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The Monroe Evening News
Lillian Stewart Navarre: teacher and librarianwas born in 1889 in Frenchtown Township, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 14 hours ago
was born in 1889 in Frenchtown Township, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Stewart, who were teachers in rural schools in the area. After graduating in 1906 from Monroe High School, she went to Michigan State Normal School in... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson wins another termreturns were not yet available at 9 p.m., but unofficial returns had showed it
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
returns were not yet available at 9 p.m., but unofficial returns had showed it to be a good night for incumbents across the board. Stimpson led by roughly 60 percent to 40 percent for former Mayor Sam Jones. By 9 p.m. Jones had conceded and both... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
SOCSD eyes new administrative home on Lynn LaneA potential property acquisition could move many of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consol
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
A potential property acquisition could move many of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's administrative functions to the former Mississippi State Department of Health office on Lynn Lane and give Oktibbeha County supervisors access to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Poison pill suits toxic governanceresidents. Given that many taxpayers already incorrectly assume that a reasses
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
residents. Given that many taxpayers already incorrectly assume that a reassessment would result in across-the-board tax increases, a referendum to approve one already is a long shot. But that’s not enough for the nongoverning... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A taxing issue: Will voters support enhancing education?a proposed half-cent sales tax or oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and fa
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
a proposed half-cent sales tax or oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa County schools in dire need of improvement. DESTIN — Building two wings on Destin Middle School to provide the city with its first... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A taxing issuea proposed half-cent sales tax or oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and fa
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
a proposed half-cent sales tax or oppose it, one thing is certain: aging and faulty infrastructure of Okaloosa County schools in dire need of improvement. DESTIN — Building two wings on Destin Middle School to provide the city with its first... Read more
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The Morning Sun
City, school district elections edge closerFrom Staff Reportsnews@morningsun.net The 2017 election for cities and school
The Morning Sun / Posted 5 days ago
From Staff Reportsnews@morningsun.net The 2017 election for cities and school districts draws closer by the day, with many positions coming up for election. The primary election would have taken place August 1, but even with elections taking place... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Budget shortfalls force layoffs at Seattle’s Union Gospel Missiondecades UGM has provided aid and shelter to the homeless. Through its men’s she
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
decades UGM has provided aid and shelter to the homeless. Through its men’s shelter in Seattle’s Pioneer Square and countywide outreach teams, the faith-based nonprofit provides aid to thousands of homeless people every year. More recently,... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
School District Gains Focus To Aid At-Risk StudentsAs is customary, the first school board meeting of Oakdale Joint Unified for th
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 7 days ago
As is customary, the first school board meeting of Oakdale Joint Unified for the 2017-2018 school year was short, yet information packed. Schools were back in session for the new year as of Thursday, Aug. 10 and the board members gathered for their... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Guernsey County fall ballot setfiling deadline. Voters will decide races for municipal court judge, city trea
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 days ago
filing deadline. Voters will decide races for municipal court judge, city treasurer, municipal councils and public affairs boards, a mayoralty, township trustees and a township fiscal officer seat, as well as numerous school board and educational... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Karen Spranger: Agent of change or simply unqualified to hold Macomb clerk's job?official. The Free Press wasn’t able to find any evidence that Spranger had he
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
official. The Free Press wasn’t able to find any evidence that Spranger had held a regular job since graduating from high school. The inherited house in Warren where she claims to live hasn’t had running water for several years and has been cited... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Fall ballot to feature many levies, candidatesYOUNGSTOWN There are 21 proposed tax issues on the Nov. 7 ballot in Mahoning C
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN There are 21 proposed tax issues on the Nov. 7 ballot in Mahoning County including two countywide proposals: a Western Reserve Transit Authority sales-tax renewal and a children services’ replacement levy. The WRTA sales tax is for 0.25... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State Republicans facing 'big loss' of experienceAssembly," and Patti Bellock of Westmont, "who is terrific on human services.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Assembly," and Patti Bellock of Westmont, "who is terrific on human services. "Those are big losses," Mitchell said. School-funding formula Rauner's amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, which was aimed at changing Illinois' school funding... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Church makes an offer Fort Lauderdale High can't refuseall week long. The Jacksonville-based Celebration Church plans to expand into
