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Dominican sugar imports linked to forced labor rejected by the United States | State News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will withhold all imports of sugar and related products made in the Dominican Republic by Central Romana Corporation, Ltd. amid allegations that he used forced labor. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection investigation found the company allegedly isolated workers, withheld wages, fostered […]

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Social Studies Saga, Sequel: Advocates Urge State to Include Disability Rights Movement in Standards

Advocates are urging the Mississippi Department of Education to include the disability rights movement in state social studies standards. Late last year, MDE officials were accused of removing civil rights content from the standards, which then became the focal point of many frustrations with social studies education. The revised social studies standards were first presented […]

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Jamestown Tribe urges state to reverse net pen fish farming banMyClallamCounty.com

By Pepper Fisher PORT ANGELES – Friday’s announcement that Washington State Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz was permanently banning all commercial net-pen fish farming forever in state-administered waters was not well received by the Jamestown S Tribe ‘Klallah. Later that day, the tribe issued a statement denouncing the decision, calling it “irresponsible”, “political” and “highly […]

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Activista Zim engages artists on state accountability

LOCAL non-governmental organization, Activista Zimbabwe invites young artists to participate in the Accountability Creative Activism Awards aimed at adding creative voices to the call for state accountability. The awards ceremony will take place on November 25 at a location yet to be announced. Organizers of the initiative said interested artists should create any form of […]

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Editorial Summary: Iowa | State News

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Reynolds fails to capture millions of federal dollars to address key challenges The same critical issues creating challenges in Dubuque and the tri-state area pose similar obstacles throughout the state of Iowa. While a labor shortage may be the biggest problem facing the state, with ripple effects on […]

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The last | United Nations Climate Summit

Sameh Shoukry, President of the COP27 Climate Summit, speaks during the summit, Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Pierre Dejong PA SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt European officials insisted on Saturday that a deal at the UN climate talks should include a commitment to keep alive the EU’s 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 […]

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The Recorder – State rejection of biomass rooted in Mass West advocacy

Conservationists across the state celebrated the retirement of wood-burning biomass as “renewable” energy earlier this year — a push that started locally — with the adoption of the latest draft of climate law. “What started as a local Mass West issue has become state policy,” said Laura Haight of the Partnership for Policy Integrity, a […]

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Abortion rights referenda win – state-by-state battles over rights replacing national debate

Beth Bowen, press assistant for the advocacy group Reproductive Freedom for All, prepares to lobby for abortion rights in Dearborn, Michigan, in November 2022. Brandon Bell/Getty Images Abortion legal landscape The legal terrain of abortion has changed in the United States since Dobbs. The story continues Abortion law is increasingly a state-by-state patchwork in which […]

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Cleveland State University to drop ‘Marshall’ from law school name | New

The Cleveland State University board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday to change the longtime name of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in light of heightened scrutiny from the college’s namesake, former Justice Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall, who owned slaves. The name change comes after a lengthy review process, first by a […]

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Rod Miller: Thunberg vs. Michelangelo and more Hijinx in Yellowstone

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Rod Miller, columnist I’ve seen some news pop up recently about climate activists attacking works of art as if Michelangelo or the Impressionists were responsible for global warming. Seriously! This is the kind of thinking that is loose in the world today. From what […]

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Golden Gate Express | SF State students and teachers say they’ll stay on Twitter no matter who owns it

“The bird is free,” was billionaire tycoon Elon Musk’s first Tweet after becoming Twitter’s new owner on Oct. 27. So far, Musk has fired the majority of staff and senior officials, incurring a $7.99 monthly subscription fee for verified accounts, and allowing formerly banned users to return. Public figures such as Gigi Hadid, Mick Foley, […]

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Climate activists throw liquid at a Klimt painting in Vienna

BERLIN Climate activists in Austria on Tuesday attacked a famous painting by artist Gustav Klimt with a black, oily liquid and one later stuck to the frame of the painting. Members of the group Last Generation Austria said on Twitter that they had attacked the 1915 “Death and Life” painting in the Leopold Museum in […]

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ESG puts American farms and your food at risk: State treasurers

The latest threat to agriculture can be identified in three familiar letters. State Treasurers of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) told The Epoch Times Nov. 14 that America’s agricultural base could be threatened by top-down pressure for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) rating. “It’s a real threat,” Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante said. […]

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Fans honored Takeoff’s life at State Farm Arena in Atlanta – Annenberg Media

