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  • News Analysis: Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea 20 Aug 2017 22:44 International Herald Tribune He answered his own question: “The president’s been very clear about it. He said he’s not going to tolerate North Korea being able to threaten the United States.” Much of this could be posturing, designed to convince the North’s unpredictable dictator, …
  • Analysis: State symbols don't have to go on the ballot 20 Aug 2017 22:17 Myrtle Beach Sun News Defenders of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag have a ready-made argument that was handed to them nearly a generation ago by lawmakers who didn't want to deal with the politically volatile issue of redesigning the banner. It goes …
  • State symbols don't have to go on the ballot 20 Aug 2017 21:41 The Herald Defenders of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag have a ready-made argument that was handed to them nearly a generation ago by lawmakers who didn't want to deal with the politically volatile issue of redesigning the banner. It goes …
  • Impact of property tax break changes still unclear 20 Aug 2017 21:34 Ledger-Enquirer.com More than a year ago, Gov. John Bel Edwards enacted a sweeping set of changes to a 70-year-old lucrative property tax break program for manufacturing facilities in Louisiana, which had been criticized as rubber-stamped giveaways with too few strings …
  • Analysis: Impact of property tax break changes still unclear 20 Aug 2017 21:33 Myrtle Beach Sun News More than a year ago, Gov. John Bel Edwards enacted a sweeping set of changes to a 70-year-old lucrative property tax break program for manufacturing facilities in Louisiana, which had been criticized as rubber-stamped giveaways with too few strings …
  • Problem of plenty for crude palm oil 20 Aug 2017 17:30 The Hindu Business Line Robust output likely from top producers, Malaysia and Indonesia Read the rest of this article by Signing up for Portfolio. It's completely free! SIGN UP NOW Investment alerts,End of day market reports, Market news analysis,External research reports …
  • Can farmers get better access to finance? 20 Aug 2017 17:29 The Hindu Business Line Samir Shah, MD & CEO of NCDEX, talks about commodity repository and the role it can play in lowering borrowing cost for farmers Read the rest of this article by Signing up for Portfolio. It's completely free! SIGN UP NOW Investment alerts,End of …
  • Bullying on the rise in NYC schools, reports jump 10% compared to 2016: survey 20 Aug 2017 16:34 New York Daily News Online More city students experienced bullying at their schools this year compared to last year, a Daily News analysis of data shows. Responses by students to four bullying-related questions on the public schools’ 2017 school survey reveal that more kids are …
  • News Analysis: Will Bannon’s White House Agenda Survive Without Him? 20 Aug 2017 15:03 International Herald Tribune On immigration, Mr. Trump listens to another adviser, Stephen Miller, who pushed the administration’s travel ban on Muslims. Mr. Miller has strengthened his position in the West Wing, in part by building a rapport over 18 months with Mr. Trump’s …
  • BILL CRAWFORD: Do governor’s appointees not give a squat about his standards? 20 Aug 2017 13:19 Mississippi Business Journal BILL CRAWFORD Did you read Geoff Pender’s terrific column “Take some aspirin before searching Transparency Mississippi website” in the Clarion-Ledger?  If transparency in government spending matters to you, this is a must read.   Pender pointed to …