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Northwest Florida Daily News
MICHELLE SINGLETERRY: When hiring a tax preparer, choose very wiselyfrom a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment.“There’s a minefi
MICHELLE SINGLETERRY: When hiring a tax preparer, choose very wisely
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
from a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment.“There’s a minefield of dangers for the tens of millions of consumers who use paid tax preparers to fill out their most important financial document of the year,” said Chi Chi Wu, staff... Read more
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Business Wire
The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives Back $84.5 Million in 2015 to Benefit Nearly 300 OrganizationsATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Foundationdonated USD $84.5 million to
The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives Back $84.5 Million in 2015 to Benefit Nearly 300 Organizations
Business Wire / Posted 22 hours ago
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Foundationdonated USD $84.5 million to nearly 300 organizations in 2015. These grants will directly benefit communities across more than 70 countries and territories, with approximately 95 percent of the grants... Read more
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Deseret News
Michelle Singletary: Choose wisely when hiring a tax preparerfrom a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment. "There's a mine
Michelle Singletary: Choose wisely when hiring a tax preparer
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
from a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment. "There's a minefield of dangers for the tens of millions of consumers who use paid tax preparers to fill out their most important financial document of the year," said Chi Chi Wu, staff... Read more
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The Hill
Consumer lending, from perspectives of a former regulator and a consumer advocateoptions. At the same time, regulators are throwing up roadblocks for new busine
Consumer lending, from perspectives of a former regulator and a consumer advocate
The Hill / Posted yesterday
options. At the same time, regulators are throwing up roadblocks for new business models that bring these disenfranchised consumers back into the fold by offering them legal and responsible small-dollar credit access at competitive rates. Shutting... Read more
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Newsmax
Yardeni: We Risk Talking Ourselves Into Recessionconstruction. Remaining high are comparable measures for professional and busin
Yardeni: We Risk Talking Ourselves Into Recession
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
construction. Remaining high are comparable measures for professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and education and health services. The article states, “China’s services industry is growing at a clip that helps offset the... Read more
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USA Today
Need to slash student debt? Watch out for rip-offsreduce your student loan payments. A logo doesn't mean it's part of some genero
Need to slash student debt? Watch out for rip-offs
USA Today / Posted yesterday
reduce your student loan payments. A logo doesn't mean it's part of some generous federal bailout. The U.S. Department of Education has sent cease and desist letters to two companies to stop the unauthorized use of that department's seal —... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
End the monkey business – Tariq Ismaila mandate upon all of us that were born in this land, to support and to defend
End the monkey business – Tariq Ismail
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
a mandate upon all of us that were born in this land, to support and to defend it at all costs. This mandate is the basic foundation upon which Malaysians can unite and build our nation, our Federal Constitution. Independence was and is only the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Zahra: Economic system must be based on principles of freedom, dignitysponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Natio
Zahra: Economic system must be based on principles of freedom, dignity
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations and the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation USA, the U.S. arm of a Vatican foundation that promotes the implementation of the principles of Catholic social... Read more
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Sunday Observer
I built a �City within a City� for the City of Kandyfilled to a depth of 55-95 meters under the ground level. Then, concrete had to
I built a �City within a City� for the City of Kandy
Sunday Observer / Posted 2 days ago
filled to a depth of 55-95 meters under the ground level. Then, concrete had to be laid in the shape of a basin and the foundation was reinforced preserving the lake. This caused Rs. 4 � 5 billion to be buried in the ground by the year 2000. -... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Not Going to Take it Anymore - Doctors in the Pacific Northwest Unionizeare likely to yield growth and know where to invest for the future. Managerial
Not Going to Take it Anymore - Doctors in the Pacific Northwest Unionize
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
are likely to yield growth and know where to invest for the future. Managerialism and deprofessionalization. It started in education in the US over a decade ago. I never thought it would happen in a highly respected field like medicine, where MBAs... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
ASA Children’s Codes Review Panel Announcedand is supportive of code changes that will protect the rights of children and
ASA Children’s Codes Review Panel Announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
and is supportive of code changes that will protect the rights of children and their health / wellbeing. The panel invites consumers, the advertising industry, media, the health and education sectors and other individuals and agencies to engage... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
gun bill, charter schoolssuch parts can be removed when the bill goes before another committee. Barbara
gun bill, charter schools
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
such parts can be removed when the bill goes before another committee. Barbara Petersen, president of the First Amendment Foundation, questioned the need for the bill, asking, “Have there been any reported incidents of people using hunting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CPAG and FGI-CRPC Signs MOU On Consumer Rights PromotionThe Consumer Protection Association of the Gambia (CPAG) and the Foundation Gam
CPAG and FGI-CRPC Signs MOU On Consumer Rights Promotion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Consumer Protection Association of the Gambia (CPAG) and the Foundation Gambia Incorporation-Consumer Rights Protection Centre (FGI-CRPC) have yesterday, 28th January 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the National Nutrition... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Dietitians urge Ottawa to enact tax on sugary beveragessaid the tax will not solve the problem of rising obesity and chronic disease r
Dietitians urge Ottawa to enact tax on sugary beverages
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
said the tax will not solve the problem of rising obesity and chronic disease rates in Canada. But it, along with broader education efforts and a push to reduce the marketing of junk food, could help push consumers in the right direction. If such... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Luisa Buada brings high-quality care to low-income communitiesfinalists were nominated by a distinguished committee that included Evan Marwel
Luisa Buada brings high-quality care to low-income communities
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
finalists were nominated by a distinguished committee that included Evan Marwell, CEO and co-founder of the nonprofit group Education SuperHighway; Pam Baer, founder and CEO of For Goodness Sake, a nonprofit foundation that created an e-commerce... Read more
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International Business Times
Free Basics: Why has India blocked Facebook's free Internet scheme for marginalised people? connection. It doesn't give internet, it gives Facebook services." Renata Avil
Free Basics: Why has India blocked Facebook's free Internet scheme for marginalised people?
