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Governance group goes over report on options for LR   
April 23, 2019
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The Little Rock Board of Directors' mix of ward representative and at-large seats has been a primary topic of discussion at the city's governance study group during its two meetings in the past week. The group, formed by a...
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5 minutes with ... Dan Grossman, Zagster’s new CEO   
April 23, 2019
Source: The Business Journals - Less than a month after Brookline launched the first electric-scooter pilot in Massachusetts, Zagster Inc., a Boston-based operator of 250 micro-mobility vehicle shares across 35 states, ended its search for a full-time CEO by...
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The Huntsville company working to solve the climate change crisis   
April 23, 2019
Source: al.com - There's little time to spare. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has written that any hope to meet the 2 degree Celsius goal for global warming "will require measures to reduce emissions, including the further...
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Climate change must be a thing: it's on prime time TV   
April 23, 2019
Source: Libcom - In October last year, when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report outlined measures to limit warming to 1.5 degrees above the pre-industrial level, Evan Davies of Newsnight gave Myron Ebell air-time to rubbish it....
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Oil Extends Rally as U.S. Ends Waivers Allowing Iranian Imports   
April 23, 2019
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Oil extended gains after leaping to a six-month high after the U.S. said it’ll no longer give any buyer of Iranian crude a waiver from sanctions aimed at cutting the OPEC producer’s exports to zero. Crude has rallied...
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Experts hail Dubai Ruler's transparent approach to governance   
April 23, 2019
Source: Khaleej Times on MSN.com - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has sent another strong and clear message on governance: That he is not going to tolerate poor government...
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The 10 countries with the biggest piles of gold   
April 23, 2019
Source: Business Insider - Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." The volume of gold bought by central banks in 2018 rose to its highest level since the...
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Oil surges to 2019 highs after Trump moves to block Iranian crude exports: Morning Brief   
April 23, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Tuesday’s docket of earnings announcements encompass a broad range of sectors, from industrial heavyweight United Technologies (UTX) to consumer goods companies including Coca-Cola (KO) and ...
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United Nations New Economic Paradigm Calls On All People & All Nations To Adopt “Happytalism” Over Capitalism On Occasion Of 49th Earth Day.   
April 23, 2019
Source: GlobeNewswire - Today, billions around the world mark this 49th celebration of Earth Day as the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC) reported just last year that only 12 years may be left to stave off potentially...
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Express lanes governance takes shape   
April 23, 2019
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal - After the Express Lanes project broke ground in San Mateo County last month, local officials have all but determined a governance structure for the new tolling facility coming to Highway 101. A joint powers authority is one vote...
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