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First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Legal Business Development: Are You the Turtle or the Hare?

The fact of the matter is that CONSISTENCY is a silver bullet . Yes, a slow silver bullet! You see, many are looking for the right tool… SEO, Google Ads, social media, blogs, You Tube channel, article, networking, etc, etc, etc! But these are simply tools, ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Manatt on Medicaid: The Emerging Conversation About the Future of CHIP

During passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a debate erupted over the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a well-established program that now offers coverage to 8 million children in low- and moderate-income families. Should ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Faith & Religion

July 4 open house setThe Church in Aurora welcomes July 4 revelers to stop by for its annual open house, which takes place to demonstrate Christian hospitality to the community that gathers on its doorstep.Thanks go to Paula Messner, who stepped in at ... [Published Aurora Advocate - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Deficits Are Scary, But Spending Cuts Are Even Scarier

It has been clear for at least a year that the focus of the nation on reducing the federal debt has vanished. The speeches of policymakers, the House and Senate legislative agendas, the content of the nation's debate forums, and the rhetoric of President ... [Published Brookings Topics - The Federal Budget and Seque ... - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

CORE Act Seeks to Bridge Student Achievement Gap, Expand Access to Resources for Learning...

CORE Act Seeks to Bridge Student Achievement Gap, Expand Access to Resources for LearningWASHINGTON, DC  –  In an effort to help students bridge the achievement gap, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) has introduced S. 2557, the Core Opportunity Resources ... [Published U.S. Senator Jack Reed - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

The 5 Laws of Effective e-Commerce Websites

Customers are Ignoring You (Photo credit: ronploof)In my last post, I highlighted 5 warning signs that your website sucks along with some tips to make it, um… unsuck. This time, let’s take a deeper look at how you can do the “unsuck” part even more e ... [Published Business 2 Community - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Faith & Religion

First Baptist will meetFirst Baptist Church's quarterly business meeting will be June 29 after the worship service. The budget for the second half of the year will be considered. The Lord's Table will be observed during worship.A missions team from Florence, ... [Published Aurora Advocate - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why Every Foster Kid Should Have an 'Electronic Backpack'

Ventura County, Calif., is home to roughly a thousand children who end up in the tough and disruptive world of foster care. These adolescents live transient existences, sometimes changing homes two or even three times in a year and, as a result, often ... [Published Governing - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Hanna is who we need in Congress

Representative Richard Hanna is the only choice in the Republican primary on June 24. He is a leader, with strong Republican principles who is truly working for us in Congress.As I review Representative Hanna’s leadership I am reminded of the over 50 ... [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Adults, Including Congress, Also Need to Make the Right Choices

As parents, we have the responsibility to make the right choices for our children, especially in the early years. Over time, that slowly changes, as we begin to help guide our child's choices so that they learn for themselves "to make the right choic ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

This is Probably a Good Time to Say That I Don’t Believe Robots Will Eat All the Jobs …

Image: Tobias HigbieTHE ROBOT TWEETSTORMS by @PMARCAOne of the most interesting topics in modern times is the “robots eat all the jobs” thesis. It boils down to this: Computers can increasingly substitute for human labor, thus displacing jobs and creating ... [Published Recetas Naturales - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Congress takes step to extend children’s healthcare program

Congress is taking its first step toward extending the popular Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) past next year, when more than 8 million children will lose their health coverage unless lawmakers take action.Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced ... [Published The Hill - Jun 11 2014]

