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Providence Business News
Elorza committed to 'fix the city's finances'PROVIDENCE – In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jor
Elorza committed to 'fix the city's finances'
Providence Business News / Posted 10 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE – In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday talked broadly about his first-year accomplishments and mapped out his future goals in a city poised for economic growth but also facing financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance Policy to Be Sold On Cash and Carry BasisWith effect from January this year, all the insurance companies in The Gambia h
Insurance Policy to Be Sold On Cash and Carry Basis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
With effect from January this year, all the insurance companies in The Gambia have started to implement the "No premium, No cover" policy, as part of the measures to reform the industry. This means that henceforth, insurance companies have to... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worstSAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic abou
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worst
Inside Bay Area / Posted 18 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic about their housing prospects. In fact, close to 75 percent of Bay Area millennials anticipate moving out of their current homes or apartments in the next five years --... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worstSAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic abou
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worst
The Mercury News / Posted 19 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic about their housing prospects. In fact, close to 75 percent of Bay Area millennials anticipate moving out of their current homes or apartments in the next five years --... Read more
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Calcutta News
Inclusive cities for informal workers In most developing countries, well overthe urban workforce is informal. Yet i
Inclusive cities for informal workers
Calcutta News / Posted 20 minutes ago
In most developing countries, well overthe urban workforce is informal. Yet informal workers - and their livelihoods - tend to be ignored or excluded in city planning and local economic development. No amount of... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worstSAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic abou
Bay Area housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worst
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 25 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic about their housing prospects. In fact, close to 75 percent of Bay Area millennials anticipate moving out of their current homes or apartments in the next five years --... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Yocum Realty Works to Sell Empty Commercial Buildings in Allen CountyA number of empty properties are for sale in Allen County. We spoke with a real
Yocum Realty Works to Sell Empty Commercial Buildings in Allen County
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 44 minutes ago
A number of empty properties are for sale in Allen County. We spoke with a realty representative who says these buildings are not always easy to sell. Tim Stanford with Yocum Realty says they represent more than 150 commercial buildings in Allen... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
MHS students lend hand to city’s Combination sculpture Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 12:36 PM Midlothian students helped welcome the newes
MHS students lend hand to city’s Combination sculpture
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 44 minutes ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 12:36 PM Midlothian students helped welcome the newest addition to the Midlothian’s art scene that stands between Midlothian Conference Center and the Marriott Hotel.The... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Bay Area housing squeeze: millennials hurt the worstSAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic abou
Bay Area housing squeeze: millennials hurt the worst
Silicon Valley / Posted 44 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Even millennial techies with good jobs are feeling pessimistic about their housing prospects. In fact, close to 75 percent of Bay Area millennials anticipate moving out of their current homes or apartments in the next five years --... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Affordable Care Act health insurance provider continues growth in WallingfordWALLINGFORD – Ken Lalime carries a photo of HealthyCT’s earliest days in 2012 –
Affordable Care Act health insurance provider continues growth in Wallingford
The Record-Journal / Posted 58 minutes ago
WALLINGFORD – Ken Lalime carries a photo of HealthyCT’s earliest days in 2012 – a barren office with a folding chair he grabbed from his garage, a table from Costco, and a landline phone. HealthyCT was given a $75.8 million loan from the federal... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa’s tech community makes connections during Startup WeekTAMPA — If the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Startup Week is any indication, it appears
Tampa’s tech community makes connections during Startup Week
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 58 minutes ago
TAMPA — If the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Startup Week is any indication, it appears the region’s emerging tech community is starting to grow its footprint. More than 1,200 are expected to participate in 80 events throughout downtown Tampa this week, a... Read more
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Deseret News
Biskupski retains Salt Lake City airport directorSALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a
Biskupski retains Salt Lake City airport director
Deseret News / Posted an hour ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a fourth city department director will be keeping her job: Maureen Riley, executive director of the Department of Airports. "We are at a critical time for Salt Lake City... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Full text: B.C.'s latest Speech from the ThroneMembers of the Legislative Assembly, and fellow British Columbians. It is a pl
