Monthly Archives: April 2022

Norton Elects Two New Board Members and One New School Committee Member | Local News

NORTON — Kevin Snyder and Steven Hornsby were elected to the select council, and incumbents Sheri Cohen and Nicholas Schleicher won school committee seats in Saturday’s annual municipal elections. Snyder was the top vote-getter in the race for two three-year seats on the board, with 707 votes, and Hornsby got …

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Washington County officials study mental health court

Crisis cells Arkansas opened four 16-bed Crisis Stabilization Units in a pilot program through June 2021. The Sebastian County Crisis Unit at Fort Smith opened in March 2018. The Pulaski County unit in Little Rock opened in August 2018. Northwest Arkansas unit in Fayetteville opened. in June 2019, and the …

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NCHR to work on malpractice in mental health facilities

Islamabad: To launch an effort against malpractice and lack of regulation in mental health facilities in Pakistan, the National Human Rights Commission (NCHR) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the civil society organization “Tasteen”. NCHR and Taskeen will work together on mental health and human rights, including mental …

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There is a mental health crisis in college sports. I know it first hand.

Placeholder while loading article actions It was January 2015 when Xavier University’s athletics department called a mandatory event for all student-athletes. Sitting in our sports center, we all migrated to our respective teams. None of us were told why we were there; on the stage was an isolated lectern and …

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Scarborough Public Library met with City Council Finance Committee

Courtesy of Scarborough Public Library SCARBOROUGH —The Scarborough Public Library had a budget discussion with the city council’s finance committee on Tuesday. At the April 19 finance committee meeting to review the FY23 budget, Library Director Nancy Crowell and Board Chair Bill Donovan discussed plans for expanding the library. shared …

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Mental Health Treatment Center Opens on South Orchard Avenue – The Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County officials announced this week that the Residential Crisis Treatment Center on South Orchard Avenue, funded in part by Measure B of the Mental Health Treatment Act, has opened its doors to clients. Officials previously celebrated the facility with a groundbreaking ceremony in December 2021, though construction is not …

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Santa Barbara County pays millions to send local mental health patients to distant hospitals | Mental health care in crisis

[Noozhawk’s note: This article — part of a Noozhawk special project in partnership with the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism — is the second in a series investigating the shortage of acute care psychiatric beds for people experiencing a mental health crisis in Santa Barbara County. Click here for …

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Meredith Marks talks about getting mental health back on track

Meredith Marks has prioritized her mental health after reaching breaking point last year. “It’s been a tough year, there have been some pretty dark times,” the ‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ star exclusively told Page Six, reflecting on the convergence of her beloved father’s death. , discord among his …

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New push for mental health facility in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Sedgwick County community task force investigating the death in custody of a teenager is pushing for big changes when it comes to responding to mental health calls. During the meetings, some members discussed the need for Wichita to have a state-run regional mental health facility. …

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Santa Barbara County Psychiatric Acute Care Bed Shortage Leads to Long Waits, ER Holds | Mental health care in crisis

[Noozhawk’s note: This article — part of a Noozhawk special project in partnership with the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism — is the first in a series investigating the shortage of acute care psychiatric beds for people experiencing a mental health crisis in Santa Barbara County. Noozhawk recognizes that …

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These shocking stories show mental health is still not taken seriously in England | Owen Jones

LLast summer a young man – let’s call him Daniel – walked into the emergency department of a hospital in England and told doctors he had schizophrenia. He had struggled with his mental health for years, and now he wanted help. But after being briefly seen by an early intervention …

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Westerly Democratic Town Committee chairman charged with sexual assault | Daily news alerts

WEST — Robert Ritacco, chairman of the Democratic Town Committee and former longtime chairman of the Zoning Board of Review, faces two counts of first-degree sexual assault following a grand jury indictment statewide. The indictment, which was released Monday, was reported in a press release issued by the state attorney …

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At Hope Clinic, the focus is on health, not just “caring for the sick”

