Lorraine Sylvia (Strang) Olson – InForum

Lorraine was born January 25, 1933 in Dawson, ND to Stewart and Lillian (Hanson) Strang. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Steele. She started grade 1 at age 5 in Dawson City and graduated from Dawson High School in 1950. She attended Concordia College for one …

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Apple Cup 2022: Community Thoughts and Looking Ahead

Football, more than any other sport I have come across, requires community. I think it’s one of those “all is all” sort of things. This is the size of the list. This is the importance of fourth string players in practice. It’s the fans who are screaming. It’s the money. …

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Few Close Shaves in Razor’s Edge Races: Ballots and Limits

Bow down, Independent Colorado Congressional Redistricting Commission. After the state won a seat in the House, the commission created a textbook-perfect seesaw seat—the winning margin in the new 8th congressional district was less than one percentage point. This contest north of Denver was the one we highlighted as a “razor’s …

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City of Queen Creek offices closed on Thanksgiving Day

The Town of Queen Creek offices and recreation annex will close on Thursday, November 24 in honor of Thanksgiving Day. The Leisure Annex will also be closed on Friday, November 25. According to a press release, the closure will not affect public safety or emergency services. If you have a …

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Cold weather tests Philly Marathon runners, while runner is surprised by his marriage proposal

Cold weather tests Philadelphia Marathon runners and 1 runner is surprised by his marriage proposal The cold didn’t stop thousands of runners from hitting the pavement for the Philadelphia Marathon, and one runner had a special surprise waiting for him at the finish line. FAIRMONT – The cold didn’t stop …

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Berkshire town is one of the top 15 nationally for best fall foliage

As all of us Berkshire County residents are well aware, our beautiful region is a regular playground for leaf peepers during that wonderful time of year when fall begins and the foliage begins to turn. However, one town in Berkshire County, in particular, was singled out as one of the …

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Maxine I. Sammons – Alexandria Echo Press

Maxine Irene Sammons, 69, of Brandon, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 13, 2022, at Knute Nelson Care Center in Alexandria. A Christian Burial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Brandon with Fr. Peter VanderWeyst …

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Veteran local government administrator to mentor ASU students as a Harrell-Hutchinson Visiting Urban Management Professional

November 17, 2022 Arizona State University students planning a career in city, town or county management can spend a year learning how it’s done from a veteran local government executive starting in January. Robert J. O’Neill Jr., former executive director of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), will share his …

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6 Takeaways From Former Vice President Mike Pence’s CNN Town Hall

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence in a CNN town hall Wednesday declined to pledge support Former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign and left the door open to seeking the Republican nomination himself. Speaking a day after the publication of his memoir, ‘So help me God,’ Pence was mostly …

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Here’s how Waymo is using hyper-local weather data to improve the capabilities of its self-driving vehicles – FutureCar.com

Author: Eric Walz Rain, fog, and condensation can affect the performance of an autonomous vehicle’s sensor suite. Traveling in bad weather can be difficult for some drivers. Driving in the rain, for example, can reduce visibility, fog up vehicle windows, or cause unwanted reflections on wet road surfaces. But for …

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The U.S. government needs to take a silicon-to-systems approach

The bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 ushers in a new era of leadership for U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and related industries. However, rebuilding America’s advanced electronics industry will take a sustained, long-term effort, and it’s not just about chips. Chips do not float in the air; they must be …

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Mohave Community College hires Cervantes as women’s soccer coach | Kingman Miner Daily

BULLHEAD CITY — Mohave Community College has hired a head coach for Northwest Arizona’s first-ever women’s varsity football team. Cynthia Cervantes most recently served as the head coach of the women’s team at Western Texas College and is currently an assistant coach for the US West Region Olympic Development Program, …

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Gorgeous weekend weather across Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Temperatures are starting to get chilly across Arizona, with valley neighborhoods in the 40s and high country teens and 20s. Despite this cool start, expect a sunny and beautiful day across the state. For most spots, today will be the hottest day of the week. In …

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AZ Big Media Ducey, Feds Battle Over Border Shipping Containers

Rafael Martinez Orozco, assistant professor of Southwest Borderlands at Arizona State University, said politics and security involving the US-Mexico border are too complex to respond to simplistic solutions. “I think it’s part of a band-aid solution that only thinks about the border wall as a regiment – as such – …

