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Hmong gardeners initially wary of Aurora plan - The Sheboygan Press


The Sheboygan Press

Hmong gardeners initially wary of Aurora plan
The Sheboygan Press
Like many of the other 80 or so gardeners who rent garden plots there, Yang said she keeps some of her crops for herself and her family to eat and the rest she sells at farmer's markets or Hmong festivals. She said she earns about $200 each year by ...

Hmong vet speaks about Laotian chaos in war's aftermath - Wausau Daily Herald


Wausau Daily Herald

Hmong vet speaks about Laotian chaos in war's aftermath
Wausau Daily Herald
The duties for the Hmong soldiers were "very risky" things to do, said Xiong, a job development specialist at the Hmong American Center in Wausau, on Sunday during a presentation at the Marathon County Historical Society. "But we thought the United ...

Community rallies to support Hmong fire victims - KARE


KARE

Community rallies to support Hmong fire victims
KARE
The Hmong community poured out its heart and money to help the family of a 4-year-old lost in a fire a week ago. Little Ntshialiag Yang died despite her father, Peter's, valiant efforts to save her. Peter Yang saved six people from the fire on ...
Community rallies for St Paul family who lost their daughter, home in fireRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
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Hmong and American tells refugee stories in their own voices - The International Examiner


The International Examiner

Hmong and American tells refugee stories in their own voices
The International Examiner
Hmong and American: From Refugees to Citizens edited by Vincent K. Her and Mary Louise Buley-Meissner is an anthology of essays that takes a reflective look at the Hmong American community. This book is unique in light of other collections or studies ...

Hmong Heritage Month fundraising dance set for Saturday - Wausau Daily Herald


Wausau Daily Herald

Hmong Heritage Month fundraising dance set for Saturday
Wausau Daily Herald
People enjoy dancing to a mix of traditional Hmong and modern hip-pop music during Saturday night's Hmong Heritage Month Fundraising Party at Hangar Lounge, Restaurant & Banquet Hall in downtown Wausau. (Photo: T'xer Zhon Kha/Daily Herald Media).

Hmong students blend past, present to learn about cultural love and flirting - MSU State News


Hmong students blend past, present to learn about cultural love and flirting
MSU State News
MSU's Hmong American Student Association hosted an event in honor of Valentine's Day Tuesday night called “Call Me Hmaybe?” which aimed to teach culturally appropriate flirting in preparation for Valentine's Day. Established in 1997, HASA represents ...

Campus events look at hate, body image, Hmong issues, psychology - Chippewa Herald


Chippewa Herald

Campus events look at hate, body image, Hmong issues, psychology
Chippewa Herald
Special programs focusing on hate and bias, body image, Hmong issues and psychology will be featured at UW-Stout Monday, Feb. 23, Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28. On Monday, UW-Stout Peace Initiatives and Ally Initiatives will host a Serve2Unite ...

Hmong deer hunter beaten after going on private property pays fine - WTAQ


WTAQ

Hmong deer hunter beaten after going on private property pays fine
WTAQ
PEPIN COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - A Hmong deer hunter who was beaten after he ventured onto private land has paid a $263 fine for trespassing. 64-year-old Sao Lue Vang of Menomonie suffered a cut liver and other serious injuries in early November. Vang told ...

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'Workshop On Wheels' Gives Valley Hmong Farmers Insight Into Bay Area Market - Valley Public Radio


Valley Public Radio

'Workshop On Wheels' Gives Valley Hmong Farmers Insight Into Bay Area Market
Valley Public Radio
The idea for the bus tour began on Yang's weekly Hmong radio show about farming. He says he wants to show these growers they don't have to limit their selling to just farmers markets. Instead, they can sell their vegetables to produce brokers like ...

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Valley Edition: February 24 - McFarland; Hmong Bus Tour; Fresno Water Rates ... - Valley Public Radio


Valley Public Radio

Valley Edition: February 24 - McFarland; Hmong Bus Tour; Fresno Water Rates ...
Valley Public Radio
This week on Valley Edition reporter Jennifer Burger attends the Central Valley opening of the feature film McFarland, USA. Reporter Ezra David Romero goes on a bus tour with 4o East Asian farmers to the Bay to discover new markets. Later in the ...


