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Geoff Allott interview: Virat Kohli is a positive person who wants to impact the game and the society

Geoff Allott interview: Virat Kohli is a positive person who wants to impact the game and the society

It’s the World Cup year and that time of the season which fills the cricketing world with nostalgia. Talk of the 1999 World Cup and one of the names that stand out in the flipbook of memories is Geoff Allott. ‘Oh, that guy who ended up as joint-highest wicket-taker along with Shane Warne?’ Yes, that…

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Jadon Sancho returns to his roots with ever-rising hopes of what is to come

Jadon Sancho returns to his roots with ever-rising hopes of what is to come

Jadon Sancho is coming home this week, to the country that barely knows him. He is the most talented English footballer for a generation but he left here at 17, has never played in the Premier League and never been on Match of the Day. The only senior football he has played in this country…

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Everything You Need To Know About THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

Everything You Need To Know About THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

After years of development, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are reuniting to bring The Devil in the White City to the masses. Although previously set as a potential directing vehicle for Scorsese, with DiCaprio likely to star, the project has transformed into a limited series for Hulu. For those unfamiliar with Erik Larson’s historical page-turner, the book…

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Money Freaks Gen Z Out, Creating Opportunity for Financial Marketers

Money Freaks Gen Z Out, Creating Opportunity for Financial Marketers

Stock photos of Generation Z that financial marketers often include stereotypical shots of smiling youth in cliché poses and quintessential hairstyles. They’re glued to social media, taking selfies. They seem to have no cares and look like they’ve got it all figured out. But in reality, this generation is stressed-out. One of the top stressors?…

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Loneliness: A New Epidemic in the USA

Loneliness: A New Epidemic in the USA

MDLinx, a news service for physicians, reports “The newest epidemic in America now affects up to 47 % of adults—double the number affected a few decades ago” (1). Loneliness Source: Loneliness, FJ Ninivaggi This staggering data has relevance because of its correlation with increased risk for early mortality, risk rates similar to those for obesity…

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At this Westminster Dog Show competition, it’s the humans who are judged – Washington Post

At this Westminster Dog Show competition, it’s the humans who are judged – Washington Post

Amy B Wang General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news February 11 at 8:00 PM NEW YORK — Tucked away in a corner of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, a group of mostly teenagers are deep in concentration. It’s a school day, but they are as far away from the classroom as possible.…

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6 Unhealthy Norms Plaguing Us All

6 Unhealthy Norms Plaguing Us All

What is normal is not normal. The human biology expects sunlight, constant movement, physical novelty, whole, natural foods, close relationships built upon shared purposeful efforts for survival, and a generally slow life pace. Today it is normal to eat exclusively processed, convenience foods, to remain indoors all day except for trips in our temperature controlled…

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15 Nonprofit Finalists Announced in Fourth Annual Renewal Awards, from The Atlantic and Allstate

15 Nonprofit Finalists Announced in Fourth Annual Renewal Awards, from The Atlantic and Allstate

Public voting now open for finalists, chosen from among 9,300 nominations and representing nine states and Washington, D.C. Feb 11, 2019 February 11, 2019—Fifteen nonprofits from across the country have been chosen from nearly 9,300 nominations to be named finalists in The Renewal Awards, a project of The Atlantic and Allstate. The national competition—now in…

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Bridging the gap in tech… – The News International

Bridging the gap in tech… – The News International

Female graduates, mentors, cheif guests & the ‘Tech Karo’ team smile for the camera.The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated each year on February 11th. This week You! highlights an initiative ‘Tech Karo’, launched in Karachi last year, which aims to create a pipeline of women in tech by providing web…

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Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub in San Francisco

News Feed Item Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub in San Francisco Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a flagship innovation hub in San Francisco’s iconic Salesforce Tower. The hub is a state-of-the-art destination where clients work side-by-side with Accenture teams to rapidly ideate, prototype and scale innovative products and services for the digital economy. As part of its…

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Dawoud Bey: The Conversation

Dawoud Bey: The Conversation

It’s the quiet that fills Dawoud Bey’s photos. It’s there in the seeming simplicity of Bey’s frame, and in the meditative stillness and sheer unassumingness of his subjects, in their almost-audible breath, in their steady gaze, and in the whispered agreement between the subject and the photographer that seems to run through his images. Bey’s…

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Jews Out!

Jews Out!