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...They would see the page ‘We’re stocking the shelves--submit products that you want to sell or projects, "” he says. “People were already uploading title, description, photos before there was even anything to do. On that first day, we already had 20 sellers and orders. On Day 1, there was a community and product.”"
Proceeds from the sale support the high school youth group for the 2015 National Youth Gathering in Detroit. "The rummage sale helps support us financially so we are able to travel to Detroit and experience what it is like to worship the Risen Lord with 35,000 other Lutheran youth at the National Youth Gathering" said Associate Pastor Jon Weaver
..."A foster child might be in multiple homes," Barry Zimmerman, director of human services in Ventura County, said. "With every movement, there's the potentiality of information not carrying with that child."
"That's why I was proud to introduce the Family Coverage Act, which will help ensure that families in New Hampshire have access to premium tax credits, so they can afford high-quality health insurance. I urge the House to swiftly pass this legislation, which could increase coverage for more than 460,000 children. Furthermore, I will continue to work across the aisle to push fixes to the ACA, so that every Granite Stater can access the affordable coverage they were promised when this bill was signed into law."

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Legal Business Development: Are You the Turtle ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 08 2014]
Manatt on Medicaid: The Emerging Conversation A... [Published JD Supra - Jul 02 2014]
Faith & Religion [Published Aurora Advocate - Jul 02 2014]
Deficits Are Scary, But Spending Cuts Are Even ... [Published Brookings Topics - The Federal Budget and Seque ... - Jul 01 2014]
Deficits Are Scary, But Spending Cuts Are Even ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 01 2014]
Sound Advice On Making And Selling Hardware [Published Fast Company - Jun 29 2014]
CORE Act Seeks to Bridge Student Achievement Ga... [Published U.S. Senator Jack Reed - Jun 27 2014]
The 5 Laws of Effective e-Commerce Websites [Published Business 2 Community - Jun 27 2014]
Faith & Religion [Published Aurora Advocate - Jun 25 2014]
Why Every Foster Kid Should Have an 'Electronic... [Published Governing - Jun 24 2014]
Letter: Hanna is who we need in Congress [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Jun 22 2014]
Tabtor Launches Tutoring Academy for Residentia... [Published PRWeb - Jun 19 2014]
Congresswoman Annie Kuster Introduces Bill to F... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 18 2014]
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues in ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 18 2014]
Adults, Including Congress, Also Need to Make t... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 17 2014]
This is Probably a Good Time to Say That I Don’... [Published Recetas Naturales - Jun 13 2014]
This is Probably a Good Time to Say That I Don&... [Published blog.pmarca.com - Jun 13 2014]
Congress takes step to extend children’s health... [Published The Hill - Jun 11 2014]
Faith & Religion [Published Aurora Advocate - Jun 11 2014]
Senator Coons cosponsors bill to help families ... [Published Noodls - Jun 10 2014]
Senator Schumer Announces Bill To Allow Tighter... [Published BlackStar News - Jun 02 2014]
Political Girdlock Is an Enemy of Children [Published Huffington Post - Jun 01 2014]
Private health industry is crying out for business [Published Irish Independent - Jun 01 2014]
A Program That Provides Health Care For More Th... [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
On the Move [Published Argus Leader - Dec 23 2013]
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Deficits Are Scary, But Spending Cuts Are Even ... [Published Brookings Topics - The Federal Budget and Seque ... - Jul 01 2014]
It has been clear for at least a year that the focus of the nation on reducing the federal debt has vanished. The speeches of policymakers, the House and Senate legislative agendas, the content of the nation's debate forums, and the rhetoric of President ...
Deficits Are Scary, But Spending Cuts Are Even ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 01 2014]
It has been clear for at least a year that the focus of the nation on reducing the federal debt has vanished. The speeches of policymakers, the House and Senate legislative agendas, the content of the nation's debate forums, and the rhetoric of President ...
This is Probably a Good Time to Say That I Don&... [Published blog.pmarca.com - Jun 13 2014]
Image: Tobias Higbie   THE ROBOT TWEETSTORMS by @PMARCA One of the most interesting topics in modern times is the “robots eat all the jobs” thesis. It boils down to this: Computers can increasingly substitute for human labor, thus displacing ...
A Program That Provides Health Care For More Th... [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Doctors, children’s advocates, and public health experts from across the country are urging Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides health coverage ...
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