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The Birmingham Times
Today’s Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school boardas president, he was instrumental in implementing the consent agenda and design
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
as president, he was instrumental in implementing the consent agenda and designing the new council chamber which other local governments modeled and integrated into their city’s plans. Bell also worked with the Merchants of the Fourth Avenue... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council sets up admin interview proce...your range is low," Weiers said. "But it's not my call." The provided comparis
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
your range is low," Weiers said. "But it's not my call." The provided comparisons don't put the salary in relation to local cost of living or size of city budget, council member Sue Hilgart said. It would be better to wait until after the... Read more
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Salon.com
A California suburb reckons with its Nazi past — and present-day controversy followsto preserve a 26-foot tall statue of Robert E. Lee, a Confederal general and tr
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
to preserve a 26-foot tall statue of Robert E. Lee, a Confederal general and traitor to his country, erected in a local park that was once named after him. The statue of Lee, on his horse with hat in hand, had stood in the park since 1924,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NC legislators to talk toxic GenX during Wilmington visitMembers of the Environmental Review Commission also will tour Sweeney plant whi
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the Environmental Review Commission also will tour Sweeney plant while in the Port City By Kevin Maurer GateHouse Media WILMINGTON -- Some state legislators are coming to the Port City on Wednesday to hear firsthand from local officials... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Environmental Review Committee to investigate GenXlower Cape Fear region are invited to attend Wednesday's hearing, which is expe
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
lower Cape Fear region are invited to attend Wednesday's hearing, which is expected to be the first of several meetings the commission will hold regarding the GenX discharge. Secretaries of the state Department of Environmental Quality, the... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotas president, he was instrumental in implementing the consent agenda and design
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
as president, he was instrumental in implementing the consent agenda and designing the new council chamber which other local governments modeled and integrated into their city’s plans. Bell also worked with the Merchants of the Fourth Avenue... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsdecades of industrial dumping, farming pollution, and water plant and distribut
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 days ago
decades of industrial dumping, farming pollution, and water plant and distribution pipe deterioration have taken a toll on local water systems. Those found to have problems cleaning their water typically took more than two years to fix these... Read more
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NBC Washington
A ‘Political’ EclipseMonday, we heard from D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the first woman to chair
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
Monday, we heard from D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the first woman to chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. “In a life spent striving for equal rights, I am accustomed to setbacks,” she said in a statement. “No setback I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana'land grabbing' by foreign companies for plantations, mining and forestry - gen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
'land grabbing' by foreign companies for plantations, mining and forestry - generally sanctioned and facilitated by African governments. Alongside this critique of privatization of land in Africa, the question of tenure security has become a major... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Commissioner formerly worked for firm seeking housing authority moneyPalm Beach Post Staff Writer Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard (Megh
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 7 days ago
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard (Meghan McCarthy/The Palm Beach Post) Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard repeated his call Tuesday to give the county some oversight of the county Housing Authority,... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Fixing the Illinois School Funding Formulato improve the way schools are funded in Illinois and is currently a member of
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
to improve the way schools are funded in Illinois and is currently a member of the Governor’s Education Funding Reform Commission. Previously, he had served in the Illinois House of Representatives since 2011. Senator Barickman has been... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
63 million Americans exposed to unsafe drinking waterdecades of industrial dumping, farming pollution, and water plant and distribut
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
decades of industrial dumping, farming pollution, and water plant and distribution pipe deterioration have taken a toll on local water systems. Those found to have problems cleaning their water typically took more than two years to fix these... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay Commission explores possibility of new regional libraryGREEN COVE SPRINGS | Clay County library lovers called on the County Commission
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
GREEN COVE SPRINGS | Clay County library lovers called on the County Commission to restore full hours at all five branches but the majority of commissioners favor first building a new regional facility to serve the South Oakleaf and North Middleburg... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Former aide of Rep. Bill Foster seeks Democratic nomination for 6th Congressional DistrictHowland, who lost to Roskam in the November 2016 general election, also has fil
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Howland, who lost to Roskam in the November 2016 general election, also has filed her intent with the Federal Election Commission to run in the Democratic primary. Lake Zurich resident Geoffrey Petzel also plans to run in the primary, along... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Zurawik: Nothing funny about the propaganda machine Team Trump is buildingshape. Calling it state media doesn’t even do it justice, because it could turn
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
