Monthly Archives: June 2022

American Library Association (ALA) condemns threats of violence in libraries

Full text of ALA Statement (6/24): In response to the alarming increase in aggression against library staff and patrons reported in the nationwide press, the Board of Directors of the American Library Association released the following statement: The American Library Association condemns in the strongest terms the violence, threats of …

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Our table trace conversations aimed at empowering women in challenging times | local news

A health setback followed by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, followed by trying to keep a job while helping an elementary school-age daughter adjust to distance learning, resulted in burnout for Laura Kane-Punyon when the 2020 holidays were approaching. She quit her job knowing she was fortunate to have …

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Nottingham City Council leader still blames Conservatives as Commissioners are ‘sent in’

Council leader David Mellen has accused the Conservative Party of acting in its own interest as it emerged that commissioners could be called in by the government to intervene in the running of the agency. The Council leader has apologized to the people of Nottingham for “mistakes made in the …

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Europe travel hits pandemic cutbacks and airport chaos: NPR

Travelers wait on Tuesday the 21st. Peter Dejong/AP Hide caption toggle caption Peter Dejong/AP Travelers wait on Tuesday the 21st. Peter Dejong/AP LONDON – Do you have any travel plans for Europe this summer? Don’t forget to pack your passport, sunscreen and lots of patience. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s …

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Delaware County announces 2022 heat plan

Published: June 22, 2022 Summer officially started on June 21st and our region has already experienced several hot days and humidity before the official start of the summer season. Delaware County Council joined the County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA) and PECO on June 21 to announce the …

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Value Toolkit announces results-based procurement

The value definition and measurement stream creates a unique value profile for a project and balances the various desired outcomes of the client The Value Toolkit is described as “a set of tools used by industry to embed value-based decision-making in the built environment sector”. It’s a way of measuring …

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MeckBetter Community Partnerships

MeckBetterTogether is a campaign that aims to maximize the efforts of child and family care organizations and the community to support families and address the safety and wellbeing of children. The resources below include the resources from district and community partners that are available to residents. This list is monitored …

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Nigerian refugees in Niger thrive in ‘opportunity villages’

Maradi Region, Niger — The West African country of Niger is home to more than 303,000 refugees and asylum-seekers, most of whom are fleeing violence in neighboring Nigeria. In the southern Maradi region, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the charity Save the Children have set up …

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The Council approves tuition, academic programs and trust fund policies

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Council for Post-Secondary Education has finally approved campus proposals for tuition and mandatory fees. Overall, the change in tuition fees for resident students averages 1.5% across the system, the third-lowest increase in recent history. All submitted proposals met the tuition fee ceilings set by the Council …

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NGCOA OFFERS MEMBERS MERCHANT PROCESSING BENEFITS WITH NEW PARTNER 100GROUP

NGCOA members receive support and service to ensure accurate and secure payment processing Charleston, SC – The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), the trade association dedicated solely to the ownership and operation of golf courses, is pleased to announce a corporate partnership with 100GROUP. As the “Exclusive Merchant Processing …

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Upstate SC Juneteenth Alliance Hosts First Greenville Mega Fest

On Saturday, individuals and their families gathered down the steps in Falls Park to celebrate June 16, also known as Freedom Day. June 16 commemorates the day slaves in Galveston, Texas learned slavery was outlawed, two years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Since then, the holiday has been …

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The Salford headmaster was praised for his leadership skills after being absent from the school due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

A Salford headmaster praised by government inspectors for his leadership skills is “absent from the school” due to “unforeseen circumstances”. Joseph Donnelly, chairman of the governors at Brentnall Community Primary School, said in a letter to parents on June 14 that he was “unsure” of how long Matt Thompson would …

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Maya Khalifeh joins leadership of Customer Experience Association

The Customer Experience Professional Association has appointed Maya Khalifeh, Principal at Indevco Consultancy, as a member of their Middle East Leadership Council. Founded in 2011, the Customer Experience Professional Association is the world’s largest network dedicated to advancing and cultivating the customer experience profession. Maya Khalifeh, who now joins the …

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It’s time for a post mortem on COVID crisis standards of care

Since the looming bird flu pandemic in 2006, governments, hospitals and professional organizations have been preparing for the next big one. New York State has been at the forefront of preparing for a pandemic, having developed its ventilator allocation guidelines in 2007 and updated in 2015. And yet, when the …

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UMass MIND partners with Worcester Theater to support performances dedicated to mental health

UMass MIND provides resources Game attendees, including scheduled conversations with the cast, crew and mental health professionals after appearances on June 17, 19 and 25. Theatergoers attending Studio Theater Worcester’s rock musical Next to Normal this month will receive accurate, comprehensive information and resources for those whose real lives, like …