Andrea Caracostis, 51, is the CEO of Hope Clinic, a federally qualified health center headquartered in the Asian city, with four locations across Houston. The clinic offers services to everyone, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. The Hope Clinic provides pediatric, OBGYN and family practice, psychiatric, dental, and vision …

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‘I thought she’d be safe’: A life lost by suicide in a place meant for recovery | Private medical care

“I thought she would be safe at Chadwick Lodge,” said Natasha Darbon, recalling how she felt in April 2019 when her 19-year-old daughter Brooke Martin was admitted to Milton Keynes Mental Hospital. Eight weeks later, Brooke committed suicide. “I thought she would be well cared for, recover and be able …

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‘Deplorable shortage’: NHS psychiatrist slams lack of mental health beds | Mental Health

AAs a psychiatrist, I reserve admission to a psychiatric hospital bed only for the sickest patients, whose mental health has collapsed. But despite my best efforts to keep as many patients out of the hospital as possible, bed pressure invades every aspect of my daily work. The decision whether or …

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Richardson and Wiles tapped to lead Noblesville Bicentennial Committee – Hamilton County Reporter

The City of Noblesville has established a committee to plan for the city’s bicentennial celebration in 2023, with Noblesville’s 200th anniversary being celebrated. Wiles Richardson Noblesville Mayor Chris Jensen named Bret Richardson and Megan Wiles as honorary chairs of the Noblesville Bicentennial Committee. The two will oversee planning and programming …

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California Medical Facility Relaunches Bike Donation Program, Names It After Founder – The Vacaville Reporter

The California Medical Facility celebrated the relaunch of its longtime bicycle donation program with a special ceremony on Wednesday. The Bike Project, which was put on hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, allows people to donate bikes to the prison, where inmates refurbish them and give them back to the community. …

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US Surgeon General speaks about LGBTQ+ youth mental health issues during visit to South Florida

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida. – United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is in South Florida on Friday, where he will have a listening session with LGBTQ+ youth, meet with healthcare workers at Jackson Memorial Hospital and deliver a speech. commencement speech at Miami Dade College. Murthy’s listening session with LGBTQ+ …

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Committees Discuss Gas Tax Relief Options | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted photo CFO Kitty Crow, right, discusses gas tax options with members of the Audit and Oversight Committee. Pictured with her is County Attorney Stephen Abdella. Chautauqua County officials are exploring different options to reduce gasoline taxes. On Monday, the Legislature Administrative Services Committee held a …

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Rockville Center Behavioral Health Center Receives $100,000 Grant | Herald Community Newspapers

Northwell Health recently received a $100,000 grant from New York State to fund its Behavioral Health Center at Rockville Center. The facility launched in 2020 and provides mental health care to children and adolescents through a collaborative agreement with nine school districts in Nassau County. While it typically takes parents …

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Hamilton County lawmakers redirect Chattanooga’s River City Co. grant to health clinic, Tivoli Foundation

NASHVILLE — Hamilton County lawmakers are approving Governor Bill Lee’s proposed $725,700 grant to Chattanooga’s River City Co. to secure the use of waterfront parking for a potential development. Lawmakers have opposed taking the land at Riverfront Parkway and Power Alley and potentially giving it to a developer to build …

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World Federation for Mental Health Appoints Kathryn Goetzke, Founder of iFred and Creator of Hopeful Minds and Hopeful Cities, as Representative to the United Nations

RENO, NV/ACCESSWIRE/April 20, 2022/ The International Foundation for Research and Education (iFred), announces the world federation for mental health (WFMH) has appointed Founder Kathryn Goetzke as the Representative of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN DPI) for a 3-year term. The objectives of the WFMH are: to raise …

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Missouri House Budget Committee OKs Tax Break | Missouri News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri residents who file income taxes would be eligible for tax relief under a Republican proposal advanced Tuesday. The House Budget Committee approved the measure, which is now heading to the House floor for consideration. The proposal provides a $1 billion budget for tax relief …