shape. Calling it state media doesn’t even do it justice, because it could turn out to be more sophisticated than any government-owned operation in terms of the various levels at which it could simultaneously engage citizens: national cable TV... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Three candidates face off for Atlantic Beach mayor seatimproving the image of Atlantic Beach. He said that the city needs to work on b
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
improving the image of Atlantic Beach. He said that the city needs to work on bridging the gap of communication between the local leadership and residents. “I think it’s time that the beach has a people’s person in charge,” said Hall. “That outlook... Read more
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Business Wire
Moody’s Completes Acquisition of Bureau van DijkDijk on May 15, 2017 and, on July 28, 2017, that it had received clearance unde
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
Dijk on May 15, 2017 and, on July 28, 2017, that it had received clearance under the EU Merger Regulation from the European Commission. Bureau van Dijk aggregates, standardizes and distributes one of the world’s most extensive private company... Read more
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Business Wire
Fortune 100 Executive and Renewable Energy Innovator Joins SolarWindowInc. (OTCQB: WNDW), developer of electricity-generating windows for tall towers
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW), developer of electricity-generating windows for tall towers and skyscrapers, is pleased to announce the Advisory Board appointment of Mr. David Gralnik, an accomplished senior executive with worldwide renewable energy experience... Read more
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Australian Food News
Tickets still available for Fighting for your Front of Pack symposiumHeys is the Deputy General Manager in the Enforcement Coordination Division of
Australian Food News / Posted 14 days ago
Heys is the Deputy General Manager in the Enforcement Coordination Division of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Charles Fisher – FoodLegal Charles is a Principal of FoodLegal, and is the food regulatory and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Muslim clerics call for summit vs religious extremismspeeches, criticized the Maranaos — the predominant people of the Lanao provinc
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
speeches, criticized the Maranaos — the predominant people of the Lanao provinces — of allowing the Islamic State-inspired local terror group to gather in Marawi. This has been disputed by Samira Gutoc, a peace advocate from Marawi and a former... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Assembly declines support for Nikiski incorporationa body independent from the borough administration to support the city of Nikis
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 15 days ago
a body independent from the borough administration to support the city of Nikiski within the boundaries determined by the Local Boundary Commission, the state board responsible for approving changes and formations of city and borough boundaries in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
August 7, 2017desperately needs at http://www.citizensforsd51.com/palisade-high. DONALD METZ
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
desperately needs at http://www.citizensforsd51.com/palisade-high. DONALD METZLEROutgoing Palisade High School Community Advisory Council President Laws should be passed to hold people responsible for animals While I don’t condone Mr. Haynes’s... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
WSMV Nashville / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
FOX Carolina / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
the extremely limited opportunities for blacks in housing and employment – and with very little political voice in city government – civil unrest boiled over on a hot July weekend in 1967. At the time, it was the most deadly civil uprising of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Chamber sold spec building at losswere closed Missouri is one of a handful of states where buyers and sellers ar
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
were closed Missouri is one of a handful of states where buyers and sellers are not required to disclose sales prices to government agencies. The News Tribune obtained the audit through Sunshine Law requests filed with Jefferson City over the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bob Horton: Welcome back, Ian Macmillancame so, so close to realizing his dream. Macmillan’s second, three-year term e
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
came so, so close to realizing his dream. Macmillan’s second, three-year term ended June 30. The Harbor Management Commission started recruiting candidates on monster.com. But then, like a sudden summer squall, Governor Dannel Malloy... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Proposal for neutered citizens' commission would betray police-reform promises: Editorial Agenda 2017Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is trying to sell the idea of a new citizens' commis
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is trying to sell the idea of a new citizens' commission as a positive step forward for rebuilding the community's frayed relationship with Portland Police. But neither the public nor the others on Portland City Council... Read more
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First Coast News
The Canadian Connection: how an equity firm bought its way into the FL marijuana industryor foreign investors,” said Smith, “then there needs to be additional requireme
First Coast News / Posted 17 days ago
or foreign investors,” said Smith, “then there needs to be additional requirements to at least ensure that they’re hiring local workers, that they are making investments in Florida’s economy and that we are keeping this an industry that helps... Read more
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BC Local News
Tri-Port talks potential legalization of marijuanaWith the federal government looking at the legalization of marijuana by 2018, t
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
With the federal government looking at the legalization of marijuana by 2018, the North Island Tri-Port (Port Hardy, Port McNeill, and Port Alice) seems to all be on the same page regarding the subject. Port Hardy Mayor Hank Bood has previously gone... Read more
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The North Island Gazette
Tri-Port talks potential legalization of marijuanaWith the federal government looking at the legalization of marijuana by 2018, t
The North Island Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
With the federal government looking at the legalization of marijuana by 2018, the North Island Tri-Port (Port Hardy, Port McNeill, and Port Alice) seems to all be on the same page regarding the subject. Port Hardy Mayor Hank Bood has previously gone... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policingto the streets with guns and badges. “It's demoralizing, but not just to the c
