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MANITOWOC - Alyssa Bohm was crowned Miss harbor Cities 2017 and Grace Stanke Miss Harbor Cities' Outstanding Teen 2017 at the annual Miss Harbor Cities & Outstanding Teen Pageant March 18 at the Franciscan Center for music at Silver Lake ...

Friday's announcement that the electronics retailer will shut down stores in 46 states and Puerto Rico came one week after its second bankruptcy filing.
By Daniel BasesNEW YORK, March 20 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's benchmark government debt slumped on Monday after competing groups of bondholders stepped up their legal battle over who should be paid first out of a smaller-than-expected pool of cash.
For the best players in the game, golf comes easily. Watch a Rory McIlroy or a Dustin Johnson in full flight and you'll see a player whose natural ability and hard work is paying dividends.

You know things are going pretty well when the big family argument is over whether to splash in the rain forest waterfall or loll around on the white-sand beach.
Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina's defense saved Puerto Rico from a potential grand slam in the first inning when Wladimir Balentien's homer helped the Netherlands to a 2-0 lead, giving orange-clad fans a reason to cheer.
Artist Jean Oyola created a collage from eviction letters sent to his grandmother for "CitiCien," an exhibit at the Clemente Soto Velez cultural and Educational Center in New York City that addresses the U.S.-Puerto Rico relationship. Photo by Zachary ...
IMG_2148(2)1 The laid-back allure of Ponce, Puerto Rico's Caribbean city, draws local vacationers to the island's South Coast during holidays.
TITO ALLEN, who has been described as "El Elegante de la Salsa" (The Elegant One of Salsa) because of his smooth voice and polished salsa singing style, was born in the Santurce section of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Moving to New York City in his ...
... but will continue to operate the store located in the City Centre Mall. With its remaining 876 stores, "Penney's" will still have at least one location in 49 states and Puerto Rico. It has no stores in Hawaii. The chain's original store in Kemmerer ...
Kansas City voters will be asked April 4 to issue $800 million in debt for infrastructure projects, but critics wonder if there's a better way to drum up the money without hiking property taxes: Sell the Kansas City International Airport. ... The Luis ...
San Juan, Puerto Rico (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a kayaker from Florida has gone missing off Puerto Rico's west coast.
A Jamestown man was charged as a fugitive Thursday after police confirmed he had an illegal deprivation of custody warrant out of Puerto Rico. According to the Jamestown police Department, Franciso J. Soto Olivo, 43, was taken into custody at 429 ...

