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Brooklyn Park Police step up community engagement efforts to fight crime

Brooklyn Park Police are working to redeploy more officers to engage with residents of an apartment complex as part of an effort to deter crime and improve security. “Over the past few weeks there have been a lot of challenges that have happened out there, tragic things that have happened,” Brooklyn Park Police Inspector Elliot […]

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9 million migrants and refugees from 130 countries live in Egypt – Middle East Monitor

The International Organization for Migration said more than nine million migrants and refugees from 130 countries currently live in Egypt. This figure includes the four main communities – four million Sudanese, 1.5 million Syrians, one million Yemenis and one million Libyans. The news was reported earlier this week in Egypt’s Al-Ahram daily, which said the […]

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Newtown community reacts to multiple drug and gun related arrests

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Residents of the Newtown community react Tuesday to the heavy drug and gun trade after eight people were charged. The incident happened outside the Purple Store on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way. “It’s a real problem and people just need to know how to solve problems,” said Valerie Buchand, a […]

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Custom Haircare Company Prose Launches New Clean Multi-Purpose Styling Gel

Prose, the Brooklyn, NY-based direct-to-consumer beauty tech brand, has launched a new custom styling gel, the latest addition to its line of bespoke hair care products. The DTC brand said the clean and highly effective custom multi-use gel offers endless styling versatility and adapts to the customer’s life, specific to where they live and their […]

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Maxine Bédat wants New York State to regulate the fashion industry

This story is part fast business The Most Creative People in Business 2022. Check out the full list of innovators who broke through this year and impacted the world around us. In 2019, Maxine Bédat went digging through a burning mountain landfill outside Accra, Ghana, as she released toxic fumes. It was filled with clothes […]

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The Stonehenge community of Mbombela pledges to clean up the suburbs

In an attempt to spruce up the Stonehenge area, members of the community, aided by ACS Security, came together to clean up the suburb on Saturday July 30. Community activist and DA councilor Thea Rix said residents of Stonehenge had recently elected a committee with the aim of beautifying the area, and the first port […]

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Global Caravanning Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2030 – Shanghaiist

The global caravanning market, valued at US$52,652.11 billion in 2022, is expected to reach a value of US$81,595.97 billion in 2030, growing at a CAGR of 13.6%. Global Caravanning Market – Overview The increase in the historical period of caravanning has resulted from a cheaper alternative to traditional holidays, increasing disposable income, rapid technological advancements, […]

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Margareth Shepard is a clear choice for Framingham State Rep: column

The following is an opinion column and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Framingham Patch FRAMINGHAM, MA — In the Sept. 6 Democratic primary, voters will choose their candidate for the new Middlesex 6th District State House seat. The two most serious contenders on the ballot are: Margareth Shepard, an experienced member of the […]

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The next phase of Detroit’s community arts nonprofit Garage Cultural

The new Garage Cultural building. Photo: Annalize Frank/Axios Garage Cultural, a nonprofit for community arts, is using a recently awarded grant as a “springboard” to build its new campus. Driving the news: The The Kresge Foundation donated Garage Cultural $150,000 this summer to fund an outdoor stage, workshop and green space around the nonprofit’s new […]

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Russia bans adoption by foreigners from ‘enemy countries’

On August 1, a bill was tabled A bill has been introduced in Russia’s State Duma that prohibits citizens of “enemy countries” from adopting Russians, Reuters reported. The list of enemy states of Russia has grown after many countries imposed sanctions on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine in February. This list currently includes the […]

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Brahmavar: Siddaramaiah is the only voice of the state to confront fundamentalists – YSV Datta

Silvestre D’Souza Daijiworld Media Network – BrahmavarBrahmavara, August 7: Former YSV MP Datta said Siddaramaiah is the only leader and the only voice in the state to speak openly against fundamentalists who have created social unrest in the recent past. Speaking after the inauguration of the Jananayaka Siddaramaiah-75 program at the Bunts Sangha here […]

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Asian countries should work together to deal with fallout from Russian-Ukrainian war

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today (7 August 2022) that South Asia, Southeast Asia and China could work together for economic progress in facing challenges caused by the Russian- Ukrainian. Referring to the Russian-Ukrainian war, Western sanctions and counter-sanctions, she said: “People (across the world) are going through tough times…South Asia, Southeast Asia and the […]

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How Ahmaud Arbery’s death changed a coastal Georgia community

BRUNSWICK, Georgia, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Carla Arbery has a t-shirt summarizing what has changed in her coastal Georgia community since the murder of nephew Ahmaud Arbery by three white men in 2020. Phrases on his list of action shirts sparked by the shooting death of the young black jogger: The abolition of a state […]

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A decade after the Oak Creek shooting, Sikh community members and experts push for better policies and resources

Wisconsin native Pardeep Kaleka was on his way to the Sikh temple in Wisconsin when he heard there was an active shooter in the gurdwara – in the same place where his parents and several other devotees were preparing a community meal. His mother survived the attack on August 5, 2012, but his father, Satwant […]

