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The Mercury News
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11Skyline College in San Bruno launched a momentous partnership with nonprofit Ba
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
Skyline College in San Bruno launched a momentous partnership with nonprofit Base 11 on April 6 to bring students the tools -- and the training -- to become the next great science, technology, engineering, mathematics leaders and entrepreneurs of the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
State Senate passes 21-and-over tobacco billraise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 – a move that had b
State Senate passes 21-and-over tobacco bill
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 – a move that had been under consideration by the Worcester Board of Health.“This legislation will reduce tobacco use and the resulting nicotine addiction from our young people … which,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Former selectman, two incumbents, seek two open seats in AdamsNORTH ADAMS >> Three candidates, all familiar faces to voters, will vie f
Former selectman, two incumbents, seek two open seats in Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 hours ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Three candidates, all familiar faces to voters, will vie for two open seats on the Board of Selectmen. Former Selectman Michael Ouellette will challenge incumbents Joseph Nowak and Richard Blanchard in Monday's town elections,... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
High school career education stages comebackone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
High school career education stages comeback
Finance and Commerce / Posted 23 hours ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl’s pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Boston Globe
A rundown on Boston-area college commencementsagain in the region. Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, who will address
A rundown on Boston-area college commencements
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
again in the region. Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, who will address Harvard graduates on May 26, tops the list of area graduation speakers this year. Other notables include Secretary of State John F. Kerry, at Northeastern University on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Investigation of nursing home records highlights larger problemand then lied about their actions, at a troubled Wilmington nursing home where
Investigation of nursing home records highlights larger problem
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and then lied about their actions, at a troubled Wilmington nursing home where two residents died, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. That agency has referred the case to the Board of Registration in Nursing, which... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Charlton, Southbridge see water line as answer to contaminated wellsassigned responsibility for contaminated private wells in Charlton near the Sou
Charlton, Southbridge see water line as answer to contaminated wells
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted yesterday
assigned responsibility for contaminated private wells in Charlton near the Southbridge landfill, but representatives of both towns and the landfill operator met this week to discuss a solution: public water from Southbridge.The state... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patientson Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her proje
Senate told Valeant drug price hikes hurt patients
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
on Heyman's medication, said the retired Virginia librarian. By 2014, her projected co-pay topped $10,000 a year, with her health insurer paying more than $260,000, she said. "The drug is essential. People can die without it," Heyman testified at... Read more
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CBS Denver
Career Education Making A Comeback In High Schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career Education Making A Comeback In High Schools
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl’s pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Lowell Sun
New CEO named at Lowell Community Health CenterBy Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- Lowell Community Health
New CEO named at Lowell Community Health Center
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- Lowell Community Health Center has named a top Johns Hopkins University adviser as its new CEO, ending a search to replace outgoing 18-year leader Dorcas Grigg-Saito. The health center's board... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Denver Post
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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ABC Montana
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Island Packet
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Daily Herald
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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ABC News
Career Education Making a Comeback in US High Schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career Education Making a Comeback in US High Schools
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsone with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on steri
Career education making a comeback in US high schools
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. earmarks $2 million to test for lead in water at public schools statewideMassachusetts officials on Tuesday announced that they were earmarking $2 milli
Mass. earmarks $2 million to test for lead in water at public schools statewide
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Massachusetts officials on Tuesday announced that they were earmarking $2 million to test for lead in drinking water at public schools across the state. “Protecting the health of our children is a top priority,” Governor Charlie Baker said in a... Read more
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Style Weekly
The Meddler: Inside the Mind of Virginia Attorney General Mark HerringTwo years ago on Valentine’s Day, in front of a sun-washed, white clapboard hou
The Meddler: Inside the Mind of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring
Style Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Two years ago on Valentine’s Day, in front of a sun-washed, white clapboard house in a quiet Norfolk neighborhood, two same-sex couples — one male, the other female — stood before a makeshift podium with microphones. History was being made. The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell health center hires Johns Hopkins administrator as new director By Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- Lowell Community Heal
Lowell health center hires Johns Hopkins administrator as new director
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
By Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- Lowell Community Health Center has named a top Johns Hopkins University advisor as its new CEO, ending a search to replace... Read more
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Accounting Today
Carla McCall to Chair Massachusetts Society of CPAsThe Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants said Tuesday that Car
Carla McCall to Chair Massachusetts Society of CPAs
Accounting Today / Posted 3 days ago
The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants said Tuesday that Carla McCall was elected the chairman of the board of directors for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. McCall is the co-managing partner of AAFCPAs in Westborough, Mass., and has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Philips likely to pursue IPOPhilips, the Dutch electronics giant, said Monday that it was “more likely” tha
Philips likely to pursue IPO
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Philips, the Dutch electronics giant, said Monday that it was “more likely” that the company would pursue an initial public offering, rather than a private sale, of its lighting business. Philips first announced plans in 2014 to spin off the lighting... Read more
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NBC News
Island, Mainland Puerto Ricans Gather to Draft Plan of ActionNEW YORK, N.Y. — A dialogue and a plan of action to harness the Puerto Rican co
Island, Mainland Puerto Ricans Gather to Draft Plan of Action
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK, N.Y. — A dialogue and a plan of action to harness the Puerto Rican community on the island and the mainland is critical in order to pressure the U.S. to help lift the island from its current fiscal, economic and humanitarian crisis, the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
2 incumbents, 2 political newcomers vie for 2 seats on Dalton Select BoardDALTON >> Two Select Board incumbents are facing a challenge from two pol
2 incumbents, 2 political newcomers vie for 2 seats on Dalton Select Board
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
DALTON >> Two Select Board incumbents are facing a challenge from two political newcomers in the upcoming town election. The challengers both say the town needs new blood on the Select Board. "The biggest complaint I hear from people is their... Read more
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Lowell Sun
'Fair' pay for nonprofit heads seen as necessary The second of two parts on nonprofit compensation. In Sunday's paper: While h
'Fair' pay for nonprofit heads seen as necessary
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
The second of two parts on nonprofit compensation. In Sunday's paper: While hospital profits are declining, pay for executives is soaring. By Todd Feathers tfeathers@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- After going... Read more
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