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AllAfrica.com
Ogboru Moves Again!a member of the PDP but as a senior government official from Urhobo land. Poli
Ogboru Moves Again!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
a member of the PDP but as a senior government official from Urhobo land. Political leaning "Being a member of the Delta State legislature, I am part of the government and would work with the government to bring development for my people. Apart... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Educators sort out thorny issues in new testingaccountability and data analysis at CDE, said it was a conundrum for the state.
Educators sort out thorny issues in new testing
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
accountability and data analysis at CDE, said it was a conundrum for the state. “This is a messy policy area between the state legislature, the state board and the federal (level),” Pearson said. “This is the biggest policy conundrum that I see.... Read more
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Arkansas Business
AEDC Opens Bids for Advertising ContractsAEDC's advertising budget for the past 20 years has been $1.1 million, Moore sa
AEDC Opens Bids for Advertising Contracts
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 hours ago
AEDC's advertising budget for the past 20 years has been $1.1 million, Moore said, but the governor has requested that the state legislature increase that amount by $500,000 a year. Moore said the agency has been pleased with Stone Ward's work,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Utah’s ‘fetal anesthesia’ law pits state against doctors on abortionfor the small percentage of abortions that occur at this point in a pregnancy.
Utah’s ‘fetal anesthesia’ law pits state against doctors on abortion
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
for the small percentage of abortions that occur at this point in a pregnancy. The law, passed by the Republican-controlled state Legislature and signed in late March by Gov. Gary Herbert, a Republican, has opened a new front in the heated debate... Read more
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dna
Transforming agriculture, the largest employer in India and backbone of our economyplays a damaging role with the virtual monopoly of the sugarcane lobby, backed
Transforming agriculture, the largest employer in India and backbone of our economy
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
plays a damaging role with the virtual monopoly of the sugarcane lobby, backed by a very powerful political class in the state legislature. The other factors include random extraction of groundwater and the propensity of farmers to sow... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Local Newsfactors to the early development of Woodhaven (and Ozone Park) was horse racing
Local News
Times Newsweekly / Posted 5 hours ago
factors to the early development of Woodhaven (and Ozone Park) was horse racing. It begins in 1821 when the New York State Legislature legalized racing in Queens County. These “trials of speed” were allowed between the months of May and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Fraud allegations made against non-profit with ties to Gallisonreceipts and another fine in 2007 for not reporting his income from the non–pro
Fraud allegations made against non-profit with ties to Gallison
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 hours ago
receipts and another fine in 2007 for not reporting his income from the non–profit which came from a grant from the state legislature. "I've called it a canary in the coal mine. We've known for some time Representative Gallison has had... Read more
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Breitbart
Hollywood Erases Bob Hope’s Name from Burbank AirportWith John Wayne Day being dumped by California’s state legislature for alleged
Hollywood Erases Bob Hope’s Name from Burbank Airport
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
With John Wayne Day being dumped by California’s state legislature for alleged racist remarks, Bob Hope Airport is about to be renamed “Hollywood Burbank Airport.” The 1930s through the 1960s were the Golden Age of Hollywood. Two of the biggest and... Read more
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International Business Times
US officials warn North Carolina that state's restrictive transgender toilet law is illegal which bans employment discrimination, it also violates Title IX which bars all
US officials warn North Carolina that state's restrictive transgender toilet law is illegal
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
which bans employment discrimination, it also violates Title IX which bars all sexual discrimination in education. If the state legislature refuses to change its stance on the issue, it would jeopardise billions of dollars in federal funds for... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Sail boats back in Great Salt Lake after wet winter and springGeological Survey shows levels have gone down for the past decade, currently si
Sail boats back in Great Salt Lake after wet winter and spring
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 hours ago
Geological Survey shows levels have gone down for the past decade, currently sitting about 2,400 feet. Last year the Utah State Legislature approved a $3 million project to dredge the marina and give boats a little more sailing room. That’s a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Repaving underway on Anderson Mill Road in Spartanburg Countyover the Middle Tyger River. The contractor plans to begin removing part of the
Repaving underway on Anderson Mill Road in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
