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Blood drive set for Oct. 16 at New! 2019-10-14 06:30:00Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists will host a blood drive from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sandwich clinic, 523 E. Railroad St. in Sa

Chicago teachers may test unions’ strategy New! 2019-10-14 01:14:00CHICAGO – A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that tra

U.S. pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal New! 2019-10-14 01:14:00WASHINGTON – The U.S. appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Tu

Sycamore fire officials post carbon monoxide warning New! 2019-10-14 01:13:00SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is warning residents about the use of keyless ignition vehicles after a recent incident where a family a

Tombstones Talk teaches history behind cemeteries New! 2019-10-14 01:13:00DeKALB – Cortland resident Madison Heilemeier was among those taking part in the Ellwood House Museum’s Oct. 12 Tombstones Talk. She

More suspicious materials found, destroyed by bomb squad New! 2019-10-14 01:12:00DeKALB – More suspected explosives linked to a DeKalb man facing child pornography charges were destroyed overnight Saturday, DeKalb police said

Public, free hard hat tours of renovation project New! 2019-10-14 01:10:00DeKALB –­ The show must go on, Egyptian Theatre staff members said while they make the most of the balancing act of an ongoing $5.5 mil

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman New! 2019-10-14 00:44:00FORT WORTH, Texas – A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open f

Who says you can’t eat red meat? Food New! 2019-10-14 00:34:00NEW YORK – So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researche

Voters weary of more investigations as impeachment ramps New! 2019-10-14 00:33:00FISHERS, Ind. – As Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump intensifies, Mark Stenske feels like he’s seen this mo

Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he 2019-10-13 00:02:00WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Saturday stood behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defender

Pregnancy discrimination continues 41 years after U.S. ban 2019-10-13 00:00:00For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it’s far from eradic

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Porter River Bridge, SH73, overnight closures Thursday night New! 2019-10-13 23:40:00The NZ Transport Agency will repair the broken guardrail on the Porter River bridge this Thursday night and into Friday early morning.

World-class visitor boardwalk coming to tihi of Maungawhau New! 2019-10-13 23:25:00A new boardwalk planned for the crater rim at the tihi (summit) of Maungawhau / Mt Eden in Auckland will support this iconic Tūpuna Maunga

High-voter-turnout-gives-clear-support-for-elected-members New! 2019-10-13 23:06:00Stratford District Council is getting ready to welcome new and returning councillors to the table after an election that recorded a number of (legal)

UPDATE: Fatal crash in Opotiki New! 2019-10-13 22:57:00One person has died following a crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe, Opotiki district. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, was reported at

Safer speeds proposed for SH6 between Blenheim and New! 2019-10-13 22:32:00The NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits on State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson in an effort to save lives and reduce the incidence o

Omoto, SH7, between Greymouth and Stillwater, reopening Tues New! 2019-10-13 22:18:00The NZ Transport Agency will reopen a single traffic lane at Omoto, near Greymouth, from Tuesday, 15 October, 7 am to 7 pm.

Police enquiries ongoing into Te Atatu incident New! 2019-10-13 21:49:00Police are continuing its enquiries into an incident in Te Atatu where a person sustained critical injuries following a report of an attempted van bre

Workplace incident, Te Kuiti New! 2019-10-13 21:12:00Emergency services are responding to a workplace incident on Waitete Rd, Te Kuiti, where a man has died.

Workplace fatality New! 2019-10-13 21:11:00A male worker has been fatally injured by a falling 300kg ramp in Te Kuiti. WorkSafe is investigating and no further information is available.

Severe weather warning for the Coromandel New! 2019-10-13 19:24:00MetService has issued a severe weather warning for the Coromandel with strong winds from this evening, 6:00pm until approximately 4:00am Tuesday. East

Firearms incident in Foxton New! 2019-10-13 19:12:00Police are responding to a firearms incident at an address on Main St in Foxton.

Arrests made following organised crime operation New! 2019-10-13 18:36:00Police in the Bay of Plenty on Friday executed a number of search warrants following a three-month-long investigation targeting the sale and supply of

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Messiah - The world's most loved choral work New! 2019-10-24 18:06:56Handel's Messiah, presented by City Choir Dunedin. Tuesday 10 December 2019, 7:30 pm, Dunedin Town Hall

Emergency response at Queenstown Airport 'just a drill' 2019-10-06 23:40:33A full-scale multi-agency emergency training exercise is being held at Queenstown Airport tonight, between 7pm and 9pm.