Full text: B.C.'s latest Speech from the Throne
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
Members of the Legislative Assembly, and fellow British Columbians. It is a pleasure and privilege to serve the people of British Columbia – and to welcome you back to the people’s house. I would like to acknowledge the wisdom, culture, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Phillips Armstrong seeking state rep seat in 183rdWHITEHALL — When Phillips Armstrong asked his mother for a high school graduati
Phillips Armstrong seeking state rep seat in 183rd
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
WHITEHALL — When Phillips Armstrong asked his mother for a high school graduation party, her memorable response stuck with him. "You haven't done anything yet," Armstrong was told. The 66-year-old township commissioner is now running for state... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Texoma Woman Gets Robbed at Local Dog Park ARDMORE, OK -- "We're very sad and disappointed that anybody would do anythin
Texoma Woman Gets Robbed at Local Dog Park
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted an hour ago
ARDMORE, OK -- "We're very sad and disappointed that anybody would do anything like that." After 10 years of working for her local park, Teresa Ervin says she is... Read more
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The Daily Review
Livermore Town Center, needing new anchor tenant, gets no loveLIVERMORE -- The Livermore Town Center strip mall at the corner of South Liverm
Livermore Town Center, needing new anchor tenant, gets no love
The Daily Review / Posted an hour ago
LIVERMORE -- The Livermore Town Center strip mall at the corner of South Livermore and Pacific avenues hasn't had an anchor grocery tenant since Nob Hill Foods closed up shop and moved downtown 14 years ago. It's a puzzle to merchants and residents... Read more
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IMF
Regional Trainers Meet to Discuss Priorities for Asia-Pacific CountriesIMF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT Countries with strong institutions and skilled civi
Regional Trainers Meet to Discuss Priorities for Asia-Pacific Countries
IMF / Posted an hour ago
IMF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT Countries with strong institutions and skilled civil servants can formulate more effective and robust policies, which contributes to economic... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Peoria's largest downtown hotel set for rehabPEORIA,IL--Peoria City Council members are expected to sign off on redevelopmen
Peoria's largest downtown hotel set for rehab
Central Illinois News Center / Posted an hour ago
PEORIA,IL--Peoria City Council members are expected to sign off on redevelopment of the former Four Points by Sheraton. Rehab of Peoria's largest downtown hotel is set to begin soon. Trucks parked outside the front entrance to the former Four Points... Read more
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The Buffalo News
SolarCity’s shares plunge as growth targets are missed in fourth quarterSolarCity’s shares plunged in after-hours trading Tuesday after the solar energ
SolarCity’s shares plunge as growth targets are missed in fourth quarter
The Buffalo News / Posted an hour ago
SolarCity’s shares plunged in after-hours trading Tuesday after the solar energy systems installer fell short of its fourth-quarter growth targets and warned that its first quarter would be unusually weak because of its decision to stop installing... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chamber Of Commerce Announces Dave Steele As Vice President Of Policy And EducationChattanooga Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bill Kilbride announced Tuesd
Chamber Of Commerce Announces Dave Steele As Vice President Of Policy And Education
The Chattanoogan / Posted an hour ago
Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bill Kilbride announced Tuesday the appointment of David Steele as vice president of Policy and Education. Mr. Steele will be involved in the Chamber’s support for Chattanooga 2.0 and initiatives... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$250,000 grant to improve unpaved roads across ArkansasLITTLE ROCK — A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission
$250,000 grant to improve unpaved roads across Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
LITTLE ROCK — A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will be used to improve unpaved county roads in Arkansas. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy jointly presented the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81TAMPA — A tour of Ybor City with Fernando Noriega revealed there was hardly a r
Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81
The Tampa Tribune / Posted an hour ago
TAMPA — A tour of Ybor City with Fernando Noriega revealed there was hardly a red brick to which the native son couldn’t claim a connection. The Centro Español building that now makes up the main Seventh Avenue storefront of Centro Ybor was the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Ferguson Council Vote Could Help Finally End Predatory PolicingJohn Chasnoff, 63, a St. Louis County resident, says he attended the consent de
Ferguson Council Vote Could Help Finally End Predatory Policing
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 hours ago
John Chasnoff, 63, a St. Louis County resident, says he attended the consent decree meeting because he feels all of the region’s residents “have a stake in what’s happening in Ferguson” and encouraged the media and residents to closely examine the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stage set for Movie Museum consultationWednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:33 amPress Release: Wellington City CouncilWell
Stage set for Movie Museum consultation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:33 amPress Release: Wellington City CouncilWellington City residents have the opportunity to play their part, have their say, and write... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Russ Latino: Taxpayers bear risk in Continental dealLast Thursday, on a single day’s notice, the Mississippi Legislature passed a b
Russ Latino: Taxpayers bear risk in Continental deal
