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Northeast Ohio Awarded for Excellence in Economic Development
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) awarded two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards Greater Cleveland entrepreneurs. The awards presented recognizes a collaborative...more

Slow Decline of American Obesity Epidemic May be Premature
A new study published by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor, Ruopeng An, presents the idea that the American obesity epidemic is slowly declining, but not by...more

Family Structure Linked to High Blood Pressure among African-American Men
A National Institutes of Health research shows African-American boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single...more

Economic Development Plan to Bring Entrepreneurs to Craig
Member of an economic development committee are planning to set up an event geared to bring entrepreneurs and investors to Craig as part of the community's economy-boosting efforts. The expo,...more

Federal Funds to Fight Homelessness in Clark County
Over $1 million in federal budget is going to Clark County to address problems of homelessness. Ten nonprofits for housing grant winners are going to receive their share of the federal funds. The...more

Lexington, Mo. Poised for Economic Development
Lexington, Missouri receives an assistance package from the University of Missouri extension. The package is effective for two years maximum and will be used for economic development in the context...more

Alcohol Justice to Release Report on State of Public Transit Alcohol Advertising
Alcohol Justice, a youth, adults, and community organizations that comprise the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles, is releasing a report on the state of alcohol...more

Social Enterprise Sector Urges Connecticut Lawmakers to Recognize B-Corps
The social enterprise sector and its supporters are lobbying Connecticut lawmakers to allow social enterprises to register as B-Corps, or benefit corporations. A Hartford-based Social Enterprise...more

Education and Workforce Committee Works to Advance House Bill
A bill that streamlines various federal workforce programs, including the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is being move to the House floor within a week by the House Education and Workforce Committee....more

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more

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