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Top Publicists Weigh in on Cecil the Lion’s Killer

In the latest Public Relations Emergency Room, The Hollywood Reporter assembles a panel of experts to grade the media strategies behind the headlines. read more

Meanwhile in Greensboro…

This is one of the odder things I’ve come across in 25 years doing public policy work: The General Assembly felt the need to change the composition of Greensboro City Council and the powers of Greensboro’s mayor. This was an extremely controversial move, especially as all this was suppose to happen without giving the city’s […]

Meeting in federal case on sex offender lockup ruled private

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials head into a federal courthouse next month to discuss Minnesota's embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public. U.S....Show More Summary

'Total War: Warhammer' Demo Debuts To The Public

Creative Assembly's "Total War" series is back, but this time we go to the world of fantasy and play out battles in the "Warhammer" universe.

Who Cares for the Caregivers? What Unionization Could Mean for the Future of Publically Funded Childcare

Last month the California state assembly voted to allow home-based childcare providers to form a union and bargain collectively with the state government. Although California would represent the largest state to permit childcare unionization, it is not the first. Show More Summary

The continuing welfare impasse shows that peace will survive the suspension of the Assembly

5 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

On the surface at least, few outside the place are noticing. The public seem to be ignoring it, as if in a dream. Civil society stays generally schtum, like jobsworths in the old Soviet society. The parties are crying for attention. Gerry Adams has been polishing up his narrative of entitlement “By slashing hundreds of more...

Wisconsin Assembly approves Bucks arena deal

The Wisconsin state Assembly voted Tuesday to spend $250 million in public funds on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, a deal that both Republicans and Democrats lauded as good for the state and city.

The last Tucker assembled from original parts makes its public debut

6 days agoVehicles / Cars :

Photo by Steve Tremulis. When Preston Tucker’s automobile factory closed, it left behind the makings of more than a dozen additional vehicles, some of them rather easy to assemble, some a little more difficult. Now, more than 65 years later, one of the latter will soon make has made its public debut and become quite […]

UK offers Aston Martin military base to produce DBX in Wales

British Prime Minister David Cameron has publicly offered Aston Martin use of a military facility in Wales in order to handle assembly of the new DBX crossover within the UK instead of Alabama. Continue reading UK offers Aston Martin...Show More Summary

Mississippi School District Fined Over $7,500 for 'Proselytizing Christianity' After Minister Prays at Event

A U.S. Federal District Court has fined Mississippi's third largest public school district $7,500 after a minister opened a districtwide honors assembly with a prayer invocation, an act that violated a 2013 court settlement that ordered the district to stop "proselytizing Christianity."

Illinois Constitution Is for Rule of Law, Not Political Benefits

The General Assembly by law shall make appropriations for all expenditures of public funds by the State. Appropriations for a fiscal year shall not exceed funds estimated by the General Assembly to be available during that year. Illinois...Show More Summary

Daily dose: Stifled protest edition

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

NC bill to shield Confederate memorials advances amid debate (AP) — Amid efforts across the South to remove public symbols of the Confederacy, members of the North Carolina General Assembly moved a step closer Wednesday to passing legislation...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Senate Votes To Give $250 Million To Billionaires

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

The Wisconsin Senate voted 21-10 to approve $250 million in public financing for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The bill will now be sent to the state Assembly for approval. Though the Assembly is likely to pass it, there is still some backroom negotiating and deals to be completed beforehand. Show More Summary

Alcest announce North American tour w/ Emma Ruth Rundle

by Andrew Sacher photo: Alcest at Public Assembly in 2012 (more by Greg Cristman) French metalgazers Alcest are returning to North America for a tour here in late summer/early fall, and making it an excellent double bill is the dark...

ANT-MAN Assembles With An AVENGER In New Clip

Marvel Studios has gone public with a new co-star in next week's ANT-MAN.

Bill protecting civilians' right to record police officers clears Legislature

Lawmakers in the Assembly approved a measure Thursday affirming the public's right to record police officers.

Report Finds WHO Unfit To Confront Public Health Emergencies Like Ebola

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the wake of West Africa’s Ebola crisis, an independent panel assembled at the request of World Health Organization director Margaret Chan has judged the WHO unfit “to deliver a full emergency public health response,” finding that it has neither “the capacity [nor] organizational culture” to do so. Read more...

NEA Representative Assembly 2015: A Lesson in Time Management

This afternoon’s bone of contention was NBI 23, which as originally submitted, banned NEA from accepting monetary sponsorship or affiliation with any foundation or corporation linked to “the negative public education reform movement,” naming in particular the Gates Foundation, Microsoft and Pearson Inc. Show More Summary

NEA Representative Assembly 2015: Rebel Yell

The delegates spent almost two hours debating NBI 11, which called on NEA to support efforts “to remove the Confederate flag and other symbols of the Confederacy from public schools and public spaces.” It took that long because the “other symbols of the Confederacy” were a little too vague and widespread for the delegates. Ultimately […]

Julia Gillard on leadership and women in public life

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard received a warm welcome when she returned to her homeland of Wales earlier this week. Visiting the National Assembly for Wales to deliver a lecture for the Women in Public Life scheme, Gillard...Show More Summary

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