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Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll for third year in row - New York Post


New York Post

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll for third year in row
New York Post
For the third year in a row on Saturday, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky Saturday won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker — who is leading surveys of likely GOP voters — scored second in the ...
Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll in boost to 2016 presidential prospectsReuters
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Boris Nemtsov murder: Thousands set to march in Moscow - BBC News


BBC News

Boris Nemtsov murder: Thousands set to march in Moscow
BBC News
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Moscow to honour opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday. He was due to lead an opposition march on Sunday but his supporters will now be marching to mourn his death.
Boris Nemtsov's murder investigated by group that answers to PutinCBC.ca
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Reports of possible deal on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ouster - Fox News


Fox News

Reports of possible deal on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ouster
Fox News
Nov. 6, 2014: House Speaker John Boehner at news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. (AP). Multiple reports that House Speaker John Boehner has cut a deal to pass a long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security without ties ...
Stories of achievable offer on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ousterBeacon Review
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Two Shot at Charlotte Club Featuring Rappers TI, Jeezy - NBCNews.com


New York Daily News

Two Shot at Charlotte Club Featuring Rappers TI, Jeezy
NBCNews.com
Two people were shot at a Charlotte, North Carolina, club Saturday during a party featuring the rappers T.I. and Jeezy, police and the nightclub said. Both victims were treated at an area hospital and their injuries are not considered to be life threatening, police ...
Cops: 2 shot at TI, Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina clubSTLtoday.com
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US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks - Reuters


Reuters

US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks
Reuters
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - As relations between President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu hit a new low over the Israeli prime minister's planned speech to Congress and a looming deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, there are ...
If Netanyahu's right, why is he so wrong?Haaretz
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Netanyahu using Congress speech to get re-elected: Ex-US lawmakerPress TV
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Venezuelan President Claims Americans Detained for 'Espionage' - NBCNews.com


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Venezuelan President Claims Americans Detained for 'Espionage'
NBCNews.com
CARACAS — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had captured Americans, including a pilot, involved in espionage activities and said U.S. citizens in the future will have to seek visas to come to the OPEC nation. Speaking ...
Venezuela to Shrink US Embassy, Require VisasWall Street Journal
Maduro imposes US visa restrictions, limits embassy staff amid growing tensionsMiamiHerald.com
Venezuela travel ban for George W BushHerald Sun
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Southwest gets snow; California also getting rain - Chron.com


Chron.com

Southwest gets snow; California also getting rain
Chron.com
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation. Sections of central and northern New Mexico received a record-breaking ...
Messy mix of wintry weather gripping areaChadds Ford Live
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Weekend storm drops snow, rain, hail in CaliforniaLompoc Record
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revealed 17 percent profit decline on investment in the ... - MicroCap Observer


Kansas City Star

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revealed 17 percent profit decline on investment in the ...
MicroCap Observer
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revealed 17 percent profit decline on investment in the fourth quarter. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reveals that their fourth quarter profit declined 17 percent to $4.16 billion on investment. In a statement on their website the company said, ...
Berkshire leader names potential Warren Buffett heirsNew York Post
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Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. calls Anthony Mason 'great guy' - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. calls Anthony Mason 'great guy'
New York Daily News
Tim Hardaway Jr.'s dad was a teammate of Anthony Mason's on the 2000-01 Miami Heat, the one season Mason made an All-Star team. Hardaway Jr. recalled before Saturday's game being around Mason as a kid and the positive influence he had, saying ...
Former NBA forward Anthony Mason dies at age 48SFGate
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Did Gonzaga cost themselves a No. 1 seed with loss to BYU? - NBCSports.com


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Did Gonzaga cost themselves a No. 1 seed with loss to BYU?
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BYU ended all the angst about whether or not No. 3 Gonzaga will get a No. 1 seed earlier than we expected this year. The Zags dug themselves an early hole and never broke out of their funk as they lost to BYU on Senior Night, 73-70. Kyle Collinsworth led ...
BYU topples No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 as Kyle Wiltjer's heave at buzzer missesOregonLive.com
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Lady Vols beat Georgia - The Tennessean


The Tennessean

Lady Vols beat Georgia
The Tennessean
ATHENS, Ga. – Tennessee's response to its only SEC loss was its best-shooting road performance of the season. Cierra Burdick scored 18 points and No. 6 Tennessee beat Georgia 70-59 on Thursday night, giving the Lady Bulldogs their longest losing ...
Lady Vols @ Georgia, 9 PM EasternRocky Top Talk
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Georgia at Georgia Southern baseball game suspended - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


