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NEI General Contracting’s Marcelli gives back through small contractors program

Boston, MA According to NEI General Contracting, its director of Northeast construction operations, Marc Marcelli, is donating his time to the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. (JPNDC) to assist minority business enterprises (MBE) and women-owned business enterprises (...
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Travel News: February 15, 2019

India wants to make medical tourism a $9 billion industry by 2020 CNN There are many reasons people go to India: the culture, the food, the weather. But in recent years, another factor drawing visitors is health care. India’s medical tourism industry could grow by 200% by 2020, hitting $9 billion, according to Ministry of Tourism figures. As it tries to expand the industry, the country is trying to make it easier for people to come for medical reasons. It’s touting advanced facilities, skilled ...
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City unveils dates for 2019 Sunday Parkways events

Sunday Parkways is full of love.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation has fittingly used the day of love to unveil the 2019 Sunday Parkways season. As per usual, there will be five events this year and the routes will touch every quadrant except the southwest hills. As for any new offerings this year, PBOT says they’ll have a stronger focus on walking. They’ve planned a series of walks inspired by the Parks for New Portlanders that partner with local orga...
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A Week In Philadelphia, PA, On A $42,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a proofreader who makes $42,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on Kiehl's cucumber toner.Occupation: ProofreaderIndustry: LegalAge: 23Location: PhiladelphiaSalary: $42,000Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,227.24Monthly ExpensesRent: $570...
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NEA recruits Muney as healthcare venture adviser

New Enterprise Associates has appointed Dr. Alan M. Muney as venture adviser on the firm’s healthcare investment team. Previously, Dr. Muney was chief medical officer at Cigna. PRESS RELEASE MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced the appointment of Alan M. Muney, MD, MHA as Venture Advisor on the firm’s healthcare investment team; he will focus on companies within NEA’s healthcare services por...
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Millions of Americans in the Midwest and Northeast brace for treacherous wintry mix

Snow, ice and freezing rain expected to snarl travel.
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Snow, Sleet and a Wintry Mix: Expect Messy Weather This Week

A storm will move through the Midwest and into the Northeast; there will be heavy rain moving north from Louisiana; and the Northwest will get even more snow.
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How to Make Small Talk, Manage Your Business Finances, Drive Retail Growth and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

20 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know By Rieva Lesonsky   1—Using Content Intelligence Marketers are increasingly turning to content intelligence (CI) to help them create  better content marketing strategies, predicting audience behavior, and more. According to Spiralytics, CI is “Essentially, anything that helps content marketers automate processes and optimize data from releasing content falls under content intelligence. The framework is possible with the right tools that aid in conte...
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Icy, snowy winter storm to snarl the Northeast early this week

A multifaceted winter storm is expected to overspread the Northeast during the first half of the week, bringing traffic-snarling snow, wind and ice to the region.
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Icy, snowy winter storm to blast the Northeast early this week

A multifaceted winter storm is expected to overspread the Northeast during the first half of the week, bringing traffic-snarling snow, wind and ice to the region.
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U.S. Wages Grew 2.8% in 2018, Should You Increase Staff Compensation?

Unemployment numbers have been at historic lows recently, and this is having a positive effect on the stagnant wages of the past decade. According to the ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality Report (WVR), the fourth quarter of 2018 delivered year-over-year wage growth of 3.4% to end the year. 2018 Wage Growth Statistics Overall, 2018 provided wage growth of 2.8% compared to 2.6% in 2017. The steady wage growth is being driven by a tight labor market as businesses are competing with a few...
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Connecticut WWII-era newspapers offer view of black life

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A detailed account of African-American life in the Northeast during World War II, carefully preserved in the basement of the Connecticut State Library, has been uploaded for a new, modern readership. Hunched over a lighted magnifying machine, Christine Gauvreau spent months scrolling through reels of microfilm of black-owned and operated Connecticut […]
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Old Man Winter to throw multiple storms at Midwest, Northeast into next week

Soon after cold air becomes established in the Midwest and Northeast to end this week, at least two storms with some snow and ice will bring difficult travel and are likely to prompt school delays and closings in the span of a few days.
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The thaw from last week's deep freeze is causing ice jams and flooding up North

Thawing ice from last week's extreme cold is jamming up rivers in the Midwest and Northeast -- causing evacuations and a big, wet mess.
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PE-backed Relation Insurance Services buys J. Deutsch Associates

Relation Insurance Services, which is backed by Parthenon Capital and Century Equity Partners, has agreed to acquire New York-based J. Deutsch Associates, an insurance agency. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Relation Insurance Services (“Relation”), an insurance brokerage that offers risk-management, benefits, and TPA-consulting services through its family of brands across the United States, announced today it has entered into a definitive ag...
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US thaws from Arctic deep freeze as death toll climbs