Those who seek to destroy today’s Jewish state no longer cry, “Go Back to Palestine.” Now they cry, “Go back to Europe.” Juden Raus! Jews Out! At about 7:00 am on November 8, 1938, a gaggle of thirty Hitler youth in brown shirts suddenly appeared in front of Luzer Ber Izbicki’s small tailor shop in…

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Commission for Social Development

Inequality has become a defining issue of the present time that must be addressed through social protection policies, including progressive taxation in favour of low-income families as well as public spending to support vulnerable populations, delegates told the opening of the fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development today. “With the adoption of the…

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Suns celebrate Black History Month with custom designed shoes featuring civil rights icons

Suns celebrate Black History Month with custom designed shoes featuring civil rights icons

Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges wears special Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have A Dream” sneakers as part of Black History Month during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Phoenix. The Hawks defeated the Suns 118-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) (Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP)Kelly…

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Innovations Must Reach World’s Most Vulnerable, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Summit, Urging Governments to Embrace New Technologies with Common Good in View

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the World Government Summit, in Dubai today: I am honoured to be with you at this annual gathering dedicated to shaping the future of Governments worldwide.  I thank our host — the World Government Summit Organization of the United Arab Emirates.  I…

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MLB Couldn’t Stop Kyler Murray From Playing Football, But His Decision Is Cause for Worry

MLB Couldn’t Stop Kyler Murray From Playing Football, But His Decision Is Cause for Worry

If you’re surprised by Kyler Murray’s decision to pick football over baseball, you shouldn’t be. On Monday afternoon, the Oklahoma product announced on Twitter that he was “firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback.” The move ends a saga that started last June, when the Athletics picked  No. 9…

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Naruto: The 20 Most Powerful Ninja Teams (And 10 Weakest), Officially Ranked

Naruto: The 20 Most Powerful Ninja Teams (And 10 Weakest), Officially Ranked

In the world of Naruto, ninja aren’t typically on their own. If they are, the shinobi usually has a reason for their solitude. Instead, most shinobi operate in teams. The most effective tends to be a three-man team so that multiple skills can cover every possible outcome of a fight. Some of teams might be…

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Delta Not for Political Rookies – Timi

Delta Not for Political Rookies – Timi

interview By Julius OwehHonourable Tonye Timi, a Ph.D. holder is a former university lecturer and a development expert is the legislature, representing Patani State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He is also the chairman of the Publicity Committee of the State Campaigns Organization.…

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Would you back these youth-inspired ideas from ABC’s Heywire?

Would you back these youth-inspired ideas from ABC’s Heywire?

Updated February 11, 2019 15:11:54 Hailing from Alice Springs to Bendigo and Karratha to Port Lincoln, this year’s group of 15 ABC Trailblazers represents some of the brightest emerging leaders in regional Australia.Their stories are fuelled by real-life failures and achievements — like tackling racism through training and mentoring programs for refugee and migrant students,…

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Delta not for Political Rookies – Timi

Delta not for Political Rookies – Timi

By Julius Oweh Honourable Tonye Timi, a Ph.D. holder is a former university lecturer and a development expert is the legislature, representing Patani State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  He is also the chairman of the Publicity Committee of the State Campaigns Organization. An…

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Jake Sullivan, once a Minnesota basketball scoring machine, is finding his range

Jake Sullivan, once a Minnesota basketball scoring machine, is finding his range

The frosted doors welcoming MSP International passengers slide open every few minutes. A family waiting 20 feet away looks each time, hoping to see someone they have missed dearly appear. The kids are fidgety, but their dad is calm. He squats to let his 5-year-old climb onto his back, careful not to squish the bouquet…

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Mama Pam: The Auckland prison officer dishing out tough love to inmates

Mama Pam: The Auckland prison officer dishing out tough love to inmates

This story was originally published by North & South and is republished with permission. Paremoremo prison officer Pasimaca Osment was at home on Auckland’s North Shore one Saturday morning, making trifle for her grandson’s second birthday party, when the phone rang. Ninety minutes later, she was in a van loaded up with riot gear, heading…

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Afghanistan‘s Generation Z – a photo essay

Afghanistan‘s Generation Z – a photo essay

The start of 2019 has brought for Afghanistan a tantalising hope of peace, as the Taliban sat down for talks first with Americans in Qatar and with senior members of the Afghan elite in Moscow. Donald Trump has told Americans his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan and would be able…

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Ferocity, Courage, and Grace — Remembering the Great Frank Robinson

Ferocity, Courage, and Grace — Remembering the Great Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson stands on the field on his last day as the manager of the Washington Nationals in 2006. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) It seems wrong to wish him requiescat in pace. He was too ferocious a competitor to imagine him quiescent, even post mortem. Hard as it may be for those who know them only from…

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Names & News in North Iowa business for Feb. 10 – Mason City Globe Gazette

