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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the editor:Bernie and the dreamBernie Sanders is not dead. Bernie Sanders might speak at t
Letters to the editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 24 minutes ago
Bernie and the dreamBernie Sanders is not dead. Bernie Sanders might speak at the 2016 Democratic Convention. The spirit of Bernie Sanders might emerge in 2020.The most popular statesman is not always the best choice.Bernie Sanders lost the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Public safety panel approves new kiosks at jaildo will allow all the forms to be electronic, it will allow visitation with the
Public safety panel approves new kiosks at jail
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
do will allow all the forms to be electronic, it will allow visitation with their loved ones through the internet instead of in person. They'll be able to do some electronic messaging back and forth with their loved ones as well. This was a big... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAfrom New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 31, Issue 1 Share:Decommissioning Di
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 18 hours ago
from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 31, Issue 1 Share:Decommissioning DiabloQuestions emerge after announcement of plant's closureBy SHELLY CONE AND CHRIS MCGUINNESS Since the day its construction was announced, the Diablo Canyon Nuclear... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Star Valley continues senior programsStar Valley town officials are paying close attention to the community’s budget
Star Valley continues senior programs
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
Star Valley town officials are paying close attention to the community’s budget this year. Every expense is weighed against the loss of more than 25 percent of the town’s revenue due to the forced discontinuation of the photo enforcement... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Labor PainsWhat does a single mother with three kids, a master's degree and 27 years of ex
Labor Pains
North Bay Bohemian / Posted yesterday
What does a single mother with three kids, a master's degree and 27 years of experience as a physical therapist have to do in order to pay the bills? Apparently, find a job in a better paying county. Mary Bertling is a member of the Engineers and... Read more
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Air Force Times
Air Force secretary: Experience, growth will eventually offset maintainer shortageThe Air Force’s fighter pilot shortage, recently addressed by Chief of Staff Ge
Air Force secretary: Experience, growth will eventually offset maintainer shortage
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Air Force’s fighter pilot shortage, recently addressed by Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, isn’t the only deficit the service is facing. It also needs a major influx of personnel to bolster the maintainer ranks, the service’s top civilian... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson mayor candidates clashto fight back and run for council, eventually becoming Payson’s vice mayor. Cr
Payson mayor candidates clash
Payson Roundup / Posted 2 days ago
to fight back and run for council, eventually becoming Payson’s vice mayor. Craig Swartwood has been in Payson most of his life. In his teens, he helped his father as he developed Mesa del Caballo. He saw the area grow and change. But one... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
July 26, 2016legislative updates, and other issues affecting the North State. For more info
July 26, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
legislative updates, and other issues affecting the North State. For more information, contact LaMalfa's Redding District Office at 223-5898.Women Thrive workshop set Small-business owners are invited to attend the free Women Thrive Workshop from... Read more
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WCBI Columbus
Calhoun County Is In Need Of More DeputiesCALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The Calhoun County Sheriff is in need of more de
Calhoun County Is In Need Of More Deputies
WCBI Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
CALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The Calhoun County Sheriff is in need of more deputies, but he also needs a bigger budget to make that happen. Now, he’s taking his request to the Board of Supervisors. The department currently has 4 full time... Read more
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TribLIVE
Grants to fund Hempfield paving, fieldsprograms, and it was left waiting to see if its applications were approved as m
Grants to fund Hempfield paving, fields
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
programs, and it was left waiting to see if its applications were approved as meetings were repeatedly delayed because of state budget negotiations. The authority announced this month that Hempfield will receive a $460,000 multi-modal... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Letting taxpayers know how their money is being spentThe Marin Board of Supervisors and the San Rafael City Council have kept their
Letting taxpayers know how their money is being spent
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Marin Board of Supervisors and the San Rafael City Council have kept their promises to give taxpayers a chance to review proposed employee contracts before approving them. In recent years, the public was lucky to have three or four days — in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
BURGERS TOP BOOKSnationally there are more public libraries (16,766) compared to McDonald’s loca
BURGERS TOP BOOKS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
nationally there are more public libraries (16,766) compared to McDonald’s locations (14,157). But within the boundaries of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library System that excludes Lodi there are 23 McDonald’s restaurants and 13 library... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Homeless plan to come before board of supervisorsRedding council member Kristen Schreder will present her plan for a homeless in
Homeless plan to come before board of supervisors
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
Redding council member Kristen Schreder will present her plan for a homeless initiative to the Shasta County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, the same plan that failed to receive enough votes from the Redding City Council last week. Schreder will... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Parks district merger has opponentsFew things are as prized in the Sacramento County suburbs as parks, and residen
Parks district merger has opponents
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Few things are as prized in the Sacramento County suburbs as parks, and residents of the Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District are fighting hard to prevent a merger with their neighbors to the east. The battle comes after county-hired... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Oneida County Fair Planning Team elects president, discusses futurewho had been serving as the planning team's vice president, was elected to the
