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Office of Administration Announces Small Business Impact Study

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The administrative office (OA) today announced the signing of a Small Business Impact/Availability Study for the M/WBE (Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise) program. The study is being conducted by the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC). UMKC will plan the next dates for public meetings. “I …

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Home Office seeks new CIO

The Home Office is working to hire a new chief information officer (CIO) to lead the agency’s IT strategy and budget, it said a job posting at USAjobs.com. The new addition would serve in the Senior Executive Service and take a seat on the Federal CIO Council. The new hire …

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In rural Washtenaw County, faith leaders are working with mental health providers to manage the impact of COVID

This article is part of health status, a series about how Michigan communities are evolving to address health challenges. This is made possible by grants from Michigan Health Endowment Fund. As in much of rural Michigan, residents of the communities of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge in Washtenaw …

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William Patrick Nelson | Geauga County maple leaf

« Back to Obituaries MUNSON TWP. – William Patrick Nelson, aged 89, of Munson Township, died January 18, 2022. The youngest of three brothers, he was born on Good Friday, March 25, 1932 to Cecille and Bert Nelson and grew up in Dearborn, Michigan. After graduating from the University of …

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DWR is seeking information on the killing of buck deer and removing its antlers

SPRINGVILLE, Utah — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is asking for the public’s assistance in obtaining information about a deer that was killed in Sanpete County and had its antlers removed. Officials at the DWR received a tip earlier this month after a person spotted the animal near …

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The city is now accepting applications for the LIHEAP Crisis Component and LIHWAP programs

Eligible citizens can apply for heating, water and sewage subsidies The Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services is now accepting applications for the annual crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the new Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). Applications will be …

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Spartan woman pleads guilty to concealing material support for foreign terrorist organization USAO MDTN

NASHVILLE – A woman from Sparta, Tennessee, pleaded guilty in US District Court today to concealing material support and resources intended to be provided to a foreign terrorist organization, US Attorney Mark H. Wildasin for the Middle District of Tennessee said known. Georgianna AM Giampietro, 36, was indicted by a …

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Stocks mixed as Beijing adds stimulus, Brent surpasses 2021 high

Passers-by wearing protective face masks walk past an electronic board displaying global stock indices amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Asian stock markets : Nasdaq futures slip as Treasury yields continue …

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Leafly Appoints Jeff Oberlander as Senior Vice President of Engineering | shop

SEATTLE – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dec. January 2022– Leafly Holdings, Inc. (“Leafly”), a leading online cannabis discovery marketplace and resource for cannabis users, today announced that Jeff Oberlander will join Leafly as Senior Vice President of Engineering and will share the technical vision for software development and leads Leafly’s product …

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The demand for the Parent Educator Academy increases sharply in the middle of the school year

PHOENIX – Parents take action and equip themselves with information and confidence to help their children succeed in the classroom. All of this is part of a program that aims to educate families, but above all to enable them to find their way around the public school system. ABC15 first …

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Smoking in Personal Vehicles and Inhaling Nicotine Products: Resources for Campaigning

To protect children, regulations on smoking in private vehicles and on products for inhaling nicotine will be introduced on February 1, 2022. To raise awareness and encourage support for the new regulations, the health department is running two separate mass media campaigns. From February 1st, smoking in private vehicles in …

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UTEP is focused on re-enrolling stop-outs with a $ 3 million grant from the US Department of Education

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is working to help students struggling to graduate with a $ 3 million scholarship from the U.S. Department of Education. The multi-pronged effort focuses on the reintegration and re-enrollment of undergraduate students who have suspended enrollment for a semester or more, also …

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Schools adapt to returning from break as COVID-19 cases rise

Mask requirements are returning in some school districts that have been dropped. Some plan to significantly speed up virus testing among students and staff. And a few school systems are switching to distance learning. However, the educators hope that this will only be the case for a short time. Rising …

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Ohio has a total of 2 million COVID-19 cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the last day of 2021, Ohio reached a dismal milestone, surpassing more than 2 million total cases of COVID-19. In the past 24 hours, 250 people were hospitalized and 19 people were admitted to the intensive care unit. More than 29,000 Ohioans have died from the …

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Roseboro Fire is valued at 350 acres containing 10 percent | Local news

UPDATE: December 26th, 10:10 am The fire, which was reported on the afternoon of December 24th, is estimated at 350 acres and 10 percent contained, according to the US Forest Service. Firefighters worked on Christmas Day to build fire lines to protect homes along Roseboro Road. Helicopters were used for …

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Carrollton Roundup: Chefs, Websites, and More | Messages

Appetizing academics 50 cooking students at Technology, Exploration and Career Center West learned cooking techniques from a world-class chef. Italian chef Lorenzo Polegri, a restaurant and cooking school owner from Orvieto, Italy, taught TECC-W students how to cook signature Italian dishes on December 10th. Polegri has toured the world cooking …

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ZTA at the DOJ; “Trust the elephant”; JADC2 and a lively systems approach

On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, a former Obama administration Head of Technology Policy joins the White House Science and Technology Policy Office. Artificial intelligence will be a key component of the military’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), said Brig. General John Olson. Bill Marion, Managing Director …

