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Crain's New York Business
Want to build housing in New York City? Renew 421-aAll is quiet on the 421-a front, the controversial tax break that expired at th
Want to build housing in New York City? Renew 421-a
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 minutes ago
All is quiet on the 421-a front, the controversial tax break that expired at the end of last year because of an impasse among real estate interests, Mayor Bill de Blasio, construction unions and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. That’s more than unfortunate... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Uber is killing the bike messengerDavid Santos had never worked as a bike messenger before he signed up in Septem
Uber is killing the bike messenger
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 minutes ago
David Santos had never worked as a bike messenger before he signed up in September with UberEats, the lunchtime meal-delivery service Uber launched in Manhattan last spring. Santos, 36, started out making deliveries on his days off, but when he lost... Read more
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Yahoo News
The Atlantic Daily : Bernie and Hillary, Popes and Patriarchs, January and Jobs February 5, 2016 5:46 PM What We’re Following: Debate Night in America With
The Atlantic Daily : Bernie and Hillary, Popes and Patriarchs, January and Jobs
Yahoo News / Posted 6 minutes ago
February 5, 2016 5:46 PM What We’re Following: Debate Night in America With the New Hampshire primaries just days away, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders... Read more
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The Advocate
West Baton Rouge deputies getting in shape, courtesy of assets seized from drug dealersPORT ALLEN — Maj. Zack Simmers used to workout far more frequently in high scho
West Baton Rouge deputies getting in shape, courtesy of assets seized from drug dealers
The Advocate / Posted 25 minutes ago
PORT ALLEN — Maj. Zack Simmers used to workout far more frequently in high school and college but slacked off in his adult years. But today, the 31-year-old chief of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Division exercises daily —... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Improving economy not helping allIt’s not always just about the jobs. While jobs get most of the attention, the
Improving economy not helping all
The Buffalo News / Posted 32 minutes ago
It’s not always just about the jobs. While jobs get most of the attention, the broader picture is more important. Are the new jobs pushing up incomes? Are the opportunities spread throughout the community? There’s no guarantee that simply creating... Read more
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FOX News
Sex-trafficking survivor: The truth about Super Bowl and sexIt happens once a year—the great contest of pigskin being tossed back and forth
Sex-trafficking survivor: The truth about Super Bowl and sex
FOX News / Posted 36 minutes ago
It happens once a year—the great contest of pigskin being tossed back and forth over a 100-yard playing field in sun, rain, sleet or snow. The Super Bowl. It draws a massive audience from every demographic and pumps millions if not billions of... Read more
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Daily Record
Humor helps sisters in battle with cancerWhen her sister’s cancer came back for a second time, Elissa Merkl knew the bes
Humor helps sisters in battle with cancer
Daily Record / Posted 42 minutes ago
When her sister’s cancer came back for a second time, Elissa Merkl knew the best way to deal with it was by keeping her sense of humor. Trying to keep friends and family up-to-date, she incorporated levity into group emails for everyone. “The first... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brandi Glanville 'fires back' at Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump'Those b****es are cowards!' on her podcast She's found herself at the epicen
Brandi Glanville 'fires back' at Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump
Daily Mail / Posted 43 minutes ago
'Those b****es are cowards!' on her podcast She's found herself at the epicenter of drama over the course of her time starring on The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, and last... Read more
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Zawya
Nasdaq lowest since Oct 2014Transcript Stocks fell sharply as investors fretted the Fed could hike interes
Nasdaq lowest since Oct 2014
Zawya / Posted 45 minutes ago
Transcript Stocks fell sharply as investors fretted the Fed could hike interest rates this year. Sparking those concerns: a surge in wages in January as the unemployment rate ticked below five percent. Conference Board... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Jennings Memorial Foundation awards grant to Veterans Bell Memorial | February 7, 2016VETERANS BELL MEMORIAL – On Feb. 1, a work crew from Advanced Roofing installed
Jennings Memorial Foundation awards grant to Veterans Bell Memorial | February 7, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 48 minutes ago
VETERANS BELL MEMORIAL – On Feb. 1, a work crew from Advanced Roofing installed a metal roof on the Veterans Bell Memorial pavilion in Montrose Township’s Barber Park. Morse Construction has done much of the general building construction. (TCC Photo... Read more
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NJ Biz
Executive Moves: Who hired whom this weekOn the list this week: Nisivoccia, Lowenstein Sandler, Scarinci Hollenbeck as w
Executive Moves: Who hired whom this week
NJ Biz / Posted 50 minutes ago
On the list this week: Nisivoccia, Lowenstein Sandler, Scarinci Hollenbeck as well as others ... Nisivoccia, an accounting and business advisory firm based in Mount Arlington, announced that Deirdre Hartman and John Mooney were admitted as partners... Read more
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NJ Biz
Close Up: Heather Weine Brochin of Day Pitney LLPManaging partner, Day Pitney LLP, Parsippany What you do: As a partner in our
Close Up: Heather Weine Brochin of Day Pitney LLP
NJ Biz / Posted 50 minutes ago
Managing partner, Day Pitney LLP, Parsippany What you do: As a partner in our firm’s labor and employment business unit, I advise employers on all aspects of employment law and litigate employment discrimination, restrictive covenant and benefits... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Cam Newton is NFL MVP but he got there the hard wayAlmost everyone had left the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday night, th
Cam Newton is NFL MVP but he got there the hard way
