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The Atlantic
When a Classmate Is a Former Inmatebe jointly monitored by campus authorities and state officials. The measures ar
When a Classmate Is a Former Inmate
The Atlantic / Posted an hour ago
be jointly monitored by campus authorities and state officials. The measures are set up based on state requirements, school policy, and the institution’s comfort level. “It’s just incredibly stigmatizing,” said Emily NaPier, the director of justice... Read more
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Business Wire
Maricopa Community Colleges’ Governing Board Names Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick as Chancellor of One of the Largest Community College Systems in the Nationcollege systems in the nation. Harper-Marinick becomes the first female and fir
Maricopa Community Colleges’ Governing Board Names Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick as Chancellor of One of the Largest Community College Systems in the Nation
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
college systems in the nation. Harper-Marinick becomes the first female and first Latina ever appointed Chancellor to a higher education institution in Arizona. “A new era has come to Maricopa Community Colleges as we congratulate Dr. Maria... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
CCC set to graduate 335 next weeklead the faculty procession at the CCC graduation commencement, which is schedu
CCC set to graduate 335 next week
Clovis News Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
lead the faculty procession at the CCC graduation commencement, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 13 at the Clovis Civic Center. In other business: • Board members approved the 2015-18 strategic action plans as submitted by the CCC Strategic... Read more
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Reuters
As mayor, Philippines' 'Trump of the East' wooed businessthe 71-year-old former prosecutor waged war on drugs, crushed crime rates, lift
As mayor, Philippines' 'Trump of the East' wooed business
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
the 71-year-old former prosecutor waged war on drugs, crushed crime rates, lifted investment levels, improved health and education, and delegated policy issues to technocrats. "He communicates in a very rough way, but he has a policy group, he... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Guess which presidential candidate is most fiscally conservativethe footprint of the federal government. By a lot. Consider her New College Co
Guess which presidential candidate is most fiscally conservative
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
the footprint of the federal government. By a lot. Consider her New College Compact, which would substantially reduce higher-ed costs for new students and lower debt for past ones. She also plans to expand the Affordable Care Act. Her... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent Rankspublic-school teachers in Oklahoma are female, a ratio unchanged in the past de
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent Ranks
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 16 hours ago
public-school teachers in Oklahoma are female, a ratio unchanged in the past decade, according to state Department of Education data acquired by Oklahoma Watch. More than eight out of 10 superintendents are still men. The 18 percent share for... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Denton, TX's GOs and COs 'AA+'; Outlook StableIH 35 East and IH 35 West, approximately 35 miles north of Dallas and Fort Wort
Fitch Rates Denton, TX's GOs and COs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 19 hours ago
IH 35 East and IH 35 West, approximately 35 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. The city is known for its institutions of higher education and regionally prominent medical sector. Denton is home to the University of North Texas (UNT) and Texas... Read more
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Raw Story
Why Donald Trump’s victory is a rejection of Ronald Reaganfruit of decades of economic deterioration of the party’s white working-class v
Why Donald Trump’s victory is a rejection of Ronald Reagan
Raw Story / Posted 19 hours ago
fruit of decades of economic deterioration of the party’s white working-class voters, especially those without a college education. Compounded by the 2008 financial crisis, decades of deindustrialisation have left a legacy of unemployment,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian StudentsFor centuries now, it has been proven globally that education is an indispensab
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
For centuries now, it has been proven globally that education is an indispensable antidote to poverty, hardship and misery. The development of any nation is anchored to education, especially quality higher education. There is no asset that is more... Read more
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The Hill
Higher education involvement benefits unmanned aircraft systems safety and innovationtake place in the safest and most innovative manner possible, and this can only
Higher education involvement benefits unmanned aircraft systems safety and innovation
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
take place in the safest and most innovative manner possible, and this can only be achieved through greater involvement by higher education institutions. ADVERTISEMENT Based on this forecast, UAS will soon be ubiquitous in our skies. To occur in... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Center in a StormAmonths-long battle between the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and Cincinnati Pub
Center in a Storm
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 23 hours ago
Amonths-long battle between the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and Cincinnati Public Schools began with an unexpected voicemail this winter.CCAC Executive Director Leslie Mooney had been working with CPS to potentially lease space in the CCAC’s... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Can Modern Orthodoxy Be The New Center?to the right. Many of its rabbis are recruited from yeshivas opposed to secular
Can Modern Orthodoxy Be The New Center?
