Dunedin and Pinellas will make offer next week on coveted 44-acres

The City of Dunedin and Pinellas County will present an agreement next week to the estate of the late Gladys Douglas to buy her 44 acres on Keene Road and save it from development.

City and county officials announced their plan at a virtual press conference on Friday, the day after receiving an anonymous $2 million donation that brought local government to the brink of their fundraising goal days before

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This LEGO ‘Jeopardy!’ Set Is Literally A Moving Tribute To Alex Trebek

LEGO recreations of basically anything are always a fan favorite, even for infamous events, but one Jeopardy! fan really went the extra mile for what doubles as a loving tribute to late show host Alex Trebek.

It’s a LEGO recreation of the Jeopardy! set, but as Jess Hughes and its creator make clear, it’s more of a kinetic sculpture. That’s because everyone on the set can move. LEGO Alex Trebek

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La Jolla Parks & Beaches forms working group to address impacts of reservoir project

Members of La Jolla Parks & Beaches and other local community groups are teaming up to make suggestions to the city of San Diego to help reduce environmental impacts at La Jolla Heights Natural Park associated with the La Jolla View Reservoir replacement project.

“We want to form a working group with LJP&B members to focus on the impacts to the trail and biological resources of the La Jolla View

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3 things you need to know, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021

Movie theaters and gyms can open, with 6 customers at a time; surviving the pandemic as a single, working mother; mail carrier saves woman in distress

‘A slap in the face’: Movie theaters and gyms in extreme risk Oregon counties can open, if they can manage with only 6 customers at a time

New guidelines released earlier this week allow for up to six people to be inside of

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School playground in Olathe explodes with color


This colorful new playground became a fun place to play at Tomahawk Elementary School in Olathe.

Courtesy photo

Sometimes, good things descend from the top of an organization. But other times, it takes people with a passion among the rank-and-file to make a change.

So it was with the asphalt playground at Tomahawk Elementary School in Olathe, where an idea to touch up faded paint last summer turned into something

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10 fun things to do at Butler County parks and beyond this winter

Where: Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield

When: Saturday, 6:30-7:30- p.m. and 7:45-8:45 p.m.

Cost: Free

More Info: 513-867-5835 or reservations.yourmetroparks.net/programs

Story Walk at California Woods

This self-guided tour blends fact and fiction. Read “Over and Under the Snow,” an adventure story about a father and daughter cross-country skiing in the woods, as you yourself walk the Ridge Loop Trail, a .6 mile, lightly traveled loop full of wildlife.


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How to protect your computer files from cyber thieves

Q. Cyber data security becomes more of a threat daily. What advice may BBB provide on data protection?

A. The possibility of a cyberattack by a foreign country has gone from being the stuff of science fiction to a common threat that is often reported in the news. While it may seem like there is nothing an individual can do to stop a cyberattack, there are some best practices that

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Vaccine hunters working to get seniors vaccinated

A Montgomery group run by teachers, known as ‘Vaccine Hunters,’ is building momentum as they help elderly residents book vaccine appointments.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — “I’m so happy, thank you God!”

Araceli San Sebastian could not contain her excitement on Thursday morning. The 84-year-old woman and her 90-year-old husband Marcelino walked out of White Oak Community Recreation with a layer of protection and a big sigh of relief.

“I got

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Winter Wonderland brings cold-weather fun to Menomonie | Front Page

MENOMONIE — After months of seeing people cooped up inside to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Jake Farrah decided it was time to give residents a new option for outdoor activity.

It also was an opportunity to add a dash of fun to what otherwise promised to be a long winter amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

That’s why Farrah, owner of Integrity Auto Care in Menomonie, worked all fall with

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White Dallas residents outpace Blacks, Hispanics in registering for COVID vaccine

arly efforts to boost registrations among Dallas’ Black and Hispanic communities have yet to produce more equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine, new data obtained by The Dallas Morning News shows.

Six out of every 10 city residents who have enrolled for the shot with the Dallas County health department through Jan. 24 were white, according to data obtained Thursday. That’s twice the rate of the city’s overall white population.

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Read the full text of Anchorage’s emergency order loosening business restrictions




Anchorage case counts have reduced to the level last seen in early October 2020, due to the collective sacrifices required by our previous emergency orders and the individual actions of residents. This improvement warrants another careful loosening of restrictions imposed by EO-17. In order

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