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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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A proclamation for National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2022

While our nation has made significant strides in addressing domestic violence by responding to the stories and leadership of brave survivors, and through advocacy and legislative action, domestic violence in America remains all too common. During National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, we continue to shed light on the …

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AG Derek Schmidt announces grants for organizations in the Wichita area

KANSAS, Sept. 28 — TOPEKA — (September 28, 2022) — Nine organizations in the Wichita area have received more than $404,000 in grants to provide services to crime victims, announced Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt , known today. The grants were awarded in support of the following programs: Sedgwick County …

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Diversity Defines Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council Event

Share this story Posted 8 seconds ago Photo credit above: A centerpiece at the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council’s largest annual event. (Courtesy of Irene Gallegos) After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people of faith flocked to attend this year’s Table of Faiths event hosted by the …

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Ukraine Crisis – Situation Analysis (09/23/2022) – Ukraine

Attachments summary conflict If Ukrainian forces can hold the significant areas they have reportedly recaptured in recent weeks, or indeed continue to be successful, more areas are likely to be accessible for humanitarian aid. The reclaimed areas were characterized by widespread UXO and mine contamination, as well as significant damage …

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How dealing with unresolved family conflicts can lead to a brighter future

Radical or life-changing ones, such as migrating to a distant country, marrying someone from a different culture, or renouncing one’s culture or religion of origin, are not always based on a person’s current desires or considerations. Sometimes such personal decisions are unconsciously influenced by an unresolved family issue or trauma. …

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District 3 Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum is scheduled for September 27th

through Contributed Content on September 26, 2022 Thrive Alliance and Choose Children, in partnership with other nonprofit organizations, are hosting a District 3 Board of Trustees Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m registration is specified. The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors oversees the …

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With winter approaching, will Putin’s “partial mobilization” help Russia win the war in Ukraine?

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent announcement of a “partial mobilization” of 300,000 Russian troops to fight in Ukraine sounded decisive. It is not. The official position, fleshed out by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, was that the new Russian conscripts would be recruited from among those with previous military experience and …

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The 12 Most Disturbing Moments in It Follows Ranking

It Follows opens in a sunny suburban neighborhood. Then a young woman named Annie bursts out of her house and sprints down the street. Screaming horror music plays. She’s clearly running from something, but nothing seems to be chasing her. Annie pauses and looks back at the house, waiting for …

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Pierre residents Scott and Julia Jones, Stephanie Judson will be recognized for philanthropic efforts next week

Three Pierre residents are on this year’s list of honorees from the South Dakota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Pierre’s Scott and Julia Jones are recognized as Outstanding Philanthropists 2022. The couple have made pledges to 44 nonprofit organizations, run multiple campaigns, and served on countless boards. Additionally, …

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Clery Law | Miles College

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current students, faculty and staff. The Annual Safety Report provides statistics for …

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Alexander Joseph Anderson | News, Sports, Jobs

COLUMBUS – Alexander Joseph Anderson (aka our Superman hero), aged 34, died on September 1, 2022 of complications from muscular dystrophy and complications caused by contracting COVID 19. Born on May 25, 1988, Alex has lived most of his life in the East Liverpool and Wellsville …

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MyMichigan Health names new President and CEO

SAGINAW, MI – Six months after the unexpected death of Diane Postler-Slattery, MyMichigan Health has a new director and CEO. According to a MyMichigan Health press release, the Board of Directors of MyMichigan Health has appointed Dr. Lydia A. Watson Named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Effective December …

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Here are the key lines you may have missed from Tuesday’s official speeches

US President Joe Biden arrives in New York City on Tuesday. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) President Biden is expected to build on his administration’s push to reform the United Nations Security Council in the face of flagrant violations of the UN Charter by one of the council’s permanent members: Russia. “The …

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Justice Department Announces More Than $246 Million in Grants to Tribal Nations | GRANDPA

The Department of Justice announced today that it will award more than $246 million in grants to Alaskan Native American and Native American communities to improve public safety and help victims of crime. The announcement coincides with the 17th annual tribal government-to-government consultation on violence against women being held Sept. …

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Sleep Deprivation or Narcolepsy? UAE doctors say rare diseases go undetected

Doctors in the United Arab Emirates say a rare sleep disorder that causes a person to suddenly fall asleep at inappropriate times is going undetected in the country as it marks World Narcolepsy Day – an annual day of awareness to bring overlooked life into to take the limelight. Change …

