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Queensland Times
This week’s community billboardeditorial department on: 3817 1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au BOOVAL: Over 60's g
This week’s community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 51 minutes ago
editorial department on: 3817 1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au BOOVAL: Over 60's group Starts at 60 meet on the first Tuesday of the month for a coffee and chat between 11am and 1pm at the Coffee Club at Booval. All are welcome to come along and meet... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Ageing population can stimulate breakthroughs in medicine, technology but increase political risksThe UN estimates that the number of people aged 65 and older will have reached
Ageing population can stimulate breakthroughs in medicine, technology but increase political risks
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 hours ago
The UN estimates that the number of people aged 65 and older will have reached almost a billion by 2030. The proportion of those aged over 80 will grow at particularly high rates, and their numbers are expected to reach 200 million by 2030 and triple... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Case Against the Media, by the MediaFor decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust t
The Case Against the Media, by the Media
New York Magazine / Posted 20 hours ago
For decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust their media. In 1974, the year Woodward and Bernstein brought an end to Richard Nixon’s presidency, 69 percent of them did. In a poll released last year, that number was at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Secretary of state audits can 'follow the money,' cut wasteBy Dennis Richardson As a former six-term Oregon state representative, speaker
Secretary of state audits can 'follow the money,' cut waste
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Dennis Richardson As a former six-term Oregon state representative, speaker pro tem of the House and co-chair of the Ways and Means Committee, I'm keenly aware of the duties and limitations of each state agency. Recently, The Oregonian/OregonLive... Read more
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Newsmax
Feds: Health Mergers Would Hike Costs, Cut CareWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insura
Feds: Health Mergers Would Hike Costs, Cut Care
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move regulators say is needed to protect Americans from potential cost hikes and lower quality care. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move regulators say is needed to protect Americans from potential cost hikes and lower... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten careWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health i
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move regulators say is needed to protect Americans from potential cost hikes and lower quality care. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten careWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health i
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move regulators say is needed to protect Americans from potential cost hikes and lower quality care. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the... Read more
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Island Packet
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten careThe U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. government is suing to stop two major health insurance mergers, a move regulators say is needed to protect Americans from potential cost hikes and lower quality care. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the combinations of Aetna... Read more
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BeverageOnline
Sealed Air Acquires Cleaning in Place Optimization and RemoteTeollsuussähkö Oy (TTS-Ciptec), a company that optimizes Cleaning in Place syst
Sealed Air Acquires Cleaning in Place Optimization and Remote
BeverageOnline / Posted 5 days ago
Teollsuussähkö Oy (TTS-Ciptec), a company that optimizes Cleaning in Place systems through remote monitoring capabilities and predictive analytics services for industrial use in brewing, beverage and dairy companies. “TTS-Ciptec’s unique approach... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler“The patenting of life has been hotly contested for decades. For farmers, it ma
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
“The patenting of life has been hotly contested for decades. For farmers, it makes seeds and livestock more expensive and takes away their right to freely reproduce them. It also reduces life and culture to a commodity that corporations can own and... Read more
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FOX News
Wearable device provides continuous fetal monitoringIsraeli medical experts have developed a wearable mobile monitor to keep a clos
Wearable device provides continuous fetal monitoring
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Israeli medical experts have developed a wearable mobile monitor to keep a close watch on pregnant women and their fetuses as they go about their everyday lives. The PregSense monitor has sensors woven into an elastic harness to provide data around... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This week
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This weeks list is 153 service groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. AARP: 55 Alive Mature Driving, Tax-Aid, Medigap programs, driver’s safety programs and more. aarp.org;... Read more
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MedCity News
Where's the value in accountable care?From left: Christina Miles of Aon Hewitt, David Van Houtte of Aetna, Dr. Kather
Where's the value in accountable care?
