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Christian Today
U.S. churches offer refuge to Central Americans targeted for deportation by Obama administrationImmigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside
U.S. churches offer refuge to Central Americans targeted for deportation by Obama administration
Christian Today / Posted 42 minutes ago
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, in this file photo taken July 15, 2014. Churches in the United States have offered their facilities as sanctuary for... Read more
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The Hill
Momentum slows for encryption billCongress seems unlikely to pass an encryption bill anytime soon despite the bur
Momentum slows for encryption bill
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
Congress seems unlikely to pass an encryption bill anytime soon despite the burst of momentum that followed the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif. In the aftermath of the deadly assaults, law enforcement officials warned that... Read more
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USA Today
N.H. hosts one of 9 key Senate races that will determine party controlThe presidential race is not the only big election fight in New Hampshire this
N.H. hosts one of 9 key Senate races that will determine party control
USA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
The presidential race is not the only big election fight in New Hampshire this year. The Granite State is also home to one of the most hotly contested Senate races in the nation, a battle between Republican Sen,. Kelly Ayotte and her Democratic... Read more
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News 8000
Fired Tomah psychiatrist setting up practice in La CrosseThe former chief of staff at the Tomah V-A may be joining a private practice i
Fired Tomah psychiatrist setting up practice in La Crosse
News 8000 / Posted 18 hours ago
The former chief of staff at the Tomah V-A may be joining a private practice in La Crosse. David Houlihan was fired in November after a federal investigation into allegations of over prescribing pain killers and a hostile work environment at... Read more
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KXXV Waco
"True Blood" will take center stage at upcoming Nacogdoches Film Festival"True Blood" vampires and the author who writes about them, a "True Blood" comi
"True Blood" will take center stage at upcoming Nacogdoches Film Festival
KXXV Waco / Posted 19 hours ago
"True Blood" vampires and the author who writes about them, a "True Blood" comic-con, and a peek of Nacogdoches during the late 1930s are the draws to this year's Nacogdoches Film Festival. It happens the last weekend of February, and hard work is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
"True Blood" will take center stage at upcoming Nacogdoches Film Festival"True Blood" vampires and the author who writes about them, a "True Blood" comi
"True Blood" will take center stage at upcoming Nacogdoches Film Festival
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 hours ago
"True Blood" vampires and the author who writes about them, a "True Blood" comic-con, and a peek of Nacogdoches during the late 1930s are the draws to this year's Nacogdoches Film Festival. It happens the last weekend of February, and hard work is... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Sen. Johnson: Jobs, health care as important as terror fightMILWAUKEE (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is framing his re-election as a matter
Sen. Johnson: Jobs, health care as important as terror fight
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is framing his re-election as a matter of security -- both military and economic. At a town hall meeting in Milwaukee on Friday, Johnson said job creation, health care and national debt are issues that demand... Read more
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Newsmax
GOP Plans Quick Obamacare Repeal If Party Wins White HouseRepublicans in Congress are exploring a way to enact a repeal of Obamacare and
GOP Plans Quick Obamacare Repeal If Party Wins White House
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Republicans in Congress are exploring a way to enact a repeal of Obamacare and other parts of their agenda soon after a new Republican president takes the oath of office in 2017. Several Republicans said they’re discussing the possibility of... Read more
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Fortune
J.C. Penney Wants To Sell Its Headquarters To Raise CashJ.C. Penney said on Friday that it is looking into selling off its sprawling he
J.C. Penney Wants To Sell Its Headquarters To Raise Cash
Fortune / Posted yesterday
J.C. Penney said on Friday that it is looking into selling off its sprawling headquarters in the Dallas area in order to lower its enormous debt load. The mid-tier department store chain said the booming commercial real estate market in Plano,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
J.C. Penney CEO brings in his own head of storesJoe McFarland has been hired to be executive vice president over all of J.C. Pe
J.C. Penney CEO brings in his own head of stores
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Joe McFarland has been hired to be executive vice president over all of J.C. Penney’s 1,000 stores, the Plano-based retailer said Monday. McFarland’s appointment is effective immediately, the company said in a release. He succeeds Tony Bartlett, who... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hackWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Person
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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Raw Story
