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AllAfrica.com
Novafone Deal Dead - Ellen Gives Thumbs Down Amid Tax Evasion ChargeMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has apparently sided with the court
Novafone Deal Dead - Ellen Gives Thumbs Down Amid Tax Evasion Charge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has apparently sided with the court of public opinion that the controversial plan by the Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (Libtelco) to takeover one of the struggling cellular phone companies in... Read more
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International Business Times
Indiana installs 'baby boxes' to deposit abandoned newborns Two unusual metal "baby boxes" have been installed into the walls of fire stati
Indiana installs 'baby boxes' to deposit abandoned newborns
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Two unusual metal "baby boxes" have been installed into the walls of fire stations in Indiana where people can deposit their unwanted newborns. The Safe Haven Baby Boxes were officially opened to the public recently in an effort to give mothers in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedE-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana driver
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
E-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana drivers should be permitted to carry electronic licenses, after the proposal met little resistance from the full House. Rep. Ted James, a Baton Rouge Democrat, said people... Read more
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Investopedia
The Great Inflation Of The 1970sIt's the 1970s, and the stock market is a mess. It loses 40% in an 18-month per
The Great Inflation Of The 1970s
Investopedia / Posted 21 hours ago
It's the 1970s, and the stock market is a mess. It loses 40% in an 18-month period, and for close to a decade few people want anything to do with stocks. Economic growth is weak, which results in rising unemployment that eventually reaches... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedE-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana driver
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 hours ago
E-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana drivers should be permitted to carry electronic licenses, after the proposal met little resistance from the full House. Rep. Ted James, a Baton Rouge Democrat, said people... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Era of the new generationIt is but natural or even a matter of filial obligation for every father to hel
Era of the new generation
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
It is but natural or even a matter of filial obligation for every father to help his children. And with more reason should a father support his children when they choose to pursue a career that promotes the welfare and the interests of many other... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedE-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana driver
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
E-LICENSES BILL ADVANCES State senators will consider whether Louisiana drivers should be permitted to carry electronic licenses, after the proposal met little resistance from the full House. Rep. Ted James, a Baton Rouge Democrat, said people... Read more
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RTE News
Govt document leak 'outrageous' - HalliganA member of the Independent Alliance has said they are deeply disappointed that
Govt document leak 'outrageous' - Halligan
RTE News / Posted 23 hours ago
A member of the Independent Alliance has said they are deeply disappointed that the draft programme for government was leaked to the media before they had a chance to read it. John Halligan said it was "outrageous and unprofessional" and no way to... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profilesVOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profiles
North Wales Pioneer / Posted yesterday
VOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the Welsh Assembly Government for the next five years. Readers from across Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy have two votes - one for their constituency assembly member... Read more
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Northern Echo
Popular community centre could close without £100,000 to clear debtsThe hall’s treasurer Allan Percival said: “In 2011 a lot of things were wrong t
Popular community centre could close without £100,000 to clear debts
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
The hall’s treasurer Allan Percival said: “In 2011 a lot of things were wrong that hadn’t been identified by consultants and despite the trustee’s cutting out a lot of work, they found themselves £100,000 in debt. “For the last few years we have... Read more
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Paris Express
House, Senate approve funding billsLITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House and Senate approved legislation Wednesday sett
House, Senate approve funding bills
Paris Express / Posted yesterday
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House and Senate approved legislation Wednesday setting out a $5.3 billion state budget for the next fiscal year. Also, legislators advanced measures to limit the use of welfare benefits and create a new way to appeal... Read more
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The Atlantic
American SheriffMilwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.’s podcast, The People’s Sheriff, begins w
American Sheriff
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.’s podcast, The People’s Sheriff, begins with a slide-guitar and a boot-stomp beat before segueing into the rich baritone of the sheriff himself. Over the next 40 minutes, Clarke holds forth on the topics of the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kerala elections: Will politics help Sreesanth rise from the ashes?Sreesanth thinks he may be suffering from sunburn. On April 29, the ex-crickete
Kerala elections: Will politics help Sreesanth rise from the ashes?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Sreesanth thinks he may be suffering from sunburn. On April 29, the ex-cricketer stayed up till 1.30 am. At 5.30 am the next morning, he was dressed and ready to campaign for the BJP in the upcoming Kerala assembly polls. At 10 am, he was found at a... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profilesVOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profiles
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted yesterday
VOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the Welsh Assembly Government for the next five years. Readers from across Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy have two votes - one for their constituency assembly member... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profilesVOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS - Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy candidate profiles
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted yesterday
VOTERS in Wales will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to select the Welsh Assembly Government for the next five years. Readers from across Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd West and Aberconwy have two votes - one for their constituency assembly member... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Bathabile Dlamini - Social Development Dept Budget Vote Speech 2016Deputy Minister of Social Development, Ms Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, Chairperso