Names & News in North Iowa business for Feb. 10 – Mason City Globe Gazette

Share your business news Do you have business news to brag about? Email the Globe Gazette at news@globegazette.com by 5 p.m. Tuesday for upcoming Sunday publication. Submissions will be edited for length, clarity, format, context and style. Please include a photo or company logo for potential use. For verbatim releases and photos, and item placement, email…

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Vice President asks political parties to agree on common agenda;

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged all political parties to agree on a common agenda on vital issues relating to the nation’s progress and security. For that to happen, every politician should rise above narrow and short-term rhetoric, he said. Speaking on the topic, “India: Our Opportunities and Challenges” at ‘The Huddle…

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This Week In Trailers: Life After Flash, It’s a Hard Truth Aint It, Chasing the Moon, Concrete Kids, Stay Free: The Story of The Clash

This Week In Trailers: Life After Flash, It’s a Hard Truth Aint It, Chasing the Moon, Concrete Kids, Stay Free: The Story of The Clash

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week…

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Shortage of home-care workers in U.S., Arizona projected at crisis levels by 2026 – Arizona Daily Star

Shortage of home-care workers in U.S., Arizona projected at crisis levels by 2026 – Arizona Daily Star

A nationwide shortage of in-home caregivers is expected to create about 1.4 million new job openings by 2026 because of the rising demand as the U.S. population grows older.In Arizona, nearly 41,000 new jobs for direct-care workers are expected to open over the next seven years to try to meet the increasing need, according to…

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Pulsating Punjab

Pulsating Punjab

Etymologically derived from the Persian words Punj’, meaning five, and Ab’, meaning river, the land of five rivers has always had an iconic status in the history of the country. It was the cradle of one of the world’s oldest civilisations, the Indus Valley Civilisation, and had an illustrious lineage of Sikh rulers who left…

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How a brickie from Adelaide ended up with a piece of the Berlin Wall

How a brickie from Adelaide ended up with a piece of the Berlin Wall

Updated February 10, 2019 10:03:04 John Curtin loves restoring old buildings, using his skills as a bricklayer to defeat time and salt damp. Key points:Adelaide’s John Curtin helped with the demolition when he was 19 years oldHis family still has memorabilia from the time, including chunks of the wallHe says it’s important for people to…

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The artist’s challenge amidst THE NEWS

The artist’s challenge amidst THE NEWS

Feb 8, 2019, 12:12 PM Please note that the posts on The Blogs are contributed by third parties. The opinions, facts and any media content in them are presented solely by the authors, and neither The Times of Israel nor its partners assume any responsibility for them. Please contact us in case of abuse. In…

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Africa: Blue Economy – the New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help

Africa: Blue Economy – the New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help

interview By Nikkei ShimbunNairobi, Kenya — An interview with Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya by Nikkei Shimbun, Japan and reproduced by IPS. Why Blue Economy in Africa? What potentials does Africa have? The blue economy in Africa is neglected, ignored or underexploited, but it can offer a range of African solutions to African…

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Dawoud Bey: The Conversation

Dawoud Bey: The Conversation

It’s the quiet that fills Dawoud Bey’s photos. It’s there in the seeming simplicity of Bey’s frame, and in the meditative stillness and sheer unassumingness of his subjects, in their almost-audible breath, in their steady gaze, and in the whispered agreement between the subject and the photographer that seems to run through his images. Bey’s…

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How Britain prepared for bombing or nuclear attack with dozens of underground hideaways

How Britain prepared for bombing or nuclear attack with dozens of underground hideaways

The fear of bombing or the possibility of nuclear attack was at one point a very real danger in Britain – leading to the creation of numerous underground bunkers. These secret hideaways remained unknown for dozens of years, with unsuspecting members of the public walking by without any knowledge of them. Many were created during WWII but…

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Biological Measures for Prognosing and Monitoring of Persistent Concussive Symptoms in Early and Middle Adolescents: Center Without Walls (PCS-EMA CWOW) (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Department of Health and Human Services Part 1. Overview Information Participating Organization(s) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Components of Participating Organizations National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Funding Opportunity Title Biological Measures for Prognosing and Monitoring of Persistent Concussive Symptoms in Early…

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Don’t You Dare Call Me a Beatnik

Don’t You Dare Call Me a Beatnik

Compared with the shack in Beverly Glen, our residence in San Francisco, at 707 Scott Street, appeared to be a mansion. We had the bottom floor and various interesting people rented the upstairs. My parents became the managers of the residence and were responsible for collecting the rent and taking care of the premises. I have no real recollection being…

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Guru Mantra: This is Not the Time for a Coalition Government

Guru Mantra: This is Not the Time for a Coalition Government

Since you are an ascetic who takes a lot of interest in nation building let me start by asking about the separation of Church and State. Is the ‘Nation State’ concept in the Indian context somewhat different from Western concept? First of all, we don’t have the Church in India, that is, an organised setup…

