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Social Security Spent $300 Million on 'IT Boondoggle'

(WASHINGTON) — Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. 899 more words

Epilepsy: Something To Notice

After an afternoon at the hospital, I realized: Not many people know what to do when someone is having a seizure. A seizure is something that takes every ounce of energy out of you. 813 more words

Montreal, Day Four

Yesterday morning we went over the itinerary. We were going to walk to the Biodome, which is in Montreal’s Olympic Park (and is, I believe, inside a former Olympic stadium). 1,272 more words


Here we are at a neighborhood landmark.  Au’s Garden has been here for as long as I can remember. A place with tasty Chinese food,  good portions and reasonable prices. 289 more words


Crazy thinking

I haven’t been able to write anything all day – in fact I haven’t been able to do much of anything today. Started the day off right, with a tseva adom. 861 more words


Tyechia Luster: The Heart of a Champion

Albany native PowerWorks team member Tyechia Luster recently competed at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Find out how she did:

Like any true champion, Tyechia has an internal drive that just won’t quit. 288 more words