Saturday, March 31, 2012

Puberty Before Age 10: A New 'Normal'?

Puberty Before Age 10: A New 'Normal'?
New York Times
By ELIZABETH WEIL One day last year when her daughter, Ainsley, was 9, Tracee Sioux pulled her out of her elementary school in Fort Collins, Colo., and drove her an hour south, to Longmont, in hopes of finding a satisfying reason that Ainsley began ...

New York Times

Helping Girls Through Early Puberty
New York Times (blog)
Yes and no, and maybe — as Elizabeth Weil writes in Puberty Before Age 10: A New 'Normal'? for The New York Times Magazine, it depends on how you define puberty. “Well-respected researchers at three big institutions — Cincinnati Children's Hospital, ...

Budget makes late retirement the new normal
The news was not unexpected, and for those of Generation X age or younger, it was simply more confirmation of what they've been told most of their lives: expect to work longer and retire poorer than your parents. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced ...

Flooding Risk Rises Statewide
New York Times
The increased frequency of these flood-causing events has scientists wondering if this is the “new normal” for New Jersey, while public officials, engineers and insurance companies grapple with how to respond. “We don't know what normal is anymore,” ...

New York Times

Thanks To E-Books, Book Publishers Find Flat Is The New Up
Large book publishers' most recent earnings reports reflect a new normal: Revenues are roughly flat, but profits are up—in large part due to e-books. In the 2011 Bertelsmann annual report released this week, Random House said it has nearly 40000 ...

Counting the cost of cashing in
Sydney Morning Herald
THRIFT is the new normal. Pummelled by insecurity over Europe's near meltdown and falling house prices, Australians are paying down their mortgages at record rates. In just four years, we have gone from being a nation intent on using rocketing home ...

Sydney Morning Herald

With World IPv6 Launch, IPv6 on by default will be the new normal
Ars Technica
... meeting for a near-impromptu lunch get-together, talking about what some of the big World IPv6 Launch participants are doing. ISOC's Phil Roberts, moderator of the panel, kicked things off by saying that "IPv6 'on by default' is the new normal.

Ars Technica

Phoenix PR, advertising agencies taking different roads to new normal
Phoenix Business Journal
Standing in front of a billboard featuring his dad, Ed Lane, EB Lane CEO Beau Lane is celebrating his agency's 50th anniversary. Beau Lane is getting into Hispanic and digital marketing for his clients. Scott Harkey and Matthew Owens opened a new ...

The state budget: Winners and … winners?
Crain's New York Business
The new normal is a budget that grows but at a much slower rate. Advocates adjusted their expectations accordingly. “On the goals we set for ourselves for this budget, we came out successful,” said Alliance for Quality Education Executive Director ...

Time for Unchange
American Thinker
By Randall Hoven If we use terms such as "the new normal" for the economy, what was the old normal? Was there even a "normal," or were things always turbulent or spiraling out of control? Believe it or not, the federal budget used to have a "normal.

3 Ways To Get Your Mojo Back After Divorce
Huffington Post (blog)
Give yourself a minute to heal and establish a new normal. You're used to being in a relationship, waking up next to someone, having someone to hang out with on weekends and holidays. The end of a relationship requires healing, and healing is not ...

Bond fund investors ride out market's bumps
If the first quarter is any indicator, bond market behavior may finally reflect the “new normal” that Pimco's Bill Gross and others first started talking about a few years back. In the first three months of 2012, long-dated government debt funds fell ...


House prices soft – more to come
The report also suggested this was the “new normal” environment, with households likely to save more and lend less, and unlikely to fuel any rebound in house price growth. According to the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), households have increased ...

Making Sense of the Wacky Weather
New York Times (blog)
“More recently, I've been saying: 'We may already be seeing examples of a new normal.'” In other words, scientists are getting bolder about linking the crazy weather patterns, and even specific events, to global warming caused by human activity.

New York Times (blog)

Money should be used to boost education, fix roads and repair budget holes
Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich is taking this deep-cut budget as the new normal as he proposes a plan to raise taxes on oil-and-gas drilling and swap the revenue for income-tax cuts. Rather, we should be doing everything we can to build up the opportunities for young ...

Columbus Dispatch

Keeping cameras rolling in face of disaster
The Japan Times
One foreign commentator called it the "most normal" film on the Yubari program, but actually the grotesque/bizarre, manga- and anime-influenced genre pic has become the new normal, especially among foreign J-film fans. I haven't been totally sorry to ...

