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Rappler
London looks set to elect Muslim mayorConservative Boris Johnson as mayor, a position that has responsibility for tra
London looks set to elect Muslim mayor
Rappler / Posted 3 minutes ago
Conservative Boris Johnson as mayor, a position that has responsibility for transport, policing, housing and promoting economic development, but none of them have a chance. An Opinium survey for the Evening Standard newspaper put Khan on 35%... Read more
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Sierra Star
County reaps $264 million from travelPresident and CEO Caroline Beteta. “The ripple effect from a sixth consecutive
County reaps $264 million from travel
Sierra Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
President and CEO Caroline Beteta. “The ripple effect from a sixth consecutive year record year of tourism is driving economic development and community benefits across the state.” An analysis of data compiled by Dodge Market Research report... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry of Trade and Industry, Psf to Boost Campaign On Locally Made ProductsRwanda Expo which was held in February is one of the activities of a robust awa
Ministry of Trade and Industry, Psf to Boost Campaign On Locally Made Products
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
Rwanda Expo which was held in February is one of the activities of a robust awareness campaign," he said. Under the second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS-2), the government is targeting to increase its exports to a tune... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TIB Aids Contractors' Meetingare this year meeting, with their discussions themed: 'Deliberate Capacity Buil
TIB Aids Contractors' Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
are this year meeting, with their discussions themed: 'Deliberate Capacity Building of Contractors for Sustainable Economic Development: Challenges and Way forward.' TIB Corporate Bank Managing Director Frank Nyabundege, speaking of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Contractors Focus On Tackling ChallengesDar es Salaam — Contractors will meet in Mwanza to discuss their challenges and
Contractors Focus On Tackling Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
Dar es Salaam — Contractors will meet in Mwanza to discuss their challenges and how to forge ahead with plans for economic development. The two-day gathering, which starts tomorrow, will be sponsored by the TIB Corporate Bank. It will be convened... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
London looks set to elect its first Muslim mayorto condemn Muslim extremists. There are ten other candidates to replace Conser
London looks set to elect its first Muslim mayor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
to condemn Muslim extremists. There are ten other candidates to replace Conservative Boris Johnson as mayor, a position that has responsibility for transport, policing, housing and promoting economic development, but none of them have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
London looks set to elect first Muslim mayorConservative Boris Johnson as mayor, a position that has responsibility for tra
London looks set to elect first Muslim mayor
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 minutes ago
Conservative Boris Johnson as mayor, a position that has responsibility for transport, policing, housing and promoting economic development — but none of them have a chance. An Opinium survey for the Evening Standard newspaper put Mr Khan on... Read more
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iafrica.com
N Korea to anoint Kim as 'Great Sun'will use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterr
N Korea to anoint Kim as 'Great Sun'
iafrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
will use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterrent and announce a switch in focus towards economic development. In his very first public address as leader, at a military parade in April 2012, Kim had said he was... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
May 4, 2016Instead, they oppose conservation easements to protect farmland. Business deve
May 4, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 31 minutes ago
Instead, they oppose conservation easements to protect farmland. Business development? They won’t sufficiently fund economic development efforts making them more likely to fail. But, they wasted $30,000 for airline magazine advertising... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Roth Industries Looks To Expand Watertown Plantforwarded to the city council, probably for their next meeting," said Director
Roth Industries Looks To Expand Watertown Plant
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 37 minutes ago
forwarded to the city council, probably for their next meeting," said Director of Planning Mike Lumbis. Jefferson County economic development officials consider this project a big win for the county. They say Roth could have chosen to expand... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Incredible video of burglar captured by apartment cameranight before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednes
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Incredible video of burglar captured by apartment camera
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 49 minutes ago
night before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednesday after severe weather the night before. Economic development plan unveiled for tri-countyEconomic development plan unveiled for tri-county A new, five-year economic... Read more
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Market Watch
Latin Americans misled by faulty political narrativesminister of planning of Venezuela and former chief economist of the Inter-Ameri
Latin Americans misled by faulty political narratives
Market Watch / Posted 59 minutes ago
minister of planning of Venezuela and former chief economist of the Inter-American Development Bank, is professor of the economic development at Harvard University, where he is also director of the Center for International Development. He is... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Adviser in favor of city arts scene in NashuaServices Inc. president Duncan Webb said in presenting a 47-page feasibility st
Adviser in favor of city arts scene in Nashua
