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The New Zealand Herald
$2m will help fund water in South HokiangaThe council had been working with Te Aupouri Maori Trust board and the supplier
$2m will help fund water in South Hokianga
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
The council had been working with Te Aupouri Maori Trust board and the supplier to improve water quality in Te Kao. The Government has granted subsidies totalling almost $2 million to build a safe water supply for Omanaia and improve water storage... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara County names new buildings and grounds chiefLOCKPORT – Jeffrey E. Gaston, superintendent of buildings and grounds for the N
Niagara County names new buildings and grounds chief
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
LOCKPORT – Jeffrey E. Gaston, superintendent of buildings and grounds for the North Tonawanda School District for the past six years, is to join Niagara County in a similar role, if the County Legislature approves Sept. 15. The Legislature’s... Read more
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Everett Herald
Rep. Larsen to meet riders on Lynnwood-Seattle bus trip TuesdayPublished: Monday, August 31, 2015, 9:52 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer
Rep. Larsen to meet riders on Lynnwood-Seattle bus trip Tuesday
Everett Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Published: Monday, August 31, 2015, 9:52 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer U. S. Rep. Rick Larsen will meet riders on a Lynnwood-to-Seattle bus trip Tuesday morning. Larsen will talk... Read more
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The Advocate
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 splitReopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday that t
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 split
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Reopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday that they want to get public comments for adding lanes on Interstate 10 between the new Mississippi River bridge and the I-10/12 split. “What we are looking at is adding a lane... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rene Almendras as traffic czarThe Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) wants P-Noy to appoint Cabi
Rene Almendras as traffic czar
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) wants P-Noy to appoint Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras as Metro Manila’s traffic czar. The MAP, it seems, has lost confidence in MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino, who of late, is more interested in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
D.C. delegation home on breakWASHINGTON -- The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in
D.C. delegation home on break
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in Arkansas last week continuing their August recess. Lawmakers are to return to Washington on Sept. 8. On Tuesday, Sen. Tom Cotton visited the Conway Area Chamber of... Read more
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Japan Today
With eye on future Asia flights, Las Vegas airport to grow ‹ Japan TodayLas Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran Interna
With eye on future Asia flights, Las Vegas airport to grow ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized direct flights, particularly with Asia. McCarran... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Las Vegas airport to double international gatesLas Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran Interna
Las Vegas airport to double international gates
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized direct flights, particularly with Asia. McCarran... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Council assists private owners with essential housing repairsCouncil news > Press Releases > 28/08/15 . Aberdeen City...
Council assists private owners with essential housing repairs
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 3 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 28/08/15 . Aberdeen City... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
No Ball Games signs to be removedCouncil news > Press Releases > 27/08/15 Hundreds of 'No Ball Games' sign
No Ball Games signs to be removed
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 4 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 27/08/15 Hundreds of 'No Ball Games' signs will be removed from council-owned or managed green spaces across... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the August 27, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian 1) Village wary over its grim budget trend The Village of Byesville, during
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the August 27, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
1) Village wary over its grim budget trend The Village of Byesville, during the first two quarters of 2015, had expended slightly more than half of... Read more
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Rappler
We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business groupTRAFFIC. The Japan International Cooperation Agency says traffic will cost the
We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business group
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
TRAFFIC. The Japan International Cooperation Agency says traffic will cost the Philippines up to P6 billion a day by 2030. File photo by Romeo Gacad / Agence France-Presse MANILA, Philippines ­– The Management Association of the Philippines said... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
FAA IG: Efficiency Of FAA’s Air Traffic Control Towers Ranges WidelyReport Requested By The Leadership Of The House Transportation Committee A rep
FAA IG: Efficiency Of FAA’s Air Traffic Control Towers Ranges Widely
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
