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Denver Post
An investment in Denver's students — and economyIn this November's election, Denver voters will decide on an innovative proposa
An investment in Denver's students — and economy
Denver Post / Posted 28 minutes ago
In this November's election, Denver voters will decide on an innovative proposal focused on supporting our long-term economy and creating economic opportunity to change the life trajectory for thousands of Denver kids. The Denver College... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
WATCH: Building chairs for a good causeNeither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from th
WATCH: Building chairs for a good cause
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 33 minutes ago
Neither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from the confines of his wheel-chair, Beverly Ginn has initiated a special fundraiser for the place he calls home. Ginn is a resident of the Niagara Health System Welland Site’s... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
WATCH: Building chairs for a good causeNeither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from th
WATCH: Building chairs for a good cause
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 39 minutes ago
Neither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from the confines of his wheel-chair, Beverly Ginn has initiated a special fundraiser for the place he calls home. Ginn is a resident of the Niagara Health System Welland Site’s... Read more
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Welland Tribune
WATCH: Building chairs for a good causeNeither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from th
WATCH: Building chairs for a good cause
Welland Tribune / Posted 40 minutes ago
Neither age nor physical ability is slowing him down. At 94-years-old, from the confines of his wheel-chair, Beverly Ginn has initiated a special fundraiser for the place he calls home. Ginn is a resident of the Niagara Health System Welland Site’s... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Large breasts no small burdenFirst Health Finance, which offers finance to people who want cosmetic surgery,
Large breasts no small burden
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 43 minutes ago
First Health Finance, which offers finance to people who want cosmetic surgery, has recorded a 20% increase in the number of women applying for loans to pay for breast reductions. In the US 80% of women surveyed want smaller breasts while in the UK... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Allegheny General Hospital leads local clinical trial for new heart pumpCardiac surgeons at Allegheny General Hospital are the first medical team in We
Allegheny General Hospital leads local clinical trial for new heart pump
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 48 minutes ago
Cardiac surgeons at Allegheny General Hospital are the first medical team in Western Pennsylvania to implant a new medical device that could save thousands dealing with heart failure. The experimental HeartMate 3 device, part of the MOMENTUM 3... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Azeez Alatoye - Pioneer Status Incentive to Indigenous, Marginal Field Operators Is in the Right DirectionAzeez Alatoye is the Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Consulting Services a
Azeez Alatoye - Pioneer Status Incentive to Indigenous, Marginal Field Operators Is in the Right Direction
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Azeez Alatoye is the Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Consulting Services and Director General of Ascension Academy Institute Limited, Lekki. He is Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, a Chartered Tax Practitioner and Fellow... Read more
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Business Wire
Water Authority Chair Welcomes World to San Diego for Water ConferenceSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--San Diego County Water Authority Board Chair Mark W
Water Authority Chair Welcomes World to San Diego for Water Conference
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--San Diego County Water Authority Board Chair Mark Weston on Monday welcomed an estimated 1,500 water industry experts from around the world to San Diego to open the International Desalination Association’s World Congress... Read more
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Daily Mirror
NHS buys patient a SUMMER HOUSE as doctors hit out as spending on treatsThousands of pounds are being splashed out on an array of gifts including holid
NHS buys patient a SUMMER HOUSE as doctors hit out as spending on treats
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
Thousands of pounds are being splashed out on an array of gifts including holidays, video game consoles, new clothes, horse riding, art classes, a summer house, massages and even a holiday with a dog, according to an investigation. The money is in... Read more
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Washington Post
What about that second glass of wine? It may catch up with you as you age.I typically have a second glass of wine when I’m out to dinner, either at a fri
What about that second glass of wine? It may catch up with you as you age.
