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AllAfrica.com
NPA Constitutes Committee to Check Extortion At PortsA standing Intervention Committee to check the alleged cases of extortion truck
NPA Constitutes Committee to Check Extortion At Ports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
A standing Intervention Committee to check the alleged cases of extortion truck drivers by security operatives at the port entrances in Lagos has been constituted by Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Western Ports. The intervention Committee, which is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Zika may linger in semen long after symptoms fade-doctors reportZika virus may 'linger in semen for up to 2 months after symptoms fade', raisin
Zika may linger in semen long after symptoms fade-doctors report
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
Zika virus may 'linger in semen for up to 2 months after symptoms fade', raising fears of sexual transmission Man found to have traces of Zika in his semen 2 months after infection 68-year-old infected in Cook Islands returned to the UK in... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contractThe City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contract
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 17 hours ago
The City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would like a chance to make their own proposal. They've proposed several options, creating two EMS services in town, or maybe even creating a joint venture between the two... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contractThe City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contract
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 17 hours ago
The City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would like a chance to make their own proposal. They've proposed several options, creating two EMS services in town, or maybe even creating a joint venture between the two... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contractThe City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would
Council holding special meeting to discuss city EMS contract
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 hours ago
The City of Lubbock currently has an EMS contract with UMC, but Covenant would like a chance to make their own proposal. They've proposed several options, creating two EMS services in town, or maybe even creating a joint venture between the two... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Phillip S. Schaengold: Memorial's plan merits more public scrutinySince announcing in July 2015 that Memorial Health was seeking a “strategic par
Phillip S. Schaengold: Memorial's plan merits more public scrutiny
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 hours ago
Since announcing in July 2015 that Memorial Health was seeking a “strategic partner,” there has been the proverbial cone of silence over the proposed transaction with Novant Health. On Sunday, Feb. 7, the Savannah Morning News published a guest... Read more
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The Christian Post
4 Key Facts About the Zika Virus, Birth Defects and AbortionA health worker carries out fumigation as part of preventive measures against t
4 Key Facts About the Zika Virus, Birth Defects and Abortion
The Christian Post / Posted 23 hours ago
A health worker carries out fumigation as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the cemetery of Carabayllo on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, February 1, 2016. Last week, the World Health Organization... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP
President Jacob Zuma: State of the Nation Address 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Bongi Zuma, Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise arrive at Parliament for the State of the Nation Address. State of the Nation Address by Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Nystrom announces run for Minnesota HouseNystrom, 30, works in public relations at the National Joint Powers Alliance in
Nystrom announces run for Minnesota House
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Nystrom, 30, works in public relations at the National Joint Powers Alliance in Staples and is seeking the DFL endorsement. She was first elected to the city council in 2014. She made her candidacy announcement in the library at Baxter Elementary... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Covenant proposes second EMS service for LubbockShould the City of Lubbock have two EMS services? City Council considered what
Covenant proposes second EMS service for Lubbock
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
Should the City of Lubbock have two EMS services? City Council considered what Mayor Glen Robertson called a "passionate issue" on Thursday night. After hours of discussion, the council decided to call for a special meeting next Tuesday to set up a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s full speechState of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Jo
Zuma’s full speech
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
State of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament. Cape Town, 11 February 2016 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals to whip the vote in favour of assisted-dying lawLiberal MPs will be forced to vote the party line on a subject that is traditio
Liberals to whip the vote in favour of assisted-dying law
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Liberal MPs will be forced to vote the party line on a subject that is traditionally considered a conscience issue, as parliamentarians from all parties wrestle with how to design and implement a new assisted-dying law. Liberal House Leader Dominic... Read more
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Daily Mail
First case of Zika identified in Marylandidentified in Maryland bringing total number of affected U.S. states to 21 Fir
First case of Zika identified in Maryland
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
identified in Maryland bringing total number of affected U.S. states to 21 First case of Zika virus identified in Maryland on Thursday, officials said It comes a day after first case, and 4 potentials, was reported in Alabama Zika has now spread... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speechState of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Jo
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speech
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
State of the Nation Address by President Jacob G Zuma on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament. Cape Town, 11 February 2016 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Hospital boards outline new governance modelNORTH WELLINGTON — After much talk and debate between the boards of North Welli
Hospital boards outline new governance model
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted yesterday
NORTH WELLINGTON — After much talk and debate between the boards of North Wellington Health Care (NWHC) and Groves Memorial Community Hospital, and the formation of a new Joint Executive Committee (JEC) to oversee the three hospital sites, the two... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virusMIAMI — In 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific O
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virus
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI — In 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific Ocean reported an outbreak of an illness with flu-like symptoms similar to dengue fever, a debilitating viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes and well documented since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key Ugandan HIV Control Body Under Pressure to Close, Activists ObjectBy Evelyn Lirri And Tim Pearce Kampala — Two parliamentary committees want to
