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Connecticut Post
Legislators to float drone lawsAs the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut ho
Legislators to float drone laws
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 hours ago
As the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut hobbyists and entrepreneurs, lawmakers are grappling with public-safety and privacy issues they agree will result in new laws this year. Earlier in 2015, legislation that... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Far North Dallas suffers longer waits for ambulances, council member saysA woman in Far North Dallas had to wait 30 minutes for an ambulance when she th
Far North Dallas suffers longer waits for ambulances, council member says
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 hours ago
A woman in Far North Dallas had to wait 30 minutes for an ambulance when she thought she was having a heart attack last year. It turned out to be a false alarm, but that incident, City Council member Sandy Greyson says, highlighted a continuing... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Legislators to float drone lawsAs the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut ho
Legislators to float drone laws
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 hours ago
As the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut hobbyists and entrepreneurs, lawmakers are grappling with public-safety and privacy issues they agree will result in new laws this year. Earlier in 2015, legislation that... Read more
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The News-Times
Legislators to float drone lawsAs the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut ho
Legislators to float drone laws
The News-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
As the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut hobbyists and entrepreneurs, lawmakers are grappling with public-safety and privacy issues they agree will result in new laws this year. Earlier in 2015, legislation that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Legislators to float drone lawsAs the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut ho
Legislators to float drone laws
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
As the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut hobbyists and entrepreneurs, lawmakers are grappling with public-safety and privacy issues they agree will result in new laws this year. Earlier in 2015, legislation that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Legislators to float drone lawsAs the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut ho
Legislators to float drone laws
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 hours ago
As the aerial drone craze continues to take off for thousands of Connecticut hobbyists and entrepreneurs, lawmakers are grappling with public-safety and privacy issues they agree will result in new laws this year. Earlier in 2015, legislation that... Read more
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MLive.com
Shake-up at Flint City Hall sends two chiefs, city administrator packingFLINT, MI -- Three Flint officials have been ousted in a shake-up at city hall
Shake-up at Flint City Hall sends two chiefs, city administrator packing
MLive.com / Posted 23 hours ago
FLINT, MI -- Three Flint officials have been ousted in a shake-up at city hall leaving the city without an administrator and interim police and fire chiefs. On Friday, Feb. 12 the city announced that Flint Police Chief James Tolbert and Fire Chief... Read more
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Daily Press
Sheriff: Isle of Wight needs to make moves to keep high-quality 911 frequenciesISLE OF WIGHT — The county could lose the high-quality radio frequencies it has
Sheriff: Isle of Wight needs to make moves to keep high-quality 911 frequencies
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
ISLE OF WIGHT — The county could lose the high-quality radio frequencies it has reserved from the Federal Communications Commission for a new 911 radio system if moves aren't made on installing it, Sheriff Mark Marshall told officials... Read more
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TribLIVE
Leetsdale appoints Raible as police chief | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Leetsdale Council unanimously promoted a new poli
Leetsdale appoints Raible as police chief
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Leetsdale Council unanimously promoted a new police chief from within the ranks Thursday night. Daniel Raible, who has served as acting... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst bringing back summer trolley serviceCommunications Manager Kassondra Schref presented a report Feb. 9 during the Pu
Elmhurst bringing back summer trolley service
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
Communications Manager Kassondra Schref presented a report Feb. 9 during the Public Affairs and Safety Committee meeting, and it will soon be approved at an upcoming City Council meeting. Until then, the program is still being developed and details... Read more
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NBC News
Feds Finally Take Action on Crumb Rubber TurfThree federal agencies are teaming up to investigate the safety of crumb rubber
Feds Finally Take Action on Crumb Rubber Turf
NBC News / Posted yesterday
Three federal agencies are teaming up to investigate the safety of crumb rubber artificial turf used in playing fields and playground all across the country — the subject of a series of NBC News reports. The Environmental Protection Agency, the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Over 90 DWI arrests made during Super Bowl weekend New York State Police say over 90 DWI arrests were made during their Super Bo
Over 90 DWI arrests made during Super Bowl weekend
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
New York State Police say over 90 DWI arrests were made during their Super Bowl STOP-DWI initiative. Police say they issued 4,686 tickets during the 34 hour campaign. Troopers arrested 92 people for... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Pollution in Sungai Koyan blamed for melioidosis casesElli is seen with Idah, who is undergoing treatment in Kuching. KUCHING: Pollu
Pollution in Sungai Koyan blamed for melioidosis cases
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Elli is seen with Idah, who is undergoing treatment in Kuching. KUCHING: Pollution in Sungai Koyan has been blamed for allegedly infecting Baram Resettlement Scheme (BRS) residents with melioidosis, which is caused by the Burkholderia pseudomallei... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Over 90 DWI arrests made during Super Bowl weekendNew York State Police say over 90 DWI arrests were made during their Super Bowl
