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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Renew law for conservationWhen Congress returns from its long summer vacation, one of the things it quick
Renew law for conservation
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
When Congress returns from its long summer vacation, one of the things it quickly should take up is ... vacations. That is, it quickly should renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the principal vehicle that the government has used since 1965 to... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray CarrollOn this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
On this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Wall Street's influence on financial regulation, the Black Lives Matter movement, his opposition to the Trans-Pacific... Read more
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The Columbian
Cantwell and Republican senator call for spending on wildfire preparednessSEATTLE — With Washington's wildfires burning across an area nearly the size of
Cantwell and Republican senator call for spending on wildfire preparedness
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE — With Washington's wildfires burning across an area nearly the size of Rhode Island, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., held a hearing Thursday in Seattle to discuss solutions to the West's wildfire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Legislators Push for Disaster Preparedness in Light of Climate ChangeBy East African Legislative Assembly Kampala — A key policy report on Climate
Regional Legislators Push for Disaster Preparedness in Light of Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By East African Legislative Assembly Kampala — A key policy report on Climate change and gender is calling on Partner States to promote pro-active approaches through adequate preparedness and appropriate strategies in light of climate change. The... Read more
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FOX News
Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterwaysA federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration
Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways
FOX News / Posted yesterday
A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airnam Board Reverses GM Salary IncreasesThe Air Namibia board of directors reversed a decision by the previous board to
Airnam Board Reverses GM Salary Increases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Air Namibia board of directors reversed a decision by the previous board to increase salaries of two general managers. The Namibian has learnt that the board decided at its meeting three weeks ago that the salary increases for the general... Read more
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FOX News
Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterwaysA federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration
Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction... Read more
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Business Standard India
To be global, you need to be completely open: Mark BoleatInterview with Chairman, London City CorporationInterview with Chairman, London
To be global, you need to be completely open: Mark Boleat
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Interview with Chairman, London City CorporationInterview with Chairman, London City Corporation London City Corporation Chairman (Policy & Resources Committee) Mark Boleat, in an interview... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
SSU booster club to meet Wednesday The Savannah State Booster Club will meet on today at 7 p.m. in the Tiger Are
SSU booster club to meet Wednesday
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
The Savannah State Booster Club will meet on today at 7 p.m. in the Tiger Arena Multipurpose Room. Everyone is welcome. Call 912-271-0077 for more information. DNR proposes seatrout, duck changes floated ATLANTA... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia DNR board considering new duck hunting, fishing regulationsATLANTA | Outdoors enthusiasts could face changes in what they can bring home f
Georgia DNR board considering new duck hunting, fishing regulations
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
ATLANTA | Outdoors enthusiasts could face changes in what they can bring home from hunting and fishing trips based proposed changes in regulations up for votes by the Georgia Board of Natural Resources. The board is expected to vote in two months on... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Anger over plans to charge staff to park at Norfolk County Council Norfolk County Council's headquarters in Martineau Lane. Pic: Mike Page. Cou
Anger over plans to charge staff to park at Norfolk County Council
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Norfolk County Council's headquarters in Martineau Lane. Pic: Mike Page. Council staff could be charged to park at work, with controversial proposals put on hold last year due to be... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Anger over plans to charge staff to park at Norfolk County Council Norfolk County Council's headquarters in Martineau Lane. Pic: Mike Page. Cou
Anger over plans to charge staff to park at Norfolk County Council
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
Norfolk County Council's headquarters in Martineau Lane. Pic: Mike Page. Council staff could be charged to park at work, with controversial proposals put on hold last year due to be... Read more
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Deseret News
Congressmen have 'Jurassic' plans for new monument, national park in UtahSALT LAKE CITY — Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop want their own versio
Congressmen have 'Jurassic' plans for new monument, national park in Utah
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop want their own version of Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" here in Utah. That means turning what is today the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in Emery County into a national monument, and... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Beaufort County Council delays final vote on stormwater fee hikeAn increased stormwater utiltiy rate for Beaufort County property owners this y
