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The New Zealand Herald
What our Auckland mayoral candidates want to offer our communitiesworsened by addiction, mental health or indebtedness, we need a policy of housi
What our Auckland mayoral candidates want to offer our communities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
worsened by addiction, mental health or indebtedness, we need a policy of housing them first and then providing wraparound services to address the things that caused them to be homeless. This is a proven and effective strategy which the council can... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
4 Eastern Connecticut towns among 15 awarded STEAP grantswill be awarded to 15 towns including Brooklyn, Lisbon, Sprague and Sterling, a
4 Eastern Connecticut towns among 15 awarded STEAP grants
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
will be awarded to 15 towns including Brooklyn, Lisbon, Sprague and Sterling, according to a press release from the state. STEAP grants announced by the state include: Beacon Falls – $500,000 for the reconstruction of West Road. The Town... Read more
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Bay Weekly
50 Ways to Leave Your SummerGardens, Solomons, $3 w/discounts; $5 chili tasting (5 samples or 15 for $12):
50 Ways to Leave Your Summer
Bay Weekly / Posted 2 hours ago
Gardens, Solomons, $3 w/discounts; $5 chili tasting (5 samples or 15 for $12): www.annmariegarden.org. 16. See the State Sport Watch the Maryland State Jousting Championship at the Crownsville fairgrounds, Sat. Oct. 1. Or see the brave... Read more
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The Atlantic
Thanks, Obamadogged him even in his earliest days on the campaign trail, back when he was ru
Thanks, Obama
The Atlantic / Posted 2 hours ago
dogged him even in his earliest days on the campaign trail, back when he was running far behind his future secretary of state in the Democratic Primary. But with the full panorama of his presidency coming into view, Obama’s economic legacy is... Read more
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Mashable
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debateTrump will be pressed, to a degree, for details of their various proposals. Job
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debate
Mashable / Posted 2 hours ago
Trump will be pressed, to a degree, for details of their various proposals. Jobs, wages, taxes, student debt, child care, Social Security ... any or all of these could come up. And many of the vows, threats, visions, and hallucinations flying... Read more
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The Suburbanite
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison momsit takes multiple trips to rehab centers to beat their addictions, Duggan, 26,
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison moms
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 hours ago
it takes multiple trips to rehab centers to beat their addictions, Duggan, 26, relapsed in her recovery program, and the state took her son into foster care. Child welfare agents are considering putting Giovanni up for adoption if Duggan doesn’t... Read more
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Philly.com
How a Philly cop broke the school-prison pipelinehad happened a year earlier, Jones would likely have been arrested: Bringing a
How a Philly cop broke the school-prison pipeline
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
had happened a year earlier, Jones would likely have been arrested: Bringing a weapon onto school property is a crime, and state law requires schools to call police. She would have been taken in handcuffs to a precinct, fingerprinted, photographed,... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Helen’ forces class suspension on Cagayan islandsNo. 2 has been raised in these areas because of Typhoon Helen. The Philippine
‘Helen’ forces class suspension on Cagayan islands
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
No. 2 has been raised in these areas because of Typhoon Helen. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) North Luzon bureau said while the typhoon may affect the northernmost part of the country... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop...and Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosb
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
and Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosby, a Swinomish Indian from Washington state, spoke twice at the one-hour roundtable. He told Reuters he praised the Obama administration in his opening statement... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine veterans celebrate the growing ranks of women in militaryIt’s really amazing to see.” While positive strides have been made, Adria Horn
Maine veterans celebrate the growing ranks of women in military
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
It’s really amazing to see.” While positive strides have been made, Adria Horn, director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans Services, said one of the reasons she was selected to lead the bureau is that “our state acknowledged that [women] were not... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
This week in Shelter Island historyFair Labor Act extending the $1 minimum wage to farm, restaurant, hotel, nursin
This week in Shelter Island history
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 6 hours ago
Fair Labor Act extending the $1 minimum wage to farm, restaurant, hotel, nursing home and dry cleaner workers as well as to state and local government and school workers.The U.S. Senate failed to give two-thirds approval needed to amend the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Homeless kids fly under radar; number enrolled in Arkansas schools doubles in 10 yearsrise as schools train educators to better identify, enroll and provide support
Homeless kids fly under radar; number enrolled in Arkansas schools doubles in 10 years
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
rise as schools train educators to better identify, enroll and provide support to homeless students. Bobbie Riggins, the social worker and homeless services liaison for the North Little Rock School District, said today's imperfect process of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas requiring child-care facilities to seek intervention before suspending, expelling a childhim. "They don't like us anymore?" Kolton would ask. Expulsions of children u