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
Last Thursday, on a single day’s notice, the Mississippi Legislature passed a bill that will give two private corporations $274 million, along with hundreds of millions in tax incentives. The bulk of the funding ($263 million) and incentives will go... Read more
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Al.com
Advocates continue push for minimum wage increase in TuscaloosaJust hours after another minimum wage victory in Birmingham, advocates are taki
Advocates continue push for minimum wage increase in Tuscaloosa
Al.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Just hours after another minimum wage victory in Birmingham, advocates are taking their cause back to Tuscaloosa to encourage city leaders to approve an increase. The Tuscaloosa $10.10 Minimum Wage Coalition will hold a rally at 5 p.m. outside... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Business Leaders for Michigan unveils plan to solve infrastructure issues, attract new businessCommentsEmailPrint Business Leaders for Michigan unveiled Wednesday its 2016 e
Business Leaders for Michigan unveils plan to solve infrastructure issues, attract new business
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 hours ago
CommentsEmailPrint Business Leaders for Michigan unveiled Wednesday its 2016 economic and policy agenda to address the state’s lagging economic... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Traditional supermarkets seem to be vanishing. Let's do something about itIt's tough finding an affordable supermarket in the city today. A Key Food in
Traditional supermarkets seem to be vanishing. Let's do something about it
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 hours ago
It's tough finding an affordable supermarket in the city today. A Key Food in Clinton Hill. Pathmarks in Gowanus, East Harlem and Inwood. The Associated Supermarket in Washington Heights that served its community for more than three decades. These... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Approval nears for land dealBrant MPP Dave Levac says he sees economic potential from the boundary agreemen
Approval nears for land deal
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 hours ago
Brant MPP Dave Levac says he sees economic potential from the boundary agreement being finalized by Brantford and Brant County. "I believe the boundary agreement can lead to a rebooting of the excitement in the economic development of this region,"... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PM Lee to meet tech titans, attend Special ASEAN-US Leaders SummitSINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a working visit to the Unit
PM Lee to meet tech titans, attend Special ASEAN-US Leaders Summit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a working visit to the United States from Feb 10 to 16, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) announced on Wednesday (Feb 10). Mr Lee will visit the city of San Francisco from Feb 10 to 15 and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
$250K Grant to Improve Unpaved Roads Across ArkansasLITTLE ROCK - A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission
$250K Grant to Improve Unpaved Roads Across Arkansas
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK - A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will be used to improve unpaved county roads in Arkansas. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy jointly presented the... Read more
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The Sault Star
FedNor provides cash to CDCThe Community Development Corporation has received $900,000 from FedNor to prom
FedNor provides cash to CDC
The Sault Star / Posted 3 hours ago
The Community Development Corporation has received $900,000 from FedNor to promote sustainable community economic development, enhance business development and growth and facilitate innovation. Sault MP Terry Sheehan made the announcement Tuesday at... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Education agencies give budget briefsEducation officials from K-12, community colleges and colleges and universities
Education agencies give budget briefs
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
Education officials from K-12, community colleges and colleges and universities on Tuesday highlighted their past successes and future financial needs in presentations to lawmakers. The three agencies make up a large share of the state budget, and... Read more
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Business Insider
'China now has only one real ally'Faisal Mahmood/ReutersA man hangs decorations on a pole next to a banner showin
'China now has only one real ally'
Business Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
Faisal Mahmood/ReutersA man hangs decorations on a pole next to a banner showing Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. One of the Chinese establishment's leading foreign policy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dildo thrower: Employer stays mum on whether she'll face disciplinary actionThe employers of a protester who threw a sex toy at Economic Development Minist
Dildo thrower: Employer stays mum on whether she'll face disciplinary action
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
The employers of a protester who threw a sex toy at Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce will not say whether she will face disciplinary action. Josie Butler, a nurse at Hillmorton Hospital in Christchurch, was apprehended by police but not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dildo jape distracts from the real issueThe annual humiliation of prime ministers at Waitangi’s lower marae needs to be
Dildo jape distracts from the real issue
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
The annual humiliation of prime ministers at Waitangi’s lower marae needs to be knocked on the head for good. Dildo-throwing nurse Josie Butler is hardly the first to inject a dose of ribaldry into Waitangi Day protests. It seems only yesterday... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders line in the sand: Can democracy fix inequality?If Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) campaign for president is democracy’s answer to
Sanders line in the sand: Can democracy fix inequality?