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Delta State is not for Political Rookies – Timi

Delta State is not for Political Rookies – Timi

By Julius Oweh Honourable Tonye Timi, a Ph.D. holder is a former university lecturer and a development expert is the legislature, representing Patani State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Honourable Tonye TimiHe is also the chairman of the Publicity Committee of the State…

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2019 NBA Trade Deadline Winners and Losers: Lakers have themselves to blame; 76ers, Clippers and Mavs come up aces

2019 NBA Trade Deadline Winners and Losers: Lakers have themselves to blame; 76ers, Clippers and Mavs come up aces

Well, the 2019 NBA trade deadline has passed and Anthony Davis is still a Pelican. But a lot of other major stuff went down, most of which will have a major impact on this season’s playoffs and this summer’s free-agent chase, which should be absolutely wild. This includes a boost for several contenders in the…

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JAN MOIR: Look out, it’s Operation MEGHAN

JAN MOIR: Look out, it’s Operation MEGHAN

At some point, perhaps when she was preparing another cosy supper at Nottingham Cottage, I like to think the moment came when Meghan Markle decided enough was enough.She slammed the organic chicken into the oven, pounded the avocados with an unknown ferocity and realised that another glass of cinnamon tea wasn’t going to calm her…

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The decision is obvious: Dump the Boy Scouts

The decision is obvious: Dump the Boy Scouts

Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated, Feb. 8, 1910. Robert Baden-Powell was educated at Charterhouse, London, and joined the English hussars in 1876. As a soldier for in British Empire, which was the largest empire in world history,…

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Bachendri Pal’s ascent of Mount Everest was just a stepping stone in her endeavour to touch people’s lives positively

Bachendri Pal’s ascent of Mount Everest was just a stepping stone in her endeavour to touch people’s lives positively

There’s a good chance the world would not have known of Bachendri Pal as a Padma Shri for her exploits on Mount Everest in 1984. Last month, she was awarded the Padma Bhushan for her work since that epic climb. At Camp III (24,000 feet) on 16 May, 1984, Pal had just settled into a…

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The rise of Aaron Wan-Bissaka: ‘A lot of the time I can’t get my head around it’

The rise of Aaron Wan-Bissaka: ‘A lot of the time I can’t get my head around it’

Evidence Aaron Wan-Bissaka does actually do flustered surfaced at a little after 2pm on Tuesday. The novice full-back who had confronted and contained Christian Eriksen, Alexis Sánchez and Eden Hazard on his first three senior outings and has established himself as the most prolific and cleanest tackler across Europe’s elite five leagues, was backstage at…

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“India Syndrome,” and the strange side of Americans’ obsession with Hindu spirituality

“India Syndrome,” and the strange side of Americans’ obsession with Hindu spirituality

A bookish, bespectacled man in his forties with a fedora on his head walked onto a neon-lit stage decorated with fluorescent tapestries of Ganesha, Shiva, Vishnu, Lakshmi, and Kali and started rapping.The staccato rhythm of the lyrics was punctuated by his propulsive body language: “Ganesh is so fresh chillin on his throne / surrounded by…

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Read India must come before Skill India

Read India must come before Skill India

Twenty-four-year old Rakesh Gaikwad waits for his thekedar (contractor) to come and evaluate his work for the day. He is an expert mason at a construction site, who underwent vocational training and has three years of subsequent work experience. Rakesh earns Rs 600 daily, yet he cannot even measure the square footage of bricks that…

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Incredibad Turns 10

Incredibad Turns 10

Hip-hop wise, 2009 was a big year for the Bar Mitzvah dance floor. We were gifted Sean Kingston’s “Fire Burning,” 3OH!3’s “DONTTRUSTME,” and, of course, the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling.” Big, cartoonish, easily-danceable pop-rap hits ruled the airwaves. But few songs were bigger and more cartoonish than the Lonely Island’s iconic, T-Pain-assisted single…

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Dallas Morning News Charities raises $1.13 million for local nonprofits serving hungry, homeless

Dallas Morning News Charities raises $1.13 million for local nonprofits serving hungry, homeless

More than 1,300 donors contributed to the annual Dallas Morning News Charities drive this year, bringing in around $1.13 million to help North Texas’ homeless and hungry. The 32nd annual campaign benefits 20 area charities, each dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income in Dallas and surrounding areas.”It really makes me proud to be part…

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Ramaphosa’s remarkably tech-focused Sona: what he said about ICT – Moneyweb.co.za

Ramaphosa’s remarkably tech-focused Sona: what he said about ICT – Moneyweb.co.za

