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Ball fields, hotel study among uses for small-town grants |  Local News

Ball fields, hotel study among uses for small-town grants | Local News

St. CLAIR — A new ball field, a hotel feasibility study and a Day of the Dead celebration are among projects receiving recent grants in south-central Minnesota. The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, or SMIF, announced its support for 22 projects totaling $190,215 as part of its Small Town Grant Program this week. The list of …

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Abandoned Petersburg hotel to be demolished | Local Business News

TIMES-DISPATCH The former Ramada Inn in Petersburg that’s been closed since 2012 will be demolished. A press conference with state and city officials is planned Monday at the 380 E. Washington St. site. The building, constructed in 1973, has faced various code violations and legal issues as it has fallen into disrepair. It was sold …

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Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel scrutiny ahead of trip to Sicily | Politics & Government

As she prepared to embark on a three-week trip to Sicily, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert defended her out-of-town travel, which has garnered increased scrutiny in recent weeks amid media attention and a controversial proposal to change the city charter. The trip, which was postponed in 2021, is one of the final steps needed to solidify …

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Loudoun County businessmen accused of multi-million-dollar credit card fraud | Cops And Crime

Hadi Akkad and Edward Walsh Vaughan were indicted by a federal grand jury in Texas on July 13 on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to court documents. The indictments were in US District Court in the Eastern District in Sherman, Texas. Also indicted were Gina Ellingsen, …

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Neosho approves grants for hotel-motel tax revenue | Local News

NEOSHO, Mo. — In advance of its upcoming fiscal year, the city of Neosho gave initial approval to a round of grants for area groups putting on events that drive tourism. The Neosho City Council approved $82,998 in grants Tuesday during its regular meeting. The grants will be funded by projected revenues from the city’s …

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His View: Rising credit card debt a result of ‘Bidenomics’ | Opinion

Americans are racking up record levels of credit card debt. A report last Friday from the Federal Reserve shows that Americans are more in debt now than at any other time in history as the cost of essential goods and services continue to skyrocket. And things are quickly getting worse. In May there was a …

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Rising credit card debt a result of ‘Bidenomics’ | Opinion

Americans are racking up record levels of credit card debt. A report last Friday from the Federal Reserve shows that Americans are more in debt now than at any other time in history as the cost of essential goods and services continueto skyrocket. And things are quickly getting worse. In May there was a 7% …

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ICONA will build the five-star hotel that Cape May deserves, by Eustace W. Mita | Columnists

Eustace W. Mita For The Press Now is the time. The question is who, what, how, when, where? We believe we have the answer. ICONA Resorts is proposing the first new, luxury resort hotel in Cape May in over half a century. What many may not know is that, since 2000, the number of hotel …

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Range of downtown Waco hotel projects underway | Local Business News

Walking along Mary Avenue between South Second and South Seventh streets on a humid Friday night, one would encounter dueling Tex-Mex aromas emanating from Ninfa’s and Hecho En Waco. Cigarette smoke, electric guitar sounds and customers in swings, not to be confused with swinging customers, would welcome those walking past Twisted Sisters Patio Bar. Those …

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