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Lowell Sun
Experts say 2 local business closings not a sign of deeper trouble Within two days last week, the public learned that two well-known area busine
Experts say 2 local business closings not a sign of deeper trouble
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Within two days last week, the public learned that two well-known area businesses would be shutting down: wholesale distributor A.H. Notini & Sons Inc. in Lowell and Sunny Delight... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Proposed Overtime Rule Divorced From Reality (Randy Zook Commentary)Take Harry the junior accountant, for example. Harry makes $12.50 an hour plus
Proposed Overtime Rule Divorced From Reality (Randy Zook Commentary)
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 days ago
Take Harry the junior accountant, for example. Harry makes $12.50 an hour plus benefits and takes home $500 a week before tax. But Harry typically works 45 hours a week, sometimes more. As Harry is a real go-getter just starting his career and with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women in combat: The US can learn from the ADF As the US considers allowing women in combat roles, the Australian experience
Women in combat: The US can learn from the ADF
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
As the US considers allowing women in combat roles, the Australian experience shows more than that will need to be done to ensure greater participation of women on the frontline. Catherine Fox... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Associated Industries of Florida says state should regulate UberRather than seeing it as a retreat, could it be more productive to view this mo
Associated Industries of Florida says state should regulate Uber
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
Rather than seeing it as a retreat, could it be more productive to view this month’s Uber votes by the commissions in Palm Beach and Broward counties as a time-out? An opportunity to seek engagement by a higher power: Tallahassee? Calling on the... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Business association CEO talks minimum wageUnless a last-minute deal happens, no new minimum wage will go into effect in M
Business association CEO talks minimum wage
Rolla Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Unless a last-minute deal happens, no new minimum wage will go into effect in Missouri cities by next Friday, a representative of state business trade association told local officials Friday morning. Posted Aug. 21, 2015 at 5:10 PM Unless a... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Leominster company gets Workforce Training GrantA Leominster company received a Workforce Training Fund grant to provide custom
Leominster company gets Workforce Training Grant
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
A Leominster company received a Workforce Training Fund grant to provide customized training to existing employees and hire new employees. Innovative Mold Solutions, Inc. got a $123,600 grant to train a projected 57 employees and create an expected... Read more
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Boston Herald
Housing drives up costs in BostonThe Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers in the Boston metropolitan are
Housing drives up costs in Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers in the Boston metropolitan area edged up 0.1 percent during the two months ending in July, largely due to higher prices for housing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — a trend that experts... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
27 fracking blocks offered to energy companies The first 27 blocks are located mainly in the North East, North West and East
27 fracking blocks offered to energy companies
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 9 days ago
The first 27 blocks are located mainly in the North East, North West and East Midlands Twenty seven blocks of land across the UK have been formally offered to energy companies by the UK Government for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country's Automotive Industry Plans - What Exactly Are the Expectations?The Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP or the Plan) provides
Country's Automotive Industry Plans - What Exactly Are the Expectations?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP or the Plan) provides for the following fiscal incentives for the initial phase covering the 2013 to 2015 fiscal years. These incentives are targeted at creating an environment for existing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hefty Fine for Polluting Water HailedPretoria — The Department of Water and Sanitation has welcomed the sentence aga
Hefty Fine for Polluting Water Hailed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Water and Sanitation has welcomed the sentence against Bosveld Phosphate (PTY) Ltd in relation to environmental degradation and water offences. The plant produces phosphoric acid, which is used in fertiliser. These... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Polytech cutback 'mistake'Polytechnic executives held a staff meeting on July 31 to announce proposed cut
Polytech cutback 'mistake'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Polytechnic executives held a staff meeting on July 31 to announce proposed cuts to its architecture, building and engineering school after enrolment was forecast to drop by 53 (8.6%) equivalent full time students (Efts) this year. The Otago Daily... Read more
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Independent
A-level results day: Class of 2015 has 'fallen victim to education cuts', say headteachersSchools and sixth-form colleges “simply cannot afford the teachers” for key sub
A-level results day: Class of 2015 has 'fallen victim to education cuts', say headteachers
Independent / Posted 14 days ago
Schools and sixth-form colleges “simply cannot afford the teachers” for key subject areas like music, law, design and technology and German, said Malcolm Trobe, deputy general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders. He was... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Nueces River Authority, TX's Water Revs 'AAAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-'rating to the fol
Fitch Rates Nueces River Authority, TX's Water Revs 'AA
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-'rating to the following Nueces River Authority, TX (NRA, or the authority) revenue bonds: --$64 million water supply facilities revenue refunding bonds (City of Corpus Christi Lake Texana... Read more
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Boston Herald
Robichaud: Solution to the energy crisis lies in pipelineMassachusetts is facing an energy crisis. An Associated Industries of Massachu
Robichaud: Solution to the energy crisis lies in pipeline
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Massachusetts is facing an energy crisis. An Associated Industries of Massachusetts study last year showed that the “cost of electricity was 39 percent higher for households and 79 percent higher for industrial customers than the national average.”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Revolution Forum Set for SeptemberThe Government is organising the 2015 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) aim
Green Revolution Forum Set for September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Government is organising the 2015 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) aimed at unlocking Africa's prosperity inherent in agriculture. The event, which is scheduled to take place in Zambia between September 29 and October, is being jointly... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh ports could be given 'competitive edge' by clean fuel loopholePorts around the Welsh coast could be boosted if shipping companies exploit an
