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The Atlantic
A Newly-Minted MacArthur Genius on the Financially 'Invisible'live here? Do you work there?” I thought it was a scam. It was one of those mom
A Newly-Minted MacArthur Genius on the Financially 'Invisible'
The Atlantic / Posted 2 hours ago
live here? Do you work there?” I thought it was a scam. It was one of those moments where time stretches. I know about the foundation, I know what they do, but I didn’t know I was under consideration. Then they started reading why they selected me,... Read more
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Mashable
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debateOffice, in a 2014 analysis, noted that "business owners would see reductions in
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debate
Mashable / Posted 2 hours ago
Office, in a 2014 analysis, noted that "business owners would see reductions in real (inflation-adjusted) income, as would consumers, who would face higher prices as a result of the minimum-wage increase." The article "Minimum Wage Mythbusters,"... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: Get on top of finances with the Women & Money classand investment. Local women offer their stories about financial challenges. Ma
Business Watch: Get on top of finances with the Women & Money class
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
and investment. Local women offer their stories about financial challenges. Marsha Pope, president of the Topeka Community Foundation, is glad to be able to share her story. “Sometimes it’s good just to hear from real people about their journey,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hallhis sound counsel, he is a sought-out corporate director, and has strengthened
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
his sound counsel, he is a sought-out corporate director, and has strengthened many major corporations, organizations and educational institutions. He is a patron of the arts and a volunteer, and has played a pivotal role within the Montreal... Read more
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Business Wire
Faster Processing and Settlement of ACH Credit Transactions begins Today, Reaching all U.S. Bank Accountsand business-to-business payments. “Same Day ACH is an innovative and immediat
Faster Processing and Settlement of ACH Credit Transactions begins Today, Reaching all U.S. Bank Accounts
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
and business-to-business payments. “Same Day ACH is an innovative and immediate solution to support the demands of those consumers and businesses that want to move their money faster,” said Estep. “Not only does it support the industry’s... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Early childhood programs pay dividends toward a bright futureAcross industries, American businesses share some basic needs. First, we requir
Early childhood programs pay dividends toward a bright future
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Across industries, American businesses share some basic needs. First, we require a workforce of people with the education and the skills to produce our products and serve our customers. Second, we prosper when consumers’ purchasing power increases,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business Briefsthe public on issues ranging from outreach programs to wildlife trails within C
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
the public on issues ranging from outreach programs to wildlife trails within CROW. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation will receive $3,000 to support the creation and printing of its 50th anniversary commemorative calendar from which... Read more
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Business Wire
Skip West, Valencell and RapidSOS Honored with CTA’s 2016 Innovation Entrepreneur AwardsBusiness Executive of the Year: Skip West has been a member of CTA’s Board of I
Skip West, Valencell and RapidSOS Honored with CTA’s 2016 Innovation Entrepreneur Awards
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Business Executive of the Year: Skip West has been a member of CTA’s Board of Industry Leaders and the CTA Foundation since 2014 and was founding chairman of the association’s Small Business Council. West founded and sold his first... Read more
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The Hill
Trump addresses Charlotte violence in energy speechwill work with local communities and local officials to make the reduction of c
Trump addresses Charlotte violence in energy speech
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
will work with local communities and local officials to make the reduction of crime a top priority. Safety is the foundation of the ladder to American success: a great education, and a good-paying job. To have the best schools, and the... Read more
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Philly.com
Clean eating: getting to the sourcenutritional value in foods. “As a dietitian, I have some concerns that clean e
Clean eating: getting to the source
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
