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By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Barbara Lee stands firm against ‘extremists like Ann Coulter’ but says ‘outside agitators’ ‘undermine’ ‘constitutional rights’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on Thursday’s protests in Berkeley: “UC Berkeley has a storied history of dissent and, as an alumna myself, I am proud of the university’s long-standing commitment More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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How to Use a Scaffold System to Build a Wall

Lots of DIY enthusiasts would love to build their own brick wall. There is something almost meditative of doing this, and seeing the end result. It is repetitive, but also requires a lot of precision. Some walls More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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The Ford Innovation Example

Innovation is something that all companies should embrace, but very few do. It is understandable that they don’t embrace it, because management is often fearful of the opinions of those hierarchically beneath More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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How the Cost of Living in LA Links to Average Salaries

Los Angeles has a magnetic pull for those who dream of making it big in the entertainment world or those who simply long to live in a thriving, busy metropolitan area with near-perfect weather. What keeps LA’s More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Maui Second-Most Visited Island for LGBT Travelers

Maui is the second-most visited island for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) travelers, according to the March report from Hawai’i Tourism Authority. Oahu is still the most-visited island. The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Bill Nelson’s mosquito control bill, the SMASH Act, passes committee

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday approved legislation to bolster local mosquito-control efforts to curb the spread of the Zika virus. Florida Senator Bill Nelson The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Rand Paul testifies on FATCA: ‘Abusive law’, ‘Correct this injustice and repeal’

On Wednesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul testified before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Government Operations Subcommittee regarding the damage done by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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MIT researchers design system that can 3-D print a building

The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with the design of a system More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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‘Jonah! on Stage’ arrives in cinemas on May 2

JONAH! on Stage is a one-night theatrical event showing in more than 700 movie theaters on May 2. It is Sight & Sound Theatres’ first time to take their stage play to the big screen.  Now people who More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Vancouver Real Estate Market Rebounds; AISA Realty Upbeat About Market’s Future

After a painful correction last year – laid at the door of Vancouver’s controversial foreign buyer tax – the city’s real estate market is showing signs of rebounding. And the good news is that gains in sales More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Jeff Flake, John McCain and Angus King introduce Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power, and U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Angus King (I-Maine) introduced the Western Area Power More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Bringing Relief To Swamped Help Desk Staff

For the standard help desk department, some processes are so common that the fix becomes muscle memory. Entry-level technicians and skilled engineers alike can be pulled aside to reset a password or bring a user More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Vaccines: Heat-stable versions saves money, protects more people according to MSF study

Replacing the standard vaccines currently recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)—most of which require refrigeration—with heat-stable versions would save money and increase protection of women, children More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Aya Hijazi released from Egypt prison: Sens. Graham and McCain applaud President Trump

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) released the following statement on the release of Aya Hijazi and other humanitarian aid workers from prison in Egypt: “We join the entire More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Yemen on the brink of famine: UN calls for food assistance and food production assistance combo

A combination of food assistance and food production assistance is the only way to avoid famine in conflict-ridden Yemen where two-thirds of the population – 17 million people – are suffering from severe More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Toronto’s subways expose passengers to more air pollution than Montreal, Vancouver systems

A new study co-authored by U of T Engineering professor Greg Evans shows that subways increase our personal exposure to certain pollutants, even as they decrease overall emissions — and that Toronto has the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Autism complexities: Chronic GI distress, sleep disturbances and ADHD

Autism Speaks today issued the first in a series of annual, in-depth reports on special topics in autism. Autism and Health: Advances in Understanding and Treating the Health Conditions that Frequently Accompany More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul: ‘We can better protect endangered species by empowering state leaders’

On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Dean Heller (R-NV) reintroduced the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act to restore power to states to manage endangered and threatened species found More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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‘I Am Heath Ledger’ documentary arrives in cinemas May 3 for one-night event

An insightful new feature-length documentary celebrating the life and work of the late actor Heath Ledger brings a new understanding of the man behind his public image. Ledger was one of the most gifted Hollywood More...


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