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The News & Observer
On the road, way past retirement and chasing jobs | News & Observer February 6, 2016 5:37 PM Dolores Westfall, 79, stands in
On the road, way past retirement and chasing jobs
The News & Observer / Posted 5 minutes ago
| News & Observer February 6, 2016 5:37 PM Dolores Westfall, 79, stands in the doorway of her motor home she calls Big Foot at the Darien Lake... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mr. Tomato, TV and hecklers : A week on the HillBefore the Oct. 19 election, he was known in his riding as Mr. Tomato. But as o
Mr. Tomato, TV and hecklers : A week on the Hill
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 minutes ago
Before the Oct. 19 election, he was known in his riding as Mr. Tomato. But as of last week, Pat Finnigan is now Mr. Chairman -- chairman of the Commons agriculture standing committee. As a result, he will be expected to be one of the champions for... Read more
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The Telegraph
States want more cash cushionNew Delhi, Feb. 6: States today sought greater financial support from the Centr
States want more cash cushion
The Telegraph / Posted 17 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb. 6: States today sought greater financial support from the Centre to fund centrally sponsored schemes, assistance to meet the additional financial burden of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations and urged it to raise the borrowing... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Budget bill considered in New Mexico LegislatureSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives vote
Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 38 minutes ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jeb Bush fighting for survival in New Hampshire, symbol of the GOP establishment’s weaknessLACONIA, N.H. -— Sitting on his campaign bus — laptop, turkey jerky, and coffee
Jeb Bush fighting for survival in New Hampshire, symbol of the GOP establishment’s weakness
Boston Globe / Posted 50 minutes ago
LACONIA, N.H. -— Sitting on his campaign bus — laptop, turkey jerky, and coffee all nearby — Jeb Bush was befuddled over his campaign’s failure to capture more attention in the news media. “I could drop my pants,” he said in an interview. “Moon the... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Beware the clever fire monkey this yearIt's the year of the red fire monkey so be prepared – events will move swiftly.
Beware the clever fire monkey this year
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted an hour ago
It's the year of the red fire monkey so be prepared – events will move swiftly. So goes Chinese astrological folklore, a part of everyday Chinese culture which was celebrated in three locations in and around Owen Sound Saturday. Organizer May Ip... Read more
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The Indian Express
Mumbai set to get India’s first international arbitration centreThe state government’s ambitious plans to set up India’s first international ar
Mumbai set to get India’s first international arbitration centre
The Indian Express / Posted an hour ago
The state government’s ambitious plans to set up India’s first international arbitration centre in Mumbai has begun ahead of the Make In India Week to be held in the city from February 13 to 18. At a meeting, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
House approves budget, includes increased funding for public safety, early childhood programsThe New Mexico House of Representatives approved its budget for the 2017 fiscal
House approves budget, includes increased funding for public safety, early childhood programs
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted an hour ago
The New Mexico House of Representatives approved its budget for the 2017 fiscal year on Saturday. The budget funds critical public safety initiatives to protect New Mexicans and enhance early childhood programs. The house passed the budget on a... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
House Approves Budget with Increased Funding for Public Safety and Education on a Bipartisan VoteSanta Fe, NM – Sunday, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed the FY201
House Approves Budget with Increased Funding for Public Safety and Education on a Bipartisan Vote
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted an hour ago
Santa Fe, NM – Sunday, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed the FY2017 budget on a bipartisan 38-31 vote. The budget is fiscally responsible, while still funding priorities that will keep our communities safe, protect New Mexico’s children... Read more
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The Financial Express
Inside trackIn his biography The Z Factor, television mogul Subhash Chandra has been extrao
Inside track
The Financial Express / Posted an hour ago
In his biography The Z Factor, television mogul Subhash Chandra has been extraordinarily candid about his past. He acknowledges what was long suspected: that he profiteered enormously from dubious rice deals with the Soviets in the early 1980s. He... Read more
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DW
Austria asks EU for 600 million euros to cover refugee costs |Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling sent a request to the European Co
Austria asks EU for 600 million euros to cover refugee costs |
DW / Posted an hour ago
Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling sent a request to the European Commission for 600 million euros ($670 million) to cover unbudgeted costs associated with housing and caring for asylum seekers, an Austrian Finance Ministry spokesperson... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
After an exit, Detroit lighting authority names new CEOThe Detroit’s Public Lighting Authority has appointed a new CEO in the wake of
After an exit, Detroit lighting authority names new CEO
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
The Detroit’s Public Lighting Authority has appointed a new CEO in the wake of its previous leader’s resignation, the group announced Saturday. Nicolette Carlone, who already has served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer, was... Read more
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Lifehacker
Pretend You Aren't Allowed to Return an Item to Avoid Buyer's RemorseRetail return windows are a handy bit of insurance in case you decide you don’t
Pretend You Aren't Allowed to Return an Item to Avoid Buyer's Remorse
Lifehacker / Posted an hour ago
