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The New Statesman
Do voters really want anti-austerity policies? Kezia Dugdale is about to find outJim Murphy. Labour's dire prospects required a big gamble - which she delivered
Do voters really want anti-austerity policies? Kezia Dugdale is about to find out
The New Statesman / Posted 9 hours ago
Jim Murphy. Labour's dire prospects required a big gamble - which she delivered with her promise in February that a Labour administration would raise income tax by a penny across the board, and restore the 50p top rate to ask those with "broader... Read more
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Lake Placid News
As once-mighty politician gets prison, Albany moves onthis month after being convicted last year of using his position to arrange pay
As once-mighty politician gets prison, Albany moves on
Lake Placid News / Posted 15 hours ago
this month after being convicted last year of using his position to arrange payments and a job for his son. And Cuomo's administration is again being investigated by federal prosecutors, who this time are looking into whether one of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
As Sheldon Silver meets his fate in a Manhattan courtroom, Albany searches its soulof an honest person.” It was quite a day. In New York City, without a public
As Sheldon Silver meets his fate in a Manhattan courtroom, Albany searches its soul
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 hours ago
of an honest person.” It was quite a day. In New York City, without a public schedule, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whose administration was hit with a subpoena last week on the Buffalo Billion investigation from the same federal prosecutor who... Read more
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express
'They're hard workers' Ex-PM Tony Blair DEFENDS opening up Britain to mass immigration TONY Blair last night defended his decision to open Britain's doors to hundre
'They're hard workers' Ex-PM Tony Blair DEFENDS opening up Britain to mass immigration
express / Posted 21 hours ago
TONY Blair last night defended his decision to open Britain's doors to hundreds of thousands of eastern Europeans migrants. Ex-PM Tony Blair opened Britain's... Read more
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heraldscotland
Jeane Freeman: SNP will be 'more radical' if re-elected“I mean you don’t want to squander three terms like Tony Blair did in equivocat
Jeane Freeman: SNP will be 'more radical' if re-elected
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
“I mean you don’t want to squander three terms like Tony Blair did in equivocation and… I beg your pardon, did you just say Yes?” If the polls predicting another SNP walkover have been accurate then Jeane Freeman is another of that small band of... Read more
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Newport Independent
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
Newport Independent / Posted yesterday
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Hope Star
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
Hope Star / Posted yesterday
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Briefcasenew baskets and liners. STATE COLLEGE Comfort Keepers receives home health ca
Briefcase
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
new baskets and liners. STATE COLLEGE Comfort Keepers receives home health care license Comfort Keepers of Centre, Blair, and Clearfield counties has become the first Comfort Keepers franchisee in Pennsylvania to get a home health care... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Man Who Terrifies Wall Streetthe firings had been politically motivated. Bharara prepared James Comey, who h
The Man Who Terrifies Wall Street
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
the firings had been politically motivated. Bharara prepared James Comey, who had been Deputy Attorney General in the Bush Administration, to testify. “That was my hearing, chaired by Senator Schumer,” Bharara told me. He knew the witness well,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kevin McKenna; 'SNP will be more radical' says Jeane Freeman“I mean you don’t want to squander three terms like Tony Blair did in equivocat
Kevin McKenna; 'SNP will be more radical' says Jeane Freeman
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
“I mean you don’t want to squander three terms like Tony Blair did in equivocation and… I beg your pardon, did you just say Yes?” If the polls predicting another SNP walkover have been accurate then Jeane Freeman is another of that small band of... Read more
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The Hindu
From the Archives — dated May 3, 1966Drastic steps to tone up administration The Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi
From the Archives — dated May 3, 1966
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Drastic steps to tone up administration The Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, said here [New Delhi] to-day [May 2] that administration had deteriorated, at all levels — at the Centre, in the States and even in the lower rungs of the governmental... Read more
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Daily Mail
KATIE: why does Obama look like his practicing as a stand-up comic?- busy jet-setting about, securing their legacy as a global statesman, for thei
KATIE: why does Obama look like his practicing as a stand-up comic?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
- busy jet-setting about, securing their legacy as a global statesman, for their future, more lucrative career *see Tony Blair for details*. Mic drop! Malia, right, is off to Harvard and by the time she gets there he'll be instagramming photos... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winners and losers from the sporting weekendtomorrow morning, Leicester will be crowned as the most unlikely EPL champions
Winners and losers from the sporting weekend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
tomorrow morning, Leicester will be crowned as the most unlikely EPL champions there will ever be. - CR Peter Burling and Blair Tuke: Another sailing gold before starting the 49ers medal races in France, extended their run to 26 consecutive... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair County pretrial services program workingprobationers have had a 95 percent overall compliance rate through the first fe
Blair County pretrial services program working
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
probationers have had a 95 percent overall compliance rate through the first few months of the program. He compared Blair's compliance rate with that of the "nationally recognized" Washington, D.C., program which has an 88 percent compliance... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Sunday Chimes #77 - It will be Plymouth in playoffFA Cup semi final at Hillsbrough have got some justice after the cover that had