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Arizona faces ‘triple epidemic’ of respiratory illnesses as weather turns cold

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) — It’s been a very bad year, at least so far, for respiratory disease. It’s still very early, but the fall season for respiratory illnesses is already in full swing. Let’s take a look at the numbers so far for what might be called a …

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Latin startup cultivates community and uplifts creatives | Currents function

Click to enlarge (Angie Roberts/Submitted) The Tucson Creative Comadres at their Cafecito and Chill event at Cartel Roasting Co. on September 18. The group of Latino creatives and entrepreneurs meet monthly to network, collaborate and cultivate community. As the founder of the local A networking group for …

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Washington schools in town this weekend

History links ASU__WSU__UW_Rosters.pdf Volleyball ranked wins TEMPE, Ariz. — Sun Devil Volleyball hosts two ranked teams this weekend at Desert Financial Arena in Washington State No. 25 and Washington No. 20 on Friday and Sunday, respectively. Fan Information …

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International music superstars CeCe Peniston and Crystal Waters are heading to Cape Town this month

Dance Music Divas, Cece Peniston and Crystal clear waters come to Cape Town and bring the 90s with them. The US-based duo are heading to Africa for a tour that includes Cape Town on Saturday November 26 at the Grand Arena at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World. They will then …

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Senior UK government official resigns amid bullying allegations

LONDON (AP) — A senior official in Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government announced his resignation Tuesday night after mounting allegations that he intimidated his colleagues. Gavin Williamson announced his resignation as Minister of State without Portfolio in a letter posted on Twitter, four days after The Times of London published …

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Top 10 hot destinations to visit in December – Kiwi.com

These are the 10 most popular destinations in Europe, North America and the world for winter sun holidays, travel, city breaks and more in December Fancy a bit of winter sun? Kiwi.com is here to help. We have recommendations for cheap trips to warm destinations in December and throughout the …

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How to “follow the money” in a political campaign | News & Community

This story was originally posted by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Register for ProPublica User’s Guide to Democracya series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to vote. There’s a phrase that often comes up when investigative …

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Talking about town | Shepparton News

Keith had a story to tell me and he had, very kindly, taken detailed notes. It is likely that his experience with me in the past has taught him that I am not the best note-taker in the world. I tend to get too involved in conversation and forget to …

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Bison notebook: The weather plays a role for the first time this Bison season – InForum

MACOMB, Ill. — Weather was a factor for the first time this season in a North Dakota State game. Sustained winds of 25 miles per hour with gusts of more than 30 affected the Bison and Western Illinois passing, punting and kicking games in the 56- 17 of the NDSU …

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Berkshire Community College has added 10 new staff and promoted another | Company

Sarah Burdick PHOTO PROVIDED BY BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Dana Buxton PHOTO PROVIDED BY BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PITTSFIELD – Berkshire Community College has added 10 new staff and promoted one existing employee. Sarah Burdick has been named the Academic/Success/Career Coach for BCC’s Success Program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in …

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High Court to hear water dispute between Navajo and government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said it will hear a dispute over water involving the U.S. government and the Navajo Nation. The high court said Friday it would review a lower court ruling in favor of the Navajo Nation, which spans parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. The …

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U.S. alcohol-related death rate is on the rise, government reports show

Deaths directly attributable to alcohol grew nearly 30% in the United States in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two new reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown which states have the highest numbers and which groups are affected. The agency has previously said such …

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Utah football uses weather to launch game nine uniform

Utah Utes wide receiver Jaylen Dixon (25) heads the ball into the end zone, but the game is called up for a penalty, during the game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, November 23, 2019 (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) SALT …

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The Future of Government Jobs: No two fields will be the same

This article is the third in a three-part series on the future of the state and local government workforce. You can find the second article in the series here. Can anyone predict with certainty the exact nature of the public sector workforce in the years to come? No. This would …

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The Tucson Roadrunners are building a strong hockey community in a basketball city

The Roadrunners will never compare to the popularity of University of Arizona basketball in Tucson, but the organization engages the city’s hockey community in its own way. (Picture by Rudy Aguado/Cronkite News) TUCSON – The sound of skates clicking on the ice. The crash of bodies hitting planks around a …

