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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

Email calendar listings to [email protected] Put “calendar of events” in the subject line. Do not submit calendar entries as attachments; put entries in the body of your email. Please include the venue address. Please submit registrations at least one week prior to your event date. Note: If your event has an online link for tickets […]

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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 […]

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State Rep. Leslie Herod joins Denver mayoral race | New

Colorado Rep. Leslie Herod joins the race to become mayor of Denver, adding a major name to an already crowded field of candidates. Herod announced his candidacy on Thursday, seeking to replace term-limited mayor Michael Hancock when his third term ends in 2023. At least 10 other candidates have filed paperwork to run, including longtime […]

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Local Republican women attend state conference

Republican women at the GOP Women’s Fall Conference pictured were Billie Schatzle (RPW), Rachael Vonderhaar (RPW), Mary Warrick (RPW), Brenda Ross (PCRWC), Stephanie Garrett (RPW), and Caroline Vonderhaar ( RPW). COLUMBUS — Members of the Republican Probity Women (RPW) and Preble County Republican Women’s Club (PCWRC) recently attended the Ohio Federation of Republican Women’s (OFRW) […]

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TMC sets up state-level committee in Goa to strengthen grassroots

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of a committee of 19 member states in Goa to strengthen its base in the coastal state. The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC had contested the Goa elections held earlier this year, but failed to win a single seat in the 40-member assembly. TMC leader Samil Volvoikar told […]

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State Editorial: Protecting Children? CPS social workers say that is not Abbott’s goal. | Opinion

The following editorial published in the Houston Chronicle September 2nd : While walking on the sidewalk, imagine that you come across two children. One is alone, skinny as a bone, her worn dress bloody, her eyes thin and fearful. The other is giggling and chubby, bouncing around in a ridiculously frilly dress, holding hands with […]

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Telangana HC urges State Government to respond to Chief Minister’s temple donations

Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court on Monday gave the state government six weeks to respond to PILs filed in 2017 and 2018 challenging state treasury offers to the deities of Tirumala, Vijayawada and other temples. Writer Kancha Ilaiah and activist Gundamala Ramulu filed a PIL jointly challenging GOs 22 and 23 issued by the Revenue […]

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Pregnant black activist serves 4 years over protest comments

Brittany Martin, second from left, wearing striped clothing, confronts police in front of protesters in support of the George Floyd march with an escort around downtown Sumter, SC, May 31, 2020. Martin, a A pregnant black activist serving four years in prison for her behavior during racial justice protests, her sentence is set to be […]

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Solar energy helps an Indian state to vaccinate | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Phoolwati Devi, 30, an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) from Vardara village in India’s northern state of Rajasthan, regretfully recalls how she had to throw away a whole batch of COVID vaccine vials as vaccines were wasted. The village, with a population of nearly 7,000 people, is difficult to reach and is located about 340 […]

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Lawmakers ask Parson to add marijuana legalization to special session | State News

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Anti-apartheid activist, State Capture whistleblower Vytjie Mentor laid to rest – SABC News

Vytjie Mentor, anti-apartheid activist and whistleblower of state capture, was buried in Kimberley. His funeral took place on Friday morning. The former African National Congress (ANC) MP died in August after being hospitalized for several weeks. Mentor left the ANC in 2019 and died as a member of Action SA. Video: Vytjie Mentor’s funeral Action […]

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Maine is the only state in the country that strongly hates TikTok

It is no exaggeration to say that almost everyone’s life includes the use of certain applications on our smartphones. From checking in with friends via Facebook and Instagram, to banking, browsing, and playing 10 levels on Candy Crush, smartphone apps have become a big part of American culture. But not everyone is down with every […]

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Lovely faces the challenge of a candidate for the first time in the race for the State Senate | Elections

State Sen. Joan Lovely, D-Salem, faces a challenge in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election from top candidate Kyle Davis. Lovely, 64, is in her fifth two-year term as state senator for Essex’s Second District, which includes Beverly, Danvers, Peabody and Salem. Topsfield, which was part of the district, will move to the Essex and Middlesex First […]

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Michigan Board of State Solicitors Take Abortion Ban to State Supreme Court

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Michigan voters will have to wait for the state Supreme Court to decide whether a 1931 law will ban abortions. The Michigan Board of State Solicitors could not decide on Wednesday whether an amendment to the state constitution enshrining the right to abortion should end up on […]

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Orissa High Court Calls on State Government to Implement SC Direction – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday ordered the Additional Chief Secretary of the Home Department to implement the Supreme Court’s directive to upload copies of FIRs to the police website.The issue was raised in a performance by Babaji Sahoo, a social activist, on June 25, 2021. The Supreme Court had […]

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Beasley touts sheriff’s support and opposes ‘defunding the police’

