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Creating a white-water rafting course, an upgraded riverwalk and other outdoor amenities along the Fox River could attract tens of thousands of additional visitors to downtown St. Charles each year, according to a preliminary economic impact analysis.

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Lake Superior could break high-water record dating to mid-1980s

Experts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Detroit recently issued its latest six-month forecast for the lakes. The Detroit News reported that Lake Superior is unusually high and by...

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Drought Contingency Plan isn't an example of Arizona doing water right

The feds are jerking the state's chain. But there is no meaningful conservation in the state's implementation plan.         

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Nestlé closes controversial water-bottling plant in west Phoenix

Nestlé ended production at a water-bottling plant in west-Phoenix, affecting 15 workers. The company cited competition in the water market.         

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Nestlé closes controversial water-bottling plant in west Phoenix

Nestlé ended production at a water-bottling plant in west-Phoenix, affecting 15 workers. The company cited competition in the water market.         

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Jurors in ‘wife-killer’ case see tub where banker-mom was found dead

Manhattan jurors were shown gruesome crime scene photos Monday of the blood-tinted bath water in the tub where UBS banker Shele Danishefsky was found dead in 2009. Her estranged husband, Rod Covlin, is on trial for snapping her neck with a martial arts chokehold then making it look like a slip and...

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Erik and Emily Orton, a dad and mom with five kids from New York City, knew they wanted to shake up the humdrum of their daily routine. But as parents, they also knew that uprooting their children's lives - including a daughter with Down syndrome - and going on an adventure would be challenging....

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Review: 'The Water Cure,' by Sophie Mackintosh

FICTION: A family hides after an apocalypse — until strange men breach the barricade.

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Brown water advisory issued for island of Maui

The state Health Department has issued a brown water advisory for the entire island of Maui after heavy rains resulted in stormwater runoff entering coastal waters.

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The main Jackson County Courthouse is closed for weeks. Two large water main breaks in one weekend. Schools canceled for consecutive days. Potholes everywhere. A shortage of ice melt. But … Click to Continue »

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Avril Lavigne & Nicki Minaj Announce Collaboration on New Single 'Dumb Blonde'

On Monday (Feb. 11), Avril Lavigne revealed the cover art for her third single from her upcoming Head Above Water album. The song, titled “Dumb...

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Experts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records.

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21 Savage’s Mother Denied Grammys Red Carpet Walk, Team Believes it was Politically Motivated

21 Savage‘s mother wanted to walk the Grammys red carpet to honor her son while he sits in jail, but officials threw cold water on her plan and the team believes it has to do with politics. Sources close to the “Bank Account” singer tell The Blast Savage’s mother, Heather Joseph, planned on...

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Katy Perry’s shoes pulled after ‘blackface’ backlash

Dear fashion people: Please stop trying to make “blackface” happen. First it was Prada. Then Gucci. Now, pop star Katy Perry (who, yes, is apparently a fashion designer) is in hot water for selling shoes that evoke — intentionally or not — the racist imagery. The styles in question —  a...

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Katy Perry’s shoes pulled after ‘blackface’ backlash

Dear fashion people: Please stop trying to make “blackface” happen. First it was Prada. Then Gucci. Now, pop star Katy Perry (who, yes, is apparently a fashion designer) is in hot water for selling shoes that evoke — intentionally or not — the racist imagery. The styles in question —  a...

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More than a year into his first term in office, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim (R) believes his administration has brought a renewed sense of energy and purpose to Town Hall.  Wehrheim took over the reins from former Supervisor Patrick Vecchio (R) — a man who once held the title of New...

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Avril Lavigne on Head Above Water, near-death experiences, and that crazy conspiracy theory

For people who witnessed Avril Lavigne’s entrance into the music world with 2002’s Let Go, it might be surprising to hear that Avril Lavigne, in 2019, listens to jazz and soul music all day every day: Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Frank Sinatra, to name a few. Those interests...

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Cory Gardner shepherds massive public lands bill toward vote, but Michael Bennet wants more for Colorado

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote early next week on a package of more than 100 public lands and water bills. Colorado's senators and national conservation groups expect it to pass.

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Cory Gardner shepherds massive public lands bill toward vote, but Michael Bennet wants more for Colorado

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote early next week on a package of more than 100 public lands and water bills. Colorado's senators and national conservation groups expect it to pass.

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State Sen. Joseph Griffo isn't just spouting political bluster when he says there needs to be parity between downstate and upstate when it comes to infrastructure investments.The facts back him up.• Three years ago a state audit by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office found nearly half of the...

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