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Texas Tech project to combat misinformation in Hispanic communities

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – Three Texas Tech faculty members are trying to combat the misinformation and disinformation among the Hispanic population. They are trying to understand why the Hispanic community lacks so many sources of information compared to other communities. Lucinda Holt is an Assistant Professor of Practice at Texas …

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One year in prison: We stand by #Xuebing

China must protect the rights of imprisoned human rights defenders Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing ISHR regrets that today marks a year of disappearance and imprisonment for two young Chinese defense lawyers. But we are inspired by their work and the spirit of solidarity among all those behind Xuebing. “This …

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Successful Midland mayors work in partnership with community leaders and members

What exactly is the role of the mayor? Please also describe your vision for the city and offer three things you would like to achieve by the end of the semester The Mayor’s primary role is to provide visionary and strategic leadership to the city in collaboration with the City …

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says it’s a “great day not to be in Jackson amid the water crisis.”

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) said Friday it was, as always, “a great day not to be in Jackson,” the capital, which has been facing a water crisis after Pearl River flooding damaged its water system . The big picture: Reeves made the comments while speaking in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It’s …

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What was the motive for serial killers Carol M. Bundy and Doug Clark?

Shortly after Doug Clark met Carol Bundy at a local country bar, he moved into the apartment she shared with her two sons from a previous marriage. Los Angeles Magazine writes that Clark Bundy confessed his most depraved sexual desires shortly thereafter. Her first known act was molesting the 11-year-old …

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Where there is loss there is hope

Loss is an inevitable part of life. To be alive means to face both ordinary and extraordinary losses. Sometimes losses are expected. In other cases, the loss comes as an unwelcome surprise. My own mother was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer 17 years before she died. Over the years, …

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Word over the weekend: This could trigger the next financial crisis, and these are the most – and least – vulnerable housing markets if the US goes into recession

By Andrew Keshner The best personal finance stories of Friday Hello market watchers. Don’t miss these top stories. At the weekend it was said: This can trigger the next financial crisis Also, a preview of the Federal Reserve’s next steps to fight inflation and a painful warning from FedEx. Continue …

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Tragic details about Doris Day

Doris Day came from a broken home when her father left her family when she was 12 TCM. In her autobiography “Doris Day: Her Own Story”, She wrote that her early memories of her father were of a “staid German fanatic”. Still, even after her father left she could never …

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Positive newborn genetic screening in Pompe worries mothers Interview study shows insecurity for the future of parents of LOPD children

In an interview study, mothers of children who test positive for Pompe disease in newborn genetic screening programs—and who have been diagnosed with late-stage type, or LOPD—expressed uncertainty about the age of onset of symptoms in their sons and daughters and concerns about the future of their child. Researchers say …

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Mormon Church donates $32 million to UN agency to fight hunger

Mormon Church leaders have announced a $32 million donation to the UN World Food Program Relief Agency to help with the looming global hunger crisis. The agency has previously said that the world is facing a “seismic hunger crisis” after years of the COVID-19 pandemic, global climate changes and the …

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Cambridge City Council holds its first autumn meeting with new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05 | news

Cambridge City Council held its first regular meeting of the autumn on Monday night – the first to be attended by new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05. During the meeting, the council approved nearly $16 million in state and local funding for Cambridge’s Affordable Housing Trust and nearly $4 million …

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US News & World Report ranks UArizona among the top 50 public universities

By Nick Prevenas, University Communications today The University of Arizona received several strong marks in the 2023 US News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking published today. UArizona ranks 105th overall and 48th among public universities. The university ranks 11th among all colleges and universities designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions. “I …

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WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert Addresses Support for Brittney Griner, New Prioritization Rule, Expansion

Ahead of Game 1 of Sunday’s WNBA Finals between the Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during their annual Finals press conference. As usual, Engelbert addressed a wide range of topics, including the prioritization rule and the expansion of the league. She also reiterated …

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Macedonian judges study judicial ethics in Great Falls

Great Falls is far from the headquarters of international diplomacy. It’s fair to say that the small community on the edge of the Rocky Mountains has little influence on state affairs. And yet this assumption could be wrong. On Friday, a delegation of five young judges from the eastern European …

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Swedes go to the polls in a close election marred by crime and the energy crisis

