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KPLC Lake Charles
Calcasieu Police Juror Dennis Scott selected for national ocean committeePolice Juror Dennis Scott has been selected to serve on the White House Nationa
Calcasieu Police Juror Dennis Scott selected for national ocean committee
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
Police Juror Dennis Scott has been selected to serve on the White House National Ocean Council Governance Coordinating Committee (GCC). “It’s both a great honor and an important opportunity to be selected," said Scott. "Louisiana and the Gulf... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Annual Portage Lakes boat show has survived test of time Posted Jun. 27, 2016 at 11:01 AM Posted Jun. 27, 2016 at 11:01 AM It happen
Annual Portage Lakes boat show has survived test of time
The Suburbanite / Posted 23 hours ago
Posted Jun. 27, 2016 at 11:01 AM Posted Jun. 27, 2016 at 11:01 AM It happened during a meeting of the Portage Lakes Community Council in the late winner of 1976. The topic of discussion was... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
ASU White Mountain event helps fans, coaches connectbaseball coach Tracy Smith praised Western-based teams doing well in the postse
ASU White Mountain event helps fans, coaches connect
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
baseball coach Tracy Smith praised Western-based teams doing well in the postseason despite being snubbed by the NCAA committee that selected regional sites. “I don’t really want to root for that team and I’ll say that publicly,” a smiling... Read more
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Manning River Times
Friday, June 24 2016Australia every year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Abor
Friday, June 24 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Australia every year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. ►GREAT LAKES: What's that sound? - it's kids having fun. Football Mid North Coast (FMNC) will take part in the Silent Saturday... Read more
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Roll Call
How Elise Stefanik Became the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congressof Albany. From there, it’s faster to drive round-trip to Manhattan than it is
How Elise Stefanik Became the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
of Albany. From there, it’s faster to drive round-trip to Manhattan than it is to traverse the district filled with scenic lakes, forests and struggling manufacturing plants. Stefanik spent her days working for her family’s plywood company,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Tasked to Scale Up Efforts to Protect Refugeescall was made on Tuesday by the Lower Chamber of Parliament following a report
Rwanda Tasked to Scale Up Efforts to Protect Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
call was made on Tuesday by the Lower Chamber of Parliament following a report made by the House's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security. It contains findings of an outreach exercise in different refugee... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Boult throws hat in for mayoraltyHe joins current deputy mayor Lyal Cocks, of Wanaka, and Glenorchy's Al Angus i
Boult throws hat in for mayoralty
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
He joins current deputy mayor Lyal Cocks, of Wanaka, and Glenorchy's Al Angus in October's race for the Queenstown Lakes mayoralty, when current mayor Vanessa van Uden steps down. Mr Boult, a former Shotover Jet owner and ex-Christchurch Airport... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protectionsinto law on Wednesday a pipeline safety reauthorization bill that includes high
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protections
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
into law on Wednesday a pipeline safety reauthorization bill that includes higher standards for pipelines in and around the Great Lakes and will require detailed plans for responding to potential oil spills under heavy ice cover. Several of the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protectionsinto law on Wednesday a pipeline safety reauthorization bill that includes high
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protections
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
into law on Wednesday a pipeline safety reauthorization bill that includes higher standards for pipelines in and around the Great Lakes and will require detailed plans for responding to potential oil spills under heavy ice cover. Several of the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
10 of Europe’s oddest attractions and events– in one surreal morning at Portugal do Pequenitos (Portugal of the Little Ones
10 of Europe’s oddest attractions and events
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
– in one surreal morning at Portugal do Pequenitos (Portugal of the Little Ones) in Coimbra, a miniature monument to a once-great, still-beautiful country. Built in the 1940s as a paean to Portugal even as its empire was escaping its dictatorish... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The nation in briefby government investigators as recently as last week, people familiar with the
The nation in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
by government investigators as recently as last week, people familiar with the matter said. Before the Democratic National Committee disclosed a major computer breach last week, U.S. officials informed both political parties and the presidential... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio Craft Beer Association board memberswho had previously served on the association’s board, also will serve as chair
Ohio Craft Beer Association board members
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
who had previously served on the association’s board, also will serve as chair of the OCBA’s marketing committee. The Ohio Craft Brewers Association was founded in 2008 as a non-profit organization to help unify the Ohio... Read more
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Torontoist
How the Greenbelt is Growing Into Toronto's Ravinesthe changes proposed by the Province is a plan to grow the Greenbelt to include
How the Greenbelt is Growing Into Toronto's Ravines
Torontoist / Posted 7 days ago
