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The Jewish Press
Israel Helps Sri Lanka After Deadly LandslidesForeign Ministry reported before the weekend. “As a friend and partner of Sri
Israel Helps Sri Lanka After Deadly Landslides
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 hours ago
Foreign Ministry reported before the weekend. “As a friend and partner of Sri Lanka, Israel was honored to provide emergency assistance following the recent floods,” said Israel’s ambassador to Sri Lanka Daniel Carmon. The recent floods... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah's former emergency manager claims harassment, lack of support prompted resignationSavannah is still in need of a new emergency management director after the resi
Savannah's former emergency manager claims harassment, lack of support prompted resignation
Savannah Morning News / Posted 14 hours ago
Savannah is still in need of a new emergency management director after the resignation of Daniel Stowers in February. However, there is no reason for residents to be concerned about the vacancy as the start of the hurricane season begins next week,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah's former emergency manager claims harrassment, lack of support prompted resignationSavannah is still in need of a new emergency management director after the resi
Savannah's former emergency manager claims harrassment, lack of support prompted resignation
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
Savannah is still in need of a new emergency management director after the resignation of Daniel Stowers in February. However, there is no reason for residents to be concerned about the vacancy as the start of the hurricane season begins next week,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Facing primary challenge, Patrick McHenry touts cachet as House leaderwinner will face the only Democrat to file for the seat, Andy Millard, a former
Facing primary challenge, Patrick McHenry touts cachet as House leader
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
winner will face the only Democrat to file for the seat, Andy Millard, a former school teacher who owns a financial planning agency in Tryon. Wiley, Gregory and Baker are all challenging McHenry from positions on the right. Baker did not... Read more
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The News & Observer
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primaryUNC-Chapel Hill. Passed the CPA examination. Law degree, UNC School of Law. Jo
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
UNC-Chapel Hill. Passed the CPA examination. Law degree, UNC School of Law. Job: Practiced law in taxation, estate planning, commercial and business law, restructurings and bankruptcy. Political experience: Former chairman of the... Read more
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Quartz
What Silicon Valley wants from Navy SEALs and Army Rangersin the military, but because their focus is on combat, many don’t develop trans
What Silicon Valley wants from Navy SEALs and Army Rangers
Quartz / Posted yesterday
in the military, but because their focus is on combat, many don’t develop transferable skills, like equipment repair or emergency medicine, that apply to civilian life. Every year about 10% of the special forces leave the military needing jobs,... Read more
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Daily Mail
World Health Organisation rejects Olympic Zika cancellation callare due to begin on August 5 in the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
World Health Organisation rejects Olympic Zika cancellation call
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
are due to begin on August 5 in the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pictured Experts fear the 500,000 tourists planning to visit the Olympics will spread the disease world wide Professor Amir Attaran, one co-authors of the letter, told... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill Englishthe deal…”Also blames Auckland Council for growing homelessness.“... the people
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill English
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
the deal…”Also blames Auckland Council for growing homelessness.“... the people who pay the price for 20 years’ misdirected planning are the low and middle-income families whose stress you are seeing represented in the media”.English says the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Three vie for Niles treasurer positionDespite being a low-paying, part-time position during a stressful time of fisca
Three vie for Niles treasurer position
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Despite being a low-paying, part-time position during a stressful time of fiscal emergency, the post of Niles treasurer has attracted three applicants who will vie for the job when the Democratic Precinct Committee decides June 8. The three – the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Georgia's new EPD director light on environmental experiencein environmental protection. Earlier this week, Deal named Richard Dunn, the d
Georgia's new EPD director light on environmental experience
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
in environmental protection. Earlier this week, Deal named Richard Dunn, the deputy director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, as the next director of the Environmental Protection Division, the 700-employee agency that issues and... Read more
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The Local
Swedish authorities in crisis talks over telecom 'sabotage'that is also part of the follow-up,” she said. Meanwhile, Sweden's security po
Swedish authorities in crisis talks over telecom 'sabotage'
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
that is also part of the follow-up,” she said. Meanwhile, Sweden's security police Säpo and the Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) attended an emergency meeting to discuss contingency planning in light of the radio mast issues. “We've called... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Fiscal crisis declared in FostoriaThe city was placed in fiscal emergency because it had substantial deficit bala
Fiscal crisis declared in Fostoria
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The city was placed in fiscal emergency because it had substantial deficit balances in city funds, a spokesman at the auditor's office said. Fostoria Mayor Eric Keckler said he contacted Yost's office to request a fiscal analysis in February. A... Read more
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Vail Daily
Eagle River expected to soon face the same problems affecting Gore Creekof zinc, copper and cadmium from the Eagle Mine, in the now-abandoned town of G
Eagle River expected to soon face the same problems affecting Gore Creek
Vail Daily / Posted 3 days ago
of zinc, copper and cadmium from the Eagle Mine, in the now-abandoned town of Gilman, prompted the Environmental Protection Agency to declare the zone a Superfund site — an area requiring emergency cleanup of hazardous substances. What resulted is... Read more
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WA Today
Man with broken collarbone sent home from Armadale Hospital with Panadeinewith the bone in his shoulder. "It was sticking up into his skin," she said.
