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North American Palladium Completes C$35 Million Flow-Through Financing
SYS-CON Media (press release)
By Rob Rusher ckendrick99 wrote: Speaking as someone who knows what's going on in more than one company :) .. some of the world's largest organizations have made strong, company-wide policy changes that they need to move off of Flex.
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Richard Petty Motorsports hires former
AutoWeek
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MakeMusic, Inc. Announces National Symposium on Music Assessment
SYS-CON Media (press release)
“Measuring what students have learned is not only essential to improve learning,” said Scott C. Shuler, NAfME president, “it has become increasingly important in advocating for quality arts programs and—increasingly—in teacher evaluation as well.
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Why Lomborg's cleantech ideas should stay in test tube
RenewEconomy
The IEA report, entitled The Energy Technology Perspectives 2012 2°CScenario, for which it uses the acronym 2DS, is a sobering reminder of how far short the world is from meeting its stated political targets of avoiding the worst impact of global ...
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Loeb wins 70th career WRC rally in
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Lessons from the Top
Human Resource Executive Online
By Maura C. Ciccarelli Anniversaries are a natural time to look back as well as forward, to analyze lessons learned, predict what challenges the future brings and, most importantly, think about how to prepare for them. Since launching its HR Executive ...
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Human Resource Executive Online
Gambia: GOODBYE MY DEAR FANS: MY LAST ONLINE CONTRIBUTON ON GAMBIAN ISSUES!
Freedom Newspaper
Gambian taxpayers have not been paying me for my ideas and the extra loss of time. I am not begging them for a Butut as I need not wait for anyone tell me what I should do right for my Country and Community. When the chiefs came out with the plan to ...
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Freedom Newspaper
Alaska GOP's new chair: 'God prevailed' in victory by Ron Paul supporters
Alaska Dispatch
Only by getting back to core principles and lessening the influence of the religious social agenda can the GOP gain back any credibility as a party of freedom. by C Diane Yoder | April 29, 2012 - 6:06pm I never said I was against libertarian ideas.
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Alaska Dispatch
VirtualSharp Software Named a 'Cool Vendor' in Business Continuity and IT ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
MCLEAN, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/30/12 -- VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that the world's leading IT analyst firm, Gartner, ...
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A guide to Elliott Carter's music
The Guardian (blog)
He's also, incidentally, 103: old enough to have become his own style, his own musical world. Carter's recent music – and there's a truly astonishing amount that he's written since his 80th, and even his 90th, birthdays – is witty and acerbic, ...
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The Guardian (blog)
A look at the leaders behind the campaign
Montreal Gazette
The leaders of CLASSE, FEUQ and FECQ have become household names, celebrities in the CÉGEP and university world, and have each proven themselves as dynamic young leaders who seem poised to take prominent places in Quebec society.
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Transcript: MMT Summit 2012 A Debate on How to Get Out of the Euro
Bay Area Indymedia
Perhaps you, like me in Econ 101, as soon as I got any big ideas, my professor would start dissing 'command' economies and start going on about 'free market' economies. Yet, Dr. Michael Hudson reminds us from the MMT Summit, "The important thing to ...
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Ethiopia: A Special Tribute to My Hero Eskinder Nega
Abugidainfo
The award honors writers throughout the world who have fought courageously in the face of adversity for the right to freedom of expression. Eskinder will not be able to accept the award in person in NY City because he is jailed by arch dictator Meles ...
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Freescale Semiconductor To Host Financial Analyst Meeting
TheStreet.com (press release)
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A look at the leaders behind the campaign
Montreal Gazette
The leaders of CLASSE, FEUQ and FECQ have become household names, celebrities in the CÉGEP and university world, and have each proven themselves as dynamic young leaders who seem poised to take prominent places in Quebec society.
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Law Enforcement Agencies from Across the Nation Attend CODY Systems' Conference
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The conference included expert-led training sessions, an exhibitor's showcase, user-networking opportunities, and an unveiling of the company's newest innovation in law enforcement field safety, the C.tac 5 tactical search app.
