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United States declares monkeypox a public health emergency

U.S. cases of monkeypox have risen to 6,600, and Thursday’s statement aims to provide improved testing, treatment and vaccination capabilities nationwide. The Biden administration has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, aiming to ramp up vaccination and treatment capacity, as well as outreach efforts in the face of rising cases nationwide. Announced at a press […]

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Gagné will make a WorldSBK Wild Card appearance at Portimao

Gagne, who has multiple titles under his belt, competed in the World Championship for a few rounds in 2017 and the 2018 season. The reigning MotoAmerica Superbike champion is eager to return to the WorldSBK paddock as a wild card with the team he knew with great success in the premier category of MotoAmerica. Since […]

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World Bank’s $1 billion grant for Vanuatu aims to reform squatter settlements

By Hilaire Bulé A VT2 billion grant from the World Bank Group is intended to reform unplanned urban settlements in Vanuatu and effectively improve the living standards of many families. Government of Vanuatu and World Bank officials at the launch of the Vanuatu Affordable and Resilient Settlement (VARS) project. Photo: Supplied / Hilaire Bule It […]

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Civil society and NGOs demand transparency in Sylhet flood assistance

Civil society organizations (CSOs) and NGOs demanded transparency and accountability of humanitarian aid in the post-flood response in Sylhet. In a virtual press conference on Saturday, the Sylhet Division Chapter of the Bangladesh NGO-CSO Coordination Process (BDCSO process) requested to give operational leadership to local NGOs. They also urged UN agencies and INGOs to limit […]

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The importance of registering technology transfer agreements with the BPTO (Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office)

On June 15, 2022, our partner Pablo Torquato spoke to the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil on the importance of registering technology transfer agreements with the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (” INPI”), in particular on the legal particularities and the internal directives which imply this registration. Pursuant to Article 211 of […]

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EU clarifies Russia sanctions on aircraft spare parts and technology

As part of a revised set of “maintenance and alignment” sanctions against Russia that the Council of the European Union adopted on July 21, the easing of restrictive measures on spare parts and aircraft technology for the Russian aviation sector. The value of Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo) shares rose 5% on the news, outperforming the […]

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Project ECHO launches program to reduce alcohol-related harm in New Mexico

New Mexico has the unfortunate distinction of living the nation third highest rate of alcohol-related deaths per capita. The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Project ECHO has launched an initiative to reduce alcohol-related harms and associated conditions across the state. “Problematic alcohol use can cause significant harm to physical, mental and social well-being, […]

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The Recorder – The World Keeps Turning: An ode to our New England home

If you expect a real poem in the tradition of Keats, Wordsworth or Shelley, my apologies. I have none now, and may never be touched by the eternal muse who inspired them and our many modern poets who toil with the fewest words for the greatest meaning. But I’ll stick with a secondary definition – […]

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Could carbon markets be a new source of revenue?

Open any agriculture publication, print or digital, and you’ll likely see articles related to carbon markets. There are several companies active in the agricultural sector that recruit farmers and landowners to enroll in carbon credit programs. This proliferation of markets is due to several factors, but it is largely due to the growing attention by […]

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FDA proposes another time frame for pre-harvest agricultural water needs

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to extend compliance dates for preharvest agricultural water provisions, as reported in the recent 2021 proposed rule for agricultural water. The proposed 2021 agricultural water rule, if finalized, will require farms to conduct annual systems-based agricultural water assessments to […]

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Infracredit and AFD to support subnational projects in Nigeria

InfraCredit, a credit guarantee institution specializing in infrastructure in Nigeria and the French Development Agency (AFD) have signed a technical assistance financing agreement to support subnational public-private projects in Nigeria. According to a statement issued by Onyinye Madu, the press attaché of the French Embassy in Abuja, under the latter, AFD will provide technical assistance […]

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Blended Finance Systems Catalyze Real Impacts on Sustainable Development

To deliver the rapid decarbonization and conservation we need, and to enable communities to grow sustainably, we need to catalyze new finance for good – and we need to maximize that impact, so we know how much good is achieved and how we can improve. Blended finance is concessional (“first loss”) public or philanthropic capital […]

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Pacific Coast Coalition Announces August 30 Deadline for Dairy Innovation Grant Applications of up to $50,000 in Support of Product Innovation