over the Middle Tyger River. The contractor plans to begin removing part of the old surface of the road next week. The state Legislature provided $216 million for road resurfacing projects statewide. Of that, the Spartanburg County... Read more
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The Advocate
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Clubnear-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. Duri
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Club
The Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
near-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. During a special session earlier this year, the state Legislature raised the sales tax to infuse quick cash in the budget — an action Edwards told the Rotary crowd he feels... Read more
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The Indian Express
No hike for MLAs, MLCs due to Maharashtra drought: Lawmakers to get iPads, 67% hike in PAs’ salariesthat both these heads would together burden the state exchequer Rs 7.32 crore m
No hike for MLAs, MLCs due to Maharashtra drought: Lawmakers to get iPads, 67% hike in PAs’ salaries
The Indian Express / Posted 8 hours ago
that both these heads would together burden the state exchequer Rs 7.32 crore more per year. “A bill will be tabled in the state legislature for approval of these expenditures,” Mungantiwar added. The state government has convened a special... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget CompromiseFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in t
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget Compromise
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 8 hours ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in the state legislature delayed a vote on a $20 billion compromise budget plan on Wednesday evening, the Connecticut Mirror reported. Democrats said they had the votes to... Read more
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The Advocate
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Clubnear-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. Duri
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Club
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
near-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. During a special session earlier this year, the state Legislature raised the sales tax to infuse quick cash in the budget — an action Edwards told the Rotary crowd he feels... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget CompromiseFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in t
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget Compromise
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 9 hours ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in the state legislature delayed a vote on a $20 billion compromise budget plan on Wednesday evening, the Connecticut Mirror reported. Democrats said they had the votes to... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget CompromiseFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in t
Connecticut Legislators Postpone Vote On $20B Budget Compromise
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 9 hours ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Facing a midnight deadline to adjourn, Democrats in the state legislature delayed a vote on a $20 billion compromise budget plan on Wednesday evening, the Connecticut Mirror reported. Democrats said they had the votes to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Obama in Flint: water crisis is a 'tragedy that never should have happened'himself from criticism for his months-long delay in launching a widespread resp
Obama in Flint: water crisis is a 'tragedy that never should have happened'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 hours ago
himself from criticism for his months-long delay in launching a widespread response. Nearly $70m being appropriated by the state legislature to reconnect Flint with Detroit’s water system, begin testing for lead, and provide bottled water to... Read more
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The Advocate
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Clubnear-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. Duri
Constitutional convention a last-ditch possibility, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Rotary Club
The Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
near-constant crisis mode the state’s finances have been operating under. During a special session earlier this year, the state Legislature raised the sales tax to infuse quick cash in the budget -- an action Edwards told the Rotary crowd he feels... Read more
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NBC Miami
South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' EffortCitizen initiative, the students in the class researched the topic and came up
South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' Effort
NBC Miami / Posted 10 hours ago
Citizen initiative, the students in the class researched the topic and came up with possible solutions. They want the state legislature to try again to pass a law which would protect witnesses of gun violence, hoping to stop the "stop... Read more
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The Atlantic
North Carolina's Civil Rights Act Violationif the law remains unchanged. Democrats have filed a bill to repeal the law, bu
North Carolina's Civil Rights Act Violation
The Atlantic / Posted 10 hours ago
if the law remains unchanged. Democrats have filed a bill to repeal the law, but they are badly outnumbered in the state legislature. GOP leaders in the General Assembly, as well as McCrory, a Republican, have staunchly defended HB2. The... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent Ranksand have less prestige. Oklahoma pays first-year teachers a minimum of $31,600
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent Ranks
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 10 hours ago
