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Sun-Sentinel
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended levelFlorida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits afte
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended level
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
Florida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits after they are laid off, falls below the recommended level to meet obligations if unemployment begins rising again. If the current economic recovery faltered and unemployment... Read more
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The Huffington Post
#BlackLivesMatter Activists Call For Charges In Brutal Death Of Prisoner Samuel Harrell#BlackLivesMatter, and #BlackPrisonersMatter too. That's the message protester
#BlackLivesMatter Activists Call For Charges In Brutal Death Of Prisoner Samuel Harrell
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
#BlackLivesMatter, and #BlackPrisonersMatter too. That's the message protesters and family members of Samuel Harrell sent to an upstate New York district attorney Thursday. They're demanding that Dutchess County District Attorney Bill Grady bring... Read more
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JTA
Talking racism and housing with the writer behind HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’Oscar Isaac, center, plays Yonkers mayor Nick Wasicsko in the HBO miniseries “S
Talking racism and housing with the writer behind HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’
JTA / Posted 2 days ago
Oscar Isaac, center, plays Yonkers mayor Nick Wasicsko in the HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero.” (Courtesy of HBO) (JTA) — Good storytelling, like good comedy, often draws from real life. It also relies on timing — finding the precise moment when it... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man says destiny made him buy a cemeteryOn the edge of a small Bethlehem cemetery, framed by mature maple trees and hol
Bethlehem man says destiny made him buy a cemetery
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
On the edge of a small Bethlehem cemetery, framed by mature maple trees and hollowed trunks, sit the graves of three little girls. Sadie. Mabel. Bertha. The Hilficker sisters, ages 4, 1 and 6, respectively, died in the mid-1890s. Marking their... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Please Kill Me | Punk Rock | Oral History | 20th AnniversaryPUNKING THE INDUSTRY: 'Please Kill Me' was the bestselling book ever about punk
Please Kill Me | Punk Rock | Oral History | 20th Anniversary
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 9 days ago
PUNKING THE INDUSTRY: 'Please Kill Me' was the bestselling book ever about punk music, and opened the floodgates for hundreds of oral histories done in the same style. In much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Was prisoner beaten to death?BEACON Eight days after Samuel Harrell died at Fishkill Correctional Facility,
Was prisoner beaten to death?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
BEACON Eight days after Samuel Harrell died at Fishkill Correctional Facility, the prison's superintendent and other senior staff met with an inmate liaison committee. Superintendent William Connolly, who has since left, told the inmate committee he... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Inmates blame ‘beat up squad’ guards in a prisoner’s deathOn the evening of April 21 in Building 21 at the Fishkill Correctional Facility
Inmates blame ‘beat up squad’ guards in a prisoner’s death
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
On the evening of April 21 in Building 21 at the Fishkill Correctional Facility, Samuel Harrell, an inmate with a history of erratic behavior linked to bipolar disorder, packed his bags and announced he was going home, though he still had several... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
'Kill Me' NowIn much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book ab
'Kill Me' Now
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 10 days ago
In much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book about punk was a literary one. With its modernization of the oral history tradition—telling its 424-page story entirely in a string of quotes that form a solid, winding... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Group wants federal probe of NY prisons expandedCreated: 08/18/2015 8:45 PM WHEC.com The Correctional Association of New York
Group wants federal probe of NY prisons expanded
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 10 days ago
Created: 08/18/2015 8:45 PM WHEC.com The Correctional Association of New York called Tuesday for expanded federal investigation of the state prison system, saying the recent death of a 30-year-old inmate after a confrontation with guards shows a... Read more
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Orange County Register
After their house burned and was looted, Fountain Valley family finds some comfort in a cat's survivalFOUNTAIN VALLEY – Shady’s humans were frantic. The 16-year-old orange cat, groo
After their house burned and was looted, Fountain Valley family finds some comfort in a cat's survival
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
FOUNTAIN VALLEY – Shady’s humans were frantic. The 16-year-old orange cat, groomed lion-style with mane and tufted tail, had gone missing. His worried folks took turns driving around their Fountain Valley neighborhood searching for him. Thankfully,... Read more
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The Washington Times
N.Y. police probing prisoner’s death; witnesses say jailers responsibleCorrections officers at a New York state prison allegedly beat an inmate to dea
