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DW
Rwanda to relocate Burundian refugees |by Rwanda comes just days after concern about its alleged activities in Burundi
Rwanda to relocate Burundian refugees |
DW / Posted 39 minutes ago
by Rwanda comes just days after concern about its alleged activities in Burundi was raised in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the United States. Thomas Perriello, US envoy for the Great Lakes region, told the committee there were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diplomat Defends Dialogue in Burundi ConflictLuanda — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Com
Diplomat Defends Dialogue in Burundi Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 40 minutes ago
Luanda — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for the Great Lakes Region, Ibrahima Faal, defended on Thursday in Luanda the dialogue amongst the parties in Burundi, as a starting point for stability and peace... Read more
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International Business Times
Rwanda: Government to start 'relocating' Burundian refugees to third countries Rwanda readily shoulders its obligations to protect and care for refugees. Howe
Rwanda: Government to start 'relocating' Burundian refugees to third countries
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Rwanda readily shoulders its obligations to protect and care for refugees. However, the statement read: "Experience in the Great Lakes is that the long-term presence of refugees so close to their country of origin carries considerable risks for all... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
3 down, 3 to gohave a vision for where she wants the district to go, but the people around her
3 down, 3 to go
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
have a vision for where she wants the district to go, but the people around her help her carry it out. "I think I have a great relationship with the staff," Olson said. "And I do that purposely because I like the people I work with." In... Read more
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The News & Observer
N.C. elk hunting approved for mountainsWildlife Resources Commission. The commission has no timetable for beginning a
N.C. elk hunting approved for mountains
The News & Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
Wildlife Resources Commission. The commission has no timetable for beginning an Oct. 1-Nov. 1 season on lands bordering Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where elk can be found, spokeswoman Margaret Martin said. A season is not likely in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snyder visits Flint food bank; Grand Rapids group helping coordinate health care effortshealth care for people affected by the Flint water crisis. This comes as Gover
Snyder visits Flint food bank; Grand Rapids group helping coordinate health care efforts
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 hours ago
health care for people affected by the Flint water crisis. This comes as Governor Rick Snyder returns to that city. Great Lakes Health Connect, based in southeast Grand Rapids, will give $250,000 to connect all health care providers treating... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Ward Room's Race to Watch: Illinois Senatemess on many levels- the more we learn, the worse it is,” Demertzis said. “As C
Ward Room's Race to Watch: Illinois Senate
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 hours ago
mess on many levels- the more we learn, the worse it is,” Demertzis said. “As Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Senator Kirk has confronted the VA at every level.” Kirk previously... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Is Rwanda stoking ethnic fires in Burundi?grenades. This week, the United States took up the complaint, in a meeting of
Is Rwanda stoking ethnic fires in Burundi?
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 hours ago
grenades. This week, the United States took up the complaint, in a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “There are credible reports of recruitment of Burundian refugees out of camps in Rwanda to participate in armed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender Powerhistoric elections scheduled for this November," Ambassador Thomas Perriello, P
U.S. Warns of Chaos If Kabila Declines to Surrender Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
historic elections scheduled for this November," Ambassador Thomas Perriello, President Obama's special envoy to the Great Lakes told the congress on February 10, 2016. "If the DRC chooses the path taken by Burundi, the scale of human... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Beauty industry will try to sell Erie County lawmakers on backing off microbead banmeet Thursday afternoon to examine the legal issue, and a lawyer representing t
Beauty industry will try to sell Erie County lawmakers on backing off microbead ban
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 hours ago
meet Thursday afternoon to examine the legal issue, and a lawyer representing the industry will attend. “This is the first committee meeting that I know of that is considering it,” said Antonio F. Dias, a Washington, D.C., lawyer speaking on behalf... Read more
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DW
Is Rwanda interfering in Burundi? | Africa |in the United States about Rwanda's activities in neighboring Burundi was raise
Is Rwanda interfering in Burundi? | Africa |
DW / Posted 21 hours ago
in the United States about Rwanda's activities in neighboring Burundi was raised in the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Thomas Perriello, US envoy for the Great Lakes region, told the committee there were "credible reports of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarYouth Atrium. Kids of all ages and a loving adult are welcome to attend a fun F
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
Youth Atrium. Kids of all ages and a loving adult are welcome to attend a fun Friday afternoon storytime. Enjoy some great stories and a simple craft afterwards with a different theme each week. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Pen-and-ink drawing class slatedEducation. The Gala Gowns Go Green sale is being held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturd
Pen-and-ink drawing class slated
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Education. The Gala Gowns Go Green sale is being held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont. What a great opportunity to get that special occasion dress, jewelry, shoes, shawls and... Read more
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BBC News
Burundi crisis: US concerned over 'Rwanda's destabilising activities'since President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to stand for a third term. In a hear
Burundi crisis: US concerned over 'Rwanda's destabilising activities'
BBC News / Posted yesterday
since President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to stand for a third term. In a hearing in the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, two top diplomats cited reports from colleagues in the field that they said pointed to Rwandan involvement in the... Read more
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The Hill
House votes to require EPA lead warnings after Flint crisisis too late to help them, but it can help the next Flint, perhaps," he added.
