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Crain's Chicago Business
Why aren't more Chicago businesses adopting schools?involvement isn't all altruistic, especially when that involvement helps create
Why aren't more Chicago businesses adopting schools?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
involvement isn't all altruistic, especially when that involvement helps create the next generation of educated workers and consumers. Adopting a school sounds easy: Send over some books and some eager employees, and progress will follow. There... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"survive a catastrophic collapse of our high tech, oil dependent, head in the sa
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
survive a catastrophic collapse of our high tech, oil dependent, head in the sand society of delusional willfully ignorant consumers. Kunstler focuses his stories on the characters inhabiting Unionville, but he provides glimpses into the regional... Read more
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iol.co.za
South Africans consume less saltimplementation period to experiment with reformulation and produce lower salt p
South Africans consume less salt
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
implementation period to experiment with reformulation and produce lower salt products that were still acceptable to consumers. South Africans have been consuming too much salt and sugar and there is no scientific reason really for the... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Could cognitive speed training delay Alzheimer’s symptoms? A new study suggests it couldPenny Dacks, a neuroscientist and the Director of Aging and Alzheimer's Prevent
Could cognitive speed training delay Alzheimer’s symptoms? A new study suggests it could
Guelph Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Penny Dacks, a neuroscientist and the Director of Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention at the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation. It raises some provocative questions: why did speed-of-processing show the strongest correlation and not, for... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Research shows millennials more likely to get scammed than boomersone in four North American households each year at an estimated loss to individ
Research shows millennials more likely to get scammed than boomers
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
one in four North American households each year at an estimated loss to individuals and families of $50 billion, yet most consumers believe they are invulnerable. “This research is so vital, not only to stop scammers from hurting consumers, but... Read more
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The Economic Times
Salman Khan's brand to venture into jewellery business next monththe event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: "The Being Human
Salman Khan's brand to venture into jewellery business next month
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
the event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: "The Being Human jewellery basically is affordable to all the consumers. It's 70 per cent ladies' collection and 30 per cent the men's. It basically is based around the values of the... Read more
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The Hindu
Salman Khan’s brand to venture into jewellery businessthe event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: “The Being Human
Salman Khan’s brand to venture into jewellery business
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
the event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: “The Being Human jewellery basically is affordable to all the consumers. It’s 70 per cent ladies’ collection and 30 per cent the men’s. It basically is based around the values of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Salman Khan's brand to venture into jewellery business next month - newkerala.com #96183the event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: "The Being Human
Salman Khan's brand to venture into jewellery business next month - newkerala.com #96183
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
the event as jury members on the awards panel. Arpita added: "The Being Human jewellery basically is affordable to all the consumers. It's 70 per cent ladies' collection and 30 per cent the men's. It basically is based around the values of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
ACCC Offers Massachusetts Consumers Helpful Tips to Save on Summer ExpensesWith the temptation of summer it can be easy for consumers to overspend on vaca
ACCC Offers Massachusetts Consumers Helpful Tips to Save on Summer Expenses
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
With the temptation of summer it can be easy for consumers to overspend on vacation and travel Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 26, 2016 With summer in full swing, it’s not hard to overspend while having fun in the sun. With the lure of warm weather and... Read more
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Daily Record
Dodge Foundation awards $4.5 in new grantsmillion — were awarded last week to nonprofit organizations supporting New Jers
Dodge Foundation awards $4.5 in new grants
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
million — were awarded last week to nonprofit organizations supporting New Jersey initiatives by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Trustees of the Morristown-based foundation approved 95 grants to 92 organizations, many of those based in... Read more
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New York Magazine
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despisedstasis.Read More4. Should newspapers and other journalistic outlets give up on
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despised
New York Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
stasis.Read More4. Should newspapers and other journalistic outlets give up on maintaining political objectivity? Consumers are only looking for objectivity in straight, wire-type news: what where when why how. Any kind of analysis they... Read more
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The Washington Times
Philadelphia homeless advocates seek Democrats’ attentionincrease taxes on low-income families in Philadelphia.” Mr. Sanders found agre
Philadelphia homeless advocates seek Democrats’ attention
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
increase taxes on low-income families in Philadelphia.” Mr. Sanders found agreement from the Commonwealth Foundation, a conservative think tank in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “The vast majority of the tax burden is going to be... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Civil opposition to the constitution starts to growdenied a voice. The seminar also covered provisions relating to the tackling o
Civil opposition to the constitution starts to grow
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
denied a voice. The seminar also covered provisions relating to the tackling of corruption. Amarin Saichan of the Enlaw Foundation, a non-profit legal group, said the draft restricts rights relating to environmental issues, such as the right to... Read more
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OregonLive.com
As candidates weigh in, Gov. Brown stays mum on corporate tax hike$3 billion a year – boosting general fund revenue by nearly one-third – it woul