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Social Democrat Prime Minister Andersson faces right-wing opposition Kristersson of the Moderates has allied himself with the Sweden Democrats Campaigns focus on crime, cost of living crisis Opinion polls show a neck-and-neck race between blocks Polling stations close at …

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Texas Produced Water Consortium Reports to Texas Legislature | KLBK | KAMC

The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Tues Texas Produced Water Consortium (TXPWC) released its preliminary findings Thursday (September 1) in a report to the Texas Legislature titled “Beneficial Utilization of Produced Water in Texas: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Way Forward.” Enacted …

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European Midday Briefing: Miners, Oil Majors Help Lift Stocks; Energy crisis debated

MARKET WRAPS Stocks: European stocks posted solid gains on Friday, with investor attention remaining focused on inflation and central bank monetary policy. More hawkish comments on Thursday from Jerome Powell, who said the central bank should not waver in its commitment to aggressively tackling inflation, and the European Central Bank’s …

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How Has Online Learning Impacted College Accreditation?

With universities launching a variety of new virtual learning platforms and expanding their online course catalogs to meet demand for distance learning options, it’s hard to argue that COVID-19 has helped change the way learning is being done Institutions across the US are taking place Remote and online programming has …

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has sparked demand for antimicrobial technologies |

Pandemic-driven innovation is pushing industry to adopt long-lasting antimicrobial technologies, says Frost & Sullivan SAN ANTONIO, September 8, 2022 /CNW/ — The outbreak of COVID-19 has unleashed demand for antimicrobial technologies across sectors, according to recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan, Growth Opportunities for Global Antimicrobial Technologies Enabled by COVID-19. …

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Governor Larry Hogan – Official website of the Governor of Maryland

The Department of the Environment continues to conduct inspections and ensure that the Safe Drinking Water Act is enforcedThe Department of General Services is delivering 37,000 bottles of water to help the city with water distributionDepartment of Emergency Management, facilitating city resource requests, coordination between affected jurisdictions ANNAPOLIS, …

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NDP is asking the Secretary of Sport to conduct a “continuity review” of Hockey Canada

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. NDP MP Peter Julian is calling on the federal government …

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Chautauqua County Head Start faculty and staff receive family engagement training | News, Sports, Jobs

The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene (CCDMH) had the opportunity to work with Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI), the Child Care Council for Chautauqua County, to host the Park United Methodist Head Start faculty and staff training this fall Church in Sinclairville to perform. Rachel Ludwig of CCDMH …

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Yale creates first cabinet role in information technology

Over the summer, University President Peter Salovey created several new leadership roles, including a new position in his cabinet — vice president, information technology — supporting Yale’s commitment to “equip members of our community with the digital resources necessary to teach, learn, and pursue new knowledge.” and solutions to pressing …

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4,000 Google cafeteria workers have quietly unionized during the pandemic

Comment on this story comment Google is famous for its cafeterias, which serve everything from vegan poke to gourmet tacos to its legions of programmers and product managers—for free. But the cooks and waiters behind these meals are generally contractors working for other companies and don’t receive the lavish perks …

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Ivette González Petkovich – Candidate for Doral City Council, Seat 2

Ivette Gonzalez Petkovich Campaign website: www.ivettefordoral.com Current occupation: Law Firm Petkovich PA Political experience: Vice-Chair of the Doral Committee on the Status of Women Doral’s Citizen’s Audit Advisory: Examined the city’s budget to ensure efficiency in managing our taxpayers’ money. President, Doral Community Coalition Miami Dade Assistant State Attorney: Prosecuted …

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Energy issues in Ukraine and Europe take center stage

Energy troubles plagued Ukraine and Europe as much of the Russian-held region, home to a largely paralyzed nuclear power plant, was reported experiencing temporary power outages on Sunday. Only one out of six reactors at the Zaporizhia plant was connected to the grid, and Russia’s main natural gas pipeline to …

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Increasing calls for the federal government to increase paid parental leave after the 2022 National Jobs and Skills Summit

There are mounting calls for the federal government to respond to a policy idea that garnered strong support at the Jobs and Skills Summit – to help narrow the gender pay gap. Treasury Secretary Katy Gallagher said the women “got it on point” at the two-day event. But some are …

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Council summary: Chacon still fails to seal number plate reader deal: Privacy and justice advocates reject surveillance program – News

The city council decided on Thursday evening (September 1) to postpone a vote on approval again Austin Police Department to resume use Automated license plate reader Program. The department already owns 20 ALPR cameras and has previously signed contracts Vigilant solutions to manage the software side – primarily the database …

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Jackson’s water system could require billions of dollars in repairs. Federal infrastructure funds are not a quick fix.

