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32 CPS schools to get $32 million for new STEM, fine arts and language programs

2 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools will invest $32 million for new programming in 32 city schools over six years, after about 100 schools fought for the funds in a competitive application...
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Quincy investing $1 million to help firefighters prevent cancer

Quincy investing $1 million to help firefighters prevent cancer

1 hour ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

The city is looking to install new cleaning equipment in every fire station.
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There are 3 things to understand about investing if you want to make money in the stock market

There are 3 things to understand about investing if you want to make money in the stock market

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Learning how to invest in stocks doesn't have to be complicated. The best place to start investing is typically in a retirement account, using low-cost index funds or a...
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New $1B border strategy will get tough on irregular asylum seekers

2 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Liberal government is signalling its intent to stem the flow of asylum seekers crossing into Canada at unofficial entry points with a new border-enforcement...
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Andrew Coyne: This budget is a testament to the pleasures of endless growth. Forget productivity, tax cuts or investment

Andrew Coyne: This budget is a testament to the pleasures of endless growth. Forget productivity, tax cuts or investment

2 hours ago   |   National Post

The 2019 federal budget, like all recent federal budgets, is a tribute to the pleasures of endless economic growth. In the days when inflation was high, interest rates were...
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Federal budget 2019: Full text and Finance Minister Bill Morneau's speech to parliament

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has released its last budget before the fall federal election. Finance Minister Bill Morneau's prepared speech to parliament follows the...
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Federal budget 2019: Everything you need to know

2 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Anyone who guessed that the Liberals' last budget before the next federal election was going to be about the “middle class” guessed right. The 460-page document...
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Go long on commodities, advises Jeff Tomasulo

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Vespula Capital's CEO says in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama the S&P 500 has had a good run, so he's now investing in commodities like gold and wheat.
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A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A house isn't the best place to put your money for maximum returns. Chris Reining, a self-made millionaire and early retiree , did the math and realized he could have made a...
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Investors just made a $35 million bet on a startup that wants to help people find food and housing to keep them healthy

Investors just made a $35 million bet on a startup that wants to help people find food and housing to keep them healthy

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Unite Us, a health-tech company that wants to help connect health systems to services like housing and food with the hope of keeping people healthier and out of the hospital...
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Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Kraft would have to concede that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

March Madness 2019: Because of heavy favorites, NCAA Tournament sleeper...

March Madness 2019: Because of heavy favorites, NCAA Tournament sleeper picks tough to justify

Favorites like Duke are making it hard for those in NCAA Tournament pools to find worthwhile sleeper picks. Are any lower seeds worth betting on to win it all? Get data-based... Read more ...

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old

The case of an East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed Antwon Rose while the 17-year-old boy ran from a pulled-over car last spring went to trial Tuesday morning. Read more ...

AP Source: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

AP Source: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

WASHINGTON - A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Washington Capitals will go to the White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. Read more ...

Google's new gaming platform launches later this year: here are the games...

Google's new gaming platform launches later this year: here are the games we've seen so far

Google announced Stadia , their new video game platform, during their keynote address at GDC 2019 in San Francisco. Stadia will launch later this year; a full list of games... Read more ...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and credit advertisers and will remove 'hundreds' of targeting options

Facebook has faced backlash from civil rights groups like the National Fair Housing Alliance and American Civil Liberties Union that its platform allows advertisers to... Read more ...