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TCOG Announces 2017 Better Leader Award Recipients

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The work of these individuals deserves special recognition as they have each demonstrated a sincere desire to improve quality of life

Mt Baldy Wilderness Preserve Dedicated in California

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AZUSA, Cal. — Today the Watershed Conservation Authority and The Conservation Fund held a dedication event celebrating the


Fayetteville, Ark.—Yesterday, the Arkansas State Plant Board unanimously voted to ban the pesticide dicamba for the 2018 planting

Florida Resident Sentenced to Prison for Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

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A Florida resident was sentenced today in federal court in White Plains, New York to 18 months in prison, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim for the Southern District of New York.

UT System Board of Regents Honors Seven UT Austin Faculty Members for Outstanding Teaching

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AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas System Board of Regents named seven University of Texas at Austin faculty members as recipients of the 2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA). The awards are the Board of Regents' highest honor and recognize faculty members who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction.

Results released from the Universitys annual campus safety report

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Safety has been and continues to be of the utmost concern to The University of New Mexico. Annually, the UNM Security and Fire Safety

Historic Disaster Response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas – With nearly 4.5 feet of rain and 130 mph winds, Hurricane Harvey propelled a disaster response that was the largest in Texas state history.

UNDP and Hedayah, team up to strengthen collaboration in preventing violent extremism

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New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, Hedayah.

IDACORP Increases Quarterly Common Stock Dividend 7.3 Percent

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BOISE, Idaho, September 22, 2017 – IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) announced today that its Board of Directors approved an increase in the

U.S. Department of Education Announces Hurricane Flexibility Guidance

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As part of its ongoing work to aid hurricane relief efforts, today the Department of Education released new non-regulatory guidance to

EPA Hurricane Maria Update for September 22, 2017

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WASHINGTON (September 22, 2017) –  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to coordinate closely with federal,

Ohio State studies effects of deglobalization on Midwest food, energy and water systems

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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Imagine the United States gets ensnared in a lengthy trade war and the fallout undercuts international demand for crops grown in the Great Lakes region. Farmers and other producers would eventually adjust their plans, setting in motion changes that could have pronounced ramifications on how land, water and energy resources are used and are collectively affected for years to come. But what are those ramifications, exactly, and to what extent can they be predicted?

Transformative Regional Trail Project to Begin Construction Will improve safety, infrastructure, local quality of life and one of Americas top hiking attractions

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HUDSON HIGHLANDS (Hudson Valley)—The partners spearheading creation of the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail are preparing for

CNO Visits NAS Key West Post Hurricane Irma

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KEY WEST, Fla. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano visited Naval Air Station Key West for a tour and all hands call at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West's Boca Chica Field Sept.

#Bergen2017 Fasnacht 14th and Scotson 22nd on first day of road races

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Time trial bronze medallist Madeleine Fasnacht (Tasmania/Hobart Wheelers CC) finished 14th in the junior women's road race, while Callum Scotson (South Australia/Port Adelaide CC) rode to 22nd in the under 23 men's race at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway.

Important information for Bell customers about calling 9-1-1 from Apple Watch Series 3

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MONTRÉAL, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell customers with the new Apple Watch Series 3 should be aware that their longitude and

EPA Extends Enforcement Discretion for Fuel Storage and Distribution Facilities in Florida

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ATLANTA – (September 22, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will extend enforcement

Brackettville Border Patrol Arrest Wanted Gang Member

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DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in Brackettville arrested a gang member wanted in connection with a violent crime.

NCCS Joins Cancer Groups to Oppose Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal in a Letter to Senate Leadership

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NCCS joins patient and provider organizations in the Cancer Leadership Council (CLC) in opposing the Graham-Cassidy-Heller Johnson

DOTD Secretary Wilson Extends Hurricane Harvey Waiver Order to October 1, 2017

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WHEREAS, pursuant to the Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act, La. R.S. 29:721, et seq., the Governor

Department of Justice Awards Nearly $59 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic, Fund Drug Courts

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The Department of Justice today announced $58.8 million to strengthen drug court programs and address the opioid epidemic nationwide.

More Than $102 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that two communities and one board of public utilities have been approved to receive more than $102 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

NC State Takes Part in ACC Creativity Festival

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Presented by Virginia Tech and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, the ACCelerate Festival is a three-day

RELEASE: CAP Tackles Territorial Taxation, the Estate Tax, and Tax Gimmickry in New Series Outlining Just the Facts on Tax Reform

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Washington, D.C. — With congressional leaders allegedly preparing to unveil more details of their tax cut plan in the coming days,

CAIR-Oregon, Community Groups to Hold Rally in Support of Rohingya Muslims

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PORTLAND, OR, 9/22/17) -- On Sunday, September 24, the Oregon chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Oregon) and a coalition of community organizations will hold a rally to educate, raise awareness and provide calls to action to end the ethnic cleansing targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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