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Finally, the State Has a Budget Deal

Finally, the State Has a Budget Deal

Good morning. It’s Friday. Today we’ll look at the long-awaited proposed state budget and hear from the Manhattan district attorney, who said that his investigation into Donald Trump isn’t dead after all. Gov. Kathy Hochul has reached a deal with lawmakers on a $220 billion state budget after bruising battles that pushed negotiations nearly a week past the April 1 deadline. Democrats in the Legislature tried and failed to block changes to the state’s bail laws, but won billions in spending to make child care more affordable. […]

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Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Council pest controllers have been called to Edinburgh schools over 850 times in the last two years, Edinburgh Live can reveal. The new data, which comes from an FOI request, shows infestations of ants, rats, wasps and even fleas and bedbugs in Edinburgh educational establishments. Edinburgh Council revealed data for each time they were called out to council nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools. What came back was a list of 858 call outs to schools – 400 of those were for mice, 146 for wasps, 100 […]

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