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RELEASE: Government Ministers Across Latin America and the Caribbean Call for Big Increase in Climate Finance for Restoration

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LIMA (April 26, 2018)—Today, eight ministers from the governments of seven Latin American and Caribbean countries are calling on the


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DOVER (April 26, 2018) - The Governor's Welfare Employment Committee announced the winners of its 2018 TANF Employment Awards of

Faculty Senate approves measures to support academically struggling students

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — At the final University Faculty Senate meeting of the 2017-18 academic year on April 24, outgoing chair Matthew Woessner opened the proceedings with a contemplative meditation on the importance of democracy, democratic participation and shared governance.


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GREENE, N.Y., April 25, 2018 — The Raymond Corporation introduces the new Raymond® Model 8250 AC walkie pallet truck with 24-volt,

CNBC Media Alert: CNBCs Power Lunch Kicks off the 2018 CNBC Stock Draft

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Today, Thursday, April 26th, CNBC's "Power Lunch" (M-F 1PM – 3PM) is kicking off the 2018 CNBC stock draft, in which eight teams

Moodys report: Penn States credit remains strong with stable outlook

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – An April 25 report by Moody’s Investor Services lauded Penn State’s strong finances, maintaining the University’s positive Aa1 rating with a stable outlook.

VA Health System Generally Delivers Higher Quality Care Than Other Health Providers

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The VA health care system performs similar to or better than non-VA systems on most measures of inpatient and outpatient care quality,

Jon Parrish Peede Confirmed as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2018) — The United States Senate voted today by unanimous consent to confirm Jon Parrish Peede as the

AMO leads partners to interdict half ton of cocaine, rescue four suspects

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ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and the Colombian navy ship ARC “07 de Agosto” intercepted a low-profile go-fast vessel and seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, April 7.

USCIS Premieres Video Highlighting its Historic Connections to Ellis Island

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WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today released a new documentary video, USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis

EPA Launches San Juan Watershed Monitoring Program with State of New Mexico

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DALLAS (April 26, 2018) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and regional partners including the New Mexico

Human Rights First to Assist Asylum Seekers in Caravan Arriving at Border

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Los Angeles, California—As a caravan of Central American refugees and migrants makes its way to the U.S. southern border, Human Rights First today announced that it will partner with law firms to provide guidance to those who seek asylum in the United States. Many of the individuals arriving at the border are fleeing violence and persecution in search of refuge and did not feel safe remaining in Mexico.

Following Senate Confirmation, ADL Wishes Secretary of State Pompeo Success; Urges Him to Fulfill Promises

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New York, NY, April 26, 2018 … Following the Senate vote confirming Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) wished Secretary Pompeo success in his crucial work.

CRISPR-based diagnostic SHERLOCK optimized for rapid use during viral outbreaks and pandemics

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In a paper published today in Science, researchers at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard report a new tool that engineers the

Spatial DNA Signs as Atrius IoT Partner to Deliver Leading Enterprise System Integration and Visual Analytics Platform

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Spatial DNA has joined the Atrius™ IoT Partner program. Spatial DNA will leverage location-based data provided from Atrius Platform

OCLC Researchs Merrilee Proffitt shows how libraries can leverage Wikipedia

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CHICAGO — In “Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge,” published by ALA Editions, Merrilee Proffitt of OCLC Research shows how libraries can contribute to Wikipedia to improve content quality and make library services more visible. The vision statement of the Wikimedia Foundation states, “Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.” Libraries do not need to see Wikipedia as competition; rather, failing to leverage its omnipresence in the online world constitutes a missed opportunity. As a senior program officer at OCLC, Proffitt has encouraged collaboration between Wikipedia and cultural heritage institutions, leading to increased visibility and user engagement at participating organizations.

U.S. Department of Education Announces STEM, Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for two fiscal year 2018 grant competitions that support

Joint Statement from Ohio Auditor of State, Ethics Commision

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Stephanie Anderson of the Ohio Auditor of State’s Public Integrity Assurance Team filed the charges, all first-degree misdemeanors,

Unemployment Situation Improves in Nearly all Tennessee Counties

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NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) today released the March 2018 unemployment rates for each county in Tennessee. The newest statistics highlighted improved rates during March for the majority of the state’s counties.

Research Awards Announced for ACOG 2018 Annual Meeting

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April 26, 2018Austin, Texas – The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is pleased to announce the ACOG Annual

NAM to Key-Vote House Passage of FAA Reauthorization Bill

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Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced in a letter to members of the U.S. House of

Missouri Department of Agriculture extends Dicamba cutoff date for southeast Missouri counties to June 10

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The Missouri Department of Agriculture today announced a change to the 24c Special Local Need labels for FEXAPAN, XTENDIMAX and

Hanley Ramirez Is Loving The Results Hes Getting From TB12 Method

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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

Local 9415 is CWA STRONG!

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CWA Local 9415, based in Oakland, Calif., represents members in California and Hawaii at Legacy T, AT&T West, AT&T Mobility,

CSS Statement: HUD Secretarys Proposal is a Thinly-veiled Attack on the Poor

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson’s proposal to increase rents and impose work requirements on HUD-assisted
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