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Pleasanton Weekly
Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school boardIn her youth, Hintzke attended Pleasanton public schools as have her two childr
Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 23 hours ago
In her youth, Hintzke attended Pleasanton public schools as have her two children. She is employed by the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency as a Community Relations Coordinator, and also works as Program Manager for the Alameda County... Read more
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Billboard
Inside Congress' Fight to Turn Ticket Scalping Into a Federal OffenseBot developers, as well as the ­secondary market at large, have proved ­remarka
Inside Congress' Fight to Turn Ticket Scalping Into a Federal Offense
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
Bot developers, as well as the ­secondary market at large, have proved ­remarkably adept at staying a step ahead of efforts to thwart them. Like playing the stock ­market, the process of ­securing choice ­tickets for music and ­sporting events... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Council Hears Calls for Improved Coordination, Regional Partnerships in Peacebuilding EffortsSustaining peace requires more coherence and coordination among the United Nati
Security Council Hears Calls for Improved Coordination, Regional Partnerships in Peacebuilding Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Sustaining peace requires more coherence and coordination among the United Nations system, the head of the intergovernmental advisory body that supports peace efforts in countries emerging from conflict told the Security Council today. "We have a... Read more
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New Kerala
Security Council hears calls for improved coordination, regional partnerships in UN peacebuilding efforts - newkerala.com #80546New York, June 23 :Sustaining peace requires more coherence and coordination am
Security Council hears calls for improved coordination, regional partnerships in UN peacebuilding efforts - newkerala.com #80546
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New York, June 23 :Sustaining peace requires more coherence and coordination among the United Nations system, the head of the intergovernmental advisory body that supports peace efforts in countries emerging from conflict told the Security Council on... Read more
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The Hindu
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s roleIn addition to its role of representation and accountability, the Upper House m
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s role
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
In addition to its role of representation and accountability, the Upper House must reflect the difference in our polity — difference marked not merely by its culture but its diversity The recent elections to the Rajya Sabha to fill 57 vacant seats... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Assembly committee releases bill to control surprise medical billsA measure to rein in surprise medical bills for consumers and cap insurance pay
Assembly committee releases bill to control surprise medical bills
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
A measure to rein in surprise medical bills for consumers and cap insurance payments to hospitals that don’t participate in their networks passed an Assembly committee on Monday, despite the opposition of the state’s hospitals and doctors. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SERAP - Senators' Proposal for Life Pension, Immunity for Saraki, Dogara Self-ServingA civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project
SERAP - Senators' Proposal for Life Pension, Immunity for Saraki, Dogara Self-Serving
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has strongly described as self-serving and despicable the demand by some senators at the weekend for immunity and life pension for presiding officers of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government-Owned Companies Not to Be Brought Under the Oversight of Any Other Institution, Says PMIt would not be in the interest of Government-owned companies, especially those
Government-Owned Companies Not to Be Brought Under the Oversight of Any Other Institution, Says PM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
It would not be in the interest of Government-owned companies, especially those which are listed on the Stock Exchange, to be brought under the oversight of any other institution, the more so that any leakage of commercially sensitive information or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senators' Proposal for Life Pension, Immunity for Saraki, Dogara Self-Serving - SerapSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has strongly condemned
Senators' Proposal for Life Pension, Immunity for Saraki, Dogara Self-Serving - Serap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has strongly condemned as "self-serving and despicable the demand by some senators on Saturday for immunity and life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly after their tenure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers Propose Immunity From Prosecution for Saraki, OthersSenators and speakers of some state Houses of Assembly on Saturday proposed imm
Lawmakers Propose Immunity From Prosecution for Saraki, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Senators and speakers of some state Houses of Assembly on Saturday proposed immunity for presiding officers of the legislature. The decision was taken at a two-day retreat on constitution review, organised by the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sri Lanka’s Long Road to Reform: The Human Rights Council’s continued critical roleResolution 30/1, adopted in October, was a major achievement for the United Nat
Sri Lanka’s Long Road to Reform: The Human Rights Council’s continued critical role
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
Resolution 30/1, adopted in October, was a major achievement for the United Nations Human Rights Council – and an important milestone in Sri Lanka’s journey toward lasting peace and a just settlement of its decades-old ethnic conflict. Following... Read more
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The Oakland Press
University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigningthat he appoints. Ramsey, who has led the university for 14 years, submitted a