Sunday Chimes #77 - It will be Plymouth in playoff
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 3 days ago
FA Cup semi final at Hillsbrough have got some justice after the cover that had been organised from top to bottom of the administration. For me though the highlight of the week was the banner unfurled by Villareal fans at the Europa League semi... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Marion County holds drug take-back eventat just over a ton, or about 2,200 pounds, estimating 30-35 pounds per bag. Th
Marion County holds drug take-back event
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
at just over a ton, or about 2,200 pounds, estimating 30-35 pounds per bag. The Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration held its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Probe of de Blasio casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of de Blasio casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsroutinely flouted. [Article continues below] "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
routinely flouted. [Article continues below] "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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ABC News
Probe of NYC Mayor Casts Harsh Light on Lax Campaign Lawsthis restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played
Probe of NYC Mayor Casts Harsh Light on Lax Campaign Laws
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
this restriction has been routinely flouted. "Everybody knows how it's played so you really don't have to be explicit," Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group said about earmarking contributions. Susan Lerner, of Common... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Court hosts DUI trial at school"We've never done anything like this before," Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sul
Court hosts DUI trial at school
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
"We've never done anything like this before," Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sullivan said. And all but one aspect went as planned: The defendant wouldn't give consent to have the trial unfold in the high school. "In fundamental fairness to the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mirror reporter's career recognizedFriday when county employees wished him well as he begins life as a retired sta
Mirror reporter's career recognized
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Friday when county employees wished him well as he begins life as a retired staff writer. "I will miss his laugh," court administration staff member Patty Knorr said of Ray's distinctive sound of amusement that few could imitate well. "You always... Read more
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Deseret News
Arthur Cyr: Britain and the U.S. have important partnershipObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU. This repays an i
Arthur Cyr: Britain and the U.S. have important partnership
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU. This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 press conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Buhari Administration and Self De-MarketingWith the plethora of inconsistent policy statements, Raheem Akingbolu reasons t
The Buhari Administration and Self De-Marketing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
With the plethora of inconsistent policy statements, Raheem Akingbolu reasons that the current administration needs to go back to the drawing board to fashion out a better strategy to project the government and its activities. The appointment of Mr.... Read more
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GalvaNews
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
GalvaNews / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
Duquoin.com / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
Benton Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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CambridgeChronicle.com
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
CambridgeChronicle.com / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable alliesObama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an imp
Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. and Britain: Vital, durable allies
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Obama has tried to encourage support for remaining in the EU.This repays an important favor Cameron did for the U.S. administration early last year during a visit to Washington. In a January 2015 news conference with Obama, the leaders... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Breaking the logjam at NCCCissues, under advice from the NCCC attorney. While we appreciate the responses
Breaking the logjam at NCCC
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
issues, under advice from the NCCC attorney. While we appreciate the responses from county representatives and college administration, so far they have not moved us closer to a resolution. Improved communication, such as the recent meeting... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley BOE introduces incoming superintendentfour full-time staffers for special services, two full-time elementary instruct
Nutley BOE introduces incoming superintendent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
four full-time staffers for special services, two full-time elementary instructors, three secondary positions and one administration position. "Our enrollment is growing," Lazovick said. "We're struggling with high class size." The budget... Read more
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New York Post
‘Game of Thrones’ mourns a herop.m., NBC After discovering the awful truth about what happened to her friends
‘Game of Thrones’ mourns a hero
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
p.m., NBC After discovering the awful truth about what happened to her friends at Quitman when they were kids, Jessie (Bre Blair) secretly volunteers at the campaign of Roy Carroll (Conor O’Farrell), the corrupt former warden. Also stars Michael... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
London mayor rapped over Obama claimin response and repeated allegations about the bust of Churchill, Britain's Wor
London mayor rapped over Obama claim
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
in response and repeated allegations about the bust of Churchill, Britain's World War II leader. "On day one of Obama's administration it was returned, without ceremony, to the British embassy in Washington," Johnson, who has penned a biography... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
