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Market Watch
8 ways women can improve their retirement securityprojects women will need 11.5 times their final pay to meet their needs in reti
8 ways women can improve their retirement security
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
projects women will need 11.5 times their final pay to meet their needs in retirement, compared with just 10.6 times pay for men. According to Aon Hewitt, there is a gap of 3.3 times pay between what women need and what they’re actually on track... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How NASA's Juno mission could help tell us where we came fromof Americans will look to the sky to watch dazzling fireworks. But across the c
How NASA's Juno mission could help tell us where we came from
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
of Americans will look to the sky to watch dazzling fireworks. But across the country, scientists will be looking up for an entirely different reason: On July 4, NASA's Juno spacecraft will enter an orbit of Jupiter, giving us an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New curator of Seattle University art galleries focuses on innovation, engagementAmanda Donnan has been at the helm of Seattle University’s art galleries for on
New curator of Seattle University art galleries focuses on innovation, engagement
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Amanda Donnan has been at the helm of Seattle University’s art galleries for only four months, and she’s already brought a big name to campus: artist/curator Michelle Grabner, whose solo show “Michelle Grabner: Northwest Work,” opens June 30 at SU’s... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
High levels of zinc may lead to kidney stone formationDavid Killilea, PhD, a staff scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research
High levels of zinc may lead to kidney stone formation
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
David Killilea, PhD, a staff scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) - the research arm of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland - co-authored a study into the causes of kidney stones. The study was conducted by the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chemist says trapped electrons to blame for lack of battery efficiencyDe Jesús, running a variety of simulations (above and below) in the Banerjee La
Chemist says trapped electrons to blame for lack of battery efficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
De Jesús, running a variety of simulations (above and below) in the Banerjee Lab. Credit: Canadian Light Source Forget mousetraps—today's scientists will get the cheese if they manage to build a better battery. An international team led by Texas A&M... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Water Break: Is Your Child Drinking Enough Fluids This Summer?the summer, and how adults can help make sure they're getting enough. How much
Water Break: Is Your Child Drinking Enough Fluids This Summer?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
the summer, and how adults can help make sure they're getting enough. How much water should kids drink on a hot day? The Institute of Medicine offers recommendations that children ages 4 to 8 should drink about 2 quarts a day. That amount goes up... Read more
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PhysOrg
How do food manufacturers pick those dates on their product packaging – and what do they mean?discarded while still safe to eat. Part of these losses are due to consumers b
How do food manufacturers pick those dates on their product packaging – and what do they mean?
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
discarded while still safe to eat. Part of these losses are due to consumers being confused about the "use-by" and "best before" dates on food packaging. Most U.S. consumers report checking the date before purchasing or consuming a product, even... Read more
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Japan Today
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: study ‹ Japan Todaydecisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to the study
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: study ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
decisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to the study published in the journal Science. “Figuring out how to build ethical autonomous machines is one of the thorniest challenges in artificial intelligence today,”... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Brexit: Fear, Loathing, and Anger on Both Sides of the Channelthe results will make a lot of citizens less well off, and it won’t be just peo
Brexit: Fear, Loathing, and Anger on Both Sides of the Channel
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
the results will make a lot of citizens less well off, and it won’t be just people working in the City who can arguably afford it (for instance, a recession is pretty much a given). This is not an attractive project for a career politician. Labor... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 students in writingNORTH BENNINGTON, VT. >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 students in writing
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON, VT. >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the same passion is what happened for the first time at Bennington College (BC) this week, at least for those not enrolled. The Governor's Institute for Young Writers brought... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why you'll never be able to retireretirement ages were banned by the Human Rights Act. Illustration / Rod Emmerso
Why you'll never be able to retire
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
retirement ages were banned by the Human Rights Act. Illustration / Rod Emmerson Retirement has become an outdated concept for 140,000 New Zealanders who have reached 65 and are still clocking in to work. And those in the workforce face a future... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 writing studentsNORTH BENNINGTON >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the same
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 writing students
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the same passion is what happened for the first time at Bennington College (BC) this week, at least for those not enrolled. The Governor's Institute for Young Writers brought 25... Read more
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The China Post
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: studycritical decisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: study
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
critical decisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to the study published in the journal Science. "Figuring out how to build ethical autonomous machines is one of the thorniest challenges in artificial intelligence today,"... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ethics may hold back autonomous carsA self-driving car by Toyota, expected for release in 2020. ©AFP If it has to
Ethics may hold back autonomous cars
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A self-driving car by Toyota, expected for release in 2020. ©AFP If it has to make a choice, will your autonomous car kill you or pedestrians on the street? The looming arrival of self-driving vehicles is likely to vastly reduce traffic fatalities,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Controlling elodea with datavectors of the weed, and the possibility of undetected elodea populations in in
Controlling elodea with data
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
vectors of the weed, and the possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has complicated efforts to eliminate the invader. University of Alaska researcher Tobias Schwörer — an economist at the university’s Institute... Read more
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iol.co.za
How does a machine make an ethical choice?“Figuring out how to build ethical autonomous machines is one of the thorniest
How does a machine make an ethical choice?
