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New Zealand's National Business Review
Charity organisation Pact Group backs out of Invercargill social housing contractorganisation Pact Group has backed out as the sole bidder to buy and manage 348
Charity organisation Pact Group backs out of Invercargill social housing contract
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 minutes ago
organisation Pact Group has backed out as the sole bidder to buy and manage 348 state houses in Invercargill, putting the government's planned tender on hold and delivering a political blow to its social housing devolution project. Finance... Read more
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heraldscotland
Nurses priced out of homes near Scottish hospitals, warns unionCommunity nurse Geoff Earl, Lothian branch officer for the RCN, said: "There ar
Nurses priced out of homes near Scottish hospitals, warns union
heraldscotland / Posted 20 minutes ago
Community nurse Geoff Earl, Lothian branch officer for the RCN, said: "There are huge areas now where it has become very difficult to rent accommodation - some areas of Glasgow, but particularly Edinburgh and Aberdeen. That is affecting recruitment... Read more
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heraldscotland
One in five Church congregations has no children attendinga weekend event." The assembly also earlier heard from Rev Colin Sinclair, the
One in five Church congregations has no children attending
heraldscotland / Posted 20 minutes ago
a weekend event." The assembly also earlier heard from Rev Colin Sinclair, the convener of the Mission and Discipleship Council, said: "It is a cause for concern that according to our records 20 per cent (one in five) of our congregations today... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Project Team formed for FACS PreventionMinistry of Health, Medsafe, PHARMAC, Pharmaceutical Society of NZ, HQSC, Te Aw
Project Team formed for FACS Prevention
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
Ministry of Health, Medsafe, PHARMAC, Pharmaceutical Society of NZ, HQSC, Te Awakairangi Health, Family Planning, Midwifery Council of NZ, a paediatric neurologist, neurologist, and a mental health sector consultant.The focus of this group is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget 2016 boost for regional economiesneeded boost for communities in four key areas LGNZ has been advocating for: st
Budget 2016 boost for regional economies
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
needed boost for communities in four key areas LGNZ has been advocating for: stronger regional economies, infrastructure, community and social housing, and biodiversity.“Stronger, more successful regional economies and better community wellbeing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government open to social housing options The Government has a wide range of work underway to progress social housing re
Government open to social housing options
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
The Government has a wide range of work underway to progress social housing reforms that will help the community housing sector grow and innovate, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.The Government... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stepping up for Vote2016Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:26 amPress Release: Hawkes Bay Regional Council27 May 2
Stepping up for Vote2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:26 amPress Release: Hawkes Bay Regional Council27 May 2016 All of Hawke’s Bay councils – Hawke’s Bay Regional, Central Hawke’s Bay District, Wairoa District, Hastings District... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convinceunconscionable, victim-blaming" budget that was lacking "humanity" and full of
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convince
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
unconscionable, victim-blaming" budget that was lacking "humanity" and full of "lies, lectures and surprises". The Government, he says, has "betrayed and divided" Australians and will create a "colder, meaner, narrower" country. Punitive... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Legitimising the coup?a school of thought within Shia Islam named after Imam Zaid bin Ali. Although
Legitimising the coup?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted an hour ago
a school of thought within Shia Islam named after Imam Zaid bin Ali. Although Yemen is not part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the Gulf countries, especially Saudi Arabia, care deeply about the situation in neighbouring Yemen, especially... Read more
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Japan Today
U.N. envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks ‹ Japan TodayThe U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks “as soon as feasible
U.N. envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted an hour ago
The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks “as soon as feasible” between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will “certainly not” come within the next two to three weeks, his office said... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Extension makes Hamilton longest-serving president in B.C.record of success and achievement but I know a lot remains to be done to even b
Extension makes Hamilton longest-serving president in B.C.