More than 20,000 fans gathered on Friday to celebrate the life of rapper Kirsnick Khari Ball, professionally known as Takeoff. The artist, famous for his contributions to the popular band Migos, was shot and killed outside a Houston bowling alley on Nov. 1 at the age of 28. “I was really sad to hear the […]

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The midterm elections and the power of the impasse | State

This newsletter aspires to offer very little horse political writing, but midterm election week is a necessary exception. I’ve resisted making too many specific predictions about the 2022 midterm elections, but I’m sure readers could tell what I expected: my pre-election columns have focused on the issues plaguing the Democratic Party, rather than the struggles […]

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App State student sets record as youngest candidate for House of Delegates – The Appalachian

A 20-year-old App State student is making history as the youngest candidate to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. Music therapy student Zachary Coltrain campaigns in Virginia 98th district of the House of Delegatesone of 100 representative districts in the state. Coltrain said he was first inspired into the world of politics at age […]

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Rex Early, longtime Indiana Republican leader, dies at 88 | State News

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Julie Anderson got a raw deal in the race for WA Secretary of State, thanks to ugly partisanship | State

November 12—OPINION AND COMMENTARY—Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Julie Anderson was right. The point she was making – about the toxicity of current partisan politics, the need for truth and decency, and the danger of seeking victory […]

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Karnataka: Environmentalists question government’s ill-considered actions as biodiversity hotspot state heads for climate catastrophe

Bangalore, November 12: Karnataka, which is recognized as one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots and one of four in India, is heading for climate catastrophe, environmentalists warn. Ecologist and founding member of the Ecological Security Foundation, Dr AN Yallappa Reddy, said Karnataka was already beginning to witness a climate catastrophe. Maharashtra likely to move […]

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Iran nuclear deal dead as anti-regime protests grow

The Biden administration’s negotiations on a revamped version of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have died following massive anti-regime protests that have swept through the Islamic Republic, according to the State Department spokeswoman. the former Trump administration. “I see no room or space for [the administration] to rebuild” long-stalled negotiations, Morgan Ortagus, who served under […]

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Kenneth E. Long | State

Kenneth E. Long, of Schuylkill Haven, died at Rosewood Nursing Home on his birthday with his Dee by his side following a four-year illness. Born November 4 in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Guy Long. From the tree of life I plucked a plum, as my life hummed. I had a […]

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The future of the peninsula’s water supply comes before two state councils next week. | New

Thursday, November 17 is shaping up to be a momentous day for the future of the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply, as two major state boards – the California Coastal Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission – are expected to weigh in on two separate projects that aim to add supply to the local portfolio. […]

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Some LGBTQ fans skip Qatar World Cup, fearing hostility

At first, Saskia Niño de Rivera was excited to go to Qatar for a World Cup which would mark an important professional event for her partner, a sports agent for Mexican footballers. She even considered proposing privately there during a match and posting photos once they left the country. But as the lesbian couple learned […]

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Election Day ‘going well’ in Wisconsin, says state voting chief

Vote stickers are laid out on a table at a polling place in Atlanta on Tuesday. (Dustin Chambers/Bloomberg/Getty Images) A mother and son were removed from their duties as poll workers in Johns Creek, Georgia, minutes before polls opened this morning after a social media post surfaced showing them attending to the January 6, 2021 […]

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Republican incumbent Idaho governor Little seeks second term

In this undated handout provided by Stephen Heidt for the gubernatorial campaign, shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stephen Heidt challenging incumbent Republican Governor Brad Little in the November 8, 2022 election. (Michelle Vincent/Stephen Heidt for the governor’s campaign via AP) Michael Vincent PA Boise, Idaho Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s re-election campaign strategy is to ignore […]

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Model for Lawson’s Sculpture Featured at Penn State Fayette | Local News

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, hosted American sculptor Vinnie Bagwell at the Maggie Hardy Auditorium to showcase a 1/3 scale model of what will be a life-size bronze sculpture of the prominent civil rights activist , Reverend James Lawson Jr. The campus, in partnership with the Eberly Foundation, expects the project to be completed […]

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California Nov Ballot ’22: Prop 1 Seeks to Amend State Constitution to Protect Abortion Rights