Retail return windows are a handy bit of insurance in case you decide you don’t want something you bought. However, when you’re at the checkout counter, it’s probably better if you pretend you can’t return it. As personal finance site Becoming... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Alaska House majority sets up hotline for budget ideasThe Alaska House majority wants to hear your ideas on ways to address the state
Alaska House majority sets up hotline for budget ideas
KTUU Anchorage / Posted an hour ago
The Alaska House majority wants to hear your ideas on ways to address the state's budget deficit and save the state money. The Republican-led majority announced Friday that it has set up a toll-free "Idea Line" to hear from Alaskans. Callers do not... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor backs light rail ACT Labor is promising to build a light rail network through Canberra if it w
Labor backs light rail
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
ACT Labor is promising to build a light rail network through Canberra if it wins October's election. The first stage of the Capital Metro project would include a 12 kilometre light rail route linking Gungahlin and Civic. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Does the ACT Labor Government have a mandate for light rail?Light rail: Does the ACT Labor Government have a mandate? As the ACT heads tow
Does the ACT Labor Government have a mandate for light rail?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Light rail: Does the ACT Labor Government have a mandate? As the ACT heads towards an election in October 2016, light rail continues to dominate the political conversation. Canberra's Liberals are pushing the view that the Government does not have... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Don’t Let Social Security Touch Client's ApplicationOur daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about. Retir
Don’t Let Social Security Touch Client's Application
Financial Planning.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Our daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about. Retirees should always file for benefits online when possible, particularly when applying for Social Security retirement benefits, advises a Forbes article. The online... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What's the hottest job in Chicago tech today?John Akred knew just where to look when his Silicon Valley startup needed more
What's the hottest job in Chicago tech today?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 hours ago
John Akred knew just where to look when his Silicon Valley startup needed more data scientists—Chicago. Though Silicon Valley Data Science has been based in Mountain View, Calif., since he co-founded the big data consultancy in 2013, there aren't... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Focus On Simplifying Your Budget More Than Optimising ItYou could spend hours every day optimising your budget choices to make sure you
Focus On Simplifying Your Budget More Than Optimising It
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 hours ago
You could spend hours every day optimising your budget choices to make sure you’re not wasting a penny. However, the time isn’t always worth the effort. Instead, focus on simplifying your budget. As personal finance site Afford Anything explains,... Read more
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USA Today
Sen. Marco Rubio looks to capture defectors from Jeb Bush campWASHINGTON – The $4,000 that Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana donated to Jeb Bush in
Sen. Marco Rubio looks to capture defectors from Jeb Bush camp
USA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON – The $4,000 that Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana donated to Jeb Bush in October was no surprise, considering he heads the state steering committee for the former Florida governor's presidential campaign. But that same day, Messer also gave... Read more
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Investopedia
India: Why it Might Pay to Be Bullish Right NowIndia has been one of the few bright spots among emerging markets. This is a co
India: Why it Might Pay to Be Bullish Right Now
Investopedia / Posted 2 hours ago
India has been one of the few bright spots among emerging markets. This is a country that is not heavily dependent on oil and has a growing consumer population. However, that doesn’t guarantee that investing in India would be a good idea at this... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Lawmakers: Calif. should help pay for earthquake early warningsBy Rosanna Xia and Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times Hours after a magnitude
Lawmakers: Calif. should help pay for earthquake early warnings
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 hours ago
By Rosanna Xia and Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times Hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake destroyed buildings and took lives in Taiwan, four state lawmakers said they want California to help fund an earthquake early warning system that has been... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Ralph Strangis: Trump and Sanders are peas in a pod, and they’re good for usDon’t worry. Or, I’m sorry. Either way, there will be no victory parties for Pr
Ralph Strangis: Trump and Sanders are peas in a pod, and they’re good for us
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 hours ago
Don’t worry. Or, I’m sorry. Either way, there will be no victory parties for President Trump or President Sanders. Even in these pollster-puzzling times in which we find ourselves, you can take that to the bank. You heard it here first. Or, you... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Hillary Clinton struggled through an 'awkward' answer about her 6-figure Goldman Sachs speaking feesHillary Clinton struggled Wednesday night through an answer about the large pay
Hillary Clinton struggled through an 'awkward' answer about her 6-figure Goldman Sachs speaking fees
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
Hillary Clinton struggled Wednesday night through an answer about the large paychecks she received from the investment bank Goldman Sachs for several speeches, arguing they would not corrupt her judgment when it comes to regulating the finance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Steady Growth of Islamic Banking in KenyaWhile the political and social inter-religious relationships between Kenyans ho
The Steady Growth of Islamic Banking in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