MedCity News / Posted 10 days ago
From left: Christina Miles of Aon Hewitt, David Van Houtte of Aetna, Dr. Katherine Schneider of Delaware Valley ACO and Dr. Greg Carroll of GOHealth Urgent Care Accountable care is supposed to be about paying for value. But six years after passage... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Laura’s Law needed to help those falling through the cracksAssembly Bill 1421 Assisted Outpatient Treatment, also known as Laura’s Law, ca
Laura’s Law needed to help those falling through the cracks
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Assembly Bill 1421 Assisted Outpatient Treatment, also known as Laura’s Law, can increase public safety, save money, and help the severely mentally ill who are a threat to themselves and others. In Marin County, it will also relieve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malaria Experts and African Leaders Challenged to Maintain the Momentum and Win the Race for Malaria EliminationProgram (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop today in Dakar, Senegal. Over the
Malaria Experts and African Leaders Challenged to Maintain the Momentum and Win the Race for Malaria Elimination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Program (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop today in Dakar, Senegal. Over the next two days, leading malaria experts and African leaders will discuss how to take on the challenge to win the race for malaria elimination. Representatives from... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsGulf Coast Village hires three Gulf Coast Village has welcomed Jimmy Grimes, S
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 10 days ago
Gulf Coast Village hires three Gulf Coast Village has welcomed Jimmy Grimes, Sofia Mendez-Bork and Tammy Thompson to its leadership team. Grimes will serve as assisted living administrator, Mendez-Bork as human resources manager clinical and... Read more
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The Hill
New family first bill first step toward 21st Century child welfare systemAs a former director of a state child welfare agency, one of the things that ha
New family first bill first step toward 21st Century child welfare system
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
As a former director of a state child welfare agency, one of the things that has always struck me about our current child welfare system is that it is predicated on intervening with children after harm has occurred. It relies on a single agency to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley area events*PLEASE NOTE: Items for Area Events must reach our office by 3 p.m. the Friday
Nutley area events
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
*PLEASE NOTE: Items for Area Events must reach our office by 3 p.m. the Friday before the publication date. Publication depends on space available. Events and fundraisers... The Nutley Farmers Market is held from 9 to 2 p.m. every Sunday through... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Newborn screening ensures baby’s quality of lifeThere is no bond stronger than parents and their children. Parents even grow a
Newborn screening ensures baby’s quality of life
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
There is no bond stronger than parents and their children. Parents even grow a deep relationship in the pregnancy stage. And when they give birth, the bond and the protection that they give to their offspring grow stronger. And when it comes to... Read more
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The New Statesman
Who wants to be Angela Eagle? Why the leadership challenger has the worst job in politicsIt was 1988. The Tories, post-1979 victory and pre-1989 poll tax disaster, were
Who wants to be Angela Eagle? Why the leadership challenger has the worst job in politics
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
It was 1988. The Tories, post-1979 victory and pre-1989 poll tax disaster, were enjoying their strength. The Labour Party was licking its wounds and beginning a huge policy review and modernisation operation. On 14 January that year, Mr Jeremy... Read more
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The New Statesman
Shiraz Maher on Isis: the management of savageryIt was 1988. The Tories, post-1979 victory and pre-1989 poll tax disaster, were
Shiraz Maher on Isis: the management of savagery
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
It was 1988. The Tories, post-1979 victory and pre-1989 poll tax disaster, were enjoying their strength. The Labour Party was licking its wounds and beginning a huge policy review and modernisation operation. On 14 January that year, Mr Jeremy... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboardcontact the QT editorial department on: 3817 1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au Tuesd
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 14 days ago
contact the QT editorial department on: 3817 1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au Tuesday July 12 SPRINGFIELD: WALLOON: Cent Sale and Hoy from 10am at QCWA Hall. 5464 5243. BOOVAL: Over 60's group Starts at 60 meet on the first Tuesday of the month for a... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Nevada wants more feedback on health insurance rate hikesHealth insurance costs for about 240,000 Nevadans who buy individual or small-g
Nevada wants more feedback on health insurance rate hikes
Nevada Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
Health insurance costs for about 240,000 Nevadans who buy individual or small-group plans are expected to rise next year, and state officials want consumers to offer feedback before the proposed rates are locked in in coming weeks. The average cost... Read more
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Island Packet
Nevada wants more feedback on health insurance rate hikesHealth insurance costs for about 240,000 Nevadans who buy individual or small-g
Nevada wants more feedback on health insurance rate hikes
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Health insurance costs for about 240,000 Nevadans who buy individual or small-group plans are expected to rise next year, and state officials want consumers to offer feedback before the proposed rates are locked in in coming weeks. The average cost... Read more
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Raw Story
Elizabeth Warren’s recent brilliant speech on what ails the US economy just might ‘change the election’By Elizabeth Warren June 29, 2016 Thank you, thank you. As Barry mentioned, b
Elizabeth Warren’s recent brilliant speech on what ails the US economy just might ‘change the election’
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
By Elizabeth Warren June 29, 2016 Thank you, thank you. As Barry mentioned, before I was a senator, I was a law professor. What he didn’t say is that I taught contracts, secured transactions, and bankruptcy—all courses related to the functioning of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Their water is contaminated, and they want helpwell water want to tap into Raleigh's system | News & Observer July 4, 2016 6:
Their water is contaminated, and they want help
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
