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Month: November 2022

City Council

Bemidji City Council Continues Discussion on Displaying Tribal Flags | #citycouncil

The city of Bemidji is one step closer to displaying the flags of surrounding tribes at City Hall. After an on-and-off discussion since 2021 about displaying the flags for the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth nations, the council came to a unanimous decision on Nov. 14 to pursue the possibility. By displaying the […]

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Mayor

Mayor Wheeler proposes ‘90-day reset’ in Central Eastside Industrial District

PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – Business owners on the Central Eastside are feeling frustrated because they said they’ve been dealing with rampant crime with little to no help from city, county and state leaders. “We’re in this to win it, we believe in this town,” one man said, before asking whether it was possible to set […]

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Alabama

Column: All politics is no longer local | Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tip O’Neill, is credited with coining the slogan, “all politics is local.” He quoted it often and lived it. The old Boston machine Democratic politician went home to his Irish neighborhood every week. He knew everyone in his blue collar district. He knew who was kin […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas drops slightly in latest AP Top 25

The latest update to the AP Top 25 Poll has been released, and the Arkansas Razorbacks dropped two spots into a tie at No. 11 with a total of 860 points from the voters. Other SEC schools included in Monday’s rankings were No. 11-tie Alabama, No. 13 Tennessee, No. 15 Auburn and No. […]

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City Council

Jeff Worrell running for re-election to Carmel City Council | #citycouncil

Submitted At-Large Carmel City Council member Jeff Worrell has announced his run for re-election. Worrell has been a council member since 2016 and has resided in Carmel for 33 years. Worrell will run as a Republican in the 2023 primary election. Worrell In his time as a City Councilor, Worrell has played a critical role […]

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Mayor

How Many will Run for Mayor Next Year in the City of Utica?

So far, one person has thrown a hat into the race for Utica Mayor in the Handshake City for next year’s 2023 election. Robert Cardillo was first out of the gate to announce his candidacy back on November 10th, and so far there are only rumors lurking about as we enter the month of December. […]

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Alaska

Resolution: Alaska Republicans in House District 27 call on Anchorage judge to end interference in House election | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Republicans in District 27 are telling an Anchorage Superior Court judge to step away and quit interfering in the District 27 House race. Superior Court Judge Jack McKenna has already ruled that it’s likely that Rep. David Eastman is ineligible to hold office due to his membership in the group known as Oath Keepers, […]

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Alabama

House Republicans’ Next Opportunity to Drain Swamp by Banning Earmarks | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

House Republicans will vote soon on whether to bring back the ban on budget earmarks, which are a way for members of Congress to dole out favors using taxpayer money. Ending earmarks would be an excellent opportunity for the new House majority to combat the wasteful and corrupt political culture that has infected the nation’s capital and […]

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Arkansas

Interdisciplinary Student Teams Tackle Pediatric Challenges in Healthcare Hackathon

Brandon Howard BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Tasked with real-world problems from pediatric doctors, a student team’s proposal to improve a harness for infants born with a hip abnormality earned $1,000 in a healthcare hackathon organized by the U of A Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation as part of its Northwest Arkansas Biodesign Sprints program. “Over the […]

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California

CMA advocacy ensures more California physicians eligible for federal loan forgiveness

November 29, 2022 The U.S. Department of Education has released the final rule on the national overhaul of the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Included in the rule is the specific fix sought by the California Medical Association (CMA), so that all eligible California and Texas physicians can participate in the program, despite […]

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