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The High End named first MBE and WMBE cannabis company

Holyoke, MA  Massachusetts cannabis just got more diverse. The High End is proud to be the Commonwealth’s first-ever Certified MBE and WMBE cannabis company after successfully petitioning the Cannabis Control Commission to create pathways for equitable industry access ...
Tags: Radio, Commonwealth, Cannabis Control Commission, Holyoke MA Massachusetts


Amazing Apps: Con 'Em If You Can

Do you know how to outsmart fraudsters at their own game? The FINRA Investor Education Foundation collaborated with Commonwealth to develop an interactive strategy game, entitled Con 'Em If You Can , which helps investors spot the red flags of fraud while having fun.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: Frugality, Commonwealth, FINRA Investor Education Foundation


McCann announces further leadership shifts

Grant Theron takes over as CEO of Commonwealth//McCann while Sean Bryan and Tom Murphy replace Eric Silver, who is departing the agency, as co-chief creative officers of North America.
Tags: Advertising, Commonwealth, McCann, Tom Murphy, Eric Silver, Sean Bryan, Grant Theron


True Velocity Advances to Shortlist for Australian LAND 159 Project

True Velocity Ammunition makes all sorts of high-quality calibers. IMG True Velocity Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- GARLAND, TX (October 26, 2020) – Australia-based NIOA, a company specializing in the supply and sustainment of weapons and munition systems to the Australian Defense Force (ADF), has invited Texas-based True Velocity to the next stage in the LAND 159 Lethality Systems Project procurement process. The LAND 159 project will equip the men and women of the ADF with next-generatio...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Australia, Gear, Commonwealth, Garland, ADF, NIOA, True Velocity, Chris Tedford, Garland Texas Founded, Defense Force ADF, Robert Nioa


United States: PA Appellate Court Declines Opportunity To Re-Evaluate State Registration Statute Under Daimler - Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani

The PA Superior Court of Pennsylvania – the Commonwealth's intermediate appellate court – recently issued its long-awaited en banc opinion in Murray v. Am. Lafrance.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, United States, Commonwealth, Murray, Pa Superior Court, PA Appellate Court, Daimler Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani


NH Gov. Chris Sununu plans to sue Massachusetts in U.S. Supreme Court over taxation of remote workers during pandemic

"The Commonwealth has launched a direct attack on the New Hampshire Advantage, attempting to pick the pockets of our citizens," Sununu said.
Tags: Massachusetts, Commonwealth, U S Supreme Court, Sununu, Chris Sununu, New Hampshire Advantage


Switzerland: Disclosure In Cross-border Disputes: Traversing The Procedural Minefield - LaLive

The process of "disclosure", as it is known in England and Wales, or "discovery", as it is known in the US and in much of the Commonwealth, is for many civil law practitioners an unknown and conceptually alien legal construct.
Tags: England, News, Wales, US, Switzerland, Commonwealth


A judge extended Virginia's voter registration deadline until October 15 after a power outage caused 'tremendous harm'

A woman casts her ballot for the 2020 presidential election at an early voting location on October 1, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Virginia extended voter registration until midnight on October 15 after the online portal went offline on Tuesday.  Virginia's voter registration system went down due to an accidentally cut fiber cable on October 13, the deadline to register to vote online.  State officials announced on Tuesday morning that an accidentally cut fiber ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Voting, Virginia, US, Trends, Clarke, Vpn, Vita, Richmond, Chester, Commonwealth, State, Cesc, Ralph Northam, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law


FB Post Leads To FALSE Accusation Of Voter Intimidation Against Small VA. Gun Shop

Leaked emails show a local realtor and poll worker, both activists for Moms Demand Action, are behind the harassment and false accusations. FB Post Leads To False Accusation Of Voter Intimidation Against Small VA. Gun Shop, FB Screen Shot 2020-10-12-at 3.55.40-PM LOVETTSVILLE VIRGINIA –-(Ammoland.com)-A poll worked called the local Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney on Minutes Man Arms for what they thought was voter intimidation on Facebook. The Northern Virginia gun shop made a...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Virginia, Fox, John, Dc, Warner, Biden, Richmond, Commonwealth, Nra, Northern Virginia, Swanson, Town Council, Workman, NFA


Virginia's online voter registration system goes down on the last day to register to vote because of a cut cable

A woman casts her ballot for the 2020 presidential election at an early voting location on October 1, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Virginia's voter registration system went down and became unavailable to users on October 13, the deadline to register to vote online.  State officials announced on Tuesday morning that an accidentally cut fiber optic cable near the capital city of Richmond brought down several government networks, including the registration portal. ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Voting, Virginia, US, Trends, Clarke, Vpn, Vita, Richmond, Chester, Commonwealth, State, Cesc, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Kristen Clarke


Australia: Can Commonwealth Government land be compulsorily acquired? - Bartier Perry

Both the Commonwealth & the State can acquire land. What if the State wants Commonwealth land or vice versa?
Tags: News, Australia, Commonwealth, State, Bartier Perry, Commonwealth the State


Britannia should rule the (cyber) waves, minister tells Singapore event in bid to drum up Commonwealth support

