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“It’s been hell” for South Jersey residents still dealing with foul odor in homes from chemical reaction

EAST GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J (CBS) — A town hall meeting was held in East Greenwich Township Tuesday evening to address a chemical reaction that sent a foul odor into the air in South Jersey. Nearly a week later, many residents say their homes still smell, and they’ve been forced to throw out food and furniture. Officials say […]

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Man helps find shoe donations for residents at Brighton senior living facility

By Mike Sullivan, WBZ-TV BOSTON – New Balance stepped in to help a Brighton senior living facility after one of the employees noticed the residents had worn out shoes. “I had no idea they would be so awesome, and gracious as they were,” says James Humphries, who works the front desk at 2 Life Communities. […]

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Health

Local residents to chair and present at international Jewish genealogy conference

Mesa resident Judi Missel, a member of the Phoenix Jewish Genealogy Group and the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), has been involved with genealogy for more than 30 years. She first started researching her family’s genealogy while looking for names for her children. Her grandparents were all killed in the Holocaust and her […]

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World

Ukrainian diplomat claims Russia will ‘bulldoze’ Mariupol as if residents ‘never existed’

Olexander Scherba, who served as Kyiv’s ambassador to Austria, took to social media to express his concern about Mariupol. The Donetsk Oblast city, which is located on the north coast of the Sea of Azov, was a prime target for Russian forces after Vladimir Putin launched the Kremlin’s invasion on February 24. It has been […]

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Brookhaven residents can adopt pets at no charge – Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown

Brookhaven residents can now adopt pets for free through LifeLine Animal Project.  At an Aug. 9 meeting, the Brookhaven City Council approved an agreement with LifeLine, who manages the DeKalb County Animal services location at 3280 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. Through the agreement, Brookhaven agrees to sponsor LifeLine’s adoption fees for pets that are adopted by […]

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UK

Residents warned to stay indoors after fire tears through rural building

Four crews rushed to the property – thought to be a factory – in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, in the early hours and have used an aerial ladder platform to help fan the flames. Nearby residents are being advised to keep all doors and windows closed to avoid smoke inhalation and people are also being asked to stay away […]

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Ukraine urges Kherson residents to evacuate due to possible protracted fighting | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Ukraine’s deputy prime minister has called on people in the southern region of Kherson to evacuate as the government expects fighting against Russian forces there to drag on. Iryna Vereshchuk made the appeal on Sunday, saying a hard winter is coming. She said the government needs to save the residents from the cold and the […]

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Science

Target warehouse would harm Hampton Ponds residents, environment (Letters)

On Aug. 16 at 7 p.m., the Westfield Planning Board is going to decide if Target Corporation should be allowed to build a 565,000 square foot distribution warehouse on North Road. The facility will have parking for over 500 cars and over 400 tractor-trailer trucks. Westfield city government has long been aware of the truck […]

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Ukraine Live Updates: Residents Flee Town Near Nuclear Site as Shelling Continues

The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, along the banks of the Dnipro River, is occupied by Russian forces.Credit…David Guttenfelder for The New York Times ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Artillery fire resumed on Sunday from the direction of a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, with shells streaking into a town from which the Ukrainian army has been […]

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Surrey water chaos: Residents forced to queue for bottles after ‘tap technical issues’

Postcodes around Cranleigh, Dorking and in rural areas near Crawley have woken up to either low water pressure or no supply at all. Thames Water said the supply failure stemmed from “technical issues” at its Netley Mill water treatment works. Three stations across the affected region have now been opened so residents can access water. […]