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5 Ways To Prepare for Small Business Saturday

Wed, 2014-10-29 00:00

November 29th is Small Business Saturday! That’s right, the day after Black Friday and before Cyber Monday is your chance to make a lasting...

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Accelerating Advanced Manufacturing in America

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:36

On Monday, we had the privilege of participating alongside the President in a meeting with his American Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee.
AMP -- led by its co-chairs, Dow’s Andrew Liveris and MIT’s Rafael Reif -- presented its final report with a set of new recommendations, and we discussed additional policy steps we’re taking to respond to them.

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President Obama on America's Response to Ebola: "When Disease or Disaster Strikes, Americans Help"

Tue, 2014-10-28 19:30

President Barack Obama delivers a statement regarding U.S. health care workers responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, prior to his departure aboard Marine One from the White House South Lawn.

October 28, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Deputy Secretary Andrews Emphasizes How National Weather Service Employees’ Work is Central to the Department’s Mission

Tue, 2014-10-28 15:30

Deputy Commerce Secretary Bruce Andrews traveled to Kansas
City, MO, yesterday to meet with National Weather Service (NWS) employees and talk
about how important their work is to both help American businesses and save
lives and property.

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We Will Stop Ebola in West Africa

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:37

USAID Administrator Raj Shah and U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac meet with Doland Willis and Gabriel Frank of the U.S. Army JFC Operation United Assistance Liberia at the Ebola Emergency Operations Center in Monrovia.

October 14, 2014.

(by Morgana Wingard)

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Countdown to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:30

President Obama believes "Entrepreneurs embody the promise of
America: the idea that if you have a good idea and are willing to work hard and
see it through, you can succeed in this country. And in fulfilling this
promise, entrepreneurs also play a critical role in expanding our economy and
creating jobs."

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ENERGY STAR Day: The Power of the Little Blue Label

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:56

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on EPA Connect, the official blog of EPA's leadership. See the original post here.

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PTAB Hits the Road Again in November 2014 for Detroit Region Roadshows about the AIA Trials

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:00

Cross-posted from USPTO.Blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. LeeStakeholder engagement is a critical mission of the USPTO, and I am excited to share that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will visit the Great Lakes region
to provide more training about the AIA trials. In November, the board
will visit Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Milwaukee, and
Minneapolis for afternoon, interactive programs. Earlier this spring,

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Profitable and Out of Business

Tue, 2014-10-28 00:00

Having cash on hand is critical to staying afloat. In fact, profitable companies go broke because they had all their money tied up in assets and couldn’t pay their expenses. Working capital...

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CDC: Monitoring Symptoms and Controlling Movement to Stop the Spread of Ebola

Mon, 2014-10-27 18:56

Ed. Note: This factsheet is cross-posted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read the original factsheet in its entirety here. 
Yesterday, based on the best medical science, the CDC updated its guidance to provide new information for public health officials on monitoring people who may have been exposed to Ebola; overseeing their care; and -- when warranted to protect the public health or our communities -- limiting their movement or activities. 

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