Report Requested By The Leadership Of The House Transportation Committee A report prepared by the FAA Inspector General's office released last week indicates that total air traffic operations handled by FAA facilities declined 19 percent between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KQ Aircraft Re-Sale 'Flopped Over Kickbacks' - KamandaNairobi — Details are now emerging over how national carrier Kenya Airways lost
KQ Aircraft Re-Sale 'Flopped Over Kickbacks' - Kamanda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nairobi — Details are now emerging over how national carrier Kenya Airways lost over Sh13billion in an offer to purchase aircraft bought under the Mawingu project and which are now rendered redundant. During an appearance before the National... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Dog Park Moves Another Step Forward, Despite ZoetPosted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 4:45 PM Tuesday’s Recreation and Park Commi
Beverly Hills News – Dog Park Moves Another Step Forward, Despite Zoet
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 4:45 PM Tuesday’s Recreation and Park Commission meeting was packed with community members who had taken the day off to voice their support for the dog park and express opposition to a plan that would close the... Read more
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Daily Record
Pop star Peter Andre paid £20,000 for Christmas lights switch-on in PerthThe details have been revealed after a nine-month battle between the Perthshire
Pop star Peter Andre paid £20,000 for Christmas lights switch-on in Perth
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
The details have been revealed after a nine-month battle between the Perthshire Advertiser and the local authority over its attempts to keep the payout a secret from the public. It ended with Scotland’s Information Commissioner saying PKC chiefs... Read more
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The Advocate
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 splitReopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday they w
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 split
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Reopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday they want to get public comments for adding lanes on Interstate 10 between the new Mississippi River bridge and the I-10/12 split. “What we are looking at is adding a lane in... Read more
3 related stories
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The Advocate
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 splitReopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday they w
Despite failed efforts in past, DOTD official sees 'momentum building' to widen I-10 between bridge, I-10/12 split
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Reopening a volatile topic, Louisiana transportation leaders said Monday they want to get public comments for adding new lanes on Interstate 10 between the new Mississippi River bridge and the I-10/12 split. “What we are looking at is adding a lane... Read more
3 related stories
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Inquirier.net
Artists see Baguio ‘Stone Hill’ as big, living canvasTHE QUIRINO Hill community in Baguio City could soon be a work of art if reside
Artists see Baguio ‘Stone Hill’ as big, living canvas
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
THE QUIRINO Hill community in Baguio City could soon be a work of art if residents there allow artists to convert their homes into a canvas for a mountain art wall, as envisioned by a tourism official. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON LA... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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NBC San Diego
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Lois Frankel's focus on Broward could pay political dividends in post-redistricting electionIt seems, at first glance, like a big problem for U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel. An u
Lois Frankel's focus on Broward could pay political dividends in post-redistricting election
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
It seems, at first glance, like a big problem for U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel. An unusual mid-decade redrawing of congressional district boundaries is slicing and dicing her territory, likely putting most of it in a new, mostly-Broward County district by... Read more
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eTrucker
Driver drug testing: Teamsters, other labor groups ask House to reject Senate changesA coalition of labor advocacy groups has sent a letter to transportation-focuse
Driver drug testing: Teamsters, other labor groups ask House to reject Senate changes
eTrucker / Posted 11 days ago
A coalition of labor advocacy groups has sent a letter to transportation-focused lawmakers in the House asking them to reject a recent Senate proposition that would allow trucking companies to use hair testing for driver drug screening in lieu of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R101 Million Cash Injection for Durban Housing ProjectThe eThekwini Municipality has given a R101m cash injection for the completion
R101 Million Cash Injection for Durban Housing Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The eThekwini Municipality has given a R101m cash injection for the completion of the first phase of the Cornubia housing project. Head of Communications Tozi Mthethwa said on Wednesday the decision was taken during an executive meeting on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R101m cash injection for Durban housing projectAmanda Khoza, News24 The Cornubia Integrated Human Settlement Development (eTh
R101m cash injection for Durban housing project
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 The Cornubia Integrated Human Settlement Development (eThekwini Municipality) Durban – The eThekwini Municipality has given a R101m cash injection for the completion of the first phase of the Cornubia housing project. Head of... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this weekPhoto by Bloomberg House members on Tuesday were debating a still-emerging plan
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