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Chad A. Vaith – Post Bulletin

Chad A. Vaith, 50, of Racine, MN, died Friday, October 28, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness with metastatic esophageal cancer. Chad Aaron Vaith was born on April 18, 1972 in Rochester, MN to Curt and Beth (Wiedemann) Vaith. He grew up in Stewartville, …

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The Countryside Living Seniors Community in Queen Creek held a No Deficiency Night Out for Residents and Staff

In August, the Arizona Department of Health gave Countryside Living a deficiency-free survey based on its last annual inspection. Countryside Living, a seniors’ community in Queen Creek that provides care and support for seniors in need of assistive services and memory care, hosted a disability-free party on October 26. Staff …

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The Wildcats are aiming big at the gate, and the ‘basketball city’ is ready to help

Adia Barnes thinks Arizona can break the Pac-12 record for women’s basketball attendance, a formula she says will require “one or two sell-outs and several more games drawing around 10,000 people.” Is it really doable? The Wildcats have sold about 6,000 season tickets and are coming off a year in …

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Halloween weather forecast: what to expect for a trick or treat

Comment this story Comment Boo! Halloween is right around the corner, and tens of millions of kids (and, let’s face it, some candy-hungry adults, too) are ready to hit the streets and sidewalks of the neighborhood for candy. Naturally, spending hours outdoors is at the risk of Mother Nature’s whims. …

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Meloni’s far-right government takes shape in Italy

Presenting herself as an outsider who crashed through a glass ceiling, Italy’s new right-wing prime minister Giorgia Meloni, who leads the neo-fascist Brothers of Italy party, sought to placate critics during her first public speech since taking office, denouncing fascism. , expressing support for the European Union and NATO, and …

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OCC APPROVAL RECEIVED FOR MERGER OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK AND FLAGSTAR BANK

THE TWO COMPANIES MUTUALLY AGREE TO EXTEND THE MERGER AGREEMENT TO DECEMBER 31, 2022 HICKSVILLE, NY and TROY, Mich., October 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) (the “Company” or “NYCB”) and Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: FBC) (“Flagstar”) announced today that they have received approval from …

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Hidden Gem Reveals the Darker Side of Apache Junction’s Goldfield Ghost Town

APACHE JUNCTION, AZ – A hidden gem in Arizona reveals a much darker side to Apache Junction’s Goldfield Ghost Town: paranormal activity. Goldfield Ghost Town is home to several attractions centered around Arizona’s rich mining history. This is a popular day stop in Apache Junction for tourists that includes period …

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Scoreboard/Lineup – Wednesday, October 26 – PortageOnline.com

Results for Tuesday 25 October Zone 4 High School Hockey LeaguePembina 8 Northlands Drive 1 MJHLDolphin 2 OCN 1Virden 3 Waywayseecappo 2 (SW) Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey LeagueBrandon 6 Park 0 NHLCalgary 4 Pittsburgh 1Minnesota 3 Montreal 1Arizona 6 Columbus 3Boston 3 Dallas 1New Jersey 6 Detroit 2Colorado 3 New …

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Meet the new Yampa River fund manager

Mike Robertson is the manager of the Yampa River Fund.Community Agriculture Alliance / Courtesy Photo Fall has been beautiful here in the Yampa Valley this year with warm weather that allowed us to spend a few extra days on the trails or enjoy some fantastic fishing on the river. Although …

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2023 George Strait Stadium Tour Dates with Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town – Billboard

Next year, George Strait is preparing to play his longest stadium run in nine years since completing his two-year “The Cowboy Rides Away” tour in 2014. Explore Explore See the latest videos, graphics and news See the latest videos, graphics and news The country titan and band Ace in the …

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Companies lure hourly workers with tuition benefits – Boston News, Weather, Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — When Daniella Malave started working for Chipotle at age 17, the main perk she sought was free food. It turned out that she also got a free college education. While working full-time for the channel, Malave completed two years of college with annual stipends of $5,250 …

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New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) Receives Medium “Hold” Rating from Brokerages

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB – Get Rating) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight rating agencies that cover the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst rated the stock with a sell recommendation and three gave the company a hold recommendation. The 1-year average target price among …