JACKSON, Mississippi — Residents of the Mississippi capital — who currently don’t have clean drinking water from their tap and in some neighborhoods don’t have enough water pressure to flush toilets — had good reason to hope the ambitious $1 trillion Last year’s infrastructure contract would help. President Joe Biden …

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P-EBT for private and non-public students

On August 2, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved California’s P-EBT state plan for school-age children in the 2021–22 school year (SY). The USDA also recently approved the P-EBT plan for California summer 2022. This notice provides the data collection process for private and non-public schools, eligibility …

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The chamber houses the fourth youth leadership class

Nearly 30 junior and senior high school seniors from the area gathered on Wednesday, August 24 to open the fourth course of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s youth leadership class. The program was created eight years ago by Tammy Hodges, Jefferson County High School’s work-based learning coordinator, and Amber …

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Public health needs to be transformed. Health IT can help

COvid-19 slammed public health agencies and organizations. Future crises, whether from infectious diseases, extreme weather, or other causes, are likely to do the same unless they change their approach to public health reporting, data management, and information sharing. Managing public health is not easy, especially in the United States. Not …

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Officials looking at health care options | News, Sports, Jobs

DISCUSSION – Panelists, from left, Jason Edson of Americans for Prosperity, Dr. Integrated Source One Direct Health Care’s Bernard Bubanic and U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, listen to a question from a viewer Tuesday. – Nancy Johnson MARIETTA — Marietta on Tuesday received a grassroots proposal …

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Red and Blue Knights Ride for Casey’s Cure – LaGrange Daily News

Red and Blue Knights ride for Casey’s Cure Published Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 9:00 am This coming Saturday, Elks Lodge in LaGrange will host the second annual drive for Casey’s Cure to help raise money to fund research into muscular dystrophy. Casey’s Cure’s namesake, Casey Duffield, suffers from a …

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Florida A&M’s disqualification fiasco has been blamed on an administrative error

Florida A&M interim president Larry Robinson huddled with his football team for an hour Tuesday over what one attorney is calling an “epic administrative blunder” with more than 20 players still scrambling to regain athletic fitness. Robinson emerged from the meeting pledging that his HBCU institution would hire five new …

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Didymo algal blooms in the Boardman River

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has confirmed the presence of didymo (Didymosphenia geminata), a troublesome algae also known as rock snot, in a section of the Boardman River in the township of Blair, Grand Traverse County. Flowers of Didymo, a microscopic diatom (unicellular algae), were discovered …

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Black babies are being breastfed less and racism in healthcare is on the rise again Calavia-Robertson

When Plainfield resident Kia Gentles gave birth to her son nearly nine years ago, the black mother-of-two decided to do something she hadn’t seen any of the other women in her family do: breastfeed. “My mother didn’t breastfeed. My sisters didn’t, my aunts didn’t, I don’t think anyone in my …

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Memorial, celebration of life August 31st for Alex Heckman of Westerville

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held on August 31 for Alex Heckman, a former Westerville City Councilman and Westerville City Schools Board of Education member who died unexpectedly in a pedestrian-vehicle accident on August 23. An obituary published in the Aug. 27 Columbus Dispatch announced that …

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Explainer: Unraveling the Crisis in Libya

A man walks next to burnt cars after yesterday’s clashes in Tripoli, Libya, August 28, 2022. REUTERS/Hazem Ahmed Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Aug 29 (Reuters) – Libya’s worst fighting in two years suddenly hit the capital Tripoli on Saturday. This explains what led …

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Dolphins senior vice president Jason Jenkins has died

MIAMI GARDENS — Jason Jenkins, the longtime right-hand man of Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and for many in the South Florida community the face of the organization’s public relations efforts, died Saturday following a medical emergency. The exact cause of death was not initially known. The Dolphins announced Jenkins’ death …

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Women learn council leadership skills

A number of women aspiring to leadership have begun their journey to secure a role as councilor or mayor in the 2024 election. On Saturday 20 August, Local Government Minister Melissa Horne welcomed the first 60 participants as part of the inaugural induction of the state government’s Women Leading Locally …

