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Arkansas Times
Re-vote on mental health cut defeated at Legislative Councilone: An effort to expunge the vote on a rule that will cut Medicaid funding for
Re-vote on mental health cut defeated at Legislative Council
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 hours ago
one: An effort to expunge the vote on a rule that will cut Medicaid funding for mental health centers failed at the Legislative Council today. An extraordinary vote was needed and it wasn't there. Now we'll see if, as several of the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Shallow second system suggested for Uplands projectstage. “We will look to see if there’s a consensus on choosing a recommended p
Shallow second system suggested for Uplands project
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 hours ago
stage. “We will look to see if there’s a consensus on choosing a recommended project,” Jensen said. “Those decisions can only be made when we’re sitting as a legislative council.” The next council meeting is Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at municip... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diarrhoea Epidemic - Death Toll Rises in the CountryEl Ghura locality of in El Gezira state. 17 more cases have been registered. A
Diarrhoea Epidemic - Death Toll Rises in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
El Ghura locality of in El Gezira state. 17 more cases have been registered. Asmahan Adam Zakaria, the member of El Gezira legislative council said that Wed Medani hospital in the state capital, and the state health authorities, have refused to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Patna High Court calls anti-liquor policy in Bihar illegalAct, which has got nod from the state governor after being passed by both the h
Patna High Court calls anti-liquor policy in Bihar illegal
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Act, which has got nod from the state governor after being passed by both the houses- state legislative assembly and state legislative council, will come into force from October 2. It is still not clear what effect the new Act will bear after the... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajouri youth take up self-employment, make small agricultural tools to earn a living - newkerala.com #125829month, during a visit to the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Ins
Rajouri youth take up self-employment, make small agricultural tools to earn a living - newkerala.com #125829
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
month, during a visit to the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in Rajouri, Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) for Rajouri Vibodh Gupta interacted with emerging entrepreneurs attending a three-week-long... Read more
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Quartz
A prominent Thai artist says his country is becoming “a hybrid of Singapore and North Korea”filmmaker). Here’s a trailer: The exhibit opened to the public about two weeks
A prominent Thai artist says his country is becoming “a hybrid of Singapore and North Korea”
Quartz / Posted 20 hours ago
filmmaker). Here’s a trailer: The exhibit opened to the public about two weeks after the dramatic election of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Weerasethakul noted that while Hong Kongers do not enjoy full democracy, they still have the right to... Read more
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Kenosha News
Wirch: Sell Governor’s Mansion to help fund I-94 improvementsthe budget. “It’s important for each one of us to have some ideas to save money
Wirch: Sell Governor’s Mansion to help fund I-94 improvements
Kenosha News / Posted 23 hours ago
the budget. “It’s important for each one of us to have some ideas to save money.” According to the nonpartisan Wisconsin Legislative Council, six states —Arizona, California, Idaho Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont — do not have Governor’s... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Fight on mental health money isn't over yetpush to cut Medicaid reimbursement for mental health treatment, thought to have
Fight on mental health money isn't over yet
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
push to cut Medicaid reimbursement for mental health treatment, thought to have been settled last week, is back on the Legislative Council agenda Friday. The agenda shows a motion to expunge the vote that adopted a report of the Administrative... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Perespass there. Bassam Al-Salhi is a General Secretary of the Palestinian People’s
Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Peres
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
pass there. Bassam Al-Salhi is a General Secretary of the Palestinian People’s Party and elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, who in 2005 received 2.67% of the vote for President of the PA, said that “Peres was one of the most... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cash-for-vote case: TDP MLA Revanth Reddy appears before courtACB alleging that he was offered Rs 5 crore by Revanth Reddy to vote in favour
Cash-for-vote case: TDP MLA Revanth Reddy appears before court
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
ACB alleging that he was offered Rs 5 crore by Revanth Reddy to vote in favour of a Telugu Desam MLC nominee in Telangana Legislative Council polls held on June 1. Stephenson represents Anglo-Indian community in Telangana Legislative Assembly. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
56 Years of What?the first Nigerian Constitution of 1922 was appropriately called the Clifford C
56 Years of What?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the first Nigerian Constitution of 1922 was appropriately called the Clifford Constitution. That Constitution introduced a Legislative Council and for the first time, enlightened Nigerians were afforded the opportunity of a say in the political... Read more
