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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walker County voters say they're ready to ditch sole commissioner governmentOn election night while most eyes in Walker County, Ga., were turned toward the
Walker County voters say they're ready to ditch sole commissioner government
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
On election night while most eyes in Walker County, Ga., were turned toward the Republican primary for sole county commissioner, voters had their say in another important issue farther down the ballot — replacing that commissioner with a board. The... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Audit criticizes how infrastructure bank shared road fundsCarolina agency offered harsh criticism and suggested it merge with the state's
Audit criticizes how infrastructure bank shared road funds
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted yesterday
Carolina agency offered harsh criticism and suggested it merge with the state's highway department. The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank awarded funds to projects without an application, used no formal policies to award funds and failed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Split As Besigye's Party Names House LeadersKasese Woman MP Winifred Kizza as Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LoP)
Split As Besigye's Party Names House Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kasese Woman MP Winifred Kizza as Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LoP) (file photo). Kampala — Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) yesterday named Kasese Woman MP Winifred Kizza as Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LoP) for the 10th... Read more
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Wayne Post
Assemblyman Bob Oaks expresses pension forfeiture disappointment Posted May. 26, 2016 at 2:34 PM Assemblyman Bob Oaks recently said the assem
Assemblyman Bob Oaks expresses pension forfeiture disappointment
Wayne Post / Posted 2 days ago
Posted May. 26, 2016 at 2:34 PM Assemblyman Bob Oaks recently said the assembly majority’s decision to remove pension forfeiture legislation, A.4643-A, from a committee agenda speaks... Read more
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The Mercury News
Darcie Green plans to sue Kaiser over Sen. Beall's alleged involvementSAN JOSE -- State Assembly candidate Darcie Green announced plans Wednesday to
Darcie Green plans to sue Kaiser over Sen. Beall's alleged involvement
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
SAN JOSE -- State Assembly candidate Darcie Green announced plans Wednesday to sue her employer alleging she was forced into unpaid leave at the behest of Sen. Jim Beall, who is backing one of her rivals. "This is not a political stunt and it's not... Read more
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Computer World Australia
US government agencies are still using Windows 3.1, floppy disks and 1970s computersWindows 3.1, the decades-old COBOL and Fortran programming languages, or comput
US government agencies are still using Windows 3.1, floppy disks and 1970s computers
Computer World Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Windows 3.1, the decades-old COBOL and Fortran programming languages, or computers from the 1970s. A backup nuclear control messaging system at the U.S. Department of Defense runs on an IBM Series 1 computer, first introduced in 1976, and... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Alexander County mother charged in death of 4-day-old childTSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport linesTSA chief: Help is o
Alexander County mother charged in death of 4-day-old child
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport linesTSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Sumter police to give details on drug trafficking arrestsTSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport linesTSA chief: Help is o
Sumter police to give details on drug trafficking arrests
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport linesTSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katsina Assembly to Domesticate Procurement LawKatsina State House of Assembly has commenced debates on a bill seeking to dome
Katsina Assembly to Domesticate Procurement Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Katsina State House of Assembly has commenced debates on a bill seeking to domesticate public procurement act in the state. The bill, which is one of the few members' bill, was sponsored by the member representing Malumfashi Constituency, Abdullahi... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution The Lords report said successive UK governments have taken the Union between
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The Lords report said successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 'for granted' The future of the Union is "under threat" as a... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionCommittee chair and former Tory Scottish secretary Lord Lang of Monkton said: "
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Committee chair and former Tory Scottish secretary Lord Lang of Monkton said: "We must stop taking the Union for granted. Since 1999, devolution has been largely demand-led and piecemeal. The committee saw no evidence of strategic thinking about its... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Bury Times
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Gazette
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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guardian-series
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
22 related stories
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Harrow Times
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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This is West Country
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Gazette News
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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Bolton News