Photo by Bloomberg House members on Tuesday were debating a still-emerging plan that would feature $600 million a year in additional fuel and vehicles taxes and set aside $600 million in general funds for deteriorating roads and bridges. LANSING —... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this weekLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2 billion road-funding deal that is expected to include an unspecified gasoline tax hike, which supporters hope will clear a major hurdle in the House this week. After a... Read more
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The Alpena News
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this weekLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
The Alpena News / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2 billion road-funding deal that is expected to include an unspecified gasoline tax hike, which supporters hope will clear a major hurdle in the House this week. After a... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2 billion road-funding
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward an elusive $1.2 billion road-funding deal that is expected to include an unspecified gasoline tax hike, which supporters hope will clear a major hurdle... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this weekLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward a $1.2 billion r
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers worked Tuesday toward a $1.2 billion road-funding deal that is expected to include an unspecified gasoline tax hike, which supporters hope will clear a major hurdle in the House this week. After a monthlong... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Hampshire, WV Officials to Reconsider $2.7M Train ProjectOwners of the Potomac Eagle Excursion Train have asked South Branch Valley Rail
Hampshire, WV Officials to Reconsider $2.7M Train Project
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Owners of the Potomac Eagle Excursion Train have asked South Branch Valley Railroad for a 10-year extension for use of the rail. “Dave (Corbitt) and Dan (Snyder) are preparing a defined business plan for them,” Melody Anderson, a representative of... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Millikin Speaker Series Kicks Off September 3DECATUR – The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship announ
Millikin Speaker Series Kicks Off September 3
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
DECATUR – The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship announces it will begin its 2015 – 2016 Speaker Series on Thursday, September 3. U.S. Congressman of the 13th Congressional District and Millikin alumnus Rodney Davis... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this weekPhoto by Bloomberg House members on Tuesday were debating a still-emerging plan
House aims for $1.2 billion road-funding deal this week
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
Photo by Bloomberg House members on Tuesday were debating a still-emerging plan that would feature $600 million a year in additional fuel and vehicles taxes and set aside $600 million in general funds for deteriorating roads and bridges. LANSING —... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Michigan House aims for $1.2 billion road dealAfter a monthlong break, the Republican-controlled chamber was back in session
Michigan House aims for $1.2 billion road deal
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
After a monthlong break, the Republican-controlled chamber was back in session for the first of three days. House members were debating a still-emerging plan that would feature $600 million a year in additional fuel and vehicles taxes and set aside... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Plans for revamped rugby pitches as part of £55m Inverness West Link approvedPLANS for the major revamp of rugby pitches at Canal Park as part of the contro
Plans for revamped rugby pitches as part of £55m Inverness West Link approved
The Inverness Courier / Posted 14 days ago
PLANS for the major revamp of rugby pitches at Canal Park as part of the controversial £55m Inverness West Link road have been approved by councillors. The proposals, which include a new clubhouse, all-weather rugby pitch and the relocation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reviving Uganda AirlinesInvestors, gov't moot $450m plan as experts warn on turbulent skies Uganda has
Reviving Uganda Airlines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Investors, gov't moot $450m plan as experts warn on turbulent skies Uganda has recently been considering some quite dramatic developments in its aviation sector but, analysts warn, it could be flying into some foul weather without a risk-management... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How can we fix Auckland's transport woes?Auckland commuters stuck in traffic. Photo / Greg Bowker Auckland consistently
How can we fix Auckland's transport woes?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Auckland commuters stuck in traffic. Photo / Greg Bowker Auckland consistently ranks highly in lists of the world's best cities but is never number one. So what would it take to turn Auckland into a first-class city? This week the Herald continues... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Shuster: Road funding an issueThat's when federal money is once again set to run dry, three months after the
Shuster: Road funding an issue
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
That's when federal money is once again set to run dry, three months after the House passed a short-term extension. With the House and Senate at odds over a long-term plan, some business figures at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce breakfast... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Councillors 'flushed with success'Councillors say they are "flushed with success" over the new public toilet bloc