Over 90 DWI arrests made during Super Bowl weekend
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
New York State Police say over 90 DWI arrests were made during their Super Bowl STOP-DWI initiative. Police say they issued 4,686 tickets during the 34 hour campaign. Troopers arrested 92 people for DWI and investigated 157 accidents. Troopers also... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hubert C. Vickerilla, former Totowa councilman for 33 years, diesTOTOWA - Almost everyone in the borough knew Hubert C. Vickerilla, a longtime b
Hubert C. Vickerilla, former Totowa councilman for 33 years, dies
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
TOTOWA - Almost everyone in the borough knew Hubert C. Vickerilla, a longtime borough councilman and former owner of Hughie's Red Kettle Deli & Catering. And most individuals will remember Vickerilla for what they described as his kind and humble... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Prize distribution ceremony organized at BHELBhopal : The prize distribution ceremony of competitions held during the Indust
Prize distribution ceremony organized at BHEL
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Bhopal : The prize distribution ceremony of competitions held during the Industrial Safety Week was organized Thursday at IFX Conference Hall BHEL, Bhopal. On this occasion AMV Yugandhar, Executive Director BHEL, Bhopal was present as the Chief Guest... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015Of the 18 traffic fatalities that occurred in McHenry County in 2015, four of t
McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
Of the 18 traffic fatalities that occurred in McHenry County in 2015, four of them resulted in pedestrian deaths, accounting for 22 percent of fatal crashes in 2015. That’s more than four times the rate from 2014, and upward of double the rate from... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Senators grill HPD over claims department meets 'gold standard' for operationsThe Honolulu Police Department is opposing an effort to create statewide standa
Senators grill HPD over claims department meets 'gold standard' for operations
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
The Honolulu Police Department is opposing an effort to create statewide standards and training for law enforcement officers, while state law enforcement agencies support the proposal. State senators grilled a police major – whose division faces an... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Lower penalties for marijuana possession bill advances to Harrisburg committeeMarijuana grows legally inside Oaksterdam University, an institution that train
Lower penalties for marijuana possession bill advances to Harrisburg committee
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Marijuana grows legally inside Oaksterdam University, an institution that trains students interested in a career in the cannabis business. California law currently allows legal use of marijuana for medical purposes. If Proposition 19 passes, it would... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Threaten a school shooting and soon you could be charged with a felonyOCONOMOWOC -- A bill which would make a felony the act of threatening a school
Threaten a school shooting and soon you could be charged with a felony
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
OCONOMOWOC -- A bill which would make a felony the act of threatening a school shooting passed another hurdle on Thursday, February 11th. The State Assembly's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee approved the bill. Now, the question is... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Woman who helped teen beaten after attempted carjacking says so-called 'street justice' "not right"Please enable Javascript to watch this video MILWAUKEE -- A photo of a young a
Woman who helped teen beaten after attempted carjacking says so-called 'street justice' "not right"
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video MILWAUKEE -- A photo of a young attempted carjacking suspect laying in the snow after he was apparently beaten following the alleged crime has gone viral -- and it was continuing to draw a response on... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Charges pending after city worker hit: policeA City of Barrie employee remains in stable but serious condition in a Toronto
Charges pending after city worker hit: police
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
A City of Barrie employee remains in stable but serious condition in a Toronto hospital after being struck by a SUV Wednedsay morning. The 65-year-old roads, parks and fleet employee was working as a flagman on a construction crew performing sewer... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Charges pending after city worker hit: policeA City of Barrie employee remains in stable but serious condition in a Toronto
Charges pending after city worker hit: police
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
A City of Barrie employee remains in stable but serious condition in a Toronto hospital after being struck by a SUV Tuesday morning. The 65-year-old roads, parks and fleet employee was working as a flagman on a construction crew performing sewer... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bill to make it easier to charge police over deadly force failsA bill that would have made it easier to bring criminal charges against police
Bill to make it easier to charge police over deadly force fails
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
A bill that would have made it easier to bring criminal charges against police officers over the use of deadly force has died in the Legislature. The bill, which faced stiff opposition from law-enforcement leaders, failed to get a committee vote by... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Legislature tables drug investigator positionDespite widespread public demand for a dedicated drug officer after rising drug
Legislature tables drug investigator position
The Chronicle Express / Posted 2 days ago
Despite widespread public demand for a dedicated drug officer after rising drug arrests, a number of heroin overdoses, and several deaths, the Yates County Legislature voted to table a resolution brought forth by the Public Safety Committee to create... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Board of Alders -- NoticeThe Public Safety Committee of the New Haven Board of Alders will hold a public