London mayor Boris rapped over claim Obama removed Churchill bustin response and repeated allegations about the bust of Churchill, Britain's Wor
London mayor Boris rapped over claim Obama removed Churchill bust
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
in response and repeated allegations about the bust of Churchill, Britain's World War II leader. "On day one of Obama's administration it was returned, without ceremony, to the British embassy in Washington," Johnson, who has penned a biography... Read more
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Macworld
Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies shut down by Chinese governmentafter the U.S. The Apple logo is seen from inside the company's Boylston Stree
Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies shut down by Chinese government
Macworld / Posted 12 days ago
after the U.S. The Apple logo is seen from inside the company's Boylston Street store in Boston on Sept. 16, 2015.Credit: Blair Hanley Frank A Chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks Store and iTunes Movies only... Read more
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Mashable
'Part Kenyan' Obama slur from Boris Johnson prompts Trump comparisonsstill a Churchill bust in the White House. The White House has had one since th
'Part Kenyan' Obama slur from Boris Johnson prompts Trump comparisons
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
still a Churchill bust in the White House. The White House has had one since the 1960s. At the start of George W. Bush's administration the then Prime Minister Tony Blair lent him a bust matching the one in the White House, which was being worked... Read more
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DW
5 songs you probably didn't know made waves during an election campaign | High Five |misinterpret to your advantage, and off you go, fishing for sympathy during ral
5 songs you probably didn't know made waves during an election campaign | High Five |
DW / Posted 12 days ago
misinterpret to your advantage, and off you go, fishing for sympathy during rallies. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his use of "Beautiful Day" by the Irish band U2 in his 2005 election campaign is a good example. The hit song with... Read more
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Newsmax
Politico: World Leaders Frightened of Trump Presidencyforward or U.S. engagement in the world?' They're all sort of incredulous." Ma
Politico: World Leaders Frightened of Trump Presidency
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
forward or U.S. engagement in the world?' They're all sort of incredulous." Many are rushing to make deals with the Obama administration. "In Europe, we are concerned about the U.S. possibly turning toward a more isolationist orientation. That... Read more
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The Huffington Post
College Could Be Free In America If Corporations Paid Reagan-Era Taxesuniversal pre-K programs and free tuition at public colleges and universities -
College Could Be Free In America If Corporations Paid Reagan-Era Taxes
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 days ago
universal pre-K programs and free tuition at public colleges and universities -- the nation badly needs, reckons Hunter Blair, a budget analyst at the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington think tank that focuses on low- and middle-income... Read more
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Wired News
Of Course Congress Is Clueless About Tech—It Killed Its Tutoremerged on Capitol Hill. The Office of Technology Assessment was created in 197
Of Course Congress Is Clueless About Tech—It Killed Its Tutor
Wired News / Posted 13 days ago
emerged on Capitol Hill. The Office of Technology Assessment was created in 1972 by an act of Congress during the Nixon administration, when lawmakers expressed alarm that they couldn’t understand and properly legislate complicated science and... Read more
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The Register
How innocent people 'of no security interest' are mere keystrokes away in UK's spy databasesservices, but they wouldn't be allowed to reveal what they were doing under a S
How innocent people 'of no security interest' are mere keystrokes away in UK's spy databases
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
services, but they wouldn't be allowed to reveal what they were doing under a Section 94 order. In 2001, under the administration of the then-Prime Minister and dull conference speaker Tony Blair, Section 94 collection was stepped up and... Read more
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The Wanderer
Town Administrator Resignsof budget season and just weeks before the June 6 Annual Town Meeting, the town
Town Administrator Resigns
The Wanderer / Posted 14 days ago
of budget season and just weeks before the June 6 Annual Town Meeting, the town only has two weeks to set up an interim administration to handle McCue’s duties and advertise for candidates to fill the position before McCue leaves to fill the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
County hires consultant to help with reassessmentTuesday to hire Alan S. Dornfest to examine Evaluator Services & Technology's m
County hires consultant to help with reassessment
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday to hire Alan S. Dornfest to examine Evaluator Services & Technology's methods for calculating new assessments in Blair County. The county will pay $4,900 to Dornfest based on 35 hours of work, including report preparation and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ole Miss investigates fraternity for sexual harassment after charity eventevent held in an Ole Miss arena. Derby Days is an event put on by the Sigma Ch
Ole Miss investigates fraternity for sexual harassment after charity event
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
event held in an Ole Miss arena. Derby Days is an event put on by the Sigma Chi fraternity every year to raise money for Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, which is part of University of Mississippi Medical Center. On Friday, the fundraiser... Read more
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TribLIVE
15-year House veteran Shuster’s record pivotal in 9th District rematch with HalvorsonDistrict seat. Education: Bachelor's degree in economics and management, U.S.
15-year House veteran Shuster’s record pivotal in 9th District rematch with Halvorson
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
District seat. Education: Bachelor's degree in economics and management, U.S. Coast Guard Academy; master of business administration, College of William and Mary; master's degree in strategic studies, U.S. Air War College Occupation: Retired... Read more
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