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolutionThe future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution
Peers warn Union 'under threat' after 'piecemeal' devolution
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
The future of the Union is "under threat" as a result of "piecemeal" devolution to the nations that make up the United Kingdom, a Lords committee has warned. Successive UK governments have taken the Union between England, Scotland, Wales and... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestWalker made the announcement at the 52nd annual International Trade Conference
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Walker made the announcement at the 52nd annual International Trade Conference of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce World Trade Association in Milwaukee. "We will promote Wisconsin's strong business climate, outstanding work force,... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie again kills post-Bridgegate Port Authority reformsTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday conditionally vetoed a second bill aime
Christie again kills post-Bridgegate Port Authority reforms
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday conditionally vetoed a second bill aimed at reforming the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and securing legislative oversight of the $8 billion behemoth. The action could clear the way for New Jersey... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
KZN premier had 'reservations' about how his axing was handledANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Senzo Mchunu and Hlengiwe Mavimbela, member of th
KZN premier had 'reservations' about how his axing was handled
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Senzo Mchunu and Hlengiwe Mavimbela, member of the provincial executive committee, address journalists at the provincial conference. PHOTO: Tebogo Letsie Durban – Axed KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu had... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Barnet’s inquiry into polling day blunder will be a “whitewash”, claims Dismore Barnet and Camden's re-elected Assembly Member Andrew Dismore said the inquir
Barnet’s inquiry into polling day blunder will be a “whitewash”, claims Dismore
The Ham&High Network / Posted 5 days ago
Barnet and Camden's re-elected Assembly Member Andrew Dismore said the inquiry currently being undertaken by Barnet Councill into the polling day blunder is looking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council - Assessment & Way ForwardGeneva — In my personal capacity as an academic from the Global South and a ret
Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council - Assessment & Way Forward
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Geneva — In my personal capacity as an academic from the Global South and a retired international civil servant, I undertook a study for the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue which was published in November 2014. This was... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out: Imran KhanImran Khan Saturday reiterated that it was imperative for Prime Minister Nawaz
Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out: Imran Khan
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Imran Khan Saturday reiterated that it was imperative for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, the PTI leader said, “After the revelations,... Read more
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Orange County Register
'We're fighting over shades of Democrat'A group that lobbies to change public education is pouring money into a handful
'We're fighting over shades of Democrat'
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
A group that lobbies to change public education is pouring money into a handful of Northern California legislative races ahead of the June 7 election, aiming to influence the kind of Democrats who hold power in the state Capitol. Democrats make up a... Read more
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The Signal
In world of bonds, voter information is incompleteSanta Clarita Valley voters will be asked June 7 to approve a $230 million bond
In world of bonds, voter information is incomplete
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
Santa Clarita Valley voters will be asked June 7 to approve a $230 million bond measure on their primary election ballots to modernize buildings and construct new facilities for College of the Canyons. But the actual cost to taxpayers will likely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Piercing Zuma's Bubble - Mantashe and Gordhan's Grim Tasks On State Capture and NkandlaThe Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla was a seminal moment in South Afri
Piercing Zuma's Bubble - Mantashe and Gordhan's Grim Tasks On State Capture and Nkandla
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla was a seminal moment in South Africa's history but even that was not enough to ensure accountability from the country's Teflon politicians. Both the ANC and Parliament are likely to shrug off the court's... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Republicans ask panel chairs to consider voter ID outreachMADISON — A group of Assembly Republicans have asked the leaders of the Legisla
Republicans ask panel chairs to consider voter ID outreach
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
MADISON — A group of Assembly Republicans have asked the leaders of the Legislature’s budget committee to approve funding for a public education campaign on Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law. The Government Accountability Board has asked... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Lawmakers try new strategy to push through daily fantasy sports billpushing to legalize and regulate fantasy sports in Illinois are tweaking their
Lawmakers try new strategy to push through daily fantasy sports bill
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
pushing to legalize and regulate fantasy sports in Illinois are tweaking their game plan to do so before the General Assembly adjourns at the end of this month. That much is clear from Sen. Kwame Raoul's (D-Chicago) move today to file a bill... Read more
