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Sierra Club Wants Pesticide Ban In City Parks

Sierra Club Wants Pesticide Ban In City Parks

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The local Sierra Club is urging city officials to stop using pesticides in public parks and school grounds. Retired educator John Cruickshank (pictured) has circulated petitions among city residents who support this cause. The City Manager’s office will investigate pesticide spraying and report back to City Council.

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Virginia Defeats Cleveland State 70-54 To Remain Unbeaten

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Virginia continues their undefeated season with a 70-54 win.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.