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Billionaire Bloomberg to fund $5m public health projects in 40 cities worldwide

Exclusive: Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar among cities to benefit from funding pledged by former New York mayor to tackle issues from air pollution to obesity… 972 more words

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Goldman Sachs CEO; Bloomberg Set To Grow Small Baltimore Businesses

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Goldman Sachs and Bloomberg Philanthropies just announced a $10 million commitment to help smaller Baltimore companies to grow.

Michael Bloomberg and Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, are helping to educate, fund, and advise small business owners in the City, in what’s called 10,000 Small Businesses in Baltimore. 619 more words

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Community Gardens Fight Against Developers and the City for Survival

On West 126th Street, right behind the Apollo Theater, a riot of wildflowers has erupted on what was once an empty, concrete-covered lot. Bright pink cosmos, tall, sunburst yellow black-eyed susans, red poppies, sunflowers, violet bachelor buttons, little white baby’s breath, pink candy tufts, and fuschia echinacea blooms are just some of the flowers growing at Mandela Community Garden. 2,170 more words

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Brown, Bloomberg Announce Plan To Track Climate Progress

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown announced yet another plan Wednesday to keep the United States on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the international Paris climate agreement. 387 more words

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Philadelphia's Beverage Tax Gets Boost Against Critics

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has rejoined the fight to support the Philadelphia Beverage tax, with a television and radio ad campaign. 197 more words

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America celebrates - despite Trump

Welcoming summer’s glories with friends in Ogunquit, listening languidly to waves lapping the rock-strewn sandy beach, long walks on the Marginal Way, lobster and steamers – life’s pleasures endure, despite the despicable political environment. 552 more words