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Energizer Releases Latest Molo Assays and Announces Resource Drill Program ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Based on work completed to date, the Company is targeting a resource between 50 and 100 million tonnes within a grade range of 6 to 10% C. This resource delineation program is scheduled to begin within two weeks and is estimated to take two months.
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Mike Neff, Morgan Lucas and Vincent
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Kaplan SelfTest and Oracle University Expand Alliance
SYS-CON Media (press release)
“This agreement combines the industry reputation of Oracle University with our extensive library of test preparation materials to provide certification candidates with the best and most exam-focused practice tests available,” said Dr. AndrewC. Temte, ...
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Blue Jays players' walk-on music: Joey Bats looking for a new tune
Toronto Star
Popular theory says the idea of walk-on songs emanated from the 1989 baseball movie, Major League, in which Charlie Sheen's character — Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughan — walks out of the bullpen to the sounds of the The Troggs' 1966 hit, Wild Thing.
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Toronto Star
April 30th And All Is Well - Ha!
Seeking Alpha
China doesn't hold a candle to the disaster that is forming up in Japan, according to Hendry, who calls Japan "The Tranquility That Could Rock theWorld." Ultimately, he thinks we'll see one more washout in the market, with 30-year Treasury yields ...
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Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts Presentation At Its 2012 Annual Shareholder Meeting ...
TheStreet.com (press release)
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Seaspan Accepts Delivery of Eighth 13100 TEU Containership
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Seaspan's customer base consists of nine of the world's largest liner companies, including China Shipping Container Lines (Asia) Co., Ltd., Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA, COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd., Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd., Hapag-Lloyd ...
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GEORGE BIZOS: Encourage the press to keep protecting democracy
Business Day
On World Press Freedom Day on Thursday, the members of the press must be encouraged to continue being custodians of democratic values, through comments and writing that guarantee that democracy works, because 'silence kills democracy, but a free press ...
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Interview with Project Psycube: Violator Hellspawn and Trevor Tocco
Examiner.com
In my mind I've basically ruled out the idea of any still-living alien presence in the world. It's probably the only idea I like in Scientology, and that is: that the aliens on earth are disincarnate souls and not physical visitors from distant worlds.
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ITT Exelis wins $238 million production award to upgrade self-protection on ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
This system (AN/ALQ-214 (v)4/5) is smaller and lighter than its predecessor and can be installed on both the legacy Hornet (F/A-18 C/D) and Super Hornet (F/A-18 E/F) variants. Under this contract, Exelis will provide 104 systems through fiscal year ...
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What a Socialist France Would Mean for America
The Fiscal Times
By PATRICK SMITH, The Fiscal Times Should the US be (a) frightened, (b) neutral or (c) exuberant that a very moderate Socialist looks set to win the presidency in France when the second round of voting takes place May 6? If Francoise Hollande wins, ...
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The Fiscal Times
At West Coast Meeting, Digital Public Library of America Begins to Take Shape
Publishers Weekly
On the administrative side, DPLA is almost certain to be a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, although it might be “adopted” at the start as a program by an existing organization. A search for a badly needed, full-time Executive Director will commence shortly, ...
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Brooklyn's LIFE Academy High School Presents a Concert to Benefit NY-Based Non ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Jonah's Just Begun-Foundation to cure Sanfilippo Inc. was created in 2010 in honor of Jonah Weishaar, a Brooklyn toddler who suffers from a neurological degenerative fatal disorder called Sanfilippo Syndrome type C. There are only 18 known case of ...
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Is likability the key to '12 victory?
Lawrence Journal World
George C. Wallace of Alabama. In the face of all that, a country in crisis turned to an experienced but unappealing hand, which seems unremarkable except when you consider that in 1920, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1980, 1984, ...
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Amazon EC2 Vet and Nimbula Co-Founder and CEO to Speak at Silicon Valley Cloud ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Campus - Building C, 2nd Floor, Classroom 5 Founded by the team that developed the industry-leading Amazon EC2, Nimbula delivers a comprehensive cloud operating system that uniquely combines the scalability and operational efficiencies of the public ...
