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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
140-old home demolished after decades of restoration and years of debatePlanning director. Dubiel said her father sold their home to the neighboring r
140-old home demolished after decades of restoration and years of debate
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
Planning director. Dubiel said her father sold their home to the neighboring retirement community, Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, when it became too hard to live there after her mother passed. When Covenant Village officials applied twice to... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Helping Langford's turtles win the racespent almost the past year studying these turtles, which happen to have a signi
Helping Langford's turtles win the race
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted yesterday
spent almost the past year studying these turtles, which happen to have a significant population in and around the Langford lakes systems. As part of the environmental sciences program at RRU, students are required to bid for and work on a... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
By Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President Ilene Shapiro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR Justice Ministers Meet to Harmonize ICGLR Protocols - Livingstone, Zambia 2015Excellency Antonio Bento Bembe, Minister of State for Human Rights of the Repub
ICGLR Justice Ministers Meet to Harmonize ICGLR Protocols - Livingstone, Zambia 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Excellency Antonio Bento Bembe, Minister of State for Human Rights of the Republic of Angola and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of Justice, His Excellency Ngosa Simbyakula, Minister of Justice of Zambia and Professor Ntumba Luaba,... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
LTVCA hires its own agriculturalist specialistof the community to maintain and enhance the natural heritage system within our
LTVCA hires its own agriculturalist specialist
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
of the community to maintain and enhance the natural heritage system within our municipality and manage collectively, the greater ecological goods and services that are a benefit to all members of our society. The NHIS identifies 29... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 2
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Aug. 27, 2015you can't, as you need some brains to do it. Augustfest impressive A standing
Aug. 27, 2015
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
you can't, as you need some brains to do it. Augustfest impressive A standing ovation for David Wilson and the Augustfest committee who brought Augustfest VI to Brandon. What a fine presentation of concerts with wonderful music and such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Creates Management Committee of M'banza Congo Historical CenterLuanda — A participatory Management Committee for Historical Center of M'Banza
Govt Creates Management Committee of M'banza Congo Historical Center
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Luanda — A participatory Management Committee for Historical Center of M'Banza Congo was established on Wednesday, reads a press release from the 6th ordinary session of the Cabinet. It is a body which will handle the management, conservation,... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675and fauna, slash-and-burn farming and other activities which result in pollutio
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
and fauna, slash-and-burn farming and other activities which result in pollution, acceleration of siltation of rivers and lakes or of ecological imbalance; (vii) Subject to the provisions of the Local Government Code of 1991, as amended, and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Postcards from Normto our New England winters would admit to the scenic wonder of the New Milford
Postcards from Norm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
to our New England winters would admit to the scenic wonder of the New Milford village center on Valentine’s Day as the Greater New Milford area dug out from back to back snowstorms. Feb. 14, 2014 . Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings A... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Three Austin organizations banding together for major watershed projectMaintaining water quality is extremely important here in the land of 10,000 lak
Three Austin organizations banding together for major watershed project
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Maintaining water quality is extremely important here in the land of 10,000 lakes. And a new partnership between three major organizations in Austin hopes to improve water quality. Wednesday afternoon, the Hormel Foundation announced it will invest... Read more
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MLive.com
Permit sought to tear down this Grand Rapids houseCovenant Village of the Great Lakes earlier this month applied for a permit to
Permit sought to tear down this Grand Rapids house
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Covenant Village of the Great Lakes earlier this month applied for a permit to raze the vacant 140-year-old house at 2500 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, and the city is poised to issue the permit after utilities are cut off. A moratorium on demolition expired... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Billings History Day packs Kagawong Park Centre, twice – Manitoulin Expositorthe newspaper industry, ‘has legs’,” he said. Mr. Erskine congratulated Billing
Billings History Day packs Kagawong Park Centre, twice – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
the newspaper industry, ‘has legs’,” he said. Mr. Erskine congratulated Billings’ museum curator Rick Nelson and the museum committee for all of the hard work that they have put into making History Day a resounding success before formally... Read more
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MLive.com
How businesses are helping with recovery efforts in Sleeping Bear Duneswith the recovery effort following the Aug. 2 storm that devastated Glen Arbor
How businesses are helping with recovery efforts in Sleeping Bear Dunes
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
