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Boston Globe
Hospital, physician prices driving health costs, business groups sayFour business and trade groups are calling on the state to do more to rein in t
Hospital, physician prices driving health costs, business groups say
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
Four business and trade groups are calling on the state to do more to rein in the prices charged by hospitals and doctors, saying rising health care costs are hurting consumers and the economy. The groups — representing retailers, insurers, and... Read more
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Farming Life
Let your passion lead you to the futureAre you looking for a life-changing opportunity? A way to follow your dreams an
Let your passion lead you to the future
Farming Life / Posted 23 hours ago
Are you looking for a life-changing opportunity? A way to follow your dreams and gain knowledge that will help shape your future? Then apply for a Nuffield Scholarship and seize the opportunity of a lifetime, with a travel bursary worth £7,000 and a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
USF looks to train a workforce for a new age of manufacturingTAMPA — Today’s manufacturing, with all of its science and high-tech gadgetry,
USF looks to train a workforce for a new age of manufacturing
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
TAMPA — Today’s manufacturing, with all of its science and high-tech gadgetry, melds nicely with universities that pump out physicists, chemists and material scientists. Call them the new-age manufacturing workforce prepared to create the machines... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Survey: GE win boosted state business confidence in January By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Optimism about the state
Survey: GE win boosted state business confidence in January
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Optimism about the state economy -- bolstered by news that Boston has lured General Electric away from Connecticut -- helped get 2016... Read more
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The Herald News
Business confidence nudges upward to start 2016Optimism about the state economy — bolstered by news that Boston has lured GE a
Business confidence nudges upward to start 2016
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
Optimism about the state economy — bolstered by news that Boston has lured GE away from Connecticut — helped get 2016 off to a positive start for business confidence despite uneasy financial markets, according to the Associated Industries of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KQ CEO Mbuvi to Chair Industry Lobby GroupKenya Airways' chief executive officer Mbuvi Ngunze has been elected as the cha
KQ CEO Mbuvi to Chair Industry Lobby Group
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Kenya Airways' chief executive officer Mbuvi Ngunze has been elected as the chairman of Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) for a period of three years. Mr Mbuvi, who also chairs the African Airline Association, is expected to lead the lobby... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Daubert standard and the quest for truthWho is an expert? That question forms the core of proposed legislation to alte
Daubert standard and the quest for truth
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Who is an expert? That question forms the core of proposed legislation to alter the standards for determining whether a witness is qualified to provide expert testimony in a judicial proceeding. Missouri senators recently approved a bill sponsored... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination banJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri business groups are divided over a proposed
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination ban
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 12 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri business groups are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against LGBT people. The bill would bar discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing, financial... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination banJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination ban
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, with some companies during a Wednesday hearing backing the measure as needed to recruit top... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Country Was Ever Built By Foreigners Says Zhuwao As He Fixes His Eyes On the 2,2 Million JobsGOVERNMENT is set to accelerate the National Economic Empowerment strategy by l
No Country Was Ever Built By Foreigners Says Zhuwao As He Fixes His Eyes On the 2,2 Million Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
GOVERNMENT is set to accelerate the National Economic Empowerment strategy by localizing the 10 point plan as it seeks to create the promised 2,2 million jobs by 2018. The minister of Youth Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Patrick Zhuwao,... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Legislation to guarantee paid sick leave to (most) Vermont workers to advanceFor years, labor and children's advocacy groups have rallied for adoption of mi
Legislation to guarantee paid sick leave to (most) Vermont workers to advance
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 12 days ago
For years, labor and children's advocacy groups have rallied for adoption of minimum paid sick leave benefits for Vermont workers. 2016 could be the year it finally happens. On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination banJEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri business groups are divided over a proposed ban
Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination ban
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri business groups are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against LGBT people. The bill would bar discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing, financial... Read more
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Boston Herald
DeLeo: State won’t debate boost to $15 anytime soonBoston business groups yesterday welcomed House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s remar
DeLeo: State won’t debate boost to $15 anytime soon