Oneida County Fair Planning Team elects president, discusses future
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
who had been serving as the planning team's vice president, was elected to the top position Tuesday on a 5-3 vote. County board supervisor Bill Freudenberg was elected vice president in an unanimous vote. The team has been without a president... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Oktibbeha Co. school mill value risesThe Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approve
Oktibbeha Co. school mill value rises
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved its $59.4 million Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget Thursday, and figures from the county tax office show the value of a school mill will bring in about $15,000 more to the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fulton County Sheriff Giardino scraps dive team bidRichard Giardino said Tuesday. Giardino said he may have more to say about res
Fulton County Sheriff Giardino scraps dive team bid
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Richard Giardino said Tuesday. Giardino said he may have more to say about restarting Fulton County's dive team at the Board of Supervisors' Public Safety Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the County Office Building. Northampton... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
After nearly two years, mystery investigation continuestwo years, sheriff Grady Hartman confirmed this week, and, beyond that, little
After nearly two years, mystery investigation continues
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
two years, sheriff Grady Hartman confirmed this week, and, beyond that, little is known about it. The question is, do any of the county's three committees and commissions charged specifically with sheriff's department responsibilities have any... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Homeless plan still on the table, officials sayFrancie Sullivan said they have every expectation to revisit the proposal that
Homeless plan still on the table, officials say
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
Francie Sullivan said they have every expectation to revisit the proposal that converts the Redding/Shasta County Continuum of Care into a full-time outfit coordinated by a nonprofit. And supporters of the plan, calling for the use of a uniform... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Mathews board gets up-close look at costs of running a rescue squadMathews supervisors and County Administrator Mindy Conner took a field trip on
Mathews board gets up-close look at costs of running a rescue squad
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Mathews supervisors and County Administrator Mindy Conner took a field trip on July 13 to the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad building at Hudgins. Rescue squad personnel had requested the visit in order to give supervisors more information about the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupexceedingly generous retirement benefits for government employees, overly optim
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
exceedingly generous retirement benefits for government employees, overly optimistic actuarial assumptions and some years of poor investment performance - exacerbated by excessively risky, politically driven and otherwise bad investment decisions,... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Florence County renews sales tax for five more yearsRevenue from the 0.5 percent tax will be "used only for the purpose of directly
Florence County renews sales tax for five more years
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Revenue from the 0.5 percent tax will be "used only for the purpose of directly reducing the property tax levy of Florence County," per county ordinance. The board unanimously extended the tax through 2021 after hearing from only two county... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Estonia Launches New Channel to Win Over Its Russiansand counter what Western governments have described as the Kremlin’s infowar.
Estonia Launches New Channel to Win Over Its Russians
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
and counter what Western governments have described as the Kremlin’s infowar. Although ethnic Russians make up a quarter of the former Soviet country’s 1.3-million population, they are often cut off from ethnic Estonians by media, language and... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
County approves $6.6 million to help 500,000 change felonies into misdemeanorsAlmost $7 million in funding was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Su
County approves $6.6 million to help 500,000 change felonies into misdemeanors
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Almost $7 million in funding was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday for a year-long campaign to reach 500,000 people who are eligible to have felonies on their records reduced to misdemeanors under Proposition 47. The... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF Supervisors Consider Independent Police AuditorCitizens and elected officials in San Francisco on Tuesday called for more acco
SF Supervisors Consider Independent Police Auditor
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
Citizens and elected officials in San Francisco on Tuesday called for more accountability in the Police Department, and one of the options the Board of Supervisors considered is an independent police auditor. Demonstrators including the mother of... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Orange County Creates Broadband AuthorityPress Release from Orange County:Orange County is proud to announce the recent
Orange County Creates Broadband Authority
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
Press Release from Orange County:Orange County is proud to announce the recent creation of the Orange County Broadband Authority (OCBbA). At a meeting on April 26, 2016, the Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution authorizing the creation of the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Federal inmate program returns to Monroe Co.ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will once again be able to house
Federal inmate program returns to Monroe Co.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will once again be able to house federal inmates, according to Monroe County Board Attorney David Houston during the July 8 board of supervisors meeting. The escape of a federal inmate from the Monroe... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
State spends millions planning unbuilt roadGULFPORT -- The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that do
State spends millions planning unbuilt road
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
GULFPORT -- The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that does not exist. State and county leaders began planning 22 years ago for a road to connect Interstate 10 and the state Port of Gulfport. The Mississippi Department of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Should a term limit be a lifetime ban?Recently, state Sen. John Moorlach, formerly an Orange County supervisor, wrote
Should a term limit be a lifetime ban?
