Monthly Archives: July 2022

Micro-grants available for invasive species removal, education

Municipalities, Indigenous communities and non-profit organizations could receive $1,000 in one-time funding to help protect land and water from invasive species PRESS RELEASEINVASIVE SPECIES CENTER*************************You can help protect your community’s land and water from invasive species with an Invasive Species Micro-Grant. Recognizing the importance of working together to prevent invasive …

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DSEDJ will provide limited public services on August 1

MACAO, July 30 – In order to cooperate with the epidemic prevention and control work of the SAR government, the headquarters of the Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) will continue to provide limited services to the public during office hours on August 1. day, the DSEDJ will only receive …

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Mayor – News – July 2022 – CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND PARTNER SCHOOLS LAUNCH HOMEOWNERSHIP INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor LaToya Cantrell was joined today by the Office of Youth and Families (OYF), Office of Housing Policy and Community Development (OCD), Tanya Bryant of ReNEW Schools, Alex Jarrell of New Schools New Orleans and Thelma French of Total Community Action to launch a $1.5 million down …

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The state disciplines health care providers

For immediate release: July 29, 2022 (22-115) Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471Public Inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700 OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary action or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in our state. The Department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works …

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“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim

“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim NEW JERSEY – Today, 25 New Jersey organizations and community leaders issued a statement oppose a plan to send even more funds to police departments already funded at historically unprecedented levels. Police funding …

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‘Hijrah’ moment: Coming out of the dark side of payday loans – Universities

Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati (The Jakarta post) PRIME Jakarta ● Fri, July 29, 2022 Indonesia has become a promised land for the development of the mobile payday loan market (locally known as Pinjol). Based on data from the Financial Services Authority (OJK), in April, 122 companies provide legal payday loan …

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City of Oakland | Minority contracts, support for companies held by BIPOC…

Oakland, California – Today, the City of Oakland announced the launch of two new business support programs funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency (EDA). Half of the funds will support a training program for small minority-owned construction contractors, with the rest …

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GCU’s Service History Leads to Accreditation

Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Kathleen Downey (left) and Director of Social Work, Dr. Cheryl McAuliffe, led efforts for accreditation of the Master of Social Work. (Photo by Ralph Freso). Social workers are in demand in the United States with heightened concerns about mental …

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Government set to improve public sector wage offer as industrial action looms

The government is set to improve its €1.2bn wage offer in talks on a review of the public sector wage deal, it has been confirmed, as SIPTU prepares to vote its members on a move protest. Speaking in Ireland on Tuesday morning on RTe, Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath, pictured, …

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IHCDA Suspends Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program Application Process Friday, July 29 – WKVI Information Center

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) is halting acceptance of new applications for Indiana’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program effective Friday, July 29 at 5 p.m. ET. To date, IHCDA has disbursed and committed $365 million to more than 29,000 Hoosier households. Under Treasury guidelines, Emergency Rent …

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The Eaton County Public Defender’s Office represents thousands

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — Eaton County officials say that due to some state-level policy changes, they are able to help more people who cannot afford to hire their own lawyer. For years, people who couldn’t afford an attorney in Eaton County received court-appointed attorneys, but the problem was the county only …

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Northern Trust releases sustainability report

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust today announced the publication of its latest Sustainability Reporthighlighting environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments. “Sustainability is about how we operate as a business and as citizens in the wider global community,” said Chairman and CEO Michael O’Grady. “As we fulfill our mission to be our customers’ …

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Sloan, Reish win Fulbrights; grants offset accounting fees

Here’s the latest news from Middle Tennessee State University. Professors win Fulbright awards MTSU faculty members Mary Ellen Sloane and Gregory Reish have secured places in the Fulbright Scholarship Program for the upcoming academic year. Sloane, a 17-year-old librarian who works at the James E. Walker Library in the College …

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Beverly Hills Courier – Climate Action Advisory Committee hosts movie night and discussion — Beverly Hills Courier

City of Beverly Hills | Community News BY Bianca Heyward July 24, 2022 The documentary “Ice on Fire” screened at the Roxbury Park Community Center on July 20 as part of the city’s Climate Action Movie Night. Reading time: 3 minutes On July 20, the Beverly Hills Climate Action and …

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Hawaii will soon have a women’s court in an effort to reduce recidivism

Earlier this month, Governor David Ige signed the House Bill 2421creating a three-year pilot program for the state’s first women’s court. The bill was supported by the Women’s Prison Project, a 31-member coalition that has worked closely with the Hawaii Women’s Legislative Caucus on several bills aimed at helping incarcerated …

