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Texas Cities Prevented from Exercising Democracy

Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill preempting Texas municipalities from regulating natural gas drilling or “fracking” activities below the Earth’s surface.

The language the Governor used to describe this law is telling: 737 more words

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Josh Duggar: A Chester? Or Age Appropriate Psycho-Sexual Behavior.

I’m the first to call a spade a spade and a chester a chester, but this newest Duggar Family Drama has me stuck on pause today. 716 more words

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All-Members Communiqué from CPF BC & Yukon

The All-Members Communiqué is published quarterly by CPF BC & Yukon and is full of useful information about French language activities and events throughout BC & Yukon. 12 more words

French-language Activities

Belgium shares first place with France at a Russian vodka event

The vodka brand Mamont Vodka hosted a culinary competition in Moscow on Tuesday night, challenging chefs from across Eurasia to capture the essence of the vodka’s Siberian heritage in a food and cocktail pairing. 109 more words


CVS to Spend $10.4 in cash on drug distributor Omnicare

[Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2015] CVS Health will spend more than $10 billion to buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare and tap a growing target for prescription drug distribution: care for the elderly. 50 more words

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Dunnes Stores 'shock' decision to close Gorey store - Irish Times


Dunnes Stores 'shock' decision to close Gorey store
Irish Times
Dunnes Stores in Gorey, Co Wexford is to close with unknown consequences for about 100 staff members, the Mandate trade union has said. 68 more words