The Japan Times

Second finalist visits NCCC
Plattsburgh Press Republican
"We're in a new normal," he said. "We can't depend on old formulas any more to get where we want to go." Being realistic, Kosinski said, means knowing that state and federal government do not have financial resources they once had.

Winter is shrinking
If this kind of weather is going to become the new normal, Williams said he may have to forgo his favourite winter activities. “That's part of what makes the winters in Sudbury enjoyable,” he said. “You get the snow you can go out and cross-country ski ...

Best Buy closings: steep cuts. More to come?
Christian Science Monitor
What Best Buy needs to figure out is how those Blue Shirts will operate in the fast changing retail environment Dunn calls the "new normal." In truth, Best Buy's plan to close 50 big box stores this year is probably only the beginning.

Christian Science Monitor

Deal breaker
Salt Lake Tribune
Recent agreements suggested that such compromise, under the All of the Above energy policies that leaders of both parties claim to embrace, could become the new normal. Unfortunately, it appears that another extractive enterprise — Denver's Gasco ...

Our View: Dueling deficits
Peoria Journal Star
For Democrats, deficits that once would have set records are the "new normal" for as far as the eye can see. The New York Times, of course, characterized the Ryan budget as "careless," citing his proposals to cut spending on Medicaid, food stamps, ...

Kosinski makes pitch to be NCCC president
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Kosinski said less funding is the new normal in higher education. He said one way to address new budget shortfalls is to build better public and private partnerships. He said Gateway College worked with major hospitals in and around New Haven, Conn., ...

Why even selling the firm is on the table at bloodied RIM
Globe and Mail
Mr. Lazaridis, who became vice-chair of RIM’s board when the two co-CEOs resigned in January, remains on the board in a role that sees him responsible for a committee focused on technological innovation....

A new way to fight crime
The Mercury
It's centralized, immediate and proactive. It could also become the new normal. Chester County native Chris Papst is an Emmy Award-winning reporter for CBS-21 news in Harrisburg who lives in Berks County. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter @chrispapst.

Survey: Business owners believe economy will never be same again
Milwaukee Business Journal
At least half of the owners of small and midsize businesses surveyed recently believe the US economy will never be the same again. It's the view I hear over and over again on the streets. Whether you call it the “new normal” or a “reset,” it won't be ...

Just for living in your American skin
Patheos (blog)
Naturally they're defensive about any challenge towards this new normal they've invented. And you know, it connects to the hateful fucks who were pissed Rue was played by an actress of color. So many of the worst tweets were down right bitter that they ...

Report cards still up in the air
Cranbrook Daily Townsman
"I don't think we'll see normal for a long time, I think we'll see a new normal," he said. Gook hopes the contract dispute will not interrupt students' learning again this school year. "We're always worried when there may be something that prevents ...

'S'poreans have moved beyond race issues'
Yahoo! Singapore News (blog)
These days, we are more into the sexy concepts such as owning a "First World Parliament" and establishing a "New Normal". And perhaps we should also look towards addressing the brewing xenophobia sentiment. Belmont Lay is one of the editors of New ...

Yahoo! Singapore News (blog)

Falling jobless benefits behind slow income growth
The separate report showing a modest boost to consumer sentiment, even with gasoline prices on the rise, also is a positive sign. Read story on sentiment. It may not be great, and the situation is still fragile, but the US economy is finding a new normal.

ANZCA Bulletin out now
New Zealand Doctor Online
A year after New Zealand's devastating earthquakes, Christchurch anaesthetists are getting used to the "new normal". Christchurch Hospital's Department of Anaesthesia has fared remarkably well, with Clinical Director Dr Richard French saying all ...

Fulton plans seamless succession, leaders say
Central Penn Business Journal
We got through that whole process and we are on the mend and back to inventing the new normal for the banking industry and this company and we're well on our way in that progress. What do you see as the main challenges over the next couple of years?

Chinese Small Caps 'Held In Contempt'
Seeking Alpha
Maybe a P/E of 2 or 3 is the new normal for these higher risk firms. One tool a company has at its disposal when valuations become too low is dividends. If enough the P/E ratio is low enough to provide very high yields for shareholders, ...

Cheap Fashion Glasses Website Moves To The High Street
SourceWire (press release)
But channel-hopping is becoming the 'new normal' for today's Internet-savvy shopper so we envisage a high proportion of high street sales coming from this consumer sector as they will use the store as a showroom for online purchases.