Your Name: Your Email: Send Email To: Keep this field blank South Africa Ramaphosa touched on digitisation for both business incubation and development in townships as well as within schools. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state-of-the-nation address, delivered in parliament on Thursday evening, was the most technology-focused speech ever delivered by a South African head of state. The…

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Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

Year Up students celebrate during their graduation ceremony at Northern Virginia Community College in Woodbridge, Va. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption toggle caption Amr Alfiky/NPR Year Up students celebrate during their graduation ceremony at Northern Virginia Community College in Woodbridge, Va. Amr Alfiky/NPR For many college students, a crucial step on the path to a good…

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List of stories set in a future now past

This is a list of fictional stories that, when written, were set in the future, but the future they predicted is now present or past. The list excludes works that were alternate histories, which were composed after the dates they depict. The list also excludes contemporary or near-future works (e.g. set within a year or…

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Twilio.org Announces Grants of More Than $1.4 Million to 15 Nonprofits

Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that the company’s social impact arm – Twilio.org – has awarded more than $1.4 million to 15 nonprofits, its largest grant round to date. These grants were made through the Twilio.org Impact Fund, which has awarded more than $3 million to social impact organizations in…

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Our first-ever mayoral candidate questionnaire

Our first-ever mayoral candidate questionnaire

The following questions were crafted at a City Bureau event with the Reader to reflect the concerns of participants who came from diverse neighborhoods in the city. Candidates Gery Chico, La Shawn Ford, John Kozlar, Neal Sales-Griffin, and Toni Preckwinkle were also invited to participate but did not respond. Full responses are listed in alphabetical…

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The moderating role of sportsmanship and violent attitudes on social and personal responsibility in adolescents. A clustering-classification approach

The moderating role of sportsmanship and violent attitudes on social and personal responsibility in adolescents. A clustering-classification approach

Loading metrics Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article Javier Courel-Ibáñez,  Bernardino Javier Sánchez-Alcaraz,  Alberto Gómez-Mármol,  Alfonso Valero-Valenzuela,  Juan Antonio Moreno-Murcia x Published: February 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211933 AbstractThe aim of this study was to classify a randomized sample of adolescents according to their violent and sportsmanship attitudes to determine the influence of personal and social responsibility levels…

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News24.com | FULL TEXT: ‘Let us grasp our future with both hands’, says President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA 2019 speech

News24.com | FULL TEXT: ‘Let us grasp our future with both hands’, says President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA 2019 speech

“We are a people of resilience, determination and optimism”, says President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address in which he touched on land, jobs, electricity, housing and gender-based violence. Read the full speech.STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA7 FEBRUARY 2019 PARLIAMENTSpeaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete,Chairperson of…

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JAN MOIR: Look out, it’s Operation MEGHAN

JAN MOIR: Look out, it’s Operation MEGHAN

At some point, perhaps when she was preparing another cosy supper at Nottingham Cottage, I like to think the moment came when Meghan Markle decided enough was enough.She slammed the organic chicken into the oven, pounded the avocados with an unknown ferocity and realised that another glass of cinnamon tea wasn’t going to calm her…

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Twilio.org Announces Grants of More Than $1.4 Million to 15 Nonprofits

News Feed Item Twilio.org Announces Grants of More Than $1.4 Million to 15 Nonprofits Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that the company’s social impact arm – Twilio.org – has awarded more than $1.4 million to 15 nonprofits, its largest grant round to date. These grants were made through the Twilio.org…

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Overnight Energy: Court considering order for EPA to ban pesticide| Progressives roll out Green New Deal| Pelosi announces members on select climate committee

Overnight Energy: Court considering order for EPA to ban pesticide| Progressives roll out Green New Deal| Pelosi announces members on select climate committee

GREEN NEW DEAL COMES OUT WITH A BANG: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOhio city to stop observing Columbus Day, make Election Day holiday instead Analyst says most Americans don’t take issue with higher taxes on the wealthy New poll finds overwhelming support for an annual wealth tax MORE (D-N.Y.) on Thursday introduced a new climate change…

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#SONA2019: Read President Cyril Ramaphosa’s full speech

#SONA2019: Read President Cyril Ramaphosa’s full speech

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the Nation Address in Parliament. Picture: GCISSTATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng…

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Thinking kind thoughts can boost your mental and physical health

Thinking kind thoughts can boost your mental and physical health

Thinking kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can prove beneficial for your overall wellbeing, a study has discovered. Researchers from the universities of Oxford and Exeter carried out an investigation to explore the correlation between having kind thoughts and a person’s psychological state. For the study, published in journal Clinical Psychological Science, the 135…

