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NewsdaySen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to increase its fair-market rent rate for Long Island, saying superstorm Sandy and its effects have reduced rental stock, in turn driving up rents. The fallout...
SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Steenhout knows spreadsheets, statistics and bean-counting. He has worked as a budget assistant to the governor, managed local operations for the U.S. Census Bureau and analyzed juvenile crime databases. Now, the married,...
Technology has brought massive changes to our personal lives, but in the workplace it often seems like we're living at least a decade (or more) behind the times. While devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops have made communication and...
Sun SentinelSouth Florida women continue to lag behind male workers for pay, earning 86 cents for every dollar men earn, a new study finds, based on U.S. Census Bureau data. Still, women in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are among the national...
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The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.After the devastating school shootings in Newtown, Conn., in December, state lawmakers around the country vowed to act. The mission: Devise ways to prevent a similar tragedy. They came up with hundreds of possible strategies. An Education Week...
email@example.comMost Washington County residents have not obtained four-year college degrees, an educational gap that could hamper redevelopment efforts, according to an economic development strategic plan. “Washington County is at the lower end of the educational...
Tags: High Schools, Nursing, Public Schools, Economy, Education
firstname.lastname@example.orgFRANKFORT — Some local lawmakers are relieved that a proposal to draw new boundary lines around House districts was among a litany of high-profile bills that didn’t survive the legislative session that ended Tuesday night, but legislators warn...
Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
Baltimore residents are less satisfied with city services than they were last year, but see progress in the city's long-standing fight against violent crime and illegal drugs. Those are some of the mixed findings in the annual Baltimore Citizen Survey,...
Daily American Staff WriterPaul Fedorchak of Bedford was a plant manager for Morton Metal Craft. When the company was bought out and the plant was closed in 2009, he decided to switch careers. Fedorchak became a registered nurse. "I always wanted to go into the medical field,"...
The book, Who Will Feed China?: Wake-up Call for a Small Planet, authored by Lester Brown in 1995, was a surprising wake-up call about world food security. Brown claimed that food production was not growing fast enough to feed China's increasing...
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