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WSMV Nashville
1 killed in Hickman County plane crashFatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford CountyFatal crash closes SR 840 in Ruth
1 killed in Hickman County plane crash
WSMV Nashville / Posted an hour ago
Fatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford CountyFatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford County State Route 840 westbound is closed at mile marker 61 in Rutherford County due to a fatal head-on crash involving two vehicles.More >> State Route 840... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Road closures, events to create downtown traffic messFatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford CountyFatal crash closes SR 840 in Ruth
Road closures, events to create downtown traffic mess
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 hours ago
Fatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford CountyFatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford County State Route 840 westbound is closed at mile marker 61 in Rutherford County due to a fatal head-on crash involving two vehicles.More >> State Route 840... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford County State Route 840 westbound is closed at mile marker 61 in Rutherford County du
Fatal crash closes SR 840 in Rutherford County
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 hours ago
State Route 840 westbound is closed at mile marker 61 in Rutherford County due to a fatal head-on crash involving two vehicles.More >> State Route 840... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Senator Zaffirini announces 61 new laws effective Sept. 1Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo COURTESY PHOTO (AUSTIN) — Sixty-one new law
Senator Zaffirini announces 61 new laws effective Sept. 1
Pleasanton Express / Posted 4 hours ago
Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo COURTESY PHOTO (AUSTIN) — Sixty-one new laws, including 26 Senate Bills (SB) authored by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, and 35 House Bills (HB) that she sponsored during the 2015 legislative session will... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Memorial service for former TSU president to be held Wednesday nightPolice: Man shot by half-brother has died from injuriesPolice: Man shot by half
Memorial service for former TSU president to be held Wednesday night
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 hours ago
Police: Man shot by half-brother has died from injuriesPolice: Man shot by half-brother has died from injuries A witness said the two men were arguing at the home they shared on Cahal Avenue when the victim was shot in the head. More >> A witness... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
East Texas dancing granny takes social media by stormHendersonville man accused of trying to lure underage girl for sexHendersonvill
East Texas dancing granny takes social media by storm
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 hours ago
Hendersonville man accused of trying to lure underage girl for sexHendersonville man accused of trying to lure underage girl for sex The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said they responded to an online ad from 45-year-old Randall Soulliere looking... Read more
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NJ Biz
Executive Moves: Who hired whom this weekOn the list this week: H2M architects + engineers, SystemCare Health, March of
Executive Moves: Who hired whom this week
NJ Biz / Posted 9 hours ago
On the list this week: H2M architects + engineers, SystemCare Health, March of Dimes as well as others … H2M architects + engineers announced that Ron Lanner has been promoted to deputy director of architecture. In his new role, Lanner will be... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hendersonville man accused of trying to lure underage girl for sex The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said they responded to an online ad fro
Hendersonville man accused of trying to lure underage girl for sex
WSMV Nashville / Posted 9 hours ago
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said they responded to an online ad from 45-year-old Randall Soulliere looking... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
New Musicians Corner area not ready for fall series The fall series of Musicians Corner kicks off this weekend, but the fresh lan
New Musicians Corner area not ready for fall series
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 hours ago
The fall series of Musicians Corner kicks off this weekend, but the fresh landscaping and sod around the new amphitheater still need time to... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
'Aggressive' donkey reunited with owner in Mt. JulietPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer inju
'Aggressive' donkey reunited with owner in Mt. Juliet
WSMV Nashville / Posted 11 hours ago
Player injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospital A middle school football player was flown to a hospital after being injured during a game at Siegel Middle... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Suspect in Hopkinsville armed robbery arrestedPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer inju
Suspect in Hopkinsville armed robbery arrested
WSMV Nashville / Posted 11 hours ago
Player injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospital A middle school football player was flown to a hospital after being injured during a game at Siegel Middle... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Crews put out car fire in north Nashville The car went up in flames near the corner of 16th Avenue North and Herman Str
Crews put out car fire in north Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 hours ago
The car went up in flames near the corner of 16th Avenue North and Herman Street on Wednesday morning.More >> The car went up in flames near the corner of 16th... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Organizations Calendar (Sept. 2)Doña Ana Local Emergency Planning Committee: Meets at 8 a.m. today at the Doña
Organizations Calendar (Sept. 2)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 16 hours ago
Doña Ana Local Emergency Planning Committee: Meets at 8 a.m. today at the Doña Ana County Emergency Management Office, 1170 N. Solano Drive. Guest speaker will be David Almaguer, of the Office of Emergency Preparedness. The topic is Emergency... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Protesters call for funding for developmental disability programsSept 1,2015. Los Angeles CA. People with disabilities talk with Senior Field De
Protesters call for funding for developmental disability programs
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 hours ago