Key Ugandan HIV Control Body Under Pressure to Close, Activists Object
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Evelyn Lirri And Tim Pearce Kampala — Two parliamentary committees want to cut costs by closing down the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC), set up 24 years ago to oversee and coordinate HIV prevention and control - despite activists' fears that this... Read more
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The Burton View
Kildee ‘deeply disappointed’ as Snyder declines to testify on Flint water crisis | February 11, 2016WASHINGTON — Democratic Steering & Policy Committee Co-Chairs Congresswoman Ros
Kildee ‘deeply disappointed’ as Snyder declines to testify on Flint water crisis | February 11, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Democratic Steering & Policy Committee Co-Chairs Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (D-MD), and Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) sent a letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder inviting him to testify before... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board lifts committee term limitsThe county board unanimously approved a resolution amending the committee polic
Crow Wing County Board: Board lifts committee term limits
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The county board unanimously approved a resolution amending the committee policy, striking language that limited the number of terms appointees could serve. The decision came following a lengthy and spirited discussion about the policy among... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana's ugly budget outlook grows grimmer; state in ‘its own recession,’ economist saysLouisiana’s already grim budget outlook got even worse on Wednesday. The panel
Louisiana's ugly budget outlook grows grimmer; state in ‘its own recession,’ economist says
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Louisiana’s already grim budget outlook got even worse on Wednesday. The panel that identifies the state’s projected income again lowered its expectations for the budget year that ends June 30, as well as the fiscal picture for the following... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalizationThis Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalization
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
This Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of marijuana buds marketed by rapper Snopp Dogg in one of the LivWell marijuana chain's outlets south of downtown Denver. LivWell grows the Snoop pot alongside many other... Read more
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Daily Mail
First case of Zika identified in Alabama as virus spreads to 20 statesemerges virus has now spread to 20 U.S. states and DC First case of Zika virus
First case of Zika identified in Alabama as virus spreads to 20 states
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
emerges virus has now spread to 20 U.S. states and DC First case of Zika virus has been identified in Alabama, officials confirmed Four other people are being tested and a fifth's results came back negative Zika has now spread to 20 states, as... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Unfortunate Consequences of Reno’s Tech BoomRENO, Nev.—As this city basks in the glow of being Tesla’s location for a new f
The Unfortunate Consequences of Reno’s Tech Boom
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
RENO, Nev.—As this city basks in the glow of being Tesla’s location for a new factory, it is grappling with an issue that has long plagued more established tech hubs such as San Francisco: a dearth of affordable housing. Northern Nevada is expected... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
County, military leaders share 'State of the Community''State of the Community' Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM Posted Feb. 10, 201
County, military leaders share 'State of the Community'
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
'State of the Community' Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM Budget cuts and staff reductions were common themes at the 21st annual State of the Community Breakfast, but Onslow County and military officials still... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Tax Hike Proposed in Santa FeNo Surprises in New Hampshire Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were the big win
Tax Hike Proposed in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
No Surprises in New Hampshire Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were the big winners in New Hampshire last night. Ohio Gov. John Kasich emerged from obscurity but finished a distant second in the Granite State’s Republican primary. Hillary Clinton... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Groups lambast ‘railroading’ of process for new policy on GMO – Bulatlat“This only proves that the crafting of the new joint department circular is in
Groups lambast ‘railroading’ of process for new policy on GMO – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
“This only proves that the crafting of the new joint department circular is in the best interest of traders and importers of GM products and not of farmers, consumers and the general public.” MANILA – Farmers, scientists and consumers decried what... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPA Probes Security Agents Over Alleged Extortion At SeaportsTHE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has raised a committee charged with the resp
NPA Probes Security Agents Over Alleged Extortion At Seaports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has raised a committee charged with the responsibility of investigating alleged extortion leveled against security agents by truck drivers operating at the seaports in Lagos State. Under the chairmanship of the... Read more
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Charleston Express
Charleston Chamber of Commerce NewsArkansas State Senator Gary Stubblefield spoke to Charleston Chamber members du
Charleston Chamber of Commerce News
Charleston Express / Posted 3 days ago
Arkansas State Senator Gary Stubblefield spoke to Charleston Chamber members during their noon February meeting. He reminisced about being born in Charleston and what a very special town it was to him. Sen. Stubblefield told stories about how special... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virusIn 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific Ocean rep
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virus
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
In 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific Ocean reported an outbreak of an illness with flu-like symptoms similar to dengue fever, a debilitating viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes and well documented since the 18th... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Schiavoni bill would provide funding for water, sewer system upgradesCOLUMBUS State senators had their first hearing Tuesday on a billion-dollar pr
Schiavoni bill would provide funding for water, sewer system upgrades
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBUS State senators had their first hearing Tuesday on a billion-dollar proposal to help local communities update their water and sewer systems. Senate Joint Resolution 3 was offered by Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, D-33rd, as a way to... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
SRPC topicStaff Writer Updates on the Seneca Regional Planning Commission and concerns a
SRPC topic
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Staff Writer Updates on the Seneca Regional Planning Commission and concerns about its future were the focus of Tuesday's Seneca County Board of Commissioners meeting and pre-meeting work session. During the work session, Board President Holly... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Zika cases confirmed in Indiana and OhioTwo new Zika cases confirmed in Indiana and Ohio in travelers who recently retu
