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First comes baby, then comes baby’s personalized domain name

Millennial parents are picking baby names based on available domain names, a new study shows. The new trend emerged in a study examining how the internet is shaping approaches to parenting and how thinking about a child’s online presence now starts while they’re in the womb. According to the research, …

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MBA: Loan delinquencies, foreclosures, remain low

Aug 16, 2018  14:45 ET Subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter, Top News. Foreclosure starts on residential mortgages dropped to the lowest point in 31 years at the midway point of 2018, but mortgage delinquencies have ticked up compared to last year, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported. Foreclosure starts as a percentage of all single-family loans …

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Board of Education survey reveals only 1 in 4 kids are ready for kindergarten

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ILLINOIS – Data from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released Monday revealed …

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Women soar in aerospace, defense

The already small roster of Fortune 500 companies led by women will shrink even further after PepsiCo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi steps down from her role this year. But in one sector that has been male-dominated, gender balance seems to be moving in the opposite direction. By next …

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Creating a “Right to Literacy” Won’t Ensure Children Learn to Read

Is recognizing a “right to literacy” the solution to improved reading outcomes in America? Groups in at least three states think so. There are currently lawsuits in Michigan, New Mexico, and California seeking to establish that school districts have violated a student’s “right to literacy” by providing inadequate learning conditions and insufficient school funding. …

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GSEs finance fewer loans in 2018 at midway – Scotsman Guide

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bankrolled fewer single-family loans through the first half of this year compared to the first six months of 2017. Collectively, the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) financed 1.6 million home-purchase mortgages and refinances in the January-through-June period, the agencies reported. That was down 9 percent from 1.76 …

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