Washington Post / Posted 2 hours ago
I typically have a second glass of wine when I’m out to dinner, either at a friend’s house or a restaurant. But as I get older, I may need to reconsider that practice. That’s because as we age, our bodies react to alcohol differently. As a result,... Read more
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Daily News
An open letter from an able-mindIt was most encouraging to read the message to the nation by the re-elected Pri
An open letter from an able-mind
Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
It was most encouraging to read the message to the nation by the re-elected Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, after a lengthy dialogue with President Sirisena. We commend your vision to build a new Sri Lanka in the coming sixty months, founded on... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Music in the Park blends musical genresMembers of the Lexington Parks and Recreation Department are inviting citizens
Music in the Park blends musical genres
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
Members of the Lexington Parks and Recreation Department are inviting citizens to enjoy a musical evening at Finch Park during their “Music in the Park” series beginning Sept. 13. Tammy Curry, program and events coordinator for the department, said... Read more
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Miami New Times
Hialeah Ranked Worst Place to Retire in Florida, Despite Sizable Elderly PopulationIt's not exactly breaking news that Florida is a good place to retire. It's kin
Hialeah Ranked Worst Place to Retire in Florida, Despite Sizable Elderly Population
Miami New Times / Posted 2 hours ago
It's not exactly breaking news that Florida is a good place to retire. It's kind of what the state is known for. So it's not shocking that the state pretty much dominated WalletHub's new analysis of the best cities to retire in. But have you wondered... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State m
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State made high marks on WalletHub’s list of 2015’s best and worst cities to retire -- with one city ranking number one. WalletHub compared 150 largest U.S. cities using four... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State m
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 hours ago
If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State made high marks on WalletHub’s list of 2015’s best and worst cities to retire -- with one city ranking number one. WalletHub compared 150 largest U.S. cities using four... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involvi
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involving a house now under construction on Front Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. That is frustrating some residents in the quaint, little town. “I think the previous council... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involvi
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 hours ago
A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involving a house now under construction on Front Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. That is frustrating some residents in the quaint, little town. “I think the previous council... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involvi
NOTL house approval fell 'through the cracks'
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
A previous council committed an “oversight” when it dealt with an issue involving a house now under construction on Front Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. That is frustrating some residents in the quaint, little town. “I think the previous council... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State m
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 hours ago
If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State made high marks on WalletHub’s list of 2015’s best and worst cities to retire -- with one city ranking number one. WalletHub compared 150 largest U.S. cities using four... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Lynchburg Area Food Council accepting applications for community gardensLynchburg, VA - The Lynchburg Area Food Council is now accepting applications f
Lynchburg Area Food Council accepting applications for community gardens
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 2 hours ago
Lynchburg, VA - The Lynchburg Area Food Council is now accepting applications for community gardens to be developed in food deserts throughout Lynchburg and the surrounding counties (Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, and Appomattox). Applicants may... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Religion, Internet can lead to happinessNew studies shed light on what it takes to be happy. If you want to be happy,
Religion, Internet can lead to happiness
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 hours ago
New studies shed light on what it takes to be happy. If you want to be happy, joining a faith group does more than volunteering, playing sports or taking a class, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Faith groups help... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Guest: Minorities still need protection from discriminationI was inspired to attend the state legislative committee meetings on redistrict
Guest: Minorities still need protection from discrimination
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 hours ago
I was inspired to attend the state legislative committee meetings on redistricting in Florida. I listened proudly as U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Jacksonville delivered a history lesson about Josiah Thomas Walls, the first black person elected to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mainstay Medical to seek European approval for device A trial of 47 patients showed after three months, 63 per cent reported clinica
Mainstay Medical to seek European approval for device
The Irish Times / Posted 2 hours ago
A trial of 47 patients showed after three months, 63 per cent reported clinically important improvement in back pain Mainstay Medical chief executive Peter Crosby estimates that there is a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State m
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 hours ago
If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State made high marks on WalletHub’s list of 2015’s best and worst cities to retire -- with one city ranking number one. WalletHub compared 150 largest U.S. cities using four... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State m
Which Florida city is No. 1 place to retire?