Councillors 'flushed with success'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Councillors say they are "flushed with success" over the new public toilet blocks set to spring up across Whangarei over the next three years. By the middle of next year, Otangarei will have a new block at the shops or sports field, depending on the... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Latest Tonganoxie police station search part of multi-year sagaDiscussions likely will continue at Monday’s Tonganoxie City Council regarding
Latest Tonganoxie police station search part of multi-year saga
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Discussions likely will continue at Monday’s Tonganoxie City Council regarding a future site for the Tonganoxie police station. It’s a debate that has endured several peaks and valleys the last few years. The department moved in February 2012 from... Read more
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Issaquah Press
Small crowd hears more details on city’s plans following fatal accident NEW — 11 a.m. Aug. 12, 2015 There is a “likelihood” some changes may take pl
Small crowd hears more details on city’s plans following fatal accident
Issaquah Press / Posted 19 days ago
NEW — 11 a.m. Aug. 12, 2015 There is a “likelihood” some changes may take place along Newport Way Northwest prior to 2016, Emily Moon, deputy city administrator, told a dozen... Read more
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The Morning Call
John Caperilla: Congress leaves for summer vacation without a plan to fix our roadsWith the highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the country, Penns
John Caperilla: Congress leaves for summer vacation without a plan to fix our roads
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
With the highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the country, Pennsylvania won't be getting much help from the federal government, based on the latest congressional inaction. It's absolutely frustrating that our elected leaders continue... Read more
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Sun Star
Archival to utility firms: More effortsCOST, coverage and customer readiness. These are among the three reasons cited
Archival to utility firms: More efforts
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
COST, coverage and customer readiness. These are among the three reasons cited by Cebu City’s technical infrastructure committee (TIC) on why the local law requiring all utility firms to place underground all their cables to get rid of dangling... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UOW students win Washington internshipsTwo University of Wollongong students will learn first-hand how the United Stat
UOW students win Washington internships
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
Two University of Wollongong students will learn first-hand how the United States Congress works after they were selected to take part in the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship Program. Successful: Uni-Capitol Washington Internship Program... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Imbalance in savings needs to prompt greater NZTA investmentSome councillors on the GDC infrastructure committee were keen to put their mis
Imbalance in savings needs to prompt greater NZTA investment
Gisborne Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Some councillors on the GDC infrastructure committee were keen to put their misgivings on record this week over the awarding of the East Coast roading contract to Australian newcomer Services South East. After a seven-month tender process and with... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Misgivings but roads contract now confirmedAUSTRALIAN company Services South East have been confirmed as the new contracto
Misgivings but roads contract now confirmed
Gisborne Herald / Posted 25 days ago
AUSTRALIAN company Services South East have been confirmed as the new contractor for the Northern (East Coast) roading contract, worth $30 million, despite searching questions about their suitability from some Gisborne District councillors. The... Read more
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Issaquah Press
HOAs call public session on fatal accident NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015 The meeting was intended to be sort of a community
HOAs call public session on fatal accident
Issaquah Press / Posted 26 days ago
NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015 The meeting was intended to be sort of a community-building exercise, Mary Lynch, of the Summerhill Homeowners Association, said. Still, the main topic of conversation was safety... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Duncan, transportation secretary tour area projectsThe nation's secretary of transportation made a brief stop Wednesday in Knoxvil
Duncan, transportation secretary tour area projects
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
The nation's secretary of transportation made a brief stop Wednesday in Knoxville to emphasize the need for funding the country's infrastructure with U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony R. Foxx used recent work on... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Tonganoxie City Council still mulling police stationsThe Tonganoxie police station is expected to be moving, but where exactly that
Tonganoxie City Council still mulling police stations
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
The Tonganoxie police station is expected to be moving, but where exactly that will be continues to be a point of contention. The council continued its ongoing discussion about the department headquarters’ future at Monday’s meeting. At the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Rouzer concerned about Iran's links to terrorists"I think (Iran's) long-term goal is to get out from underneath these sanctions
Rouzer concerned about Iran's links to terrorists
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
"I think (Iran's) long-term goal is to get out from underneath these sanctions so that they can get back to work at being the world's number one state sponsor of terrorism using the nuclear angle as their angle for negotiation," Rouzer, R-N.C., said... Read more
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