House votes to require EPA lead warnings after Flint crisis
The Hill / Posted yesterday
is too late to help them, but it can help the next Flint, perhaps," he added. Upton, who chairs the Energy and Commerce Committee, said communication about the lead contamination was one of the main problems contributing to Flint’s crisis. “We... Read more
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MLive.com
Hell's Half Mile brings more films, music events to Bay Citycertain species of fish," LaFave said. "It's the very same issue covered recent
Hell's Half Mile brings more films, music events to Bay City
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
certain species of fish," LaFave said. "It's the very same issue covered recently by MLive regarding fish farming in the Great Lakes. Thanks to The Conservation Fund for supporting our efforts to bring important issues to our community through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time Has Not Run Out in DR CongoThe United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee is due to hold a hearing t
Time Has Not Run Out in DR Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee is due to hold a hearing today on "good governance" in central Africa, something this troubled region desperately lacks. The timing could not be more crucial. There is no clear end in sight for... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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Daily Journal
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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Daily Record
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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York Daily Record
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Landowners’ group feels snowmobile trail rights-of-way could compromise land use – Manitoulin Expositorvery busy main trail, C107D. He said he was first alerted to Bill 100, Supporti
Landowners’ group feels snowmobile trail rights-of-way could compromise land use – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
very busy main trail, C107D. He said he was first alerted to Bill 100, Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act, and Bill 118, the Great Lakes Shoreline Right of Passage Act—the former an omnibus bill—by his sister who saw a letter from the OLA, warning... Read more
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First Coast News
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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KTVB Boise
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
5 things you need to know Wednesdaymixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chai
5 things you need to know Wednesday
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
mixed signals lately, investors will hang on every word of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House committee Wednesday for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again in March. A brutal market sell-off triggered... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mount Pleasant State of the Town address aims to unite leadershipfor this year include: Pipe replacement on Pitt Street and Venning Street; Pi
Mount Pleasant State of the Town address aims to unite leadership
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
for this year include: Pipe replacement on Pitt Street and Venning Street; Pipe rehabilitation in Wando East, Wando Lakes, and Rivertowne on the Wando subdivisions; Ongoing investigation, modeling, and design for the Snee Farm Stormwater... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rotorua Museum Smashing Attendance RecordsWednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:52 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes CouncilRotoru
Rotorua Museum Smashing Attendance Records
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:52 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes CouncilRotorua Museum’s retail sales are up, there are record numbers through the doors and... Read more
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Daily Record
Morris County news and upcoming eventsMOUNTAIN LAKES The Town Club of Mountain Lakes will be holding a special Valen
Morris County news and upcoming events
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
MOUNTAIN LAKES The Town Club of Mountain Lakes will be holding a special Valentines Luncheon and Program highlighting the work of Jersey Battered Women’s Service. The luncheon will be held on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at The Mountain Lakes Club,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
No direct money for Flint in Obama's last budgetto stop the spread of invasive Asian carp toward Lake Michigan or the potential
No direct money for Flint in Obama's last budget
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
to stop the spread of invasive Asian carp toward Lake Michigan or the potential for work at a new super-sized shipping lock Great Lakes carriers say is needed in Sault Ste. Marie. It was also not immediately clear — and may not be for months —... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarNMU students and alumni are welcome to attend at no cost. The Summer Job Fair r
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
NMU students and alumni are welcome to attend at no cost. The Summer Job Fair runs from 1-4 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Students are encouraged to dress professionally and bring their resumes. For more information. visit... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan's proposed 75-80 mph speed limit would be highest in MidwestIf a law to increase speed limits on rural freeways in Michigan passes the stat
