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Document Shredding and Prescription Drug Take-Back Postponed

OTTUMWA – For the past several years, Milestones Area Agency on Aging has joined with community partners to sponsor a FREE community Document Shredding and Prescription Drug Take-Back event in Ottumwa during the month of August.  110 more words

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We are rookie teachers: Lessons from job-hunting in the COVID-19 plague

They’re newly minted teachers looking for full-time jobs in schools, hoping to teach in classrooms this fall — amid a historic plague the likes of which no teacher in living memory has seen before. 636 more words

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Warning: Election work may be habit-forming

For the third time this year–and the second time in three weeks–I woke up at 4 a.m. to start a workday that wouldn’t end until after 8 p.m. 438 more words

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Alberta COVID-19 numbers hit two-month high with 77 new cases

Alberta reported 77 new COVID-19 cases Friday, the biggest single-day jump in case numbers for the province in more than two months.

The last time Alberta recorded more new cases of the novel coronavirus was on May 9, when public-health officials reported 85 cases of the disease. 236 more words

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COVID-19: London hits milestone four weeks without a single new death

Four weeks. No new COVID-19 deaths.

Four months into the pandemic, that’s a hopeful milestone for the London area where the coronavirus has killed dozens, infected more than 600 and turned life upside down for everyone. 783 more words

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Residents of Regina condo building unable to return until fire damage repaired

Priscilla Fries has been living with her daughter for the past week after a fire broke out at her condo building in the City View neighbourhood, and it could be another two weeks before she and other residents can go home. 293 more words

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City of Regina spent $53,000 on cancelled sustainability conference

A cancelled conference created to help lay the ground work for a sustainable future in Regina cost the city $53,000.

The Reimagine Conference 2020: Roadmap to Sustainable Cities was set to take place in May following motions in council to better imagine how Regina could become a green city. 388 more words

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