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Boston business groups yesterday welcomed House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s remarks that he won’t be pushing to boost the state’s minimum wage anytime soon after the Legislature’s recent vote to hike the hourly rate to $11 by 2017. DeLeo’s comments... Read more
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Boston Herald
DeLeo: Mass. won’t debate boost to $15 anytime soonBoston business groups yesterday welcomed House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s remar
DeLeo: Mass. won’t debate boost to $15 anytime soon
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Boston business groups yesterday welcomed House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s remarks that he won’t be pushing to boost the state’s minimum wage anytime soon after the Legislature’s recent vote to hike the hourly rate to $11 by 2017. DeLeo’s comments... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Support for pay equity bill uncertain for House speaker and governorSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 25, 2016…..With debate on a pay equity bill tentative
Support for pay equity bill uncertain for House speaker and governor
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 25, 2016…..With debate on a pay equity bill tentatively scheduled for later this week in the Senate, the governor and House speaker said they need to learn more about the proposed legislation before they could offer their... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Drilling, Uber on Florida House's agendaThe House is expected Tuesday to take up controversial bills about regulations
Drilling, Uber on Florida House's agenda
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
The House is expected Tuesday to take up controversial bills about regulations dealing with oil and gas drilling and app-based transportation services such Uber and Lyft. The bills were included in what is known as a “special order calendar,” which... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri Democrats try again to ban LGBT discriminationJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon used his final State of th
Missouri Democrats try again to ban LGBT discrimination
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon used his final State of the State address this past week to implore lawmakers to bar discrimination against LGBT people, but leaders in the Republican-dominated Legislature say that's unlikely to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Expert witness testimony requirements pass SenateThe first bill to pass in the Missouri Senate this session would tighten the co
Expert witness testimony requirements pass Senate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
The first bill to pass in the Missouri Senate this session would tighten the courtroom guidelines for expert testimony — a first step, Republican lawmakers said Thursday, toward meaningful tort reform. Senators approved the bill 20-10 and sent it to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Both sides clash on wealth-tax proposalBy Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- For those in favor, it's c
Both sides clash on wealth-tax proposal
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- For those in favor, it's called the "fair share amendment" and for those opposed it's better known as a $1.9 billion tax hike. Supporters claim it would stem the growth of the divide between the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
University economists: Surtax on Mass. millionaires will aid state By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Economists from universiti
University economists: Surtax on Mass. millionaires will aid state
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Economists from universities around Massachusetts are endorsing a change in the state constitution to establish a 4 percent surtax... Read more
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Evening Standard
London cabbies start crowdfunding campaign to try to stop UberA London cab driver’s wife has launched a £600,000 crowdfunding campaign to tak
London cabbies start crowdfunding campaign to try to stop Uber
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
A London cab driver’s wife has launched a £600,000 crowdfunding campaign to take on cab-hailing app Uber’s license in the courts. Artemis Mercer’s Action for Cabbies group wants a judicial review of the licence granted to the company in 2012 by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
An Exam EAC Cannot FailKampala — Most of us dread sitting for examination papers. The East African Com
An Exam EAC Cannot Fail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Kampala — Most of us dread sitting for examination papers. The East African Community (EAC) at Summit level of Heads of State should be no exception. This year the EAC will have to sit the paper on 'relevance of good governance in the integration... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industryKarl Koehler, chief executive of Tata Steel's European operations, said: "I kno
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industry
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
Karl Koehler, chief executive of Tata Steel's European operations, said: "I know this news will be unsettling for all those affected, but these tough actions are critical in the face of extremely difficult market conditions which are expected to... Read more
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express
Steel industry dealt huge blow after Tata axes 1,000 jobs THE steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that
Steel industry dealt huge blow after Tata axes 1,000 jobs
express / Posted 21 days ago
THE steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that more than 1,000 jobs are to be axed. Tata has confirmed more than 1,000 jobs are to be axed The steel industry... Read more
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Bolton News
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industryThe steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that m
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industry
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
The steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that more than 1,000 jobs are to be axed. Most of the jobs will go at the huge plant in Port Talbot, south Wales, where 750 posts will be cut. But other factories will also be... Read more
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Northern Echo
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industryKarl Koehler, chief executive of Tata Steel's European operations, said: "I kno
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industry
Northern Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Karl Koehler, chief executive of Tata Steel's European operations, said: "I know this news will be unsettling for all those affected, but these tough actions are critical in the face of extremely difficult market conditions which are expected to... Read more
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Gazette News
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industryThe steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that m
Tata confirms 1,000 job cuts in huge blow for steel industry
Gazette News / Posted 21 days ago
The steel industry has been dealt another huge blow after Tata confirmed that more than 1,000 jobs are to be axed. Most of the jobs will go at the huge plant in Port Talbot, south Wales, where 750 posts will be cut. But other factories will also be... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Governor is too quick to sacrifice the environmentThere’s an easy way to tell that the water bill steamrolled through the Legisla
Governor is too quick to sacrifice the environment
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
There’s an easy way to tell that the water bill steamrolled through the Legislature during the opening week of the session without any real consideration of needed amendments is bad for the environment. Both the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker, Walsh teamed to sweeten pot for GEBy Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The successful recruitment of
Baker, Walsh teamed to sweeten pot for GE
Lowell Sun / Posted 24 days ago
By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The successful recruitment of General Electric Co. to Massachusetts, which was chosen over several other states, marks a major economic development victory for Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New appointments to three CRI boardsScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of
New appointments to three CRI boards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 25 days ago
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of three new members to the boards of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), the Institute of Geological and Nuclear... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker, Walsh teamed up to recruit GEBy Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The successful recruitment of
Baker, Walsh teamed up to recruit GE
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The successful recruitment of General Electric Co. to Massachusetts, which was chosen over several other states, marks a major economic development victory for Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Cheap Oil Hits Housing In North Dakota, Texas, & OthersSubmitted by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Low crude oil prices since the
Cheap Oil Hits Housing In North Dakota, Texas, & Others
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
Submitted by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Low crude oil prices since the second half of 2014 have created a boon for consumers as the cost to fill up at the pump has plunged. The extra cash in the pockets of millions of motorists is often... Read more
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Lowell Sun
GE plans move to BostonBOSTON (AP) -- General Electric, one of the best known companies in corporate A
GE plans move to Boston
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- General Electric, one of the best known companies in corporate America, is moving its headquarters from suburban Connecticut to Boston, the company announced Wednesday. The company said it chose Boston after a consideration of factors... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Florida lawmakers move to regulate Uber, LyftIt's now the state's turn to try to regulate Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing
Florida lawmakers move to regulate Uber, Lyft
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
It's now the state's turn to try to regulate Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing companies after epic battles in South Florida and elsewhere over the last year. The House Economic Affairs Committee passed a bill 12-3 Wednesday that would stop city and... Read more
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News.com.au
Is this the end of the line for Aussie family cars?Employees of Australian car manufacturers could be facing a tough future. Pictu
Is this the end of the line for Aussie family cars?
News.com.au / Posted a month ago
Employees of Australian car manufacturers could be facing a tough future. Picture: MARK BRAMLEY THE year 2016 marks the beginning of the end for the Australian car manufacturing industry. Ford will be the first to shut its local factories in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Construction Transformation 'Only Window Dressing'There is too much transformation window dressing in the construction sector and
Construction Transformation 'Only Window Dressing'
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
There is too much transformation window dressing in the construction sector and too many entities come up with solutions that satisfy scrutiny, but do not offer real change, according to Frans Pienaar, chair of Inyatsi Construction. "Very few... Read more
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Ars Technica
Mobile’s Binge On: When throttling may not break the rulesT-Mobile USA will soon meet with the Federal Communications Commission about wh
Mobile’s Binge On: When throttling may not break the rules
Ars Technica / Posted 1 months ago
T-Mobile USA will soon meet with the Federal Communications Commission about whether its controversial “Binge On” program violates network neutrality rules. But even though T-Mobile is throttling video—and the rules ban throttling—the carrier might... Read more
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