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Local school boards emerge like hot races in November election | Chicago News

Campaign campaign signs line a street on Thursday, October 7, 2021 in Upper Arlington, Ohio. (AP Photo / Jay LaPrète) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In a school district near the state capital of Ohio, school board members running for re-election this year have been subjected to a constant stream of …

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Lowe’s to host free stuff or treat events on October 21

Lowe’s gets into the Halloween spirit early this year, providing a new opportunity for trick-or-treaters to dress up and fill their bags with candy. The home improvement chain will hold “Hal-LOWE-in Trick-or-Treat trials” in stores nationwide to help “make up for lost time” last year when the risk of COVID …

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Cameroon’s Ejara raises $ 2 million to offer crypto and investment services in Francophone Africa – TechCrunch

Africa’s cryptocurrency adoption varies by region. While countries with currently unstable currencies like the naira experience immense use, other regions using the CFA franc have sparse adoption.. A region of more than 200 million inhabitants using the CFA franc, French-speaking Africa is one of the most crypto-friendly markets in Africa. …

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Extinction changes the rules of evolution of body size

When they looked beyond the marine genera that became extinct to consider those who were the first of their kind, the authors found an even more dramatic change in body size patterns before and after extinctions. During the background periods, the newly evolved genres tend to be slightly bigger than …

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Jury finds self-proclaimed proud boy Alan Swinney guilty of assault, threat and illegal use of a firearm

A jury ruled on Tuesday Alan Swinney, a proud self-proclaimed boy, guilty of assault, threat and unlawful use of a weapon for pulling out a loaded gun, firing paintballs and spraying mace of bears on counter-protesters in Portland last year. Prosecutors called him a “one-man police force” and a “vigilant …

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National Night Out returns with chilly temperatures | Community alert

Under sunny skies and cooler temperatures, city and county residents plan to end crime in the neighborhood on Tuesday National Night. Most communities across the country observed the 38th annual NSN, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, two months ago. Now that fall has arrived in Texas, court …

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UC Lobbying for Revision of FAS Freedom of Expression Rules, Funding Night Transportation Program | New

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for college students, to propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a nighttime transportation program at the time. ‘a Sunday evening meeting. The first act revives a fund made available by UC twice in …

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GALLERY: Fans flock to Franklin for the festival; Williamson County students must wear masks and more area news

Thousands of people attended the return of the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival to Franklin on September 25-26. (Photos by Wendy Sturges / Community Impact Newspaper) Read top business and community news from the past week in the Franklin and Brentwood areas. GALLERY: Thousands flock to Franklin for the 2021 …

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The 33-year-old woman who left Taipei to become a shaman | Indigenous rights news

Pingtung County, Taiwan – On a hot weekend in late August, two women slowly spread pork bones and shaved mulberry leaves on a living room table in preparation for a seasonal blessing for the occupants of the house. The harvest festival has come to an end, and the couple – …

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Merck to seek emergency clearance for oral treatment for Covid-19

A nurse cares for a Covid-19 patient at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, August 24, 2021. Nick Oxford | Reuters Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics plan to seek emergency clearance for their oral antiviral treatment for Covid-19, after the drug showed “convincing results” in clinical trials. The drug, …

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Bigger than ever, Beautiful Land appears in downtown Ames on Sunday

The creations made by students at Ames High School and the lightly worn Halloween costumes sold by the Ark of Friendship are two of the new features in the Beautiful Land Fall Pop-Up Market. The Ames-based event, which showcases handmade and vintage items, will be held from 11 a.m. to …

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FAQ: Women’s March 2021 | OMCP

The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC on Saturday October 2. Here’s what you need to know. The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC in October. Here’s what you need to know. Q: Who is organizing the march? Although the Women’s March has hundreds of locally …

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Iowa City Pride kicks off Friday, celebrating its 50th anniversary