Late March M's Roundtable with Jay and Marc
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
His hitting will clearly get a boost from a recovery from the IBS/oblique/pectoral issues, but I think his true talent (purely as a hitter) in 2012, is lower, and he'll be recovering to a new “normal” level that's probably in the .290-.310 wOBA range ...

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Best Buy's CEO Discusses Q4 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Last year, to better navigate the "new normal" consumer environment, we took some important steps to begin transforming the company and focusing on strategies we felt offered the best opportunities to deliver improved returns.

UBS cuts 15 as banks bid to solve equities puzzle
Financial News
... in the European equities markets began the year on a low with the value traded across the public platforms in January down 16% year-on-year, according to Thomson Reuters, in a trend that market participants predicted would become the "new normal".

Financial News

Calcutta Telegraph
... important states, its leaders are content. In today's India, corruption has become more evenly spread among political parties. This may explain why there is a political consensus against those in civil society who want to disrupt the cosy, new normal.

Calcutta Telegraph

Not 1, Not 2, But 3 New Reports Out This Week Link Extreme ...
By Daniel Kessler
And if you think this new normal doesn't have consequences just look around. Here's two quick examples: Groesbeck, TX: The city of Groesbeck almost ran out of water completely in November 2011. The city had to spend $250000 to pipe ...
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RPSD 2010 » Apple Laptops
By tracybob
Apple notebooks are usually thought to be the new normal every time one is introduced. The newest to make a actual common could be the Apple Mac Pro 13-inch notebook. Of all the so-called Apple notebooks ever to be removed, your ...
RPSD 2010

Climate change is already harshing the weather | Grist
We don't seem to be grappling with the fact that this kind of volatility is rapidly becoming the new normal — or that we are totally unprepared. If the public does tune in to what little media coverage there is of the climate-weather connection, they ...

Puberty Before Age 10 - A New 'Normal'? -
What science tells us about the incredible shrinking childhood.

Wounded warrior embraces new normal, new employment – Part ...
Share Foreword by Major (ret) Arturo R. Murguia Today, we close out our series on Army Master Sergeant (ret) Jeffrey Mittman. While we focused on Jeff and his ...

New Normal News: Deeper recessions the new normal?
on home sales. you should forget about this thing already for god's sake. this is like a 60 years old baby-boomer statistics. get used to the new normal. who ...

New Normal – Still Part of the Vernacular - AFAM - March 19, 2012
Have to say that I chuckled a bit when I read in Saturday's New York Times that “ most professional investors think that a black swan event is possible,” even as a ...

Friday, March 30, 2012

The New Normal: Making Do With Less

The new normal: Mass. cities and towns are making do with less
According to Carolyn C. Ryan, a policy analyst for the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, an independent watchdog group, Salem's fiscal picture is emblematic of what she called “a new normal.'' Statewide, 75 percent of the 351 communities in ...

Workshop to focus on 'New Normal'
Woodbury Bulletin
What is the new normal and how do we thrive in it? Woodbury residents are invited to a workshop entitled “Thriving in the 'New' Normal'” Saturday at Central Park. What is the new normal and how do we thrive in it? Woodbury residents are invited to a ...

Living within my new normal
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
I'm starting to realize what my new normal is after going through treatment and having my surgery. Having a prosthetic femur has its limits and they are the kind of limits that get in the way of being 12. A few days ago, I was at a party with a bunch ...

Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

NeNe Leakes Joins Cast Of New Comedy Pilot
News One
Reality star NeNe Leakes from Bravo's hit series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (RHOA) has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming sitcom, “The New Normal,” according to TV Guide. Leakes, who has been pursuing an acting career, has been making ...

News One

'Real Housewives' Roundup: NeNe's New Acting Career, Gretchen's Regret and ...
It seems that Miss NeNe Leakes must have impressed Glee head-honcho Ryan Murphy, because after working with her on the Fox drama, Murphy cast her in a new pilot for NBC called The New Normal. The show will be about a gay couple trying to start a family ...


A Wounded Warrior Embraces the New Normal: Part One
The White House (blog)
As I looked around, I saw amputees, bandages, wheelchairs, and crutches and knew that this was my new “normal.” I headed straight to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) and was stopped outside of my husband's room by his nurse.

