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Salon.com
How Donald Trump always gets away with it: He’s more like Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter than a politicianfor that is, like Limbaugh, Trump supporters tend to be middle-aged, white men.
How Donald Trump always gets away with it: He’s more like Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter than a politician
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
for that is, like Limbaugh, Trump supporters tend to be middle-aged, white men. But even more important, as a study by the RAND corporation points out, what really unites Trump supporters is a shared sense that they “don’t have a political... Read more
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NBC News
How to Beat ISIS: Blow Up the Moneyhad been seized inside the U.S. banking system and $136 million in terrorist as
How to Beat ISIS: Blow Up the Money
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
had been seized inside the U.S. banking system and $136 million in terrorist assets worldwide were found and seized. A Rand Corporation analysis called it "a nearly negligible sum," pointing out that it was a mere .04 percent of the $300... Read more
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New Kerala
IS more dangerous in Europe than Al Qaeda was in 1990s - newkerala.com #57187than what was happening with Al Qaeda in the 1990s," Colin P. Clarke, an associ
IS more dangerous in Europe than Al Qaeda was in 1990s - newkerala.com #57187
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
than what was happening with Al Qaeda in the 1990s," Colin P. Clarke, an associate political scientist at the US think tank RAND Corporation, told Xinhua news agency. IS was not only on the march in the Middle East by taking over large swaths of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The price we won't paywhere those funds are headed. “People say it’s only money. It’s not,” insists
The price we won't pay
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
where those funds are headed. “People say it’s only money. It’s not,” insists the senior advisor to the president of the RAND Corporation think tank. “They’re not going to use it to move to Miami to retire. They’re in the business of kidnapping... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Nidhi Kalra: Why it's nearly impossible to prove autonomous cars' safety without a new approachand responding to the priorities of Texans. The country is watching. Nidhi Kal
Nidhi Kalra: Why it's nearly impossible to prove autonomous cars' safety without a new approach
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
and responding to the priorities of Texans. The country is watching. Nidhi Kalra is a senior information scientist at the RAND Corporation, a codirector of RAND's Center for Decision Making under Uncertainty, and a professor at the Pardee RAND... Read more
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Reuters
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defense"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defense
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.S. reconnaissance plane. A study by the RAND Corporation, a U.S. defense think-tank, said Russia could overrun Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in three days, leaving... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defence"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.S. reconnaissance plane. A study by the RAND Corporation, a U.S. defence think-tank, said Russia could overrun Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in three days, leaving... Read more
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The Star
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defence"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defence
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
"simulated attack passes" near a U.S. warship and another passing close to a U.S. reconnaissance plane. A study by the RAND Corporation, a U.S. defence think-tank, said Russia could overrun Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in three days, leaving... Read more
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FOX News
7 life events that can lead to divorcethan boys in the womb—and may be more likely to survive pregnancies stressed by
7 life events that can lead to divorce
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
than boys in the womb—and may be more likely to survive pregnancies stressed by a troubled marriage. Living apart A 2013 RAND Corporation study of military families found that the risk of divorce among enlisted service members was directly... Read more
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Herald Sun
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in Australia and a report from think tank RAND Corporation indicated this could increase the price by as much as 30 per cent. The Australian reported it would add an... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in Australia and a report from think tank RAND Corporation indicated this could increase the price by as much as 30 per cent. The Australian reported it would add an... Read more
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Perth Now
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in Australia and a report from think tank RAND Corporation indicated this could increase the price by as much as 30 per cent. The Australian reported it would add an... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in Australia and a report from think tank RAND Corporation indicated this could increase the price by as much as 30 per cent. The Australian reported it would add an... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers meet in the lobbyTHE WEEDS: Marijuana legalization is on everyone’s minds these days. Today a pa
California lawmakers meet in the lobby
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
THE WEEDS: Marijuana legalization is on everyone’s minds these days. Today a pair of drug policy experts from the RAND Corporation will be talking about lessons to be learned from states that have already legalized it – a popular topic –... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in
Australia’s $50 billion mistake?
