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South Dakota Unemployment Rate Map

ESRI released a beta version of its “Make a Map” application that website folks/bloggers can play around and embed on their sites/blogs. The ESRI prototype application intended to highlight the ArcGIS API for Flex, the great demographic data available from ArcGIS Online, as well as the “Map Sandwich” web map…

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Oklahoma City Bombing Tapes, Released

Jesse Trentadue, a Salt Lake City attorney, has obtained a copy of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing video tapes through the federal Freedom of Information Act. The video is now posted online. If you watch the video, something is actually lacking. The video shows events minutes long before the blast…

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu UN speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech at the UN today. Netanyahu’s address was seen as his response to Pres. Obama speech. The speech brought some good “signs of peace”. He called on his Palestinian neighbors to begin peace negotiations immediately, without preconditions. He address the wider Arab world…

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Obama UN Speech – video and text

Pres. Barack Obama gave a historic speech today — his first address to the UN General Assembly as a President. Obama did not mention plans about Afghanistan and his efforts to contain the Al-Qaeda terrorist network. Instead, he challenges world leaders to do their part in keeping world peace and…

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Obama’s Health Care Speech

Pres. Barack Obama delivered his address on health care to the Joint Session of Congress tonight. I was watching the live coverage on CNN and following how Republicans reacted to some points stressed by the Pres. Most of the time, the Republicans remain seated on one side of the hall…

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