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Why Steady, Low Condo Fees Should Raise A Flag – And Other Tips For Owners And Buyers

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| Robert Nordlund of Association Reserves says condo boards should expect that buildings deteriorate. He says always-low monthly assessments could mean the board isn't budgeting for building needs.

Biden Is Reviving An Effort To Change How The Census Asks About Race And Ethnicity


The Trump administration had stalled on reviewing the proposals, which the Census Bureau says would produce more accurate data about Latinos and people with roots in the Middle East or North Africa.

Martine Moïse, Wife Of Slain President, Returns To Haiti


President Jovenel Moïse was killed earlier this month by gunmen who raided his private home in an attack that authorities say involved Haitians, Haitian-Americans and former Colombian soldiers.

Fort Hood Officials Are Searching For More Than 100 Missing Night Vision Goggles


A spokesperson confirmed to NPR that the night vision devices were reported missing on Monday and have "no immediate impact on unit readiness."

Haiti's Interim Prime Minister Says He Is Optimistic On Forming A Unity Government


Claude Joseph is one of three men with claims to power in Haiti. He says he's been in talks with the others about resolving the dispute amid the investigation into the president's assassination.


New Restrictions In Minnesota Seek To Sharply Curtail Conversion Therapy For Minors


After the state legislature failed two years running to enact a complete ban, Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order designed to "have the effect of barring access" to the discredited practice.

Jury Finds Capital Gazette Gunman Responsible And Rejects His Mental Illness Plea


Jarrod Ramos, who carried out the attack on Capital Gazette, admitted to five murders. On Thursday a jury found he understood what he was doing.

A Woman Is Facing A Hate Crime Charge Over Stomping On A 'Back The Blue' Sign In Utah


Utah's hate crime laws specifically include police as a protected category, along with race and gender. It's one of at least five states with such protections for law enforcement.

Cuba's President Has Made A Rare Mea Culpa, Admitting To Failures That Fueled Unrest


In a televised address Wednesday night, President Miguel Díaz-Canel said that failings by the state have played a role in the protests that roiled the island nation this week.