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As a primer for the upcoming 2016 Republican presidential primary, Opportunity Lives will introduce you to some of the potential candidates, each of whom, …

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Bob Woodson, founder and president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE), hopes the Comeback video series released by Opportunity Lives will inspire both vulnerable …

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Last fall, Opportunity Lives profiled the Phoenix Academy in High Point, North Carolina, as a prime example of a charter school working to help …

Energy

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ABC News reports: The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or …

Jobs

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With tax-filing season around the corner, Americans are rushing to make sure their finances are in order. But with the advent of many crowd-funding …

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The influence of powerful private labor unions has dwindled over the past few decades as states in the South, Great Plains, and Rocky Mountains have …

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The Washington Examiner reports: House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton has a vision for the electric grid in which innovative technologies spur …

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Jason Ma, writing for Forbes, lists out some of the most promising young entrepreneurs in today’s business world: If being an entrepreneur is hard, …

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Bloomberg Businessweek has a gripping profile of the young entrepreneurs, mainly based out of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, who are helping bring business …

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The Associated Press reports: For the past seven weeks, the United States has been producing and importing an average of 1 million more barrels …

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The Great Recession hit America hard. One of its many victims was High Point, North Carolina. Twenty years ago, High Point’s downtown was bustling …

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The leader of one of the nation’s second largest teachers union, the American Federation of Teachers, surprised observers in a television interview this week by agreeing …

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Amidst the laments of a “bitterly divided Congress” and “broken Washington”, there’s one project that’s received broad bipartisan support in both chambers and is …