Clay County officials have hired a First Amendment lawyer to rewrite what they call an unconstitutional ordinance concerning adult entertainment businesses. The proposed ordinance would apply only to the county’s unincorporated areas, which make up over half the county.
Eastside High School ranked No. 27 among top challenging high schools in the nation.
Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.
Some of the guides have reportedly packed up to leave. Shaken by the deaths last week of 16 Sherpas, many don’t want to climb this year. Negotiators are headed to Everest’s base camp.
Divers have found no air pockets where passengers might have taken refuge. They have, however, retrieved more bodies. The number of confirmed deaths has topped 150. An equal number remain missing.
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