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  • new2nd park visitor hurt by bison
    The sheer size and wildness of Yellowstone National Park's signature bison provide a magnificent subject for camera-toting tourists.
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  • newNSA now needs warrants
    The Senate approved on Tuesday a bill to reform NSA domestic surveillance programs, ending a drawn-out showdown on Capitol Hill that saw counterterrorism provisions expire.
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  • newRise in murders may depend on where you live
    Data, used to determine police staffing, show a rise in killings in some U.S. cities and a decline in others.
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  • newTwister flips ship; 400 missing
    Rescuers are tapping the hull, hoping to hear a response from inside the overturned ship. FULL STORY
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  • newFBI's fleet of surveillance planes
    The FBI uses a fleet of planes registered under fictitious companies in order to conduct warrantless surveillance during federal, state and local investigations. The surveillance is conducted without a court order, but with oversight from within the…
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  • newOfficials: Victim's blood on shoe
    First, DNA on a pizza crust led authorities to the man they accuse of killing three members of a prominent Washington family and their housekeeper. Now investigators say they have a new clue linking suspect Darron Dellon Dennis Wint to one of the vic…
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  • newBill to allow guns on campus awaits Texas governor's signature
    The Texas Legislature has voted to allow guns within buildings on public college campuses throughout the state.
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  • newSecret death rate for infants at hospital
    She was only 7 weeks old, weighed a mere 10 pounds, and had just had delicate surgery to widen a narrowing in her aorta, the vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. If that wasn't enough, after the surgery, Layla McCarthy st…
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  • newRussian jet zooms near U.S. Navy destroyer
    The U.S. Navy released video of a Russian Su-24 aircraft flying past the USS Ross in the Black Sea.
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  • newWhy teens search Internet for health advice
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  • newMeet the New Generation of Robots for Manufacturing - Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street JournalMeet the New Generation of Robots for ManufacturingWall Street JournalA new generation of robots is on the way—smarter, more mobile, more collaborative and more adaptable. They promise to bring major changes to the factory floor,…
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  • newState of Manufacturing proves to be strong for 2015 - St. Cloud Times
    WJON NewsState of Manufacturing proves to be strong for 2015St. Cloud TimesMinnesota manufacturers have high hopes for 2015, according to a statewide survey compiled on behalf of Enterprise Minnesota. And Central Minnesota has proven to be one of the…
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  • new'German magazine manufactured diplomatic crisis with Israel' - Jerusalem Post Israel News
    Jerusalem Post Israel News'German magazine manufactured diplomatic crisis with Israel'Jerusalem Post Israel NewsUlrich Sahm, a veteran German journalist in Israel, asserted in a Monday article that Spiegel manufactured the crisis between Israel and S…
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  • newAn FYI on The Big M: A peek at manufacturing conference - Crain's Detroit Business
    Crain's Detroit BusinessAn FYI on The Big M: A peek at manufacturing conferenceCrain's Detroit BusinessThe conference — hosted at Cobo Center by the Dearborn-based SME, previously the Society of Manufacturing Engineers — focuses on solutions for…
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  • newCCBC adds new degree program in advanced manufacturing - Baltimore Sun
    Baltimore SunCCBC adds new degree program in advanced manufacturingBaltimore SunCCBC's two-year, 60-credit design, fabrication and advanced manufacturing associate of applied science degree will require students to study skills like digital design, r…
    - 16 hours ago, 2 Jun 15, 11:20am -
  • US Factories Continue to Expand - Wall Street Journal
    New York TimesUS Factories Continue to ExpandWall Street JournalU.S. manufacturers are leaving the winter's discontent behind them. Rising demand and an increasing backlog of unfilled orders augur well for the nation's factories this quarter, accordi…
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  • ISM Manufacturing beats expectations - Business Insider
    Business InsiderISM Manufacturing beats expectationsBusiness Insider"This is a good illustration of why we believe the wider economy can still do well even if the stronger dollar restrains manufacturing specifically." The Purchasing Manager's Index r…
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  • A123 Systems to Double Manufacturing Capacity - Wall Street Journal
    PV-Tech StorageA123 Systems to Double Manufacturing CapacityWall Street JournalAdvanced battery maker A123 Systems Inc., bought out of bankruptcy in 2013 by a Chinese auto-parts maker, is investing $300 million to double its global battery-making cap…
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  • Markit manufacturing PMI falls - Business Insider
    Business InsiderMarkit manufacturing PMI fallsBusiness InsiderMarkit chief economist Chris Williamson wrote, "“With manufacturers reporting the smallest rise in new orders since the start of last year, the survey provides further evidence that the…
    - 2 days ago, 1 Jun 15, 1:50pm -
  • Spain, Italy Lead Pickup in Eurozone Manufacturing Activity - Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street JournalSpain, Italy Lead Pickup in Eurozone Manufacturing ActivityWall Street JournalSpain and Italy led a pickup in eurozone manufacturing activity during May, while German consumer prices rose at the fastest rate in eight months as the…
    - 2 days ago, 1 Jun 15, 12:31pm -

Evolving Excellence Blog

  • Slow… or Just Observant?
    By Kevin Meyer The recent earthquake in Nepal has led me to reflect a bit on the importance of observation.  Just over a year ago my wife and I were in Nepal, visiting various locations in the Kathmandu valley as well as Pokhara and Begnas Lake.  I…
    - 21 days ago, 13 May 15, 6:38am -
  • Find the Other Stories
    By Kevin Meyer I recently came across the following TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie where she talks about the “danger of a single story.”  From growing up as a kid in Nigeria to studying in the United States and into adulthood, she describ…
    - 34 days ago, 30 Apr 15, 6:36am -
  • The Engaging Value of Risk
    By Kevin Meyer Humans tend to abhor chaos, and love to invoke rules to supposedly create order. We like rules because they make us feel protected, aligned, and perhaps operating on a fair playing field. At the same time we dislike rules because the…
    - 22 Feb 15, 9:53pm -
  • The Mindful Ohno
    Mindfulness has become all the rage in personal and professional leadership these days, which is good and bad. Understood and done right, it is a very powerful concept. But as with most concepts it is also often misunderstood, therefore sometimes ma…
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  • Reflecting on the Intentional Routine
    My post a couple weeks ago on Gratitude, for Gratitude, generated a large number of responses.  Interestingly, most were private, commenting on both the nature of gratitude but especially on my daily routine.  I had detailed my regular set of activ…
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