Industry headcount to dwindle under 'new normal'
Broker News Australia
By Adam Smith | 29/03/2012 5:40:00 AM | 2 comments Mortgage broker numbers are set to fall as consumer credit appetite settles into a "new normal". The JP Morgan/Fujitsu Australian Mortgage Industry Report has pointed to a "fundamental shift" in risk ...

Broker News Australia

A Wounded Warrior Embraces the New Normal: Part Two
The White House (blog)
Ed. note: This week, will feature the story of a catastrophically wounded Service member and his saga of recovery to employed Veteran. In an effort to highlight what our wounded veterans can offer to private and public organizations, ...

The Real Housewives Of Atlanta: NeNe Leakes On New Scripted Show; Will She ...
She has been guest-starring on Glee for the past few months as swimming coach Roz Washington, and now she will be featured on a comedy pilot for NBC called The New Normal. The New Normal is a show by the co-creator of Glee, Ryan Murphy, ...

Our View: Local program provides help in the 'New Normal'
Woodbury Bulletin
On Saturday, organizers will present “Thriving in the 'New' Normal” at Central Park. To recap what you'll find in this week's Woodbury Bulletin story, the program looks to aid folks still struggling to find their economic footing.

City Mall leads renaissance
The Press
NEW NORMAL: "I miss the opportunity to walk through City Mall. I like Re:Start - there is no question about that - but I miss the old mall just the same." By the time Christchurch's Re:Start container shopping precinct shifts from its current City Mall...

The Press

Rugby: Crusaders revved up for their road trip
New Zealand Herald
The team spent more time away from Christchurch than in the shaky city last season - a predicament they referred to as the "new normal" - and last week played their first game in Christchurch for nearly two years when they christened their new ...

Four Simple Steps To More Conscious Spending
I was able to establish a new “normal” while never feeling deprived. There four steps to conscious spending: Gain clarity. You must track your cash out flow—a distinction that often gets lumped in with budgeting itself, but that gives you more ...

Financial Services World Quality Report Reveals Cloud and Outsourcing Are Key ...
MarketWatch (press release)
4) 'New Normal' for Financial Services: Mobile Applications - The study's findings also reflect the “New Normal” for the FS industry, featuring different business economics, risk management, and regulatory paradigms than existed prior to the global ...

The Rise And Fears Of The New Elite
“It could take a decade or longer for the new normal to emerge,” she says. Class disparity was one of the main topics at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos. It topped government concerns about the environment and was in line with the financial ...


BRICS' report issued at New Delhi summit
China Daily
... the world economy, said the report, adding "the emphasis is on best practices, areas of co-operation, and strengthening economic links so that BRICS could collectively play a more central role in the 'new normal' of the post-crisis global economy.

Budget introduced by council in Hawthorne
Mayor Richard Goldberg introduced the budget at the March 21 council meeting saying this is how the borough is dealing with living in the "new normal" with budget and tax levy caps. The overall budget increased from 2011 by $544000 or 2.9 percent.

How to spend (the cash element of) your bonus
Financial News
She said: “We are seeing a real appreciation on the part of our high-net worth clients that this is the new normal. The days of incredible cash bonuses may be over and it might just not be temporary.” Yet some commentators said luxury spending would ...

Financial News

What and where do you call home?
Explorer News
As we enter into what many refer to as the 'new normal,' it will be important for all in the real estate and development sectors to understand the on-going changes in household composition. According to the Urban Land Institute (ULI), today 14 percent ...

Tom Leykis ready to return Monday with new talk show
The show will originate from his New Normal Studios in Burbank. In a press release interview, Leykis said, "I believe that the success of this auction, and the shock of some of my radio colleagues at the interest level it has generated, ...

Cherry Blossoms: Ideal indicators of the impacts of climate change?
American Rivers (blog)
In our “new normal,” it's likely that we will experience higher temperatures, changes in precipitation resulting in more droughts and floods, and a general shift towards more extreme weather events. Earlier this week, the Obama Administration took a ...

American Rivers (blog)

Helping Kids Impacted By War
West Virginia MetroNews
Sally Patterson, the state coordinator for the Living in the New Normal conference, says they've carefully selected those at the event to get the word out. "How to synchronize support for military children in West Virginia,” is how Patterson described ...

Sandy Springs Officials Thinking Creatively on Apartments
Still, market experts including representatives from Goody Clancy, the master planning firm selected to develop a concept for a new downtown area, say there is new normal. Many folks are choosing apartments instead of mortgages.

