

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Local authorities rescued about a dozen cats, including kittens, from an abandoned building this week.
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Southie residents angered over memorial vandalism; clean up continues

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Residents of South Boston expressed their disgust for vandals who ruined a World War II memorial this weekend, as dozens of people stopped by Tuesday to pay their respects and...
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Boston pot shop licensing process raises ire among city councilors, residents

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Frustrated city councilors, business owners, residents and activists voiced concerns about Boston's marijuana licensing process they say has been slow and ineffective - as...
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Fitzgerald: We're Warren's ‘third beer' now

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

If anyone should have been eager for a turn at the mic at last Sunday's St. Patrick's Day breakfast, it should have been Liz Warren, whose stock is sinking so fast that Marty...
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Belmont, Fairleigh Dickinson earn first NCAA Tournament wins

Belmont, Fairleigh Dickinson earn first NCAA Tournament wins

Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged players after... Read more ...

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

ANKARA, Turkey - A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people... Read more ...

AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

HOUSTON - Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024... Read more ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer was a "substantial factor" in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the plaintiff. It's the second verdict against... Read more ...

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

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Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...