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examiner.com
ESTCNA Sustainable Tourism ConferenceTourism Conference North America took place January 25-27 at the University of
ESTCNA Sustainable Tourism Conference
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Tourism Conference North America took place January 25-27 at the University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) which is a LEED Gold certified building. This was the first major Sustainable Tourism Conference... Read more
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Science Daily
Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainably: Study analyzes 40 years of science against 4 areas of sustainabilitythe first such study to analyze 40 years of science comparing organic and conve
Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainably: Study analyzes 40 years of science against 4 areas of sustainability
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
the first such study to analyze 40 years of science comparing organic and conventional agriculture across the four goals of sustainability identified by the National Academy of Sciences: productivity, economics, environment, and community well... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
National Parks Adventure 3D Opens Feb 12 In IMAX With Laserof our wild places and reminds us these landscapes are an essential part of the
National Parks Adventure 3D Opens Feb 12 In IMAX With Laser
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
of our wild places and reminds us these landscapes are an essential part of the human spirit,” said the film’s narrator and Academy Award® winner Robert Redford. Moviegoers will soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cal Fire under fireto hiring practices. The board had launched its own investigation to make sense
Cal Fire under fire
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
to hiring practices. The board had launched its own investigation to make sense of the bizarre promotions of two fire academy captains, who previously admitted to cheating in order to pass tests and move up the ranks. The board’s report said... Read more
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The Premier League Owl
A Natural Advantage for Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanachoarrived. Why that is, who knows? It might be because the notion of an organic
A Natural Advantage for Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho
The Premier League Owl / Posted yesterday
arrived. Why that is, who knows? It might be because the notion of an organic Manchester City who are built for self-sustainability doesn’t really suit the generalised perception of them as an oil-funded vanity project or, possibly, because... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 1074228. Components of the Mandatory Training Programs. – The Commission and the DIL
Republic Act No. 10742
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
28. Components of the Mandatory Training Programs. – The Commission and the DILG with the assistance of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), the Local Government Academy (LGA), the University of the’ Philippines-National College of... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Oakland High students bring portal solar power to Kenyadown by the fact they can see so much in decline," said Kevin Jordan, a teacher
Oakland High students bring portal solar power to Kenya
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
down by the fact they can see so much in decline," said Kevin Jordan, a teacher in Oakland High's Environmental Science Academy. The innovative solar program teaches students how to harness sunlight to power lightbulbs, cellphones and other... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Oakand High students bring portal solar power to Kenyadown by the fact, they can see so much in decline, said Kevin Jordan, a teacher
Oakand High students bring portal solar power to Kenya
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
down by the fact, they can see so much in decline, said Kevin Jordan, a teacher in Oakland High's Environmental Science Academy. The innovative solar program teaches students how to harness sunlight to power light bulbs, cell phones and other... Read more
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PhysOrg
Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainablyof organic farming relative to conventional farming illustrates that organic sy
Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainably
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
of organic farming relative to conventional farming illustrates that organic systems better balance the four areas of sustainability. Credit: Reganold and Wachter Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing... Read more
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Hospitality Net
IHG builds on commitment to Responsible Business practices with launch of IHG Foundationthrough its award-winning corporate responsibility initiatives over a number of
IHG builds on commitment to Responsible Business practices with launch of IHG Foundation
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
through its award-winning corporate responsibility initiatives over a number of years. These include the pioneering IHG® Academy programme, a global collaboration between IHG hotels, local education providers and community organisations, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Ready Are We for the New Curriculum?new concept gives prominence to development programmes and crosscutting issues
How Ready Are We for the New Curriculum?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
new concept gives prominence to development programmes and crosscutting issues such as genocide and environmental sustainability. But how much is in place so far to ensure a successful implementation of the new curriculum? Infusing fresh... Read more
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Business Wire
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB: H&M’s Nomination Committee Recommends the Appointment of Stina Honkamaa Bergfors and Erica Wiking Häger as New Members of H&M’s Board of Directorssolid and valuable experience within media, digitalisation and entrepreneurship
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB: H&M’s Nomination Committee Recommends the Appointment of Stina Honkamaa Bergfors and Erica Wiking Häger as New Members of H&M’s Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
