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The Center for Disease Control takes periodic randomized surveys to track health of Americans. In...   
January 18, 2020
Source: study.com - The Center for Disease Control takes periodic randomized surveys to track health of Americans. In a survey of 4881 adults in 2007-2008, 1674 were obese (body mass index BMI {eq}\geq {/eq} 30). In a survey of 5181 adults in...
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California, New Mexico and 3 Canadian provinces outline regional cap-and-trade program   
January 18, 2020
Source: Los Angeles Times - The Western Climate Initiative, if it survives political hurdles, would be three times larger than an existing trading system for power plants in 10 Eastern states. It would cover not just the electricity sector, but most large...
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In Half of U.S. Counties, Talking Ticks Is a Must for Health   
January 18, 2020
Source: nrdc.org - These two maps show the range of two ticks that can carry Lyme: Source: CDC (2015), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases The second thing is to avoid ...
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Goldman Gets an Earful From the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission   
January 18, 2020
Source: AOL - A star cast of CEOs appeared before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission in Washington on Wednesday. However, the spotlight was clearly on Goldman Sachs (GS), the investment bank that has become a lightning rod of controversy...
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Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)   
January 18, 2020
Source: JD Supra - JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of professionals, journalists and associations. This Privacy ...
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Bernanke: all but one major firm at risk in 2008   
January 18, 2020
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twelve of the 13 most important U.S. financial firms were at the brink of failure at the height of the credit crisis in 2008, according to previously undisclosed remarks made by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben...
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World Bank supports Ghana to improve education, water and sanitation   
January 18, 2020
Source: Ghanaweb.com - "Improved water and sanitation services are also an integral part of the World Bank’s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity,” said Wambui Gichuri, World Bank Water Practice Manager for...
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Crisis report spreads broad blame for financial meltdown   
January 18, 2020
Source: The Hill - Government regulators and policymakers, as well as titans of Wall Street finance, are culpable for the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, according to an official report released Thursday by the Financial Crisis Inquiry...
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Attorney General Ashley Moody selected to lead national committee   
January 18, 2020
Source: WMBB - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WMBB) — Attorney General Ashley Moody has been selected to co-chair the National Association of Attorneys General Human Trafficking Committee (NAAG). NAAG is made up of all 56 attorneys general from the...
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WGA Continues Lockdown on WCI   
January 18, 2020
Source: Global Warming - salvo in its effort to convince the members of the Western Governors Association that it needs to uphold its promise of transparency and audit the secretive Western Climate Initiative. To recap, in June NTU wrote to WGA...
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