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Stories with subject: Suburbs
  • Long Island town accused of housing bias in suit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:23 pm
  • MINEOLA, New York - Two housing programs administered by a suburban New York town discriminate against blacks because the town gives preference to its predominantly white population, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.

  • Slow start for NY town using birth control on deer 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:31 pm
  • HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, New York - Heavy snow and red tape resulted in a disappointingly slow start for a pioneering program in a New York suburb to use birth control as a no-kill way to thin the numbers of deer.

  • Indianapolis suburb dealing with US 31 closure 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:04 pm
  • CARMEL, Indiana - Broken slabs of asphalt, rows of orange and white cones and construction vehicles obstructed the view Saturday morning outside Jersey's Cafe in Carmel, where a section of major highway is set to be closed for the next eight months.

  • 'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:53 am
  • On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old - a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket. It didn't take long for Douglas to realize that the man, fresh out of treatment, was his second heroin overdose that day.

  • Illinois city gets $2.7M to demolish homes 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:05 am
  • DES PLAINES, Illinois - A suburban Chicago community is receiving $2.7 million in federal funds to tear down homes in a flood plain and replace them with open space.

  • Detroit suburb changes rules governing garages 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:53 am
  • DEARBORN, Michigan - Officials in a Detroit suburb say they're working with residents who converted their garages without a permit now that rules have been changed.