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State of Arizona sues feds over request to remove shipping containers

Court documents show the state is suing multiple federal agencies YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Arizona is suing the federal government over shipping containers placed on federal lands in the gaps in the Yuma border wall. The US Department of the Interior sent a letter to the state nearly two …

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City leaders hope Republic services can now handle garbage duties | While reading

READING – Exhausted DPW workers and townspeople will be eagerly awaiting the arrival of Republic Services trucks today to see if the garbage hauler can handle its Friday waste and recycling commitments. For the third week in a row, city officials have been inundated with complaints from residents whose trash …

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AXIS Capital Comments on the Impact of Catastrophe and Other Weather-Related Losses on Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results | app

PEMBROKE, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 20, 2022– AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AXS) today announced that it expects to report a small operating profit for the third quarter of 2022. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it …

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Community speaks out at ADOT’s Electric Vehicle Charging Station Open Day

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – Arizona is receiving millions of dollars in federal funding to install electric vehicle charging stations along Highways 10 and 19, and community members had the chance to participate in an open day on Wednesday 19 October. Arizona is one of the first states to …

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E-cigarette: US government seeks court injunctions against six manufacturers as FDA steps up enforcement

CNN — The US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against six e-cigarette makers on Tuesday, seeking permanent injunctions against the makers on behalf of the US Food and Drug Administration. The flurry of complaints marked the first time the FDA has taken such action against e-cigarette makers to enforce …

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City manager Maltez threatens to cancel contract for new waste hauler | While reading

READING – Furious city manager Fidel Maltez yesterday threatened to cancel Republic Services’ waste hauling contract if the supplier did not significantly improve its performance by the end of this week. Criticizing the third-party provider for its “incomplete, sporadic and unpredictable waste and recycling services”, the city’s normally laid-back CEO …

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Clear skies tonight, perfect car wash weather

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Rain clouds have pushed eastward into Arizona as sunny, warmer conditions here in the Valley begin the work and school week. Our daily average is now 89 degrees, but we won’t be saying goodbye to the 90s just yet! Tonight expect clear skies and lows in …

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UA students hold a campus outing in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community across the country

About 40 people from the University of Arizona joined 50 other universities in a nationwide protest in support of Title IX enforcement at religious universities. The Strike Out Queerphobia National Campus Walkout took place in front of the Administration Building in the Free Speech Zone on October 11. “Today we …

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Republicans go to town thanks to increased IRS funding for Dems

The attacks exaggerate the number of law enforcement officers the administration intends to hire and ignore promises from Democrats that they will focus on high earners. The ads are designed to do two things, said Robert Blizzard, a Republican pollster at Public Opinion Strategies. First, they aim to galvanize Republican …

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Colorado Weather: Cool Photo Takes Over Our Weekend

DENVER(CBS)- A weak cold front swept through most of Colorado to kick off the weekend. This front dropped high temperatures about 10 to 15 degrees lower than Friday. Credit: CBS4 Lower elevations were in the 60s and 70s for Saturday afternoon, Denver’s high only reached 62 degrees at Denver International …

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Verbal threat shuts down Tribal Government in Window Rock

WINDOW ROCK An alleged verbal threat in Tuba City a few days ago prompted the tribal government in the tribe’s capital to shut down on Thursday. Window Rock Navajo Police responded to a threat Thursday when they received reports of a person making verbal threats in Tuba City. The person …

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Camelot Homes Announces Sales for New Aura Luxury Community in Scottsdale | Elaina Verhoff

Camelot Homes Announces Sales for New Aura Scottsdale Luxury CommunityCamelot Homes Camelot Homes is pleased to announce the start of sales in its new luxury community, Aura, located on the southeast corner of Shea and 128th Street in Scottsdale. Aura is a private gated community with 12 single storey homes. …

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Ducey Earns Top Honors for Arizona Government Financial Management | Arizona

(The Center Square) – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is one of America’s best governors, according to a report by a free market think tank. The CATO Institute published its 2022 fiscal policy brief for US governors this week. The think tank praised Ducey, giving him an “A” for his rating. …

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Monsoon-like weather hits Southern California