The information below has been provided by dairy product distributors and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman. The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC), the dairy innovation partner of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), today announced the availability of the first round of grants through the Dairy […]

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: KOMIDA obtains $3 million from the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation for microfinance for women in rural Indonesia

Koperasi Mitra Dhuafa (KOMIDA), a microfinance institution in Indonesia, recently borrowed the equivalent of €3 million ($3 million) in local currency from the Luxembourg-based Grameen Crédit Agricole (GCA) Foundation. The wholesale loan must be used for providing microloans to Komida’s clients, almost all of whom are women living in rural areas. Established in 2004, KOMIDA […]

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UN extends mandate of Libya fact-finding mission by 9 months – Libya Update News

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday extended the mandate of the fact-finding mission on Libya during its 50th session. The council adopted, without a vote, a resolution on technical assistance and capacity building to improve human rights in Libya. This resolution stipulates the extension of the fact-finding mission for “a final non-extendable period […]

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: IFC and Vista Bank launch $24 million partnership to increase access to trade finance in Burkina Faso and Guinea

The World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) recently agreed to enroll Guinea-based Vista Bank Group in its Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP), giving the bank’s subsidiaries in Burkina Faso and in Guinea access to USD 12 million each to facilitate imports of essential products. goods such as “foodstuffs, raw materials, refined petroleum products, equipment […]

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Job: Senior Technical Advisor (Vaccination) at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University

Job ID: 2022-4666Category: International positions Insight We are seeking a Senior Technical Advisor – Immunization to provide management and technical leadership of the COVID-19 vaccine response in Nigeria. As part of the USAID-funded RISE project, Jhpiego is helping the government prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19. An important goal of our work is to accelerate […]

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Sunnyvale Community Briefings for the week of July 8 – The Mercury News

Garage sale of the museum The Sunnyvale Historical Society is hosting an outdoor sale at the Heritage Park Museum on Saturday, July 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale features a wide selection of vintage items from the museum’s collections, including fine china and crystal, silverware, table linens, embroidered and lace-trimmed napkins, and […]

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David Y.Ige | DOT Press Release: PUBLIC NOTICE ANNOUNCING PROPOSED THREE-YEAR GOAL FOR DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBEs)

DOT Press Release: PUBLIC NOTICE ANNOUNCING PROPOSED THREE-YEAR GOAL FOR DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBEs) Posted on June 30, 2022 in Latest news from the department, Press room HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is seeking comments on its proposed overall three-year goal for DBE participation in contracts using federal funds. Based on its […]

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Ghana: DBG will replicate KFW’s successful banking model for the benefit of SMEs – Country Director, KFW

KfW, the German development bank, has reaffirmed that its partnership with the Development Bank of Ghana (DBG) aims to provide much-needed support to the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector and thereby promote the sustainable development of the Ghanaian economy. based on a model similar to his. Specifically, this partnership was built to enable DBG […]

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Economic Development Efforts in Marion County Step Up

FARIMONT, W. Va. – The Marion Regional Development Corporation is now the county’s recognized business development organization. MRDC Executive Director Allen Staggers said the City of Fairmont and Marion County officially voted to work with and fund the organization last year. Allen Staggers The organization’s initial operating budget is $92,270, including $35,000 each from the […]

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Mexico Fails Latest Tech Review, FAA Keeps Country in Tier 2

Mexico has failed the latest technical review, which would pave the way for reinstatement of its Category 1 status provided by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The latest setback could mean Mexico could remain in Category 2 for the rest of the year, directly impacting the aviation industry, particularly Aeromexico, Viva Aerobus and Volaris. […]

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Aquinnah, Chilmark DOE land grant

The towns of Aquinnah and Chilmark received a grant from the US Department of Energy. The grant, which comes from the Department of Energy’s Energy Transition Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP), has no monetary aspect, but will instead provide technical expertise to the two cities to prepare municipal buildings for the 2040 energy goals. “The neighboring […]

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Radioactive source experts meet to discuss safety and security

“Radioactive sources are all around us, providing immense societal and economic benefits, but they can also pose a risk. Proper management of these sources protects us from accidental exposure to radiation and keeps it away from people with bad intentions,” IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said at the opening of the International Conference on […]

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Business Events for the week of June 19, 2022 and beyond | Business premises