Rhetoric for the post-Brexit era but will actions follow words? Comment A UK government minister has called for the country to "shape the standards of new technology" in a speech aimed at drumming up Commonwealth support for a cyber "leadership" role for post-Brexit Britain.…
Tags: UK, Singapore, Software, Commonwealth, Brexit Britain


Changes to Va. Code Section 43-13: Another Arrow in a Subcontractor’s Quiver

As is always the case here in Virginia, our General Assembly has made some legislative changes that affect construction contracting.  One of these changes is an amendment to Va. Code 43-13 found in the mechanic’s lien section of the Virginia Code. This section of the code has always required that any money paid to a contractor must first go toward paying its subcontractors, suppliers and laborers prior to being used for any other purpose.  Prior to 2020, the only remedy for violaiton of Va. Code...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Construction, Commonwealth, General Assembly, Richmond VA, Construction Law, Construction Mediation, Mechanic's Liens, Business of Construction, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Construction Law Musings, Virginia Mechanic's Lien, Virginia Code 43-13


U.S.-Trained Forces Are Raping Women in Cameroon—and Rebels Are Beheading Them

IKOM, Nigeria—Lucy was contemplating closing early for the day when soldiers—believed to be from the Cameroon government’s notorious Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR)—stormed her shop in the northwestern Cameroon town of Bamenda at the end of August, dragged her outside, asked her to take off the shirt she was wearing, and forced her to sit on the bare ground for hours.“When I asked them what I had done wrong, one of them gave me a terrible slap and began to kick me all over my body,” Lucy, who...
Tags: New York, News, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, United States, Cameroon, United Nations, Chad, Central African Republic, Bahamas, Human Rights Watch, Lucy, Northwest, Commonwealth, Southwest


Robodebt: fresh claims against federal minister Alan Tudge delay court trial

Commonwealth needs to prepare for new argument former human services minister knew scheme was unlawful, court saysA federal court trial set to decide whether robodebt victims are entitled to compensation has been delayed after fresh claims were levelled against government minister Alan Tudge.The court heard at a pre-trial hearing on Monday that Gordon Legal plans to argue Tudge, who was human services minister in 2016-17, either knew or was “recklessly indifferent” to the fact the botched progra...
Tags: Australia news, Unemployment, Australian politics, Welfare, Australian economy, Commonwealth, Centrelink, Centrelink debt recovery, Alan Tudge, Gordon Legal


ruth bader ginsburg, rest in power

  These highlights of Ginsburg's decisions and dissents on the SCOTUS are a joy to read. I used two sources, and decided to keep the overlap. Many highlight the reason she was affectionately known as the Notorious RBG.United States v. Virginia, 1996In United States v. Virginia,  Ginsburg  wrote the majority opinion that would serve as a milestone moment for women’s rights and university admission policies. The case challenged a policy by the Virginia Military Institute that barred wome...
Tags: Travel, Health, Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Virginia, Disability, US politics, Feminism, Labour, Reproductive Rights, Obits, George W Bush, Bernie Sanders


Coronavirus Australia live: national cabinet split over quarantine and flight caps – latest updates

Scott Morrison tells states to increase capacity of hotel quarantine programs, but WA to oppose the move. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blog‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight 10.23pm BST Good morning,The international arrivals cap will be the focus of the national cabinet meeting today. Prime minister Scott Morrison has told the states to increase the capacity of their hotel quarantine programs, promising to lift ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Commonwealth, Morrison, Coronavirus outbreak


Switzerland: Disclosure In Cross-border Disputes: Traversing The Procedural Minefield - LaLive

The process of "disclosure", as it is known in England and Wales, or "discovery", as it is known in the US and in much of the Commonwealth, is for many civil law practitioners an unknown and conceptually alien legal construct.
Tags: England, News, Wales, US, Switzerland, Commonwealth


Anti-Gun Violence Research Consortium Admits Problems Not The Gun, But The Individual

New Jersey activist, John Petrolino, gives us a highlighted run down of a recently released Open Public Records Act request by AmmoLand News from the office of anti-gun Governor, Phil Murphy, of New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy IMG NJ.Gov New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)-   RICO, noun: “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: a U.S. law, enacted in 1970, allowing victims of organized crime to sue those responsible for punitive damages.” On April 25, 2018, Governor Phil Mur...
Tags: New York, Guns, Massachusetts, US, Dhs, Gop, United States, New Jersey, Coalition, United Nations, Baker, Commonwealth, Nra, Daniel, Murphy, Phil


Jen McIntosh: Commonwealth gold made shooter question medal pursuit

Jen McIntosh always dreamed of emulating her mother by winning Commonwealth gold. Then she did it...
Tags: News, Commonwealth, Jen McIntosh


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 43 new Covid cases and nine deaths as NSW reports 10 cases

