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  • Uber hires ex-Obama campaign manager David Plouffe in strategy role

    Uber hires ex-Obama campaign manager David Plouffe in strategy role
    The upstart rideshare company Uber has hired David Plouffe, a former advisor to President Obama, as senior vice president of quality and strategy, what Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick called "a strategic thought partner and a brilliant general."...
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    “Gift of Art, An Evening of Love and Inspiration”: Best-selling author Zane, a writer of post-feminist African-American erotica, is the guest of honor for the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum’s annual fundraiser and couples mixer Tuesday...
  • Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales

    Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales
    SMITHFIELD — Despite posting a $3.8 billion profit last quarter, Smithfield Foods Inc. officials say a deadly pig virus is prompting them to pump the breaks on new global expansion. "Notwithstanding a bullish hog production outlook, PED (virus)...
  • New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure faces great expectations

    Great expectations await Marcelo Claure, who on Monday morning started his new job atop Sprint Corp. The handpicked choice of Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son is under pressure to produce results that have eluded the nation's third-largest wireless...
  • 'Butcher & Blues' - Casual evening to honor acclaimed photographer for capturing Florida's untamed beauty

    For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La CaƱada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface. The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • Obama's standing among voters is hurting Democrats, poll finds

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Obama is beset by problems...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bank Of America Provides Internships

    Michael Edwards, Eva Maher, Zak Sayah, recent graduates of the Classical Magnet School, Angelica Torres-Maldonado, a recent graduate of The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and Makeda Barr-Brown, a rising senior at the Sport and Medical Sciences...
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch The Sports Xchange polled its college football correspondents in the Big Ten to identify the top newcomers in the conference. One player who could be a star from the opening snap is...
  • Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy

    Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some...
  • Claims of retaliation for faculty dissent at Corcoran Gallery of Art

    It seems that the controversial breakup of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design just got vindictive. On Thursday, Peggy Loar, the Corcoran’s interim director and president, terminated an instructor who opposes the...