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Jessica Stensrud appeared on GoLocal LIVE at the Rhode Island State House where she spoke to the "Healthy Workplace Act of 2018" -- which she said is a necessary measure to address employee stress and well-being. House Bill No. 7024, which is sponsored by Representatives O'Brien, Marshall, ...
HOUSTON — Now that Richard Carranza is pretty much out as HISD's superintendent, the board of trustees has a job to do— and it's a biggie! They have to find his replacement. According to State Representative Carol Alvarado, "We're facing school closures. We're facing job losses and constant scrutiny ...

“We were ambushed in a random shooting, pulling into a taco shop,” Longdon recalled this week. She was shot in the back; her fiance was shot in the head. “I was shot in the back and paralyzed,” she told a small news conference at the state Capitol as Gov. Doug Ducey released a plan to address gun ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- More than 100 people gathered to discuss violence Tuesday night at Cole's Place, which was the scene of a club shooting just four days earlier. Residents of Louisville's Parkland neighborhood, LMPD and west Louisville community activists met at the night club on West ...
Community activists demand answers in Gvl Co deputy-involved shooting ... GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - On Wednesday, community activists gathered to request answers in the investigation of the first officer-involved shooting of ... "Profiled him, harassed him," said community activist Dr. U.A. Thompson.
KINGSTON – Lawyers have an additional week to work out a resolution of the trespass charge against community activist and organizer Callie Jayne. Bryan Rounds, the Kingston lawyer representing Jayne, made the request Tuesday morning to Kingston City Judge Philip Kirschner, who granted it. Rounds ...

The City of West Hollywood lowered flags to half-mast today at City Hall and throughout the city to honor the memory of Carmen Gloria Duran, who died yesterday. Duran was the mother of West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran. In an email message to City Hall staff announcing the flag lowering, ...
ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Carol Jackson, an Ashland Independent Schools board member and community activist, has passed away, the city of Ashland says. City officials say she died Saturday after battling an illness. Ashland Mayor Steve Gilmore released the following statement: "Carol Jackson ...
Eugene Arthur TeSelle Jr., a retired Vanderbilt Divinity School professor who was a strong advocate on community issues ranging from urban neighborhood preservation to integrated schools, died March 1. TeSelle, 86, was the Oberlin Professor of Church History and Theology, emeritus. He was in ...
As the city moves toward replacing the Arlington Bridge, some are pitching the idea of getting rid of the rail yard altogether. The project is expected to cost billions, but the exact number is uncertain because the city has never done a feasibility study. Chair of the Point Douglas Residents Committee Sel ...

Brainerd School District officials have stated the Lincoln building would require $8.8 million for much-needed maintenance -- to say nothing of updating the facilities or bringing it up to code. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch1 / 2. The Lincoln building, first constructed in 1938, served as an elementary ...
Luis Magana is on a mission to give undocumented immigrants a "heads-up" before ICE comes knocking on their door. Author: Kurt Rivera. Published: 6:27 PM PST March 2, 2018. Updated: 6:27 PM PST March 2, 2018. Luis Magana is on a mission. His mission is to give undocumented immigrants a "heads-up" before ICE ...
Now community activist Anthony Sionni created the Facebook page "Invite friends to like STOP Elorza's CASH CAMS. The stated purpose of the page is "This page is for all the people against these cameras. We have to rise up and fight!" Five cameras generated 12,193 tickets worth $1.15 million between ...
Teachers, parents and community activists joined the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association last week before the Orange County School Board meeting to rally for better working conditions. by: Danielle Hendrix Black Tie Editor. ORANGE COUNTY “To put students first, teachers cannot be last.
A group of local community activists, labor and legal advocacy leaders sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urging him to reject a proposal from the Department of Justice that would change the U.S. Census. The change? Adding a question about citizenship status to the upcoming 2020 ...
And if we can harness all of that, we can do something different for our children," explained Toby Smith, a community activist. Young adults targeted by another violent crime and messages by community leaders who want lawmakers to stop it. "Do your job. Make South Carolina and America safe again," proclaimed Pastor ...
Community activist Luis Magana has become somewhat of a rumor investigator. He says he personally investigates at least 10 rumors a day. With the immigrant community much more on a heightened sense of alert regarding ICE, he says, rumors of ICE raids are circulating more and more on social media.
Thursday, March 1, 5:15 p.m.—CHESTER—Due to a January snowstorm, Rotary First Thursday speaker Gary King has been rescheduled to March 1, at 5:15 p.m. at the Fullerton Inn. King will talk about a wide variety of topics including the continuing development of the disc golf course at the Pinnacle and ...
Pictured: Rep. Yingling visits with Moms Demand Action in his Round Lake Beach office Saturday. (Posted by State Rep. Sam Yingling, Community Contributor). Community Contributor State Rep. Sam Yingling. Privacy Policy. Contact: Emily Miller, 773-203-9654, SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - After ...


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