Downtown Iowa City will be the site of a major celebration Friday and Saturday, which reflects both the city’s history and a space that creates community. It’s Iowa City Pride 2021, back in person after being canceled last year and limited to virtual events due to COVID-19. Iowa City Pride …

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West Fargo Library Events for the week of September 15

West Fargo Public Library Now Accepting Meeting Room Reservations The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed on Monday, June 21. At this time, the library has two meeting rooms that the public can …

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The pumpkin festival returns to Zeeland with “Barnyard Bash”

ZELAND – A favorite annual fall event will return to downtown Zeeland this weekend. Pumpkinfest, the city’s “oldest and most beloved” festival for more than three decades, will return for a two-day celebration with a number of free, low-cost events for all ages. This year’s theme is “Barnyard Bash”. The …

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Student Spotlight: Friday Night Rock Hosts Campus Concerts

The student-run organization brings energy to Sarner Underground, with musicians performing three times per term. by Madeline Sawyer | 09/28/21 2:05 am Cooper Zebrack, guitarist for rock band Moon Unit, performing for the FestNR event. Source: Courtesy of Addison Green United by a passion for live music, the students who …

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Fairport Harbor Community Day returns after year-long hiatus – News-Herald

Once again, let’s go. After a one-year absence due to safety risks caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Fairport Harbor Community Day returned to Memorial Park in the village. Sponsored by the Fairport Harbor Civic Club, originally known as the Fairport Men’s Civic Club, established in 1935, the fall tradition …

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Latin American vaccination rates in San Diego exceed most other ethnic groups

SAN DIEGO – About six months ago, health and community advocates in San Diego sounded the alarm bells in the face of soaring rates of coronavirus infections in predominantly Latino neighborhoods, particularly in South County. Hoping to stem the spread of COVID-19, authorities and community groups have sent neighborhood representatives …

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Clean-up effort focuses on nine sites along Bear Creek – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Annie and Tiffany Idiart move a severed limb during the Greenway Cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. Andy Atkinson / Mail TribuneDonavan Edwards makes cuts during the greenway cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. A group of volunteers spent Saturday morning beautifying the …

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ArtsConnect to host the Arty Awards from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 7 at Redbud Park

Six artists, groups and companies have been shortlisted to receive awards at this year’s Arty Awards. ArtsConnect holds an annual awards ceremony honoring and celebrating the work of the individuals and groups that make up Topeka’s artistic community. This year’s Arty Award winners will be honored from 6 p.m. to …

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Community groups want Pershing Square renamed for LA civil rights figure James Lewis – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A coalition of community organizations is calling for Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to be renamed in honor of civil rights figure and pastor, James Lewis. (credit: CBS) The Outer Square, a rather small public park adjacent to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, …

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Junta organization supports new services through hybrid model during pandemic

Junta for Progressive Action is modifying services to meet the needs of the pandemic. Brian Zhang 1:27 am, Sep 24, 2021 Contributing journalist Brian Zhang, collaborating photographer As the New Haven community continues to adjust to life during the pandemic, Junta for Progressive Action – a Latinx nonprofit that serves …

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3 companies recruiting at the moment

Are you looking for a new job at the moment? How exciting! There are some really cool companies out there looking for talent right now, so you’re in luck. We took a look at our job board and noticed three companies in particular that appear to be on the hiring …

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Featured Trends: A Product of US, BSE, and Black Swan Events

What’s New in the Beef Cattle Industry? You never get bored, that’s for sure. This week we see a rancher championing the beef industry and showing how good cattle are for the health of the planet. Related: USRSB Launches Additional Beef Sustainability Modules In New Mexico, ranchers pass current beef …

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Valley News – CATV and Briggs Opera House swap operating space for venue management

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Two long-standing organizations that take very different approaches to the performing arts have signed a one-year agreement to work together. CATV, the community access television station, will take over the physical and technical management of Briggs Opera House from October 1. The arrangement, announced on Monday, …

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Enthusiasm reigns for the sixth edition of the Columbus Coffee Festival

