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Versatile offensive linemen are prized on draft day for coaches like Andy Reid

NFL teams are actively seeking versatile linemen such as North Dakota State’s Billy Turner, Notre Dame’s Zack Martin or Nevada’s Joel Bitonio. Teams can only dress 46 players, which often means only two backups are available on the line if a starter go…

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(475116) Zimmer to Buy Biomet for $13.35 Billion.

NEW YORK — In a deal that will combine two large providers of joint-reconstruction products, Zimmer Holdings (IW 1000/827) will acquire Biomet for $13.35 billion, the companies announced Thursday. Zimmer, which provides s…

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Majority of parents say video games are a positive part of their child’s life – GameSpot

Majority of parents say video games are a positive part of their child’s life
One of the most interesting findings from the report is that 56 percent of parents say video games are a positive part of their child’s life. Other notable facts include statistics like 59 percent of all Americans playing games, the average gamer age
Survey Suggests Parents Now See Games as Positive For Kids The Escapist
Majority of Parents Say Video Games are a Positive Part of Kids’ Lives PR Newswire (press release)
ESA report: 59% of US’ers play games, females 18+ represent 36% of gamers VG247
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These Are the Dumbest Ways You’ve Died in a Video Game – IGN

These Are the Dumbest Ways You’ve Died in a Video Game
Everyone dies in video games and everyone will always die in video games. The people behind Dark Souls actually highlight how many times you die. We know that dying can be frustrating, but we also know that dying because of a stupid mistake is even …

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Women in Leadership – Unlimited Success with Limited Time

The 2014 Women in Leadership Annual Conference is fast approaching and this year’s theme is “Unlimited Success with Limited Time”. On May 8th, join WIL at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria for a day of learning, laughing, leading, and shifting your mindset from survival to “Thrivival”. This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Cindy Cyrd, […]

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Obama to Russia: More sanctions are ‘teed up’

Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions ‘teed up’ – even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladim

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Air Force leaders tout states’ support for A-10 cuts

Air National Guard leaders and governors are offering strong support for an Air Force plan to replace A-10 fleets with new missions in six states – unlike a vocal group of congressional lawmakers who have said they will fight to save the Warthog.

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What the Supreme Court has to say about your Finance department

What do the nine Supreme Court justices have to say about the way your finance department works? Plenty, these days. Two recent opinions from the highest court in the land will impact day-to-day work in Finance for you and your staffers. Specifically, the latest rulings impact Payroll and Accounts Receivable. Here’s what you need to […] [MORE]

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Connect Offline Conversations Online and Vice Versa Says Upcoming Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza Panelist

“Online tools and channels provide communication vehicles to accelerate and shorten the relationship cycle in advance of meeting in real time,” said Mike Dwyer, director of talent acquisition and engagement at viaForencsics, a mobile security firm, and panelist at the April 30 Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza (GCNE). The 12th GCNE will be held from 5:30 [...]

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Do violent video games make children violent? – WTOP

WTOPDo violent video games make children violent?WTOPWASHINGTON — Ask any parent: It is hard to tear a kid away from a video game. But there are concerns that violent games may promote violent thoughts, and make children and teens more aggressive. The…

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Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill nullifying local gun laws in Kansas

The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored. Supporters of the measure contend that a patchwork of local regulations has infri…

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(474360) Hawaiian Springs expands to new market, and King’s Hawaiian gets a sweet $135M finance deal.

Bread and water are big business for King’s Hawaiian and Hawaiian Springs Ltd., two companies with ties to Hawaii.Hawaiian Springs has secured a contract to sell its botted water from the Big Island in the Albertsons Market chain in California, Nevada,…

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