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MLive.com
Flint council doubles down on water deal dissent as judge's deadline loomsFLINT, MI - Flint City Council has doubled down on its disagreement with signin
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
FLINT, MI - Flint City Council has doubled down on its disagreement with signing off on a 30-year contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority, just days before a federal judge says the city must decide on the future of its water. In the wake of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sault puts 'Amazon North' bid togetherany Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nation. The t
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 hours ago
any Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nation. The talent and skills of Ontario's people are our greatest competitive advantage. Since 2010, we've created more than 77,000 jobs in the ICT sector. That's more than New York... Read more
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The Sault Star
Shoemaker pleased with Amazon bid submissionany Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nation. The t
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
any Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nation. The talent and skills of Ontario's people are our greatest competitive advantage. Since 2010, we've created more than 77,000 jobs in the ICT sector. That's more than New York... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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FOX Business
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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FOX Business
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownand social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. El
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
and social media companies of potentially fraudulent advertisers. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the House Oversight Committee ranking member, blames DeVos, saying that failing to do more to protect borrowers from scams is just one way her... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bambi takes a dipsaid. Taken in late September, 29-year-old Ashleigh said she had never seen su
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
said. Taken in late September, 29-year-old Ashleigh said she had never seen such a sight since she began visiting the Great Lakes as a child. “I thought it was interesting,” she said. These deer were spotted in the early hours of the morning... Read more
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MLive.com
Bill would hit Nestle with $20M annual state bottled water taxExcise Tax Act, was introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, on Wedn
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Excise Tax Act, was introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, on Wednesday, Oct. 18 and referred to the House committee on natural resources. The bill would impose a 5-cent per gallon fee on "each bottled water operator engaged in the... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Meet the candidatesLake Association/ Tri-County Lake Assoc. for at least 30 years to help in the e
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Lake Association/ Tri-County Lake Assoc. for at least 30 years to help in the effort to ensure that our purest of lakes is not diminished by the constant pollution threat. We are working for the elimination/prevention of invasive species... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Meet the candidate: Joe Paduda seeks legislature seatto have a successful, thriving community here: industrious, hard working people
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
to have a successful, thriving community here: industrious, hard working people; a central location and low cost of living; great colleges and universities, inexpensive commercial electricity and lots of water; plenty of buildings and land for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Council of States Approves Report of Executive Committee of Parliamentary Forum of Great Lakesby its Chairman , Dr Omer Suleiman Adam, Tuesday, endorsed a report about the 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
by its Chairman , Dr Omer Suleiman Adam, Tuesday, endorsed a report about the 16th ordinary session of the Executive Committee of the Parliamentary Forum of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region held in Arusha , Tanzanian , 26-27... Read more
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MLive.com
Council could consult attorney before acting on judge's Flint water ordersaid 9th Ward Councilman Scott Kincaid, who said he does not expect his colleag
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
said 9th Ward Councilman Scott Kincaid, who said he does not expect his colleagues to approve a 30-year contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority -- regardless of the ruling on Tuesday, Oct. 17, by U.S. District Judge David Lawson. Lawson's... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Maven Project chef demo & workshopRuth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit f
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ruth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit from. “It's open to everyone, and great for new or long-time members of the community to meet new people, old friends, or simply a date night out on the town... Read more
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Kincardine News
Maven Project chef demo & workshopRuth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit f
Kincardine News / Posted 4 days ago
Ruth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit from. “It's open to everyone, and great for new or long-time members of the community to meet new people, old friends, or simply a date night out on the town... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Maven Project chef demo & workshopRuth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit f
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 4 days ago
