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'Religious liberty' supporters invoke embattled Atlanta fire chief

At every twist of the growing debate over the “religious liberty” bill that’s sure to come up next year, critics question whether there’s a compelling reason to add the controversial new language. 1,277 more words

Elections - Legislature

White clout buoyed Georgia's Republican wave

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office just released a racial breakdown of November’s voters, and the numbers tell how whites came out in disproportionate numbers to fuel the Republicans’ statewide sweep. 2,125 more words

Nathan Deal

Haiti PM Lamothe Resigns Amidst Violence

By Anita Stewart

Corporate media again misses the facts behind the story in Haiti with the latest news that Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, has resigned. His resignation came to appease the nation’s unrest and quell dissent against the current administration being led under President Martelly.  370 more words

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SCS Completes Fort Devens Project

Security Construction Completes Fort Devens Project

MetroWest Daily News, Posted: Dec. 9, 2014 @ 9:21 am

By: Bob Tremblay

Security Construction Services Inc. (SCS), a Hudson-based general contractor, recently celebrated the completion of its latest range construction project at Fort Devens.

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Ohio House OKs government pay raise bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Proposed pay raises for government officials around Ohio were caught in a policy battle at the Statehouse.

The Ohio Senate unanimously passed a proposal Thursday to create an independent commission to decide pay levels for elected public officials, while the Ohio House passed a bill with bipartisan support to boost the salaries of judges, legislators and other elected officials. 546 more words

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Ohio House OKs government pay raise bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Proposed pay raises for government officials around Ohio were caught in a policy battle at the Statehouse.

The Ohio Senate unanimously passed a proposal Thursday to create an independent commission to decide pay levels for elected public officials, while the Ohio House passed a bill with bipartisan support to boost the salaries of judges, legislators and other elected officials. 546 more words

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Summer Stories: Interns in Action

Even though the sun is shining, the chill of winter is in the air on Villanova’s campus! This seems like a good time to look back and share some memories from a time when things were warmer. 618 more words

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