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CBS News
How driverless cars could collide with auto insurersor early retirement, suggested Donald Light, director of North America Property
How driverless cars could collide with auto insurers
CBS News / Posted yesterday
or early retirement, suggested Donald Light, director of North America Property/Casualty Practice with Celent, a research and consulting firm. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a federal agency whose goal is to... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Obama ups proposed oil tax to $10.25 a barrelof domestic and imported oil in 2022, once it is fully phased in. The money wo
Obama ups proposed oil tax to $10.25 a barrel
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
of domestic and imported oil in 2022, once it is fully phased in. The money would be steered to a "21st Century Clean Transportation Plan to upgrade the nation's transportation system, improve resilience and reduce emissions," according to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Obama ups proposed oil tax to $10.25 a barrelof domestic and imported oil in 2022, once it is fully phased in. The money wo
Obama ups proposed oil tax to $10.25 a barrel
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
of domestic and imported oil in 2022, once it is fully phased in. The money would be steered to a "21st Century Clean Transportation Plan to upgrade the nation's transportation system, improve resilience and reduce emissions," according to... Read more
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The Washington Times
GEORGE DAVID BANKS: EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard deceitThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants Americans to pay more for their
GEORGE DAVID BANKS: EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard deceit
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants Americans to pay more for their groceries. That’s the only way to explain the agency’s decision to mandate the use of corn-based ethanol in our gas supply. The decision comes as part of the EPA’s... Read more
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The Hill
Oil lobby head: Obama tax plan part of an 'extremist' agendaCalling it an “unprecedented proposal” that would hit consumers’ pocketbooks, t
Oil lobby head: Obama tax plan part of an 'extremist' agenda
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Calling it an “unprecedented proposal” that would hit consumers’ pocketbooks, the president of the American Petroleum Institute came out swinging against the idea, which will on Tuesday be part of the final federal budget Obama proposes as... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Are small cars an endangered species?automakers to stop making certain passenger cars that don't generate sufficient
Are small cars an endangered species?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
automakers to stop making certain passenger cars that don't generate sufficient sales or profits to satisfy Wall Street or American consumers. Last month, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said production of the Dodge Dart compact and Chrysler... Read more
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The Advocate
H-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepanciesindustry, which struggles to fill the seasonal jobs each year. But a recent re
H-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepancies
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
industry, which struggles to fill the seasonal jobs each year. But a recent report from the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute says the H-2B program amounts to little more than exploitation. Although employers and their lobbyists claim there... Read more
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The Hill
Obama: Low gas prices make now right time for oil taxthat we’re going to … impose a tax on a barrel of oil — imported, exported — so
Obama: Low gas prices make now right time for oil tax
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
that we’re going to … impose a tax on a barrel of oil — imported, exported — so that some of that revenue can be used for transportation, some of that revenue can be used for the investments in basic research and technology that’s going to be... Read more
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The Hill
Obama to push $10-per-barrel oil tax for green transportation planPresident Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel fee on oil production to fund a n
Obama to push $10-per-barrel oil tax for green transportation plan
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
President Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel fee on oil production to fund a new green transportation plan, the White House announced Thursday. The proposal would go toward a $32.4 billion annual push to green the transportation sector by funding... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: Fight over Flint aid stalls energy billCommittee to bring in Snyder, but they never did. "As the governor of the stat
Overnight Energy: Fight over Flint aid stalls energy bill
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Committee to bring in Snyder, but they never did. "As the governor of the state of Michigan, the families of Flint and all Americans deserve to hear testimony directly from you on how this man-made crisis happened, and what is being done at the... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsA headline Aug. 16 about the ISIL leader who sexually assaulted American hostag
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
A headline Aug. 16 about the ISIL leader who sexually assaulted American hostage Kayla Meuller incorrectly attributed a remark about Mueller being "owned" to the wife of the caliph... Read more
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Investopedia
Obama Floats $10 a Barrel Oil Taxplans to impose a $10 per barrel tax on oil as part of his 2017 budget. Revenu
Obama Floats $10 a Barrel Oil Tax
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
plans to impose a $10 per barrel tax on oil as part of his 2017 budget. Revenue from that tax would be used to fund clean transportation and other climate-focused initiatives. Oil companies would be on the hook for the tax, which would be... Read more
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Engadget
Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax to fund clean transporationThe fact sheet notes that 30 percent of the nation's green house gas emissions
Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax to fund clean transporation
Engadget / Posted 7 days ago
The fact sheet notes that 30 percent of the nation's green house gas emissions come from public transportation. The proposed tax is expected to increase investment in a clean transportation by 50 percent. That includes $20 billion per year raised by... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Buying spree ahead as China becomes rising global investment forceis involved in food security and could be considered a strategic European compa
Buying spree ahead as China becomes rising global investment force
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
is involved in food security and could be considered a strategic European company. Another target may be Bombardier Transportation, the Berlin-based train division of Montreal’s Bombardier Inc. Last year, a Chinese infrastructure company... Read more