Arkansas requiring child-care facilities to seek intervention before suspending, expelling a child
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
him. "They don't like us anymore?" Kolton would ask. Expulsions of children up to 5 years old are traumatic, and the social and emotional effect can follow a child into adulthood, mental-health experts say. Yet the nation's day-care and... Read more
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Salon.com
The American solution: Arresting people is the U.S. take on justicethan 14 times greater. In addition, HIV infections have also declined in Portug
The American solution: Arresting people is the U.S. take on justice
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
than 14 times greater. In addition, HIV infections have also declined in Portugal, unlike, for example, in the rural United States where a heroin epidemic has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worried about the potential for... Read more
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Business Wire
Maryland Emergency Management Agency Urges Marylander’s to Be Informed & PreparedThis free resource is available for download on the iTunes and Google Play app
Maryland Emergency Management Agency Urges Marylander’s to Be Informed & Prepared
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
This free resource is available for download on the iTunes and Google Play app stores, and can also be accessed through the state’s official website, Maryland.gov, or MEMA’s website, mema.maryland.gov. Besides providing alerts and emergency... Read more
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NBC News
Some Yahoo users close accounts amid anger, fears on data breachexperts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in histo
Some Yahoo users close accounts amid anger, fears on data breach
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private investigation... Read more
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Raw Story
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe’s quest to stop a pipelineand Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosb
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe’s quest to stop a pipeline
Raw Story / Posted 8 hours ago
and Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosby, a Swinomish Indian from Washington state, spoke twice at the one-hour roundtable. He told Reuters he praised the Obama administration in his opening statement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Angie Motshekga - Social Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster Media BriefingSocial Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster media briefing Than
Minister Angie Motshekga - Social Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Social Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster media briefing Thank you for attending this media briefing. It is indeed an opportunity for us to update the nation about the progress we have made especially in the social protection and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsBikes, Noble Road, Clarks Summit; Yoga with Eileen Harte,Oct. 9, 1 p.m., $30, l
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
Bikes, Noble Road, Clarks Summit; Yoga with Eileen Harte,Oct. 9, 1 p.m., $30, lower level, Everything Natural, 426 S. State St., Clarks Summit; Book Club, third Tuesday of the month, noon, Everything Natural, 426 S. State St., Clarks Summit,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Biz briefly: Microsemi chairman elected to Chapman trustees; Kia employees grant $50K; business seminars for Octoberhas been an educator for over 40 years. She served SCC in several roles includi
Biz briefly: Microsemi chairman elected to Chapman trustees; Kia employees grant $50K; business seminars for October
Orange County Register / Posted 11 hours ago
has been an educator for over 40 years. She served SCC in several roles including: dean of instruction and student services in the Continuing Education Division; dean of arts, humanities and social sciences; faculty and chair of the Reading... Read more
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Reuters
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop a pipelineand Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosb
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop a pipeline
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
and Cladoosby was invited in his role as the Indian Congress’ leader. Cladoosby, a Swinomish Indian from Washington state, spoke twice at the one-hour roundtable. He told Reuters he praised the Obama administration in his opening statement... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Foundation says a New South Wales far south coast Koori village has played a ke
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
Foundation says a New South Wales far south coast Koori village has played a key role in a vital new report. Medical and social services are set to improve for a New South Wales far south coast indigenous community with the opening of a new... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American WayThat’s right. In several states around the country, one response to people bein
"There Ought to be a Law...." Why Prison is the American Way
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 hours ago
That’s right. In several states around the country, one response to people being struck by cars in intersections is to consider preemptively sending some of those prospective accident victims to jail. This would be funny, if it weren’t emblematic of... Read more
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The Columbian
Candidates for governor of Oregon debate, remain civilMeasure 97.” Brown said the money is needed to help fund education, health car
Candidates for governor of Oregon debate, remain civil
The Columbian / Posted 14 hours ago
Measure 97.” Brown said the money is needed to help fund education, health care for senior citizens and other critical services. “It’s time corporations pay their fair share,” she said. Pierce said the measure would increase the cost of... Read more
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News.com.au
Shark survivor: ‘Don’t tell mum’their first 2015/17 patrol prior to the attack and were able to respond “within
Shark survivor: ‘Don’t tell mum’
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
