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Two of the honorary chairmen of the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack...
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The Whaley Historic House Museum, 624 E. Kearsley St., is in the thick of holiday preparations to offer even more holiday fun to visitors. The...
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The Michigan Municipal League released plans for eight communities today. Communities selected for this year’s PlacePlans pilot program were...