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White House plan aims to train veterans to install solar panels   - 4 Hours ago
The U.S. is planning to train military veterans to become solar panel installers over the next six years. The jobs training program is among a host of initiatives aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions

Obama using Ebola to turnmilitary into social workers?   - 5 Hours ago
Text smaller Text bigger NEW YORK – In committing an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces to join international Ebola relief efforts in West Africa, President Obama seems to be fulfilling the plans of
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Report: JRA, Goree and Watkins Suspended from HUD Programs; City Must Repay $1.5   - 3 Hours ago
This building, located at the corner of Farish and Amite streets, was under renovation by developer David Watkins for a B.B. King’s restaurant, but Watkins says foundation problems halted the project.

Pro-Lifers Demand Senate Vote to Stop Massive Abortion Funding in Obamacare   - 4 Hours ago
Sep 18, 2014 - 17:02 GMT by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 9/18/14 11:43 AM A coalition of pro-life groups and members of Congress gathered today on Capitol Hill

U.S. says Medicare Advantage enrollment at all-time high   - 7 Hours ago
Sept 18 (Reuters) - Elderly Americans have enrolled in privately managed Medicare health plans in record numbers even as average premiums continue to rise, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Swedish Social Democrat leader asked to form government by Speaker   - 17 Hours ago
Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven gestures during a news conference at the party headquarters in Stockholm September 15, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Claudio Bresciani/TT News Agency (Reuters)

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EPA’s McCarthy, HUD’s Castro, White House Officials Spotlight Solar Power for Low-Income   - 11 Hours ago
EPA’s McCarthy, HUD’s Castro, White House Officials Spotlight Solar Power for Low-Income Families at Community Installation in Northeast Washington, D.C. GRID Alternatives expands national
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Chinese poor promised more social security   - 9/18/2014
BEIJING, Sept. 17 -- The Chinese government has decided to establish a special branch of its social security system for low-income people in urgent need of help. It will target such people struggling

New Ky. Senate campaign ads target Medicare   - 7 Hours ago
Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates turned their attention to Medicare on Thursday with a pair of statewide TV ads targeting the state's roughly 800,000 seniors who benefit from the government health…

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One Third of Americans' Social Media Time Is Spent on Facebook   - 11 Hours ago
Share this article: Pandora, meanwhile, attracts more user time but far fewer digital advertisng dollars, says a study.   Americans spend an average of 21 minutes a day on Facebook, according

GovGuam workers get retroactive pay today   - 12 Hours ago
A total of 2,150 government of Guam executive branch employees are expected to receive money today for eight months worth of retroactive pay raises, Gov. Eddie Calvo's office announced yesterday. A

The Luxury Traveller and Social media 2014: The Americas   - 9/18/2014
Last year at ILTM Americas 2013, we released the first edition of The Luxury Traveller & Social Media - We were inspired by the idea that the social media about luxury travel brands represents a living

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Family of unarmed man shot by L.A. police files civil rights suit   - 9/17/2014
(Reuters) - The family of an unarmed black man shot dead by Los Angeles police accused the officers of violating his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday and was seeking $75 million in

The Rockefeller Foundation: HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience   - 9/17/2014
Announces Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 WASHINGTON , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Ranbaxy Questioned on Medicaid Prices by U.S. Justice Department   - 9/17/2014
Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. was questioned by the U.S. Department of Justice on how it reports pricing data for medicines it sells through Medicaid, the

Did Obamacare Just Allow Tax Payer-Funded Abortions?   - 7 Hours ago
A lot has been written about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. One of the biggest issues facing the health care law is tax payer-funded abortions. President Obama argued that the Affordable

OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: ObamaCare loses 700,000 people   - 7 Hours ago
A federal official revealed Thursday that a total of 7.3 million people are paying for ObamaCare plans – a dropoff of about 700,000 from earlier White House figures this spring.    The new numbers were

USHCC Applauds Secretary Castro's Vision for Future of HUD   - 9/17/2014
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is a statement by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Javier Palomarez: “The USHCC applauds Secretary Julian Castro’s new agenda
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Pregnancy a disability? HUD finds mortgage lenders deny loans to new, expectant   - 9/17/2014
By , The couple, who had just had twins, thought everything was on track when their mortgage application was approved and the closing for their new Virginia home was scheduled. But when the lender

Hopkins alumna Ganz talks TV, social media   - 11 Hours ago
(The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex) --

Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education   - 11 Hours ago
reviewed by Brian P. Zoellner & Jerry Johnson — September 18, 2014 Title: Author(s): Greg J. Duncan & Richard J. Murnane Publisher: Harvard Education Press, Cambridge ISBN: 1612506348, Pages: 200, Year:

Labor Leader Earns Big Bucks   - 12 Hours ago
As head of MEA-MFT, Montana’s teachers’ union, Eric Feaver’s job is to stand up for the little guy. But on payday, he is not at all one of the little guys. Feaver, a formidable political force, pulled

The U.S. Is Losing a Generation to Poverty   - 12 Hours ago
Posted Thursday, September 18th 2014 @ 1pm  by Monica Potts Listen to 24/7 News: News Update on iHeartRadio When we devised the formula we use to determine poverty in the United States, it was

OPINION: Wealth and income inequalities bad for all of America   - 13 Hours ago
[caption id="attachment_11875" align="alignleft" width="150"] Charlene Crowell[/caption] By Charlene Crowell NNPA Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue

Harrisburg dodged HUD penalty, but lost about $1 million in housing money   - 13 Hours ago
"The investment itself? We wouldn't do that again," said Roy Christ, the city's housing director. "Spending $127,000 to get $27,000? That's insane." Harrisburg's recent success with avoiding an $834,000
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