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
decision,” he said. Traditionally it has cost more to build ships or boats in Australia and a report from think tank RAND Corporation indicated this could increase the price by as much as 30 per cent. The Australian reported it would add an... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawmakers examine gas storage safety after Aliso Canyon leakfor only low-income children. Is this targeted approach the right one, or shoul
Lawmakers examine gas storage safety after Aliso Canyon leak
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
for only low-income children. Is this targeted approach the right one, or should the state provide universal access? The RAND Corporation hosts a briefing on the costs and benefits of various early childhood education programs, 2 p.m. in Room 127... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Sleep Disorders Among Troops Are More Damaging Than We Realizeare discharging an increasing number of soldiers with serious sleep problems. E
Sleep Disorders Among Troops Are More Damaging Than We Realize
Task & Purpose / Posted 9 days ago
are discharging an increasing number of soldiers with serious sleep problems. Exact numbers are hard to lock down, but the RAND Corporation found earlier this year that 48.5% of service members reported such poor sleep quality, it would qualify as... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Cuts to Medicaid would be costlyincreases administrative costs and creates a barrier to quality health care for
Cuts to Medicaid would be costly
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
increases administrative costs and creates a barrier to quality health care for the neediest. A study by the RAND corporation shows that requiring our lowest-income neighbors and friends to pay for health-care costs makes them put off... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Brian Michael Jenkins: Anti-Muslim demonstrations don’t make us saferand picking on a religious minority. Brian Michael Jenkins is a senior adviser
Brian Michael Jenkins: Anti-Muslim demonstrations don’t make us safer
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
and picking on a religious minority. Brian Michael Jenkins is a senior adviser to the president of the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and the author of numerous books, reports and articles on terrorism-related topics. Twitter: @BrianMJenk... Read more
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The Hill
Understanding and addressing the unaccompanied minor immigration issueyoung immigrants to America who journeyed north alone. Amaral is an associate
Understanding and addressing the unaccompanied minor immigration issue
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
young immigrants to America who journeyed north alone. Amaral is an associate sociologist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. His research projects deal with the estimation and analysis of migration, effects of demographic transition... Read more
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TechCrunch
Regulating drone airspace using ‘smart markets’in policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy a
Regulating drone airspace using ‘smart markets’
TechCrunch / Posted 14 days ago
in policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. John F. Raffensperger is a senior operations researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the... Read more
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PhysOrg
American teacher panel surveys teachers' knowledge and perceptions of state standardsA new RAND Corporation survey of American teachers provides several key areas w
American teacher panel surveys teachers' knowledge and perceptions of state standards
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
A new RAND Corporation survey of American teachers provides several key areas where states and school districts can do more to help teachers engage in instruction that will most help students meet state standards. In June and October of 2015, RAND... Read more
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The New Yorker
Letter from Los Angelestwo in Africa. It was reaching an area inhabited by thirteen or fourteen millio
Letter from Los Angeles
The New Yorker / Posted 17 days ago
two in Africa. It was reaching an area inhabited by thirteen or fourteen million people, more than half of whom, a recent Rand Corporation study suggests, had arrived in Los Angeles as adults, eighteen years old or over—citizens whose memories did... Read more
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Psych Central
California’s Mental Health Campaign May Boost Jobs, Economyof mental illness appears to be encouraging more people to seek treatment for p
California’s Mental Health Campaign May Boost Jobs, Economy
Psych Central / Posted 17 days ago
of mental illness appears to be encouraging more people to seek treatment for psychological distress, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Based on findings so far, the campaign will most likely lead to a significant increase in employment... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
California’s effort to reduce stigma of mental health issues provides positive economic benefitsmay provide the state with positive economic benefits by increasing employment
California’s effort to reduce stigma of mental health issues provides positive economic benefits
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
may provide the state with positive economic benefits by increasing employment and worker productivity, according to a new RAND Corporation study. For every $1 invested in the stigma-reduction effort, the state should receive an estimated $36... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
What the Panama Papers tell us about terror and globalisationit was the import of Western values (globalisation) that took away theirs. Gra
What the Panama Papers tell us about terror and globalisation
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
it was the import of Western values (globalisation) that took away theirs. Graham Fuller, a political scientist at the Rand Corporation, explains how those in non-Western countries are confronted by what can easily be construed as evidence that... Read more
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FOX News
Feds awarded $600G for study on why people cheat on taxesthe proposing researchers,” a spokesperson said. The project in question is no
Feds awarded $600G for study on why people cheat on taxes
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
the proposing researchers,” a spokesperson said. The project in question is not expected to be finished until 2018. Rand Corporation, apparently in the lead on the research, pitched their project as a way to study the problem of income tax... Read more
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Slate
Do Terror Attacks Really Happen in Bunches?little evidence that such an aggressive public response is necessary, according
Do Terror Attacks Really Happen in Bunches?
