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Voith Awarded Contract for Upgrading Priest Rapids Dam in Washington, USA

Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County Public Utility District's Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. Installation of the upgraded vertical Kaplan turbines, with a majority of the rehab work being performed at Voith's York, Pennsylvania facility, will span 10 years starting in 2016, with one unit upgraded per year.

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Related Topix: Education, York, PA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business Wire

Kaplan Launches Career Journey, a Personalized Career Development Course Utilizing LinkedIn Insights

Career Journey includes progressive, multi-stage modules consisting of individual learning exercises, educational resources and career planning tools. It also includes specially developed apps that integrate with an individual's unique LinkedIn profile.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Social Software, Education

News Max

Feds: 'State Secrets' At Risk if Iran Lawsuit Goes Forward

The Justice Department told a U.S. District Court judge in New York on Friday that efforts by a Greek shipping mogul to compel the group United Against Nuclear Iran to disclose documents and financial information would damage U.S. national security, CNN reported. The group, which engages in "name and shame" exposures of companies it says are circumventing international sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear weapons program, wrote to Victor Restis stating it had proof he was doing business with Iran.

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Related Topix: Prison, Education

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Improved Survival Shown in Early-Stage Hodgkin's Disease Patients Who Receive Radiation Therapy

Patients with stage I and II Hodgkin's Disease who receive consolidated radiation therapy have a higher 10-year survival rate of 84 percent, compared to 76 percent for patients who did not receive RT; and, the data also shows a decrease in utilization of RT, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Education

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WPBF

Justice Department invokes 'state secrets' in lawsuit

The Justice Department on Friday invoked the government's "state secrets privilege" to intervene in a private legal dispute between the owner of a Greek shipping company and a U.S. nonprofit that advocates against Iran's nuclear program. In a court filing in New York, government lawyers asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Victor Restis against the group United Against Nuclear Iran.

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Related Topix: Education

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Washington Examiner

Putin pounces as Obama focuses on Mideast

Almost as soon as President Obama finished outlining his strategy to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , it became clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin once again was going to use it as an opportunity to pounce on vulnerable countries. An Estonia n policeman detained by Russian security forces and taken into Russia was charged with espionage , his lawyer told AFP Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Education

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Kaplan: An air of tragedy about Presid...

WASHINGTON a There's an air of tragedy about President Barack Obama. He wants to chart a new course - pivot to the Pacific, end the long decade of war, do nation-building at home - but the old world's most derelict, dysfunctional quarters keep pulling him back in.

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Related Topix: Education, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, Opinion

The Daily Beast

Fall's Hottest Broadway ShowsBy Janice Kaplan

'American Hustle' star Bradley Cooper makes his debut, as does a theater newbie who's been a famous fashionista since she was eleven. Here's what's getting the early buzz.

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Related Topix: The Hangover, Education, Theater, Arts, Bradley Cooper, Michael Cera, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland mayoral poll: Kaplan whips Quan

Mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan would win the race over 14 challengers, handily beating runner-up incumbent Jean Quan if the election were held this month, according to a telephone poll of 400 voters released Wednesday. The poll, commissioned by the nonprofit Jobs and Housing Coalition from Sept.

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Related Topix: Education

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Kos

NY Times on Cuomo/Hochul vs. Teachout/Wu

Teachout, a legal scholar of political corruption who had never run for office, was an embarrassing rebuke to Mr. Cuomo from his party's liberal wing, and it could put a sizable dent in any national aspirations he may hold. Her support was driven in part by frustration among Democrats with Mr. Cuomo's carefully calibrated way of governing.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Education

New Jersey Jewish News

DC internship inspires Aberdeen student

As a high school student four years ago, she took part in L'Taken, a weekend-long social justice seminar in Washington, DC, run by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. It included intense discussions of social issues and lobbying legislators on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Judaism, Religion, Education, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Reuters

U.S. court revives Lehman employee lawsuit over retirement plan

U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit seeking to hold former CEO Dick Fuld and other former directors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc liable for losses suffered by the collapsed investment bank's employee retirement plan. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Tuesday vacated the October 2011 dismissal of the lawsuit by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan, citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June that weakened banks' defenses against such claims.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Financial Services, Personal Finance, Retirement, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Education, US Supreme Court

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | Fulfilling IT's Promise in the 'Internet of Things' Era

The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.

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Related Topix: Education, Science / Technology, Software as a Service, Cloud Computing, Marketing

Forward

Jewish Leadership Pipelines Alliance Hires Executive Director

A newly-formed alliance dedicated to finding and developing talented leaders for Jewish non-profits has hired an executive director to lead its efforts. Gali Cooks has been named the executive director of the Jewish Leadership Pipelines Alliance, the alliance announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Education, Religion, Judaism

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Forbes.com

Ecuador, Chevron and Steven Donziger: The Travesty Described in Detail

I am a full professor at George Mason School of Law. I teach legal ethics, torts, and product liability and have authored textbooks in these fields for West Publishing.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, George Mason University, Education, The American

Business North

Saturn Systems adds software engineers

Sebesta is a graduate of UMD and previously worked for Kaplan, Inc. in La Crosse. He will be enhancing and supporting a large Software as a Service web solution using Microsoft .NET tehnologies.

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Related Topix: Education, Science / Technology, Software as a Service

Sat Sep 06, 2014

PR-inside.com

"Lazare Kaplan International Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"...

It is in the business of cutting, polishing and selling branded and non-branded diamonds to various customers. It sells diamonds to wholesalers, distributors and retail jewelers.

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Related Topix: Education, Wedding

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The New York Observer

Wealthy French Jews Are Fleeing Anti-Semitism and Bringing Their Money

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, reads Lady Liberty's welcome. Every year since New York City's founding, tens of thousands have crossed over the Atlantic to trade in their European chapeaux for American caps.

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Related Topix: Education

The New York Observer

Wealthy French Jews Are Fleeing Anti-Semitism and Bringing Their Money

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, reads Lady Liberty's welcome. Every year since New York City's founding, tens of thousands have crossed over the Atlantic to trade in their European chapeaux for American caps.

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Related Topix: Education

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Officials: Sex trafficking crimes skyrocketing, intensely local

Human trafficking is not a distant threat. It's here, in the mid Hudson Valley, and we need to know how to recognize it and help the victims.

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Related Topix: Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cold Spring, NY, Education, Newburgh, NY, New Windsor, NY

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