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The Signal
Meet the candidates for SCV's congressional districtEditor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of profiles for candidates seeki
Meet the candidates for SCV's congressional district
The Signal / Posted yesterday
Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of profiles for candidates seeking office on the June 7 primary ballot. Candidates for the 25th Congressional District are listed in alphabetical order with each person’s response to questions. Age:... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in JacksonvilleA total of 51.5 percent of Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bu
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
A total of 51.5 percent of Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. But only four women hold seats on the 19-person Jacksonville City Council. Many boards of directors of Jacksonville-based companies don’t have a single seat... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionThis is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the J
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
This is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the June 7 primary ballot. Four of the eight candidates for the Board of Supervisors Fifth District seat, a non-partisan office, are listed below n alphabetical order with each... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA SpeechMr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Mr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation Address to this august House, and to officially open the 2016/2017 Budget Meeting. Before I proceed, allow me, Mr. Speaker, Sir, to convey my deepest condolences to the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsAssociated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administrat
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Associated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a letter to lawmakers saying that it would review marijuana's classification as a Schedule I drug, considered the "most dangerous class" of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsAssociated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administrat
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Associated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a letter to lawmakers saying that it would review marijuana's classification as a Schedule I drug, considered the "most dangerous class" of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsAssociated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administrat
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Associated Press/Elaine Thompson In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a letter to lawmakers saying that it would review marijuana's classification as a Schedule I drug, considered the "most dangerous class" of... Read more
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Business Insider
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugsMarijuana was classified as Schedule I in the early 1970s, shortly after the pa
The DEA treats heroin and marijuana as equally dangerous drugs
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Marijuana was classified as Schedule I in the early 1970s, shortly after the passage of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 (CSA). The CSA forms the backbone of US drug policy. It established the scheduling system, which places legal and illegal... Read more
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Asian journal
Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. asks Fil-Am community to be more engaged, unitedAFTER almost six years as the top diplomat of the Philippines to the United Sta
Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. asks Fil-Am community to be more engaged, united
Asian journal / Posted 11 days ago
AFTER almost six years as the top diplomat of the Philippines to the United States, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. will be retiring this June. President Benigno S. Aquino III appointed Ambassador Cuisia to his post in November 2010 and was confirmed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workable Solution to End Albino Killings in MalawiThe news that about 17 people of albinism have so far been abducted killed and
Workable Solution to End Albino Killings in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The news that about 17 people of albinism have so far been abducted killed and some mutilated in Malawi is heartbreaking, tear-jerking, very shocking and sad. With these brutal killings one wonders if at all the once warm heart of Africa is the best... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan debates integrating physical, mental health systems Photo by iStock The state of Michigan is debating whether to integrate two se
Michigan debates integrating physical, mental health systems
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 14 days ago
Photo by iStock The state of Michigan is debating whether to integrate two separate systems that generally get good marks for quality — Medicaid's physical and behavioral health services.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Darrell Steinberg says he’s ‘all in’ to become Sacramento mayorDarrell Steinberg is trying to leave no doubt: he wants to be mayor of Sacramen
Darrell Steinberg says he’s ‘all in’ to become Sacramento mayor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
Darrell Steinberg is trying to leave no doubt: he wants to be mayor of Sacramento and nothing else. The political veteran of more than 20 years is running his race like a fresh-faced first-timer, crisscrossing the city as he chats with residents in... Read more
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CBC.ca
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipientsGovernor General David Johnston is presiding over an Order of Canada investitur
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipients
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
Governor General David Johnston is presiding over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony Friday at Rideau Hall, as 48 distinguished Canadians join or are promoted up the ranks. CBC News is livestreaming the ceremony at 10:30 a.m. ET. The honourees... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Measure E supporters allege violation of state law by opponentsfiled by committee co-chairs and local residents Howard Rosenthal and Gisela Go
Measure E supporters allege violation of state law by opponents
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
filed by committee co-chairs and local residents Howard Rosenthal and Gisela Gosch, alleges that the Hemet Taxpayers Association, and at least one of its funders, failed to comply with the public disclosure provisions of the Political Reform... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
General Aviation Community Praises FAA Part 23 RulemakingUrges Rule Completion In 2016 On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College P
General Aviation Community Praises FAA Part 23 Rulemaking
The Aero-News Network / Posted 26 days ago
Urges Rule Completion In 2016 On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Park, Georgia on the Part 23 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), a coalition of general aviation leaders Monday applauded the FAA’s efforts to improve safety and make it... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
General Aviation Community Praises FAA Part 23 Rulemaking and Urges Rule Completion in 2016Washington, DC, May 2, 2016 – On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Pa
General Aviation Community Praises FAA Part 23 Rulemaking and Urges Rule Completion in 2016
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 26 days ago
Washington, DC, May 2, 2016 – On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Park, GA on the Part 23 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), a coalition of general aviation leaders today applauded the FAA’s efforts to improve safety and make it easier... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Ban the Box' Goes to CollegeThe long-running “Ban the Box” campaign is now gaining ground at colleges and u
'Ban the Box' Goes to College
The Atlantic / Posted 30 days ago
The long-running “Ban the Box” campaign is now gaining ground at colleges and universities. The movement aims to protect job, and now student, applicants from being asked about their criminal histories and was recently bolstered by President Obama,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school votetypically a major player in Buffalo School Board elections, but this year, educ
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school vote
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
typically a major player in Buffalo School Board elections, but this year, educators are getting some help from other labor organizations. For the first time, the local AFL-CIO affiliate is getting involved, offering support such as coaching... Read more

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