Archive - Nov 1, 2011

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Blue Devils Tabbed No. 8 in Preseason Associated Press Poll

DURHAM, N.C. -  The preseason Associated Press poll was released on Saturday with the Duke women’s basketball team listed No. 8 by a vote of the media members.  The Blue Devils have now been listed in the preseason Associated Press top 10 for 11 straight years.

Coalition forms to fight tax change ballot issue -- Increase sales tax -- No state income tax

Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.
-- A potential ballot measure that would do away with the state income tax in favor of a revised sales tax is meeting stiff opposition.

The recently formed Coalition for Missouri’s Future is made up of more than 30 organizations including business, labor, health care, education and civic groups. And it’s am is to upset a current petition drive which they say would create a new tax system that would hurt Missouri’s poor and working class.

Fire Fest 2011 -- You do not want to miss out

The riverfront in downtown New Haven is where the action will be this coming Saturday.

The Riverfront Arts District will host the forth-annual Fire Fest, and organizers are predicting record crowds. The event opens at 10:00am on Saturday morning, but activities officially begin with a thundering cannon salvo at 11:30, immediately followed by a parade.