Senate committee ponders if Canadian border is a threat after Trudeau’s victoryExistential threats to the US homeland have come in many forms – some real, som
Senate committee ponders if Canadian border is a threat after Trudeau’s victory
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Existential threats to the US homeland have come in many forms – some real, some imagined. There was immigration from Asia – referred to in the xenophobic phrase “yellow peril” – fascism in Europe, communism in the Soviet Union and radical Islam in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Senators grill Obama’s nominee over data breachSenators grill Obama's nominee over data breach | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Sena
Senators grill Obama’s nominee over data breach
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Senators grill Obama's nominee over data breach | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Senators grill Obama's nominee over data breach WASHINGTON — President Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel praises OPM nominee despite subpoenaMany senators had high praise on Tuesday for President Obama’s nominee to becom
Senate panel praises OPM nominee despite subpoena
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Many senators had high praise on Tuesday for President Obama’s nominee to become the director of the embattled Office of Personnel Management (OPM) despite a recent congressional subpoena. Beth Cobert, the nominee, has been the OPM’s acting director... Read more
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The Hill
In shift, House panel launches Clinton email probeThe House Oversight Committee is opening an investigation into federal recordke
In shift, House panel launches Clinton email probe
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The House Oversight Committee is opening an investigation into federal recordkeeping that is expected to swirl around Hillary Clinton’s emails. ADVERTISEMENT "If there are problems, noncompliance, we’re going to dive into that," Chaffetz told The... Read more
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The Hill
Vets group attacks Ron Johnson in radio adsA progressive veterans group on Thursday launched a radio advertising campaign
Vets group attacks Ron Johnson in radio ads
The Hill / Posted yesterday
A progressive veterans group on Thursday launched a radio advertising campaign in Wisconsin attacking Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on veterans issues. VoteVets.org released an ad knocking Johnson over his handling of the opioid overprescription scandal... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
One of the hottest clothing start-ups is suddenly laying off 10% of its staffNasty Gal is starting to crumble. The company's CEO Sheree Waterson told Bloom
One of the hottest clothing start-ups is suddenly laying off 10% of its staff
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Nasty Gal is starting to crumble. The company's CEO Sheree Waterson told Bloomberg that axing these 19 employees is part of a "strategic restructuring." "We have seen other tech and apparel brands make similar types of business decisions recently,"... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One of the hottest clothing start-ups is suddenly laying off 10% of its staffNasty Gal is starting to crumble. The company's CEO Sheree Waterson told Bloom
One of the hottest clothing start-ups is suddenly laying off 10% of its staff
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Nasty Gal is starting to crumble. The company's CEO Sheree Waterson told Bloomberg that axing these 19 employees is part of a "strategic restructuring." "We have seen other tech and apparel brands make similar types of business decisions recently,"... Read more
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Roll Call
Kirk, Johnson Targeted by Liberal Groups for Iran Votes Votes this past fall against the Iran nuclear deal could come back to haunt t
Kirk, Johnson Targeted by Liberal Groups for Iran Votes
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Votes this past fall against the Iran nuclear deal could come back to haunt two vulnerable Republican senators up for re-election. At least that�s what some progressive organizations are... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hackWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Person
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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The Columbian
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hackWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Personnel M
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency’s cybersecurity and information technology systems after what’s believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hackWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Person
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hackWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Person
Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
Senators Grill Personnel Office Nominee Over Data HackPresident Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on
Senators Grill Personnel Office Nominee Over Data Hack
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Blame Canada? US Senate committee ponders if northern border is a threatExistential threats to the US homeland have come in many forms – some real, som
Blame Canada? US Senate committee ponders if northern border is a threat
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Existential threats to the US homeland have come in many forms – some real, some imagined. There was immigration from Asia – referred to in the xenophobic phrase “yellow peril” – fascism in Europe, communism in the Soviet Union and radical Islam in... Read more