Angelina Bell, owner of Humble Mornings Coffee Co., proudly holds one of her products which will be available to attendees at the Columbus Coffee Festival. Credit: Courtesy of Angelina Bell Come one and come all: It’s caffeine-lover’s paradise in Ohio Village this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the sixth annual …

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Second year students navigate major clubs in person after one year online

This latest ClubFest marked the first in-person club lounge held at Cornell in over a year – and for some student club leaders, last month brought their very first in-person interactions with their own organizations. For members of the Class of 2024, involvement in student groups was limited to virtual …

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After early momentum, critics of race theory face challenge for wider CT relevance, experts say

For a few hours Tuesday night, critics of critical race theory in a Connecticut community reveled in their unbalanced victory over a primary list that included several Republican incumbents on the Education Council, proving the issue carries weight. in the minds of many GOP voters. But with attention now turning …

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Washington, DC, on Edge Over protesting January 6 arrests

WASHINGTON – Fewer than 100 right-wing protesters, largely outnumbered by an overwhelming police presence and even journalists, gathered at the foot of the Capitol on Saturday to denounce what they called the mistreatment of “political prisoners” who stormed the building on January 1. 6. The peaceful rally was the first …

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A Fall 2021 Guide to Exploring Philly Parks

park staples The Fairmount Park Conservancy recently updated the Fairmount Park 10-Mile Trail and mapped out a new 10-mile course in South Philly, with stops at Navy Yard, Mifflin Square Park and Marconi Plaza. Full itineraries are available online. For runners who want to familiarize themselves with the trails of …

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Special ceremonies in honor of Marion’s deceased veterans will change

The Quarterly Memorial – previously held every three months at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park – is currently undergoing some changes. The memorial will now be held every four to six months, and organizers are presenting a commemorative plaque to the families of honored veterans. During the commemorations, staff …

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Cedar Rapids Mini Pines Golf Course Kicks Off Successful First Season

Brenda Walkner putts as her dad, Mike, watches September 11 at the Cedar Rapids Special Olympics Unified Golf Tournament at Mini Pines Miniature Golf Course in Cedar Rapids. Mike Walkner said the family will continue to use the course even after the tournament. (Nick Rohlman / Independent) Signs for accessible …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 18, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. The Biden administration defended its decision to introduce vaccination warrants, after several Republican governors said they would fight them in court. Arkansas governor and vaccine advocate …

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Tropical Storm Nicholas will bring up to 16 inches of rain in Texas

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming increasingly evident. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time and a higher incidence of more powerful storms. But the total number of storms could drop, as factors like stronger wind shear could prevent weaker storms from forming. …

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Student groups adjust to Duke’s new gathering limits, recent COVID-19 spike as events kick off

As student groups plan their first meetings of the year, Duke’s COVID-19 guidelines are constantly evolving, allowing clubs to navigate a variety of meeting formats. Women’s volleyball clubs have asked female players to only attend practice after attending major events if their test is negative. “If you are planning to …

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The threat of the illiberal left

Sep 4, 2021 SSOMETHING TO very badly gone with Western liberalism. Basically, classical liberalism believes that human progress is brought about by debate and reform. The best way to navigate disruptive change in a divided world is through a universal commitment to individual dignity, open markets, and limited government. Yet …

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Undaunted by COVID-19, Students Return to Campus Life and Crowded Parties

Credit: Felicity Yick After more than a year of pandemic-induced closures, freshmen are excited to navigate a seemingly normal campus environment buzzing with parties and in-person classes. First four years, who requested anonymity due to possible repercussions, told the Daily Pennsylvanian about their largely positive experiences orienting new students during …

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Improving the Lives of Veterans in Northern Nevada

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Thousands of people gathered in the parking lot outside Reno’s Sportsman’s Warehouse for a day of fun, food and festivities, all to benefit local veterans. “It’s great to see people here enjoying a great barbecue and great raffle prizes,” said veteran John Callan. “People come here …