Rio Tinto boss Jean-Sébastien Jacques bows to investor pressure over Juukan Gorge debacle and will quit, along with two other senior executives. Follow liveFollow today’s international coronavirus live blogImpact of Covid slowdown on CO2 in the atmosphere ‘not even a blip’, Australian scientist saysA day in the life of Victoria’s Covid contact tracersJobseeker cut will leave 80% skipping meals, survey findsAustralian stats interactive 5.10am BST The parliamentary committee which was looking ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Rio Tinto, Victoria, Liberal party, National party, Committee, Commonwealth, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Jean Sébastien Jacques, Coronavirus outbreak


Assaulting Police More Acceptable to Virginia Senators

By Larry Keane A New Virginia proposal makes it clear, assaulting a law enforcement officer is now more acceptable to legislators in the Commonwealth iStock-884220580 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- A new Virginia proposal is closer to receiving the governor’s signature and making it loud and clear: assaulting a law enforcement officer is now more acceptable to legislators in the Commonwealth. The bill, which downgrades the penalty for assaulting a police officer in some cases from a felony to a mi...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Virginia, Michael Bloomberg, Commonwealth, Democratic, Republican State, Virginia General Assembly, Eileen, NSSF, New Virginia, Virginia House, Ralph Northam, Northam, Virginia Senate, Gun Rights News


Effective and timely review of the state of disenfranchisement for those with criminal convictions

This lengthy new Stateline piece, headlined "More People With Felony Convictions Can Vote, but Roadblocks Remain," provides an effective review of the realities of felon disenfranchisement circa 2020. I recommend the full piece and here are excerpts: In every state except Maine and Vermont, people convicted of felonies are stripped of their voting rights while in prison. In most states, that ban extends to those on probation or parole, while some states have additional time and fee requirements...
Tags: Florida, Law, California, Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Maine, Iowa, Connecticut, Donald Trump, Vermont, Hawkeye, Commonwealth, U S Supreme Court


Authorities tried to add Breonna Taylor as a "co-defendant" in a plea bargain with her ex-boyfriend

From KALB in Louisiana: Louisville lawyer Sam Aguiar, one of the attorneys representing Breonna Taylor's family, said local law enforcement had tried to offer Taylor's ex-boyfriend a plea deal in exchange for him naming Taylor as a co-defendant in a drug case.A convicted drug trafficker, Jamarcus Glover was arrested on new drug charges just last week. Also last week, WAVE 3 News reported the revelation of new documents that painted a picture of a close relationship between Glover and Taylor. ...
Tags: Post, News, Abc, Usps, Louisiana, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter, Taylor, Louisville, Commonwealth, Glover, U S Postal, Kalb, Andrew Wolfson, Plea Bargains, Jason Riley


Lee McGregor retains 100% record as Scot stops Ryan Walker

British and Commonwealth bantamweight champion Lee McGregor secures his ninth consecutive victory as he stops Ryan Walker.
Tags: News, Commonwealth, Scot, Ryan Walker, Lee McGregor


Massachusetts Community-Level COVID-19 Data Reporting Map Published

The Commonwealth has published an interactive Massachusetts Community-Level COVID-19 Data Reporting Map that includes the specifics for Saugus. As of this writing we are in the red with the infection rate increasing.
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on Powerful Books, Mystics, Richard Dawkins, and the Dangers of Safe Spaces (#455)

Illustration via 99designs “Win the respect of people you respect, and you can forget the rest.” Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (@RabbiSacks) is an international religious leader, philosopher, and respected moral voice. He was the chief rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013 and the recipient of the 2016 Templeton Prize, in recognition of his “exceptional contributions to affirming life’s spiritual dimension.” Rabbi Sacks has been described by HRH The P...
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Coronavirus live update Australia: Victoria records 116 new cases and 15 deaths as Queensland reports one new case

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow today’s latest updatesFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.19am BST Scott Ryan would also like some uniformity in restrictions - to allow MPs to come to Canberra and do their job, unhinde...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus live news: Germany records 2,034 new cases; Australian state of Victoria reports 182 cases

South Korea records most cases since March; New Zealand records six new cases; WHO hopes pandemic will finish in less than two years. Follow latest updatesDozens of schools report infections in BerlinNurses horrified by neglect of woman from Melbourne nursing homePapua New Guinea bans Chinese mine staff ‘given experimental vaccine’Tour de France: teams will be expelled if two members test positive See all our coronavirus coverage 7.14am BST Kelly says aged care outbreaks were one of the main...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Australia, France, Germany, World news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New Zealand, Brisbane, Who, Victoria, Melbourne, Commonwealth, Paul Kelly, Kelly


Accounting for Payments on Projects Became Even More Crucial This Year

I discussed several of the statutory changes affecting the construction industry here at Construction Law Musings in the run-up to July 1, 2020.  One of those changes, an amendment to Virginia Code Section 43-13, may add another arrow to the collection quiver of subcontractors and suppliers.  As part of the previously-linked rundown, I highlighted one of the big additions in 2020, namely the amendment making those pesky clauses that let those up the payment chain from you hold money on “this or ...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Construction, Commonwealth, Richmond VA, Construction Law, Virginia Construction Attorney, Mechanic's Liens, Business of Construction, Virginia Construction Mediator, Va Code 43-13, VA mechanic's lien