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55Places.com Names The Most Popular 55+ Communities for 2016

55Places.com is excited to announce the 100 most popular active adult communities in the country for 2016. Chicago, IL —- May 16, 2016 — 55Places.com is proud to announce the 100 most popular 55+ communities for 2016. Each year 55 Places reveals its prestigious list of the 100 most popular active adult communities in the country. These communities earned their spot based on the number of visitors to each community’s page on 55Places.com over the past year. Check out our list of the communities that active adults choose to call home. 1. The Villages – The Villages, FL As the…

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Amazon Announces Amazon Video Direct, Giving Video Providers a Self-Service Program

Creators and storytellers from around the world can now make their videos available to customers as part of Prime Video and earn royalties based on hours streamed Videos can also be made available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription Customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Japan now have access to new movies, TV shows, docu-series and music videos from content creators The Amazon Video Direct Stars program also launches today, giving video providers the opportunity to earn a monthly bonus based on customer engagement…


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Carl Edwards and STANLEY Team Race for Children’s Miracle Network

Edwards and Team Ready to Race for $1 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the Ace Hardware Foundation. DOVER, Del., May 14, 2016 —- Carl Edwards and the No. 19 STANLEY race team head into Dover International Speedway tomorrow with a million reasons to win. If Edwards and the No. 19 team win, STANLEY will donate $1 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the Ace Hardware Foundation. STANLEY’s donation commitment is part of the most successful and longest-running campaign in NASCAR to benefit patients of 150 children’s hospital across the United States. The “Racing for a Miracle” program with…


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Sustainable Construction and Engineering Details – Brock Environmental Center

Chesapeake Bay Foundation facility, a Hourigan Construction project, becomes one of the most recent and rare Living Building Challenge certification recipients Virginia Beach, VA —- May 13, 2016 The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today announced the award of the prestigious Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification to the Brock Environmental Center, a 10,000-square-foot facility located on the Lynnhaven River at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach, Va. For a construction company, designers, and engineers, achieving this certification required going outside of the typical toolbox for new building methods, renewable technologies, and sustainable materials from around the world. The LBC certification, given by…


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Samsung PhD Fellowship Program Recognizes Best and Brightest Students

Five outstanding graduate students at top U.S. universities are awarded funding and mentorships to advance their research. May 13, 2016 SAN JOSE —- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. today recognized five of the best and brightest computer science and engineering students in the U.S. as it announced the inaugural class of the Samsung PhD Fellowship. Each student will receive a Fellowship award of $50,000 as well as mentorship to support their ground-breaking research. The new PhD Fellowship program rewards those who dare to innovate. Jointly sponsored by Samsung Semiconductor and the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center (SSIC), the program recognizes outstanding…


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Deported Veterans Gain Unlikely Ally

Carl Holgate’s ongoing problems with his local VA, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida, prompted him to found the Facebook Group Veterans And The VA in February of this year. “I have been made aware of numerous Veterans issues in the past few months,” states Holgate. He went on to add, “I never imagined the deportation of our Veterans would have such an effect on me.” Gainesville, Fl., USA –– Thursday, April 21, 2016 Deported Veterans Support House, Tijuana, Mexico “A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to…


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From Street Music to a Legendary Venue’s Anniversary: Denver’s Music Scene is Hot

With festivals and concert series from every genre, the live music scene in Denver is better than ever. DENVER, May 10, 2016 —- Denver has long been home to a robust live music scene; and this summer, with diverse venues, new and returning festivals and the celebration of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre’s 75th Anniversary, The Mile High City affirms its position as one of the top live music destinations in the country. Denver rivals many U.S. cities known for their musical draws – especially as home to more live music venues than some better-known live music cities. There are several…


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Kingsford® Charcoal Fires Up the Grill for First Ever “Girls That Grill”

First All -Female Grilling Competition Hosted by Kingsford Aims to Name the Ultimate Queen of ‘Cue OAKLAND, Calif., May 7, 2016 —- Kingsford charcoal is celebrating the ingenious and talented women who man the grill at Girls That Grill, the first ever all-female grilling competition taking place today at the Bentonville Film Festival. The competition, located in front of the Arvest Bank building on the Bentonville Square, features five grillers from around the country who have come to vie for the Queen of ‘Cue title and winner-take-all $10,000 grand prize. “We’re excited to host today’s grilling throw down at the Bentonville…


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Changing Earth Team Completes Arctic Expedition

University of Minnesota Professor and adventurer completes 175-mile grueling journey across the Arctic Minneapolis, MN – May 08, 2016 —- University of Minnesota professor and adventurer Aaron Doering and his team completes a trek of more than 175-miles over three weeks to learn about and document the challenges in the North around the changing environment. The team endured bitter and unpredictable weather conditions and treacherous terrain as they skied and snowshoed, pulling large sleds over 200 lbs each with their gear and technology. They traveled between the Inuit communities of Arctic Bay and Pond Inlet in the Canadian Arctic, crossing…


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College Internship Hiring Up 9.6% for 2016

CollegeGrad.com announces Top Intern Employers for 2016, listing nearly 250 entry level employers and 65,000 summer internships across all industries. Intern hiring projections are up 9.63% from last year. Seattle, WA —- May 04, 2016 As college students across the country get ready for summer internships, CollegeGrad.com, the #1 entry level job site, names the Top Intern Employers for 2016. The list is comprised of nearly 250 employers and 65,000 internship opportunities for 2016 and is available online at CollegeGrad.com/topemployers/internships. At the top of the list, ORAU plans 6,348 intern hires for the year, but employers with as few as…