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Russian surveillance aircraft enters Alaska’s defense zone: NORAD

Russian surveillance aircraft were spotted inside the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on two separate occasions over a two-day period this week, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said on Tuesday. The Alaskan NORAD Region detected, tracked and identified the foreign aircraft, which “remained in international airspace and did not enter American or Canadian sovereign airspace,” the agency said in a press release. NORAD stated that it employs a “layered defense network” comprised of satellites, radars — both ground and airborne — and fighter jets to keep tabs on aircraft. “We remain ready to employ a number of response options in defense...
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Box Office: Lionsgate’s Action-Thriller ‘Fall’ and A24’s ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Hope to Benefit From Utter Lack of New Blockbusters

Click here to read the full article. After a pretty successful summer season, it’s officially the dog days at the domestic box office. Without a major studio movie on the horizon, theater operators are banking on a smattering of smaller, lower-budgeted horror stories, comedies and dramas to take advantage of the lull in blockbusters. Basically, the next few weeks will cater to the rare ticket buyers who have been dying to return to the movies, but aren’t fans of comic book adventures or action tentpoles. This weekend will be particularly quiet with Lionsgate’s action-thriller “Fall” and A24’s satirical slasher “Bodies Bodies Bodies”...
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Lumber futures rise as Canada cuts wood production

CBOT lumber futures rose (LB1:COM) for the third straight session on Wednesday to $601.80 per 1,000 board feet, the highest intraday price since July 22, as supply cuts from a top Canadian producer outweigh rising interest rates that are hurting housing markets. West Fraser Timber (WFG) announced production cuts at...
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Watch Bartees Strange Sing ‘Mistaken For Strangers’ Live With The National

It is always fun to see one of your favorite bands perform live, and even better when they bring out a guest who breathes new life into certain records. This month, those who attended The National’s shows in Calgary and Alberta were treated to an appearance by Bartees Strange, who added his own flavor to “Mistaken For Strangers.”
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Evraz is selling its Pueblo and North American operations as it faces sanctions for ties with Russia

One of Pueblo’s biggest employers, Evraz Plc, is looking to get out of North America, which includes ending its ownership in steel mills in the city. The company is one of Russia’s largest steel and mining companies and acquired Pueblo’s mill in 2007. But since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the company has come under scrutiny by the U.S. and NATO. On Wednesday, it said it would solicit “proposals for the acquisition of its North American subsidiaries” because a sale would allow it “to unlock the stand-alone value of the North America business.”
PUEBLO, CO
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Corkscrew in Birkdale Village closing after 18 years amidst redevelopment project

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - As growth and development continue to spread across Huntersville, the popular shopping center Birkdale Village is transforming. Developers with North American Properties are in the midst of a $20 million dollar revamp of the center including upscale outdoor lounge areas, a full service concierge and valet, and new retail and restaurants.
HUNTERSVILLE, NC
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