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Vivent Health to expand Milwaukee Health Clinic to meet patient needs

Vivent Health is opening a new, expanded HIV health clinic at 1311 N. Sixth St. near the Deer District. (Photo/Vivent Santé) By Karen Stokes Vivent Health, formerly the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center, recently announced the location of its new Milwaukee clinic at 1311 N. Sixth Street near the Deer District. …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin | Governor.Virginia.gov

RICHMOND, Virginia – Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today that the number of employed Virginians has increased to more than 4.2 million workers as of June 2022. Virginia has added nearly 94,000 employed residents since February 1. Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to 2.8% in June. This continues to be lower than …

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How Guests Can Beat the Heat and Keep Their Cool

Insights > How customers can beat the heat and keep their cool 07/22/2022 The summer heat is in full swing, and most likely, so is your cooling system. Whether you’ve turned down the thermostat or turned up the air conditioner, increasing your energy consumption can lead to an increase in …

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How to Use a Car Equity Loan When You Need Money

Photo: fongbeerredhot (Shutterstock) The past few years have been a wild ride for almost everyone, with just about every aspect of our lives transformed in ways big and small. This kind of chaos is hard enough when you’re short on cash, but when cash is tight, inflation is skyrocketingand an …

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The French EVAL-PLH cohort of people with multiple disabilities

Design and financing This is a prospective cohort study. So far, data has been collected at 2 points. The first part of the study was organized between 2015 and 2016, and the second part was organized between 2020 and 2021. Prior to the second part, the study design was a …

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Activity Highlights: Quiet Housing Market, Unemployment Insurance Claims

___ Housing market cools as mortgage rates and prices spook buyers NEW YORK (AP) — Rising mortgage rates have combined with already high home prices to discourage potential buyers. Mortgage applications fell sharply. Sales of previously occupied homes have fallen for five consecutive months, during what is typically the busiest …

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Our public services are at breaking point – we need imaginative solutions to provide a sustainable workforce for the future

4 minute read40 minutes The public service workforce is at breaking point. Staffing shortages are significant and have serious implications for service users. Morale is very low and employers are not doing enough to make public service careers attractive to future employees. Recruitment difficulties are considerable and with an aging …

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Governor Hochul Announces $3 Million Now Available for Mount Vernon Residents Affected by Water and Sewer Issues

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of the Mount Vernon Healthy Homes pilot program from the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. To launch the $3 million program, which complements New York State’s historic $150 million investment to address longstanding water supply infrastructure and related public health issues in this …

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Georgia man traveled to Chicago and fatally shot ex-wife in Streeterville condo, then killed himself when cops arrived: police

A man traveled from his home in Georgia and fatally shot his ex-wife at her Streeterville condo on Monday afternoon before turning the gun on himself as officers tried to break inside, according to police reports. Officers arrived at the building on the 200 block of East Ohio Street around …

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The Hunt family creates an endowment for the Salvation Army in northwest Arkansas

The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas has an ongoing source of money that will support staff salaries and operating costs through an endowment from the Hunt family. The family behind JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., in Lowell, the largest public trucking company in the United States, has established an endowment …

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More strike hell could grip the UK as two million public sector workers face pay rises below inflation

Two million public sector workers today face a real pay cut as ministers try to rein in inflation which unions say will lead to strikes and resignations. Whitehall sources said pay review bodies covering doctors, nurses, soldiers, police and a range of other professions will recommend settlements of three to …

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Nonprofits receive over $69,000 in funding

Eight organizations serving Lincoln and Sagadahoc county residents in need of emergency food assistance and shelter will receive $69,604 in funds from the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The grants are part of the federal EFSP and American Rescue Plan Act funds, which are distributed by local EFSP …

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North Central Behavioral Health Systems receives 2 grants to support services in Bureau County – Shaw Local

North Central Behavioral Health Systems has received two grant extensions that will support expanded mental health and addictions services in Bureau County. The additional money will support the expansion of addiction services in the Princeton area, including inside St. Claire OSF Medical Center. “With the location of our outpatient office …

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International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft! By Stacy Nguyenjournalist, designer and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that provides affordable health services to anyone in need. They serve thousands patients each year at several locations in our region. ICHS was founded …

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New Program Adds Resident Artists to Domonkas Library

A new arts program that started this year has proven to be a great idea at Domonkas Branch Library in Sheffield Lake, officials say. The program has gone so well that branch manager Anne Godec expects it to continue in 2023, she said. “Everyone who took part was really happy …

