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Woman seeks to save Irish American parish's historic bells

Aug. 12, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — She did it once, but can she do it again? In late 2017, Suzanne Sullivan of Fairhaven, a longtime parishioner at St. Lawrence Martyr Church, led a successful effort to save the historic bells of the first Irish American parish in New Bedford. She raised $75,000 in just 52 days...

Census experts worry tornadoes could impact Ohio count

Jul. 4, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tornadoes that destroyed and damaged hundreds of homes in western Ohio are complicating population counts for next year's Census. The count activities start at the end of January 2020 and Census experts worry about how the Dayton area will fare since the region is still cleaning up from...