Michigan's proposed 75-80 mph speed limit would be highest in Midwest
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
If a law to increase speed limits on rural freeways in Michigan passes the state will have the highest speed limits in the Great Lakes region and tie South Dakota for the highest speed limits in the Midwest. Rep. Bradford Jacobsen, R-Oxford,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Local Microbead Ban Will Proceed Despite Questionssaid a ban is vital to Chautauqua County with Lake Erie holding the highest con
Local Microbead Ban Will Proceed Despite Questions
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
said a ban is vital to Chautauqua County with Lake Erie holding the highest concentration of microplastic pollution in the Great Lakes. Borello said he understands the questions surrounding the supremacy clause within federal law. However,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making a Difference in Our Community." BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION—Shannon, 218-251-4234, shannon.wheeler@ISD181.org Office Assistant—Help with... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Goodwill Toronto files for bankruptcy in attempt to ‘restructure’in other parts of Canada, which were unaffected by the shutdown. The U.S.-based
Goodwill Toronto files for bankruptcy in attempt to ‘restructure’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in other parts of Canada, which were unaffected by the shutdown. The U.S.-based umbrella group says it is setting up a committee of Goodwill experts to decide what to do next. His statement also alluded to the Toronto chapter’s long history of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardcan be found on the library's website at www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318. G
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
can be found on the library's website at www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318. Grant applications now available MARQUETTE - Great Lakes Center for Youth Development has announced that applications are now available for the 2016 Judy Watson Olson... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarand Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. Global Discussion Series - Norther
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. Global Discussion Series - Northern Michigan University will present the 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series on Tuesday mornings this month from 9-10:30 a.m. in Jamrich 3319. This week:... Read more
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CTV News
Long career in public life ends for ambassador Gary Doersaid Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In
Long career in public life ends for ambassador Gary Doer
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
said Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In hockey parlance, you have scored for your great country of Canada." The imagery was fitting. A hallmark of Doer's speaking style is sports metaphors. He was tickled... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Outgoing ambassador to U.S. Gary Doer reflects on life in Washingtonsaid Sen. Amy Klobuchar. “Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In
Outgoing ambassador to U.S. Gary Doer reflects on life in Washington
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
said Sen. Amy Klobuchar. “Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In hockey parlance, you have scored for your great country of Canada.” The imagery was fitting. A hallmark of Doer’s speaking style is sports metaphors. He was tickled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tweets on Hague Court Overstate the Casehad submitted, as usual, a report for the summit's consideration that included
Tweets on Hague Court Overstate the Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
had submitted, as usual, a report for the summit's consideration that included updates on the activities of the Open-Ended Committee of Foreign Ministers tasked with all the lobbying in capitals around African positions on the ICC; the committee's... Read more
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CTV News
Long career in public life ends for U.S. ambassador Gary Doersaid Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In
Long career in public life ends for U.S. ambassador Gary Doer
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
said Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "Put your hands in the air to celebrate your work. In hockey parlance, you have scored for your great country of Canada." The imagery was fitting. A hallmark of Doer's speaking style is sports metaphors. He was tickled... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack to host antique show Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 4:18 PM Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, 5857 Route
Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack to host antique show
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 4:18 PM Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, 5857 Route 96, Farmington, will host the 17th annual Canandaigua Classic Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb.... Read more
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