nutritional value in foods. “As a dietitian, I have some concerns that clean eating may be misinterpreted,” says Bauch. “Consumers may feel defeated if they are unable to be successful in meeting the clean eating definitions. Clean eating is not... Read more
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The Alpena News
At the market – eat fresh, buy localFarmers Market is introducing families to good food one bite at a time. Good fo
At the market – eat fresh, buy local
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Farmers Market is introducing families to good food one bite at a time. Good food was described by the Will Keith Kellogg Foundation in 2006 as food that is healthy, green, affordable and fair to the people who process it along the supply... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Mylan CEO defends price boosts for lifesaving EpiPenBefore the committee, Bresch defended her $18 million annual pay package. USA
Mylan CEO defends price boosts for lifesaving EpiPen
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
Before the committee, Bresch defended her $18 million annual pay package. USA TODAY Mylan CEO's mother used position with education group to boost EpiPen sales nationwide Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the University of Michigan's... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP grills IRS chief on impeachment | Bipartisan anger over Iran payment | Fed holds rates steady but hints at coming hikethe Treasury and State Departments. I'll tell you why here: http://bit.ly/2dhXf
House GOP grills IRS chief on impeachment | Bipartisan anger over Iran payment | Fed holds rates steady but hints at coming hike
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the Treasury and State Departments. I'll tell you why here: http://bit.ly/2dhXfqh. Levin calls on IRS to audit the Trump Foundation: A top House Democrat on Wednesday demanded that the IRS audit the Donald J. Trump Foundation over questions... Read more
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Business Wire
Western Union Advances Commitment to Global Refugee Crisis Launching Company-wide Global Initiative Supporting Economic OpportunitiesThe Western Union Foundation has pledged a three-year grant support totaling US
Western Union Advances Commitment to Global Refugee Crisis Launching Company-wide Global Initiative Supporting Economic Opportunities
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
The Western Union Foundation has pledged a three-year grant support totaling USD$ 750,000 to the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) that will help provide access to education for 10,000 refugees in Uganda. During a White House... Read more
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NBC News
Don't believe the hype: That student loan forgiveness program is a scammany cases, they take the money and then split town," said Bruce McClary, vice
Don't believe the hype: That student loan forgiveness program is a scam
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
many cases, they take the money and then split town," said Bruce McClary, vice president of communications at the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. "Victims are left deeper in debt, without their problem solved, and not knowing where to... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Thinking About Health: Obesity rates fall but are still higher than in 1990things are not improving uniformly. Obesity is a disease, and for the last 13
Thinking About Health: Obesity rates fall but are still higher than in 1990
Craig Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
things are not improving uniformly. Obesity is a disease, and for the last 13 years the Trust and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have monitored obesity rates in the country, focusing on the proportion of a state’s population that is obese. The... Read more
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BBC News
Trump v Clinton: Comparing their economic plansadditional bracket for the highest earners. The income from that would be used
Trump v Clinton: Comparing their economic plans
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
additional bracket for the highest earners. The income from that would be used to pay for programmes like free university education for students from low- and middle-income families. Her campaign is calling the higher taxes on the wealthy - 4% on... Read more
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CNBC
EpiPen maker quietly steers effort that could protect its pricethe federal government, health insurers and employers would pay the bill. Those
EpiPen maker quietly steers effort that could protect its price
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
the federal government, health insurers and employers would pay the bill. Those costs, in turn, could be passed on to consumers in other ways, as in higher premiums or higher co-pays on other drugs. "In a way, it is brilliant," said Rachel E.... Read more
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CNET
Moving to IPv6: Now for the hard part (FAQ)industry must make the painful transition to the newer but incompatible IPv6.