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The Age
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum moveThe NSW Legislative Council has established an inquiry into the government's co
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
The Age / Posted yesterday
The NSW Legislative Council has established an inquiry into the government's controversial plan to move the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta. Photo: Anna Kucera The NSW government's plan to move the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed... Read more
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The Courier
State funeral for Ballarat political and legal identity Murray Byrneas acting premier. Born in Colac in 1928 to Thomas Edward and Barbara Byrne, t
State funeral for Ballarat political and legal identity Murray Byrne
The Courier / Posted yesterday
as acting premier. Born in Colac in 1928 to Thomas Edward and Barbara Byrne, the solicitor and member of Victoria’s Legislative Council was educated at St Patrick’s College and the University of Melbourne. A driving force in the development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Botswana Honours FoundersPresidents, First Cabinet, First Parliament, First members of Ntlo Ya Dikgosi m
Botswana Honours Founders
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Presidents, First Cabinet, First Parliament, First members of Ntlo Ya Dikgosi members, First ladies, members of the First Legislative Council as well as Pioneers in various sectors of the economy. She said a total of 75 recipients shall be... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Trans in Utahnecessarily desire to be the opposite gender. When Sophia Hawes-Tingey, direct
Trans in Utah
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
necessarily desire to be the opposite gender. When Sophia Hawes-Tingey, director of Judiciary Committee at Women's State Legislative Council of Utah, moved to Salt Lake City in 2010, she discovered more transgender support groups here than she'd... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ombudsman warns new police watchdog lacks biteand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns new police watchdog lacks bite
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. At... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdogand other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement C
Ombudsman warns of less oversight of NSW police under new watchdog
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
and other "critical incidents". Legislation to establish the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is before the NSW Legislative Council following a report into police oversight arrangements by former shadow attorney-general Andrew Tink. The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hong Kong rebels are now lawmakersof the pro-democracy Umbrella Revolution, former protesters prepare to take off
Hong Kong rebels are now lawmakers
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the pro-democracy Umbrella Revolution, former protesters prepare to take office for the first time when the city’s Legislative Council (Legco) begins its new term Saturday. At least five of the new legislators are openly pushing for the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Post-Umbrella Hong Kong opens explosive political chapterthe momentum and consequent disappointment heavily influenced the young protest
Post-Umbrella Hong Kong opens explosive political chapter
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
the momentum and consequent disappointment heavily influenced the young protesters who recently won seats in the Legislative Council (Legco) - Hong Kong's lawmaking body - in citywide polls. They say the failure of the protests forced... Read more
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The Hindu
All party meeting on Cauvery beginsB.S. Yeddyurappa, State Janata Dal (Secular) president H.D. Kumaraswamy, Mr. Sh
All party meeting on Cauvery begins
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
B.S. Yeddyurappa, State Janata Dal (Secular) president H.D. Kumaraswamy, Mr. Shettar, Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa, JD(S) leader in the Council Basavaraj Horatti, all Ministers, and legislators attended... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board near vote on divisive herbicideboard would be necessary. If approved then, the recommendations would go to the
Board near vote on divisive herbicide
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
board would be necessary. If approved then, the recommendations would go to the governor for his approval and then to the Legislative Council, lawmakers who conduct the Legislature's business when it is not in session. "If he [Gov. Asa... Read more
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The Hindu
All party meeting on Cauvery begins at Vidhana Soudha, Bengalurupresident H.D. Kumaraswamy, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Ja
All party meeting on Cauvery begins at Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
president H.D. Kumaraswamy, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa, JD (S) leader in the council Basavaraj Horatti, all Cabinet ministers, and legislators... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Birth of NationWinstanley came to the country in 1954 and served as a District Commissioner an
Birth of Nation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Winstanley came to the country in 1954 and served as a District Commissioner and then clerk to the pre-independence Legislative Council and senior civil servant after independence. The flag has a dominant sky blue colour representing water,... Read more
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New Kerala
Former J&K legislator's relative snatches rifle from guard - newkerala.com #124763resident of Zakhan Keller village, has snatched an AK-47 rifle along with 30 ro
