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Preemption gun bill passes legislature; Governor intends to sign

The state house passed a bill which would allow someone to sue a local municipality over its gun laws if they’re stricter than the state. Governor Tom Corbett says he intends to sign it, but local lawmakers are conflicted over it. 289 more words

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Very real threat of 'smart' meters: 110+ municipalities in Quebec now opposed to their deployment

Microwave – and other forms of electromagnetic – radiation are major (but conveniently disregarded, ignored, and overlooked) factors in many modern unexplained disease states. Insomnia, anxiety, vision problems, swollen lymph, headaches, extreme thirst, night sweats, fatigue, memory and concentration problems, muscle pain, weakened immunity, allergies, heart problems, and intestinal disturbances…

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Social Network Nextdoor's Ideal New Users: Cops and Firefighters

Nextdoor, the social network for neighborhoods, is calling the cops — and asking them to create online profiles.

The social network, which groups its users by neighborhood using geographic boundaries, added a new automatic sign-up tool Tuesday specifically for public agencies, including fire departments, police departments and local governments. 306 more words

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Preemption bill to be voted on; would protect concealed carriers in PA

A bill that would give anyone in Pennsylvania the power to sue a municipality if it enacts stricter gun laws than the state could be up for a vote in the House of Representatives soon. 370 more words

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Ambulance response and BC Ferries on the agenda at UBCM

WATCH: The provincial government is resisting calls by coastal municipalities to reduce fares on BC Ferries. Catherine Urquhart reports.

VANCOUVER – Thousands of delegates flood in to Whistler on Monday as B.C. 73 more words

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Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities

By Shlomo Swirski and Etty Konor-Attias

While it is of no surprise that the government financial support for the Jewish settlements in the OPT, and especially for the non Haredi settlements, is generous than ever before, the budget allocated for peripheral development towns has shrunk during the years 1991-2012, while the budget for Arab localities has grown. 960 more words

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