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Dubuque library requests funds for dog to sniff out bedbugs

Dubuque library requests funds for dog to sniff out bedbugs

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Dubuque officials have asked for increased funding to continue bringing a dog to sniff out bedbugs at a public library.

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Decades later, western Michigan library gets book back

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — A book has been returned to a library in western Michigan — 49 years later.

January 26, 2016 1:21 pm Related Loading…

Appeals court upholds university library porn citation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Eau Claire man didn't have a constitutional right to view pornography on a university library computer, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

January 26, 2016 9:19 am Related Loading…

Document proving WWII military sex slaves now at KU library

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A longtime University of Kansas professor's report that played a role in Japan acknowledging the government-controlled brothels that operated during World War II has been added to a campus research library.

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Borrower returns Springfield library book 37 years late

Borrower returns Springfield library book 37 years late

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A book checked out from a southwest Missouri library 37 years ago is back after the borrower deposited it into an outdoor book drop with an apology note and $6 to cover late fees.

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Dubuque library developing detection procedures for bedbugs

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The Dubuque library is developing detection procedures in order to avoid more bedbug infestations.

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Proposal calls for Ray Bradbury museum at shuttered library

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A private-sector effort is seeking to redevelop a long-shuttered library in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan as a museum named for late author Ray Bradbury.

December 06, 2015 9:04 amLoading…

Ohio could see over 1,100 pot retailers under ballot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans could buy marijuana, pot-infused candies and other related products from potentially 1,100-plus retail stores around the state if voters approve a legalization measure on Tuesday's ballots.

November 01, 2015 9:09 amLoading…

Wood-carved totem pole takes root between library, school

CARTER LAKE, Iowa — A 14-feet-tall totem pole has a new home between a library and elementary school in southwestern Iowa.

October 21, 2015 1:48 pmLoading…

Library lets cardholders take home prints of paintings

ELKHART, Ind. — If you've ever wanted to hang beautiful prints of art throughout your home but thought you could never afford it, the Elkhart Public Library has the answer.

October 21, 2015 11:57 amLoading…

Cleveland library seeks to acquire large Superman collection

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Public Library is in talks about a deal for the Man of Steel.

October 10, 2015 10:19 amLoading…

Suspect in theft of Ohio library's donation jar arrested

DOVER, Ohio — Police say a man suspected of stealing a donation jar with an estimated $1,000 from an Ohio library has been arrested on a probation violation from a stolen-property case.

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Columbia Library closed for third day because of fleas

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Columbia Public Library has been closed for a few days as crews work to rid the building of fleas.

August 14, 2015 11:03 amLoading…

Iowa town's library improved, thanks to sale of coins

GRAFTON, Iowa — The sale of a small fortune in coins has paid for improvements at a public library in northern Iowa.

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University of Michigan reopens medical library without books

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan has reopened its Taubman Health Sciences Library after a $55 million overhaul and rethinking of how a library for medical students should function.

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