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Congressional Auto Leases | Jamie Dupree Washington Insider

A review of Congressional spending records shows that 76 members of Congress are spending some of their office account money to lease vehicles, with the highest price coming in at over $1,500 per month.
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Epic Drought in West Is Literally Moving Mountains

Epic Drought in West Is Literally Moving Mountains | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Water that used to hold down land masses in California is now being lost, so some parts of the state's mountains are being uplifted by a surprising amount
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new life for a grand old dame: terminal tower steps into the 21st century

new life for a grand old dame: terminal tower steps into the 21st century | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Following a massive top-to-bottom, inside-out renovation in 2005, the iconic structure is welcoming a host of new commercial tenants, including start-ups looking for co-working space.
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Grand opening for restored League Park baseball field in Cleveland will be held this Saturday

Grand opening for restored League Park baseball field in Cleveland will be held this Saturday | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
City Mayor Frank Jackson and others on Saturday will mark the opening of the restored League Park, an effort that's been years in the making. A ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. to mark the overhaul of the historic baseball park, located in Cleveland's Hough neighborhood, where the Cleveland Indians played from 1891 to 1946.
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HNHSEnglish12 - Writing - Multi Genre Writing Project

HNHSEnglish12 - Writing - Multi Genre Writing Project | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Tom Hanks' typewriter app rockets to top of App Store - Telegraph

Tom Hanks' typewriter app rockets to top of App Store - Telegraph | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Actor Tom Hanks' typewriter app Hanx Writer has shot to the top of the App Store within four days of its release
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His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

His 101st birthday present? Another day at work | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Trials by fire: Tough to recruit patients for pancreatic cancer studies - San Francisco Business Times

Trials by fire: Tough to recruit patients for pancreatic cancer studies - San Francisco Business Times | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Roughly a quarter of pancreatic cancer patients qualify for a clinical trial; even fewer actually actually enroll. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is trying to change that.
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August-November temperature trends

August-November temperature trends | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cool summer pattern fades.
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Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID

Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Nearly half of all ID theft occurs in the medical sector. Sign this petition to take the power back.
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Stray bullet wounds man, kills woman in Helen, Ga.

Stray bullet wounds man, kills woman in Helen, Ga. | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A Texas woman died late Saturday after she was struck by a stray gunshot in the town of Helen in North Georgia.
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Atlanta housing market looking for balance

Atlanta housing market looking for balance | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Bill Cook was talking to a homeowner about buying her house when he heard sounds that have long been missing from the Bartow County landscape.
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Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee keeps 324 Cleveland children from moving to fourth grade today

Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee keeps 324 Cleveland children from moving to fourth grade today | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Ohio's new Third Grade Reading Guarantee will keep 324 children in Cleveland with low reading scores in third grade for another year - a much lower number than early indications suggested.
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Where We Came From, State by State

Where We Came From, State by State | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Charts showing how Americans have moved between states for 112 years.
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Georgia business: TV industry shift hits Atlanta

Georgia business: TV industry shift hits Atlanta | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Turner Broadcasting, one of Atlanta’s biggest corporate players, is likely to announce this fall some of the most significant company-wide job cuts in years.
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Learning Curve | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Learning Curve | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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UPS Stores report data breach

UPS Stores report data breach | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The UPS Store, including four franchises in Georgia, reported data breaches, and the company is offering identity protection and credit monitoring services to customers whose information may have been compromised.
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Traffic a big problem at state's largest school

Traffic a big problem at state's largest school | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Parents at Mill Creek High School in Gwinnett County are complaining loudly about the traffic around the state's largest school.
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Several genetic risk markers for pancreatic cancer are identified

Several genetic risk markers for pancreatic cancer are identified | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A large DNA analysis of people with and without pancreatic cancer has identified several new genetic markers that signal increased risk of developing the highly lethal disease, reported scientists.
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Twitter users up in arms after 'favorites' show up in feeds

Twitter users up in arms after 'favorites' show up in feeds | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Surprise, surprise. Another social media experiment has users up in arms. This time Twitter is the culprit.
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The Benefits of Targeted Retirement Portfolios

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Targeted retirement plans offer an easy "set it and forget it" approach to saving for retirement.
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Stop using Social Security numbers as Medicare ID numbers | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

Stop using Social Security numbers as Medicare ID numbers | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Knox County Schools – Serving Only the Rubric « TardySlip

Knox County Schools – Serving Only the Rubric « TardySlip | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Senator demands answers on Amtrak "informant"

Senator demands answers on Amtrak "informant" | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Aggravated by news that the Drug Enforcement Administration had paid an Amtrak worker for almost 20 years to get confidential train passenger information, Sen.
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Community Voices: Forsyth County brings ‘Hoopla’ to library...

Community Voices: Forsyth County brings ‘Hoopla’ to library... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It’s called Hoopla, and through a free app on a smart phone or tablet, library users in Forsyth County can now get free access to an extensive collection of talking books, music, and even movies and TV shows.
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The Hidden Half: School Employees Who Don't Teach - Education Next

The Hidden Half: School Employees Who Don't Teach - Education Next | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Why do American public schools spend more of their operating budgets on non-teachers than almost every other country in the world, including nations that are as prosperous and humane as ours?
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