Sept 1,2015. Los Angeles CA. People with disabilities talk with Senior Field Deputy Natalie Rodgers(C) at Senator Kevin de Leon office Tuesday, as they were given time to talk about the issues.Photo by: Gene Blevins/LA DailyNews In what they called... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
MTSU fraternity's suspension liftedPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer inju
MTSU fraternity's suspension lifted
WSMV Nashville / Posted 20 hours ago
Player injured during middle school football game, flown to hospitalPlayer injured during middle school football game, flown to hospital A middle school football player was flown to a hospital after being injured during a game at Siegel Middle... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Player injured during middle school football game, flown to hospital A middle school football player was flown to a hospital after being injured d
Player injured during middle school football game, flown to hospital
WSMV Nashville / Posted 20 hours ago
A middle school football player was flown to a hospital after being injured during a game at Siegel Middle... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
ReRuns opens downtownA new second-hand store has opened in the downtown core. Loro Koski, owner, op
ReRuns opens downtown
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
A new second-hand store has opened in the downtown core. Loro Koski, owner, operator and director for both ReRuns (10119-100 Ave.), and VITALINK Community and Support Services, said the store is an employment program for individuals with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois needs to pay its billsThe failure of the state administration to pay agencies caring for people with
Illinois needs to pay its bills
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
The failure of the state administration to pay agencies caring for people with developmental disabilities is unconscionable. I wear two hats: My 39-year-old daughter has cerebral palsy and lives in a group home, and I work as a consultant for many... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
United Way campaign kicks off todayThe United Way of Southwest Alabama announced its 2015 campaign goal on Tuesday
United Way campaign kicks off today
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
The United Way of Southwest Alabama announced its 2015 campaign goal on Tuesday morning, September 1st. The goal is to raise at least $5,104,471. That's a one percent increase over the 2014 total. ALMOST 50 PARTNER AGENCIES Among the almost fifty... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
United Way campaign kicks off todayThe United Way of Southwest Alabama announced its 2015 campaign goal on Tuesday
United Way campaign kicks off today
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
The United Way of Southwest Alabama announced its 2015 campaign goal on Tuesday morning, September 1st. The goal is to raise at least $5,104,471. That's a one percent increase over the 2014 total. ALMOST 50 PARTNER AGENCIES Among the almost fifty... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
New 24-hour ER proposed in Mt. JulietFairgrounds at center of Confederate flag debateFairgrounds at center of Confed
New 24-hour ER proposed in Mt. Juliet
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Fairgrounds at center of Confederate flag debateFairgrounds at center of Confederate flag debate The Nashville Fair Board discussed the issue at a meeting Tuesday morning after receiving some complaints from the public.More >> The Nashville Fair... Read more
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Disability Scoop
Lawsuit Claims State Mismanaged Funds For Waiver ServicesThousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait
Lawsuit Claims State Mismanaged Funds For Waiver Services
Disability Scoop / Posted yesterday
Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent more than $1 billion in public funds, according to a lawsuit filed late last week in... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Freshman UT football player arrested on alcohol-related chargesStudents with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next StepsStu
Freshman UT football player arrested on alcohol-related charges
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Students with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next StepsStudents with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next Steps Next Steps is a two-certificate program on Vandy's campus for students with intellectual and/or... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
MLA confident in new roleAirdrie’s MLA Angela Pitt is feeling confident after four months on the job. A
MLA confident in new role
Airdrie Echo / Posted yesterday
Airdrie’s MLA Angela Pitt is feeling confident after four months on the job. Although the learning curve has been steep, Pitt is embracing her portfolios of shadow minister for human services and the status of women. “I have learned so much between... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Teen accused of stealing Xbox at gunpoint during Craigslist dealFederal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to courtFederal judge orders
Teen accused of stealing Xbox at gunpoint during Craigslist deal
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to courtFederal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
3 teens accused of burglarizing Cheatham Co. high school The three suspects were caught on surveillance video wearing motorcycle helme
3 teens accused of burglarizing Cheatham Co. high school
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
The three suspects were caught on surveillance video wearing motorcycle helmets, caps and bandannas over their faces.More >> The three... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
County aid agencies will retain some taxes in Dublin deal The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
County aid agencies will retain some taxes in Dublin deal
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Franklin County agencies that receive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Students with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next StepsParents are known to burst with pride when their child goes off to college. It
Students with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next Steps
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Parents are known to burst with pride when their child goes off to college. It's something parents of children with special needs, such as autism or Down's syndrome, often report is a hard thing to accept about their child's future. Thanks to a... Read more
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herald ie/
Parent Zone: 'How can I teach my 12-year-old that expensive clothes aren't important?' David Carey – 01 September 2015 03:00 AM Q: My 12-year-old girl is looking f
Parent Zone: 'How can I teach my 12-year-old that expensive clothes aren't important?'