By Ken Epstein District 6 council member and mayoral candidate Loren Taylor says he favors office buildings, retail and residential development on a “part” of Mills College’s 135-acre campus in Northeastern, which lies is in the district of his council. The proposed zoning change was revealed two weeks ago in a report to city council. […]

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Philadelphia Home Depot workers vote to reject unionization

PHILADELPHIA CREAM Home Depot workers in Philadelphia rejected the first storewide union at the world’s largest home improvement retailer on Saturday night, a loss to a nascent movement to organize at major American corporations. Workers voted 165 to 51 against forming a union representing the store’s 274 employees, WHYY-FM reported. The National Labor Relations Board […]

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An Interview with State Senator Sue Serino

The advantages of Rokosz: This recut thing has really been a doozy. You have lost approximately 147,000 of your former constituents. But you won Columbia and Greene counties. State Senator Sue Serino: So now it’s Hyde Park North. Putting Columbia and Greene counties together made a lot of sense because there’s so much they share. […]

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Profile of the candidate for Secretary of State: Shawn Keenan

Democrat Shawn Keenan takes on Republican Phil McGrane in the general election race for secretary of state in Idaho. BOISE, Idaho – With the retirement of Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, the state is guaranteed to have a brand new Secretary of State following the November 2022 general election. candidates for this post are […]

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Why No One Is Talking About This Swing-State Senate Race That Could Determine The Balance Of Power In Washington

RALEIGH, NC—”We’re thrilled with Dave Matthews!” Cheri Beasley, the Democratic candidate for the US Senate in North Carolina, is doing her best to rally the party’s base. It’s a Tuesday night in the state capitol, and hundreds of white, college-educated and Gen-X millennials are genuinely excited to see Dave Matthews perform at this DNC-sponsored event […]

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State Land Agencies Announce Free Discover Pass 2023 Days

OLYMPIA – Washington State’s Discover Pass Program has designated Discover Pass Free Days for 2023. On these days, visitors will not need a Discovery pass park at Washington State Parks and on recreation grounds managed by Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The 2023 Discovery Pass free […]

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Man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi on ‘suicide mission’ | State and Region

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man accused of breaking into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s home, beating her husband and attempting to kidnap her told police that he was on a “suicide mission” and intended to target other California and federal politicians, according to a court filing on Tuesday. David DePape was sentenced to […]

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Cape art and justice group wins state grant to deliver programs and events

HYANNIS — A new collective of four burgeoning arts organizations launched its first “house party” last week, using part of a $90,000 grant received through Mass development. The event at Barn Guyer on South Street in Hyannis featured music, art, storytelling and special food with a diverse group of attendees. “We will organize events like […]

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For the 23rd State Senate District: Jessica Scarcella-Spanton | Our opinion

With Democratic state Senator Diane Savino not seeking re-election this year, her 23rd state Senate district seat is up for grabs for the first time since 2005. Two candidates are vying for the seat, which covers the North Shore and parts of Brooklyn: Democrat Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Republican Joseph Tirone. A first-time candidate for public […]

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AP News Summary at 9:58 a.m. EDT | State News

The Russians would clean the hospitals of the Ukrainian region KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials said Russian troops are transferring a large number of sick and injured comrades from hospitals in the Kherson region of southern Ukraine. Ukrainian forces are fighting to retake the area, occupied by invading Russian soldiers at the start […]

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The Michigan State Senate candidate is closely tied to Republican black money groups

Daylen Howard has hired a political operative who is behind black money groups that pay out millions in multiple polls. Daylen Howard, a Republican running for Michigan’s 28th Senate District, employed consultants with close ties to several non-profit organizations that are under investigation on their funding of ballot initiatives. campaign finance complaint filed in May […]

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91st District State House of Representatives | Election

Residence: Township of Conewago Job: Digital Marketer and Business Owner Education: Associate’s Degree in Digital Media Science from Full Sail University Community Involvement: I am a founding member and president of the Adams County Libertarian Party, which was organized last year. Our goal is to work with the local community and their various events and […]

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Artists Weekly Cerritos, ‘I found myself in a state of liberation’

Samuel Chako After showing their art and explaining why they got into art, the three artists answered questions from the public on October 24.  The Art Department holds their weekly “Artist Talk” where they post the new showcase and art gallery while artists talk about their art on October 24 at 6 p.m. The […]

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Activist Praises Gombe State Legislative Assembly – Voice of Nigeria