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At The Corner in Ypsi, young people find affordable, holistic and non-judgmental health care

Forty-one years ago, Corner Health Center in Ypsilanti became Michigan State’s first school health center. As a result, we remain the benchmark for child and adolescent healthcare today. We are called “The Corner”, because we are from the area of ​​Ypsilanti High School. It was actually a small janitorial closet …

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Kansas Reaches Deal to Build $650 Million, 500 Job Biomanufacturing Facility

MANHATTAN — Governor Laura Kelly spearheaded Monday’s announcement of an agreement to build a $650 million, 500-employee manufacturing facility supporting vaccine development to counter global biological threats. The 500,000 square foot Scorpion Biological Services facility near Kansas State University and the National Biodefense and Agrodefense Installation represented a significant expansion …

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Mortenson named director of mental health in student life

Student Life has named Lindsey Mortenson, currently acting executive director and medical director of the University Health Service, as the first campus mental health officer. The new position is part of a strategic realignment of student life aimed at strengthening collaboration between clinical mental health services on campus for undergraduate …

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign committee goes into the red for the first time, posting a fundraising shortfall totaling $314,000

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign committee reported its first net loss since being elected, according to a Friday deposit with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The filing revealed a deficit of $314,000 in the first three months of 2022, and previous contribution totals were revised down by more than $100,000. …

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Nashville to spend $600,000 on more mental health court supports

Samantha MaxWPLN News Nashville plans to invest $600,000 in the Mental Health Court in the next fiscal year.Nashville is investing in a program that aims to keep people with mental illness or cognitive delays out of the criminal justice system. The mayor’s office said it plans to allocate $600,000 in …

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Health care fights poverty and contributes to social justice: PM Modi

Emphasizing that quality health care is linked to poverty reduction efforts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that better health facilities are not only limited to the treatment of diseases, but also promote social justice. “When the poor get the best, cheap treatment, their faith in the system is …

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Nearly half of young adults report mental health symptoms

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Young adults report unmet needs for mental health care, according to research published online April 11 in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Sally H. Adams, Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues used data from the Household Pulse Survey (June …

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Independent Spending Committee Raises $550,000 in Support of Council Candidates Soto, Price and Good, KDL for Mayor, Opposing O’Farrell for Council!

Chronicle of Nick Antonicello According to the Los Angeles Ethics Commission, an independent political spending committee raised $550,000 to support council candidates Soto, Price and Greg Good, Eric Garcetti’s former assistant mayor and former chairman of the Department of Los Angeles Public Works where he was. earning nearly $250,000 until …

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UW-Madison welcomes new mental health club

UW-Madison is welcoming a new club that will launch the week of April 22. IfYou’reReadingThis.org is a national organization whose goal is to create a support network for mental health for students by students. It currently has twelve chapters at universities across the country, and its thirteenth is being established …

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Hudson Headwaters patients will see more familiar faces

QUEENSBURY. NY (NEWS10) – The West Mountain Family Health Center, run by the Hudson Headwaters Health Network, is trying something new. Since late last week, the campus has been trying to improve both work-life balance for staff and patient care, with a “team care” approach. Inside the Queensbury Hotel’s upcoming …

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Work in progress: mental health of juvenile justice, safety concerns taken into account in a new law

Pictured: The current Marion Co. Juvenile Justice Complex. Juvenile justice advocates are working to address concerns about the juvenile justice system through House Registration Act 1359. (IL Photo/Eric Learned) Amy Karozos During her early years working in defense, Amy Karozos saw more than one young client attempt suicide in a …

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Airbnb bill defeated in House committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Legislation pushed by Airbnb to handcuff Nashville’s regulations on short-term rentals appears to have died Tuesday before a House committee, though lobbyists could try again as long as the legislature remains in session. Facing some defeat in the House Local Government Committee, the bill’s sponsor, Rep. …