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
all week long. The Jacksonville-based Celebration Church plans to expand into Fort Lauderdale this fall, using the high school’s auditorium. It’s found a unique way to pay its rent: provide a $251,000 sound system to the high school. While it’s... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Health disparity across Petalumainequality in Petaluma, and shining a light on it is important for everyone, es
Petluma360.com / Posted 16 days ago
inequality in Petaluma, and shining a light on it is important for everyone, especially for this group,” said Elece Hempel, board president of the Petaluma Health Care District, which owns the Petaluma Valley Hospital, the city’s only acute care... Read more
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The Columbian
Press Talk: A need to build communitymoment and said … not really. He was far too busy with other things. Later, he
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
moment and said … not really. He was far too busy with other things. Later, he said, when his child was old enough to go to school, he might consider subscribing. But then, he added sheepishly, he was probably just saying that to make me feel... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
School millage to go upDAVID ADLERSTEIN Apalachicola Times Editor ApalachTimes Franklin County taxpay
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 19 days ago
DAVID ADLERSTEIN Apalachicola Times Editor ApalachTimes Franklin County taxpayers can expect to pay a little more in school taxes next year, thanks to a decision on the state level to up the millage that the district is required to levy. At Monday... Read more
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NBC San Diego
High Levels of Lead Discovered at Reidy Creek ElementaryNew state data show levels of lead in the water at Reidy Creek Elementary Schoo
NBC San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
New state data show levels of lead in the water at Reidy Creek Elementary School in Escondido was discovered at levels more than three times the limit set by state and federal regulators. A sink in the kitchen of the elementary school tested with... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
William March: Local Democrats fail to field candidates to exploit Trump's unpopularityare running for different seats than those they now hold in order to extend the
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
are running for different seats than those they now hold in order to extend their term limits. Crist and Murman, seeking countywide seats, have no prominent Democratic challengers even though Democrat Pat Kemp won the last countywide... Read more
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Al.com
Gulf Shores approves city school studyThe Gulf Shores City Council unanimously agreed Monday to begin a process of ex
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
The Gulf Shores City Council unanimously agreed Monday to begin a process of exploring a breakaway from the Baldwin County Schools and launching an independent school system. The council approved a professional services agreement with the Public... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Is it time to end property taxes to fund schools?Tools Tax-reform advocates will gather Wednesday in Scranton to discuss a legi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Tools Tax-reform advocates will gather Wednesday in Scranton to discuss a legislative proposal that would eliminate school property taxes. The Property Tax Independence Act, commonly referred to as House Bill/Senate Bill 76, would abolish... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton town hall to target property tax reformTools Tax-reform advocates will gather Wednesday in Scranton to discuss a legi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Tools Tax-reform advocates will gather Wednesday in Scranton to discuss a legislative proposal that would eliminate school property taxes. The Property Tax Independence Act, commonly referred to as House Bill/Senate Bill 76, would abolish... Read more
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Deseret News
Granite School Board to hold hearing on proposed 12% property tax hike for teacher pay raisesSALT LAKE — Faced with 300 open positions and challenges of attracting new teac
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
SALT LAKE — Faced with 300 open positions and challenges of attracting new teachers and retaining veterans, the Granite Board of Education took a bold step this spring. It raised salaries by a total of 11.6 percent for teachers and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay school board eyes $386 million budget for 2017-18FLEMING ISLAND | The Clay County School Board is considering a proposed distric
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
FLEMING ISLAND | The Clay County School Board is considering a proposed district budget totaling slightly more than $386 million for 2017-18 that includes a slightly lower property tax rate of 6.4380 mills per $1,000 of taxable property. Approved... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Teachers put in 5 prep days + 1 training dayBy the time classes start for about 10,500 Bulloch County Schools students Tues
Statesboro Herald / Posted 25 days ago
By the time classes start for about 10,500 Bulloch County Schools students Tuesday, their teachers will have been at work six days, including the first of four added countywide teacher training and cooperative planning days throughout the year. In... Read more
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Times News
Realtor: Spot assessments hurt salesthe threat of them. “We never expected that. It’s killing the market in Panther