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 53 minutes ago
Almost everyone had left the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday night, the cleaning workers were walking in, but Cam Newton’s family lingered near the stage where the NFL had announced him as MVP. The Carolina Panthers quarterback was an hour... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bruins 2, Sabres 1 (OT): Brad Marchand nets penalty-shot winnerORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Bruins 2, Sabres 1 (OT): Brad Marchand nets penalty-shot winner
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 56 minutes ago
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sunday's gamesORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Sunday's games
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 56 minutes ago
ORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worcester. Job reqs excellent communication and written skills. Must be dependable and able to work in a busy environment and lift 50lbs or more. Polar Beverages, Polarbev.com... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Doctors dance with a toasty partnerDr. Steven E. Larson, president of the California Medical Association, was walk
Doctors dance with a toasty partner
The Sacramento Bee / Posted an hour ago
Dr. Steven E. Larson, president of the California Medical Association, was walking a fine line the other day, or trying to. “No one should smoke. It has no benefit. Yes, we’d like to outlaw it if we could,” he said, speaking of... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Polar employee defends company, crosses picket lineScores of union members with the United Steel Workers are striking against what
Polar employee defends company, crosses picket line
KY3 Springfield / Posted an hour ago
Scores of union members with the United Steel Workers are striking against what they call unfair labor practices at the Polar Tank Trailer factory, but some of their co-workers don't think the strikers are helping their cause. "The issues is just... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church leaders speak at RootsTech Family Discovery DaySALT LAKE CITY — RootsTech 2016, the largest family history conference in the w
LDS Church leaders speak at RootsTech Family Discovery Day
Deseret News / Posted an hour ago
SALT LAKE CITY — RootsTech 2016, the largest family history conference in the world, ended its four-day run Saturday with Family Discovery Day, a suite of sessions and classes focused toward members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.... Read more
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Western Advocate
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a headThey were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in L
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a head
Western Advocate / Posted an hour ago
They were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have got the memo. They were ending the age of entitlement at home – but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Grocer is green but unions see redNew Seasons, the Portland-based small-format grocer that emphasizes regional, o
Grocer is green but unions see red
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
New Seasons, the Portland-based small-format grocer that emphasizes regional, organic food, hasn’t even opened its first store in the Seattle area and already there’s opposition. In a recent letter to the Sound Transit board, several labor and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hospitals shift away from nurseriesHours after the birth of Emily Gatti’s first child, a nurse offered to whisk th
Hospitals shift away from nurseries
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
Hours after the birth of Emily Gatti’s first child, a nurse offered to whisk the infant off to the nursery so mom could rest. “It was wonderful,’’ said Gatti, recalling those two blissful hours of sleep. That was September 2012. But when Gatti... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Hobby worth dyeing forGreat Bend’s Jean Aycock is a nature educator at Kansas Wetlands Education Cent
Hobby worth dyeing for
Great Bend Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Great Bend’s Jean Aycock is a nature educator at Kansas Wetlands Education Center. A fascination with nature led her to her career as a nature educator. In a roundabout way, it also led her to her passion, fiber arts. In 2012, she was learning to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
A not-so-secret comedic weapon of 'Zoolander 2'That most stylish of sequels, "Zoolander 2," arrives Friday, so start surveying
A not-so-secret comedic weapon of 'Zoolander 2'
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
That most stylish of sequels, "Zoolander 2," arrives Friday, so start surveying your closet for the perfect multiplex ensemble now. The movie reunites male supermodel Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his former archrival/current sidekick Hansel... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Teamsters pension crisis driving deep cuts for retireesA plan to slash pensions for retired Teamsters has activists warning a dangerou
Teamsters pension crisis driving deep cuts for retirees
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
A plan to slash pensions for retired Teamsters has activists warning a dangerous precedent could be set for other plans. Angry Teamsters are expected in Detroit to protest cuts of 50% or higher. Listen to distraught Teamsters retirees, and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Energy woes spark new Tasmania biomass industry investment push Photo:The Southwood sawmill in the Huon Valley was designed more than a decad
Energy woes spark new Tasmania biomass industry investment push
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Photo:The Southwood sawmill in the Huon Valley was designed more than a decade ago to include a biomass plant.(ABC) Tasmanian Resources Minister Paul Harriss is pushing investment in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Falling prices, slowdowns in oil, gas industries mean smaller checks for landowners | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Ethan Ward (left) and his friend Ryan Sperling st
Falling prices, slowdowns in oil, gas industries mean smaller checks for landowners
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Ethan Ward (left) and his friend Ryan Sperling stand... Read more
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TribLIVE
Carnegie Mellon University to expand enrollment in business, computer science programs | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Carnegie Mellon University will add 45 seats in...
