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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Calls to elder abuse helpline prompt NSW inquiryElder abuse inquiry set up in NSW to investigate claims of financial, physical
Calls to elder abuse helpline prompt NSW inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 minutes ago
Elder abuse inquiry set up in NSW to investigate claims of financial, physical and psychological mistreatment The NSW Government has set up a parliamentary inquiry into elder abuse after a helpline received thousands of calls alleging financial,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four yearsSlow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes o
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four years
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Slow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes on growth in the June quarter. Photo: Tamara Voninski The Australian economy expanded at its slowest rate in more than four years in the second quarter, as sinking... Read more
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Daily Liberal
REVEALED: The staff who don't count in CSU job cutsA RESTRUCTURE of the faculties at Charles Sturt University will result in many
REVEALED: The staff who don't count in CSU job cuts
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 minutes ago
A RESTRUCTURE of the faculties at Charles Sturt University will result in many more job losses than the 14 previously claimed. A RESTRUCTURE of the faculties at Charles Sturt University will result in many more job losses than the 14 previously... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergenfield swears in first female municipal police chief in Bergen CountyThe first female municipal police chief in Bergen County Cathy Madalone (center
Bergenfield swears in first female municipal police chief in Bergen County
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
The first female municipal police chief in Bergen County Cathy Madalone (center) is sworn in as police chief by Judge Helene C Herbert (right) as Madalone's daughter Samantha LaPera (far left), 16, and her partner Cynthia LaPera (second from left)... Read more
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Daily Mail
Every extra gram of salt eaten per day can increase chance of obesityEating too much salt may raise your risk of obesity: Every extra gram can incre
Every extra gram of salt eaten per day can increase chance of obesity
Daily Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
Eating too much salt may raise your risk of obesity: Every extra gram can increase the chance of putting on weight, study finds Every extra gram eaten each day increases obesity risk by 25 per cent Research led by Professor Graham MacGregor of... Read more
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The Washington Times
THOMAS DIBACCO: How expatriates are forging an Obama legacyThe State Department recently announced that a record number of Americans in 20
THOMAS DIBACCO: How expatriates are forging an Obama legacy
The Washington Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The State Department recently announced that a record number of Americans in 2014 gave up their citizenship and decided to live elsewhere. Last year’s figure of 3,415 was a 14 percent increase over the previous record, 2,999, in 2013. By contrast,... Read more
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TheBull
GDP rose 0.2% in June qtrAustralia's economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.2 per cent in the June qua
GDP rose 0.2% in June qtr
TheBull / Posted 21 minutes ago
Australia's economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.2 per cent in the June quarter. In the 12 months to June, economic growth was 2.0 per cent, official figures show. Economic growth was forecast to have slowed to 0.5 per cent in the June quarter,... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Medicaid enrollment surges, Northwest Colorado uninsured rates drop but still high, survey showsCraig — The numbers are in: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has d
Medicaid enrollment surges, Northwest Colorado uninsured rates drop but still high, survey shows
Craig Daily Press / Posted 22 minutes ago
Craig — The numbers are in: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has dramatically reduced uninsured rates in Colorado since pre-ACA levels in 2013, including in Northwest Colorado. Data from the Colorado Health Access Survey, released... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Paducah Board of Commissioners to vote on police body camerasThe Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance for the purchase of
Paducah Board of Commissioners to vote on police body cameras
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 25 minutes ago
The Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance for the purchase of 65 body camera units at their Tuesday meeting, Sept. 1. The cameras will cost $105,540 and will come from Taser International. Over the past several months, the board... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian economic growth softens to 0.2%Australia's economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.2 per cent in the June qua
Australian economic growth softens to 0.2%
Sky News Australia / Posted 26 minutes ago
Australia's economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.2 per cent in the June quarter. In the 12 months to June economic growth was 2.0 per cent, official figures show. Economists had expected growth to have slowed to 0.5 per cent in the quarter,... Read more
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WA Today
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four yearsSlow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes o
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four years
WA Today / Posted 26 minutes ago
Slow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes on growth in the June quarter. Photo: Tamara Voninski The Australian economy expanded at its slowest rate in more than four years in the second quarter, as sinking... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Urban League Report: High infant mortality rate in African-AmericansUpdated: Tue, Sep 01 2015, 09:27 PM CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Tuesday, Sept. 1, was
Urban League Report: High infant mortality rate in African-Americans
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 28 minutes ago
Updated: Tue, Sep 01 2015, 09:27 PM CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Tuesday, Sept. 1, was the second day in a row the news was not good for youngsters in Cincinnati. The Urban League's State of Black Cincinnati report found troubling statistics when it came... Read more
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The Age
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four yearsSlow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes o
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four years
The Age / Posted 41 minutes ago
Slow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes on growth in the June quarter. Photo: TAMARA VONINSKI The Australian economy expanded at its slowest rate in more than four years in the second quarter, as sinking... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four yearsSlow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes o
