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GOP lawmakers, activists go local with push for hand-counted ballots | 406 Politics

HAMILTON — A self-described cyber security expert implicated in an alleged breach of a Colorado election system is touring Montana counties this week, the latest push by some Republican lawmakers to return the state to the days of hand-counting all its ballots. The local drive is part of a national effort spawned by unfounded voter …

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Uganda: Museveni’s Umeme Mistake – allAfrica.com

The Last Word — For some strange reason(s), President Yoweri Museveni has a very hostile attitude towards Umeme, Uganda’s main electricity distributor. Sources say the president has sworn never to renew their concession when it expires in 2025. This is in spite of the fact that during negotiations between him and Umeme, both sides agreed …

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Live updates | Ukraine reports more airstrikes on Azovstal

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s military says Russian forces are continuing airstrikes on the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol and pressing their advance on towns in eastern Ukraine. In its operational statement for Day 78 of the war, the Ukrainian military’s General Staff says Russian forces have also fired artillery and grenade launchers at Ukrainian troops in …

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Local food is at heart of all things good

Holyrood Notebook by Ariane Burgess Highland Council wishes to promote more local food growing initiatives like this one in Thurso. Picture: DGS Over the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing about the cost of living crisis. Our energy bills are soaring, and the cost of basic foods like eggs and milk is set to rise. …

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