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Tongan Economy Set to Receive Additional Boost

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2014 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$5 million for the Second Economic Support Development Policy Operation, which will support the Kingdom of Tonga’s continued economic growth through further strengthening government finances, boosting economic resilience, and improving business conditions.

Lenovo Adds New 13-inch Windows Tablet to YOGA Tablet 2 Family

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – October 29, 2014: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a new addition to the new YOGA Tablet 2 family with the new YOGA 13-in Tablet 2 with Windows. This latest Lenovo tablet offers consumers a unique experience by blending the productivity and familiarity of Windows 8.1 along with a host of entertainment features all on a brilliant 13.3-in Quad HD display.

MasterCard and CrescentRating Announce a Global Muslim Travel Index

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Kuala Lumpur – October 29th, 2014 – MasterCard today signed an agreement with CrescentRating, the world’s leading authority on Muslim Travel Market, to co-develop the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI). The agreement was signed during the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai.

Reclamation Releases Environmental Document for Exchange of Refuge Water for Panoche Water District Groundwater

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FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment for a proposal to exchange refuge Level 2 water for Panoche Water District’s groundwater.

The Rainforest Alliance’s VP of Forestry Honored at FSC Leadership Awards

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The Rainforest Alliance’s Richard Donovan was honored at the Forest Stewardship Council’s 10th Annual Design & Build Awards, held at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans, LA. As an addition to the design awards, the new FSC Leadership Awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have long championed forest conservation and leveraged markets to promote stewardship. Donovan has been with the Rainforest Alliance since 1992 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and VP of Forestry. He is honored along with Dr. Robert Hrubes, Executive Vice President of Scientific Certification Systems for long-standing dedication to FSC and leadership through an uncommon partnership.

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Five Chicago Booth Students Named Siebel Scholars

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Lee Ettleman, Ali Khachan, Solomon Lee, Anna Pione and Neha Poddar were among the 83 winners this year— graduate students studying

Future Sailors swear in during 12th Annual American Airlines Sky Ball

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IRVING, Texas (NNS) -- Eleven future Sailors from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Dallas took the oath of enlistment during the 2014

Tongan Economy Set to Receive Additional Boost

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2014 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$5 million for the Second Economic Support Development Policy Operation, which will support the Kingdom of Tonga’s continued economic growth through further strengthening government finances, boosting economic resilience, and improving business conditions.

New GHSA Report Gets It Wrong

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A recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association attracted a great deal of attention, but the way they present the data is

A Different Kind of Space Exploration

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The UA Collaborative Learning Spaces Project was launched to revolutionize the way faculty teach and the way students engage in their

Conference to Address Decline in Male College Enrollment

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Award-winning poet, actor and writer Carlos Andrés Gómez will visit the UA to speak during the "Man Up and Go to College!"

Tech Park Celebrates Solar Zone Milestone

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With the first phase complete, officials turn their focus to what's next for the partnership between the UA and Tucson Electric Power.

UA Employees Honored for Their Work

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Congratulations to these recently honored University employees and programs.

Exhibit explores diversity through jazz

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Jazz Riffs: Breaking Boundaries and Crossing Borders," an exhibit, is on display through April 12, in the Diversity Studies Room, 203

Lenovo Adds New 13-inch Windows Tablet to YOGA Tablet 2 Family

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – October 29, 2014: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a new addition to the new YOGA Tablet 2 family with the new YOGA 13-in Tablet 2 with Windows. This latest Lenovo tablet offers consumers a unique experience by blending the productivity and familiarity of Windows 8.1 along with a host of entertainment features all on a brilliant 13.3-in Quad HD display.

MasterCard and CrescentRating Announce a Global Muslim Travel Index

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Kuala Lumpur – October 29th, 2014 – MasterCard today signed an agreement with CrescentRating, the world’s leading authority on Muslim Travel Market, to co-develop the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI). The agreement was signed during the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai.

Reclamation Releases Environmental Document for Exchange of Refuge Water for Panoche Water District Groundwater

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FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment for a proposal to exchange refuge Level 2 water for Panoche Water District’s groundwater.

Compounds Australia begins new era of service for science

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The relaunch of the Queensland Compound Library as Compounds Australia reflects the facility’s expanding role in enabling vital

Multiple trials of VSV Ebola vaccine accelerated by international collaborative

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Trials of one of the most promising candidate Ebola vaccines are to begin swiftly in healthy volunteers in Europe, Gabon and Kenya,

Wellcome Trust appoints Simon Chaplin as new Director of Culture & Society

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The Wellcome Trust is today pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Simon Chaplin as Director of Culture & Society. Dr Chaplin,

The Rainforest Alliance’s VP of Forestry Honored at FSC Leadership Awards

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The Rainforest Alliance’s Richard Donovan was honored at the Forest Stewardship Council’s 10th Annual Design & Build Awards, held at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans, LA. As an addition to the design awards, the new FSC Leadership Awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have long championed forest conservation and leveraged markets to promote stewardship. Donovan has been with the Rainforest Alliance since 1992 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and VP of Forestry. He is honored along with Dr. Robert Hrubes, Executive Vice President of Scientific Certification Systems for long-standing dedication to FSC and leadership through an uncommon partnership.

Minister Hunt bows to pressure to assess dredging and dumping without Environmental Impact Statement

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Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has bowed to pressure from the Queensland Government by agreeing to fast track approvals for

Spectra Energy Partners Becomes Newest Member in PennEast Pipeline Project

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WYOMISSING, PA) – PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, announced today that Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) has joined in the

Media Advisory: Environmental Defence Fund Europe/UK to Expand Energy Efficiency Initiative to Europe

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WHAT: Environmental Defence Fund Europe/UK introduces Investor Confidence Project, an initiative that will increase financial market

OAS Member States Approved the Organization's Budget for the 2015- 2016 Biennium

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The Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), gathered today at the 48th Special General Assembly unanimously

MSHA commemorates second annual Mine Rescue Day

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ARLINGTON, VA. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration will commemorate the second annual Mine Rescue Day on Thursday, Oct.

The Bahama House HoteI In Daytona Beach, Florida Offers Special Rates For Daytona Beach Turkey Run™

Daytona Beach Oceanfront hotel offers rooms for families and groups for 41st annual Daytona Beach Turkey Run™

IMF Staff Concludes 2014 Article IV Mission to El Salvador

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End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The

Conclusion of the IMF Review Mission to Tanzania

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End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The

Pinky Thompson film makes its world debut at HIFF

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The feature-length film celebrates the life of the late Myron “Pinky” Thompson, a former KS trustee, beloved Hawaiian leader, and
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