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    The Numerous Commercial Insurance Options Available To You

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Land Data Online Brisbane Property Information byadmin There are many things that go into owning and operating a successful business. The first thing you want to do is make sure you have products and services that are of the highest quality. You’ll also want to ensure that there’s a market for the products and services that you provide. You’ll also want to hire the right staff and making quantifiable headway in marketing your business. However, when it comes to protecting your business, not only are good security systems important, but so is the wide variety of commercial insurance options. When you look at…

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    Latest trial of the One Laptop Per Child running in India; Uruguay orders 100,000 machines

    Thursday, November 8, 2007 India is the latest of the countries where the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) experiment has started. Children from the village of Khairat were given the opportunity to learn how to use the XO laptop. During the last year XO was distributed to children from Arahuay in Peru, Ban Samkha in Thailand, Cardal in Uruguay and Galadima in Nigeria. The OLPC team are, in their reports on the startup of the trials, delighted with how the laptop has improved access to information and ability to carry out educational activities. Thailand’s The Nation has praised the project, describing the children as “enthusiastic” and keen to attend school…

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    California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

    Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw and frozen beef products, which is considered to be the largest single recall of beef products in U.S. history. The move follows an investigation by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) into allegations of animal cruelty and mishandling of cattle destined for the human food chain. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)…

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    Canadian scientists protest Harper’s attacks on science

    Monday, October 13, 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 2008 Day Stories from the 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 13 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: Libertarian John Kittridge in St. Paul’s 13 October 2008: Canadian scientists protest Harper’s attacks on science 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Paul Arbour in Carleton—Mississippi Mills 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Jo-Anne Boulding in Parry Sound—Muskoka 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate David Sparrow in Don Valley West National Parties Citing actions taken by the Conservative government since winning a minority government in 2006, 85 scientists across Canada have signed an open letter to all national party leaders calling on them to state how they will ‘improve Canada’s…

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    Flight lands safely with help from mobile phone text messages

    Monday, August 11, 2008 In November 2007, a twin-engine 30-year-old Piper aircraft lost all electrical power on board shortly after departing from Kerry airport in Ireland for a flight to Jersey. Without any electrical power, the pilot was unable to use his radio to contact air traffic control. He was briefly able to re-establish contact with the tower using his cell phone, but that was also disrupted. The report into the incident published on August 6 revealed how a quick-thinking air traffic controller in Cork started sending directions to the pilot by text message. With this assistance, the plane, with five people on board, landed safely after the undercarriage was…

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    Chula Vista, California becomes model for blight control laws in the US

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The San Diego, California suburb of Chula Vista has responded to the recent housing crisis with an aggressive blight control ordinance that compels lenders to maintain the appearance of vacant homes. As foreclosures increase both locally and throughout the United States, the one year old ordinance has become a model for other cities overwhelmed by the problem of abandoned homes that decay into neighborhood eyesores. Chula Vista city code enforcement manager Doug Leeper told the San Diego Union Tribune that over 300 jurisdictions have contacted his office during the past year with inquiries about the city’s tough local ordinance. Coral Springs, Florida, and California towns Stockton,…

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    Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam delivers speech on video after protests in legislature

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Today, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam delivered her annual policy speech. Speaking in the Legislative Council, Lam was interrupted by protesting legislators. The council was adjourned and Lam later delivered the speech via video. This was reportedly the first such occurrence. Lawmakers from the pro-democracy camp shouted at Lam and projected slogans onto the walls of the council chambers. A number of legislators were removed. Council President Andrew Leung adjourned the session mere minutes into the speech as Lam left. In the subsequent video broadcast of the speech, Lam said, “any acts that advocate Hong Kong’s independence and threaten the country’s sovereignty, security and…

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    Upholstery Cleaning In Ewa Beach And The Couch You Won At The Auction

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Corporate Uniforms Online Australia Corporate Uniforms Online byAlma Abell Did you just win a couch at an auction? Do you love the design of the couch and hate the stains on it? If so, do not worry. Professionals can clean the couch, and get rid of most stains. Thus, you may not have to have the couch reupholstered. For this reason, you could save yourself quite a bit of money. So, call the best Upholstery Cleaning in Ewa Beach professionals. You will be glad you did. When you first saw that the couch was coming up for auction, you may have been thrilled…

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    Cloned cattle’s milk and meat seem safe, according to new study

    Tuesday, April 12, 2005 A National Academy of Sciences report (.pdf) last year said that while the milk and meat from cloned animals would not likely make anyone sick, more research should be performed. Now, a new US-Japan study published in the April 11 online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that milk and meat from cloned cattle does indeed appear to meet industry standards and appears to be safe for human consumption. As BBC News reports, the scientists, led by Professor Jerry Yang from the University of Connecticut, compared the produce from two beef and four dairy clones, all derived from a single Holstein…