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July 26, 2014

Most are addicted to some form of pain killer be it T3’s or

Most are addicted to some form of pain killer be it T3’s or

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The lifetime achievements of Dempsey Bob and Robert Davidson will be honoured in conjunction with the presentation of the BC Creative Achievement Awards for Aboriginal Art, a juried competition launched in 2006 to recognize the important role of First Nations art in British Columbia history and cultural identity. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. The presentations are expected to begin…

3 ways to dig up dirt on people

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We all do it. You meet someone casually or professionally. After the exchange of pleasantries, you are compelled to bring out your inner Sherlock Holmes. Hopping online, you are ready to validate or discredit this person. The problem is you need to use the right sites or else you’ll be duped, scammed or worse. 1. People search sites If you search the Internet using only a person’s name, you’re going…

Iowa County says yes to driverless cars

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — An eastern Iowa county is one of the first across the USA to open its arms to driverless cars. Johnson County supervisors said Thursday they want the county on the forefront of research into autonomous vehicles, so they are allowing them on county streets. The cities of Coralville, Iowa City and North Liberty are expected to follow with their own resolutions. Exactly when driverless vehicles will roll…

House Votes To Boost Well-Off Kids, Cut Out Poor Kids

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WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Friday to change a tax credit in a way that would add $115 billion to the deficit and hurt poorer parents while aiding the well-to-do. By a vote of 237-173, mostly along party lines, the House decided to make permanent the child tax credit and expand it to families earning up to $205,000 a year. The credit, which is worth up to $1,000…

Rep. Curt Clawson Mistakes U.S. Officials For Indian Nationals, Awkwardness Ensues

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In an intensely awkward congressional hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, freshman Rep. Curt Clawson misidentified two senior U.S. government officials as representatives of the Indian government. The two officials, Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, are Americans who hold senior positions at the State Department and Commerce Department, respectively. Although both Biswal and Kumar were introduced as U.S. officials by the chairman of the Asia and Pacific…

Darrell Issa Concedes No Wrongdoing By White House Office, Pushes Subpoena Anyway

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WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) conceded Friday that, despite his weeks-long effort to subpoena White House political adviser David Simas to testify before his committee, there is no evidence of any wrongdoing by Simas’ office. Issa said during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which he chairs, that he’s not demanding that Simas testify because he thinks the White House Office of Political Affairs has…