Moving to IPv6: Now for the hard part (FAQ)
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
industry must make the painful transition to the newer but incompatible IPv6. It's not an urgent problem for average consumers with broadband or even for many businesses with lots of servers. But it is a problem of unprecedented magnitude... Read more
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Business Wire
Yum! Brands Names Expected Board of Directors of Yum China Holdingsand senior advisor to the chief executive officer, and former chief financial o
Yum! Brands Names Expected Board of Directors of Yum China Holdings
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
and senior advisor to the chief executive officer, and former chief financial officer and president of New Oriental Education & Technology Group. Jonathan S. Linen, director for Yum! Brands and Modern Bank N.A., former adviser to the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Who are the north west's biggest businesses 2016?is focused only on firms that file their accounts at Companies House. Those not
Who are the north west's biggest businesses 2016?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
is focused only on firms that file their accounts at Companies House. Those not on the list include institutions in the education sector, such as the universities. In Manchester we also have The Co-operative, one of the region’s biggest... Read more
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The Columbian
Workers’ up-front health costs keep rising, Kaiser study saysjumped 13 percent to $1,221 this year for individual plans, according to a repo
Workers’ up-front health costs keep rising, Kaiser study says
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
jumped 13 percent to $1,221 this year for individual plans, according to a report published Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Education Trust. About 50 percent of employees are in plans that have deductibles of at... Read more
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Business Wire
Gov. John Hickenlooper Announces $9.5 Million to Launch Statewide Youth Apprenticeship and Career Readiness ProgramsPhilanthropies committed $5.5 million to CareerWise and JPMorgan Chase dedicate
Gov. John Hickenlooper Announces $9.5 Million to Launch Statewide Youth Apprenticeship and Career Readiness Programs
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
Philanthropies committed $5.5 million to CareerWise and JPMorgan Chase dedicated $4 million to Denver Public Schools Foundation for a pilot program that equips the district’s high school students with high-demand skills for lucrative careers... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupnumerous exceptions and other weaknesses and is by no means a final fix. But it
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
numerous exceptions and other weaknesses and is by no means a final fix. But it's a step in the right direction for consumers navigating the ever-increasing costs of health care, and we urge Brown to support it. If you've never experienced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Level Panel On the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Changecouncils, funds and accounts. The National Credit Act aims to promote a conduc
High Level Panel On the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
councils, funds and accounts. The National Credit Act aims to promote a conducive credit market environment for both consumers and credit providers. The purposes of this Act is to "promote and advance the social and economic welfare of South... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's Health 2016: Australians living longer but with more chronic diseaseis evident from early life. Children most at risk of exclusion — those from poo
Australia's Health 2016: Australians living longer but with more chronic disease
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
is evident from early life. Children most at risk of exclusion — those from poor areas who experience problems with education, housing and connectedness — are most likely to die before they reach 15 years from potentially preventable or... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 7 Fastest-Growing Startups in Austinof peers. Here are some of the fastest growing Austin-based startups in 2016.
Top 7 Fastest-Growing Startups in Austin
Investopedia / Posted 13 days ago
of peers. Here are some of the fastest growing Austin-based startups in 2016. Skills Fund LLC Skills Fund, a higher education lending startup, has a manifesto designed to grab the attention of anyone struggling with student loan debt. The... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Electrolux launches global food action plan in support of SDGsGoals (SDG). Electrolux's sustainability strategy aims to inspire better food
Electrolux launches global food action plan in support of SDGs
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 14 days ago
Goals (SDG). Electrolux's sustainability strategy aims to inspire better food consumption and cooking habits among consumers and professionals, while maximising sustainable health choices The newly-created Electrolux Food Foundation will... Read more
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Business Wire
Electrolux takes action on sustainability and food, supporting UN Global GoalsSTOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--· Sets up Electrolux Food Foundation with i
Electrolux takes action on sustainability and food, supporting UN Global Goals
