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FOX News
Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit?LONDON – Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, pl
Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit?
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
LONDON – Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, plucks it from the stalk and drops the fruit into a tray in a field in Suffolk, deftly completing a task that is too delicate for a machine. While her work may be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit?LONDON -- Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, p
Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit?
Daily Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
LONDON -- Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, plucks it from the stalk and drops the fruit into a tray in a field in Suffolk, deftly completing a task that is too delicate for a machine. While her work may be... Read more
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10h
NBC San Diego
'Listen to Our Veterans': Congress Members Discuss ProjectThree members of Congress shared their thoughts about NBC 7’s Listen to Our Vet
'Listen to Our Veterans': Congress Members Discuss Project
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 hours ago
Three members of Congress shared their thoughts about NBC 7’s Listen to Our Veterans Project. The two month project allowed veterans to share their experiences about programs and services for veterans. More than a thousand veterans... Read more
11h
Brush News-Tribune
Brush art, music among next round of proposed cuts It’s a situation that has become all too familiar for school districts throug
Brush art, music among next round of proposed cuts
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
It’s a situation that has become all too familiar for school districts throughout the State of Colorado. With decreased funding due to the negative factor, districts across the state are finding... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia spends $200 million a year on government travel, but the burden doesn't all fall on taxpayersRICHMOND — State government spends more than $200 million a year on travel, acc
Virginia spends $200 million a year on government travel, but the burden doesn't all fall on taxpayers
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
RICHMOND — State government spends more than $200 million a year on travel, according to a new state auditor's report, and its various arms don't always leverage their purchasing power for savings. Public universities are the biggest spenders,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Lesufi on hair protest: It was important that the learners views were heardTalking to 702 on Tuesday morning‚ hours after he suspended the school’s code o
Lesufi on hair protest: It was important that the learners views were heard
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Talking to 702 on Tuesday morning‚ hours after he suspended the school’s code of conduct that deals with hair‚ Lesufi‚ the Gauteng education MEC‚ said it appeared that it was “taboo” for the children at the school to he heard. After meeting with the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Beautifying ... and shading Main StreetTaylor’s Trees and Turf of Princeton is now helping to renew that vision from t
Beautifying ... and shading Main Street
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
Taylor’s Trees and Turf of Princeton is now helping to renew that vision from the past. “If you look down Main Street, it’s rather cold and harsh looking. We’d like to bring back the color and shade the trees provide in order to restore some of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Why Wollongong and Shellharbour councils are still standingAlmost four months after the NSW Government revealed its intention to forcibly
Why Wollongong and Shellharbour councils are still standing
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Almost four months after the NSW Government revealed its intention to forcibly merge Wollongong and Shellharbour councils, both are still standing. Almost four months after the NSW Government revealed its intention to forcibly merge Wollongong and... Read more
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DNA Info
Chelsea Park Handball Courts Reopen After RenovationParks Department Cuts Ribbon on Refurbished Handball Courts in Chelsea ParkView
Chelsea Park Handball Courts Reopen After Renovation
DNA Info / Posted 2 days ago
Parks Department Cuts Ribbon on Refurbished Handball Courts in Chelsea ParkView Full Caption CHELSEA — Handball players inspired by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games can practice on brand-new courts in Chelsea. A total of $127,000 went toward handball... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama will bypass Senate, ratify Paris climate accord himself during trip to ChinaPresident Obama is prepared to enter into the Paris climate accord as early as
Obama will bypass Senate, ratify Paris climate accord himself during trip to China
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Obama is prepared to enter into the Paris climate accord as early as this week even though Republicans have insisted that the pact must be ratified by the Senate, according to a report out of China. The South China Morning Post reported... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Ontario County suffragists: 'Their rights and nothing less'In honor of Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, efforts were launched at the communi
Ontario County suffragists: 'Their rights and nothing less'
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
In honor of Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, efforts were launched at the community, county and state levels to commemorate woman's suffrage in New York. Posted Aug. 28, 2016 at 8:42 AM That ballot. It used to be something only men could hold. And... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016Susan E. Bryhan, Captain, U.S. Navy, (Ret), has been appointed wellness center
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Susan E. Bryhan, Captain, U.S. Navy, (Ret), has been appointed wellness center manager at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) in Washington, D.C., the premier retirement community for America’s veterans. In her new position, Bryhan will provide... Read more
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The New Yorker
Eichmann in JerusalemEvery morning, the words “Beth Hamishpath” (“The House of Justice”), shouted by
Eichmann in Jerusalem
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
Every morning, the words “Beth Hamishpath” (“The House of Justice”), shouted by the court usher at the top of his voice, make us jump to our feet as they announce the arrival of the three judges, who, bare-headed and in black robes, walk into the... Read more
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Sunday Observer
A strong NO to �Sinhala Only�Menika sat up and watched with great interest a part of Wednesday�s TV news on
A strong NO to �Sinhala Only�
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Menika sat up and watched with great interest a part of Wednesday�s TV news on the channel she favours. There was Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, elegant in an orangy yellow sari, her trim hair distinctively streaked grey. Matching her elegance... Read more
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The Economic Times
Full text of US Fed's Yellen's prepared speech to Jackson HoleFollowing is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's prepared rem
Full text of US Fed's Yellen's prepared speech to Jackson Hole
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
Following is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's prepared remarks issued in Washington Friday and delivered before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.: "The theme of the conference,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forSusanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her pa
Job Alert for
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
Susanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her page for updates. ====================================================== Employer: Jefferson County Library Job Title: Library Director Help us build a bright future for... Read more
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Business Insider
