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Career ‘Signing Day’ for high school students shows vocational jobs have a strong future in U.S. economy

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Henrico County Public Schools decided to recognize high school students who decided to enter into a trade, trade school or employment after graduation.

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Bees in the Trap: Urban Beekeepers

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Beekeeping is a time-honored craft. Beyond hipster giggles and Pinterest posts, beekeeping sustains life. And not just for making honey, but cultivating a critical part of producing the world’s food.

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SEC deposes Jay Z on the sale of Rocawear: Other difficult business dealings emerge

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“Hard Knock Life” rapper, Jay Z once said in a verse, “I’m a business man.” Now the artist must show how business savvy he can be in SEC deposition and navigating a streaming service set up to empower artists.

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Gaza Strip protests end in blood and chaos

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A number of deaths result in commemoration protests to demonstrate the 1948 expulsion of Palestinians from their homelands to set up the state of Israel. At the same time, the U.S. Administration holds a party celebrating the relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem. The move further complicates a disputed territory.

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20 facts about mothers in the United States that you should know

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Mothers and motherhood are simultaneously highly celebrated and disregarded in their contributions in and outside of the home. The United States is one of the most developed countries in the world, with interesting data on mothers.

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Kamala Harris backs Booker’s restorative justice legislation legalizing marijuana

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“By passing this act, it will prevent the United States Department of Justice coming into our states and enforcing laws that we have decided are unjust and unfair,” said Kamala Harris.

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Neighbor calls cops on a group of mostly Black AirBnb guests: One of them happened to be Bob Marley’s granddaughter

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AirBnb still grapples with racism, but shows the ongoing issue of the profiling of Black people.

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Compton’s water woes resurface

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Last week, residents of Compton complained of murky water coming from their faucets. Although city officials say that the water is fine, its’ citizens refuse to drink it.

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South African miners sickened by working conditions reach settlement in landmark class action lawsuit

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A six-year battle between thousands of South African miners and gold mining companies ended with a historical class action settlement on Wednesday.

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