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State Senator Dennis Bradley faces party-endorsed Rev. Herron Gaston’s top challenge

BRIDGEPORT — Despite losing his party’s support after his arrest for federal campaign finance charges last year, State Senator Dennis Bradley is pressing ahead with his bid for re-election to the General Assembly. The two-term Democratic lawmaker faces a primary challenge on Tuesday from the Reverend Herron Gaston, a Yale-educated activist and first-time candidate who […]

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Fuel prices in Bangladesh lower than prices in neighboring countries: Hasan

Hassan Mahmud. — File photo. Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud said on Saturday that fuel prices in Bangladesh were the same as in India while they were lower than prices in many other neighboring countries. “The government gave Taka a subsidy of 53,000 crore or six billion dollars to the power and power sectors […]

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Eyman forced to sell his house to pay campaign finance fines | State

SEATTLE — Watch salesman turned anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman, who was found responsible last year for “numerous and particularly egregious” violations of campaign finance law, has been forced to sell his home to help pay off millions of dollars in fines and debts. A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a resolution requiring Eyman […]

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Midland Biggby fosters an accessible community

A local business owner makes sure everyone has an equal chance to bond over a cup of coffee. Norma Psycher’s Biggby Cafe, located at 6615 Eastman Avenue, is now the first in the restaurant chain to install an adult-size changing table in a bid to become more accessible. “I’m a mom,” Pyscher said. “And when […]

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Latest round of US sanctions targets metals company and former Olympic gymnast linked to Putin

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed grave concern over the bombing of Ukraine’s massive Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, saying it increases the risk of a “nuclear disaster”. Comments by Director-General Rafael Grossi on August 6 came as Kyiv and Moscow blame exchanged for the bombing of the site of Zaporizhzhya, […]

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‘They all knew’: Textile company misled regulators over use of toxic PFAS, documents show | SPFA

A French industrial fabric producer who poisoned drinking water supplies with PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across 168 sq km of southern New Hampshire has misled regulators about how much of the toxicant he used, a group of state lawmakers and public health advocates accuse . The company, Saint Gobain, now admits it used far more PFAS […]

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Putin signs ban preventing investors from ‘unfriendly’ countries from selling stakes in key companies

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said Russia must take responsibility for an “act of terror” after Kyiv and Moscow blamed each other for strikes at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. “Today the occupiers have created another extremely risky situation for all of Europe: they have struck the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant twice. Any bombing of […]

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State seeks papers linked to ‘Silly Souls Cafe’ – The New Indian Express

By PTI PANAJI: In a new twist to the row over a high-end Goan bar that Congress has linked to the daughter of Union Minister Smriti Irani, the district administration has issued a notice to the local village panchayat asking for relevant documents in response to a complaint alleging that the outlet was illegally constructed. […]

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Suncor Energy’s quarterly earnings rise as company plans to divest assets

Petrochemical storage tanks are seen at the Suncor Energy chemical plant near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Suncor released its second quarter results on Thursday.TODD ​​KOROL/Reuters Suncor Energy Inc. SU-T more than quadrupled its second-quarter profit on Thursday as the oil producer benefited from higher commodity prices and launched plans to divest assets and reduction in its […]

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Community outraged after judge sentences ex-Tomball teacher convicted of child raping to 60 days in jail

Former Tomball teacher’s sentence sparks protests from community activists FOX 26 reporter Natalie Hee has more on the sentence which has drawn strong reactions from community activists. HOUSTON – Community members are outraged after a Harris County judge sentenced a convicted child rapist to 60 days in jail and 10 years probation. Activists say the […]

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BioReset: the brave new plan for countries affected by drought

Discover how to remove pollutants from wastewater, allowing greater possibility of recycling Researchers are trying to remove pesticides, pharmaceuticals and microplastics from sewage treatment plant waters so they can be recycled and reused for other purposes, such as irrigating agricultural and sports grounds. “It makes no sense to use treated wastewater to, for example, irrigate […]

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Primaries lead to big losses for incumbent GOP lawmakers

By TODD RICHMOND and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin’s longest-serving Assembly Speaker, Republican Robin Vos has presided over efforts to restrict abortions, weaken unions, expand gun rights and push back mandates of COVID-19. Despite this, he faces a primary challenger who claims he’s not conservative enough. The challenger’s argument: […]

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Death squads continue to operate in many countries

Shortly after taking office as President of the Philippines in 2016, Rodrigo Duterte made his now infamous vow to cleanse his country of the drug menace, the same promise he made during his fierce campaign during of the last few months. “When I become president,” Duterte had said at a campaign meeting, “I will order […]

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African countries want hippos on endangered species list | The new times

Ten African countries have proposed that the hippo be given the highest protection under the official endangered animals list of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). . Hippos are already listed as an Appendix II species, which means they are not necessarily threatened with extinction but could […]

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Xerox’s new CEO’s path was over the mudflats and overpasses of Long Island

