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Israel Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its 23-day campaign against Islamic militants in the… 378 more words

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Peace Corps Workers Isolated After Ebola Exposure

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two Peace Corps volunteers are under isolation outside the U.S. after having contact with a person who later died of the Ebola virus… 103 more words

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Contracts and Grants between Human Service Nonprofits and Government: Comparative Analysis

Contracts and Grants between Human Service Nonprofits and Government: Comparative Analysis
Source: Urban Institute

Government’s reliance on human service nonprofits to provide services has been increasing, expanding the ability of nonprofits to achieve their missions and the ability of government to serve its constituents.

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New York mayor to Times Square superheroes: Play by the rules - and prepare to be licensed

NEW YORK — Cookie Monster may soon need a license.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. 103 more words

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CBO -- The Renewable Fuel Standard: Issues for 2014 and Beyond

The Renewable Fuel Standard: Issues for 2014 and Beyond
Source: Congressional Budget Office

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) establishes minimum volumes of various types of renewable fuels that must be included in the United States’ supply of fuel for transportation.

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America’s Shifting Statehouse Press: Can New Players Compensate for Lost Legacy Reporters?

America’s Shifting Statehouse Press: Can New Players Compensate for Lost Legacy Reporters?
Source: Pew Research Journalism Project

Within America’s 50 state capitol buildings, 1,592 journalists inform the public about the actions and issues of state government, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.

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Obama Eats Ribs With Four Kansas City Letter Writers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of… 191 more words

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