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
If Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) campaign for president is democracy’s answer to economic inequality, this suggests democracy is a built-in check to inequality. But is it really? When inequality rises, the majority is aggrieved, and demographics... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Jax Mercantile to open new store in long-vacant Broomfield spaceFort Collins outdoor retail chain Jax Mercantile is planning a new location in
Jax Mercantile to open new store in long-vacant Broomfield space
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 hours ago
Fort Collins outdoor retail chain Jax Mercantile is planning a new location in Broomfield, 5005 West 120th Ave. — a space that has been vacant for nearly four years after the abrupt departure of Kmart. A Kmart superstore that anchored the Broomfield... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Woodstock City Council OKs Tax Incentive for Car DealershipBy Katelyn Stanek | 2:15 p.m. Feb. 9, 2016 Bull Valley Ford will receive up to
Woodstock City Council OKs Tax Incentive for Car Dealership
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
By Katelyn Stanek | 2:15 p.m. Feb. 9, 2016 Bull Valley Ford will receive up to $470,000 over the course of eight years from the city of Woodstock, a tax-incentive deal intended to help pay for major upgrades to the dealership. The incentive,... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
�Project Omega� to bring 450 IT and financial services jobs to Jacksonville, seeking incentives of $3.29MTuesday, February 9, 3:16 PM EST The jobs would be created no later than Dec.
�Project Omega� to bring 450 IT and financial services jobs to Jacksonville, seeking incentives of $3.29M
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
Tuesday, February 9, 3:16 PM EST The jobs would be created no later than Dec. 31, 2019, have an average wage of $49,340 and adds $22 million annually to area payroll. Additionally, the company will have a capital investment of a minimum of $5.95... Read more
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The Star
Cleveland County receives 'extremely important' NC Works designation Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 3:26 PM SHELBY – Cleveland County is now anNC Works C
Cleveland County receives 'extremely important' NC Works designation
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 3:26 PM SHELBY – Cleveland County is now anNC Works Certified Work Ready Community.The county was presented the certification on Tuesday morning by the... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Fraser looks to reduce cost of housing studyFacing a $50,000 price tag for an affordable housing study, the Fraser Board of
Fraser looks to reduce cost of housing study
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
Facing a $50,000 price tag for an affordable housing study, the Fraser Board of Trustees elected to leverage staff time and pare down the study’s scope of work to lower the cost at its Feb. 3 meeting. Town Manager Jeff Durbin presented the board... Read more
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Adelaide Now
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 hours ago
Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust the intelligence of Aboriginal people to handle complex problems. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner... Read more
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Herald Sun
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda
Herald Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust the intelligence of Aboriginal people to handle complex problems. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner... Read more
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The Courier Mail
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust the intelligence of Aboriginal people to handle complex problems. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
NJ awards $1.8 million tax break to keeps software company in MahwahNew Jersey awarded a $1.8 million tax break Tuesday to help a North Carolina so
NJ awards $1.8 million tax break to keeps software company in Mahwah
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 hours ago
New Jersey awarded a $1.8 million tax break Tuesday to help a North Carolina software company with operations in Mahwah expand and add 50 jobs in the township, rather than moving the work to its engineering headquarters in Massachusetts. The New... Read more
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News.com.au
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust
We've stopped gap widening: Gooda
News.com.au / Posted 4 hours ago
Indigenous leader Mick Gooda hopes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will trust the intelligence of Aboriginal people to handle complex problems. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Director gives update to council on open filesChatham-Kent is continuing its international efforts to attract investment to t
Director gives update to council on open files
Chatham Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
Chatham-Kent is continuing its international efforts to attract investment to the area, says the municipality's director of economic development. Michael Burton presented a report Monday, stating the main focus is on Asia, Europe, the U.S. and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Chris Ilitch: Red Wings arena name to be unveiled in 1-2 monthsPhoto by Crain's Detroit Business Chris Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Hol
Chris Ilitch: Red Wings arena name to be unveiled in 1-2 months
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 hours ago
Photo by Crain's Detroit Business Chris Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings Inc., speaks Tuesday during a VIP event before the Crain's Newsmaker of the Year event at Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit. A corporate naming rights deal for the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ellspermann says no assurances of Ivy Tech postINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's pick for new lieute
Ellspermann says no assurances of Ivy Tech post
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's pick for new lieutenant governor (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Indiana's outgoing lieutenant governor says she hasn't been assured that she'll be selected as the new president of Ivy Tech... Read more
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