As he takes over the top job at Xerox, Steve Bandrowczak is confident he can look most of his employees in the eye with an understanding of the instant challenges of their jobs, from cafeteria staff to engineers preparing jobs. new ways of doing things in the digital domain. That’s because Bandrowczak himself has held […]

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Kansas voters reject anti-abortion amendment to state constitution

Kansas voters rejected a bid by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature to change the state’s constitution in a way that would have paved the way for lawmakers to ban or restrict abortion. The referendum was the first electoral test of public opinion in the United States since the Supreme Court in June removed federal protection for […]

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Elections 2022 | Candidate Profile: Isaac Evans-Frantz | Community News

With the August 9 primaries fast approaching, Vermont News & Media sent out a questionnaire to candidates with three questions: 1) What qualifications make you the best candidate for this position? 2) What are the three most important issues or challenges for the future and how would you address them? and 3) What Vermont traditions […]

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Hain is pleased that the British government has agreed to suspend Bain and his company – SABC News

Anti-apartheid activist Lord Peter Hain says he is glad the British government has agreed to suspend Bain and the company of public contractors for three years for their role in facilitating the capture of the South African Revenue Service ( SARS). This was done at the request of Hain, a former British MP. The State […]

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Company behind Australia’s most advanced vanadium project embroiled in leadership fight amid shareholder activism – pv magazine Australia

Australian mining technology company TNG Limited, which owns the world’s most advanced vanadium project – the Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory, has its management team officially challenged by a campaign of shareholders criticizing setbacks and the slow progress of the project. August 3, 2022 Bella Peacock Perth-based TNG Limited has found itself at […]

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Ganahl wants to abolish state income tax

Heidi Ganahl, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, is campaigning on a bold pledge to eliminate Colorado’s 4.55% personal income tax, the state’s largest source of general fund revenue, during his first four-year term. “I’m going to get us to zero income tax,” she told Republican voters at a candidates’ forum in April. But Ganahl, a University […]

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It’s time for the disability community to take center stage

It was the German poet Bertrold Brecht who once said that “art is not a mirror to reflect reality, but a hammer with which to shape it”. In 2022, actors with disabilities remain hugely underrepresented and Brecht’s lyrics seem more relevant than ever. Actors and representatives of the media industry with disabilities are not known […]

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The Skanner News – Kidz Outside festival aims to create community space in George Park

Mat RandolThe Portland Parks system comprises over 11,600 acres. Two of those acres meant the world to local emcee Mat Randol. “The first place I made friends was at the park,” Randol said. The Skner to grow up across from George Park in St. Johns. “I remember being young and counting on my hands to […]

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FTC sues Facebook Parent Meta to block acquisition of virtual reality company indefinitely

On July 27, 2022, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sued Meta, Facebook’s parent company, to block its merger acquisition of virtual reality (“VR”) company Within Unlimited (“Within ”) for antitrust reasons. Meta’s founder, majority shareholder, chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Within were also named. This is the second time in a month that […]

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mitú acquires NGL Collective to form major LatinX-targeted company

GoDigital Media Group (“GoDigital”), the owner of mitú, announced the acquisition of NGL Collective with backing from MEP Capital, an investment firm focused on media and entertainment. The new entity will retain the name of NGL Collective. As part of the acquisition, NGL Collective (“NGL”), a leading Latinx next-generation digital media and entertainment company co-founded […]

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Open Doors Producers Lab in Locarno honors nine participants from underrepresented countries | Features

The organizers of this year’s Open Doors Producers’ Lab, which spotlights emerging creative producers with projects in development, selected their participants from the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) territories of Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Peru and Saint Lucia. “The most important factor is that people from underrepresented countries, who are […]

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Trans people excluded from HIV strategic plans in many countries

In a global sample of 60 countries with high HIV prevalence, only 8% fully included trans people in all aspects of their national HIV strategic plans. Some of those countries made no mention of trans people, according to a study presented at the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) last week. Trans women are 66 […]

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HC seeks detailed affidavit from state government on disposal of seized tobacco products

The AURANGABAD Bench of the Bombay High Court recently ordered the state government to file a detailed affidavit on the mechanism for disposing of seized tobacco and related products prohibited in the state and the quantity thereof eliminated so far by such a mechanism. The court was hearing a PIL requesting an order to form […]

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Malcolm Funn, Calvert activist and member of the State Board of Elections, dies at 77

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland— Malcolm L. Funn, one of two Democratic members of the State Board of Elections, died suddenly on July 26 of surgical complications at the age of 77. During his lifetime, Funn served on the Calvert County Planning Commission and the County Liquor Control Board, as First Vice President of the Calvert County NAACP, […]

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Qld mayor sentenced to community service

A Queensland mayor has been sentenced to community service for drunk driving after he hit a tree with a car while driving over the legal limit. A Queensland mayor who returned a blood alcohol test more than three times the legal limit has been sentenced to community service after viewing graphic footage of crashes. Redland […]