YELLEN: The case to raise rates has strengthened in recent monthsThe case for another interest-rate hike has strengthened in recent months, acco
YELLEN: The case to raise rates has strengthened in recent months
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
The case for another interest-rate hike has strengthened in recent months, according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen said this on Friday at the annual Jackson Hole symposium, titled "The Federal Reserve's monetary policy toolkit." The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sophisticated, persistent attack identified against iPhone users SAN FRANCISCO — Lookout, Inc. said Thursday an active threat has been identif
Sophisticated, persistent attack identified against iPhone users
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Lookout, Inc. said Thursday an active threat has been identified using three critical vulnerabilities in iPhone’s operating system that, when exploited, form an attack... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Press Conference of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (August 21, 2016)PRESIDENTIAL NEWS DESK PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE MEDIA INTERVIEW [Davao
Press Conference of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (August 21, 2016)
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
PRESIDENTIAL NEWS DESK PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE MEDIA INTERVIEW [Davao City, Philippines | August 21, 2016] PRESIDENT DUTERTE: Good morning. It’s 1 o’clock in the morning. And the reason why I could not be on time with you because I had a... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades DreamWorks Animation Following Comcast's Acquisition; Removes Positive WatchNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has upgraded DreamWorks Animation SKG,
Fitch Upgrades DreamWorks Animation Following Comcast's Acquisition; Removes Positive Watch
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has upgraded DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.'s (DWA) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'A-' from 'B+', removed the rating from Positive Rating Watch, and assigned a Stable Outlook. Fitch also upgraded the rating... Read more
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Daily News
PARLIAMENTLack of facilities to function Independent Commissions: PM refers problem to S
PARLIAMENT
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Lack of facilities to function Independent Commissions: PM refers problem to Speaker Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday, referred to matters on lack of facilities for the proper functioning of independent commissions to the Speaker for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bernie Sanders’ new political group is met by staff revoltNEW YORK — Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, his presidential campaign now beh
Bernie Sanders’ new political group is met by staff revolt
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK — Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, his presidential campaign now behind him, will look to advance the movement he built during the Democratic primary race, with the unveiling on Wednesday of a political organization focused on addressing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
State Funeral Procession for S R Nathan to pass significant landmarksSINGAPORE: The State Funeral Procession for the late former President S R Natha
State Funeral Procession for S R Nathan to pass significant landmarks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: The State Funeral Procession for the late former President S R Nathan will commence at 2pm on Friday (Aug 26), and will pass landmarks of significance to Mr Nathan such as City Hall, Fullerton Hotel and NTUC Centre en route to the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
New Aldi store plans on outskirts of town centre a ‘threat to local traders’MAJOR plans to bring a new Aldi store and three complementary shops to the outs
New Aldi store plans on outskirts of town centre a ‘threat to local traders’
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
MAJOR plans to bring a new Aldi store and three complementary shops to the outskirts of an East Lancashire town centre have divided opinion. Ropemaker Properties Ltd is behind the development at New Hall Hey, Rawtenstall, just yards from the... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futureThe 2014 Courage awards were designed by Ann Gardner Measuring and comparing c
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 6 days ago
The 2014 Courage awards were designed by Ann Gardner Measuring and comparing courage is a difficult task. We’re reminded of this each time you — our readers — send us nominations for the Crosscut Courage Awards. Which is why we in turn hand the job... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sanders’ New Political Group Is Met by Staff RevoltNEW YORK — Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, his presidential campaign now beh
Sanders’ New Political Group Is Met by Staff Revolt
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK — Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, his presidential campaign now behind him, will look to advance the movement he built during the Democratic primary race, with the unveiling on Wednesday of a political organization focused on addressing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Assembly sends second climate-change measure to governorSecuring the second piece of a two-part climate change package, California Asse
Assembly sends second climate-change measure to governor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Securing the second piece of a two-part climate change package, California Assembly members on Wednesday passed a bill intended to increase oversight of the state’s powerful Air Resources Board and recalibrate climate policies toward poor... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms CA's Ratings at 'BBB+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed CA, Inc.'s (CA) Long-Term
Fitch Affirms CA's Ratings at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed CA, Inc.'s (CA) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured ratings at 'BBB+'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The ratings affect $3.0 billion of total debt ($2.0 billion funded). A... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Surrey Leader
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Surrey Leader / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Alberni Valley News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
B.C. fails to save the planet
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Abbotsford News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Abbotsford News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Comox Valley Record / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Castlegar News
B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
B.C. fails to save the planet
Castlegar News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Peace Arch News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Peace Arch News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Penticton Western News
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Penticton Western News / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
B.C. fails to save the planet
Aldergrove Star / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Langley Times
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Langley Times / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Mission City Record
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Mission City Record / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Summerland Review
B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
B.C. fails to save the planet
Summerland Review / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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Terrace Standard
B.C. fails to save the planetA B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Chri
B.C. fails to save the planet
Terrace Standard / Posted 7 days ago
A B.C. Liberal operative was out with the online spin hours before Premier Christy Clark confirmed the much-leaked news in a Friday afternoon announcement at an obscure location in Richmond. The, er, freeze is continuing for B.C.’s ground-breaking,... Read more
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