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Leap Day babies received special welcomes, with Rylee Avila getting "cookie couture" from Girl Scouts and Cora Peterson's unique birth celebrated in Sioux Falls.
A sculpture honoring Burnsville's public safety teams will be installed at City Hall. Titled "Homage," the artwork by Mary Pat Lutz, features bronze figures of a firefighter, paramedic, and police officer.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended its Clean Cars for All program to provide up to $12,000 for residents to upgrade to cleaner vehicles.
The article recounts the anniversary of Officer Ludwig W. Bruno's death, honoring his memory and service after he died from injuries sustained when struck by a car in 1977.
Seattle is identified as the least religious large metro area in the US, with 64% of adults rarely or never attending religious services, followed by San Francisco and Boston.
Sal's Italian Ristorante in Delray Beach was cited for eleven health violations including unchilled foods and a faulty dishmachine, but corrected issues to avoid closure.
A woman was rescued by police after her car crashed into a pool in Kennesaw, with the incident caught on video. Her condition is stable, and the cause of the crash is unclear.
Authorities in San Diego are hosting a Gun Safety Event, offering gift cards for firearms with a no-questions-asked policy. The event aims to improve safety and will also provide gun locks and security boxes.
Margate Middle School was placed on lockdown due to a report of a potential weapon on campus, with an investigation led by local police and the Broward Sheriff's Office.
Carver County is hosting two maple syrup events: a family tour on April 2, 2024, and a festival on April 6, offering educational experiences and sweet treats.
San Quentin State Prison is set for a $240 million revamp to become a rehab and educational facility, aiming for personal rehabilitation and potentially ending death row.
San Antonio is hosting workshops to aid residents with property taxes, offering advice on exemptions, appeals, and a virtual help session in partnership with Texas True Tax.
Grand Prairie police officers participated in Read Across America Day by reading stories to local children, demonstrating their commitment to community engagement and fostering a positive relationship with the community.