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Election 2022 is a “Soup” Full of Issues – “The Sunday Political Brunch”

Sunday, September 18, 2022 Mark Curtis, MINDSETTER™   View Larger + President Joe Biden Let’s see. We’ll take an inflation report, primaries in three states, a White House celebration, a Trump update, another state abortion ban, and mix it all together into a murky political soup. All of these could be big issues in November, so don’t forget to grab some saltine crackers, and we’ll “brunch” on that this week.   “The Abortion Contortion” – This past week, West Virginia became the latest state to ban most abortions after Roe vs Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. The bill included limited exceptions for rape and incest, with adults having just eight weeks to report the crimes, to qualify for a hospital-provided abortion, whereas minors were given the termi...
Political Profile: Diana Garlington, Candidate for State Representative in District 5
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Political Profile: Diana Garlington, Candidate for State Representative in District 5

Saturday, August 20, 2022 GoLocalProv Political Team   View Larger + PHOTO: Campaign Diana Garlington is a Democratic candidate for State Representative in District 5. Here is what she has to say.   1. What do you think is the biggest political issue this campaign season in Rhode Island?GET THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS HERE -- SIGN UP FOR GOLOCAL FREE DAILY EBLAST The biggest political issue this season is still Covid-19. The ongoing pandemic has only exasperated the inequalities everyday Rhode Islanders face- Affordable housing, Gun violence, discrimination, loss of jobs, long-term health conditions, and having to reimagine a new way of life.   2. What do we need to do to improve Rhode Island's economy? I believe there are two easy ways to improve Rhode Island’s economy. (1) Passage of...
SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to
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SA Police could use Adelaide city facial recognition technology, despite being asked not to

South Australia Police has indicated it will use the facial recognition capability of new security cameras being installed in Adelaide, despite being asked not to by the Adelaide City Council.Key points:For some demographics, facial recognition makes incorrect identifications more than four out of five timesThe Premier says he wants to see frameworks that ensure use of the technology won't infringe on the general public's privacyAdelaide City Council will vote at the end of the month on whether to upgrade the camerasThe council is about to begin a federally-funded, $3 million upgrade of the city's ageing cameras, installing new, 360-degree units that will allow the use of facial and number-plate recognition software, matching faces to databases provided by the government or private compani...