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Nightingale’s preventive health service was launched at Shin-Oyama City Hospital in Japan

Press release, December 21, 2021 at the 9:00 a.m. (EET) Shin-Oyama City Hospital in Japan began selling the preventive health service of Nightingale Health Japan KK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nightingale Health Plc (together “nightingale”), together with Welltus Inc., a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co. Ltd.. …

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Is 5G harmful to health? Only time can tell

With 5G rolling out globally for a much faster internet experience, some studies have highlighted health risks related to the use of 5G on human tissues – amid conspiracy theories that 5G cellular networks are blamed for the Covid-19 pandemic. The fear psychosis in some of the people is so …

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Mountaire supports the Selbyville Library Construction Fund

The Selbyville Public Library’s Board of Commissioners announced that Mountaire Farms has made its first major financial commitment for the new library construction project. To meet the educational and cultural needs of the growing community, the board hired the Becker Morgan Group to design a state-of-the-art library that would accommodate …

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A chat with Orioles’ Director of Development, Matt Blood, Part 1 – The Athletic

It was a while before Matt Blood could finally see exactly what he was doing in the Orioles organization. Former Texas Rangers’ director of player development, Blood, took on a similar role with the Orioles in September 2019. He ran a league teaching camp and spring training in early 2020 …

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VALOR – VA Learning Opportunities Residency | VA Western Colorado Health Care

The VALOR program is designed to attract academically successful students from undergraduate nursing programs to work at VA as registered nurses. This program offers excellent students the opportunity to develop clinical nursing skills in a VA approved healthcare facility. Learning opportunities include didactic or classroom experience, competency-based clinical practice with …

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Philippine NGO wins UNESCO award for media and information literacy

Philstar.com December 13, 2021 | 1:51 p.m. MANILA, Philippines – UNESCO’s Media and Information Literacy Alliance has awarded the Manila-based Out of the Box Literacy Initiative first prize at the Global Media and Information Literacy Awards 2021 for its projects on media literacy and against disinformation. According to a press …

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Time for government, industry to meet again in person

Happy days can’t quite be here yet. But people obviously feel more secure when it comes to getting out of their dining room offices. What a contrast. Just as cold weather sets in for much of the nation, a spring-like thaw sets in when people can meet in person. Wednesday …

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DNR – Dreaded Didymo – or “Rock-Snot”

December 6, 2021 The Michigan Departments of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Natural Resources confirmed a report of Didymo, a pesky freshwater algae, in a section of the Upper Manistee River in Kalkaska County. Didymo, despite its coarse, woolly texture, is also known as boulder and can grow into …

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The ACC and CFP Foundation are funding $ 75,000 for classroom resource projects and awarding $ 47,500 in scholarships to future league educators

Story links CHARLOTTE, NC – In conjunction with Saturday’s Subway ACC Football Championship Game 2021, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation announced that they are funding $ 75,000 for educational resource projects in three local markets; Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home of Wake Forest University; Pittsburgh, …

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The Oakland Mayor and councilors offer a plan to increase the police force

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Councilors Loren Taylor and Treva Reid announced Monday that they intend to introduce law enforcement personnel in response to the rising number of shootings and murders. They pointed right at that Killing of a security guard on a television news team last week downtown and …

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The Nagoya Protocol should not shield the hoarding of pathogens

TThis week, health officials from around the world are meeting – virtually – in Geneva to discuss plans for a global pandemic preparedness contract. This is an essential endeavor as the world struggles to find a way through the current pandemic, in a race against time to get vaccines to …

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Information and resources on Covid vaccination for general practitioners November 25th

A range of information resources are provided here to assist GPs in vaccinating patients and preparing for care for COVID-19 patients in the community. RACGP updated guidelines for home care: On November 17, 2021, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) published new guidelines for home care for patients …

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Family history questions are important. Here is how

It’s not over yet. The coronavirus has cost more than 5 million lives worldwide and heightened health concerns. However, it was always important to know your family’s health history. The holidays are just around the corner and for those who have the privilege of being with family, table chats on …

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For Chula Vista seniors, resource and event information is now just a phone call away

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Chula Vista found ways to keep senior citizens informed on-site through virtual round table discussions on topics such as food distribution, self-sufficiency and distance learning. However, some older adults were unable to attend because they did not have internet access or a computer at home. Go …

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Will a coordinated cyber attack emerge in the escalating Russian-Ukrainian conflict?

