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Six figures of tax payer dollars to lick envelopes! I'll take it!
Invitations Coordinator -- Develop and maintain a database to manage all invitations for CFPB to be represented at external meetings, panels, roundtables, conferences and other external events.

Increasingly on the menu: spoiled food.
What Happens To Old And Expired Supermarket Foods -- With the current economic troubles, expired foods are increasingly becoming a part of America's diet. Salvage stores are seeing a steady uptake in business from cost conscious consumers. Similarly food banks across the country have reported an increase of up to 40 percent in the demand for emergency food assistance in the last year, according to a survey by Feeding America, a network of over 200 food banks.

That's it. What can I occupy about this?!?!
Top 1% of Mobile Users Consume Half of World's Bandwidth, and Gap Is Growing -- The world's congested mobile airwaves are being divided in a lopsided manner, with 1 percent of consumers generating half of all traffic. The top 10 percent of users, meanwhile, are consuming 90 percent of wireless bandwidth.

Unreported.
Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported -- Hospital employees recognize and report only one out of seven errors, accidents and other events that harm Medicare patients while they are hospitalized, federal investigators say in a new report. Yet even after hospitals investigate preventable injuries and infections that have been reported, they rarely change their practices to prevent repetition of the "adverse events," according to the study, from Daniel R. Levinson, inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services.

- Sheena Moore

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