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Gervonta Davis vs. Hugo Ruiz final press conference quotes& photos

Gervonta Davis vs. Hugo Ruiz final press conference quotes& photos

WBA Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta Davis and former world champion Hugo Ruiz went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they go toe-to-toe this Saturday night in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® from Dignity Health Sports Park, formerly StubHub Center, in Carson, Calif. and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. (Photo credit:…

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News story: Education Secretary sets out vision for character and resilience

News story: Education Secretary sets out vision for character and resilience

Character and resilience are as crucial to young people’s future success as academic qualifications, Education Secretary Damian Hinds said today. Addressing the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership conference today (7 February), Mr Hinds laid out the 5 Foundations for Building Character and pledged to work with schools and external organisations, including membership bodies…

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The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader

The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader

GrayZone Project — Before the fateful day of January 22, fewer than one in five Venezuelans had heard of Juan Guaidó. Only a few months ago, the 35-year-old was an obscure character in a politically marginal far-right group closely associated with gruesome acts of street violence. Even in his own party, Guaidó had been a mid-level figure in…

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The District Of Columbia’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

The District Of Columbia’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Skylar Thomas, 17 and Feven Tadele, 12, today were named the District of Columbia’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Skylar and Feven each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver…

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Cybercrime Studios

Cybercrime Studios

Cybersecurity Ventures, Northport, N.Y. PHOTO: Cybercrime Magazine Posted at 19:00h in Blogs by Di Freeze Watch Videos on the Cybercrime Magazine YouTube Channel– Steve Morgan, Editor-in-ChiefNorthport, N.Y. – Jan. 15, 2019Cybercrime Magazine is excited about the opening of our new Cybercrime Studios in historic Northport, N.Y. The small seaside village has been home to writer Jack…

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Speech: Education Secretary sets out five foundations to build character

Speech: Education Secretary sets out five foundations to build character

Thank you very much. Nigel [The Rev Nigel Genders] said how good it was to see so many of you many people here. Talk about hard acts to follow. Thank you Sarah [The Rt Revd Sarah Mullally] for those very motivating words and I’d like to say a special thank you to The Rvd Rose…

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02/06/2019

DOWNLOAD DWARF FORTRESS 0.44.12 (July 7, 2018) Windows | Linux | Mac All Versions Current Development: RSS Feed, Release Feed, @Bay12Games 02/06/2019 Various consolidation and small moves to start the month. I traced accounts for embezzlement networks and smoothed out some rough edges there, and made sure the mercenary groups based on organized religions (as…

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Improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of working memory training

Improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of working memory training

Improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of working memory training Johanna Calderon1,2, David C Bellinger2, Catherine Hartigan3, Alison Lord3, Christian Stopp3, David Wypij3,4, Jane W Newburger3,5 1Boston Children’s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 3Department of…

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Does Bullying Cause Suicide?

Does Bullying Cause Suicide?

Bullying is a truly horrific phenomenon that has a wide array of terrible consequences. One of these terrible consequences is an increased risk of mental health issues and even suicide, for both the person bullied and the person perpetrating the bullying. But does this mean that bullying actually causes suicide? This is an incredibly complex…

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Does Bullying Cause Suicide?

Does Bullying Cause Suicide?

Bullying is a truly horrific phenomenon that has a wide array of terrible consequences. One of these terrible consequences is an increased risk of mental health issues and even suicide, for both the person bullied and the person perpetrating the bullying. But does this mean that bullying actually causes suicide? This is an incredibly complex…

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Immigration in Multigenerational Terms: Talking to Reihan Salam

Immigration in Multigenerational Terms: Talking to Reihan Salam

How might foregrounding contradictions and hypocrisies in conservative approaches to US immigration policy obscure contradictions and hypocrisies in progressive approaches to US immigration policy? How might fusing ideas from a wide array of ideological perspectives best help to promote economic well-being globally, and pro-immigrant initiatives domestically? When I want to ask such questions, I pose…

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Raising State Income Tax Rates at the Top a Sensible Way to Fund Key Investments

Raising State Income Tax Rates at the Top a Sensible Way to Fund Key Investments

Policymakers in several states are reviewing options to strengthen support for public investments crucial to state economies and residents’ well-being, such as quality early education, affordable college, and modern infrastructure. One way to raise the necessary funds is to raise personal income tax rates on the highest incomes, a policy choice sometimes referred to as…

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Secondary Data Analysis to Examine Long-Term and/or Potential Cross-Over Effects of Prevention Interventions: What are the Benefits for Preventing Mental Health Disorders? (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Department of Health and Human Services Participating Organization(s) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Components of Participating Organizations National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) All applications to this funding opportunity announcement should fall within the mission of the Institutes/Centers. The following NIH Offices may co-fund applications assigned to…