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
little evidence that such an aggressive public response is necessary, according to a new report by terrorism experts at the Rand Corporation. The experts studied 140,000 terror attacks in the United States and Europe between 1970 and 2013 and found... Read more
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PhysOrg
California mental health stigma-reduction campaign creates economic benefitsmay provide the state with positive economic benefits by increasing employment
California mental health stigma-reduction campaign creates economic benefits
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
may provide the state with positive economic benefits by increasing employment and worker productivity, according to a new RAND Corporation study. For every $1 invested in the stigma-reduction effort, the state should receive an estimated $36... Read more
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The Hill
The future of college is not about it being freetoday into a discussion about the college of tomorrow. Carew is an assistant p
The future of college is not about it being free
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
today into a discussion about the college of tomorrow. Carew is an assistant policy analyst at the nonprofit nonpartisan RAND Corporation and a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She writes regularly on higher education... Read more
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PhysOrg
Few consumers penalize companies after data breach, study findsever been notified say they stopped doing business with the hacked company afte
Few consumers penalize companies after data breach, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
ever been notified say they stopped doing business with the hacked company after the event occurred, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The findings are from one of the first examinations of consumers' experiences with data breaches and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Primer On The Complicated Battle For The South China Seafor generations. "It's a race to build and bolster presence," says Andrew Scob
A Primer On The Complicated Battle For The South China Sea
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
for generations. "It's a race to build and bolster presence," says Andrew Scobell, a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. "Control over the sea means greater access to fisheries and more leverage over its shipping lanes." More... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Dumb new RAND report claims it’s impossible to road-test a robot The RAND Corporation policy think tank has released a new report on the state
Dumb new RAND report claims it’s impossible to road-test a robot
ExtremeTech / Posted 20 days ago
The RAND Corporation policy think tank has released a new report on the state of self-driving car research, arguing that the industry’s goal of a safe, government-approved robo-car is... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Primer On The Complicated Battle For The South China Seafor generations. "It's a race to build and bolster presence," says Andrew Scob
A Primer On The Complicated Battle For The South China Sea
KERA North Texas / Posted 20 days ago
for generations. "It's a race to build and bolster presence," says Andrew Scobell, a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. "Control over the sea means greater access to fisheries and more leverage over its shipping lanes." More... Read more
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NBC News
Starbucks, Google, Others Sign On to Obama Job Effort For Ex-Inmateseffort to help ex-offenders find jobs has long been a piecemeal one, said Lois
Starbucks, Google, Others Sign On to Obama Job Effort For Ex-Inmates
NBC News / Posted 21 days ago
effort to help ex-offenders find jobs has long been a piecemeal one, said Lois Davis, a senior researcher at the Rand Corporation. State corrections departments have been responsible for contacting individual employers — often... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will self-driving cars ever be safe enough to hit the roads?to drive 'billions of miles over hundreds of years' to be fully tested The rep
Will self-driving cars ever be safe enough to hit the roads?
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
to drive 'billions of miles over hundreds of years' to be fully tested The report was written by non-profit organisation Rand Corporation It would take autonomous cars hundreds of years to log sufficient miles This would be needed to assess... Read more
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The Hill
DOD official: No 'substantive' opposition to transgender troopscome in very well read trying to understand the issue asking good faith questio
DOD official: No 'substantive' opposition to transgender troops
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
come in very well read trying to understand the issue asking good faith questions.” The Pentagon was also waiting for a RAND Corporation report it commissioned on prevalence, readiness and healthcare costs to be finished, Carson said. Both the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Teaching Neuroscience in Prisonclasses and who have since been released from prison, only four have been re-in
Teaching Neuroscience in Prison
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
classes and who have since been released from prison, only four have been re-incarcerated, a 7 percent recidivism rate. The RAND Corporation found that prison education programs across the country reduce recidivism by 43 percent. Which also means... Read more
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iol.co.za
We should be very afraid of being Trumpedthe host countries do pay substantial parts of the costs of those US forces. F
We should be very afraid of being Trumped
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
the host countries do pay substantial parts of the costs of those US forces. Foreign Policy magazine, quoting a recent Rand Corporation study, said this week that South Korea pays nearly $900 million (R13.5bn), and Japan provides roughly $2bn... Read more
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The Hill
Five Panama Papers takeawaysat least where I sit, these are things that people suspected,” said Colin Clark
Five Panama Papers takeaways
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
at least where I sit, these are things that people suspected,” said Colin Clarke, an associate political scientist at the RAND Corporation who teaches classes on international organized crime and threat finance at the University of Pittsburgh. “I... Read more
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Breitbart
Blue State Blues: What Kind of a State is Cruzifornia?different from the Bay Area, or the rest of Southern California, where Trump is
Blue State Blues: What Kind of a State is Cruzifornia?