University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning
The Oakland Press / Posted 6 days ago
that he appoints. Ramsey, who has led the university for 14 years, submitted a letter saying he will offer his resignation to the newly appointed board. Bevin says he met with Ramsey and both agreed the university needs a “fresh start.” “This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nass Begins 1999 Constitution Amendment ProcessBlames Jonathan — The National Assembly has heaped the blames for the set back
Nass Begins 1999 Constitution Amendment Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Blames Jonathan — The National Assembly has heaped the blames for the set back recorded in previous moves to develop a workable constitution for the country on former President Goodluck Jonathan-led government. Members of the National Assembly,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigningthat he appoints. Ramsey, who has led the university for 14 years, submitted a
University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
that he appoints. Ramsey, who has led the university for 14 years, submitted a letter saying he will offer his resignation to the newly appointed board. Bevin says he met with Ramsey and both agreed the university needs a �fresh start.� �This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Purchase Flaws in CheckDodoma — Loopholes in the highly- contested Public Procurement Act of 2011 that
State Purchase Flaws in Check
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dodoma — Loopholes in the highly- contested Public Procurement Act of 2011 that led to inflated costs and corruption in public procurement will be something of the past as the government tabled for first reading in the National Assembly a bill... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Out-of-network care drives premiums in NJ up by nearly $200for out-of-network care by physicians and hospitals drive health insurance prem
Out-of-network care drives premiums in NJ up by nearly $200
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
for out-of-network care by physicians and hospitals drive health insurance premiums in New Jersey up by nearly $200 a person each year, according to a report released by a group of consumer advocates Thursday. Employers and people who buy their... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Eye of the LawThe Pasadena City Council voted unanimously on Monday to enter into a five-year
Eye of the Law
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The Pasadena City Council voted unanimously on Monday to enter into a five-year, $1.5 million contract for police-worn body cameras. The vote also requires the city to hire two technicians to maintain the system. The contract covers the hardware and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Efforts on to get Nokia back to TN, says Governor K RosaiahCHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said "serious efforts" were on to
Efforts on to get Nokia back to TN, says Governor K Rosaiah
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said "serious efforts" were on to bring back Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia to revive its operations and that the state would continue to implement the ongoing welfare schemes, including low cost food... Read more
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The Hindu
Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah addresses 15th Assembly sessionThe Governor said the government would continue to be led by policy initiatives
Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah addresses 15th Assembly session
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The Governor said the government would continue to be led by policy initiatives like ‘TN Vision 2023 Document’. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Thursday said “serious efforts” were on to bring back Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia to revive its... Read more
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The Financial Express
Efforts on to get Nokia back to Tamil Nadu, says Governor K RosaiahTamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said “serious efforts” were on to bring bac
Efforts on to get Nokia back to Tamil Nadu, says Governor K Rosaiah
The Financial Express / Posted 9 days ago
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said “serious efforts” were on to bring back Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia to revive its operations and that the state would continue to implement the ongoing welfare schemes, including low cost food chain... Read more
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walesonline
10 reasons MPs say broadcasters aren't doing enough for WalesThe BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a
10 reasons MPs say broadcasters aren't doing enough for Wales
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
The BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a hard-hitting report from a cross-party group of MPs. There has been a continuing reduction in programmes made for Wales and the nation should be represented on the BBC’s... Read more
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walesonline
10 reasons why MPs say the BBC is not doing enough for WalesThe BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a
10 reasons why MPs say the BBC is not doing enough for Wales
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
The BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a hard-hitting report from a cross-party group of MPs. There has been a continuing reduction in programmes made for Wales and the nation should be represented on the BBC’s... Read more
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walesonline
BBC criticised for 'degradation' in the portrayal of Welsh lifeThe BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a
BBC criticised for 'degradation' in the portrayal of Welsh life
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
The BBC has been accused of a “degradation” in the portrayal of Welsh life in a hard-hitting report from a cross-party group of MPs. There has been a continuing reduction in programmes made for Wales and the nation should be represented on the BBC’s... Read more
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The Post-Journal
In Years PastWalking among an empty lot and boarded building, members of the county Planning
In Years Past