The Jewish Week / Posted 23 hours ago
to the right. Many of its rabbis are recruited from yeshivas opposed to secular studies and they mostly follow charedi policy. Its Council of Rabbis, for example, has decreed that no graduate of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, founded by Rabbi Avi... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Jules Bailey hopes green brand resonates with Portland's blue votersBailey, now 36, trying to become Portland's second-youngest mayor in a century.
Jules Bailey hopes green brand resonates with Portland's blue voters
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Bailey, now 36, trying to become Portland's second-youngest mayor in a century. "So I stood up, and I gave this very policy-oriented speech." Then the auditorium doors swung open. In ran the challenger, dressed as Lincoln's cardinal mascot.... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Capital Counts: Students organize an event asking the city to reconsider perceptions of the Southside high schoolmentors from Littleglobe’s Youth Media Project have organized “City of Dreamers
Capital Counts: Students organize an event asking the city to reconsider perceptions of the Southside high school
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted yesterday
mentors from Littleglobe’s Youth Media Project have organized “City of Dreamers,” an event at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 8—an effort to change the community’s perceptions using short videos, live radio productions, music and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Conversation With Hage Geingobof meeting with Hage Geingob, President, Republic of Namibia. The presider was
A Conversation With Hage Geingob
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of meeting with Hage Geingob, President, Republic of Namibia. The presider was Michelle D. Gavin, Managing Director, Africa Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Botswana; Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for... Read more
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Denver Post
Rampell: Actually, Hillary Clinton is a fiscal conservativethe footprint of the federal government. By a lot. Consider her "New College
Rampell: Actually, Hillary Clinton is a fiscal conservative
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
the footprint of the federal government. By a lot. Consider her "New College Compact," which would substantially reduce higher-ed costs for new students and lower debt for past ones. She also plans to expand the Affordable Care Act. Her proposed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring ... well, sort ofof student debt might make new hires feel like they are still at a disadvantage
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring ... well, sort of
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
of student debt might make new hires feel like they are still at a disadvantage. The nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than in years past, and students are certainly motivated to work, especially if they are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out Scamthey are doing it. The reason is if these basics are not grasped the possibilit
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out Scam
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
they are doing it. The reason is if these basics are not grasped the possibilities for the most profound errors are even higher. This is exactly what is happening with the so-called vision 2030 initiative launched or undertaken by the Liberian... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
1st Ward candidates propose youth programs and technology upgradeEditor's note: This is part of an ongoing series of stories on the policy posit
1st Ward candidates propose youth programs and technology upgrade
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series of stories on the policy positions of candidates in Paterson's May elections for the six ward City Council seats. The responses are in the candidates’ own words. PATERSON – From the creation of a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring ... well, sort ofof student debt might make new hires feel like they are still at a disadvantage
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring ... well, sort of
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
of student debt might make new hires feel like they are still at a disadvantage. The nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than in years past, and students are certainly motivated to work, especially if they are... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
FDA launches public campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adultscountry are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults,” said
FDA launches public campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
country are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults,” said Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “We want LGBT young adults to know that there is no safe amount of smoking. Even an occasional... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
FDA’s new education campaign for LGBT young adults aims to prevent, reduce tobacco useThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a historic
FDA’s new education campaign for LGBT young adults aims to prevent, reduce tobacco use
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a historic public education campaign aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults ages 18-24. Of the more than 2... Read more
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WBUR Boston
UMass Amherst Economists Give Academic Heft To Sanders’ Proposalsincluding his rival for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton, have accuse
UMass Amherst Economists Give Academic Heft To Sanders’ Proposals
WBUR Boston / Posted 2 days ago
including his rival for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton, have accused Sanders of not thinking through his policy proposals. The UMass economists have been rebutting those accusations. The Battle Over 5.3 Percent Sanders is... Read more
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Boston Globe
These hospitals make the most money off patients — and they’re mostly nonprofitsfrom caring for patients in 2013, according to a study published Monday. Toppi
These hospitals make the most money off patients — and they’re mostly nonprofits
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
from caring for patients in 2013, according to a study published Monday. Topping the list is Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., which earned $302.5 million in profit from patient-care services that year, according to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dr. Chute Named Dalton State's Vice President For Academic Affairsbackground in Academic Affairs having served as dean of the School of Health Pr
Dr. Chute Named Dalton State's Vice President For Academic Affairs
