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Articles from the April 19, 2013 edition

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 By Katie Perttunen and Cortney Ofstad    News    April 19, 2013

Gogebic, Iron counties prepared in case of flood

BESSEMER — Flood season preparations are under way in Gogebic and Iron counties. According to Iron County Emergency Management Director Stacy Ofstad, roughly 10,000 sand bags have been purchased...

 News    April 19, 2013

FBI issues photos of 2 suspects in Boston bombing

BOSTON (AP) — The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public’s help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on...

 By Jan Tucker    News    April 19, 2013

Regional judges to take new approach with drunk drivers

ONTONAGON — A program to dramatically reduce drunk driving in the five western Upper Peninsula counties was kicked off at the Ontonagon County Courthouse Wednesday and Thursday. Ontonagon, Houghton,...

 News    April 19, 2013

Crews seek survivors, bodies after Texas blast

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for...

 Opinion    April 19, 2013

Bessemer proposal would update schools, buses

To the Editor: On May 7, Bessemer voters will go to the polls to determine the direction Bessemer Area Schools will take in the year ahead. A total not to exceed $6.67 million is sought. If passed, the average community property will increase an...

 News    April 19, 2013

Obama honors bombing victims in Boston at interfaith memorial

BOSTON (AP) — Called upon to console a grieving city and reassure a shaken nation, President Barack Obama on Thursday promised that Boston would “run again” after deadly twin bombings at its...