Our presenter will be Charlie Whitescarver. Registration is mandatory! Where: Radford Chamber of Commerce, 200 Third Ave., Radford Contact: [email protected] Virginia Community Capital Learning Exchange Series: More Than a Moment In recent years, philanthropic institutions and other mission-driven investors have reinvented the way they invest and work with communities. These institutions are finding opportunities to […]

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Otto approved as Madison County Community Development Administrator

EDWARDSVILLE — Christopher Otto’s appointment as Madison County Community Development Director (MCCD) has been approved after being delayed for a month. The Madison County Board voted to approve Otto, along with two other nominations, at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Otto has been deputy administrator of the MCCD for about a year and has served […]

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Krystle Starvis | CLCTIVLY | Maryland Daily Record

Baltimore non-profit CLICKLYa place-based social change organization focused on racial equity, narrative change, social connectedness and resource mobilization, added Krystle Starvis as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Operating Officer, Starvis will use his strong nonprofit background to support the organization’s ongoing operations and achievement of goals, contributing to leadership strategy, management and […]

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Improving carbon storage in pastures requires both training and support for livestock keepers, study finds

Training cattle ranchers in Brazil to reclaim degraded pastures could reduce carbon dioxide emissions, reduce deforestation for agriculture in the Amazon and Cerrado biomes and boost their incomes, says a recent study. Posted in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciencesthe study found that farmers in the Cerrado Savannah who received group training and […]

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World Bank provides technical assistance to boost small-scale agriculture in Namibia

world Bank The World Bank will provide technical support to the first-ever Agri-Index insurance envisaged for Namibia, coordinated by the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA), an official announced on Thursday. The World Bank will advise Namibian government stakeholders on the design and implementation of an index-based agricultural insurance program targeting smallholder farmers, particularly in […]

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A Case Study of Community Aligned Investing

In 2019 Alex Flachsbart of Opportunity Alabama meets community members at historic Masonic Temple … [+] Building in Birmingham. Sorenson Impact Center the Sorenson Impact Center has partnered with Forbes to host the Forbes OZ 20, a national campaign spotlighting impact-driven leaders in the Opportunity Zone space. Two and a half years later, as the […]

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Pakistan, Denmark to sign ‘green transition’ deal, Pakistani envoy says

Zubair Qureshi Copenhagen Danish energy officials have been collaborating with their Pakistani counterparts for some time in capacity building, technical assistance, renewable energy integration and low carbon emissions and the two countries are now on the verge of converting this into a formal framework agreement on green energy. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Denmark, Ahmad Farooq, expressed […]

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Prepare for Disease X with a special NETEC Health Security Highlights Supplement

More than two dozen health care experts and researchers from National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center (NETEC). including 10 Regional Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTC) demonstrate the inextricable link between infectious disease preparedness and health security in Special Pathogen Preparedness in the United States: From Ebola to COVID-19 and Beyond, a special supplement […]

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New initiative aims to help local recycling programs

Mack Trucks, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, announced that its Mack Academy has opened a facility in Tinley Park, Illinois to support battery electric vehicle (BEV) training and provide dealers and customers easier access to training in the central United States. Mack Academy signed a seven-year lease (with an option to renew) for a 14,865 […]

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Clogged culvert? Otter Tail County invented a solution – InForum

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Dislodging beaver dams from clogged culverts has always been dirty, laborious work for the Otter Tail County Highway Department. So far. With a grant from the University of Minnesota Local Operational Research Assistance, or OPERA, the Department of Highways team invented the “Otter Claw,” a long-armed device that attaches to a […]

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Mayor Mitchell announces new grant opportunities for local businesses and entrepreneurs

Mayor Jon Mitchell today announced $3.3 million in funding is being made available to support local businesses and entrepreneurs. Earlier this year, the city launched a small business relief program to distribute some of the federal funding New Bedford received under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). On May 13, Mayor Mitchell and local arts […]

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SBA Opens 5 New Women’s Business Centers Across America

The Small Business Administrator (SBA) has announced the opening of five new Women’s Business Centers (WBCs). On May 23, Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the SBA, announced the selection of the new Resource Centers for Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. The announcement was made during National Small Business Week. SBA Opens 5 New Women’s Business […]

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Fabrication work approved for $3.5 million in federal funding

