Some veterans dying while waiting for VA care

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CNN has learned as many as 82 veterans across the country are dead, dying or have suffered serious injuries because they were denied care, or had to wait to get care at Veterans Administration hospitals. Despite the VA’s own admission, it is unclear whether anyone responsible has been fired, demoted or even admonished. Investigative correspondent Drew Griffin has been covering the lack of care at VA hospitals for the past year, and tonight has this Keeping Them Honest, exclusive report.

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Pinterest Unveils “Interests” Making Content Easier to Find –

Manlio Mannozzi

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Pinterest is a very popular social media network that has grown extremely fast. The site has 70 million users and boasts an average of 2.5 billion monthly page views, so if your business doesn’t already use the site as part of its social media marketing plan, it’s time to consider signing up. All kinds of …

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Why Your Klout Score Is Important | Marc’s Blog

Manlio Mannozzi

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You may have an idea about what Klout is, and you may know it is important. However, most of the experts simply say that Klout is important and leave you trying to figure out the “why” part of the question.

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Facebook Paper – Business Insider

Manlio Mannozzi

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Facebook has long been rumored to be working on a news reading app, and it’s another part of the company’s strategy to broaden its ecosystem of smartphone apps like Messenger and Instagram. On Wednesday’s Facebook …

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problems for sustainable farmers

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Just about every town in America has a farmers’ market, so maybe you’ve been to one and can appreciate their value. But what many of us do not realize is just what our local farmers go through to bring healthy food to our tables. Sustainable farms, or sustainable agriculture, do not rely on government subsidies, monoculture, chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and mechanization to sustain their crops and animals. Sustainable farmers utilize farming techniques such as low-input, organic, bio-dynamic and free-range, just to name a few.

These farmers are focused on natural farming practices which embrace the earth’s natural ecological processes by:

  • Minimizing the use of tilling and water usage.
  • Planting various different crops each year and allowing livestock to graze, which promotes soil that is naturally healthy.
  • Nurturing natural organisms which help to control any crop-destroying pests without the use of harmful pesticides.

You should know that shopping…

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