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On the Calendar:  Monday, 4/27/2015 10:00 AM
~~MOMMY & ME Storytime~~: Moms and their preschoolers share in a fun interactive storytime each second and fourth Monday of the month. Calendar

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State troopers called in as Baltimore protests grow

Protesters want to know why and how Freddie Gray died.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:25:43 -0400
Massive Tappan Zee crane makes first lift

The "I Lift NY" supercrane is capable of lifting nearly 2,000 tons

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:13:01 -0400
The week in Reviewed: Dresses made of beer?

We round up the best products and stories we covered this week.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:32:13 -0400
Answers sought in Ind. school stage collapse

An Indiana school superintendent said officials are delving into records to help investigators after a stage collapsed during a high school dance Thursday night, injuring 16 students. (April 24)

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:46:16 -0400
Deaths caused by powdered caffeine on the rise

As powdered caffeine grows in popularity, so too does the concern over fatal overdoses. Hospitals all across the country are seeing a rise in people seeking emergency medical attention.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:22:43 -0400
Officials: Ex-FBI chief Freeh nearly died in Vt. crash

Louis Freeh sustained a severed artery in a car crash eight months ago in Vermont.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:22:37 -0400
March in LA commemorates Armenian killings

Thousands of people marched in Los Angeles Friday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings in Armenia, and to protest the Turkish government for refusing to call it genocide. (April 24)

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:31:17 -0400
AP Top Stories April 24 p

Here's the latest news for Friday, April 24th: Baltimore mayor on police-custody death; Terror plot foiled at Vatican; March commemorates anniversary of Armenia killings; MINI unveils augmented reality glasses at Shanghai Auto Show.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:26:16 -0400
Cops: Man kidnapped a mom, sold her for $30 for sex

Deputies suspect a human trafficking ring.

      
 
 

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:32 -0400
Eric Holder bids farewell to Justice Dept.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said goodbye to the Justice Department Friday after spending six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. (April 24)

      
 
 

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