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Scottish Green Party
» POLL: GREENS LOOK FORWARD TO CAMPAIGN AHEAD Scottish GreensWednesday, September 2nd, 2015 Scottish Greens are welcoming yet another Holyr
» POLL: GREENS LOOK FORWARD TO CAMPAIGN AHEAD Scottish Greens
Scottish Green Party / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 Scottish Greens are welcoming yet another Holyrood poll suggesting the party is on course to secure a much bigger group of MSPs in the 2016 election. The Ipsos-Mori survey has the Scottish Greens on 8 per cent on the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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The Young Witness
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
The Young Witness / Posted 6 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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express
George Osborne charges ahead in race to become next Tory Leader GEORGE Osborne is charging ahead in the long-running race to be the next Tory
George Osborne charges ahead in race to become next Tory Leader
express / Posted 8 minutes ago
GEORGE Osborne is charging ahead in the long-running race to be the next Tory leader, an opinion poll revealed yesterday. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne The Chancellor has... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Groups argue Jon Husted shouldn’t have invalidated anti-fracking ballot issue — The Medina County GazetteResidents in three Ohio counties, including Medina, where Secretary of State Jo
Groups argue Jon Husted shouldn’t have invalidated anti-fracking ballot issue — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 10 minutes ago
Residents in three Ohio counties, including Medina, where Secretary of State Jon Husted invalidated anti-fracking ballot issues this fall argued in a court filing Tuesday that voters, not the elections chief, should decide the substance of such... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets reboundGold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data pr
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets rebound
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
Gold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data provided a boost to the dollar and investors turned their attention to a rally in the U.S. stock market. “We think too much is made of gold’s safe-haven status in the short... Read more
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The Star
Syriza's lead shrivels ahead of Greek electionATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Syriza party's lead over its conservative o
Syriza's lead shrivels ahead of Greek election
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Syriza party's lead over its conservative opponents has shrunk to just 0.4 percent, according to a poll on Wednesday, offering further evidence that former premier Alexis Tsipras's decision to call a snap election... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Longtime Jefferson judge won't seek re-election in 2016CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Longtime Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David
Longtime Jefferson judge won't seek re-election in 2016
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Longtime Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David H. Sanders says he won't seek re-election in 2016. Multiple media outlets report that Sanders announced on Tuesday he will leave the bench at the end of 2016. The... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton Proposes $7.5 billion U.S. Fund To Fight AddictionSept 2 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid o
Hillary Clinton Proposes $7.5 billion U.S. Fund To Fight Addiction
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 minutes ago
Sept 2 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid out a plan for fighting drug and alcohol addiction in the United States, including a new $7.5 billion federal fund to help states tackle a problem afflicting 23 million... Read more
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Western Advocate
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Western Advocate / Posted 15 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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Manning River Times
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Manning River Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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Gulf News
20 PKK militants killed in Turkish air strikesPKK fighters armed with rifles opened fire on Turkish troops killing one TO GO
20 PKK militants killed in Turkish air strikes
Gulf News / Posted 20 minutes ago
PKK fighters armed with rifles opened fire on Turkish troops killing one TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DILAY GUNDOGAN(FILES) -- This file picture taken on July 31, 2015 shows the father of late Turkish soldier Hamza Yildirim (2nd L) reacting in front of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 20 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Runoff set for late S.C. Rep. Pinckney's seatCHARLESTON - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Ma
Runoff set for late S.C. Rep. Pinckney's seat
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 21 minutes ago
CHARLESTON - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican Alberto... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Faroe Islands eyes gay unions as government loses election Published: 2 September 2015 10:31 PM The Faroe Islands could become the fina
Faroe Islands eyes gay unions as government loses election
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 22 minutes ago
