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Roll Call
Iran Filibuster Vote Too Close to Call The White House looks certain to be able to sustain a veto of any resolution
Iran Filibuster Vote Too Close to Call
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
The White House looks certain to be able to sustain a veto of any resolution of disapproval that Congress sends President Barack Obama. But it's quite possible no such legislation reaches his desk.� It became... Read more
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Roll Call
11 Senators to Watch in Iran Debate CQ Roll Call took a look at how each of the 11 undecided senators may come ou
11 Senators to Watch in Iran Debate
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
CQ Roll Call took a look at how each of the 11 undecided senators may come out on the Iran nuclear deal and whether the agreement should be filibustered. The assessment is based on the senators' legislative... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama secures votes to preserve Iran nuclear deal despite majority oppositionPresident Obama’s intense lobbying on Wednesday secured support from a 34th Sen
Obama secures votes to preserve Iran nuclear deal despite majority opposition
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
President Obama’s intense lobbying on Wednesday secured support from a 34th Senate Democrat, ensuring his Iranian nuclear deal will survive a veto battle with Congress and setting into motion the extraordinary imposition of a foreign agreement over... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Obama secures Iran victory as 34th senator endorses nuclear dealDemocrat Barbara Mikulski has become the 34th senator to support the Iran nucle
Obama secures Iran victory as 34th senator endorses nuclear deal
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Democrat Barbara Mikulski has become the 34th senator to support the Iran nuclear deal, ensuring a landmark victory for the Obama administration’s efforts to prevent it being derailed. Mikulski’s support for the agreement means that Obama has enough... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Colleges should report sex crimes prontoAnother View: Sexual assault has doubtless occurred on college campuses at le
Colleges should report sex crimes pronto
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Another View: Sexual assault has doubtless occurred on college campuses at least as long as there have been coeducational institutions. But only in recent years have schools, students and parents begun to... Read more
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Business Wire
Lockheed Martin Invests in Peloton Technology and Commercializing Truck PlatooningMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peloton Technology, a developer of vehi
Lockheed Martin Invests in Peloton Technology and Commercializing Truck Platooning
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peloton Technology, a developer of vehicle systems that deliver advanced safety, fuel savings and analytics to trucking fleets, today announced an investment agreement with Lockheed Martin to accelerate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICC the Greatest Threat to Ideals of 2010 ConstitutionFive years after Kenya promulgated its new constitution on August 27, 2010, the
ICC the Greatest Threat to Ideals of 2010 Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Five years after Kenya promulgated its new constitution on August 27, 2010, the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) continues to haunt the country. Discernibly, the ICC is potentially a greater and more ominous threat to Kenya's... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of M
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of Mountaintop, earned an election to national vice president of the society, a professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why colleges should report sex crimes, pronto, to police and prosecutorsSexual assault has doubtless occurred on college campuses at least as long as t
Why colleges should report sex crimes, pronto, to police and prosecutors
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Sexual assault has doubtless occurred on college campuses at least as long as there have been coeducational institutions. But only in recent years have schools, students and parents begun to grasp just how prevalent it is. A recent Washington... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iranian Americans bank on historic nuclear dealNew York, United States - For Mahmoud Reza Banki, an Iranian-American business
Iranian Americans bank on historic nuclear deal
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
New York, United States - For Mahmoud Reza Banki, an Iranian-American businessman, the fruits of a nuclear deal between Tehran, Washington and others could not come soon enough. Banki spent 22 months behind bars for carrying out what he thought was... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin BoardMARQUETTE - National Alliance for Mental Illness will be having its support gro
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
MARQUETTE - National Alliance for Mental Illness will be having its support group meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at 129 W. Baraga Ave., in Marquette. The meetings are open to an individual with a mental illness and/or the family and friends of such an... Read more
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Columbia Star
Studies show a correlation between bilingualism and intelligenceAccording to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, there i
Studies show a correlation between bilingualism and intelligence
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
According to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, there is a plethora of benefits to learning a second, third, or fourth language. These findings, support The Language Buzz’s goals and curriculum. • There is a correlation... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Pinoy caregiver training graduates get shot at American dreamCHICAGO – Filipino-Americans were among the 24 graduates who completed their ca
Pinoy caregiver training graduates get shot at American dream
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
CHICAGO – Filipino-Americans were among the 24 graduates who completed their caregiver studies last Saturday. They are the first batch of recipients of the free 6-week caregiver course provided by the Filipino-American Council of Chicago... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Syrians Could Soon Be Next Refugee Group To Call San Diego HomeSohaib Alagha, vice president of the Syrian American Council and a San Diego re
Syrians Could Soon Be Next Refugee Group To Call San Diego Home
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Sohaib Alagha, vice president of the Syrian American Council and a San Diego resident, sits in his office on Aug. 26, 2015. The U.S. State Department announced this week it will take in up to 8,000 Syrian refugees next year, and many of them could... Read more
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Business Wire
AFFI Implores Congress to Reject New Food Taxes“Food safety is the highest priority for America’s food and beverage makers,” s
AFFI Implores Congress to Reject New Food Taxes
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
“Food safety is the highest priority for America’s food and beverage makers,” said AFFI President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz. “As the administration begins to craft the fiscal year 2017 budget, we stand ready to work with federal agencies and Congress to... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNGANCHORAGE — A leading U.S. economist says a large natural gas pipeline project
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
ANCHORAGE — A leading U.S. economist says a large natural gas pipeline project is vital to the state’s economic future and that the state should cooperate with experienced large companies in developing the project rather than attempting a plan for... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Want A Bigger Family? Foster Kids Need Love TooIf the thought of big family dinners, lots of noise in your house, and a consta
Want A Bigger Family? Foster Kids Need Love Too
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 9 days ago
If the thought of big family dinners, lots of noise in your house, and a constant influx of hugs and kisses excites you, you may want to consider taking in a foster child or foster children. There are government statistics that indicate that over... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Canine friends celebrated for National Dog DayCourtney Hergesheimer | DispatchChica tries to stay warm in the coat of Sabrina
Canine friends celebrated for National Dog Day
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Courtney Hergesheimer | DispatchChica tries to stay warm in the coat of Sabrina Blackstone, of Grove City, while Mike Blackstone tries to coax Teagan, a potential new dog for the family, during a meet-and-greet at the CHA Animal Shelter's emergency... Read more
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Times News
Pain in your head?Q. I seem to be getting a lot of headaches lately. I’m pretty sure it’s been ca
Pain in your head?