Statesboro Herald

Georgia at Georgia Southern baseball game suspended
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The game will resume at 1 p.m. Sunday at Clements Stadium. Game 3 of the series will follow. There was no score in the game when it was stopped. Georgia pitcher Ryan Lawlor had allowed a leadoff single to Kent Rollins. After a two-hour rain delay, the ...
Home › Local › Former Georgia Southern football player shot, later arrestedStatesboro Herald
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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near Georgia SouthernWSB Atlanta
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Georgia man receives life sentence in death of boy he forced to hold paint ... - Washington Post


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Georgia man receives life sentence in death of boy he forced to hold paint ...
Washington Post
The punishment came after 12-year-old Jay'tavious Mahone took his shoes off after being told not to, investigators said. Mahone was forced by Omar Pitts, his sister's boyfriend, to stand outside in Georgia's summer heat and hold paint buckets for hours ...
Georgia: Man sentenced in death of boy made to hold paint bucketsMonroe Evening News

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Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car found in Georgia - CNN


CNN

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car found in Georgia
CNN
A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from outside the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday -- the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not in time for the team to qualify. The No. 44 Chevrolet ...
The Team Xtreme No. 44 car that had been stolen from a Georgia hotel parking ...ESPN
Stolen NASCAR race car recovered by police in GeorgiaLos Angeles Times

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Georgia rolls past Missouri 68-44 for third straight win - The Idaho Statesman


Macon Telegraph (blog)

Georgia rolls past Missouri 68-44 for third straight win
The Idaho Statesman
ATHENS, Ga. — J.J. Frazier isn't ready to assume a lopsided win over Missouri means Georgia is headed to the NCAA tournament. Nemanja Djurisic scored 14 points and Georgia strengthened its NCAA tournament hopes with a runaway 68-44 win over ...
Georgia throttles Missouri, turns attention to KentuckyMacon Telegraph (blog)
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Georgia State has edge in battle for No. 1 seed - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia State has edge in battle for No. 1 seed
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia State (19-9, 12-5) trails Sun Belt leaders Louisiana-Monroe (19-9, 13-4) and Georgia Southern (20-6, 13-4), each of whom won easily Thursday, by a game in the race not only for the title, but also for one of the top two seeds for Sun Belt ...
Georgia Southern 2015 Football Schedule ReleasedWJCL News
Matias, Wideman led Georgia Southern to 77-58 victoryWSB Atlanta
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Georgia State's full 2015 football schedule released - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia State's full 2015 football schedule released
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia State will open its Sun Belt football season at New Mexico State on Sept. 12, according to the conference schedule that was released on Friday. In a challenge for Georgia State's operations staff, the game in Las Cruces comes a week before the ...

Data breach affects 3.7M Georgia Blue Cross members - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Data breach affects 3.7M Georgia Blue Cross members
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The breach occurred at Anthem Inc., the parent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, sometime after Dec. 10 and before Jan. 27. Anthem said hackers evaded several security layers to reach a database containing information on about 80 million people, ...
Across GeorgiaThe Augusta Chronicle
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Clemson escapes disaster against Georgia Tech - Greenville News


Greenville News

Clemson escapes disaster against Georgia Tech
Greenville News
Clemson squandered a 23-point lead Saturday against Georgia Tech and was forced to prolong the game in overtime. Hall scored five points in the extended period and helped Clemson salvage a 70-63 victory in Littlejohn Coliseum. Harrison scored 11 of his ...
Georgia Tech falls at Clemson in overtimeMacon Telegraph (blog)
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Surging Georgia rolls past Missouri - Savannah Morning News


Surging Georgia rolls past Missouri
Savannah Morning News
ATHENS — J.J. Frazier isn't ready to assume a lopsided win over Missouri means Georgia is headed to the NCAA tournament. Nemanja Djurisic scored 14 points and Georgia strengthened its NCAA tournament hopes with a runaway 68-44 win over Missouri ...


