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The Sacramento Bee
SMUD incumbents get new terms when opposition fails to materializethe November general election. The board appointed incumbent directors Nancy B
SMUD incumbents get new terms when opposition fails to materialize
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 minutes ago
the November general election. The board appointed incumbent directors Nancy Bui-Thompson and Rob Kerth to new Sacramento Municipal Utility District terms that begin Jan. 1, 2017. Legislation enacted two years ago allows municipal utility... Read more
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New Kerala
Centre sets up control room to monitor dengue, chikungunya - newkerala.com #109626improving reporting and for taking preventive measures in the affected areas.
Centre sets up control room to monitor dengue, chikungunya - newkerala.com #109626
New Kerala / Posted 32 minutes ago
improving reporting and for taking preventive measures in the affected areas. According to the statistics of the various municipal corporations in Delhi, the national capital has witnessed a total of 20 chikungunya and 311 dengue cases. However,... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projectsto directly fund projects? Neighborly was born. The mission is simple: take a
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
The News-Times / Posted 33 minutes ago
to directly fund projects? Neighborly was born. The mission is simple: take a complicated and often murky market -- municipal financing -- and make it easier for people and businesses to invest in the schools, streets, parks and playgrounds... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Court says no marijuana ballot question; appeal plannedon November ballots, the high court might need to override deadlines for printi
Court says no marijuana ballot question; appeal planned
Detroit Free Press / Posted 40 minutes ago
on November ballots, the high court might need to override deadlines for printing and distributing absentee ballots. Municipal clerks start getting their local ballots proofed and printed around Sept. 9, and they are mailed to overseas... Read more
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Reuters
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinisthe burqa in 2011 and 60 women have since been prosecuted for wearing them. It
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinis
Reuters / Posted 42 minutes ago
the burqa in 2011 and 60 women have since been prosecuted for wearing them. It is forbidden to wear the burkini in many municipal swimming pools, but not at the beach. The N-VA, the Flemish center-right party, is calling for a general ban on... Read more
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Calcutta News
Centre sets up control room to monitor dengue, chikungunyaimproving reporting and for taking preventive measures in the affected areas.
Centre sets up control room to monitor dengue, chikungunya
Calcutta News / Posted 42 minutes ago
improving reporting and for taking preventive measures in the affected areas. According to the statistics of the various municipal corporations in Delhi, the national capital has witnessed a total of 20 chikungunya and 311 dengue cases. However,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bloomfield police assist in Newark narcotics, weapons seizureviolate New Jersey's narcotics laws, possession of narcotics paraphernalia and
Bloomfield police assist in Newark narcotics, weapons seizure
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 49 minutes ago
violate New Jersey's narcotics laws, possession of narcotics paraphernalia and maintaining a fortified structure. Newark Municipal Judge Marvin Adames set bail of $850,000 cash bond only in each suspect, and they were transported to the Essex... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana finally to vote on pot questionher to the oversight. “She contacted me and I told her that I thought that que
Urbana finally to vote on pot question
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 50 minutes ago
her to the oversight. “She contacted me and I told her that I thought that question was supposed to come up in the next municipal election (in April 2017) but I went back through it and got everything together and saw that it was supposed to be... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Proposed bylaw subsidizes business growthnew investment and community revitalization as identified in the official commu
Proposed bylaw subsidizes business growth
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 50 minutes ago
new investment and community revitalization as identified in the official community plan by giving businesses a break on municipal taxes only — no other tax agencies such as the school district — for new development and improvements to existing... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Official community plan moves aheadthat will guide growth and development in Sicamous over the coming years is one
Official community plan moves ahead
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 50 minutes ago
that will guide growth and development in Sicamous over the coming years is one step closer to completion. Last week, municipal council gave first reading to the community’s new official community plan. With that, it will be sent out to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mourinho has key decisions ahead over Martial and Rashford at Manchester Unitedlater in France, Martial was an unused substitute for Monaco in Toulouse. Just
Mourinho has key decisions ahead over Martial and Rashford at Manchester United
Manchester Evening News / Posted 51 minutes ago
later in France, Martial was an unused substitute for Monaco in Toulouse. Just short of 13,000 had turned up at the Stadium Municipal for the Ligue 1 match. Just over a week later and the 19-year-old Frenchman rocketed to stardom via his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dame Anne Salmond: Abusing water, part of our lucrative pure image, is crazyanimals and people? In any other situation, such behaviour would be severely pu
Dame Anne Salmond: Abusing water, part of our lucrative pure image, is crazy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 53 minutes ago
animals and people? In any other situation, such behaviour would be severely punished. Water NZ has suggested that all municipal water supplies must be chlorinated - presumably at the cost of ratepayers and taxpayers, not polluters. Why should... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164we urge pilots to study the Notices to All Airmen before all flights,” Cory sai
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted an hour ago
