Monthly Archives: July 2022

Families leave Beaver County as Shell’s ethane cracker opens

Cheryl and Luke Hardy moved to Beaver County in 2012. Luke was from Albany, New York, where he was a graduate student, and Cheryl was from Washington, DC The Beaver County location was equidistant from their jobs—Luke’s at a university in Ohio and Cheryl’s in the Pittsburgh suburbs. They ended …

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What’s next for a Fayetteville City Council with 4 newcomers?

In a democracy, the majority rules, but in too many cases the minority decides. Such was the case last Tuesday when a small percentage of Fayetteville voters decided who would serve for a short term on the city council beginning in August. As with all elections, there are winners and …

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Havana announces power outages and cancels carnival as crisis deepens

HAVANA, July 30 (Reuters) – Cuba’s capital Havana will begin power outages in August, has canceled carnivals and is taking other measures as the country’s energy crisis worsens, state media reported on Saturday. The capital, home to a fifth of Cuba’s 11.2 million people and economic center, was spared the …

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The Nanaimo Regional Unit offers information sessions and resources for election candidates

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is hosting two informational sessions on October 15 for those interested in running for office in the 2022 local general election. The sessions cover the duties of elected officials and the election process. They will be held on August 9th at the RDN Board …

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San Francisco declares state of emergency over spread of monkeypox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco on Thursday announced a state of emergency over the growing number of monkeypox cases, allowing officials to cut red tape and combat a public health crisis reminiscent of the AIDS epidemic that to devastate the city in the US began 1980s. …

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Reps. DeFazio, Ferguson, Nadler, Cicilline, Buck send bipartisan letter to Justice Department requesting information on federal antitrust enforcement in health insurance industry

WASHINGTON, July 28 — Rep. Pierre DeFazioD-Oregonissued the following press release and letter on July 27, 2022: Yesterday, Reps. Pierre DeFazio (OR-04), Drew Ferguson (GA-03), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Ken Buck (CO-04) and David Cicilline (RI-01) sent a letter to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) requesting information on how the …

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Civil protection authority receives grant

Duke Energy Indiana recently awarded more than $175,000 in grants to 47 emergency management agencies, including the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency. Jackson County will receive $2,800 that will be used to support the agency’s ham radio truck, Director Duane Davis said. The grants can be used to fund K-9 …

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The Boy Scouts of America Aloha Council has hired a new head of development

Ed Nishioka The Boy Scouts of America Aloha Council has hired Ed Nishioka as its new Director of Development. He will lead strategy and management of fundraising, business development, events and marketing for the leading youth leadership organization in Hawaii and the Pacific. Nishioka was previously the director of Marcus …

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Lagarde, Putin, Biden and the problem of drawing red lines

Comment on this story comment Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, is slim, urbane and French. She knows better than to show up at a press conference and say brutal things — like “Bring it” or “Go on, make my day.” Or even: “Don’t cross my red line.” …

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A solid and scaly fish story

A solid and scaly fish story I was born in Minnesota and grew up an avid fisherman and walleye (Sander Vitreus) was always my catch of choice. A firm and flaky walleye fillet made a fantastic meal, whether it was freshly caught in the lakes of northern Minnesota or at …

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Republican Chris Jacobs has committed himself to gun control. This ended his political career.

July 25, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. EDT Rep. Chris Jacobs (RN.Y.) exits the Capitol after casting his ballot on Capitol Hill. (Demetrius Freeman/Washington Post) Comment on this story comment BUFFALO — Rep. Chris Jacobs (RN.Y.) stood at a lectern in late May and took a piece of paper from the …

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Students learn about different religions at DMARC camp

Participants were also able to create their own short videos about why their own religious practices are important to them. DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines Area Religious Council program is giving young Midwesterners a chance to see their neighborhoods in new ways. At the DMARC Interfaith Leadership Camp, …

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Northern California wildfires: Find air quality updates, evacuations, and official information

To get updates to your phone, including push notifications about important announcements, download our mobile app iOS or Android. Updated July 23 at 7 p.m The newest The oak fire near Yosemite continued its “explosive” growth on Saturday, nearly doubling since the morning. At 11,900 acres, it is now California’s …