A Wyoming program active in Fremont County that helps manufacturers succeed has been approved for an additional five years of federal funding. Manufacturing Works, a partnership between the University of Wyoming, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Wyoming Business Council, recently learned that it will receive $600,000 per year for the […]

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Apple AirTag helps police track down robbery suspect

According to a recent report, Portland police received technical assistance from Apple’s AirTag after an armed robber inadvertently took a tracking device during a second robbery. An armed robbery Thursday in the 100 block of Northwest Broadway in Portland, Oregon, involved the robbery of a store. The man, identified by police as Justin Johnston, pointed […]

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BRICS Bank will open an Indian regional office at GIFT City in Gujarat

The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has announced plans to open its India regional office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City) to address the country’s infrastructure and sustainable development needs . Working in close coordination with NDB Headquarters, the India regional office will focus on project origination, including initial project preparation […]

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Muneer calls for action against Public Works Minister Mohamed Riyas – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOZHIKODE: IUML Chief MK Muneer, MLA, has sought to register a complaint against PA Public Works Minister Mohamed Riyas and officials in relation to the bridge collapse at Mavoor on Monday. “Three girders of the bridge connecting Kozhikode and Malappuram districts collapsed at Koolimadu in Mavoor. The fixing of the beams […]

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Food supply reduced by war in Ukraine and trade bans

The impact of the Russo-Ukrainian war on the world’s food supply is magnified by nations imposing bans on food and fertilizer exports to preserve stocks for their domestic needs. Since the invasion, 15 nations have imposed restrictions on food and fertilizer exports, including new bans imposed last week by India on wheat exports and Indonesia […]

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An emerging development partnership? – The Diplomat

Advertisement Uzbekistan has expanded its economic cooperation with China with the aim of connecting to global transport and trade routes. In a recent meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing, Uzbekistan presented its “New Uzbekistan Development Strategy for 2022-2026”. The strategy, presented in the Chinese language, envisions Uzbekistan deepening its economic relations with […]

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Wood County Commissioners change internet auction service – BG Independent News

Wood County Office Building in Bowling Green Submitted by: Jan Larson McLaughlin May 12, 2022 Wood County Commissioners Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote and Ted Bowlus have transferred the internet auction service to GovDeals, effective May 11. County-owned personal property not required for public use is offered for sale to the general public and other public […]

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FIRS seeks collaboration within African countries to effectively tax digital businesses

the Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS) called for better collaboration between countries to explore alternative rules that will enable market jurisdictions, especially African countries, to effectively tax digital businesses. This was stated during a presentation by FIRS Executive Chairman Muhammad Nami last Friday during a technical assistance program organized by the African Tax Administrators Forum […]

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GOP calls for SCOTUS probe to sound alarm bells | Radio WGN 720

(The hill) – Calls by senior Republicans for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch its own investigation into the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion alarm those who say the DOJ would blur the line of powers in pursuing something that might not even be a crime. The leak sparked a series of finger-pointing and […]

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Small Business Development Center recognizes Geise | News, Sports, Jobs

From left, Courtney Curatolo, director of the Jamestown Community College Small Business Development Center, Mark Geise, CEO of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency and County Executive PJ Wendel at the Ashville General Store Monday. Geise received the US Small Business Administration‘s Phoenix Award from SBDC for outstanding contributions to disaster recovery. […]

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LEA Look Forward from April 29 to May 5, 2022

See the LEA Look Forward from April 29 to May 5, 2022. Recovery support Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessment Opportunity for Local Education Agencies and Schools LEA Individualized Special Education Materials Now Available (Reminder) Health and security Technical assistance on school health and safety guidelines (reminder) Bi-weekly distribution of test kits for kindergarten, kindergarten and […]

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A new campaign awaits Honda Racing’s WTCR race…

Each of the last three season-opening WTCR races has been won by drivers from Honda Racing’s current roster, with Esteben Guerrieri, Nestor Girolami and Tiago Monteiro triumphing in 2019, 2020 and 2021 respectively – all at different circuits . The three are joined by Attila Tassi to complete an unchanged driver line-up for a fourth […]

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Clover Park Technical College receives $15,000 scholarship gift – The Suburban Times