Christchurch man hospitalised after getting hand stuck in 2019-10-06 23:16:37Emergency services rushed to the Dairyworks factory in Christchurch. Photo: Google Maps A man has been taken to Christchurch Hospital - after g

Canterbury boxers shine in the ring 2019-10-06 22:09:58The Canterbury boxing team show off their medals and silverware after a successful nationals. Photo: Canterbury Boxing Association The Canterbu

Fletcher sued over Christchurch justice precinct 2019-10-06 21:54:46The Justice Precinct site under construction in February 2016. Photo: NZ Herald Fletcher Building is being sued for $7.5 million by utilities

Fletcher sued for $7.5m over Christchurch justice precinct 2019-10-06 21:54:37Fletcher Building is being sued over the Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct. Fletcher Building is being sued for $7.5 million

Cyclist hurt on Rail Trail after falling off 2019-10-06 21:44:39Emergency services are now responding to an incident on the Otago Rail Trail, near Omakau.

Housing boost for struggling families 2019-10-06 21:37:24Families struggling to get onto the Christchurch property ladder could soon get an extra helping hand. A new housing initiative in Christchurch

Thai judge shoots himself in court 2019-10-06 21:23:33Photo: Getty Images A judge in southern Thailand shot himself in court after delivering a not guilty verdict in the case of five Muslim suspec

'Wasted': Killer driver consumed meth before crash 2019-10-06 21:15:48Stephen McPherson was killed in a crash caused by a driver under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Photo: Supplied A man killed in a crash by

Rugby fans plan $250m suit against Spark 2019-10-06 21:08:47Customers threaten massive lawsuit over Spark's streaming of the RWC 2019. Photo: NZ Herald A group of irate rugby fans say they will sue Spa

Blanchett backs drive to end plight of invisible 2019-10-06 21:04:11Cate Blanchett is a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency. Photo: Getty Images Film star Cate Blanchett is backing a global campaign

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Porter River bridge guardrail repairs this Thursday night, New! 2019-10-13 23:38:39The NZ Transport Agency will repair the broken guardrail on the Porter River bridge this Thursday night and into Friday early morning. The guardrail o

Waikato and BoP motorists urged to take care New! 2019-10-13 23:22:29The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato to stay safe ahead of strong winds and heavy rain forecast for the upper No

High voter turn out gives clear support for New! 2019-10-13 23:01:20Stratford District Council is getting ready to welcome new and returning councillors to the table after an election that recorded a number of (legal)

Fatal crash in Opotiki New! 2019-10-13 22:56:11One person has died following a crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe, Opotiki district. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, was reported at

Thames library closing early to farewell long-standing librarian New! 2019-10-13 22:51:41Our libraries connect people with a world of ideas, whether that’s through a traditional medium such as books and events or newer technologies s

Safer speeds proposed for SH6 between Blenheim and New! 2019-10-13 22:32:41The NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits on State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson in an effort to save lives and reduce the incidence o

Domestic violence victim support charity expanding its reach New! 2019-10-13 22:25:56Friends With Dignity is ramping up efforts to further its reach into Western Australia by urging volunteers to join their #StepUpSpeakOutSupport movem

Researchers seek help on lobster catches New! 2019-10-13 22:21:40NIWA researchers are seeking the help of recreational divers, snorkellers and lobster potters in the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty to learn more abou

State Highway 7 at Omoto, near Greymouth, to New! 2019-10-13 21:41:44The NZ Transport Agency will reopen a single traffic lane at Omoto, near Greymouth, from Tuesday, 15 October, 7 am to 7 pm.

COLFO plans court action over ammo ban New! 2019-10-13 21:38:49The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) is recommending members hold on to potentially illegal shotgun shells containing steel shot until the

Police enquiries ongoing into Te Atatu incident New! 2019-10-13 21:20:18Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Kim Libby, Waitemata CIB: Police are continuing its enquiries into an incident in Te Atatu where a person susta

Applications open for MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarships New! 2019-10-13 21:14:16Applications are open for Ministry for Primary Industries Postgraduate Science Scholarships for PhD and Masters students undertaking primary sector re