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Flooding forces evacuation of 85 homes in Bolton

Up to 85 homes have been evacuated in the community of Bolton after the Humber River breached its banks leading to major flooding. Between 200 and 300 people were forced from their homes after ice jams caused the river to spill its banks around 7 p.m. Friday night, submerging parts …

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Despite migrant surge, federal officials weigh plan to phase out family detention at South Texas facility

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to  More in this series  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are discussing a plan to …

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What I saw happening at the U.S.-Mexico border

Editor’s Note: PBS NewsHour correspondent Amna Nawaz and her team have been reporting from both sides of the southern border. This is her first-hand account of what she saw. The desert and sky both stretch as far as the eye can see in parts of San Luis, Arizona. For our …

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Man charged with molestation, attempted sexual battery

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsFebruary 27, 2019 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee man is behind bars, accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl, choking her, and soliciting her for sex. 22-year-old Mario Williams was arrested Tuesday. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office says on July 11, 2018, deputies responded to a residence …

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Maine high schools struggle to grow ranks of referees

In nearly every high school sport, Maine ne more referees. The number of basketball officials has declined by 13 percent over the past decade. Soccer has seen a 9 percent decline, baseball 25 percent. Field hockey plays quarterfinal playoff games over two dates because there aren’t enough officials to cover …

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