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four years
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 43 minutes ago
Slow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes on growth in the June quarter. Photo: TAMARA VONINSKI The Australian economy expanded at its slowest rate in more than four years in the second quarter, as sinking... Read more
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The Sault Star
Harper tells supporters to 'stay the course'Stephen Harper says Canadians must stay the course and re-elect Conservatives w
Harper tells supporters to 'stay the course'
The Sault Star / Posted 45 minutes ago
Stephen Harper says Canadians must stay the course and re-elect Conservatives who have the experience needed to run the country. He told a group of supporters who crowded a room at Algoma's Water Tower Inn Tuesday that while other countries across... Read more
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Canberra Times
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four yearsSlow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes o
GDP: growth slows to 0.2 per cent in June quarter, slowest rate in four years
Canberra Times / Posted 45 minutes ago
Slow business investment and sluggish consumer spending helped put the brakes on growth in the June quarter. Photo: TAMARA VONINSKI The Australian economy expanded at its slowest rate in more than four years in the second quarter, as sinking... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Paducah Board of Commissioners to vote on police body camerasThe Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance for the purchase of
Paducah Board of Commissioners to vote on police body cameras
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 48 minutes ago
The Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance for the purchase of 65 body camera units at their Tuesday meeting, Sept. 1. The cameras will cost $105,540 and will come from Taser International. Over the past several months, the board... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Canada officially enters recessionOTTAWA - Reeling from low oil prices, Canada fell into a recession in the first
Canada officially enters recession
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
OTTAWA - Reeling from low oil prices, Canada fell into a recession in the first half of the year, government data confirmed Tuesday, putting Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the defensive in the run-up to October elections. According to... Read more
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BC Local News
5 Things to Know About the Numbers of Canada's 'Recession'New figures from Statistics Canada show the economy contracted for two consecut
5 Things to Know About the Numbers of Canada's 'Recession'
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
New figures from Statistics Canada show the economy contracted for two consecutive quarters in the first six months of 2015, which meets the technical definition of a recession. Rebound simmering: Even though the economy declined at an annual pace... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Centrelink must do better on customer service, but is being held backCentrelink's online and telephone services came in for particular criticism. C
Centrelink must do better on customer service, but is being held back
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
Centrelink's online and telephone services came in for particular criticism. Centrelink's customer service is still not good enough, the Commonwealth Ombudsman has found, despite the welfare agency's efforts to improve after a storm of... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nearsWichita — The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crop
Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted an hour ago
Wichita — The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 16 percent of the Kansas corn crop was now mature. About 57 percent... Read more
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Basehor Sentinel
Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nearsWichita — The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crop
Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears
Basehor Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
Wichita — The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 16 percent of the Kansas corn crop was now mature. About 57 percent... Read more
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SameSame
Government dollars will support Victoria's rural LGBTI youthLast week in his roles as Minister for Equality and Mental Health, Martin Foley
Government dollars will support Victoria's rural LGBTI youth
SameSame / Posted an hour ago
Last week in his roles as Minister for Equality and Mental Health, Martin Foley visited Peninsula Pride at headspace Frankston and announced $100,000 funding to expand the Project to the Mornington Peninsula. “Peninsula Pride do very valuable work... Read more
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The Register Citizen
In Northwest Corner boys soccer, the rich get richerNorthwest Corner boys soccer sometimes feels like the American economy. The div
In Northwest Corner boys soccer, the rich get richer
The Register Citizen / Posted an hour ago
Northwest Corner boys soccer sometimes feels like the American economy. The division of wealth keeps growing. The soccer rich get richer. Even in down times, the “haves” do okay. Last year, in the Berkshire League, just two of the seven Class S... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks open weakerThe Australian sharemarket opened weaker today after international markets tumb
Aust stocks open weaker
Business Spectator / Posted an hour ago
The Australian sharemarket opened weaker today after international markets tumbled overnight following disappointing China manufacturing data yesterday. At the 10.15am (AEST) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 50.1 points, or... Read more
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The Star
Lower cost to ensure more licensed bikers - The Star SaysTHEY can be deemed the young and the reckless. We see them often enough, zig-za
Lower cost to ensure more licensed bikers - The Star Says
The Star / Posted an hour ago
THEY can be deemed the young and the reckless. We see them often enough, zig-zagging through traffic on their motorcycles, sometimes even without their safety helmets on. And to compound matters, it is believed that as many as three in 10 youngsters... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
West Moreland Gazette / Posted an hour ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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guardian-series
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
guardian-series / Posted an hour ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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This is West Country
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
This is West Country / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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Gazette News