Vernon Morning Star / Posted an hour ago
record of success and achievement but I know a lot remains to be done to even better serve the students, employers and community of this region. I am particularly excited about some of the key directions in the College’s recently-completed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget – positive steps for NZ’s planning futuresecured.“NZPI is aware the Auckland housing crisis is one of the biggest challe
Budget – positive steps for NZ’s planning future
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
secured.“NZPI is aware the Auckland housing crisis is one of the biggest challenges the city faces and upcoming changes to council plans will result in more development.“The Auckland housing situation has already seen the construction of 9500... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Wood Buffalo Housing sets re-entry role straightWood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation acting CEO Greg Elsasser spent
Wood Buffalo Housing sets re-entry role straight
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 2 hours ago
Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation acting CEO Greg Elsasser spent Wednesday’s council meeting trying to tamp down “unrealistic expectations” of what the housing non-profit can provide to evacuees in the first weeks of return. Wood... Read more
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The Border Mail
Letters to the editorfor Cathy McGowan: “Cathy, if you are successful in being re-elected is there a
Letters to the editor
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
for Cathy McGowan: “Cathy, if you are successful in being re-elected is there any possibility that the dysfunction in government in Australia that has occurred in recent years because of independents in the Senate and the House of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Are government-supervised injection sites the key to fighting heroin use?scary to propose a new idea," Myrick said. Earlier this year, he unveiled a ne
Are government-supervised injection sites the key to fighting heroin use?
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 hours ago
scary to propose a new idea," Myrick said. Earlier this year, he unveiled a new plan to fight heroin use and overdoses. A government-approved injection site for drug users to shoot up safely. "We just have to admit to ourselves that what we’ve... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Bargaining again for TransLink fundinghave come up with their plan to scrape together dollars so they can get some of
Bargaining again for TransLink funding
Maple Ridge News / Posted 2 hours ago
have come up with their plan to scrape together dollars so they can get some of the dollars being dangled by the federal government, but the bargaining with the B.C. government will continue. The Mayors Council on Regional Transportation says... Read more
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BC Local News
Bargaining again for TransLink fundinghave come up with their plan to scrape together dollars so they can get some of
Bargaining again for TransLink funding
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
have come up with their plan to scrape together dollars so they can get some of the dollars being dangled by the federal government, but the bargaining with the B.C. government will continue. The Mayors Council on Regional Transportation says... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Yeppoon foreshore plans take next stepLIVINGSTONE Shire Council knows "there is a big difference between $13 million
Yeppoon foreshore plans take next step
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
LIVINGSTONE Shire Council knows "there is a big difference between $13 million and $17 million". And with the initial estimated bill for the lagoon component of the Yeppoon Foreshore and Town Centre Revitalisation Project coming in at between $15... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Oxnard names David Millican, a familiar face, as its chief financial officerthrough bankruptcies. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from UC Berkeley
Oxnard names David Millican, a familiar face, as its chief financial officer
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 hours ago
through bankruptcies. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from UC Berkeley. "City Manager Nyhoff and the City Council are committed to making important changes supported by the community," Millican said in Thursday's statement. "I'm... Read more
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Salon.com
Poor suburb softens on merger with Clevelandfor years. Mayor Gary Norton has been pushing for a merger with Cleveland for
Poor suburb softens on merger with Cleveland
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
for years. Mayor Gary Norton has been pushing for a merger with Cleveland for several years but was stymied by a City Council that believed the city could survive on its own. But City Council President Thomas Wheeler said this week in an... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
OPP retirees honouredcelebrating a 32-year career – all of it spend in Trenton. All three received
OPP retirees honoured
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 hours ago
celebrating a 32-year career – all of it spend in Trenton. All three received retirement certificates from the provincial government, the OPP, MP Neil Ellis, local MPPs Lou Rinaldi and Todd Smith, Quinte West Police Services Board chairperson Jim... Read more
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The Advocate
Business Honors for Feb. 7, 2016and Jasmine Woods, of Shreveport, finance. Both groups presented a strategy to
Business Honors for Feb. 7, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
and Jasmine Woods, of Shreveport, finance. Both groups presented a strategy to acknowledge Target’s support of the LGBT community.The Baton Rouge Social Media Association presented SoMe Awards to recognize 2015’s best campaigns, tweets, blogs... Read more
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The Advocate
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leadersEast Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leaders
The Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard the “Mason-Dixon line” of the parish . The mother of five, who has lived near that borderline her entire life and represents much of north Baton Rouge on the council, said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry of Health (MOH) Recruits Over 4000 NursesThe Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nu
