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A Partial Unmasking

I no sooner wrapped up negotiations with my ex-wife than my former employer is now causing me problems.  This time, however, the issues are decidedly based on those involving red tape and not with the settling old scores. 1,018 more words

Retirement

Adoptee From South Korea Faces Deportation From US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than three decades ago, a 3-year-old South Korean boy and his sister flew to the U.S. to become the adopted children of American citizens, but their life together didn’t last long. 861 more words

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Discrimination

I’ve been watching the fallout from Indiana’s new religious freedom law with particular amusement that befits a young curmudgeon. My favorite aspect of it is how… 848 more words

Central Government

Protest in Edmonton day before temporary foreign worker deadline

WATCH ABOVE: Hundreds of temporary foreign workers are packing their bags. As of Wednesday, about 16,000 will no longer have work permits. Fletcher Kent reports. 461 more words

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In the News...FG declares April 3, 6 public holidays.

The Federal Government today declared Friday April 3 , and Monday April 6 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations ,respectively. 85 more words

Bar Alpha

Tribes face hurdles, cultural concerns, with federal foster care

WASHINGTON – When the federal government opened foster care assistance to Native American tribes in 2008, more than 80 expressed interest in the program.

By 2014, however, just 27 tribes had applied and only five had been approved for the federal program, their efforts hobbled by a lack of resources, inflexibility by federal bureaucrats and cultural insensitivity, according to a Government Accountability Office report. 128 more words

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CSKT Water Compact Similar to Electrical Deregulation

Note:  Our thanks to former state Senator Ken Miller for this article sent out to papers around the state, and to Western Ag Reporter, the Daily Interlake and other newspapers that carried it.  586 more words

Proposed CSKT Compact