Gaps in system have allowed homes building in Colorado Springs landslide zones
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But owners Jeff and Rose Barker opted for a Small Business Administration disaster loan rather than a FEMA buyout. Their house now is getting the finishing touches on a foundation replacement at a cost of about $250,000. "I really hope this works. I …

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Five ideas to address Minnesota's racial inequities
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Natalia Hals, left, owner of A Woman's Design, a doula and childbirth consulting business, turns to talk to Kiah Whitmore's husband during has a postpartum follow-up visit with Kiah and her newborn, Elijah Whitmore, in Whitmore's Brooklyn Center home …

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Students to Launch Their Business Ideas While Benefitting from Intense …
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Venture Fund Competition In Seton Hall's own version of “Shark Tank,” two students who are launching business startups won $10,000 in prizes and business services at Pirates Pitch 2016, the sixth annual Seton Hall University Venture Fund Competition.

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Former Home Depot head searches for a sustainable Canada
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The idea for Smart Prosperity emerged three years ago out of chats between Stewart Elgie, an environmental law professor at the University of Ottawa, and Lorraine Mitchelmore, then head of Shell Canada. The two realized they were on the same page …

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Is the sweet deal for start-ups over?
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The two schemes involve the NRF co-investing with 16 approved tech "incubators", which are companies that help newbie start-ups develop by providing services such as seed funding, business mentoring and office space. The premise was that the … Mr …

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Vinton to get first microbrewery in downtown
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Vinton will soon be the latest locality in Southwest Virginia to get a taste of the craft beer craze. Three friends are moving their small homebrewing operation into a downtown Vinton storefront that will become the town's first microbrewery.

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Startup India: IIT incubation plans on fast track to boost new business ideas
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MUMBAI |NEW DELHI: In January, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi, was selected as one of 18 sites across the country for setting up technology business incubators under the government's 'Start-Up India' initiative. The premier institute is …

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Colorado Weighs Replacing Obama's Health Policy With Universal Coverage
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But now they are flirting with a radical transformation: whether to abandon President Obama's health care policy and instead create a new, taxpayer-financed public health system that guarantees coverage for everyone. The estimated $38-billion-a-year …

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Home truths: Our house hunters – in their own words
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At the end of our two-week Home Truths series, the three would-be buyers who invited readers to follow their journey tell Andrew Laxon how they found the experience. At the end of Home Truths series, the three would-be buyers who invited readers to …

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OBIO Launches Report on Building Canada's Health Science Industry of the Future
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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) today released its report “How Canada Should be Engaging in a $9 Trillion Dollar Health Economy”. The report is the output of … “In late 2015 and early 2016, Canada's health …

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RIT's CUE opens with focus on minorities, city startups
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Mayor Warren said recently that residents often approach her with business ideas and then say they have no idea how to get started. Warren said she will now … Ramirez worked out of her home for almost a year before deciding she wanted a co-work space.

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How This Personal Stylist Uses The Cloud To Unleash Customers' Confidence
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With the tools to stay connected and get work done anywhere, she can make every client interaction more productive, explore innovative offerings and help her company fulfill its brand promise: always there to help you unleash the power of who you …

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