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Reuters
Economists see ride-hailing industry as ripe for competitionthey said, has none of the elements that traditionally have enabled single comp
Economists see ride-hailing industry as ripe for competition
Reuters / Posted yesterday
they said, has none of the elements that traditionally have enabled single companies to control a sector. If it is the first of its kind, a company can dominate markets that have huge infrastructure costs, such as putting up cell towers or... Read more
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Daily Record
Travel: Pilot your own trips with lessons at Solberg60 students, who range in age from 12 to 80, about half come from New York and
Travel: Pilot your own trips with lessons at Solberg
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
60 students, who range in age from 12 to 80, about half come from New York and North Jersey while the other half are local. Although some of them may live closer to other airports, they choose to make the trip to Solberg. Patel said that he... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two women facing charges after stealing Quincy nun’s rosaryTwo Somerville women were arrested in Quincy on Sunday after they allegedly sto
Two women facing charges after stealing Quincy nun’s rosary
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Two Somerville women were arrested in Quincy on Sunday after they allegedly stole a rosary from a local nun, Quincy police said. The nun, a member of the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth Catholic religious community, was walking down Phipps Street in... Read more
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Minot Daily News
New school completefunding from a $39.5 million bond issue approved by Minot voters in 2015, was b
New school complete
Minot Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
funding from a $39.5 million bond issue approved by Minot voters in 2015, was built to hold up to 550 students. It is the first brand new school built in the district since Magic City Campus was completed in the early 1970s. "All I can say is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Singapore Airlines managers make Canberra home one month from touchdownwho will permanently lead Singapore Airlines' Canberra operations has moved to
Singapore Airlines managers make Canberra home one month from touchdown
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
who will permanently lead Singapore Airlines' Canberra operations has moved to the capital as preparations for the historic first "Capital express" flights step up. Sunday marks one month until the first flight from the city-state of 5.7 million... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
BCHL Grizzlies’ camp opens with plenty of promisebe a Mann Cup lacrosse series at The Q Centre this year forcing the Victoria Gr
BCHL Grizzlies’ camp opens with plenty of promise
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
be a Mann Cup lacrosse series at The Q Centre this year forcing the Victoria Grizzlies to play their exhibition games and first four league contests away from home ice. While the continued success of fellow Colwood tenants, the Victoria... Read more
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express
Community Land Trusts: Affordable homes for young peoplecould be about to become much better known, though, and provide affordable home
Community Land Trusts: Affordable homes for young people
express / Posted 8 days ago
could be about to become much better known, though, and provide affordable homes for young people within their own local area – even in London. Pilot projects began in 2008 and in 2010 the National CLT Network was established. Now there... Read more
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Providence Business News
Five R.I. firms make Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companiesIt experienced three-year growth of 617 percent, and had $4 million in revenue
Five R.I. firms make Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
It experienced three-year growth of 617 percent, and had $4 million in revenue last year. This was Chartwise’s first appearance on the annual list, which celebrates “the superheroes of the U.S. economy.” It was released Wednesday. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
2 Mass. startups make top 10 of Inc.’s fastest-growing firmsstartups climbed into the top 10 of Inc. magazine’s annual ranking of fastest-g
2 Mass. startups make top 10 of Inc.’s fastest-growing firms
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
startups climbed into the top 10 of Inc. magazine’s annual ranking of fastest-growing private companies. Paint Nite, a Somerville company that hosts group painting events at local bars, was the second-fastest growing private company in the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Urgency on mitigationRise in foreclosures adds to push for local powers By Colin A. Young State Hou
Urgency on mitigation
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Rise in foreclosures adds to push for local powers By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Arguing that the current rate of foreclosures is worse than anything Massachusetts has seen since the run up to the American Revolution in 1763,... Read more
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Boston Globe
At last, Hubway arrives in some underserved communitiesceremony, Walsh officially opened the YMCA Hubway station by docking a bike des
At last, Hubway arrives in some underserved communities
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
ceremony, Walsh officially opened the YMCA Hubway station by docking a bike designed by Artists for Humanity, a local nonprofit. The bike, which featured a brightly colored frame that depicted famous Roxbury social justice activists like... Read more
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The New Yorker
Ivanka and Jared’s Power Playon Park Avenue, where talk of “the wall” refers more rarely to the border with
Ivanka and Jared’s Power Play
The New Yorker / Posted 12 days ago
on Park Avenue, where talk of “the wall” refers more rarely to the border with Mexico than to the climbing facility at the local Equinox. In person, they are known for being almost spookily presentable. Ivanka, the more charismatic of the pair, is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Women wrestlers take the ring, leap into spotlightstarted with male wrestlers, then launched World Women’s Wrestling, or Triple W
Women wrestlers take the ring, leap into spotlight
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
started with male wrestlers, then launched World Women’s Wrestling, or Triple W. The group’s upcoming event on Aug. 13, the first ever Iron Maiden Championship, will feature a two-round, eight-woman contest that will culminate in the combatant who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Screened-in porches are cool againa hundred or so yards down a meandering path. There, a graceful freestanding sc
Screened-in porches are cool again
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
a hundred or so yards down a meandering path. There, a graceful freestanding screened pavilion, built by Kitchell from local hemlock and inspired by Japanese teahouse architecture, overlooks the property’s small pond. Visiting friends and... Read more
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11 News Houston
N.J. senior center celebrates 3 centennial birthdaysSOMERVILLE, N.J. — Three members of a New Jersey senior citizens center are now
N.J. senior center celebrates 3 centennial birthdays
