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Brisbane Times
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoosuch as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
such as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received the backing of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. But people involved in the process long believed that Verizon, with its enormous cash pile and its... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams superintendent adds to her teamas a special education teacher, community coordinator, elementary principal, an
North Adams superintendent adds to her team
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 minutes ago
as a special education teacher, community coordinator, elementary principal, and director of special education in the Berkshire Hills Regional School District. Most recently, Simon worked as a program manager for positive youth development... Read more
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WA Today
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoosuch as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
WA Today / Posted 27 minutes ago
such as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received the backing of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. But people involved in the process long believed that Verizon, with its enormous cash pile and its... Read more
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Canberra Times
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoosuch as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
Canberra Times / Posted 45 minutes ago
such as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received the backing of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. But people involved in the process long believed that Verizon, with its enormous cash pile and its... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I'll always try and remain a player first and a captain second'her now vice-captain, Anya Shrubsole , of her own volition, to seek a better st
'I'll always try and remain a player first and a captain second'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted an hour ago
her now vice-captain, Anya Shrubsole , of her own volition, to seek a better standard of cricket in Division One with Berkshire. "I've always been quite a competitive character," she explains, "and I enjoy things I'm quite good at. I found I... Read more
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The Age
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoosuch as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
The Age / Posted an hour ago
such as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received the backing of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. But people involved in the process long believed that Verizon, with its enormous cash pile and its... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Dedicated healthcare assistant Stuart nominated for an awardA Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH) worker, described as “a wonderful human being”
Dedicated healthcare assistant Stuart nominated for an award
Reading Evening Post / Posted 3 hours ago
A Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH) worker, described as “a wonderful human being” who always goes above and beyond to give “110 per cent” to his job and patients, has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award. Stuart Bright, 30, who works on the... Read more
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metro
Chris Evans 'denies claims he has a drinking problem'in The Sun, saying: ‘Myself and several colleagues and friends had finished lun
Chris Evans 'denies claims he has a drinking problem'
metro / Posted 5 hours ago
in The Sun, saying: ‘Myself and several colleagues and friends had finished lunch in London and were travelling back to Berkshire in a private hire people carrier.Chris Evans has left the revamped Top Gear after one series (Picture:... Read more
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Morningstar
What Makes Fidelity Contrafund Differentnames that aren't commonplace in other large-growth Morningstar Category funds.
What Makes Fidelity Contrafund Different
Morningstar / Posted 10 hours ago
names that aren't commonplace in other large-growth Morningstar Category funds. The fund has had a longtime bet on Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo , though Danoff has trimmed the latter as rate increases have failed to materialize and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NEPA Philharmonic music director leads young artists at BU’s Tanglewood Instituteartist orchestra in Lenox, Massachusetts, home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
NEPA Philharmonic music director leads young artists at BU’s Tanglewood Institute
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 hours ago
artist orchestra in Lenox, Massachusetts, home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Tanglewood, located in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains, is the location of this extraordinary summer festival. Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) is... Read more
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Philly.com
A little taste of the rustic, between Philly and Allentownon 35 transactions. Bucks County's median price was $265,000 on 1,400 sales in
A little taste of the rustic, between Philly and Allentown
Philly.com / Posted 12 hours ago
on 35 transactions. Bucks County's median price was $265,000 on 1,400 sales in the same first-quarter period, according to Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors' HomExpert Market Report. Currently, there are four active listings in... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
People in businessservice to their customers." Real estate firm presents awards Announcement w
People in business
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
service to their customers." Real estate firm presents awards Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of those sales associates of the firm who had qualified for the prestigious... Read more
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Brisbane Times
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Hestonorganisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to t
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Heston
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 hours ago
organisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to the prep house for The Fat Duck, his famous Berkshire restaurant with three Michelin stars, and then the restaurant itself. "The learning curve is huge because the type... Read more
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WA Today
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Hestonorganisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to t
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Heston
WA Today / Posted 16 hours ago
organisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to the prep house for The Fat Duck, his famous Berkshire restaurant with three Michelin stars, and then the restaurant itself. "The learning curve is huge because the type... Read more
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The Age
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Hestonorganisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to t
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Heston
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
organisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to the prep house for The Fat Duck, his famous Berkshire restaurant with three Michelin stars, and then the restaurant itself. "The learning curve is huge because the type... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Hestonorganisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to t
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Heston
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
organisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to the prep house for The Fat Duck, his famous Berkshire restaurant with three Michelin stars, and then the restaurant itself. "The learning curve is huge because the type... Read more
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Canberra Times
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Hestonorganisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to t
MasterChef winner Billie McKay's humbling time working for Heston
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
organisation. Stints in his Heathrow Airport cafe and then a gastropub led to the prep house for The Fat Duck, his famous Berkshire restaurant with three Michelin stars, and then the restaurant itself. "The learning curve is huge because the type... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoosuch as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received
Verizon near deal to acquire Yahoo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
such as TPG Capital; and Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has received the backing of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. But people involved in the process long believed that Verizon, with its enormous cash pile and its... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire Democrats Farley-Bouvier, Mark heading to DNC in PhillyWhile they've supported different campaigns, two Berkshire-based state represen
Berkshire Democrats Farley-Bouvier, Mark heading to DNC in Philly
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 22 hours ago
While they've supported different campaigns, two Berkshire-based state representatives heading to the Democratic National Convention, which starts Monday, say they are focused on building a sense of unity and progress across their party's lines. As... Read more
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USA Today
Verizon closes in on Yahoo deala group led by Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has the backing of bil
Verizon closes in on Yahoo deal
USA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
a group led by Quicken Loans co-founder Dan Gilbert, who has the backing of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. Each is sniffing around a collection of Yahoo properties — social network Tumblr, news and sports sites,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequityin the summer of 2013, a 14-year-old Salvadoran immigrant left his Somerville h
Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequity
Boston Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
in the summer of 2013, a 14-year-old Salvadoran immigrant left his Somerville home for a high school sports camp in the Berkshires, his parents trusting he would be kept safe by the coaches he hoped to impress. Two days later, the boy was... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Great Barrington committee lukewarm to 100 Bridge St. plansProtection study revealed the presence of a number of dangerous chemicals in th
Great Barrington committee lukewarm to 100 Bridge St. plans
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Protection study revealed the presence of a number of dangerous chemicals in the soils, including dioxins. The South Berkshire Community Development Corp., which purchased the site in 2007, hopes to build a mixed-use development there.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge faces millions of dollars to fix essential bridgesLeonard Tisdale has alerted the selectmen about a small but deteriorating bridg
Stockbridge faces millions of dollars to fix essential bridges
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Leonard Tisdale has alerted the selectmen about a small but deteriorating bridge on Route 183 directly south of Berkshire Country Day School. The state Department of Transportation has described the structure as "something close" to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Great Barrington woman faces more heroin chargesdriving on Main Street. Stolzar knew that an active warrant for Brenner was ou
Great Barrington woman faces more heroin charges
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
driving on Main Street. Stolzar knew that an active warrant for Brenner was outstanding for failing to appear in Central Berkshire District Court for a trial stemming from a March 2015 arrest. In that incident she was also arrested by Stolzar... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Jungle Cat bounds into view for Goodwood’s King George Stakesto the Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap at Royal Ascot last month. Scottish (Charlie
Jungle Cat bounds into view for Goodwood’s King George Stakes
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
to the Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap at Royal Ascot last month. Scottish (Charlie Appleby) gained an impressive victory over Berkshire (Paul Cole) in a Newbury Listed race on July 16, while G2 Hardwicke Stakes fourth Mount Logan (Roger Varian) has... Read more