solid and valuable experience within media, digitalisation and entrepreneurship. As a lawyer, in addition specialising in sustainability and risk management Erica Wiking Häger has also distinguished herself as a much appreciated advisor to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Rev. Calvin Butts seeks salvation for the church-based organization that resurrected Harlem$6 million. In 2004, she turned the site of the former Smalls Paradise jazz clu
Rev. Calvin Butts seeks salvation for the church-based organization that resurrected Harlem
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
$6 million. In 2004, she turned the site of the former Smalls Paradise jazz club into a new space for the Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change—Harlem's first public high-school construction in 50 years. The Thurgood Marshall... Read more
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The Hindu
Rediscovering history: the saga of Sankey tankThe remaining open lands in the catchment area were granted to other institutio
Rediscovering history: the saga of Sankey tank
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The remaining open lands in the catchment area were granted to other institutions, including the military and the Indian Academy of Sciences. This landscape changed quite dramatically in the years that followed. It has now transformed into an... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Orlando City building training facility in Lake Nonahouse the Lions of Major League Soccer (MLS), Orlando City B of the United Socc
Orlando City building training facility in Lake Nona
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
house the Lions of Major League Soccer (MLS), Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), and the Club’s Elite Youth Academy. Construction is expected to begin immediately, with a targeted completion date in 2017. The project will be... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
For the sake of the economyrevolutions, that of 25 January 2011 and 30 June 2013. Delawar is a visiting pr
For the sake of the economy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
revolutions, that of 25 January 2011 and 30 June 2013. Delawar is a visiting professor of management sciences at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport. In his introduction, the author states that the main change needed... Read more
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FOX Carolina
City of Greenville hiring for several positionshas several available. Here are the current openings by department: Parks and
City of Greenville hiring for several positions
FOX Carolina / Posted 8 days ago
has several available. Here are the current openings by department: Parks and Recreation Director of Parks, Recreation & Sustainability: Salary Range: $87,505 - $140,000 The City of Greenville is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, responsive,... Read more
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Gamasutra
BAFTA Launches 2016 Young Game Designers CompetitionLondon, 28 January: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has
BAFTA Launches 2016 Young Game Designers Competition
Gamasutra / Posted 8 days ago
London, 28 January: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the call for entries for the 2016 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition in association with Nominet Trust, which aims to inspire the UK’s game... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Pantos, exhibitions and bicycle repair men... the North Devon what’s on guideSocial knitting group, Barnstaple Library, 2-4pm. ADULT BALLET CLASSES: The Me
Pantos, exhibitions and bicycle repair men... the North Devon what’s on guide
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
Social knitting group, Barnstaple Library, 2-4pm. ADULT BALLET CLASSES: The Meeting Hall, Ilfracombe Rebecca Varley Dance Academy, 11-11.45am. WAR GAMING CLUB: Weekly at St Johns Hall, Barnstaple Tesco (Rose Lane), from 7pm, and multiple systems... Read more
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Nottingham Post
New Nottingham Craft Academy launched with chainsaws and knittingChainsaw sculpting, clock-making and knitting are just a few of the skills that
New Nottingham Craft Academy launched with chainsaws and knitting
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 days ago
Chainsaw sculpting, clock-making and knitting are just a few of the skills that can be learnt at a new city academy. The Nottingham Craft Academy has been funded by the Arts Council and is one of only two in the country to offer the new craft... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arusha Firm Wins Top International Renewable Energy PrizeUAE. Now in its eighth edition, the UAE's international prize recognises pione
Arusha Firm Wins Top International Renewable Energy Prize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
UAE. Now in its eighth edition, the UAE's international prize recognises pioneers in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. Nine winners across five categories, including Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland who accepted the Lifetime... Read more
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BruDirect.com
BSP to Dedicate Its Efforts in Assisting Local SMEswork with - safety and business integrity. "It is through this strong partners
BSP to Dedicate Its Efforts in Assisting Local SMEs
BruDirect.com / Posted 15 days ago
work with - safety and business integrity. "It is through this strong partnership and collaboration that we can all ensure sustainability of our business during this challenging time. Each of us have an important role to play in the development of... Read more
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The Hindu
Fans should show patience in LVG: RobsonNow kids here can use the pitch round the year, in warm weather or rain.” Apol
Fans should show patience in LVG: Robson
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Now kids here can use the pitch round the year, in warm weather or rain.” Apollo Tyres has tied up with Kick For All Academy for its maintenance. Youth from local communities will have access to the artificial pitch to hone their football... Read more
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FOX News
Facebook users recruit friends for diet, supplement programs — but is it legit?mainstream in the dieting world that those terms don’t mean too much anymore,”
Facebook users recruit friends for diet, supplement programs — but is it legit?