and have less prestige. Oklahoma pays first-year teachers a minimum of $31,600, including benefits – a number set by the state Legislature. With 10 years of experience, teachers here can expect to earn just under $36,000. “Pay and respect are... Read more
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Business Insider
US Justice Department: North Carolina's 'bathroom law' violates the Civil Rights Actbanned transgender people from using the bathroom that corresponds with their g
US Justice Department: North Carolina's 'bathroom law' violates the Civil Rights Act
Business Insider / Posted 11 hours ago
banned transgender people from using the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. It quickly swept through state legislature in a one-day special session in March and was signed by McCrory hours later, sparking a national backlash... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona public schools send special-needs students to private schoolspoint fingers at the federal government for not spending more for special educa
Arizona public schools send special-needs students to private schools
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 hours ago
point fingers at the federal government for not spending more for special education, while others place the blame on the state Legislature, which has allocated some of the lowest per-pupil funding in the nation in recent years. There's one thing... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Mile High Jazz Band presenting ‘Merry May Jazz’ show May 10evening of big-band music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at Comma Coffee,
Carson City Mile High Jazz Band presenting ‘Merry May Jazz’ show May 10
Nevada Appeal / Posted 11 hours ago
evening of big-band music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St., across from the Nevada State Legislature in Carson City. General admission is $5 at the door; free for age 18 and under. Merry May Jazz features... Read more
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NJ.com
Sweeney: Atlantic City may be days away from bankruptcyfor not doing enough to cut spending, noting the mayor scrapped a plan for 195
Sweeney: Atlantic City may be days away from bankruptcy
NJ.com / Posted 11 hours ago
for not doing enough to cut spending, noting the mayor scrapped a plan for 195 layoffs in city hall last year when the state Legislature passed an aid package known as the PILOT bill that Christie later vetoed. Guardian has argued that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KHQ Spokane / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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ABC Montana
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
ABC Montana / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually highBaker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the F
Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 hours ago
Baker said the state will likely have to allocate more money to deal with the Farak scandal. In the Dookhan case, the state Legislature authorized up to $30 million to cover costs incurred by the court system, prosecutors, public defenders and... Read more
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Gawker
Indiana Enacts Book Drop Program, But For Unwanted BabiesThe Indiana state legislature passed the law allowing the use of baby boxes las
Indiana Enacts Book Drop Program, But For Unwanted Babies
Gawker / Posted 13 hours ago
The Indiana state legislature passed the law allowing the use of baby boxes last year. Republican state Rep. Casey Cox told the AP at the time that the book drop for babies was a “natural progression” of safe haven laws that permit parents to give up... Read more
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The Maui News
Money to cool schools providedof dealing with sweltering classrooms where classroom teachers spritzed their s
Money to cool schools provided
The Maui News / Posted 14 hours ago
of dealing with sweltering classrooms where classroom teachers spritzed their students with water to keep them cool, the state Legislature has approved $100 million to cool 1,000 classrooms throughout the state. At the same time, lawmakers... Read more
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The Columbian
Time the notices went paperlessThe Columbian to publish legal notices is about the silliest one yet. The whol
Time the notices went paperless
The Columbian / Posted 14 hours ago
The Columbian to publish legal notices is about the silliest one yet. The whole matter could be easily resolved with the state Legislature eliminating the obsolete requirement that legal notices be published in newspapers and permit them to be... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Hwang, Sandy Hook Parent Celebrate Passage Of Safer Schools Billthreats cause. Connecticut’s criminal laws regarding school threats need to be
Hwang, Sandy Hook Parent Celebrate Passage Of Safer Schools Bill
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 15 hours ago
threats cause. Connecticut’s criminal laws regarding school threats need to be updated, and I applaud Sen. Hwang and the state legislature for championing this legislation,” Reidy continued. Hwang, who represents Easton, Fairfield, Newtown,... Read more
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The Maui News
Stream diversion clears the Legislaturein the ongoing litigation over water diversions, also was critical of the Legis
Stream diversion clears the Legislature
The Maui News / Posted 15 hours ago
in the ongoing litigation over water diversions, also was critical of the Legislature. "With the passage of HB 2501, our state Legislature has allowed one, multi-billion dollar company to rewrite our state laws so it can have its way with our... Read more
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