N.Y. police probing prisoner’s death; witnesses say jailers responsible
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
Corrections officers at a New York state prison allegedly beat an inmate to death during a confrontation earlier this year in front of several witnesses, but prison officials have been far from forthcoming regarding details of the incident. Samuel... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Suwanee offers elecric vehicles a spot to charge upA dual-head, level three, fast-charging station for electric vehicles is now op
Suwanee offers elecric vehicles a spot to charge up
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 13 days ago
A dual-head, level three, fast-charging station for electric vehicles is now operational at Suwanee Town Center. (Special Photo) Commuters can now find an operational fast-charging station for electric vehicles along Savannah Square Street at the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
DHS secretary: Sex abuse allegations against Glade Run ‘being...Channel 11’s Renee Kaminski spoke with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Ser
DHS secretary: Sex abuse allegations against Glade Run ‘being...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 15 days ago
Channel 11’s Renee Kaminski spoke with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services secretary and the Zelienople police chief Thursday, who both said sex abuse allegations against a home for troubled children are being taken seriously and are being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmaker Induction CancelledTension is reportedly mounting in Bong County following cancellation of the ind
Lawmaker Induction Cancelled
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Tension is reportedly mounting in Bong County following cancellation of the induction ceremony of former lawmaker Samuel Bondo as the new County Education Officer. The program was expected last Friday, but the Human Resource Officer of the Ministry... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Inmate abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape, group saysNEW YORK — Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now
Inmate abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape, group says
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
NEW YORK — Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Abuse complaints spike after New York prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape
KY3 Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Abuse complaints spike after New York prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape
KSPR Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
Local 10 Miami / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape | News - Home Three people were seriously injured, at least two critically, T
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KTVZ Bend / Posted 17 days ago
| News - Home Three people were seriously injured, at least two critically, Tuesday morning when a Bend man's SUV crossed the center line of Highway 97 south of Bend and crashed head-on into a Sunriver... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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CNN
New York prison escape: Inmate abuse complaints spikeNew York (CNN)Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are
New York prison escape: Inmate abuse complaints spike
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
New York (CNN)Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escapeInmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing a
Abuse complaints spike after N.Y. prison escape
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60 complaints since the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Inmate abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape, group saysNEW YORK (CNN) -- Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped
Inmate abuse complaints spike after New York prison escape, group says
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives. In more than 60... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 10Change Dixie to name that reflects local heritage The Dixie school was founded
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 10
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Change Dixie to name that reflects local heritage The Dixie school was founded in 1864 through donation of the land by James Miller. The whole Dixie School District received its name on a dare for some Southerners who helped build the schoolhouse... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Honor rollFourth quarter DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL Leighanna Allen, Cameron Allison, Tan
Honor roll
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Fourth quarter DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL Leighanna Allen, Cameron Allison, Tanner Allison, Owen Anderson, Caley Anderson, Sean Anderson, Trinity Andrus, Logan Bailey, Austin Barnes, Aleyah Bathurst, Gabrielle Bellomo, Dylan Berguson, Aaron Best,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Marriage licensesJacob Thomas Ammann, 29, Victoria Anne Davis, 28, Knoxville Lyndon Burl Badget
Marriage licenses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Jacob Thomas Ammann, 29, Victoria Anne Davis, 28, Knoxville Lyndon Burl Badgett, 53, Beth Ann Cowan Raper, 59, Knoxville Keith Joseph Barber, 43, Jennifer Kelley Mathes, 32, Knoxville Andrea Barbieri, 30, Francesca Smiraglio, 27, Knoxville Elida... Read more
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CBS Sports
Reggie Miller would take Larry Bird over LeBron in a hypothetical draftReggie Miller is known to be loquacious. Whether he speaks in hyperbole or take
