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White House, 45 companies join to give food aid to poor

Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

The Obama administration has drafted some of the world's largest food and finance companies to invest more than $3 billion in projects aimed at helping the world's poorest farmers grow enough food to not only feed themselves and their families but to earn a livelihood as well.

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Hewlett-Packard to cut 30,000 jobs

Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive, Meg Whitman, plans to cut 30,000 or more jobs next week, according to officials familiar with the plan. Her goal, they said Thursday, is to spend the money she saves on increasing the efficiency of the company’s sales force and on creating new products.

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Make a day of it (access required)

Posted by:Central Penn Parent Staff on May 18, 2012

The Maryland Zoo will host Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. The family-friendly event...

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Growing locally

Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

In the more than a year and a half since its founding, the midstate's Buy Local Coalition has grown rapidly as a way to increase the opportunities for local firms to network with each other to keep money circulating in the community.

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Conference addresses small cities’ futures

Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray looked around the grand ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, where academics, businesspeople and government officials were wrapping up a conference on the challenges facing smaller, older cities.

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Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

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Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch was the featured speaker at a public affairs luncheon hosted by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Pictured from left, Ryan Allwein, Ruth Dietz, Tom Buzby, Schoch and Steve Fields. Photo/Submitted

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Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

Sertoma Club of York President-elect Steve Harman, right, presents the 2012 Sertoman of the Year Award to Bill Wendel in recognition of his service to the club and community. Since 2007, Wendel has coordinated Operation Paperback, which ships books to soldiers overseas. Photo/Submitted

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Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

AseraCare Hospice Foundation gave Help for Oncology Problems and Emotional Support $7,500 to sponsor HOPE’s annual Voices for Hope event. Pictured from left, Susan Heinle, Barb Titanish, Heather McAuliffe and Tina Hess. Photo/Submitted

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Posted by:admin on May 18, 2012

Christopher Bailey, director of facilities at Susquehanna University, left, and Alan Neuner, associate vice president of facilities and operations for Geisinger Health System, spoke at “Fueling Your Future with Energy Innovation,” sponsored by Seda-Cog Energy Resource Center. Photo/Submitted

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