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Russian official admits missile attack on Odessa

A spokesman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday Russian missiles destroyed military infrastructure in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa on Saturday, a site vital to the export of Ukrainian grain. Maria Zakharova wrote on her Telegram account: “Kalibr missiles destroyed the military infrastructure in the port of Odessa with …

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waverunners expect increasing participation in 2022

ADRIAN – To the untrained eye, it was a chaotic scene at Bohn Pool. Swimmers aged three to 18 jumped in and out of the pool, ran, laughed and cheered along the edge while timekeepers and race organizers searched for the next racer due in an 82-event meeting. Rob Petkus …

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Santa Clara County’s fentanyl problem is ‘a time bomb’ news

Fentanyl poisoning deaths accounted for a staggering 80% of all all-opioid deaths in Santa Clara County in 2021, 12 times the number of fentanyl-related deaths in 2018, according to data from the county’s Medical Examiner-Coroner. So far in 2022, from January 1 to May 27, fentanyl-related deaths accounted for 78% …

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3 Speakers on Tap for the Women’s Leadership Conference | business

Women in Business, Williamson, Inc.’s women’s initiative, will hold its annual Women’s Leadership Conference on August 16th at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. This year’s theme is “Connecting Generations in the Workplace”. It’s about uniting women in the workplace, with a focus on generational challenges, including differences in communication styles, …

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The online database would like your help in solving cold cases

INDIANAPOLIS – An online database seeks to use the power of community to solve murdered or missing people cases. It’s called Uncovered, and that’s exactly their mission – to uncover the facts. People across our state, across the country, and even around the world can help solve these common cold …

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Caring for a loved one with long COVID

The Pierce family has taken every precaution to protect themselves from COVID-19. “We were very careful about where we went, who we saw and what we did – always using masks, social distancing and washing our hands,” says Sarah Pierce, who lives in Worthing in West Sussex, England. Then, in …

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In Brazil, an indigenous group is turning a day of mourning into a celebration of life

Carved out of wood and painted with tar, Saint Bilibeu is believed to bring fertility to the land, animals and women and is venerated every year in the Akroá Gamella area of ​​the Brazilian state of Maranhão. The ritual, which contains Catholic elements, lasts four days and sees a procession …

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Australia launches digital cancer center for children and families

The Australian Government has launched a digital cancer center to support young cancer patients and their families. The Cancer Hub was developed in partnership with three of Australia’s leading childhood cancer support groups, namely Canteen, Camp Quality and Redkite. According to a media release, the digital hub will offer online …

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Streamline benefits before open registration

This fall’s open enrollment for employee benefits 2023 is an opportunity for companies to demonstrate the value of the benefits packages they offer employees – and help curb high attrition rates. If the current offerings aren’t competitive, it’s time to consider an overhaul of the achievement menu. According to recruitment …

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‘Food deserts’ are impacting New Jersey residents in efforts to alleviate the crisis

If you drive more than a mile to a supermarket, supercenter, or large grocery store with affordable and healthy food options in an urban area and more than 20 miles in a rural area, you’re living in what the U.S. Department of Agriculture considers a definition of a “food desert …

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Husband and wife disrespect his parents without remorse

DEAR ABBY: I have two sons who I am very proud of. My husband and I raised them to be respectful and make responsible decisions. However, I go to bed in tears every night feeling like we failed. Our older son is married and has a son, our grandson “Charlie”, …

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the OIC

The insurance market in our state is made up of many different products designed to meet a wide range of needs for Washington residents. When insurance is too expensive, unfair or discriminatory, it affects almost everyone living in the state. To ensure all insurance customers in Washington receive the coverage …

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Analysis: The fault lines of the ECB bond support plan have been exposed by the political crisis in Italy

The main building of the European Central Bank (ECB) is seen at sunset in Frankfurt, Germany, January 5, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/ Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register ECB to unveil new program to limit borrowing costs next week Combatting the spread in Italy may pose …

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How GPs can forestall their patients’ cognitive decline