with the recovery effort following the Aug. 2 storm that devastated Glen Arbor and surrounding Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. They have organized volunteer crews to help with cleanups and launched a major fundraiser to replace some of the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Barry Goldwater Jr. to Michigan conservatives: Rooftop solar is about choice, freedom and libertywho was a U.S. congressman representing California from 1969 to 1983. He served
Barry Goldwater Jr. to Michigan conservatives: Rooftop solar is about choice, freedom and liberty
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
who was a U.S. congressman representing California from 1969 to 1983. He served on many energy, science and technology committees during his career. “Utilities talk with each other. They are on the same page. They don’t like competition and... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Waterway to be a hot-button topicis why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are wh
Waterway to be a hot-button topic
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
is why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are where they are. The southern route - the Great Lakes route - is 480 kms. longer. Down the St. Lawrence to Lake Ontario, then up and around Niagara Falls, then Lake... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Waterway to be a hot-button topicis why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are wh
Waterway to be a hot-button topic
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 days ago
is why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are where they are. The southern route - the Great Lakes route - is 480 kms. longer. Down the St. Lawrence to Lake Ontario, then up and around Niagara Falls, then Lake... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Waterway to be a hot-button topicis why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are wh
Waterway to be a hot-button topic
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
is why Midland, Orillia and Barrie and, to a lesser extent, Collingwood, are where they are. The southern route - the Great Lakes route - is 480 kms. longer. Down the St. Lawrence to Lake Ontario, then up and around Niagara Falls, then Lake... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Greening strategy makes progress in first yearsupport this and move it forward. That's what we had envisioned.” The KFA is p
Greening strategy makes progress in first year
Chatham This Week / Posted 8 days ago
support this and move it forward. That's what we had envisioned.” The KFA is part of a natural heritage sustainability committee that is overseeing the greening partnership agreement between the municipality and the two conservation... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Greening strategy makes progress in first yearsupport this and move it forward. That's what we had envisioned.” The KFA is p
Greening strategy makes progress in first year
Chatham Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
support this and move it forward. That's what we had envisioned.” The KFA is part of a natural heritage sustainability committee that is overseeing the greening partnership agreement between the municipality and the two conservation... Read more
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MLive.com
Youth painting mural depicting Bay City's lumber history on Riverwalkinclude an artistic nod to the city's rich lumber heritage. This week, the Bay
Youth painting mural depicting Bay City's lumber history on Riverwalk
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
include an artistic nod to the city's rich lumber heritage. This week, the Bay Area Community Foundation's Youth Advisory Committee started painting a three-sided mural south of the Uptown Bay City development along the Saginaw River as one of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Efforts Needed to Combat Human Traffickingdown a criminal network following an increase of incidents related to human tra
Joint Efforts Needed to Combat Human Trafficking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
down a criminal network following an increase of incidents related to human trafficking not only in Tanzania but in the Great Lakes Region, the Kagera Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Augustine Olomi has disclosed. Within a spell of one... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Rain pushes games to busy schedule today(Home), Lamade Stadium Game 3 - 1 p.m.: Latin America (Visitor) vs. Australia
Rain pushes games to busy schedule today
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
(Home), Lamade Stadium Game 3 - 1 p.m.: Latin America (Visitor) vs. Australia (Home), Volunteer Stadium Game 4 - 2 p.m.: Great Lakes (Visitor) vs. West (Home), Lamade Stadium Game 5 - 4 p.m.: Canada (Visitor) vs. Mexico (Home), Volunteer... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
All 4 LLWS games postponed to Friday- Lamade Stadium Game 3 - 1:00 p.m.: Latin America (Visitor) vs. Australia (Ho
All 4 LLWS games postponed to Friday
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
- Lamade Stadium Game 3 - 1:00 p.m.: Latin America (Visitor) vs. Australia (Home) - Volunteer Stadium Game 4 - 2:00 p.m.: Great Lakes (Visitor) vs. West (Home) - Lamade Stadium Game 5 - 4:00 p.m.: Canada (Visitor) vs. Mexico (Home) - Volunteer... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
FCC Proposes to Fine Ohio Radio Amateur for Malicious Interference, Failure to Identifytechniques to locate the source of the transmissions to…the address of record f
FCC Proposes to Fine Ohio Radio Amateur for Malicious Interference, Failure to Identify
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 9 days ago
techniques to locate the source of the transmissions to…the address of record for Mr Hicks’ amateur station, KB8UYZ.” ARRL Great Lakes Division Vice Director Tom Delaney, W8WTD, in his role as a spokesperson for the Greater Cincinnati Local... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Rain suspends Sweetwater Valley Little League first World Series gameBONITA (CBS 8) - The Little League® International Tournament Committee has anno
Rain suspends Sweetwater Valley Little League first World Series game
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