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
background in Academic Affairs having served as dean of the School of Health Professions and interim dean of the School of Education at her previous institution,” said President Dr. Margaret Venable. “She has had a very distinguished career and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring … well, sort ofThe nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than i
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring … well, sort of
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than in years past, and students are certainly motivated to work, especially if they are saddled with thousands of dollars -- or tens of thousands of dollars -- in school loans.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring … well, sort ofThe nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than i
Graduating from college this year? Employers are hiring … well, sort of
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The nation has more job openings and higher demand for college graduates than in years past, and students are certainly motivated to work, especially if they are saddled with thousands of dollars -- or tens of thousands of dollars -- in school loans.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Figures reveal toddlers shoot at least 23 people in 2016Louisiana. Last year saw as many as one shooting per week by a toddler but rec
Figures reveal toddlers shoot at least 23 people in 2016
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Louisiana. Last year saw as many as one shooting per week by a toddler but recent figures set 2016 for a considerably higher number. The highest number of accidental toddler shootings have taken place in Georgia, with at least eight since... Read more
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The Washington Times
Racial divide still exists on college admissionsFor many American college students, the nation’s higher education system increa
Racial divide still exists on college admissions
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
For many American college students, the nation’s higher education system increasingly is defined by two distinct paths. The first, taken primarily by white students, leads to the top U.S. institutions, while the other — taken mostly by blacks and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Empire of Chaos meets Global Dracula: Trashing Democracy: What is Our Way Out?the Periphery dry with humans in misery and nature depleted-polluted. Intervent
Empire of Chaos meets Global Dracula: Trashing Democracy: What is Our Way Out?
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
the Periphery dry with humans in misery and nature depleted-polluted. Interventionist militarism engenders resistance, the higher the overkill". Force engenders counter-force. Social processes are dialectic, not linear."[2] Consider the current US... Read more
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Island Packet
Kansas House debating budget-balancing planbudget and the one for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. It assumes Brownb
Kansas House debating budget-balancing plan
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
budget and the one for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. It assumes Brownback would follow through on plans to cut higher education spending and delay major highway projects. The plan also anticipates Brownback would make up to $92 million... Read more
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The Advocate
Inside look at 'golden parachutes' at Louisiana universities,' why they're under increased scrutiny these daysthese large salaries and unfair to the rest of the faculty who are paid substan
Inside look at 'golden parachutes' at Louisiana universities,' why they're under increased scrutiny these days
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
these large salaries and unfair to the rest of the faculty who are paid substantially less. “This is a problem for all of higher education,” he said. “We give these golden parachutes out to people, but we don’t have any more money left.” Another... Read more
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The Current
Political Science Department to Offer New BA in International Relationsa new Bachelor of Arts in International Relations beginning in Fall 2016, pendi
Political Science Department to Offer New BA in International Relations
The Current / Posted 3 days ago
a new Bachelor of Arts in International Relations beginning in Fall 2016, pending approval from the Coordinating Board for Higher Education (CBHE). The International Relations BA will require students to take 36 credit hours and will include... Read more
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The News & Observer
America’s suicide epidemic a national security crisisI outlined above accurately describe another killer, one that attracts far less
America’s suicide epidemic a national security crisis
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
I outlined above accurately describe another killer, one that attracts far less attention: suicide. The National Center for Health Statistics recently released a major study, examining the national trends in suicide. The results are grim:... Read more
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LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA Forensicsof intentional racism would not eliminate racial inequality"; (5) "The concept
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted 3 days ago
of intentional racism would not eliminate racial inequality"; (5) "The concept of color blindness in law and social policy and the argument for ostensibly race-neutral practices often serve to undermine the interests of people of color"... Read more
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NBC News
Clinton Promises a Cabinet Full of Womenas White House Chief of Staff), President Bill Clinton had the most women in to
Clinton Promises a Cabinet Full of Women
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
as White House Chief of Staff), President Bill Clinton had the most women in top roles, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. In Clinton's second term, 41 percent of women held those top... Read more
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The Advocate
University presidents ensured high-paid jobs for life under ‘golden parachute’ clauses in contractsthese large salaries and unfair to the rest of the faculty who are paid substan
University presidents ensured high-paid jobs for life under ‘golden parachute’ clauses in contracts
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
these large salaries and unfair to the rest of the faculty who are paid substantially less. “This is a problem for all of higher education,” he said. “We give these golden parachutes out to people, but we don’t have any more money left.” Another... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Proposition 123's fine print could have big effect on schools— if it passes — will depend on several factors: inflation, the economy, the st