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Proud Boys leader who burned BLM flag gets 5 months in prison

The leader of the extremist group Proud Boys was sentenced Monday to more than five months in prison for burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was torn from a historic black church in downtown Washington and brought two gun magazines to large-capacity fire in the nation’s capital days shortly …

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Portland officials and progressives unite to oppose far-right protest | Portland

A united front against far-right groups appeared to be paying off for authorities and progressive groups in Portland, Oregon, ahead of a protest scheduled for Sunday. Faced with a coalition that staged joint events on Friday, far-right organizers appeared to be in some disarray. Some have promoted a new location …

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Muncie needs volunteers for IRONMAN triathlon – Muncie Journal

By Corey Ohlenkamp, ​​Director of Communications, Town of Muncie— MUNCIE, Ind. – The city of Muncie is looking for volunteers to participate in the next annual IRONMAN triathlon on October 2, 2021. The annual IRONMAN triathlon will be even bigger this year after the cancellation of last year’s event. Muncie …

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UN publishes dazzling assessment of the state of climate change

Climate change has been altering the Earth in “unprecedented” ways for thousands – and in some cases, hundreds of thousands – of years, according to a dazzling report released by the United Nations on Monday. The sobering assessment also found that some of the changes that are already happening, such …

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Obama’s birthday party: who’s still invited?

Jay-Z and Beyoncé were still there on Friday. David Axelrod and Larry David were out. Former President Barack Obama’s 60th birthday was slated to be the biggest social event of the summer for alumni of his administration and friends of the Obama family – a celebrity garden party at the …

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Critical Race Theory Cannot Be Allowed to Open the Class to Discrimination

A thoughtful and well-motivated attorney general’s recent opinion on Austin Knudsen’s Critical Race Theory has left folks stomping their feet and tearing their hair out. The Montana Democrats’ spin machine is in full swing to justify racial discrimination in Montana schools, universities and workplaces. To defend the controversial teachings, liberal …

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Super Happy Fun America Refounding Fathers Festival still in Auburn

Craig S. Semon AUBURN – Despite online outrage and calls from City Hall and Place, Super Happy Fun America’s controversial “Refounding Fathers Festival” is set to take place at Century Sportsman’s Club on Saturday. John Hugo, president of Super Happy Fun America, said that Super Happy Fun America is a …

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Here’s what to catch for Ultra Unlock events

One of the best parts of the Pokemon Go Fest celebrations happens after the event ends. As tradition has it, the community’s efforts to collect over 1.5 billion pocket monsters and complete 23 million raids during the event and complete global challenges in the process have unlocked benefits that all …

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The “Downtown is Open” campaign seeks to return to restaurants and events

Elle McMaster works and shops in Columbus. She owns the Copper & Ash Salon on South 3rd and Main Streets, and on Tuesday she was perusing the Pearl Market on East Gay Street, shopping for produce and coffee. McMaster, a resident of Olde Towne East, is optimistic about the future …

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Columbia Missouri Trail Association Recognized for Organized Trail Work and Volunteer Events

The Columbia Missouri Trail Association is a nonprofit company dedicated to creating and maintaining sustainable natural surface trails in the central Missouri region. Mark Twain National Forest Assistant Forestry Supervisor Tony Crump presented an award to members of the Columbia Missouri Trail Association at a ceremony on July 14. The …

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S’pore Returns to Phase 2: What to Know About Tightening Covid-19 Rules From July 22, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – From Thursday July 22 to August 18, Singapore will return to phase two (heightened alert), with more stringent measures in place to curb the worsening of the Covid-19 situation. The Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday that the new measures would replace those previously announced on July …

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“A Matter of Representation” – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Latinos and Latinas are the second largest ethnic group in Denver, but statistically very few go out to hike, trail, or just spend time outdoors. This week, groups and organizations are looking to change that and are teaching Latinos how to protect the environment. “There is something …

