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Under public pressure, Pleasant Night Inn owners bar sex offenders from West Carthage hotel | Jefferson County

WEST CARTHAGE — The owners of the Pleasant Night Inn have said they no longer wish to house registered sex offenders. In a letter to the Jefferson County Department of Social Services, to which the Inn provides rooms for the housing of people in its emergency housing programs, owner Pratesh R. Patel requested that no …

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Globe editorial: Is it time to end Canada’s last remaining COVID travel restrictions?

A passenger checks in at Toronto’s Pearson Airport on Oct. 29, 2021.Chris Young/The Canadian Press Last week, Quebec became the final province to drop its indoor mask mandate. Across the country, masks are now generally only required on mass transit and in hospitals. Bars, restaurants, grocery stores, gyms and sports arenas are all mask-optional zones. …

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BENCHSLAP: Judge Dropkicks Capitol Riot Defendant’s Request For Luxury Mexican Vacation

Safe to say that Chief Judge Beryl Howell was not impressed with the emergency Motion to Travel filed this morning by Capitol Rio Defendant Jason Owens. Owens, who traveled from Texas to DC with his 21-year-old son and breached the Capitol building on January 6, 2021, hasn’t let a multi-count federal felony indictment slow him …

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An Oval Office visit and a Moscow trip: Inside the Reed deal

WASHINGTON – The worst possible moment for bringing Trevor Reed home turned out to be the best. With US-Russian relations at their lowest point in decades, it seemed an improbable time to hope for the release of Reed, a former Marine detained in Russia for almost three years. Yet this week the Biden administration completed …

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Quebec government announces round-trip flights to province’s regions capped at $500

People look on as an Air Canada plane takes off from Montreal Trudeau Airport in Montreal, on Dec. 5, 2021.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press The Quebec government said Tuesday it will cap the cost of plane tickets for all travel within the province to the regions, as a way to increase tourism to rural areas located …

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April 13 – Honor Flights resume; Phil’s One Stop sponsors April 27 flight | news

Area veterans will visit Washington, DC, memorials that pay tribute to the nation’s military this spring, thanks to the continued efforts of Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and sponsors. On April 6, that organization announced that an April 27 flight from the 122nd Air National Guard Base in Fort Wayne will carry 81 veterans to the …

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Harmon visits MSU accounting students during recruiting trip | Local News

MURRAY – Many people going into the accounting field expect to work for a private firm and might not consider a government job until the opportunity is put in front of them. To that end, Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon visited Monday to try to recruit the best and brightest students Murray State …

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Former MPs are getting more in travel benefits than a cleaner earns in a year in South Africa: unions

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is pushing for parliament to scrap the number of free plane tickets for former members of parliament (MPs) and their spouses. In March, parliament announced that it will be reducing travel benefits for former MPs to 12 single air tickets per annum. However, the country’s largest trade …

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New airline to offer nonstop flights from MacArthur to Norfolk, Charleston

A new airline will begin nonstop service from Long Island MacArthur Airport to Virginia and South Carolina starting in February. Breeze Airways, a low-cost carrier launched by JetBlue founder David Neeleman in 2018 that began flying this year, will become the fourth airline to operate out of the Islip Town-owned airport, joining Southwest, American and …

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