While the political and social inter-religious relationships between Kenyans hog all the headlines - and not always for the right reasons - a quiet revolution is taking place in the banking and finance sector; the steady growth of Islamic banking in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge police budget calls for 3.5 reduction in fiscal 2017@BE_cfanto on Twitter STOCKBRIDGE >> Police Department expenses are slat
Stockbridge police budget calls for 3.5 reduction in fiscal 2017
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 hours ago
@BE_cfanto on Twitter STOCKBRIDGE >> Police Department expenses are slated to decline by just over 3.5 percent for the 2017 fiscal year, according to a budget preview presented by Police Chief Robert M, Eaton, Jr., at this week's public... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Wave Systems in Lee files for bankruptcyLEE >> Wave Systems Corp., a developer of software for data protection sy
Wave Systems in Lee files for bankruptcy
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 hours ago
LEE >> Wave Systems Corp., a developer of software for data protection systems, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Textron Tapped to Upgrade Ukraine's ArmyAside from the addition of a few unarmed drones, Ukraine hasn't made much progr
Textron Tapped to Upgrade Ukraine's Army
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Aside from the addition of a few unarmed drones, Ukraine hasn't made much progress in repairing the damage to its air forces. But on the ground, things are starting to look a bit different. U.S. contractors are arriving, weapons in hand -- and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 Financial Lessons Parents Must Teach Their Children (Because Schools Probably Won't)Image source: Flickr user AFS USA. The United States has the highest GDP in th
3 Financial Lessons Parents Must Teach Their Children (Because Schools Probably Won't)
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Image source: Flickr user AFS USA. The United States has the highest GDP in the world, and arguably one of the best standards of living, but when it comes to financial literacy we're only middle of the pack among developed countries. Based on the... Read more
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The Hindu
As blockade ends, Nepal announces Oli’s visitWithin hours of the end of commercial blockade in Birgunj, the biggest trading
As blockade ends, Nepal announces Oli’s visit
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
Within hours of the end of commercial blockade in Birgunj, the biggest trading post on the Indo-Nepal border, Nepal on Saturday declared that Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli would visit India on February 19. “We have communicated to the Ministry of... Read more
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Salon.com
Capitalist puritans: The Koch brothers are pushing pure economic liberty as the only road to true prosperity — to the detriment of all but the richLast week, Steve Inskeep of NPR’s “Morning Edition” sat down with Charles Koch
Capitalist puritans: The Koch brothers are pushing pure economic liberty as the only road to true prosperity — to the detriment of all but the rich
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Last week, Steve Inskeep of NPR’s “Morning Edition” sat down with Charles Koch, co-owner and CEO of Koch Industries and the more vocal half of the infamous Koch brothers duo, to talk to him about his unprecedented political campaign spending. One... Read more
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Ekklesia
'Working Welfare' - working the poor to death? Recently, the government's Fit For Work (FFW) service tweeted, 'For 300,000 p
'Working Welfare' - working the poor to death?
Ekklesia / Posted 3 hours ago
Recently, the government's Fit For Work (FFW) service tweeted, 'For 300,000 people, sickness can result in a complete end to employment & dramatic loss of earnings' This seemed a welcome acceptance of... Read more
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CTV News
Vienna museum to display damaged art in fundraising effortWould you pay to see art that's broken, mouldy or eaten by worms? Vienna's fam
Vienna museum to display damaged art in fundraising effort
CTV News / Posted 3 hours ago
Would you pay to see art that's broken, mouldy or eaten by worms? Vienna's famous Leopold Museum sure hopes so. The prestigious home of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele is displaying damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration. Around 185... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi Power lays out plans to build solar facility at Seabee baseThe Department of the Navy and Mississippi Power has announced plans to build a
Mississippi Power lays out plans to build solar facility at Seabee base
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 hours ago
The Department of the Navy and Mississippi Power has announced plans to build a four megawatt, direct current solar facility at Naval Battalion Center in Gulfport. According to a press release, the facility will be built on 23 acres of land provided... Read more
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New Kerala
India to be among leading nations in technology driven fourth industrial Revolution, says JaitleyNew Delhi, Feb 6 : Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs and Informati
India to be among leading nations in technology driven fourth industrial Revolution, says Jaitley
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting Arun Jaitley said that India has great strengths to be amongst leading nations in a technology driven forth industrial revolution that is expected to... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsHigher traffic, cheap fuel help Jet fl
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 3 hours ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsHigher traffic, cheap fuel help Jet fly into record profitNew Delhi: The Naresh Goyalrun Jet Airways on Saturday reported a record standalone quarterly profit of Rs 467 crore for the three months ended... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsStates request Jaitley for early relea
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 3 hours ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsStates request Jaitley for early release of CST compensationNew Delhi: Majority states in their prebudget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday demanded the Centre should release the long pending... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fight Against Corruption, the Media and Matters ArisingMinister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed recently called the attention
