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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.

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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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Medical library closed until Monday after bedbugs reported

DETROIT — Officials say Wayne State University's Shiffman Medical Library is closed through Monday as exterminators clean because of possible bedbugs.

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Suburban Chicago library reopens after no more bedbugs found

PALATINE, Ill. — A suburban Chicago library has reopened after the discovery two dead bedbugs.

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Iowa man sentenced for using library Internet for child porn

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — An Iowa man accused of collecting and distributing child pornography using a public library's internet connection has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

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University High grad honored for volunteerism

The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship program awarded the teen a $1,000 scholarship.

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Girl, 12, gets officials to change Sioux Falls library hours

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A 12-year-old Sioux Falls girl has helped convince the city's library system to open its doors on Sundays during the summer.

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Letters to the editor

Letters on HomeGoods salaries, library closings, electricity shut-down, Mother's Day remembrance. 

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Letters to the editor

Opinions on Jeff Flake's confirmation vote, county bonds and libraries, inspiring sculpture.

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Letters to the editor

Views on state budget deficit, library closures, January 8 memorial, the Volt. 

April 21, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Librarians become new selves when not between shelves

Librarians become new selves when not between shelves

Off duty, these librarians body build, ride motorcycles, even roller derby.

April 19, 2015 5:00 pm Photos


Richard Russo raising money to save hometown library

Richard Russo raising money to save hometown library

Pulitizer Prize-winning says he probably wouldn't be an author without his hometown library. 

March 26, 2015 10:52 am Photos


Guards, police keeping order at PIma County libraries for $750K a year

Guards, police keeping order at PIma County libraries for $750K a year

Pima County spends $750,000 per year on security for 12 libraries and a community literacy center, a county memo shows.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos


A good book is only part of what you'll find at the library

A good book is only part of what you'll find at the library

I love reading. Many of my best memories, mental images and life experiences can be attributed to the times I spent picking up a book and absorbing the dialogue and information I held in my hands.

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Brewer signs bill ending limits on campaign giving

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer signed a number of new laws Thursday, including one eliminating all current caps on political campaign contributions and scrapping the limit on how much any individual or PAC can donate to all candidates in any year.

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