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Services Inc. president Duncan Webb said in presenting a 47-page feasibility study to the aldermen's planning and economic development committee. "There are a lot of really interesting artists who are doing great work here. These are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Indeed in a Very Interesting Periodsupport and use of the FOI Act and which recognizes the citizen's right to know
We Are Indeed in a Very Interesting Period
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
support and use of the FOI Act and which recognizes the citizen's right to know, promote war against corruption and sustain economic development. If activities of public institutions are subjected to scrutiny, it will be easier to measure their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University Staff Suspend Strikethe strike ahead of their meeting with Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the
University Staff Suspend Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
the strike ahead of their meeting with Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Keith Muhakanizi this evening to resolve the stalemate over their salaries. "We have not yet called off... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogun State to Build Airport Before 2019 - Gov. Amosun2016 edition of Investors Forum, held at his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. He
Ogun State to Build Airport Before 2019 - Gov. Amosun
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
2016 edition of Investors Forum, held at his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. He said the airport would fast track the socio-economic development of the state, since the state had become number one business hub in the country. "Airport is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freedom of Information Act Necessary in Antisupport and use of the FOI law which also recognizes citizen's right to know, p
Freedom of Information Act Necessary in Anti
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
support and use of the FOI law which also recognizes citizen's right to know, promote war against corruption and sustain economic development. He said if activities of public institutions are subjected to scrutiny, it makes it easier to measure... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserveupriver of the preserve. "That just seems like a very foolish thing to do, to
Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted an hour ago
upriver of the preserve. "That just seems like a very foolish thing to do, to risk everything we have for a few years of economic development," said environmental activist Gershon Cohen, who lives in nearby Haines. Mine advocates say mining and... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
What’s holding up Pennsylvania’s LGBT Fairness Act?“That is what attracts investments and interest from young people.” Martin agr
What’s holding up Pennsylvania’s LGBT Fairness Act?
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted an hour ago
“That is what attracts investments and interest from young people.” Martin agrees and says the law could also boost economic development in the state: “At a time when other state legislators are making wrong-spirited decisions that hurt... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
North Charleston Art Walk takes to the street in Park Circlenight before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednes
North Charleston Art Walk takes to the street in Park Circle
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted an hour ago
night before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednesday after severe weather the night before. Economic development plan unveiled for tri-countyEconomic development plan unveiled for tri-county A new, five-year economic... Read more
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SKY News
Kim Hailed As 'Great Sun' Ahead Of Coronationwill use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterr
Kim Hailed As 'Great Sun' Ahead Of Coronation
SKY News / Posted an hour ago
will use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterrent and announce a switch in focus towards economic development. In his first public address as leader, at a military parade in April 2012, he said he was determined... Read more
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iol.co.za
North Korea to anoint ‘Great Sun’ Kimwill use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterr
North Korea to anoint ‘Great Sun’ Kim
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
will use the congress to confirm the completion of North Korea's nuclear deterrent and announce a switch in focus towards economic development. In his very first public address as leader, at a military parade in April 2012, Kim had said he was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Restates Commitment to Upholding FOI Actsupport and use of the FoI Act and which recognises the citizen's right to know
FG Restates Commitment to Upholding FOI Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
support and use of the FoI Act and which recognises the citizen's right to know, promote war against corruption and sustain economic development. If activities of public institutions are subjected to scrutiny, it will be easier to measure their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Catholic Workers in Mangochi Urged to Emulate Joseph's ExampleWorkers organization whose objective was to deepen the catholic faith among its
Catholic Workers in Mangochi Urged to Emulate Joseph's Example
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Workers organization whose objective was to deepen the catholic faith among its members besides advancing the social and economic development of the country. "It is my prayer, therefore, that many young people will join YCW to serve God in that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Democracy Key to Uganda-U.S. Partnership, Says Envoygovernment views Uganda's strengthening of stability, democracy and accountabil
Democracy Key to Uganda-U.S. Partnership, Says Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
government views Uganda's strengthening of stability, democracy and accountability as key pillars of partnership in socio-economic development. Ms Malac noted that US President Barack Obama, in his strategy for sub-Saharan Africa, identified... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Hundreds wake up without power after severe weather in the Lowcountrynight before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednes
Hundreds wake up without power after severe weather in the Lowcountry
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 hours ago
night before. Some people in the Lowcountry are waking up without power Wednesday after severe weather the night before. Economic development plan unveiled for tri-countyEconomic development plan unveiled for tri-county A new, five-year economic... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca: The little city that couldn’tbefore Gov. Brown used the state’s inability to curtail spending to commandeer
Manteca: The little city that couldn’t
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
before Gov. Brown used the state’s inability to curtail spending to commandeer RDA taxes. The city commits the time of an economic development specialist to new endeavors — that are much easier to tackle — and high profile disruptions such as... Read more
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iol.co.za
SABMiller, Coca-Cola agree concessions with SAin November 2014, but have faced stumbling blocks while trying to gain anti-tru
SABMiller, Coca-Cola agree concessions with SA
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
in November 2014, but have faced stumbling blocks while trying to gain anti-trust approval following the intervention of Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. The new company will be headquartered in South Africa as part of the government... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Clarks Summit police join 'Click It or Ticket' effortto leave distressed status. Plymouth Twp. entered distressed financial status
Clarks Summit police join 'Click It or Ticket' effort
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
to leave distressed status. Plymouth Twp. entered distressed financial status in 2004. State Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin signed a letter removing the township from the status Tuesday at the Municipal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane - International Relations and Cooperation Dept Budget Vote 2016response to these challenges. Part of our response to this changing global econ
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane - International Relations and Cooperation Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
response to these challenges. Part of our response to this changing global economic landscape, has been to identify economic development opportunities for South Africa. In this regard, DIRCO has been central to the coordination of South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Companies Urged to Invest in Local DevelopmentChief Samuel Ankama has advised the Oshakati Town Council to work with and assi
Companies Urged to Invest in Local Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Chief Samuel Ankama has advised the Oshakati Town Council to work with and assist companies that contribute to the socio-economic development of the town. Ankama was stunned that big companies operating at the town were non-existent at the fifth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Strengthen Democracy Through FOI Actsupport and use of the FOI Act and which recognises the citizen's right to know
FG to Strengthen Democracy Through FOI Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
support and use of the FOI Act and which recognises the citizen's right to know, promote war against corruption and sustain economic development. "If activities of public institutions are subjected to scrutiny, it will be easier to measure their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dogara, Retirees Urge Govt to Invest Pension Funds in Infrastructurein his remarks affirmed that pension funds, if effectively managed by public of
Dogara, Retirees Urge Govt to Invest Pension Funds in Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
in his remarks affirmed that pension funds, if effectively managed by public officials, could contribute significantly to economic development of the nation. He expressed support for the idea of investing and improving the infrastructural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Moves to Address Poor Performance of InsuranceUnit in the Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Patience Oniha, said there is a strong li
FG Moves to Address Poor Performance of Insurance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Unit in the Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Patience Oniha, said there is a strong link between insurance market development and economic development, adding that the commonly used index of measuring the development of insurance in an economy is market... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Retired Officers Receive Accoladesexecutive director, Ms Keba Nyathi, has commended pioneers of the public servic
Retired Officers Receive Accolades
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
executive director, Ms Keba Nyathi, has commended pioneers of the public service for leading and sustaining the socio-economic development of the country. She was officiating at the North West Public Service Day celebrations in Maun... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF to Consider Progress Reportfinancing for government and the private sector. This, together with policy ref
IMF to Consider Progress Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
financing for government and the private sector. This, together with policy reform, will help to achieve sustained economic development through economic transformation, to improve living conditions for the people of Zimbabwe, and to reduce... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Grant Park Lodge converted to holiday rentalconsultant specialising in support for voluntary sector organisations. Bea is a
Grant Park Lodge converted to holiday rental
Forres Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
consultant specialising in support for voluntary sector organisations. Bea is a researcher specialising in evaluation of economic development initiatives. “We were looking to move to somewhere a bit quieter,” said Ian. “At the same time, we... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State agency lets ad-contract bidsThe Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the state agency that persuades c
State agency lets ad-contract bids
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the state agency that persuades companies to move factories or offices to the state, is seeking firms for its advertising and public relations contract. Stone Ward, a Little Rock agency, has held the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