Women’s rights activist, Ms. Martha Daniels, has commended the Gombe State Assembly for passing the long-awaited Prohibition of Violence Against Persons Act. Ms. Daniels, executive director of Advocacy for Children’s Rights Initiative, says that with the passage of the law, there will be justice for the oppressed as well as for children who are raped […]

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Haunted out of the country by bloodthirsty state agents… The story of opposition activist Maradza – ZimEye

Haunted out of the country by bloodthirsty state agents… The story of opposition activist Maradza By Jane Mlambo| Like many other educated young Zimbabweans, Washington Maradza (36) from Masvingo dreamed of seeing a better Zimbabwe where everyone had equal opportunities. A brilliant student at Solusi University in Matabeleland North, Maradza has pledged to stay put […]

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Activist opposes museum selling Hindu deity toys | State News

BOSTON (AP) — A Hindu rights activist is asking a Massachusetts museum to stop selling children’s stuffed toys depicting three Hindu deities, which he calls “insensitive.” Toys depicting Lord Krishna, Lord Ganesh and Lord Hanuman were available on the Peabody Essex Museum’s online store last week but were removed on Tuesday, Rajan Zed, president of […]

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‘Considerable interest’ in race results from Nebraska State Board of Education

People used to say that the Nebraska State Board of Education was flying under the radar. The public’s radar is locked on the four seats up for grabs in the Nov. 8 election. The races are among the hottest in the state, fueled by disagreements over what and when children should be taught about sexuality […]

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Speak up Newport Hosts Forum for State and Federal Candidates

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Candidates for Congress, Senate, and State Assembly debated Oct. 12 at the Speak Up Newport Candidates Forum on issues including local government oversight, crime, and violence. ‘roaming. Assembly District 72 In attendance was Newport Beach Councilwoman Diane Dixon, who is running for election for the 72nd Assembly District. The district includes […]

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8 injured in fire at Iran’s notoriously brutal Evin prison, state media says

CNN — At least eight people were injured in a fire at Evin prison in northern Tehran, Iranian media IRNA reported. A large plume of dark smoke was seen rising near the prison in several videos posted on social media on Saturday evening. The fire has been brought under control and “peace is maintained”, Tehran […]

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Shapiro dominates fundraising battle with support from out-of-state PAC and megadonors | PA power and politics

About half of the money raised by Democrat Josh Shapiro for his gubernatorial campaign came from donors in other states, a sign of increased campaign nationalization, Shapiro’s growing stature in Democratic circles and perhaps of his long-term aspirations, which some say could include a bid for the White House. His opponent, Republican Doug Mastriano, a […]

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Democrats hope Biden can boost West Coast election

FILE – Scott Baugh, Republican candidate for Congress from Orange County’s 48th District, poses outside a polling station after casting his ballot in Huntington Beach, California June 5, 2018. The Republican party also hopes the former Republican leader State Assemblyman Scott Baugh will be able to upset Democratic Rep. Katie Porter in a coastal district […]

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III Points bolsters state-of-the-art, artist-curated scenes for their 10th anniversary

III Points is only a few weeks away and the wait for this year’s edition couldn’t be greater. With its headlining roster consisting of EDM legends like nozzle, Porter Robinson and Made on with other music industry top dogs like Rosalie, LCD audio system and jojieveryone in Miami, Florida will be there come rain or […]

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State Regulators Must Act Early to Stop Scams Gaining Credibility – Young Activist

The youth activist, Julius Kwame Anthony, called on regulators and state institutions to be proactive in their fight against financial scams and fraud. According to him, the slow-to-act nature of state regulators allows financial scams and fraud activities to gain credibility, resulting in more people falling victim to these schemes. “The easiest way for a […]

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State Representative Kathleen McCarty is fighting for re-election against Nick Gauthier in the 38th District

State Rep. Kathleen McCarty, R-Waterford, is seeking her fifth term and is being challenged by Democrat Nick Gauthier for the 38th District seat. The 38th House District includes Waterford and parts of the Uncasville and Oakdale sections of Montville after the redistricting. McCarty, 72, has spent his tenure primarily dealing with health and education issues. […]

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‘Urban Naxals’ try to enter Gujarat, state will destroy them: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that ‘urban Naxals’ are trying to enter Gujarat by changing their appearance, but the state will destroy them The Prime Minister was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the country’s first bulk drug park in Bharuch district, Gujarat. The project will play a key role in […]

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Activists Hack Public Channel During Supreme Leader Live Stream

