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The Jasper County Superior Court held a hearing Wednesday, July 13, where a motion was made to consolidate and join the trials of defendants Yonatan Ramirez-Diaz, 20, Edwin Marquina-Valesquez,…

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Two Rensselaer residents were arrested on Wednesday after police found what they believed to be an active methamphetamine lab in the cab of the suspects’ pickup truck as it traveled through Ne…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills rising to their highest level since July while rates on six-month bills dipped slightly.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Every night since Hurricane Maria hit, Miguel Martinez and his family have slept on mattresses on the porch to escape the heat inside their dark, stifling home. But it's nearly impossible to sleep with temperatures in the high 70s.

I’m a Baby Boomer, and I grew up in the 1960s hating the establishment. I never wanted to “work for the man,” but having a family and paying the bills forced me to compromise and work for a large employer. Or, as my parents called it, “Get a real job.”

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

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My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

“In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create but by what we refuse to destroy.” John Sawhill,

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for the Mideast says Israel isn't complying with a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding a halt to all settlement activity and is continuing settlement expansion making a two-state solution "increasingly unattainable."

One song keeps coming to my mind today. “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas.” But the front-page writers said it before I did. Just thinking about it doesn’t count, but actions tell it better than words. A big “thank you” to the city workers for getting the Christmas lights up, thus…

Happy “end of November” friends. (Well, almost.) Just wondering how my favorite folks are doing today. Hope your week is going great and that your list of chores is beginning to dwindle just a little.