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China Inc’s new low-profile expansion

reEEPGLINT, A CHINESE facial recognition company, was one of 14 companies to be sanctioned by the United States on July 9 for alleged links to human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region, in the far west of the China. It is also a globally recognized leader in its field and …

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Debate over Critical Race Theory explodes at Sarasota County School Board meeting

The Sarasota County School Board meeting last night was packed. About 60 to 70 people attended and dozens raised concerns about masks in schools (which will be optional this school year), mental health services, services for students with disabilities and the achievement gap. . Perhaps most controversial, however, was the …

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NEWS: We are partnering with Vinco for live coverage of Grangemouth and Aberdeen

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 REGISTER ONLINE: 4J Studios Senior / U17 Champs in Grangemouth SUBSCRIBE ONLINE: 4J Studios Age Groups in Aberdeen The Scottish National Athletics Championships are back for 2021 after a two-year hiatus – and we’re delighted to announce double live broadcast coverage For the very first time. …

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US considers “additional options” to anticipate resurgence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan, says John Kirby

The United States is “keenly” and “energetically” seeking “additional options” to tackle the threat of future terrorist havens in Afghanistan, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said in a statement. appearance on Fox News Sunday. Why is this important: As President Biden sets August 31 as the deadline for ending U.S. …

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The wars of American history | The Economist

July 10, 2021 WASHINGTON DC PARENTS ARE scandalized by a new program. Politicians fear educators will indoctrinate students with a non-American revisionist history. Progressives argue that this updated version of the program reflects an American reality that should not be hidden from children. The two camps clash during school meetings, …

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Jeremy Chan: Gamifying the Rush for Africa

Chan’s games, she said, provide opportunities for her students to get into the minds of the people they study in class. “You can read the manual and the primary sources and start a discussion about them, and those two things are valuable,” Jacobs said. “But when you’re playing a game …

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Karnataka to invite Prime Minister Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris to Bengaluru Tech Summit

The government of Karnataka is expected to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris for its annual flagship event Bengaluru Tech Summit-2021, which will be held November 17-19. According to Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwathnarayan, BTS 2021 will take place in a hybrid format with limited …

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White House considers next pandemic challenge as July 4 signals nation reopened

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden to use the weekend of July 4 to extol “America’s independence from Covid-19” even as he fails to hit his vaccination target with pockets of the country still largely unvaccinated and a new, more contagious variant spreading rapidly. It will take another month for Biden …

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How to relieve the stress of moving to a new area

About 35 million Americans move each year. But unlike most of the time – when owners change addresses widely in the same city or county – 2020 has seen a big increase in relocations to 50-500 miles. “The pandemic has opened the eyes of many people to the fact that …

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Young talented Northamptonshire musicians go live for the first time in 16 months

Some of the county’s most talented young artists will finally come together this weekend as the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust hosts its summer music festival. Groups will be able to rehearse and perform together for the first time in 16 months at the end of the most difficult …

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Five Ways to Boost Your Business’ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Efforts | Marketing Legal Association (LMA)

By Scott E. Pacheco, Director of Marketing and Communications at Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd. The events of the past year have prompted companies to reassess their approach to diversity, equity and inclusion in their leadership ranks, in their interactions with clients and during hiring. Building a culture of inclusion …

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‘These are my people. They understand.’ Non-profit organization supports young LGBTQ + adults

News 12 Staff June 28, 2021, 10:06 p.m. Updated: June 28, 2021, 10:06 p.m. A Monmouth County nonprofit helps provide support to young adults in the LGBTQ + community. Project REAL helps clients get social and stay safe. “At 19, my family didn’t accept that I was gay. I wasn’t …

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Vallejo shows his ‘pride’ in diversity – Times-Herald

Thomas Bilbo’s t-shirt said just about it all at Sunday’s Vallejo Pride Live event at Alden Park on Mare Island. The garment carried a message and quote from Dr Seuss: “Be who you are and say how you feel, for those who care don’t matter and those who matter don’t.” …

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