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What’s new in Italy in 2014

Smart visitors to Florence buy a museum pass or advance tickets to avoid lengthy lines at key attractions such as the Uffizi Gallery.(Photo: Rick Steves, Rick Steves’ Europe) Even when it’s hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of … Continue reading

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10 best cooking school vacations

Last SlideNext Slide Los Dos, a Yucatan cooking school in the colonial city of Merida, Mexico, brings students face to face with local people and culture.(Photo: Eduardo Cervantes) TV chef Andrew Zimmern says a cooking school vacation can be an … Continue reading

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Local veterans look for work at jobs fair

Jeffery Adams hoped to live off the retirement benefits he earned after a 30-year career of active-duty and reserve life in the U.S. Army. But hard economic reality quickly intervened after he left the service, he said, forcing him back … Continue reading

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Maryland employers add 2300 jobs in March

Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency estimated a net … Continue reading

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More in state find jobs

A line cook at Roost prepares an order on Friday. The leisure and hospitality industry posted the highest not seasonally adjusted increase in job gains. (Photo: MYKAL McELDOWNEY , Staff ) South Carolina’s jobless rate hit historic lows in March. … Continue reading

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Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs’ Death The ‘Best Opportunity To …

The high-stakes business world can be a cutthroat place, but these comments made by a Samsung executive shortly after Steve Jobs’ death might make even the most hardened business vet shudder. In an email dated Oct. 7, 2011 — just … Continue reading

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Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs’ Death The ‘Best Opportunity To …

The high-stakes business world can be a cutthroat place, but these comments made by a Samsung executive shortly after Steve Jobs’ death might make even the most hardened business vet shudder. In an email dated Oct. 7, 2011 — just … Continue reading

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Bay Area overall loses jobs, but Santa Clara County and East Bay post gains

The Bay Area lost 2,500 jobs during March, but the region’s long-term employment picture remains bright because of the strong tech sector and a consistent upswing in the South Bay job market, analysts said. The March jobs loss, disclosed in … Continue reading

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Bay Area overall loses jobs, but Santa Clara County and East Bay post gains

The Bay Area lost 2,500 jobs during March, but the region’s long-term employment picture remains bright because of the strong tech sector and a consistent upswing in the South Bay job market, analysts said. The March jobs loss, disclosed in … Continue reading

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The best (and worst) jobs for 2014

Mathematician James Grime talks about the math behind the motion picture “Good Will Hunting.”(Photo: youtube.com/numberphile) CareerCast is out with their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014, and let’s just say that math and science … Continue reading

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