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Montreal's Skip the Foreplay goes for party vibe
Montreal Gazette
At least, that's the idea behind the band's first album, Nightlife, which is out Tuesday. “We don't want to have a negative message. We write fun songs. We like catchy lyrics,” says Maltais. “We tried to do a different album … with a party vibe.
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Aspect® to be Presenting Sponsor at BPO India Forum
IT News Online
Gurgaon, Haryana, India : Aspect, a leading provider of customer contact and Microsoft® platform solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be the presenting sponsor for “BPO INDIA FORUM 2012” an exclusive event for C-suite executives and senior ...
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Advanced Explorations Inc. Corrects Misinterpretation
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Advanced Explorations Inc., based in Toronto, Ontario, is a resource development company focused on developing its Roche Bay and Tuktu Iron Ore Projects in one of the world's largest developing iron ore districts, the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut.
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My temporary visa to the land of the disabled
Montreal Gazette
But my two crutches - the low-forearm kind, not the painful under-the-armpit type - offer a visa to the world of the handicapped. In this alternate universe, innocuous settings like cocktail parties can feel dangerous, and so many actions that most of ...
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NeoPhotonics to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Thursday, May ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Investors may access a live webcast of this conference call by visiting: http://ir.neophotonics.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=236218&p=irol-calendar. An audio replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the ...
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Norsk Hydro: Sale of shares to employees
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Executive Vice President Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup, new holding is 23202 Shares - Employee representative to the Board of Directors Jørn B. Lilleby, new holding is 2374 shares This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to ...
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Dark Knight, Dark Shadows and a Dictator
Ottawa Citizen
There's also the new film from the producers of Little Miss Sunshine: Safety Not Guaranteed, which explores the idea of a time travel in modern-day Seattle. Those seeking more adult entertainment needn't worry about getting lost in the toy store, ...
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Kalimantan Gold Fiscal 2011 Results
SYS-CON Media (press release)
On May 6, 2011, the Company issued 2500000 common shares to Freeport atC$0.14 per common share being 125% of the volume weighted average price of the Company's common shares traded on the TSX-V in the seven business days following April 18, 2011, ...
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ElectriPlast(TM) Corporation Adds New Composite to Its Family of Conductive ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Composed of Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) and nickel-plated carbon fiber, EP-PBT/NiC is resistant to solvents, cuts traditional component weight in half and is able to withstand temperatures to 215°C. Its extensive development and third-party ...
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A systemic problem with preclinical research? Maybe. Maybe not.
ScienceBlogs (blog)
In the real world of science, however, things are, as I said, messy. What amazes me is how two scientists can fall prey to amazement when they point out just how messy science is. I'm referring to a commentary that appeared in Nature three weeks ago by ...
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The first New York Forum AFRICA will be held in Libreville in Gabon, from 8-10 ...
Spyghana.com
SHANTA DEVARAJAN, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Africa Region ? CHARLES KOFFI DIBY, Minister of Finance from the Ivory Coast ? VERONE MANKOU, CEO of Way-C and creator of the first African tablet computer ? LUC MONTAGNIER, from the Pasteur ...
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Resurrecting the Dead With Computer Graphics
Smithsonian (blog)
Arthur C. Clarke's 1986 book July 20, 2019: Life in the 21st Century includes a fictional movie listing for the year 2019: Still Gone with the Wind. The sequel picks up several years after where the 80-year-old original left off, with Rhett and ...
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Smithsonian (blog)
Muzzling scientists fetters innovation
Vancouver Sun
Nature, one of the world's leading scientific journals, has called upon Canada to "set its scientists free." Perhaps more troubling, the Canadian arm of PEN International, the global organization of writers dedicated to defending freedom of expression ...
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New Music Festival showcases talent of student composers
The Dartmouth
“I think it's really cool to create something from nothing — just theidea that you can create this whole world and this whole experience,” Zou said. On Sunday, graduate student Alexander Dupuis also showcased his composition “Diving Bell,” which was...
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