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The Federation Newswire

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  1. Hogg family farm on P.E.I. wins award for dislike of brown snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Guardian

    John Hogg, centre, with his sons Bradley, left and Adam. The family potato operation, Klondike Farms of Wilmot Valley, was recently awarded the Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture.

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  2. UHY Appoints New Member Firm in the Palestinian TerritoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PRWeb

    UHY welcomes Hassouneh Auditing Firm. The firm focuses on providing accounting, tax, VAT advisory and audit services to a portfolio of clients primarily in industrial, trading and service sectors.

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  3. Mayors in push to build outer portRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | West Australian

    Four mayors and the president of WAFarmers have joined forces to shift the State Government's focus away from Fremantle Port to the development of a multibillion-dollar alternative in the outer harbour. WAFarmers president Dale Park and City of Fremantle mayor Brad Pettitt, the City of Cockburn's Logan Howlett, the City of Kwinana's Carol Adams and the Town of East Fremantle's Jim O'Neill fear the WA economy could be hamstrung for the rest of the century if the outer harbour is overlooked in the rush to sell off State assets.

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  4. Arizona lawmaker targets title lending industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Courier

    Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services PHOENIX - A state lawmaker who fought to rid Arizona of payday lenders now wants new curbs on the title lending industry. Rep. Debbie McCune Davis, D-Phoenix, said the triple-digit interest rates that are charged to consumers are as abusive as those that were charged by now-defunct firms that gave short-term loans based on a promise to repay.

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  5. Brasch WordsA Turkey by Any Other Name is Still Governor of AlaskaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | 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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  6. $10 Billion In Aid Pledged At Syria Donors Conference In LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Echo

    ... thanks to the "humanitarian corridor" project launched by the Rome-based Catholic Sant'Egidio Community and the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy . Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where a significant share of the money pledged will be spent, ...

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  7. White Oaks Veterinary Clinic Announces New Equine Regulation to Impact Horse ShowsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | GlobeNewswire

    A new ruling from the USEF will impact 2016 horse shows in the hope of reducing outbreaks of rhinopneumonitis, reports White Oaks Veterinary Clinic. This new ruling, the GR845 Equine Vaccination Rule, is to be enforced in 2016 to stop the spread of this potentially deadly disease.

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  8. Kenya: National Elections in Doubt As Mareka ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Football Kenya Federation national elections may not take place on Tuesday next week as scheduled after Electoral Board treasurer David Mereka tendered his notice to resign. In his notice, Mareka cited lack of integrity from chairman, Donald Kipkorir whom he accused of interfering with the recently held branch polls, where he introduced the tossing of a coin to decide ties after vote count.

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  9. Diffuse Opposition Sarkissian's Best WeaponRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Groong

    Diffuse Opposition Sarkissian's Best Weapon Editorial, 31 January 2016 `Within the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, we have been unable to shape a culture of free thought, debate, and self-criticism that leads to renewal...we have been unable to present the essence of the ARF--its democratic nature, goals, operational style--in a simple accessible way to a large segment of our people, including the independence generation, and to draw strength from them as an organization.' The above quote is from a speech by Aghvan Vardanyan, ARF parliamentary faction secretary, delivered following the party's 125th anniversary celebrations in Yerevan on Dec. 11, 2015.

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  10. Egg Farmers of Canada pledges to stop using battery cages by 2036Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Globe and Mail

    Chickens gather at the entrance to a barn at Twin Willows Enterprises free-range egg farm in Chilliwack, B.C., Dec. 18, 2015. Chickens gather at the entrance to a barn at Twin Willows Enterprises free-range egg farm in Chilliwack, B.C., Dec. 18, 2015.

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  11. Brown talks with groups, but not negotiating alternative to tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Newberg Graphic

    Gov. Kate Brown is not trying to negotiate an alternative to a union-backed corporate tax ballot measure, despite meeting with interests on various sides of the divisive proposal.

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  12. ADA Litigation Over Website Accessibility Is ExplodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | jdsupra.com

    Today, it is nearly unthinkable to run a successful business without a website. While companies focus on the appearance, functionality and usability of their sites, they often inadvertently overlook how well the website interfaces with screen reader and hearing assistive technologies used by those with visual and hearing disabilities.

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  13. Parents resort to pulling special-needs children from resource-starved schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Globe and Mail

    Abbotsford, B.C., parent Karen Copeland pulled her son out of public education after he was put on a waiting list for the educational support he needed. Abbotsford, B.C., parent Karen Copeland pulled her son out of public education after he was put on a waiting list for the educational support he needed.

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  14. UAE endurance: We reach the crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Horsetalk

    Why, they might ask, has the FEI voiced its apparent concern over the state of the discipline, especially when the Emirates Equestrian Federation signed on the dotted line last year promising to uphold the rules of the sport? Yes, there are the catastrophic injuries. And the rule dealing with extreme climatic conditions does seem to be applied widely, allowing myriad support personnel to run on to the course with slosh bottles.

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  15. U.S. Soccer Sues Women's TeamRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Courthouse News Service

    Fearing a strike by the U.S. Women's Soccer Team before the Summer Olympics, the United States Soccer Federation filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a collective bargaining agreement. The Federation claims Richard Nichols, the executive director of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Players Association, has refused to acknowledge the Dec. 31, 2016, expiration date of the current agreement.

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  16. When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a PassengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MedlinePlus

    Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds. The review of 16 published studies found that seniors tended to show poorer health after they stopped driving -- particularly in terms of depression.

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  17. Report: Using WIPP for plutonium disposal instead of MOX is ill-advisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Star

    Using a troubled New Mexico plant to dispose of the nation's weapons-grade plutonium, rather than staying the course with the MOX project, would cause criticality and cost issues, a company hired by the MOX Services Board of Directors reported in a recent analysis. High Bridge Associates, a project management company that provides consulting to the Department of Energy, recently conducted a study on the viability of using the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, or WIPP, to dispose of plutonium currently intended to be processed through the Savannah River Site's Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility.

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  18. Seniors who give up driving may show health declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds. The review of 16 published studies found that seniors tended to show poorer health after they stopped driving - particularly in terms of depression.

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  19. Technocracy and economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Nine O'Clock

    His arrival at the helm of the executive branch took place in hasty and somewhat obscure conditions. This will be clarified sooner or later.

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  20. Trump says he 'wanted to do' debate on FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Echo

    Trump said he made a decision to boycott the debate after Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes penned a tongue-in-cheek statement that jokingly questioned how the candidate would handle President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation or Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of Iran if he couldn't handle questions from Kelly. Marco Rubio , who is battling the junior senator from Texas for the mantle of Trump alternative.

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