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Cimarron trying to enjoy ride as Class A,B state tourneys open


LAHOMA, Okla. — It’s been awhile since Cimarron reached the state basketball tournament, last playing in the final bracket in back-to-back appearances in 2001 and 2002. The fifth-ranked Blazers, making their Class B state return today at 3:30 p.m. at ...

James G. Wolfgram, 82, Fort Atkinson


Hoard-Curtis Camp and other outings. He later attended Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. His motto was “continued learning and serving others.” He continued his involvement as a member of the Eagle Scout Board of Review until he retired from scouting.

Wagon Mound stops Cimarron Ram’s District 5A run 76-62


WAGON MOUND — The Rams had no answer for 6’5” Trojan post Danny Gray who poured in 32 points as Wagon Mound eliminated Cimarron in the second round of the District 5A basketball tourney on Wednesday (Feb. 26). “We played a good game, but missed a ...

Las Vegas police investigating brawl near Cimarron-Memorial High School


Dozens of teenagers were involved in a brawl last Friday that was captured on cell phone video. The melee occurred near Cimarron-Memorial High School after two girls agreed to meet up for a fight. A relative of one of those girls sent the video to FOX5.

27 live music offerings for your Fox Cities weekend


Bruce Koestner, 7:30 p.m., George’s Steak House, 2208 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton. 920-733-4939. • Dave Steffen Band, 9 p.m., Cimarron, W7170 U.S. 10, Menasha. • Andreas Transo, 9 p.m., McGuinness Irish Pub, 201 S. Walnut St., Appleton. 920-830-7616.

Lancers shoot lights out in win over Elkhart


Lohrding 1). Records — Kiowa County 7-13, South Central 17-4. CIMARRON — The Lady Bluejays dominated the Lady Roadrunners throughout their Class 3A sub-state contest to remain unbeaten on the season. Cimarron (21-0) led 19-3 after the opening quarter ...

Lady Tigers ready for sub-state


Sure they lost, and their shooting could have been better at times, but still the 14-6 St. John-Hudson Lady Tigers played probably their best game of the season, losing a close one to the #1 ranked in 3A and 20-0 Cimarron Bluejays 39-43 last Friday night ...

New bakery opens in Cimarron


The Vanilla Cake bakery opened its doors for the first time in Cimarron on Friday. Owners Acela Mendez and Rocio Cardiel served samples of cake, cookies and a chocolate fountain to patrons at the ribbon cutting ceremony for their new shop. "We started ...

These Guys Actually Thought The Cadillac Cimarron Was A Good Car


But Motor Week actually liked the revised 1983 model. Now, we love Motor Week. Many of us here grew up watching the show, but still, the Cimarron? A good car?! Something that’ll help the Cadillac brand as a whole? History has proven that good and wrong.

MotorWeek: The One Where John Davis Praises The ’83 Cadillac Cimarron


There’s an unspoken rule among us automotive journalists; that for about one-third of all jokes ever written, the original punchline could be replaced with “Cadillac Cimarron,” at no perceivable detriment to the joke. (For those less well-acquainted ...

Gone too soon! Popular TeleMundo/Second Chance star Actress Dies at 44 (Photo)


Mexican actress and singer Lorena Rojas died on Monday, Feb. 16, at the age of 44.According to her talent agency, the prolific telenovela star passed away after losing her battle with cancer. The rele…

Dulce Maria bi lahko postala del igralske zasedbe telenovele Prevare


Nobenega dvoma ni, da je bila telenovela Prevare (La Usurpadora) ena najpomembnejših izdelkov Televise, glavno igralko Gabrielo Spanic pa je dobesedno izstrelila med zvezde. No, pojavile so se govoric…

Second Chance' Star Actress Lorena Is Dead At Age 44


Mexican actress Lorena Rojas, who starred in more than a dozen telenovelas, died Monday of cancer at her Miami home. She was 44. Born in Mexico City, Rojas’ first acting gig was in 1990 in telenovela…

“Second Chance” STAR ACTRESS LORENA IS DEAD


Mexican actress Lorena Rojas, who starred in more than a dozen telenovelas, died Monday of cancer at her Miami home. She was 44. Born in Mexico City, Rojas’ first acting gig was in 1990 in telenovela…

Gone too soon! Popular TeleMundo/Second Chance star Actress Dies at 44 (Photo)


Mexican actress and singer Lorena Rojas died on Monday, Feb. 16, at the age of 44.According to her talent agency, the prolific telenovela star passed away after losing her battle with cancer. The rel…

Gone too soon! Popular TeleMundo/Second Chance star Actress Dies at 44 (Photo)


Mexican actress and singer Lorena Rojas died on Monday, Feb. 16, at the age of 44.According to her talent agency, the prolific telenovela star passed away after losing her battle with cancer. The rel…




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR CIMARRO

There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in CIMARRON.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]



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    The Guardian and a warning to CIMARRON: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

    Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

    It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

    They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

    It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

    My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

    What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

    The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

    A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

    It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

    The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

    In http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/02/jehovahs-witnesses-silencing-techniques-child-abuse [6]



  • CIMARRON: part-time employment while you are enrolled in school

    Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

    Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

    • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
    • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
    • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
    • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school´s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

    What kinds of jobs are there?
    Are jobs on campus or off campus?
    How much can I earn?
    How will I be paid?
    Can I work as many hours as I want?


    What kinds of jobs are there?

    The Federal Work-Study Program emphasizes employment in civic education and work related to your course of study, whenever possible.

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    Are jobs on campus or off campus?

    Both. If you work on campus, you’ll usually work for your school. If you work off campus, your employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest.

    Some schools might have agreements with private for-profit employers for work-study jobs. These jobs must be relevant to your course of study (to the maximum extent possible). If you attend a proprietary school (i.e., a for-profit institution), there may be further restrictions on the types of jobs you can be assigned.

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    If you’re interested in getting a Federal Work-Study job while you’re enrolled in college or career school, make sure you apply for aid early. Schools that participate in the Federal Work-Study Program award funds on a first come, first served basis.


    How much can I earn?

    You’ll earn at least the current federal minimum wage. However, you may earn more depending on the type of work you do and the skills required for the position.

    Your total work-study award depends on:

    • when you apply,
    • your level of financial need, and
    • your school’s funding level.

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    How will I be paid?

    How you’re paid depends partly on whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student.

    • If you are an undergraduate student, you´re paid by the hour.
    • If you are a graduate or professional student, you´re paid by the hour or by salary, depending on the work you do.
    • Your school must pay you at least once a month.
    • Your school must pay you directly unless you request that the school
      • send your payments directly to your bank account or
      • use the money to pay for your education-related institutional charges such as tuition, fees, and room and board.

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    Can I work as many hours as I want?

    No. The amount you earn can’t exceed your total Federal Work-Study award. When assigning work hours, your employer or your school’s financial aid office will consider your class schedule and your academic progress.

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