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UK police simulate Thames hijacking in anti-terror exercise

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http://www.stl.news - LONDON/March 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Anti-Terror Exercise— British police in inflatable powerboats have boarded a River Thames cruise boat as part of an exercise simulating the hijacking of a tourist vessel in London. The Metropolitan Police force says Sunday’s training exercise is designed to test the emergency services’ response to “a marauding terrorist attack.” It’s the […]The post UK police simulate Thames hijacking in anti-terror exercise appeared first on STL.News.

Is Hardwood Flooring for Rentals a Good Investment?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Hardwood floors are a natural, durable, and beautiful product. Made of solid wood planks or strips that can be glued together in butcher block format, nailed down or left “floating”. They can also add an earthy tone to a rental, making it more attractive to tenants. But is hardwood a good investment for your rental […]
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How a school bomb-scare case sparked a media-vs.-FBI fight

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/March 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The young hacker was told in no uncertain terms: You are safe with me. “I am not trying to find out your true identity,” AP journalist Norm Weatherill assured the teenager in an online chat. “As a member of the Press, I would rather not know who you are as […]The post How a school bomb-scare case sparked a media-vs.-FBI fight appeared first on STL.News.

What To Do When Kids Storm Into Your Live Webinar

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business

http://blog.clickmeeting.com - The recent live interview on BBC News with Professor Robert Kelly reminds us that when giving a live webinar presentation, unexpected distractions can happen. You better be prepared for the unexpected.

Professor Kelly managed to keep his composure and complete the interview when his kids stormed the room, but other situation may require a different approach.

Here are some tips on how to deal with problems during your webinar.

Fabulous Email Inspirations for a Hoppy Easter!

Posted By emailmonks on Marketing

http://www.emailmonks.com - Easter is synonymous with happiness and new beginnings. For businesses, this festival has seen some massive hopping towards magnified revenue, each passing year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual Easter Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, the 2016 spending for the holiday reached a staggering $17.3 billion! And it’s possible and expected […]The post Fabulous Email Inspirations for a Hoppy Easter! appeared first on Email Monks Blog: Email Marketing Tips & Best Practices.

Security Deposit Laws, Limits & Deadlines – State Guide for Rentals

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - A complete state-by-state guide for landlords, property managers, and renters on security deposit laws for maximum limits and deadlines for refunding the funds to a tenant. This guide provides a quick reference to each state’s: Maximum amount of allowable security deposit The number of days a landlord/property manager has to return deposit fund or accounting […]
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New Quik Trip Planned For Maryland Heights, While Push For Lake District Development Continues

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http://www.stl.news - MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO/March 17, 2017 (STL.News) Plans are in the works to build a new Quik Trip in Maryland Heights. The proposed development is still in the zoning process with the Maryland Heights Planning and Zoning Committee. The plan calls for building the Quik Trip at 12200 Dorsett Road. A public hearing on this QT proposal […]The post New Quik Trip Planned For Maryland Heights, While Push For Lake District Development Continues appeared first on STL.News.

A look at Thursday’s opening day of the NCAA Tournament

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http://www.stl.news - (STL.News) A look at some interesting things in Thursday’s opening round the NCAA Tournament: ___ CHANCE TO REPEAT Villanova comes into the tournament not only as the overall No. 1 seed but as defending champion. No champion has repeated since Florida in 2007. “I think pressure is pressure, so you want to embrace it and […]The post A look at Thursday’s opening day of the NCAA Tournament appeared first on STL.News.

9 Revolutionary Companies to Watch

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business

https://www.entrepreneur.com - This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves.

I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the course of my travels I meet with some of the most promising companies in the world. They've lead me over the years to discover three billion dollar unicorns before anyone else had written about them. Rather than opting to emulate what’s on the market, here are a few companies that have stood out to me and I believe could be unicorns in the future.

Check out these nine companies to watch this year:

Seattle Landlords Sue City Over New “First Come, First Serve” Rental Law

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Landlords in Seattle, WA are dealing with new rental laws that protect renters and enact tighter regulations on housing providers. In response to one of these new laws, known as the “First Come, First Serve” renter approval policy, some Seattle landlords banned together to overturn the policy and protect their rights as housing providers. New […]
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Trump earned $153m and paid $36.5m in taxes in 2005

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/March 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to newly disclosed tax documents. The pages from Trump’s federal tax return show the then-real estate […]The post Trump earned $153m and paid $36.5m in taxes in 2005 appeared first on STL.News.

20 Non-Interests-Based Targeting Ideas for Your Next Facebook Ad Campaign

Posted By erikemanuelli on Advertising

http://www.webhostingsecretrevealed.net - Have you ever scrolled through your Facebook Newsfeed and come across an ad that was so well-suited that it felt creepy? It was like the advertiser could read your mind or had been stalking you.

Maybe you have been planning a vacation, and suddenly, you are face-to-face with a Lonely Planet survival guide. Or maybe you’re in a long-distance relationship, and all of the sudden, you see an ad of florist doing worldwide delivery.

It actually isn’t as weird as you think. Facebook knows a lot about you (and which websites you visited), and it uses that information to let advertisers target their ads to select groups of people.

As an advertiser, you can identity and reach a target audience, as long as you know which targeting options to use. I’ll be covering 20 non-interest-based tar
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geting in this article and (hopefully) giving you some fresh ideas for your next campaign.

Decoding IoT for Email Marketing

Posted By emailmonks on Marketing

http://www.emailmonks.com - Internet of Things – What’s the hullabaloo about it? While the entire web space is talking about it, IoT as it is popularly called, definitely makes for an interesting discussion to understand what it means for email marketing. Wait! Apart from the ubiquitous connectivity among devices it implies, which in simple words refers to the […]The post Decoding IoT for Email Marketing appeared first on Email Monks Blog: Email Marketing Tips & Best Practices.

Tight budgets could complicate Sessions’ vow to fight crime

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/March 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promising his Justice Department will lead the charge in helping cities fight violent crime, and police chiefs are ready with their wish-lists. More technology to trace guns after shootings. More grant money. More intelligence analysts to help dismantle gangs. More protective gear and equipment. As […]The post Tight budgets could complicate Sessions’ vow to fight crime appeared first on STL.News.