Published: 2 September 2015 10:31 PM The Faroe Islands could become the final Nordic territory to recognise same-sex unions after the centre-left opposition won a general election. –... Read more
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Independent
Scotland would vote for independence in a second referendum, new poll findsThe Ipsos MORI poll for the STV channel found that a would-be ‘Yes’ campaign wo
Scotland would vote for independence in a second referendum, new poll finds
Independent / Posted 22 minutes ago
The Ipsos MORI poll for the STV channel found that a would-be ‘Yes’ campaign would have a nine-point lead over the ‘No’ camp. 53 per cent of Scottish voters would vote ‘Yes’ while 44 per cent would vote ‘No’, with three per cent undecided which way... Read more
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Wilson County News
Floresville elections take twistsGREGORY RIPPS — Floresville City Secretary Monica Cordova, while acting in her
Floresville elections take twists
Wilson County News / Posted 28 minutes ago
GREGORY RIPPS — Floresville City Secretary Monica Cordova, while acting in her capacity as city election administrator, shows the name drawn for first position on the ballot in the November city council election. Johnny Ray Nieto’s name will appear... Read more
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Wilson County News
City’s proposed budget, property taxes raise questionsFloresville residents attending their city council’s two Aug. 27 hearings got a
City’s proposed budget, property taxes raise questions
Wilson County News / Posted 28 minutes ago
Floresville residents attending their city council’s two Aug. 27 hearings got a preview of the 2015-16 budget and the property-tax rate that will help pay for it. The preliminary budget presented totals more than $11.6 million, but Floresville... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Voting Extension for 18th District Election -Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to App
Voting Extension for 18th District Election -
FOX Illinois / Posted 28 minutes ago
Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Voting Extension for 18th District Election Farm Progress Show Has Huge Economic Impact on Decatur Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Gail's... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Macon County Jail Inmate Death -Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to App
Macon County Jail Inmate Death -
FOX Illinois / Posted 28 minutes ago
Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Voting Extension for 18th District Election Farm Progress Show Has Huge Economic Impact on Decatur Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Gail's... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Farm Progress Show Introduces New Products -Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to App
Farm Progress Show Introduces New Products -
FOX Illinois / Posted 28 minutes ago
Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Voting Extension for 18th District Election Farm Progress Show Has Huge Economic Impact on Decatur Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Gail's... Read more
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Wilson County News
SARA approves study of Floresville’s River ParkThe San Antonio River Authority (SARA) board of directors gave the go-ahead at
SARA approves study of Floresville’s River Park
Wilson County News / Posted 29 minutes ago
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) board of directors gave the go-ahead at its Aug. 26 meeting for a study of the park’s soil and groundwater conditions. This follows Floresville City Council members agreeing at their Aug. 13 meeting to pay half... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Voting Extension for 18th District Election -Farm Progress Show Introduces New Products Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hil
Voting Extension for 18th District Election -
FOX Illinois / Posted 29 minutes ago
Farm Progress Show Introduces New Products Macon County Jail Inmate Death Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval Voting Extension for 18th District Election Lawsuit: U Of Illinois Retaliated Over Sex Harassment Claim Scott Air... Read more
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Weekly Times
Labor won’t contest by-elections in South-West Coast and PolwarthTHE Labor Party will not contest by-elections in the Victorian electorates of S
Labor won’t contest by-elections in South-West Coast and Polwarth
Weekly Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
THE Labor Party will not contest by-elections in the Victorian electorates of South-West Coast and Polwarth following the resignations of former Premier Denis Napthine (above) and former MP Terry Mulder. The senior Liberals announced their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Heavy Gunfire Rocks Burundi CapitalHeavy gunfire fire and shelling have rocked Burundi's capital Bujumbura two wee
Heavy Gunfire Rocks Burundi Capital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
Heavy gunfire fire and shelling have rocked Burundi's capital Bujumbura two weeks after the surprise swearing in of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Authorities are yet to comment on the overnight shootings but a resident in one of the suburbs in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For Better or Worse, Zimbabweans Keep SurvivingZimbabwe may be in political and economic disarray but its people are still sta
For Better or Worse, Zimbabweans Keep Surviving
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
Zimbabwe may be in political and economic disarray but its people are still standing, and they owe their continued resilience to an unyielding entrepreneurial spirit, writes THEMBA MAZINGWANE. As a Zimbabwean handyman living in South Africa, I do... Read more
