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  1. Investigation uncovers improper contact between city employees, contractors

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    An investigation into contracting irregularities at Denton Municipal Electric found that key employees had improper contact with bidders before the city awarded a pair of $100 million contracts last September, according to Denton City Manager Todd Hileman.

    Investigation uncovers improper contact between city employees, contractors
  1. Fed leaves rates alone but moves closer to selling off bonds

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged at a time when inflation remains persistently low. But it signaled Wednesday that it's edging closer to gradually shrinking its bond holdings, a step that would likely boost long-term borrowing rates including mortgages.

Kiffin ready for start of first camp at FAU

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Lane Kiffin's first training camp as coach at Florida Atlantic opens Thursday, and ordinarily at this time of year he'd be swamped by writing practice scripts and locked in meeting rooms getting ready to tweak his offense.

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Fires force evacuations in south of France

Fires force evacuations in south of France

Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France's southern Cote d'Azur coast and forced the evacuation of at least 12,000 people.

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