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Aug 29, 2014

97% of LI educators rated 'effective' or 'highly effective'

Ninety-seven percent of Long Island's public school teachers and principals rated "highly effective" or "effective" and fewer than 1 percent scored "ineffective" in the first-ever regionwide job evaluation results released Thursday by the state Educa... #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY #Woodmere, NY

Aug 16, 2014

In choice of Rob Manfred, the bottom line was the bottom line

The results of the election were only a few minutes old, and with most of the owners already fleeing the lobby of Baltimore's Hyatt Regency to their waiting airport limos, the man who will replace Bud Selig stepped to the microphone in a cramped conf... #Fay Vincent #Hyatt Regency #San Francisco Giants #Major League Baseball #Rob Manfred

Aug 09, 2014

Kerry presses Myanmar on democratic reform

(AP) -- To improve relations with the United States, Myanmar must make progress in its democratic transition and halt what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told the country's le... #Barack Obama #John Kerry #Myanmar #Thein Sein #Asean

Aug 29, 2014

Government plans for big same-sex vote campaign

GOVERNMENT ministers fear complacency could lead them to lose the referendum on same-sex marriage planned for next spring. Ministers in both parties say they will definitely not be relying upon surveys, which have indicated a huge majority of people ... #Enda Kenny #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #Seanad Eireann

Aug 27, 2014

The Gun Control Movement Just Landed a Game-Changing Ally

Until recently, conventional wisdom had it that nobody could go up against the NRA and win. They had too much money, too much clout, too many politicians doing their bidding and, most of all, a dedicated and energized membership that could swing publ... #Washington #Bill Gates #National Rifle Association #Warren Buffett #U.S. Congress #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Bloomberg

Aug 21, 2014

Result of Rob Ford integrity investigation won't be revealed before election

Toronto voters will likely go to the polls in October without knowing the result of an investigation into city hall efforts by Mayor Rob Ford and Councillor Doug Ford to help clients of their company. Despite a public plea for urgency from mayoral ca... #Toronto #John Tory #Rob Ford #Tim Gleason #Globe and Mail

Aug 13, 2014

CRTC fines Alberta Federation of Labour $50,000 for robocalls violation

The Alberta Federation of Labour has been fined $50,000 by the CRTC for violating rules with 2012 provincial election robocalls. The CRTC announced Wednesday the federation didn’t provide a toll-free number and mailing address where they could be rea... #Toronto #John Tory #Rob Ford #Tim Gleason #Globe and Mail

Aug 08, 2014

Dem Gubernatorial Nominee Wants To Send Governor To Electric Chair

Charlie Brown , a retired engineer with no political experience but interesting views, was chosen Thursday as the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee. In an interview with Mother Jones, Brown said his primary goal as governor would be to "pu... #Barack Obama #Nashville, TN #Tennessee #Laura Ingraham #Lamar Alexander #Mother Jones #U.S. Senate #Jim Tracy #Facebook #U.S. Democratic Party #Bill Haslam #Scott DesJarlais #Stephen Fincher #U.S. Republican Party

Aug 06, 2014

Irish woman at centre of US political storm: Ohio governor candidate Ed FitzGerald insists nothing inappropriate happened in car

The Irish woman embroiled in the centre of an election campaign in the United States said she is outraged and disgusted to be drawn in to a controversy fabricated with political motivation. Ed FitzGerald’s campaign for Democratic governor in Ohio has... #Ohio #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Enda Kenny #Peter Hynes

Aug 06, 2014

Irish woman at centre of US political storm: Ohio governor candidate Ed FitzGerald insists nothing inappropriate happened in car

The Irish woman embroiled in the centre of an election campaign in the United States said she is outraged and disgusted to be drawn in to a controversy fabricated with political motivation. Ed FitzGerald’s campaign for Democratic governor in Ohio has... #Ohio #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Enda Kenny #Peter Hynes