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Walking among an empty lot and boarded building, members of the county Planning and Economic Development Committee looked at what could one day be the epicenter of business development in the area. The area on Central Avenue is one of three potential... Read more
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walesonline
Government accused of breaking pledge to give people say on income tax powersThe UK Government has been accused of breaking a manifesto commitment with its
Government accused of breaking pledge to give people say on income tax powers
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
The UK Government has been accused of breaking a manifesto commitment with its plan to give the Assembly the power to vary income tax without first calling a referendum. Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns was put on the spot in the Commons as he described... Read more
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Calcutta News
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorderaccuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder GENEVA, Switzerland
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder GENEVA, Switzerland - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council has launched an unprecedented attack on the body, arguing it has "an obsessive, compulsive disorder... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?Recently there have been calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the r
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Recently there have been calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference and I am indeed intrigued by why this sudden agitation has raised its head one year into the new dispensation. It is worthy... Read more
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Daily News
HRC holds High-Level Panel discussion on the occasion of its tenth anniversaryThe Human Rights Council this afternoon marked its tenth anniversary by holding
HRC holds High-Level Panel discussion on the occasion of its tenth anniversary
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
The Human Rights Council this afternoon marked its tenth anniversary by holding a high-level panel discussion, reflecting on its achievements and challenges. Choi Kyong-lim, President of the Human Rights Council, in his opening remarks, said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Arrangement Fee' Paid to Secure LoansIn order to obtain the secret $535 loan in 2014 for Mozambique Asset Management
'Arrangement Fee' Paid to Secure Loans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
In order to obtain the secret $535 loan in 2014 for Mozambique Asset Management (MAM), a highly unusual and expensive upfront fee of $35 mn was paid to VTB Bank, Reuters (11 June) discovered. VTB is 61% owned by the Russian government; MAM is 98%... Read more
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The Economic Times
In spite of several agencies at work, Bengaluru's lakes still at riskcurious case of Bengaluru's lakes was a movie, it would have the following cast
In spite of several agencies at work, Bengaluru's lakes still at risk
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
curious case of Bengaluru's lakes was a movie, it would have the following cast: the city's parastatal agencies, a pollution regulator, a statutory authority, a government-owned company to remove encroachments and some expert committees. With so... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Garner case looms as Albany explores DA misconduct commissionSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – State lawmakers are working to pass a law before the sess
Garner case looms as Albany explores DA misconduct commission
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – State lawmakers are working to pass a law before the session ends on Thursday that would establish a commission to investigate district attorneys' offices throughout the state if complaints of prosecutorial misconduct... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter From 31 Ugandan and International OrganizationsGeneral of Police Uganda Police Force Kampala, Uganda June 13, 2016 Dear Ge
Letter From 31 Ugandan and International Organizations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
General of Police Uganda Police Force Kampala, Uganda June 13, 2016 Dear General Kayihura, We, the undersigned national and international organizations engaged in various ways in work in Uganda, are writing to express our grave concern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fund CAG Adequately to Deliver the GoodsCorruption has been endemic in Tanzania and many key public institutions have b
Fund CAG Adequately to Deliver the Goods
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Corruption has been endemic in Tanzania and many key public institutions have been rotten to the core. Controller and Auditor General's reports have established that the level of financial improprieties or outright fraud is shocking. It is... Read more
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The Borneo Post
State BN integrity in a fluxNegeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud with the state’s elected representatives
State BN integrity in a flux
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud with the state’s elected representatives during the opening of State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting on June 8 in this file picture. KUCHING: When Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud handed over the helm of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PAC/PEC - Over D2 Million Payment Vouchers Made Without DocumentationThe Joint Session of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprises Committee (PAC/
PAC/PEC - Over D2 Million Payment Vouchers Made Without Documentation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Joint Session of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprises Committee (PAC/PEC) of the National Assembly observed from the Auditor General's report that 58 payments totaling D2, 073, 017.07 were made without documentation being attached to the... Read more
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The Mercury News
California 'virtual' academies: Bill targets for-profit operator K12 Inc.SACRAMENTO -- Online charter schools would be prohibited from hiring for-profit
California 'virtual' academies: Bill targets for-profit operator K12 Inc.
