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TAOS -- A New Mexico judge is weighing arguments over public access to prime hunting territory after a bench trial several weeks long in Taos. White Peak has been the source of legal and administrative fights for decades, as hunters and others have sought access to public land amid an area ... Mexico
The plan is the product of two different proposals, one from consultants who reviewed the public defender funding system and the other from a collaborative effort among the majority the state's district public defenders, said State Public Defender James "Jay" Dixon. While still far from thriving, he said, ...

Jeff Roberts, executive director of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, said autopsy reports provide information to the public that in some cases would otherwise be unavailable. The coalition is a nonpartisan, nonprofit group that works to ensure the transparency of state and local governments.
How are national politics around public lands affecting the work you do locally? It's definitely put us into a tailspin. Everything that we've been doing locally has now moved to the national level. We've had our governor go to the president, asking him to help expedite the Lake Powell pipeline. We have ... Utah
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has proposed big changes for people who live in public housing. Some of their rents could be tripled, and many residents would be required to work in order to receive subsidies. Several cities already have a work requirement for those who live ...
After reading a couple of letters criticizing the St. Paul Public Works department for its job plowing snow this winter (an annual tirade), I want to speak up for most of us (approximately 60 percent, according to a study in 2015) who understand the challenge of clearing 1,874 miles of streets in St. Paul, ...

Others were older. Each advocated for what was theirs by birthright and should be forever: public lands and waters. Among those attending was Theresa Jensen, 13, who along with her twin sister, Nathalie, wore a simple gray T-shirt, the back of which bore the words: "Keep public lands in public hands.''.
But Dr. Thomas Parran Jr., whose name graces the main building of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has also been called an architect of the syphilis experiments on black men and women in Tuskegee, Ala. While he was surgeon general, he was also aware that U.S. ...
The public's criticisms of the political system run the gamut, from a failure to hold elected officials accountable to a lack of transparency in government. And just a third say the phrase "people agree on basic facts even if they disagree politically" describes this country well today. The perceived ...
LYNN — The City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to amend zoning to allow for a medical village that would replace Union Hospital, but city officials are also planning for how the remainder of the site will be developed. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2019, a 37,000 square-foot, $23 million ...
The rink's Facebook page and website are no longer active. Skaters were at the rink Sunday morning for private practice for an upcoming Mother's Day event. It is unknown when the skate rink will close permanently to all skaters, but it is no longer open to the public, according to those attending the practice.
“Obviously, Kim Jong Un has learned about public relations and is setting it up well" for himself for the talks by announcing the suspension of nuclear and missile tests, Corker said. “But I think everyone that's been around this looks at [the talks] as just the beginning. It may lead to something. It may not.
Tens of thousands of staff who entered the public service in recent years on lower pay rates appear likely to receive special increases to allow them to catch up with longer-serving colleagues on foot of new talks between the Government and unions. The Government and public service unions are to meet ...
FLINT, MI -- A final on-air date has been set for public television station WCMZ-TV following its February 2017 sale during the Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction. The channel serving residents in Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, and other areas will cease over the air broadcasts as of 11:59 ...
Aurora mayor Richard Irvin apologized Sunday after the Aurora Public Library installed an art display that some felt insulted Muslim women. A piece of ... I was disgusted by the language and saddened by the fact that every person who read it could believe this was condoned by the Aurora Public Library."
Channing Tatum stepped out for the Honda Indy Grand Prix on Sunday, attending his first public event since he and Jenna Dewan announced they were splitting after nearly nine years of marriage. The 37-year-old actor attended the event in Birmingham, Alabama, where he served as the grand marshal ...