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Crosscut
Why it will be so hard to end youth incarcerationcolor, Bridge says. “You could not go to [the Division of Youth Services] and
Why it will be so hard to end youth incarceration
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
color, Bridge says. “You could not go to [the Division of Youth Services] and not see a disproportionate number of African Americans, primarily out of the city of Seattle,” says Ron Sims, King County Executive at the time. Sims noted a different... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Oil prices fall as hopes for production cuts faderather more than less, not least as Iranian barrels are returning to the market
Oil prices fall as hopes for production cuts fade
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
rather more than less, not least as Iranian barrels are returning to the market," said Norbert Ruecker, head of commodities research at Swiss bank Julius Baer. "Lacking the signs of an ending supply glut, oil prices are set to remain in limbo in the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Trail can be an economic engineout before it was even built. The proximity to the trail was only about a block
Trail can be an economic engine
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
out before it was even built. The proximity to the trail was only about a block and a half.” A December 2014 report by the Institute for Transportation Research and Education from N.C. State University cited data regarding the American Tobacco... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part IIposters depicting a caricature of Mohammed be taken down. The ban was later res
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part II
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 days ago
posters depicting a caricature of Mohammed be taken down. The ban was later rescinded. {Originally posted to the Gatestone Institutewebsite} The following is a chronological survey of some of the main stories about Islam and Islamism in America... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chron
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chronological survey of some of the main stories about Islam and Islamism in America during the second quarter of 2015. Part 1 of this series can be found here. April 1.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Young African Americans, Hispanics fare worse when faced with Hodgkin lymphomaAfrican American and Hispanic adolescents and young adults fare far worse than
Young African Americans, Hispanics fare worse when faced with Hodgkin lymphoma
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
African American and Hispanic adolescents and young adults fare far worse than their white counterparts when faced with a mostly curable type of cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, a study by a UC Davis epidemiologist has found. Insurance coverage,... Read more
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Vail Daily
Fifth-annual Vail Global Energy Forum examines the rise of North America and the future of energyleaders and academics from all over North America and is presented in partnersh
Fifth-annual Vail Global Energy Forum examines the rise of North America and the future of energy
Vail Daily / Posted 14 days ago
leaders and academics from all over North America and is presented in partnership with Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy. The conversation begins today with opening remarks from Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, who, along... Read more
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Newswise
Urban Sprawl Stunts Upward Mobility, U Study Findsperception, the U.S. has a much more class-bound society than other wealthy cou
Urban Sprawl Stunts Upward Mobility, U Study Finds
Newswise / Posted 15 days ago
perception, the U.S. has a much more class-bound society than other wealthy countries. “The chance of upward mobility for Americans is just half that of the citizens of Denmark and many other European countries,” said Ewing. “The U.S. is much more... Read more
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PhysOrg
Urban sprawl stunts upward mobility, study findsperception, the U.S. has a much more class-bound society than other wealthy cou
Urban sprawl stunts upward mobility, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
perception, the U.S. has a much more class-bound society than other wealthy countries. "The chance of upward mobility for Americans is just half that of the citizens of Denmark and many other European countries," said Ewing. "The U.S. is much more... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh pursuing $40M grant to build ‘smarter’ transit systemparking. Raleigh hasn’t developed plans for these ideas, but they’re the type
Raleigh pursuing $40M grant to build ‘smarter’ transit system
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
parking. Raleigh hasn’t developed plans for these ideas, but they’re the type of innovations the U.S. Department of Transportation wants American cities to consider in an effort to make transportation more efficient and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taking older drivers off the road tied to increased depression riskthey may be more likely to feel depressed and to develop other health problems
Taking older drivers off the road tied to increased depression risk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
they may be more likely to feel depressed and to develop other health problems than their peers who remain on the road, a research review suggests. Giving up the car keys was linked to an almost doubled risk of depression, the analysis found, a... Read more
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NBC Miami
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Miami / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Connecticut / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC New York
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC New York / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Washington
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Washington / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Bay Area / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
major oil and gas producing regions, were almost twice the estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found. Together the leaks add up to more than 7.3 million metric tons of methane emissions a year, dwarfing what... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Breaking new auto research groundAutomotive research is no longer restricted to the manufacturers. Apple and Goo
Breaking new auto research ground
Wheels.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Automotive research is no longer restricted to the manufacturers. Apple and Google are two examples of high-tech companies getting involved and universities have their hands in it, too. When it comes to post-secondary automotive research programs,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robots are coming for our jobs and that's BAD news for the economynational income, capital and quality of service. In the paper Robots are Us: S
Robots are coming for our jobs and that's BAD news for the economy
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
