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1. Save Fulford
The former Penistone Grammar School buildings Fulford, Weirfield and the stables and the site they are situated on are been sold for possible residential development, which would lead to the demolition of these buildings.
These buildings are an integral part of Penistone's social history and must be retained for future generations. Other alternatives for use and conversion need to be fully exhausted before this can be allowed to happen.
Currently, the Nisqually Tribe of Indians is seeking acquisition of the former site of the U.S. Navy research facility on Fox Island through a fed to federal agency transfer process. The Tribe has proposed to relocate its $2.9 Million per year commercial water industry business, Nisqually Aquatic Technologies (NAT), to Fox Island.
The Tribe intends to return the Navy's barge to the site, and conduct industrial operations from the waters surrounding Fox Island. NAT conducts commercial and industrial operations including geoduck harvesting training, commercial scuba diving, salvage, pipeline repair, and other water industrial operations.
Pierce County land use ordinances strictly prohibit water industry in a "Shoreline Conservancy" and “Rural 10” zoning. If allowed to be transferred, the Tribe has the option to have the Bureau of Indian Affairs place the property into trust status. This would allow the use of the property to be unaffected by state and local land use ordinances designed to protect our environment, community goals, lifestyle, and property values.
In 2005, Congressman Norm Dicks acquired $17 Million in federal funding to remove the Navy's operation from Fox Island. He did this because of the incompatible and inappropriate nature of an industrial operation in a residential neighborhood and because of the negative environmental effects the offshore structures had on our shoreline. The U.S. Government must not allow the return of another incompatible, inappropriate, and environmentally damaging industrial activity to Fox Island's residentially zoned community.
The tenth president election in Iran on June, 13th,
and the election coup, and the afterward events.
Pakistan former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has died after a suicide bombing that killed at least 14 of her supporters, ex-government spokesman Tariq Azim Khan and Pakistan's primary television networks said.
Bhutto is helped from her vehicle following the October 18 suicide attack on her motorcade.
1 of 2 Bhutto suffered bullet wounds in the aftermath of the bomb attack, TV networks report.
Video of the scene just moments before the explosion showed Bhutto stepping into a heavily-guarded vehicle to leave the rally.
Khan said while it appeared Bhutto was shot, it was unclear if her bullet wounds were caused by a shooting or shrapnel from the bomb.
The suicide attack left at least 14 dead and 40 injured, Khan told CNN in a telephone interview.
The attacker is said to have detonated a bomb as he tried to enter the rally where thousands of people gathered to hear Bhutto speak, police said.
Video from the scene of the blast broadcast from Geo TV showed wounded people being loaded into ambulances.
Up to 20 people are dead, the report said.
Earlier, four supporters of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif died when members of another political party opened fire on them at a rally near the Islamabad airport Friday, local police said.
Several other members of Sharif's party were wounded, police added.
While President Pervez Musharraf has promised free and fair parliamentary elections next month, continued instability in the tribal areas and the threat of attack on large crowds has kept people from attending political rallies and dampened the country's political process.
Campaigners from various political groups say fewer people are coming out to show their support due to government crackdowns and the threat of violence.
We Indian cricket lovers are greatly shocked, flabbergasted and humiliated by the very recent sweeping, deliberate comments of Mr. Greg Chappell, the current Indian national Cricket team coach towards statistically the most Successful Indian cricket Captain , an illustrious international cricket icon , the BBCI A grade player --Mr.Sourav Ganguly.
The conscious interview given by Mr. Greg Chappell to Guardian of English media was without any provocation from any sector of Cricket or from the person on whom the comments were thrust upon.
We Indians experience this interview a deliberate ploy of Mr. Greg Chappell, where he wanted to malign profoundly the image of Mr.Sourav Ganguly in public.
We Indians just can't digest these continuous hatred and tirades from a non Indian like Greg Chappell toward a phenomenal Indian national cricket character.
We Indians are especially extremely annoyed and upset over Chappell's comments that the former Indian skipper wanted to cling on to captaincy because of financial reasons. For a person like Sourav Ganguly who grew up in a 22-bedroom mansion with 35 relatives and 24 cars, we Indians feel that allegation of continuing cricket for financial reason - is an affront of highest degree to him.
