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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Extended

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Extended | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) (H.R. 8) extends the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) for hiring certain workers through Dec. 31, 2013. The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 made changes to the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), including adding new categories to the qualified veterans targeted group and expanding the WOTC to make a reduced credit available to tax-exempt organizations for hiring qualified veterans. The VOW Act also extended the WOTC for qualified veterans hired before Jan.1, 2013. The other targeted group categories were not extended by the VOW Act and expired for targeted group members other than qualified veterans hired after Dec.31, 2011. ATRA extends the WOTC for qualified veterans hired before Jan. 1, 2014. ATRA also extends the WOTC for targeted group members, other than qualified veterans, hired after Dec.31, 2011, and before Jan.1, 2014.
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High Speed Rail America Club

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Bring Bullet Trains to America - buy a shirt and spread the word! 200mph for everyone - that's democracy!
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Fannie Mae economist: Higher wages could boost Florida housing

Fannie Mae economist: Higher wages could boost Florida housing | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Rising wages may lead to more robust housing markets next year in Florida and across the nation, Fannie Mae 's chief economist said Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.
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Roundme for iOS Lets You See 360-degree Photos in VR Mode

Roundme for iOS Lets You See 360-degree Photos in VR Mode | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
RoundMe, the iOS app for sharing expansive stitched-together panoramic photos, has got an interesting update. The latest version lets you view spaces in virtual reality mode for a more immersive experience, using just your iPhone and Google Cardboard.
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Merge's $129 Virtual Reality Headset Goes on Sale This Fall

Merge's $129 Virtual Reality Headset Goes on Sale This Fall | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
"We're getting beyond yesterday’s game design methodology."
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Apple Watch won’t hit store shelves for six or more weeks

Apple Watch won’t hit store shelves for six or more weeks | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Apple Watch preorders will be filled from next Friday through the end of May amid supply constraints.
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Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise again

Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise again | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.
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California's 3-year-old drought is renewing the thirst for desalination plants

California's 3-year-old drought is renewing the thirst for desalination plants | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Experts warn that converting seawater to drinking supplies remains an expensive, energy-intensive enterprise.
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Monsanto Creates First Genetically Modified Strain of Marijuana

Monsanto Creates First Genetically Modified Strain of Marijuana | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
St-Louis, MO | Monsanto, the multi-billion agribusiness giant, has announced today it has patented the first genetically modified strain of marijuana. The news that has been welcomed by scientists
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Ancient practice of yoga now a growth industry

Ancient practice of yoga now a growth industry | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Yoga may be an ancient discipline, but it seems to get hotter all the time. Nearly 10% of U.S. adults and 3% of children participated in yoga in 2012, up from 5% of adults and 2% of children a decade
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The 73-year-old reserve cop who mistook his gun for a Taser

The 73-year-old reserve cop who mistook his gun for a Taser | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Police say an insurance executive in Tulsa accidentally killed an unarmed suspect.
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'Furious 7' Becomes Highest-Grossing 'Fast & Furious' Sequel In 10 Days - Box Office

'Furious 7' Becomes Highest-Grossing 'Fast & Furious' Sequel In 10 Days - Box Office | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Sunday Final update 9:36AM after 6:50AM post: It took Fast & Furious 6 some 15 weeks to accumulate $238.6M in domestic box office during the summer of 2013. By contrast, it will take Furious 7 ...
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FactChecking Hillary Clinton

FactChecking Hillary Clinton | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton has made it official: She will run for president in the 2016 race. Here's a look back at some of the claims from Clinton that we've fact-checked over the years.
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Lynda.com: A 60-Year-Old Earns Internet Glory

Lynda.com: A 60-Year-Old Earns Internet Glory | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Lynda.com was acquired by LinkedIn for $1.5 billion, a deal that cements 60-year-old Lynda Weinman as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in e-learning.
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Democrats’ civil war over free trade

Democrats’ civil war over free trade | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The most important trade bill in a decade has pitted Harry Reid against President Barack Obama. Liberal Democrat Rosa DeLauro against moderate Democrat Ron Kind. Labor unions against pro-business Democrats.
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THE SPIN CYCLE — Key results from Pew’s social media survey - Mississippi Business Journal

THE SPIN CYCLE — Key results from Pew’s social media survey - Mississippi Business Journal | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
As Meerkat loses the spotlight to Periscope and everyone tries to remember what Ello was all about, we could use a bit of research for clarity on the current state of social media. The ever-reliable Pew Research Center did just that with its extensive study on The Digital Lives of Teenagers. Here are the top …
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Google Announces Certification Program For Cardboard Clones

Google Announces Certification Program For Cardboard Clones | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Google Cardboard has been a surprise hit among early adopters, giving an intentionally cheap, approachable device that opens the door to more people having..
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Samsung’s Gear VR gets fashionable with help from Refinery29

Samsung’s Gear VR gets fashionable with help from Refinery29 | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Gear VR users will get the chance to experience the fashion and culture of cities far and wide thanks to a new partnership with Refinery29 that will see the virtual reality series Fashionably Bound make its way to Samsung’s Milk VR service.
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Frustration with mistaken tax refund seizures continues

Frustration with mistaken tax refund seizures continues | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Taxpayers are still finding that large refunds are being taken from them due to over-payments to their relatives by the Social Security Administration
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Legal showdown over Louis Vuitton fakes at the Swap Shop begins

Legal showdown over Louis Vuitton fakes at the Swap Shop begins | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
After years of trying to get the Swap Shop to stop traders selling counterfeit products, luxury brand Louis Vuitton told jurors Tuesday it finally resorted to filing a civil suit against the owners of the massive Lauderhill flea market.
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Pooh Bear stink: Russian schoolgirls’ twerk video goes viral, inquiry launched

Pooh Bear stink: Russian schoolgirls’ twerk video goes viral, inquiry launched | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Teenage girls at a Russian children’s school of dance have taken the controversial dance of twerking to a whole new level… by combining it with Winnie the Pooh. The video “blew up” on the internet, with millions of views and a police investigation.
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University Park: A gated community for college students

University Park: A gated community for college students | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
This is about as far as you can get from dorm life.
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Get Ready for the Starbucks of Yoga

Get Ready for the Starbucks of Yoga | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
With more than 100 studios nationwide, CorePower Yoga aims to offer a consistent, upscale customer experience in a land of mom and pops.
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Fast and Furious 7 breaks China en route to $1bn box office

Fast and Furious 7 breaks China en route to $1bn box office | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The seventh instalment in the racing series was No 1 in all possible territories over the weekend, and scored the highest-ever debut day of all time in China
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Fascist lawmaker introduces bill to criminalize filming police

Fascist lawmaker introduces bill to criminalize filming police | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Fascist lawmaker introduces bill to criminalize filming police
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Hillary's Problem With Women - Breitbart

Hillary's Problem With Women - Breitbart | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
With her Brooklyn campaign headquarters open, Hillary Clinton is running for president. However, Hillary’s imminent campaign will lack an agenda, platform or a vision for the country. This is by strategic choice.
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