Submitted by Kara Snyder, CPTC Foundation. The Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received some exciting news regarding the 16th Annual Scholarship Celebration, May 16-20. An anonymous donor has pledged to match every dollar raised for scholarships, up to a maximum of $15,000. “We are delighted with this generous gift from a donor who […]

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EmployIndy Initiative Recognizes Good Wages – Inside Indiana Business

EmployIndy has launched an effort to reverse the trend of people quitting their jobs because they aren’t making enough money or aren’t getting the benefits they need. The organization launched the Good Wages initiative, which certifies and highlights Marion County employers who offer full-time wages of at least $18 an hour and access to health […]

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Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority May Receive $1.2 Million in City Funding

The Pittsburgh City Council is set to allocate $1.2 million to the city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority to fund several programs. “These are investments in neighborhoods, which we’ve moved away from over the past two decades,” Councilwoman Deb Gross said. The investment would include $150,000 for the Pittsburgh Task Force on Employee Ownership. “The money will […]

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LMHRA and Stakeholders Conclude Five-Year Strategic Plan – FrontPageAfrica

Stakeholder Meeting Participants and Strategic Plan Master Plan (2021-2025)) Monrovia – The Liberian Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority (LMHRA), in collaboration with stakeholders, has concluded a five-year strategic plan (2021-2025) for the effective governance and implementation of drug regulation. drugs in Liberia; and to ensure that safe, effective and quality medicines are provided to […]

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The median of the Congregational Church gets a makeover

The strip of grass south of Grant Congregational Church has been given a makeover through the efforts of Ashley Colglazier and the family of Dr. Cliff Colglazier.The church was chosen as the site for the project because the basement has been a free meeting place for 4-H groups for almost a decade, starting with a […]

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State Superintendent Announces Creation of Task Force to Address Declining School Enrollment

SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new effort to support and enhance a system-wide approach to address the challenges of declining student enrollment in the state of California with the creation of a new working group. National data shows declining enrollment is plaguing public schools across the country and recent […]

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Gonzales Supports Foster Youth Search and Protection Act

Bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Representative Tony Gonzales (R-TX) would require the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to identify barriers preventing appropriate support for missing foster children and other vulnerable youth in a host family. “The number of children missing from our foster care system is horrific and heartbreaking,” Rep. Gonzales said […]

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Delaware House committees approve companion bills on marijuana legalization and regulation

A pair of companion bills to legalize marijuana and establish regulations for the cannabis trade in Delaware were approved by separate House committees on Wednesday. Rep. Ed Osienski (D), sponsor of both measures, previously attempted to pass a comprehensive bill that would have achieved both goals at once, but failed to receive the required three-fifths […]

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NC Headliners: Check out our list of upcoming events and milestones across NC

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s our exclusive roundup of upcoming events taking place across North Carolina through the end of April. Included are the latest meetups, conferences, workshops, application deadlines, and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington, and other parts of the state. Many events will take place in person as some […]

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EIB to allocate EUR 4bn to EU countries hosting Ukrainian war refugees

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a EUR 4 billion program to support EU Member States hosting Ukrainian war refugees and to develop vital social infrastructure, under the Solidarity Program of the EIB with Ukraine. It is according to a statement published on the EIB website, reports Ukrinform. “We are all devastated by the […]

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ADB, a French firm to support small farmers in Pakistan

MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) and Louis Dreyfus Company BV (LDC) have signed a loan of up to $100 million to help smallholder farmers recover from the economic challenges caused by Covid-19 and improve their livelihoods resilience to the impacts of climate change, the multilateral lender said on Thursday. “The loan will support LDC’s […]

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Vienna government appoints new planning director

Vienna officials announced March 31 that they had hired a city planner from Rockville, Maryland, to serve as director of the city’s planning and zoning department. City officials chose David Levy after conducting a nationwide search and receiving nominations from candidates in 10 states. Levy will take up his new role on May 9 with […]

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Rural Women’s Health Project Selected for Gateways for Growth Challenge Implementation Cohort to Support GINI Immigrant Inclusion

Gateways for Growth press release National non-profit organizations American Immigration Council (recently merged with New American Economy) and Welcome America selected the Rural Women’s Health Project in Gainesville, Florida to receive the Technical Implementation Assistance and Grant Award in Round Four of the Gateways for the Growth Challenge (G4G). As part of the G4G Challenge, […]