Carnegie Mellon University to expand enrollment in business, computer science programs
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Carnegie Mellon University will add 45 seats in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Peter Martin: Turnbull's wrong, the future isn't what it used to beThe this is it..? The future has arrived... It was OK I suppose.... Better t
Peter Martin: Turnbull's wrong, the future isn't what it used to be
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
The this is it..? The future has arrived... It was OK I suppose.... Better than whats coming next by the sounds of things.. :( Peter Martin – right on. The future is dead - long live the future Thank you for the chance to rant; yes, this may be... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a headThey were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in L
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a head
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
They were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have got the memo. They were ending the age of entitlement at home – but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Richmond 69, UMass 53: Spiders' defense suffocates MinutemenORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Richmond 69, UMass 53: Spiders' defense suffocates Minutemen
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted an hour ago
ORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worcester. Job reqs excellent communication and written skills. Must be dependable and able to work in a busy environment and lift 50lbs or more. Polar Beverages, Polarbev.com... Read more
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Sun Star
Dole chief: Qatar demand for OFWs remain highAMID the uncertainty surrounding the fate of Filipino engineers and architects
Dole chief: Qatar demand for OFWs remain high
Sun Star / Posted 2 hours ago
AMID the uncertainty surrounding the fate of Filipino engineers and architects in Qatar, there remains to be a high demand for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), according to the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole). Citing records from the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Country singer with cancer plants vegetable garden to keep feeding her family when she's goneJoey Feek of country duo Joey + Rory has terminal ovarian cancer, but she’s mak
Country singer with cancer plants vegetable garden to keep feeding her family when she's gone
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 hours ago
Joey Feek of country duo Joey + Rory has terminal ovarian cancer, but she’s making sure she leaves behind something special for her family. Her husband, Rory Feek, explained in a blog post how his wife’s passion of gardening blooms every spring at... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Personal Freedom Versus Political PaternalismSubmitted by Richard Ebeling via EpicTimes.com, What is the role of government
Personal Freedom Versus Political Paternalism
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
Submitted by Richard Ebeling via EpicTimes.com, What is the role of government in society? This has been and remains the most fundamental question in all political discussions and debates. Its answer determines the nature of the social order and how... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a headThey were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in L
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a head
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
They were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have got the memo. They were ending the age of entitlement at home – but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
Inside Mike Baird’s divine plan to save Kings Cross7 February, 2016. 15:45 SYDNEY HAS BEEN living in sin for far too long, accord
Inside Mike Baird’s divine plan to save Kings Cross
The Betoota Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
7 February, 2016. 15:45 SYDNEY HAS BEEN living in sin for far too long, according to Mike Baird and the powerful Christian lobby. A report commissioned by the Christian Democratic Party (CDP) found that late night drinking, dance parties and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Ship tragedy explored in Detroit native's historical novelDetroit native and New York Times best-selling author Ruta Sepetys loves reveal
Ship tragedy explored in Detroit native's historical novel
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Detroit native and New York Times best-selling author Ruta Sepetys loves revealing history’s secrets through historical fiction. “I want to give voice to those who will never have a chance to tell their story. Sometimes history can be daunting and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
GST debate dead, buried and yet to be cremated It seems all but certain that sometime between now and the middle of March th
GST debate dead, buried and yet to be cremated
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
It seems all but certain that sometime between now and the middle of March the Turnbull Government will officially rule out lifting the Goods and Services Tax (GST), ABC's Chris Uhlmann writes. In... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor offers 'fare-free Fridays' if elected to Brisbane City CouncilLabor suggests 'fare-free Fridays' if elected to run Brisbane City Council Pho
Labor offers 'fare-free Fridays' if elected to Brisbane City Council
