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Family: Shot Indiana student in critical, stable condition

Family: Shot Indiana student in critical, stable condition

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. The shooter, who had asked to be dismissed from the class before returning with the guns, …

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Five DIY renovation tips

Five DIY renovation tips

With the May long weekend behind us, you are cleared to undertake that do-it-youself renovation project you’ve had planned since February. Make it easier and safe by following these five tips. 1: Let the clean, fresh air in: Make sure there is plenty of ventilation during painting or varnishing projects, …

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Barriers to building add significant costs to housing

Barriers to building add significant costs to housing

The housing markets in the Greater Toronto and Greater Vancouver Areas (GTA and GVA, respectively) are much different than the majority of Canadian cities. In the GTA and GVA, bidding wars are common, particularly on single-family homes, because supply is limited. Prices are soaring, putting a decent-sized new home out …

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Power lines touching trees caused 4 California fires: Agency

Power lines touching trees caused 4 California fires: Agency

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that came into contact with trees caused four Northern California wildfires that burned across more than 14 square miles last fall and incinerated 134 buildings, state fire officials said Friday. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection indicated three …

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Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

SEATTLE — Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first …

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Humboldt Broncos get standing ovation before Memorial Cup semifinal

Humboldt Broncos get standing ovation before Memorial Cup semifinal

REGINA — The Humboldt Broncos were honoured with a standing ovation before the Memorial Cup semifinal on Friday night. Humboldt team president Kevin Garinger along with the parents of late Broncos athletic therapist Dayna Brons performed the ceremonial puck drop. Brons’ parents, Lyle and Carol Brons, wore green and yellow …

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