BONITA (CBS 8) - The Little League® International Tournament Committee has announced that all play for day one of the 2015 Little League Baseball World® Series has been suspended due to rain. "Frequent showers and lengthy periods of steady rain are... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Chemist Presents Plastic Pollution Research To CommitteeIn a study she performed concerning plastic pulled from the Great Lakes, 90 per
Chemist Presents Plastic Pollution Research To Committee
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
In a study she performed concerning plastic pulled from the Great Lakes, 90 percent was drawn from Lake Erie. Furthermore, 80 percent of the plastics removed from Lake Erie were to 1 millimeter in diameter. Mason presented her research on plastic... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Proposed Chautauqua County microbeads ban gets airing with two perspectivesMAYVILLE – A study of Great Lakes plastics pollution was presented during Wedne
Proposed Chautauqua County microbeads ban gets airing with two perspectives
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
MAYVILLE – A study of Great Lakes plastics pollution was presented during Wednesday’s meeting of the Chautauqua County Planning and Economic Development Committee, which is weighing the possibility of a county ban on microbeads – the minuscule... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Redistricting chairs huddle after Senate approves mapHouse Redistricting Chairman Jose Oliva indicated a willingness to consider the
Redistricting chairs huddle after Senate approves map
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
House Redistricting Chairman Jose Oliva indicated a willingness to consider the upper chamber's proposal. Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, noted that the Senate plan would also result in two fewer cities being split, in keeping with part of the Fair... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Hodag Tech Fest a successfrom." In other business, by unanimous vote, the board passed a motion to supp
Hodag Tech Fest a success
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
from." In other business, by unanimous vote, the board passed a motion to support motions from the Employee Relations Committee to finalize a three-year plan for teach- ers' salaries. "We came up with a great three-year wage plan, and I think... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Tiffany defends shoreland zoning changesTiffany supported and helped guide a package of shoreland zoning changes throug
Tiffany defends shoreland zoning changes
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Tiffany supported and helped guide a package of shoreland zoning changes through the Legislature's budget-writing committee, the Joint Committee on Finance, the most significant of which bars counties from regulating shorelands more restrictively... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Group drops idea of Boonton Township name changeLast week’s Boonton Township Committee meeting was moved to the Rockaway Valley
Group drops idea of Boonton Township name change
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
Last week’s Boonton Township Committee meeting was moved to the Rockaway Valley School to accommodate a crowd of more than 50 people who were there to speak on their opinions regarding a name change for the township that was proposed by Edward... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Aug. 19Brou, Mystery Bay, Tuross, Bingie, Cuttagee and of course the housing commissio
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Aug. 19
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Brou, Mystery Bay, Tuross, Bingie, Cuttagee and of course the housing commission estate for seals, Montague Island, are all great places to pitch your anchor and try your luck. Whether bait or lure will depend on the day, but burley is a must if... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tuesday, August 18, 2015is stepping forward to join the new Manning Valley Business Chamber Health Acti
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
is stepping forward to join the new Manning Valley Business Chamber Health Action Group. The high-profile Manning Health Committee member will continue her advocacy of Manning Hospital in the newly-formed group and supports the membership drive... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wanaka lake weed reduced by two thirdsMs Upston said.LINZ’s control programme is developed in consultation with the L
Wanaka lake weed reduced by two thirds
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Ms Upston said.LINZ’s control programme is developed in consultation with the Lake Wanaka Lagarosiphon Management Committee, which, along with LINZ, has members from Otago Regional Council, Queenstown Lakes District Council, the Department... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Chautauqua may follow Erie County’s lead in banning microbeadsparticles, which are used in many personal care products, is on the agenda for
Chautauqua may follow Erie County’s lead in banning microbeads
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
particles, which are used in many personal care products, is on the agenda for the Planning and Economic Development Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Mayville. Legislator George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, has invited SUNY Fredonia... Read more
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Plumas County News
Join the 1,000 Lakes Wilderness hike Lassen Land and Trails Trust is encouraging Lassen and Plumas County resident
Join the 1,000 Lakes Wilderness hike
Plumas County News / Posted 14 days ago
Lassen Land and Trails Trust is encouraging Lassen and Plumas County residents to “discover” Lassen County by joining their organization for an interpretive hike to the 1,000 Lakes Wilderness on Saturday, Aug.... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Finger to run for TSDis an active volunteer in schools, community organizations and his church and c
Finger to run for TSD
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
is an active volunteer in schools, community organizations and his church and currently is president of the Red Feather Lakes Fire Protection Board. Previously, he served on the citizen's financial advisory committee to the Loveland City... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Green hosts �Meet the Mayoral Candidates Night�now is retired from the field. France said he actively was involved in the crea
