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Business Wire
Synchrony Financial Launches People with Disabilities Hiring Initiativedisabilities are less likely to be employed and more likely to hold jobs with l
Synchrony Financial Launches People with Disabilities Hiring Initiative
Business Wire / Posted 17 hours ago
disabilities are less likely to be employed and more likely to hold jobs with lower earnings.1 Further, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data shows that 41 percent of those age 21 to 64 with any disability were employed, compared with 79 percent of those... Read more
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OJornal News
A look at Obama’s final budget proposal Copies of the President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 federal budget are display
A look at Obama’s final budget proposal
OJornal News / Posted 21 hours ago
Copies of the President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 federal budget are displayed in the House Budget Committee Room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. President Barack Obama unveiled his... Read more
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Orange County Register
A look at Obama's final budget proposalNearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price meals duri
A look at Obama's final budget proposal
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price meals during the school year, but just a fraction of those kids receive meals when school is out. Benefits under the proposed program would be loaded onto a debit card that... Read more
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Accounting Today
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer RegulationThe Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a numb
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer Regulation
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
The Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a number of tax increases on high-income taxpayers, oil and foreign income, along with tax breaks for the middle class and small businesses, plus a provision giving the Treasury... Read more
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USA Today
Mr. Obama, don't let secrecy be your legacy: Republican chairmenShrouding government action on everything from the environment to veterans heal
Mr. Obama, don't let secrecy be your legacy: Republican chairmen
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Shrouding government action on everything from the environment to veterans health in darkness is a big step backwards. At nearly every turn, this administration has blocked public disclosure and ignored almost every law intended to ensure open and... Read more
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Task & Purpose
7 Great Jobs In Logistics For Veteransthat include purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing. Logisticia
7 Great Jobs In Logistics For Veterans
Task & Purpose / Posted yesterday
that include purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing. Logisticians focus on directing the movement of a range of goods, people, or supplies, from common consumer goods to military supplies and personnel. This opens a large... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New reports discuss future demands facing VA health servicesthe future demands facing the VA Health Care System, the current resources in t
New reports discuss future demands facing VA health services
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
the future demands facing the VA Health Care System, the current resources in the system and how care is provided to veterans outside the federal system have been released by the RAND Corporation. The reports, done as part of a... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
48 First Alert Investigationsnew rules for public housing and income levelHUD considering new rules for publ
48 First Alert Investigations
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 2 days ago
new rules for public housing and income levelHUD considering new rules for public housing and income level The Department of Housing and Urban Development is considering new rules to make sure people and families living in public housing continue... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the TownsArchbald The recent winter storm that hammered much of the East Coast contribu
Around the Towns
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Archbald The recent winter storm that hammered much of the East Coast contributed to a blood shortage, and a local group is helping to answer the call. The Valley Blood Council, which regularly runs blood drives in the Midvalley, will hold its next... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneArchbald The recent winter storm that hammered much of the East Coast contribu
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Archbald The recent winter storm that hammered much of the East Coast contributed to a blood shortage, and a local group is helping to answer the call. The Valley Blood Council, which regularly runs blood drives in the Midvalley, will hold its next... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Transit issues remain in focusCommissioner Tom Loveall said transit director Jeremy Monahan is keeping a comp
Transit issues remain in focus
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Commissioner Tom Loveall said transit director Jeremy Monahan is keeping a complaint log, at the behest of the executive board, and has identified St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth as a top spot for transit issues. "He's been there, he's... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Weaver shares thoughts, future goalshe continued. As Weaver gets out and learns more about the 37th Senate Distric
Weaver shares thoughts, future goals
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
he continued. As Weaver gets out and learns more about the 37th Senate District, a major topic he knows is on a lot of peoples’ mind is the budget impasse. On Thursday, he said there was effort made by Gov. Bruce Rauner who recently reached... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Husted sends initiative aimed at lowering drug prices to lawmakersBy MARC KOVACReview Capital Bureau Published: February 5, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMBU
Husted sends initiative aimed at lowering drug prices to lawmakers
The Alliance Review / Posted 6 days ago