Health & Wellness

Study Claims Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is True Biological Illness - Tech Times


Tech Times

Study Claims Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is True Biological Illness
Tech Times
Chronic fatigue syndrome may be a physical disease, rather than a psychological condition, new research reveals. Why is this finding so controversial? (Photo : Flickr / Charlotte Marillet). Chronic fatigue syndrome is an actual biological illness, reveals a new ...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is Indeed Serious Biological Illness, New Study FindsPioneer News
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Nearly Halted in Sierra Leone, Ebola Makes Comeback by Sea - New York Times


New York Times

Nearly Halted in Sierra Leone, Ebola Makes Comeback by Sea
New York Times
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — It seemed as if the Ebola crisis was abating. New cases were plummeting. The president lifted travel restrictions, and schools were to reopen. A local politician announced on the radio that two 21-day incubation cycles had ...
Ebola Survivor Nancy Writebol Returning to LiberiaNBCNews.com
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Study Suggests Compassion Is Associated With A Better Doctor - American Live Wire


American Live Wire

Study Suggests Compassion Is Associated With A Better Doctor
American Live Wire
(5) Does physician compassion influence perceptions of other physician attributes related to the physician-patient relationship? In this study, we use the Webster's dictionary definition of compassion as “sympathetic concern for the suffering of another, ...
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Doctors perceived as more compassionate when giving patients more optimistic ...Medical News Today
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Nine-banded armadillos thought to have caused LEPROSY in Florida patients - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Nine-banded armadillos thought to have caused LEPROSY in Florida patients
Daily Mail
Three people have been diagnosed with leprosy in Florida and some of the cases are thought to be linked to armadillos. Health officials in Volusia County said that the cases are not related, though two of those who have been diagnosed with Hansen's ...
New Leprosy Cases Reported In Florida CountyDiabetes Insider
Leprosy cases in FL blamed on armadillosSMN Weekly
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Vaccines are safe, but there are risks - Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer

Vaccines are safe, but there are risks
Charlotte Observer
Vaccinations can cause minor side effects including redness at the injection site and sometimes mild fever, but medical experts say serious complications are rare and much less dangerous than the diseases that vaccines prevent. Damian Dovarganes AP.
Vaccine-preventable diseases are back! But are they here to stay?San Jose Mercury News
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More measles cases in Lanaudière region of QuebecCBC.ca
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Swedish teen with Asperger syndrome missing in Manhattan - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Swedish teen with Asperger syndrome missing in Manhattan
New York Daily News
Marcus Kerttu, 15, was last seen around 8 p.m. on Friday at a McDonald's DCPI Marcus Kerttu, 15, was last seen around 8 p.m. on Friday at a McDonald's on Canal St. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black sneakers, black coat and a black hat.
Swedish teen with Asperger's syndrome goes missing in NYCNew York Post
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1.1 Billion Young People at Risk of Losing Their Hearing, WHO Says - ABC News


ABC News

1.1 Billion Young People at Risk of Losing Their Hearing, WHO Says
ABC News
This just in from the World Health Organization: Your mother was right all along. About 1.1 billion people are at risk for losing their hearing, and half of 12- to 35-year-olds in high income countries expose their ears to "unsafe" sound levels when they listen to ...
Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHOBBC News
Hearing protected by limiting audio devices to an hour a dayCBC.ca
UN says limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a daySan Francisco Chronicle
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Study: Suicide Rates Rising Among Older Adults - Morning Ledger


Morning Ledger

Study: Suicide Rates Rising Among Older Adults
Morning Ledger
A new study revealed that suicide rate for older adults aged between 40 and 64 years in the United States has increased by about 40% since 1999. The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, showed that external economic factors ...
Study shows Great Recession to blame for increase in suicide ratesNational Monitor
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Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions - STLtoday.com


STLtoday.com

Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions
STLtoday.com
SALEM, Ore. • Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated, and she gets shots herself. But she doesn't like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That's why she spoke at a recent legislative hearing to oppose an ...
The Great Vaccine Debate is just beginningStatesman Journal
Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptionsThe Denver Post

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Scopes Linked To Superbug Infection Deaths In UCLA - Daily Science Journal


Daily Science Journal

Scopes Linked To Superbug Infection Deaths In UCLA
Daily Science Journal
Medical scopes suspected to have spread deadly bacteria have come under scanner after an outbreak at UCLA Medical Center this month. This is not the first time when the scopes have drawn attention for causing an outbreak. The same type of scopes were ...
Cedars-Sinai probing whether superbug infections are tied to scopesLos Angeles Times
Scopes in UCLA superbug case linked to unreported deaths in other statesChicago Tribune
Scopes that caused UCLA superbug deaths linked to past outbreaksThe Verge
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Business News