herald ie/ / Posted yesterday
David Carey – 01 September 2015 03:00 AM Q: My 12-year-old girl is looking for more costly and up-to-the-minute clothes as she wants to keep up with fashionable... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Nurse who faked cancer facing more charges over licenseA nurse who works with patients with disabilities is facing a second round of c
Nurse who faked cancer facing more charges over license
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
A nurse who works with patients with disabilities is facing a second round of charges over licensing questions. From a laptop computer left at work, to a faked cancer diagnosis, to a mistake on a patient's drug order, all played a role in the latest... Read more
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The Atlantic
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time BombThe Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time Bomb
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
The Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell. One time bomb in American health policy was thus defused, but another has kept right on ticking. So far, it hasn’t received much public... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Road work near Canton on MondayHealth department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Hom
Road work near Canton on Monday
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
Health department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home in QuincyHealth department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy There are now 23 confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease at the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Lemont's Second Chance Thrift Shoppe celebrates 15th anniversaryTechnically, it is the store’s ninth year as Second Chance, which took over for
Lemont's Second Chance Thrift Shoppe celebrates 15th anniversary
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
Technically, it is the store’s ninth year as Second Chance, which took over for the Helping Hand Thrift Shop that occupied the space for six years. Regardless of the name, the mission has remained the same: Selling affordable household goods and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yonkers
Leake And Watts Artists Display Work In Yonkers ExhibitYONKERS, N.Y. -- For someone with an intellectual or developmental disability,
Leake And Watts Artists Display Work In Yonkers Exhibit
The Daily Voice - Yonkers / Posted 2 days ago
YONKERS, N.Y. -- For someone with an intellectual or developmental disability, art can prove to be a vital outlet. The Yonkers Public Library is embracing that art with a new gallery celebrating the artists of Leake and Watts Day Habilitation... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Longtime Quincy business to close its doors this weekHealth department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Hom
Longtime Quincy business to close its doors this week
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
Health department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home in QuincyHealth department: Two dead from Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy There are now 23 confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease at the... Read more
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Disability Scoop
Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With DisabilitiesFederal transportation officials are shedding light on the rights of people wit
Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities
Disability Scoop / Posted 2 days ago
Federal transportation officials are shedding light on the rights of people with autism and other developmental disabilities when fly. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS) A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Providence mental health program loses state fundingStarting Monday there will be drastic changes for a Rhode Island non-profit tha
Providence mental health program loses state funding
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
Starting Monday there will be drastic changes for a Rhode Island non-profit that helps people who struggle with mental illness and substance abuse. The Oasis Wellness & Recovery Center lost its annual $450,000 grant when the state failed to renew... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
New campus work 
begins in Montrose 
for people in needNew campus work begins in Montrose for people in need A Montrose nonprofit age
New campus work 
begins in Montrose 
for people in need
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
New campus work begins in Montrose for people in need A Montrose nonprofit agency has taken the first steps to coordinate its services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The group, Community Options Inc., broke ground... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Volunteers are improving the worldWarren County Civil Air Patrol has openings for senior members interested in ca
Volunteers are improving the world
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Warren County Civil Air Patrol has openings for senior members interested in cadet programs, emergency services and various administrative positions. Civil Air Patrol is an all -volunteer benevolent organization, Congressionaly Chartered in 1944 and... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Lee Co. looks at improvements for developmental disabilities housingOfficials in Lee County are weighing budgeting for improvements on county housi
Lee Co. looks at improvements for developmental disabilities housing