Beaufort County Council delays final vote on stormwater fee hike
Bluffton Today / Posted 5 days ago
An increased stormwater utiltiy rate for Beaufort County property owners this year now appears less certain after several County Council members on Monday backed away from their previous endorsement of the plan. Council voted 7-4 to postpone by... Read more
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The Star
Businessman’s RM20,000 effort is turning headsPASIR GUDANG: A kolam depicting the map of Malaysia, Jalur Gemilang and a hibis
Businessman’s RM20,000 effort is turning heads
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
PASIR GUDANG: A kolam depicting the map of Malaysia, Jalur Gemilang and a hibiscus has been created at a house here using 15kg of rice to mark National Day. Businessman M. Kandapan, 55, opted for the traditional Indian art to express his... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Edinburgh Council signs £186m IT outsourcing and digital services deal with CGIThe City of Edinburgh Council has awarded IT services company CGI Group a seven
Edinburgh Council signs £186m IT outsourcing and digital services deal with CGI
Computing.co.uk / Posted 5 days ago
The City of Edinburgh Council has awarded IT services company CGI Group a seven-year contract worth £186m to provide "transformational" outsourced ICT services in order to help the local authority make a shift to digital services. The council is... Read more
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The Register
City of Edinburgh Council in £186m outsourcer swapCity of Edinburgh Council has walked away from a 15-year outsourcing relationsh
City of Edinburgh Council in £186m outsourcer swap
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
City of Edinburgh Council has walked away from a 15-year outsourcing relationship with BT to jump into bed with CGI in a £186m long-term IT outsourcing agreement. It seems Edinburgh can't kick its mega deal habit, with the seven-year CGI contract... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Edinburgh set for job boom as Council inks £186m CGI dealSeven-year contract will help council deliver digital services. The seven-year
Edinburgh set for job boom as Council inks £186m CGI deal
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
Seven-year contract will help council deliver digital services. The seven-year contract, worth £186 million, will help to facilitate the Council's shift towards digital channels. It is expected to deliver efficiency and cost savings of £45 million... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Measure cuts time for new forest landThe House of Representatives has passed a bill shortening the period of time be
Measure cuts time for new forest land
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The House of Representatives has passed a bill shortening the period of time before an abandoned fishpond could revert to being categorized as forest land. House Bill No. 5845, authored by Bulacan Rep. Linabelle Ruth Villarica, amends the Forestry... Read more
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Perth Now
Speed limit proposed for cyclistsStirling Council wants cyclist speed limit on West Coast Drive path. Photo: Fil
Speed limit proposed for cyclists
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
Stirling Council wants cyclist speed limit on West Coast Drive path. Photo: File image CYCLISTS face a 20km/h speed limit – enforced with speeding fines – under a radical proposal to protect pedestrians on a popular coastal path. If the City of... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Village's concerns should be considered in federal land management discussionWhen Alaska's U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hold a joint hearin
Village's concerns should be considered in federal land management discussion
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 8 days ago
When Alaska's U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hold a joint hearing in Wasilla on Monday to discuss federal land management practices in Alaska, they will not be hearing from North Slope Natives concerned with protecting important... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenlyBrenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost he
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenly
Payson Roundup / Posted 8 days ago
Brenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost her husband, Bruce, on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Payson Mayor Kenny Evans reported the news from the League of Cities and Towns conference in Phoenix. “I got a call from the... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Four from Magnolia State Bank join MBAMagnolia State Bank has made the following appointments to the Mississippi Bank
Four from Magnolia State Bank join MBA
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Magnolia State Bank has made the following appointments to the Mississippi Bankers Association for 2015-16: Kris Mangum will serve on the MBA Lending Committee. Currently, Mangum is president of Magnolia State Bank in Petal. The Lending Committee is... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Options for Town House roof repairs to be outlinedCouncil news > Press Releases > 20/08/15 A business case will be prepared f
Options for Town House roof repairs to be outlined
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 10 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 20/08/15 A business case will be prepared for councillors to decide how to proceed with repairs to the historic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Government Minister Blocks Harare Mass DismissalsLOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has blocked Harare City Council's
Local Government Minister Blocks Harare Mass Dismissals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
LOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has blocked Harare City Council's plan to fire 3,000 people, arguing that the move would create chaos in the capital. Speaking after addressing residents in Hatcliffe, Kasukuwere said government will not... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Kasukuwere blocks Harare mass dismissalsLOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has blocked Harare City Council’s