the changes proposed by the Province is a plan to grow the Greenbelt to include 21 urban river valleys across the Greater Golden Horseshoe, four of which—the Humber River, the Don River, and Morningside and Etobicoke Creeks—flow through... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
I’m not behind Jenkins comments: Roois the influential powerbroker at the Adelaide Football Club — he sits on the b
I’m not behind Jenkins comments: Roo
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
is the influential powerbroker at the Adelaide Football Club — he sits on the board and chairs the list management committee. “He’s also a commentator on Fox Footy. “The Jenkins camp, we understand, are a little bit curious about some of... Read more
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Herald Sun
I’m not behind Jenkins comments: Roois the influential powerbroker at the Adelaide Football Club — he sits on the b
I’m not behind Jenkins comments: Roo
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
is the influential powerbroker at the Adelaide Football Club — he sits on the board and chairs the list management committee. “He’s also a commentator on Fox Footy. “The Jenkins camp, we understand, are a little bit curious about some of... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Bonds issued for utility projectThe bonds will fund the upfront costs of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Ut
Brainerd City Council: Bonds issued for utility project
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The bonds will fund the upfront costs of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Utility extension project, which is currently underway. When complete, the project will bring Brainerd Public Utilities water and sewer service to the airport. The city... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Large donation lowers fundraiser benchmark to keep Queen of Peace high school openserved as the borough attorney for Rutherford, Donovan has served at the Academ
Large donation lowers fundraiser benchmark to keep Queen of Peace high school open
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
served as the borough attorney for Rutherford, Donovan has served at the Academy of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Franklin Lakes, Catholic Academic of Passaic County, St. Leo's School in Elmwood Park and DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Debts Threaten Former Vice President's AU Job Bidkitty, Kazibwe last week began a continental charm offensive, with her first st
Uganda Debts Threaten Former Vice President's AU Job Bid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
kitty, Kazibwe last week began a continental charm offensive, with her first stop being the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region in Angola. Kazibwe reportedly met 12 heads of states and their delegations on the side lines of the event,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Wisconsin city’s water bid is testing compactaccess to Lake Michigan for its water. Located 20 miles west of Milwaukee, Wau
Wisconsin city’s water bid is testing compact
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 days ago
access to Lake Michigan for its water. Located 20 miles west of Milwaukee, Waukesha is the first city to test the 2008 Great Lakes compact, a hard-fought, regional water-use agreement signed into law by former President George W. Bush after... Read more
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Manning River Times
Prestigious accoladesand District Eisteddfod. There’s a reason Taree and District Eisteddfod named
Prestigious accolades
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
and District Eisteddfod. There’s a reason Taree and District Eisteddfod named a scholarship prize ‘Smile Scholarship’ and Great Lakes College’s Keegan Gibson is a shining example of it. The 15-year-old guitar student hasn’t stopped grinning since... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Outdoors notebook | Carbon dioxide could be useful against Asian carpsit, which probably is another good thing. Two species of the invasive carps, bi
Outdoors notebook | Carbon dioxide could be useful against Asian carps
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
it, which probably is another good thing. Two species of the invasive carps, bighead and silver, are considered a threat to Great Lakes fish and the entire sport fishery should they jump from the Mississippi drainage. In stretches of major rivers... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - June 19is also a past member of the AAF's Council of Governors and currently serves on
Business Notes - June 19
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
is also a past member of the AAF's Council of Governors and currently serves on the National American Advertising Awards Committee. Founded in 2005, Adventure Advertising has seen tremendous growth in the past year, adding the Minnesota Zoo,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Two years onaccording to Hani Tawfik, chairman of the Arab Private Equity Association(APEA)
Two years on
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
according to Hani Tawfik, chairman of the Arab Private Equity Association(APEA) is that there is no known advisory committee helping in decision-making or setting economic priorities in light of the country’s limited resources such that the... Read more
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International Business Times
UK 'poised' to spend £17m on DRC elections but warns Kinshasa must hold free and fair vote expires later this year. Speaking exclusively to IBTimes UK on Facebook Live e
UK 'poised' to spend £17m on DRC elections but warns Kinshasa must hold free and fair vote
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
expires later this year. Speaking exclusively to IBTimes UK on Facebook Live earlier today, the UK's special envoy to the Great Lakes region, Danae Dholakia, said: "We're still absolutely ready to spend [it] and we've been very very clear that... Read more
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Eu Business
EU agrees outline deal to curb flow in conflict minerals — EUbusiness.comof people being forced to mine precious metals and do our utmost to prevent vio
EU agrees outline deal to curb flow in conflict minerals — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 10 days ago
of people being forced to mine precious metals and do our utmost to prevent violent conflicts," said the Parliament's Trade Committee Chair Bernd Lange MEP. The agreed framework carries clear obligations for the critical 'upstream' part of the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury Game and Fish celebrates 100 yearsThey were Greater Sudbury's first environmentalists, its first conservationists