we urge pilots to study the Notices to All Airmen before all flights,” Cory said. Former aerial applicator and Pipestone Municipal Airport Manager Rob Dykstra, said that unnmarked towers and guy wires can be very hard for pilots to see in the... Read more
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The Herald News
Grant period opened ahead of state's first early voting periodtwo months away, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin on Wednesday anno
Grant period opened ahead of state's first early voting period
The Herald News / Posted an hour ago
two months away, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin on Wednesday announced a new grant program aimed at helping municipalities open their polling places for the last weekend in October. This fall's general election will mark the first... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Man arrested on 15-year warranton a 15-year-old warrant. Records showed that Lakeithius Robinson, 39, of West
Man arrested on 15-year warrant
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted an hour ago
on a 15-year-old warrant. Records showed that Lakeithius Robinson, 39, of West Ravenwood Avenue, had a warrant from municipal court from 2001 for an open-container charge. He was taken to the jail on the warrant. Officers also found a bag... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Southside With You' a sweet take on Obamas' first datean unschmaltzy, 21st-century "They Way They Were" set against the backdrop of t
'Southside With You' a sweet take on Obamas' first date
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
an unschmaltzy, 21st-century "They Way They Were" set against the backdrop of the Windy City (not Toronto or some other municipal tax-break haven). Sawyers and Sumpter nimbly exchange Tanne's boiled-down-to-the-bone dialogue in two of the best... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi boy kidnapped in 2007 rescued, couple arrested - newkerala.com #109567the complaint of the father, teams were formed to trace the missing child, whic
Delhi boy kidnapped in 2007 rescued, couple arrested - newkerala.com #109567
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
the complaint of the father, teams were formed to trace the missing child, which rescued him from an MCD (Municipal Corporations of Delhi) school situated in Seelampur area," the officer added. "The couple was arrested after they... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bob Barker giving $50,000 to Manitoba couple to rehabilitate bearsZoocheck Canada, they can make the centre larger and more complex than original
Bob Barker giving $50,000 to Manitoba couple to rehabilitate bears
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
Zoocheck Canada, they can make the centre larger and more complex than originally planned. Pending final approval from municipal and provincial government authorities, the Stearns hope to have the facility running by next spring. Zoocheck says... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Town of Payson award program begins with airport manager, donorPayson has started a Hero of Payson award program. On Thursday night, Aug. 4,
Town of Payson award program begins with airport manager, donor
Payson Roundup / Posted an hour ago
Payson has started a Hero of Payson award program. On Thursday night, Aug. 4, the town council recognized Ray Law, Payson Municipal Airport coordinator, and Dennis Dueker as the first Hero award recipients. Law and Dueker received the award after... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Norfolk's reserves too low: treasurerPeter Black, Ford acknowledged Norfolk's debt level remains well within the gui
Norfolk's reserves too low: treasurer
Simcoe Reformer / Posted an hour ago
Peter Black, Ford acknowledged Norfolk's debt level remains well within the guidelines set out by the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and in theory the county could borrow another $225 million if it wanted to. Town hall's debts... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Price is right for Manitoba couple’s plan to rehabilitate orphaned bear cubsZoocheck Canada, they can make the centre larger and more complex than original
Price is right for Manitoba couple’s plan to rehabilitate orphaned bear cubs
Calgary Sun / Posted an hour ago
Zoocheck Canada, they can make the centre larger and more complex than originally planned. Pending final approval from municipal and provincial government authorities, the Stearns hope to have the facility running by next spring. Zoocheck says... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ohio woman who missed bus is charged with stealing ambulancefor the night is accused of stealing an ambulance to get home from a hospital i
Ohio woman who missed bus is charged with stealing ambulance
Calgary Sun / Posted an hour ago
for the night is accused of stealing an ambulance to get home from a hospital in Ohio. Court documents filed in Hamilton Municipal Court in Cincinnati say 43-year-old Lisa Carr is accused of getting into an ambulance that a driver had left... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Experts conclude Flint River might have caused skin rashescomplaints. Michigan's chief medical executive, Dr. Eden Wells, said the decis
Experts conclude Flint River might have caused skin rashes
The Mining Journal / Posted an hour ago
complaints. Michigan's chief medical executive, Dr. Eden Wells, said the decision on whether to shower or bathe with the municipal water "is an individual one. We recommend that residents with concerns discuss their symptoms with a doctor to help... Read more
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The Hill
SEC announces settlements with 71 municipal issuersfailing to properly inform investors. The regulator announced Wednesday that i
SEC announces settlements with 71 municipal issuers
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
failing to properly inform investors. The regulator announced Wednesday that it had reached settlements with issuers of municipal debt from across the country, as part of a voluntary self-reporting program run by the agency. ADVERTISEMENT “The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
An open letter to the President from the members of Business Leadership South Africabegun to restore investor confidence in South Africa. On the political front,
An open letter to the President from the members of Business Leadership South Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 hours ago
begun to restore investor confidence in South Africa. On the political front, the free, fair, and effective conduct of our municipal elections, has strengthened our democracy. The dignified acceptance of results by both winners and losers is clear... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Woman shot, boyfriend arrested after Cedar Cove incidentto the Oktibbeha County Jail, where he later posted $10,000 and was released.