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
connection. It doesn't give internet, it gives Facebook services." Renata Avila, programme manager of the World Wide Web Foundation, said about Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) decision: "The message is clear: We can't create a... Read more
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The Hill
Happy Anniversary, ’96 Telecom Actwe generate more traffic than all counties except South Korea. With access to b
Happy Anniversary, ’96 Telecom Act
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
we generate more traffic than all counties except South Korea. With access to broadband, mobile, and WiFi networks, U.S. consumers, businesses, and governments are well along the transition to modern, more efficient Internet and mobile networks.... Read more
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MedCity News
As nation celebrates Super Bowl, what role can healthcare innovators play in addressing CTE?particularly in youth sports. Fortunately, healthcare innovators have a role t
As nation celebrates Super Bowl, what role can healthcare innovators play in addressing CTE?
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
particularly in youth sports. Fortunately, healthcare innovators have a role to play in screening, diagnosis and patient education. Numerous companies and products are emerging that measure force against the head (in helmets, mouth guards).... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The link between illness and sugary beverages undeniableno nutritional value and cannot replace healthful foods. These facts are signi
The link between illness and sugary beverages undeniable
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
no nutritional value and cannot replace healthful foods. These facts are significant for San Antonio, where we are heavy consumers of these beverages. In a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 66 percent of Bexar... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larr
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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The Columbian
Singletary: When hiring tax preparer, choose wiselyfrom a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment. “There’s a mine
Singletary: When hiring tax preparer, choose wisely
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
from a $52 underpayment to a taxpayer to a $3,718 overpayment. “There’s a minefield of dangers for the tens of millions of consumers who use paid tax preparers to fill out their most important financial document of the year,” said Chi Chi Wu, staff... Read more
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Business Wire
Hot Topics Recap: Black History Month 2016PHILADELPHIA--PECO Celebrates African American History Month with Series of Inn
Hot Topics Recap: Black History Month 2016
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
PHILADELPHIA--PECO Celebrates African American History Month with Series of Innovative Events Focused on Arts, Education and Community Source: PECO LOS ANGELES---AHF Marks Black History Month with Events Across California, US Source: AIDS Healthcare... Read more
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The Daily Record
What Was Your Path? – Mary Ann ShurtzStratford University Family Details: Husband Dr. Richard Shurtz, Daughter Jess
What Was Your Path? – Mary Ann Shurtz
The Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Stratford University Family Details: Husband Dr. Richard Shurtz, Daughter Jessica Miniuk, Son Richard Shurtz III Education: MBA, Stratford University; Bachelor of Science – Secondary Education, Pittsburg State University Career Details:... Read more
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The Columbian
Health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail,” Larr
Health care law posts respectable sign-up season
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail,” Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Need to slash student debt? Watch out for ripoffsreduce your student loan payments. A logo doesn't mean it's part of some genero
Need to slash student debt? Watch out for ripoffs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
reduce your student loan payments. A logo doesn't mean it's part of some generous federal bailout. The U.S. Department of Education has sent cease and desist letters to two companies to stop the unauthorized use of that department's seal —... Read more
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NBC Miami
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larr
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season
NBC Miami / Posted 7 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larr
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larr
Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season
NBC Connecticut / Posted 7 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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TribLIVE
2016 Obamacare enrollment stalls in Pennsylvania, jumps nationwidepaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
2016 Obamacare enrollment stalls in Pennsylvania, jumps nationwide
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonthat critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larr
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
that critics thought could make it a talking point on the campaign trail," Larry Levitt, of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, said. Expectations were low at the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. Premiums have been going up, and many of... Read more
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Senior Journal
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizenspolicy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in pat
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens
Senior Journal / Posted 7 days ago
policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) SeniorSite The American Foundation for the Blind has... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season with almost 13 million enrolleespaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season with almost 13 million enrollees
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
14 related stories
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ABC News
Obama Health Care Law Posts Respectable Sign-up Seasonpaperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the
Obama Health Care Law Posts Respectable Sign-up Season
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
paperwork and lose their subsidies. Burwell has set customer retention as the ultimate goal. Her target is 10 million consumers still signed up and paying premiums at the end of the year. With a cushion at the start, the administration seems... Read more
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MacNN