By MARC KOVACReview Capital Bureau Published: February 5, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMBUS -- Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted forwarded a citizen-initiated statute aimed at lowering... Read more
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NBC News
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders DebateBelow is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" m
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders Debate
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Below is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow live from Durham, New Hampshire. TODD: Good evening, and welcome to the MSNBC Democratic candidates debate. MADDOW: We are super... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimson Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statem
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the event and selected key statements, rating them true;... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
First responder praises new PTSD policydisorder is great news, says a veteran Brant County paramedic. "This will help
First responder praises new PTSD policy
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
disorder is great news, says a veteran Brant County paramedic. "This will help reduce the stigma," said Randy Papple, of Brant County Ambulance. "This will enable people to talk about what they've had to deal with in the course of their... Read more
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CNN
Democratic Town Hall: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimsVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there are "more people in jail in America than
Democratic Town Hall: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
CNN / Posted 7 days ago
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there are "more people in jail in America than any other country." According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, there were more than 2.2 million adults held in local jails and in prisons in the United States in... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimson Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statem
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 7 days ago
on Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the event and selected key statements, rating them true;... Read more
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My EastText
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimson Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statem
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
My EastText / Posted 7 days ago
on Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the event and is selected key statements, rating them... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimson Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statem
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
on Wednesday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the event and is selected key statements, rating them... Read more
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Task & Purpose
5 Great Job Opportunities for Veterans In ITTechnology is integrated into every part of our daily lives, from health care t
5 Great Job Opportunities for Veterans In IT
Task & Purpose / Posted 9 days ago
Technology is integrated into every part of our daily lives, from health care to business to entertainment. Advances in technology — like the rise of cloud computing, mobile applications, wearables and big data — have created a high demand for... Read more
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The Advocate
VA chief misspent thousands, audit saysSince 2013, employees at the state department charged with caring for and honor
VA chief misspent thousands, audit says
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Since 2013, employees at the state department charged with caring for and honoring the state’s military veterans were found to have misspent thousands of dollars and failed to report alleged crimes against veterans, according to an investigative... Read more
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The Advocate
Audit finds Veteran Affairs improperly spent thousands of dollars, former secretary fabricated service recordSince 2013, employees at the state department charged with caring for and honor
Audit finds Veteran Affairs improperly spent thousands of dollars, former secretary fabricated service record
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Since 2013, employees at the state department charged with caring for and honoring the state’s military veterans were found to have misspent thousands of dollars and failed to report alleged crimes against veterans, according to an investigative... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Jan. 31, 2016Borton-Lawson Sheryl Costello earned the credential of Certified Design Firm A
People on the Move, Jan. 31, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Borton-Lawson Sheryl Costello earned the credential of Certified Design Firm Administrator after completing the CDFA exam, which is developed and administered by the Society for Design Administration. The credential is a certification to elevate... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterCity of Green looking for two new members for Living Green Task
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
By Staff WriterCity of Green looking for two new members for Living Green Task Force GREEN — Green Mayor Gerard Neugebauer is accepting letters of interest from residents and members of the business and nonprofit communities interested in being part... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsbidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue and West 40th and West
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
bidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue and West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments, retail space and a 150,000 square-foot facility for Covenant House, a nonprofit that owns... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsfor two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue, between West 40th and West 41
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue, between West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments, retail space and a new 150,000 square-foot facility for Covenant House, a nonprofit that... Read more
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Kenosha News
County rankings go up in smokesmokin’ — and that’s not a good thing. Despite a nationwide decline in smoking
County rankings go up in smoke
Kenosha News / Posted 16 days ago
