Monthly Archives: October 2022

Amid the education debate in the Kansas gubernatorial race, school choice is key

Education has dominated the governor’s race between Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and her Republican challenger, Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Both sides have grappled with a range of issues, from COVID-19-induced lockdowns in Kansas schools to whether transgender athletes should be able to compete in interscholastic girl sports. But both campaigns …

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Cholera cases, deaths in Haiti amid fuel and water crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The sun shone down on Stanley Joliva as medical staff at an outdoor clinic hovered around him, pumping air into his lungs and giving him chest compressions until he died. Nearby, his mother watched. “Only God knows my pain,” said Viliene Enfant. Less than an hour …

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Jimmy Wright receives the Governor’s Award for founding First Recovery High School in the Triangle

Seeing a child struggle with alcohol or other drug addictions can be heartbreaking for parents. Jimmy Wright, director of operations and planning at Campus Enterprises, knows this feeling very well. He and his wife Leah experienced it with one of their sons. “When we went through that, it was very …

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Consequences of non-compliance with the housing element | guest perspectives

Jeremy Levin Most cities in San Mateo County are unnecessarily risking their local governments on land use issues because their leaders do not understand the requirements of the state housing planning law. Every city in the Bay Area is updating its Housing Element, a local plan to create new housing …

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Are you struggling to demonstrate your value as a board member? Developing… – Women of Influence

By Kristi Honey On May 21, 2022, a devastating tornado made landfall in the Ontario community of Uxbridge, with wind speeds that could uproot trees, down power lines and rip roofs off buildings. Within minutes, the community emergency response center was activated, putting into action plans we had only practiced …

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Mayor’s Office – News – Articles – October 2022 – New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund Announces Library Partnership, Program Statistics and Upcomi

October 25, 2022 | Out of City of New Orleans New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund announces library partnership, program statistics and upcoming Elevation Series NEW ORLEANS — Mayor LaToya Cantrell will join the New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund (NOTCF) at the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL) on Wednesday, …

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Medical Notes: October 24, 2022

NAMI online/phone support group AGAWAM – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-WM) of western Massachusetts wishes to inform the public that NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups have resumed in a virtual format. Mondays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Access online with Zoom: https://us02web.zom.us/j/88206475051; Access by phone, 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: …

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Interfaith Events Promote Gun Safety, Spiritual Connections | local religion

Clergy representing many denominations from the St. Louis area will attend the vigil Save Children’s Lives at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday 25 October 2022to collectively mourn over 100 children who have died of gun violence in the St. Louis area over the past four years. The vigil will be held at …

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New program offers hotline support for hurricane survivors

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — A newly released program called Hurricane Ian Support Line is helping survivors of the storm that battered southwest Florida. It brings together local people who made it through Hurricane Michael with survivors of Hurricane Ian. Even though it only launched this week, they already have …

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Update of program to improve military access, mobility and security

Colorado Springs – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction will temporarily close the southbound ramp at exit 132B of I-25. The night closure is planned Wednesday night, October 26 and Thursday night, October 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. to allow crews to run a new …

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Democrat Hillary Scholten highlights crossover support with the Republicans for Scholten group

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Two years ago, former Republican state representative and Kent County sanitation commissioner Bill Byl cast his vote for Peter Meijer in the race for West Michigan’s 3rd congressional district. Byl, who considers himself a “small C conservative,” chose to endorse Meijer over Democrat Hillary Scholten in …

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Voters decide on the county’s Affordable Housing Bond proposal

By Charles Elmore Less than a month before the voting decision on Tuesday, November 8, Wellington Village Council heard a presentation on a plan that would require Palm Beach County voters to approve a bond issue to help developers build homes for the increasingly expensive to help the nascent middle …

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Investigation of formula purchases in the United States questions labeling practices

Many US formulas included substitute carbohydrates such as corn syrup or table sugar A new study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that much of the infant formula sold in the United States is lactose-restricted, even though it’s not medically necessary for most families. The sugars …

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Moonbox Productions presents the Tony Award-winning play TORCH SONG December 2-23