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
mainstream in the dieting world that those terms don’t mean too much anymore,” Heather Mangieri, spokeswoman for American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) based in Pittsburgh, told FoxNews.com. But... Read more
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FOX News
Facebook users recruit friends for diet, supplement programs — but is it legit?mainstream in the dieting world that those terms don’t mean too much anymore,”
Facebook users recruit friends for diet, supplement programs — but is it legit?
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
mainstream in the dieting world that those terms don’t mean too much anymore,” Heather Mangieri, spokeswoman for American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) based in Pittsburgh, told FoxNews.com. But... Read more
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Evening Standard
Richard Godwin: Even Ikea is now admitting that enough is enoughChen’s embarrassment in the context of two real-life stories this week. One of
Richard Godwin: Even Ikea is now admitting that enough is enough
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Chen’s embarrassment in the context of two real-life stories this week. One of them concerned Steve Howard, head of sustainability at Ikea, who believes we have reached “peak stuff”. He says the business will focus more on recycling and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Blue Economy Is About Empowering Our Local Fisheries IndustryThe Second Blue Economy Summit, held under the theme "One Ocean, One Future," a
The Blue Economy Is About Empowering Our Local Fisheries Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Second Blue Economy Summit, held under the theme "One Ocean, One Future," and a key component of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), concluded successfully on the 19th January 2016 with adoption of the Abu Dhabi 2016 Blue Economy... Read more
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Manning River Times
AFL targets Tareenorthern and southern sides. Taylor said the plan was for Taree to eventually
AFL targets Taree
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
northern and southern sides. Taylor said the plan was for Taree to eventually grow in junior numbers to ensure a long term sustainability for senior teams. Senior competitions start at under 18s. He said should the situation arise Taree have an 18s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Solar array at Sylvia Park exceeds expectationsthe array was switched on, enough to supply 62 homes for a whole year.”The init
Solar array at Sylvia Park exceeds expectations
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
the array was switched on, enough to supply 62 homes for a whole year.”The initiative is part of Kiwi Property’s broader sustainability platform, which has operated successfully for more than 12 years. The programme concentrates on driving... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
New "hub" of GP services could be based in former Prestatyn council officesand injuries; Elective Centre, for planned care including chronic conditions; D
New "hub" of GP services could be based in former Prestatyn council offices
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 17 days ago
and injuries; Elective Centre, for planned care including chronic conditions; Domiciliary and Care Home Support and an Academy providing training for professionals and patients. The Elective Centre for planned care builds upon a service model... Read more
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Gulf News
Zayed Future Energy Prize winners announcedAchievement Award of Zayed Future Energy Prize Award, during the Award presenta
Zayed Future Energy Prize winners announced
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
Achievement Award of Zayed Future Energy Prize Award, during the Award presentation ceremony at the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, World Futur Energy Summit, and International Water Summit at ADNEC. Abu Dhabi: A former prime minister,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Omar Sise - Gambia U-20 Coach in the Spotlight10. After coaching with several youth teams in the USA, he was appointed, the A
Omar Sise - Gambia U-20 Coach in the Spotlight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
10. After coaching with several youth teams in the USA, he was appointed, the African Technical Director for Rush Soccer Academy, based in Dakar, Senegal and helped in the establishment of The Gambia branch. Sise is also a coaching instructor... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Taking the LEED: Worcester businesses, schools raise the bar for efficient sustainabilityof LEED construction at two to 15 percent higher; others, like a 2007 study fro
Taking the LEED: Worcester businesses, schools raise the bar for efficient sustainability
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
of LEED construction at two to 15 percent higher; others, like a 2007 study from the USGBC, said there is no difference if sustainability is part of the plan from the project's start. There are increased permitting, certification, and materials... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
From Rio to Battersea: the star architect grand designingfor the London Olympics; all white curved waves made from steel frame and fabri
From Rio to Battersea: the star architect grand designing
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
for the London Olympics; all white curved waves made from steel frame and fabric cladding. The 2012 Olympics focused on sustainability, and his design meant that two-thirds of the material could be reused or recycled after the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
CMS opens up academies to help with graduation ratefar, it will take more than $2.5 million to transform the buildings into the ac
CMS opens up academies to help with graduation rate
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
far, it will take more than $2.5 million to transform the buildings into the academies. "It's important to us to have the sustainability and that's why we are using resources that are currently in place and so the cost in minimal," Robinson said.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palau President Remengesau wins 2016 Peter Benchley AwardPalau President’s office through Honorary Consul Scott J. Nelson and Charges d’
Palau President Remengesau wins 2016 Peter Benchley Award
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
Palau President’s office through Honorary Consul Scott J. Nelson and Charges d’Affaires Ngerikl Baules. Often called the “Academy Awards for the Ocean,” the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards will honor this year a diverse group of eight ocean leaders... Read more
