Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - A record number of parents are using government programs to remove their children from the public schools to which they were assigned in favor of private educational options.

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Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Here’s an inspiring look at how one former soldier went from adversity to personal victory: Retired Staff Sgt. Paul Roberts is a two-time Warrior Games medalist, a father of two, a federal employee and a proud member of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2).

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Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Today’s technology means MBA students no longer need to be confined to on-campus, lecture-driven programs and they’re taking advantage of it.

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Las Vegas, Nevada - The American Red Cross today announced its 2014 Swimming and Water Safety Program that features three new adult Learn-to-Swim course outlines, a new free Swim app and a Water Safety Instructor course that incorporates advanced simulation learning.

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New York, New York - Sant Singh Chatwal, 70, of New York – a businessman operating several restaurants, hotels and a hotel management company – pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of New York to conspiring to violate the Federal Election Campaign Act (the “Election Act”) by making more than $180,000 in federal campaign donations to three candidates through straw donors who were reimbursed and to witness tampering. 

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Washington, DC - This year, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver commencement addresses at Dillard University, an assembly of high schools in the Topeka, Kansas Public School District, and the District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP). All of these institutions are supporting the First Lady’s higher education initiative and doing their part to answer the President’s call to ensure that by the year 2020, America once again has the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.

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Washington, DC (NAPSI) - For millions of people acrossAmerica, the concept of retirement has changed significantly. “Retiring” used to mean taking it easy.

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Elko, Nevada (NAPSI) - Helping to feed the world is a big job forAmerica’s farmers. However, when it comes to application equipment, many are relying on smaller, more compact machines to help produce their crops.

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Washington, DC - The U.S. Forest Service finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the National Forests.

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Las Vegas, Nevada - As the twentieth century dawned, bare-knuckle prizefighting was transforming into the popular sport of boxing, yet simultaneously it was banned as immoral in many locales. Nevada was the first state to legalize it, in 1897, solely to stage the Corbett-Fitzsimmons world heavyweight championship in Carson City.

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