Monday, November 03, 2008

Challenges In The News 11/03/08

The success of the "Teen Driver Challenge" program has prompted the St. Lucie County Sheriff's office to plan new sessions, October 16th and 18th.

BEDFORD — The strategy worked so well last year that the Lawrence County Community Foundation decided to bring it back for another round. It’s a challenge to donors. If an endowment fund collects $1,000 in donations, the foundation will give $500 to the beneficiary of that fund.

A vocal critic of the Conservatives' 2006 change to the rules governing income trusts is going to challenge Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in his Ontario riding of Whitby-Oshawa.

MINSK, September 8 (RIA Novosti) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday that Minsk and Moscow should respond to a "challenge" issued by NATO and the United States.

THE skipper who guided the Glasgow clipper to success is to embark on an even bigger challenge. Hannah Jenner is to set off on a her first solo round-the-world trip after taking a crew of 17 on the same journey during the 10-month trip.

Tom Compton was named president of the National Hot Rod Association, effective Jan. 1, 2000, becoming only the third president in the NHRA's 51 years of existence. Compton's challenge has been to grow the sport in an era of explosive interest in motorsports.

Another MCA-II round of results is in, and it means there's another challenge awaiting teachers and administrators in the Crookston School District.

When it comes to addressing the Hispanic under-representation challenge in the federal sector, it helps to look at the measures that have failed in the past. As Hispanic poet and philosopher George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.”

"That was a little scary, but she likes a challenge," he said. "She’s a horse that has the heart the size of Texas. If she sees a horse in front of her, she will do everything in her power to pass it up."

Associated Press - September 7, 2008 8:05 AM ET CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Some oil and gas producers are looking to challenge the Bureau of Land Management's newest proposal for long-term...

North West Premier and ANC provincial chairperson, Edna Molewa, says the main challenge faced by her organization is women empowerment. She says other challenges facing her organization are education, poverty alleviation and equity in all spheres of government.

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