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--· Sets up Electrolux Food Foundation with initial SEK 10 million investment · Enters Feed the Planet partnership together with Worldchefs and AIESEC The Electrolux Group today announced actions to focus its... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
DHB candidates answer your questionsour local whanau ora collective. This work entails working as a collective ens
DHB candidates answer your questions
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
our local whanau ora collective. This work entails working as a collective ensuring our young people are in employment, education or training. I am currently employed by the U-Turn Trust as chief executive. This position provides a fantastic... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The High Hidden Costs of Fast FashionUS markets. This means that despite the cheap nominal costs of these goods, the
The High Hidden Costs of Fast Fashion
Naked Capitalism / Posted 15 days ago
US markets. This means that despite the cheap nominal costs of these goods, they have a large carbon footprint. What Can Consumers Do? So what can we, as consumers do, to mitigate some of the impacts this industry causes? The first and most... Read more
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The News & Observer
Higher education battles at UNC, other schools featured in new documentaryof North Carolina system is featured in a new documentary about governance and
Higher education battles at UNC, other schools featured in new documentary
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
of North Carolina system is featured in a new documentary about governance and funding crises in U.S. public higher education. The film, “Starving the Beast,” opened in limited release in U.S. cities this month, and will be shown in Raleigh... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What Apple Teaches Us About Taxesout of every $10, despite their reliance on federal investments to start and ex
What Apple Teaches Us About Taxes
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
out of every $10, despite their reliance on federal investments to start and expand their businesses. The National Science Foundation helped fund some of the initial work of Google's founders. Apple's consumer products still rely on technology that... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Scholarships awarded honoring fallen employeeMARSHALL — The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting two men training to bec
Scholarships awarded honoring fallen employee
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
MARSHALL — The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting two men training to become utility line workers as the first recipients of a scholarship honoring an employee killed on the job more than four years ago. Jeffrey H. Creel, a Consumers Energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Applications Where Plastic Is Not Fantasticthe US. Effective solutions are needed to stem the flood of waste plastic. The
Five Applications Where Plastic Is Not Fantastic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
the US. Effective solutions are needed to stem the flood of waste plastic. These include creating greater awareness among consumers and providing incentives to promote reuse or recycling. One effective intervention would be to stop making some... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington conference to be a game-changer for clear writinghelp writers meet growing international expectations for clear documents — espe
Wellington conference to be a game-changer for clear writing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
help writers meet growing international expectations for clear documents — especially clear legal documents.‘Worldwide, consumers’ expectations for clear and easy-to-understand documents are increasing.People want to be able to understand what... Read more
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Business Wire
Amscot Financial Contributes Mini-Grants to 16 Non-Profit Service Groups16 different non-profit service organizations located in the Florida communitie
Amscot Financial Contributes Mini-Grants to 16 Non-Profit Service Groups
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
16 different non-profit service organizations located in the Florida communities where the company serves several million consumers. "We want to make a positive impact on the communities we serve and partnering with key organizations helps us to... Read more
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Philly.com
Give nurse-practitioners full practice authorityCARE Nurse-practitioners are registered nurses with advanced graduate educat
Give nurse-practitioners full practice authority
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
CARE Nurse-practitioners are registered nurses with advanced graduate education and the skills to diagnose and treat common, chronic, and acute conditions ("Expanding the role of nurse-... Read more
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CNBC
Florida AG asked Donald Trump for donation before nixing fraud caseTrump said at an Iowa rally in January. "When I call, they kiss my ass. It's tr
Florida AG asked Donald Trump for donation before nixing fraud case
CNBC / Posted 20 days ago
Trump said at an Iowa rally in January. "When I call, they kiss my ass. It's true." In addition to the money given by his foundation, Trump himself has donated $253,500 since in Florida since 1999, most of it going to Republican candidates, the... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatestwitter.com/SeanBarneyDE Profession/employment: President at InfoVest Years e
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 22 days ago
