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Orillia Packet & Times
Bias alleged at pre-hearinggroups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special
Bias alleged at pre-hearing
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special events this summer wants the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to issue a prohibition order until it has rendered a final decision. During a full-day pre-hearing at... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa taxpayers could be on hook for LeBreton cleanup: Watsonper cent of soil remediation costs. And with estimates for the soil decontamin
Ottawa taxpayers could be on hook for LeBreton cleanup: Watson
CBC.ca / Posted 9 minutes ago
per cent of soil remediation costs. And with estimates for the soil decontamination ranging from $170 to $300 million, the municipal contribution to the clean-up efforts will certainly be in the tens of millions of dollars. As the Senators-backed... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Bias alleged at pre-hearinggroups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special
Bias alleged at pre-hearing
Barrie Examiner / Posted 21 minutes ago
groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special events this summer wants the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to issue a prohibition order until it has rendered a final decision. During a full-day pre-hearing at... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Officials lay out challenges for Pittsfield budget for fiscal 2017without an override. He told the officials that having such excess levy capaci
Officials lay out challenges for Pittsfield budget for fiscal 2017
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 26 minutes ago
without an override. He told the officials that having such excess levy capacity is, in fact, rare among the more than 80 municipalities his firm works with. Many, he said, are already at their tax levy limit (allowing increases of 2.5 percent per... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dadagainst Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offence of simple assault. The
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dad
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 minutes ago
against Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offence of simple assault. The case also was sent to the Jersey City Municipal Court. Charles is from Jersey City. He had been playing the role of the Easter bunny. Authorities say Juan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
First responders want law to protect them from 'frivolous' lawsuitsA group representing firefighters and municipalities hopes to revive a law that
First responders want law to protect them from 'frivolous' lawsuits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 minutes ago
A group representing firefighters and municipalities hopes to revive a law that protects first responders from getting sued by people they try to help. The so-called "public duty rule" dates to the 1800s and provides firefighters and paramedics... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
$25,000 cash bail set for Worcester man accused of child sex assaultin Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
$25,000 cash bail set for Worcester man accused of child sex assault
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Task force takes up question of cellphones in Worcester classroomsin Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
Task force takes up question of cellphones in Worcester classrooms
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Worcester may sue state over mistake in school aidin Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
Worcester may sue state over mistake in school aid
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Weekend Game Plan: Serenity is the byword for some gentle pursuitsin Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
Weekend Game Plan: Serenity is the byword for some gentle pursuits
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bill Doyle: Celtics missing key piece from playoff puzzlein Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
Bill Doyle: Celtics missing key piece from playoff puzzle
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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examiner.com
New ‘smart gun’ tech may include ‘electronic recovery technology,’ says reportboth of these methods,” the report says. “Over the next six months, the Adminis
New ‘smart gun’ tech may include ‘electronic recovery technology,’ says report
examiner.com / Posted 44 minutes ago
both of these methods,” the report says. “Over the next six months, the Administration will partner with state, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies to establish the specific conditions under which they would consider purchasing firearms... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
City Council wil discuss municipal ID cards on MondayCity Council will discuss the future of municipal ID cards in the Borderland, M
City Council wil discuss municipal ID cards on Monday
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 44 minutes ago
City Council will discuss the future of municipal ID cards in the Borderland, Monday, during a special council meeting. Council will be presented with the research and findings brought forth from Community and Human Development. The 31-page report... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny who got in brawl with kid’s dadagainst Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny who got in brawl with kid’s dad
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 44 minutes ago
against Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The case also was sent to the Jersey City Municipal Court. In a video posted on Twitter, the Easter Bunny can be seen tearing off his thick, white gloves and fighting... Read more
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Salon.com
E.U. forcing refugees into “concentration camps” as economic crisis fuels far-right, warns Greek ex-finance ministerBritain. You’ve got Austria; in Vienna, the beautiful city of Vienna, 42 percen
E.U. forcing refugees into “concentration camps” as economic crisis fuels far-right, warns Greek ex-finance minister
Salon.com / Posted 53 minutes ago
Britain. You’ve got Austria; in Vienna, the beautiful city of Vienna, 42 percent voted for a neofascist party in the last municipal election,” Varoufakis continued. He said the reasons behind the rise are “very simple: Great Depression, national... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dadagainst Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dad
