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Carpenters, teachers unions endorse Soriano in Parsippany

Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano has won the endorsements of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in his bid for a second term. “Working-class families in Parsippany have an opportunity to elect a team who will stand up for the issues that truly...
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Galesburg Register-Mail

Roundtable: Do you like holiday parade changes?

What do you think about the changes to the Galesburg holiday parade?. Well, I’m on the committee and support these changes. If you grew up in Galesburg in the 1990s and prior, you’d know that our parades were nice and had floats. I’m not sure why that stopped, and the board recognized that. Just this month was the Labor Day Parade, and people showed up! Hoping that with the new changes to the Holly Days Parade that people will show up again.
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Uprise RI

Protesters object to prison tours that treat the incarcerated as zoo animals

Over two dozen people drove though the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI), in Cranston on Thursday to protest the lockdown imposed on incarcerated persons for the purpose of a four day correctional officer celebration that included tours of prison facilities for families. “Over 300 incarcerated people have organized a hunger strike...

Ore. mayor warns firefighters will quit over vaccine mandate

WARRENTON, Ore. — Mayor Henry Balensifer has warned Gov. Kate Brown that he will be forced to declare an emergency and ask for help from the Oregon National Guard or other state resources if the city's firefighters quit over the governor's coronavirus vaccine mandate. Most of the city's firefighters are...

Holy See recalls Durban Declaration, condemns racism and intolerance

Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher sends a video message to mark the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration, which sets out measures to combat racism, intolerance, and xenophobia. The United Nations hosted a high-level event on Wednesday in New York, which saw heads of state and government discuss “reparations, racial justice,...

Former Dominican President Fernandez calls for Latin American unity

Former President Leonel Fernandez of the Dominican Republic called for the regional integration of Latin America, «which today is in crisis», as a necessary step to seek help from the international community to overcome the fiscal crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic. «Without regional integration, we do not have the...

For Morocco, Solidarity-based Multilateralism is a Doctrine Stemming from Vision of HM the King -Foreign Minister

New York (United Nations) – For Morocco, solidarity-based multilateralism is a doctrine stemming from the vision of HM King Mohammed VI, underlined, this Thursday 23rd September 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates Mr. Nasser Bourita. This multilateralism finds its expression in concrete measures, such as...

Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color

Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu. The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve.

PM Battles Ex-PM for Romanian Governing Party Leadership

Premier Florin Citu and Ludovic Orban, head of the Chamber of Deputies, in December 2020. Photo: EPA/Robert Ghement. In a tight contest, Prime Minister Florin Citu will battle ex-Prime Minister and current head of Romania’s Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, for the leadership of the centre-right National Liberal Party, PNL at a party congress on Saturday.

35,9 million euros for solidarity actions in Greece

Resources of the EU Solidarity Fund amounting to a total of 35.9 million euros, were approved by the European Commission for Greece, helping to repair damage from three cases of natural disasters, as well as to deal with the pandemic. More specifically, as announced by the Ministry of Development and...

Seattle councilmember backs carpenters’ strike

SEATTLE — As area construction workers get ready to enter their sixth day of a strike, Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant announces legislation to back their efforts. “We will have the workers back,” Sawant said Wednesday morning at a Northwest Carpenters Union rally. The members are picketing for more money, paid parking and fully funded benefits.

Small communities across Oregon worry vaccine mandate will lead to extreme first responder staff shortage

WARRENTON, Ore. — As of Oct. 18, most Oregon state employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 could lose their jobs. Groups of nurses, teachers, police officers, firefighters—who are already shorthanded, could be even worse off once we reach the vaccine mandate deadline. And leaders in rural Oregon have said they already know what's going to happen.