Kasukuwere blocks Harare mass dismissals
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
LOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has blocked Harare City Council’s plan to fire 3,000 people, arguing that the move would create chaos in the capital. Speaking after addressing residents in Hatcliffe, Kasukuwere said government will not... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde Council is facing £8m of cuts in next two yearsCouncil leader Stephen McCabe has warned the local authority will have to accel
Inverclyde Council is facing £8m of cuts in next two years
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Council leader Stephen McCabe has warned the local authority will have to accelerate its savings programme from March 2016 in a bid to address a looming gap in funds. At this time council officials are predicting cuts of £6.4m from 2016 to 2018 —... Read more
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Forres Gazette
New delay at Bogton slammedAN announcement about the future of Bogton from Moray Council has been delayed
New delay at Bogton slammed
Forres Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
AN announcement about the future of Bogton from Moray Council has been delayed again. Earlier this year, a long-awaited consultant’s report into an offer by developer Redco Milne for Common Good land at Bogton was promised to be made public after... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Miller queries overruled in Qld estimatesQUEENSLAND'S acting premier has defended a decision to refer embattled Police M
Miller queries overruled in Qld estimates
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
QUEENSLAND'S acting premier has defended a decision to refer embattled Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller to an ethics committee as honourable and transparent. JACKIE Trad is filling in for Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who took unexpected annual leave... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ben Carson visits Colorado to decry EPA’s toxic spillDENVER | The EPA’s massive toxic spill triggered fallout Tuesday from Republica
Ben Carson visits Colorado to decry EPA’s toxic spill
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
DENVER | The EPA’s massive toxic spill triggered fallout Tuesday from Republicans as presidential hopeful Ben Carson visited the site, and a key congressman disclosed that at least two House committees are planning to investigate the incident. Rep.... Read more
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Perth Now
Miller queries overruled in Qld estimatesQUEENSLAND'S acting premier has defended a decision to refer embattled Police M
Miller queries overruled in Qld estimates
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
QUEENSLAND'S acting premier has defended a decision to refer embattled Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller to an ethics committee as honourable and transparent. JACKIE Trad is filling in for Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who took unexpected annual leave... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Frank announces bid for re-electionWICHITA FALLS, Texas - Progress was made during the 84th Texas Legislature this
Frank announces bid for re-election
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 12 days ago
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - Progress was made during the 84th Texas Legislature this year and more is needed moving forward, said District 69 Rep. James Frank on Monday, which is why he will run for a third term. Speaking at a Wichita County Republican... Read more
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Alaska Superstation
Senators Host Hearing on Federal Land RegulationsAnchorage, AK - Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hosted a hearing Monda
Senators Host Hearing on Federal Land Regulations
Alaska Superstation / Posted 12 days ago
Anchorage, AK - Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hosted a hearing Monday on the effects of federal mitigation requirements on economic development throughout the state. Local businesses, corporations and other stakeholders gathered at the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee Ethics Commission hears complaintMembers of the Tybee Island Ethics Commission on Monday delivered letters of co
Tybee Ethics Commission hears complaint
Savannah Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
Members of the Tybee Island Ethics Commission on Monday delivered letters of concern and admonishment to two city officials, effectively ending their months-long consideration of a city ethics complaint. Jeff Arnold, the attorney hired to provide... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah wary of future impact as contaminated mine water reaches Lake PowellSALT LAKE CITY — Contaminated water from a Colorado mine has made its way to La
Utah wary of future impact as contaminated mine water reaches Lake Powell
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Contaminated water from a Colorado mine has made its way to Lake Powell, leaving Utah officials wondering about possible long-term effects. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, spent Monday on the lake with federal and state officials and said... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society?” Cassidy said at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. “Those folks who went to one to two years of college, they're good people, they're honest people, they show up on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society?” Cassidy said at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. “Those folks who went to one to two years of college, they're good people, they're honest people, they show up on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Finally Creates National Oil CompanyUganda's government has finally incorporated the National Oil Company to take c
Uganda Finally Creates National Oil Company
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Uganda's government has finally incorporated the National Oil Company to take charge of the commercial interests of the state within the oil and gas industry. The company was officially incorporated under the Companies Act, 2012, by the Uganda... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNGANCHORAGE — Gov. Bill Walker is still pushing North Slope producers for a large