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
“Figuring out how to build ethical autonomous machines is one of the thorniest challenges in artificial intelligence today,” said the study by Jean-Francois Bonnefon of the Toulouse School of Economics, Azim Shariff of the University of Oregon and... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 studentsNORTH BENNINGTON >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the same
Bennington College faculty mentors 25 students
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON >> Bringing words to life with others who hold the same passion is what happened for the first time at Bennington College (BC) this week, at least for those not enrolled. The Governor's Institute for Young Writers brought 25... Read more
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The Mercury News
Showcasing smart buildings: where technology meets real estaterobots and explaining data-driven leasing. One conference is dubbed Realcomm a
Showcasing smart buildings: where technology meets real estate
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
robots and explaining data-driven leasing. One conference is dubbed Realcomm and is focused on technological solutions for budgeting, managing documents and mortgage arrangements, as well as HR functions -- the nuts and bolts of commerce, from... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Where technology meets real estaterobots and explaining data-driven leasing. One conference is dubbed Realcomm a
Where technology meets real estate
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
robots and explaining data-driven leasing. One conference is dubbed Realcomm and is focused on technological solutions for budgeting, managing documents and mortgage arrangements, as well as HR functions — the nuts and bolts of commerce, from... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous carsdecisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to the study
Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
decisions that are based more on ethics than technology, according to the study published in the journal Science. "Figuring out how to build ethical autonomous machines is one of the thorniest challenges in artificial intelligence today,"... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Controlling elodea with datavectors of the weed, and the possibility of undetected elodea populations in in
Controlling elodea with data
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 7 days ago
vectors of the weed, and the possibility of undetected elodea populations in inaccessible lakes has complicated efforts to eliminate the invader. University of Alaska researcher Tobias Schwörer — an economist at the university’s Institute... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooleron that “draft statement of administrative action”? It may be extremely soberi
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
on that “draft statement of administrative action”? It may be extremely sobering that Hillary Clinton’s only challenger for the Democratic nomination was both a lifelong independent and a representative of the aging Jewish cohort that is perhaps... Read more
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PhysOrg
Particle zoo in a quantum computer: First experimental quantum simulation of particle physics phenomenaof elementary particle physics in a well-controlled quantum system. Physicists
Particle zoo in a quantum computer: First experimental quantum simulation of particle physics phenomena
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of elementary particle physics in a well-controlled quantum system. Physicists from the University of Innsbruck and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences have now done exactly that:... Read more
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Boston Globe
In a digital world, many now prefer sentiments on paperdenizens in Boston are flocking to “Sip and Script” calligraphy classes, where
In a digital world, many now prefer sentiments on paper
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
denizens in Boston are flocking to “Sip and Script” calligraphy classes, where they can perfect their penmanship for envelopes and placecards. And, where the big dollars are, millennials are now buying more greeting cards than baby... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Music studies: A cross-cultural and transformative learning experienceJoel Since the beginning of civilisation, music has played integral part in th
Music studies: A cross-cultural and transformative learning experience
Asian Correspondent / Posted 8 days ago
Joel Since the beginning of civilisation, music has played integral part in the advancement of humanity. It is an art form that is described as being ‘core to the human experience’. As a craft that inspires meaning, imagination, collaboration... Read more
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redOrbit
What's in the future of water treatment? Flint's crisis sparks an investigationinvestigation by Abbey Hull After months of news coverage talking about Flint
What's in the future of water treatment? Flint's crisis sparks an investigation
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
investigation by Abbey Hull After months of news coverage talking about Flint, Michigan’s devastating state of emergency for finding lead in its drinking water, USA Today covered President Obama’s trip to Flint with this bit of relief to say: “if... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
In the zoneNow, as the Webster County Planning and Zoning administrator, Nichols helps cou
In the zone
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
Now, as the Webster County Planning and Zoning administrator, Nichols helps county residents align their plans for their property with the zoning code. "I feel fortunate, I get to receive a lot of great thinking from people - these plans or visions... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago's Mexican population increases demand for Volaris flights from Midway AirportChicago's Mexican community is subtly transforming Midway International Airport
Chicago's Mexican population increases demand for Volaris flights from Midway Airport
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
Chicago's Mexican community is subtly transforming Midway International Airport into a place that better lives up to its middle name. Long known for its domestic routes and dominated by Southwest Airlines, Midway is drawing a rising number of... Read more