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
Officials in Lee County are weighing budgeting for improvements on county housing for those with developmental disabilities. But when will that money be available, and what should be fixed? Lee County Community Services' Ryanne Wood says... Read more
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Denver Post
Wheat Ridge center's issues add to concerns for housing mentally illDespite a series of allegations that include sex assaults, neglect, civil right
Wheat Ridge center's issues add to concerns for housing mentally ill
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
Despite a series of allegations that include sex assaults, neglect, civil rights violations and mismanagement at state-run group homes for adults with developmental disabilities, some Colorado legislators say they are pleased with changes the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Bringing families together under one roofInside homes across Sarnia-Lambton, families of children with special needs str
Bringing families together under one roof
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Inside homes across Sarnia-Lambton, families of children with special needs struggled with a sense of isolation for decades. Their children – born with physical disabilities, developmental delays, and often times, a combination of both – had to be... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Local 34 Endorses 6 For AlderOne of the city’s most influential political campaign-backers has endorsed six
Local 34 Endorses 6 For Alder
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
One of the city’s most influential political campaign-backers has endorsed six candidates for alder—bypassing two of its own in the process. The endorsements were made by UNITE HERE Local 34, which represents Yale office and technical workers and... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Green Council OKs altered zoning changeBy Emily ChesnicCouncil holds moment of silence for family of late John Beese
Green Council OKs altered zoning change
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
By Emily ChesnicCouncil holds moment of silence for family of late John Beese GREEN — After much discussion on the matter, Green City Council permitted a zoning modification to a portion of East Turkeyfoot Lake Road in support of a local business... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
National award presented to seven community health centers for innovation in diabetes careBD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NA
National award presented to seven community health centers for innovation in diabetes care
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
BD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) honored seven of the nation's 1,200 community health centers with the Innovations in Care Award at this week's Community Health Institute and EXPO in Orlando,... Read more
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Crosscut
Announcing the nominees for Crosscut’s 3rd Annual Courage AwardsThe nominations are in! Last month, we asked you to tell us about the people in
Announcing the nominees for Crosscut’s 3rd Annual Courage Awards
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
The nominations are in! Last month, we asked you to tell us about the people in your community who are bravely standing up for what’s right, and pushing us all to think harder about how we can build a better future for our region. You... Read more
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South Maryland News
New Bay-CSS officers electedAt the Bay Community Support Services Inc. annual board meeting held July 28 in
New Bay-CSS officers elected
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
At the Bay Community Support Services Inc. annual board meeting held July 28 in Prince Frederick, new officers were elected for the fiscal 2016-17 term. Bay-CSS’ current board of directors and its executive director, Mitzi Bernard, thanked outgoing... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Judge: State must pay bills, show a planWith the state not saying when it would meet the terms of the court order, the
Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
With the state not saying when it would meet the terms of the court order, the plaintiffs sought and received a second order from Coleman, this one establishing dates by which the state must perform. In her Aug. 18 order, Coleman gave the state... Read more
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ABC Montana
State to move clients out of Montana Developmental CenterHELENA, Mont. (AP) - State officials say they plan to move about 15 people out
State to move clients out of Montana Developmental Center
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - State officials say they plan to move about 15 people out of the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder by October to help alleviate a staffing shortage at the facility. Gov. Steve Bullock's budget director Dan Villa spoke... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
State to move clients out of Montana Developmental CenterHELENA, Mont. (AP) - State officials say they plan to move about 15 people out
State to move clients out of Montana Developmental Center
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - State officials say they plan to move about 15 people out of the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder by October to help alleviate a staffing shortage at the facility. Gov. Steve Bullock's budget director Dan Villa spoke... Read more
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