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UNM-LA designated as an EMT National Registry test site

UNM Los Alamos (UNM-LA) was recently designated as a test site for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam. The University is now authorized to offer Basic, Advanced and Paramedic Psychomotor National Registry exams. Tests will be scheduled and coordinated as needed.  

16-Nov 17:44
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RN Response Network Sends Volunteer Nurses to Butte County in Aftermath of California Wildfires

Flames consume a car and building as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California – FR34727-AP

16-Nov 17:32
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FEI Releases Guides to Help Navigate Internal Controls for Leases and CECL

FEI’s Insight Guides to address ICFR considerations for two new accounting standards: Topic 842, Leases and Topic 326, Financial Instruments – Credit Losses.

16-Nov 17:30
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Mitsubishi Electric-built Es'hail-2 Comms Satellite Launches Successfully

Expected to contribute to reliable operation of communication and broadcasting infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa.

16-Nov 17:25
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Texas Return Preparers Indicted in False Tax Return Scheme

A federal grand jury sitting in Waco, Texas, has returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging two Texas tax return preparers with conspiracy to defraud the United States, aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and filing false personal income tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

16-Nov 17:24
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SS&C Completes Acquisition of Intralinks

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. Intralinks is a leading financial technology provider for the global banking, deal making and capital markets communities.

16-Nov 17:20
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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. Sentenced to $1.9 Million Criminal Fine for Violating the Clean Air Act

Ltd, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court in Atlanta, Georgia, to pay a $1.95 million dollar criminal fine for conspiring to defraud the United States government and to violate the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department announced today. The charges relate to construction equipment Hyundai imported for sale into the United States from the Republic of Korea that contained engines that did not comply with air emissions standards under the Clean Air Act.  

16-Nov 17:18
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SAFETY ALERT: CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Warns of Holiday Fire Hazards, Offers 8 Safety Tips

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16-Nov 17:11
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Mazda Toyota Plant Paving the Way for Groundbreaking Future

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 16, 2018) -- Today in Huntsville, the first shovel of dirt was turned on what will become a jointly owned-and-operated automotive production plant that will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles a year, beginning in 2021. Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.

16-Nov 17:08
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BALTIMORE – From the passage of Amendment 4 in Florida, which restored voting rights to convicted felons to the record number of early voting among voters of color – including a 77% increase among African American voters, the NAACP’s civic engagement initiative, The Demonstration Project, helped propel Black voter participation during the midterm election to historic heights.  

16-Nov 17:02
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Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame nominations accepted now

The Chickasaw Nation is currently accepting nominations for the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame. Nominations must be received by the Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities by Friday, Dec.

16-Nov 16:42
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Now on ESPN+: Original Boxing Series Counterpunch Welcomes Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg

On this week’s Counterpunch, ESPN boxing announcer Mark Kriegel interviews actor and producer Mark Wahlberg and director, writer and actor Peter Berg, two renowned Hollywood figures who also are founders of boxing management firm Churchill Management.  This special episode is available now on ESPN+— the new multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment in conjunction with ESPN.

16-Nov 16:38
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Businesses Support a Clean Energy Future for Virginia

In October, Gov. Ralph Northam released the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan, which lays out a strategic vision for Virginia’s energy policy over the next 10 years. The administration’s plan underscores what major energy users across the Commonwealth already know: that Virginia can seize an energy future that is efficient and clean, while growing the local economy.

16-Nov 16:38
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KPU associate dean on list of 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s associate dean in the School of Business is one of “TD’s 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians”.

16-Nov 16:38
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TIAA Bank Acquires $1.5 Billion Healthcare Equipment Financing Portfolio from GE Capital

Jacksonville, Fla., November 16, 2018 — TIAA Bank announced today the acquisition of a $1.5 billion portfolio of healthcare equipment leases and loans from GE Capital’s Healthcare Equipment Finance (HEF) business. This significantly expands TIAA Bank’s commercial banking business and enhances its ability to provide a full range of financial solutions to institutional clients and serve an even greater number of healthcare providers. The sale comes as GE Capital seeks to become smaller and more focused.

16-Nov 16:26
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Minnesota Orchestra Presents Home for the Holidays Featuring Stories by Kevin Kling and Stage Direction by Peter Rothstein

Concerts feature original music for the Minnesota Orchestra and an ensemble of Minnesota singer-actors.

16-Nov 16:25
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Purdue police release results of e-scooter rules enforcement campaign

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are releasing numbers from a two-week enforcement campaign to ensure e-scooter and bicycle riders are following the rules of the road. The campaign, conducted from Oct.

16-Nov 16:21
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Trump Elevates Coal Lobbyist To Lead EPA

WASHINGTON – After a career as a coal lobbyist and five months as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler has been tapped by President Trump to be the agency’s next administrator. It’s a move that could only come from a president hell-bent on rolling back public health and environmental regulations, said EWG President Ken Cook.

16-Nov 16:21
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Gov. Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop, Lowest Since January 2007

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.64 million jobs since December 2010, including 21,200 private-sector jobs in October. Over the past year, 241,500 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida. Florida’s annual job growth rate has outpaced the nation for 78 of the past 79 months. The only month that Florida did not exceed the nation was due to Hurricane Irma.

16-Nov 16:17
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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Belize

On November 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Belize. 

16-Nov 16:05
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IMF Mission Concludes Staff Visit to El Salvador

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion.

16-Nov 16:03
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Air Force announces bases to support B-21 Raider mission

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to coordinate maintenance and sustainment of the B-21 Raider and Edwards AFB, California, to lead testing and evaluation of the next generation long-range strike bomber.

16-Nov 16:00
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Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Introduction of the Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare and Social Services Act

WASHINGTON—AFT President Randi Weingarten issued the following statement on the introduction by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) of the Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare and Social Services Act (H.R. 7141):

16-Nov 15:56
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CLC, Issue One and Former Lawmakers Urge FEC to Stop Politicians Abuse of Leadership PACs

WASHINGTON – Today, Campaign Legal Center (CLC), Issue One and five former lawmakers from both parties submitted comments urging the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to proceed with a rulemaking clarifying that the ban on personal use of campaign funds should apply to leadership PACs, in order to stop politicians from using the PACs as their personal slush funds. The organizations and former lawmakers filed the rulemaking petition in July.

16-Nov 15:52
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The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Nanaimo Area Office for 3 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.

16-Nov 15:50
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