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  • Sheila Jackson Lee
    Sheila Jackson Lee echoes lie that GOP cut funding for NIH, CDC
    While appearing on MSNBC's NewsNation, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, the Texas Democrat once dubbed the "Congressional boss from hell," falsely claimed Republicans cut funds for the NIH and the CDC, according to a video posted to Grabien...
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    Liberals begin to blame conservative budget cutters for Ebola
    As the second Ebola patient infected by Thomas Duncan, the visitor from Liberia who brought the disease into the United States begins to fight for her life, Hot Air reported on Monday that certain people on the left are pretty sure that...
  • Term Sheet
    Seed Round Limbo: Why Getting a Signed Term Sheet Isn't the Hardest Part
    I can't tell you how many times I've been told that the hardest part about raising money is convincing a lead investor to give you aterm sheet (and sign it). Ironically, it's usually an investor who tells me this. Well I'd love to...
  • How to fund your online business
    Funding for your new online business
    If you have an idea for an online business, one of the biggest challenges you might face is the startup capital. Sure, you probably won't need near as much as if you were opening a store downtown, but there's still going to be costs.What...
  • 5 Fall Events Bring Money to Brooklyn
    5 Fall Brooklyn events that bring money to Brooklyn communities
    Every year several Brooklyn organizations, groups and institutions host fundraising events that benefit youth, adults and the Brooklyn community at large. From auctions to performances, these 5 events service programs that provide a foundation for...
  • Elizabeth Warren
    America's enemies know we're real serious: Bipartisanship is evidence
    ISIS has accomplished something that nothing else could do. They have shaken the American government into the spirit of bipartisanship even on the brink of midterm elections. The House and Senate have gone on record in support of war against the...
  • Critical funding helps close gaps in Florida's Coast to Coast Trail
    Critical funding helps close gaps in Florida's Coast to Coast Trail
    Cyclists came one step closer to achieving the dream of a paved trail from the east coast of Florida to the west coast when Florida Governor Rick Scott approved $15.9 million in funding for the project known as the Coast to Coast Connector for the...
  • Where to train Syrian rebels answered by Saudi Arabia
    Where to train Syrian rebels answered by Saudi Arabia
    The Saudis see the Islamic State as a threat to their leadership in Saudi Arabia. For that reason, they are willing to provide a location where Syrian rebels who are not aligned with ISIS can be trained by U.S. advisors. That decision by the...
  • Tributes need suicide prevention initiatives
    Robin Williams' suicide may impact suicide prevention initiatives
    Robin Williams' depression ended in tragedy, when the actor took his own life. Will his death impact suicide prevention initiatives?Described as "battling demons" throughout his life, Robin Williams was among 38,000 Americans who...
  • The Shower Speaker
    The Shower Speaker
    If there is anything lacking in the shower, it's a mini-disco. Seriously. Since we're going to be singing in there anyway and let's face it, the acoustics are perfect for it, why not have a speaker and some awesome lighting?Enter the...
  • Think like an entrepreneur
    Why Running a Tech Startup is one of the Most Challenging Jobs Out There
    As most of you know, I am currently running my fourth tech startup and am just three weeks away from finishing up at the StartFast Venture Accelerator in New York. To most people, my job seems glorious, fun, exciting, and full of perks. But the...
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    Funding interfaith projects is a difficult challenge
    "Relishing fundraising may be the rarest character trait of all among faith-based and interfaith leadership groups." So writes the Rev. Paul Chaffee in his editorial introduction to the most recent issue of "The Interfaith Observer ...
  • breastfeeding
    USDA Announces Grants to Support State Breastfeeding Programs
    Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon this week announced the release of nearly $60 million in Fiscal Year 2014 funds to WIC agencies in states, territories, and Indian tribal organizations (ITO) in support of breastfeeding peer counselor...
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    Shih Tzu Rescue Needs Help
    Animal advocate in crisisThe organization known at STRMN or Shih Tzu Rescue of Minnesota has long been known as an advocate for animals, particularly Shih Tzu or Shih Tzu mix dogs. All adoption applicants are carefully scrutinized and STRMN relies...
  • Department of Education leaders view an elementary school class
    Attack on teachers is a constant news topic
    It seems that teachers are not only in the news, but also in the media outlets, and that includes movies and a few on television. Recently, there is a new series called, Bad Teacher, which will hit the television screens in late April. It's a...