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The Main Street rental crisis just took a turn for the worse

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Friday that the central bank’s fight against inflation will bring “pain” to the economy, and right now small businesses are feeling that pain on both sides of the fight. Inflation has been a top concern for small businesses for some time, as high prices …

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What you never knew about Tori spelling

To say that Tori Spelling’s childhood was atypical is an understatement as big as her parents’ famously nicknamed mansion the gentlemen. Given that her father, Aaron Spelling, produced some of TV’s hottest hits, his custom-made abode was anything but humble. With 123 rooms and more than 56,500 square feet of …

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Pagan festivals like Wiccans’ WitchsFest USA face Christian harassment

As widespread immunity and milder strains of coronavirus have spread across the United States, pagans and witches, like their neighbors, have begun to gather more freely at annual community events this summer after two years of relative isolation. So you have some uninvited guests. Street preachers and Christian protesters have …

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Savannah wants an approachable, dedicated police chief

The Savannah City Council on Thursday approved spending $45,000 to find a new Savannah police chief, adhering to an ambitious timeline to identify, interview and hire a candidate before the end of the year. This schedule was created by Savannah City Manager Jay Melder, who will ultimately have the final …

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Report: Crisis call diversion program for community benefit, requires long-term commitment and expansion

The first three months of the Louisville Metro Crisis Call Division Program (CCDP) pilot program showed clear benefits and underscored the need to provide an acute non-police response for people experiencing a nonviolent behavioral crisis, according to a report by the University of Louisville, the Metro advice was provided. During …

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4 More Southern Utah Counties Now Part of Statewide Network Connecting Health and Human Services Providers – St George News

Unite Us Community Engagement Manager Janie Belliston explains the platform during a training session, Cedar City, Utah, August 23, 2022 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News/Cedar City News CEDAR CITY — A shared online platform that allows community health and human services providers to refer clients and match …

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Rudy Garza will be the next CEO and President of CPS Energy

Rudy Garza is on track to become CPS Energy’s next President and CEO. The city utility board voted Tuesday to suspend the outside search for a new chief and begin negotiations with the 10-year CPS veteran, who has served as interim president and CEO since October. Garza, 49, is set …

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why the housing market is collapsing – and the risks for the economy as a whole

China, unlike other major economies, has recently cut interest rates to stem the economic impact of its zero-COVID policy and to address a growing housing crisis. The country’s traditionally strong housing market was hit by a funding crisis, causing development to stall and buyers refusing to pay their mortgages. The …

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Exploration and rehabilitation of native fish in the Great Lakes underway

Today’s MI Environment story is from the State of the Great Lakes report. Overfishing. Habitat loss. invasive species. changes in water temperature. All of these problems – and more – make fisheries management in the Great Lakes a challenge for a group of fish called coregonines, which includes whitefish and …

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“See Chee how it never crossed my mind to leave PSB”

Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh – Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING (Aug. 22) Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh is avoiding a debate with Tan Sri Mohd Asfia Awang Nasar, Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly (DUN), on whether a pledge signed by Batu Lintang MP See Chee How is enforceable. …

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Kathryn Henderson | Obituaries | news-gazette.com

URBANA — Kathryn (Kathie) Luther Henderson, 99, died at home on Thursday, August 18, 2022. She was born on July 12, 1923 in rural Champaign County, the first daughter of Carl Frederick and Ida Lietz Luther. Born on the family farm purchased by her paternal grandparents on February 22, 1893, …

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Realtor group shares senior housing, care tips in Palos

Local seniors received advice on estate planning, decluttering, preventing elder abuse, property taxes, housing resources for veterans, and navigating housing and care plans with loved ones on Saturday. The Mainstreet Organization of Realtors hosted its Mainstreet Senior Expo in-person for the first time since 2019, which included nine dedicated seminars …

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Crumpton Appointed to NSBA Leadership Council |

MINT HILL – Sophrosyne Wellness’ Rosy Crumpton was recently appointed to the Executive Board of the National Small Business Association. Crumpton joins other small business advocates from around the country who are working to advance the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, DC’s capital. “As a small business …

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Bonus program for healthcare workers

program information New York’s key healthcare and frontline mental health workers have guided us through a century public health crisis and made our state a model for fighting and combating COVID-19. In order to attract talented people to the profession at a time of such great stress, while retaining those …