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Law Students Create Nationwide Survey of Privileged Communications by State Law for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers

Photos submitted From left to right: Alex Millsap and Savannah Luna U of A Law School students Savannah Luna and Alex Millsap have created a national resource for survivors of human trafficking and professionals seeking to support them. The project was part of student work at the Anti-Human Trafficking Clinic, one of […]

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Russia announces it will ‘significantly reduce’ military attacks on Kyiv and Chernihiv

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he was not aware of any cases of disappearances of Ukrainian journalists and activists, or reports of officials being arrested in Ukrainian territories under Russian control. Peskov’s comments come after CNN reported that local Ukrainian officials had been arrested and that journalists and members of civil society had disappeared and […]

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Promotion of digital technology in agriculture

Information and Communication Technology Minister Timothy Masiu revealed this during a discussion with the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) QU Dongyu at Dakar, Bangladesh, during the 36th FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of the United Nations this month. Minister Masiu said the planning and coordination of the agricultural […]

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United Way obtains $75,000 grant to fight food insecurity | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy photo Steve Wright and Joe Gentry pose with a check for $75,000 to help with food insecurity. ALPENA – United Way of Northeast Michigan received a $75,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, Michigan Health Endowment Fund and WK Kellogg Foundation for “Addressing Food and Nutrition Insecurity to […]

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DOJ Expands Police Reform Technical Assistance Services to LE Agencies

By police personnel1 WASHINGTON — On Friday, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced a new collaborative reform initiative through the Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS Office). The initiative will be offered at three levels of assistance and services to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies who wish to bring about reforms within their […]

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La Cocina in San Francisco hosts the country’s first female-run food hall

SAN FRANCISCO – Nestled in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, La Cocina Municipal Market is a delicious haven for foodies and a golden gateway for female business owners. “We’re the first female-run food hall in the country, which you know is a huge, huge success in itself,” said Naomi Maisel, food justice advocacy manager at La […]

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IAEA Continues Efforts for a Safety Framework for Ukraine: Regulatory and Safety

March 18, 2022 The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that consultations on an agreement for the safety and security of Ukrainian nuclear facilities were underway. Zaporozhe nuclear power plant (Image: Energoatom) IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi met with the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine in Turkey on March […]

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US donates 306,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine to Armenia

The U.S. Embassy in Armenia is pleased to announce the arrival of 306,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine YEREVAN – The United States Embassy in Armenia is pleased to announce the arrival of 306,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Armenia on March 14, 2022. This is a gift from the United States […]

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Exclusive: WHO says it has advised Ukraine to destroy pathogens in health labs to prevent spread of disease

A logo is pictured at the World Health Organization (WHO) building in Geneva, Switzerland February 2, 2020. Picture taken February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 10 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization has advised Ukraine to destroy high-risk pathogens harbored in the country’s public health laboratories […]

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Philly anti-violence grant funds are too hard to come by, nonprofits say

Support for small non-profits The city provided two liaisons to help recipients with repayments and purchases, which some nonprofit groups said they found helpful when filing their expenses. But how well an organization can navigate the process depends a lot on the size of the organization, how much money it has in reserve, and how […]

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Community redevelopment of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood nets $400 million in… | Your money

Chicago, March 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chicago, IL — New research shows that more than a decade of investment in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood by Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), a nonprofit developer focused on the mission, has attracted more than $400 million in federal, state, and municipal funding, as well as additional resources from […]

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‘Vast majority’ of US$350m security aid package delivered to Ukraine, defense official says

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko shake hands as they pose for a photo during a ceremony in the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia, June 24, 2020. (Alexei Nikolsky/Presidential Office Russian Press and Information/TASS/Getty Images) Russian President Vladimir Putin said he discussed Belarus’ interest in having access to the Baltic Sea during a […]

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Controversial Perry County Waste Lagoon Obtains Ohio EPA Permit | News

MOUNT PERRY, Ohio — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it has granted a permit for a biosolids storage facility in Perry County. Last year, the agency issued a permit to install the facility, allowing its construction. The new permit gives it the green light to begin operations once it is built. News […]

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Plastic Pollution: A Global Treaty Drafted to End Plastic Pollution