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley speaks during a campaign appearance in Durham, North Carolina, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum) Hannah Schoenbaum PA DURHAM, North Carolina North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley cast herself Monday as a bridge between law enforcement and the Democratic Party, appealing to moderate voters in one of […]

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Museum to Create Map of Civil Rights Sites in Natchez

Natchez National Historic Park historian Jeff Mansell, right, and curator Cheryl Waldrep examine the wires of the old servant bell call system, June 4, 2014, in the basement of the house of antebellum Melrose in Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture received a $1,450 grant to create a map highlighting […]

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There are other ways to shake up the state’s primary system

The lack of competition for state-elected positions shows how broken our political system is (“Want More Competitive Political Races? Change the Primary System,” Editorial, August 21). However, the Globe’s prescriptions for repairing it are insufficient. If we want more candidates, and especially a more diverse field, then we need public campaign funding. Public funds matched […]

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California budget to cover some out-of-state abortion travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is preparing to spend up to $20 million to bring women from other states to its abortion clinics, a policy aimed at increasing access to a procedure that has been banned or restricted in many states since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Governor Gavin Newsom previously limited money […]

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Immigration advocates call on federal, state and city agencies to increase assistance for migrants bused in from Texas

NEW YORK — Immigration activists gathered outside City Hall on Friday, calling for more support for the hundreds of migrants seeking asylum in New York. The New York Immigration Coalition, its allies and local leaders demanded more help for those getting off Texas buses at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. “We are reaching out to […]

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Police Department will obey state law by releasing report on McClain shooting – Pasadena Now

Signs in support of Anthony McClain are part of a makeshift memorial for the Black Lives Matter Pasadena Community Peace Rally, honoring loved ones killed at the hands of another, across from La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena on Sunday, 25 October 2020. (Photo by James Carbone) The administrative review regarding a fatal officer involved in […]

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Florida primary: Crist wins Democratic gubernatorial contest | State News

By The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Representative and former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist will try to derail Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ bid for re-election in November after defeating state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried in the Washington primary. tuesday. In another high-profile race, U.S. Representative Val Demings beat three lesser-known candidates for the Democratic […]

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Alcorn State Honors Myrlie Evers-Williams

Lorman, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University’s honors degree program is being renamed in honor of Myrlie Evers-Williams. The program will be renamed Myrlie Evers-Williams Honors Program in recognition of the civil rights leader, author and journalist who spent more than three decades seeking justice for the 1963 murder of her former husband, Medgar Evers, […]

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AAP strengthens the base in the state, plays the caste card | Bombay News

Sensing a political opportunity in Maharashtra, given the dwindling Congress stock, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to boost its prospects by recruiting candidates from all parties and castes. The party led by Arvind Kejriwal is strengthening its base ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. On Sunday, the party inducted former Lok Sabha […]

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Political Profile: Diana Garlington, candidate for State Representative in District 5

Saturday August 20, 2022 GoLocalProv Policy Team View larger + PHOTO: Campaign Diana Garlington is a Democratic candidate for state representation in District 5. Here’s what she has to say. 1. What do you think is the biggest political issue this campaign season in Rhode Island? GET THE LATEST NEWS HERE – SIGN UP FOR […]

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North Korea dismisses Seoul’s aid offer as ‘senseless’ repetition

FILE – This handout photo provided August 14, 2022, by the North Korean government, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, delivers a speech during the national meeting against the coronavirus, in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. In a comment posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 by local media, […]

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Indian woman condemns release of her convicted rapists

Activists shout slogans against government remission of gang rape convicts, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, August 18, 2022. A Muslim woman who was gang raped while pregnant during the devastating religious riots of 2002 in India appealed to the government to reverse its decision to release the 11 men who had been jailed for life […]

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NOTICE: State officials act to curb another dangerous virus threatening North Carolina

As the global pandemic has reminded us with tragic ferocity in recent years, viruses can, despite our best efforts, be extremely destructive and difficult to contain, especially as our world becomes increasingly crowded and interconnected. And unfortunately, this is not only true for physical viruses like COVID-19, but also for viruses of the mind. In […]

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Liz Cheney state primaries result: Trump says bitter primaries battle is ‘referendum’ over his culpability in Jan. 6 riot

Liz Cheney ad calls naysayers’ stance on ‘big lie’ Voters will decide the fate of two top Republicans on Tuesday as primary elections are held in Alaska and Wyoming, two of the reddest states in the country. In Wyoming, Deputy Chair of the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6 Liz Cheney faces an effort by […]

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Advocates celebrate passage of state climate bill

NORTHAMPTON — As much of the state continues to face critical drought after two punishing heat waves, Governor Charlie Baker last week signed into law the landmark climate bill that lawmakers passed in late last month – the state’s largest effort yet to address the climate crisis. While some provisions of the bill will be […]