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CDFW News | California Fish and Game Commission Holds Hybrid Meeting

California Fish and Game Commission Holds Hybrid Meeting At its August 17 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources. The following are just a few points of interest from this week’s gathering, held in Loleta at the Bear River Band of Rohnerville …

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How drama can help open up conversations about suicide for young people in the post-pandemic era

According to British charity Young Minds, an organization set up to help children and young people with mental health problems, suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds worldwide. Many young people have struggled with their mental health during and since the COVID-19 pandemic, which is …

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Class 5A football: Bishop Gorman, Liberty still on top

League of the Desert Arbor View Aggies Coaches: Matt Gerber (17-6 in Season 3) Record 2021: 8-3 Playoffs: Lost to Liberty in the Southern Region Class 5A semifinals Break down: Gerber said the Aggies have as much talent as any team he’s had in 28 years as coach. The only …

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MHPSS & PROTECTION Project Manager MOLDOVA – Moldova

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization that intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. She works side by side with people with disabilities and vulnerable groups, committed to meeting their basic needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for …

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David Y Ige | DLNR Press Release – Hawaii Island Wildfire Mostly Contained, August 17, 2022

DLNR Press Release – Hawaii Island Wildfire Mostly Contained, August 17, 2022 Posted on August 17, 2022 in Current Department News, Newsroom (Waikōloa, Island of Hawaii) – Just south of Waikōloa village, the resort area, and the mauka of Highway 190 near the Puu Lani subdivision, a 17,000-acre wildfire has …

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Voter groups are fighting to block a law that could criminalize voter registration in Arizona

Voter groups claim the law is subjective and gives officials the tools to suppress voters’ rights. PHOENIX (CN) — Voter unions are suing Arizona to block a new law that could criminalize volunteers or organizations that provide registration or voter assistance to people registered to vote out of state. According …

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MEFIYI ‘All 4 Charity’ Good Time

A number of student-athletes from Douglas High pose for a photo after volunteering their time at the ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab and Steak Cookout.decency The 12th Annual “All 4 Charity” King Crab & Steak Cookout was held on August 5th at Big Daddy’s Bike and Brew. Proceeds from this …

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Too steep; legislators, public challenge 20% increase in insurance | New

HARTFORD – Insurance companies justify their demands for significant rate increases, arguing that health care costs and demand rose after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but lawmakers and the public oppose to a rise that they consider too steep. A group of insurance companies is looking for increases that …

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The benefits of Pelosi’s ill-advised visit to Taiwan

After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ill-timed trip to Taiwan, China’s leaders were determined not to let a good crisis go to waste. they conducted unprecedented military exercisesfiring ballistic missiles near Taiwan; and sending warplanes and naval warships across the Taiwan Strait centerline in an attention-grabbing demonstration of power. China also …

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Ahead of hearing, Scanlon launches request for 20% increase in insurance rates

HARTFORD, CT — State Representative Sean Scanlon called on the Connecticut Department of Insurance to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes in testimony submitted to the department ahead of its public hearing on the matter on Monday. In July, Connecticut health insurers – including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna and ConnectiCare – …

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A new model of refugee support built for Afghans is adapting to support Ukrainians

DURHAM, New Hampshire, August 15 (Reuters) – As of July, Dmitry Vorobiova, 39, his partner Olena, 36, and their dog have been living with 64-year-old Michael Glover, a software engineer who had extra space in his six- bedroom house after the death of his wife. Strangers before, Glover and the …

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BISD Education Foundation Hall of Honor Returns, Honoring Eight Influential Alumni | education

The Bryan ISD Education Foundation Hall of Honor achieved its ultimate goal as it returned to the Miramont Country Club for its 10th event on Saturday night. The night included a silent and live auction that helped raise more than $26,000 and honored eight Bryan School graduates who made contributions …

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Three African immigrants in a club of American millionaires

These three African immigrants have courage and resilience to guide them in building immense wealth. These two virtues are a sustenance dose for every African immigrant to the United States. he United States is still a top choice for immigrants, and it has remained unchanged for decades, giving life to …

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Al Mezan warns of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis looming as Israel continues to ban fuel into Gaza-occupied Palestinian territory

Humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip are deteriorating dramatically due to the ongoing Israeli military escalation against Gaza since Friday, August 5, 2022, targeting civilians and civilian objects, particularly infrastructure facilities, including water and electricity distribution networks. The 6-day complete closure of Erez and Karem Abu Salem, the border crossings …

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MORE, Christopher

Moore, Christopher P. 96, of Middletown, passed away on Friday 12 August 2022, at Ohio Living Mt. Pleasant. He was born on May 29, 1926 in New York City, New York to parents Eugene and Nora (Casey) Moore. Chris joined the Navy at 17 and served in the South Pacific. …

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Mass flooding exacerbates war turmoil in Yemen | Middle East | News and Analysis of Events in the Arab World | DW

Adding to the misery of a heat wave in June and storms in July, torrential rain and severe flooding, at least 38 people have died in Yemen this week alone, national and international media reported. In the historic city of Sanaa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at least 10 iconic …

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“Pregnancy Crisis Centers” mislead patients. They can also mislead some donors

Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) exist to discourage people from receiving abortion treatment. To that end, their tactics can include posing as legitimate abortion providers online, providing false information about the supposed dangers of abortion treatment, and lying to patients about how far along they are in their pregnancy. According to …

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Impact of the First Impression Equitable Relief ERISA Judgment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled on June 28 that a beneficiary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act plan may bring a claim against a plan administrator or its agents under the Act to recover life insurance benefits incurred as a result of a violation …

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The Koch Network uses the National Philanthropic Trust to obfuscate transactions

The National Philanthropic Trust helped Charles Koch’s tightly controlled network of nonprofits protect nearly $100 million in donations and grants from the public between 2019 and 2021. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) recently reported on the networks Finance 2019-20which reached $2.2 billion in sales in 2020, and the …

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Clashes in oil-rich Shabwa put Yemen’s new Council of Presidents to the test

DUBAI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Yemen’s new Presidential Council is under pressure this week over clashes between nominal allies in oil-rich Shabwa, threatening Saudi Arabia’s efforts to strengthen an anti-Houthi coalition and potentially complicating international peace efforts. Fighting in the south between forces from rival factions of the Political Leadership …

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Gov. Hochul announces that construction of an $86 million affordable housing development in the Bronx will begin

Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced construction has begun on Baez Place, an $86 million affordable housing development in the Claremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Baez Place will provide 154 affordable housing, including 86 with on-site support services for people affected by homelessness. “We are tackling housing insecurity and homelessness head-on …

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Consumers are haggling, buying in bulk and jumping on brands amid food inflation, IRI flags

08/10/2022 — Consumers are responding to food inflation by making value choices, e.g. E.g. opting for high-quality products, discounting offers with reduced prices and moving away from luxury brands to cheaper private labels. The findings, published by The Information Resources Inc. (IRI), are based on the latest …

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Dept. of Military Affairs: Serving Those Who Serve: Service Member Support Division Part 1 – Family Program

The majority of the Wisconsin National Guard’s Service Member Support Division (SMSD) relocated to a new location earlier this year, ultimately facilitating collaboration to provide Department of Defense service members, veterans, civilians and their families with access to comprehensive Wisconsin services and Resources that meet their needs. The SMSD consists …

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Honolulu City Council candidates are spending big on campaigns as elementary school nears

Candidates fighting for three Honolulu City Council seats spent tens of thousands of dollars on campaign materials ranging from social media ads to personalized jar openers in the final few weeks leading up to Saturday’s primary. The biggest donor over the past month was former councilman Ron Menor, who is …

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Many Americans don’t believe that climate change is coming for them

He did the same thing late last year when freak tornadoes swept through the state. That kind of spending is okay. But as he led Republican opposition to the massive legislation Democrats hope will rid the country of carbon-emitting energy sooner, McConnell said people were worried about other things. “The …

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Policies & Procedures | Taylor University

Material Access Policy The collections and materials in the Special Collections and University Archives are available (with some restrictions) to the Taylor University community, visiting scholars, and the general public. We are committed to making our collections freely accessible as much as possible within the framework of privacy, confidentiality and …

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Franz Josef community rallies in support of family of man involved in plane crash

More than $40,000 was raised for the whānau of a Franz Josef man involved in a plane crash while they await the delayed salvage operation. Franz Josef businessman Tim Gibb, whose light aircraft crashed near Mount Nicholson in the Southern Alps last week. Photo: Sharon Brettkelly The sole occupant of …

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