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(1) Volunteer @ the CNE! Aug 18-Sept 4/17
Earn community hours and have some fun at the EX this Summer!
M. Noble

(2) The Office
Monday - 30 minute periods. Review your exam, culminating and final mark. Take home everything, including the content of your locker.
K. Stadnyk

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'A seat at the table': GM CEO Mary Barra on engaging with Trump   At a time when some business leaders have pulled away from working with U.S. President Donald Trump, the head of General Motors sees a need for engagement with the White House. Teemu Selanne leads 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees   Teemu Selanne, who scored an NHL-record 76 goals in his 1992-93 rookie season and finished a 21-year career with 684 goals, was among seven nominees announced Monday for this year's Hockey Hall of Fame induction class. U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a temporary win on travel ban pending appeals this fall   The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to President Donald Trump by narrowing the scope of lower court rulings that blocked his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries, and agreeing to hear his appeals. 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