Sudbury Game and Fish celebrates 100 years
The Sudbury Star / Posted 11 days ago
They were Greater Sudbury's first environmentalists, its first conservationists, and more often than not, they were members of the city's elite. Back in 1916, 100 years ago, a group of like-minded individuals formed the Sudbury Game and Fish... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara high school sports leagues in fluxlast few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not
Niagara high school sports leagues in flux
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 11 days ago
last few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not playing teams within the board and that’s a great concern. St. Mike’s had one league game and two or three league games were forfeited. That definitely brings issues to... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara high school sports leagues in fluxlast few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not
Niagara high school sports leagues in flux
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 11 days ago
last few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not playing teams within the board and that’s a great concern. St. Mike’s had one league game and two or three league games were forfeited. That definitely brings issues to... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara high school sports leagues in fluxlast few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not
Niagara high school sports leagues in flux
Welland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
last few years, there’s been some issues with regards to football and teams not playing teams within the board and that’s a great concern. St. Mike’s had one league game and two or three league games were forfeited. That definitely brings issues to... Read more
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Eu Business
EU reaches deal to curb flow in conflict minerals — EUbusiness.comof people being forced to mine precious metals and do our utmost to prevent vio
EU reaches deal to curb flow in conflict minerals — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 11 days ago
of people being forced to mine precious metals and do our utmost to prevent violent conflicts," said the Parliament's Trade Committee Chair Bernd Lange MEP. The agreed framework carries clear obligations for the critical 'upstream' part of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Plea for Democracy in ZanzibarThere is an old Swahili proverb that a small fire can destroy a great forest.
A Plea for Democracy in Zanzibar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
There is an old Swahili proverb that a small fire can destroy a great forest. Zanzibar is a small nation, an archipelago of islands and a semi-autonomous part of the United Republic of Tanzania. Yet what happens here will have a wider impact on the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board committee suggests names for new schools | News & Observer June 15, 2016 8:06 PM Kennebec Road High School recommen
Wake County school board committee suggests names for new schools
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer June 15, 2016 8:06 PM Kennebec Road High School recommended as name Honeycutt Road Elementary... Read more
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MLive.com
Congress passes bill ratcheting up Mackinac pipeline safety rulesCongress has sent a bill to the president's desk that includes stronger safety
Congress passes bill ratcheting up Mackinac pipeline safety rules
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
Congress has sent a bill to the president's desk that includes stronger safety measures for Great Lakes pipelines prompted by concerns about the threat of an oil spill from the Enbridge Line 5 gas and oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. The... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Inviting invaders on Great LakesThe Lake Michigan Committee, which consists of tribal representatives and fishe
Inviting invaders on Great Lakes
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
The Lake Michigan Committee, which consists of tribal representatives and fisheries managers from the bordering states, has recommended reducing the lake-wide stocking of what also is known as the king salmon by 61.5 percent. That would mean a 56... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government EndsLuanda — The Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on t
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government Ends
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Luanda — The Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), meeting in Luanda, Angola, on 14th June, 2016 at the invitation of His Excellency José Eduardo dos Santos, President of the Republic of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Ellis E. (Sharkey) Movalsonto his spiritual faith was deep and exhibited in every aspect of his life. He w
Ellis E. (Sharkey) Movalson
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
to his spiritual faith was deep and exhibited in every aspect of his life. He was head usher and chairman of the Building Committee at First Lutheran Church of Gladstone. He served on the ELCA Northern Great Lakes Synod Endowment Fund Board. At... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Mum calls for fell running race equalityCONCERN over gender inequality at a South Lakes fell running competition has pr
Mum calls for fell running race equality
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
CONCERN over gender inequality at a South Lakes fell running competition has prompted a parent of junior runners to call for change. Burton-in-Kendal’s Sandra Reid was angered to find the prize money available in Killington Sports’ fell race events... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Knights making third quarterfinal tripto the quarters in 2014 and 2009. Norway came out of an offensive slumber to w
Knights making third quarterfinal trip
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
to the quarters in 2014 and 2009. Norway came out of an offensive slumber to wax Rudyard (18-6) and Indian River Inland Lakes (14-1) in a pair of mercy games Saturday to win the regional. "Let's be positive and have the game of your life" was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government to Take Place in LuandaSummit themed "Accelerating the effective implementation of the Pact and its Pr