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DMNews
Mailers Rise Up Against iPOSTShare this article: Thirty-two organizations—from RR Donnelley to Disabled Ame
Mailers Rise Up Against iPOST
DMNews / Posted 2 days ago
Share this article: Thirty-two organizations—from RR Donnelley to Disabled American Veterans—unite in opposition to the first Congressionally mandated postal increase in 40 years. Thirty-two companies and associations representing the U.S. Postal... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
U.S. Seeks to Work with Canada to Handle Syrian Refugees By Luke Torrance - In the spring of 1939, the crew of the ocean liner St. Lou
U.S. Seeks to Work with Canada to Handle Syrian Refugees
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 2 days ago
By Luke Torrance - In the spring of 1939, the crew of the ocean liner St. Louis was desperately looking for a place to dock. The ship was carrying 908 Jewish refugees from Germany and had... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Americans concerned about Canadian refugee strategyAmerican politicians want to know if Syrian refugees let into Canada are going
Americans concerned about Canadian refugee strategy
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
American politicians want to know if Syrian refugees let into Canada are going to pose a threat to their own national security. "We have a pretty unsecure border with Canada," Ron Johnson, a Republican senator from Wisconsin said Wednesday. "Islamic... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Blizzard of red ink buries United States Postal ServiceThe USPS has been in dire straits for years, Congress has failed to act for yea
Blizzard of red ink buries United States Postal Service
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The USPS has been in dire straits for years, Congress has failed to act for years, even to implement the USPS's own suggestions for reform, and, with revenues still declining and expenses still growing, things are worse than ever. According to a... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Get ready for a zany Signing Day in MichiganThe end is coming. For those cheering for or rooting against Michigan’s 2016 r
Get ready for a zany Signing Day in Michigan
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
The end is coming. For those cheering for or rooting against Michigan’s 2016 recruiting class, Wednesday should be a merciful conclusion. As much as U-M fans have enjoyed a year of head coach Jim Harbaugh’s antics and schemes, finally reaching... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Legal Theft III: Civil Forfeiture Victim Loses Motion for Lawsuit Against Tucson PoliceOn a May evening about two years ago, Ron Johnson claims he woke up to someone
Legal Theft III: Civil Forfeiture Victim Loses Motion for Lawsuit Against Tucson Police
Tucson Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
On a May evening about two years ago, Ron Johnson claims he woke up to someone banging at his front door. He dragged himself out of bed and opened up. Before he could even ask what was going on, a Tucson Police officer handcuffed and shoved him in... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Poor Communication Dangerous, Law-enforcement Officials Tell Senators By Luke Torrance - Baltimore County Police responded to a woman’s call in the
Poor Communication Dangerous, Law-enforcement Officials Tell Senators
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
By Luke Torrance - Baltimore County Police responded to a woman’s call in the early morning hours of Dec. 20, 2014. The woman’s ex-boyfriend had shot her in the stomach and fled... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Get ready for a zany Signing Day at MichiganThe end is coming. For those cheering for or rooting against Michigan’s 2016 r
Get ready for a zany Signing Day at Michigan
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
The end is coming. For those cheering for or rooting against Michigan’s 2016 recruiting class, Wednesday should be a merciful conclusion. As much as U-M fans have enjoyed a year of head coach Jim Harbaugh’s antics and schemes, finally reaching... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa informed Washington of strict security checks on refugees: ministersAs a U.S. Senate committee begins hearings Wednesday on Canada’s fast-tracked r
Ottawa informed Washington of strict security checks on refugees: ministers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
As a U.S. Senate committee begins hearings Wednesday on Canada’s fast-tracked refugee plan, two senior Liberal cabinet ministers say the Obama administration was “fully informed” of the layers of background checks on Syrian refugees that adhered to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How Much Free Cash Flow Can J.C. Penney Produce?Last month, J.C. Penney tweaked its projections for the recently completed 2015
How Much Free Cash Flow Can J.C. Penney Produce?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Last month, J.C. Penney tweaked its projections for the recently completed 2015 fiscal year. The company now expects to report positive free cash flow for the full year, compared to its prior guidance for breakeven free cash flow. J.C. Penney... Read more
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The Atlantic
Zika Virus Is a Global Emergency. Here's What the Federal Government Is Doing About it.The World Health Organization on Monday declared the Zika virus an internationa
Zika Virus Is a Global Emergency. Here's What the Federal Government Is Doing About it.