Ministry of Health (MOH) Recruits Over 4000 Nurses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the country. The new recruits include 1,268 registered midwives, 56 registered community nurses, 507 registered general... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer unveils $822 million budgetanimal shelter on Newburg Road that will replace a Manslick Road facility that
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer unveils $822 million budget
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 hours ago
animal shelter on Newburg Road that will replace a Manslick Road facility that sits in a flood plain. It allows Metro government to modernize aging computer systems and make repairs at city parks and the Louisville Zoo. But public safety... Read more
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BC Local News
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policingPublic Safety, it is listening to the question, but not yet ready to provide an
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
Public Safety, it is listening to the question, but not yet ready to provide an answer. “We have received input from local government on many of these issues and we are exploring a range of models including further integration of services and the... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policingPublic Safety, it is listening to the question, but not yet ready to provide an
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
Public Safety, it is listening to the question, but not yet ready to provide an answer. “We have received input from local government on many of these issues and we are exploring a range of models including further integration of services and the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WVU Board of Governors recommends new, 5-year contract for GeeBoard representatives met with various groups around campus, including the Facu
WVU Board of Governors recommends new, 5-year contract for Gee
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
Board representatives met with various groups around campus, including the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, the staff council and representatives from the incoming and outgoing Student Government Association. There was also an open, public... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their viewsVic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their views
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
Vic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should. For Auckland the investments in schools, health, social and emergency housing, innovation as well as employment are exactly what the Government needs to do. And I think... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Paving, police, parks and pooches; they're all part of Mayor's proposed budgetyear," Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer told reporters Thursday during a briefing
Paving, police, parks and pooches; they're all part of Mayor's proposed budget
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 hours ago
year," Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer told reporters Thursday during a briefing prior to presenting his proposals to Metro Council. Job growth, the new hotels, tourism, all are coming together to make the picture better. Fischer's proposed $23.5... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Talks to end instability in Vuwani continuingthat negotiations and discussion about a lasting solution to Vuwani have collap
Talks to end instability in Vuwani continuing
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
that negotiations and discussion about a lasting solution to Vuwani have collapsed because there is a court process by the community, is simply not accurate,” he said. Parents needed to help ensure that schools opened again, instead of taking them... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Caf Workers Demand "Real Food, Real Jobs"good thing, “to the extent that the kind of thing can meet the three goals,” he
Caf Workers Demand "Real Food, Real Jobs"
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
good thing, “to the extent that the kind of thing can meet the three goals,” he said. “We see the impact of hunger in the community,” said one food service worker Jasanea Hernandez Monday. Students need at least three “good meals” each day and the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
East Cleveland suburb softens on merger with Clevelandfor years. Mayor Gary Norton has been pushing for a merger with Cleveland for
East Cleveland suburb softens on merger with Cleveland
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 hours ago
for years. Mayor Gary Norton has been pushing for a merger with Cleveland for several years but was stymied by a City Council that believed the city could survive on its own. But City Council President Thomas Wheeler said this week in an... Read more
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The Advocate
School board presents awardsIn its last meeting before the end of the school year, the Zachary Community Sc
School board presents awards
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
In its last meeting before the end of the school year, the Zachary Community School Board on Tuesday presented awards to several students and school district employees. “It gets overwhelming how many accolades our kids receive throughout the year,”... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeksGENEVA (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as so
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within the next two to three weeks, his office... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Nonprofits: Programs, fundraising could be hurt by new overtime rulesTop nonprofit groups including Washington-based Independent Sector, the Council
Nonprofits: Programs, fundraising could be hurt by new overtime rules
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 hours ago
Top nonprofit groups including Washington-based Independent Sector, the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Michigan Nonprofit Association have been busy educating nonprofits this week on the new overtime regulations finalized by the U.S.... Read more
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Boston Herald
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeksGENEVA — The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
