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ABA to look at tougher bar exam standards (access required)

The national accrediting body for law schools is slated to consider a proposal to require law schools to have at least 75 percent of graduates pass the bar exam within two years of graduation. The American Bar Association’s Council of ...

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Study shows value of real estate continuing education and networking (access required)

Real estate agents can see how their real estate continuing education habits compare to those of 1,100 peers who took part in a study about the importance of continuing education and networking. The anonymous study, which was conducted by a ...

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Wind Power gains strength in Q3 (access required)

The nation’s wind energy got a big boost in the third quarter, according to the American Wind Energy Association. The limiting factor in wind energy remains transmission capacity to transport electrons from wind farms to where people live and work, ...

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Vacant “Zombie” foreclosure rate increases in 3Q (access required)

ATTOM Data Solutions has released its 2017 U.S. Residential Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, which shows nearly 1.4 million (1,367,793) U.S. residential properties (1 to 4 units) were vacant as of the end of the third quarter of 2017 ...

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Trulia to starter home buyers: Go West (access required)

It’s already difficult to find a starter home in many markets, and it’s going to get harder as winter settles in, according to Trulia, the online real estate site owned by Zillow. Trulia has released the findings from its latest ...

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Student debt delaying millennial homeownership by 7 years (access required)

Despite being in the prime years to buy their first home, an overwhelming majority of millennials with student debt do not own a home and believe this debt is to blame for what they typically expect to be a seven-year ...

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Report finds noon hour most dangerous for construction workers (access required)

Upending long-held beliefs, a national trades group released a report in June finding that construction accidents are more common at the noon hour than any other time of the day. That was just one piece of conventional wisdom that was ...

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Home flipping loan volume rises to nine-year high nationally (access required)

ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, has released its Q1 2017 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 43,615 single family homes and condos were flipped — sold in an arms-length transfer for the second ...

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What managers should ask about cloud data storage and security (access required)

Data storage in the cloud has become a mainstay for companies in all industries and of all sizes. Yet as more and more valuable data moves to the cloud, how can businesses stay one step ahead of the security risks? ...

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