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
If you plan on retiring soon, Florida is the place to be. The Sunshine State made high marks on WalletHub’s list of 2015’s best and worst cities to retire -- with one city ranking number one. WalletHub compared 150 largest U.S. cities using four... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Community NotesPRINCETON — Bureau County MOPS and MOMSnext will host Lunch in the Park on Frid
Community Notes
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 hours ago
PRINCETON — Bureau County MOPS and MOMSnext will host Lunch in the Park on Friday, Sept. 4. The menu will include BBQ pulled pork or BBQ shredded chicken sandwiches, baked beans, chips and drinks. Special ceremony in Wyanet WYANET — There will be a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gaby Roslin: I think my dad's poor diet led to bowel cancerGaby Roslin knows better than anyone that we are what we eat. The TV presenter
Gaby Roslin: I think my dad's poor diet led to bowel cancer
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
Gaby Roslin knows better than anyone that we are what we eat. The TV presenter suffered debilitating symptoms before she discovered she had a wheat allergy, but before that, her father, radio presenter Clive Roslin, was diagnosed with bowel cancer,... Read more
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ABC News 4 Charleston
Family Circle Cup gets new name, corporate sponsorDANIEL ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) -- Volvo Cars of North America will now be the title
Family Circle Cup gets new name, corporate sponsor
ABC News 4 Charleston / Posted 3 hours ago
DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) -- Volvo Cars of North America will now be the title sponsor of the Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament on Daniel Island. According to a release from Volvo officials, the women's tennis tourney will now be known as the... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Sharon to run for 128th Assembly SeatSharon, an attorney from DeWitt, has announced that he will once again be seeki
Sharon to run for 128th Assembly Seat
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
Sharon, an attorney from DeWitt, has announced that he will once again be seeking the 128th Assembly seat this November. The seat was vacated in June when Assemblyman Sam Robert was appointed as commissioner of the Office of Temporary and Disability... Read more
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express
Depressed? Then have a holiday on the NHS MILLIONS of pounds of NHS cash is being spent on “treatments” for patients, i
Depressed? Then have a holiday on the NHS
express / Posted 3 hours ago
MILLIONS of pounds of NHS cash is being spent on “treatments” for patients, including holidays, new clothes, computer games consoles and horse riding lessons. The NHS are now offering holidays as a form of... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, Sept. 1, 2015: Microsoft VP Dan’l Lewin speaks WednesdaySANTA CRUZ Microsoft vp speaks at tech meetup Wednesday Dan’l Lewin, corporat
Business Digest, Sept. 1, 2015: Microsoft VP Dan’l Lewin speaks Wednesday
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
SANTA CRUZ Microsoft vp speaks at tech meetup Wednesday Dan’l Lewin, corporate vice president at Microsoft heading up the technology and civic engagement team, will speak to the Santa Cruz New Tech MeetUp at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Del Mar Theatre,... Read more
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The Standard
Experts voice concern on cases of hoarse kidsTuesday, September 01, 2015ADVERTISEMENTOne in 10 primary school children suffe
Experts voice concern on cases of hoarse kids
The Standard / Posted 4 hours ago
Tuesday, September 01, 2015ADVERTISEMENTOne in 10 primary school children suffer from moderate to severe voice problems, probably due to too much extracurricular activity, a survey has found.The University of Hong Kong Voice Research Laboratory... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
New bus service popularAfter eight months of planning and deliberating, Cold Lake’s new bus system is
New bus service popular
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
After eight months of planning and deliberating, Cold Lake’s new bus system is officially up and running. City council cut the ribbon on August 25 and the first bus rolled out at 6 a.m. on August 26. “Very exciting day for all of our staff, myself... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Marks Promises New LeadershipAfter decades behind the scenes organizing people, Jill Marks said, she is read
Marks Promises New Leadership
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
After decades behind the scenes organizing people, Jill Marks said, she is ready to step to the forefront. As the wife of local labor organizer Scott Marks and a mother of six, Marks took her first step toward an out-front political life, right into... Read more
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ElectricNet
WGL Selected By District Of Columbia To Supply Electricity To More Than 700 City Government AccountsWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WGL, which has provided energy solutions to the
WGL Selected By District Of Columbia To Supply Electricity To More Than 700 City Government Accounts
ElectricNet / Posted 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WGL, which has provided energy solutions to the District of Columbia for more than 165 years, has been selected to supply approximately 400,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity to more than 700 city government... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Do values make a difference?THE consensus view of subjective well-being is that it is one domain of quality
Do values make a difference?