Former J&K legislator's relative snatches rifle from guard - newkerala.com #124763
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
resident of Zakhan Keller village, has snatched an AK-47 rifle along with 30 rounds from the PSO of a former MLC (member of legislative council)," a police official said on Wednesday. "Waseem is a relative of former MLC Abdul Rehman Tukroo." "He... Read more
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The Manila Times
The rebel Hong Kong lawmakers challenging Beijingof the pro-democracy “Umbrella Revolution”, former protesters prepare to take o
The rebel Hong Kong lawmakers challenging Beijing
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the pro-democracy “Umbrella Revolution”, former protesters prepare to take office for the first time when the city’s Legislative Council (Legco) enters its new term Saturday. At least five of the new legislators are openly pushing for the... Read more
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Rappler
Post-'Umbrella' Hong Kong opens explosive political chapterLaw (C) speaks at a rally with Jousha Wong (centre L) and supporters in Causewa
Post-'Umbrella' Hong Kong opens explosive political chapter
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Law (C) speaks at a rally with Jousha Wong (centre L) and supporters in Causeway bay following Nathan Law's win in the Legislative Council election in Hong Kong on September 5, 2016. Isaac Lawrence/AFP HONG KONG – Two years after the... Read more
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The Telegraph
State's dry drive drops gearabout Pathak's removal, Mastan said: "He had become controversial and had lodge
State's dry drive drops gear
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
about Pathak's removal, Mastan said: "He had become controversial and had lodged cases against Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council, Sushil Kumar Modi." The minister said states bordering Bihar were not in the mood to change despite... Read more
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The Sault Star
Prince’s appointment not punishmenta member of the legislature, applied in 1845 to lease lands on Lake Superior, a
Prince’s appointment not punishment
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
a member of the legislature, applied in 1845 to lease lands on Lake Superior, a first for the British Sault. Initially, the Legislative Council rejected the association formed by Prince, A. D. McLean of Canada West, and Platt Card, from Ohio, on the... Read more
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dna
'Saamana' cartoon row: Opposition seeks unconditional apology from Shiv Sena's mouthpieceanti-Maratha mindset of Sena, which is known for its anti-Dalit and anti-Muslim
'Saamana' cartoon row: Opposition seeks unconditional apology from Shiv Sena's mouthpiece
dna / Posted 3 days ago
anti-Maratha mindset of Sena, which is known for its anti-Dalit and anti-Muslim stand," he said. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde said the cartoon showed Sena's "pervert mindset". "It insulted martyred jawans, their... Read more
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New Kerala
Supreme Court to hear Cauvery water issue, prohibitory orders in parts of Karnataka - newkerala.com #124339up the matter, it would want to know why its order was not implemented. It woul
Supreme Court to hear Cauvery water issue, prohibitory orders in parts of Karnataka - newkerala.com #124339
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
up the matter, it would want to know why its order was not implemented. It would also look into the resolution the Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council uninamously adopted resolving to use Cauvery water only for drinking pur... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishretained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitt
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
retained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitting in January, with a session of the Legislative Council on the evening of January 25 debating the Criminal Law Amendment bill. Earlier in the day in the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloatofficials claimed today, would also be difficult for Opposition parties to oppo
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloat
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
officials claimed today, would also be difficult for Opposition parties to oppose. The legislative assembly and the legislative council in Kashmir have in the past passed resolutions - backed by most parties, including the Congress and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khama Urges CBD Plot Owners to DevelopBotswana, was established in 1885 under the British government where during the
Khama Urges CBD Plot Owners to Develop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Botswana, was established in 1885 under the British government where during the preparations for independence in 1960 the Legislative Council decided to establish Gaborone as the capital of the Protectorate. The new capital site was chosen... Read more
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dna
Karnataka moves SC seeking modification of its order; expresses inability to release water to TNSeptember, 27, which according to legal experts may signal a constitutional cri
Karnataka moves SC seeking modification of its order; expresses inability to release water to TN
dna / Posted 4 days ago
September, 27, which according to legal experts may signal a constitutional crisis in the state. on Friday, Karnataka's Legislative Council passed a resolution to only release water for the purpose of meeting basic concerns of Bengaluru and... Read more
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The Hindu
Will ‘PK’ pull a rabbit out of the hat for Congress?neighbouring Amethi, is seen as the party’s last citadel in the State, Dinesh S
Will ‘PK’ pull a rabbit out of the hat for Congress?