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Sporting Life
Mustashry gains redemptionus on TwitterMustashry bounced back from his defeat at Royal Ascot to land the
Mustashry gains redemption
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
us on TwitterMustashry bounced back from his defeat at Royal Ascot to land the Woodford Reserve Handicap back at the Berkshire circuit.The three-year-old colt finished down the field in the Britannia Stakes on ground that was softer than... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Adams-Cheshire interim Superintendent Robert Putnam reaching out for community inputMountain Middle School music teacher and grained 14 years experience before tha
Adams-Cheshire interim Superintendent Robert Putnam reaching out for community input
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Mountain Middle School music teacher and grained 14 years experience before that as an administrator at the Central Berkshire Regional School District. "I will be speaking to a broad range," Putnam said, noting that in addition to elected... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Adams man faces charges of leaving scene of accidentwhich also had a single passenger, complained of back and shoulder pain and was
Adams man faces charges of leaving scene of accident
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
which also had a single passenger, complained of back and shoulder pain and was transported to the North Adams Campus of Berkshire Medical Center, according to a report filed by Adams Police Officer Michael Wandrei. Mullen initially indicated... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tories appoint more women PMs than North East cabinet ministers of late11 Downing Street, her cabinet ministers are from London and the South East con
Tories appoint more women PMs than North East cabinet ministers of late
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
11 Downing Street, her cabinet ministers are from London and the South East constituencies. May’s own seat is Maidenhead in Berkshire – Home Counties territory. Compare this to former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown, who had just one London MP... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Reasons Cash Is a Smart Position in Your Portfoliohas long been a proponent of holding cash and has alluded to maintaining a mini
3 Reasons Cash Is a Smart Position in Your Portfolio
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
has long been a proponent of holding cash and has alluded to maintaining a minimum of $20 billion in the portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A). By the end of 2015, however, the holding company’s cash stood at $72 billion. One of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
K9 hero 'Officer Jori' gets health insurancehave been awarded the 'Health Care for K-9 Heroes' grant from Vested Interest i
K9 hero 'Officer Jori' gets health insurance
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
have been awarded the 'Health Care for K-9 Heroes' grant from Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com) Jori has been on the job for five years now. "He's a veteran," said Ullrich of... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Caversham garden designer wins RHS gold medalTatton Flower Show this week with her garden design The Waiting List. Her entr
Caversham garden designer wins RHS gold medal
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
Tatton Flower Show this week with her garden design The Waiting List. Her entry draws together her experiences at Royal Berkshire Hospital with her new life in gardening with a design representing the kind of hospital garden a transplant patient... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Susquehanna County Court Notesof Montrose. ■ John Rood and Veronica McNeice, both of Hallstead. ■ Frederick
Susquehanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
of Montrose. ■ John Rood and Veronica McNeice, both of Hallstead. ■ Frederick Marshall III and Christin Reed, both of Berkshire, New York. ■ John Sears and Lauren Randall, both of San Francisco, California. ■ Ryan Gorton and Amanda Wright,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrentare, in fact, made in California, Britain having given up missile production in
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrent
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
are, in fact, made in California, Britain having given up missile production in the 1960s. The Trident warheads are made in Berkshire – but by a privatised government agency part-owned by two American firms. Trident may be British, but only in the... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Newbury FC to continue to fight council over home groundNewbury FC is preparing for a court battle after West Berkshire Council voted t
Newbury FC to continue to fight council over home ground
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
Newbury FC is preparing for a court battle after West Berkshire Council voted to pursue an "exciting regeneration" of the area where the club's home ground lies. The council says it was left with 'no alternative' but to take up this option in order... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Take the bus, say IKEA staff, even though some services haven't started yetexperienced in exiting our car park during last Sunday, we have been working to
Take the bus, say IKEA staff, even though some services haven't started yet
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
experienced in exiting our car park during last Sunday, we have been working together with traffic engineers and West Berkshire Council to review the traffic flows away from the store. "For the upcoming weekend we will maintain our traffic... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
West Berkshire's short breaks for disabled budget cut illegalA top judge said West Berkshire Council had to make “difficult decisions” in th
West Berkshire's short breaks for disabled budget cut illegal
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
A top judge said West Berkshire Council had to make “difficult decisions” in the wake of a surprise central government decision which left a drastic hole in its budget. But, in deciding to slash payments to voluntary organisations which provide... Read more
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The Washington Times