Sourav Ganguly being a national pride and International ambassador of the game, Cricket .we feel that our national image has been tarnished with this 'conscious' remark of Greg Chappell. It is needless to say that cricket, the game of etiquette, and its fraternity both have been humiliated as well with this malicious statement.
On behalf of --- Indian cricket lovers, former Indian cricket captain Mr.Sourav Ganguly, www.welovesourav.com and its fraternity, world cricket fraternity and finally countrymen we bring this very disturbing issue into the notice of Sports ministry of Govt. Of. India and Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) with a very strong demand that -
1. Govt. Of India should take an immediate action with an exemplary effect so that in future none can play around with and malign our country's prides and heroes from different walks of life.
2. BCCI must take necessary exemplary action with immediate effect against Greg Chappell for making such a baseless obnoxious comments towards a very reputed Indian cricketer like Sourav Ganguly.
3. Mr. Greg Chappell has to withdraw immediately his recent comments made at Guardian which we all feel fraught with personal vendetta towards Mr. Sourav Ganguly
4. Mr. Greg Chappell has to request Mr. Sourav Ganguly in public or media to forgive the former for his nefarious ploy.
January 27, 2006
To detemine cause of employee health problems at Modern Line Products.
The mortality rate for former employees is very high in comparison to other manufacturers in the Mississippi delta.
Modern Line Products used Asbestos, Silicosis, Manganese, Lead Paint, Paint removers, Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Tooling bits known to cause cancer and Oils that cause cancer.
All the abovementioned items are in the courts all over the country. What we are asking is that an investigation be done in a speedy and efficient manner to determining what health effects these chemicals and other hazardous materials had on the
Janaury 27, 2006
Employees and what the effect would have on their offspring in the future.
We also concern about how Modern Line Products disposed chemical and other hazardous materials.
This Petition applies to those who have lost a family member who once was employed by Modern Line Products.
To The United States Congress:
While quadrupling the number of people in correctional facilities over the past 30 years has played a major role in reducing crime, America's problematic prison system has done a poor job of ensuring that convicts who leaves the prison gates are ready to lead productive lives.
America releases about 550,000-600,000 each year, and does little to prepare them for work or school and-not surprisingly re-arrest most of them within three years after being released. Few released convicts find full-time work and many abandon spouses and children. People who have already spent time in prison or jail move back to some of America's poorest neighboorhoods to terrorize neighbors who can ill afford the cost of crime.
This must stop. I am asking The United States Congress to pass a law that would give employers tax incentives if they hire former convicts.
We need to send a strong message that former convicts deserves a second chance in life. If we as a civilized society cannot give them that chance, then i say we are partly responsible for them being re-arrested for not receiving a fair chance like the rest of us.
Eliminate the present newsletter and replace it with the former format.
Put a cap on the amount of money ex-spouses are entitled to as a result of divorce involving children. Former parents are punished by bettering themselves as they carry-on with their lives after the marriage is over. There should be some sort of cap on the amount of child support a former spouse receives after the marriage is disolved.
If a former parent gets a raise / promotion or a better job, that parent is once again dragged into court by a vengeful or greedy ex-spouse in order to cash-in on that benefit. A former spouse should have no right to any of that added income since the gain came after the marriage was over with. The ambitious parent is again targeted by the court system to give up 20% of his newly found income.
There should be some sort of cap on the 20% child support rule as well as a recuction in the percentage. Former spouses do not deserve 20%. Why not 10%?
In today's society we are bombarded by taxes. We pay approximately 8% in sales taxes. As employees, we pay anywhere from 20% to 30% in taxes, depending on if you are your own boss or not. As a property owner, one is taxed about 10%. Some states also have a state tax on top of that. The church wants its 10%. Then on top of that, we are supposed to pay 20% in child support? If you calculate those percentages, in a worst-case scenario, one would have to live off of only about 21% of the income! Now, that is no way to live. What kind of message is that sending when, as soon as one gets a raise, it is widdled away by a former spouse?
A former spouse can keep tapping a the other's income as long as the child is of age to qualify for child support. It gets out of hand when successful people end up having to pay anywhere from $5,000 to $8,000 a month or more!
