The Texas Supreme Court ruled on two water cases in 2016 with widespread implications for future water battles in fast growing, drought prone Texas. In February, it handed a victory to farmers, ranchers and other longstanding water rights holders by declining to take up a Brazos River case. Denying a state petition for review, the justices left in place a lower court ruling that said Texas cannot give special treatment to cities or power generators over more water rights holders on parched rivers even if the state declares it necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare.

The Royals competed in the Miramichi Hoop Classic last weekend, posting a 2 1 record. The Royals faced Miramichi Valley High School and came away with an 88 68 loss. Rhyley Bowen led the way with 16 points, Oliver Cunningham, the player of the game, had 12 and Daniel MacDougall chipped in 11.

In 1985, along with his partner, Richard Brown, he developed his first subdivision. Twenty three years later, Joe Bob Whitt had built over 100 subdivisions in the area. With the downturn in the real estate business, Joe Bob decided to, once again, get back in to the Insurance business.

Today way of farming is a huge leap from the days when our great grandparents took a hoe to their land. Federally funded scientific research has resulted in new agricultural innovations GPS systems that guide combines, high tech alloys that optimize harvesters, genome sequencing that leads to weather resistant crops, to name just a few. Farmers now use those innovations to dramatically enhance yield and reduce environmental impacts.

Each group it was apparent that reaching a resolution was important and that some understands might be accomplished he wrote. He added, was a productive environment that all contributed to. Council unanimously approved accepting the fact finder recommendation at its July meeting, and Wilkin expressed optimism that the FOP would do the same.

In the words of Abraham Lincoln: have been the recipient of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved in many years in peace and prosperity, we have grown in number, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown, but we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious Hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied, enriched and strengthened us and we have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our own hearts that all of these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom or virtue of our own..

The Liberals could actually outflank the NDP on the centre left on several of these policy areas but the centre in the Liberal party has moved to the right even since the days of Chretien. Many of the 25% of people who identify as Liberal supporters have long ago decided they can never vote for the NDP. How many of these voters is Trudeau willing to alienate in order to scoop up recent NDP converts?.