Welsh ports could be given 'competitive edge' by clean fuel loophole
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
Ports around the Welsh coast could be boosted if shipping companies exploit an exemption from new clean fuel regulations, say industry experts. Since January 1, Britain’s south and east coasts have been included in Europe’s Sulphur Emission Control... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chelmsford's John Myers named top insurance proJohn Myers, of Chelmsford, chairman of the Associated Industries of Massachuset
Chelmsford's John Myers named top insurance pro
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
John Myers, of Chelmsford, chairman of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Companies, has been named the 2015 Insurance Professional of the Year by the Insurance Library Association of Boston. The Insurance Library Association... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Big Oil promises jobs and money to promote drilling— Florida would be showered with thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of t
Big Oil promises jobs and money to promote drilling
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
— Florida would be showered with thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of tax revenue over the next two decades if the federal government would quit standing in the way of energy exploration, the oil industry claims. The lure of jobs and money... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Net-free zones will cost jobs: commercial fishermenNet-free fishing zones will cost jobs, push up prices: commercial fishermen Ph
Net-free zones will cost jobs: commercial fishermen
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Net-free fishing zones will cost jobs, push up prices: commercial fishermen Photo: The Fitzroy River in central Queensland will be a net-free zone from November 1, meaning commercial net fishers will no longer be able to operate in the area. (ABC... Read more
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TribLIVE
Drillers dangle prospect of jobs, tax revenue to access sites off Florida’s Gulf coastWASHINGTON — Florida would be showered with thousands of jobs and billions of d
Drillers dangle prospect of jobs, tax revenue to access sites off Florida’s Gulf coast
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — Florida would be showered with thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of tax revenue over the next two decades if the federal government would quit standing in the way of energy exploration, the oil industry claims. The lure of jobs... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Not in this worldInstead of pro-growth policies that lift up Americans' wages, it seems the Obam
Not in this world
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Instead of pro-growth policies that lift up Americans' wages, it seems the Obama administration has a bad habit of hoping wages will magically rise through coercive, anti-growth policies. That's what's behind its push for a redefinition of overtime... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Beating the odds of youth unemployment in Adelaide's northern suburbsHigh youth unemployment rates in Adelaide's northern suburbs not stopping first
Beating the odds of youth unemployment in Adelaide's northern suburbs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
High youth unemployment rates in Adelaide's northern suburbs not stopping first-time job seekers Salisbury's Cameron Rowe may have the area's 17 per cent youth unemployment rates against him, but he is far from giving up on his dream to find... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gilmore MP to discuss future of steel with ministersGilmore MP Ann Sudmalis says she has secured a meeting with the federal ministe
Gilmore MP to discuss future of steel with ministers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
Gilmore MP Ann Sudmalis says she has secured a meeting with the federal minister for defence about the future of steelmaking in the Illawarra. Gilmore MP Ann Sudmalis says she has secured a meeting with the federal minister for defence about the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Public cos. to report pay gap between CEOs, employeesMost public companies will be required to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and t
Public cos. to report pay gap between CEOs, employees
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Most public companies will be required to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and their employees under a long-delayed rule approved by federal regulators yesterday. Beginning in 2017, companies will have to report the ratio between their chief... Read more
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Business Spectator
Genworth to pay special dividendGenworth Mortgage Insurance Australia has urged the Abbott government to adopt
Genworth to pay special dividend
Business Spectator / Posted 23 days ago
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia has urged the Abbott government to adopt the recommendations of the Financial System Inquiry, after reaffirming its full-year growth target and flagging a special dividend for shareholders as part of its interim... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Genworth to pay special dividend Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia has urged the Abbott government to adop
Genworth to pay special dividend
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia has urged the Abbott government to adopt the recommendations of the Financial System Inquiry, after reaffirming its full-year growth target and flagging a special dividend for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Acxiom closes sale of infrastructure armTwo private-equity firms have closed on their purchase of Acxiom Corp.'s inform
Acxiom closes sale of infrastructure arm
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Two private-equity firms have closed on their purchase of Acxiom Corp.'s information-technology infrastructure management operations. Acxiom, of Little Rock, announced in May that it planned to sell the struggling department to Charlesbank Capital... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Donald Conaway Jr.Born August 26, 1925 in Charleston, West Virginia, Donald (Don) was the eldest
Donald Conaway Jr.
Warren Times Observer / Posted 28 days ago
Born August 26, 1925 in Charleston, West Virginia, Donald (Don) was the eldest of three children born to Jane Preston Finley Conaway and Donald Edward Conaway Sr. of Warren, PA. He was a 1950 graduate of Cornell University on the GI Bill following... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Ukraine: To The Edge?. Category“If you want to talk about a nation that could pose an existential threat to th
Ukraine: To The Edge?. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 29 days ago
“If you want to talk about a nation that could pose an existential threat to the United States, I’d have to point to Russia. And if you look at their behavior, it’s nothing short of alarming.” Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. Chair U.S. Joint Chiefs of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Core Informatics Raises $17.5 M To Grow BusinessA Branford-based software firm is expanding and increasing its workforce, thank
Core Informatics Raises $17.5 M To Grow Business
New Haven Independent / Posted a month ago
A Branford-based software firm is expanding and increasing its workforce, thanks to a $17.5 venture capital investment. Core Informatics hopes to increase employment from the current 68 company-wide to 100 by the end of the year. A company... Read more

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