Customer service key to growing your business
Irish Independent
'The New Normal', by Peter Hinssen, notes that staff and clients expect frictionless interaction using technology. If you are over 35, you don't understand, because you are a digital nomad as distinct from a digital native. Instead, ask your kids what ...

It's Not a Job Search, It's a Permanent Campaign (blog)
But candidates have accepted it as the new normal and, with savvy teams PR experts on call, they're making do. The real problem, though, isn't the impact on politicians. It's the fact that everyone else — including regular professionals — is also now ...

Who will win the battle over the value of the Japanese yen?
Combined with a decline in Japanese competitiveness in industries like automobiles and electronics, the increase in energy imports means trade deficits are likely the new normal for Japan. In a compelling piece in Caixin earlier this week, ...

Question of the Week: Schools Candidates Answer One Question
For Belmont, that means we are living in the “new normal” as far as school and town services go.The School Committee, the administration and the leaders of the Belmont Public Schools are continuing to work hard to find efficiencies that translate into ...

Daniel J. Martinez at LAXART Kept PST Relevant
Huffington Post (blog)
MG: There is a prescience in you spotting extreme behavior that has now become quite commonplace -- did you have any imagination about the body issues you documented becoming "the new normal" in the future? DJM: The politics of the body has continually ...

Solving the professional development puzzle
The National Law Journal
In the new normal era, the disconnect between the state of legal education and the requirements of law practice has never been greater. While there are some encouraging signs that the legal academy is beginning to acknowledge that a law school ...

What's Your Environmental Spend Profile?
Spend Matters
As is today's new normal, other staff (already wearing three or four hats) found a new green one balancing on their head. Company Y knows its waste streams, and already has long-term service provider relationships. However, waste volumes can change due ...

Being Human : Seeing What We Mean
The Bay Citizen (blog)
You've probably heard the new phrase, "the new normal." From Beau's perspective, what's normal is continually being defined and redefined by our brain. Whether I see a stick, or a snake, my brain is interpreting sensation, in feedback with environment, ...

Springtime Storylines: Are the San Francisco Giants going to give Brandon Belt ...
If the outfield is going to be a plus for this team, that will have to be the new normalfor Cabrera, not his career year. Buster Posey is back, and that's huge. Is he 100%? He seems fairly close to it in spring training. There have been no issues, ...

Childhood cancer can be beaten; research leading to more personalized treatments
National Post
Whatever treatment is necessary, it's important for everyone involved to adjust to thenew normal. David Brownstone, a social worker with the Hospital for Sick Children's pediatric brain tumour program, says it's challenging for parents to look after ...

National Post

Business remains cautious despite rising optimism
“If uncertainty is the new normal, companies need to have greater confidence in their own ability to grow proactively over the long term, with job creation vital for a sustainable economic recovery.” The Barclays' Job Creation Survey 2012 questioned ...

Four Simple Steps To More Conscious Spending | Creative Money
By Mindy Crary
I was able to establish a new “normal” while never feeling deprived. There four steps to conscious spending: Gain clarity. You must track your cash out flow—a distinction that often gets lumped in with budgeting itself, but that gives you more ...
Creative Money

Life Decisions During Career Transitions | Crossroads Career Network
By Peter Bourke
Use weekly review and preview exercise. There is a “New Normal” – the world of work has changed. ... For more on how to thrive in this new normal work world, visit A Better Way to Make a Living. Attitude is Everything! Most allow their fear ...
Crossroads Career Network »...

Tears, Law School and March Madness | JD Match
By Jayme Soulati
Apparently, these machismo males didn't get the memo that crying is the new normal at sporting events and how about law school graduation? What do think, Gentlemen? Will you shed a few, gasp, tears when you graduate from law school?
JD Match

An Early Start | PLANET°
By Jordan Sayle
Time will tell if this is merely a freak aberration or a harbinger of the new normal to come. But since we're able to venture back outside, the time is ripe to teach our children all about the natural wonders to be found out there. It's the perfect ...

kt literary » Blog Archive » People are already falling in love with ...
By Kate
... has hated him since he started an ugly rumor in middle school that ruined her reputation, he is drawn to her, “all green eyes and tousled hair,” and the tentative relationship that ensues may just ensure some kind of a new normal for Travis.
kt literary

The new normal: Mass. cities and towns are making do with less ...
... awaited capital projects. Local leaders are embracing a ”new normal” - a permanent loss of prerecession revenue levels - and learning to make do with less.

