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  1. Police must form 'alliance' or 150 officers will goRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

    THE alternative to a strategic alliance with Avon and Somerset Constabulary would be to lose up to 150 front line officers, according to the chief constable of Wiltshire Police. This week talks were announced between the two forces as they move towards more integration of specialisms and merging roles of back-room staff.

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  2. Yarnold hopes hit by cancelled raceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    Lizzy Yarnold's hopes of defending her World Cup title were dented by the cancellation of Saturday's race in La Plagne, France. The race, which was due to double up as the European Championship, was called off because of "unacceptable ice conditions".

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  3. The Police Federation is calling for all officers to be armed with Taser stun gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

    All rank-and-file police officers should be armed with a Taser because of the heightened security threat, the head of the Police Federation has said. Steve White, chairman of the body which represents front-line officers, said acts of terrorism could be carried out anywhere and police needed to be protected.

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  4. All police should be armed with Tasers, Police Federation chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies All police officers should be armed with Taser stun guns in light of the heightened security threat, according to the head of the body that represents front-line police officers.

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  5. Supreme Court ruling could pave way for federal union challenge on right to strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    A historic Supreme Court of Canada ruling that affirms workers' right to strike opens the door for 17 federal unions to launch a similar constitutional challenge of the Conservative government's changes to labour laws in the public service. In a 5-2 majority, the Supreme Court found the right to strike is an "indispensable" part of collective bargaining and struck down as unconstitutional a Saskatchewan labour law that prevented public servants from striking.

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  6. Police must form - alliance' or 150 officers will goRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    THE alternative to a strategic alliance with Avon and Somerset Constabulary would be to lose up to 150 front line officers, according to the chief constable of Wiltshire Police. This week talks were announced between the two forces as they move towards more integration of specialisms and merging roles of back-room staff.

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  7. Market MoverAUTO Bailout? Washington Just Doesn't Get itRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... Americans will eat about 46 million turkeys this Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. The Federation first gave Harry Truman a bird in 1947. While most media declare that was the beginning of the pardons, there's no evidence ...

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  8. From the parrot's beak: cabin fever meshugas editionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Parrots are generally ill equipped to deal with wintry weather, but there are a few notable exceptions. "Brrr, Brrr Birdie" is examiner George Sommers ' Feb. Page 10 feature article in the "Pet Gazette" .

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  9. Tasers 'needed for all police'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BBC News

    All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser in light of the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says. The federation is to vote on the proposal, that every uniformed frontline officer should be offered Taser training, next month.

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  10. OFL Statement by Sid Ryan: Labour Unions Will Challenge Past and...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Market Wire

    "Today's Supreme Court of Canada ruling is a game-changer in Canadian labour relations. Over the past decade we have seen governments at every level unilaterally strip a broad spectrum of public and private sector workers of their collective bargaining rights.

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  11. Supreme Court strikes down Sask. law that prevents right to strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Protesters march around Province House in Halifax as they rally against essential services legislation last April. The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down an essential services law in Saskatchewan, a decision which could have an impact on the Nova Scotia legislation.

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  12. Supreme Court affirms right to strike-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DurhamRegion.com

    A divided Supreme Court of Canada has raised the bar for Ottawa and the provinces in their dealings with public sector employees by affirming the right to strike as constitutionally protected. By a 5-2 margin, it struck down a controversial Saskatchewan law that prevents public sector employees from striking, saying it was unconstitutional.

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  13. Essential services law ruled unconstitutional by Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Employees with the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology walk the picket line in Saskatoon in 2013. A Supreme Court ruling Friday says the right to strike is protected by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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  14. Sanibel Fly Fishers Club attracting membersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    It's a well-known fact that Sanibel and Captiva Islands have many attractions, such as its beaches, natural preservation and endless bike trails. But there is another activity which has blossomed on the islands and interacts with what they provide, and that is the sport of fly fishing.

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  15. Argentina's moment of truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jewish Chronicle

    ... then there will be impunity for both the AMIA attack and the death of Nisman.'' Anita Weinstein, director of the Federation of Jewish Communities at AMIA, survived the 1994 bombing only because she went to speak to a colleague at the back of the ...

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  16. Universiade takes place in SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slovak Spectator

    AFTER 15 years, Slovakia will host a great winter sporting event, the Winter Universiade, in the High Tatras, at Strbske Pleso ski resort and in Osrblie where cross-country skiing track lies. Taking place between January 24 and February 1, the 27th Winter Universiade is expected to welcome 500 athletes from 31 countries in the biathlon, cross-country skiing, Nordic combination and ski jumping.

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  17. Hillel 818 starts anew following Federation-led transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish Journal

    On Sept. 3, 2014, Jay Sanderson, president and CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, met with the board of Hillel 818 at the home of a Hillel board member and gave an ultimatum: Fire yourselves and allow Federation and Hillel International to help select new board members and a new director or Federation won't fund Hillel 818 for the upcoming school year.

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  18. Mortgage income cap will lock couples out of marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Independent.ie

    In a double whammy for homebuyers, as well as having to come up with a bigger deposit, thousands are set to have their property dreams crushed by the mortgage income caps. Controversy has centred on the size of deposits mortgage applicants will need, ranging from 10pc to 20pc of the home value.

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  19. National Recognition for Cooperative Development in MadisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Paul Soglin

    The City of Madison supports its businesses in a number of innovative ways, from our Facade Grant Program that helps small businesses pay for improvements to their streetscapes through grants, to supporting organizations like the Madison Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation that provide micro or alternative lending to small businesses all over the City. Continuing to find ways to help strengthen locally owned businesses the City is working on the "Co-operative Enterprises for Job Creation and Business Development" program that will begin in 2016.

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  20. McConnell Should Not Capitulate on Defunding Obama Amnesty, Says FAIRRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Freshnews

    ... of a 'clean' DHS Appropriations bill, and McConnell must not capitulate," said Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). "What the Democrats are seeking is a dirty bill that actually funds the President's ...

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