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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on Tuesday, May 3400 McKinley Drive, Athens. Senior adults are invited for fellowship, refreshme
Events around Athens on Tuesday, May 3
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted an hour ago
400 McKinley Drive, Athens. Senior adults are invited for fellowship, refreshments and bingo. (706) 613-3593. Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Network Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 3194 Atlanta Highway, Athens.... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Governor touts Lanier Tech expansion in signing state budgetdoes specifically for Hall. The big-ticket local item in the budget is $48.3 m
Governor touts Lanier Tech expansion in signing state budget
Forsyth County News / Posted 4 hours ago
does specifically for Hall. The big-ticket local item in the budget is $48.3 million in bonds earmarked for construction of the new Lanier Tech campus on Howard Road off Ga. 365 north. Lanier Tech President Ray Perren said the campus is scheduled... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of events around AthensOpen chess play: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxt
Weekly calendar of events around Athens
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Open chess play: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Members of the local Chess and Community Conference will be on hand to assist players. No... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusersAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new state
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusers
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 19 hours ago
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new statewide campaign to "unmask" those who seek children for sex. The attorney general discussed the campaign at a recent a Metro Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Augusta. Part... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
Who will be sheriff? Madison Co. candidates offer platforms at forumQuestions dealing with crime – in particular drugs – were on the minds of those
Who will be sheriff? Madison Co. candidates offer platforms at forum
The Madison County Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Questions dealing with crime – in particular drugs – were on the minds of those attending the sheriff’s candidate forum April 19 in the high school’s theatre. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored the forum. Incumbent Madison County sheriff Kip Thomas... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee's therapist bill is part of national debateTennessee's newly enacted law that allows counselors or therapists to deny serv
Tennessee's therapist bill is part of national debate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Tennessee's newly enacted law that allows counselors or therapists to deny service to clients is one of several proposed bills from lawmakers throughout the nation that seek to provide protections, largely centered on religious beliefs, to those who... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusersAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new state
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusers
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new statewide campaign to "unmask" those who seek children for sex. Olens recently unveiled details of the initiative, which targets people who try to buy children for sex, The... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City woman wins Apple Festival logo contesta graphic artist at the Jefferson City News Tribune, won $100 and will have her
Jefferson City woman wins Apple Festival logo contest
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
a graphic artist at the Jefferson City News Tribune, won $100 and will have her winning logo appear on the front cover of 10,000 Olde Tyme Apple Festival booklets and 400 T-shirts to highlight the annual community festival scheduled for Oct. 1... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens gears up for National Small Business WeekIt’s National Small Business Week, but there’s really nothing small about it.
Athens gears up for National Small Business Week
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
It’s National Small Business Week, but there’s really nothing small about it. The annual celebration of small businesses runs through next weekend, with numerous events planned by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations. There... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Sprint Opens Regional Headquarters in LR,Company to Create Approx. 100 New Jobs by End of 2016ROCK, Ark, (News release)– Sprint (NYSE: S), Governor Asa Hutchinson, Mayor Mar
Sprint Opens Regional Headquarters in LR,Company to Create Approx. 100 New Jobs by End of 2016
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
ROCK, Ark, (News release)– Sprint (NYSE: S), Governor Asa Hutchinson, Mayor Mark Stodola, and the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced the wireless carrier recently opened a regional office in Little Rock, Arkansas, to serve... Read more
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Business Wire
Study: Small Business Owners are Not Taking Full Advantage of Available ResourcesKala Gibson, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Banking for Fifth Third
Study: Small Business Owners are Not Taking Full Advantage of Available Resources
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Kala Gibson, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Banking for Fifth Third Bank, notes that these pain points are common, but can assure small business owners that there are plenty of resources to help improve their cash flow and reach their... Read more
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The News-Reporter
19 candidates speak at community forumMore than a hundred Wilkes County citizens came out Tuesday night to the 2016 W
19 candidates speak at community forum
The News-Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