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The war in Ukraine reached a crucial moment

This pivotal moment could also present a difficult decision for Western governments, which have hitherto offered assistance to Ukraine at an ever-increasing cost to their own economies and national arms stocks. “I think you’re getting close to the point where one side or the other will be successful,” said a …

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CarGurus™ Instant Maximum Payout

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CarGurus ( CARG), a multinational online automotive platform for buying and selling vehicles, today announced the launch of CarGurus Instant Max Cash Offer in five additional states — Nevada, Utah – known to New Mexico, Colorado and Washington. The offering, which enables …

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IYG celebrates 35 years of service to LGBTQ+ youth

One of the nation’s longest-standing organizations for LGBTQ+ youth has a 35-year history of community impact and service. INDIANAPOLIS — When community organizer Chris Gonzalez wasn’t leading a handful of people down Massachusetts Avenue during the city’s first Pride march or campaigning against hate crimes at the Statehouse, he was …

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Initiative to develop “Direct Vision” ratings for blind spots on large vehicles – safety and compliance

A 2018 demonstration of how the Volpe Center’s “View” app (visibility in vehicles with increased width) can measure blind zones on large vehicles. Photo: Screen capture from the Volpe video Drivers of trucks, buses and other large vehicles need to be able to see “vulnerable road users” …

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Highest Paying Jobs in Asheville That Don’t Require a College Degree | State / Region

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CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, and CIPT Beta exams

CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, and CIPT Beta exams Try our new forms and save! Each year, the IAPP updates the exam forms to reflect changes in the industry and to retire older questions. Before we make these forms available to the general public, we need to collect audit data to beta …

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AFDB, Council of Ministers to Improve Access to Water and Sanitation in Nigeria

The African Development Bank, AFDB and the African Council of Ministers have joined forces to enhance strategic collaboration and maximize advocacy and resource mobilization to improve equitable access to water and sanitation in Africa. African Ministers Council on Water, Knowledge Management, Communication and Visibility Officer,Obinna Anah said in a statement …

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What happened on day 105 of the war in Ukraine

As Russia pounded eastern Ukraine with heavy artillery, it was consolidating its hold in the south, claiming to have restored roads, rails and a vital freshwater canal that could help it permanently dominate the region. The expansion of Russian infrastructure into the occupied south could allow Moscow to fortify a …

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June is PTSD Awareness Month – Lake County Record-Bee

LAKE COUNTY – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) estimates that 6% of people in the United States will experience PTSD at some point in their lives; Approximately 12 million adults in the US suffer from PTSD each year. https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/common/common_adults.asp In 2010, the US …

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Caregivers also need to take care of their own health needs

Nurses are an important part of the care team for patients with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Typically a friend or relative of the patient, they provide an estimated $470 billion in cost savings to the national healthcare system in 2013 by organizing and administering medications, providing wound care, providing transportation, …

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Lexington County Council voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Comprehensive Plan

Lexington, SC 10/06/2022 – Lexington County Council voted unanimously to approve the 2022 comprehensive plan entitled “Grow With Us: Responsibly Planning Lexington County”. The 2022 Comprehensive Plan is Lexington County’s commitment to working with stakeholders and community residents to collectively develop a plan for responsibly growing our county. This plan …

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Israel’s government marks a year, but the future is uncertain

Jerusalem (AFP) – Even Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who leads an ideologically divided coalition that is constantly on the brink of collapse, has expressed doubts about the viability of his eight-party government. “A year ago I wasn’t sure if that was feasible,” the religious-nationalist leader told AFP, 12 months …

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Cronkite School partners with The 19th* for hybrid summit, The 19th Represents, 50 Years of Title IX

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is collaborating with The 19th* to “The 19th represents 50 years of Title IX.” This year’s Hybrid Summit, live-streamed June 15-17 in DC, will feature topical conversations about the landmark Gender Equality Act and the progress made …

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PPD Sgt. Jason Vandiver Receives Officer of the Year Award – Shelby County Reporter

By MICHELLE LOVE | Staff writer PELHAM – On Thursday evening, June 2, the Pelham Police Department honored Sgt. Jason Vandiver with the 2022 Officer of the Year Award. The awards ceremony was held at the Pelham Senior Center at the start of the American Legion Matthew Blount Post 555 …

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The crisis in Lanka: Foreign exchange reserves rise for the first time in five months

Sri Lanka’s foreign exchange stack has risen for the first time in five months, likely due to the postponement of payments to India under an Asian clearing union, even as the nation seeks credit lines to alleviate shortages. The reserve rose to $1.92 billion at the end …

