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  • newPlanned Parenthood vote fails
    A procedural vote in the Senate on legislation that would have barred all federal funds for Planned Parenthood failed on Monday.
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  • newHow America got polarized

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  • newThe county where Sandra Bland died
    It's a process that has become all too familiar for civil rights lawyers this past year -- sitting at a computer poring over yet another video showing a state official killing or injuring another unarmed Black person. But hearing of the death of Sand…
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  • newBusted: 3 myths about Obama's climate plan
    On Sunday morning, President Obama released a video "memo to America." It pointed to droughts, super-storms and increases in asthma as evidence that climate change is not just a problem for future generations, but our own.
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  • newWill Iranians retire 'Death to America'?

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  • newOutrage over Cecil misses the point

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  • newObama pushes big climate plan

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  • newNew top 'party school' named
    The results are in -- the Princeton Review has released its annual ranking of 380 colleges. Setting aside other categories such as "Best Professors" or "Happiest Students," the hotly anticipated title of top party school in the nation went to the Uni…
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  • newHolmes' life story didn't sway jury
    James Eagan Holmes did not start out in this world as a psycho killer. The evidence his lawyers presented in court last week showed he once was a cute, happy little boy from a doting family, a nice kid who was gentle with his dog and his baby sister.…
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  • newMore signs California is sinking
    As California residents pull groundwater up to help during the drought, CNN's Stephanie Elam finds it's easy to see the land around those wells is sinking.
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  • newLoss of manufacturing jobs hurts Delaware's GDP - The News Journal
    The News JournalLoss of manufacturing jobs hurts Delaware's GDPThe News JournalThe growth of Delaware's gross domestic product has lagged behind the rest of the country, the federal government claims. However, some Delaware officials dispute the char…
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  • newDOJ Sues Supplement Makers Over Mislabeling, Failure To Follow Good ... - The Consumerist
    The ConsumeristDOJ Sues Supplement Makers Over Mislabeling, Failure To Follow Good ...The ConsumeristSpecific charges against the companies come from a July 2014 inspection where a Food and Drug Administration investigator noted that the company fail…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:29pm -
  • newDollar pares gains after U.S. manufacturing data - Nasdaq
    Dollar pares gains after U.S. manufacturing dataNasdaqInvesting.com - The dollar pared gains against the other major currencies on Monday, after data showed U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at a slower rate than expected in July, fuelling specula…
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  • newUS Manufacturers Expand at Slower Pace in July - Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street JournalUS Manufacturers Expand at Slower Pace in JulyWall Street JournalU.S. manufacturers expanded at a slower pace in July, according to a survey released Monday by the Institute for Supply Management, the latest signs of tepid growth i…
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  • newHere's The Latest Signal of a Lull in Manufacturing - Bloomberg
    BloombergHere's The Latest Signal of a Lull in ManufacturingBloombergEconomy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. The Instit…
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  • newMidwest manufacturing index drops in July, though Minnesota showed a gain - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Midwest manufacturing index drops in July, though Minnesota showed a gainMinneapolis Star TribuneHundreds of manufacturers across the country reported earnings last month, noting that the high U.S. dollar stifled international sales and clipped reven…
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  • newEnergy stocks lead a modest decline in early trading - U.S. News & World Report
    NewsdayEnergy stocks lead a modest decline in early tradingU.S. News & World ReportFILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a street sign for Wall Street hangs near the New York Stock Exchange. Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian s…
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  • newISM LEAKS - Business Insider
    Business InsiderISM LEAKSBusiness InsiderIn a note to clients after the data, Capital Economics' Adam Collins wrote, "Looking ahead, the manufacturing sector will probably continue to struggle as the dollar has appreciated further recently and overse…
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  • newAsia Stocks Decline as China Manufacturing Data Weakens - Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street JournalAsia Stocks Decline as China Manufacturing Data WeakensWall Street JournalThe Caixin China manufacturing purchasing managers index fell to 47.8 in July, compared with 49.4 in June. A reading below the 50-level indicates contraction…
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  • newHere come eurozone manufacturing PMIs... - Business Insider
    Business InsiderHere come eurozone manufacturing PMIs...Business Insider"The eurozone manufacturing economy showed encouraging resilience in the face of the Greek debt crisis in July," Markit's Chris Williamson said. “The impact of the Greek crisis…
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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…
    - 83 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…
    - 96 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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