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Gov. Bill Walker is still pushing North Slope producers for a larger share of the Alaska LNG Project, and may promote a state gas reserve tax as leverage against the companies, state legislative leaders briefed recently on the governor’s... Read more
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Everett Herald
Public lands benefit everyoneGuest commentary / Land and Water Conservation Fund Published: Sunday, Augus
Public lands benefit everyone
Everett Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Guest commentary / Land and Water Conservation Fund Published: Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Every week, I see at least one article in the news about the need for people to get outside and be active, and the... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Beaufort County considers equestrian park in OkatieA new equestrian and recreation park could be coming to Okatie. Beaufort Count
Beaufort County considers equestrian park in Okatie
Bluffton Today / Posted 14 days ago
A new equestrian and recreation park could be coming to Okatie. Beaufort County officials are considering a 119-acre equestrian park on county-owned land that would be created in conjunction with the town of Bluffton and a local nonprofit. County... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ambitious V&A Dundee could never have been built on budget, critical report findsScottish Labour has called for "full disclosure" into what they have called a "
Ambitious V&A Dundee could never have been built on budget, critical report finds
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
Scottish Labour has called for "full disclosure" into what they have called a "debacle". Claire Baker MSP, its culture spokeswoman, said the Education and Culture Committee of the Scottish Parliament should hold an inquiry into the affair. The... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
PRC Will Review New Power Plan“Naturally, we would like to see a true evaluation of all energy resource choic
PRC Will Review New Power Plan
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
“Naturally, we would like to see a true evaluation of all energy resource choices made on a consistent and comparable basis – if PNM had complied with this legal requirement then the public would understand what a bad deal this is for them. PNM is... Read more
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heraldscotland
V&A Dundee: Report finds initial expectations of cost were "not robust"INITIAL estimates into the cost of the new V&A museum in Dundee did not fully t
V&A Dundee: Report finds initial expectations of cost were "not robust"
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
INITIAL estimates into the cost of the new V&A museum in Dundee did not fully take into account the "unique challenges" of its design, a report has found. John McClelland, a procurement expert and former chair of Rangers Football Club, investigated... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Civil-servants-up-armsCairo witnessed its biggest protests in months this week, when employees from t
Civil-servants-up-arms
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Cairo witnessed its biggest protests in months this week, when employees from the tax and customs authorities gathered in front of the Press Syndicate in downtown Cairo to protest against the application of the new civil service law. This law,... Read more
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Deseret News
Utahn-led congressional committees wade into Colorado mine spillSALT LAKE CITY — At least two congressional committees — both headed by Utahns
Utahn-led congressional committees wade into Colorado mine spill
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — At least two congressional committees — both headed by Utahns — are wading into the Colorado mine disaster that sent a torrent of toxic wastewater into southeastern Utah. "I want to make sure that Congress gets involved with this,"... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Six Bridgeport BOE members back superintendent in Bassick Principal searchBRIDGEPORT — Still no announced principal for Bassick High School, but the inte
Six Bridgeport BOE members back superintendent in Bassick Principal search
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — Still no announced principal for Bassick High School, but the internal debate over how the selection is being made continues. In explaining his position, Gardner said he sent an email to Rabinowitz and the board saying that if the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Indians say EPA trying to swindle them in mine spillThe EPA is trying to cheat Navajo Indians by getting them to sign away their ri
Indians say EPA trying to swindle them in mine spill
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
The EPA is trying to cheat Navajo Indians by getting them to sign away their rights to future claims from the agency’s Gold King Mine disaster, tribal officials charged Wednesday, adding more to the administration’s public relations problems over the... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Committee denies rezoning request for Pepper Hall tract in BlufftonA Beaufort County Council committee denied a rezoning request Monday to allow c
Committee denies rezoning request for Pepper Hall tract in Bluffton
Bluffton Today / Posted 18 days ago
A Beaufort County Council committee denied a rezoning request Monday to allow commercial and residential development at the Pepper Hall tract in Bluffton. Robert Graves sought to zone 65 acres of his property along the north side of U.S. 278 for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Anti-harassment rule debate returns as city works on handbookChattanooga workers may be OK with the majority of a new proposed employee hand
Anti-harassment rule debate returns as city works on handbook
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Chattanooga workers may be OK with the majority of a new proposed employee handbook. But the comprehensive rule set may be held up by another argument. And it's a debate that's been heard before. City employees and union representatives said Tuesday... Read more
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