Each of these companies has had to navigate a public relations crisis over the past year and a half. Some have been more successful than others. "Every crisis is different," said Andrew Gilman, CEO and founder of the public relations firm CommCore Consulting Group. But there are a few things companies ...
So is the steady erosion of the public sector. For generations of Americans, working for a state or local government — as a teacher, firefighter, bus driver or nurse — provided a comfortable nook in the middle class. No less than automobile assembly lines and steel plants, the public sector ensured that even ...
Founded in 2010, Ridlr operates as a personal transport portal that allowed users buy tickets for public transport in 17 Indian cities and also monitor traffic congestion using IOT devices. The company had raised over $6 million from investors that include Qualcomm Ventures, Times Internet, Matrix Partners ...
AirPlay 2 testing requires Apple TV 4 or Apple TV 4K with tvOS 11.4 developer or public beta. While Apple's developer program requires a paid membership, Apple's public beta program is free for participants (although using beta software comes with stability risks). Apple offers public beta versions of iOS, ...
UConn Health released a report Monday outlining plans to pursue a private-public partnership with the aim of selecting a partner by September and beginning in-depth negotiations then. “This decision may be the most important decision that UConn Health makes in the next few decades,” said Dr. Andrew ...
MADISON - Most abortions for state and local workers would not be covered by their public insurance plans, under legislation signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday. Assembly Bill 128 prohibits government-provided health insurance plans from paying for abortions except in cases of rape or ...
They happened because of laws like the Clean Air Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act, which provided the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the tools it needed to put public protections in place to limit pollution. And, critically, these agencies were able to look at the best available science to craft ...
Salt Lake City is ready for a year-round public market – similar to Pike Place Market in Seattle or Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia – where farmers and producers can sell fresh tomatoes, baked bread or specialty coffee every day. The question is: Where to build it? Downtown near the Rio Grande ...
Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods announced his opposition to the proposed rule this week, which he said would mean that people might have to travel farther and will be less likely to serve. The proposed change would do away with subgroups, meaning that an Alameda County resident ...
Denver's new public works director is trying to more than double the percentage of people using public transit - to 15 percent - without getting around getting hellish for the majority who choose to drive. Eulois Cleckley has worked in Houston and DC. In Denver, he's faced with a city built for the automobile, ...
(WKYT) - Fayette County Public Schools are closed Friday as large numbers of teachers have announced they will not report to work. District spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall says more than a third of school employees reported they will not be at school Friday. The total number of teachers who called out ...
The city will also beef up security over its public Wi-Fi networks, a notorious target for malicious actors looking to snoop on private information as it passes by unencrypted. The city will implement DNS protection through a service called Quad9, a free public cybersecurity product out of the partnership ...
As government departments, councils, NHS trusts, universities, schools and other public bodies with more than 250 employees scrambled to report their gender pay gap before the midnight deadline on Friday, reported figures revealed that women in the public sector are paid on average 14% less than ...
In October, I wrote a column about Jed Shafer, a teacher in Oregon who found himself on the wrong end of the student loan repayment bureaucracy. Mr. Shafer thought he was following the rules to qualify for the public service loan forgiveness program, and spent years communicating carefully with the loan ...
Half of the people polled said Trump's appointments are less qualified than the officials who previously held their positions, compared to just 24 percent who said they were more qualified. Forty percent of people said Trump's appointments are more likely to misuse taxpayer money, compared to 33 percent ...
In a decision that experts say could have nationwide significance, the California Supreme Court has ruled that public colleges and universities have a duty to protect their students from potential violence in “school-sponsored activities.” This overturns a lower court decision and allows a former University of ...
Three of the five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)—which oversees the siting and approval of America's interstate natural gas pipelines—recently suggested a new policy that will hamper public participation in FERC's review of applications for new natural gas pipelines, ...
The public doesn't have much faith in Facebook either. According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released over the weekend, only 41 percent of respondents trust Facebook to obey laws protecting users' personal information. Fellow tech giants that collect large amounts of data, such as Amazon, Apple, Microsoft ...
The Seattle-area company that helps Fortune 500 customers manage and automate key work processes — including the ability of employees to collaborate on projects across sales, marketing, HR and other corporate functions — filed to raise as much as $100 million through an initial public offering.
Dale Carnegie (1888-1955), the famed author of How to Win Friends and Influence People and founder of the Dale Carnegie Institute, which teaches a public speaking course, encouraged people to speak about topics they know a lot about. More than that, he encouraged them to speak on topics they know ...
The Brooklyn Public Library's imposing Central Branch will get some 21st-century friendly upgrades as part of $135 million revamp over the next two years. “We are focused on broadening the definition of what it means to be literate,” Linda E. Johnson, president and chief executive of the Brooklyn Public ...
Less aggressive investment return estimates have carved an additional $1 billion hole in the severely underfunded pension system for Chicago teachers, reviving questions about how a retirement plan for tens of thousands of public workers can survive without additional money from taxpayers. Consultants ...
Last summer, Public Citizen identified 36 lobbyists who'd been tapped for government jobs dealing with issues they'd lobbied on, and only six of those appointees have received waivers since then, the group said. "These 30 apparent violations of Trump's own ethics rules are only the tip of the iceberg," said ...
In the face of this public outcry and with many voters telling pollsters it's going to be an important or major factor for them in the upcoming midterm elections, the Republican-led Congress and the Republican President have done very little to enact stricter gun control. So what's the disconnect? There's no ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio - A massive crowd gathered in downtown Cleveland at Public Square Saturday morning to rally for gun control. Well over one thousand protestors carried signs, chanted and marched through downtown demanding action by Congress creating comprehensive, common-sense gun laws.
Facebook is confronting a costly, embarrassing public relations debacle after revelations that Cambridge Analytica may have misused data from some 50 million users to try to influence elections. Among its marquee clients: President Donald Trump's general election campaign. Now a company known as ...
FORKS — A failed bill to exempt state lawmakers from the Public Records Act is worth a second look and a more transparent roll out, North Olympic Peninsula legislators said. Senate Bill 6617, which was rushed through the legislature without debate last month, was vetoed by Gov. Jay Inslee amid public ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- United in numbers and a fervor that recalled demonstrations of an earlier era, a student-led throng estimated as large as 20,000 rallied on Public Square on Saturday as part of the March for Our Lives movement demanding action on gun control. "I was overwhelmed," said Shaker ...
In both cases, it has been proven there was no reason whatsoever for not making the documents fully accessible to the public. The government should do the right thing in the future and not just respond to requests from the public, as a result of protests or the broadcast of a television series, and initiate on ...
CHICAGO -- It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success -- public trust. Facebook is confronting a costly, embarrassing public relations debacle after revelations that Cambridge Analytica may have misused data from some 50 million users to try to influence elections.
Redfield represents the opposite; he is someone whose track record in HIV research and public health policy has been a scientific and moral failure. The White House, in all likelihood, has carefully scrutinized Redfield's financial history, especially after it was criticized for failing to adequately vet Trump's ...
KUALA LUMPUR: A fire broke out in the forensics department of Malaysia's largest public hospital on Saturday (Mar 17), forcing an evacuation of patients, staff and visitors. The forensics institute at Hospital Kuala Lumpur came under the global spotlight last year when it conducted the post mortem on the ...
I am a student in the Omaha Public Schools and I'm writing to express my concerns about the resolution that the Omaha school board passed in response to the school shootings. I disagree with the board on one topic: its support for increasing the number of counselors, mental health staff, psychologists ...


 

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