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Scottish voters reject independence from U.K.


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • BBC
  • Guardian (London), The

Scotland will remain part of the U.K. following a referendum in which voters decisively rejected proposals to become an independent country. The result likely saved British Prime Minister David Camero… Read More

Employee praise should be specific, strategic


  • Popforms

The praise you provide to your employees will be most effective if it is specific and delivered regularly, writes Jason Evanish, founder of Get Lighthouse. It's also important to use your praise strat… Read More

Critter-proofing a landscape


  • Tri-County Times (Fenton, Mich.)

To keep critters out of a landscape it is important to first identify the type of animal doing damage, Yvonne Stegall writes. If small mammals are nesting in the yard, it's a good idea to remove tall … Read More