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Labor suggests 'fare-free Fridays' if elected to run Brisbane City Council Photo: Fare-free Fridays on Brisbane City Council-owned public transport would cost $28.5 million, the Labor Opposition says. (ABC: Stuart Wilkinson) Brisbane Lord Mayor... Read more
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The Courier
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a headThey were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in L
Alexander Downer's London party for Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and staff cost $350 a head
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
They were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have got the memo. They were ending the age of entitlement at home – but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have... Read more
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The Courier
Premier’s refugee letter backed by Ballarat advocatesDaniel Andrews' letter to Malcolm Turnbull offering to take in all 267 asylum s
Premier’s refugee letter backed by Ballarat advocates
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
Daniel Andrews' letter to Malcolm Turnbull offering to take in all 267 asylum seekers who could be sent back to Nauru has struck a chord with some NSW Premier has given qualified support to Daniel Andrews' offer Malcolm Turnbull to resettle 267... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Central Mass. Division 1 Boys' Track: Wachusett surges past Shrewsbury in relaysORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Central Mass. Division 1 Boys' Track: Wachusett surges past Shrewsbury in relays
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Top 25 basketball: Kansas State upsets top-ranked OklahomaORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Top 25 basketball: Kansas State upsets top-ranked Oklahoma
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
ORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worcester. Job reqs excellent communication and written skills. Must be dependable and able to work in a busy environment and lift 50lbs or more. Polar Beverages, Polarbev.com... Read more
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Orange County Register
The making of a CEO's $232 million retirementStuffing one’s face with gorditas from Taco Bell and deep dish from Pizza Hut h
The making of a CEO's $232 million retirement
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Stuffing one’s face with gorditas from Taco Bell and deep dish from Pizza Hut helps fund the Fortune 500’s most lavish CEO retirement account, according to a recent analysis that may feed fears of income inequality. David Novak, erstwhile CEO and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
P2P Cracks Start To Show As LendingClub Write-Offs Double ForecastsPeer-to-peer lending is probably a bad idea. Securitizing peer-to-peer loans i
P2P Cracks Start To Show As LendingClub Write-Offs Double Forecasts
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 hours ago
Peer-to-peer lending is probably a bad idea. Securitizing peer-to-peer loans is definitely a bad idea. Despite these virtually irrefutable truths, the P2P industry is thriving and Wall Street’s securitization machine couldn’t be happier about it.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
2 of Marco Rubio's top rivals are ripping into him ahead of the GOP debateSen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) heads into next week's New Hampshire primary with
2 of Marco Rubio's top rivals are ripping into him ahead of the GOP debate
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) heads into next week's New Hampshire primary with a clear target on his back from several Republican presidential rivals. After a strong third place finish in Monday's Iowa caucus, Sen. Rubio (R-Florida) has all the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Beechworth jail cash goneMetro remand centre security a higher priority than Beechworth jail upgrade FU
Beechworth jail cash gone
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Metro remand centre security a higher priority than Beechworth jail upgrade FUNDING PULLED: Planned upgrades at Beechworth Correctional Centre on hold after funding diverted to the Melbourne Remand Centre. THE Victorian Government is under fire for... Read more
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New York Post
The 'god of quarterbacks' saved biggest challenge for lastSANTA CLARA, Calif. — At the end of a dream career, a lifetime labor of love fi
The 'god of quarterbacks' saved biggest challenge for last
New York Post / Posted 3 hours ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — At the end of a dream career, a lifetime labor of love filled with footballs whistling through the air and touchdown passes, and the courage and resilience and perseverance it takes to fight on when your body begins its... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Area college roundup: Christian Horton leads Nichols to 18th victoryORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worces
Area college roundup: Christian Horton leads Nichols to 18th victory
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
ORDER PICKERS: ALL SHIFTS Full time: Order Picker positions available in Worcester. Job reqs excellent communication and written skills. Must be dependable and able to work in a busy environment and lift 50lbs or more. Polar Beverages, Polarbev.com... Read more
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