From the Long Tail to the New Normal | The Social Customer
In this next installment of my 'connect the dots' series I am going out on a bit of a limb. My objective here is to help people understand the importance of 'New ... >> The 'new' normal, part 1
The “new” normal is actually not so new. The practice of printing money or inflating a currency to “pay” for a national debt has been around for at least as long as ...

7.0 Earthquake – The New Normal? « L.A. Marzulli's Blog
7.0 Earthquake – The New Normal? Posted by lamarzulli on March 26, 2012. How to use this site: At the top of the page you will see a list of upcoming speaking ...

NeNe Leakes cast in Ryan Murphy's New Normal - KCTV 5
KCTV 5NeNe Leakes cast in Ryan Murphy's New Normal. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH ...

Banking secretary promotes new normal for businesses
Glenn E. Moyer, former National Penn chief executive officer, talks about the state of lending.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sluggish the 'new normal' in mortgage lending

Sluggish the 'new normal' in mortgage lending
Herald Sun
Banks must prepare for a "new normal" in the home loan market as demand for credit slows while more borrowers battle falling home prices, the report says. In their biannual analysis of the mortgage market, global investment bank JP Morgan and ...

PIMCO's Gross Paints Dire Picture as 'New Normal' Continues Taking Hold (subscription) (blog)
The captured soldiers entire plan was to escape to the "old normal" they were used to, instead of the "New Normal" inside the camp. Gross cited many areas of leverage, with the system "extending credit, lowering interest rates, expanding deficits, ... (subscription) (blog)

NeNe Leakes Joins The Cast Of Ryan Murphy's The New Normal
Cinema Blend
Leakes is set to join the cast of Murphy's The New Normal, a comedy about a gay couple hoping to accomplish their dream of parenthood through a surrogate. Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells is set to star alongside Justin Bartha as the lead couple ...

Cinema Blend

Pilot Season: NeNe Leakes Cast in Ryan Murphy's New Normal
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The Real Housewife has been cast on his pilot, The New Normal, according to Deadline. The NBC comedy stars Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells and The Hangover's Justin Bartha as a gay couple trying to start a family with the help of a surrogate (Georgia ...

NeNe Leakes Cast on New NBC Sitcom
The Hollywood Gossip
The Real Housewife of Atlanta, who actually hasn't been awful as a swim team coach on Glee, will team up again with Ryan Murphy for The New Normal. A comedic pilot, the show focuses on a gay couple - Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells and The Hangover's ...

Nene Leakes Lands Role in NBC Sitcom 'The New Normal'
VIBE Vixen
Nene Leakes is slated to return to television as a cast member of a new comedy pilot, The New Normal. Premiering on NBC, the Ryan Murphy-written show is about a gay couple who hires a surrogate. Other cast members include Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha ...

VIBE Vixen

Are We There Yet? Trulia's Housing Barometer
Huffington Post
We're not trying to predict what the new normal will be in the future -- we're just eyeballing the past in order to put this month's housing data into context. Construction starts: 22% of the way back from their low in Apr 2009 toward their normal ...

NeNe Leakes Snares Recurring Role on New NBC Sitcom 'The New Normal'
The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star who's already on the current season of “Glee,” starring as cheerleading coach Roz Washington, has just landed a big part on the NBC sitcom “The New Normal,” according to reports. If you're wondering what it's about ...

Dangerous magic in your retirement plan
In the New Normal, cautious investors are learning to revise their expectations downward. People like Louis Berlin, for example. The Miami insurance salesman was one of those who piled into risky assets in the late 1990s, and thought he could rely on ...

NeNe Leakes cast in Ryan Murphy's New Normal
WQOW TV News 18
By Robyn Ross, NeNe Leakes must have made an impression on Ryan Murphy when she appeared on Glee! The Real Housewife has been cast on his pilot, The New Normal, according to Deadline.

NeNe Leakes lands 'Normal' gig reports that the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has landed a part on the upcoming NBC pilot for "The New Normal." The sitcom centers on a gay couple and the surrogate mom carrying the baby. NeNe will play Rocky, a woman who is ...

Nene Leakes to star in NBC sitcom 'The New Normal'
The Grio
By theGrio Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes just landed a recurring role on the upcoming NBC sitcom, The New Normal. Glee producer Ryan Murphy gave the aspiring actress her role on this show about a mixed family. Who Got The Role reports on ...