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Supervision of Mental Health Education in Schools

Goals Determine what steps the State Department of Education (the Department) takes to ensure that school districts have the necessary mental health education as required by law. We also sought to determine what mental health services are available in school districts. Our audit covered the period from July 2018 to …

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Syria MedGlobal COVID-19 Home Health Report – Syrian Arab Republic

The growing stress on the local healthcare system in northwestern Syria necessitated an intervention that would support those affected by mild COVID-19 outside of the standard hospital setting and isolation centres. The MedGlobal team and the local public health authorities agreed on the design of a home-based health intervention for …

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Young people sent hundreds of miles from home for mental health treatment – with deadly consequences | UK News

Children and young people are being sent hundreds of miles from home for mental health treatment – ​​with sometimes deadly consequences – despite a government pledge to end such placements by the end of last year . Two months ago, 20-year-old Lauren Bridges committed suicide. She was alone in a …

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The Recorder – Longtime Northfield Open Space Committee Member Jerry Wagener Honored

Published: 04/10/2022 12:22:42 Modified: 04/10/2022 12:21:31 NORTHFIELD — As Jerry Wagener prepares to retire from the Open Space committee when his term expires in June, his fellow committee members have chosen a parting gift in the form of the 2021 Citizen Stewardship Award. Wagener, 84, who has been a member …

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Support veterans with Parkinson’s disease, mental health

If you are the caregiver of someone with Parkinson’s disease, you are aware of the consequences such a diagnosis can have on someone. Military veterans with Parkinson’s disease are particularly prone to mental health symptoms, including anxiety, sleep disturbances and depression. The Parkinson’s Foundation has partnered with the United States …

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Opening of a Maximum Athletic Performance Center at the McLeod Health and Fitness Center

McLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER APRIL 9, 2022 The McLeod Health & Fitness Center announces the opening of a new Maximum Athletic Performance (“MAP”) facility inside the center at 2437 Willwood Drive in Florence. The new sports performance facility is equipped with rubberized flooring, 25 yards of athletic turf for speed …

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Camas Prairie blocked by mental health crises | North West

GRANGEVILLE – The plight of an inmate languishing in the Idaho County Jail for months highlights the critical lack of mental health treatment options on the Camas Prairie. A group of about 36 county and state officials met Thursday at the Soltman Center in Grangetown to discuss the first steps …

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Committee recommends keeping Columbus statues permanently set aside

CHICAGO — The Lightfoot Administration’s Monuments Committee has recommended permanent storage of the two statues of Christopher Columbus once located in Grant and Arrigo Parks, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. In 2020, the statues were removed after violent protests following the murder of George Floyd. Now the 30-member panel has …

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Mental Health Internship Continues to Rise | News

BOSTON — Hundreds of psychiatric patients are still “interned” in emergency rooms across the state awaiting beds in mental health facilities. As of Monday, there were 750 patients — including 247 children — waiting for beds in psychiatric facilities across the state, according to the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association’s …

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Health Clinic Opens on JR Chuo Line Platform for Busy Commuters

A health care clinic that has opened on a train platform in Tokyo is an unusual sight, but it could become more common as train companies seek to attract commuters by offering new services. The Aoi Clinic opened on April 4 at JR Nishi-Kokubunji Station on the platform of Chuo …

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Funds for wall repair project debated by Weirton finance committee | News, Sports, Jobs

WEIRTON — Despite some concerns expressed at their Wednesday meeting, members of the city’s finance committee are recommending a budget revision that would supplement payment for work done on a recent repair project at the Millsop Community Center. Following Recommendation 2-1, the full Weirton Board will discuss at …

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Community health care is feeling the fallout from COVID on mental and behavioral health

Roundtable participants hang together after the meeting at the International District Clinic. Standing row, left to right: CISH Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lakshmi Deepa Yerram; Sue Birch, director of the Washington State Health Care Authority; Esther Lucero, president and CEO of the Seattle Indian Health Board; Ryan Gilbert, chief operating …