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Recently, state Sen. John Moorlach, formerly an Orange County supervisor, wrote a letter to the Board of Supervisors requesting we revisit his Board of Supervisor term limit reform proposal from four years ago. It sets a lifetime maximum of three... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
October move-in date set for new DA office spaceDistrict Attorney Scott Colom will move his staff into new Columbus office spac
October move-in date set for new DA office space
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
District Attorney Scott Colom will move his staff into new Columbus office space in October. The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a lease for the property, located at 522 2nd Avenue N. across from Lowndes County Courthouse, during its... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
$158M spent planning unbuilt road to link I-10, portGULFPORT — The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that doe
$158M spent planning unbuilt road to link I-10, port
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
GULFPORT — The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that does not exist. State and county leaders began planning 22 years ago for a road to connect I-10 and the state Port of Gulfport. The Mississippi Department of Transportation... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Jellys Ferry bridge on fast-track for repairThe Tehama County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday on an off-agenda emergenc
Jellys Ferry bridge on fast-track for repair
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 12 days ago
The Tehama County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday on an off-agenda emergency to address reparations for the Jellys Ferry bridge after its collapse. Supervisor Dennis Garton says they have 60 feet to fix. Garton also says that they have already... Read more
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Orange County Register
Broken law or not, Hillary unfitRe: “Clinton broke no law” [Opinion, July 15]: In the process of making the cas
Broken law or not, Hillary unfit
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
Re: “Clinton broke no law” [Opinion, July 15]: In the process of making the case why Hillary Clinton should not be indicted for mishandling her emails, Erwin Chemerinsky also showed why her ability to effectively lead our country has been severely... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SF officials OK free City College for residents, city workersSan Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim was the main sponsor of the free City College
SF officials OK free City College for residents, city workers
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim was the main sponsor of the free City College resolution. WIKIPEDIA SAN FRANCISCO – In a 10-1 vote the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 12 approved a resolution to make enrollment in City College... Read more
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FOX News
Backlash against big wind: Booing Sierra Clubbers in PennsylvaniaIf you need another example of the growing backlash against the encroachment of
Backlash against big wind: Booing Sierra Clubbers in Pennsylvania
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
If you need another example of the growing backlash against the encroachment of the wind industry, consider this: residents of Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania, are booing the Sierra Clubbers. On June 23, residents of Penn Forest Township, which... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Veterans commission discusses best ways to document worka recent 90-day period, which doesn’t sound like a high number, but there is mo
Veterans commission discusses best ways to document work
Newton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
a recent 90-day period, which doesn’t sound like a high number, but there is more work in some than others, and this type of assistance is only part of Veterans Affairs tasks. On the other hand, the 980 calls answered during the quarter is not a... Read more
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The Evening Sun
County approves funding for new DPW admin. positionNORWICH � Despite objections from some Chenango County officials who feel the c
County approves funding for new DPW admin. position
The Evening Sun / Posted 14 days ago
NORWICH � Despite objections from some Chenango County officials who feel the creation of a new administrative position at the county Department of Public Works would be a drain on taxpayers, a resolution authorizing funding for the proposed position... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
County supervisors discuss future of Pioneer Park, workspace issuesThis week, the members of the Oneida County Conservation & UW-Extension Committ
County supervisors discuss future of Pioneer Park, workspace issues
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
This week, the members of the Oneida County Conservation & UW-Extension Committee offered some input in response to a letter from the city of Rhinelander seeking assurance the county is still committed to holding the fair in that location. Chairman... Read more
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Salon.com
Activism moves to Facebook: Why what’s good for social media might not be so good for democracyThis piece originally appeared on Around the country, thousands have returned
Activism moves to Facebook: Why what’s good for social media might not be so good for democracy
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Around the country, thousands have returned to the streets again to protest the deaths of black people at the hands of the police. One of those deaths, the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile in Minnesota was... Read more
