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Boston Arts Academy seeks $123M from city for proposed renovations

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The City Council will consider a request today for $123 million for a proposed Boston Arts Academy building with construction slated for next year. The proposal calls for the current site in Fenway to be razed in September 2018. The new five-story building could include a black box theater, four dance studios, a chorale room, a band/orchestra room, a multi-purpose recital/lecture hall, a recording suite, several practice and ensemble rooms and a Clothing Construction Lab to enhance BAA's Fashion Technology program. The school serves 450 kids in grades 9 to 12.
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Lancaster considers 'Gabriel's Law' in hopes of preventing another child's death

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The Lancaster City Council will consider requiring the Department of Children and Family Services to keep digital records of its investigations.
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King City may restrict longterm motel rentals

King City may restrict longterm motel rentals

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In a rare move, the King City City Council is considering an ordinance that would dictate how many rooms a motel or hotel owner could rent long term, and to whom. The ordinance would mostly impact farm workers who struggle to find affordable housing
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San Jose city council to consider rent control options

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People in the biggest city in the Bay Area will once again fight today for rent control changes.
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Family spokesman: Rev. Graham to lie in repose 2 days next week; private...

Family spokesman: Rev. Graham to lie in repose 2 days next week; private funeral on March 2

Billy Graham's wife died in 2007 at age 87. Graham will be buried next to her at the Billy Graham Museum and Library in Charlotte. Read more ...

President Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

President Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

"If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly," he said. Read more ...

Broward County Sheriff: Deputies will carry rifles on school grounds

Broward County Sheriff: Deputies will carry rifles on school grounds

Israel said that deputies will now carry rifles on school grounds in Broward County. Read more ...

Ford's president of North America is out over 'inappropriate behavior'

Ford's president of North America is out over 'inappropriate behavior'

Raj Nair, Ford's president of North America is out after an internal investigation into reports of "inappropriate behavior." Read more ...

Marco Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying...

Marco Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying rifles

Rubio faced Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week, and stood by his opposition to the assault... Read more ...

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

Cases of the disease have been rising, a trend linked to the heroin and opioid epidemic. Read more ...

It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most... Read more ...

'Help us': Survivors of the Florida school shooting flock to state capitol...

'Help us': Survivors of the Florida school shooting flock to state capitol to address gun control

Survivors of the Florida school shooting descended on the state's Capitol on Wednesday with one overarching message: It's time for action. Read more ...

'America's pastor,' renowned evangelist Billy Graham dies

'America's pastor,' renowned evangelist Billy Graham dies

Evangelist Billy Graham, who spread the Christian gospel to millions of people worldwide and counseled U.S. presidents for decades, died Wednesday at his home in the mountain... Read more ...

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform

Students grappling with fear and frustration after last week's fatal school shooting staged peaceful protests mourning for victims and urging a ban on assault rifles. Read more ...