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The first annual Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference will be held at Utah on September 27, 2013 at Snowbird in Salt Lake County.
The one-day conference will be hosted by experts Devin D....more
The trillion-dollar legislation known as the farm bill will move to separate nutrition assistance from agriculture subsidies, which means that food stamps, or SNAPs, will get removed as...more
The Center for Immigration Studies presented new government data that finds immigrant families hugely benefit from the Medicaid expansion.
Evidence suggests that the Medicaid growth linked with...more
The District's Maury Elementary School's newest teachers are bald, cuddly babies who aim to teach a thing or two about kindness to children.
The program is called Roots of Empathy, which was...more
A study that is currently published online in BMC Medical Education finds that a virtual computer environment is an effective learning environment.
The project involved participants engaged in a...more
Social-reading subscription service Bookmate has announced it is taking a $3 million funding to share the love of reading to Turkey, Scandinavia, and Latin America this 2014.
Herkimer Foods, an Ilion-based cheese company, has received an economic development grant to help the company expand their online sales and marketing efforts.
Herkimer Foods bigwigs hope that...more
Sandra Skoog, a Linden-resident and long-time volunteer, hopes to empower and help other women through the organization she volunteers for - Women in Longview Day.
Women in Longview celebrates the...more
Vietnam Navy veteran Frank Griffith joined the Meridian Veterans of Foreign Wars post have volunteered his extra hours to serve the community.
Griffith wanted to turn things around, so he started...more