Winner of numerous IRNE and Elliot Norton Awards, Moonbox Productions presents Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play Torch Song, directed by Allison Olivia Choat. Torch Song, starring Peter Mill as Arnold Beckoff and Bobbie Steinbach as Ma Beckoff, opens December 2nd and runs through December 23rd at the BCA Calderwood Pavilion …

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Bahá’ís arrested for inciting “riots” and protests

Source: iranwire.com Kian Sabeti One of the world’s youngest religions, the Baha’i faith was founded in Iran in the 19th century, but its adherents have long been persecuted in the country, particularly since the founding of the Islamic Republic. Dozens were arrested, imprisoned and attacked. As recently as July, several …

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The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) names the Indiana State Library the 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year

Of the U.S. Government Publishing Office: The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) names Indiana State Library as the 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year. The library was selected for its excellence in promoting and preserving government information and for its programs that increase awareness and literacy of government information. …

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Go to fight Alzheimer’s

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) — West Texans rallied at the Cimarex Pavilion to fight Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia, and over 55 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. When someone has Alzheimer’s, they …

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The Lemon Grove election could shake up the power struggle-plagued council

lemon grove — Lemon Grove’s upcoming municipal council election will be in part a referendum on whether residents trust current leaders and their judgment, or whether they want new votes backed by vocal East County city critics. Two seats are up for grabs on the five-member council administering a $18 …

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Wisconsinites ages 5 and older are now eligible for updated COVID-19 boosters

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is urging Wisconsin residents to get an updated COVID-19 booster shot and their annual flu shot ahead of the upcoming holiday season. People can safely get their COVID-19 vaccines and other vaccines at the same time, including the annual flu vaccine. …

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Tester holds second City Hall in Montana since pandemic broke

About a hundred people attended an in-person town hall Friday held by Democratic US Senator Jon Tester in Helena to ask questions about veterans’ affairs, health care, voting rights and politics in general. The forum, held at Helena College, was the second tester forum to be held in Montana this …

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Oswego Town Rural Cemetery Hosts 7th Annual Ghost and History Storytelling Tour

October 14, 2022 Tales of local legends and spirits will return with a live performance when SUNY Oswego’s Storytelling Course presents Year 7 Oswego Town Rural Cemetery: Ghost and History Storytelling Tour at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29. Professor Jonel Langenfeld from the SUNY Oswego Theater Department directs the …

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MLGW President resigns as controversy over new leadership continues

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The President and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water is stepping down Friday after nearly five years of service. Current MLGW President and CEO JT Young will bid farewell to Mid-South Friday when he travels to Florida to work for a utility company. The search …

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The Swiss National Bank makes another big move on the fed-swap line

Oct 13 (Reuters) – The Swiss National Bank withdrew nearly $6.3 billion from the US Federal Reserve’s currency swap line facility this week, about double the amount a week earlier, New York Fed data released on Thursday showed . The SNB on Wednesday withdrew $6.27 billion in US currency for …

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OFSI fines wine industry for violating financial sanctions // Cooley // Global law firm

On September 27, 2022, the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) announced this imposed a £30,000 fine on a UK registered company for violating the Ukraine (European Union Financial Sanctions) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 and the Council Regulation (EU) No. 269/2014 (Misappropriation of Ukraine and Human Rights), as …

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FirstHealth breast cancer patient sees life through rose-colored glasses

Elsa Pioquintoricardez pictured with Kimberly McNeill, FirstHealth’s Oncology Nurse. Photo by FirstHealth It’s difficult not to be happy around Elsa Pioquintoricardez, who lives in Southern Pines. Her ever-present smile and infectious laugh exude joy and perfectly conceal her troubled past and recent battle with breast cancer. Elsa, a patient at …

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AllianceBernstein Announces Erin Bigley as Chief Responsibility Officer

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE., October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AllianceBernstein Holding LP (NYSE: AB) and AllianceBernstein LP, a leading global investment management and research firm, announced today Erin Bigley was appointed as the company’s Chief Responsibility Officer. “Erin has served at AllianceBernstein as an integral and incredibly effective leader of our fixed …

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New AVEVA study shows that 8 in 10 (84%) multinational industrial companies make important decisions without important data