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Review: Legacy of Dragonholt:: An Indecisive Review of Legacy of Dragonholt

Review: Legacy of Dragonholt:: An Indecisive Review of Legacy of Dragonholt

Peter Williams AustraliaAdelaide Legacy of Dragonholt is a narrative-driven fantasy adventure for 1-6 players that will take you approximately 5 – 10 hours to complete (I didn’t time it – and I played over multiple sessions ranging from 15 minutes to a couple of hours). What does this actually mean? Well, it’s kind of like…

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Perry Anderson: Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Perry Anderson: Bolsonaro’s Brazil

The teratology of the contemporary political imagination – plentiful enough: Trump, Le Pen, Salvini, Orbán, Kaczyński, ogres galore – has acquired a new monster. Rising above the ruck, the president-elect of Brazil has extolled his country’s most notorious torturer; declared that its military dictatorship should have shot thirty thousand opponents; told a congresswoman she was…

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Where are the in-depth documentaries calling to account the institutions that are failing us?

Where are the in-depth documentaries calling to account the institutions that are failing us?

There is no shortage of documentary makers out there – experienced and emerging – who are ready and willing to bring Australian stories to worldwide audiences. But the ever shrinking pool of funding on which they can draw and the lack of interest from our two major public broadcasters in one-off, subject-specific docos, makes it…

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A review of the research literature on adult learning and employability

Abstract Because of rising life expectancy and declining birth rates, reducing early retirement and prolonging employees’ working lives have become major goals on social policy agendas. In this context, ensuring the adaptability and employability of the existing workforce has become an important issue. The aim of this article is to conduct a review of the…

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The Best Movies That Lost Best Picture at the Oscars

The Best Movies That Lost Best Picture at the Oscars

Photo: Vulture and Shutterstock Whatever your opinion of the Academy Awards, if you care about film, you can’t just dismiss them. If nothing else, the Academy’s winners double as a history of film. An imperfect history, sure, but a history nonetheless. Running through the list of Best Picture winners, you’ll see trends wax and wane…

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California’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

California’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ethan Auyeung, 15, of Los Gatos and Hannah Karanick, 13, of Anaheim today were named California’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Ethan and Hannah each will receive…

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NAACP Chairman’s Award to Be Presented to Congresswoman Maxine Waters During 50th NAACP Image Awards

NAACP CHAIRMAN’S AWARD TO BE PRESENTED TO CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS DURING ’50th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS’ AIRING LIVE ON TV ONE MARCH 30, 2019 FROM THE DOLBY THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD LOS ANGELES, CA (February 5, 2019) – The NAACP announced today that Congresswoman Maxine Waters will be honored with the prestigious NAACP Chairman’s Award which is…

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Rite Aid Foundation Awards $4 Million Through KidCents Regional Grant Program

Rite Aid Foundation Awards $4 Million Through KidCents Regional Grant Program

CAMP HILL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of its ongoing efforts to address critical children’s health and wellbeing issues in the communities it serves, The Rite Aid Foundation, announced today 180 grants, totaling more than $4 million through the inaugural cycle of the KidCents Regional Grant Program. This new program, which provides grants of $15,000-$30,000, significantly expands…

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 18 JANUARY 2019

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 18 JANUARY 2019

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 18 JANUARY 2019 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background…

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Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 February 2019 Relevant Articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)…

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Catherine Hardwicke 101: Diving into the Emotionally Captivating Work of the Director of ‘Miss Bala’

Catherine Hardwicke 101: Diving into the Emotionally Captivating Work of the Director of ‘Miss Bala’

Catherine Hardwicke hasn’t exactly gotten a fair shake in Hollywood. Despite directing several indie favorites and turning the first Twilight book into a goldmine, she’s gotten relatively little credit. Hardwicke tends to direct films aimed at feminine audiences, which are traditionally looked down upon by (overwhelmingly male) critics. She’s a true indie director who understands…

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How to Ask Your Boss for an Unpaid Leave to Travel, Study, or Spend Time with Family

How to Ask Your Boss for an Unpaid Leave to Travel, Study, or Spend Time with Family

Emilija Manevska/Getty Images You’d like to take time off work — maybe to take on a fellowship, go on a long trip, or spend time with family — but you don’t have the vacation days to cover the time away. How do you ask your boss — and HR — for an unpaid leave? How can you…

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Who’s Killing The Soul Of Sneaker Culture?

Who’s Killing The Soul Of Sneaker Culture?