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. “It's demoralizing, but not just to the chief,” said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District of Columbia. Philadelphia and D.C. together have had to rehire 80... Read more
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The News & Observer
Police departments forced to take back hundreds of officers fired for misconductto the streets with guns and badges. “It’s demoralizing, but not just to the c
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. “It’s demoralizing, but not just to the chief,” said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District. Philadelphia and the District together have had to rehire 80 fired... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policingto the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the c
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the chief," said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District. Philadelphia and the District together have had to rehire 80 fired... Read more
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The News-Times
Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policingto the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the c
The News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the chief," said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District. Philadelphia and the District together have had to rehire 80 fired... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policingto the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the c
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the chief," said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District. Philadelphia and the District together have had to rehire 80 fired... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policingto the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the c
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
to the streets with guns and badges. "It's demoralizing, but not just to the chief," said Charles H. Ramsey, former police commissioner in Philadelphia and chief in the District. Philadelphia and the District together have had to rehire 80 fired... Read more
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FOX News
NAACP issues official statewide travel warning for 'racist' MissouriNAACP officials confirmed their support this week for a Missouri "travel adviso
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
NAACP officials confirmed their support this week for a Missouri "travel advisory" that was recently circulated by a local chapter urging caution due to concerns about civil rights violations. Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel said national... Read more
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Salon.com
Has the moment for environmental justice been lost?extraordinary rates. They used a $20,000 environmental justice grant from the E
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
extraordinary rates. They used a $20,000 environmental justice grant from the EPA as seed money to form partnerships with local businesses and government agencies. Those alliances, in turn, helped bring more than $250 million in infrastructure,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bolaji Owasanoye: the New Man to Lead Nigeria's Second Major Anti-Graft AgencyBolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Bolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences commission. Mr. Owasanoye will steer the affairs of the anti-graft agency for next five years with 13 other members whose... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC Is a Bullying Party, Says Atiku(BOT) National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings in line with the party's cons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
(BOT) National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings in line with the party's constitution spoke during the second Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) of Nigeria annual conference 2017 on Internal party democracy: A recipe to a sustainable democracy in... Read more
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Business Wire
Community Health Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results with Net Operating Revenues of $4.144 Billionand related outpatient services in 16 states, together with Quorum Health Resou
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
and related outpatient services in 16 states, together with Quorum Health Resources, LLC, a subsidiary providing management advisory and consulting services to non-affiliated hospitals. Same-store operating results and statistical data exclude... Read more
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Business Wire
Bank of Marin Bancorp Announces Acquisition Agreement with Bank of Napa2017. “This acquisition grows the Bank of Marin franchise by increasing our pr
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
2017. “This acquisition grows the Bank of Marin franchise by increasing our presence in Napa County, expanding our team of local, experienced bankers and adding quality commercial banking and deposit relationships,” said Russell A. Colombo,... Read more
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Herald Sun
A timeline of Gough Whitlam's life1949 and 1950 He wins successive rounds of the Australian National Quiz, broad
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
1949 and 1950 He wins successive rounds of the Australian National Quiz, broadcast on the ABC to increase awareness of government bonds. He uses the 1000 pounds he wins to buy a block of land in Cronulla. Unsuccessfully contests the new NSW... Read more
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The Courier Mail
A timeline of Gough Whitlam's life1949 and 1950 He wins successive rounds of the Australian National Quiz, broad
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
1949 and 1950 He wins successive rounds of the Australian National Quiz, broadcast on the ABC to increase awareness of government bonds. He uses the 1000 pounds he wins to buy a block of land in Cronulla. Unsuccessfully contests the new NSW... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
WORTH A LOOKour Past, Living in the Present, Embracing our Future.” There is no entrance fe
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 days ago
our Past, Living in the Present, Embracing our Future.” There is no entrance fee for the displays and demonstrations by local crafters, vendors and artisans, including the Dragon Guild. There also will be food and raffles along with face... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Wisconsin Elections asks Presidential Election Integrity Commission for $12,500 to release voting recordsThe Wisconsin Elections Commission has responded to the request for Wisconsin’s
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 23 days ago
The Wisconsin Elections Commission has responded to the request for Wisconsin’s voter list and other information about elections by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI). “I am honored to report that Wisconsin state and... Read more
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