Iranian state broadcaster IRINN (Islamic Republic of Iran News Network) was hacked during its nightly news program on Saturday | Telegram Hackers broke into the evening news on Iranian state television for 15 seconds, just as footage of the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was playing. The hackers posted an image of Khamenei surrounded […]

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State convictions for marijuana-related offenses will continue to plague millions despite President Biden’s federal pardon

In pardoning Americans convicted by the federal government of possession of marijuana, President Joe Biden said he was aiming to partially fix decades of anti-drug laws that have disproportionately harmed black and Latino communities. Whereas Biden’s executive action will benefit thousands of people by making it easier for them to find housing, find a job […]

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State Senate candidates debate LD1 issues

The League of Women Voters hosted a debate on Thursday, September 29 between Republican Ken Bennett and Democrat Mike Fogel, the Arizona State Senate candidates in Legislative District 1. The debate at Yavapai College’s Verde Campus was moderated by Clarkdale Mayor Robyn Prud’homme-Bauer. Bennett broke the ice before the debate when he exchanged remarks in […]

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CCC’s Sikhala and Sithole drop scheduled bail appeal after state refuses to give them case documents; MPs have now spent 113 days in jail

By Staff Reporter CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) lawmakers Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole have dropped their planned appeal against a magistrate’s decision denying them bail for the fifth time. The two deputies, who face charges of incitement to public violence, have now turned the spotlight back to their earlier request to obtain state papers […]

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‘Watched all the time’: China’s surveillance state grows under Xi

When Chen picked up his phone to express his anger at getting a parking ticket, his message on WeChat was just a drop in the ocean of daily posts on China’s largest social network. But soon after his tirade against “simple-minded” traffic cops in June, he found himself in the tentacles of the communist country’s […]

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New Jersey lawmakers want state voting rights law

New Jersey lawmakers seek to pass a new set of voting protections as US Supreme Court weighs case that could see key provisions of the Voting Rights Act gutted. The invoice would give the state’s Civil Rights Division supervisory powers over elections that impede the ability of people who belong to a protected class – […]

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Gayl Jones and Tommie Smith among National Book Award finalists

This photo combination features “His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice” by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, left, and “Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice,” a collaboration between Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile. (Viking/Norton Young Readers via AP) PA NEW YORK Gayl Jones’ ‘The Birdcatcher’, […]

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US House candidates to face off in Montana debate | State News

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Three candidates for the new U.S. House district covering central and eastern Montana are scheduled to hold their first debate Saturday night. First-term Republican Matt Rosendale takes on Democrat Penny Ronning and independent candidate Gary Buchanan. The hour-long debate will air live from Great Falls on KRTV at 6 p.m. This […]

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Newsom’s Latest Sanctuary State Scam – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Illegal aliens crossing our borders can find refuge in California. Women who want to abort their child, but who live in states with restrictive abortion laws, can come to California to have a doctor kill their baby. Now young boys and girls who are sexually confused and live in states where puberty blockers and chemical […]

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Actress Fonda discusses her climate activism while campaigning for State Lands Commissioner Garcia Richard | Local News

On her first visit to New Mexico since selling her 2,300-acre ranch on the outskirts of Rowe seven years ago, Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda described her return to the Land of Enchantment this week as sweet -bitter. “Do you know how depressed I am? the 84-year-old asked at the start of a nearly 45-minute interview […]

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MY OLD KENTUCKY HOUSE faces a changing world

Kentucky to the World (KTW), in collaboration with Kentucky Performing Arts, proudly presents a unique family program on Sunday, October 23, featuring a dynamic combination of musical performances, audience participation and conversation with Harry Pickens, Hannah Drake, Ben Sollee and Emily Bingham as part of the Republic Bank Foundation Lecture Series. A reception with delicious […]

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Araga Jnanendra welcomes PFI ban; enhanced security across the state

Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS): Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Wednesday welcomed the imposition of a five-year ban on the Indian Popular Front (PFI) in the country. “The National Intelligence Agency (NIA), in coordination with various state police departments, raided the PFI workers and collected evidence,” he said. He further stated that […]

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Uncle Jack Charles will receive a state funeral in Victoria next month

The Victorian Government has confirmed that revered former Aborigine, actor and activist Uncle Jack Charles will bid farewell with a state funeral next month. Charles died aged 79 earlier this month while surrounded by family and loved ones at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. The Boon Wurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Woiwurrung and Yorta Yorta man was […]