Early detection with modern tools is necessary to improve the quality of life of your patients In less than 15 years, the US population of people aged 65 and over is expected to grow to 80 million, according to US Census projections, from under 55 million in 2019. Unfortunately, years …

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Activist groups urge McKee to sign executive order

PROVIDENCE — More than 20 advocacy groups — from the League of Women Voters to Black Lives Matter Rhode Island PAC to Amnesty International — are urging Gov. Dan McKee to take the next step to guarantee access to an abortion in Rhode Island. The groups are calling on McKee …

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How to maintain public support for Ukraine – European Council on Foreign Relations

European citizens have been instrumental in helping their governments to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian military aggression. Germany’s leaders often appear more anxious than the public. However, under pressure from the citizens, they have slowly and belatedly begun to turn against Russia. There are some exceptions to this trend. …

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Spain: Grocery lines grow during pandemic

(Madrid) – The Spanish government’s failure to adequately respond to the sharp rise in poverty during the Covid-19 pandemic has left tens of thousands of people in desperate need. The 63-page report, “‘We can’t live like this’: Spain’s Failure to Protect Rights Amid Rising Pandemic-Linked Poverty,” documents the ongoing weaknesses …

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CDFW News | More than 150 environmental crimes documented during Trinity County cannabis enforcement operation

More than 150 environmental crimes documented during Trinity County cannabis enforcement operation During the week of June 26, officials from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office worked together to serve 34 search warrants in the Mad River, …

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Delta Community Foundation Grants $5,000 to Moving Forward Family Services – Peace Arch News

The Delta Community Foundation has granted $5,000 to Moving Forward Family Services to support counseling services for low-income residents. Moving Forward provides free short-term and affordable long-term counseling options to underserved communities across Canada through in-person, phone, and online platforms. The Surrey-based non-profit organization welcomes clients into a judgment-free environment …

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FOLIO is launched at the Five College Libraries Consortium: UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst Libraries and the Five College Consortium announce the launch of FOLIOan open-source platform for library services that will go live at Five College Libraries later this month. UMass Amherst librarians, along with our Five College Partners, are among the early adopters—and adaptors. The Five College Consortium collaborated EBSCOone …

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Crisis in Sri Lanka: Angry protesters occupy the luxury homes of their leaders. What’s next?

But protesters say they will not leave the luxury houses until both leaders have vacated their roles. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to step down on Wednesday, while Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tweeted his resignation on Saturday but did not confirm his departure date. The resignations mark a major victory …

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The resurrection of the X-Men brings failure to their future leaders

Krakoan Resurrection is the perfect recipe for a terrifying totalitarian regime where the current leaders of the X-Men never die and rule forever. Warning: Spoilers ahead for X-Men Red #4 A despicable villain Marvel Comics I just raised an incredibly important question X-Men Red #4 that could portend the future …

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India is handing over 44,000 tons of urea to crisis-hit Sri Lanka under a credit line

India on Sunday handed over more than 44,000 tonnes of urea under a line of credit granted to crisis-hit Sri Lanka as part of New Delhi’s ongoing effort to support the island nation’s farmers and strengthen bilateral cooperation for food security, the Indian government said High Commission …

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Attorney General Miyares urges Supreme Court to protect consumers in class action lawsuits – Royal Examiner

RICHMOND – Effective today, July 1, 2022, new state laws affecting information technology (IT) and cybersecurity in the Commonwealth of Virginia come into effect. The first law expands the requirements for public bodies when reporting cybersecurity incidents. Beginning July 1, every state and local government entity must report to the …

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CircleMoms focuses on early motherhood and community and travels to Westport

WESTPORT — Ani Widham was just one of many Greenwich mums looking for like-minded people in the first three months after giving birth. With their second child, AnnaVi, aged just 3 months, Windham said, “I found it comforting to talk to other moms who were going through the same experiences …

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The City of Sonora Enters a New Era of Leadership | news

A new era for the city of Sonora began Tuesday night with the swearing-in of two newly elected city council members, the new city manager and city clerk, and a new ceremonial mayor and mayoral protector for the next two years. New councilors Andy Merrill and Suzanne Cruz, who were …

