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The Ripple Effects of Investing in Women

Posted: March 7, 2014 by Cathy Alex

In my home country of Papua New Guinea, there has never been a more important time to highlight the progress that is being made and the important link between investing in women and strengthening community and economic development.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced that he favors construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude from the Canadian oil sands and our own Bakken shale region to refineries along the Gulf Coast.


Survey reveals positive teacher attitudes about Common Core

Posted: March 4, 2014 by Suzanne McCarron

Last week saw the publication of a survey of American teachers that ought to be instructive in our national discussion about the Common Core State Standards.

Even in a business that deals with big numbers, $100 billion makes one sit up and take notice. That $100 billion figure is the amount that the U.S. chemical industry estimates is the total investment linked to domestic natural gas produced from shale regions such as the Marcellus.