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Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform
A study published in the online issue of Journal of Law, Economics & Organization delves into federal court order outcomes denouncing prison crowding and the effects among states following these...more



Social Enterprise Qualifies for 2013 Summit Finals
BagoSphere, a social enterprise that offers training programs specifically for Bago City out-of-school youths to gain access to high quality employment, is a finalist in the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities...more

Death in West Texas
A piece in the American Conservative relates the story of the death of a reader's Texas Panhandle town. Due to a confluence of government policies - from Roosevelt to Reagan, economics and...more

Community Leaders Agree on Economic Development
Community leaders are in the process of syncing its parallel goals and objectives: A committee was formed to create a structure of a new economic development organization. The organization is yet...more

Cancer Research Launches Smartphone Game to Help Beat Cancer
Cancer Research UK has unveiled a free smartphone game called Genes in Space which "uses the collective force of players to examine real genetic data and help beat cancer sooner." Cancer...more

ACA SHOP Exchange Development in Six States
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more

Inequality and Poverty Increases in New York City
A new census data reads that there is more inequality and poverty in New York City in 2012. The New York Times' Sam Roberts pinpoints the most alarming stats from the bureau data: 1 in 5 New...more

Small Business Start-Up Expert to Launch Program for Entrepreneurs
Erik Pages, the small business expert and president of Virginia-based EntreWorks Consulting, will give a talk to Salisbury how the community can promote entrepreneurship. His talk will be held at...more

Network of Weather Observers Seek Volunteers in North Carolina
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) seeks volunteer weather observers to to measure rainfall in their backyards in North Carolina. The network will use the data...more






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