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Lisa Calderón leaves Denver government for Emerge Colorado job

^ I support Local Community Journalism Support Denver’s independent voice and help keep Westword’s future free. Lisa Calderón, one of Denver’s most prominent political figures and a constant enemy of Mayor Michael Hancock, is stepping down from her post in city government to become executive director of Emerge Colorado, an organization that trains women Democrats […]

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ADM sold multi-million dollar real estate to Perdue’s company for $ 250,000

Then-US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue speaks during a campaign stop at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Cedar Rapids in October 2020 (Liz Martin / The Gazette) In February 2017, weeks after then-President Donald Trump selected Sonny Perdue as US Secretary of Agriculture, Perdue’s company purchased a small grain plant in South Carolina from Archer-Daniels- […]

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Florida State Expands PWO Offer to Nation’s No.3 Kicker Will Bettridge

The State of Florida has extended a PWO offer to kicker Gulliver Prep of Miami, Fla. Will bettridge. FSU Special Teams Coordinator and Defensive Coach Jean Papuchis extended the PWO option to Bettridge. After a great call with @FSUCoachJP I am fortunate to receive an offer from Florida State University !! ???? # Tribe22 @Coach_Barfield […]

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Letters to the Editor – June 29, 2021

Attack on freedom of expression By signing recent legislation that will require public universities and colleges to survey students, faculty and staff on their beliefs and views to support “intellectual diversity,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a statement on universities : are more intellectually repressive environments. You have orthodoxies that are promoted and other points […]

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Robert Durst’s real estate mogul brother tells court he believes his brother wants to kill him

Top line Douglas Durst, the president of the billion dollar Durst family real estate development company in Manhattan, said during Robert Durst’s murder trial on Monday that he was afraid of his older brother, who he said wants to kill him. Developer Douglas Durst speaks at a press conference announcing the opening of One World […]

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2021 ACC / Big Ten Challenge: Purdue reportedly played in Florida state

According to Jon Rothstein, the last element of Purdue’s non-conference men’s basketball program may have fallen into place: NEWS: Matches are set for the ACC / Big Ten challenge, by source. Duke at OSULouisville to MSUFSU at PurdueIU in CuseMichigan at UNCNebraska to NC StUW to GTIowa at UVAND in IllinoisClemson at RUMiami to PSUMinn. […]

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In 2021, residential real estate developers find new success with hotels

When GreenSlate Development committed to revitalizing the Blackstone neighborhood near downtown Omaha, … [+] Bringing the Cottonwood Hotel back to life was a priority, even though it was the company’s first hotel project. Photography Dana Damewood The adage ‘location, location, location’ still holds true, but some traditionally residential property developers are taking it to the […]

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Democrats must show they can be trusted with power – Boulder Daily Camera

“Social networks don’t choose a candidate. The Social Security people choose a candidate, ”said Eric Adams, who will likely be the next New York mayor. Adams made a point that Democrats should take seriously: Voters prefer pragmatists over ideologues. Today, the Democratic Party has full control of just 18 state legislatures, compared to 30 for […]

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Ensuring Access to Public Meetings in California – Daily Breeze

Local governments are, by definition, closer to the public they serve than state governments and certainly the federal government. Yet it is not that easy to engage with local governments. With city council meetings scheduled at times when many people cannot access often run-down websites, local governments can be inaccessible to many. Or, although one […]

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ITA names East Florida female tennis player Tsveti Trifonova as second-year most improved

Was national champion in singles and doubles in her native Bulgaria Eastern Florida State College female tennis player Tsveti Trifonova has been named the most improved sophomore by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. (EFSC image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida State College female tennis player Tsveti Trifonova has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis […]

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Deadly Florida apartment building collapse hits growing, diverse Jewish community

JTA – When part of the Champlain Towers collapsed early Thursday morning, plunging the seaside town of Surfside, Florida into tragedy, it also touched the hearts of a thriving and growing Jewish community. As of Friday morning, the deaths of four people had been confirmed and local authorities said 159 were still missing. Search and […]

US real estate

Billions of dollars pouring into real estate ETFs as the real estate boom rages on

June 25, 2021 (Bloomberg) – Soaring real estate prices have prompted investors to invest in exchange traded funds to keep up with industry gains. Industry ETFs are on track for their best month of fundraising since at least 2014, with nearly $ 3.9 billion added, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. BlackRock’s iShares US Real […]

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Trump’s company could face criminal charges in New York

NEW YORK (AP) – Manhattan prosecutors have informed Donald Trump’s company that it may soon face criminal charges resulting from a lengthy investigation into the former president’s business dealings. The New York Times, citing sources familiar with the matter, reported that charges could be filed against the Trump Organization as early as next week over […]

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Federal report recognizes low number of polar bears

WASHINGTON – In response to a complaint filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Biden administration today released long-awaited population reports for polar bears in Alaska and sea otters in California. Today’s stock assessment report is official recognition by the US Fish and Wildlife Service that the southern Beaufort Sea population of polar bears […]

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Florida’s new law requires state colleges to survey students about their opinions and beliefs

Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a bill requiring every Florida state college to conduct an annual assessment of intellectual freedom and diversity of viewpoints. “Before, we thought that a college campus was a place where you were exposed to a lot of different ideas. Unfortunately, now the norm is really more intellectually repressive environments, […]

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All recent U.S. population growth has come from people of color, new census estimates show

Content While we await the final 2020 census statistics for America’s racial and ethnic populations (expected later this summer), the recently released Census Bureau estimates have been compiled independently of the 2020 census.1 suggest something new: The 2010s could be the first decade in which the country’s white population recorded an absolute loss. These new […]

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Worthington City Council Acts on Residential Land and Residential Land Projects

City of Worthington Administrator Steve Robinson said Tri-State has solicited bids from subcontractors to do specific work in 13 areas of specialty construction. The total bid for the base project was $ 1,793,663.30, an amount that included an addition of 4,000 square feet of office space, site improvements and parking for the Second Avenue building, […]

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Agency for Healthcare Administration supports hospice expansion in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Florida health care regulators announced this year that the state needs four additional palliative care programs by July 2022 to care for the dying. This week, however, the State Agency for Health Care Administration gave its provisional approval to twice as much. The decisions, announced Monday, could bring additional hospice care programs to […]

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250 alligators removed from Disney since boy died in 2016 attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Wildlife officials have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in the five years since a 2-year-old boy was killed by an alligator at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, a newspaper reported . The company worked with trappers hired through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to remove alligators, according […]

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Columbia City Council Approves Deadline Extension for New Broadway Hotel Tower

Columbia City Government COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ) Columbia City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to extend the deadline to complete construction of a second tower at the Broadway Hotel in downtown Columbia. In February 2020, city council members voted to extend the construction deadline from October 1 to December 31 of this year. Last night a […]

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High demand from buyers, few homes for sale create ultimate sellers’ market in Brevard

66% fewer homes for sale than last year Yes, we are in the ultimate seller market right now. If you are a homeowner considering selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market, especially here on Florida’s Space Coast. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Yes, we are in the ultimate seller market right now. If […]

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Plano students and city volunteers pack 17,326 pounds of food for the North Texas Food Bank

The Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program kicked off on Friday, June 18 with a day of community service at the North Texas Food Bank. About 80 high school interns, newly elected Plano Mayor John Muns, and other volunteers spent several hours sorting and packing boxes of food for North Texas families in need. The food […]