Minister Bathabile Dlamini - Social Development Dept Budget Vote Speech 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Deputy Minister of Social Development, Ms Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Social Development, Mrs Zoleka Capa, Twenty two years have passed since South Africans from different walks of life voted for the very... Read more
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Daily News
Postscript to May DayMay Day is all over, even the shouting, and both the Government and the Opposit
Postscript to May Day
Daily News / Posted yesterday
May Day is all over, even the shouting, and both the Government and the Opposition are now looking to the next major event on the political agenda - Local Government elections - to establish themselves as frontrunners on the political landscape. If... Read more
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Maneater
Feature: Tim Wolfe’s indeterminate path to the presidency“We have to make all 6 million Missourians aware of what we’re doing at the Uni
Feature: Tim Wolfe’s indeterminate path to the presidency
Maneater / Posted yesterday
“We have to make all 6 million Missourians aware of what we’re doing at the University of Missouri,” then-UM System President Tim Wolfe said in an April 2012 interview shortly after stepping into office. Four years later, it wasn’t just Missouri... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Novafone GSM Purchase Faces Liberian Senate InquestMonrovia — The Liberian Senate has reached a unanimous decision to halt ongoing
Novafone GSM Purchase Faces Liberian Senate Inquest
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — The Liberian Senate has reached a unanimous decision to halt ongoing discussions by Libtelco to purchase cellular company, Novafone. The Senate's decision, according to a motion, is to give the committee on Post and Telecommunications,... Read more
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The Advocate
Senate-passed bill to help set path for medical marijuana in Louisiana advances to full HouseLegislation that would make marijuana more readily available for medical uses i
Senate-passed bill to help set path for medical marijuana in Louisiana advances to full House
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Legislation that would make marijuana more readily available for medical uses in Louisiana had mixed results Tuesday. The key proposal — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical accessibility to marijuana — narrowly cleared a tough hurdle by... Read more
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heraldscotland
42 of Brexit voters want Scotland to be independent, poll revealsUK-wide Scottish independence supporters tended to be "people who are much more
42 of Brexit voters want Scotland to be independent, poll reveals
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
UK-wide Scottish independence supporters tended to be "people who are much more interested in politics than the general public, they are slightly more left-wing, they are more likely to consider asylum and immigration as key concerns and are... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam SantiagoMANILA, Philippines – To help voters make an informed choice in May, The Philip
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam Santiago
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – To help voters make an informed choice in May, The Philippine STAR is conducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order, depending on their availability in the heat of the campaign. Meetings are... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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The Advocate
Senate-passed bill to help set path for medical marijuana in Louisiana advances to full HouseLegislation that would make marijuana more readily available for medical uses i
Senate-passed bill to help set path for medical marijuana in Louisiana advances to full House
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Legislation that would make marijuana more readily available for medical uses in Louisiana had mixed results Tuesday. The key proposal — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical accessibility to marijuana — narrowly cleared a tough hurdle by... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHouston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Houston Chronicle. April 28, 2016. The face of ACA: Stonewalling on Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid isn't saving any money or lives Mark could fix anything. Light switch out? Call Mark. Roof leaking? Call Mark. Refrigerator broken? Bathroom... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Naples fire working on revamping operations and outreach after chief’s firingLt. Erick Baltodano, with the City of Naples Fire-Rescue Department, leads Bria
Naples fire working on revamping operations and outreach after chief’s firing
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Lt. Erick Baltodano, with the City of Naples Fire-Rescue Department, leads Brianna Love, a recreation coordinator with the City of Naples, in an automatic external defibrillator lesson on Tuesday, May, 3, 2016, at the River Park Community Center in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Medical marijuana moves to Louisiana HouseBATON ROUGE — A bill that would expand medical marijuana in Louisiana cleared a
Medical marijuana moves to Louisiana House
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
BATON ROUGE — A bill that would expand medical marijuana in Louisiana cleared another hurdle here Monday, moving it one step away from final legislative passage. Mills' bill would expand the number of conditions that could be treated with the drug,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to leadMANILA, Philippines – To help voters make an informed choice in May, The Philip
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – To help voters make an informed choice in May, The Philippine STAR is conducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order, depending on their availability in the heat of the campaign. Meetings are... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East End Hillary Supporters Reflect On Their Choice For PresidentWith only a handful of key state primaries left in the 2016 presidential primar
East End Hillary Supporters Reflect On Their Choice For President
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
With only a handful of key state primaries left in the 2016 presidential primary race, Hillary Clinton has climbed to an enviable position on the national political stage as her delegate total grows with each contest. The Democratic presidential... Read more
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Sun Star
Philippine Green Jobs Act approvedPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed into law the bill on promoting the crea
Philippine Green Jobs Act approved
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed into law the bill on promoting the creation of "green jobs", or employment that contributes to preserving or restoring the quality of the environment, be it in the agriculture, industry or services sector. The... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Giant chicken factory could be built near Nottinghamshire villageVillagers are fighting plans to build a huge factory housing 250,000 chickens.
