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Obama meets survivors, responders in mudslide town

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Oso, WA, United States (4E) – President Barack Obama met with families of mudslide victims in Oso, WA Tuesday and later thanked responders at a town fire station for their continuing efforts to recover bodies from...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014
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Fair to Close Out Rocking to Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

CLEARFIELD – At age 14, Joan Jett picked up her first guitar and not long after that she helped turn the rock world upside down for female musicians. On Saturday, Aug. 2, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will turn the Clearfield County Fair upside down with a memorable night...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014

Crime Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield An incident of theft by unlawful taking occurred sometime Sunday or Monday on Curtin Street in Osceola Mills. During the incident, someone entered the victim’s property and removed his license plate from his pick-up truck. The victim’s truck is a red...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014


China central bank cut rural banks’ reserve requirement

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Beijing, China (4E) – The Chinese central bank announced on Tuesday that it will cut the share of deposits that some rural lenders are required to set aside as reserves, in an effort to boost the economy. The...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014
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Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

<img src=" (IRIN) – Last year, Afghanistan's Ghor Province lost thousands of its inhabitants. Many fled due to conflict, but others fled due to a more subtle threat: drought. An estimated three-quarters of the population was...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014
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