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Water event to examine Nestle, the Great Lakes, and London becoming a Blue Community

WHAT: Water advocates Emma Lui and Waasekom (Edward George) will be in London, Ontario on Wednesday to discuss water crises in the Great Lakes Basin and beyond at the event, ? This event is hosted by the London chapter of Council of Canadians, Blue Communities London, the London Health Coalition and Hydro One Not for Sale - London Chapter.

15-Oct 14:29
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Huawei Supports Innovative High Performance and Edge Computing Cross-Industry Initiative

Global Cross-Industry Players Join Efforts to Support the Ecosystem and Market Development for Edge and High Performance Computing Solutions.

15-Oct 14:28
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Ellie Mae Asks, How Are you Driving Innovation Home?

PLEASANTON, Calif. – October 15, 2018 – Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, today announced the launch of the "Driving Innovation Home" campaign, in which Ellie Mae customers, prospective customers and partners can participate in digital mortgage journeys for a chance to win a road trip of their dreams or for an opportunity to give back to charity.

15-Oct 14:28
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Johnsons new book, The Reckonings, speaks truth to power

Johnson’s answers, delivered across a dozen different dialogs, are often Socratic: What is the purpose of justice? Does visiting more violence upon an offender erase a victim’s pain? And if not, why do we pursue such punitive measures instead of finding ways to remediate, restore or relieve those who have been wronged? In other words, why not seek the recuperative power of reckonings rather than the cyclic, destructive vengeance of retribution?

15-Oct 14:26
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US Farm Report to film college roadshow at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – “The US Farm Report,” a syndicated television show focusing on agriculture and agribusiness, hosted by Tyne Morgan, will be filming at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus from 10-11 a.m.

15-Oct 14:24
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Huawei and Microsoft Launch All-Flash Azure Stack Solution to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Services

In addition to Microsoft’s Azure Stack software, the joint solution includes Huawei's enterprise-level FusionServer 2288H V5, ES3000 V5 NVMe SSD, CloudEngine 6865 switch (CE6865, designed for data center networks in cloud computing scenarios), and eSight (management software).

15-Oct 14:23
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CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis: Scammers, Crooked Contractors are Already Preying on Families After Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis warned that scammers and crooked contractors are already out, preying on families in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. 

15-Oct 14:17
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Four Men and Seven Companies Indicted for Billion-Dollar Telemedicine Fraud Conspiracy, Telemedicine Company and CEO Plead Guilty in Two Fraud Schemes

On October 12, 2018, the District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee unsealed a 32-count indictment charging four individuals and seven companies in a $1 billion health care fraud scheme. The court also unsealed an additional two plea agreements and an information charging another individual and his company for their role in the scheme.

15-Oct 14:17
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Baker Institutes Abbey tells inside story of leading NASA in new biography

As the director of the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in the 1990s, George Abbey was in charge of 18,000 civil servants and contractors.

15-Oct 14:09
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September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries

New Zealand’s primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5% from 2018.

15-Oct 14:05
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Pickaway Township Financial Records Unauditable

Columbus – Incomplete financial statements prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Pickaway Township (Pickaway County) on the “unauditable” list.

15-Oct 14:05
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EU conducts its biggest Civil Protection Mechanism exercise

The 2018 Modex Romania is the largest medical exercise ever conducted in the framework of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and is taking place in Bucharest, Romania until 18 October 2018. The simulation will mobilise over 1000 people and involve medical teams from Austria, Germany, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Norway and Israel, and experts from other states participating in the Mechanism.

15-Oct 14:04
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Brewing Up a Healthy Lifestyle: Coffee and Body Fat Reduce Liver Cancer Risk

Washington, D.C – Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world. Men are 3 times more likely to be diagnosed than women but the risk increases with age for both.

15-Oct 14:04
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Reconciling with China in the Pacific

Wang Yi struck a surprisingly conciliatory tone, expressing the wish to partner with Australia in the development of the Pacific Islands region.

15-Oct 14:03
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Will Justice Kavanaugh Make SCOTUS Cafeteria Pro-Life?

Washington – As the newest member of the Supreme Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh is required to serve on the court’s Cafeteria Committee, prompting PETA to send a letter urging him to create a “pro-life” dining hall by overhauling the menu with vegan meals that no animal had to suffer and die for and that also cut human premature mortality rates. To help, PETA is offering to send the justices copies of its free vegan starter kit.

15-Oct 14:02
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Dateline Rice for Oct. 15, 2018 (Weekend Edition)The quest to build the perfect horse — for therapy Rice 2018 alumni Matt O’Gorman, James Phillips and Kelsi Wicker are quoted and pictured in an article about their senior project while working at Rice’s Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen. 15-Oct 13:59
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Want Global and Regional Market Insights? Take the Agritech Business Barometer Survey

How Artificial Intelligence Could Revolutionize Construction Insights in Construction: Top 4 Industry Trends for 2017 New Mixed-Fleet Telematics Standard Earns ISO Approval Five Ways Thinking Like a Farmer Can Solve Workforce Challenges Manufacturers Sought as Partners on Equipment Operator Training Complex.

15-Oct 13:58
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More than 80 organizations object to proposed fee to protest on national mall

The Wilderness Society and other organizations sent a letter today to the National Park Service opposing the proposed "protest fee" for demonstrations on the national mall.

15-Oct 13:58
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Ginnie Maes Mortgage-Backed Securities Portfolio Tops $2 Trillion, Providing More Americans the Opportunity for Homeownership

Contact: Douglas Robinson   (202) 475-7818 Published Date: 10/15/2018 7:45 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ginnie Mae’s mortgage-backed securities (MBS) portfolio has reached $2.008 trillion in unpaid principal balance, the federal guarantor announced today. That’s up from $1 trillion just eight years ago.

15-Oct 13:55
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UCLA neurosurgeon named to National Academy of Medicine

Photo composite by UCLA Health Liau says she has “always had a huge drive to prove that things that seem impossible can actually be possible someday.”

15-Oct 13:54
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Hot days in the city? Its all about location

In late August citizen scientists took to the streets to collect real-time data about the hottest places in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Their efforts paid off and new maps were released today showing that, on one of the hottest days of summer, people in some Baltimore neighborhoods sweltered in temperatures of 103 degrees F, some 16 degrees higher than the coolest parts of the city at the same time in the afternoon.

15-Oct 13:52
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Juveniles in Custody for Noncriminal Acts

Interactive shows state-by-state breakdown for probation violations and status offenses, such as truancy and running away.

15-Oct 13:52
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University of Birmingham leads the way in accepting Chinese 'Gaokao' exam

The University of Birmingham is the first elite UK Russell Group University to announce that it will accept the ‘Gaokao’ exam for high-flying Chinese students wishing to join its undergraduate courses in 2019.

15-Oct 13:52
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Mercy Corps Adds Vijaya Gadde To Board Of Directors

PORTLAND, Ore—Mercy Corps is pleased to announce that Vijaya Gadde is joining the global organization’s board of directors.

15-Oct 13:51
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New Latinx Humanist Alliance Launches at American Humanist Association

The Latinx Humanist Alliance’s mission is to facilitate social justice activism among, expand the visibility of, and foster safe spaces for Latinx humanists. In service of their mission, the alliance will develop a speakers bureau, build a nationwide network of Latinx humanists, and advise and work alongside the AHA on social justice legislative advocacy.

15-Oct 13:50
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