NeNe Leakes, David Lyons to Star in New Pilots
TV Fanatic
NeNe Leakes (The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Glee) will team up again with Ryan Murphy on The New Normal, an NBC comedy about a gay couple and their surrogate mother. If picked up, Leakes will play a recurring character named Rocky.

Hope International hosts entrepreneur conference
Central Penn Business Journal
By Holly White Lancaster County-based Hope International on Thursday and Friday will host an entrepreneur conference The New Normal. Held at The Ware Center in Lancaster, the conference will present several speakers to discuss how to find success in a ...

Pilot News: Housewives' NeNe Leakes Joins Ryan Murphy Comedy, Vampire Alum ...
by Megan Masters The Real Housewives star — who's made a handful of appearances on Glee this season — has joined the cast of Murphy's NBC comedy pilot The New Normal. Also among the latest wave of pilot castings: a Vampire Diaries alum returns to The ...

Eleven Tips for Successful Cloud Computing Adoption
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The intersection of cloud computing with business strategy, Big Data, vendor lock-in, globalization, collaboration, security, licensing, virtualization, confidence, and the 'new normal' can act as huge points of concern. So I put down some thoughts on ...

SYS-CON Media (press release)

Property market undergoing seismic shift, report finds
Casey Weekly Berwick
Banks need to adjust to a "new normal" of weak demand for home loans that may drop to half the level of borrowings before the global financial crisis, according to the JPMorgan, Fujitsu Australian mortgage industry report.

'Real Housewives' NeNe Leakes Lands New TV Gig
Gather Celebs News Channel
Wetpaint Entertainment is reporting that NeNe has landed herself a new role on a brand new NBC comedy show, called The New Normal. It is a show created by Ryan Murphy and the two met when NeNe was cast on Glee as Sue Sylvester's rival on the show.

The NEWH Leadership Conference Heads to San Francisco, January 25-26th, 2013
SYS-CON Media (press release)
"The underlying theme is the 'New Normal,'" says Huntsinger. "The business landscape has changed fundamentally; tomorrow's environment will be different, but no less rich in possibilities for those who are prepared. Our objective is to help the ...

A turbulent economy introduces uncertainty
Hotel News Now
The likelihood that the aftermath of this recession will leave an altered economic landscape means there will most likely be a “new normal.” Economic forecasts are notoriously tricky. There is a good reason why there are endless variations of the old ...

Full Real Estate Recovery Not Coming Until 2015
Kolko says it's important to remember the “new normal,” when it arrives, might not look just like the market before the bubble and subsequent crash. For instance, he says, “The homeownership rate probably won't go all the way back up to what it was ...


Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes lands role on NBC sitcom The New...
It was announced Tuesday that NeNe Leakes has landed a recurring role on Murphy's latest project, The New Normal, a sitcom pilot for NBC! The show “revolves around a blended family of a gay couple (Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha) and the woman (Georgia ...

Nothing Can Stop NeNe Leakes
The Atlantic Wire
She's done a couple episodes of Murphy's Glee, quite well we should add, and now she's been cast on Murphy's new pilot The New Normal in a role that will be "heavily recurring" should it go to series. We don't know anything about the character other ...

The Atlantic Wire

NONFICTION: Book lays out concerns of drifting toward permanent war
Minneapolis Star Tribune
That old liberal chestnut kept occurring to me while reading "Drift" (Crown, 275 pages, $25), MSNBC-TV host Rachel Maddow's new book about the unmooring of the nation's overfunded military and the "new normal" state of permanent warfare.

Politics: As Usual?
Maritime Professional (blog)
My wife and I (fortunately) both have new jobs; both as a function of the “new normal” and although I assure you that we're doing just fine, we had our moments during the depths of the worst recession in our lifetime. It was around that time that I ...

Forum explores changing climate
Is this the new normal? Will spring come this early more frequently? From 6:30-8:30 pm on March 28, Science North is hosting Our Community, Our Climate, a free public forum, where Sudburians can discuss the weather changes they've experienced over the ...

Gay 'Glee' creator casts NeNe in sitcom pilot
Project Q Atlanta
NBC's “The New Normal” pilot is about a blended family of a gay male couple and their baby surrogate. NeNe is set to play the frequently recurring, frequently sassy role of Rocky. The rest of the details on her character are being worked out, ...

