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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Demotech postpones downgrades to Florida insurance company ratings

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Florida rating agency Demotech responded to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation saying it would not post scheduled downgrades to the Financial Stability Rating on Tuesday. We learned last week that Demotech had notified about 20 insurance companies that their ratings were going to be downgraded, …

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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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THE GLOBAL BLACK ECONOMIC FORUM APPOINTS ALPHONSO DAVID AS PRESIDENT & CEO

David, a prominent advocate and advocate for social and economic justice, will lead the significant expansion of the Forum’s presence, strategy and programming NEW YORK, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Global Black Economic Forum, the world’s premier platform dedicated to redefining economic and social justice for the black …

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Savings and algorithms: UK supermarkets battle cost-of-living crisis

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Faced with the toughest economic conditions in decades, UK supermarkets are trimming down their product ranges, seeking cost savings and patrolling each other’s stores to check prices and products while trying to stay one step ahead. Like retailers around the world, UK grocers including market …

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Gov. Abbott, HHSC Launch One-Stop Website to Connect Texans with Family Resources and Health Services | Texas Governor’s Office

June 29, 2022 | Austin, Texas | press release Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is launching a new website designed to serve as a comprehensive resource for Texas families, including expectant mothers, new parents and families at all stages of life. …

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3 Common Life Insurance Myths

We all understand the essence of life insurance. It provides financial assistance to beneficiaries in the event of the death of the insured. But what we may not be aware of is its role as financial aid for life-disrupting disability and preventing us from working. Another misconception is that many …

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Among the Maui Film Festival honorees is Christina Ricci of Yellowjackets

2022 Maui Film Festival honorees. Clockwise from top left: Jayme Lawson, Christina Ricci, Lana Condor, Gerry Lopez and Stacy Peralta. Photos courtesy of Maui Film Festival The Maui Film Festival today announced its 2022 award winners for the 22nd annual event, taking place July 6-10 at the Maui Arts & …

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Ohio Valley food banks see longer lines amid inflation and dwindling government support – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Ruth Cummings bent warily over the crates of produce in the hot June sun and peered through the bags of vegetables, carrots and apples laid out outside the old church building that serves as the local pantry. With gas station and grocery store prices soaring, these donated boxes are a …

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Kansas establishes an Advisory Council on Native American Education

TOPEKA – The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory board to improve and reform Native American learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chair of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the council’s establishment will help state education officials fill the enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans. …

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Remarks by President Biden at the signing of S.2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Roosevelt room 8:36 a.m. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, folks. Yesterday I spoke about the Supreme Court’s shocking decision in Roe v. to knock Wade down. We’ve had a lot of discussions about this in the whole household. We think it’s a – anyway. Jill and I know how painful …

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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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