More than a hundred Wilkes County citizens came out Tuesday night to the 2016 Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce/News-Reporter Candidate Forum at Court Street Livery to hear from 19 local and area candidates who are running for office in the May... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Feast on the Beach -- 21st annual Taste of the Beach returns to Bay Walk paradise SundayPrepare your taste buds: the 21st annual Taste of the Beach food festival, host
Feast on the Beach -- 21st annual Taste of the Beach returns to Bay Walk paradise Sunday
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Prepare your taste buds: the 21st annual Taste of the Beach food festival, hosted by the Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, returns to Old San Carlos Boulevard Sunday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., where guests can peruse more than... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Apalach downtown gets Wi-Fiand outside, available for free.The technological expansion, spearheaded by Mai
Apalach downtown gets Wi-Fi
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 4 days ago
and outside, available for free.The technological expansion, spearheaded by Main Street in a three-way partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the city, brings Apalachicola into a collection of a handful, and growing, number of Florida cities... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Boro makes ‘America’s Best’ final 8a town and university relationship going back to 1906 and a Blue Mile that will
Boro makes ‘America’s Best’ final 8
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
a town and university relationship going back to 1906 and a Blue Mile that will feature a local Stars Walk in the home of the Statesboro Blues. After revealing an America’s Best Communities medallion freshly 3D-printed at the soon-to-open local... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 sessionCUMMING — For one member of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation, a lo
Forsyth’s state legislative delegation reflects on 2016 session
Forsyth County News / Posted 5 days ago
CUMMING — For one member of Forsyth County’s state legislative delegation, a local business breakfast meeting Tuesday was likely one of his last in office. “It does feel very good to sort of not have to worry about some of the burdens of the... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb Charter Review Commission will study form of governmentInterim DeKalb CEO Lee May is forming a group of 15 citizens to suggest changes
DeKalb Charter Review Commission will study form of government
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May is forming a group of 15 citizens to suggest changes to the county’s form of government, potentially including an elimination of the CEO position. The DeKalb Charter Review Commission will conduct a yearlong study of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Homes rebuilt, but sense of security blown away after deadly twisters2011's deadly tornadoes Five years after the 2011 tornado outbreak, people are
Homes rebuilt, but sense of security blown away after deadly twisters
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
2011's deadly tornadoes Five years after the 2011 tornado outbreak, people are still healing from the terror and heartache of that day. But some scars are more apparent than others. The tornadoes, some a mile wide, barreled through the lives of... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Cardiology service expansion in StatesboroDr. Stanley Shin and his partners at Statesboro Cardiology have begun construct
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Cardiology service expansion in Statesboro
Statesboro Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Stanley Shin and his partners at Statesboro Cardiology have begun construction on what will be one of the largest medical complexes in Statesboro when complete. The centerpiece of the development is a new 10,000-square-foot, two-story structure... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23SOUTH FORSYTH — After the enthusiastic response to their initial event resulted
Next Food Trucks N’ Forsyth event pushed back to May 23
Forsyth County News / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTH FORSYTH — After the enthusiastic response to their initial event resulted in long lines, organizers of a monthly food truck rally have decided to push back the next event to accommodate more trucks. Instead of the third Monday of the month,... Read more
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Fortune
From Black to Transgender Rights Eras, the Business World Has Undergone Its Own RevolutionLast week, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce called for the repeal of Nor
From Black to Transgender Rights Eras, the Business World Has Undergone Its Own Revolution
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce called for the repeal of North Carolina’s new state law restricting gay and transgender rights, saying, “This legislation is bad for business and bad for North Carolina.” The appeal comes after more... Read more
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Island Packet
Business, ports officials to speak on progress of Jasper Ocean TerminalThe Jasper County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first State of the Jasper
Business, ports officials to speak on progress of Jasper Ocean Terminal
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
The Jasper County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first State of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. May 2 at Pinckney Hall, 114 Sun City Lane, Bluffton. The event is sponsored by the Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Venture and will... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, April 24, 2016AAA North Penn Glenn Zumbach, senior vice president/C00, was recently selected
People on the Move, April 24, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
