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Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Thursday, Feb. 27th   
February 27, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Investing.com -- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on U.S. soil with no links to China, while the virus continues to spread across Asia and Europe. Global stocks have...
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Zim takes steps to build climate impact resilience   
February 27, 2020
Source: The Herald-Zimbabwe - Together with its partners, the department has played a critical role in attracting climate finance of more than US$20 million from the Green Climate Fund, the Multilateral Fund and Global Environment Facility over the last four...
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Virginia General Assembly Passes Legislation to Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative   
February 27, 2020
Source: Blue Virginia - The State Senate voted 22-18 and the House of Delegates voted 51-47 to pass the legislation, which commits Virginia to joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The chambers now need to approve final changes to the...
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Energy’s Undersecretary for Science Provides Update on Forthcoming Quantum Research Centers   
February 27, 2020
Source: Nextgov - The bill directs three agencies—the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology and Energy—to execute investment plans into quantum information science and technologies. Dabbar noted...
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Solano Co. Resident Being Treated For Novel Coronavirus In Sacramento   
February 27, 2020
Source: SFGate - The Center for Disease Control has confirmed the first likely case of a person-to-person transmission of novel coronavirus in the United States on Wednesday, and the person infected with the disease is a Solano County resident...
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PolitiFact: Mike Bloomberg’s Redlining Remarks Distorted by Elizabeth Warren   
February 27, 2020
Source: NBC 6 South Florida - Many experts have pushed back against the idea that eliminating redlining was a culprit for the financial meltdown. The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission concluded that the 1977 law against redlining was "not a significant...
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Oregon GOP Senators' Walkout Over Bill to Cap Greenhouse Gas Emissions a 'Dereliction of Duty' Say Democrats   
February 27, 2020
Source: Newsweek - The walkout took place after Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney, a Democrat, stepped in to break a tie over the passage of the controversial cap-and-trade bill.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Awards RigNet’s Cyphre its Highest Security Validation   
February 27, 2020
Source: Virtual-Strategy - HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET, the “Company”), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, announced today that the Federal Information Processing...
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Food safety systems governing Hungary’s meat products pass USDA audit   
February 27, 2020
Source: Food Safety News - A foreign audit report for Hungary has been released to the public by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The in-country inspection occurred from July 22 through Aug. 2, 2019, and earned approval for...
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The U.S. Government Sells Cigarettes'   
February 27, 2020
Source: Machine Design - The engineers, scientists and technicians at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) do top-notch work keeping U.S. and global industries up-to-date on new standards, improving traceability, and advancing the...
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