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Technology gives us a once in lifetime oppty to change the way we interact with all segments of our communities. @benhecht #IDEASCITY
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"Fed govt should plan with, not for, local leaders for stronger communities" #IDEASCITY @SecretaryCastro
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RT @newmuseum: In 1 hour: @SecretaryCastro will deliver a keynote @cooperunion w/ @MMViverito and @benhecht! FREE and open to the public at…
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I'm going to IDEAS CITY Keynote @IDEASCITY. http://t.co/WsnR2NFzyN #IDEASCITY
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.@benhecht shares “What we can – and should – learn from Baltimore” on @CNNMoney @LivingCities http://t.co/wPs1BB2eZ2
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RT @Living_Cities: Breaking! @Citi Fdn & @Living_Cities select 5 cities for newest #CityAccelerator cohort on #CommunityEngagement: http://…
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RT @APEC: #Innovation in #telecommunications & #information technology has changed economic activities in #AsiaPacific http://t.co/6nfrNu3S…
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.@AP, @WSJ, @newsinc & @ABC discuss transformation of news reporting using digital video #smeast http://t.co/I8yc7Itqa4
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Fun read: What are the best and worst fonts to use on #resume? HINT: avoid #TimesNewRoman via Bloomberg @Business http://t.co/HJxE75B7lz
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Good read on @SocialTimes: The power of #hashtags in increasing #Twitter engagement http://t.co/zfjMRyVUPT http://t.co/oI5BfmZwZg
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USA TODAY In his column for USA TODAY, Stan Humphries, chief economist of Zillow, shares his thoughts on homeownership trends: "The homeownership rate is falling largely because of an inconvenient, truth: While they might feel good, policies aimed at decreasing inequality by increasing homeownership often achieve the opposite."
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Administr@tor Magazine The International Literacy Association (ILA) declared April 14 as Leaders for Literacy Day with the goal of inspiring collective action to address global literacy. The day included both online Twitter chats (#AgeofLiteracy), as well as a panel discussion at the Institute of International Education in New York City.
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Forbes “To me it’s a really graphic demonstration that the immune system is sitting there, waiting,” says Jedd Wolchok, Director, Ludwig Collaborative Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering and lead author of the new study. “And there are immune cells which are fully prepared to get rid of these tumors. But they are being held in check.”
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