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Baylor’s Education and Research Program Returns to Campus and Mayborn Museum to Help Young Learners Improve Their Math Skills | Media and public relations

Media contact: Kelly Craine, Baylor University Media and Public Relations, 254-297-9065SOE contact: Meg Cullar, Baylor School of Education, 254-710-6435Follow us on twitter: @BaylorUMedia WACO, Texas (July 15, 2022) – After a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID and an integrated 2021 program at a local summer school, Baylor University Mathematics …

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King County struggles to find solutions to get homeless people off the streets for good

Where do people with addictions and homelessness go, once they enter the healthcare system and no longer need medical care? Kathryn Driscoll, a social worker at a Tacoma-area nursing home, has no place to stay two former homeless drug addicts now that they are too healthy to be in the …

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Manual Developer and Trainer – International Consultant – Nigeria

ABOUT IOM: Established in 1951, IOM is a sister organization to the United Nations and, as the lead UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does this …

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Sri Lanka is in chaos and its president has fled. Here’s what we know

Singapore has confirmed that Rajapaksa landed and was allowed to enter the country on a “private visit”, but did not seek or be granted asylum. Rajapaksa then tendered his resignation in an emailed letter to Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardenena, according to the president’s office, although the office also …

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Utility announces new aid package

Ameren Missouri announced on Wednesday that it has added $1 million to its Clean Slate Fund, a program that helps eligible moderate-income customers pay off overdue balances and start fresh. Ameren recently announced an even lower payment threshold for Clean Slate to better support customers. Customers are now required to …

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Parents face rising costs for back-to-school supplies

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Sending your kids back to school can be expensive. According to the National Retail Federation, projected back-to-school spending in 2021 topped nearly $37 billion, or an average of about $850 per family. In a context of galloping inflation, a large majority of buyers expect to …

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America Media Wins 55 Catholic Media Association Awards

America Media received 55 awards from the Catholic Media Association on July 7 for its groundbreaking coverage of events at the intersection of the church and the world through print, digital, audio and video. Recognized for both intellectual content and spiritual resources, America Media received honors for Best Essay, Best …

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Pulling Together: An eight-day Shuswap canoe journey engaging Indigenous communities, law enforcement and utilities

Breadcrumb Links New Local News “For me, it is heartwarming to see like-minded people coming together for the betterment of Indigenous communities and their relationship with public services. — Kyle Crump, Splatsin youth recreation manager in Enderby Publication date : Jul 12, 2022 • 51 minutes ago • 3 minute …

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Finger Lakes Catholic Charities honors six individuals for their community work

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes honored six individuals on June 21 at its annual Sharing the Light Award event. The winners are (left to right) Helen Delaney, Andrew Tyman, Ellen Wayne, Katharine Waye, Elizabeth Kenney Henderson and Joseph Mull Sr. (Photo courtesy of Rhonda Zettlemoyer) The six recipients of …

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Renowned social worker Avdhash Kaushal dies at 87: The Tribune India

PTI Dehradun, July 12 Avdhash Kaushal, social worker and Padma Shri award winner, died Tuesday morning in a private hospital following a long illness. He was 87 years old. Kaushal, who founded an NGO called Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra, fought for human rights and environmental conservation. He …

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Susan G. Komen® announces the return of MORE THAN PINK Walk, Race for the Cure and Walk Where You Are across the United States

Susan G. Komen’s annual MORE THAN PINK Walk and Race for the Cure series will return to 40 cities across the United States Tweet that For many cities, this will be the first in-person run or walk since 2019. Participants in the MORE THAN PINK Walk or Run for the …

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Amid data security concerns, it’s time for Europe to make cloud services a public service

There are growing concerns that EU citizens, businesses and Member States are losing control of their data, their capacity for innovation and their ability to control the digital environment. Europe’s strategic autonomy has been demonstrated by our lack of power to respond independently to European security challenges. At the same …

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State solicits public input on wide range of climate-focused energy policies

Attendees at the Vermont Climate Council’s public engagement event at Elmore State Park last year discuss the current and future impacts of climate change that affect them every day. Photo by Emma Cotton/VTDigger State Civil Service officials want to know: How do Vermonters think the state’s electric sector should meet …

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Letter: Concerned about the practices of Children’s Services

I cautiously respond to a provocative practice by social services in Allen County, particularly the concerns expressed by Nadia Lampton, the former chair of the Allen County Children’s Services Board of Directors. We communicated briefly and she had been made aware of some poor care and advice given to young …