As candidates weigh in, Gov. Brown stays mum on corporate tax hike
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
$3 billion a year – boosting general fund revenue by nearly one-third – it would also likely result in increased prices to consumers, state economists concluded. The Legislative Revenue Office found that the tax, which will hit retailers, wholesale... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Twilight of the kingauthor of a recent book about the monarchy, notes that some royally connected b
Twilight of the king
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
author of a recent book about the monarchy, notes that some royally connected businesses outperform peers simply because consumers consider them more prestigious. When the king was healthier, cameras would film him trekking around poor parts of... Read more
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The News-Times
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDObuild, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and e
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDO
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
build, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and engenders trust between businesses and their consumers. Certainly, gut feelings will always have a place in business, but data provides the next level of analysis,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDObuild, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and e
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDO
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
build, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and engenders trust between businesses and their consumers. Certainly, gut feelings will always have a place in business, but data provides the next level of analysis,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDObuild, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and e
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDO
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
build, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and engenders trust between businesses and their consumers. Certainly, gut feelings will always have a place in business, but data provides the next level of analysis,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDObuild, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and e
Why Every Growing Business Should Have a CDO
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
build, reveals customer habits, outlines where improvements are necessary and engenders trust between businesses and their consumers. Certainly, gut feelings will always have a place in business, but data provides the next level of analysis,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
What parents need to know about gummy vitaminsbut, most importantly, one that they would take,” said Jones, the co-founder of
What parents need to know about gummy vitamins
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
but, most importantly, one that they would take,” said Jones, the co-founder of Northwest Natural Products who now runs a foundation with her husband. “It was revolutionary in that it had no artificial colors or sweeteners and it tasted good.... Read more
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Business Wire
Wells Fargo and Amazon Team Together for New Student Offeringincludes over a million songs with Prime Music and one free pre-released book a
Wells Fargo and Amazon Team Together for New Student Offering
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
includes over a million songs with Prime Music and one free pre-released book a month with Kindle First. About Wells Fargo Education Financial Services Wells Fargo Education Financial Services has been in the student lending business since 1968... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Self-care: achieving accessibility safely. An interview with Zephanie Jordanin making sure products are labeled in a way that helps to make sure they can b
Self-care: achieving accessibility safely. An interview with Zephanie Jordan
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
in making sure products are labeled in a way that helps to make sure they can be used correctly and providing support and educational resources as well.Can you please outline the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s white paper on consumer... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
California Obamacare rates to rise 13% in 2017, more than three times the increase of last two yearspremiums jumped by an average of more than 19%, according to officials, and Ant
California Obamacare rates to rise 13% in 2017, more than three times the increase of last two years
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
premiums jumped by an average of more than 19%, according to officials, and Anthem’s rates rose by more than 16%. For consumers, the impact will depend on whether they get taxpayer-supported subsidies for their premiums and whether they are... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
FACT SHEET: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES CLEAN ENERGY SAVINGS FOR ALL AMERICANS INITIATIVEand further the deployment of community solar. The announcements today will re
FACT SHEET: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES CLEAN ENERGY SAVINGS FOR ALL AMERICANS INITIATIVE
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 11 days ago
and further the deployment of community solar. The announcements today will result in lower energy bills, more empowered consumers, and cleaner communities. EXECUTIVE ACTIONS TO SCALE UP SOLAR AND REDUCE ENERGY BILLS To continue supporting all... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Many Consumers Planning to Stay in the U.S for Summer VacationAlmost half of budget conscious consumers polled by American Consumer Credit Co
Many Consumers Planning to Stay in the U.S for Summer Vacation
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Almost half of budget conscious consumers polled by American Consumer Credit Counseling in a new survey are planning a summer vacation this year Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 19, 2016 According to a recent survey by American Consumer Credit Counseling,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC New York
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC New York / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Washington
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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NBC Miami
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Miami / Posted 11 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
How the industry can build on the foundations of Seven Familiesto the work of the Seven Families campaign.” There is also a feeling that a co
How the industry can build on the foundations of Seven Families
Money Marketing Online / Posted 11 days ago
to the work of the Seven Families campaign.” There is also a feeling that a cooperative approach is the way to engage consumers. Carr Consulting & Communications managing director Kevin Carr, who has worked on the campaign since launch, says... Read more
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Market Watch
10 things debt-settlement companies won’t tell youcompanies won’t tell you — but we will. 1. Our business is looking up. The pi