Green hosts �Meet the Mayoral Candidates Night�
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 15 days ago
now is retired from the field. France said he actively was involved in the creation of the city, serving as a merger study committee member in 1989. He additionally spent a total of 16 years as a councilman for the city, serving as Council... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High-Tech Lab for Mineral Verification Comingis set to host a regional high-tech laboratory to be used as a control tool for
High-Tech Lab for Mineral Verification Coming
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
is set to host a regional high-tech laboratory to be used as a control tool for verification of origin of minerals in the Great Lakes Region in a bid to check smuggling of the resources. The lab aims at curbing illegal exploitation of natural... Read more
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The Post-Journal
County Officials Talk Ban On Microbeadsrole, Borrello reached out to Dr. Sherri Mason regarding her in-depth research
County Officials Talk Ban On Microbeads
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
role, Borrello reached out to Dr. Sherri Mason regarding her in-depth research on the impact of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. Mason is a chemistry professor and environmental science program coordinator at SUNY Fredonia. She has also... Read more
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Manning River Times
Next step to form palliative care support groupcare services support group next Tuesday, August 18 at Ormsby House at 6pm. Yv
Next step to form palliative care support group
Manning River Times / Posted 16 days ago
care services support group next Tuesday, August 18 at Ormsby House at 6pm. Yvonne McMaster OAM, Dr Colin Rose and Greater Taree City Council mayor Paul Hogan at the palliative care meeting on August 4. Photo:?Ashley Cleaver. THE next... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Meeting in Kalamazoo over wolf huntsupport any future wolf hunts in the state; even if they are de-listed as endan
Meeting in Kalamazoo over wolf hunt
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 16 days ago
support any future wolf hunts in the state; even if they are de-listed as endangered again by the federal government. The committee is also expected to discuss the importance of wolves in our wildlife system. Last November voters rejected two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN and International Envoys Urge Burundi Govt to Forge 'New Path' Through Dialogueopposition and the Frondeurs of the CNDD-FDD, and civil society," stated the Sp
UN and International Envoys Urge Burundi Govt to Forge 'New Path' Through Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
opposition and the Frondeurs of the CNDD-FDD, and civil society," stated the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit. Mr. Djinnit issued that statement jointly with a team of international special envoys,... Read more
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New Kerala
UN envoys urge Burundi Government to forge ‘new path’ through dialogueopposition and the Frondeurs of the CNDD-FDD, and civil society, stated the Spe
UN envoys urge Burundi Government to forge ‘new path’ through dialogue
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
opposition and the Frondeurs of the CNDD-FDD, and civil society, stated the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit. Djinnit issued that statement jointly with a team of international special envoys, which... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Greenidge generation plant poised for restart this falllocal governments and schools. Plus, the prospect of potentially exploring sola
Greenidge generation plant poised for restart this fall
The Chronicle Express / Posted 17 days ago
local governments and schools. Plus, the prospect of potentially exploring solar projects at the site really makes this a great project for the community. I have met with Dale and the owners and they are exactly the kind of partners we need here... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR Executive Secretary Meeting With the Rimc Chairman On Security Situation in the RegionBujumbura — The Executive Secretary of the International Conference on the Grea
ICGLR Executive Secretary Meeting With the Rimc Chairman On Security Situation in the Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Bujumbura — The Executive Secretary of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), Professor Ntumba Luaba was on Thursday, August 6th, 2015 received in audience by the Chairman of the ICGLR Regional Inter-Ministerial Committee... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury council confronts bear crisisForestry district manager Trevor Griffin characterized the discussion on proble
Sudbury council confronts bear crisis
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
Forestry district manager Trevor Griffin characterized the discussion on problem bears that kicked off Tuesday's meeting of Greater Sudbury council. Within the previous 24 hours, three bears had been dispatched by Greater Sudbury police officers... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
History Day at Kagawong Park Centre features the mystery of the Griffon and WWII documentary – Manitoulin ExpositorKAGAWONG — The story of Lasalle’s Griffon, considered by many to be the Holy Gr
History Day at Kagawong Park Centre features the mystery of the Griffon and WWII documentary – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
KAGAWONG — The story of Lasalle’s Griffon, considered by many to be the Holy Grail of Great Lakes wrecks and whose fate remains one of the most enduring mysteries of these waters, will be the keynote presentation at this year’s Billing’s Heritage... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Aug. 12sand huggers are cannibalistic and will never reject a fresh feed of themselves
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Aug. 12
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
sand huggers are cannibalistic and will never reject a fresh feed of themselves. You can't blame them, they have great taste in fish as we all love them too. ROCK & BEACH: Some exciting news coming from our golden sands this week, with... Read more
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