smokin’ — and that’s not a good thing. Despite a nationwide decline in smoking in recent years, a significant percentage of the Kenosha County population continues to light up while paying the price on the health front. In a recent study... Read more
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International Business Times
Oklahoma town of Anadarko hit by 'spirit of suicide' as four young people kill themselves within 8 weeks Anadarko, a town of 6,700 residents was rocked by a spate of suicides by young
Oklahoma town of Anadarko hit by 'spirit of suicide' as four young people kill themselves within 8 weeks
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Anadarko, a town of 6,700 residents was rocked by a spate of suicides by young people in the past two months. All four killed themselves using guns, and the most recent death was an 11-year-old boy. The first death in Anadarko occurred on 1 December... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How They Will Govern the Country1.Stop wastage of public resources and instead aim to invest resources in peopl
How They Will Govern the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
1.Stop wastage of public resources and instead aim to invest resources in people on an equitable basis. 2.Amend the Leadership Code to include empowering the Inspector General of Government to access financial records of all public officers, compare... Read more
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PhysOrg
Voice analytics software helps customer service reps build better rapport with customersMIT spinout Cogito developed voice-analytics software for call centers that tra
Voice analytics software helps customer service reps build better rapport with customers
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
MIT spinout Cogito developed voice-analytics software for call centers that tracks and analyzes voice patterns of customers and agents — such as interruptions and rapid speech — and offers real-time feedback to make the conversations more productive.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Homer gym serves vets and homelessKurt Leffler oversees LFS Kali Fight Team’s training. (Photo by Quinton Chandle
Homer gym serves vets and homeless
Alaska Public / Posted 22 days ago
Kurt Leffler oversees LFS Kali Fight Team’s training. (Photo by Quinton Chandler/KBBI) An outreach program at Homer Gym offers people in need food, clothes, camaraderie and a place to work out. The goal of the Alaskan Warrior Class is to connect the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
U.S. Government Has Long Used Propaganda Against the American Peoplethat the CIA submitted stories to the American press: After 1953, the network
U.S. Government Has Long Used Propaganda Against the American People
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
that the CIA submitted stories to the American press: After 1953, the network was overseen by Allen W. Dulles, director of the CIA. By this time, Operation Mockingbird had a major influence over 25 newspapers and wire agencies. The usual... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
PTSD defense: ‘Not a blank check’ for WV vetsNo one disputes Chris Fleming saw things no one should see during a year of ser
PTSD defense: ‘Not a blank check’ for WV vets
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 24 days ago
No one disputes Chris Fleming saw things no one should see during a year of service in Iraq. The question was whether what he endured during his tour of duty explained his 30-minute, bullet-laced rampage in Hampshire County in September 2012 and if... Read more
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The Advocate
The long gray line that turns out to voteare succinct: Jindal lost the old folks. Pinsonat’s semiannual polls charted t
The long gray line that turns out to vote
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
are succinct: Jindal lost the old folks. Pinsonat’s semiannual polls charted the decline from 2009, when about two-thirds of the state’s voters surveyed thought he was doing a fine job, to 2013, when those numbers first dropped 30 percentage... Read more
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The Morning Call
Four achieve the rank of Eagle ScoutKendrick Schell of Northampton received the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of H
Four achieve the rank of Eagle Scout
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
Kendrick Schell of Northampton received the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor held Jan. 3 at St. Nicholas Church, Walnutport. Kendrick is a member of Boy Scout Troop 62, Berlinsville. For his Eagle project, he built five informational kiosks as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The 10 most in-demand Chicago jobs in 2016 (that pay $60,000 plus)Higher pay often goes hand in hand with increased hiring. Demand is up for thes
The 10 most in-demand Chicago jobs in 2016 (that pay $60,000 plus)
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
Higher pay often goes hand in hand with increased hiring. Demand is up for these 10 professions, which land at the top of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' ranking for growth over the next decade. The list below is organized in ascending order of that... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County Common Pleas Court casesCOMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0012 - Adell Lawrence III, Dayton, v. Ohio Bureau of
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 27 days ago
COMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0012 - Adell Lawrence III, Dayton, v. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Columbus; Industrial Commission of Ohio, Columbus; and Central Ready Mix, LLC, Cincinnati, notice of appeal. 16-CV-0013 - United States of America,... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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My EastText
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
My EastText / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
KY3 Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Does Powerball really fund education?other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such a
Does Powerball really fund education?
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 28 days ago
other lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as education, parks, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. But lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. And while about... Read more
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