Many industries in Silicon Valley, Texas and the Northeast already rely on highly skilled, foreign-born workers for a significant portion of their workforces. Such workers are particularly valuable in sectors of the U.S. economy tied to the so-called STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). ... 
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For diehards who love direct-mail campaigns because they are more personal than working on the Internet, step back for a minute. In this day and age of social media, Internet leads are far more valuable than direct-mail campaigns, not to mention cheaper. Direct mail means tons of time creating the right copy, plus... 
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A new federal rule requires manufacturers of automobile child safety seats to warn parents about their products’ weight specifications. If the combined weight of the child and the seat is 65 pounds or more, parents should not use the lower anchors to attach the car seat. The lower anchors are part of the LATCH... 
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Between 2011 and 2012, the Michigan homeless population dropped modestly from 94,033 to 93,619. But during the same year-to-year period, the trend among homeless veterans moved in the opposite direction, increasing from 4,073 to 4,243 individuals. And there is reason to believe that veterans’ greater tendency... 
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Because estate planning involves preparation for the disposition of assets after death, people often feel uncomfortable discussing it. It can be especially challenging for people to face planning with their children. But serious challenges can arise from a lack of communication between estate grantors and their children... 
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Another sports figure in trouble with the law.  This time it is FSU quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Jameis Winston who was “cited” for shoplifting at Publix.  This incident was allegedly captured on video. The quarterback later allegedly made a statement admitting that he made a mistake and was... 
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This time it was the Tampa Police Department running a prostitution sting in response to neighborhood complaints about prostitution in the area.  A local radio personality was arrested in the sting Tuesday night on a charge of unlawful acts as a precursor to prostitution. “Galvin” one of the stars of the Mike... 
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Could the speed limit on some of Florida’s highways be raised in the near future?  That is a very real possibility now as the Florida House narrowly passed the bill to raise the limit by only 2 votes.  If the bill is passed it does not mean that speed limits will be raised at all.  before the speed limit can... 
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A broken ankle that occurred 10 years ago led to the amputation of a man’s leg. In what may be one of the largest jury awards of its kind, a New York man was handed $9.1 million for his medical malpractice lawsuit against his former doctor. The story in this case is that Donald Schultz once held a job as a public... 
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Although this workplace lawsuit happened in Philadelphia, it could just as easily happen in Austin, Texas, the state with the highest number of on-the-job injuries and deaths. This was a wrongful-death lawsuit that arose after the death of a Philadelphia man while on a jobsite. The $17 million settlement involved the... 
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