AAA North Penn Glenn Zumbach, senior vice president/C00, was recently selected to be part of Prudential Retirement’s client advisory board for 2016-2017. The board provides an opportunity to work with plan sponsor peers to help shape future... Read more
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Bluffton Today
First State of the Jasper Ocean Terminal luncheon scheduledThe first State of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Luncheon will be Monday, May 2, at
First State of the Jasper Ocean Terminal luncheon scheduled
Bluffton Today / Posted 8 days ago
The first State of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Luncheon will be Monday, May 2, at Pinckney Hall in Sun City. Marty Sauls, president of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, said he expects a large turnout as officials from both Georgia and South... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Going the extra 'Blue Mile'$3.1 million to make a start building out the plan for a revitalized South Main
Going the extra 'Blue Mile'
Statesboro Herald / Posted 9 days ago
$3.1 million to make a start building out the plan for a revitalized South Main Street neighborhood. When selected as one of 50 America’s Best Communities, or ABC, quarterfinalists last April, Statesboro received $65,000 to develop the plan. No... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Feature film being shot in Stephens Countynationwide later this year. INSP Films is in the area shooting the feature fil
Feature film being shot in Stephens County
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 10 days ago
nationwide later this year. INSP Films is in the area shooting the feature film "Heritage Falls." Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce President Julie Paysen said crews began filming Wednesday at Toccoa Falls. Other filming locations... Read more
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The News-Reporter
Forum will introduce 19 hopefulsAll, except one, candidates for local and state offices up for election this ye
Forum will introduce 19 hopefuls
The News-Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
All, except one, candidates for local and state offices up for election this year have agreed to participate in a forum later this month sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce and The News-Reporter. A total of 19 candidates on the... Read more
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Maneater
Controversial Missouri religious freedom bill moves forwardover a filibuster by Missouri senate Democrats, Senate Joint Resolution 39 is c
Controversial Missouri religious freedom bill moves forward
Maneater / Posted 11 days ago
over a filibuster by Missouri senate Democrats, Senate Joint Resolution 39 is currently being deliberated upon in the House of Representatives. SJR 39 would create a referendum for voters to decide whether to amend the state Constitution... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCStaff Report In a letter to the General Assembly, representatives of South Car
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Staff Report In a letter to the General Assembly, representatives of South Carolina’s business community say they are “deeply concerned with the priority given” to state Sen. Lee Bright’s transgender bathroom bill (S.1203), adding that further... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fairThe South Georgia Coalition for Employment is sponsoring a Job Fair today from
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fair
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
The South Georgia Coalition for Employment is sponsoring a Job Fair today from from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lowndes County Civic Center, at 2102 East Hill Avenue in Valdosta. People with criminal convictions in their background are encouraged to... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fairThe South Georgia Coalition for Employment is sponsoring a Job Fair today from
Lowndes groups combine for massive job fair
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
The South Georgia Coalition for Employment is sponsoring a Job Fair today from from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lowndes County Civic Center, at 2102 East Hill Avenue in Valdosta. People with criminal convictions in their background are encouraged to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area events for Thursday, April 21Oconee County Chamber of Commerce 2016 golf tournament: 9:30 a.m. Lane Creek Go
Athens area events for Thursday, April 21
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Oconee County Chamber of Commerce 2016 golf tournament: 9:30 a.m. Lane Creek Golf Course, 1201 Club Drive, Bishop. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 11:30. Box lunches will be provided on carts. Four-person teams,... Read more
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The Columbian
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across countrytheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Salon.com
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across countrytheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Fortune
North Carolina Business Leaders Join the Call to Repeal Transgender Bathroom LawNorth Carolina business leaders on Tuesday called for a repeal of a new state l
North Carolina Business Leaders Join the Call to Repeal Transgender Bathroom Law
Fortune / Posted 12 days ago
North Carolina business leaders on Tuesday called for a repeal of a new state law they blamed for mounting economic losses as opponents cancel jobs and events over concerns that it discriminates against gay and transgender people. The state last... Read more
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WALB Albany
ABAC Economic Impact GrowsSouth Georgia colleges aren't just educating students, they're also boosting th
ABAC Economic Impact Grows
WALB Albany / Posted 13 days ago
South Georgia colleges aren't just educating students, they're also boosting the economy, which is good for your wallet. At first glance, you might not think college students translate to big bucks. But a University of Georgia study found thats not... Read more
