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April 29,2017 09:00
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ABC7 SoCal Spotlight on health insurance

In a new feature called ABC7 SoCal Spotlight, sponsored by Blue Shield of California, ABC7 took to the streets to give people the opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns about health insurance.
April 27,2017 22:40
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8@eight: Miners in spotlight

The local sharemarket is set to open lower with the big miners poised to retreat, with BHP dropping 4.8 per cent in London and Rio Tinto shedding 2.6 per cent.
April 27,2017 22:40
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Wright on spotlight in Cagayan de Oro

Gunner Matthew Wright may have secured a spot in the Gilas Pilipinas final lineup for the coming SEABA Championship after a sterling performance Wednesday night that earned him co-MVP honors in the Cagayan de Oro leg of the 2017 PBA All-Star series.
April 26,2017 13:40
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Young orchestral musicians step into the spotlight

The experience of playing in an orchestra — working together as part of an ensemble bigger than yourself — is an important opportunity for many young instrumental musicians. The Young People’s Symphony Orchestra, led for 28 years by the invaluable conductor David Ramadanoff, makes that a reality every season. Through its annual concerto competition, skilled and dedicated young players get...
April 22,2017 15:40
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Spotlight on AT&T's Media Strategy as Wireless Loses Luster

In an attempt to set itself apart from the competition, AT&T Inc. is offering home television through its DirecTV and U-verse brands, and, if regulators bless its pending Time Warner Inc. takeover, discounted access to entertainment on every screen.
April 21,2017 08:00
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Records spotlight Alamo manager's unauthorized expenses - San ...

A former Alamo manager resigned in March after agreeing to repay more than $1,600 in unauthorized personal expenses, according to records obtained by the San Antonio Express-News through the Texas Public Information Act. A spreadsheet document showed that Ian Oldaker, the Alamo’s former chief operations officer, accrued $1,661.42 in expenses that were unauthorized, or for which there were no re...
April 20,2017 23:40
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Records spotlight Alamo manager's unauthorized expenses

A former Alamo manager resigned in March after agreeing to repay more than $1,600 in unauthorized personal expenses, according to records obtained by the San Antonio Express-News through the Texas Public Information Act. A spreadsheet document showed that Ian Oldaker, the Alamo’s former chief operations officer, accrued $1,661.42 in expenses that were unauthorized, or for which there were no re...
April 20,2017 18:40
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HBO movie on Henrietta Lacks puts spotlight on Johns Hopkins

An HBO movie starring Oprah Winfrey about Henrietta Lacks has thrust Johns Hopkins into an uncomfortable spotlight and prompted some Lacks family members and others to call for financial compensation for her descendants as a form of atonement. By dredging up past wrongs, it creates at least a temporary public relations issue for the esteemed institution, crisis management experts said.
April 15,2017 12:20
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Spotlight's on secondary in WVU's Gold-Blue Game

MORGANTOWN – Will Grier is the main attraction Saturday as the national high school record-holder and former starting quarterback at Florida makes his West Virginia debut in the Gold-Blue Game that concludes spring football.
April 15,2017 12:20
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Company Spotlight: Incyte

Eli Lilly said U.S. regulators have rejected its much-anticipated pill for the immune disorder rheumatoid arthritis, the drugmaker's second drug development setback since November.
April 14,2017 03:40
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NBA's stat spotlight shines on triple-doubles

Today's style yields more players in double digits in 3 categories On Wednesday in front of a sold-out Chesapeake Energy Arena, Mr. Triple-Double, Oscar Robertson, who finished his career with 181 triple-doubles, honored Russell Westbrook, today's king of the heralded stat. In 1962, Robertson was the first player to average double digits in scoring, rebounding and assists. Or that today's more...
April 14,2017 03:40
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Statcast spotlight: 5 players to watch

Using revolutionary Statcast™ data, here are five players to keep an eye on today. Watch it all on MLB.TV. Aaron Judge 7:05 p.m. ET -- Rays at Yankees After winning the battle for the Yankees' starting job in right field, Judge has raced out to a strong start to 2017. None of Judge's hits were “stronger“ than the one he clubbed in the sixth inning Wednesday against Tampa Bay -- a...
April 13,2017 23:40
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Premier agent spotlight: McClung: Realtor valuable resource for buyers, sellers

[...] contacting a Realtor prior to starting home improvements will help ensure the improvements will bring a higher return on your investment. A higher return on upgrades, repairs and improvements, and raising the home's value usually stem from choosing the right colors, materials and rooms that are updated. Some sellers are not aware of this, but Realtors have their finger on the pulse of the...
April 13,2017 22:00
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SUVs, crossovers and green wheels share Big Apple spotlight

Another wave of new and redesigned SUVs and crossovers are sharing the spotlight at the New York auto show, boosted by low U.S. gasoline prices and increasing consumer demand, but automakers are also moving ahead with new electric, plug-in hybrid and other green vehicles.
April 13,2017 22:00
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Michael Tyler Steps Into the Spotlight

Everyone just has to remember that it’s not about the way people perceive you, he told CMT.com. It’s the things people can’t see that make a person a person.”
April 13,2017 17:00
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New Ad Campaign Turns Spotlight On Sikhs

A new ad campaign wants to bring awareness about major world religion Sikhism. More than 25 million people practice the religion, with a huge population here in the Sacramento Valley.
April 12,2017 11:20
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'Spotlight' reporter talk free to subscribers

Pfeiffer Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sacha Pfeiffer, whose work with the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team brought to light the Catholic Church’s cover-up of clergy sex abuse, will be discussing her career and the state of journalism during a talk at the Barre Opera House on Saturday, April 15, at 7 p.m. The event, which is being hosted by The Times Argus and Rutland Herald, is fre...
April 12,2017 01:40
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Border Security Takes Spotlight At Annual Industry Meeting

With border security getting unprecedented attention and resources, the mood at an annual border security expo was surprisingly upbeat. For the first time, some are even talking about the possibility of completely stopping illegal crossings from Mexico.
April 11,2017 21:40
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Spotlight hits nursing education

Things don’t get a whole lot stranger at the North Dakota Legislature than they did last week, when a deal between North Dakota State University and the Sanford Health system
April 10,2017 20:20
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Classroom Spotlight: Mellissa Zoerhof provides flexible teaching at iCademy Global

Mellissa Zoerhof has two classrooms: a physical one and a virtual one. Zoerhof teaches at iCademy Global, a K-12 virtual charter school headquartered in Zeeland. The school combines physical classrooms and online learning. Students in K-5 onsite classes and students in sixth-12th grade have onsite learning libraries and labs and "studio experience" hands-on, career focused classes...
April 10,2017 20:20
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Texas Indie Beauty Spotlight: Camille Coton

For the first time, the Indie Beauty Expo is heading to Dallas. Founded by 15-year esthetician Jillian Wright, the event aims to put the spotlight on independent brand owners in the beauty and wellness industry. Though the event is an opportunity for buyers to learn more about the brands, all beauty lovers are invited to shop the […]
April 09,2017 07:00
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Spotlight: Greenwichite Hollace Shantz helps local au pairs

There is a swelling undercurrent of 20-somethings from all over the globe absorbing Greenwich culture and caring for its children. Hollace Shantz, a local au pair specialist, has a group of about 25 au pairs she works with almost weekly to discuss differences in cultures, miscellaneous questions and to give advice. [...] looking back at the journey she’s taken through her life, the Greenw...