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Roles and Responsibilities of Central and State Agencies in Mumbai

Citizens’ Rights: Roles and Responsibilities of Central and State Agencies in Mumbai | In addition to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), various agencies are involved in the planning, execution and modernization of Mumbai’s infrastructure needs. These agencies play various roles with different responsibilities contributing to the overall development of the city. Mumbai Metropolitan […]

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National and Local Bitcoin Policy Approach – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Dennis Porter, CEO of Satoshi Action Fund and political strategist who focuses on defending the Bitcoin infrastructure and industry in the United States through public policy, activism and advocacy. The printer of unlimited money and where that unlimited money is spent is the ultimate power of our times. The […]

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Hawaii primary holds races for governor and Congress in blue state

Placeholder while loading article actions A term-limited governor and a surprise congressional retreat set the stage for Saturday’s primaries in Hawaii, with Democrats vying for the posts they are poised to win in November. The race for the Democratic nomination to succeed Governor David Ige (D), who is end his second term with a low […]

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby held in contempt of court over Keith Davis Jr. comment, fined $1,500 – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby violated a court order last month when she commented on Keith Davis Jr.’s controversial criminal cases on social media, a judge ruled Friday, sentencing the lead prosecutor of the city for contempt of court. Circuit Judge John Nugent fined Mosby $1,500 but said she could avoid those charges if she […]

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Clinton Initiative Return to New York Includes Andres, Queen Rania

FILE – Former President Bill Clinton smiles as he plays a recording of Aretha Franklin on his phone during Franklin’s funeral at Greater Grace Temple, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Detroit. World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, Queen Rania of Jordan, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will help relaunch the Clinton […]

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North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with a health official in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Kim declared victory over the COVID-19 and ordered a relaxation of preventive measures. measures. Independent journalists were not allowed to cover the event depicted in this […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Democrats delay decision on primary order until after 2022 vote

FILE – The Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington is seen, June 14, 2016. On Saturday, July 30, 2022, the Democratic Party delayed a decision on whether to rearrange its primary timeline for the 2024 presidential election until after the November midterm elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Alex Brandon PA WASHINGTON The Democratic Party on […]

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ABVP blocks Her Majesty’s house

ABVP members protesting outside Home Minister Araga Jnanendra in Bangalore on Saturday (Picture: AINS) Bengaluru: A large number of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members besieged the residence of Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Saturday. Condemning the “inaction” of the ruling BJP, ABVP agitators attempted to storm Jnanendra’s residence in the Jayamahal area as […]

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State Department offers reward for election interference information

The US State Department is offering up to $10 million for information on foreign individuals or groups seeking to disrupt the US election, specifically pointing to a Russian troll farm known as Internet Research Agency (IRA) and its alleged backer. The award offer comes just months before Americans head to the polls for the 2022 […]

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Governor Laura Kelly pays tribute to Amelia Earhart at the United States Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC – Governor Laura Kelly today joined the bipartisan leadership of Congress, Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall, Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Congressman Jake LaTurner for the dedication ceremony and unveiling of the Congressional Statue honoring Amelia Earhart, one of the world’s most famous aviators and the first woman to fly solo across the […]

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BJP youth leader killed in Karnataka, party workers denounce own state government

A 32-year-old worker from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, was killed in the hotspot Dakshina Kannada district on the Karnataka coast on Tuesday evening. Following the incident, several BJP workers expressed their anger against the state government and party leaders by targeting its chairman’s vehicle and handing in […]

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State Senator Ramos slams fellow Democrat AOC on Twitter

Ramos slams AOC on Twitter In a tweet, State Senator Jessica Ramos slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez for missing her turf. (Their districts overlap.) And here’s the thing: Ramos and AOC are both progressive Democrats. NEW YORK – State Senator Jessica Ramos took to Twitter to slam Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a fellow Democrat, for missing […]

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GOP welcomes far-right candidate for governor in Pennsylvania

FILE – Doug Mastriano, the Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, speaks during an event July 1, 2022 at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mastriano’s far-right views on everything from abortion to the 2020 presidential election would spoil Siege in a critical battleground state. But now, as the general election season heats up, the […]

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Myanmar junta executes four democracy activists

Comment this story Comment Myanmar’s military junta has executed four pro-democracy activists, state media and the US Embassy in Yangon reported, carrying out its first executions in more than three decades and defying international calls for restraint. The four men included two high profile activists: Kyaw Min Yu, also known as Ko Jimmy, who rose […]

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The Rise of the State and the Local Climate Candidate

Brian Radford, a Tucson Democrat seeking a seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, supports investing more money in public education and improving access to health care. affordable healthcare, among other priorities. But tackling the climate crisis and ensuring his desert community has an adequate water supply are central to his campaign. “I have four […]