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State aid: Commission approves three support measures for renewable energy in Denmark

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The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar in Denmark in 2018 and 2019.

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

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Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women being conducted by researchers at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) and in China. These findings appear in the Aug. 17 issue of JAMA Network Open.

Islamic Relief USA Partners with United Nations Relief and Works Agency to Distribute Meat to Families in Need in Gaza

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Islamic Relief USA, a non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization, has partnered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help distribute fresh, high-quality meat in the Gaza region, as part of IRUSA’s annual Qurbani program.

Lawsuit Seeks Documents on Huge Toyota Factory's Threat to Endangered Alabama Fish

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to turn over documents on the impacts of Toyota and Mazda building a massive factory directly adjacent to one of only two populations of the critically endangered Spring Pygmy Sunfish outside of Huntsville, Alabama.

For children with complex medical situations, a new roadmap for improving health

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Children with severe disabilities, serious cognitive impairments and medically complex situations require more specialized health care during their lifetimes. But establishing a consistent way to identify their overall health needs and measure progress in meeting those needs has been an elusive goal.

Electric power sector coal inventories are expected to remain relatively low through 2019

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In May 2018, coal inventories, or stockpiles, in the electric power sector totaled 128 million short tons (MMst), 34 MMst (21%) lower than in May 2017, and the lowest at that time of year since 2014. Stockpiles have averaged 35 MMst (22%) lower during the first five months of 2018 compared with 2017.

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'TENACITY' Special Exhibition Opening November 10 at Jamestown Settlement to Reveal Personal Stories of Women in 17th-Century Jamestown and Early Virginia

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va., August 17, 2018 — “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia,” a special yearlong exhibition opening November 10 at Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia history and culture, will explore little-known, captivating personal stories of real women in Jamestown and the early Virginia colony and their tenacious spirit and impact on a fledgling society.

Independent voice at work another step closer for pharmacists at Boots

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The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) have formally accepted the application by the PDA Union to be recognised by Boots. This is the latest development in a lengthy process to secure negotiations over pay, hours and working conditions on behalf of pharmacists.

Melendrez appointed as NMSUs new faculty athletics representative to the NCAA

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NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu appointed Melendrez to the position Aug.

Gas consumption during the 'Beast from the East' how the local gas system kept us warm

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Leading academics have for the first time, measured Great Britain’s hourly local demand for natural gas, providing insights into the gas consumption that helps keep the country warm1.

US 183 Maintenance Set to Begin This Week

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LOMETA – The Texas Department of Transportation’s Brownwood District contractor is scheduled to begin maintenance work on US 183 in the city of Lometa on Friday morning, Aug.

FERC announces public comment period, meetings for Mountain Valley Pipeline project

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, has announced its intent to develop an environmental impact statement and the opening of a public comment period for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate project.

Ohio Secretary of State's Office to Honor Two Northeast Ohio Businesses

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COLUMBUS – Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland and Oberlin Heritage Center in Oberlin have been selected by Secretary of State Jon Husted as two of August’s featured businesses for the Ohio Business Profile program.

Kentucky High School Scoreboard Show Begins 18th Year

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The Kentucky High School Scoreboard Radio Show begins its 18th season on-air Friday night at 10 p.m.

UNM Board of Regents upholds approval of most Athletics Department recommendations

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In its previous meeting held in July, the UNM Board of Regents voted 6-0 to approve Athletics Department recommendations. This time however, the UNM Board of Regents voted to amend the original proposal reversing its previous decision to phase out women’s diving on a 6-1 vote.

US, Iraq, Kuwait Complete Trilateral Exercise

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ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard completed a trilateral exercise with Iraqi navy and Kuwaiti navy partners in the Northern Arabian Gulf, August 15.

Computer science degree apprenticeship drives diversity

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The University of Birmingham’s computer science degree apprenticeship with PwC is driving positive changes in the diversity of students studying the discipline.

NMSU to host lawn irrigation audit workshop in Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE – Outdoor irrigation accounts for a large portion of residential potable water use during the summer but irrigation is necessary in order to keep grass and landscape plants alive and green over the summer.

Fake News! Journalism Goes to Hollywood film and discussion series

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The importance of journalism has never diminished. In fact, it is particularly relevant with current political discourse and religious and corporate corruption.

University represented in city celebrations of Indian independence

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From left, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire Mike Kapur, Consul General Dr Aman Puri and University of Birmingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Robin Mason.

Huawei Wins Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Video Conferencing Endpoints Market Leadership Award

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Singapore, August 17, 2018] Huawei was awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Asia-Pacific Video Conferencing Endpoints Market Leadership Award at the 2018 Asia-Pacific ICT awards ceremony held in Singapore.

MNHS Celebrates the Great Minnesota Get-Together with Musical Performances, Walking Tours, Photo Ops and More

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Minnesota Historical Society staff are excitedly preparing for the start of the Minnesota State Fair next week.

Notice of Meetings: Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee

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This shall serve as notice of two meetings to be held by the Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Committee.

Paris District Road Report for the week of Aug. 20, 2018

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Paris -- Here's a look at work planned in the district during the week of Aug.

Beef, forage field day set for Sept. 20 in Mangham

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MANGHAM, La. — A wide range of topics involving cattle will be presented at the LSU AgCenter northeast Louisiana beef and forage field day on Sept.

Rice expert available to discuss Houston-area flood control bond election

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HOUSTON — (Aug. 17, 2018) – As Harris County residents vote on a $2.5 billion flood control bond issue a year after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Rice political scientist Robert Stein is available to discuss polling data predicting the outcome of the referendum.

Birmingham cancer expert elected as first female President of BGCS

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Dr Sudha Sundar addressing the Punjab-Birmingham Women’s Cancer Genomics Workshop, in New Delhi.

Hy-Vee Pharmacies Stocked with Flu Vaccine for the 2018-2019 Season

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Aug. 17, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc.

UCAS daily Clearing 2018 updates

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In Wales, 26 per cent of young people will be starting an undergraduate course, also a record.

LSU AgCenter appoints Tara Smith as Central Region director

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ALEXANDRIA, La. — The LSU AgCenter has named Tara Smith, former Northeast Region director, as director of the AgCenter Central Region. Her office will be at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center near Alexandria.

Gov. Scott: Floridas Unemployment Rate Lowest in Over a Decade

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent – the lowest since April 2007 as Florida business have now created 1,595,000 jobs since December 2010.

Study Shows Paints Imported into The Gambia Contain High Lead Content

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Banjul, The Gambia) More than 80 percent of the paint brands included in a study analyzing lead in solvent-based paints for home use in The Gambia sold one or more paint which contained dangerously high total lead content greater than 10,000 parts per million (ppm).
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