well water want to tap into Raleigh's system | News & Observer July 4, 2016 6:31 PM In 2012, a well test revealed pesticides in water in neighborhoods near East Raleigh New information has... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboardat 7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200 BOOVAL: Over 60's
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 20 days ago
at 7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200 BOOVAL: Over 60's group Starts at 60 meet on the first Tuesday of the month for a coffee and chat between 11am and 1pm at the Coffee Club at Booval. All are welcome to come along and meet... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Seeking treatment for bill shockWhen Nancy Cuevas Guzman came to Thailand for abdominal and arm liposuction, sh
Seeking treatment for bill shock
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
When Nancy Cuevas Guzman came to Thailand for abdominal and arm liposuction, she initially intended to have the surgery at Bangkok Hospital, which provided an estimate of 280,000 baht using the Body Tite technique. She was also considering the World... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Budget receives final legislative approval; heads to McCrory's desk92-23 on Thursday for the adjustments to the current two-year budget that was a
Budget receives final legislative approval; heads to McCrory's desk
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
92-23 on Thursday for the adjustments to the current two-year budget that was approved last year. It covers the second year of that budget, which begins Friday. The Senate already approved the $22.3 billion proposal earlier this week, with only two... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
List: Highlights of 2016 NC budget agreementHighlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislat
List: Highlights of 2016 NC budget agreement
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 24 days ago
Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved two-year budget. The House... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreementRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related “money report” crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreementRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreementRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved... Read more
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Northern Star
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
Northern Star / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
The Daily Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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Queensland Times
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
Queensland Times / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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News Mail
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Who are these people? Senate parties explainedSO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland
Who are these people? Senate parties explained
Daily Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
SO YOU'RE in the polling booth struggling with more than a metre of Queensland Senate voting paper and you've got no clue who to vote for. Well you can vote above the line, number at least six boxes indicating which parties you'd like your votes to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
My Vote: Australians share the election issues that matter most to themElection 2016: Voters share which election issue matters most to them We asked
My Vote: Australians share the election issues that matter most to them
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
Election 2016: Voters share which election issue matters most to them We asked Australian voters to share a selfie and tell us which issue was most important to them this election. Here is a sample of more than 250 contributions to ABC Open's My... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSMoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a f
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
MoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a five-day training programme titled ‘Public Sector Leadership Programme for Senior Officials from Sri Lanka’ which is be held at the Civil Service College, Singapore. It has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Yearsrests under a shade formerly used by Nakaseke district local government revenue
How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
rests under a shade formerly used by Nakaseke district local government revenue collectors. Is decentralization goal going offside? A nearly-10-year steady cut in government funding to local governments since 2006 has crippled service delivery in... Read more
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Morningstar
5 Wide-Moat Stocks Now Selling at a DiscountEuropean markets plunged. The FTSE 100 shed 3.2%, Germany's DAX fell 6.8%, and
5 Wide-Moat Stocks Now Selling at a Discount
Morningstar / Posted 26 days ago
European markets plunged. The FTSE 100 shed 3.2%, Germany's DAX fell 6.8%, and the Paris CAC lost 8% on June 24. Asian markets were also roiled, with the Nikkei 225 plunging 7.9%. We couldn't escape global markets' pain on this side of the pond,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreementRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
The Washington Times / Posted 26 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related “money report” crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Daredevil of the Auction WorldChristie’s, the auction house, celebrates its two-hundred-and-fiftieth annivers
The Daredevil of the Auction World
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
Christie’s, the auction house, celebrates its two-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary this year, and over time the origins of certain company traditions have become obscure. Nobody is certain, for example, why the examination that art works undergo upon... Read more
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MedCity News
McKesson, Change Healthcare combining IT businesses into new, $3.4B companyMcKesson Technology Solutions, the software, business services and automation t
McKesson, Change Healthcare combining IT businesses into new, $3.4B company
MedCity News / Posted 26 days ago
McKesson Technology Solutions, the software, business services and automation technology arm of healthcare services giant McKesson Corp., will form a new company with software analytics and networking firm Change Healthcare Holdings. San... Read more
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Island Packet
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreementHighlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislat
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved two-year budget. The Senate... Read more
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Business Wire
McKesson and Change Healthcare to Form New Healthcare Information Technology CompanySAN FRANCISCO & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:M
McKesson and Change Healthcare to Form New Healthcare Information Technology Company
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), a leading global healthcare services and information technology company, and Change Healthcare Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of software and analytics, network... Read more
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