their first 2015/17 patrol prior to the attack and were able to respond “within moments of being alerted”. Emergency services remain at the scene and a 3.5m great white was herded out to sea later this morning after being spotted close to the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Settlement will restore benefits denied by discredited doctorState officials removed San Francisco physician Frank Chen from their disabilit
Settlement will restore benefits denied by discredited doctor
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
State officials removed San Francisco physician Frank Chen from their disability screening panel in December 2013 after numerous complaints about his exams — that they sometimes lasted 10 minutes or less and that he ignored a patient’s broken bones,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Real-time developments in Keith Scott shooting7:31 p.m. Sunday - City of Charlotte lifts midnight curfew, effective immediate
Real-time developments in Keith Scott shooting
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 18 hours ago
7:31 p.m. Sunday - City of Charlotte lifts midnight curfew, effective immediately. In statement, the city says "Mayor Roberts continues to urge the community to come together and show their unity in a peaceful and legal manner." 5:41 p.m. Sunday -... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been tried– like all remand detainees – is innocent until proven guilty. Since his arrest
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been tried
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 hours ago
– like all remand detainees – is innocent until proven guilty. Since his arrest, however, he has received fewer services and at least the same abuse as many sentenced offenders. And, for much of his detention, he has been forced to live... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury's playgrounds need millions, report saysthat received a poor ranking are likely in the older parts of the city. Playgro
Sudbury's playgrounds need millions, report says
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
that received a poor ranking are likely in the older parts of the city. Playgrounds represent a strong indicator of the social determinants of health, Kirwan said, which is itself an indicator of how healthy a community is. "A lot of these... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.Saturday, 7 p.m. A La Voce presentation featuring Bill Dominick on vocals with
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Saturday, 7 p.m. A La Voce presentation featuring Bill Dominick on vocals with guitar, ukulele and violin. Rossetti Family Estate, Scranton. $10 suggested donation. 570-254-9227. Blues on the Mountain, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Blues on the Mountain... Read more
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Orange County Register
Presidential election's issues are complex, varied and extensiveemployers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wa
Presidential election's issues are complex, varied and extensive
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
employers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wage at least to $12 an hour, even higher at state and local levels. Donald Trump has said he supports an increase to $10, but thinks states should “really call the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Homeless kids fly under radarrise as schools train educators to better identify, enroll and provide support
Homeless kids fly under radar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
rise as schools train educators to better identify, enroll and provide support to homeless students. Bobbie Riggins, the social worker and homeless services liaison for the North Little Rock School District, said today's imperfect process of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Day-care ejections upset all in familyhim. "They don't like us anymore?" Kolton would ask. Expulsions of children u
Day-care ejections upset all in family
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
him. "They don't like us anymore?" Kolton would ask. Expulsions of children up to 5 years old are traumatic, and the social and emotional effect can follow a child into adulthood, mental-health experts say. Yet the nation's day-care and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
You Said It, Sept. 25, 2016problem in the county, I was appalled by the graph in Wednesday’s paper showing
You Said It, Sept. 25, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
problem in the county, I was appalled by the graph in Wednesday’s paper showing the incidence of abuse here to be twice the state average. Perhaps The Sentinel could delve deeper into the root causes of this disparity. I think the investigative... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Family’s search points out shortage of affordable housing in New Ulmrisking her family being evicted in the middle of winter, and so backed out. A
Family’s search points out shortage of affordable housing in New Ulm
The New Ulm Journal / Posted yesterday
risking her family being evicted in the middle of winter, and so backed out. Adding greater complications, Taylor is on Social Security in her 50s, due to an injury she received while working at a munitions plant in the early 1990s. She is not... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichTrump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Funds raised by the event wi
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Funds raised by the event will benefit Abilis’s art therapeutic and life services programs. Rain or shine. Begins at 9:30 a.m. For information, visit http://www.501auctions.com/golf4abilis. ESL... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Life after freedom for the wrongly convictedout,” she said. Mississippi is paying compensation to Butler-Porter and nine o
Life after freedom for the wrongly convicted
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
out,” she said. Mississippi is paying compensation to Butler-Porter and nine other wrongly convicted individuals or their estates and have completed paying the maximum $500,000 to 21 others or their estates. As of the 2016 fiscal year, which ended... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Real-time developments in Keith Scott shooting7:33 p.m. Saturday - Mayor Roberts releases a statement following the release o
Real-time developments in Keith Scott shooting
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
