Articles by: Melanie Poteat

Comment period on Augusta lock and dam plan extended

By – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Those interested in the ‘ plan for the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam are getting more time to comment on the project. The is extending the time the City of has to respond by 30 days, […]

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The Latest: Center-right tops Estonia vote, populists gain

The Latest: Center-right tops Estonia vote, populists gain

By – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 TALLINN, Estonia (AP) – The Latest on ’s general election (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Preliminary results from ’s parliamentary election show a center-right party that held the prime minister’s office for over a decade was the top vote-getter, but a […]

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Asian stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Asian stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

By JOE McDONALD – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 BEIJING (AP) – Asian stocks rose Monday after news reports said Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement as early as this month to end their costly tariff war. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced after […]

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US-built capsule with a dummy aboard docks at space station

US-built capsule with a dummy aboard docks at space station

By MARCIA DUNN – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing the U.S. a big step closer to getting back in the business of […]

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New laws could be potential speedbumps for scooters, bikes

By – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 ATLANTA (AP) – New laws being considered at the Georgia state Capitol would regulate electric bikes and scooters in the state. The machines are also the focus of new rules in some local communities, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. One bills proposed […]

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‘How to Train Your Dragon‘ stays No. 1, ‘Madea‘ a strong 2nd

‘How to Train Your Dragon‘ stays No. 1, ‘Madea‘ a strong 2nd

By LINDSEY BAHR – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 LOS ANGELES (AP) – “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry’s final installment of the “Madea” franchise. Driven by a […]

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Q&A: Can‘t stop, won‘t stop: Famous conductor‘s show goes on

Q&A: Can‘t stop, won‘t stop: Famous conductor‘s show goes on

By WILLIAM J. KOLE – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – ’s eyes are shining, and he’d very much appreciate it if yours were, too. The internationally acclaimed conductor has spent half his life leading the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, which he founded in 1979, and […]

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Illinois governor looks to legal sports betting for revenue

By – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker is hoping the burgeoning sports-gambling industry will help solve Illinois’ budget troubles, but state lawmakers must first legalize expanded wagering after years of failed attempts. Pritzker said during his budget address last month that the […]

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Grace Jones rocks Zendaya show as Valentino gets ovation

Grace Jones rocks Zendaya show as Valentino gets ovation

By THOMAS ADAMSON – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 PARIS (AP) – A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer ’s “buy-now” collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, ’s Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and […]

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Art exhibit launches museum‘s 50th anniversary celebration

By – Associated Press – Sunday, March 3, 2019 FULTON, Mo. (AP) – A mid-Missouri museum honoring will launch its 50th anniversary celebration Tuesday with an art exhibit featuring the work of roughly 4,000 students. Officials with America’s National Churchill Museum on the campus at Westminster College in Fulton say […]

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