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Only 2 percent of US counties have recovered from Great Recession. Why?


With the lowest level of unemployment since 2008, President Obama has recently been vocal in championing the recovery of the US economy. “American resurgence is real,” … 91 more words


Durham beaten by relegation rivals Shropshire

Durham 2nds suffered a 9-6 defeat against fellow Division Five strugglers Shropshire meaning they will require a win from their final game of the season to be certain of avoiding relegation.  490 more words


North East's badminton participation positive despite national fall

Badminton’s future is bright in the North East according to the region’s Badminton England boss, despite a recent fall in participation nationwide. 878 more words


Wyoming rakes in more than $4.4 Million from taxes on wind-power

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More than $4.4 million was generated from taxes on wind production across Wyoming in the last fiscal year, according to the state Department of Revenue.

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Signers of Texas Declaration of Independence, 3/1/15 Luncheon

On March 1, 1836, the Alamo had been under siege for a week by Gen. Santa Anna of Mexico and his army.  Due to the urgency of the situation, a committee of five Texas delegates met in Washington, Texas.   1,552 more words


Communication site leases support schools and counties

Communication site leases were a small-but-visible contributor to the $265 million in leasing and product sales revenues that DNR produced from state trust and aquatic lands last year. 119 more words