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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
Suspect who allegedly killed McHenry County Sheriff's deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Suspect who allegedly killed deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Property taxes due by Dec. 10
If a property owner’s first installment of the 2015-16 property taxes are not paid by 5 p.m., Dec. 10, they will be considered delinquent and a 10 percent penalty—as well as a $20 fee—will be added to the tab, according to the Santa Clara County Office of the Tax Collector.
10 arrested by drug task force
HIBBING — A total of 10 persons are facing a combined total of 19 felony charges following numerous investigations involving the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force (BWDTF).
Top 10: Sex-trafficking task force created
At the beginning of the year, the Washington County Sheriff's Department started a new task force dedicated to sex trafficking.A two-year grant of $313,000 from the Department of Justice Programs with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety funded a new sergeant position to lead the seven-member East...
Task force launches campaigns to address housing concerns
UTICA — Local elected officials and nonprofits came together Tuesday to announce two separate campaigns aimed at improving regional housing options.
Water Quality Task Force hears concerns at HCCC
HERKIMER — Everyone needs clean water, but if small communities are to upgrade their systems to provide it, they need more grant funding.That was
Here's what's missing from the Police Accountability Task Force report
Poverty and segregation underlie many of our policing problems, but don't expect a task force to address them.
Task force mulls how to candidly assess ND higher ed leadership...
FARGO — The task force studying ways to improve governance of the North Dakota University System is wrestling with the balance between frank discussion of executive performance and a public body's obligation to maintain transparency.Two experts on governance addressed Gov. Doug Burgum's task force...
Task force report recommends how to prevent what happened at Hacienda HealthCare
An Arizona task force calls for improved reporting, better training and a campaign to urge people to report abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.
Dayton task force finds many ways to give bees a chance
The members, appointed by the governor, found common ground over better habitat, education, but split over how to reduce pollinators' exposure to neonicotinoids.
Guest Editorial: Public records 101 for legislative task force
The following editorial first appeared in The Seattle Times
Community members voice concerns at Missing Indigenous Person Task Force meeting
Little Shell tribal members and other citizens voiced their concerns to the Missing Indigenous Person Task Force (MIPTF) at a meeting in Great Falls Thur
Sandy Springs’ north end task force begins finalizing ideas
Sandy Springs’ north end task force began wrapping up its process by narrowing down its list of ideas at its Nov. 1 meeting and assigning members to write portions of the report that will be …
Task force calls for aggressive water testing amid contamination concerns
The task force report includes a series of recommendations to minimize the exposure of Connecticut residents to PFAS.
FBI task force arrests Atlanta top 10 fugitive in College Park
FBI Atlanta field office Special Agent in Charge Chris Hacker and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said Rufus Hurst, 25, who was wanted for hijacking a motor vehicle, is in