The so-called polar vortex that descended on the US Midwest and Northeast will go down in memory for its scenes of winter at its most bitter. Blocks of ice crunched down the river that runs through downtown Chicago, the Niagra Falls turned to solid ice in places, and half the Great Lakes were covered in ice. US media reported as many as 21 weather-related deaths since a snow-storm hit the Midwest early in the week, followed by plunging temperatures Wednesday and Thursday.
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Fairleigh Dickinson runs winning streak to 4

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Darnell Edge scored 20 points and Fairleigh Dickinson ran its winning streak to four with an 80-77 victory over LIU Brooklyn on Thursday. Edge was 7-of-12 shooting with three 3-pointers for the Knights (10-11, 5-4 Northeast), whose last loss came at LIU, 79-77, on Jan. 19. The win snapped a three-game […]
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Natural gas prices slump despite US winter weather blast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the polar vortex is driving up demand for natural gas, it isn't doing the same for the price.The massive weather system is blanketing much of the Midwest and Northeast in a deep freeze, and demand for natural... [Author: [email protected]]
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Snow squalls bringing near-whiteout conditions to Northeast

Even for the hardiest, cold-tested Americans, the deep freeze sweeping over the Midwest will be brutal. Officials warned of almost instant frostbite as temperatures in the region plunged below zero Wednesday.
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Polar vortex to bring AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures of -50 or below

As brutally cold air invades the Midwest and Northeast this week, some areas could see AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures dip below -50.
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Polar vortex to freeze U.S. upper Midwest and Northeast

The U.S. Midwest and Northeast were braced for dangerous subzero temperatures this week, as the polar vortex was set to blast arctic conditions unusually far south, the National Weather Service said on Monday. The system was set to extend from the Dakotas through New England, with Chicago expecting temperatures to plunge as low as -25 degrees Fahrenheit (-32 Celsius) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, the weather service said. The polar vortex - the frigid winds that circulate around the North ...
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Piercing cold to threaten frozen pipes, frostbite in northeastern US

The frigid air unleashed by the polar vortex in the Midwest will expand into the Northeast this week, bringing the coldest air for the region thus far in 2019.
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20 cities could break temperature records as dangerous, bitter cold hits

If you think the cold across the Midwest and Northeast is bad now, just wait.
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Trump's speech just now.... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 25, 2019 As reported in the NYT (boldface mine):President Trump agreed Friday to reopen the federal government for three weeks while negotiations proceeded over how to secure the nation’s southwestern border, backing down after a monthlong standoff failed to force Democrats to give him billions of dollars for his long-promised wall.The decision paved the way for Congress to quickly pass spending bills that Mr. Trump will sig...
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Air Traffic Controllers Now Not Showing Up to Work During Shutdown

The government shutdown continues to affect airport security wait times. Sick out calls have been hovering over 7% for the past week, peaking at 10% this past Sunday. Air traffic control centers faced staffing shortages today that led to delays across the Northeast including the major New York airports of Newark and LaGuardia as well as Philadelphia. There were delays in and out of Tampa as well. Continue reading Air Traffic Controllers Now Not Showing Up to Work During Shutdown...
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Flight delays in Northeast attributed to shutdown

Air traffic is delayed at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Philadelphia International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey due to staffing issues at a Federal Aviation Administration regional air traffic control center, according to the FAA status website.
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FAA says an increase in sick leave causes flight delays

Travelers endured widespread flight delays in the Northeast as federal officials grappled with a shortage of air traffic controllers, who missed paychecks Friday because of the partial government shutdown.LaGuardia Airport in New... [Author: [email protected]]
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Sorry, Global Warming Won't Save You from Snow Days

On Sunday, as much of the country plunged into polar temperatures, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to make a dig at climate science on Twitter. "Be careful and try staying in your house," he tweeted. "Large parts of the Country are suffering from tremendous amounts of snow and near record setting cold. Amazing how big this system is. Wouldn't be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!" Perhaps unsurprisingly for a president who has flirted with...
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Oceans Are Getting Louder, Posing Potential Threats To Marine Life

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Slow-moving, hulking ships crisscross miles of ocean in a lawn mower pattern, wielding an array of 12 to 48 air guns blasting pressurized air repeatedly into the depths of the ocean. The sound waves hit the sea floor, penetrating miles into it, and bounce back to the surface, where they are picked up by hydrophones. The acoustic patterns form a three-dimensional map of where oil and gas most likely lie. The seismic air guns probably pr...
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It's so cold, parts of Niagara Falls have frozen like a scene from a Disney movie

A powerful winter storm dropping as much as two feet of snow in parts of the Northeast has left parts of Niagara Falls frozen.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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