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New program to help young people of color rise

Additionally, the Mayo Clinic and NAACP will be hosting virtual events in November to learn more about how to achieve equity and the Rise for Youth program, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4. Walé Elegbede, president of the Rochester branch of the NAACP, said Rochester and other parts …

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Climate focus continues for Smith

A climate agenda championed by Democratic U.S. Senator Tina Smith was excluded from a $ 1.75 trillion slashed spending plan released by the White House last week. Smith became the face of a Senate clean electricity program earlier this year as Democrats talked about a massive spending plan potentially totaling …

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Hawkeyes Focuses On Adjusting Defense

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) – For the first time in 25 years, the University of Iowa women’s basketball team achieved its best preseason ranking in ninth place in the Associated Press poll. “We’re not used to this. Sometimes I feel like we play a little better with a chip on …

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This Pacers-Spurs Trade Focuses On Myles Turner

NBA Analysis Network The Indiana Pacers have been featured in many NBA trade rumors recently and this is another who may join the roster. They haven’t moved yet, but that doesn’t mean they’ll continue to sit on their hands. Could San Antonio Spurs become business partners? Thaddeus Young is now …

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Career-oriented education in schools

SANDPOINT – Vocational technical education programs are available in the Lake Pend Oreille School District as a way for students to start their careers. Alex Gray, educator at Sandpoint High School and CTE coordinator at LPOSD spoke at last Tuesday’s board meeting. He said the CTE courses are a series …

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NATO expands scope to counter China’s rise

Countering the security threat of China’s rise will be an important part of NATO’s future logic, the alliance leader said, marking a significant overhaul of the Western group’s goals that reflects the geostrategic pivot of the United States. to Asia. In an interview with the Financial Times, NATO Secretary General …

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Disappointed Medicaid bidder focuses on inconsistencies

A Toledo company trying to prevent a cluster of billion-dollar contracts on Wednesday focused on what it saw as inconsistencies in how the Ohio Department of Medicaid handled them. purchased. And it again hinted at possible irregularities by Medicaid director Maureen Corcoran. This was the second day of a trial …

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High focused on Permian

Odessa High’s Ivan Carreon (1) runs after making a catch for a big win in the first quarter against San Angelo Central on Friday night at Ratliff Stadium. (Jacob Ford | American Odessa) Odessa High football coach Dusty Ortiz, like most in his profession, has a 24-hour rule for his …

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“As well prepared as possible”

Honda wanted to celebrate its farewell to Formula 1 in front of crowded stands in Japan, but the race in its home country will not take place this year. The Japanese brand has to cope with Turkish fans, but has also thought of different ways to engage people at home. …

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Local Program Focused Jamestown Chamber with Passport

JAMESTOWN, ND (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce is getting a head start on holiday shopping this year with a new passport program to promote local shopping. The Loyal to Local Passport campaign will allow residents to shop locally with participating businesses, who will then stamp their “passport” and …

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Dollar close to one-year high as Fed tightens

US dollar banknotes can be seen in this illustrative photo taken on February 12, 2018. REUTERS / Jose Luis Gonzalez / Illustration / File Photo TOKYO, Sept.30 (Reuters) – The dollar approached its one-year high against its major peers on Thursday, following a two-day rise amid expectations of a decline …

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At 75, the Ojai Music Festival remains focused on the future

OJAI, Calif .– The return is a process. It is rarely linear. The Ojai Music Festival, for example, returned September 16-19 to celebrate its 75th birthday after a long pandemic absence. But there have been setbacks among the returns. Compromises were made to accommodate her move from spring to the …

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DraftKings court Entain as attention shifts to snubbed MGM

A sign hangs in front of a branch of Ladbrokes in London, Great Britain on December 22, 2017. REUTERS / Simon Dawson Sept. 22 (Reuters) – U.S. fantasy sports betting company DraftKings (DKNG.O) made a takeover proposal that values ​​Entain (ENT.L) at $ 22.4 billion, months after the gaming company …

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Serre says he remains focused on serving Nickel Belt

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Liberal wins third election Author of the article: Harold Carmichael Liberal Nickel Belt candidate Marc Serre and his wife Lynn celebrate his victory in the riding early Tuesday morning. John Lappa / Sudbury Star / Postmedia Network Content of the article Things got off to …

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Focus on Ditch Diet Growth and Cultivation – UNF Spinnaker

The transition to in-person classes after the COVID break brings an energy that is both exciting and nervous. For some, stay-at-home orders have disrupted schedules and routines and resulted in many changes ranging from stress and weight gain to fluctuations in the economy. As schools and the state reopen and …