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
different from the Bay Area, or the rest of Southern California, where Trump is dominant? The clue lies in a poll by the Rand Corporation, which found that Trump voters agreed with the statement, “People like me don’t have any say about what the... Read more
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The Economic Times
China could adopt different approach to deal with India: Randas its main potential adversary in determining its nuclear force structure and
China could adopt different approach to deal with India: Rand
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
as its main potential adversary in determining its nuclear force structure and other strategic-deterrence requirements, the Rand Corporation said in a report on China. "It is possible, however, that China could become more concerned about the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Meet the company that pays $1 million for Apple hackssay this business is also conducted by government contractors, like weapons mak
Meet the company that pays $1 million for Apple hacks
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
say this business is also conducted by government contractors, like weapons maker Lockheed Martin, consultants at the RAND Corporation and the Florida-based Harris Corporation, which makes a police phone-tracking tool called the... Read more
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The Hill
Encryption issue puts federal agencies at oddstools — but being able to use those same tools to catch bad guys,” said Dr. Sas
Encryption issue puts federal agencies at odds
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
tools — but being able to use those same tools to catch bad guys,” said Dr. Sasha Romanosky, a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Deepening that conflict is the fact that some federal agencies are actively researching how to make... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The "Gig Economy"; Another Vicious Attack on Ordinary Working Slobstemps, through contract agencies or on-call -- according to a study published T
The "Gig Economy"; Another Vicious Attack on Ordinary Working Slobs
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
temps, through contract agencies or on-call -- according to a study published Tuesday by Princeton University and the RAND Corporation... "The actual number of contingent full-time workers rose from 14.2 million in February 2005 to 23.6... Read more
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FOX News
Link between health care spending, quality unclearstudies. "This is really one of the central issues we're grappling with today
Link between health care spending, quality unclear
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
studies. "This is really one of the central issues we're grappling with today in health care," said Peter Hussey from the RAND Corporation in Arlington, Virginia. The topic is especially pressing because although the United States spends more of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Foreign Affairs Scope: Deadly flare-up in the Caucasusdeployment organised to bolster US support in the region as a response to Russi
Foreign Affairs Scope: Deadly flare-up in the Caucasus
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 28 days ago
deployment organised to bolster US support in the region as a response to Russian aggression. However, the US think tank RAND Corporation estimates seven brigades would at minimum be needed to slow a serious Russian advance into Former Soviet... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Prisoners create health radio showcoming to this. They really enjoy it, so it makes the (prison) culture that muc
Prisoners create health radio show
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
coming to this. They really enjoy it, so it makes the (prison) culture that much better," said Kohler. A 2013 study by the RAND corporation, evaluating the effectiveness of programs that provide education to incarcerated adults, found inmates who... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Prisoners create health radio showcoming to this. They really enjoy it, so it makes the (prison) culture that muc
Prisoners create health radio show
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 30 days ago
coming to this. They really enjoy it, so it makes the (prison) culture that much better," said Kohler. A 2013 study by the RAND corporation, evaluating the effectiveness of programs that provide education to incarcerated adults, found inmates who... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Gulf will devour Terrebonne, Lafourche by 2100, study saysyear, but its projected average revenue is, at most, $729 million a year throug
Gulf will devour Terrebonne, Lafourche by 2100, study says
The Daily Comet / Posted 1 months ago
year, but its projected average revenue is, at most, $729 million a year through 2018. -- An economic study by LSU and the RAND Corporation says land loss could cost Louisiana about $7 billion annually if left unabated. In addition, $5 billion is... Read more
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