national income, capital and quality of service. In the paper Robots are Us: Some Economics of Human Replacement, lead researcher Seth Benzell said: 'Whether it’s bombing our enemies, steering our planes, fielding our calls, rubbing our backs,... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Jihadi John’ obituary reveals limits of surveillance in stopping ISIS extremistsIslamic State headquarters of Raqqa, Syria. With great fanfare, robed in black,
‘Jihadi John’ obituary reveals limits of surveillance in stopping ISIS extremists
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Islamic State headquarters of Raqqa, Syria. With great fanfare, robed in black, he beheaded captured Westerners, including American journalist James Foley. The condemned came to Syria to cover the civil war or provide aid, and instead became... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: A river still free-flowing but not without changesValley of California or in Las Vegas. But how about snow country? How well will
Mountain Town News: A river still free-flowing but not without changes
Summit Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Valley of California or in Las Vegas. But how about snow country? How well will they do there? The Colorado Department of Transportation has started betting on autonomous-driving vehicles by putting together an information network on Interstate 70... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
The best (and worst) states to grow old inby baby boomers, who started turning 65 in 2011, the U.S. elderly population is
The best (and worst) states to grow old in
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 20 days ago
by baby boomers, who started turning 65 in 2011, the U.S. elderly population is expanding at a record pace. The number of Americans 65 and older is estimated to reach 83.7 million by 2050, nearly double the elderly population of 43.1 million in... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Why black babies die at twice the rate of whites in Butler Countyincluding these leading causes.” ODH has partnered with a national organizatio
Why black babies die at twice the rate of whites in Butler County
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 21 days ago
including these leading causes.” ODH has partnered with a national organization in 2013 called CityMatCH to form the Ohio Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (OEI). Bala said CityMatCH has experience nationally in supporting urban maternal and... Read more
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Deseret News
Evangelical leaders see Syrian refugees as opportunityNAPERVILLE, Ill. — Evangelical leaders are calling on American Christians to we
Evangelical leaders see Syrian refugees as opportunity
Deseret News / Posted 21 days ago
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Evangelical leaders are calling on American Christians to welcome Syrian refugees in their communities despite anxieties over differences of religion — arguing that it is an opportunity to preach the gospel. “We are having the... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
The epidemiologist’s newest tool: Smartphone dataIf pandemic flu hit a mid-sized American city, how quickly would it move throug
The epidemiologist’s newest tool: Smartphone data
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 22 days ago
If pandemic flu hit a mid-sized American city, how quickly would it move through the population? Which residents would be most vulnerable to infection? If supplies of vaccines are limited, who should get one? Researchers at UB and the University of... Read more
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Yahoo News
20 Reasons It's Harder Than Ever to Lose WeightLyssie Lakatos, RDN, CDN, CFT and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CDN, CFT, and auth
20 Reasons It's Harder Than Ever to Lose Weight
Yahoo News / Posted 22 days ago
Lyssie Lakatos, RDN, CDN, CFT and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CDN, CFT, and authors of The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure. Research published in Obesity points out that eating at night (even if you don’t eat any extra calories) changes the body’s... Read more
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Vail Daily
Knowledge essential for backcountry safetyand wind in the forecast, it will probably stay where it is.” At the edge of t
Knowledge essential for backcountry safety
Vail Daily / Posted 23 days ago
and wind in the forecast, it will probably stay where it is.” At the edge of the backcountry, the Colorado Department of Transportation works through the winter to ensure that known slide zones don’t stop traffic, or worse, bury cars with people... Read more
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Business Wire
Axalta Coating Systems Serves as Presenting Sponsor and Presents EyesOn Design Award During North American International Auto Show Preview Weeka leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, supported the Eyes
Axalta Coating Systems Serves as Presenting Sponsor and Presents EyesOn Design Award During North American International Auto Show Preview Week
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, supported the EyesOn Design Awards program at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. The annual benefit supports the visual research program at Henry Ford Health System’s... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Police investigating vehicle thefts in WoodlawnME >> THE ATTACK WAS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN BURKINA FASO. MILITARY FORCES END
Police investigating vehicle thefts in Woodlawn
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 24 days ago
ME >> THE ATTACK WAS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN BURKINA FASO. MILITARY FORCES ENDED THE SIEGE SATURDAY. THREE OF THE 5 AMERICANS FREED IN A PRISONER SWAP WITH IRAN ARE A FOURTH AMERICAN, A STUDENT, WAS RELEASED SEPARATELY AND THE FIFTH CHOSE TO... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Jan. 17, 2016of Business Administration from Wilkes University in 2011, and the Certified Ma
People on the Move, Jan. 17, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
of Business Administration from Wilkes University in 2011, and the Certified Management Accountant designation from the Institute of Management Accountants. Ms. Kuklewicz became the interim CFO in January of 2015. Mrs. Radzyminski is vice... Read more
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Business Insurance
Don't wait for Congress to act on cyber security standardsGrowing cyber threats to the U.S. infrastructure and business call for action n
Don't wait for Congress to act on cyber security standards
Business Insurance / Posted 26 days ago
Growing cyber threats to the U.S. infrastructure and business call for action now, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework that arose from a 2013 executive order is a ready-made way to tackle the issue. Mike... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Buckhorn wants Rays ballpark near downtown parking garagesfactor in promoting attendance, especially in small metro areas that are spread
Buckhorn wants Rays ballpark near downtown parking garages
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
factor in promoting attendance, especially in small metro areas that are spread out and do not have very good mass transportation,” said Roger Noll, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research who studies sports... Read more
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