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  1. Auto parts suppliers look to hire new workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE only one of the three carmakers in Slovakia plans to recruit new workers, the situation among their suppliers is more optimistic. Carmakers are working on the brink of their capacities but there is still space for new producers of automotive components or other related productions or their extensions, according to experts.

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  2. Misenka sentenced to 11 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Slovak Spectator

    AFTER several years, Viliam Misenka was sentenced by the Nitra District Court to 11 years unconditionally for complicity in the murder of Jozef Gudaba. Misenka allegedly belongs to the Sykorovci gang, included on mafia lists which leaked from police in 2011.

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  3. RegioJet: Ministry agrees with us; governors and mayor should goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Slovak Spectator

    THE TRANSPORT, Construction and Regional Development Ministry has confirmed that the Bratislava and Nitra regional authorities violated the law by refusing to issue a licence to private carrier RegioJet. The Czech bus transporter wanted license for operating a bus line on the Bratislava-Nitra-Banska Bystrica route, RegioJet owner Radim JanA ura said.

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  4. Neanderthal people in Upper Nitra hunted horses and rhinos, probably roasting themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT study concerning PrepoA tskA cave in Bojnice painted a vivid image of how the Neanderthal people who lived there 40,000 years ago survived. Horses and probably rhinoceroses and other bigger ungulates were the core food for the Neanderthal people who lived in Slovakia, according to the unique research of the inceptor of palaeontology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University, TomA A A eklovskA1 2. A eklovskA1 2 discovered, together with other experts that the main preys of Neanderthal people in Slovakia were wild horses, rhinos, reindeer and pilous mammoths.

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  5. Fico and Orban open reconstructed Adria pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Slovak Spectator

    THE MODERNIZED crude oil pipeline Adria connecting the Slovak Republic and Hungary is ready for use. If necessary, Slovakia will be able to import crude oil through it from ports on the Adriatic Sea, the SITA newswire reported on February 10. Adria pipeline connects the Slovak section of the Druzhba Pipeline with the Croatian port of Omisalj.

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  6. Slovak vote on gay rights curbs not binding due to turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Jano Koller). A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up, located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family sc... Police ... 1 comment

  7. Slovakia holds referendum on gay rights in catholic countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Albany Times Union

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up, located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  8. Slovakia to hold referendum on gay marriage, adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Globe and Mail

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome". A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  9. In value clash with West, Slovakia votes on gay rights curbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Washington Post

    A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7. Billboard slogans read - Pope Francis, Jan. 22, 2015, in Rome".

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  10. Mafia on the ropes: Now for politicians and oligarchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Slovak Spectator

    POLICE, prosecutors and courts deserve kudos for cutting the comb of the Slovak mafia. But will we ever see an equally effective campaign against true organized crime among our white-collar leaders? This week it was the turn of Michal Blazicek nicknamed Jaster or Lizard in English, who drew an eight-year sentence for dealing drugs and for insurance fraud, crimes which he committed as part of the Pitovci and Sykorovci organised crime gangs.

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  11. RegioJet opens the Banska Bystrica-Bratislava routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Slovak Spectator

    CZECH private passenger carrier RegioJet launched a long-distance bus line between Banska Bystrica and Bratislava via Nitra on February 2. It received the licence in mid-January from the Banska Bystrica Self-Governing Region, after the representatives of Bratislava and Nitra Regions refused its request. It is however possible that RegioJet will have to fight also for the planned line in Svidnik, a town in eastern Slovakia, which also refused to render a licence to the firm, the Sme daily reported.

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  12. Zakova will go to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Slovak Spectator

    THE NITRA Regional Court revoked the ruling of the district court to reject charges against Hedviga Zakova who was accused of perjury concerning her beating in summer 2006, the Sme daily reported in its February 3 issue. The district court issued its decision in December 2014.

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  13. Innovation to drive future auto industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE Slovakia remains the world's biggest carmaker per capita, the country's standing in automotive research and development is a little less steady. But there is a chance innovations in car components and machinery have an opportunity to grow and AeroMobil is an example of the kind of home grown innovation that would help business take off in the future.

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  14. Exercise: Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    Key words: abolishment, closed session, common sense, constitutional, Constitutional Court, contradict, deem, hepatitis, inflammation, interference, invasive, lawful, lawsuit, mandatory, measles, mutual, paralysis, plaintiff, prone to, ratify, ruling, stipulate, submit, sub-statutory Warm-up questions: 1, Are you vaccinated? 2, Which of the following diseases are subject to compulsory vaccination? tetanus, flu, cancer, pertussis, deafness, polio, diabetes, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, angina pectoris, rubella, paralysis of the limbs, chronic inflammation 3, Once you get over measles, you won't contract them anymore.

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  15. Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT verdict of the Constitutional Court stipulates that the mandatory vaccination of children in Slovakia is constitutional. Such a verdict disappointed advocates of the right of parents to decide whether they want their child to be vaccinated or not.

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  16. Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT verdict of the Constitutional Court stipulates that the mandatory vaccination of children in Slovakia is constitutional. Such a verdict disappointed advocates of the right of parents to decide whether they want their child to be vaccinated or not.

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  17. Exercise: Mandatory vaccination is constitutionalRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    Key words: abolishment, closed session, common sense, constitutional, Constitutional Court, contradict, deem, hepatitis, inflammation, interference, invasive, lawful, lawsuit, mandatory, measles, mutual, paralysis, plaintiff, prone to, ratify, ruling, stipulate, submit, sub-statutory Warm-up questions: 1, Are you vaccinated? 2, Which of the following diseases are subject to compulsory vaccination? tetanus, flu, cancer, pertussis, deafness, polio, diabetes, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, angina pectoris, rubella, paralysis of the limbs, chronic inflammation 3, Once you get over measles, you won't contract them anymore.

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  18. Upper-Nitra Miners' Association organised first festival, called sachtagRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    MINERS from the region of Upper Nitra in Slovakia on December 4, St Barbara's Day, patron-saint of miners, organised their first A achtA g, a funny feast hailing the old, as well as some new habits and rituals. The "unmistakable presidium" was for that special day Milan DurbA k of the BanskA A tiavncia-HorduA a Miners' Association from BanskA A tiavnica.

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  19. Banska Bystrica region finally licenses RegioJet bus operatorRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    The Czech bus operator RegioJet can finally start the long-distance bus line between BanskA Bystrica and Bratislava. BanskA Bystrica region granted it a license January 13. BBSK Governor Marian Kotleba believes that this line will help to develop this region, improve the life of its inhabitants, increase the comfort and services of hauliers for passengers and support the business environment, the BBSK spokesman VladimA r GA1 4rtler told the SITA newswire.

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  20. Gamblers head to BratislavaRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    BUSES with gamblers from Vienna headed to Bratislava on New Year's Eve after the Austrian capital banned all slot machines as of January 1. Bratislava claims that its powers to regulate gamblers houses are limited. The prohibition against slot machines does not apply across all of Austria, only to Vienna.

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