Ruth Montgomery said the event will feature something for everyone to benefit from. “It's open to everyone, and great for new or long-time members of the community to meet new people, old friends, or simply a date night out on the town... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Peace and Security Promote Stability in Great Lakes Regionrelease issued to Angop in Luanda, the head of the Angolan diplomacy addressed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
release issued to Angop in Luanda, the head of the Angolan diplomacy addressed the meeting of the Regional Interministerial Committee of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), which prepares the summit of the Heads of State... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
SWCD bus tour shares water quality improvement effortsThe Brainerd Lakes Conservation Tour was an invitation-only event presented by
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
The Brainerd Lakes Conservation Tour was an invitation-only event presented by the SWCD, and county commissioners Paul Koering and Doug Houge went along for the ride. "We do work with landowners to do voluntary conservation to help protect the lakes... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Joliet makes long-range plans for Theodore Street safetyLane on the other. Traffic analysis The city studied the intersection at the
My Suburban Life / Posted 4 days ago
Lane on the other. Traffic analysis The city studied the intersection at the request of a resident on the Brighton Lakes side of Theodore. Hampton Glen is on the other side of the street. The problem with a four-way stop, city engineers... Read more
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TribLIVE
A-K Valley notebook: Freeport girls soccer eyes high playoff seedday of WPIAL section soccer taking place Monday, boys and girls can begin focus
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
day of WPIAL section soccer taking place Monday, boys and girls can begin focusing on the postseason. The WPIAL soccer committee will meet Wednesday morning to set up playoff pairings, with the brackets released later that day. The first games... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Events set to showcase Navyevents come as the future USS Little Rock -- the Navy's newest littoral combat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
events come as the future USS Little Rock -- the Navy's newest littoral combat ship -- prepares to make its way through the Great Lakes to Buffalo, N.Y., where it will be commissioned Dec. 16. The new ship will be commissioned next to its namesake,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
In Memoriam: Summer of 2017as journal chairwoman, board member and president of the Jewish Guild for the B
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
as journal chairwoman, board member and president of the Jewish Guild for the Blind. She also served on the membership committee of the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Guild and on the board of Alpert Jewish Family and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban on Anti-Polls Body Demos Sparks Stormthe ban, saying it was illegal. Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Direct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the ban, saying it was illegal. Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Michelle Kagari, too cautioned: "This kind of outright ban is only justifiable in the most extreme circumstances... Read more
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Weekly Times
Amazing boy and his horse case in bronzesolo journey was closely followed by the press, ensuring he and Ginger Mick wer
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
solo journey was closely followed by the press, ensuring he and Ginger Mick were feted along the way, including at stops in Lakes Entrance, Cooma and Bowral. Such was the interest in the young man’s voyage that he shook then-prime minister Joseph... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Forest Hill’s perfect season faces huge test in nemesis DwyerLions on the road next Friday. Olympic Heights also is 2-0 in the district, and
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
Lions on the road next Friday. Olympic Heights also is 2-0 in the district, and plays Friday at home against 1-1 Palm Beach Lakes. Under the new Florida High School Athletic Association playoff format, district champions earn automatic postseason... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Consultant wants to survey golfers who've played Northwood coursepresent recommendations next month on what steps the city can take to turn arou
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
present recommendations next month on what steps the city can take to turn around the struggling facility. He attended the committee's Oct. 3 meeting to seek permission to use the course's database to survey the over 4,000 people who have played... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
In fundraising arms race, Rays donate another $50,000 to Krisemanat least $81,500 to Kriseman. Their latest and largest contribution on Sept. 22
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
at least $81,500 to Kriseman. Their latest and largest contribution on Sept. 22 went to Kriseman's Sunrise political action committee. Both Baker and Kriseman have together raised nearly $2.5 million in their quest to preside over Florida's fifth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Depth Analysis - Past Agreements On the Nile in View of the Law of Treaty and the CFALake Tana in Ethiopia and the White Nile, stemming from Lake Victoria in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Lake Tana in Ethiopia and the White Nile, stemming from Lake Victoria in Uganda. The Ethiopian waters constitute by far the greater share of the Nile. The Nile and its tributaries flow though eleven countries, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Autumn in the D: The perfect time to get outdoorsfishing license dollars,” said Pedigo. “So while you may not hunt or fish, ther
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
