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A new multimillion dollar project that uses solar power to treat underground saline water is offering a ray of hope in south east Pakistan. [...]
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Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association. [...]
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Britain and the United States have voiced concerns about irregularities in the counting of votes after Nigeria's elections. [...]
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World champion Lewis Hamilton expects to sign a new Mercedes contract this week that could be worth more than £27m a year. [...]
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Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes. E-Mail This [...]
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with professors Phillip Atiba Goff of UCLA and Harry Holzer of Georgetown University about how fears of African-American men are manifested in the criminal justice system. E-Mail This [...]
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The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells. E-Mail This [...]
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Criminologists say the country's poor homicide clearance rate could be improved if police departments put more effort into solving murders. To reduce the backlog in Detroit, homicide detectives are returning to old cases that might be solved with new techniques. E-Mail This [...]
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On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the Chair 2 area of Vail, where there is a variety of different conditions for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 8" new snow in the last week CONDITIONS: Partly cloudy SNOWCAST: Colorado meteorologist Joel Gratz says there's a chance of snow Thursday afternoon [...]
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BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts announced Monday that the company has agreed to acquire its first international mountain resort, Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales, Australia, for total cash consideration of AU$176.6 million (approximately US$136 million), subject to certain adjustments. Perisher is the largest and most visited ski resort in Australia, and is well-positioned with access to the country's largest cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane. Perisher is also the largest ski resort [...]
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EAGLE COUNTY — For the past 42 years, Eagle's fate has been tied in one way or another to the vision of one man — Fred Kummer, the CEO of HBE Corp. and the owner of a substantial swath of properties located in the Brush Creek Valley. That changed recently when Denver-based Brue Capital purchased Kummer's Adam's Rib holdings — 2,655 acres of land consisting of an 18-hole championship golf course, a 40,000 square foot [...]
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VAIL — The success of the Alpine World Ski Championships and other major milestones will be celebrated during the annual town of Vail community meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Donovan Pavilion. The free event is sponsored by the Vail town council and staff.Residents, business owners, property owners, employees and others interested in the state of the community are encouraged to attend. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with informational displays on [...]
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