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
Q. I seem to be getting a lot of headaches lately. I’m pretty sure it’s been caused by stress, but I was wondering if I should have it checked by a doctor. You should definitely see your doctor. Most headaches are harmless, but they can be a symptom... Read more
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iafrica.com
Iran victory within Obama's reachUS President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press. Credit: AFP US Presi
Iran victory within Obama's reach
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
US President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press. Credit: AFP US President Barack Obama has won the backing of a fresh clutch of senators for his Iran deal, raising the prospect he could yet dodge a humiliating legislative rebuke. For... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
Holgate to depart ATFRick Holgate, the CIO of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive
Holgate to depart ATF
Federal Computer Week / Posted 10 days ago
Rick Holgate, the CIO of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and a longtime leader in the federal technology community, is leaving government service to take a post as a federal analyst with Gartner. In addition to his work at... Read more
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Washington Post
Hankering for cheese? Still stuck on steak? Time for a little vegan support.These Japanese sesame-crusted “chicken bites” served at Native Foods Cafe are t
Hankering for cheese? Still stuck on steak? Time for a little vegan support.
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
These Japanese sesame-crusted “chicken bites” served at Native Foods Cafe are totally meatless. (Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post) When someone’s trying to eliminate milk and dairy from their diet to become a vegan, the usual metaphor for... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
School Program Offers Bilingual EducationThe Sioux Falls School District's Spanish Immersion program started seven years
School Program Offers Bilingual Education
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 10 days ago
The Sioux Falls School District's Spanish Immersion program started seven years ago with just one kindergarten class. When the school year kicks off next week, the district's program will have nearly 500 kids in grades kindergarten through fifth, and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
For seniors, any exercise may be better than none The new research has shown that senior people are likely to live longer if th
For seniors, any exercise may be better than none
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
The new research has shown that senior people are likely to live longer if they do little exercises daily. FILE: The new research has shown that senior people are likely to live longer if they do... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenlyBrenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost he
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenly
Payson Roundup / Posted 13 days ago
Brenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost her husband, Bruce, on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Payson Mayor Kenny Evans reported the news from the League of Cities and Towns conference in Phoenix. “I got a call from the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iran, China and the pope: Obama gets back to work After two weeks of vacation spent largely on the golf course in Martha’s Vine
Iran, China and the pope: Obama gets back to work
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
After two weeks of vacation spent largely on the golf course in Martha’s Vineyard, President Barack Obama heads home to Washington to a full diplomatic plate: Iran, China and a highly anticipated... Read more
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Quartz
Critics of the Iran nuclear deal don’t understand the real Iran - Quartz If there was any doubt that US president Barack Obama was all in o
Critics of the Iran nuclear deal don’t understand the real Iran
Quartz / Posted 14 days ago
- Quartz If there was any doubt that US president Barack Obama was all in on the Iran nuclear deal, he eliminated those... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryIn That TV Ad, What Exactly Are Those Parents Worried About? If you watch the
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
In That TV Ad, What Exactly Are Those Parents Worried About? If you watch the news shows on Sunday mornings, or cable news at night, you've probably seen that ad where parents are dropping off their daughter at college. And then they start to fret... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In That TV Ad, What Exactly Are Those Parents Worried About?If you watch the news shows on Sunday mornings, or cable news at night, you've
In That TV Ad, What Exactly Are Those Parents Worried About?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
If you watch the news shows on Sunday mornings, or cable news at night, you've probably seen that ad where parents are dropping off their daughter at college. And then they start to fret about, well, something involving access to investment... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The best energy expenditure is negativeLast summer, the reality of air pollution in Maryland finally got through to me
The best energy expenditure is negative
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Last summer, the reality of air pollution in Maryland finally got through to me. This realization came not in an asthma clinic or downwind of a coal-fired power plant, but in my quiet suburban garden. One sunny afternoon, I noticed that the leaves of... Read more
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eTrucker
NACFE: Tires with low rolling resistance worth the investmentThe North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released an in-depth repo
NACFE: Tires with low rolling resistance worth the investment
eTrucker / Posted 15 days ago
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released an in-depth report detailing acceptance and real-world use of low rolling resistance tires. The report includes Decision Making Tools to help fleets and owner-operators select the best... Read more
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Philly.com
Boutique fitness studios grow as exercisers seek more-personal approachAcross the U.S., smaller “boutique” fitness studios like Allure have been multi
Boutique fitness studios grow as exercisers seek more-personal approach
