Tag Archives: President Bashar al-Assad

In the News: No Deal on Orange County Teachers’ Raises, County Bans Human Signs, Local Charities Receive Less From Shelter Grant, US Deciding How To Strike Syria

By on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 10:32 am

No raises for Orange’s 12,000 teachers amid union-district stalemate – A deal isn’t close on promised raises for teachers in nation’s 10th largest district after months of discussions between union president and school district negotiator. Tensions are high after several [...]

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70 Balloons Project raises UF awareness of Syrian conflict

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Sameer Saboungi released 70 black balloons Thursday, letting them fly high above the Plaza of the Americas and simultaneously raising awareness of the Syrian conflict.

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In the News: Sandusky dispute, School safety fund increase, Graduation options, Police chase, Arms airlift

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 11:00 am

Sandusky: Paterno would not have let me coach if he thought I was a pedophile – Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State assistant football coach, disputed the account of a key witness in his first interview since going to prison in [...]

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In the News: Tampa airport, Fantasyland opens, Syrian weapons, Apple Mac production, DeMint resigns

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Tampa International to ban parking in arrival lanes – Tampa Bay Times – Tampa International Airport has announced that drivers may be banned from parking int he red and blue arrival lanes while waiting to pick up passengers. The Tampa [...]

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Hurricane season ends, ACLU sues military, Syria’s Internet shut down, Palestine status upgraded

By on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: November 30, 2012 at 11:15 am

The mixed messages of hurricane season 2012 – Saturday marks the end of the 2012 hurricane season. Florida escaped relatively unscathed for another year, but the season will live on as the year of “super storm” Sandy, which ravaged areas [...]

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