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Brad Pitt, Emily Ratajkowski Dating Rumors: Actor, Model Reportedly 'Getting To Know Each Other'

Brad Pitt is reportedly dating the model Emily Ratajkowski. Rumors have it that the two are "hanging out as friends" but are in the getting-to-know-each-other stage. Allegedly, Brad Pitt and Emily Ratajkowski are in the "very early stages" of their relationship. However, a source told UsWeekly that they really like each other and are "excited to see where things" will take them.
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Economic fallout from Hurricane Fiona to reach $2B to $4B in Canada

Cleanup is underway in Atlantic Canada after Fiona made landfall early Saturday as one of the most intense weather systems to ever impact the country. Hundreds of thousands were left without power and scenes of incredible destruction emerged from Canada's far eastern reaches. AccuWeather founder and CEO Joel N. Myers...

Joseph Goodman: ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ had a good run

There was an unexpected moment of Crimson Tide cultural appreciation on Monday night in Birmingham during a phenomenal concert by the soulful rock band War on Drugs. The outdoor show was at Avondale Brewery and the place was packed for a group whose hazy sound is unique and soothing like an old memory faded at the edges. I’m not a music writer, but War on Drugs is the kind of band everyone’s favorite aunt or uncle probably listens to on a Sunday night while studying for a continuing education course on indigenous woodcraft or comparative literature.

Tuesday Evening Fire On Dartmouth Street In Pittsfield

Thankfully, a fire at a home that housed four families in Pittsfield was quickly extinguished on Tuesday night. Luckily, no one was injured. That's according to Deputy Chief of the Pittsfield Fire Department, Daniel Garner. In a media statement, Deputy Chief Garner reports that at approximately 7:55 p.m. on Tuesday...

Upstate NY Rangers Find 15 Huge Marijuana Plants Growing On State Land

These New York State Forest Rangers have reached a new high in their jobs. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) sent several Rangers to the Town of Centerville in Allegany County after receiving a tip on marijuana plants growing on state land. Since this it's illegal to grow on state lands, they were quick to respond to the scene.

200M pounds of toxic chemicals dumped into US waterways in 2020: analysis

(The Hill) — Polluters in just 10 states were responsible for more than half of the 193.6 million pounds of contaminants released into U.S. waterways in 2020, a new report has found. Toxic discharge flowed into one in every three local watersheds across the country and included many cancer-linked...

Black Liberation and Nature in Detroit

“I just want my people out here”: A growing number of initiatives in Detroit are working to redefine outdoor activities as acts of liberation. Detroiter Ian Solomon began building a deep relationship with the outdoors while attending college in Arizona for broadcast journalism. He’d never been in a place with such access to mountains and nature before, and he quickly fell in love.
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500+ AEP Ohio workers heading to Florida for Hurricane Ian relief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — As Hurricane Ian approaches Florida as a Category 4 hurricane, crews in Ohio are getting ready Wednesday morning to help in the relief efforts down south. More than 500 AEP Ohio employees and contractors are set to depart to help restore power to areas of...

Person Dies Following Fire in New Hampshire Mobile Home

Someone died after a fire broke out late Tuesday night in Hooksett, New Hampshire, according to emergency officials. The Hooksett Fire Department responded to a mobile home on Skyline Avenue just after 11:30 p.m., after getting a report of smoke there, according to a news release from the New Hampshire's State Fire Marshal.

Boblo Island’s name has been permanently changed and even Google Maps knows it

BOIS BLANC ISLAND, ONTARIO - The amusement park is long gone and so is the name most Americans know it by. Boblo Island now has a new name, which isn’t actually so new. Now owned by Amico Infrastructures, Boblo Island has been re-branded as Bois Blanc Canada. That is actually the historical name of the island. Bois Blanc means white wood after the abundance of birch trees on the Island.

Bosnian Serb separatist leader blasts West, praises Russia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Facing an election this weekend, Bosnian Serb separatist leader Milorad Dodik blasted the West and praised Vladimir Putin over his policies in the Balkans, boasting that he is a rare European politician who can meet with the Russian president anytime he wishes. Dodik’s comments made...

Update On Chillicothe Industrial Park

The work on the layout of the new Chillicothe Industrial Park continues. City Administrator Roze Frampton says there is still a ways to go, but progress is being made. Frampton says they are also meeting with MoDOT about the Mitchell Road and US 36 interchange. She says when the Industrial Park opens there is potential for an increase of traffic using that intersection which is already an issue for large trucks.

Death notices for Sept. 24-25

Delinda Redding, age 73, a resident of Atascadero, passed away on Sept. 24. In the care of Blue Sky Cremation Service. Michael Brokaw, age 77, a resident of Paso Robles, passed away on Sept. 24. In the care of Blue Sky Cremation Service. Clayton Dynes, age 64, a resident of...

MN Fall Colors Starting to Emerge

It’s still pretty early, but Minnesota’s fall colors are beginning to emerge. Explore Minnesota’s Amy Barrett says if you want to stick around Minnesota’s State Parks, try the parks in the corners of the state. For the latest Minnesota fall color updates, you can sign up for weekly reports at;