THE NSW government plans to give councils the power to exempt mining companies from coal seam gas bans, but the Greens say it will be used as a loophole.
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Severn Trent's chief executive Tony Wray is retiring after nine years in the £1million-plus job. He will exit next spring.
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IT MAY surprise you to know as you huddle under your umbrella or your face is lashed by persistent rain or sleet that this time last year former environment secretary Caroline Spelman had just declared parts of the country were in drought. A big one too; predicted to be the worst for 124 years.
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Just as rising tides lift all boats, the upcoming data flood will provide opportunities for companies big and small.
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Recent rains have reduced fire danger, prompting the Department of Resources to lift burning restrictions in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties.
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WESTERN Australia's nursing union is back in talks with the Industrial Relations Commission, which has so far not convinced it to lift work bans.
(3 months ago)
Although it’s too soon to tell whether texting-while-driving bans have helped save lives as they are intended, some national statistics show the number of crashes since bans went into effect actually have increased.
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One thing is almost certain to change in New York next year: Cell phones will come out of hiding in city schools.
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Payday loan companies have been banned from a university campus as there are fears students are turning to prostitution to pay off their debts.
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On Friday, the Boy Scouts of America announced a proposal that would lift its ban on gay youth members, while gay adult leaders would remain excluded from the organization. The BSA’s National Council will vote on the issue next month. The Golden Spread Council, which serves the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, currently practices the BSA policy that bans members “who are open...
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