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Jewish community launches crowdfunding campaign to support Christchurch Muslims

The Jewish community of NSW has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the Muslim community of Christchurch. The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies kicked off the campaign with a donation of $1800, the significance of the figure being that the number 18 denotes “life” in the Hebrew language. NSW Jewish Board of Deputies president Lesli Berger and CEO Vic Alhadeff said: ...

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Keep these recalled foods off your Super Bowl spread

The Super Bowl is a national holiday even for those who don’t watch football. One big reason for that? The food. But the weeks leading up to the big game have brought on many recalls by the Food and Drug Administration. Here are the products to keep off your plate: Tyson Foods recalled 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets. Not because ...

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3 Promotion Mistakes Your Small Business Can Avoid

Running a small business requires a level of finesse when it comes to managing employees. You don’t have as many options to offer career growth as bigger players do, and you may not have a deep bench to replace people when they leave or move up. Managing these situations requires you to take an active role in working with your employees, straddling ...

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Santa Fe businesses enjoy snow effect

The good news about snow this winter isn’t limited to the peaks above Santa Fe. It has extended down the mountain to cash registers in town, where ski shops, hotels and restaurants report booming business like they haven’t seen in quite some time. “This year so far is the second biggest year we’ve had,” said Kale Snider, a manager at ...

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Chamber of Commerce Decides Bipartisanship Is Good Business

 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce took a close look at its congressional report card and gave itself a failing grade. After 40 years, the chamber, a powerful business organization, decided its method of rating and endorsing members of Congress was out of whack and could be contributing to the very gridlock it was hoping to break. Now the group, hoping ...

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We must rule out a hard exit. Business is at breaking point

Uncertainty over Britain’s terms for leaving the EU is harshly affecting firms he clock is ticking. In the House of Commons, MPs spend hours debating points of parliamentary procedure, but are unwilling to take real decisions about our country’s future. Negotiations between the prime minister and EU leaders seem to have reached an impasse. But in the real world, businesses are at ...

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City Market Arts showcases local vendors

More than 35 vendors from Charlottesville showcased their locally-made products at Carver Recreation Center during the City Market Arts Show on Saturday. The showcase featured a variety of jewelry, paintings, pottery, and more all made in town. Justin McKenzie, manager of City Market Arts, said the market gives local business owners a chance to showcase their products. “We’re here to ...

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The myth of the base: electing Dutton will threaten glorious defeat for the Liberal Party

The party hard man is seen as a sure vote winner by his supporters. But when even his own seat is not safe after 17 years, how can he win over the nation? Peter Dutton is not a sure vote winner even on his own home turf. The assumption that he’s a potent adversary of his party’s enemies in Queensland ...

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Peter Dutton: how the ‘minister for misery’ has defied his detractors

The former home affairs minister has consistently been underestimated throughout his political career As often as he has been loathed, Peter Dutton has been underestimated. He was not supposed to win his seat of Dickson in 2001, when he ran against the prominent shadow minister Cheryl Kernot, and with polls showing Labor set for a landslide election win. In the ...

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Australian PM set for showdown with party critics as crisis deepens

Senior frontbenchers resign and government suspends parliament as Malcolm Turnbull fails to quell Liberal party revolt Australia is on the brink of ushering in its sixth prime minister in a decade after the incumbent, Malcolm Turnbull, promised to hold a meeting of the Liberal party on Friday to see if he still commands the support of a majority of his ...

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