Giant chicken factory could be built near Nottinghamshire village
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
Villagers are fighting plans to build a huge factory housing 250,000 chickens. If given the go-ahead, the factory would be built on agricultural land in a rural part of Nottinghamshire. It would consist of six sheds, each roughly the length of a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffersFrom gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an eme
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffers
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
From gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an emergency room can be their last chance for help. But some Louisianans go to the ER for hangnails, blisters, warts, even sunburn. “It's clearly abuse,” says State Treasurer... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffersFrom gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an eme
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffers
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
From gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an emergency room can be their last chance for help. But some Louisianans go to the ER for hangnails, blisters, warts, even sunburn. “It's clearly abuse,” says State Treasurer... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffersFrom gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an eme
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffers
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
From gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an emergency room can be their last chance for help. But some Louisianans go to the ER for hangnails, blisters, warts, even sunburn. “It's clearly abuse,” says State Treasurer... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffersFrom gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an eme
Zurik: Non-emergency ER visits draining public coffers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
From gunshot wounds to heart attacks: When people fight for their lives, an emergency room can be their last chance for help. But some Louisianans go to the ER for hangnails, blisters, warts, even sunburn. “It's clearly abuse,” says State Treasurer... Read more
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Deseret News
Honorary degree brings controversy to U.SALT LAKE CITY — Philanthropist Lynette Nielsen Gay has resigned from the board
Honorary degree brings controversy to U.
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Philanthropist Lynette Nielsen Gay has resigned from the board of directors for the World Congress of Families after her affiliation with the organization brought controversy to an award she's expected to receive from the University... Read more
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Rappler
The Tragedy of Jejomar BinayOur series of presidential profiles, The Imagined President, began with The Ide
The Tragedy of Jejomar Binay
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
Our series of presidential profiles, The Imagined President, began with The Idealized candidate, introducing the candidates as imagined by themselves and their supporters. (READ: Cinderella Man) The second installment, The Demonized, examined the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Reginah Mhaule - Mpumalanga Education 2016/17 Prov Budget VoteMembers of the Community in the gallery and all our citizens who are following
MEC Reginah Mhaule - Mpumalanga Education 2016/17 Prov Budget Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the Community in the gallery and all our citizens who are following us from various media platforms, I hereby extend special greetings to you all First and foremost, let me take this opportunity to extend my greatest appreciation and... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Lawmakers approve 'step therapy' and welfare reform billTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas legislators approved a health and public welfare bil
Lawmakers approve 'step therapy' and welfare reform bill
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas legislators approved a health and public welfare bill Monday that would reduce prescription drug costs within the state's Medicaid program and make changes to eligibility for public assistance. Senators voted 27-13 in... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Senate passes Missy Irvin’s attack on adults making choices she doesn't likeSen. Missy Irvin believes that part of how body-art professionals make a living
Senate passes Missy Irvin’s attack on adults making choices she doesn't like
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
Sen. Missy Irvin believes that part of how body-art professionals make a living is too weird for the government to allow. Yesterday, to their shame, the majority of her Senate colleagues agreed. The unnecessary, intrusive, mean-spirited and poorly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In pictures: Ground zero of Malaysia’s water crisisPerak: Sporadic light rain brought on by cloud seeding might have provided folk
In pictures: Ground zero of Malaysia’s water crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Perak: Sporadic light rain brought on by cloud seeding might have provided folks in peninsular Malaysia reprieve from the unbearable heat, but it has done little to alleviate the country's water crisis. At the heart of the crisis are... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
With session’s end come gains and losses for Maine lawmakersAUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers were licking their wounds and notching their b
With session’s end come gains and losses for Maine lawmakers
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers were licking their wounds and notching their belts, taking stock of what they did and didn’t get done for their constituents while finishing up the second half of the 127th legislative session Friday. The state’s... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford expands scope of proposed abused pet lawsSTAMFORD — A public hearing will be held later this month after city officials
Stamford expands scope of proposed abused pet laws
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
STAMFORD — A public hearing will be held later this month after city officials have expanded the scope of proposed animal welfare laws for nuisance pets. City Rep. Eileen Heaphy, D-8, chairwoman of the Legislative and Rules Committee of the Board of... Read more
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Calcutta News
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: ThomasKerala, senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas says, exuding confidence that his pa
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
Kerala, senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas says, exuding confidence that his party will make history by retaining power in the state. Thomas also insisted that the Congress-Left tie-up in West Bengal "will have no impact" on the May 16 assembly... Read more
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New Kerala
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas ( - newkerala.com #57262Kerala, senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas says, exuding confidence that his pa
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas ( - newkerala.com #57262
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Kerala, senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas says, exuding confidence that his party will make history by retaining power in the state. Thomas also insisted that the Congress-Left tie-up in West Bengal "will have no impact" on the May 16 assembly... Read more
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The Financial Express
Tamil Nadu, Kerala: What makes oldest candidates in fray most sought-after by their parties?V S Achuthanandan, 92. M Karunanidhi, 91. What makes the oldest candidates in f
Tamil Nadu, Kerala: What makes oldest candidates in fray most sought-after by their parties?
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
V S Achuthanandan, 92. M Karunanidhi, 91. What makes the oldest candidates in fray in Kerala and Tamil Nadu the most sought-after by their parties? Shaju Philip & Arun Janardhanan find out. Addressing an election rally in Assam last month, Prime... Read more
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