3 injured as fire tears the Modesto building

Three people were injured jumping from second-story windows and balconies when the fire quickly spread through eight units of an apartment complex early Monday, according to the Modesto Fire Department. The three men taken by American Medical Response to hospitals sustained minor to moderate injuries, battalion commander Darin Jesberg said. …

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Rosemary returns from vacation in Arizona, Mexico

Just returned from a 10 day vacation in Tucson, Arizona and Rocky Point, Mexico with Julie and Camille, daughter and daughter-in-law, my caring and accommodating hostesses. Their spring weather means 60 at sunrise and in the 90s at noon, but, as any Arizonian explains, “it’s a dry heat,” and it …

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Flood waters damage building and several cars in Shadyside

Flood waters in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood damaged apartment buildings and left a driver stranded in high water Monday. Andrew Valinsky is a property manager and said: “The damage is just terrible. . It happens everywhere. The owner of this building, Howard Valinksy, said when heavy rains fell near Holden Street …

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