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U.S. Department of Labor Awards $5 Million in Grants for 'One Baltimore for Jobs' Initiative

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) a two-year $5 million dollar grant to develop innovative job training strategies and work opportunities for at-risk youth and young adults in Baltimore through the One Baltimore for Jobs initiative. 200 more words

County News

Red Deer economy expected to shrink this year

A report released by the Conference Board of Canada on Tuesday predicts Red Deer’s economy will shrink this year, Medicine Hat will see only “modest” growth, and strong cattle prices will keep growth stable in Lethbridge. 226 more words


A comparison of international and national targets for the SDG agenda

The stretch required for low-income countries (LICs) to achieve SDG targets is generally greater than for middle-income and high-income countries (MICs and HICs). The gaps identified indicate where most work is needed to alter political priorities in order to realise the SDGs. 76 more words

Poverty And Inequality

Cost of Doing Business Report Again Shows California as Most Expensive

“California continues to have the highest business tax climate on the West Coast. This reality compels businesses to reconsider their relationship with the State and look elsewhere for a lower-cost solution.” – Larry Kosmont…

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Site Selection

Auburn University hosting forum: Additive Manufacturing - The Next Industrial Revolution

On July 30, 2015, Auburn University will be hosting a by invitation only forum on industrialized additive manufacturing.

Experts will discuss the application of this advanced technology for industries ranging from aerospace to biotechnology.  103 more words

Health Sciences

Instant Mobile Payments for BBM Money Launched in Indonesia

BBM Money users on all platforms in Indonesia can now pay for goods and services online and in stores – regardless of who they bank with. 571 more words