But he faced tough competition from fellow big man Emeka Okafor, who was in the process of leading the Connecticut Huskies to the NCAA Tournament championship. NBA teams dispatched front office executives and scouts to Oklahoma City. Representing the Orlando Magic was Otis Smith, who was the team’s director of player development at the time..
Facebook vice president of state and local policy, Will Castleberry, said the company worked closely with Ferguson’s office to reach the agreement. In March it was sued in Manhattan federal court by civil rights groups led by the National Fair Housing Alliance. They claimed the social media giant’s advertising platform allows landlords and real estate brokers to exclude groups of people based on characteristics such as family status or sex from receiving ads about housing..
Sure, the rising popularity of things like startupincubators and angel investors have definitely brought downthe barriers to entry for small businesses. But there is still a lot to consider before making the decision. The flowchart below, created by freelance illustrator Alex Westgate, aims to help entrepreneurs take an honest look at whether or not they are ready for everything that starting a small business entails.
When food gets into the retail store, [retailers are] going to shave their [profit] margins to lure customers. Consumers may absorb their increased costs by going out to eat less. It’s going to be a shared burden down the line.”From Suffering Comes OpportunitySome burgeoning areas of agribusiness could see a bump from this year’s drought namely, seed companies selling genetically modified grain.Bioengineering firms have long been on the hunt for a genetic tweak to corn and soybean seeds that would make them more tolerant to low water conditions.
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Montgomery County Police have been tightlipped about their ongoing investigation into the death of Brian Keith Betts, a principal at Shaw at Garnet Patterson Middle School in the District, who was found dead in his bedroom Thursday evening, the victim of at least one gunshot wound. After originally investigating the killing as random, police have since ruled the incident a homicide, declining to disclose any additional information about possible suspects because it might compromise the investigation, said Capt. Paul Starks, a police spokesman.