The industrial sector is demanding more accurate information to deal with the growing challenges of economic uncertainty, unstable geopolitical environment, historical labor shortages and disrupted supply chains. LONDON, October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AVEVAa global leader in industrial software, today announced the results of a new global study that found …

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On the Pennsylvania campaign trail, the doctor will see you now

“This is the first time I’ve really seen the medical community getting this active,” said Lisa Goldstein, a child psychiatrist who has been performing mini-ops from her garage in the Philadelphia suburbs for the past few years. “Doctors are usually very cautious in their public lives, but that feeling doesn’t …

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Making Progress Cancer Reflections: Fighting the “Big C”

Published: 09.10.2022 13:00:27 Modified: 09.10.2022 13:00:16 Cancer is a word that our family and friends have sadly heard forever. Cancer, or “The Big C” as we often call it, has stolen my time with loved ones for as long as I can remember. From a young age I felt helpless. …

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Interim Hockey Canada Chair Andrea Skinner announces her resignation

support for survivors If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence and needs support, you can find province-specific centers, hotlines and services in Canada here. A list of resources and references is provided for readers in America here. Andrea Skinner has tendered her resignation as interim chair of …

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New federal incentives for diversity in clinical trials

In June 2022, the US House of Representatives passed legislation aimed at increasing the diversity of populations participating in clinical trials of new drugs. Under this bill, trial sponsors would need to submit a diversity action plan — including goals for trial enrollment by demographic and steps to achieve those …

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Bentley resigns from RLB

Anne Bentley In addition to being a Board Member of RLB UK and Global Board Director, Anne Bentley has been a prominent figure in numerous industry organizations including the Construction Industry Council and the Construction Leadership Council. Commercial and Technical Director Mark Weaver, who already sits on the UK Board, …

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Statements by Speaker Adrienne Adams, Councilor Marjorie Velázquez, Rafael Salamanca, Chair of Land Use, and Kevin Riley, Chair of Zoning and Franchises, on the vote on the rezoning of Bruckner Boulevard

“New York City is facing a dire housing crisis that needs to be addressed with urgency and action,” he said Narrator Adrienne Adams. “Council is committed to being part of the solution by approving sound housing projects that increase the availability of affordable housing, and today’s votes in committee are …

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Man arrested for alleged text message fraud involving data theft

Editor’s note: Arrest Vision and a replay of the press conference with Assistant Commissioner Justine Gough are available through Hightail. A 19-year-old man from Sydney has been charged with allegedly attempting to use stolen Optus customer details in an SMS extortion scam. The Rockdale man is scheduled to appear in …

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Disaster Recovery Center Open for First Full Day of Operations in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Survivors of Hurricane Ian visited the Lakes Regional Library in Fort Myers, Fla., on Wednesday to take advantage of resources provided by FEMA, the state and insurance companies at the Disaster Recovery Center. The longest queue at the center was to speak to a FEMA emergency …

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Wave of Light Events Honor Pregnancy and Infant Loss | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy Attendees at the International Wave of Light 2021 event at MyMichigan Medical Center Midland created bespoke luminaria to honor families who had lost a child. MIDLAND – Each year, more than one million families in the United States experience a miscarriage, stillbirth, or death …

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Pranav Arora has been named to the Forbes Business Council, an invitation-only community for successful entrepreneurs and executives

Pranav Arora Forbes “I’m thrilled to be joining the Forbes Business Council. I look forward to sharing my thought leadership on Forbes.com and learning from my peers. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) October 04, 2022 Pranav Arora, a successful entrepreneur, investor and venture capitalist, has been named to Forbes Business …

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Hillsborough County – Disaster relief resources available for residents affected by Hurricane Ian

Posted October 1, 2022 | 11:06 a.m Hillsborough County residents affected by Hurricane Ian are eligible for individual disaster relief from FEMA. Residents can easily access federal disaster relief through the Mobile FEMA App available in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. The app allows residents to …

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Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky: Recognizing the continuing importance of nurturing kinship

It is important to continue to raise the voices of relatives and fictional relatives to ensure that the children in their care have every opportunity to grow into successful and prosperous Kentucky citizens even as Kinship Care Month draws to a close. Kinship and fictional family caregivers continue to advocate …

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