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Greenway developer entices apartment dwellers with private dog park, cyber ... - CultureMap Houston

Greenway developer entices apartment dwellers with private dog park, cyber ... - CultureMap Houston | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Greenway developer entices apartment dwellers with private dog park, cyber ...
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There's even a private dog park, complete with artificial turf, play obstacles and a K9000® Dog Wash, as well as plenty of benches for the humans.

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Plans for $500,000 “dream” dog-park in Lancaster revealed by ...

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The dog park at Lancaster's Buchanan Park will get a $500000 makeover later this summer. The plans were revealed today at a press conference on site. It will include a diving area, and artificial turf.

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$115M in bonds would fund public safety, libraries, more - ABQ Journal

$115M in bonds would fund public safety, libraries, more - ABQ Journal | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
$115M in bonds would fund public safety, libraries, more
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City Hall is asking voters next week to approve about $115 million in bonds to pay for street repairs, library materials and other projects.
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Why I'm In - Alexander Clark, Texas

Learn more at http://collegedems.com/proveromneywrong/ (Mitt Romney recently said, "I don't see how a young American can vote for a Democrat."

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Food Democracy Now | Tell Obama and the FDA to Label GMOs!

Food Democracy Now | Tell Obama and the FDA to Label GMOs! | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Tell President Obama and the FDA: It's time to Label GMOs!
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Wonkbook: Why the Republican budgets make the poor pay - Washington Post (blog)

Wonkbook: Why the Republican budgets make the poor pay - Washington Post (blog) | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Wonkbook: Why the Republican budgets make the poor payWashington Post (blog)4) PORTER: Income inequality undermines democracy. "Americans have never been too worried about the income gap.
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Democrat declares intent to enter 2nd District race - St. George Daily Spectrum

Democrat declares intent to enter 2nd District race - St. George Daily Spectrum | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Democrat declares intent to enter 2nd District raceSt. George Daily SpectrumMike Small addresses a gathering of the Democrats of Southern Utah as he declares his candidacy for the newly formed Second Congressional District on Tuesday in St.
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Foreign Policy: Overseas Lessons On Fighting Sleaze - NPR

Foreign Policy: Overseas Lessons On Fighting Sleaze - NPR | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Foreign Policy: Overseas Lessons On Fighting SleazeNPRChristian Caryl, a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute and a contributing editor of Foreign Policy, is the editor of Democracy Lab. Nathaniel Heller has a dream.
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Seattle Parks to replace wood chips with gravel at Golden Gardens dog park - My Ballard (blog)

Seattle Parks to replace wood chips with gravel at Golden Gardens dog park
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Seattle Parks and Recreation will be doing some work on the Golden Gardens dog off-leash area for the next week.

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Four Keys To Workplace Innovation

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Innovation isn’t the purview of lone geniuses being struck, lightening style, by inspiration out of the blue. Rather it comes from creative, intelligent people who routinely encounter different perspectives and are frequently exposed to new concepts.

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Chris Farrance's curator insight, January 17, 2014 4:16 AM

I like this to be underpinned by a 'tight/loose' process that encourages engagement and doesn't stifle creativity

 

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Cathy Matthews's curator insight, March 24, 2014 9:22 AM

Easy to implement solutions that make sense! For example, brainstorming - engaging thinkers with different skill sets across your organization - is a proven strategy that keeps the team involved,  motivated  and excited to find solutions and remain at the top of their game.

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Rural Ohio County Designated a 'Connected Community' | GovTech.com

Rural Ohio County Designated a 'Connected Community' | GovTech.com | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it

As businesses, government and health care increasingly rely on broadband infrastructure and services to communicate, a community’s success and desirability includes its commitment to such technologies. Ohio is embracing that commitment through a new connectivity initiative.

 

Van Wert County, a rural area in northwest Ohio with a population of less than 30,000, was recently designated as Ohio’s first “connected community.” The county participated in a Connected Community Engagement Program facilitated by Connect Ohio, a subsidiary of Connected Nation. The organizations partner with communities to maximize the benefits of universal broadband.

 

Here’s how the program works:

 

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Farmers markets and food support: An idea whose time has come | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Farmers markets and food support: An idea whose time has come | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy | Policy and Culture | Scoop.it
Farmers markets and food support: An idea whose time has come | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy http://t.co/IqY7JuKz...
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SOCIAL MEDIA and PUBLIC POLICY: Does it Change Your Role?

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SOCIAL MEDIA and PUBLIC POLICY: Does it Change Your Role?
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The Road Forward on Transportation Policy - Huffington Post

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AllGovThe Road Forward on Transportation PolicyHuffington PostBy Karen Hopper, Policy Fellow, NCLR Since Latinos in America represent both the fastest-growing segment of the labor force and those most dependent upon public transit and safe pedestrian...
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Obama Takes On Republicans Over Energy Policy - New York Times

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Las Vegas SunObama Takes On Republicans Over Energy PolicyNew York TimesWASHINGTON — With gasoline prices high at the pump and on voters' list of complaints, President Obama on Wednesday begins a two-day, four-state trip to bring to life what he...
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