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What’s in a Name

Did You Know... 12/15/2016 0 Comments

Despite the nation’s growing racial and ethnic diversity, the five most frequent American surnames in 2010 remained the same as in 2000 and were mainly reported by whites and blacks. Smith, Johnson, Williams, Brown and Jones were the most common last names, according to a Census Bureau analysis of the 2010 Census. However, the growing Hispanic population has pushed surnames…

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World HIV/AIDS Day

Did You Know... 12/01/2016 0 Comments

People living with HIV/AIDS are susceptible to many types of infections and illnesses. But thanks to better treatments, individuals with HIV/AIDS are now living longer than ever before, making it more important for them to make choices that keep them healthy. In honor of World HIV/AIDS Day, observed December 1st, here are food safety recommendations for individuals with HIV/AIDS and…

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What Next For Immigration?

Did You Know... 11/23/2016 0 Comments

Foreign nationals in all categories are asking themselves what the election of Donald Trump will mean for them.  Mr. Trump has been outspoken about deporting all undocumented immigrants and has frequently used protectionist, isolationist language.  So it would be judicious for every non-citizen to make his or her position in the U.S. as stable as possible as soon as possible.  …

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What will Detroit win in this year’s Knight Cities Challenge?

Did You Know... Events 10/01/2016 0 Comments

Earlier this year, seven projects from Detroit were among the winners of the $5 million Knight Cities Challenge, rising to the top of more than 4,500 applicants from across the country. The Challenge is a contest that asks entrants a simple question: what’s your best idea to make cities succeed? Detroit’s winners last round included Urban Consulate, a network of…

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“Free” trials can cost you

Did You Know... 09/22/2016 0 Comments

by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, Attorney, FTC, Division of Consuemr & Business Education The best things in life are free … or are they? Not when a “free” trial ends up costing you money. That’s what happened to many people who signed up for “free” samples from NutraClick, according to theFTC’s latest case. NutraClick sells nutritional supplements and beauty products including Force Factor,…

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