Berkshire Hathaway is a conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United Sta
Berkshire Hathaway
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
is a conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that oversees and manages a number of subsidiary companies. The company averaged an annual growth in book value of 20.3% to its shareholders for the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: Home rental price growth pulls even with wages; morerichest person in the world. Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday beca
Roundup: Home rental price growth pulls even with wages; more
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
richest person in the world. Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday because of a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136 million, but at the end of the day, Bloomberg's billionaire index showed that his $65.1... Read more
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Boston Globe
Recent transactions: westRanch, built in 1961, 1,080 square feet, 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, on 10,
Recent transactions: west
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Ranch, built in 1961, 1,080 square feet, 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, on 10,400-square-foot lot. $36,000NORFOLK 43 Berkshire St. One-family Colonial, built in 2001, 3,207 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, on 41,832-square-foot lot.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Dance group brings master class to stoke local passionsfloors. On Friday afternoon, more than 50 dancers came together to stomp, stru
Dance group brings master class to stoke local passions
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
floors. On Friday afternoon, more than 50 dancers came together to stomp, strut, bend and sway their ways across the Berkshire Museum's Crane Room. In sneakers and jeans, tank tops and tattoos, hair colors of all hues — from black to blonde... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
A second solar project proposed for Churchill Street sitearray is proposed on five large lots off Churchill Street just south of the Lan
A second solar project proposed for Churchill Street site
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
array is proposed on five large lots off Churchill Street just south of the Lanesborough line. Phillip Massary and Central Berkshire Land Development, LLC, owns four of the lots, and a fifth is owned by Michael Bianco Landscaping, according to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Drug kingpin sentenced to 30 years in prison; Pittsfield city councilor had tipped him off to raidhis sentence, Stegemann will be subject to lifetime court supervision. "This w
Drug kingpin sentenced to 30 years in prison; Pittsfield city councilor had tipped him off to raid
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
his sentence, Stegemann will be subject to lifetime court supervision. "This was a joint investigation initiated by the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force, and grew to include the DEA, Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office and New York State... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Great Barrington committee lukewarm to 100 Bridge St. plansProtection study revealed the presence of a number of dangerous chemicals in th
Great Barrington committee lukewarm to 100 Bridge St. plans
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Protection study revealed the presence of a number of dangerous chemicals in the soils, including dioxins. The South Berkshire Community Development Corp., which purchased the 8 acre site in 2007, hopes to build a mixed-use development on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the third-richest person in the worldjump with its cloud computing division. Buffett's charity work was also a fact
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the third-richest person in the world
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
jump with its cloud computing division. Buffett's charity work was also a factor in him dropping below Bezos, with the Berkshire Hathaway chairman giving away about $2.2 billion worth of stock in the investment group to the Bill and Melinda... Read more
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Vail Daily
New York Philharmonic performs score from Charlie Chaplin’s ‘City Lights,’ screens filmrecent presentations of “City Lights” have been hailed as a “revelation” (The N
New York Philharmonic performs score from Charlie Chaplin’s ‘City Lights,’ screens film
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
recent presentations of “City Lights” have been hailed as a “revelation” (The New York Times) and a “crowning success” (Berkshire Fine Arts). “Chaplin would have been thrilled to hear the Philharmonic’s plush, sensitive playing of his ‘City... Read more
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CBS News
Amazon's Jeff Bezos now richer than Warren Buffettbillionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to
Amazon's Jeff Bezos now richer than Warren Buffett
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136 million, but at the end of the day Bloomberg said his $65.1 billion net worth edged out... Read more
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The Columbian
Amazon’s Bezos moves past Buffett on world’s richest listbillionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to
Amazon’s Bezos moves past Buffett on world’s richest list
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136 million, but at the end of the day Bloomberg said his $65.1 billion net worth edged out... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Amazon's Bezos Moves Past Buffett On World's Richest Listbillionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to
Amazon's Bezos Moves Past Buffett On World's Richest List
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136 million, but at the end of the day Bloomberg said his $65.1 billion net worth edged out... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Amazon's Bezos moves past Buffett on world's richest listbillionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to
Amazon's Bezos moves past Buffett on world's richest list
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136 million, but at the end of the day Bloomberg said his $65.1 billion net worth edged out... Read more
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