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The North West Star
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
The North West Star / Posted 32 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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Reuters
Clinton proposes $7.5 billion fund to fight addictionDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the Democratic Nati
Clinton proposes $7.5 billion fund to fight addiction
Reuters / Posted 32 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Summer Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 28, 2015. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid out a plan for fighting drug... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syriza's lead shrivels ahead of Greek election - pollATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Syriza party's lead over its conservative o
Syriza's lead shrivels ahead of Greek election - poll
Swissinfo / Posted 32 minutes ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Syriza party's lead over its conservative opponents has shrunk to just 0.4 percent, according to a poll on Wednesday, offering further evidence that former premier Alexis Tsipras's decision to call a snap election... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Dave Peralta says he will plead not guilty to all chargesSt. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta says he will plead not guilty to all
Dave Peralta says he will plead not guilty to all charges
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 34 minutes ago
St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta says he will plead not guilty to all 22 charges at his Wednesday arraignment, according to our partners at Nola.com/The Times Picayune. His arraignment will be held Wednesday at the Chalmette courthouse. He... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Stradbroke Island 'should be renamed Minjerribah'North Stradbroke Island's name should be changed to Minjerribah; economic study
North Stradbroke Island 'should be renamed Minjerribah'
Brisbane Times / Posted 35 minutes ago
North Stradbroke Island's name should be changed to Minjerribah; economic study Photo: Robert Rough North Stradbroke Island should be renamed Minjerribah – the island's traditional indigenous name - in the same way Ayers Rock was renamed Uluru in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
Daily Liberal / Posted 37 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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The New Age
Clinton proposes $7.5 billion U.S. fund to fight addictionDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid out a plan for fight
Clinton proposes $7.5 billion U.S. fund to fight addiction
The New Age / Posted 37 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid out a plan for fighting drug and alcohol addiction in the United States, including a new $7.5 billion federal fund to help states tackle a problem afflicting 23 million Americans. In an... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Opponents demand Enda Kenny resignation over Martin Callinan row Irish premier Enda Kenny is facing calls to resign over his role in the shock
Opponents demand Enda Kenny resignation over Martin Callinan row
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 38 minutes ago
Irish premier Enda Kenny is facing calls to resign over his role in the shock resignation last year of the country's police chief. Garda commissioner Martin Callinan felt he had no... Read more
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Washington Post
Deja vu for Jordanian election reformsPeople from the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties demonstrate t
Deja vu for Jordanian election reforms
Washington Post / Posted 40 minutes ago
People from the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties demonstrate to demand political reforms, in Amman, Jordan, on Oct. 5, 2012. (Muhammad Hamed/Reuters) On Monday, Jordan’s government announced a new electoral law for the kingdom that... Read more
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The Border Mail
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade dealACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding g
Andrew Barr calls for halt to 'political bunfight' over China free trade deal
The Border Mail / Posted 40 minutes ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says there is a lot of political grandstanding going on in relation to Australia's free trade agreement with China, when there is broad support for a deal. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has called for maturity from... Read more
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iafrica.com
Spanish jobless claims riseSpain registered in August its first a increase in jobless claims in seven mont
Spanish jobless claims rise
iafrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Spain registered in August its first a increase in jobless claims in seven months, data showed Wednesday, but with elections just months away the government dismissed it as a seasonal uptick that does not wipe away improvements over the past... Read more
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Business Insider
Obama just secured victory on his signature foreign policy achievementPresident Barack Obama has received enough pledges of support in Congress to en
Obama just secured victory on his signature foreign policy achievement
Business Insider / Posted 41 minutes ago
President Barack Obama has received enough pledges of support in Congress to ensure that one of his signature foreign-policy goals will remain intact. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland) on Wednesday announced support for the Iranian nuclear deal. It... Read more