Twins are reporting that they have already sold over 16,000 tickets for an unfortunately named football match up between the St Thomas Tommies and the St John's Johnnies this September at Target Field.
Authorities in Puerto Rico say they have detained up to 30 migrants from the Dominican Republic in waters near the U.S. territory.
The Puerto Rico Fiscal Oversight Board, which oversees the island's finances, unanimously approved the commonwealth government's fiscal plan Monday in New York.
Looks like there's a new couple in town! Actress Malin Akerman was photographed kissing British actor Jack Donnelly while in Puerto Rico on Friday. "They are together and really happy in one another's company," a source tells PEOPLE. Akerman, 38, was ...
A federal control board on Monday said Puerto Rico's government needs to cut its public pension system by 10 percent, furlough tens of thousands of its workers and eliminate Christmas bonuses if it cannot generate other types of savings amid a nearly ...
In November, the Inquirer detailed how Air Bridge is a pattern of exploitation stretching from the Caribbean to North Philadelphia that has increased the numbers of homeless and sick people in the city, torn-apart families, and confounded advocates.
San Juan, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico's governor clashed on Thursday with a federal control board overseeing the island's finances after it rejected his fiscal plan for the U.S.
A federal control board warned Wednesday that Puerto Rico's government needs to take "major emergency actions" to avoid shutting down because its cash flow is critically low.
A federal control board warned Wednesday that Puerto Rico's government needs to take "major emergency actions" to avoid shutting down because its cash flow is critically low.
A former Puerto Rico senator who recently testified during a federal corruption trial has been arrested. Mari Tere Gonzalez was charged Monday with perjury and violating a government ethics law, among other things.
Some told her she should ask Native Americans and people in Puerto Rico what they thought the flag stood for. After Rachel Wood, a black-clad protester, stepped in to try to bring both sides together, some objected when Wood asked them to educate ...
Three years ago, Omar Robles began photographing ballerinas, asking professional dancers to leave the confines of their performance halls and step out onto the streets of their cities. His series from Cuba, in particular, caught the attention of the ...
Born August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she grew up in San Juan. She moved to New York City in 1953 where she enrolled in the famous Actors Studio.
Sammy Vega, the president of the Hartford chapter of the Connecticut Institute for Community Development's Puerto Rican Parade Committee, said the motivation for the decision was two-fold: A reduction in the financial support provided by the city, as ...
The New York group formed back in 2014, after a 2013 New York City conference of activists from Puerto Rico and the U.S.
The dream of reviving Puerto Rico's chocolate tradition took root in Juan Carlos Vizcarrondo's mind years ago. He's always been obsessed with flowers and trees.
"Far too long have we been dormant in the city and it's time to wake up again. We have been working for a few years now to bring back the pride that once flooded these streets and if we don't use ... A week later a group of Puerto Ricans representing ...
On Puerto Rico's southwestern corner, the sleepy seaside town of Guanica is where, nearly 120 years ago, the U.S.
As an international imprint, Slovenly Records has connected bands from around the world: Spain, Greece, France, Italy, Australia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. and more. Pete Menchetti ... An edition in Mexico City follows immediately after San Juan. Biznaga ...
Developers want to build a $39 million mega resort on 121 acres of pristine beachfront land in the town of Aguadilla. The resort is slated to have 300 hotel rooms, a 17,000 ... "Caribbean Management Group and the City of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico want to ...
The vanity plate reads, "HOLYOKE" and names Puerto Rico as the place of registration. ... NPR journalist Shereen Marisol Meraji recently visited Holyoke for the piece, speaking with local officials and town residents about Puerto Rican identity in the ...
San Juan, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico's governor announced Tuesday that he will eliminate subsidies, shrink the number of public agencies by nearly 75 percent and increase the cost of some government services to reduce spending and boost revenue as ...
"This measure will hurt Puerto Rico's tourism economy in a big way because some towns in Puerto Rico like Rincon, Isabela and Aguadilla generate millions of dollars a year from the surfing tourism," longtime local surfer Jose "Pepe" Garcia pleaded on ...
The proposal came earlier this month from 26th Ward Alderman Roberto Maldonado and, according to WLS-TV, was approved by the Chicago City Council's Transportation Committee on Wednesday. In the near future, the city will install a small sign above an ...
Vineland high school North may be named after Dennis Tanner, an administrator who died saving a student caught in strong currents during a class trip to Puerto Rico in 1980. vineland hs name. THOMAS BARLAS / Staff Writer. The Vineland school board ...
Besides pure point guard Isaiah Washington from New York City and shooting guard Jamir Harris from Elizabeth, N.J., for next season, the Gophers recently received a commitment from also highly sought big man Daniel Oturu, a junior at Cretin-Derham Hall ...
Average ticket prices are also down for travel to Mexico City ($529.52), San Juan, Puerto Rico ($438.58), Los Cabos ($539.79), Montego Bay, Jamaica ($556.46), Puerto Vallarta ($510.73), Nassau, Bahamas ($491.75) and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ...
"We're working right now with the Buffalo City school District, planning to have a tour going down to Historically Black Colleges [and Universities] sometime in the month of March," Kennedy said.
Three Harker Heights residents have filed for the Place 3 City Council seat vacated by Spencer Smith, who is seeking the position of mayor in the May 6 municipal election.
Luisa Hernandez, 48, arrived in Philadelphia in 2000 after leaving the Dominican Republic and living two years in Puerto Rico and New York City. She chose Philly for its affordability and "economic growth." Like many Dominican women in Philadelphia ...
The Elks lodges throughout the U.S. and in Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal celebrated 149 years of community service on Feb. 16.
The struggling retailer (nyse: JCP) announced Friday that it would close 130-140 store locations during the next few months. The company, which won't reveal the exact stores slated for closing until mid-March, expects to offer buyouts to 6,000 ...
Puerto Rico's governor met on Friday with the U.S. treasury and health secretaries to seek support in pulling the island out of a deep economic crisis.


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