Man with broken collarbone sent home from Armadale Hospital with Panadeine
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
with the bone in his shoulder. "It was sticking up into his skin," she said. The next morning he was rushed through the emergency department at Sir Charles Gairdener Hospital where he stayed for three days. Mr Hancock had fluid in his lung... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi congressman concerned about "inadequate" Red Cross response to floodingresponse activities. Although well over decade has passed since ARC's botched r
Mississippi congressman concerned about "inadequate" Red Cross response to flooding
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
response activities. Although well over decade has passed since ARC's botched response to Hurricane Katrina, similar planning and coordination and training problems continue." Lamar County Emergency Management Director James Smith told... Read more
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The Advocate
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leadersin the city limits of Baton Rouge, business openings lag dramatically behind th
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leaders
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
in the city limits of Baton Rouge, business openings lag dramatically behind the rest of the parish. A hospital and an emergency room have closed. Cortana Mall is half-empty. Residential neighborhoods are mostly lined with steep ditches instead... Read more
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The Times Leader
Harrison County levies placed on Nov. ballotfor a period of five years. Harrison County will also have a renewal levy on t
Harrison County levies placed on Nov. ballot
The Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
for a period of five years. Harrison County will also have a renewal levy on the ballot for the purpose of ambulances for emergency medical services. The levy is 0.5 mills for a continuing period. The commission also held a public hearing for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan, Eritrea Crack Down On Migrantsroute to Libya have been deported to Eritrea, come amid recent revelations in t
Sudan, Eritrea Crack Down On Migrants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
route to Libya have been deported to Eritrea, come amid recent revelations in the British and German media that the EU is planning to deepen its cooperation with a number of African countries, including Sudan and Eritrea, to stem migration towards... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Groundwater basin laws raise concerns in Santa Barbara Countyout the framework for local regions to best manage their groundwater. On May 18
Groundwater basin laws raise concerns in Santa Barbara County
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 4 days ago
out the framework for local regions to best manage their groundwater. On May 18, the Water Commission passed a set of emergency regulations to help regional management teams—called Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs)—manage their basins... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: May 25, 2016on receiving the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Me
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: May 25, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
on receiving the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Meritorious Accomplishment by a Housing Agency Award. Action: Approved holding an election in the Bayou Blue Fire Protection District of Terrebonne and Lafourche... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: May 25, 2016on receiving the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Me
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: May 25, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
on receiving the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Meritorious Accomplishment by a Housing Agency Award. Action: Approved holding an election in the Bayou Blue Fire Protection District of Terrebonne and Lafourche... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lawsuit seeks to keep San Clemente hospital openFoundation are asking a judge to issue a court order to bar Tuesday’s planned c
Lawsuit seeks to keep San Clemente hospital open
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Foundation are asking a judge to issue a court order to bar Tuesday’s planned closure of the 73-bed hospital that provides emergency room services for the southern end of Orange County. Drs. Gus Gialamas and Steve Cullen, along with local resident... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Highway 6 work slated for NovemberThe Sterling City Council learned Tuesday that the Colorado Department of Trans
Highway 6 work slated for November
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The Sterling City Council learned Tuesday that the Colorado Department of Transportation is planning to begin work on Highway 6 this fall. During his report, City Manager Don Saling said CDOT had reconsidered its decision to delay the project and... Read more
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Officer.com
Portland Police Chief on Leave Over Hunting Shootingwho served on the bureau's tactical squad with O'Dea, and retired Sgt. Mike Lie
Portland Police Chief on Leave Over Hunting Shooting
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
who served on the bureau's tactical squad with O'Dea, and retired Sgt. Mike Lieb, who also served on the bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team with O'Dea. Oregon State Police and the Oregon Department of Justice are conducting a criminal... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maxine Boag: Govt must address social housingmeet the new, strict criteria. With 93 state houses removed from Maraenui over
Maxine Boag: Govt must address social housing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
meet the new, strict criteria. With 93 state houses removed from Maraenui over the last four years, and the Government not planning to build any more in Napier, the onus has been on social housing providers or developers to buy the empty sections... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Interior Secretary announces $10 Million to increase wildfire resiliencenationwide through multi-year investments in designated landscapes. Launched la
Interior Secretary announces $10 Million to increase wildfire resilience
KIVI Boise / Posted 5 days ago
nationwide through multi-year investments in designated landscapes. Launched last year, the program works to ensure multi-agency collaboration in the planning efforts, to help lessen the risks from catastrophic wildfires, and enhance the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
U.S. and Canadian agencies holding spill drillthe response on the Ontario side of the river will take place at Mooretown. Th
U.S. and Canadian agencies holding spill drill
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
the response on the Ontario side of the river will take place at Mooretown. The Canadian Coast Guard will be the lead agency on the Canadian side for the exercise that will also involve Environment and Climate Change Canada, the National... Read more
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The Hill
House bill cuts IRS fundingthat cuts overall funding to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) while maintaini
