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[20 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,030]

2010 NDEAM Message from Assistant Secretary Kathy Martinez
America has been celebrating the contributions of workers with disabilities since creating a National Physical Disability Employment Awareness Week in 1945. Since then, our celebration has been expanded to a month and now emphasizes the contributions of people with all disabilities from all ethnic and racial groups.
It has always been important to celebrate the important contributions of workers with disabilities. But this year we have even more to celebrate, as President Obama is creating change that we can believe in for jobseekers …

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[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 5,877]
THE disgraced cross-dressing commander

THE disgraced cross-dressing commander of Canada’s largest air force base pleaded guilty today to 86 lurid sex crimes, including two murders that “stunned” the military.
Colonel Russell Williams, 47, a married pilot who once flew the jet used to ferry Canada’s Prime Minister as well as the British royal family on a visit, displayed no emotion as he admitted to his crimes in a Belleville, Ontario courtroom.
He faces life in prison, with no possibility of parole for at least 25 years.
One victim’s brother, Andy Lloyd, said it was “overwhelming” seeing …

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[15 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,004]
Florida Pastor gets new car for not burning Quran

New Jersey Car dealer Brad Benson made the offer for Florida pastor Terry Jones to collect the 2011 Hyundai Accent, which retails for $14,200 for not burning Quran.
Jones, of Gainesville, Fla., never burned a Quran but told The Associated Press on Thursday that the offer of a car was not the reason, saying he learned about the offer a few weeks after Sept. 11.
He said he plans to donate the car to an organization that helps abused Muslim women.
“We are not trying to profit from this. We are not keeping …

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[4 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,193]

TSA Orlando Making a Difference in the Community
October 4, 2010
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program called Team Care assisted more than 750 families who have children with life-threatening illnesses as they traveled through Orlando International Airport (MCO) during the past year. Such customer service is part of TSA’s practice of assisting people with disabilities during the security screening process – similar to the enhanced support TSA extends to traveling wounded veterans and their families.
Team Care is staffed by Transportation Security Officers who receive specialized training. In 2009, …

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[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 974]

Iran sets $500,000 bail for 1 of 3 American hikers held captive in Iran since last year, Tehran’s chief prosecute.
The 3 have been charged with espionage, and trespassing into Iran.

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[9 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,337]

While the source of the fire is not known but the horrific fire that is burning in San Bruno
has engulfed several structures.
The wind is not helping at all and there does not seem to be any decrease in intensity.
At this moment news comes in that there have been some victims with severe burns.
Night has fallen and firefighters from various counties are helping to contain the fire.

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[25 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 907]

In one corner of Pier 39 in San Francisco there is a 200,000 gallon aquarium where you will find over 20,00 creatures. Now there is an addition to that collection, a rare sevengill shark.
It was caught on Thursday by aquarium collectors off Alcatraz using a 32-foot boat. The 10 feet shark weighed 319 pounds. It now boasts as the largest of the 20,000 creatures.

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[23 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 873]

The City of Hayward in collaboration with the Hayward Chamber of Commerce will present the 1st ever “Taste of Hayward” event on Wednesday, September 29 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the City Hall Rotunda.
There will be sample wines from over 40 local wineries and exclusive culinary cuisine from some of the best restaurants and caterers in Hayward. More details are located on the flyer attached. However, please mark your calendar for what will be a celebratory event and feel free to forward on to your friends and family so that …

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[13 Apr 2010 | 3 Comments | 6,088]

It is indeed a pleasure to have produced this new publication to meet the needs of the Public.
I have worked with one of the major newspaper company for over 10 years and during that time I have seen and learnt almost all the ins and outs involved in generating a publication. It is not an easy task but if it is something that can be beneficial to all, the advertisers and the readers, than the task no matter how difficult gives you satisfaction at the end.
With this in mind I …

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[30 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 3,000]

Fijiana Times is a NEW MONTHLY MULTICULTURAL PUBLICATION.
Future issues will come with many new features that have not been seen in other papers. The intention is to bring to you the best in journalism. Fair and unbiased reporting will be our priority. Your comments either by phone or e-mail with any constructive suggestion to make the paper even better will be welcomed. This will be your paper and you will read and see what you love most so feel free to contact the Publisher/Editor at anytime and give your suggestion.