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DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

DES MOINES, Iowa  — Republican congressman Steve King is rejecting accusations that he’s associated with an Austrian white supremacist group. Those claims have prompted condemnation from within his own party just days before Tuesday’s election. During a forum with Iowa business leaders Thursday, the eight-term Iowa congressman said a Washington Post story this month wrongly … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

BISMARCK, N.D. | Recreational pot measure has high interest in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D.  — Backers of legalizing marijuana in North Dakota have high hopes that voters will approve the drug’s use for anyone old enough to drink alcohol. But they could be in for a bummer because opponents have spent far more money against the proposal. Critics say it would mean big problems for law enforcement … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D. | Recreational pot measure has high interest in North Dakota

Celebrities Go “Over the Edge” to Raise Funds for Homes 4 Families

  UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF./ OCTOBER 08, 2018 (STL.News) Homes 4 Families took a unique approach to fundraising today and raised more than $100,000 to build homes for low-income veterans and their families. Six celebrities, veterans, business leaders, and LAPD SWAT Team members took part, rappelling 25 stories from the roof of the Universal Hilton Hotel … Continue reading Celebrities Go “Over the Edge” to Raise Funds for Homes 4 Families

Can general counsel influence boards to drive sustainability?

CHICAGO/ Feb. 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — JLL (NYSE: JLL) and the Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) published an e-guide for general counsel on how to influence board of directors to drive sustainability. This guide aims to inspire and encourage general counsel, board of directors, senior executives and management to take action and deliver long-term value. … Continue reading Can general counsel influence boards to drive sustainability?