Board of Alders -- Notice
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The Public Safety Committee of the New Haven Board of Alders will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. in the Alder Chamber of City Hall, 165 Church St., re: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERS OF THE CITY OF NEW HAVEN AUTHORIZING... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Criminologist: How to tackle alcohol-fuelled violenceThe Palaszczuk government is introducing a raft of measures to combat alcohol-f
Criminologist: How to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Palaszczuk government is introducing a raft of measures to combat alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensland nightspots, such as Fortitude Valley. Photo: File The government is right to be concerned about this. Alcohol is thought to be responsible... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hawaii only state in the country with no law enforcement standards boardHawaii is the only state in the country without a statewide agency that sets st
Hawaii only state in the country with no law enforcement standards board
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
Hawaii is the only state in the country without a statewide agency that sets standards and training requirements for law enforcement officers. But that could change if one of two proposals before the state Legislature is approved this year. Efforts... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Iowa Lawmakers Push to Legalize Vaccine Used in Heroin OverdosesDES MOINES, Iowa – House Republicans are considering a bill that would legalize
Iowa Lawmakers Push to Legalize Vaccine Used in Heroin Overdoses
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa – House Republicans are considering a bill that would legalize a vaccination used to prevent deadly drug overdoses. Illinoisians in Lee County are learning to use Narcan to prevent fatal overdoses. Now, a bill in Iowa seeks to... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage board member Eckhoff not guilty of DUIDuPage County Board member Paul Grant Eckhof was found not guilty of DUI during
DuPage board member Eckhoff not guilty of DUI
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
DuPage County Board member Paul Grant Eckhof was found not guilty of DUI during a bench trial Wednesday. Judge James Konetski ruled there was not enough evidence to find Eckhoff was impaired during a March 2015 traffic stop outside his Wheaton... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Bills proposed to prevent texting and driving in MissouriJEFFERSON CITY - Two bills were heard Wednesday morning in the Missouri Senate
Bills proposed to prevent texting and driving in Missouri
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - Two bills were heard Wednesday morning in the Missouri Senate that would make it illegal to text and drive within the state of Missouri, regardless of age. The bill was presented to the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Public... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Putting an end to sanctuary jurisdictionsIn an interview with a local TV station, Sanchez admitted that he kept returnin
Putting an end to sanctuary jurisdictions
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
In an interview with a local TV station, Sanchez admitted that he kept returning to San Francisco “because he knew that there would be no effort by the local authorities to find and deport him.” Many years ago, the City of San Francisco passed an... Read more
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The Border Mail
MEGA GALLERY: The week in picturesWARRNAMBOOL: Matt Cole, his daughter Carly, 6, and girlfriend Danni McElroy in
MEGA GALLERY: The week in pictures
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
WARRNAMBOOL: Matt Cole, his daughter Carly, 6, and girlfriend Danni McElroy in the ravaged remains of the shed destroyed by fire. Cars, motorbikes, a caravan, tools and most of Ms McElroy’s possessions were lost in the blaze. Photo: Angela Milne, The... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Road repairs plannedAlong with flowers, spring will bring improvements to Salmon Arm roads, includi
Road repairs planned
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Along with flowers, spring will bring improvements to Salmon Arm roads, including work on ruts on the Trans-Canada Highway. Unlike city streets, the highway is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Its plan,... Read more
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The Wanderer
Teachers Say School Air Quality is PoorCould air quality at Sippican School be responsible for exacerbating some teach
Teachers Say School Air Quality is Poor
The Wanderer / Posted 3 days ago
Could air quality at Sippican School be responsible for exacerbating some teachers’ allergies, causing migraines, and making them sick? Air quality test results suggest no, but at least 12 Sippican teachers affected say ‘yes,’ and they are asking the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Proposal to arm Kent teachers stirs debateKENT — A proposal for a school safety program that includes arming teachers and
Proposal to arm Kent teachers stirs debate
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
KENT — A proposal for a school safety program that includes arming teachers and other school staffers with guns has drawn sharp criticism from the governor and stirred a heated debate among local officials. The program pays tuition, and room and... Read more
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Daily Journal
Matthew Walker Sr. takes seat on Buena councilBUENA – The Borough Council on Monday night chose Matthew Walker Sr. to join th
Matthew Walker Sr. takes seat on Buena council
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
BUENA – The Borough Council on Monday night chose Matthew Walker Sr. to join the six-seat governing body as a replacement for the recently retired Councilman Edward Cugini Sr. Walker was one of three possible replacements nominated by the local... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Go Unregulated, Residents Fed UpLansing, MI (WILX) - Nancy Mahlow has lived in Lansing for more than 30 years.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Go Unregulated, Residents Fed Up
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
Lansing, MI (WILX) - Nancy Mahlow has lived in Lansing for more than 30 years. She's the president of the Eastside Neighborhood Organization. She knows the city. And she doesn't like what's happening to it. "If you drive down Cedar Street or MLK... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Early lockout laws the solution to violence, surgeon saysProposed early lockout laws the solution to alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensl
Early lockout laws the solution to violence, surgeon says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Proposed early lockout laws the solution to alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensland, surgeon says A surgeon believes reducing licensing hours for nightclubs as proposed in a review by the Queensland Government will guarantee a reduction in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Labor play good cop/bad cop on booze lawsPremier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the laws would continue to progress through
Labor play good cop/bad cop on booze laws
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the laws would continue to progress through the Parliament during the first sitting week, despite crossbencher concerns and calls from the Katter’s Australian Party to delay the debate by a week. Picture: Tara... Read more
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East Bay Express
BREAKING NEWS: Oakland May Green-Light Eight New Pot Clubs a Year City staffers are seeking to lift Oakland’s cap on dispensaries and to license
BREAKING NEWS: Oakland May Green-Light Eight New Pot Clubs a Year
East Bay Express / Posted 5 days ago
City staffers are seeking to lift Oakland’s cap on dispensaries and to license vapor lounges, commercial gardens, hash-makers, kitchens, and labs.By David Downs Oakland stands poised... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Dallas Police Suspect K2 Fueling Spike In Aggressive PanhandlingDALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas Police are linking aggressive downtown panhandling with
Dallas Police Suspect K2 Fueling Spike In Aggressive Panhandling
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
DALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas Police are linking aggressive downtown panhandling with an epidemic spike in the use of the synthetic drug K2 and they’re promising aggressive enforcement in response. Downtown commuters already run a gauntlet of panhandlers... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine’s corrections department outlines major overhaulGov. Paul LePage’s administration is proposing an overhaul of the state’s corre
Maine’s corrections department outlines major overhaul
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is proposing an overhaul of the state’s correctional system that would expand the capacity for female inmates and prisoners with substance abuse issues. Lawmakers are being told that the plan could cost more than... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Utility workers and vehicles could be added to Georgia Move-Over lawATLANTA | Georgia drivers may have to switch lanes for more than police and amb
Utility workers and vehicles could be added to Georgia Move-Over law
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA | Georgia drivers may have to switch lanes for more than police and ambulances under a proposed change to the so-called move-over law. Under a bill the House adopted Monday, utility vehicles and workers would be added to the list qualifying... Read more
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The North West Star
New laws could restrict trading hours for bottle shopsQueenslanders would not be able to buy alcohol from bottle shops after 10pm und
New laws could restrict trading hours for bottle shops
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
Queenslanders would not be able to buy alcohol from bottle shops after 10pm under a new proposal Labor MPs have added to the government's alcohol-fuelled violence legislation. Bottle shops could face new trading restrictions under proposals by a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Bronxville Police Chief, Schools Superintendent Issue Safety RemindersBRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Bronxville Chief of Police Christopher Satriale and Superi
Bronxville Police Chief, Schools Superintendent Issue Safety Reminders
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 5 days ago
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Bronxville Chief of Police Christopher Satriale and Superintendent of Schools David Quattrone issue school safety reminders to parents. Dear Parents, Recent events prompt us to remind you of our shared concern about the health... Read more
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Daily Journal
Buena council to pick new memberBUENA – Borough Council is expected to fill a recent vacancy on the six-member
Buena council to pick new member
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
BUENA – Borough Council is expected to fill a recent vacancy on the six-member governing body at its meeting Monday night. Councilman Edward Cugini Sr. created the opening with his resignation, submitted on Jan 20 and effective as of Jan. 25. Cugini... Read more
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The Manila Times
AAP support LTO’s renewed drive against unauthorized motor vehicle modificationsFebruary 8, 2016 6:28 pm The Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) has expr
AAP support LTO’s renewed drive against unauthorized motor vehicle modifications
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 8, 2016 6:28 pm The Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) has expressed its support for the government’s renewed drive against the use of unauthorized motor... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Qld lockout laws could restrict bottle shop hoursBOTTLE shops could have their trading hours restricted under recommendations to
Qld lockout laws could restrict bottle shop hours
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
BOTTLE shops could have their trading hours restricted under recommendations to the Queensland Government's proposed lockout laws. The parliamentary committee evaluating the proposals could not come to a unanimous decision on whether they should... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Early nightclub lockout laws must face review after 18 months, MPs rule Photo: The new laws would impose a 2:00am last drinks rule across t
Early nightclub lockout laws must face review after 18 months
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
, MPs rule Photo: The new laws would impose a 2:00am last drinks rule across the state outside prescribed Safe Night Precincts. (Reuters: Mario Anzuoni) Reduced licensing hours for... Read more
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