House bill cuts IRS funding
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
that cuts overall funding to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) while maintaining spending levels aimed at improving the agency's customer service. The fiscal 2017 financial services measure provides $10.9 billion for the IRS, a cut of $236... Read more
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Unicef
Commitment to Action: Moving from delivering aid to ending needfor millions of acutely vulnerable people caught up in protracted crises the wo
Commitment to Action: Moving from delivering aid to ending need
Unicef / Posted 5 days ago
for millions of acutely vulnerable people caught up in protracted crises the world over. Stephen O’Brien, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator said: “The humanitarian imperative extends all the way to reducing vulnerability and ending... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Agency on Aging to host public hearing on fundingThe public hearing is focused on funding in Kane County. The agency proposes to
Agency on Aging to host public hearing on funding
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The public hearing is focused on funding in Kane County. The agency proposes to allocate funds for services for people ages 60 and older, and for caregivers for those ages 60 and older, in fiscal 2017. Services include information, assistance and... Read more
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The Signal
Jonathan Kraut: Spending money for the homeless wiselywe as a society face. Good friend and former Air Force pilot Tim Davis just re
Jonathan Kraut: Spending money for the homeless wisely
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
we as a society face. Good friend and former Air Force pilot Tim Davis just retired as director of our local homeless agency. Santa Clarita should be thankful for his 10 years managing both our winter shelter and our homeless transitional... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10844corporations (GOCCs), and government financial institutions (GFIs) responsible
Republic Act No. 10844
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 6 days ago
corporations (GOCCs), and government financial institutions (GFIs) responsible for the development and management of the agency’s ICT systems and applications. SEC. 4. Creation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology... Read more
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OregonLive.com
623-foot vessel that ran aground in the Columbia River headed to Japan — with boulder inside hullnews release Monday. Two of the vessel's compartments flooded because of the d
623-foot vessel that ran aground in the Columbia River headed to Japan — with boulder inside hull
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
news release Monday. Two of the vessel's compartments flooded because of the damage it sustained when it ran aground, the agency previously said. It was headed to Japan at the time. After running aground, the vessel was placed under a captain of... Read more
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DW
Zika exacerbated by 'massive policy failure,' says WHO chief |to the 69th World Health Assembly. The WHO chief noted that the "failure to pr
Zika exacerbated by 'massive policy failure,' says WHO chief |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
to the 69th World Health Assembly. The WHO chief noted that the "failure to provide universal access to sexual and family planning services" revealed an "extreme consequence" of the Zika virus outbreak. "The rapidly evolving outbreak of Zika... Read more
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The Hindu
Things the Left needs to do right, writes Prabhat Patnaikforce; and India is one such country. Some would contest this, citing the Commu
Things the Left needs to do right, writes Prabhat Patnaik
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
force; and India is one such country. Some would contest this, citing the Communist Party of India’s support for the Emergency, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) preventing Jyoti Basu from becoming Prime Minister, and both parties’... Read more
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The China Post
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missing
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missing
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world’s tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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Boston Globe
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missing
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world’s tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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New York Post
3 die on Everest because of ‘man-made disaster’near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
3 die on Everest because of ‘man-made disaster’
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world’s tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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NBC Washington
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Poor planning and overcrowding blamed as third climber dies on Everest | Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 02:21 pm An Indian climber has die
Poor planning and overcrowding blamed as third climber dies on Everest
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 02:21 pm An Indian climber has died while being helped down Mount... Read more
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NBC Miami
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
NBC Miami / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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Boston Herald
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in climbing Everest in focus as 3 die, 2 go missing
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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ABC News
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missingnear the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of t
Risks in Climbing Everest in Focus as 3 Die, 2 Go Missing
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable. Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 23in the Hills Fire Protection District Board: 7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 1020 W. Al
McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 23
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
in the Hills Fire Protection District Board: 7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 1020 W. Algonquin Road Island Lake Emergency Management Agency: 7 p.m., Island Lake Village Hall, 3720 Greenleaf Ave. Thursday Cary Board of Zoning, Planning... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Budget 2016 - Feeling the Pressure - Budget 2016Minister Bill English says the Budget alone cannot solve the biggest obstacle t
Budget 2016 - Feeling the Pressure - Budget 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Minister Bill English says the Budget alone cannot solve the biggest obstacle to affordable housing - council planning rules. Auckland's outdated rules about where and how high houses can be built are inflating land and construction... Read more
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