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Online charter schools would be prohibited from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services under a new bill that the author says is a direct response to this newspaper's investigation of the company behind a profitable... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The Panama connectionPanama made the international news headlines recently when it was associated wi
The Panama connection
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Panama made the international news headlines recently when it was associated with the publication of the so-called “Panama Papers”, leaked documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealing hundreds of offshore companies owned by... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Could Hillary Clinton really be indicted over her emails?state department inspector general found that she broke multiple rules despite
Could Hillary Clinton really be indicted over her emails?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
state department inspector general found that she broke multiple rules despite repeated warnings to use official communications methods that would ensure her emails were stored and kept safe from hackers. Did she break the law? As an FBI... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
At St. John's College, proposal to put Santa Fe president in charge of Annapolis campus sparks worryin Annapolis and New Mexico, is weighing whether to put its Santa Fe president
At St. John's College, proposal to put Santa Fe president in charge of Annapolis campus sparks worry
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
in Annapolis and New Mexico, is weighing whether to put its Santa Fe president in charge of both. The proposal has drawn consternation from students and others who worry that it will relegate the local campus to second-class... Read more
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CBC.ca
'We need to step up,' address police mistreatment of Indigenous people, says AMCThe Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says it has received "numerous emails and phone
'We need to step up,' address police mistreatment of Indigenous people, says AMC
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says it has received "numerous emails and phone calls" from Indigenous women complaining about how they have been treated by police. The assembly, which advocates for First Nations in the province, passed a motion... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
District 5 candidates say roads are the top problem in South CarolinaBy Ron Barnett, rbarnett@greenvillenews.com The two candidates in the Republic
District 5 candidates say roads are the top problem in South Carolina
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 17 days ago
By Ron Barnett, rbarnett@greenvillenews.com The two candidates in the Republican primary for the South Carolina House of Representatives District 5 seat agree that roads is the No. 1 issue facing the state. Where they part ways is on what needs to... Read more
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iol.co.za
New appointee must be of Madonsela's calibreThere could be a strong inclination to appoint a new Public Protector who would
New appointee must be of Madonsela's calibre
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
There could be a strong inclination to appoint a new Public Protector who would not be as independent and fearless, says George Devenish. Purpose and powers of the Office of the Public Protector The tenure of the incumbent of the Office of the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: The Challenge of Military Reform in NigeriaThe initially slow, heavy-handed response in Nigeria to the Islamist Boko Haram
ICG: The Challenge of Military Reform in Nigeria
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
The initially slow, heavy-handed response in Nigeria to the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency raised serious concerns, and its human rights record underscores a grave disconnect with civilians. President Muhammadu Buhari has taken some steps to reverse... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
How California’s anti-BDS bill became ‘no longer a pro-Israel bill’ | CaliforniaOn Thursday the California State Assembly passed AB 2844, which was intended as
How California’s anti-BDS bill became ‘no longer a pro-Israel bill’ | California
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
On Thursday the California State Assembly passed AB 2844, which was intended as an anti-BDS bill until the Appropriations Committee made massive amendments. A growing split over Israel within the Democratic Party appears to be spilling over into the... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Coming up this week (June 6-June 9)Monday, June 6 Bishop District Oversight Bishop Unified School District Overs
Coming up this week (June 6-June 9)
The Inyo Register / Posted 19 days ago
Monday, June 6 Bishop District Oversight Bishop Unified School District Oversight Committee will have an agenda of the Prop 39 Bond meeting at 5 p.m. in the Bishop Unified District Office Conference Room. The meeting will include discussions and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Easy Online Tool to Find Your MP or Councilloryou know who your local Member of Parliament (MP) or your ward councillor is? D
Easy Online Tool to Find Your MP or Councillor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
you know who your local Member of Parliament (MP) or your ward councillor is? Do you know what they do and how to contact them? Many South Africans don't. In fact, there is a growing disconnect between citizens and their representatives,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Restarting N.J. hospital billing debatein Paramus. It turned out he had appendicitis. The ambulance took him to The V
Restarting N.J. hospital billing debate
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
in Paramus. It turned out he had appendicitis. The ambulance took him to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, where a surgeon performed an emergency appendectomy. Now Young faces a different kind of crisis: The anesthesiologist that night at The... Read more
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Orange County Register
Navy reservist wants a day in court, not arbitrationIn November 2012, about 40 employees of BLB Resources, an Irvine real estate fi
Navy reservist wants a day in court, not arbitration
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
In November 2012, about 40 employees of BLB Resources, an Irvine real estate firm, gathered in a room festooned with balloons to celebrate a colleague who was deploying to Afghanistan. Kevin Ziober, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve, dug into a... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
San Diego Leaders Condemn Excessive SDPD ForceBy Mario A. Cortez Community leaders held a press conference this past Tuesday
San Diego Leaders Condemn Excessive SDPD Force
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
By Mario A. Cortez Community leaders held a press conference this past Tuesday, May 31, condemning the excessive use of force by law enforcement agencies against peaceful protesters demonstrating against Donald Trump’s visit to San Diego on Friday,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Fulfils Promise, Brings Succour to N/DeltaBy Bode Gbadebo, Anayo Onukwugha, Kauthar Khaleel and Patience Ivie Ihejirika
Buhari Fulfils Promise, Brings Succour to N/Delta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
By Bode Gbadebo, Anayo Onukwugha, Kauthar Khaleel and Patience Ivie Ihejirika President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday fulfilled his promise to the people of Ogoni to right the wrongs of the past with the flag-off of the clean-up of the land. He also... Read more
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