Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Exports to Northwestern Polytechnical University | OPA

Andreas Milano

WASHINGTON – A Chinese national pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with illegally procuring and causing the illegal export of $100,000 worth of U.S. origin goods to Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), a Chinese military university that is heavily involved in military research and works closely with the People’s Liberation Army on the advancement of its military capabilities.

According to court documents, Shuren Qin, 44, a Chinese national residing in Wellesley, Mass., gained admittance into the United States through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program in 2014 and established LinkOcean Technologies, LTD., which he used to import

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East Holmes Local School District Elementary School Libraries

Andreas Milano

East Holmes Local School District fourth-graders, scattered among seven elementary schools, are getting a hands-on lesson in Ohio authors.

The school libraries are the recipient of a $2,000 grant, Celebrating Ohio Book Awards and Authors, thanks to the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio.

District library media specialist, Lori Pringle, said as a result of the grant, the district will purchase books from the Ohioana book awards to ensure students experience award-winning works of literature written by Ohio authors.

Specific titles vary between buildings, based on current collections, but the featured

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Casper Area MPO hosting open house at Gruner Brothers for ‘Public Participation Plan’

Andreas Milano

A bicyclist crosses the street at Second and Conwell near the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will be hosting an open house to review their draft “Public Participation Plan” starting at 5 pm Wednesday, April 28 at Gruner Brothers Brewing.

“The Open House will include interactive activities to gather input on new engagement tools and strategies for future MPO projects,” the Casper Area MPO said on Tuesday. “The MPO is planning to live stream the presentation via Facebook Live from

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Biden announces next stimulus plans: 5 ways they could bring you more money

Andreas Milano

What could be in Biden’s next two stimulus proposals for you?


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President Joe Biden Wednesday night in an speech before Congress set out his plans for how the US will create jobs, reduce poverty and get more money into people’s hands to spur the economy out of the pandemic. “We need to make a once-in-a-generation investment in our families and our children,” Biden said, “a once-in-a-generation investment in America itself.”

March’s stimulus bill — the American Rescue Plan — was just the first leg of the plan, with its one-time stimulus checks for up to $1,400 a

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5 sure ways of killing your ecommerce website

Andreas Milano

Back in the day, becoming a store owner was a pretty big deal. You had to rent/buy a suitable place, set up a storefront, deal with suppliers, employees, clients – more than enough to keep you busy every day.

But then the World Wide Web happened…

The internet didn’t take long to open an ocean of opportunities for entrepreneurs from all over the world. Setting up an online shop eliminated most of the hassle and investments associated with traditional brick-and-mortar stores. What’s more, you were no longer bound to your physical location – anyone across the world could become your

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Canon Medical Expands AI-Based Image Reconstruction Technology to Body Applications on Galan 3T MR System

Andreas Milano

Canon Medical is bringing the power of accessible artificial intelligence (AI) for improved image quality to more patients with expanded clinical indications for 3T MR. Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR) can now be used for 96 percent of all procedures using the Vantage Galan 3T MR system*, expanding from previously FDA-cleared brain and knee indications to a vastly larger number of clinical indications, from prostate to shoulders, including all joints, cardiac, pelvis, abdomen and spine.

AiCE was trained using vast amounts of high-quality image data, and features a deep learning neural network that can reduce noise

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