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2014-03-12 16:22:31

U.S. deficit up from imports; job promises, exports down WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) joined Members of Congress and private sector experts today in declaring the U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) has fallen far short of job promises and improvements in trade balances marked by the second anniversary of the trade law this Saturday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Government data,...

2014-03-11 23:27:24

The University of Scranton will have a strong presence at ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership on March 24-27, 2014. Faculty, current students and alum will all be in attendance at the sessions in addition to adding an admissions team representative in the exhibition hall where the brand new online Master’s in Healthcare Administration (MHA) program will be featured. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The University of Scranton will have a strong presence at ACHE Congress on...

2014-03-11 08:40:40

DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CEO-leaders of Job Creators Network today called upon members of the House of Representatives to halt preferential treatment for online-only retailers and pass legislation that closes the online sales tax loophole. "Preferential tax treatment given online-only retailers has put brick and mortar retailers of all sizes at a tremendous competitive disadvantage," the chief executives wrote. "By prohibiting states from requiring online-only...

2014-03-11 08:21:34

APTA Launches New Nationwide Outreach Campaign Focused on Public Transit's Impact in Helping Communities Grow WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at its Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The APTA plan calls on Congress to authorize a $100.4 billion federal transit program over six years, which would grow...

2014-03-10 23:27:38

Modern Healthcare’s Inductees for the Health Care Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to be honored on March 23 at a gala in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2014 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Modern Healthcare announced that Fred L. Brown was chosen as one of the latest inductees for the Health Care Hall of Fame. He joins only 95 other healthcare achievers to be honored since the inception of the Hall of Fame in 1988....

2014-03-10 16:33:12

Two separate analyses of Feasibility Study data presented at the European Congress of Radiology 2014 VIENNA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering development of opto-acoustic (OA) imaging as a tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, today announced that two analyses of outcomes from a U.S. Feasibility Study of its investigational Imagio® breast imaging device were presented at the annual meeting of the European...

2014-03-10 16:32:37

Board Urges Congress to 1) End Discrimination; 2) Fix Gaps in the Mental Health and Addiction Treatment System; and 3) Support Health Information Technology Funding WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) Board of Trustees this week made recommendations in key policy areas that have the potential to significantly improve the lives of individuals with mental and addictive disorders. The meeting (led by Board...

2014-03-06 23:00:19

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released information about Social Security that went unnoticed by the media, and was all but ignored by Congress and President Obama. The part of the program that pays benefits to 11 million disabled workers and dependents will be fully exhausted within three years — nearly 20 years sooner than the retirement program. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released grim information about Social...

2014-03-04 12:24:27

BRUSSELS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At tumultuous times in the world, when countries are fighting for democracy, Europeans enjoy the right to voice their opinion. Still, the turnout for the last European elections was hardly 50%. Despite the widespread perception of voting rights being a given, as a trait of a democracy, 300 000 Europeans having resided in Latvia for generations, are denied their political rights because of their ethnicity. These non-citizens represent...

2014-03-04 08:29:21

By concentrating on actions of members of Congress, project seeks to cut through partisan and ideological biases and provide citizens with accurate assessment of Congressional performance SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A disgruntled military vet has threatened to throw a wrench into the plans of career politicians that have failed to represent the values and desires of their constituents. Brett Hunter, a computer science student and recently separated vet, is developing...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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