India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor in Berkshire Hathway - Firstpost


Firstpost

India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor in Berkshire Hathway
Firstpost
Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told investors on Saturday that the company had found his successor, and the company's vice chairman, Charlie Munger, identified two Berkshire executives as candidates. In Berkshire's ...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revealed 17 percent profit decline on investment in the ...MicroCap Observer
Berkshire leader names potential Warren Buffett heirsNew York Post
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Wal-Mart's decision on wage hike for low-paid workers will impact many industries - Uncover Michigan


Uncover Michigan

Wal-Mart's decision on wage hike for low-paid workers will impact many industries
Uncover Michigan
Wal-Mart recently announced wage hike for more than half a million of its U.S. workforce, adding $1 billion additional expenses on the company's balance sheet. Wal-Mart has addressed many issues with recent wage hike announcement. The company will ...
Wal-Mart raises might lift pay in lower-wage industriesPoughkeepsie Journal
Wal-Mart, the Market Combine in Minimum-Wage HikeWall Street Journal
TJX follows Walmart in revising minimum wage; trend expected to continueThe Next Digit
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After Moody's downgrade, Chicago administration could face tough times - Uncover Michigan


Business Insider

After Moody's downgrade, Chicago administration could face tough times
Uncover Michigan
After Moody's Investors Service downgrade, Chicago could get into massive fiscal trouble as the risk of termination of four interest rate swap agreements looms large. Moody's Investors Service downgrade report has cited mounting pension burden as a major ...
Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensionsKSRO

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Jobs report may test market's complacency - Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Jobs report may test market's complacency
Channel News Asia
The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week - too quiet. While markets have held near record levels, there are signs equities have gotten stretched and could be vulnerable next week, when a number of key economic indicators come out. PHOTOS.

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China PMI shows factory activity shrank again in February - Reuters


The West Australian

China PMI shows factory activity shrank again in February
Reuters
SHANGHAI, March 1 (Reuters) - Hours after China's central bank cut interest rates to battle slowing growth and rising deflationary risk, an official survey showed on Sunday that activity in China's factory sector contracted for a second straight month in February ...
China's Manufacturing Measure Shows Contraction for FebruaryABC News
China factory sector shrinks in February, official PMI showsCNBC

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The real reason brokers oppose a fiduciary standard - NorthJersey.com


STLtoday.com

The real reason brokers oppose a fiduciary standard
NorthJersey.com
But because brokers can choose from dozens of investment products, all of them "suitable" for their clients, they are free to recommend the one that pays them the most — and often do. Wall Street is wasting no time revving up its lobbying machine now that ...
How Obama action could affect retirement advice from brokersCharleston Post Courier
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Q4 growth revised to 2.2% - Indiana Gazette


Chron.com

Q4 growth revised to 2.2%
Indiana Gazette
The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace than initially thought in the fourth quarter of 2014, as less stockpiling by businesses and a slightly weaker trade balance weighed on growth. Overall, economic output rose at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in ...
US Economic Growth in Q4 Revised Down to 2.2 PercentABC News
Economic growth weakens in 4QArkansas Online
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Futuristic city with “Hyperloop” proposed in California - wwlp.com


wwlp.com

Futuristic city with “Hyperloop” proposed in California
wwlp.com
(CNN) – A high-tech community called “Quay Valley” could be popping up in California soon. It would be a self-sustained, solar powered community with a very unique high speed transportation system. On the outskirts of Kings County, along the I-5, there is a ...
Hyperloop concept to be tested in California next yearWest Texas News
Elon Musk's high-speed Hyperloop to be built in California next yearTelegraph.co.uk
Hyperloop to become reality in Quay Valley, CaliforniaThe Next Digit
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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery - Economic Times


The Hindu

Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery
Economic Times
SYDNEY: Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
Better plane tracking being tested almost a year after MH370's disappearanceHindustan Times
Closer tracking of oceanic flights trialledSydney Morning Herald
Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia to Trial New Jet Tracking SystemNDTV
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Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors - SFGate


SFGate

Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors
SFGate
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. But there's an added hassle this year for nearly a million consumers who got financial help with health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law.

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