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Watauga Community Foundation Grants

Written by Bill Fisher New Posted: July 08, 2022 The Watauga County Community Foundation awarded $7,000 in local scholarships from its Community Grant Fund and $18,500 from the Armfield and Rachel Rivers Coffey Memorial Fund. Recipients of this round of grants include Blowing Rock Art and History Museum for the …

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Motorist shot dead after firing baseball bat in confrontation with downtown Baltimore squeegee workers – Baltimore Sun

A confrontation between a driver and a group of squeegee workers ended in deadly gunfire in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon after the motorist brandished a baseball bat – and one youths pulled out a gun in response. The shooting was reported around 4:30 p.m. at the corner of East …

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Lessons for scaling up program support

In this free SSIR live! program, participants will learn: How to use digital communications to help more people, more effectively Strategies to build your organization’s technology capacity How to partner with funders to support your digital programs Trends and opportunities for digital-first programs in the nonprofit sector Many nonprofits have …

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Literacy project sets up small free libraries in northern St. Louis

Change and Action for Racial Equity and Association of Community Organizations of St. Louis are working to promote literacy in North St. Louis by installing tiny libraries north of Delmar Boulevard. The project is part of the national literacy organization’s Read in Color initiative Small free libraries, which encourages people …

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Claim: Donors to Michigan abortion and payday loan claims violated law

LANSING — Seven nonprofits violated Michigan’s campaign finance law by funding ballot proposals while keeping the identities of their donors secret, a Washington, D.C.-based group has argued in complaints filed with the office of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) — a …

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‘Nobody’s mad because they’re scared’: Mental health experts validate post-fireworks trauma frenzy

ORLANDO, Florida. – Mental health professionals say feeling anxious or even traumatized after Monday night’s fireworks scare in downtown Orlando is entirely justified. Shantala Boss, a licensed counsellor, said with all the violence happening in the country, it makes sense that people are feeling a heightened sense of fear. She …

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Freedom Mortgage Announces 2022 Celebrate Freedom Award Winner

Honor goes to Dr. Matthew R. Burke, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and founder of 10 CAN, a non-profit organization helping veterans and first responders overcome trauma —Prize given 4th July at the Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia— BOCA RATON, Florida., July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Mortgageone …

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Federal Government and AFN Reach $20 Billion Final Settlement on First Nations Child Welfare Agreement

Money to compensate young victims of Canada’s discriminatory child welfare system is expected to start flowing to First Nations over the next year, now that the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations (AFN ) have reached a final settlement agreement. Ottawa, the AFN and the plaintiffs in two …

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Biden remains silent on rise in police suicides as advocates call for more action, less anti-cop rhetoric

Suicide has quietly become an epidemic within the National Police, ranking as the number one cause of officer death this year. And frustrated police advocates and mental health experts warn that President Biden has not only ignored the burgeoning crisis, but has also exacerbated it with anti-police rhetoric. Once a …

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5 Innovators to Watch in Rhode Island

During the pandemic, homes have become multifunctional spaces: with people working and children studying from home, traditional living spaces have been transformed into offices, classrooms and quarantine quarters. Both Andrew Naperotic and his wife were trying to work from home while their three young children were homeschooled. “The house was …

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five minutes with Estonian CTO Kristo Vaher

By Mia Hunt on 07/03/2022 | Updated on 03/07/2022 The CTO tells GGF he’s finally ‘crunched’ after years as an automation engineer, why he thinks the civil service shouldn’t design or build citizen services, and his goal of making its redundant role What attracted you to a career in public …

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Your Weekly Horoscope Inspired by Rob Brezsny: An “Astrology of Free Will”

Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s free will astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in more than 100 publications. He is also the author of Pronoia is the antidote to paranoia: how all of creation conspires to shower …

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BPJAMSOSTEK supports VP’s project to develop the Public Service Mall

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Workers’ Social Security Agency (BPJAMSOSTEK) has pledged to collaborate to accelerate the development of Public Service Shopping Centers (MPPs) across Indonesia in line with Vice President Ma’ruf’s plan Amin. “BPJAMSOSTEK also provides public service. Our focus aligns with government expectation, which presents easier, faster and more …

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Factory site development gets green light, council to vote on project this summer

The disputed development of the Snoqualmie Mill site can now go to City Council for final approval, after a hearing examiner ruled in favor of the developers and the city, delaying an administrative challenge against the project. In her 79-page decision released June 28, hearing examiner Sharon Rice upheld the …

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