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2016-06-29 MCC Violates Legal Contract
[New Republic] The cordial relationship existing between the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) and the Liberia Services Corporation Incorporated (LSCI) has grown sour over disagreement for portion of income generated from a vehicle parking enterprise.

2016-06-29 Tyler Fears Total Removal
[New Republic] It has been said since the emergence of pressure on House Speaker Alex Tyler to recuse himself in the wake of his indictment by the state that his resistance to such calls was shrouded in not trying to undermine his speakership, as doing so would seal the doom against him.

2016-06-29 Pres. Sirleaf, First Lady Obama Hold Talks
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday received the First Lady of the United States of America, Mrs. Michelle Robinson Obama at the Roberts International Airport in Margibi County.

2016-06-29 BWI Celebrates 87th Anniversary
[New Republic] The Booker T. Washington Institute over the weekend celebrated its 87th Gala Anniversary in Kakata City, Margibi County.

2016-06-29 Legislature Wants Financial Autonomy
[Observer] W (Bong Co.) has submitted a bill to the Senate requesting that the Legislature be granted financial autonomy like the Executive and Judiciary branches of the government.

2016-06-29 Rev. Bowier Raps On Christianizing Liberia
[LINA] Former Information Minister, now a prelate, Rev. Emmanuel Bowier, has said Liberians don't need to look to politicians to pass laws legislating Christianity as a national religion.

2016-06-29 Liberian Students Impress U.S. First Lady Obama
[LINA] United States First Lady Michelle Obama has said she is impressed with the way some female students in Liberia articulated their views about challenges facing their quest to acquire education.

2016-06-29 Bomi Citizen Wants County Prioritize Sanitation
[LINA] An environmentalist from Dewein District in Bomi County is calling on authorities of the county to prioritize the construction of latrines and hand pumps to improve the sanitary condition of residents.

2016-06-29 Sen. Taylor Submits Financial Autonomy Bill for Enactment
[LINA] Bong County Senator Jewel Taylor has submitted to the Liberian Senate for enactment a draft bill seeking to grant financial autonomy to the National Legislature.

2016-06-29 Free Education the Best Remedy for Letting Liberian Girls Learn
[FrontPageAfrica] THE HIGHLIGHT of U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to Liberia Monday was the revelation that the United States Aid for International Development will be putting up $US27 million in funding to directly support Let Girls Learn, a U.S. Government initiative aimed at ensuring adolescent girls across the world attain a quality education that empowers them to reach their full potential.

2016-06-29 Seeking Legislative Autonomy-Bong Senator Taylor Proposes Law for Financial Independence
[FrontPageAfrica] The Liberian senate is debating an act that will grant financial Autonomy to the Legislature. The Act presented by Bong County Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor will give the Legislature Financial Autonomy in the management and processing of all documents' relating to the administration of its budget subject to compliance with allotment process from the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.

2016-06-29 Something to Remember About America's First Lady
[Observer] Meeting the First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, her mother, madam Marian Shields Robinson, and her two daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, for the first time was breathtaking for many who have only dreamt of seeing them in person.

2016-06-29 Youth Soccer - Donamisports/LFA Collaboration Encouraging Prospect
[Observer] The recent agreement between Donamisports, a United States based youth soccer developer, and the technical department of the Liberia Football Association to develop youth soccer in the country has come at a right time.

2016-06-29 Lebanese Bishops to Support Liberia's Drug Rehab Programs
[Observer] The Bishops of Lebanon have agreed to support Liberia's drug Prevention, Use and Abuse and Rehabilitation programs, according to a press release issued by the Liberia Law Society.

2016-06-29 U.S. First Lady Urges Liberian Females to Prioritize Education
[LINA] U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama has said women in Liberia have an important mission to accomplish, which she believes they can do if they acquire education.

2016-06-29 Pres. Sirleaf Submits U.S.$12 Million Loan Accord for Ratification
[LINA] A US$12 million loan agreement signed between Liberia and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa has been submitted by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the National Legislature for ratification.

2016-06-29 BWI Suffers High Level of Conspiracy
[New Republic] The Representative of District #4 in Margibi County, Ben A. Fofana has reported that there is a high level of conspiracy that is impeding the dream of transforming BWI to a technical college.

2016-06-29 U.S.$6.2 Million Tabled to Tackle Child Labor
[New Republic] Child labor which is one of Liberia's biggest problems is on the mind of the United States in terms of how it can work with the government address it, and it was one of the issues that came out during the nearly five-hour visit to Liberia of US First Lady Michelle Obama.

2016-06-29 JFK Staff Detained On Charges of Rape
[LINA] The Monrovia City Court at the Temple of Justice has detained a 39-year- old employee of the John F. Kennedy Hospital for allegedly raping a 26-year-old patient who was admitted at the hospital.

2016-06-29 'Negative Impact' - Presidential Candidate Eyes Ban On Free Calls Offered By GSM Companies
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Presidential candidate Mr. Benoni Urey of the All Liberia Party says free calls to the U.S. and other countries are gravely impacting revenue generation for Liberia.

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