What is the Russian-Ukrainian situation like? Currently, Ukraine – along with its allies in NATO – is very concerned about the roughly 90,000 Russian troops that are gathering near the Donbass region (aka Donbass) in eastern Ukraine. This unusual build-up of troops has raised fears that Russia may be preparing …

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We’re here to help | Rowan today

Everyone faces stress and fear, but nobody has to face it alone Dear university community, As some may know, a student died on campus earlier this week. Our thoughts go with family, friends, and others who knew this student. We understand that people want information in times of uncertainty, but …

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CSUB is all-in for OUTober

OUTober is traditionally a week-long celebration of the LGBTQ + community at CSU Bakersfield. This year the celebration turned into a month of activities and events. Dr. Bre Evans-Santiago, Director of Teacher Education and Co-Advisor for the LGBTQ + network, shared her excitement at the network’s first face-to-face meet ‘n’ …

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Indigenous farm workers did not have access to resources and information in their language during the pandemic

Listen to the story here. A new report by researchers and community-based organizations released on Monday shows that indigenous farm workers across California lacked the information and resources to protect themselves during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Sarait Martinez is the executive director of the Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena …

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Governor Abbott prepares resources in response to the threat of severe weather from the cold front and Hurricane Pamela | Texas Governor’s Office

October 12, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press release Governor Greg Abbott directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today to prepare state response and recovery resources to the potential threat of severe storms, heavy rainfall, and flash floods from a cold front interacting with the humidity of Hurricane …

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Dynamic Integrated Services Expands GSA Vets Dominic Sale and Stacy Riggs into Business Optimization Practice; Quote by Mark Forman

Dynamic integrated services has named former General Services Administration executives Dominic Sale and Stacy Riggs as Vice President or Senior Manager within the company optimization practice. Mark Forman, executive vice president for enterprise optimization practice at DIS, said in a statement released on Wednesday sale and Rigs bring their expertise …

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Governor Wolf signs bills to protect public health measures

Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed the House Bill 1774, House Bill 1861 and House 184. House bill 1774 amends Actieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions Program (ABC-MAP) Act to allow additional personnel to access information about Pennsylvania’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. After the Opioid Disaster Statement expires in August, …

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The power to be Latinx.

“Hello everyone, I’m Andrés Cantor. Welcome to Entérate with Verizon. “ The man, the legend, Andrés welcomed everyone to the latest episode of Entérate con Verizon. The famous sports presenter is the main story of this episode, a special celebration of the Month of Hispanic Heritage by El Poder de …

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BlueConduit and Google.org Announce Coalition to Help Communities Quantify and Locate Dangerous Lead Service Lines

Mountain view, California –– Today, Google org announced $ 3 million in grants BlueConduit Charity fund, NRDC (Defense Council for Natural Resources) and WE ACT for environmental justice to support the equitable replacement of lead service lines. The grants will fund the development of BlueConduit’s open source machine learning technologies, …

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Risk management calendar: October-November 2021

With the fall harvest dominating your days, keeping an eye on risk management may be secondary. To keep track of price protection options, Progressive dairy provides monthly online updates of key dates and reports on risk management tools. Market leader Supply, hot temperatures, and tight income margins impacted US milk …

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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Present Webinars in September for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month | news

SHORT HILLS, NJ, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will host several webinars in late September to celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Topics range from college living while living with paralysis to exploring advocacy efforts with Reeve Regional Champions, a joint presentation …

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Temps and wind increase on Sunday

The Minnesotans enjoyed plenty of sunshine and pleasant temperatures as well as pleasant dew points on Saturday. The maximum Saturday afternoon temperature in Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was 78 degrees. This is a few degrees warmer than our average twin cities on September 18 with 72 degrees. Sunday will be …

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Call for Papers: International Symposium on Management Land and Water for Climate-Smart Agriculture 2022

Interested contributors have until January 31, 2022 to submit abstracts for the IAEA’s International Symposium on Land and Water Management for Climate-Friendly Agriculture, which will take place from July 25 to 29, 2022 at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria . Agriculture faces enormous challenges in meeting the increasing food …

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Nokia admits scholarships to improve representation

Press release Nokia makes grant pledges to better represent underrepresented communities in technology Nokia works with the online learning platform Udacity and the Blacks In Technology Foundation. Over 300 scholarship offers for Nanodegree programs that are completely online and can be completed alongside studies or part-time. The programs cover a …

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17-Year Study in Children Associates Poverty with Smaller, Slower-Growing Subcortical Regions | The source

Children in poverty are more likely to have cognitive and behavioral difficulties than their better-off peers. Much research in the past has looked at the physical effects of child poverty or documented the psychological differences between socio-economic classes. but Deanna Barch, Chair and Professor in the Department of Psychological & …

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Where to find emergency COVID-19 food supplies, free vaccinations, and free testing in Union County – County of Union, New Jersey

Union County, NJ – Union County’s Board of County Commissioners advises residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that emergency food supplies will be distributed at three locations in August. Any Union County resident in need of emergency COVID-19 food supplies can attend these events. Free COVID-19 vaccinations and testing will …

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Health calendar published July 21, 2021

WILLMAR – A virtual cancer support group meets on the fourth Monday of the month, July 26th, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Open to anyone diagnosed with cancer – at any stage, at any age – it is focused on building connections and friendships. It is supported by care coordinators from …

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Self-sufficiency | MUSK | Charleston, SC

Table of Contents Additional resources for self-help: introduction College life is a time when individuals are mostly exposed to stress and lack of time, which is an obstacle to adopting healthy practices (1). A variety of self-reporting studies consistently show that US medical students often pay insufficient attention to self-care …

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