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Our planet and our health under siege: what can we contribute for a healthier future? – South Sudan

By Dr. Mesfin Loha, Country Director The impact of climate change and its consequences on health and well-being are more severe for vulnerable populations. Over the past centuries and in recent years, the world has witnessed impressive improvements in key health indicators such as a significant increase in life expectancy …

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Mental Health Resources for Children in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — School districts and resource providers in the El Paso area said they are seeing more and more children struggling with mental health issues since the pandemic. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2020, suicide was the second leading cause …

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The regional school committee will review the proposed plans for the upgrade of the ARHS sports complex

Above: The regional school district will publicly present a plan to upgrade the (largely) 30-year-old Algonquin Athletic Complex. (cropped image from NCAT video) A week from tonight, the regional school committee meeting will hear the details of a proposal to improve the school’s sports complex. The meeting was moved to …

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Reviews | More mental health services have been added to the VA, but more needs to be done

More mental health services are being implemented at the VA, which is a step in the right direction to address the lack of access to care in Iowa. Iowa has a long struggle to provide mental health services to Iowans. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Iowa is …

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Bon Secours opens its new medical campus in Simpsonville

After the first groundbreaking in December 2020, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System on March 31, held a grand opening for its new campus in Simpsonville on Grandview Drive. The 53,000-square-foot, two-story, $39 million facility has a comprehensive health care center with outpatient physician offices, testing rooms, and an on-site …

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Artists use football to fight mental health

2022 marks the year of the UEFA Women’s Euro and the FIFA Men’s World Cup. All this week, VICE and GOAL will collaborate to publish insightful and interesting stories from the world of football and fan culture, featuring VICE fans at GOAL and GOAL fans at VICE. “We should talk …

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The Brookline Center: Martin Foley | News

MARTIN FOLEY AGE: 28 RESIDENCE: Ventura, California HOMETOWN: Salem, NH How did you start running? : “I got in shape early in the COVID-19 pandemic and started with daily 3-6 mile walks when I lived with my family in Salem, NH for some alone time during the pandemic. After four …

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VA proposes the consolidation of certain health centers | Securities

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing to consolidate and modify its health care operations in Northern Virginia, following a multi-year national review that assessed facility quality and geographic distribution relative to Virginia’s population. Veterans. In Northern Virginia, the Fredericksburg Health Care Center, currently under development, will consolidate primary …

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Psychiatrists concerned about Ukraine’s long-term mental health issues

Kyiv — Irina, her husband and their 4-year-old son hid in the basement of their home in Chernihiv, north of kyiv, for three weeks as heavy fighting, including a tank battle, raged around them. “At first, my son seemed to be doing well,” she says. “But then, with relentless stress, …

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Saturday Soapbox: Yakima Needs a Sustainability Advisory Board | Opinion

The water shortages, heat waves and air pollution that disproportionately affect Yakima residents and hurt our economy are already with us. We are at a turning point in the fight against climate change. A sense of urgency is essential if we are to win this fight. Fortunately, the Yakima City …

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Michigan school task force prioritizes safety and mental health

Four months after the deadly shooting at Oxford High School, state lawmakers are relaunching a 4-year-old plan to make schools safer. The bipartisan Home Schools Safety Task Force set up after the Oxford rampage recently released its first recommendations, with more expected in the coming weeks. Four Republicans and four …

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Fighting Drug Threat, Improving Health Facilities Manjinder Singh Lalpura’s main agenda : The Tribune India

Khadoor Sahib GurbaxpuriTarn Taran, March 31 AAP’s Manjinder Singh Lalpura (37), a first MP elected from Khadoor Sahib constituency, is a middle-aged politician. He beat Ramanjit Singh Sikki of Congress by a margin of 16,491 votes. SAD stalwart Ranjit Singh Brahampura was also in the fray from the seat. Manjinder …

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