Reggie Miller would take Larry Bird over LeBron in a hypothetical draft
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
Reggie Miller is known to be loquacious. Whether he speaks in hyperbole or takes a mystifying stance while announcing games, Miller often openly expresses his opinion. Miller is of course, able to say whatever he wants but sometimes he makes a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Washington timber cutters, mill owner indicted for theft of maples from national forestGifford Pinchot National Forest (Photo: fs.usda.gov) SEATTLE — Three Washingto
Washington timber cutters, mill owner indicted for theft of maples from national forest
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
Gifford Pinchot National Forest (Photo: fs.usda.gov) SEATTLE — Three Washington timber cutters and a mill owner have been indicted on charges of theft and environmental crimes for cutting down Big Leaf Maple trees in a national forest, U.S. Attorney... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Florida's 10-Day Back to School Sales Tax Holiday StartingBy: Matt GalkaAugust 6, 2015 TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians get to enjoy 10 days of
Florida's 10-Day Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Starting
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 22 days ago
By: Matt GalkaAugust 6, 2015 TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians get to enjoy 10 days of tax free shopping on school supplies starting Friday. The sales tax holiday is tied for the state’s longest ever. Backpacks, clothes, and computers; they’ll all be... Read more
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redOrbit
Neutron star takes on form of black hole with huge jetsBlack holes, previously believed to have been the only objects in the universe
Neutron star takes on form of black hole with huge jets
redOrbit / Posted 22 days ago
Black holes, previously believed to have been the only objects in the universe capable of forming powerful jets of materials shooting out into space, now have a little “friendly competition” in the form of an extremely dense double-star system known... Read more
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NBC Miami
Gear Up for Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday!As the summer days come to an end, Florida shoppers can prepare for the upcomin
Gear Up for Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday!
NBC Miami / Posted 24 days ago
As the summer days come to an end, Florida shoppers can prepare for the upcoming school year by participating in the ten-day “back to school sales tax holiday” starting this Friday, August 7. “By having it from August 7th through the 16th, it gives... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Retailers pitch back-school tax breakA longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobb
Retailers pitch back-school tax break
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
A longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobbying arm for retailers is already making plans to sell lawmakers on keeping the extended discount period next year. The Florida Retail Federation also is eyeing a number... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Retailers pitch back-to-school tax breakA longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobb
Retailers pitch back-to-school tax break
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 24 days ago
A longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobbying arm for retailers is already making plans to sell lawmakers on keeping the extended discount period next year. The Florida Retail Federation also is eyeing a number... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Retailers pitch back-to-school tax breakA longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobb
Retailers pitch back-to-school tax break
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
A longer than usual back-to-school tax holiday gets underway Friday, and a lobbying arm for retailers is already making plans to sell lawmakers on keeping the extended discount period next year. The Florida Retail Federation also is eyeing a number... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday and will stretch 10 daysThe sales tax holiday is longer this year, more than three times the weekend it
Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday and will stretch 10 days
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
The sales tax holiday is longer this year, more than three times the weekend it’s been recently. So it will be 10 days without an extra 6 or 7 percent being added to many purchases. Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m.... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 3‘Dixie’ decision is matter of awareness I am a Novato resident. My first react
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 3
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
‘Dixie’ decision is matter of awareness I am a Novato resident. My first reaction to the Dixie School District name controversy was “much ado about nothing.” But as I contemplated the underlying message that Noah Griffin and Kerry Peirson are trying... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Time to consider changing Dixie district’s nameAfter more than 150 years, it is time to consider changing the name of the Dixi
Time to consider changing Dixie district’s name
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
After more than 150 years, it is time to consider changing the name of the Dixie School District to one that better reflects its geography and local history. The names of schools and school districts change; infrequently, but they change. Locally,... Read more
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