An ‘abnormal’ weather pattern blowing around Southern California is showering the coast with rain and lightning, and it looks a lot like a monsoon, weather experts say. After the usual mid-July through September monsoon season in Southern California, the region typically transitions into the Santa Ana windy season. But this …

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A town hall meeting regarding Arizona’s Proposition 310 was held inside Mohave Valley Fire Department Station 81 last Wednesday evening.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews) Sources: Patrick Moore, Arizona Secretary of State and President of the Arizona Firefighters Association (information) Mohave Valley, Arizona: A town hall meeting regarding Proposition 310 was held inside Mohave Valley Fire Department Station 81 on the evening of Wednesday, October 12, 2022. According to the Arizona …

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Six Greater Phoenix Rabbis and Other Clergy Highlight Arizona’s ‘Draconian’ Abortion Bans | Community

Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman’s voice was soft and restrained as she called a gathering of interfaith clergy at Desert Horizon Park in Scottsdale on Friday, October 7 at 9:30 a.m. The more she spoke, however, the louder and more assertive her voice became. . “This is an event to bring attention …

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Biden proposes new rules for gig workers; Senate launches NDAA debate

The Biden administration has released a long-awaited proposal on how it will approach independent contractor status under the federal wage law, its second attempt to overturn a Trump-era norm it says makes workers vulnerable to misclassification. The proposal, released Tuesday by the US Department of Labor, clarifies when workers should …

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Weather, Casteel can’t stop Chandler from going undefeated

Bad weather on Friday forced Chandler and Casteel to postpone their match to Saturday. (Photo by Spencer Pullen/azpreps365.com) The Casteel Colts and Chandler Wolves finally faced off at Joel Wirth Stadium on Saturday afternoon, where the Colts suffered their first home loss, 40-21. Chandler and Casteel were scheduled to play …

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Summit to address housing insecurity for the Indigenous community

The City of Albuquerque Office of Native American Affairs, with support from other advocacy groups like the National Native Women’s Resource Center, will host the Indigenous Housing Justice Summit at the Albuquerque Convention Center Tuesday, October 11. The summit will take place the day after Indigenous Peoples Day and aims …

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The British government is a disaster area…so why hasn’t support for independence surged?

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during the SNP conference at the Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) in Aberdeen, Scotland. Picture date: Saturday October 8, 2022. PA Photo. See AP POLITICS SNP story. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire It took five days for Boris Johnson, four for David Cameron and two …

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San Diego County Mountain’s Luck for Wet Weather Could Drift Inland – NBC 7 San Diego

Mountain communities in San Diego County face potentially wet weather on Friday and that chance of downpours could spread to our interior valleys. Thanks to some moisture east of Arizona and New Mexico, mountainous areas of the county have a chance of rain as that moisture moves toward our region. …

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Cave Creek Prone Hospitality With Handlebars: Town Native Mike Edwards’ New Business Is Booming | Company

Mike Edwards is no stranger to hospitality. Working in the restaurant industry for 15 years, eight of which as a bartender, allowed him to identify a need in the community. A need for people to get home safely with services like Uber and Lyft not serving the area. Without lighted …

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Video shows massive dust cloud shrouding farming community outside San Diego

Wild videos show a massive wind-driven dust storm shrouding a farming community outside San Diego – reducing driving visibility to zero on the roads and paralyzing the area for hours Residents of Southern California were urged to take shelter Thursday as a large cloud of dust known as a haboob …

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Oregons in town for No. 16 Huskies

Related links History links THIS WEEK AT HUSKY VOLLEYBALL FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 #16 Washington hosts Oregon State, 8:00 p.m. Alaska Airlines Arena Live broadcast on Pac-12 Networks National | Live statistics SUNDAY OCTOBER 9#16 Washington hosts #12 Oregon, 4:00 p.m.Alaska Airlines Arena Live broadcast on …

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When is the first frost? Here’s what the averages say

The first frost occurs on a different date, on average, in each region of the United States. Different weather conditions each year can cause the first frost to occur earlier or later than average. Mountainous regions generally reach 32 degrees before areas less influenced by the relief. The first frost …

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What was the GOP that wanted less government?

