U.S. State Department Awards $2.1 Million Contract to Replace Drapes in Moscow Embassy and Diplomats’ Homes

Mar 23, 15 U.S. State Department Awards $2.1 Million Contract to Replace Drapes in Moscow Embassy and Diplomats’ Homes

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The United States Embassy and residences of diplomats in Moscow are getting a facelift with new window treatments, to the tune of $1.2 million. The U.S. State Department has finally settled on a contractor to complete the work, which will take place at the Embassy and diplomatic residences in the Russian city. The government...

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Salvation Army The Dress and Domestic Violence Ad Sparks Debate About Social Justice Marketing

Mar 21, 15 Salvation Army The Dress and Domestic Violence Ad Sparks Debate About Social Justice Marketing

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Anyone who has had any access to the internet in the last few weeks knows about The Dress, which sparked a widespread debate about the colors of the dress (Team Black and Blue versus Team White and Gold) and the nature of human perception. Now, The Dress is in the spotlight again for a different reason. The debate about the dress...

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Senators Follow President’s Lead, Propose New Bill Allowing Private Student Loan Debt to be Discharged Through Bankruptcy

Mar 18, 15 Senators Follow President’s Lead, Propose New Bill Allowing Private Student Loan Debt to be Discharged Through Bankruptcy

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The American Journal of Medicine reported that more than half — 62% — of bankruptcy filings in the U.S. were due to illness or medical bills. Now, student loans may soon be added to the equation. While some may consider it a legislative long shot, 13 Democratic U.S. Senators feel strongly that student loan borrowers...

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Making the World More Interactive

Mar 13, 15 Making the World More Interactive

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Image recognition and augmented-reality platform Blippar recently received $45 million from unknown investors to create a reality-based search engine. Blippar will be using the funding to expand its global reach and bolster the engineering team. With 10 international offices and approximately 200 employees, Blippar is no stranger...

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West Virginia Delegate and HVAC Company Owner Continues Fighting Legislation That Regulates Technician Licensing

Mar 13, 15 West Virginia Delegate and HVAC Company Owner Continues Fighting Legislation That Regulates Technician Licensing

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Republican delegate Eric Householder has recently sponsored and voted for a bill at a recent House of Delegates committee meeting in West Virginia which would repeal all state laws that regulate HVAC technicians. The main laws that Householder is attempting to repeal concern the licensing of HVAC technicians in the state, and...

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