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1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

Technicians are repairing one of turbines that was damaged during the construction process, the Journal reports . The project is located three miles off the coast of Rhode Island and east of Long Island, New York. Olsen Windcarrier, LM Windpower and LS Cable, Montco Offshore, and Weeks Marine. Strong state and federal policies helped bring us to this day, and they need to continue so we can further grow the USA offshore wind industry and deliver cleaner air to all Americans, " said Rhea ...


Former top jockey Swinburn dies, aged 55

Former top jockey Swinburn dies, aged 55

Swinburn was recognised as one of the finest and most stylish jockeys of his generation, and rode with a confidence born of a rich natural talent. "It's terrible news. The jockey was suspended for the Irish Derby, when Lester Piggott replaced him in the saddle and recorded another impressive success, but Swinburn was back aboard when the brilliant three-year-old followed up in the King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.



Judge denies mistrial request in church slayings

DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49, a college enrollment counselor; retired pastor the Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons Sr., 74; and Myra Thompson, 59, an English teacher and guidance counselor. Several people in a courtroom area for family members of the victims comforted each other while others dabbed tears from their eyes. "Evil, evil, evil as can be ", Sanders testified.


Macedonia conservatives headed to slim electoral victory

Macedonia conservatives headed to slim electoral victory

Eleven political parties and coalitions in Macedonia are holding final rallies ahead of general elections called to defuse a almost two-year political crisis sparked by a wiretapping scandal. "This is the 10th electoral victory for VMRO and the majority of the people gave the vote to our program and vision", he said. About 1.8 million voters were eligible to select 123 politicians for parliament.



Bacon, Mann lead Florida State past No. 21 Florida, 83-78

Facing its first top 25 team of the season, the Florida State basketball team rose to the test Sunday, defeating the visiting No. 21 Florida Gators, 83-78. "I'm not ready to start claiming anything yet because I still know the level of competition that we're going to start facing is going to be at the highest level".


Deputy loses eye after being kicked by arrestee

Deputy loses eye after being kicked by arrestee

While trying to put Gonzalez in the patrol vehicle around midnight, "she became physically resistant and deliberately began kicking at those around her", the news release stated. Gonzalez was placed in handcuffs but police said she became aggressive when they attempted to put her in the patrol vehicle. The sergeant was taken to the hospital but doctors were unsuccessful in attempting to save his eye, officials said.