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The Star
Non-DAP head will ensure greater openness, says UmnoGEORGE TOWN: An Umno lawmaker has called for the post of the state Public Accou
Non-DAP head will ensure greater openness, says Umno
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: An Umno lawmaker has called for the post of the state Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman to be given to PKR instead of DAP for the sake of transparency. Muhammad Farid Saad (BN-Pulau Betong) said a non-DAP head would ensure a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Management of Parliament Amendment Act (Act No. 34 of 2014Bill. This bill was published in the October 2005 Government Gazette (GG 28166,
Financial Management of Parliament Amendment Act (Act No. 34 of 2014
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Bill. This bill was published in the October 2005 Government Gazette (GG 28166, 28 October) and referred to the Portfolio Committee on Finance. In 2009, during the term of the fourth democratic Parliament, these efforts resulted in the signing... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Nawaz Sharif suggested formation of joint committee on ToRsISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while addressing the National Assembly
Nawaz Sharif suggested formation of joint committee on ToRs
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while addressing the National Assembly on Monday, suggested to form a joint committee to draft the terms of reference (ToRs) for establishing the judicial commission to probe allegations related to Panama... Read more
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New Kerala
Panama: Nawaz Sharif suggests forming joint committee - newkerala.com #64466Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday addressed th
Panama: Nawaz Sharif suggests forming joint committee - newkerala.com #64466
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday addressed the National Assembly where he suggested to form a joint committee to draft the terms of reference (ToRs) for establishing the judicial commission to probe allegations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt Crisis and the Panama Papersloans from the Swiss bank Credit Suisse to the Mozambican state companies EMATU
Debt Crisis and the Panama Papers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
loans from the Swiss bank Credit Suisse to the Mozambican state companies EMATUM and Proindicus involved a gross conflict of interest, since the banker who organized the loans immediately afterwards went to work for the Lebanese... Read more
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Daily Herald
ISTEP review panel's leader says exam is 'just too long'principal of a charter-like Indianapolis school, was appointed by Republican Go
ISTEP review panel's leader says exam is 'just too long'
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
principal of a charter-like Indianapolis school, was appointed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence as chairwoman of the 23-member committee. Other members include Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz, legislators and educators from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nils Calls for Proper Oversight of Health FundsExperts have called for effective accountability framework in public health sys
Nils Calls for Proper Oversight of Health Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Experts have called for effective accountability framework in public health system and diligent oversight of health expenditure by legislators. These were part of the recommendations contained in a survey of members of the 8th National Assembly... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
City Hall votes in favour of Camden running EU referendum in ‘laughing stock’ Barnet‘laughing stock’ Barnet Winner: Andrew Dismore is named as the AM for Barnet a
City Hall votes in favour of Camden running EU referendum in ‘laughing stock’ Barnet
The Ham&High Network / Posted 15 days ago
‘laughing stock’ Barnet Winner: Andrew Dismore is named as the AM for Barnet and Camden. In an unprecedented move, the London Assembly has backed a suggestion that Camden Council should run the EU referendum in Barnet following last week’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Baleka Mbete - Parliament Budget Vote 2016/17Address by Speaker Baleka Mbete (MP) on the occasion of Budget Vote 2: Parliame
Speaker Baleka Mbete - Parliament Budget Vote 2016/17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Address by Speaker Baleka Mbete (MP) on the occasion of Budget Vote 2: Parliament, National Assembly This year, we celebrate 20 years since the adoption of the Constitution of South Africa. The Constitution is our nation's foundation and compass to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chairperson Thandi Modise - Parliament Budget Vote 2016Address by the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Honoura
Chairperson Thandi Modise - Parliament Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Address by the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Honourable T. R. Modise, on the occasion of Budget of Parliament (Vote 2) We debate Vote 2 today amid the current political environment under the harshest economic conditions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Address By Speaker Baleka Mbete (MP) On the Occasion of Budget Vote 2 - Parliament, National Assembly, 12 May 2016This year, we celebrate 20 years since the adoption of the Constitution of Sout
Address By Speaker Baleka Mbete (MP) On the Occasion of Budget Vote 2 - Parliament, National Assembly, 12 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
This year, we celebrate 20 years since the adoption of the Constitution of South Africa. The Constitution is our nation's foundation and compass to guide all of us in all our actions and deliberations. In writing the Constitution, we learnt in the... Read more
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