Woman shot, boyfriend arrested after Cedar Cove incident
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
to the Oktibbeha County Jail, where he later posted $10,000 and was released. McCarter's initial appearance in Starkville Municipal Court is scheduled for Oct. 3. Public Information Officer Brandon Lovelady said the victim and McCarter were... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Students learn computer coding in statewide computer science initiativethink about it and rewrite the code. I really like that part of it." Stokes-Be
Students learn computer coding in statewide computer science initiative
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
think about it and rewrite the code. I really like that part of it." Stokes-Beard is not the only school in the Columbus Municipal School District to be involved in the pilot program, which will last three years. Each school in the district has... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Grant program opened ahead of state’s first early voting periodtwo months away, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin on Wednesday anno
Grant program opened ahead of state’s first early voting period
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
two months away, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin on Wednesday announced a new grant program aimed at helping municipalities open their polling places for the last weekend in October. This fall’s general election will mark the first... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Senator Reid's Office Announces $5.4 Million for Nevada Airportsconfigurations as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Runway Incursio
Senator Reid's Office Announces $5.4 Million for Nevada Airports
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 hours ago
configurations as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Runway Incursion Mitigation Program. Boulder City Municipal Airport ($1,642,928): This project will fund the fourth and final phase of 24,000 feet of drainage improvements... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Norfolk's reserves too low: treasurerPeter Black, Ford acknowledged Norfolk's debt level remains well within the gui
Norfolk's reserves too low: treasurer
Delhi News Record / Posted 2 hours ago
Peter Black, Ford acknowledged Norfolk's debt level remains well within the guidelines set out by the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and in theory the county could borrow another $225 million if it wanted to. Town hall's debts... Read more
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The Sault Star
Don't stifle divergent views - ROBINSONpresentation on transparency and accountability and how the City of Sault Ste.
Don't stifle divergent views - ROBINSON
The Sault Star / Posted 2 hours ago
presentation on transparency and accountability and how the City of Sault Ste. Marie could improve its application of the Municipalities Act. Days later, SSMAR updated me that their request had been denied by Rachel Tyczinski, Deputy City Clerk... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Public access hours extendedduties, not necessarily the functions that would be fulfilled by an RCMP member
Public access hours extended
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 2 hours ago
duties, not necessarily the functions that would be fulfilled by an RCMP member,� said Roberts. �Things that our municipal employees can look after at the front desk.� The change will be in effect for the next six months. If it is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police arrest bank robbery suspect after standoff in South Bostonarrested Gingras, officials said. Police said they recovered a loaded rifle wit
Police arrest bank robbery suspect after standoff in South Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
arrested Gingras, officials said. Police said they recovered a loaded rifle with a large capacity magazine. Gingras was set to be arraigned in South Boston Municipal Court on guns and ammunition charges, and will face extradition to New Hamp... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Councillors to Undergo Back to Basics Trainingpillars of the Back to Basics programme is being implemented." "Councillors wi
New Councillors to Undergo Back to Basics Training
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
pillars of the Back to Basics programme is being implemented." "Councillors will be able to earn a National Certificate in Municipal Governance over the three-year period," he said. The debate was introduced by ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Beefs Up Disaster Management Responsethe Presidency said on Wednesday. The advice and recommendations of the ICDM w
SA Beefs Up Disaster Management Response
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
the Presidency said on Wednesday. The advice and recommendations of the ICDM will apply to all national, provincial and municipal organs of state, statutory functionaries, non-governmental institutions involved in disaster management, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Municipal Ward Committees - What You Need to Knowthat local councils make. The South African Local Government Association, whic
Municipal Ward Committees - What You Need to Know
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
that local councils make. The South African Local Government Association, which is the sole representative of all municipalities, says ward committees are also important in fostering relations between ward councillors and key stakeholders... Read more
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Calcutta News
Health Ministry to start awareness campaign on dengue, chikungunyafound good then the other states may be asked to implement that," said Mishra.
