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January 2017 Book Recommendation: "The Happiness of Pursuit"

Whether your quest is to start a business or visit all 193 UN countries in the world, this book is a great guide to overcoming fear, getting started and achieving your life goals. 23 more words

Business & Economics

All-Texas News | Low-income

Texas Democrats push bills to raise state minimum wage
  • HB 937 proposes to increase the hourly minimum wage in Texas from $7.25 to $10.10 over five years.
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To Be, or Not to Be?: The BNPP under Siege and Scrutiny

After being mothballed for 30 years, the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is again under public speculations as the Department of Energy is reviving the possibility of the plant operating to suffice the energy supply of Luzon. 526 more words

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FDIC: Bank of America owes us half a billion dollars

Bank of America is being accused of stiffing the FDIC, the government agency that insures people’s deposits against a bank failure.

The FDIC filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday demanding that Bank of America pay $542 million it owes to the regulator’s deposit insurance fund.

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Jack Ma lays out plan to create 1 million jobs for Trump

Alibaba’s Jack Ma told incoming US president Donald Trump about his plans to create a million US jobs by bringing farmers and small businesses onto its platform to sell to Chinese consumers over the next five years, an Alibaba spokesman told Reuters.

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All-Texas News | People of Color

Lack of diversity on state finance board prompts outcry from leaders of color
  • For the first time in some three decades, the Legislative Budget Board will have no person of color serving on the board.
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