FOX Carolina / Posted an hour ago
against Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The case also was sent to the Jersey City Municipal Court. Charles is from Jersey City. He had been playing the role of the Easter bunny. Authorities say Juan... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Infrastructure Minister’s office working with provinces to stimulate economyan Edmonton MP. They both have big ideas for cities. Mr. Sohi, a former bus dri
Infrastructure Minister’s office working with provinces to stimulate economy
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
an Edmonton MP. They both have big ideas for cities. Mr. Sohi, a former bus driver for the City of Edmonton and later a municipal councillor there, has plenty of input from the municipal perspective. Mr. Brodhead was the executive director of... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Williamston to consider raises for mayor, council membersMAIL FILE PHOTO Spectators sit in lawn chairs minutes at the 2015 Spring Water
Williamston to consider raises for mayor, council members
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted an hour ago
MAIL FILE PHOTO Spectators sit in lawn chairs minutes at the 2015 Spring Water Festival outside the Williamston Municipal Center. Williamston's mayor would see his pay go from $800 to $2,000 a month under the budget the Town Council... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Province can't overturn an ARC decision: Sandalsvote to request an urgent meeting with the education minister. Asked about tha
Province can't overturn an ARC decision: Sandals
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted an hour ago
vote to request an urgent meeting with the education minister. Asked about that request, Sandals said she meets with municipal representatives at both the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in August and Ontario Good... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Thousands expected to 'walk in' at JCPS schools next weekthat represents about 1,000 bus drivers. Bo Johnson with the local chapter of
Thousands expected to 'walk in' at JCPS schools next week
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted an hour ago
that represents about 1,000 bus drivers. Bo Johnson with the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said his organization has been fighting for better wages for its members, which include instructional... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Power outage affects LPD, Lubbock County offices downtownthe scene trying to determine a cause. Lubbock County offices closed at 4 p.m.
Power outage affects LPD, Lubbock County offices downtown
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted an hour ago
the scene trying to determine a cause. Lubbock County offices closed at 4 p.m. City engineers tell us LPD and offices in Municipal Square have backup generators, so lights and phone service were only briefly interrupted. Citibus is still... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dadagainst Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The
Charge reduced for mall Easter bunny in brawl with kid's dad
KX TV North Dakota / Posted an hour ago
against Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The case also was sent to the Jersey City Municipal Court. Charles is from Jersey City. He had been playing the role of the Easter bunny. Authorities say Juan... Read more
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BC Local News
CVRD buys StonehengeThe CVRD board approved a maximum of $850,000 to be borrowed over a five-year p
CVRD buys Stonehenge
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
The CVRD board approved a maximum of $850,000 to be borrowed over a five-year period with short-term financing from the Municipal Finance Authority. The annual debt for purchasing the property is approximately $180,000. The tax rate for this... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
CVRD buys StonehengeThe CVRD board approved a maximum of $850,000 to be borrowed over a five-year p
CVRD buys Stonehenge
Comox Valley Record / Posted an hour ago
The CVRD board approved a maximum of $850,000 to be borrowed over a five-year period with short-term financing from the Municipal Finance Authority. The annual debt for purchasing the property is approximately $180,000. The tax rate for this... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Charges reduced for N.J. mall Easter bunny recorded in brawlagainst Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The
Charges reduced for N.J. mall Easter bunny recorded in brawl
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted an hour ago
against Kassim Charles to the disorderly persons offense of simple assault. The case also was sent to the Jersey City Municipal Court. Charles is from Jersey City. He had been playing the role of the Easter bunny. Authorities say Juan... Read more
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Business Wire
VanEck Announces Market Vectors ETFs April 2016 DistributionsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announced today its regular distributions per
VanEck Announces Market Vectors ETFs April 2016 Distributions
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announced today its regular distributions per share for the Market Vectors municipal income and income-oriented exchange-traded funds. The following dates apply to distribution declarations for the funds listed... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air lawsfacility inside Houston unless it was registered with the city. Violations of t
Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted an hour ago
facility inside Houston unless it was registered with the city. Violations of the ordinances could have been prosecuted in municipal court and were punishable with fines between $250 and $2,000 per day. Attorneys for the city had argued in court... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Sheffield voters to weigh increases in school, municipal spendingSHEFFIELD >> Voters on will consider a $9.2 million overall budget, which
Sheffield voters to weigh increases in school, municipal spending
Berkshire Eagle / Posted an hour ago
SHEFFIELD >> Voters on will consider a $9.2 million overall budget, which includes increases in school and municipal spending. The annual town meeting is slated for 7 p.m. at the Thomas A. Consolati Center at Mount Everett Regional High... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Hancock voters to consider land swap for $1.1 million donation for new Town Hallgift of 278 acres of land to the Nielsens, which is adjacent to their property.