Now, why would any former spouse need so much money? The Government itself puts a cap on the amount of money it provides to single parents, and even then, it does not give the money in full. Some of the money is issued out in the form of food stamps or something of the like.
We need to put a cap on child support per year. the cap needs to be a percentage of the minimum amount needed to support the child for one year/ per year in that area or state. Better yet, a percentage of the national poverty level per year. That would be a fair and impartial process for all.
If the spouse says they still can't provide for their child, then the child should go to the parent who can.
Let common sense prevail!
The signing of this petition is in benefit to future and former patrons associated/or affiliated with FSI, Fire Specialist, Inc. Fire Safety Specialist, Inc, or Fire Secure, Inc.
This document is being signed by former Trainees, Managers, Regional Managers, and officers up to the Vice Presidents position. Also any vendor or realator formerly associated with FSI. This document will be presented to the FTC, BBB,IRS, Attorney General, TWC, and State Fire Marshalls office.
This document will be used for the purpose of all persons formerly affiliated with FSI to voice your support of abolishing the current and future business practices of FSI.
Anyone that invested any monies or time with FSI, please feel free to sign this petition. Your signature would be appreciated.
REUNITE QUINT & NOLA
Wouldn't you like to see Quint & Nola back on GL. Guiding Light could use a lift, so how about reuniting Quint & Nola and having them walk down memory lane. So lets bring back Quint (MICHAEL TYLO) and Nola (LISA BROWN).
The time has come to reunite one of the best soap couples ever, now that Guiding Light has a new Executive Producer maybe he will realize the value and following of Quint & Nola. Help us put the best soap couple back where they belong, join in our petition.
Nola Reardon grew up in a boardinghouse on 7th street and spent her difficult childhood dreaming of a better life. Her wishes came true the day she found herself on the doorstep of Quinton McCord, an archaeologist who had recently moved to town to escape a past relationship. Nola accepted a job as Quinton's personal assistant and as a team they embarked on many exciting adventures.
Nola and Quint's young relationship, however, was immediately met with opposition. Two of Quint's former lovers, Helena and Rebecca (Mona), were desperate to win him back. In addition, Nola was kidnaped (more than once) by Quint's nemesis, Silas Crocker. While scuba diving during a mission in St. Croix, Quint saved Nola from drowning and they shared their first kiss.
This time, Nola saved Quint's life and the relationship endured. Shortly after, Quinton discovered that he was Henry Chamberlin's long-lost son. When Nola and Quint finally got engaged, Henry threw an elaborate antebellum theme celebration in the couple's honor. The date was set for June 24, 1983 but the marriage proved to be a mission in and of itself. Nola's mother, Bea, couldn't finish the wedding dress and was forced to enlist the help of former hooker Lola Fontaine and her friends Trixie and Maybel. To make matters worse, her family accidentally left her behind and Nola had to hitch a ride to the church on a fire truck. Finally, the couple made it to the altar to exchange their vows. After a successful completion of the ceremony, Quinton surprised Nola with a hot-air balloon ride before taking her to Ireland for their honeymoon.
Nola and Quint continued to live an adventurous life as a newlywed couple. In addition to their "real" adventures, Nola's overactive imagination caused her to slip away into a fantasy world where she and Quinton played out the roles of old movie stars and musical actors. Her fantasies were always sparked by real life situations and allowed her to cope with difficult issues in her life. When Nola and Quinton had their first baby, for example, Nola embodied the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to ask the Wizard for his advice. In the end, they had the name narrowed down to Thomas Henry, Quinton Jr., or Anthony James. Viewers were invited to vote on the name and Anthony James, A.J. for short, won by a landslide.
As the years passed, Quinton unfortunately became involved with another woman and Nola returned to Springfield. Quinton, however, realized his mistake and ran after his true love, Nola.
This petition is about the Macedonian ceasfire beween the rebels. Macedonia shouldn't have agreed to sign the ceasefire. It has wasted 300 million dollars and now they agreed to a ceasefire. They should have kept going until they could have. If you ask the people who died for the Former Yuougoslav rep. of Macedonia they sould have fought to the end now that it looks like the Albanians have won. The USA should bombard Albania.
The AVSA's former website was an invaluable resource, particularly because of its extensive and informative photograph library which provided formal descriptions of the African Violets varieties displayed.