SOAR Oregon Announces Grant To Establish Oregon UAS FutureFarmHouk signed the agreement with John Stevens and Mike Short from SOAR in attenda
SOAR Oregon Announces Grant To Establish Oregon UAS FutureFarm
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 hours ago
Houk signed the agreement with John Stevens and Mike Short from SOAR in attendance. Steve Chrisman, Pendleton Director of Economic Development, commented, “The FutureFarm represents what we’d hoped the Pendleton UAS Range could become – not just... Read more
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PhysOrg
Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserveupriver of the preserve. "That just seems like a very foolish thing to do, to
Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve
PhysOrg / Posted 4 hours ago
upriver of the preserve. "That just seems like a very foolish thing to do, to risk everything we have for a few years of economic development," said environmental activist Gershon Cohen, who lives in nearby Haines. Mine advocates say mining and... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan must act to control militancy in Afghanistan, says expert - newkerala.com #58644the first coalition government in Afghanistan has so far failed to bring about
Pakistan must act to control militancy in Afghanistan, says expert - newkerala.com #58644
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
the first coalition government in Afghanistan has so far failed to bring about a transformation in terms of security and economic development. Kumar is of the view that regional neighbours and international supporters of Afghanistan must create... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enugu Massacre - We'll Partner FG to Fish Out Culprits - APC Govsto Nigerians, saying he was going about it "methodically". He regretted that t
Enugu Massacre - We'll Partner FG to Fish Out Culprits - APC Govs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
to Nigerians, saying he was going about it "methodically". He regretted that the previous governments failed to pursue the economic development of Nigeria even with the all-time rise of oil prices. "We need to rebuild our institutions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LASG Commences Implementation of National Policy On MSMEsproper coordination of MSME subsector in the state and to key into the implemen
LASG Commences Implementation of National Policy On MSMEs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
proper coordination of MSME subsector in the state and to key into the implementation of the National Policy on MSMEs. Economic development Ambode, who was represented by the Deputy Governor of the State, Mrs Oluranti Adebule, charged members... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FOI Act, Necessary Tool in Corruption Fightsupport and use of the FOI Act and which recognizes the citizen's right to know
FOI Act, Necessary Tool in Corruption Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
support and use of the FOI Act and which recognizes the citizen's right to know, promote war against corruption and sustain economic development. "If activities of public institutions are subjected to scrutiny, it will be easier to measure their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Good Road Network Spurs Economic Developmentthe development and construction of roads because it believes that roads will p
Good Road Network Spurs Economic Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the development and construction of roads because it believes that roads will play a pivotal role in facilitating Zambia's economic development. "Without roads the development of other economic sectors will be difficult to attain," he said. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Countries Urged to Create Jobs, Foster DevelopmentAfrican countries must transform their vast natural resources into job creation
African Countries Urged to Create Jobs, Foster Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
African countries must transform their vast natural resources into job creation and economic development centres in order to drive the continent's blue print for transformative growth, Finance and Economic Development Permanent Secretary Willard... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Ruling reached on fence disputehear from both organizations before appropriating the funds. Approved the appo
Ruling reached on fence dispute
The Newton Kansan / Posted 4 hours ago
hear from both organizations before appropriating the funds. Approved the appointment of Ray Penner to the Harvey County Economic Development Council for a one-year term and approved Byron Warta for a three-year term. Heard about a lot of... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: A New Vision for Tourism in Chicagomillion annually to the City of Chicago and State of Illinois, and supports mor
City Club of Chicago: A New Vision for Tourism in Chicago
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 hours ago
million annually to the City of Chicago and State of Illinois, and supports more than 9,200 local jobs. Raizin’s focus on economic development, tourism and culture has led to the creation and continued sponsorship of the annual League of Chicago... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Racial disparities persist in marijuana arrests64. His Denver-based firm is now one of — if not the — go-to repositories of ma
Racial disparities persist in marijuana arrests
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
64. His Denver-based firm is now one of — if not the — go-to repositories of marijuana legal expertise. "All of the economic development around [the marijuana industry] was almost secondary for us," he says of the report. "But, to be totally... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cosatu’s Dlamini brushes off Vavi’s talk of a new federationcreate a movement of angry people.” Consisting of 18 affiliated unions‚ Dlamin
Cosatu’s Dlamini brushes off Vavi’s talk of a new federation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
create a movement of angry people.” Consisting of 18 affiliated unions‚ Dlamini said they would table before the National Economic Development and Labour Council the decision by the country’s four major banks to terminate banking services with... Read more
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