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Gazette News / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
No bitter brew for Mercer over reduced playing time after injuryThe player whose awkward slide put Jordy Mercer on the disabled list for the fi
No bitter brew for Mercer over reduced playing time after injury
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
The player whose awkward slide put Jordy Mercer on the disabled list for the first time in the shortstop's career left the Milwaukee Brewers a month ago, well before the Pirates returned to Miller Park for the first time since that fateful moment on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'World's first' jacket boasting built-in contactless payment chip is made by British firmContactless technology has been built in to a jacket to allow payment at the sw
'World's first' jacket boasting built-in contactless payment chip is made by British firm
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
Contactless technology has been built in to a jacket to allow payment at the sweep of a cuff. Barclaycard and its contactless bPay technology has partnered with fashion brand Lyle & Scott to create the 'world first' jacket. It can be used to make... Read more
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News.com.au
'World's first' contactless payment jacketCONTACTLESS payment technology has been applied to fashion to create the "world
'World's first' contactless payment jacket
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
CONTACTLESS payment technology has been applied to fashion to create the "world's first" contactless jacket. BARCLAYCARD and its contactless bPay technology has partnered with fashion brand Lyle & Scott to create a jacket that can be used to make... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Key lawmaker questions need for new youth jail in cityWith dozens of beds open at Baltimore's juvenile detention center, a key lawmak
Key lawmaker questions need for new youth jail in city
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
With dozens of beds open at Baltimore's juvenile detention center, a key lawmaker said Tuesday that the state should re-examine whether it needs to build a new $30 million jail for young offenders charged as adults. "The number of juveniles detained... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland 'should take around 1,000 migrants to help ease humanitarian crisis'According to the United Nations around 330,000 people have tried to cross the M
Scotland 'should take around 1,000 migrants to help ease humanitarian crisis'
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
According to the United Nations around 330,000 people have tried to cross the Mediterranean in the last eight months, and at least 2,600 of them have died. Many are fleeing war and persecution in countries like Syria. Ms Cooper's call followed... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
New primary care clinic to open in Hopkins Co.The community will soon have a new primary care clinic for the first time in se
New primary care clinic to open in Hopkins Co.
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
The community will soon have a new primary care clinic for the first time in several years. On Tuesday, Earlington city leaders as well as Hopkins County health officials, toured the city to find a location for a new primary care clinic. Health... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC Highway Patrol: 100 more traffic fatalities this August compared to 2014Statistics from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety show that half o
SC Highway Patrol: 100 more traffic fatalities this August compared to 2014
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 hours ago
Statistics from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety show that half of the people who have died in motor vehicle accidents in South Carolina so far this year were not wearing their seatbelt. Authorities report 618 people have died on South... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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Nelson Star
Control of emissions must relate to jurisdictionIn regard to Ron Robinson’s comment on my letter: Emissions per capita is as mu
Control of emissions must relate to jurisdiction
Nelson Star / Posted 2 hours ago
In regard to Ron Robinson’s comment on my letter: Emissions per capita is as much nonsense as is emissions per square mile. The only thing that counts is the tonnage of emissions in the area of jurisdiction. As to Mr. Robinson’s objection to my... Read more
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Northern Echo
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportDr Philips, who will present his research to the Royal Geographical Society's a
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Northern Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
Dr Philips, who will present his research to the Royal Geographical Society's annual conference at the University of Exeter, said: " The factors that affect your chances of being able to get to work depend on where you live, meaning the results of... Read more
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express
Immigration has stretched Britain to its very limit BLASTS Stephen Pollard HERE’S a thought to give you a splutter over your coffee. Illegal migrants a
Immigration has stretched Britain to its very limit BLASTS Stephen Pollard
express / Posted 2 hours ago
HERE’S a thought to give you a splutter over your coffee. Illegal migrants are not part of the statistics According to the latest official estimate, between now and 2080... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
State senator wants to change asset forfeiture lawOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._The longtime practice of seizing money and property during
State senator wants to change asset forfeiture law
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 hours ago
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._The longtime practice of seizing money and property during drug stops may become more difficult under a new bill proposed by an Oklahoma state senator. Prosecutors and law enforcement are fiercely opposed to the changes, and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge Parish looks at new data-driven crime fighting approachA data-driven crime fighting strategy originally hatched in New York City arriv
East Baton Rouge Parish looks at new data-driven crime fighting approach
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
A data-driven crime fighting strategy originally hatched in New York City arrived Tuesday in East Baton Rouge Parish with the launch of a program designed to focus the parish’s various law enforcement agencies on tackling crime in particular... Read more
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Bury Times
Most workers' commute involves motorised transportMost people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of
Most workers' commute involves motorised transport
Bury Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research. The study found that 44% of workers are able to commute by either walking or cycling. The report by Dr Ian Philips, of the... Read more
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