Proposition 123's fine print could have big effect on schools
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
— if it passes — will depend on several factors: inflation, the economy, the stock market and state population growth. The education-funding ballot measure to be settled by voters on May 17 has several fine-print provisions that could have a big... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Student test scores have stalled nationally. What can be done about it?students in reading and math and sometimes face consequences based on their sco
Student test scores have stalled nationally. What can be done about it?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
students in reading and math and sometimes face consequences based on their scores. Schneider, then an administration education official, got used to presiding over good tidings. "It was a good news story," he recalled. "It was good for the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Zero-emission housing on the horizonbuckshot.” The law, created last year by Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature,
Zero-emission housing on the horizon
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
buckshot.” The law, created last year by Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature, offers no blueprint for implementing a policy that could touch millions of homes and nearly every school, church, office building and shopping center in... Read more
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Rappler
Increasing productivity key to revive growth in Asia-Pacificgrowth, but also improve the quality of growth by making it more inclusive and
Increasing productivity key to revive growth in Asia-Pacific
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
growth, but also improve the quality of growth by making it more inclusive and sustainable. How should Asia-Pacific policymakers go about implementing such a strategy? Approaches by developing Asia-Pacific economies that are tilted more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Let’s step back from UC Davis turmoilhas regrettably created some destabilization. In Sacramento, where she vowed to
Let’s step back from UC Davis turmoil
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
has regrettably created some destabilization. In Sacramento, where she vowed to help revitalize downtown with a “world food center,” a possible satellite campus, graduate programs and other exciting UC Davis connections, civic and business leaders... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Advocates aim to give undocumented access to health careEvery day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, commu
Advocates aim to give undocumented access to health care
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Every day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, community health centers and clinics across Connecticut. And once they’ve been treated, financial counselors typically try to enroll them in some form of insurance... Read more
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The Advocate
University presidents ensured high-paid jobs for life under “golden parachute” clauses in contractsabsorb these large salaries and to the rest of the faculty who are paid substan
University presidents ensured high-paid jobs for life under “golden parachute” clauses in contracts
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
absorb these large salaries and to the rest of the faculty who are paid substantially less. “This is a problem for all of higher education,” he said. “We give these golden parachutes out to people, but we don’t have any more money left.” Another... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Advocates aim to give undocumented access to health careEvery day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, commu
Advocates aim to give undocumented access to health care
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Every day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, community health centers and clinics across Connecticut. And once they’ve been treated, financial counselors typically try to enroll them in some form of insurance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jamiu Afolabi - Nigerians Should Understand the Dynamics of Restructuring a Prostrate EconomyThat is why, in my brochure, I put it thus: "Your goal is to reach for the top;
Jamiu Afolabi - Nigerians Should Understand the Dynamics of Restructuring a Prostrate Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
That is why, in my brochure, I put it thus: "Your goal is to reach for the top; My determination is to lift you even higher." People of Ondo State are very ambitious and very daring in pursuing their goals; we are therefore going to provide... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Undocumented, uninsuredEvery day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, commu
Undocumented, uninsured
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
Every day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, community health centers and clinics across Connecticut. And once they’ve been treated, financial counselors typically try to enroll them in some form of insurance... Read more
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The News-Times
Undocumented, uninsuredEvery day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, commu
Undocumented, uninsured
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Every day, those without health insurance seek medical care at hospitals, community health centers and clinics across Connecticut. And once they’ve been treated, financial counselors typically try to enroll them in some form of insurance... Read more
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FOX Business
The First 3D Printing Facility in Space Is Open for Business!there, as well as the first thats commercially available. Made In Space, founde
The First 3D Printing Facility in Space Is Open for Business!
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
there, as well as the first thats commercially available. Made In Space, founded in 2010 and based at NASA's Ames Research Center, launched its first 3D printer to the ISS in September 2014, as part of its "3D Printing in Microgravity Experiment"... Read more
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FOX Business
The First 3D Printing Facility in Space Is Open for Business!there, as well as the first thats commercially available. Made In Space, founde
The First 3D Printing Facility in Space Is Open for Business!
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
there, as well as the first thats commercially available. Made In Space, founded in 2010 and based at NASA's Ames Research Center, launched its first 3D printer to the ISS in September 2014, as part of its "3D Printing in Microgravity Experiment"... Read more
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