Obama signs BuySecure executive order to hasten US EMV adoption - (Oct 20)a $10 million program in 2015 to assist small businesses in upgrading POS termi
Obama signs BuySecure executive order to hasten US EMV adoption - (Oct 20)
MacNN / Posted 7 days ago
a $10 million program in 2015 to assist small businesses in upgrading POS terminals. Visa will invest $20 million into education on EMV, sending experts to 20 cities in a public service campaign. Citi is joining other financial institutions in... Read more
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Market Watch
Is this robocall illegal? The line blurs for people with student debthelp him pay off his federal student loans, he was both intrigued and skeptical
Is this robocall illegal? The line blurs for people with student debt
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
help him pay off his federal student loans, he was both intrigued and skeptical. He’s a policy associate for the Century Foundation, a nonpartisan research organization focused on education, the economy and other topics, and he remembers thinking... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Westchester High School App For Hunger Lands National Prize For Innovationamong just nine winning entries nationwide. The Huskies' mobile app concept is
Westchester High School App For Hunger Lands National Prize For Innovation
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 7 days ago
among just nine winning entries nationwide. The Huskies' mobile app concept is designed to help combat hunger by giving consumers a chance to pay-it-forward when they order food online and buy a meal for a person in need at the same time. A... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Westchester High School App For Hunger Lands National Prize For Innovationamong just nine winning entries nationwide. The Huskies' mobile app concept is
Westchester High School App For Hunger Lands National Prize For Innovation
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 7 days ago
among just nine winning entries nationwide. The Huskies' mobile app concept is designed to help combat hunger by giving consumers a chance to pay-it-forward when they order food online and buy a meal for a person in need at the same time. A... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerfrom captious divines with a taste for letting the peasants suffer for their ow
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 days ago
from captious divines with a taste for letting the peasants suffer for their own good. And was the Princeton and Harvard education a waste? Or is Ted Cruz the best that Princeton-Harvard can do these days? And said graph of warming temperatures... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Grant gives more opportunities to indulge in the artsCOLUMBIA - A ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning marked a dual celebratio
Grant gives more opportunities to indulge in the arts
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
COLUMBIA - A ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning marked a dual celebration for the Columbia Public School Foundation and Ragtag Cinema. The foundation commemorated its 20th anniversary along with the announcement of a three-year grant to... Read more
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Business Wire
REPLACING PHOTO Tyrese Gibson Continues His Coca-Cola Legacy as Ambassador for the Fifth Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Programmotivate and give back to our youth. I’ve learned it’s not lonely at the top if
REPLACING PHOTO Tyrese Gibson Continues His Coca-Cola Legacy as Ambassador for the Fifth Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
motivate and give back to our youth. I’ve learned it’s not lonely at the top if you help someone else get there.” Gibson's foundation recently awarded a $50,000 scholarship to a Compton teen to assist with his pursuit of higher education. His... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Businesses, nonprofits provide assistance to Flintto the Flint Child Health and Development Fund, which is a partnership between
Businesses, nonprofits provide assistance to Flint
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund, which is a partnership between the United Way of Genesee County, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Hurley Children’s Hospital and the Great Flint Health Coalition; $125,000 to the United Way of... Read more
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Business Wire
Tyrese Gibson Continues His Coca-Cola Legacy as Ambassador for the Fifth Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Programmotivate and give back to our youth. I’ve learned it’s not lonely at the top if
Tyrese Gibson Continues His Coca-Cola Legacy as Ambassador for the Fifth Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
motivate and give back to our youth. I’ve learned it’s not lonely at the top if you help someone else get there.” Gibson's foundation recently awarded a $50,000 scholarship to a Compton teen to assist with his pursuit of higher education. His... Read more
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Business Wire
Kristin Cavallari Joins Wonderful Halos and Boys & Girls Clubs of America in an Effort to Promote Healthy Snacking in over 4,000 Clubs across the Country& Girls Clubs of America to support healthy lifestyle programming at Clubs arou
Kristin Cavallari Joins Wonderful Halos and Boys & Girls Clubs of America in an Effort to Promote Healthy Snacking in over 4,000 Clubs across the Country
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
& Girls Clubs of America to support healthy lifestyle programming at Clubs around the country. Funds are used for health education, sports programming, as well as after school food, which is often the last meal of the day for some Club kids.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Raybon Kan: TPP - what could go wrong?Fitbit. People walked in order to arrive places, not for the obsessive thrill o
Raybon Kan: TPP - what could go wrong?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Fitbit. People walked in order to arrive places, not for the obsessive thrill of a graph. So, should we have free tertiary education? Well, yes. Because a country with free tertiary education is a country you'd want to brag about. And besides,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Plastic choking Hong Kongto taking care,” she explains, adding a long hours culture, excessive packaging
Plastic choking Hong Kong
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
to taking care,” she explains, adding a long hours culture, excessive packaging by the food industry, and lack of public education are exacerbating the problem. Globally plastics production has surged from 15 million tons in 1964 to 311 million... Read more
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