Health Ministry to start awareness campaign on dengue, chikungunya
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
found good then the other states may be asked to implement that," said Mishra. According to the statistics of the various municipal corporations in Delhi, the national capital has witnessed a total of 20 chikungunya and 311 dengue cases. However,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Cracks in municipal co-operation disturbing: JensenBay Mayor Nils Jensen is concerned about cracks appearing in longstanding co-op
Cracks in municipal co-operation disturbing: Jensen
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 hours ago
Bay Mayor Nils Jensen is concerned about cracks appearing in longstanding co-operation between some Greater Victoria municipalities. “The co-operation for fire safety is a prime example. We had a journal vouching system that worked well for... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Germantown again leads Tennessee in students’ ACT scores, as SCS lagsThe headline should have read "The Germantown Municipal School District" again
Germantown again leads Tennessee in students’ ACT scores, as SCS lags
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 hours ago
The headline should have read "The Germantown Municipal School District" again leads the state in ACT scores. By doing so, it would eliminate any confusion as to which school system you are talking about. Furthermore, the 3G's should never have been... Read more
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New Kerala
Health Ministry to start awareness campaign on dengue, chikungunya - newkerala.com #109516found good then the other states may be asked to implement that," said Mishra.
Health Ministry to start awareness campaign on dengue, chikungunya - newkerala.com #109516
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
found good then the other states may be asked to implement that," said Mishra. According to the statistics of the various municipal corporations in Delhi, the national capital has witnessed a total of 20 chikungunya and 311 dengue cases. However,... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Water conservation plan for commercial development moves forwarda total water usage of 14,348 acre feet annually for all types of uses, includi
Water conservation plan for commercial development moves forward
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 3 hours ago
a total water usage of 14,348 acre feet annually for all types of uses, including residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, recreational and agricultural irrigation. With the agricultural irrigation use of 3,466 acre feet annually... Read more
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The Forward
British Jewish Leaders Condemn French Burkini Policeit called police harassment in France of Muslim women who wore the full-body ba
British Jewish Leaders Condemn French Burkini Police
The Forward / Posted 3 hours ago
it called police harassment in France of Muslim women who wore the full-body bathing suit known as burkini in defiance of a municipal ban. The board, which is the main Jewish group in Britain, was referencing the enforcement of bans adopted earlier... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'for its demand to the Fine Arts Department to take swift action in the case. Th
Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
for its demand to the Fine Arts Department to take swift action in the case. The campaign is initiated by Non Din Daeng Municipal Office. "The working group must include representatives from the people's sector," he said, adding that the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
City to look into denied water damage claimAviation Administration, which will provide a little over $150,000 for installa
City to look into denied water damage claim
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
Aviation Administration, which will provide a little over $150,000 for installation of perimeter fencing at the Sterling Municipal Airport. The city match for the grant is about $8,600. • The council approved a liquor license renewal for... Read more
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Rappler
Boracay 'drug den' suspects face chargestelephones, laptops allegedly used in cybercrime activities. The sting operati
Boracay 'drug den' suspects face charges
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
telephones, laptops allegedly used in cybercrime activities. The sting operation was conducted by operatives of Malay Municipal Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (MAIDSOTG), Boracay Tourist Assistance Center (BTAC) and the... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Port Hope invokes retirement clause for fire chiefthe evening on Tuesday and stated a closed council meeting was held to do perfo
Port Hope invokes retirement clause for fire chief
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 hours ago
the evening on Tuesday and stated a closed council meeting was held to do performance reviews on all directors within the municipality. Fire Chief Jim Wheeler began serving with the former Hope Township Fire Department in 1979 before the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Should Framingham buy a golf course?The town also had a financial feasibility study conducted to examine the possib
Should Framingham buy a golf course?
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
The town also had a financial feasibility study conducted to examine the possibility of maintaining the property as a municipal golf course. The study found that while the 14-hole course has always performed well financially, the revenue... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mayor's 'cut n paste' speechthe needs of the poor are taken care of.” The city would crack down on corrupt
Mayor's 'cut n paste' speech
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
the needs of the poor are taken care of.” The city would crack down on corruption, and tackle the problems surrounding municipal buses. Gumede also said the city was establishing a team of experts to assist with “catalytic projects”. “I am... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Huila - Over 15 Tons of Agricultural Products Harvestedthis month in 26,489 hectares of cultivated lands, as the result of the 2015/20
Huila - Over 15 Tons of Agricultural Products Harvested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
this month in 26,489 hectares of cultivated lands, as the result of the 2015/2016 agricultural campaign in Cuvango Municipality, southern Huila Province. According to the municipal director for agriculture, Martinho Gregório, who spoke... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Manktelow takes risks to best serve residentsa successful entrepreneur. He has risked votes to do right by constituents by d
Manktelow takes risks to best serve residents
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 hours ago
a successful entrepreneur. He has risked votes to do right by constituents by drastically reducing local government and municipal tax rates. We’re confident Manktelow is overwhelming the best candidate for the 54th Senate District.On Sept. 13,... Read more
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