Western states chart diverging paths as water shortages loom

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This Aug. 21, 2019 image shows Lake Powell near Page, Arizona. A plan by Utah could open the door to the state pursuing an expensive pipeline that critics say could further deplete the lake, which is a key indicator of the Colorado River’s health. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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As persistent drought and climate change threaten the Colorado River, several states that rely on

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where to get your dining and travel vouchers from Australian states and territories

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China’s pigeon fanciers race for fame and fortune

Pigeon racing is taking off in China. Eight thousand of the birds were released into the winter sky in northern Hebei province last month, one of the many long-distance races holding out a promise of fame and fortune. Pigeons have been raised in China since at least the 1600s. But lately the ranks of hobbyists have swelled. The Chinese Pigeon

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Voters in some states unable to cast early ballots in person

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FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, voters wait in line to enter the Pip Moyer Recreation Center, in Annapolis, Md., on the first day of in-person early voting in the state. Tens of millions of Americans already cast ballots in the 2020 election amid record-breaking early voting during the coronavirus pandemic. But for some voters in a handful of states, casting an early ballot in-person isn’t

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Walktober In Maryland To Celebrate State’s Official Exercise

MARYLAND — The Maryland Department of Transportation is partnering with state and local agencies, nonprofits and communities across Maryland to host Walktober, a monthlong series of activities and virtual webinars in October promoting the state’s official exercise: walking. Maryland named walking as the official state exercise in October 2008.

Walktober includes the Oct. 7 celebration of the sixth annual Walk Maryland Day, as well as four webinars focusing on pedestrian

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Costa Rica to allow tourism from only six US states



Costa Rica announced that the residents of just six US states will be allowed to visit the country starting on September 1.

According to an announcement made by Costa Rica’s tourism board, only Americans residing in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Vermont will be permitted to travel to Costa Rica.

“In these six states, there has been a very positive evolution of the pandemic and their

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News from around our 50 states

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Montgomery: Alabama and much of the Deep South are seeing a spike in coronavirus cases as some have stopped heeding warnings of the disease, alarming public health officials and people who have lost loved ones because of COVID-19. Over the past two weeks, Alabama had the second-highest number of new cases per capita in the nation. South Carolina was fourth. Louisiana and Mississippi were also in the top 10.

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