fishing license dollars,” said Pedigo. “So while you may not hunt or fish, there is a chance you are benefiting from this great work.” Luckily there are plenty of fun activities, programs and events to get you outside this fall – and learn... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint council signs off on $150K contract for analysis of city's water optionsthe resolution be tabled for future meetings. But Ninth Ward Councilman Scott
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
the resolution be tabled for future meetings. But Ninth Ward Councilman Scott Kincaid - who sits on the ad hoc council committee negotiating Flint's water deal with the state in the lawsuit, which is currently in mediation - said the... Read more
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MLive.com
Belmont residents in pollution path wade into legislative debaterepresentative, Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford -- to vote against House Bill
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
representative, Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford -- to vote against House Bill 4205, which passed the senate oversight committee he chairs last week. "No one deserves to live with contaminated water because a new law says we can't do more than... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Justice film festival begins Oct. 21of social justice issues, the Sarnia Justice Film Festival (SJFF) is a labour o
Sarnia Observer / Posted 11 days ago
of social justice issues, the Sarnia Justice Film Festival (SJFF) is a labour of love for the group's 10-strong committee, said member Thea DeGroot, because the festival is a forum where Sarnians can learn about how seemingly far-away... Read more
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Times Leader
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy industryhave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don’t.
Times Leader / Posted 11 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don’t. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Drone photographer shocked at shark numbersat the moment. Drone photographer Dean Stevens has captured footage showing la
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
at the moment. Drone photographer Dean Stevens has captured footage showing large numbers of sharks off beaches across the Great Lakes - watch the video below. Drone photographer Dean Stevens has been shocked at the large numbers of sharks he has... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Priorities take shape in first week of presession committeesThe legislative session may not start until January, but this week is a round o
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
The legislative session may not start until January, but this week is a round of presession committee hearings. Despite the alleged two-month session, there's not actually enough time to get everything done that the Legislature wants to get done, so... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
Herbicide, harvesters may be part of 2018 curlyleaf planMembers of the committee include (left to right): John Wills, coordinator of th
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
Members of the committee include (left to right): John Wills, coordinator of the Clean Water Alliance and president of Okoboji Protective Association; Mary Skopec, director of Iowa Lakeside Lab; Eric Stoll, general manager of Milford Utilities; Tony... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Competing for corn rows and conservation: Debate continues on...office uses to distribute funds. Metz currently sits on an Association of Minne
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
office uses to distribute funds. Metz currently sits on an Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) policy committee work group focusing specifically on environmental issues in the state. Among its discussions are PILT... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Blueberry Festival Committee thanks volunteers, sponsors | October 8, 2017Dear Editor, The Montrose Blueberry Festival Committee would like to say thank
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
Dear Editor, The Montrose Blueberry Festival Committee would like to say thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who helped make the 46th annual Blueberry Festival a huge success. We also want to thank the City of Montrose and Montrose Township for... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
October 8, 2017Heritage” by Dick Wicklund on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. Wicklund is the co-autho
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
Heritage” by Dick Wicklund on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. Wicklund is the co-author of a book on a shipping company on the Great Lakes and Historian of the Year for Marine Historical of Detroit. The free program will be held at the museum, 144 E.... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
WeARE open: New family planning clinic opens doors Mondayas well as volunteers, of which WeARE The Clinic counts more than 100. VanHorn
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
as well as volunteers, of which WeARE The Clinic counts more than 100. VanHorn is also a nursing instructor at Central Lakes College in Brainerd and said she strongly believes in the mission of WeARE. VanHorn got to know the group's leaders... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
The Register Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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The News-Times
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
The Middletown Press / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businesshave voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't.
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
have voting rights on how milk pricing is set, while individual farmers don't. Milk cooperatives, which arose out of the Great Depression, pool funds from members and negotiate prices to help farmers assemble, haul, manufacture, process and... Read more
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