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City of Palm Coast opens doors to AAEA

by: Julia Kline-Fuentes The African American Entrepreneurs Association has announced a new site for entrepreneurs to connect with AAEA and Minority Business Services. After some great discussions and strategic planning, the AAEA has partnered with the City of Palm Coast and will be customers at 160 Lake Ave. at Palm …

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The Council avoids having the child services trust imposed after the DfE review

Grimsby Town Hall, seat of North East Lincolnshire Council (Image: Alan Chapman / Wikimedia Commons) North East Lincolnshire Council has avoided transferring services for children to an independent trust for the time being after a government commissioner’s review found such a move posed a “significant risk” of further deterioration in …

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Sri Lanka holds its breath as new prime minister struggles to bail out economy

Placeholder when loading item promotions COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — It has been almost three weeks since Ranil Wickremesinghe took over as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka with a daunting mandate to pull the crisis-weary country to the brink of an economic chasm that threatens to tear it apart. The five-time …

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The Musical Mesicks of Niskayuna – The Daily Gazette

Originally known as the “Vedder Homestead”, the house at 2421 Troy-Schenectady Road is now commonly referred to as the “Mesick House”. Jacob Mesick purchased the property in 1853 and for several generations the farm remained in the Mesick family, with farming being the family’s primary occupation. However, a different story …

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Obituary for Karen Marie Funk – The Intelligencer

June 24, 1953 to May 21, 2022 A truly beautiful soul who brightened the lives of everyone she touched. Karen was a loving wife to Kevin Winther for 33 years, whom she married in 1989. She grew up in Doylestown, PA in a family of 7 children and later moved …

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Springfield Police Department recognizes officers, 1 civilians

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited Press Release/KY3) — The Springfield Police Department Leadership Council held its annual department awards ceremony to recognize the outstanding work of SPD staff and community members. “The Springfield Police Department’s awards program was created to give due recognition to officers and citizens whose acts or actions are …

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Florida mom channels her grief into the fight against vet suicides

Janos “John” Lutz was 19 when he enlisted in the Marine Corps out of high school with the aim of doing his part for his country after the 911 terrorist attacks. As he hoped, he was deployed to the front lines in Iraq. Janine Lutz remembers the first time her …

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Austin provides resources in response to baby food shortages

AUSTIN (KXAN) – U.S. families have faced shortages of baby food in recent months, fueled by both long-term supply disruptions and unsanitary conditions that forced an Abbott Industries factory to close in February. According to a press release, the city of Austin has partnered with organizations supported by the Community …

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What it’s like to be a caregiver for a family member at 22

Image Credit: Felicia Robinson DeAirah Robinson was a student in college when her mother, Felicia, with whom DeAirah lived in Georgia, asked her to feel a lump on her breast. “Our first reaction was, ‘Oh, that’s probably because the bra is a little too tight,'” Felicia tells POPSUGAR. But when …

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ISU Trio Students Selected for Leadership Congress | News, Sports, Jobs

CONTRIBUTING PHOTO Iowa State University TRIO student Natalie Vianey Andrade, MHS, is one of two Iowa high school students selected for the National Student Leadership Congress. TRIO of Iowa State University announces that two of its students have been selected to attend this summer’s Executive Convention. …

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Sri Lanka seeks to secure $5 billion in import payment funds

Ranil Wickremesinghe, newly appointed Prime Minister, arrives at a Buddhist temple after his swearing-in ceremony amid the country’s economic crisis in Colombo, Sri Lanka May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register COLOMBO, June 2 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is aiming to …

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Leveraging resilience resources is paramount to readiness > Air Force Reserve Command > News Article

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama — The term “mental health” is a strange one. Too often we equate “mental health” with problems, symptoms or crises. But mental health is just that—a form of health. The brain is part of the body. As military personnel, we pride ourselves on …

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This June, observe Pride Month with art, culture and fun on the Palm Beaches

FREE Breaking News from StreetInsider.com! StreetInsider.com top ticker, 6/1/2022 June 1, 2022 10:15 am EDT Get instant notifications when there’s news about your stocks. Claim your 1 week free trial StreetInsider Premium here. Activities and events celebrating the LGBTQ community in Florida’s Capital of Culture® LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla., June …

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Todd Axtell’s final patrol as St. Paul Police Chief

Before embarking on a boat trip with friends last summer, Todd Axtell bought a satellite phone that he thought would work while he was rocking on Lake Superior. For the past six years, the St. Paul Police Chief has been available 24 hours a day. He even took a call …

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