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ECB roles may lure Central Bank executives

The Government is facing an interesting game of poker, as a string of top jobs come up at the European Central Bank over the next two years. The first decision must be made shortly and it is whether to nominate an Irish candidate to replace ECB vice-president Vitor Constancio, whose …

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USDA Funds Record Number of Loans in 2017

As farmers across the country continue to struggle through a slow-grinding downturn that most analysts think is far from over, USDA announced the Farm Service Agency (FSA) funded a record number of loans in 2017. According to a press release from the agency, “hard-working farm families” accessed nearly $6 billion …

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USDA Funds Record Number of Loans in 2017

As farmers across the country continue to struggle through a slow-grinding downturn that most analysts think is far from over, USDA announced the Farm Service Agency (FSA) funded a record number of loans in 2017. According to a press release from the agency, “hard-working farm families” accessed nearly $6 billion …

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Local Black Women Say “Me Too”

When Angel (not her real name) was a teenager, she was sexually harassed by managers at two different fast food restaurant jobs in the city. At the first restaurant, the advances from her manager started as verbal aggression — “extra vulgar” comments that made her extremely uncomfortable, she said. Eventually, …

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In Niger, women pool money to build business

Aichatou Bako and her husband were jobless in the village of Tibiri, Niger, and they had to pull their five children out of school because they couldn’t afford the fees. They ate only once a day. “I had two (sets of) clothes. I (would) wear one and wash one,” she …

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