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Jason Matias, His Work and His Life!

Show Biz Weekly
June 30, 2015 12:00 PM

Photographer, Jason Matias, discusses his work and his life as a photographer from Hawaii to Tacoma, Washington. He shares his Facebook page, and discusses his upcoming show in San Diego that is happening in November 2015. In the third segment with Jason, he discusses where he sees himself in the next five years and shares his sites and the upcoming show.

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Something to Think About - For or Against Prevailing Wages?

Week in Review
June 30, 2015 11:00 AM

The topic for today is "For or Against Prevailing Wages?"  Michigan is a prevailing wage state. As such, all building contractors who are building projects funded with state dollars pay its workers a prevailing wage, defined as union scale wages and benefits. There is a controversy now as the state Senate has passed a bill to eliminate the prevailing wage requirement.

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A Look Ahead, Backpacking, Robots, Drones and Much More

Week in Review
June 29, 2015 10:30 PM

Some investors are betting the next big market in hospitality will be the scruffy, cost-conscious backpacking crowd. They are pouring money into upscale youth hostels, a new kind of lodging that has been growing in Europe and is starting to crack the U.S. market.

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Michigan News - Wages Up, Solar Energy and More

Week in Review
June 29, 2015 9:40 PM

Some of the state's most rural communities out-performed the state in wages, but in some ways they're still playing a game of catch-up. Michigan as a whole, saw wages go up 3 percent between 1990 and 2013.

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A Look Around the Nation and the World - Asian Stock Market, and More

Week in Review
June 29, 2015 5:30 PM

It’s been a fantastic ride in recent years for the global elite, particularly in Asia, where a scorching stock market has put the region on track to become the wealthiest in the world.

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Reports and Announcements - U.S. Manufacturing Faltering and More!

Week in Review
June 29, 2015 4:30 PM

U.S. manufacturing faltered in May and is likely to continue to sputter amid headwinds from a strengthening dollar and weak global demand.

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Wall Street Wrap-Up Including a Slowing Chinese Economy and More

Week in Review
June 29, 2015 3:12 PM

American companies have complained for the past year that the headwinds of a strong dollar and a slowing Chinese economy are hurting their earnings. For sellers of scrap metal, used cardboard boxes, and other waste, those headwinds are more like a hurricane.

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Net Neutrality Update - The Fight Isn’t Over Yet

Bottom Line IT
June 26, 2015 4:30 PM

The FCC’s net neutrality laws went into effect after a federal judge approved the introduction of the regulations over strong objections from cable and telecommunication companies.

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It’s Time to Accept that our Personal Data is Already Compromised

Bottom Line IT
June 26, 2015 3:30 PM

In an era where no company (or government) is invulnerable to data hacking, it might just be prudent to assume that your identity information has already been stolen, and take appropriate steps to make it more difficult to capitalize on the information. You can put security freezes on your credit, pull regular reports, and/or engage a monitoring service such as IDShield or LifeLock.

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Test your Executives Cyber Security Skills Through Virtual Game

Bottom Line IT
June 26, 2015 2:30 PM

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has released a new role-playing game for the boardroom: Game of Threats. The simulation is designed to take executives through a realistic information security scenario, where their company is under cyber-attack and they need to find a way to reduce vulnerabilities and fix problems that are caused by hackers.

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