Illustration: Elena Scotti (GMG)PITTSBURGH — In East Liberty sits a store that never looks open. While nobody would ever admit it, it’s possible that this is a deliberate move. Tinted windows obscure the inside of the store until you’re up close, and those windows are adorned with decorative oak bars all giving the impression of…

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MLB’s 100 Names You Need to Know for 2019

MLB’s 100 Names You Need to Know for 2019

While we cut through the teeth of winter, let’s begin our march toward opening day with USA TODAY’s 100 Names You Need to Know, our annual look of emerging major league talent, topped by the son of a Hall of Famer by the same name. They’re not necessarily the top prospects but players you’ll get…

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He’s Been Out for Years—So Where’s His Boyfriend and When Does It Get Better?

He’s Been Out for Years—So Where’s His Boyfriend and When Does It Get Better?

I’m from the generation of kids that you helped through the It Gets Better Project. The goal, to my understanding, was to prevent youth suicide. I attempted suicide a few months ago and don’t feel suicidal after spending a week in an inpatient center. I’m twenty-four now and just finished college. I’m crying as I…

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He’s Been Out for Years—So Where’s His Boyfriend and When Does It Get Better?

He’s Been Out for Years—So Where’s His Boyfriend and When Does It Get Better?

I’m from the generation of kids that you helped through the It Gets Better Project. The goal, to my understanding, was to prevent youth suicide. I attempted suicide a few months ago and don’t feel suicidal after spending a week in an inpatient center. I’m twenty-four now and just finished college. I’m crying as I…

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How to Ask Your Boss for an Unpaid Leave to Travel, Study, or Spend Time with Family

How to Ask Your Boss for an Unpaid Leave to Travel, Study, or Spend Time with Family

Emilija Manevska/Getty Images You’d like to take time off work — maybe to take on a fellowship, go on a long trip, or spend time with family — but you don’t have the vacation days to cover the time away. How do you ask your boss — and HR — for an unpaid leave? How can you…

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Daily News 05 / 02 / 2019

European Commission – Daily News Brussels, 5 February 2019 Security Union: Commission recommends negotiating international rules for obtaining electronic evidence [updated with correct links 05/02/2019 at 12:31] Today, the European Commission recommends engaging in two international negotiations on cross-border rules to obtain electronic evidence. With the majority of criminal investigations requiring access to evidence based online…

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Economist Fabrizio Zilibotti on how economics shapes parenting

Economist Fabrizio Zilibotti on how economics shapes parenting

Yale economist Fabrizio Zilibotti’s career has taken him across the globe. Born and raised in Italy, he has lived in the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Switzerland before arriving in New Haven. He regularly travels to China. Over the years, he says, he has observed that parents in different countries tend to take different approaches to…

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New York’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

New York’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jothi Ramaswamy, 17, of Mohegan Lake and Samaia Goodrich, 11, of Syracuse today were named New York’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Jothi and Samaia each will receive…

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NFL mock draft: First-round projection after Super Bowl

NFL mock draft: First-round projection after Super Bowl

CLOSE What I’m Hearing: Dan Wolken was on hand at a Monday morning news conference following Super Bowl LIII and here’s what he heard in regards to last night’s MVP Julian Edelman. USA TODAYNow that Super Bowl LIII is wrapped up, the full order for the first round of the NFL draft officially has been set.…

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Illinois’ Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Illinois’ Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Aja Capel, 15, of Urbana and Delaney Hall, 12, of Lebanon today were named Illinois’ top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Aja and Delaney each will receive $1,000, an…

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Tennessee’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Tennessee’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kennedy Musgrave, 17, of Nashville and Courtney Good, 12, of Kingsport today were named Tennessee’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Kennedy and Courtney each will receive $1,000, an…

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Idaho’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Idaho’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sarah Picker, 17, of Boise and Alexander Knoll, 14, of Post Falls today were named Idaho’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Sarah and Alexander each will receive $1,000,…

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Nevada’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Nevada’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Peyton Barsel, 16 and Jackson Bentham, 11, both of Las Vegas, today were named Nevada’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Peyton and Jackson each will receive $1,000, an…

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Virginia’s Top Youth Volunteers of 2019 Selected by National Program

Virginia’s Top Youth Volunteers of 2019 Selected by National Program

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Justin Hu, 16, of Vienna and Shayla Young, 13, of Springfield today were named Virginia’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Justin and Shayla each will receive $1,000, an…

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Arizona’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Arizona’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

PHOENIX, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Nathaniel Simmons, 18 and Eden Sapien, 13, both of Phoenix, today were named Arizona’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Nathaniel and Eden each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver…

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Ohio’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

Ohio’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bryan Yan, 17 and Tanya Keskar, 13, both of Mason, today were named Ohio’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Bryan and Tanya each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion…

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