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10 Tactics to Get More Positive Reviews for Your Business

June 22, 2016

The numbers are compelling.
Depending on which study you read (and there are literally dozens), anywhere from 51 percent to 90 percent of consumers read and trust online reviews.
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Here's What American Business Leaders Are Doing to Help Protect You from the Zika Virus

June 22, 2016

When it comes to the Zika virus, there are things we know and things we don't know yet.

Here's what we know:

The Zika virus has been spreading through the Americas for some time now. We know that four out of five infected people will have no symptoms. We know the population most at risk is pregnant women and their developing babies, because we know Zika can cause severe birth defects like microcephaly.

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#BidenInIreland: Follow Along with the Vice President's Trip to Ireland

June 21, 2016

Today, the Vice President touched down in Ireland -- the home of his ancestors.

 

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Mr. President Goes to Yosemite

June 21, 2016

President Obama celebrating 100 years of our National Parks this weekend.

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The American Bar Association Gives Its Highest Rating to Chief Judge Garland

June 21, 2016

Today, the American Bar Association (ABA) completed its months-long evaluation of Chief Judge Merrick Garland's professional qualifications and assessed him as unanimously "Well Qualified"—its highest possible rating.

The ABA is one of the largest and most respected nonpartisan legal organizations in the country. With today's statement, the ABA joins a multitude of respected public leaders and legal experts from across the political spectrum who agree that Chief Judge Garland has a record of judicial excellence and should serve on the Supreme Court.

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Building Your Supply Chain & Exporting

June 21, 2016

Guest blog Micah Escobedo, Communications Specialist, SelectUSA

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100 Examples of Putting Science in Its Rightful Place

June 21, 2016

President Obama meets with John Holdren, Office of Science and Technology Policy, in the Oval Office prior to Stem Cell Executive Order "Removing Barriers to Responsible Scientific Research Involving Human Stem Cells" and Presidential Memorandum on Scientific Integrity, March 9, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Growing the Economy through Innovation: New Rules for the Commercial and Scientific Use of Drones

June 21, 2016

America’s capacity for creativity, innovation, and invention is the envy of the world. Over the past seven years, the Obama Administration has strengthened our foundation for innovation through investments and reforms to drive technological breakthroughs that will power the American economy and inspire the world for generations to come.

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Meet with U.S. Government Officials On-Site

June 20, 2016

The following is a cross-post from the International Trade Administration's Tradeology Blog
Blog post by Julianna Kreko and Christine Rafiekian SelectUSA
The 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit has begun, and the U.S. Government (USG) Pavilion, located across the lobby from the Exhibition Hall, is open!

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Honoring and Celebrating Refugees on World Refugee Day

June 20, 2016

"Protecting and assisting refugees is a part of our history as a nation, and we will continue to alleviate the suffering of refugees abroad, and to welcome them here at home, because doing so reflects our American values and our noblest traditions as a nation, enriches our society, and strengthens our collective security."

President Obama

Every year, on World Refugee Day, communities across the globe honor the courage and resilience of refugees and celebrate their contributions to the communities where they have started life anew.  

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