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  1. CareTrust REIT Enters Florida With Seniors Housing AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    CareTrust REIT, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Bristol Court Assisted Living, a 70-unit/115-bed memory care facility located in St. Petersburg, Florida for $8.4 million. With the acquisition, CareTrust entered into a master lease with Better Senior Living Consulting, LLC, which took over operations effective July 1, 2015.

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  2. CareTrust REIT Partners With Trillium Healthcare to Acquire Southeast Skilled Nursing FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    CareTrust REIT, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Shamrock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 105-bed skilled nursing facility located in Dublin, Georgia, for $8.3 million. Concurrently with the acquisition, CareTrust entered into a master lease with Trillium Healthcare Group, LLC, which took over operations effective July 1, 2015.

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  3. Board picks human resources director and a new principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    The Dublin City School District Board of Education on June 22 approved the hiring of a new executive director of human resources and an assistant principal at Coffman High School. Dublin chose Gale Marsh as its new executive director of human resources to replace Rick Bailey who is set to retire this summer.

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  4. Walters re-elected as GPA chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Effingham Herald

    ... years and is past president of the Georgia Pest Control Association. He has served as chairman of the Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority, the Dublin Rotary Club, and the First United Methodist Church board. Allgood earned a bachelors degree ...

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  5. Funeral held for Inkster woman deemed world's oldest personRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | New Jersey Herald

    A funeral has been held for a woman deemed the world's oldest person who died at her suburban Detroit home at age 116. Jeralean Talley died June 17 at her home in Inkster after a hospitalization for fluid in her lungs.

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  6. Funeral held for Jeralean Talley, known as world's oldest personRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | MLive.com

    She was born May 23, 1899 in Montrose, Ga., and moved to Detroit in 1935.

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  7. Cause of Macon fire ruled "suspicious"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | 13WMAZ.com

    Macon Bibb County's Fire Chief Marvin Riggins says the fire that gutted a church Tuesday appears to be suspicious. God's Power Church of Christ caught fire around 4:30 Tuesday morning.

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  8. U.S. retailers remove Confederate flag merchandise as manufacturers see sales jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | CTV

    Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, manufacturers that produce the divisive symbol say that sales are now surging. "I don't sell the Confederate flag for any specific group, I just sell the flag," said Kerry McCoy, owner and president of Arkansas' FlagandBanner.com.

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  9. Amazon joins retailers removing confederate flag merchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Fountain Valley View

    In this July 9, 2011 file photo, a man wears a confederate flag bandana on his head at the 15th annual Redneck Games in East Dublin, Ga. Calling it a "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism," eBay on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 said that it will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise.

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  10. Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newsday

    The Confederate flag has been pulled from Sears, Walmart, eBay and Etsy after the Charleston shooting this month. A man wears a confederate flag bandana on his head at the 15th annual Redneck Games in East Dublin, Ga., July 9, 2011.

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  11. EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Republic

    Calling it a "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism," eBay said Tuesday that it will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise. "This decision is consistent with our long-standing policy that prohibits items that promote or glorify hatred, violence and racial intolerance," said eBay spokeswoman Johnna Hoff.

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  12. Dublin Bay UNESCO reserve status welcome- Councillor Denise MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Dublin City Councillor Denise Mitchell and General election candidate for Dublin Bay North has welcomed the news that an enlarged area of Dublin Bay has been given Biosphere status. "This announcement is a huge opportunity to develop Dublin Bay into a world class destination for environmental and wildlife amenities.

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  13. Funeral Saturday for woman deemed world's oldest personRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A funeral is scheduled Saturday for a woman deemed the world's oldest person who died at her suburban Detroit home at age 116. The Detroit News says Talley's funeral is at 11 a.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Inkster.

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  14. Deputies locate woman, man accused of kidnapping her with sledgehammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Authorities in Georgia have found a 24-year-old man and the 39-year-old Marion Oaks woman he is accused of kidnapping Sunday night. Dalton Andrew Goodhue was found early Monday morning at a hotel in East Dublin, Ga., along with Tracy Ann Dance, who is safe, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Ghostbusters, wookiees hang out at Savannah Comic ConRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | SavannahNow

    Charles Fincher of East Dublin fires up his proton pack at Savannah Comic Con shortly before heading to River Street in his Ghostbusters attire to save tourists from poltergeists. Charles Fincher flipped a switch and changed his proton pack from boom box to poltergeist-wrangling energy blaster.

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  16. Woman deemed world's oldest person dies at 116 in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | KSL-TV

    A woman deemed the world's oldest person died this week in Michigan, about a month after her 116th birthday. Jeralean Talley died Wednesday evening at her home in the Detroit suburb of Inkster, according to her daughter, Thelma Holloway.

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  17. Health Highlights: June 20, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | HON

    The bill, which was signed into law by Gov. David Ige on Friday, is designed to keep youths and teens from buying or smoking both cigarettes and e-cigarettes, the Associated Press reported. Eighty-six percent of adult smokers in Hawaii start the unhealthy habit before they reach the age of 21, according to the governor's office.

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  18. Health Highlights: June 19, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | HON

    In an update Friday, Kwon Deok-cheol said there had been just one new case of MERS, as well as the 24th death from the disease, The New York Times reported. "As things stand now, we believe that the outbreak is easing," Kwon, a top coordinator of policy for the government's response to the outbreak, said.

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    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Star

    Jeralean Talley, who claimed to have been born in 1899, died at her home near Detroit, Michigan, on Wednesday evening. Talley, who was born in Montrose, Georgia, outlived the average US life expectancy by more than 35 years.

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  20. Owners plan development with over 1,000 jobs at Clerys siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | BreakingNews.ie

    The shop's new owner Natrium says it understands the concern over Clerys' future and says it plans to support more than 1,000 new jobs at the site in the years ahead. It was established to invest in a range of real estate projects in Dublin and specifically Dublin City Centre and Clerys is its first development project.

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