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47-Year-Old Alexandria Man Dies During Rollover Crash

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash in LaGrande Township on Saturday around 1:00 pm. Two cars collided on the intersection of Co Rd 40 and Co Rd 8. Authorities believe a GMC Yukon entered the intersection and pulled out in front of a Dodge Pickup. The vehicles collided and then rolled into the southwest ditch. The pickup …

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Listen & Learn, Alexandria Public Schools to discuss opening plans

Curious to know what the upcoming months will look like for the Alexandria Public Schools? Learn more at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s virtual Listen & Learn event on Wednesday, August 19 from 12 -1 pm. Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Rick Sansted will update the community on the district’s plans for the 2020-2021 school year and how it …

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Blake Shelton Admits Dropping 2 Gwen Stefani Duets Was “Weird,” Doesn’t Think They’ll Do a Duets Album

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s latest duet, “Happy Anywhere,” marks their fourth joint single since becoming a couple, but the country crooner says don’t expect a duets album anytime soon. “I don’t think so,” Shelton said in a radio interview this week when asked about an entire LP of “Shefani” songs. “Maybe at the end of 10 or 20 years …

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Agriculture Officials Investigating Mysterious Packets of Seeds Sent to U.S. Residents From China

In the past few weeks, The Wall Street Journal reports that hundreds of U.S. residents have been mailed mysterious packets of seeds, mostly with Chinese return addresses on them. Some of these packages were labeled to suggest that they contained jewelry or electronics, prompting the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Homeland Security, as well as several state agriculture departments, to investigate the …

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Boat Falls From Trailer, Blocks Lane of Washington State Road

Drivers on a Washington road encountered a strange sight on Monday: a boat. According to UPI, a driver had been pulling the boat on State Route 97 when it slid from its trailer. The sleek-looking ski boat ended up partially blocking the road. Trooper and public information officer John Bryant tweeted photos of the boat, which showed long white skid …

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Fully Restored 1965 Ford Mustang Sells for Record-Setting $3.85M

A fully restored 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R–a model known as the “Flying Mustang”–recently sold for a record-setting $3.85 million at auction. Mecum Auctions in Indianapolis called the car “the most historically important Shelby Mustang in the world” as well as “arguably the most important Mustang in the history of the marque, period.” The car was driven by Ken Miles (portrayed by …

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