twitter.com/SeanBarneyDE Profession/employment: President at InfoVest Years employed: 1 Education: Yale Law School, JD; Harvard Kennedy School, MPA; Columbia University, MA; Swarthmore College, BA Political... Read more
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Dover Post
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatestwitter.com/SeanBarneyDE Profession/employment: President at InfoVest Years e
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 22 days ago
twitter.com/SeanBarneyDE Profession/employment: President at InfoVest Years employed: 1 Education: Yale Law School, JD; Harvard Kennedy School, MPA; Columbia University, MA; Swarthmore College, BA Political... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIESare rising and gaining credibility in the healthcare world. The forum will fea
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 23 days ago
are rising and gaining credibility in the healthcare world. The forum will feature speakers who are successful in their education and workforce placement, as well as employers who can offer insight into hiring and employment opportunities. West... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler2009 ethics agreement: “I currently hold and will continue to hold my position
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 24 days ago
2009 ethics agreement: “I currently hold and will continue to hold my position with The Clinton Family Foundation, which maintains all its assets in cash. If confirmed as Secretary of State, I will not participate personally and... Read more
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International Business Times
Skin lightening: The beauty industry's ugly billion-dollar secretthought to be worth more than $1bn worldwide. Ophelia Dadzie, a consultant der
Skin lightening: The beauty industry's ugly billion-dollar secret
International Business Times / Posted 24 days ago
thought to be worth more than $1bn worldwide. Ophelia Dadzie, a consultant dermatologist at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Founder and Director of London Ethnic Skin Limited, warns in the British Medical Journal this week that... Read more
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KERA North Texas
FDA Fees On Industry Haven't Fixed Delays In Generic Drug ApprovalsConsumers and lawmakers pushing for cheaper alternatives to the EpiPen, an anti
FDA Fees On Industry Haven't Fixed Delays In Generic Drug Approvals
KERA North Texas / Posted 25 days ago
Consumers and lawmakers pushing for cheaper alternatives to the EpiPen, an antidote for life-threatening allergic reactions, and other high-priced drugs are seeking answers abouta stubborn backlog of generic drug applications at the Food and Drug... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
FDA Fees On Industry Haven't Fixed Delays In Generic Drug ApprovalsConsumers and lawmakers pushing for cheaper alternatives to the EpiPen, an anti
FDA Fees On Industry Haven't Fixed Delays In Generic Drug Approvals
KPBS San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
Consumers and lawmakers pushing for cheaper alternatives to the EpiPen, an antidote for life-threatening allergic reactions, and other high-priced drugs are seeking answers abouta stubborn backlog of generic drug applications at the Food and Drug... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Advocate Inclusion of Informal Sector, Diversification to Boost GDPthe economy as broad band challenges need to be addressed. Internet and Broadba
Stakeholders Advocate Inclusion of Informal Sector, Diversification to Boost GDP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
the economy as broad band challenges need to be addressed. Internet and Broadband have been globally acknowledged as the foundation for transformation to a knowledge-based economy. It is also widely acknowledged that broadband infrastructure is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
KVIA ABC-7 marking 60th Anniversary, signed on the air September 1, 1956El Paso Women's Hall of Fame inducted Estela into its shrine in 2000. In 2003
KVIA ABC-7 marking 60th Anniversary, signed on the air September 1, 1956
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 25 days ago
El Paso Women's Hall of Fame inducted Estela into its shrine in 2000. In 2003 the National Association of Broadcasters' Education Foundation (NABEF) , honored KVIA-TV, ABC-7, with a Service to Children award for outstanding community service... Read more
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Raw Story
EpiPen price hike is just one example of businesses picking our pockets while politicians look awayClerk for the House of Representatives. Mylan also was the top corporate sponso
EpiPen price hike is just one example of businesses picking our pockets while politicians look away
Raw Story / Posted 26 days ago
Clerk for the House of Representatives. Mylan also was the top corporate sponsor of a group called Food Allergy Research & Education that was the key lobbyist pushing for the bill encouraging schools to stock epinephrine auto-injectors, of which... Read more
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Rappler
Civic volunteers respond to call for Agos emergency respondersduring the workshop were how to understand basic weather terms. Dave Valeriano,
Civic volunteers respond to call for Agos emergency responders
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
during the workshop were how to understand basic weather terms. Dave Valeriano, general manager of Weather Philippines Foundation (WPF), talked about how technology can help warn us of impending danger and how to prepare better. He cited the... Read more
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