Fight Against Corruption, the Media and Matters Arising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed recently called the attention of the public to what he alleged to be sponsored news stories aimed at disparaging the Federal Government's fight against corruption. At a meeting with some media men in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Radebe to Meet Cosatu, Treasury Over New Tax LawsPretoria — Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation J
Minister Radebe to Meet Cosatu, Treasury Over New Tax Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Pretoria — Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe has been assigned by President Jacob Zuma to assist National Treasury and the trade union federation Cosatu in their discussions relating to the Tax... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MFIs Bank On Development ProjectsMicro-finance institutions' (MFIs) total loans amounted to US$173,3 million as
MFIs Bank On Development Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Micro-finance institutions' (MFIs) total loans amounted to US$173,3 million as of September 2015 with 53,73 % channelled towards development and productive sectors, an official has said. Zimbabwe Association of Micro-finance Institutions (Zamfi)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kannywood Stars for La WorkshopKano — Over eight prominent actors, actresses and movie directors from Kannywoo
Kannywood Stars for La Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Kano — Over eight prominent actors, actresses and movie directors from Kannywood, will be heading to Los Angeles, California, USA, this month to attend the Relativity Professional Development Workshop for creative professionals in the industry. Some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mansour Moalla Presents Caïd Essebsi With Economic Initiative to Reduce UnemploymentTunis — Former Minister of Planning and Finance Mansour Moalla submitted, on Fr
Mansour Moalla Presents Caïd Essebsi With Economic Initiative to Reduce Unemployment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Tunis — Former Minister of Planning and Finance Mansour Moalla submitted, on Friday, to President Béji Caïd Essebsi an economic initiative to reduce unemployment. Joined by telephone, Moalla told TAP that this initiative provides the possibility to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catching up with former Ravens fullback Vonta Leach"When it's over and you're world champions, and you remember all the hard work
Catching up with former Ravens fullback Vonta Leach
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
"When it's over and you're world champions, and you remember all the hard work that went into it, you're finally satisfied," Leach said. "As a little boy, winning the Super Bowl is your dream, and when you actually do it — man, it's like the world... Read more
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CBS News
How more companies are using surge pricing February 6, 2016, 8:08 AM|Universal Studios Hollywood is preparing for an ons
How more companies are using surge pricing
CBS News / Posted 4 hours ago
February 6, 2016, 8:08 AM|Universal Studios Hollywood is preparing for an onslaught of visitors when its new attraction, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" arrives this spring. But how much will it cost... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi Power lays out plans to build solar facility at Seabee baseThe Department of the Navy and Mississippi Power has announced plans to build a
Mississippi Power lays out plans to build solar facility at Seabee base
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
The Department of the Navy and Mississippi Power has announced plans to build a four megawatt, direct current solar facility at Naval Battalion Center in Gulfport. According to a press release, the facility will be built on 23 acres of land provided... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and employees depart — and we have the full inside storyWe've been hearing about a lot of drama going on at $2 billion startup GitHub,
GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and employees depart — and we have the full inside story
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
We've been hearing about a lot of drama going on at $2 billion startup GitHub, the hugely important and popular site used by millions of computer programmers where ten or more executives have departed in recent months. The more we write about the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and employees depart — and we have the full inside storyWe've been hearing about a lot of drama going on at $2 billion startup GitHub,
GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and employees depart — and we have the full inside story
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 hours ago
We've been hearing about a lot of drama going on at $2 billion startup GitHub, the hugely important and popular site used by millions of computer programmers where ten or more executives have departed in recent months. The more we write about the... Read more
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The Hindu
PM fine-tuning govt’s voiceTo regain a grip on the narrative which seems to have slipped out of its hands
PM fine-tuning govt’s voice
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
To regain a grip on the narrative which seems to have slipped out of its hands Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spent the first month of the year attending a series of meetings with his party leaders, officials and Ministers, trying to get the... Read more
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The Hindu
Steve Coll: ‘There is a kind of deep state in India’Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll on how India has changed since the
Steve Coll: ‘There is a kind of deep state in India’
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll on how India has changed since the 1990s and its way forward with its neighbours Steve Coll, one of the foremost foreign correspondents and investigative reporters from the U.S., has won the Pulitzer... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP undecided on breaking ties with AkalisThe meeting, held at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s residence was attended by
BJP undecided on breaking ties with Akalis
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
The meeting, held at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s residence was attended by Amit Shah. A meeting to finalise candidates for the election of a new president for the Punjab unit of the BJP ended up with a discussion on whether or not the party... Read more
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