Project Q Atlanta

NetRight Daily » The 'new' normal, part 2
By Bill Wilson
Monopoly Money By Bill Wilson — In the first part of “The 'new' normal,” we analyzed the dilemma faced by fiscal reformers seeking to make budgetary cuts or even balance budgets in advanced economies that have active central banks.
NetRight Daily

Don't Let the Old Times Disappear in the New Normal | Traveling ...
By Lynn Lutwin
Illness may be difficult for the whole family to deal with. What was once a routine life and taken for granted now seems like a fantasy. Patients and families have to get used to the new normal. That means doing things in different ways, ...
Traveling Companions

NeNe Leakes Joins The Cast Of Ryan Murphy's The New Normal ...
By Wire News Sources
So, where does Leakes fit into The New Normal? Leakes will play a frequently recurring character named Rocky. If Murphy's pilot makes it to series, the.
Herald de Paris

REALITY CHICKS: "BBW" Star Kenya Bell Becomes A VIDEO ...
By Alea Jo
Kenya Bell, Video Chick, NeNe Leaks, NBC Pilot, The New Normal. Black Planet Media ...REALITY CHICKS: “BBW” Star Kenya Bell Becomes A VIDEO CHICK + NeNe Leakes LANDS Role On NBC Pilot “The New Normal”! Mar 27, 2012 ...
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Nene Leakes Lands New Acting Role | 97.9 The Box
Com, the Real Housewives of Atlanta's NeNe Leakes has been offered a new part, after playing Roz Washington in this season's hit show “Glee.” Sources say Leakes has signed on for a re-occurring role in NBC's “The New Normal.” ...
97.9 The Box

NeNe Has Landed A New Acting Role | Foxy 107.1-104.3
By Karen Clark
Murphy has picked Leakes to star in his latest project, an NBC pilot called The New Normalabout a gay couple who hires a surrogate to have their baby. It's unclear what role Leakes will play, though we're certain she'll provide the comic relief.
Foxy 107.1-104.3

Fenton at the Skoll World Forum « Fenton | Progress Accelerated
By Ellen Miller
See descriptions below: Communications Trends: What's Relevant? What's Not? What's Changed? Two years ago, Lisa Witter presented a workshop on “The New Normal” in communications. She addressed 12 driving forces that changed the ...
Fenton | Progress Accelerated » News

Review (Part 2): IACC's Annual Conference | Conference Center Blog
By Sarah Vining
On day 1, sessions included an introduction to the IACC meeting concept, selling the IACC meeting concept, creative team-building, sustainable meetings, leadership strategies in the “new normal” and my personal favorite the Thought ...
Conference Center Blog

Oh No They Didn't! - finally they did something right
By Tim Tebow is MY Husband//I ♥ Cheryl Cole
With Facebook becoming the new normal of how people share and communicate, some employers have folded Facebook into the candidate screening process -- asking to access a job applicant's account, either by using a subscriber's ...
Oh No They Didn't!

NeNe Leakes Scores a 'Real' Acting Gig: 7 Other Major Reality TV ...
By Nicholas Robinson
Leakes has had a recurring role as rival cheerleading coach Roz Washington on Ryan Murphy's hit show, “Glee, and according to Deadline, Murphy has now cast Leakes in the new NBC comedy pilot, “The New Normal.” The show will focus ...
Rolling Out - Black News, Celebrity...

I see pride. I see power.
By Diana
There was SO much I wanted to change with how I handled another baby this time around. Another pregnancy. As excited and thankful and grateful as I am for my babies, there is a part of me that wrestles with the sadness of a new normal ...
Hormonal Imbalances™

NeNe Leakes Lands Role on 'The New Normal' |
After making several appearances on Glee, NeNe Leakes is set to star in a new show.

Are last-minute meetings the new normal? -
In the past, a rebounding economy meant that the booking windows for meetings lengthened as planners faced tighter hotel availability. So why do meetings' ...

GFA Success in the NEW Normal by John Spence
Success in the NEW Normal. ... Leadership and the NEW Normal : Slide Deck Leadership and the NEW Norm… SII / SIFMA ...

The Crowded Nest: The New Normal
Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food is bad, the dust is disgusting and the morals are deplorable. Go West, young man, go West and ...

A New Normal - Boston Herald
Yet after a Spiritual lesson we can feel emotionally and spirituallly “bruised,” as we adjust to our “new normal.” This is normal, and OK. It's called growth.

My Time to Simplify: My new normal...
My new normal feels very abnormal to me. My only constant is D...everything else is variable. I have all these thoughts, to-do lists, projects, feelings and such ...

New Normal - Google News