GENEVA — The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within the next two to three weeks, his office said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeksGENEVA (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as so
UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within the next two to three weeks, his office... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Museum still seeking homeScout-Guide Museum is about to be homeless. Paul Deryaw, the curator of the mu
Museum still seeking home
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 hours ago
Scout-Guide Museum is about to be homeless. Paul Deryaw, the curator of the museum, said its current landlord, the Ontario government, has given final orders to change the locks on the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf-based facility housing... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend's new municipal court judge to be sworn inmunicipal court judge to be sworn in | News - Home On May 18, Bend city coun
Bend's new municipal court judge to be sworn in
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 hours ago
municipal court judge to be sworn in | News - Home On May 18, Bend city councilors approved the appointment of Gwen M. Moore, J.D., to the position of Municipal Court judge. Moore is currently a... Read more
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BC Local News
Downtown Terrace location pegged for hotel, casino developmentLodging of Calgary for $877,500 provided the city first gets a clean bill of en
Downtown Terrace location pegged for hotel, casino development
BC Local News / Posted 6 hours ago
Lodging of Calgary for $877,500 provided the city first gets a clean bill of environmental health from the provincial government. Fort St. John-based Pomeroy Lodging, which purchased Chances from local owners in 2014, has been looking at... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Downtown Terrace location pegged for hotel, casino developmentLodging of Calgary for $877,500 provided the city first gets a clean bill of en
Downtown Terrace location pegged for hotel, casino development
Terrace Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
Lodging of Calgary for $877,500 provided the city first gets a clean bill of environmental health from the provincial government. Fort St. John-based Pomeroy Lodging, which purchased Chances from local owners in 2014, has been looking at... Read more
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Dundas Star News
7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell youlink and unearths recordings from a former Centers for Disease Control and Prev
7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you
Dundas Star News / Posted 6 hours ago
link and unearths recordings from a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who purportedly claimed the government quashed findings of the connection. But what the movie doesn't get into is as compelling as what it does present.... Read more
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The Maui News
Panel’s ‘heads down’ academic approach misses the big picturereport is based on a few academic journal articles dating as far back as 1966.
Panel’s ‘heads down’ academic approach misses the big picture
The Maui News / Posted 6 hours ago
report is based on a few academic journal articles dating as far back as 1966. As stated in the report, these articles use government spending per capita to compare cost effectiveness between governance models. This is a flawed approach. Spending... Read more
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Rappler
China hits back as G7 talk about economyin bitter territorial disputes in the South China Sea, was providing ever-loude
China hits back as G7 talk about economy
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
in bitter territorial disputes in the South China Sea, was providing ever-louder background music, with European Council President Donald Tusk calling on the G7 to take a "tough stance" on the hot-button issue. Beijing swiftly launched a... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Grant to help veterans one of four in stateresulting in about $350,000 in services. Officials say the grant funding is a c
Grant to help veterans one of four in state
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
resulting in about $350,000 in services. Officials say the grant funding is a component of Senate Bill 55, which supports community mental health programs, series and treatment for veterans and their families. Grant funding will support two... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionset of candidates for the supervisorial seat will be published tomorrow. By Kr
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted 7 hours ago
set of candidates for the supervisorial seat will be published tomorrow. By Krista Day Signal Staff Writer Age: 55 Community you live in: San Marino Occupation: Chief deputy supervisor to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their viewsVictoria Crone says the council needs to do more. Photo / Jason Oxenham Vic Cr
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their views
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Victoria Crone says the council needs to do more. Photo / Jason Oxenham Vic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should. For Auckland the investments in schools, health, social and emergency housing, innovation as... Read more
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Ventura County Star
After legal challenge, Camarillo holds off putting SOAR initiative on ballotthat shows agricultural land into Camarillo and Oxnard. By Michele Willer-Allr
After legal challenge, Camarillo holds off putting SOAR initiative on ballot
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 hours ago
that shows agricultural land into Camarillo and Oxnard. By Michele Willer-Allred, Special to The Star The Camarillo City Council on Wednesday unanimously agreed to postpone a decision to place an open-space initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot after a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China hits back as G7 talk about economyin bitter territorial disputes in the South China Sea, was providing ever-loude
China hits back as G7 talk about economy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
in bitter territorial disputes in the South China Sea, was providing ever-louder background music, with European Council President Donald Tusk calling on the G7 to take a "tough stance" on the hot-button issue. Beijing swiftly launched a... Read more
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