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Jon Stewart blasts Congress’ failure to fund 9/11 victim program

Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart blasts Congress for failing to permanently fund the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, a program designed to aid sick survivors.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/jon-stewart-blasts-congress-failure-fund-9-11-victim-program-n975776

Kansas wildlife secretary at odds with lawmaker over transfer of deer permits

Joel Wimer believes state officials are impeding tourism with restrictions on deer-hunting permits.He operates the C&W Ranch southwest of Salina, where operations include outfitting and guiding hunters across 6,000 acres.”The greatest benefits that we can provide out-of-state fee hunters is a rewarding hunting experience on varied terrain over a 70-mile radius, and comfortable bed and breakfast lodging for gentleman hunters,” Wimer said.Rep. Ken Corbet, R-Topeka, introduced legislation on
— Read on www.cjonline.com/news/20190224/kansas-wildlife-secretary-at-odds-with-lawmaker-over-transfer-of-deer-permits

Angry parents of teen shot by Overland Park police speak out

The parents of teenager John Albers, who was killed by an Overland Park police officer last year, accuse authorities of protecting the officer while not holding anyone accountable for their son’s death.
— Read on www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article225610060.html

Canada’s Supreme Court rules that LGBT rights come BEFORE your religious beliefs

Canada’s Supreme Court rules that LGBT rights come BEFORE your religious beliefs – Hope For Our Times
— Read on hopeforourtimes.com/canadas-supreme-court-rules-that-lgbt-rights-come-before-your-religious-beliefs/

Colorado Senate passes bill to essentially eliminate Electoral College

It would require Colorado Electors to the Electoral College to cast their vote for the winner of the national popular vote. Currently, Colorado electors vote for the candidate who wins in Colorado.
— Read on www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Colorado-Senate-passes-bill-to-essentially-eliminate-Electoral-College-505347951.html

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Social Workers
— Read on www.kvc.org/blog/10-things-about-social-workers/