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Forgery Arrest, Budget, Response, SRO
10:22 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Around the Region

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

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Middle East
12:01 am
Sun February 23, 2014

Taliban Suspends Talks On Prisoner Exchange

Originally published on Sun February 23, 2014 12:45 am

The Taliban has suspended talks over a possible exchange of Taliban and U.S. prisoners due to the "complexity" of the situation in Afghanistan, the militant group said on Sunday.

"Due to the political complexity of the current situation in the country, the leadership of the Islamic Emirate has decided to suspend the issue for some time," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an email to media organizations, using the name the Taliban gave their 1996-2001 government.

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Around the Nation
11:40 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

One Dead, 28 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide At New York Mall

Originally published on Sun February 23, 2014 2:21 am

A 55-year-old restaurant manager died and more than two dozen others were taken to hospitals Saturday after being overcome by carbon monoxide at a New York mall, police said.

Suffolk County police identified the man who died as Steven Nelson, a manager at the Legal Sea Foods restaurant at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station on Long Island.

Police said 28 others affected by carbon monoxide were taken to area hospitals.

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ICC Approval
3:01 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Green Light for Massive Ameren Project

Credit Wikipedia

Illinois regulators have signed off on the route for a high-voltage transmission line that would run through 19 counties, traveling from Quincy to the Indiana border.

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Former SEIA Congressional Candidate
4:56 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Iowa Public Health Director Resigns

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa has stepped down as director of the Iowa Department of Public Health. She has twice ran for Congress, unsuccessfully, in the 2nd District.
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A former Congressional candidate in southeast Iowa has stepped down as the head of the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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