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
The World Health Organization on Monday declared the Zika virus an international emergency. But so far, as the world has watched the virus spread in the Americas, the Obama administration and federal health agencies have argued that this is no time... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Odds on Where No. 1 Recruit Rashan Gary LandsThe 6'5", 293-pound defensive tackle is focused on Clemson and Michigan as fina
Odds on Where No. 1 Recruit Rashan Gary Lands
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
The 6'5", 293-pound defensive tackle is focused on Clemson and Michigan as finalists, his family told Brian Dohn of Scout.com on Monday. Less than 48 hours shy of national signing day, this development sets the stage for a showdown between two of... Read more
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News 8000
Feingold outpacing Johnson in fundraisingCampaign fundraising numbers show U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold is outpacin
Feingold outpacing Johnson in fundraising
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Campaign fundraising numbers show U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold is outpacing Republican Sen. Ron Johnson by about $1 million. Feingold's campaign issued a release Friday saying he raised $2.65 million in the last quarter of the year. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Barack Obama calls Dilma Rousseff; discusses spread of Zika virus"The leaders agreed on the importance of collaborative efforts to deepen our kn
Barack Obama calls Dilma Rousseff; discusses spread of Zika virus
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
"The leaders agreed on the importance of collaborative efforts to deepen our knowledge, advance research, and accelerate work to develop better vaccines and other technologies to control the virus," the White House said after Obama's phone... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Inside Harbaugh's Recruiting Surge at MichiganJim Harbaugh found himself four points shy of a Super Bowl XLVII victory on Feb
Inside Harbaugh's Recruiting Surge at Michigan
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
Jim Harbaugh found himself four points shy of a Super Bowl XLVII victory on Feb. 3, 2013 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Exactly three years from the day his San Francisco 49ers fell to the Baltimore Ravens and older brother John Harbaugh, the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum as virus spreads Published: 30 January 2016 8:46 AM Women are seen in the shanty town of Beco
Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum as virus spreads
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 30 January 2016 8:46 AM Women are seen in the shanty town of Beco do Sururu, Recife, Brazil. The country is losing the battle against the mosquito spreading the Zika virus,... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Feingold reports raising $2.7 million in 4th quarterMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold's campaign reports he r
Feingold reports raising $2.7 million in 4th quarter
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold's campaign reports he raised nearly $2.7 million in the last quarter of 2015. Russ for Wisconsin issued a news release Friday saying Feingold raised $2.65 million in the last three months of... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Senate Votes Unanimously to Pass Resolution Recognizing Jan. 24-30, 2016 as "National School Choice Week"WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Senate tonight voted unanimously
U.S. Senate Votes Unanimously to Pass Resolution Recognizing Jan. 24-30, 2016 as "National School Choice Week"
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Senate tonight voted unanimously to recognize the week of January 24-30, 2016 as "National School Choice Week." This is the second year in a row that the U.S. Senate has recognized National School... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Latest MU Law Poll ReleasedThe latest Marquette University Law Poll was released today, showing what Wisco
Latest MU Law Poll Released
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 8 days ago
The latest Marquette University Law Poll was released today, showing what Wisconsinites are thinking for the upcoming election cycle. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton received 45 percent to Bernie Sanders’ 43 percent, with Martin O’Malley at... Read more
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FOX News
Senators ask CDC, DHS for 'estimates' of threat posed by Zika virusThe leaders of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are asking the U.S. Cente
Senators ask CDC, DHS for 'estimates' of threat posed by Zika virus
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
The leaders of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Department of Homeland Security to examine the threat the Zika virus poses to the U.S. In two letters obtained first by Fox News on Thursday,... Read more
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CNET
How Apple's retail chief views her store workersApple retail chief Angela Ahrendts says the employee retention rate at the reta
How Apple's retail chief views her store workers
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts says the employee retention rate at the retail stores has reached its highest level yet. Apple Stores employees stick with their jobs and there's a good reason for that, says the company's retail chief. The... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Stay engaged with governmentI have noticed over the past couple of years that many people in this country h
Stay engaged with government
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
I have noticed over the past couple of years that many people in this country have no idea how it works. We have three branches of government. The Executive is the President and his cabinet and staff. The Judicial Branch is the court system all the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set up or you're in the midst of growing and scaling. But if you burn the candle on both ends, or sacrifice your health and relationships, your efforts are all for naught.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set up or you're in the midst of growing and scaling. But if you burn the candle on both ends, or sacrifice your health and relationships, your efforts are all for naught.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
Your business can demand major time -- especially when you're first getting set up or you're in the midst of growing and scaling. But if you burn the candle on both ends, or sacrifice your health and relationships, your efforts are all for naught.... Read more
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