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HOA hoping to net $800K to turn tennis courts into homes in BR neighborhood

BATON ROUGE – A quiet, upscale enclave is hoping to net nearly $1,000,000 by selling and possibly subdividing its tennis courts. The courts in the Walden subdivision were listed Friday for $800,000.  According to a Realtor.com listing, the property is just shy of 1.5 acres and is a “huge opportunity” for someone to subdivide. Homes […]

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Dog attacks put Greenfield neighborhood on edge

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A central Indiana neighborhood that is on high alert after a series of dog attacks. I-Team 8 first reported the concerns in June when two dogs viciously attacked a mail carrier. Since then, at least three attacks have involved the dogs housed on Stevens Court. That’s a small street ending in a cul-de-sac […]

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Grass fire spread into Balch Springs neighborhood

BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A grass fire spread into a neighborhood Monday evening, catching several homes on fire in Balch Springs. A total of 26 structures were damaged and nine were a total loss.  By late Monday night, Balch Springs Fire Marshal Sean Davis said that the fire was 100% contained. Davis said they […]

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Stedman Graham hosts Neighborhood House ‘Golf Gathering’ in San Diego

The Neighborhood House Association is one of San Diego County’s largest non-profits and continues to impact thousands of San Diego youth, and families. SAN DIEGO — The Neighborhood House Association held the 12th Annual Golf Gathering to raise funds to help sustain the association’s 28 programs, all programs that help the San Diego community.  Stedman Graham, […]

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‘Living building’ opens in Portland’s Old Town neighborhood

The building uses 100% sustainable recycled water and produces its own energy. Developers say the building will last 500 years. PORTLAND, Ore. — Designers of a new commercial building in downtown Portland have built what’s called a ‘living building,’ meaning everything about it is 100% sustainable. Located at the corner of Southwest 1st Avenue and […]

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Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement respond to reported wallaby in neighborhood

GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) – A possible wallaby was spotted in a Gastonia neighborhood on Monday. A video sent to WBTV shows what looks like a wallaby or kangaroo hopping around the Lineberger Park neighborhood. Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement responded to the neighborhood and found the person responsible for the animal, who says it […]

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Dogs Could Be Lowering Crime Levels in Your Neighborhood. Seriously

Dogs are beyond great. These wonderful animals are so clever, and so connected with us. For people lucky enough to be dog owners, they’re truly our best friends. Now researchers have discovered another reason to love dogs, and it’s something that’s not so obvious. According to new research, a higher concentration of dog ownership in […]

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How Italy’s biggest steel mill makes a mockery of EU environmental rules

TARANTO, Italy — Milena Cinto, Antonella Massaro and Mauro Zaratta blame the deaths of their children on pollution from a steel plant in this coastal town in southern Italy. The sprawling plant is infamous for pollution that coats neighborhoods in fine red iron-ore dust, renders local waters unsuitable for mussel cultivation and — according to […]

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Slow down for fireworks in the neighborhood

Independence Day, July 4, 1776, the date our Declaration of Independence was adopted and signed by the Continental Congress. Citizens of America have rightly looked upon July 4th as significant in the birth of a new self-governing nation. In 1941 the U.S. Congress declared the date to be a national holiday. Celebrations include parades, picnics, music […]

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Wadsworth Police ask residents to stay away from black bear

WADSWORTH, Ohio — The Wadsworth Police Department reported that there was a black bear sighting in the city on Friday, according to a Facebook post. The bear was spotted in the Silvercreek/Meadowcreek neighborhoods during the morning hours. Police remind residents to “not approach the bear or try to feed the bear,” and to keep a safe distance […]