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Does a “good old boy” network operate in Wyoming?

If you’ve lived in Wyoming for any length of time, there’s a good chance you’ve heard people talk about a “good old boy” network that has a disproportionate influence behind the scenes. For example, a recent article on Townsquare Media regarding a proposal to increase fuel prices by 15 cents per gallon over three years […]

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U.S. Secret Service Finds Russia Preparing Ukraine Offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has pledged to make it “very, very difficult” for Russian Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine as US intelligence officials determine Russia is planning a possible offensive military which could start as early as early 2022. The new intelligence finding estimates that the Russians plan to deploy […]

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Judge Allows Circle City Broadcasting To Call In Damages Expert Against DISH Network – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

Lawsuit claims racial discrimination by satellite TV provider INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The owner of WISH-TV and WNDY will be allowed to call a damages expert in his racial discrimination lawsuit against DISH Network. A federal judge in Indianapolis on Thursday rejected a DISH Network request to block the testimony of Dr. Mark Fratrik, senior vice […]

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Discount airlines Allegiant and Viva Aerobus seek alliance

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Budget airlines Allegiant and Viva Aerobus said on Wednesday they would seek antitrust immunity from the US and Mexican governments to work together on pricing, schedules and routes on cross-border flights . Las Vegas-based Allegiant said it would invest $ 50 million in the Mexican carrier as part of the deal, […]

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Scholars Strategy Network: Federal COVID Funding Will Reach Us All

Maine is on the cusp of $ 15 billion. That’s a lot of money! As of August 17, this is the amount that the Maine Bureau of the Budget reports has been made available to Maine through federal COVID assistance legislation. Five separate federal laws, covering the period 2020-2021, have authorized these distributions. Among them: […]

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New Korean research network seeks to unite Korean academics

A new interdisciplinary UI organization called the Korean Research Network held its inaugural Zoom conference on November 5-6. The network is a hub for professors pursuing Korean-related research in the Midwest. Intellectual interest in Korean culture is growing at the University of Iowa, due to Oscar-winning film “Parasite” and the popularity of K-pop, said Hyaeweol […]

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West African CSOs Strategies on Trade Facilitation Advocacy – Global News Network

* By Paul Ejime TFWA workshop participants Regional non-state actors in West Africa on Thursday began a three-day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, to equip civil society organizations (CSOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with tools and effective skills for people-centered advocacy to influence ECOWAS. policies and protocols on trade and free movement, in particular for the […]

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Violence in Solomon Islands recedes but no underlying tension

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Violence receded in the Solomon Islands capital on Friday, but the government showed no signs of resolving the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, including concerns over the links croissants of the country with China. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has sought to distract from domestic issues by […]

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Mexico secures female central bank president and Supreme Court judge

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico’s president on Wednesday appointed the country’s first female governor of the country’s central bank, saying putting women in high office was a priority. The decision comes a day after another female judge was appointed to the Supreme Court. “Women remain a priority,” President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Wednesday. […]

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Egyptian President vows to strengthen regional economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has pledged to realize his country’s vision of deepening economic integration between countries in the region and accelerating economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. During his presidency of the 21st session of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African Countries (COMESA), Sissi highlighted the vital role played by the […]