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Sri Lanka Police imposed a curfew ahead of the planned protest

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Police imposed a curfew in the Sri Lankan capital and surrounding areas on Friday, a day ahead of a planned protest involving the country’s president and prime minister over an economic crisis causing severe shortages essential goods and caused disruption, people’s livelihoods were asked to …

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Local authority resources and laboratory capacity on the Scottish food standards agenda

Pressure on local authorities and food laboratories was among the issues discussed at the latest Food Standards Scotland (FSS) board meeting. One plan to resolve the situation involves a government funded official laboratory service in Scotland. This could result in the four existing public analyst labs remaining with local authorities …

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Group housing is needed for UWSC’s Rebuild United effort

Several religious organizations have assisted in recovery efforts since Hurricane Ida. A group of 16 people who come to St. Charles Parish and rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Ida for free have only one thing standing in their way – a place to stay for them. Kacy Kernan, Director …

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Scott Simpson, Sandy Barsky and Terrell Russell appointed leaders of the ACT-ICT Tech Acquisition Program

This was announced by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council scheduled appointment by government and industry leaders Scott Simpson, Sandy Barski and Terrell Russel on its technology acquisition program, FedScoop reported on Wednesday. Simpson, Digital Transformation Lead at the Department of Homeland Security, has assumed the role …

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Whitmer and MDHHS begin efforts to educate Michiganders about the difference between emergency contraception and medical abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2022 Contact: [email protected] gov. Whitmer, MDHHS launches public effort to educate Michiganders, health care providers, about the difference between emergency contraception and medical abortion Both emergency contraception and medical abortion remain legal in Michigan LANSING, Mich. – Today Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department …

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How Community Postvention Tool Kit is helping communities after suicide

SALT LAKE CITY – How our communities respond after a suicide death is important, and that’s why the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition created an online toolkit to help Utah communities respond after a suicide. Suicides can create a ripple effect that impacts loved ones and the wider community. “How we …

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India’s GAIL will commission two new PP lines in 2024-25

MUMBAI (ICIS) – India’s state-owned Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) expects its two new polypropylene (PP) plants with a combined capacity of 560,000 metric tons/year by the second quarter of 2025, a company source said on Tuesday. The 60,000 t/a PP line in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh …

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Wollondilly Council appoints CEO for next five years

Wollondilly Shire Council has appointed Ben Taylor as CEO for a further five years from July 2022. Mayor Matt Gould said Mr Taylor has shown exemplary leadership at a challenging time and has the full support of the elected council to lead the organization for years to come. “Ben has …

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| Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires July 2, 2022, Daily UpdateNM Fire Info

hectares: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total staff: 890| Start date: Hermit Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Because: Hermits Peak: Detect fires of prescribed burning; Calf Canyon: Residual fire from prescribed pile fire | Location: Near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, scrub …

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Gesher Human Services offers a free Women to Work program – Macomb Daily

High prices for everything from petrol to groceries to children’s shoes are prompting many women to return to the labor market. Helping them find their way back is Gesher Human Services’ Women to Work, a free four-week program beginning July 19. “Any woman who has been out of work for …

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“And I Got Up”: Eliazar Posada has an immediate impact on the Carrboro City Council

The May primary was also the general election for the city of Carrboro, as residents elected a new city councilman to fill a vacant seat on the board. The winner of this race, Eliazar Posada, took the oath of office on June 7th. Best known for his work with El …

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Covid couldn’t sink cruise ships – but they now face a debt iceberg

At one point in February 2020, a single cruise ship – the Diamond Princess – was responsible for more than half of the world’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 outside of China. The 3,700 passengers and crew endured a grim quarantine off Japan; seven died. But Covid has not proven to …

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Clarence Thomas cites the claim that Covid vaccines “were developed using cell lines derived from aborted children”.

None of the Covid-19 vaccines in the United States contain cells from aborted fetuses. Cells obtained from elective abortions decades ago were used in research during the development of the Covid vaccine, a practice common in vaccine research. A group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers took the case …

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