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government to Take Place in Luanda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Summit themed "Accelerating the effective implementation of the Pact and its Protocols for a more democratic and stable Great Lakes Region" will be preceded by the meeting of ICGLR Chiefs of Defence Forces on 10th June, 2016 followed by meeting... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint River shelved as possible emergency water supply for cityrelated to back-up source options for Flint's drinking water." Those options m
Flint River shelved as possible emergency water supply for city
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
related to back-up source options for Flint's drinking water." Those options may have been narrowed to the KWA and the Great Lakes Water Authority, which could serve as Flint's primary and secondary water sources. Wright has said the KWA will... Read more
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Manning River Times
Guitarist on stage wins the big gongacoustic guitar piece. There’s a reason Taree and District Eisteddfod named a
Guitarist on stage wins the big gong
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
acoustic guitar piece. There’s a reason Taree and District Eisteddfod named a scholarship prize ‘Smile Scholarship’ and Great Lakes College’s Keegan Gibson is a shining example of it. The 15-year-old guitar student hasn’t stopped grinning since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investigate Break-Ins at Groups' Officesprevious break-ins at the offices of non-governmental groups since 2012. Althou
Investigate Break-Ins at Groups' Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
previous break-ins at the offices of non-governmental groups since 2012. Although the police inspector general formed a committee of eight officers to investigate the break-ins in July 2014, no one has yet been brought to justice. "The lack of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarE-books & Audio Books. Contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312 with questio
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 15 days ago
E-books & Audio Books. Contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312 with questions. Marquette County Veterans Services Committee - will meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the board room on the basement level of the D.J.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Creative grant helps Art House growMonday, 13 June 2016, 11:57 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes CouncilRotorua’s Gov
Creative grant helps Art House grow
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:57 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes CouncilRotorua’s Government Gardens will be overflowing with art from the Children’s Art House thanks to the latest round... Read more
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Al.com
Former US Senator George Voinovich dies at 79roll back clean-air protections, the label didn't stick, partly because Voinovi
Former US Senator George Voinovich dies at 79
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
roll back clean-air protections, the label didn't stick, partly because Voinovich was a strong champion of cleaning up the Great Lakes. A study of his votes by Congressional Quarterly showed that while he was hardly a liberal, he was more moderate... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Official: Flint will 'lose everything' if it leaves KWAwho is Gov. Rick Snyder's point man on the Flint drinking water crisis, said Fr
Official: Flint will 'lose everything' if it leaves KWA
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
who is Gov. Rick Snyder's point man on the Flint drinking water crisis, said Friday at a meeting of the coordinating committee responding to the crisis that 80% of Flint residents say they "have no idea what KWA is," based on focus... Read more
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MLive.com
KWA CEO says Flint mayor's hesitancy could cost water customers millionswill be devoted to imoving closer to determining whether Flint's future long-te
KWA CEO says Flint mayor's hesitancy could cost water customers millions
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
will be devoted to imoving closer to determining whether Flint's future long-term primary water source will be KWA or the Great Lakes Water Authority. Although the city is already a partner in KWA, having agreed to pay $7 million annually for 28... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Five years in the making: Lindal Moor Cricket Club welcomes new £300,000 pavilionall ages and abilities. The pavilion is more spacious than the old pavilion and
Five years in the making: Lindal Moor Cricket Club welcomes new £300,000 pavilion
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
all ages and abilities. The pavilion is more spacious than the old pavilion and also much more efficient. There is also a great balcony for spectators and a function room with all the mod-cons for the community or local businesses to use" "The... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Sierra Club rep pans new plans to stem Asian carp from reaching Great LakesONTARIO––Plans announced by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACR
Sierra Club rep pans new plans to stem Asian carp from reaching Great Lakes
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
ONTARIO––Plans announced by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) as a new plan of attack to stem Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes are being panned by the chair of the Great Lakes section of the Sierra Club Ontario. “Marc... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Corning teen wins Ernie Davis Scholarship awardrecipient of the Ernie Davis Memorial Scholarship award through the Community F
Corning teen wins Ernie Davis Scholarship award
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
recipient of the Ernie Davis Memorial Scholarship award through the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes. Taylor Jubilee was honored as the 28th scholarship recipient during a ceremony Thursday in front of the Ernie Davis... Read more
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