Senior UN official says draft treaty to tackle plastic pollution will be ‘biggest multilateral environmental deal’ since 2015 Paris climate accord Environment March 1, 2022 By Adam Vaughan Plastic trash collected on East Island in Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge All Canada Stock Photos / Alamy Nearly 200 governments have tentatively agreed to a legally […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of online calculators compared to their offline physical counterparts

Imagine you’re in a department store and you’ve just stumbled upon the perfect jacket. And luckily, it’s on sale! However, you can’t quite determine what the final price will be. You quickly access an online calculator to understand if the new jacket will fit your budget. It happens to so many of us throughout our […]

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Russia could keep the United States out of a joint space project due to sanctions; plans to shack up in China instead: space chief

The United States may not be part of the Vanera-D joint space project with Russia to explore the planet Venus following US sanctions against the country and Moscow will carry out the mission alone or with the participation of China, said on Saturday the head of the Russian space agency. . Venera-D is a […]

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Honoring Black Achievements – Precinct Reporter Group News

Double the work to do, during Black History Month and beyond February is Black History Month – an annual commemoration of the achievements of Black Americans and their remarkable impact on history. It’s a time to celebrate the cultural legacy shaped by generations of Black Americans who for many decades fought for fairness – a […]

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Agencies Eye IT Infrastructure Upgrades Under 2 Federal Acts

ARPA now funds a flexible range of projects ARPA is a $1.9 trillion spending package that rewards $350 billion to state and local governments. The States will receive about 195 billion dollars; metropolitan areas will receive approximately $45 billion; and counties and other departments will receive the rest. State and local governments may use ARPA […]

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Minister Karki insists on the ratification of the MCC pact by the parliament

Minister Karki insists on the ratification of the MCC pact by the parliament Communications and Information Technology Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki in parliament on Sunday. KATHMANDU: Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, has insisted on the need to endorse the MCC pact concluded between the Government of Nepal and Millennium Challenge Corporation […]

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Lithuania lifts Covid-19 restrictions to welcome international tourists

Hopes that the tourism industry would rebound from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been dashed by the spread of the Omicron variant wildfires. In an exclusive interview with UN News, Zoritsa Urosevic, Executive Director of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), called for new ideas to revive the sector. The United […]

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Bill on the identification and treatment of dyslexia in schools

Feb. 15—BOISE — Legislation requiring schools to focus more effort on identifying and treating students with dyslexia was introduced in the Senate on Monday. State Department of Education officials were the only people to testify against Senate Bill 1280. The legislation is co-sponsored by the Sens. Carl Crabtree, R-Grangeville, and Robert Blair, R-Kendrick. They introduced […]

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Carrie Blakeway Amero

Areas of expertise Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), Home and Community Services (HCBS) Programs and Quality Measurement, Direct Care Staffing, Person-Centred Planning, Approaches and Systems, Medicaid HCBS Comprehensive Needs Assessments/Determination of eligibility, Public services for older adults and people with disabilities, Alternative Payment Models (APMs) for Medicare and Medicaid, Design and operation of […]

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The Million Dollar Community College Challenge

A new national grant competition will help community colleges build their brand and strengthen … [+] their marketing outreach, particularly to mature students. Getty The Lumina Foundation comes announcement a national grant competition that will help community colleges improve their marketing and build stronger brands. the Million Dollar Community College Challenge is the latest initiative […]

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NGA partners with grocers in ‘food as medicine’ video projects

To promote the concept of “food as medicine”, the National Grocers Association Foundation Technical Assistance Center (NGAF TA Center) has partnered with supermarket chains Daily Table and Stop & Shop to create testimonial videos and testimonials. ‘information. The NGA said on Tuesday that the videos will highlight the work of the United States Department of […]

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Scholarship deadlines are approaching | News, Sports, Jobs

If you wish to apply for the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan scholarships, please read the following information carefully before accessing the “AwardSpring” scholarship application. Some CFNEM scholarship funds do not use the “AwardSpring” application process. The donors of these funds have established alternative application procedures, which you can find in the […]

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Copper Mountain Resorts Now Serving Hemp Foods

Copper Hill Stations has partnered with Foods based on the planet, a food company that uses a base of hemp seeds, to bring vegan options to the ski resort this winter. And according to Braelyn Davis, president and CEO of Planet Based Foods, hemp-based dishes have already been a big hit. The company’s hemp burgers […]

