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The Last Straw for Garden Grove Fire Chief

Garden Grove Firefighters’ unanimous vote of “No Confidence” in their former police chief, Dave Barlag, was prompted by the hiring of Jeremy Broadwater, the son of Garden Grove Mayor Bruce Broadwater, according to a… 77 more words

Elected Officials

Differently-abled leaders challenge elected officals

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — They say to really know a man you should walk a mile in his shoes.

On Thursday, members of Savannah’s differently-abled community dared their elected officials to “Adopt a Disability” – not only for awareness, but with the goal to make Savannah more accessible. 347 more words

Local News

Why Republicans Have No Credibility

By Elisha Dorfsmith

Maricopa County Republican Party Chairman A. J. LaFaro is once again accusing Democrats of voter fraud (paving the way for the return of… 189 more words

New Media

State Senator Jamilah Nasheed Arrested at Ferguson Protest

by, Cheri Roberts

Details are still coming out however, it is being reported on Twitter that State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was allegedly arrested tonight at the Ferguson Protest in front of the Ferguson Police Department for walking in the street after being told by police not to… 70 more words

Police Brutality

Devens Hosts Fifth Annual Workforce Summit

Devens hosts fifth annual Workforce Summit

Lowell Sun Online, Posted: 10/16/2014 08:13:41 AM

By: Jon Bishop

DEVENS — Business and political heavyweights from both sides of the aisle gathered Wednesday to discuss ideas to further promote employment in the Bay State during the fifth annual Massachusetts Jobs and Workforce Summit.

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Jobs & Employment

Garden Grove Nepotism Controversy Continues

Following a tightening in the Nepotism policy in Garden Grove, the controversy over the Garden Grove Fire Department’s hiring of Mayor Bruce Broadwater’s son, Jeremy, continues, with the Orange County Register taking note in two separate articles in one day. 149 more words

Elected Officials

Study Sought to Determine Impact of Devens

Officials: Devens may be hurting nearby communities

The Landmark, Posted: 10/14/2014

By: Christine Smith

Sterling has expressed interest in forming a regional coalition of nearby cities and towns, led by Leominster and its Mayor Dean Mazzarella, to determine whether the state-run 4,400 acre mixeduse community known as Devens could be causing economic losses for the area.

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