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The Next Luxury: Fashion’s New Focus on Human Rights

Garment workers at a PVH facility in the Hawassa Industrial Park in Hawassa, Ethiopia. Courtesy of PVH CR Report 2020 Text size When it comes to fashion, sustainability has two sides. There’s the environmental side, which tends to get more attention, as brands tout more environmentally friendly fabrics, less expensive …

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After Afghanistan, US Focuses on China

Published on: 01/09/2021 – 03:34Amended: 01/09/2021 – 03:32 Washington (AFP) After two decades of focusing on Afghanistan, the US withdrawal this week allows the country to shift its focus east, where China’s rival superpower is now the number one priority. A sign of Washington’s strategic shift, Vice President Kamala Harris …

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Counce keeps Red Devils focused, looking to defend title

MOUNTAIN PINE – A year after winning the Small Schools Division state title in eight-a-side football, the Mountain Pine Red Devils are back and hope to finish the season without any delay due to COVID-19. The Red Devils have already started the season much like last year with the team …

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OCC chief’s attention to climate annoys GOP senator

WASHINGTON – The top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee has harassed the acting chief of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for pushing too hard on climate change policies and slammed the Biden administration for dodging the confirmation process by appointing the head of the OCC. In …

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Mass subsidies focus on equity in the offshore wind workforce

A Massachusetts clean energy agency has awarded $ 1.6 million in grants to eight offshore wind workforce training programs, each targeting a specific barrier that could prevent people of color and people from low income to seek jobs in the booming industry. “We wanted to improve the game a bit,” …

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Curriculum Case Study: From “Concentrated” to “Outstanding” How a Delaware School Transformed Student Literacy in Just 3 Years

This is the last of three pieces in a Knowledge Matters tour of Delaware school districts, in recognition of the state’s new initiative – called DE Delivers – to encourage the uptake of high-quality educational materials in its schools. 19 districts. In this article, Claymont Elementary School principal Tamara Grimes …

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Its non-negotiable habit for energy and focus

Christie Brinkley, who honored Magazine covers for nearly five decades, is often asked about her beauty secrets. But Brinkley, 67, says her best advice isn’t about beauty and has nothing to do with special products or diets. It’s all about gratitude, she said. “Every day I count my blessings,” Brinkley …

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MSC partners with Shell to focus on decarbonization opportunities

Posted on Jul 16, 2021 6:15 PM by The maritime executive In a unique collaboration, energy company Shell International Petroleum Company and soon to be the world’s largest shipping company, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, have agreed to work closely together to help accelerate the decarbonization of the sector. global shipping …

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This Pistons-Suns Trade Focuses On Jerami Grant

NBA Analysis Network The Phoenix Suns are in the NBA Finals. They’ve gone from a team close to the bottom of the league to one of the best and there’s a reason – Chris Paul. The Suns have finally added another star alongside Devin Booker and it pays off a …

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Police practices in brief | News, Sports, Jobs

A Wheeling police officer carries a body camera. (Photo provided) WHEELING – Keeping the peace in a time of worsening drug addiction and public scrutiny pushed into the stratosphere by the murder of George Floyd is a tightrope walk, according to area police. So how do they work in such …

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State to put more emphasis on mental health in schools

BEAUFORT, NC (WITN) – The new school year is still several weeks away, but right now school districts across the state are busy preparing for the implementation of a new school-wide mental health policy. the state. As of July 1, North Carolina schools were required to adopt the new policy. …

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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Milken Institute Presents 14 Strategies for Partnering with Mission-Driven Banks

WASHINGTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Milken Institute today released a set of strategies outlining how businesses, large financial institutions, philanthropic organizations, and governments can leverage mission-driven lenders to better meet the needs of underserved communities. Over the past year, many of these stakeholders have made billions of dollars in pledges to …

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Photo challenge focuses on the importance of Pennsylvania pollinators

Photographers of all ages are invited to focus on some of the ecosystem’s smallest, yet most vital, players by participating in the Pennsylvania Pollinator Photo Challenge. Applicants have until Aug. 13 to electronically submit a high-resolution image of a pollinator taken somewhere in Pennsylvania. The competition is sponsored by Penguin …

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The Upper Deck Company invests in Spry, a college-focused tech start-up

CARLSBAD, California, June 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Upper bridge, the global leader in authentic sports and entertainment memorabilia and premium collectibles, today announced its investment in Alert, a third-party technical solution explicitly developed to help college compliance directors, athletic department staff, and student-athletes navigate the Name, Image, Likeness …

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