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USDA Funding to Help Business Expansion and Skills Training in Rural Oklahoma | Local business news

Many businesses in the region will benefit from a $1.4 billion investment from the United States Department of Agriculture. The funding is designed to retain resources and wealth in rural America through skills training, business expansion and technical assistance. The investments are part of business and cooperative services that are expected to help create or […]

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National Urban League and Small Business Association Launch Community Navigator Program

This community-based program will engage and support underserved small businesses, including micro and rural businesses, with a focus on those owned by women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged people. LOS ANGELES, 01 Feb. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Urban League (NUL) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have announced a pilot […]

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Warsaw offers free military-technical assistance to Kiev, Polish daily says – Reuters

WARSAW, January 31. /TASS/. The Polish authorities offer free military-technical aid to Kyiv, Rzeczpospolita newspaper reported on Monday citing the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. “Ukrainian Defense Agency informed Rzeczpospolita that Kyiv received an offer of free military-technical assistance from the Polish Ministry of Defence,” the newspaper said. According to Rzeczpospolita, telephone talks between the defense ministers […]

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People of Color Small Business Relief Program

MANCHESTER, NH (AP) — The Manchester NAACP and the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund are launching an effort to provide financing and coaching to small businesses owned by people of color. The initiative began with interviews with 45 Greater Manchester business owners who identify as black, indigenous or of colour, about their strengths, challenges and […]

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US Tackles ‘Crisis’ of Rising Accidental Deaths with Bold National Strategy

The number of road deaths increased in the first half of 2021, the largest six-month increase in road accidents … [+] deaths ever recorded in the history of the federal reporting system. Corbis via Getty Images The United States has joined other nations around the world in combating the carnage on its highways by adopting […]

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Chamber and MWCC partner for national workforce training program

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Mount Wachusett Community College and the Spanish American Center to break down barriers for adult learners of color and increase the number of those who earn high-quality degrees and diplomas, relevant and short-term in the Region. The North Central Chamber is one of seven organizations […]

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UNCF, Steve Fund partner to host Mental Well-Being

Washington DC, Jan. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and The Steve Fund proudly host Unapologetically Whole: Living You Best Mental Health Life, a conference for historically Black college and university students ( HBCU) that promotes mental well-being. The event is sponsored by Peloton as part of its partnership with […]

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Funding available to plant trees in Illinois communities

Trees Forever announces a funding opportunity for communities in Illinois to diversify their community forests or recover from natural or man-made disasters, especially the emerald ash borer. Trees Forever is accepting applications to Recover, Replant, Restore! tree planting grants from February 1 to 25. Grants of $500 to $3,000 are available to plant more diverse […]

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Michelle Deal-Zimmerman: Our hopes for Baltimore in the new year | REMARK

As a recent transplant, I’m grateful to have landed in Baltimore and found a community of like-minded people who think big and believe big things are possible. I love energy and enthusiasm, although I’m not all sunshine and rainbows. I see the challenges of divestment, education, housing, and racial disparity, but I’ve learned that magic […]

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FBI Joins Astroworld Investigation, Launches Evidence Collection Website

The post office FBI Joins Astroworld Investigation, Launches Evidence Collection Website appeared first on Result. The FBI has joined with the Houston Police Department to investigate the circumstances that led to the deadly mob rush at Travis Scottit is Astromonde Festival returns in November. “Houston Police Detectives have already reviewed countless hours of video evidence […]

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The Asian Development Bank will help improve the quality of education in Sindh

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank will support the Government of Sindh in developing a program implementation plan for the Sindh Education Impact Bond (SEIB) to address specific challenges in improving the quality of education in the province, we learned here. The bank has approved technical assistance that will help the government of Sindh explore, validate […]

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Ukraine: Government websites down after hacking attack

Ukrainian officials and media say a number of government websites in Ukraine were down after a massive hacking attack Through YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press January 14, 2022, 10:12 a.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine – A number of government websites in Ukraine were shut down on Friday […]

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South-South cooperation: FAO signs key agreement with Chinese government – world

Agreement marks official launch of phase III of FAO-China South-South Cooperation program after China announces additional $ 50 million in funding 12/01/2022 Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has signed an agreement with the Chinese government to officially launch Phase III of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation (SSC) program. The […]