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Daily Press
Mathews rescue squad lays out troubling financial pathMATHEWS – Mathews County's volunteer rescue squad could be headed toward financ
Mathews rescue squad lays out troubling financial path
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
MATHEWS – Mathews County's volunteer rescue squad could be headed toward financial trouble, officials say. The squad is running on a deficit with a higher demand for services and is beginning to deplete its reserve funds as costs grow, according to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County to add full-time public defendershave full-time public defenders in the courtroom. The county has operated with
Forrest County to add full-time public defenders
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
have full-time public defenders in the courtroom. The county has operated with four part-time public defenders, but county supervisors have been working to make those positions full time. “Beginning October 1, 2016, we will have full-time public... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Broadband Authority formed5. Among the MBA goals is to provide broadband high-speed internet service to M
Broadband Authority formed
Southside Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
5. Among the MBA goals is to provide broadband high-speed internet service to Middlesex County Public Schools and county offices at less of a cost, and provide service to unserved areas of the county. The MBA board is comprised of all five... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupcampaign to change the state's gun culture. This has to be an evolution, and it
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
campaign to change the state's gun culture. This has to be an evolution, and it has to be based on independent research of what works and what doesn't. That's why a University of California firearms violence research center approved by lawmakers... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
EDC supes OK $60 million sheriff's facilityBy March 2019 it’s possible the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department will be o
EDC supes OK $60 million sheriff's facility
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 15 days ago
By March 2019 it’s possible the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department will be operating at one facility instead of the current 13 on the West Slope. A multi-million dollar public safety facility has been talked about for years as the current... Read more
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Orange County Register
Ethics Commission expandsone-person enforcement apparatus tripled. The Register reported that, in additi
Ethics Commission expands
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
one-person enforcement apparatus tripled. The Register reported that, in addition to a full-time executive director, the Board of Supervisors voted that the commission, with a budget of $549,000, “will be staffed full-time, reversing county... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF Supes OK Free City College for Residents, City EmployeesThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted 10-1 in favor of a reso
SF Supes OK Free City College for Residents, City Employees
NBC Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted 10-1 in favor of a resolution calling for the city to make enrollment in City College of San Francisco free to residents and city workers. The resolution, introduced in April by Supervisor Jane... Read more
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Daily Press
W-JCC Schools Superintendent Steve Constantino resignsCity County School Superintendent Steve Constantino announced his resignation f
W-JCC Schools Superintendent Steve Constantino resigns
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
City County School Superintendent Steve Constantino announced his resignation from his position at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Constantino will move to the state Department of Education where he will serve as the Chief Academic Officer... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bridgeport’s school police may be savedBridgeport — Five school police officers may be saved with a city deal that fro
Bridgeport’s school police may be saved
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Bridgeport — Five school police officers may be saved with a city deal that froze salaries in exchange for job security but there is a dispute over who is now responsible for paying their salaries. The city deal — which school officials had no hand... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fulton County OKs FMCC $19M budgetSupervisors also chose William Easterly of Johnstown to be a member of the FMCC
Fulton County OKs FMCC $19M budget
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Supervisors also chose William Easterly of Johnstown to be a member of the FMCC Board of Trustees, following a closed-door executive session. The board voted 18-0 to adopt the budget at the County Office Building, with Johnstown 2nd Ward Supervisor... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Linwood reviews audit, wages, parking |Linwood supervisors accepted the results of the 2015 Linwood Township Audit at
Linwood reviews audit, wages, parking |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 16 days ago
Linwood supervisors accepted the results of the 2015 Linwood Township Audit at the June 28 meeting. Jill Schultz, of Smith Schafer Associates, summarized the report. The state mandates for audits are to check contracting and bidding, deposits and... Read more
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