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Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily |  Politics & Government

Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily | Politics & Government

As she prepared for a three-week trip to Sicily, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert defended her trip outside of the city, which has come under increased scrutiny in recent weeks amid media attention and a controversial proposal to change the city charter . The trip, postponed to 2021, is one of the final steps needed to …

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On the way: entertainment and cultural events in the area from Wednesday 17 August |  lifestyles

On the way: entertainment and cultural events in the area from Wednesday 17 August | lifestyles

Calendar entries may be sent to [email protected], brought to the office at 19 E. Church St., Martinsville, or mailed to PO Box 3711, Martinsville, Virginia, 24115. Pictures are welcome. Date and time must be included. festival The Meadows of Dan Community Association will host annual Meadows of Dan Folk Fair Saturday from 10am to 4:30pm …

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Lakota store celebrates expansion after success in Old Town |  news

Lakota store celebrates expansion after success in Old Town | news

Megan Schnitker beams as she talks about what it means for her children to own their own business that proudly displays their Lakota heritage. “You can come here and your mother owns this store,” Schnitker said. “My 9 year old definitely feels more secure telling people she’s a native. “When she was in kindergarten, she …

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MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE: Kingdom Bound Concert Set for April 20-21  August at Riverview Park |  local news

MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE: Kingdom Bound Concert Set for April 20-21 August at Riverview Park | local news

CLINTON – Growing up in Erie, Illinois, John Dail enjoyed listening to 1980s rock and going to concerts. Now some three decades later, Dail is the organizer of Kingdom Bound, his first two-day Christian music festival at Clinton’s Riverview Bandshell. A total of 13 acts will perform on August 20th and 21st, six on August …

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Christiansburg Officials Question City’s Involvement in Regional Tourism Initiative |  government and politics

Christiansburg Officials Question City’s Involvement in Regional Tourism Initiative | government and politics

Several City Council members are raising questions about whether Christiansburg must continue to contribute to a tourism program that it co-funds with the City of Blacksburg and Montgomery County. Christiansburg’s governing body last month approved by a vote of 4 to 2 the filing of a letter of intent to withdraw from the agreement they …

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New Adventure Center, Retreat Opens in Bedford County |  Local business news

New Adventure Center, Retreat Opens in Bedford County | Local business news

A new retreat and adventure center opened in Thaxton this summer, breathing life into a land that has stood empty for many years. The Peaks Retreat and Adventure Center is located at 1336 Simmons Mill Road in Thaxton. After WoodmenLife Insurance Company closed its Woods Adventure and Conference Retreat on the site five years ago, …

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