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Denver Post
Former Senator Gary Hart to defend Iran dealDENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Senator Gary Hart is trying to give cover to the
Former Senator Gary Hart to defend Iran deal
Denver Post / Posted 41 minutes ago
DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Senator Gary Hart is trying to give cover to the state's current senior senator to support the Iran deal. Hart and a veterans group will hold a Wednesday press conference urging support for the nuclear deal with Iran.... Read more
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Business Insider
Here’s what’s inside Dick Cheney’s heated ‘324-page broadside’ on ObamaIf former vice president Dick Cheney was willing to criticize his own colleague
Here’s what’s inside Dick Cheney’s heated ‘324-page broadside’ on Obama
Business Insider / Posted 41 minutes ago
If former vice president Dick Cheney was willing to criticize his own colleagues in the Bush administration in his last book, "In My Time," you can safely assume he won't hesitate to excoriate President Obama in his newest book. "Exceptional: Why... Read more
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News.com.au
Lib Canning candidate 'not born to rule'breaking news LIBERAL candidate for Canning Andrew Hastie denies he has a bo
Lib Canning candidate 'not born to rule'
News.com.au / Posted 42 minutes ago
breaking news LIBERAL candidate for Canning Andrew Hastie denies he has a born-to-rule attitude. THE former SAS captain, who moved out of defence housing in Swanbourne, admits he wasn't even born in the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Poll: 53 of Scots would back independence if second vote were held nowA MAJORITY of Scots would vote for independence if a second referendum were hel
Poll: 53 of Scots would back independence if second vote were held now
EveningTimes Online / Posted 47 minutes ago
A MAJORITY of Scots would vote for independence if a second referendum were held tomorrow, according to a new poll. The Ipsos Mori survey for STV News found 53 per cent of Scots would vote Yes and 44 per cent No, with just three per cent... Read more
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The News-Reporter
Incumbents and challengers qualify for 3 November municipal electionsIn the first day of qualifying for Washington’s municipal election in November,
Incumbents and challengers qualify for 3 November municipal elections
The News-Reporter / Posted 49 minutes ago
In the first day of qualifying for Washington’s municipal election in November, former councilman Maceo Mahoney qualified to regain a District 1 seat on the council, attempting a return to the council after District 1 voters chose in 2008 not to... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Election battle in Sooke could 'come down to the wire'The Esquimalt-Sooke-Saannich election battle could come down to the wire, says
Election battle in Sooke could 'come down to the wire'
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 51 minutes ago
The Esquimalt-Sooke-Saannich election battle could come down to the wire, says a University of Victoria professor. Kim Speers, a professor in the faculty of human and social development at UVic, said with recent federal boundary changes, all parties... Read more
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The Northern View
Christian Heritage Party chooses its new candidateThe Christian Heritage Party has chosen a pro-life resident of Tumbler Ridge to
Christian Heritage Party chooses its new candidate
The Northern View / Posted 53 minutes ago
The Christian Heritage Party has chosen a pro-life resident of Tumbler Ridge to be its Skeena - Bulkley Valley candidate in the Oct. 19 federal election. Donald Spratt was unopposed at a nomination meeting held Aug. 24 in Smithers. Spratt “is a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Dzamara: Brave or reckless dissident?IN one of the world’s oldest autocracies, Itai Dzamara set a dangerous goal: He
Dzamara: Brave or reckless dissident?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 55 minutes ago
IN one of the world’s oldest autocracies, Itai Dzamara set a dangerous goal: He would bring down 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Starting last year, Dzamara, 36, marched through this city’s streets holding a placard reading “Mugabe must... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Local Conservative candidates won't be muzzledThe two incumbent Conservative MP candidates for the two Centreal Okanagan ridi
Local Conservative candidates won't be muzzled
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 58 minutes ago
The two incumbent Conservative MP candidates for the two Centreal Okanagan ridings refuse to be muzzled by their party’s election strategists. Despite national news stories saying Conservative candidates across the country have been told by the... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Government advertising must deliver substanceEach week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the
Government advertising must deliver substance
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 59 minutes ago
Each week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the Enterprise News Express go about the business of telling stories that matter to the communities they serve. We are at your rinks and schools. We are at your school board... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primaryCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margi
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primary
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted an hour ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican... Read more
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