New Zika cases confirmed in Indiana and Ohio
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Two new Zika cases confirmed in Indiana and Ohio in travelers who recently returned from Haiti Two new cases of Zika virus confirmed by CDC in Indiana and Ohio Marks first case for each state, and both patients had recently returned from Haiti,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Terrified women buying up FROGS and TOADS to eat Zika mosquitosArgentina after officials admit pesticides are not working Sale of mosquito-ea
Terrified women buying up FROGS and TOADS to eat Zika mosquitos
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Argentina after officials admit pesticides are not working Sale of mosquito-eating frogs and toads booming in Argentina Health ministry admits mosquitos resist pesticides Online websites are offering up to £5 for a live specimen The sale of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budgetABUJA: Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 2
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
ABUJA: Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 because ministers cannot agree on revised public spending plans, lawmakers said on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record US$30 billion budget in... Read more
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The Star
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budgetABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 because ministers cannot agree on revised public spending plans, lawmakers said on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record $30 billion budget... Read more
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Air Force Times
Proposed Defense Budget Hike Wins Some Deficit HawksWASHINGTON — Just as the Pentagon is set to unveil its budget proposal, House A
Proposed Defense Budget Hike Wins Some Deficit Hawks
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — Just as the Pentagon is set to unveil its budget proposal, House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry is urging congressional budget writers to add as much as $23 billion to the expected request for a $525 billion base budget and a $59... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Boss Inherits Confusion At NDANew NDA boss Kusemererwa ( Center) recieves instruments of power from Kate Kiku
New Boss Inherits Confusion At NDA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
New NDA boss Kusemererwa ( Center) recieves instruments of power from Kate KikuleThe National Drug Authority (NDA) has a new executive director; Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa. A pharmacist and former director at Joint Medical Stores, she appears keenly... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie MenYves here. On the one hand, it’s easy to take take the sudden seriousness about
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie Men
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
Yves here. On the one hand, it’s easy to take take the sudden seriousness about the need to promote more manly men as as desperate effort to shift attention from other failings of the leadership classes and blame them on bad teachers or bad home... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Decentralisation Key Driver for Regional Development— Effective decentralised systems of governance should be used to achieve inclu
Decentralisation Key Driver for Regional Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
— Effective decentralised systems of governance should be used to achieve inclusive development and social transformations at national and sub-regional levels. That's the main point being made at an on-going conference in Nairobi, Kenya; the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Federal report finds Mass. had highest rate of abused children in nationMassachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the
Federal report finds Mass. had highest rate of abused children in nation
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation in fiscal year 2014 and had nearly the same number of victimized children the following year, according to newly released state and federal figures. The sharp... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Developments at the Wyoming LegislatureCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - on Feb. 8, the first day at the 2016 budget session: ST
Developments at the Wyoming Legislature
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - on Feb. 8, the first day at the 2016 budget session: STATE OF THE STATE: Gov. Matt Mead kicked off the legislative session with his state of the state address. Mead emphasized that the... Read more
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Roll Call
Zika Virus Funding Met With Caution in Congress Burwell will brief lawmakers on Zika Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File
Zika Virus Funding Met With Caution in Congress
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Burwell will brief lawmakers on Zika Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Capitol Hill leaders responded cautiously to President Barack Obama’s announcement Monday that he would ask... Read more
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The Space Review
Filling in the detailsTwo events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of spa
Filling in the details
The Space Review / Posted 4 days ago
Two events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of space policy. In Washington, the Obama Administration will release its fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, the final one by this president. Meanwhile, several hundred... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Experts: Vermont could lower school costsMONTPELIER — After listening to hours of testimony on the good the bad and the
Experts: Vermont could lower school costs
The Addison County Independent / Posted 4 days ago
MONTPELIER — After listening to hours of testimony on the good the bad and the ugly that school districts have endured trying to build budgets under a spending cap under Act 46, the House Committee on Education on Tuesday voted in favor of raising... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado's Battle Over Tax Limits Could Shape Future GrowthDENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 mill
Colorado's Battle Over Tax Limits Could Shape Future Growth
CBS Denver / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state’s famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Battle over Colorado tax limits could affect future growthDENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million p
Battle over Colorado tax limits could affect future growth
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state’s famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Battle over Colorado tax limits could affect future growth — The Medina County GazetteDENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million p
Battle over Colorado tax limits could affect future growth — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state’s famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those... Read more
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The Times Leader
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growthDENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 mill
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growthDENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 mill
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growthBy 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, th
Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those... Read more
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