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Variety
Vice Hires Giant Bomb’s Austin Walker to Run New Gaming SiteWalker will start at Vice on July 5, working from the company’s Brooklyn headqu
Vice Hires Giant Bomb’s Austin Walker to Run New Gaming Site
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
Walker will start at Vice on July 5, working from the company’s Brooklyn headquarters. His first task: figuring out what he wants to do with the site, and what Vice is going to call it. “I’ll be trying to determine what the voice of the site is and... Read more
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PhysOrg
How the ultra-hot, ultra-dense plasma that formed our early universe gets its intriguing propertiesflow like a nearly "perfect" liquid. RHIC's discovery of the perfect liquid se
How the ultra-hot, ultra-dense plasma that formed our early universe gets its intriguing properties
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
flow like a nearly "perfect" liquid. RHIC's discovery of the perfect liquid set off a decade-long and very successful effort to characterize its remarkable properties—both at RHIC and at Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), where physicists... Read more
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Accounting Today
States Could Improve Business Tax Compliance by Sharing More DataSharing of information on business taxes by state tax authorities could improve
States Could Improve Business Tax Compliance by Sharing More Data
Accounting Today / Posted 13 days ago
Sharing of information on business taxes by state tax authorities could improve business tax compliance, according to a new study. The research, from LexisNexis Risk Solutions and the Governing Institute, surveyed tax and revenue officials across 29... Read more
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MedCity News
Hospitals, vendors take real steps to prevent alert fatigueof helpful nudges. Something similar is happening to doctors, nurses and pharm
Hospitals, vendors take real steps to prevent alert fatigue
MedCity News / Posted 14 days ago
of helpful nudges. Something similar is happening to doctors, nurses and pharmacists. And when they’re hit with too much information, the result can be a health hazard. The electronic patient records that the federal government has been pushing —... Read more
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DW
Economists aim to fathom depth of Brexit slump |an existential question regarding their country's future: should it stick to wh
Economists aim to fathom depth of Brexit slump |
DW / Posted 15 days ago
an existential question regarding their country's future: should it stick to what it knows or take a leap into the void? For many voters, this is also a question of figuring out just how deep that void may be. Economic experts around the world... Read more
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Torontoist
Theatre: Soulpepper’s Thought-Provoking Incident at Vichydrama? Yes, if the drama is less concerned with the historical details of that
Theatre: Soulpepper’s Thought-Provoking Incident at Vichy
Torontoist / Posted 16 days ago
drama? Yes, if the drama is less concerned with the historical details of that monumental tragedy and instead bent on figuring out why it happened. And especially yes, if it’s one that gets us thinking about carding, racial profiling, and... Read more
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USA Today
Trump judge 'a Hoosier and an American'By the time Gonzalo Curiel returned to Indiana for his high school’s 40-year cl
Trump judge 'a Hoosier and an American'
USA Today / Posted 18 days ago
By the time Gonzalo Curiel returned to Indiana for his high school’s 40-year class reunion, he’d already made quite a name for himself. The East Chicago native and Indiana University law graduate had become a federal prosecutor in California. He’d... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
These Chris Christie poll numbers are just brutalUniversity poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any govern
These Chris Christie poll numbers are just brutal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
University poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any governor in nine states surveyed by its polling institute over the past six years. More than two-thirds of New Jerseyans also responded that they believe Christie endorsed... Read more
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CBC.ca
Up in smoke: Tallying the lost oil royalties from Fort McMurray wildfireAlberta is still many months away from knowing exactly what the wildfires aroun
Up in smoke: Tallying the lost oil royalties from Fort McMurray wildfire
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Alberta is still many months away from knowing exactly what the wildfires around Fort McMurray will mean for the economy, but some costs, such as the royalty revenues the province will miss out on this year, are starting to take shape. The numbers,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'It's changed his view of life': Companies find hiring autistic employees has vast benefitsgaze. Eventually, the agitation. The official autism diagnosis came more than
'It's changed his view of life': Companies find hiring autistic employees has vast benefits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
gaze. Eventually, the agitation. The official autism diagnosis came more than a year later, along with the whirlwind of figuring out schools and therapies. Not until his son, Hayden, reached high school and Williams glimpsed him as an adult did... Read more
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The Scientist
In Failing Hearts, Cardiomyocytes Alter MetabolismBut in a mouse model of heart failure and in failing human hearts (right panel)
In Failing Hearts, Cardiomyocytes Alter Metabolism
The Scientist / Posted 19 days ago
But in a mouse model of heart failure and in failing human hearts (right panel), cardiomyocytes depend more on ketones for energy. EDITOR'S CHOICE IN CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY As organs go, the heart is an energy hog. To keep it fueled,... Read more
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CTV News
Fact check: Is there a capability gap when it comes to fighter jets?to fly, and it is important that we move very quickly in filling this capabilit
Fact check: Is there a capability gap when it comes to fighter jets?