Hancock voters to consider land swap for $1.1 million donation for new Town Hall
Berkshire Eagle / Posted an hour ago
gift of 278 acres of land to the Nielsens, which is adjacent to their property. The current Town Hall is ill-suited for municipal office use, according to Sherman Derby, chairman of the Hancock Select Board. "It's a good deal because we need a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Lion's legacy becomes 'liability'2015, he was the face of the Bloc in the civic polls held in Dinhata. "Like As
Lion's legacy becomes 'liability'
The Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
2015, he was the face of the Bloc in the civic polls held in Dinhata. "Like Asok Bhattacharya managed to win back Siliguri Municipal Corporation, Udayan managed to retain Dinhata municipality," a resident said. But here lay another problem for... Read more
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The Telegraph
NIA team visits twin-blast siteswas discussed in a meeting chaired by deputy commissioner Puru Gupta and attend
NIA team visits twin-blast sites
The Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
was discussed in a meeting chaired by deputy commissioner Puru Gupta and attended by senior policemen, civil officials and municipal board authorities, Mahanta said. The meeting decided to undertake a series of measures involving the government... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Racism discussion focuses on experiences of young girls, womenin Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involv
Racism discussion focuses on experiences of young girls, women
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted an hour ago
in Holden DPW Buildings/Grounds Division. This is skilled work primarily involved in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of municipal buildings, including miscellaneous custodial duties. Work involves the setup/cleanup of function and meeting rooms.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancerthe wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And responding to op
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancer
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And responding to opposition from the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, which called it an “unfunded mandate,” legislators this year included an alternative funding source. Any new... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Hartman to run for county clerkriver news staffTown of Crescent municipal clerk Tracy Hartman has announced he
Hartman to run for county clerk
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted an hour ago
river news staffTown of Crescent municipal clerk Tracy Hartman has announced her candidacy for Oneida County Clerk. Hartman announced her intentions late this week via a press release, just days after incumbent clerk Mary Bartelt advised the county... Read more
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Boston Globe
Stepmother of 3-old Roxbury boy indicted for his murderlife was taken.” Buie was held on $100,000 cash bail at her arraignment on ass
Stepmother of 3-old Roxbury boy indicted for his murder
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
life was taken.” Buie was held on $100,000 cash bail at her arraignment on assault and battery charges last month. Her case has since been moved from Roxbury Municipal Court to Suffolk Superior Court, and her arraignment has not yet been sched... Read more
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NJ.com
Orange mayor moves to regulate Uber and other ride appsthe same things we are." Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren sees his point. On Friday
Orange mayor moves to regulate Uber and other ride apps
NJ.com / Posted an hour ago
the same things we are." Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren sees his point. On Friday, Warren announced that he would introduce a municipal ordinance regulating ride sharing, which would subject drivers for Uber and other apps to fingerprinting and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Germantown honors excellence in teachers, studentshigh school may participate. The Germantown Education Foundation, which raises
Germantown honors excellence in teachers, students
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted an hour ago
high school may participate. The Germantown Education Foundation, which raises money for schools run by Germantown Municipal School District, also honored teachers this week. Its Teacher of the Year is Tracy Tickle from Riverdale. She won... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mother arrested after child found wandering on streetStaff report YOUNGSTOWN A North Brockway Avenue woman has a hearing today in
Mother arrested after child found wandering on street
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted an hour ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A North Brockway Avenue woman has a hearing today in Youngstown Municipal Court on a child-endangering charge after neighbors found her 4-year-old son wandering around the street Wednesday with no one home. Police took... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Schuylkill Mall headed to sheriff's saleprice to the sheriff within 10 days of the sale. The purchaser is also responsi
Schuylkill Mall headed to sheriff's sale
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
price to the sheriff within 10 days of the sale. The purchaser is also responsible for all unpaid real estate taxes and municipal liens. Elaine Maneval, the mall's manager, declined to comment Friday, other than saying the shopping center... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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Daily Record
Parsippany spotlight for state Arbor Day celebrationalive. Representatives of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protectio
Parsippany spotlight for state Arbor Day celebration
Daily Record / Posted 2 hours ago
alive. Representatives of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the State Forestry Service joined municipal and county officials, students and other guests to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings and a recognition... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous townsthe victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to
Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 hours ago
the victory in the civil rights case. The government is also asking a judge to assign an independent monitor to watch over municipal staff in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, and have access to city meetings and documents. "It's exactly... Read more
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