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House Democrats bullish on medium-term gains despite inflation and frustrations of stalled program

PHILADELPHIA — House Democrats received another dose of bad economic news Thursday at their annual retreat in Philadelphia, as the government announced inflation hit an annual rate of 7.9% last month, complicating still the hopes of the Democrats to maintain their narrow majority in November. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, who chairs the […]

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The national pension system fills the gaps

As the labor market grows steadily, China is rolling out a new national pension system to shore up the labor market and provide people across the country with a fairer and safer working environment. The new national pension system, which came into effect on January 1, is expected to help close possible financial gaps in […]

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State House Amends Local Legislature’s Ivermectin Legislation | Local

A bill drafted by Rep. Phil Jensen, R-Rapid City, that reaffirms a physician’s right to use ivermectin for patients passed the state House of Representatives on Monday by a vote of 40 to 28, but only after the bill was amended to require prescription. In its original form, HB 1267 would have allowed medical professionals […]

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Miss Daisy’s Consignment and Auction House Moves into Sears Building at La Cumbre Plaza | Local News

An eclectic consignment house with furniture, mattresses, art, jazz music, fashion wine, auctions and other events comes to the iconic Sears Building in La Cumbre Plaza. Glenn Novack, owner of Moving Miss Daisy in Goleta, and a business partner signed a 10-year lease to take over the 17,000 square foot first floor. Sears closed in […]

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House lawmakers demand Pelosi and McCarthy vote ‘quickly’ on bills banning Congress from stock trading

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa.., accuses Pelosi of “free market” hypocrisy on “Kudlow.” A group of more than two dozen lawmakers is urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to ‘quickly’ organize a vote on legislation that would ban members of Congress from owning or trading stocks , learned Fox News. Fox […]

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What it’s like to live in Bradford’s ‘Coffin End’ house – the old, narrow, quirky and iconic pub that is now a comfortable family home

In the 1800s it was a pub called the Star Inn, but today the aptly named Coffin End building is a comfortable family home. The unusual three-story residential property is just one of many weird and wonderful listed buildings in Thornton, the birthplace of sisters Bronte, Anne, Emily and Charlotte, near Bradford. The odd Coffin […]

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Little public comment offered on Missouri House redistribution plan • Missouri Independent

The only solution offered on Monday for the Jackson County district disagreement in Missouri House would end the use of Troost Avenue as a limit for seats in western Kansas City. While the main road was once a useful boundary for designing districts likely to be represented by Black Missourians, said Michael Smith, a Kansas […]

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Transport problems in the upper valley are unlikely to improve in 2022

Drivers navigate the roundabout outside Aspen on Saturday, January 1, 2022 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Anyone who thought last summer’s horrific rush hour traffic jam entering and exiting Aspen was the worst, but they better recalibrate their frustration meter because next summer will be almost assured to be worse. The impending repaving of […]

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Virginia House Republicans Announce New Committee Chairs | Virginia

(The Center Square) – Virginia House of Delegates committees will have a new roster of leaders when Republicans take tight control of the chamber in early January. This week, President-elect Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, announced the new chairs of five of the House committees. The list includes a series of established lawmakers, most of whom have […]

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Inflation report was probably the best the White House could have hoped for

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the November Jobs Report at the White House in Washington, United States, December 3, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Ministry of Labor report on consumer inflation showed that prices continue to rise. But as hot as 6.8% year over year, inflation is, Friday’s consumer price index is […]

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White House decorations honor pandemic workers

The decorations for President Joe Biden’s First Christmas at the White House, honor workers who remained at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The White House gave the public a first look at the decorations on Monday. The topic chosen for the Christmas 2021 White House is “Gifts from the Heart”. The traditional Gingerbread White House […]

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Average cost of vacation: transportation, food, entertainment

Americans are ready for a vacation. According to an AAA Travel survey, 55% of adults in the United States plan to get at least one night’s getaway before the end of 2022. It’s smart to plan, save money, and budget for a vacation, especially since some places still have COVID-19 restrictions and the cost of […]

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Internal development vs subcontracting

Rapid global digitization, especially in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, has prompted more and more companies to turn to custom software development. To build their digital solutions faster, to ensure high quality and best value for money, many opt to hire outsourced software development teams. In the US, UK or even Australia, the internal […]

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Texas House Democrats celebrate passage of spending bill, GOP hopes Senate defeat

HOUSTON (KIAH) – Texas Democrats in the United States House were eager to celebrate the passage of the Build Better Act in the United States Senate on Friday, even though the future of the bill is uncertain. Representative Lizzie Fletcher, who represents the 7e District of Houston said passing the Build Back Better Act will […]

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Paying attention to the access gap: tackling both the digital divide and transport to improve outcomes

Driven by concerns that some in-person care was too dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the U.S. healthcare industry has accelerated the expansion of telehealth. While telehealth has improved access to many outpatient services, marginalized patients (rural, poor, elderly and minority) may not have benefited in the same way from the expansion of telehealth. […]

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Bridges to biotechnology and bioentrepreneurship: improving diversity in the biotechnology sector

We have designed B2BB to prepare students for the MSM MSBT program, for the biotechnology industry and / or to start their own bioventure. For practical purposes, it also prepared students for an online degree program, as the follow-up master’s degree program was conducted entirely online. To give students direct exposure to biotechnology, the program […]

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Ministry of Transport publishes latest flight requirements

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Air Transport Directorate of the Ministry of Transport has released the latest flight regulations through Circular Letter (SE) Number 88 of 2021 on Guidelines for the Implementation of Domestic Travel by air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the existence of this circular, the previous circulars – SE Number 62 of […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Bike Path Is Just the Beginning of “Bridges 4 People” – Streetsblog New York City

For years, activists had called on city officials to make the sclerotic Brooklyn Bridge safer for biking and walking – a campaign that ultimately led to the opening last month of the protected cycle path on the causeway towards west of the legendary span. But there is still a lot of work to be done […]

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St. Louis Tenth Anniversary Interfaith Concert Will Continue to Build Bridges – St. Louis Jewish Light

“An Interfaith Memorial in Music” was held at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Sunday September 11, 2011. The event consisted of sacred chants from the Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Hindu faiths. When the St. Louis Opera Theater staged “The Death of Klinghoffer,” a controversial play that allegedly legitimized terrorism against Jews in 2011, it sparked […]