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
neighbouring Amethi, is seen as the party’s last citadel in the State, Dinesh Singh, the solitary Congress member in the Legislative Council, explains why: “PK’s management is better than the Congress’s management. He is working to make the party... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Daylight saving plan a 'thought bubble gone too far'in interstate television schedules caused by Daylight Savings had cruelled the
Daylight saving plan a 'thought bubble gone too far'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
in interstate television schedules caused by Daylight Savings had cruelled the chance of local Australian Idol contestant Dan England. Notice of Mr Khan's bill has been given to the Legislative Council but it is not yet known when it will be debat... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Daylight saving plan a 'thought bubble gone too far'in interstate television schedules caused by Daylight Savings had cruelled the
Daylight saving plan a 'thought bubble gone too far'
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
in interstate television schedules caused by Daylight Savings had cruelled the chance of local Australian Idol contestant Dan England. Notice of Mr Khan's bill has been given to the Legislative Council but it is not yet known when it will be debat... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Not all in loop, but group-therapy caps passbenefit for Medicaid recipients, but not everyone at the meeting knew what they
Not all in loop, but group-therapy caps pass
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
benefit for Medicaid recipients, but not everyone at the meeting knew what they were voting on. The change approved by the Legislative Council will limit Medicaid reimbursement for group psychotherapy to one hour a day, instead of an hour and a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Fairness officer' approved for DHSofficer" in order to improve its contracting process. Keesa Smith, the departm
'Fairness officer' approved for DHS
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
officer" in order to improve its contracting process. Keesa Smith, the department's deputy director, told the Arkansas Legislative Council that the position was the brainchild of Director Cindy Gillespie and would be housed with the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishretained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitt
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
retained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitting in January, with a session of the Legislative Council on the evening of January 25 debating the Criminal Law Amendment bill. Earlier in the day in the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishretained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitt
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
retained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitting in January, with a session of the Legislative Council on the evening of January 25 debating the Criminal Law Amendment bill. Earlier in the day in the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfishretained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitt
Natural History Museum of London finds Sydney Morning Herald from Australia Day 1883 inside sunfish
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
retained the Ashes. News of the day In other news, the NSW Parliament was sitting in January, with a session of the Legislative Council on the evening of January 25 debating the Criminal Law Amendment bill. Earlier in the day in the... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
You will paythe tax? The ballot title very clearly states it will be spent on schools, hea
You will pay
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
the tax? The ballot title very clearly states it will be spent on schools, health care and senior services. The Oregon Legislative Council says otherwise. The tax collected from fuel sales will go to the state highway fund but this is a small... Read more
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dna
Karnataka in 'distress' decides to defy SC order, will meet drinking needs in Bengalurudrinking water requirements of villages and towns in the Cauvery basin and Beng
Karnataka in 'distress' decides to defy SC order, will meet drinking needs in Bengaluru
dna / Posted 7 days ago
drinking water requirements of villages and towns in the Cauvery basin and Bengaluru," it said. Distress situation The Legislative Council also passed a similar resolution after a brief sitting. Siddaramaiah said Karnataka is in a distress... Read more
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dna
dna Must Reads: Rafale deal, Scarlett Keeling's murder acquittal, Cauvery dispute, Mumbai terror alert and more...base. Read more... 3) Cauvery dispute: Karnataka passes resolution to block re
dna Must Reads: Rafale deal, Scarlett Keeling's murder acquittal, Cauvery dispute, Mumbai terror alert and more...
dna / Posted 7 days ago
base. Read more... 3) Cauvery dispute: Karnataka passes resolution to block release of water to Tamil Nadu Karnataka's Legislative Council passed a resolution to only release water for the purpose of meeting basic concerns of Bengaluru and... Read more
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