April 15, 2021

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Personal Bests Highlight Tom Botts Invite, Day Two Canceled

COLUMBIA, Mo.The DePaul track & field squad resumed outdoor competition at the Tom Botts Invitational at the University of Missouri on Friday afternoon. Six Blue Demons turned in personal best performances across the hammer throw, shot put and 1500m events.
 
The second day of events has been canceled due to inclement weather in the forecast.  
 
The women’s hammer throw began the day’s competition and the Blue Demons saw Rebecca Chouinard finish 12th with a 53.93m distance while freshman Billie Martin threw a personal best of 53.31m to finish 13th.
 
In the men’s hammer

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Personal Finance: Hedge Funds Look Ready to Come Out of Wilderness

Photographer: Natalie Behring/Getty Images

There’s no shortage of shiny objects for investors to chase these days, from Bitcoin to SPACs to NFTs to pot stocks to GameStop and green energy. Notably missing from the list are equity hedge funds, and they have been for many years. But that may be about to change. 

Equity hedge funds once ruled the investing world. During their heyday in the 1990s and 2000s, hedgies seemed to have a freakish gift for picking stocks, racking up big returns for their clients and themselves. Investors

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer touts personal responsibility as COVID-19 surges

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday the state will extend workplace COVID-19 restrictions this week for another six months because of current pandemic trends

She stressed the extension does not mean that no one will be allowed back into the office. Instead, she said it gives the state the tools needed to transition employees back to work. 

“At this juncture, with our high positivity numbers, it’s really important to extend for another six months so that we have the ability to work through what these protocols look like and get people back into the workplace when it’s safe to do

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South African Rapper A-REECE Pairs Success With Personal Tragedy

Tragedies can feel short-lived when they occur in quick succession. As news notifications appear and headlines stream in each day, it can be difficult to remember what the world preoccupied itself with the day before. Add this to one’s personal tragedies, and it’s impossible to keep up. A person only has the option to keep moving forward, regardless of a life’s inevitable trials. 

South African rapper A-REECE, though young, knows the nature of calamity. His apty-named mixtape Today’s Tragedy, Tomorrow’s Memory, released on March

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Google is making another attempt at personal health records

Google is recruiting people to give feedback for a new consumer-facing medical records tool, Stat News reported on Friday. The company wants to know how people want to interact with information pulled from their medical records.

Right now, the company is recruiting around 300 people who use Android devices in Northern California, Atlanta, and Chicago.

This is Google’s second attempt at creating a way for people to access their medical records. In 2008, it launched Google Health, which aimed to give people a way to see their health information online. It didn’t take off, and Google shut it down

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Here’s Everything We Know About Donald Trump’s Personal Finances

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Well before he became president of the United States, Donald Trump’s money and business savviness were the most interesting things about him — at least from a global perspective. The public fascination was in part owed to the fact that he’s always presented himself in the way that one might imagine a billionaire tycoon in a cartoon about billionaire tycoons, living in a penthouse tower surrounded by easy symbols of wealth: pure gold, rare marble and dazzling chandeliers hanging from impossibly high ceilings.

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But then

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