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Cambridge Evening News
Sport grant gives hope forcurriculum in the next school year, with the potential for investment in a new
Sport grant gives hope for
Cambridge Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
curriculum in the next school year, with the potential for investment in a new cycling track. In March, North Cambridge Academy's Physical Education Department secured an investment of £10,000 from a Sport England Small Grants Application, which... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsMathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate pl
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Mathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate place to discuss the larger questions about sustainability, and the new recommendations reflect that. While it might have been the wrong venue, however, the long-term... Read more
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ABC News
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent EditorialsMathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate pl
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent Editorials
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
Mathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate place to discuss the larger questions about sustainability, and the new recommendations reflect that. While it might have been the wrong venue, however, the long-term... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsMathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate pl
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 days ago
Mathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate place to discuss the larger questions about sustainability, and the new recommendations reflect that. While it might have been the wrong venue, however, the long-term... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsMathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate pl
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
Mathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate place to discuss the larger questions about sustainability, and the new recommendations reflect that. While it might have been the wrong venue, however, the long-term... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsMathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate pl
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
Mathews Burwell, agreed that the dietary guidelines were not the appropriate place to discuss the larger questions about sustainability, and the new recommendations reflect that. While it might have been the wrong venue, however, the long-term... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Don’t let them ignore retirementthem, we should strengthen them." Medicare a hot-button issue That's easy to
Don’t let them ignore retirement
Bankrate.com / Posted 23 days ago
them, we should strengthen them." Medicare a hot-button issue That's easy to say, but not so easy to do. The American Academy of Actuaries, a nonprofit organization of actuarial professionals in the pension and insurance industries, had hoped... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troublestouches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ form
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troubles
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
touches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ former roommate at the West Point military academy, Edwards’ brother standing in for their father who passed away during the gubernatorial campaign and performances... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troublestouches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ form
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troubles
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
touches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ former roommate at the West Point military academy, Edwards’ brother standing in for their father who passed away during the gubernatorial campaign and performances... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troublestouches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ form
John Bel Edwards promises not to be 'business-as-usual governor,' vows to end state's fiscal troubles
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
touches incorporated into the event included an introduction from Edwards’ former roommate at the West Point military academy, Edwards’ brother standing in for their father who passed away during the gubernatorial campaign and performances... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The world's best hotels for spa breaksDouble rooms from £270. Six Senses, Douro Valley, Portugal The Six Senses Eur
The world's best hotels for spa breaks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
Double rooms from £270. Six Senses, Douro Valley, Portugal The Six Senses European debut brims with the wellness and sustainability that this spa hotel group is reputed for, and here adds wine to the mix. With an emphasis on its setting,... Read more
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indieWIRE
Reality Checks: Is the Documentary Industry Unfair to Women?pointing to the fact that only one female director (Laura Poitras) and one fema
Reality Checks: Is the Documentary Industry Unfair to Women?
indieWIRE / Posted 29 days ago
pointing to the fact that only one female director (Laura Poitras) and one female co-director (Zana Briski) have won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature since the mid-nineties, Cook lamented "the dismal statistic that less than 10% of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
10 big ideas for 2016emissions. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the deal an "outstanding ex
10 big ideas for 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
emissions. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the deal an "outstanding example" of international collaboration on sustainability. Norway struck a similar deal with Indonesia, where out-of-control peat fires have cloaked parts of Southeast... Read more
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heraldscotland
In full: the New Year's honours list(Middlesex) Steve Lancashire. Founder and chief executive Officer REAch2, and
In full: the New Year's honours list
heraldscotland / Posted 1 months ago
(Middlesex) Steve Lancashire. Founder and chief executive Officer REAch2, and Executive Headteacher, Hillyfield Primary Academy, London Borough of Waltham Forest. For services to Education. (Kent) Martyn John Dudley Lewis, CBE. For services to... Read more
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