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Many educators across the country are experiencing stagnant wages, slashed advantages, rising class sizes, and fewer assets for their college students. Too many academics need to work second jobs to make ends meet for his or her households. And, far too often, teachers and school personnel should tackle additional duties that go far beyond the classroom. Educators find yourself spending their very own money on college provides, mentoring and training … Read More

Vigo Parks Board OKs funds for water line work, approves changes to camping policies

Mar. 23—The Vigo County Parks and Recreation Board on Monday approved up to $152,237 for installation of new water lines in Fowler and Prairie Creek parks.

However, Adam Grossman, superintendent of the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department, told the parks board the department may not spend that much. Instead, he said because of cost overruns for new water lines at Hawthorn Park, it may have to make cuts in

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6 La Jolla Community Planning Association board seats up for grabs in coming election

Seven candidates are vying for six available seats in the La Jolla Community Planning Association’s upcoming board election.

The election will be held Thursday, March 4, with results announced at the board’s meeting that night. Board terms are three years.

A candidates forum was held during LJCPA’s Feb. 4 meeting online, with each candidate given the opportunity to make a brief statement. Formal statements have been posted on the LJCPA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County elects board chairman

Brian Phillips has been elected chairman of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Board of Directors. Phillips was elected to the post at the organization’s recent annual meeting. He has been a member of the board of directors for more than five years, and has served as the vice chairman of Resource Development for three years.

“I am honored to be elected at the Chair of the Board

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Marshall White advisory board searching for opinions on community center’s future | Local News

OGDEN — Formed late last year, Ogden’s Marshall White Advisory Committee is now kicking into high gear.

And that means the Ogden City-appointed board is looking for public opinions on what should happen with the community and recreation center that has served the central Ogden area for more than 50 years.

Ogden City Communications Director Mike McBride said the committee has released a public input survey, which is open now

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Fayetteville parks board opts for fee over park land for subdivision

story.lead_photo.captionLocation markers are visible Monday in the parking lot at Gulley Park near Township Street in Fayetteville. The parking lot will double in size to accommodate a total of 68 lighted parking spaces, and a wet garden area will be created, which will serve to hold and filter stormwater before it enters Niokaska Creek. The project is expected to be completed in spring. Check out nwaonline.com/210105Daily/ and nwadg.com/photos for a
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Teenage applicants sought for Kalamazoo board to help steer youth programs, activities

KALAMAZOO, MI — The city of Kalamazoo’s Parks and Recreation Department, Kzoo Parks, is seeking applicants to form a youth council that would help determine programs and activities offered for youth in the city.

The youth council will initially provide input to Kzoo Parks regarding programs, activities, parks and facilities, with the potential to expand to additional departments in the city. Serving on the council will provide members opportunities to

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Northville Public Schools board of education candidates

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Schools are a hot topic these days. In the Northville Public Schools, nine candidates seek voter support to fill the four four-year positions available in the Nov. 3. Election.

The candidates are Kimberly Campbell-Voytal, Harihar Kulkarni, Blake A. Mathie, James Mazurek, Lisa McIntyre, Douglas Miller, Sarah Prescott, Lindsey Wilson and Sherrie Winfield.

Hometown Life emailed questions to the nine regarding their

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Candidates vying in November for 2 contested seats on Bay County Board of Commissioners

BAY CITY, MI – The Bay County Board of Commissioners is seeing a bit of a shuffle this year. Several newcomers are vying for a spot on the board in the Nov. 3 general election.

The two contested races are in District 4, representing West Side Bay City and southwest Bangor Township, and District 6, representing East Side Bay City.

Republican challenger Lance Anson is challenging incumbent Kim Coonan for

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Five of nine Genesee County Board of Commissioner seats contested in Nov. 3 election

FLINT, MI – At least three districts will have a new representative on the Genesee County Board of Commissioners next year, and other seats are also up for grabs in the Nov. 3 election.

In Districts 1 and 2, incumbent Bryant Nolden and Charles Winfrey — both Democrats — are unopposed and on the ballot. Newcomer Domonique Clemons, also a Democrat, is unopposed in District 4, and incumbent Shaun Shumaker,

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18-year commissioner faces ex state rep. to serve Norton Shores on Muskegon county board

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – A former state lawmaker is taking on a veteran commissioner for the right to represent Norton Shores on the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners.

Democrat Mary Valentine is challenging incumbent Republican Bob Scolnik in the Nov. 3 general election for the board’s district four seat.

Valentine served in the Michigan House of Representatives for two terms, from 2007-11. Scolnik has served 18 years on the county

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On board Tui’s first post-lockdown flight

Passengers alighting TUI's first flight after lockdown
Passengers alighting TUI’s first flight after lockdown

The appeal of package holidays is ease and convenience. But in a post-lockdown world, when even basic travel manoeuvres can feel painfully complex, it’s hard to imagine how they’ll work. Until a week ago, the idea of a beach break in the Med felt about as likely as a trip to the moon.

What a difference a few days can make.

Tui, the

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It’s not too late. A vision board can help you make those 2020 goals a reality

Looking for a creative, colorful way to make your dreams and goals feel more accessible than ever? Try vision boards, the Pinterest-friendly art project that advocates swear makes you more likely to achieve your goals.

TODAY spoke to two experts in the field, both who have been making vision boards for years, about how the boards can really help you meet your goals and for some tips on how to

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It’s not too late. A vision board can help you make those 2020 goals a reality

Looking for a creative, colorful way to make your dreams and goals feel more accessible than ever? Try vision boards, the Pinterest-friendly art project that advocates swear makes you more likely to achieve your goals.

TODAY spoke to two experts in the field, both who have been making vision boards for years, about how the boards can really help you meet your goals and for some tips on how to

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Alexis Ohanian has left Reddit’s board in a ‘long overdue’ move. Here’s how he launched Reddit into a $3 billion behemoth and became an outspoken activist in the tech world.

Reddit and Initialized Capital cofounder Alexis Ohanian.
Reddit and Initialized Capital cofounder Alexis Ohanian.

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  • Alexis Ohanian, who cofounded Reddit in 2005, has been called the “Mayor of the Internet.”

  • He and cofounder Steve Huffman built the company over 16 months, then sold it to Condé Nast in 2006 for somewhere between $10 and $20 million. Today, the company is worth $3 billion. 

  • Since then, Ohanian has become a venture capitalist, has helped

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