10 things debt-settlement companies won’t tell you
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
companies won’t tell you — but we will. 1. Our business is looking up. The pitch can sound irresistible to strapped consumers: a debt-settlement firm will help them reduce what they owe and become debt-free after a series of easy monthly... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Durbin sounds offwouldn’t support it in the House but the Republicans would,” Durbin said Monday
Durbin sounds off
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
wouldn’t support it in the House but the Republicans would,” Durbin said Monday morning at a new conference at Carle Foundation Hospital. “They politicized a bill which never should have been political.” The House Republicans’ amendments... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Donald Trump's false and misleading claimswould apply to the top 10% of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartis
Fact check: Donald Trump's false and misleading claims
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
would apply to the top 10% of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
FactCheck.org: Donald Trump's most egregious falsehoodsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
FactCheck.org: Donald Trump's most egregious falsehoods
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 12 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Oil Prices Might Never Recoveralso complex. Most people think about it as an independent topic or area of our
Why Oil Prices Might Never Recover
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
also complex. Most people think about it as an independent topic or area of our lives. Like business, politics, economics, education, agriculture, and manufacturing, there is energy. This is understandable but wrong. Energy underlies and connects... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Factcheck.org: Donald Trump's more egregious falsehoodsapply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonparti
Factcheck.org: Donald Trump's more egregious falsehoods
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 12 days ago
apply to the top 10 percent of taxpayers, according to analyses by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and pro-business Tax Foundation. “[T]he bottom 95 percent of taxpayers would see little or no change in their taxes,” the TPC said. Trump told a... Read more
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Philly.com
Harker: Fed should raise rates twice this yearPenn Prof. Angela Duckworth). "But how do we translate the grit that defines us
Harker: Fed should raise rates twice this year
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
Penn Prof. Angela Duckworth). "But how do we translate the grit that defines us into a stronger workforce that will be the foundation for a stronger economy?... GROWTH, A BIT FASTER: "Economic fundamentals appear to be solid, personal income... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Charting progress to 2020’called Lendr. These technology solutions can disrupt the industry dynamics, by
‘Charting progress to 2020’
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
called Lendr. These technology solutions can disrupt the industry dynamics, by enabling anytime-anywhere convenience for consumers of financial products. They can level the playing field, and neither size nor bricks-and-mortars will matter in the... Read more
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iTWire
GSMA launches Internet access measurement toolfixed-line networks means that internet penetration is low. “Connectivity to t
GSMA launches Internet access measurement tool
iTWire / Posted 17 days ago
fixed-line networks means that internet penetration is low. “Connectivity to the mobile internet is also an important foundation upon which the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals depend for their delivery, providing a platform for reducing... Read more
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Business Wire
GSMA Launches New Tool to Measure Conditions for Delivering Mobile Internet Connectivity Worldwidefixed-line networks means that internet penetration is low”. “Connectivity to
GSMA Launches New Tool to Measure Conditions for Delivering Mobile Internet Connectivity Worldwide
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
fixed-line networks means that internet penetration is low”. “Connectivity to the mobile internet is also an important foundation upon which the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals2 depend for their delivery, providing a platform for reducing... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Programs receive fundsCounty programs that are meeting critical needs in our community. Through suppo
Programs receive funds
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
County programs that are meeting critical needs in our community. Through support of these programs that focus on health, education, financial stability and emergency disaster relief, we are helping to build a stronger community for all Blair... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
ACCC Offers Important Tips to Avoid Falling Victim to Online Identity TheftNational nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling provides consumers tips
ACCC Offers Important Tips to Avoid Falling Victim to Online Identity Theft
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
National nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling provides consumers tips on how to secure their online identities and guard against identity theft Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 12, 2016 Each year, millions of Americans fall victim to identity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma -France Business Forumvisit builds on the successful State Visit by President Hollande to South Afric
President Jacob Zuma -France Business Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
visit builds on the successful State Visit by President Hollande to South Africa in 2013. We are today building on the foundation laid at that visit. The State Visit takes place under the theme "Working together as equal partners to explore... Read more
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Raw Story
Marijuana legalization without racial justice risks being another extension of white privilegeto communities of color. The industry, the reform movement and policymakers nee
Marijuana legalization without racial justice risks being another extension of white privilege
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
to communities of color. The industry, the reform movement and policymakers need to focus more on racial justice—and consumers and activists should demand action and hold us all accountable. Marijuana legalization without racial justice risks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons On Energy Efficiency to Be Taught At Schooland learner activity sheets for Grade R to Grade 9 pupils and teachers. "Eskom
Lessons On Energy Efficiency to Be Taught At School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
and learner activity sheets for Grade R to Grade 9 pupils and teachers. "Eskom believes it critical to educate electricity consumers of all ages about the importance of efficient electricity usage in the home and across all business sectors in... Read more
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