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2014-08-14 12:27:07

Financial advisors Bofford and Flower tell pre-retirees what they need to know about changes to employer-based health insurance plans and retirement savings needs FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Employer-based healthcare plans are in a state of flux as large and small businesses assess a host of requirements and plan options following this year's implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since health care costs in retirement have long been considered a...

2014-08-14 12:26:04

Some disconnects exist between where Americans feel charities should focus efforts and which causes they prioritize themselves NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charitable donations rose in 2013, the first growth seen since the 2008 recession. But of course, measurements like this typically track monetary giving - just one of the ways Americans, and people the world over, can contribute to causes they believe in. Broadening the scope to all types of giving, a recent Harris Poll finds...

2014-08-14 12:24:56

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register now for an exciting line up of historical storytelling education programs this fall at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. The free programs are for youth and adult learners and are offered in a variety of formats, including on site and through distance learning. "We're looking forward to presenting a variety of great educational programs this semester, including new...

2014-08-13 23:09:22

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kathy Reczkiewicz, a Principal in CSG’s Revenue/Tax practice, recently spoke at the 2014 Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) Technology Conference and Exhibition held August 11-13 in Portland, Oregon. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kathy Reczkiewicz, a Principal in CSG’s...

2014-08-13 23:08:18

A rookie New York City police officer was punched in the face during a failed drug arrest last month, resulting in several broken teeth, according to reports by the New York Times, New York Post and New York Daily News. While the circumstances were unusual, the results were no surprise to Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, who offer three tips to anyone who may have a broken tooth. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A rookie New York City...

2014-08-13 23:06:20

Individuals who purchased state or federal health insurance coverage urged to research plan options and not automatically renew current policies. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 State health insurance marketplaces are beginning to report 2015 pricing for Obamacare plans, and on average, consumers are in for a 2 to 23 percent premium hike next year, depending on their health insurance carrier and state of residence. HealthCare.com Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Smedsrud, says that...

2014-08-13 23:04:30

Winners to Be Honored at the Golden Bridge Awards Presentation Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Attendance on Demand has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards for its Best Case Study candidate: “Aspen Management Handles Payroll 50% Faster with Attendance on Demand”, Best White Paper of the year candidates: “PPACA Part-Time Workers”, “PPACA Shared Responsibility” and “PPACA Small Business.” Attendance on Demand is also a finalist...

2014-08-13 23:02:38

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is set to expire at the end of 2014 and is currently under debate in Congress Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce release of the report, “TRIA after 2014” by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is set to expire at the end of 2014 and is currently under debate in Congress. The full Senate passed S. 2244...

2014-08-13 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger issued the following statement in reaction to Monday's passing of comedian Robin Williams: "The U.S. military and veterans who served in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan, lost a true friend and supporter Monday. Like the great Bob Hope, Robin Williams used his special brand of comedy to entertain troops stationed in 13 countries, while traveling on multiple USO tours. By all...

2014-08-13 12:28:30

Educating and engaging young people in meaningful activities to help prevent illicit drug use in our communities WELLAND, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced $511,053 of federal funding under the Government's National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS), for the "C'est mon choix" project that will help prevent illicit drug use and prescription drug...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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