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Virginia Beach Mayor’s Committee for the Disabled Seeks Local Nominations for Upcoming Annual Awards

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Officials of the Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities in Virginia Beach are currently seeking nominations for the annual awards. The awards recognize community members, businesses and service organizations who have demonstrated an “exceptional commitment to the betterment and enrichment” of disabled citizens of Virginia …

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Owens selected to join the Prichard Committee | Local News

Terry Owens, member of Radcliff City Council, is a new member of the Prichard Committee for Educational Excellence. The committee studies “pressing issues in education, helps inform the public and policymakers of our findings, and engages communities to celebrate success and design unique local solutions to our challenges,” according to …

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North Carolina moves sports betting to special committee

The future of sports betting looks bright in North Carolina after a bill is transferred to a parallel House committee. Nonetheless, the committee will not be instantaneous as the debates will likely run until the legislative session of 2022. Senate Bill 688 would allow North Carolina residents to bet on …

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Barnstable County seeks candidates for human rights committee

BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission is seeking candidates to fill vacancies from early 2022. The mission of the nine-member volunteer commission is to promote equal opportunity in housing, employment, education and health care for all people in Barnstable, regardless of race, color, creed , gender, sexual …

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Republican committee member who opposed mask warrants dies from COVID-19

A Florida Republican official who fought against COVID-19 preventive measures has died from COVID-19 in Tampa, multiple media reported. Gregg Prentice, 61, headed the Hillsborough County Election Integrity Committee and criticized the vaccine, mask warrants and other preventative measures. He also criticized infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci, stating in …

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