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Across the U.S., smaller “boutique” fitness studios like Allure have been multiplying in recent years. The small clubs, which focus on a single activity, draw 42 percent of health-club clients, although most of those surveyed said they also belong... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCStaff Report Published Aug. 13, 2015 Charleston is the only county in the Low
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Staff Report Published Aug. 13, 2015 Charleston is the only county in the Lowcountry that made the top 10. The study ranked counties by the total payout among the covered population, before the estate tax was factored in, and included assets... Read more
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Maneater
Forum to be held on changes in graduate student health care policyGraduate Students who are employed by MU were left scrambling for health insura
Forum to be held on changes in graduate student health care policy
Maneater / Posted 18 days ago
Graduate Students who are employed by MU were left scrambling for health insurance after they were informed via an email from the MU Office of Graduate Studies that the university would no longer be offering them a subsidy to pay for their health... Read more
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Everett Herald
LED lightbulb savings outshine solar and wind power Switch from incandescents would save enough electricity to power 20 million A
LED lightbulb savings outshine solar and wind power
Everett Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Switch from incandescents would save enough electricity to power 20 million American homes. Published: Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Utility and power grid managers in the United States... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
ACE Announces Leadership Transition The American Council of Employees issued a statement from the organization’s
ACE Announces Leadership Transition
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 days ago
The American Council of Employees issued a statement from the organization’s current president, Sean Moss, announcing his decision to step down from his role in leadership in order to attend to personal... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps downCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union
Head of UAW rival at Tenn. Volkswagen plant steps down
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a rival to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has stepped down. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1LcN57u ) that Sean Moss, the president of the American... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
VW Chattanooga plant labor group head steps downThe American Council of Employees, a labor group which offers itself as an alte
VW Chattanooga plant labor group head steps down
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
The American Council of Employees, a labor group which offers itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, is seeing a leadership change at the top. Sean Moss, who headed the group since he was named interim... Read more
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Denver Post
The lowly lightbulb outshines solar and wind on U.S. power gridsUtility and power grid managers in the U.S. are learning that the best way to c
The lowly lightbulb outshines solar and wind on U.S. power grids
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
Utility and power grid managers in the U.S. are learning that the best way to cut carbon emissions and improve efficiency is the easiest: Just change your lightbulbs. The nation's largest grid, serving more than 61 million customers from Washington... Read more
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Times of Malta
Can you do this?Back-scratch tests show older people how much muscle and joint function they ha
Can you do this?
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
Back-scratch tests show older people how much muscle and joint function they have. Seniors trying to assess their fitness do not need to pound a treadmill, grunt out a series of crunches or even break a sweat. Fitness experts say a few tests... Read more
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J Weekly
It’s time to reclaim our Jewish moral heritageAs Israel sinks deeper into its hardened positions, relying simply on superior
It’s time to reclaim our Jewish moral heritage
J Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
As Israel sinks deeper into its hardened positions, relying simply on superior force to impose its will on the Palestinians, what does that mean for our ancient and deep Jewish moral heritage? And what does it mean for me, someone born as a Jew but... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Columbus takes energy efficiency challengeOfficials from three Mississippi cities and the Tennessee Valley Authority are
Columbus takes energy efficiency challenge
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Officials from three Mississippi cities and the Tennessee Valley Authority are urging residents to beat the heat and be energy efficiency in doing it. David Sparks, TVA manager of energy efficiency for Mississippi, said the challenge has been issued... Read more
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The New Age
Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old ageSeniors trying to assess their fitness do not need to pound a treadmill, grunt
Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old age
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
Seniors trying to assess their fitness do not need to pound a treadmill, grunt out a series of crunches or even break a sweat. Fitness experts say a few tests involving activities such as standing, sitting, walking and back-scratching can predict... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
From Schwarzenegger To Step Aerobics, How Exercise Has EvolvedYour browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to d
From Schwarzenegger To Step Aerobics, How Exercise Has Evolved
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. Content can be viewed at actual source page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSlJnTkI12M Patty Russell has been teaching aerobics at the La Jolla... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old ageNEW YORK - Seniors trying to assess their fitness do not need to pound a treadm
Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old age
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
NEW YORK - Seniors trying to assess their fitness do not need to pound a treadmill, grunt out a series of crunches or even break a sweat. Fitness experts say a few tests involving activities such as standing, sitting, walking and back-scratching can... Read more
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