7:33 p.m. Saturday - Mayor Roberts releases a statement following the release of CMPD body and dash cam video of Keith Scott shooting. I fully support the videos being released to the public. I have been calling for the release of the videos as... Read more
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First Coast News
Police body-worn camera footage of Keith Scott shooting releasedthat proves all of the complexities in this case.” 3:45 p.m. Saturday - CMPD a
Police body-worn camera footage of Keith Scott shooting released
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
that proves all of the complexities in this case.” 3:45 p.m. Saturday - CMPD announces that Chief Putney will release a statement regarding the Keith Scott shooting at 4:30 p.m. Satuday 3:00 p.m Saturday - Large crowd of protesters gathers... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria area ranked one of the top 25 most segregated in the U.S.year's report by 247WallSt.com listing Peoria as one of the 10 worst metropolit
Peoria area ranked one of the top 25 most segregated in the U.S.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
year's report by 247WallSt.com listing Peoria as one of the 10 worst metropolitan areas for African Americans in the United States raised eyebrows. The Journal Star is doing a yearlong series examining some of the disparities in Peoria, including... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'WU 101' class provides students with resources to prevent sexual assaultthat happen should report it. That’s stuff that just does not need to happen, a
'WU 101' class provides students with resources to prevent sexual assault
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
that happen should report it. That’s stuff that just does not need to happen, and I’m glad they (Washburn) are making a statement to try to prevent it.” Elizabeth Miller, 19, a freshman from Atchison, said that in her opinion, the class has... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Company promises credit services after data hack of millions of hunting, fishing licensesA Texas-based company is promising credit repair services for millions of peopl
Company promises credit services after data hack of millions of hunting, fishing licenses
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
A Texas-based company is promising credit repair services for millions of people who have been licensed to hunt or fish in Oregon, Washington and Idaho after a data breach last month. ACTIVE Network, which manages hunting and fishing license sales... Read more
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The Hindu
Yahoo users close accounts amid fearsexperts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in histo
Yahoo users close accounts amid fears
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company’s services. After Yahoo disclosed on Thursday that hackers had stolen the encrypted passwords and personal details of more... Read more
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MLive.com
Dairy farmers plead not guilty to hiring, harboring undocumented immigrantshistorically complied in good faith with the requirements of the law with respe
Dairy farmers plead not guilty to hiring, harboring undocumented immigrants
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
historically complied in good faith with the requirements of the law with respect to the hiring of all workers." United States Attorney Barbara McQuade announced the indictment along with Marlon Miller, special agent in charge, Department of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential electionemployers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wa
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
employers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wage at least to $12 an hour, even higher at state and local levels. Donald Trump has said he supports an increase to $10, but thinks states should "really call the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential electionemployers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wa
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
employers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wage at least to $12 an hour, even higher at state and local levels. Donald Trump has said he supports an increase to $10, but thinks states should "really call the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Issues at stake in presidential electionemployers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wa
Issues at stake in presidential election
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
employers and may slow hiring. Hillary Clinton supports raising the minimum wage at least to $12 an hour, even higher at state and local levels. Donald Trump has said he supports an increase to $10, but thinks states should "really call the... Read more
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Investopedia
10 Ways to Track Unclaimed Insurance Moneyunclaimed insurance benefits that has been lining insurers’ pockets nationwide
10 Ways to Track Unclaimed Insurance Money
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
unclaimed insurance benefits that has been lining insurers’ pockets nationwide since 2011. Unless you live in one of the 24 states that have passed laws to protect beneficiaries, you’re on your own to get what is owed to you. In order to claim... Read more
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Times News
Questions raised on opioid billcompany — Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin — and is similar to legislation sho
Questions raised on opioid bill
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
company — Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin — and is similar to legislation shopped by drugmakers in as many as 20 other states. Heffley said it sprang from the recommendations of a 38-member opioid task force and advisory committee he helped... Read more
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Al.com
At least 9 'clown' arrests so far in Alabama: What charges do they face?and crack down on clown-related activity in our city," said Rainbow City Police
At least 9 'clown' arrests so far in Alabama: What charges do they face?
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
and crack down on clown-related activity in our city," said Rainbow City Police Chief Jonathon Horton. Many other police departments and sheriff's offices around the state have investigated complaints of clowns making threats on social media or... Read more
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