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A months worth of rain could hit the Los Angeles area over 2 days, AccuWeather forecasts

Following one round of rain and mountain snow on into Tuesday, an even larger storm system will further raise the risk of flooding, mudslides and avalanches from Wednesday into Thursday.

15-Jan 13:02
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AAOS Praises Introduction of Hospital Competition Act

Washington, DC—The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) praises Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) for introducing the Hospital Competition Act of 2019 (H.R.506). The bill aims to combat the rising cost of health care by increasing choice among hospital providers and addresses several AAOS priorities including: lifting restrictions on physician-owned hospitals, discouraging hospital consolidation and certificate of need laws, expanding site neutral payments, and increasing price transparency (see policy details below). 

15-Jan 12:59
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Motorists left stranded on snow-clogged I-5 in Southern California as storm wreaks havoc, triggers mudslides

Emergency officials called for evacuations near several burn scar areas in Southern California as a powerful storm wreaked havoc with travel on Monday.

15-Jan 12:57
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Global Cross-Channel Payment Fraud Increases 13 Percent During 2018 Peak Holiday Season

ACI Worldwide benchmark data of top merchants shows ‘buy online, pick up in-store’ is a growing focus as card-present fraud becomes problematic for criminals.

15-Jan 12:51
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ECi Named to Great Place to Work List for Second Consecutive Year

Fort Worth, Tex. —Tuesday, January 15, 2019 ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific cloud-based business management solutions, today announced that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year. These results are based on extensive ratings provided by employees via anonymous surveys that are administered by Great Place to Work’s team of independent analysts. 

15-Jan 12:49
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Studying the sex differences in human health and disease

The genomicist Taru Tukiainen explores the poorly understood sex differences in human health and disease to improve current risk prediction models and to facilitate more accurate treatment and intervention. By directing attention to the role of sex, a topic often neglected in biomedical research, her research could lead to a higher degree of gender equality in the health sector.

15-Jan 12:48
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ESPNs NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Returns for Fourth Season Starting

Houston Rockets and M.V.P. Candidate James Harden Host Los Angeles Lakers in Week One Voices of NBA Saturdays: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson & Lisa Salters Special Week One Matinee Edition of Primetime Showcases Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook and Paul George.

15-Jan 12:47
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ACORE Names 2019 Class of New and Returning Board Members

Executives from Lincoln Clean Energy, E.ON North America, Pattern Energy Group and Starwood Energy Group Join Board to Accelerate the U.S. Transition to Renewable Power.

15-Jan 12:47
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The Myth of Clean Natural Gas

Electric utilities often tout natural gas as a clean fuel – an essential weapon in the fight against global warming. Even if they admit the need to replace fossil fuels with solar and wind power eventually, they insist that natural gas is a bridge to the renewable energy future.

15-Jan 12:44
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VirnetXs Judgement Against Apple Affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

ZEPHYR COVE, Nevada.,– January 15, 2019 – VirnetX™ Holding Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit entered a unanimous Rule 36 order in the Federal Circuit case 2018-1197 titled “Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in No.

15-Jan 12:44
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Fords Outsized Pollution Rivals a Tyrannosaurus Rex

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Activists to Denounce Ford’s Environmental Record.

15-Jan 12:43
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Interpolations: Artworks from The Ringling and Monda Collections, opening March 2019, presents The Ringlings revitalized modern and contemporary art collection

SARASOTA, Fla. – A generous promised gift of art from Sarasota residents Keith D. and Linda L. Monda will form the core of a new exhibition on view March 17-Sept.8, 2019, at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Interpolations: Artworks from The Ringling and Monda Collections brings together artworks from The Ringling’s permanent collection of modern and contemporary art and selections from Keith D. and Linda L. Monda’s private collection.

15-Jan 12:41
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EPAs Criminal Enforcement Against Polluters Plummets Under Trump

WASHINGTON – Under President Trump and Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the Environmental Protection Agency has cut back criminal action against polluters to the lowest levels since the Reagan administration, according to an analysis of federal data.

15-Jan 12:38
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ACP Releases New Edition of Ethics Manual

ACP continues practice of reaffirming ethical tenets of medicine and reexamining their application in changing circumstances.

15-Jan 12:38
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University resumes tree maintenance at Peoples Park

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15-Jan 12:34
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Dingell, Kildee and Upton Author Bipartisan Bill To Classify PFAS Chemicals as Superfund Toxics

WASHINGTON – Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) introduced legislation Monday to classify the fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS as hazardous substances under the Superfund toxics law, which would be an important step toward cleaning up the widespread contamination by these compounds across the nation.

15-Jan 12:33
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DNRECs Division of Fish & Wildlife announces registration open for Delawares mandatory wild turkey hunting courses

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control   Division of Fish and Wildlife Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

15-Jan 12:31
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Award-winning journalist to head UNT Mayborn School of Journalism

An award-winning journalist turned academic will help re-shape the landscape of journalism education for the North Texas region.

15-Jan 12:29
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This East Bay Energy Startup Is Building Microgrids for Californias Fire Stations

Gridscape’s systems keep power flowing to emergency services, as state regulators contemplate powering down the grid when the risk of wildfire is high.

15-Jan 12:29
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Ambassador Odette Melono Assumes Office as OPCW Deputy Director-General

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— 15 January 2019 —Ambassador Odette Melono of Cameroon joined the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) yesterday as the as new Deputy Director-General. She is the fourth person to hold this office since the Organisation was established in 1997. She succeeds Ambassador Hamid Ali Rao of India.

15-Jan 12:28
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Saab Teams with Citrix and DXC Technology to Create Intelligent Digital Workspace, Fuel Collaboration and Innovation Across Global Operations

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – January 15, 2019 – Saab has a long history of breaking new ground on land, sea and in the air and delivering some of the most innovative products the world has ever seen. Now, the leading military defence and civil security company is pushing the boundaries in the digital world and transforming the way work gets done. At its core, Saab believes that true collaboration leads to better solutions. And with the help of Citrix Systems, Inc.

15-Jan 12:28
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Michael Bloomberg to Deliver Keynote Address as the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canadas 2nd John H. McArthur Distinguished Fellow

TORONTO – January 15, 2019 – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is pleased to present a keynote address with APF Canada’s second John H. McArthur Distinguished Fellow, Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the 108th Mayor of New York City.

15-Jan 12:25
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Getty Museum Presents Mapping Space: Recent Acquisitions in Focus

LEFT: Untitled (Outside the Frame #9), 1981 – 1982, Uta Barth (German, born 1958). Gelatin silver print. Image: 11.2 × 11.1 cm (4 7/16 × 4 3/8 in.).

15-Jan 12:21
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Painting Away the Trauma

Combat veterans use art as a way to manage post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and restore balance in their lives, helping them 'get back into the world'

15-Jan 12:16
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HFF announces $7.4M sale of retail center anchored by urban-format Target in Raleigh

CHARLOTTE, NC – January 15, 2019 – HFF announces the $7.4 million leasehold sale of a two-tenant shopping center totaling 24,656 square feet and anchored by a high-volume, urban-format Target store adjacent to North Carolina State University’s Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina.

15-Jan 12:16
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