Times News / Posted 26 days ago
the threat of them. “We never expected that. It’s killing the market in Panther Valley. ” Chies said the Jim Thorpe Area School District had selected 900 properties for spot assessments and discussed going back as far as three years on houses... Read more
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Newton Daily News
‘Save Red Bridge’the Skunk on a hot summer day, or camped out on a sandbar on a Friday night aft
Newton Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
the Skunk on a hot summer day, or camped out on a sandbar on a Friday night after a football game, or taken their high school sweetheart down there on a date.” Efforts over the years to save the crumbling Red Bridge, which was added to the... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan colleges often miss mark on off-campus living estimates, study showsa two-bedroom apartment - split with a roommate over a nine-month period - was
MLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
a two-bedroom apartment - split with a roommate over a nine-month period - was $11,895 by Calvin College for the 2013-14 school year. Just a short ways North on East Beltline Avenue, Cornerstone University put the price tag at $10,754. And at... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Preliminary values rosier than earlier estimatescounty will rise at about 2.5 percent, up to a high of 5.5 percent in Apalachic
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 27 days ago
county will rise at about 2.5 percent, up to a high of 5.5 percent in Apalachicola and Alligator Point. The largest of the countywide taxing authorities, the Franklin County School District, is estimated to see a climb of $50 million, from $1.89... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
County EMS recognized by Ohio Senateof the upcoming 2-mill EMS levy that will continue to provide Lawrence County E
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
of the upcoming 2-mill EMS levy that will continue to provide Lawrence County EMS with funding, which will appear countywide on the November ballot. With Ohio expected to lose its sales tax on Medicaid, which accounts for about 200,000... Read more
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Times News
Pleasant Valley selects Cocuzzo to fill vacancyA strange and poorly written section of the Pennsylvania School Code came into
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
A strange and poorly written section of the Pennsylvania School Code came into play at a special meeting of the Pleasant Valley School Board on Monday. The board met to interview candidates to fill the position recently vacated by director Steve... Read more
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Al.com
Gulf Shores latest in Alabama to look at city-county school splitGulf Shores is the latest Alabama city eyeing a study for a city school system,
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
Gulf Shores is the latest Alabama city eyeing a study for a city school system, and the City Council appears poised to endorse a move to kick start the process. The coastal city has examined a potential separation from the Baldwin County School... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
New superintendent pledges progress for Savannah-Chatham school districtParents, students and residents alike can expect to see continued improvements
Savannah Morning News / Posted 30 days ago
Parents, students and residents alike can expect to see continued improvements in the Savannah-Chatham school district in the upcoming school year, Superintendent Ann Levett said to a packed room of educators Friday. During her first State of Our... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rauner calls out Gordon-Booth; who calls out Madigan?a legislator by name, especially in that legislator's hometown. But in a meetin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
a legislator by name, especially in that legislator's hometown. But in a meeting Friday with the Journal Star editorial board, Rauner did just that in regard to state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth. Rauner is blaming House Speaker-for-Life Mike... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Danville man to run for Shimkus' seatsecond man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
second man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S. Rep. John Shimkus next year: Heritage High School math and science teacher Anthony March. March, who lives in Danville with his wife and two young daughters, said he... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Danville man to challenge Shimkussecond man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
second man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S. Rep. John Shimkus next year, Heritage High School math and science teacher Anthony March. March, who lives in Danville with his wife and two young daughters, said he... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
New Superintendent Levett pledges progress for Savannah-Chatham school districtParents, students and residents alike can expect to see continued improvements
Savannah Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
Parents, students and residents alike can expect to see continued improvements in the Savannah-Chatham school district in the upcoming school year, Superintendent Ann Levett said to a packed room of educators Friday. During her first State of Our... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
5 ways officials are trying to stop Pinellas' teenage car thievesinside — some still jammed in the ignition — the prime targets of juvenile auto
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
inside — some still jammed in the ignition — the prime targets of juvenile auto thieves. Police say it's a reminder of the countywide problem documented by the Tampa Bay Times this spring in "Hot Wheels," a series exploring both the prevalence and... Read more

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