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WALB Albany
Hineshouse Developments providing affordable housing for disabled vetsespecially disabled veterans. Tuesday, the Hinesville Housing Authority held a
Hineshouse Developments providing affordable housing for disabled vets
WALB Albany / Posted 13 days ago
especially disabled veterans. Tuesday, the Hinesville Housing Authority held a ribbon cutting with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the Hineshouse Project One and Two Housing Developments officially being finished. Before... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawrence Lessig explains how Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton get money in politics wrongThe role of money in politics has gotten some attention in the 2016 campaign, f
Lawrence Lessig explains how Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton get money in politics wrong
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
The role of money in politics has gotten some attention in the 2016 campaign, from Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s recent contentious debate to Donald Trump’s own admission of using the system to his benefit. But Lessig told Boston.com that we... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Great Dane, indeedGreat Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So,
Great Dane, indeed
Statesboro Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee from Ogeechee Technical College's tri-county service area, Great Dane entered in the large industry... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Former Naples Chamber CEO headed to North CarolinaJohn Cox has landed a job as an executive pastor in North Carolina. The former
Former Naples Chamber CEO headed to North Carolina
Naples Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
John Cox has landed a job as an executive pastor in North Carolina. The former president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce posted the news on Facebook, saying he started his new job at Connect Christian Church in Concord on... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area calendar April 18-24Exhibit — Figures, Florals and Fabulous Celestials: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Oconee C
Athens area calendar April 18-24
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Exhibit — Figures, Florals and Fabulous Celestials: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Oconee County Library. Exhibit features the work of three local watercolor artists — Judith DeJoy, Cindy Malota, and Radha Murthy. Free admission. Open through April 30. For more,... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across countrytheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 17 days ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across countrytheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across countrytheir religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to pro
Laws decried as LGBT discrimination proposed across country
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
their religious beliefs. Religious organizations contract with the state to provide some childcare services, and opponents of the proposal have argued that the bill could be used to exclude gay and lesbian couples from adopting children or being... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Andy Crews named Manchester Greater Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the YearThe Manchester Chamber of Commerce has a distinguished list of civic leaders wh
Andy Crews named Manchester Greater Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 17 days ago
The Manchester Chamber of Commerce has a distinguished list of civic leaders who have been named Citizen of the Year. Click to watch News 9's coverage. On Thursday night, another name was added – perhaps long overdue. In the last 10 years, Andy... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rightsin the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that confo
Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity, he says plenty of people feel just like he does. “I’ve about had just about enough of this. Years ago, we kept talking about tolerance,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hiroshimatime, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above , Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a
Hiroshima
The New Yorker / Posted 18 days ago
time, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above , Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin Works, had just sat down at her place in the plant office and was turning her head to speak to the girl... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
‘I’ve had just about enough of this': Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights — The Medina County Gazettein the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that confo
‘I’ve had just about enough of this': Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity, he says plenty of people feel just like he does. “I’ve about had just about enough of this. Years ago, we kept talking about tolerance,... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
'I've had just about enough of this': Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rightsin the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that confo
'I've had just about enough of this': Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 18 days ago
in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity, he says plenty of people feel just like he does. “I’ve about had just about enough of this. Years ago, we kept talking about tolerance,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rightsin the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that confo
Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 18 days ago
in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity, he says plenty of people feel just like he does. "I've about had just about enough of this. Years ago, we kept talking about tolerance,... Read more
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