We urgently need your help. DAME reports the stories that need to be told, from perspectives that are not heard enough. In times of crisis, it is even more essential that these voices are not ignored, but COVID-19 has impacted our ability to continue publishing. Please support our mission by …

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NFL Green wants Super Bowl to benefit Arizona community and environment

Director, NFL Environmental Program Jack Groh, Associate Director, NFL Environmental Program Susan Groh, President, PepsiCo Beverages North America West Division Johannes Evenblij and Director, FORCE BLUE Jim Ritterhoff attend NFL, Pepsi Stronger Together and FORCE BLUE Restore Football Field-Sized Kelp Forest at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on January 24, 2022 …

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The Weekly – Mervis and Canario Props, Cool Kids in Town, Instructed Action and Some Dead End Friends

Alexander Canario – Photo by Todd Johnson I’d like to first start this week by thanking everyone for reading our coverage of the 2022 Minor League Regular Season and Playoffs! We are now at the point of the year where instructions take place in Arizona and the Arizona Fall League …

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Biden signs bill to avoid government shutdown and help Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed into law a bill on Friday that funds the federal government until mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine after lawmakers acted to avert a partial government shutdown that was due to begin after midnight. The bill passed …

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Mable Downer Williams – Upper Telegram

Mabel D. Williams, of Superior, passed away Saturday, September 24 at Essentia Health Duluth. She was born in Bowdle, SD on November 2, 1926, the daughter of Adney and Alma Downer. Mabel was the first in her family to attend university. She graduated from Jamestown University, Jamestown, ND with a …

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Arizona students protest new laws targeting the LGBTQ+ community – The Hill

The story at a glance High school students in Arizona walked out of class on Thursday to protest a number of new state laws that went into effect on Saturday that they say discriminate against LGBTQ+ people. Among the new laws that have come into force are two measures that …

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City officials welcome Israeli government delegation | Local News

Mayor Ginny Dickey, city leaders and the Fountain Hills Sister Cities Corp. met with an Israeli government delegation on Tuesday 13 September. Organized by Global Ties Arizona, the groups shared common issues within their organizations. The Israeli delegation included Knesset Parliamentary Adviser to the Coalition Speaker, MK Mickey Zohar, Parliamentary …

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The day the Detroit Lions came to town

By Ron PeschLocalSportsJournal.com MUSKEGON–It was February 1948, when Alvin Nugent ‘Bo’ McMillin flew to Detroit to negotiate a new life. A contract with the Detroit Lions would more than double his current salary at Indiana University, where he served as the school’s football coach and athletic director. He still had …

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Most states are prepared for a recession

New York, September 29, 2022 – The majority of US states have the resources to weather an economic recession, according to a new study from Moody’s Analytics. A record 43 states have the cash to weather an economic crisis without having to resort to deep spending cuts or tax increases. …

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Governor Gavin Newsom signs additional abortion protections into law | News & Community

This article was originally published on September 27, 2022 by CalMatters. California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a package of 12 bills into law, establishing some of the strongest abortion protections in the country — a direct reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn federal abortion guarantees …

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Small Oregon town hosts first wind-solar-battery ‘hybrid’ factory

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A renewable energy plant commissioned in Oregon on Wednesday that combines solar, wind and massive batteries to store generated energy is the first plant in this type in North America. The project, which will generate enough electricity to power a small town at peak output, addresses …

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Hurricane Heading for Florida: Emergency Weather Preparedness for RVers

As Hurricane Ian heads for the west coast of Florida today, it’s a reminder of how seriously emergency weather preparedness for RVers should be taken. In bad weather, RVs are seriously vulnerable. A stick and brick building is always safer. But because an RV, by its very definition, is mobile, …

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Riverside Community Schools set to induct new class into Hall of Fame

Riverside Community Schools will honor four outstanding individuals and two teams during this year’s Hall of Fame induction. The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the middle and high school gymnasium as part of Riverside Homecoming Week activities. This year’s recipients will include former employees Kenneth Finnegan …

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Amarillo area Our Town briefs for the week of September 25, 2022

Reward offered for missing animal belonging to a woman killed in an accident A friend is trying to help his family locate one of the dogs belonging to a Florida woman who died in a vehicle accident earlier this month near Childress. The dog was one of two pets in …

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