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Help me save my husband

My husband Raif Badawi was punished with 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes for voicing his opinion on a blog. Now I hear he could even be executed — but in 48 hours, Germany’s Minister of Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel will travel to Saudi Arabia and a huge call from all of us can push him to negotiate Raif’s release. 7 more words

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Jupiter Among The Stars of Cancer

On February 4, the planet Jupiter will cross over from the zodiacal constellation of Leo the Lion into Cancer the Crab. My mentor at the Hayden Planetarium, the late Dr. 247 more words

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Workplace Policies ... need Reforming ~~ a repost

                            The president called for a new vision for workplace policies related to leave.

 

 

Dear Friend,

In his State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a core issue that has affected women for as long as they have been in the workplace. 621 more words

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FDA/USDA ~~ Alerts & Safety March 2015

Premier Distribution Center, Inc. Recalls Beef and Pork Products Due to Misbranding

03/05/2015 09:15 PM EST

Premier Distribution Center, Inc. a Nogales, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 50,953 pounds of pork and beef products due to misbranding. 101 more words

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Pro Forma Session and Monday, March 9, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Friday, March 6, 2015, for a pro forma session only, with no business conducted.  When the Senate adjourns on Friday, it will stand adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, March 9, 2015. 269 more words

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Special Alert: Boehner Blinks

By CAP Action War Room

Speaker Boehner Finally Acknowledges Reality On DHS Budget

Well, it seems like this could all be coming to an end. Just over a month after House Republicans attempted to hold DHS funding hostage to a political squabble over the president’s announcement of the DHS directives on immigration in the fall, Republican Speaker John Boehner has finally realized that national security is too important to become a political football. 381 more words

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New FMLA Regulations: Effective March 8, 2013 ... a repost

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) turned 20.  Many employers have finally come to terms with the major revisions to the FMLA regulations issued on November 17, 2008, which became effective on January 16, 2009.  1,717 more words

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