The Daily Guardian / Posted 4 hours ago
THE consensus view of subjective well-being is that it is one domain of quality of life and is concerned with one’s subjective perception of and feelings about life, commonly operationalised in terms of “happiness” or “life satisfaction.” Quality of... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Giving back becomes a habit for LionsAs residents of Northumberland we have the privilege of living in a very specia
Giving back becomes a habit for Lions
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 hours ago
As residents of Northumberland we have the privilege of living in a very special place. Not only are we surrounded by natural beauty but we live in unique communities that are centred around people. Within our several communities there are many... Read more
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Nottingham Post
New trial to help people with incurable brain conditions being piloted in NottinghamMedics in Nottingham have launched a world-first clinical trial which could imp
New trial to help people with incurable brain conditions being piloted in Nottingham
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Medics in Nottingham have launched a world-first clinical trial which could improve the lives of thousands of people living with incurable neurological conditions. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – which runs the Queen's Medical Centre and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Carolina Beach Firefighters host annual Fill the Boot fundraiser this weekendCarolina Beach Firefighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will kick of
Carolina Beach Firefighters host annual Fill the Boot fundraiser this weekend
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
Carolina Beach Firefighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will kick off the firefighter's annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign September 5 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Members of the Carolina Beach Fire Department will fan out along the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Strategy 'great milestone'Mayors from Canterbury and Waitaki are standing together and have developed a s
Strategy 'great milestone'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Mayors from Canterbury and Waitaki are standing together and have developed a strategy that sets a fresh economic direction for the regions. The Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy, launched last week, identifies ways to attract,... Read more
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NJ Biz
Vision Real Estate, Mill Creek Residential pair up to revamp Bayer campus in MontvilleVision Real Estate Partners has teamed with a well-known multifamily builder to
Vision Real Estate, Mill Creek Residential pair up to revamp Bayer campus in Montville
NJ Biz / Posted 5 hours ago
Vision Real Estate Partners has teamed with a well-known multifamily builder to redevelop a former Bayer HealthCare office park in Montville, where it plans to renovate one building while seeking new zoning for a residential component on the... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Intensive Medical Home program targets patients with chronic diseaseseighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG QUINCY -- Linn Dingerson of Quincy Medic
Intensive Medical Home program targets patients with chronic disease
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 hours ago
seighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG QUINCY -- Linn Dingerson of Quincy Medical Group is one of a group of nurses asked to lead a state-wide effort to create more awareness about what is still a relatively a new program to assist patients with... Read more
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MedCity News
Pediatric cancer patients control hospital telepresence robotLife can be isolating and challenging for pediatric cancer patients, so Nebrask
Pediatric cancer patients control hospital telepresence robot
MedCity News / Posted 6 hours ago
Life can be isolating and challenging for pediatric cancer patients, so Nebraska Medicine in Omaha brought in a telepresence robot to help improve the quality of life for some young warriors. The academic health system matched a DoubleRobotics... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Humane Society warning cat owners are string of suspicious deathsThe suspicious deaths of a dozen cats along with a string of mutilations and in
Calgary Humane Society warning cat owners are string of suspicious deaths
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
The suspicious deaths of a dozen cats along with a string of mutilations and injuries has sparked warnings to owners to keep felines indoors. Officials with the Calgary Humane Society on Monday said the risks facing cats wandering the streets are... Read more
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Business Wire
Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Disease Marked by Leg Pain and Wounds on Legs and FeetST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September marks peripheral arterial disease (
Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Disease Marked by Leg Pain and Wounds on Legs and Feet
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September marks peripheral arterial disease (PAD) awareness month. A staggering 18 million Americans1 suffer from this potentially life threatening disease which is greater than the number of Americans suffering from... Read more
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Business Wire
Interim Results of the Feasibility Study Presented at the ESC Congress in LondonPARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CARMAT (Paris:ALCAR) (FR0010907956, ALCAR, PEA-PME elig
Interim Results of the Feasibility Study Presented at the ESC Congress in London
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CARMAT (Paris:ALCAR) (FR0010907956, ALCAR, PEA-PME eligible), the designer and developer of the world's most advanced total artificial heart project, aiming to provide a therapeutic alternative for people suffering from... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Decatur is excited to move forwardWe want to extend our sincere gratitude for the vast amount of public support t
Decatur is excited to move forward
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
We want to extend our sincere gratitude for the vast amount of public support toward our recent efforts to obtain the state’s Stellar Communities designation. While we are certainly disappointed with the result, we remain committed to building upon... Read more
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The Sault Star
Intolerance in Canada - MoninIf we truly treat others as equals, there would be no racial strife, nobody try
Intolerance in Canada - Monin
The Sault Star / Posted 7 hours ago
If we truly treat others as equals, there would be no racial strife, nobody trying to prove their superiority, and we would do to others as we would like to be treated. If we recognize all living beings as entitled to the same quality of life we... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fracking as seen through artists’ eyesCape Town - Artists have tackled the controversial issue of fracking across a r
Fracking as seen through artists’ eyes
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
Cape Town - Artists have tackled the controversial issue of fracking across a range of disciplines in an exhibition looking at the practice and exploring its potential effect on communities and the environment. Karoo Disclosure, a collaborative art... Read more
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