COLUMBUS, Ohio – A resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut’s insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. The Ohio measure got its first hearing Tuesday. If ...Read More »
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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation that would let landlords email eviction notices to tenants or notify them via social media. State law says landlords must deliver eviction notices in writing, either on site or by mail. The ...
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RALEIGH — The leaders of North Carolina’s towns and cities have a lot on their minds and want to tell elected leaders in Raleigh what they’re thinking. The North Carolina League of Municipalities holds its Town Hall Day in Raleigh on Wednesday, ...Read More »
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Still another South Carolina coastal community has gone on record against offshore drilling. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports (http://bit.ly/1H1ptA0 ) that Hilton Head Island Town Council agreed Tuesday to send letters to the ...
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Mall operator Macerich has rejected a $16 billion hostile bid from competitor Simon Property Group and adopted a “poison pill” defense to defend against a takeover. Simon Property Group Inc., already the nation’s largest mall operator, ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Congress is talking about taxes, roadbuilding and efficient transportation and wants to hear from North Carolina’s governor. The U.S. House Transportation Committee holds a hearing Tuesday and has invited Gov. Pat McCrory. McCrory is representing the ...Read More »
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The sentencing for a Florida developer who pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell property to South Carolina State University officials for kickbacks has been postponed. Richard Zahn, who pleaded guilty in February 2013, was to have been ...Read More »
ESTERO, Fla.— A retired police officer is suing a bank, saying its contractor broke into his southwest Florida house and falsely told people he was in foreclosure. The News-Press of Fort Myers reports (http://newspr.es/1Bo2udL ) that former Chicago police officer ...
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PONTIAC, Mich. — A Detroit man accused of using religion to gain the confidence of people with mortgage problems and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars faces sentencing next month. The Michigan attorney general’s office says 53-year-old Anthony Carta pleaded ...
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GREENSBORO — North Carolina A&T State University and the city of Greensboro have reached a deal on War Memorial Stadium. The News and Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/1AabWOo) that in a letter dated Monday, A&T Chancellor Harold Martin said the university ...Read More »