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Uncle Jack Charles’ family accept state funeral for Victorian Premier Dan Andrews

Photo of Uncle Jack Charles by Ros O’Gorman by Paul Kashmir on September 26, 2022 in New Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews offered Uncle Jack Charles’ family a state funeral and the offer was accepted. In a statement, the Prime Minister said: ‘There is no actor, no activist, no survivor and no Victorian like Uncle Jack […]

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“Eco-warrior” and Earth First! co-founder Dave Foreman dies | State News

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — Dave Foreman, a self-proclaimed eco-warrior who was a prominent member of the radical environmental movement and co-founder of Earth First!, has died. He was 74 years old. The New Mexico-based Rewilding Institute, which Foreman founded as a think tank to develop long-term land conservation plans, said on its website that he […]

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Library to complete overdue employee work on slave records

GREENVILLE, South Carolina With the creation of an index and catalog of slave records at the Greenville County Library System, Rulinda Price has made it easier for African Americans to trace their family history in South Carolina. Price died in August at the age of 66, but the work she started in 2012 continues and […]

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Statewide Live Reaction

Near-total abortion ban passed before Arizona became a state was cleared to go into effect Friday by a Pima County Superior Court judge. The law provides for two to five years in prison for anyone who provides an abortion or the means for an abortion. The only exception is to save the mother’s life. It […]

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Turkey. Anti-LGBTQ display reflects nation’s political shift

FILE – Protesters chant slogans while holding Turkish flags during an anti-LGBTQ demonstration, in Istanbul’s Fatih district, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File) Khalil Hamra PA ISTANBUL The 25-year-old translator by day and trans drag performer by night felt overwhelming panic and anxiety as several thousand protesters gathered and marched in Turkey on […]

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Texas bans more books than any other state

Illustration: Aida Amer/Axios This is Banned Books Week and one new report from the PEN America writers group shows that Texas has banned more books than any other state. The PEN America report found that 1,648 individual book titles were banned nationwide in 2,532 rulings from July 2021 to June 2022. The total number of […]

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Governor Kristi Noem Sued Over Release of Travel Expense Records | State and Region

By STEPHEN GROVES – Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem faces a lawsuit after her office refused to release expense reports for five out-of-state trips this year to a watchdog group liberal. American Oversight, an organization that files open case requests and litigation against Republican officials, filed a lawsuit […]

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Judge denies state’s motion to dismiss Desiree Diaz case

The family of Desiree Diaz, who died aged 33 in 2018 after spending a night at York Correctional Institution in East Lyme, have pushed back against state efforts to dismiss her medical malpractice lawsuit. Judge Steven Jacobs denied the state attorney general’s office’s motion to dismiss the case on September 16. Diaz’s mother, Katherine Lindsay, […]

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Florida infant confirmed to have monkeypox, youngest in state with virus | app

The United States Centers for Disease Control & Prevention released details on Monday of how an infant in Florida contracted monkeypox and battled full bodily harm. The Brevard County child, diagnosed in August, is the youngest in the state to have the virus, although 27 confirmed cases of monkeypox in pediatric patients under the age […]

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Democrats dump more than $1 million into Oregon governor’s race as blue state gets started

Elections Democrat Tina Kotek is locked in a tight race with independent Republican challengers Tina Kotek/Getty Images Josh Christenson • September 19, 2022 4:30 p.m. The Democratic Governors Association poured more than $1 million into the Oregon governor’s race last week, its biggest contribution yet to the state. The Association paid $1.25 million on Thursday […]

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West Virginia becomes the second state to enact an abortion ban since the overthrow of Roe v. wave | The State Journal West Virginia Business News

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Once McCain’s party, Arizona GOP returns to far-right roots

FILE – Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake waves to the crowd as former President Donald Trump speaks at a Save America rally on July 22, 2022 in Prescott, in Arizona. Lake, a well-known former television anchor, delighted segments of the GOP base who have long been at odds with their party establishment and want […]

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The prospect of a far-right prime minister divides Italian women

A worker sews D.Exterior garments at the Cose di Maglia factory, in Brescia, Italy, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Italy may be about to elect its first female prime minister. This prospect delights some Italian women, but others are appalled by his conservative beliefs and policies. If opinion polls turn out to be correct, Giorgia Meloni […]