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
to fly, and it is important that we move very quickly in filling this capability gap." -- Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan Figuring out which fighter jet should replace Canada's existing fleet of CF-18s is an argument that dates back to the... Read more
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FOX News
How pregnancy may increase the risk of skin cancer, leave babies at riskworks advised her to get it checked out, she was glad she did. The 31-year-old
How pregnancy may increase the risk of skin cancer, leave babies at risk
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
works advised her to get it checked out, she was glad she did. The 31-year-old was diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, but her doctor caught it early— a reality that posed a risk of transmission to her unborn baby, but a... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Giving thanks with Ben VereenAfter initial introductions have been established for an interview, the subject
Giving thanks with Ben Vereen
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
After initial introductions have been established for an interview, the subject on the other end of a telephone line quite often asks something akin to, "So, how's San Francisco?" At which point I look out the window and, figuring more details aren't... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Disaster Strikes, Should China Do More?about its growing international role. "We are trying to play a bigger role in
When Disaster Strikes, Should China Do More?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
about its growing international role. "We are trying to play a bigger role in the existing international order," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a press conference in March. "The world is so big and faces so many problems; the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Helping Senegalese farmers with smart solaraccording to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Increased fo
Helping Senegalese farmers with smart solar
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Increased food production means a greater demand for energy. But many farmers in developing countries do not have access to clean and affordable modern energy. Moreover, they... Read more
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KERA North Texas
For endangered corals, sperm-banking might be their best hopeYou’ve heard of seed banks — precious vaults that keep plant genetic material f
For endangered corals, sperm-banking might be their best hope
KERA North Texas / Posted 21 days ago
You’ve heard of seed banks — precious vaults that keep plant genetic material frozen for posterity’s sake. But what about coral banks? For more than a decade, marine biologist Mary Hagedorn has been cultivating the art of carefully freezing coral... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Facebook's Formula For Becoming The Athens Of AIFacebook is known for a variety of mantras embedded in its culture, often spell
Facebook's Formula For Becoming The Athens Of AI
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
Facebook is known for a variety of mantras embedded in its culture, often spelled out on signs at its offices or recited by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives: "Code wins arguments," "Move fast and break things," or "Done is better than... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutalUniversity poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any govern
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
University poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any governor in nine states surveyed by its polling institute over the past six years. More than two-thirds of New Jerseyans also responded that they believe Christie only... Read more
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Connecticut Post
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutalUniversity poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any govern
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutal
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
University poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any governor in nine states surveyed by its polling institute over the past six years. More than two-thirds of New Jerseyans also responded that they believe Christie only... Read more
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Business Insider
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutalUniversity poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any govern
These Chris Christie poll numbers are absolutely brutal
Business Insider / Posted 23 days ago
University poll found that Christie had the worst approval rating of any governor in nine states surveyed by its polling institute over the past six years. More than two-thirds of New Jerseyans also responded that they believe Christie only... Read more
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Investopedia
Why Future Retirees Will Need Over $1 Million to RetireOne million dollars is a nice round number to have saved for retirement, and it
Why Future Retirees Will Need Over $1 Million to Retire
Investopedia / Posted 23 days ago
One million dollars is a nice round number to have saved for retirement, and it’s long been the target amount financial experts recommended if you wanted to live comfortably in your later years. The argument is that if you retire at 65 with a $1... Read more
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