11 News Houston / Posted 16 days ago
SOMERVILLE, N.J. — Three members of a New Jersey senior citizens center are now or soon will be part of an elite demographic: centenarian citizens. On Tuesday, the Bridgewater Township Senior Citizen Center held a celebration for Leocadia “Lee” De... Read more
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Herald Sun
’He seemed normal, just a bit quiet’also offer assistance. US woman killed in bloodbath Police were called to the
’He seemed normal, just a bit quiet’
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
also offer assistance. US woman killed in bloodbath Police were called to the scene of the incident at 10.33pm Wednesday (local time) after hearing reports of a knife-wielding man attacking people. Ms Horton was in her 60s, police said, and those... Read more
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The Hindu
Massachusetts bans employers from asking applicants about previous payis to the company. In a groundbreaking effort to close the wage gap between me
Massachusetts bans employers from asking applicants about previous pay
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
is to the company. In a groundbreaking effort to close the wage gap between men and women, Massachusetts has become the first state to bar employers from asking about applicants’ salaries before making them job offers. The new law will require... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Rock Opera returns with career-spanning Bowie salutebeen thinking about Bowie, intrigued by the December debut of his musical, “Laz
Boston Rock Opera returns with career-spanning Bowie salute
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
been thinking about Bowie, intrigued by the December debut of his musical, “Lazarus.” His death prompted her to approach local jazz linchpin Russ Gershon about assembling a band to perform the complete “Blackstar,” the Bowie album that came out... Read more
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Boston Globe
Local control on the line amid Biogen takeover speculationwhich was approached by Merck & Co. and Allergan PLC, according to The Wall Str
Local control on the line amid Biogen takeover speculation
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
which was approached by Merck & Co. and Allergan PLC, according to The Wall Street Journal — would likely mean the loss of local control for the state’s largest remaining biotech and most valuable public company. “It would be the end of an era,”... Read more
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Boston Globe
A triumph long in coming in fair pay fightAt first, Dorothy Simonelli didn’t want to come, or see her name or photo in th
A triumph long in coming in fair pay fight
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
At first, Dorothy Simonelli didn’t want to come, or see her name or photo in the newspaper. The wounds still stung two decades after losing a bitter case that was the first legal test of the state’s equal pay law. She was among 41 lunch ladies who... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokémon Goreferenced in a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being
Bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokémon Go
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
referenced in a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being featured in the game. Pokémon Go is not the first augmented reality game, though it's clearly the most popular yet. Niantic declined to provide data on usage of its app.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokemon Goin a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being featured i
New bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
in a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being featured in the game. Pokemon Go is not the first augmented reality game, though it’s clearly the most popular yet. Niantic declined to provide data on usage of its... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokémon Goreferenced in a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being
Bill would ban sex offenders from playing Pokémon Go
Lowell Sun / Posted 24 days ago
referenced in a class-action lawsuit seeking to bar private property from being featured in the game. Pokémon Go is not the first augmented reality game, though it's clearly the most popular yet. Niantic declined to provide data on usage of its app.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Launches Program To Increase Choice For Students With Disabilitiesdepartment is now accepting applications online for the program, which was spon
Tennessee Launches Program To Increase Choice For Students With Disabilities
The Chattanoogan / Posted 26 days ago
department is now accepting applications online for the program, which was sponsored by Senator Dolores Gresham, R-Somerville, and Rep. Debra Moody, R-Covington, and adopted by the General Assembly in 2015. "It is important that we ensure... Read more
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The Evening Sun
NHS Sports Hall of Fame: Don KovalchikSchool was boasting its own �Coach K.� Hired as an English teacher to begin th
NHS Sports Hall of Fame: Don Kovalchik
The Evening Sun / Posted 29 days ago
School was boasting its own �Coach K.� Hired as an English teacher to begin the 1969-70 school year, Don Kovalchik got his first taste of Purple Pin Power when he assisted then head coach Dave Funk, on and off again, for two seasons. And, when Funk... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy teen indicted in shooting outside recording studio QUINCY -- A local teenager facing armed assault charges is expected back in M
Quincy teen indicted in shooting outside recording studio
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
QUINCY -- A local teenager facing armed assault charges is expected back in Middlesex County Superior Court next Wednesday following a grand jury indictment. Thomas Perkins, 17, of Quincy, is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-directorWhen Cambridge native Sian Heder introduced a sneak preview of her debut featur
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-director
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
When Cambridge native Sian Heder introduced a sneak preview of her debut feature as a writer-director, “Tallulah,” at a local screening earlier this month — it opened Friday at the West Newton Cinema — a car was scheduled to take her to the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Your guide to the 2016 Alabama sales tax holidayResidents and stores alike are preparing for battle shopping during the sales t
Your guide to the 2016 Alabama sales tax holiday
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 29 days ago
Residents and stores alike are preparing for battle shopping during the sales tax free weekend August 5-7. For the first time in several years, Jefferson County will participate in the sales tax free weekend. Keep in mind that this only applies to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police protesting over refusal to remove Black Lives Matter banner2015 Massachusetts Police are protesting over a mayor's refusal to remove a Bl
Police protesting over refusal to remove Black Lives Matter banner
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
2015 Massachusetts Police are protesting over a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from the front of Somerville City Hall. Mayor Joseph Curtatone has declined multiple requests from the city police officers' union to replace... Read more
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