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Brian Stokes Mitchell to perform at Michigan State’s Wharton Center

What would Broadway’s main man be if he wasn’t an artist? Brian Stokes Mitchell says he would probably be a theoretical physicist. “I’m a big science nerd,” Mitchell said. “They are the group of esoteric and imaginative scientists.” As a child, Mitchell thought he would go into aviation or marine biology. Instead, he became an […]

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Karnataka’s anti-conversion law ‘not relevant in Goa’, state legal experts say

Sep 17, 2022 | 06:47 IST Karnataka’s anti-conversion law ‘not relevant in Goa’, state legal experts say Forced conversions are already supported as part of the IPC; there are also no forced conversions, according to Goa legal luminaries Team Herald PANJIM: A day after the Karnataka Legislative Council passed the controversial Karnataka Religious Freedom Protection […]

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GOP candidate wants abortion referendum in New Mexico | State

SANTA FE, NM (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor of New Mexico has proposed a statewide referendum that could impose new limitations on access to abortion procedures, introducing the idea in a TV commercial on Thursday. Mark Ronchetti argued for a ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with exceptions for rape, incest […]

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Former US Secretary of State Pompeo sends a ‘message to the Chinese people’

The “Evening Chats with Mike Pompeo” video series is a new initiative of the China Center at the Hudson Institute. Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo now has an online series where he aims to speak directly to the Chinese people about the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and US-China relations. The series, “Evening Chats […]

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UPCOMING: Learn About the State’s Electoral System | New

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Step OUTside Festival at Marsha P. Johnson State Park Celebrates Pride Outdoors

When you name a park after legendary trans activist Marsha P. Johnson, you also need to take steps to ensure it lives up to its philosophy of community care. The Step OUTSide Festival, a one-of-a-kind event at the park, seems to be doing just that. The one-day event will take place on Sunday, September 25 […]

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State Judge Says State of Alaska Must Be Part of Case Against Rep. Eastman Over Oath Keepers Membership

David Eastman An Alaska Superior Court judge has ruled that the state of Alaska must be part of the lawsuit in which a constituent of Rep. David Eastman said Eastman violated the constitution’s “disloyalty” clause and should be relieved of his duties because of his membership in the Oath Keepers. . The state had asked […]

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The State of New Jersey will create a black heritage trail

Source: Heritage Images/Getty Fpioneer abolitionist, Harriet TubmanCape May’s ties to activist, musician and actor Paul RobsonThe childhood home of Princeton, New Jersey, is full of pockets of black history, and a new project will ensure the untold stories of black pioneers that exist in the Garden State are amplified and celebrated. According NBCelected officials and […]

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‘I can’t cry’: the former colonies fought over the queen

Nairobi, Kenya Upon taking the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II inherited millions of subjects around the world, many of whom did not want her. Today, in the former colonies of the British Empire, his death arouses complicated feelings, including anger. Beyond official condolences praising the Queen’s longevity and service, there is some bitterness about […]

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The arrest of actress Damitha and the debate on the state of malnutrition in the country sparks | Print edition

Views) : By Sandun Jayawardana The arrest of a prominent ‘aragalaya’ activist and a contentious debate over malnutrition among mothers and children across the country have sparked sparks between the government and opposition benches in parliament this week. The arrest of award-winning actress Damitha Abeyratne, who had been at the forefront of the aragalaya (struggle), […]

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Sri Lankan trade unions stage fake campaign against state repression

Sri Lanka’s Trade Union and Mass Organization (TUMO) invited opposition political parties and key diplomats, including from the UK, Canada and Australia, to a seminar in Colombo last month to pressure on the government of President Ranil Wickremesinghe to end its repressive actions. Meeting of mixed unions and mass organizations. [Photo: WSWS] The TUMO is […]

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Can Doug Mastriano win in a purple state while staying in the right bubble?

Let’s start with Grant Clarkson. Clarkson was at the capitol on January 6, 2021. He was standing near one of the building’s doors when rioters burst inside. When rioters seized media equipment and destroyed it, Clarkson appeared look and smile. Just over a year later, Clarkson was once again involved in politics. Now a primary […]

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Take the New York State Bowhunting Course Online

Fall is almost officially here and beyond the excitement of school going kids and the start of high school sports and football season is the thrill of the start of hunting season in the state from New York. If you’re interested in archery and hunting in New York State, you’ll need a license and a […]