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2014-01-23 08:28:00

Marian Wright Edelman Calls on the President to End Child Poverty WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released a new report, The State of America's Children 2014, showing for the first time the majority of children in America under two are now children of color. One in three of them is poor. The youngest most vulnerable children of all races and ethnicities are the poorest age group. Over 1 in 4 infants, toddlers and preschoolers --...

2014-01-22 12:20:21

Solution Cuts Waiting Time for Consumers and Improves the Efficiency of Michigan Secretary of State Offices DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QLess, the worldwide leader in line management solutions, today announced that it has been selected to provide a dynamic line management solution for Michigan Secretary of State Offices. QLess will be implemented initially at offices in Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids and Lansing, Mich. that handle auto and driver related issues, such as...

2014-01-21 23:01:38

Rand Group recognizes the achievements of one of their long-time managers, who received 2 separate awards during the regional Toastmasters Fall Conference. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Rand Group Manager Laurie Jimenez was recognized at the Toastmasters District 56 Fall Conference 2013 with 2 different awards. She received both the District Outstanding Toastmaster of the Year 2012-2013 award, as well as receiving her official designation of Distinguished Toastmaster. These...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...

2014-01-21 10:55:45

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London. Using motion capture technology more commonly found in the film industry, the researchers studied social interactions of patients in a group and analysed the patterns of verbal and non-verbal communication. Publishing in the journal PLOS ONE today (Monday 20 January), researchers...

2014-01-21 10:54:20

UCSF meta-analysis finds women at greater risk of being killed Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a comprehensive review of the scientific literature conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco. The meta-analysis, published online Jan. 20, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine, pools results from 15 investigations, slightly more than half...

2014-01-21 08:20:02

Source: MTA HANOI Singapore, Jan 21, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - MTA HANOI, the leading precision engineering and manufacturing technology exhibition that serves the thriving industries of Northern Vietnam and its surrounding regions will return to the International Center for Exhibition (I.C.E) from 1 - 3 April 2014.Commenting on the value the show brings to the region, Mr. William Lim, Project Director for MTA HANOI 2014 from the show's organiser, Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) says,...

2014-01-20 23:03:37

SSI today announced the launch of a new business sample source for researchers. SSI B2B inSSItes™. Shelton, CT (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 SSI today announced the launch of a new business sample source for researchers. SSI B2B inSSItes™ sample highlights include: Respondents from SSI’s millions of proprietary panelists and a growing portfolio of blue-chip partnerships via SSI’s award-winning partnership program; Precisely segments respondents’ demographic, geographic and...

2014-01-20 08:24:37

-- New B2B Sample has Innovative Sourcing and Quality Control Features -- SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI today announced the launch of a new business sample source for researchers. SSI B2B inSSItes(TM) sample highlights include: -- Respondents from SSI's millions of proprietary panelists and a growing portfolio of blue-chip partnerships via SSI's award-winning partnership program; -- Precisely segments respondents' demographic, geographic and...

2014-01-16 08:26:43

Government, business and labour leaders push for national expansion of Workplace Standard TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the successful launch one year ago of the world's first National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is announcing plans to further work with Canadian businesses and drive uptake of the Standard in workplaces across Canada. Business, labour leaders and the Government of Canada...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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