Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of BLM

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — William Perry Pendley wants Wyoming to know that he’s still on the job as the nation’s acting head of public lands.

“I have not been ousted. That is not true,” Pendley, the Bureau of Land Management’s deputy director of policy and programs, said during an interview with the Star-Tribune on Thursday.

Pendley’s choice to defend his role managing 245 million acres of the nation’s surface land comes just weeks after a federal court in Montana declared Pendley had “served unlawfully as the Acting BLM director for 424 days.” The decision effectively enjoined him from acting in a director capacity, according to court documents.

Secretary of the Interior Department David Bernhardt had issued and renewed orders to give Pendley the authority to act as the agency’s head. Pendley called the orders allowing him to serve as an acting director “perfectly legal.”

But according to District Judge Brian

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Ask Amy: Wedding brings on in-law exclusion

Dear Amy: My niece’s brother-in-law, “Bradley,” will be getting married later this year.

My niece, “Kate,” is married to Bradley’s brother.

All of Bradley’s siblings and their spouses have been asked to be in the bridal party, everyone except for Kate.

Kate’s husband is in his brother’s party, but her future sister-in-law, “Julie,” has excluded Kate.

Kate included Julie in her wedding party several years ago.

Kate can think of nothing that would have offended Julie.

How should Kate handle this upcoming wedding?

— Sad Aunt

Dear Sad Aunt: In the movie version, “Kate” would attend the wedding, get roaring drunk at the reception, and then deliver the roasty-toast of the century.

Movie pitch aside, if every single sibling and spouse has been included in the wedding party, this exclusion does seem off-kilter. However, the fact that Kate included “Julie” in her own wedding does not obligate Julie to recipro-kate.

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Katie Redd: Teaching and learning to live with COVID-19 | Op-Ed Commentaries

The Kanawha County Board of Education voted 3-2 to send students back to school five days a week, skipping the second week of hybrid classes. Two weeks of hybrid learning was settled on by teaching professionals and community members as a waiting period to assess the spread of the virus in schools, and to give the school system a necessary adjustment period to learn to manage procedures for handling the virus.

To paraphrase board member Ryan White, the change was made because we all just have to “learn to live” with COVID-19. He stated that the continuation of online learning is too difficult, and even impossible, for many of our families.

I agree with Mr. White. Online learning is difficult — both in delivery and reception. In the best cases, teachers, adept with technology and online classroom management, have found ways to engage self-motivated students from behind the glass. But

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The 5 Top Tips on Choosing the Best Shower Installation Company


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Are you thinking about designing your dream bathroom? Then make sure you choose the right shower installation company. After all, a bathroom remodel will boost your property value.

Hiring the best shower installation company can be the difference between making your daily shower and bathing experience heavenly or a horror.

The right company will make your bathroom delightful. The wrong company can add additional problems such as leaks. Or omit important extras you need for functionality or give you products and materials that dont suit your preferences.

In this post, youll discover the five tops tips for choosing the right professionals for shower installation. Without further delay, lets get to it.

1. Find a Professional Who Is Familiar With a Wide Variety of Shower

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Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of BLM

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FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2019, file photo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management Acting Director William “Perry” Pendley speaks at a conference for journalists in Fort Collins, Colo. Pendley wants Wyoming to know that he’s still on the job as the nation’s acting head of public lands. “I have not been ousted. That is not true,” Pendley, the Bureau of Land Management’s deputy director of policy and programs, said during an interview with the Star-Tribune on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

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William Perry Pendley wants Wyoming to know that he’s still on the job as the nation’s acting head of public lands.

“I have not been ousted. That is not true,” Pendley, the Bureau of Land Management’s deputy director of policy and programs, said during an interview with the Star-Tribune on Thursday.

Pendley’s choice to defend his role managing 245 million acres of the nation’s

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Baton Rouge General to open ‘neighborhood’ hospital in Ascension | Business

PRAIRIEVILLE — A $30 million neighborhood hospital that Baton Rouge General has had under construction for nearly two years will open its primary care doctor’s office Monday and a new emergency room by next month, officials said. 

The new two-story, 42,550-square-foot Baton Rouge General–Ascension complex off La. 73 and near the Interstate 10 interchange is part of a deeper play that BRG executives hope to make in a growing part of Ascension Parish.

The hospital is located nearly equidistant from Ascension’s historic medical corridor along La. 30 in Gonzales and the heart of Baton Rouge’s medical facilities off Bluebonnet Boulevard and Essen Lane.

BRG officials said they picked the location in Ascension because more than 25,000 residents of Ascension Parish per year had been using the hospital’s facilities in Baton Rouge, and the hospital saw a need to take services closer to the people.

“There was just so many people

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9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check

9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check
9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check

As you wait to find out whether you’re getting more COVID-19 relief money from the government, the negotiations in Washington have become a soap opera.

The U.S. House — which is run by Democrats —this month passed another coronavirus relief package, including a second round of those $1,200 “stimulus checks” to help family budgets and stimulate the economy.

But, following his hospitalization for COVID, President Donald Trump said the White House was breaking off talks with the Democrats.

A few days later, he indicated the bargaining was back on. Still, the Republican leader in the Senate says it’s “unlikely” there will be any deal between the two parties before the election.

Had enough? If you could use another $1,200 right now, don’t wait around for Washington to get its act together. Here are nine ways to find sources of cash

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Man shot multiple times in targeted shooting at Stoughton bar, police say | Crime



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A man was hospitalized after being shot multiple times in a targeted shooting at a Stoughton bar early Saturday, police reported.

Stoughton police received several calls of shots being fired at Shakers Saloon, 111 Chalet Drive, shortly after 2 a.m., Sgt. Patrick Frisch said in a statement.

Responding officers located several shell casings in the bar’s parking lot and a short time later Stoughton police were notified that a victim of the shooting was at Edgerton Hospital, Frisch said.

The 26-year-old man was taken to a Madison hospital by MedFlight, Frisch said about 8 a.m. Saturday.

Frisch said in an interview the victim was in stable condition by the afternoon.

The shooting appears to be targeted, Frisch said.

Several cars were seen leaving the bar when police were responding to the shooting, which happened in the parking lot, he said.

Frisch said no one is in custody,

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Eagles’ Jordan Mailata gets his big shot … and he’s not shaking in his boots

During the 2017 offseason, Eagles offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland was going to spend a few days playing golf with high school friends and enjoying something rare — time off in the NFL.

But then, of course, Stoutland’s phone rang. Eagles GM Howie Roseman wanted him to work out a 6-foot-8, 350-pound Australian rugby player who had piqued the interest of the scouting department. Stoutland canceled the golf getaway and headed to Florida to see what this curiosity, Jordan Mailata, could do on a football field.

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Stoutland — the guy who sold the Eagles on Lane Johnson after watching him in a workout — didn’t see a great talent, but he liked Mailata’s size, quick footwork and ability to change direction. Of course, there were many questions about a player who had

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UK has most to gain from Brexit state aid compromise

It is also unclear what dispute settlement measures – now there is an indication there might be some – would look like, or how they would be enforced.

Mr Pope argues that the UK having its own system of subsidy control would be better than the EU’s, which is administratively cumbersome. “A subsidy doesn’t have to be big before it has to jump through hoops to qualify,” he says. “It doesn’t normally mean a subsidy is prevented but you have to get a lawyer in to help with the design.”

It would also be better than relying on the World Trade Organization, whose remedy for subsidy violations is tariffs, he says: “If you have to impose a tariff on another country, that harms you too because your consumers have to pay higher prices. The idea of the aid being repaid (as under the EU system) reverses the subsidy so it’s

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