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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianosthe Texas band Explosions in the Sky. "It sounds pretty good," said the 23-yea
Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianos
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 37 minutes ago
the Texas band Explosions in the Sky. "It sounds pretty good," said the 23-year old accordionist for a local band playing contra dance music. "There are a few sticky keys and you can't really get a lot of sound out of it, but it's not as out of... Read more
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Business Wire
TRUSTECH (que incorpora a CARTES), el evento global dedicado a las tecnologías basadas en la confianza presenta su excepcional programa para el año 2016a medida que las billeteras electrónicas muestran su importancia en el e-commer
TRUSTECH (que incorpora a CARTES), el evento global dedicado a las tecnologías basadas en la confianza presenta su excepcional programa para el año 2016
Business Wire / Posted 39 minutes ago
a medida que las billeteras electrónicas muestran su importancia en el e-commerce (conveniencia, tasa de conversión, lucha contra el fraude, facilidad de uso de los dispositivos móviles...). Esto ha llevado ahora a una verdadera batalla de titanes... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianosthe Texas band Explosions in the Sky. "It sounds pretty good," said the 23-yea
Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianos
Brandon Sun / Posted 41 minutes ago
the Texas band Explosions in the Sky. "It sounds pretty good," said the 23-year old accordionist for a local band playing contra dance music. "There are a few sticky keys and you can't really get a lot of sound out of it, but it's not as out of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin water polo: San Marin cruises past San Rafaelthat last MCAL spot.” The Mustangs will compete in their third tournament this
Marin water polo: San Marin cruises past San Rafael
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 59 minutes ago
that last MCAL spot.” The Mustangs will compete in their third tournament this weekend, beginning pool play on Friday at Contra Costa College. “Those first few games we definitely learned something,” Shaffer said. “Recently we’ve really been... Read more
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The Mercury News
Authorities release mug shot of Oakland cop charged in sex scandalAttorney has filed charges against Bunton, retired Oakland Sgt. LeRoy Johnson,
Authorities release mug shot of Oakland cop charged in sex scandal
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
Attorney has filed charges against Bunton, retired Oakland Sgt. LeRoy Johnson, Oakland Officer Giovanni LoVerde, resigned Contra Costa County Deputy Ricardo Perez and resigned Livermore Officer Daniel Black. Black and Johnson face misdemeanors.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"The Donald Nailed It" Stockman Screams "We Are In A Big Fat Ugly Bubble"Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Most of the 90 minutes las
"The Donald Nailed It" Stockman Screams "We Are In A Big Fat Ugly Bubble"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Most of the 90 minutes last night was a waste - with both candidates lobbing well-worn clichés, slogans and sound bites at the audience and each other. But there was one brief moment that made it... Read more
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The Mercury News
Martinez man sentenced to prison for tax fraud schemeReyna and his codefendant Lynsey Hartsinck obtained identity information from a
Martinez man sentenced to prison for tax fraud scheme
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
Reyna and his codefendant Lynsey Hartsinck obtained identity information from at least 12 people who reside in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. He used the names and Social Security numbers to prepare and electronically file fake tax returns. The... Read more
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Business Wire
TRUSTECH (Incorporating CARTES), o evento mundial dedicado às tecnologias confiáveis apresenta o seu programa excepcional para 2016as e-wallets (carteira eletrônicas) mostraram sua relevância no comércio eletrô
TRUSTECH (Incorporating CARTES), o evento mundial dedicado às tecnologias confiáveis apresenta o seu programa excepcional para 2016
Business Wire / Posted 4 hours ago
as e-wallets (carteira eletrônicas) mostraram sua relevância no comércio eletrônico (conveniência, taxa de conversão, luta contra fraudes, fácil de usar...). Isso levou agora a uma verdadeira luta de titãs entre as gigantes da Web (Amazon, Alibaba,... Read more
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Business Wire
Pesquisa da Veritas demonstra que o comportamento acumulador no mundo digital é generalizado, com os funcionários prontos para ceder quase qualquer coisa, menos seus dadostodas aquelas fora da UE, mas fazendo negócios na região, serão afetadas. Com f
Pesquisa da Veritas demonstra que o comportamento acumulador no mundo digital é generalizado, com os funcionários prontos para ceder quase qualquer coisa, menos seus dados
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
todas aquelas fora da UE, mas fazendo negócios na região, serão afetadas. Com foco em proteger cidadãos da UE e seus dados contra o uso indevido e a fraca segurança de dados, as consequências da não conformidade serão potencialmente enormes. A... Read more
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The Mercury News
Orinda: Police pursue leads after armed robbery, shootingofficers responded to a medical call at a home in the first block of Claremont
Orinda: Police pursue leads after armed robbery, shooting
The Mercury News / Posted 9 hours ago
officers responded to a medical call at a home in the first block of Claremont Avenue, according to a statement from Contra Costa Sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee. There, officers found two residents, a woman suffering from gunshot wounds and a... Read more
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CNET
Nintendo's mini NES: Everything you need to knowgames come with the NES Classic Edition? Which awesome NES games don't come wi
Nintendo's mini NES: Everything you need to know
CNET / Posted 10 hours ago
games come with the NES Classic Edition? Which awesome NES games don't come with the Classic Edition? Duck Hunt. Contra. Bionic Commando. Dragon Warrior. River City Ransom. Battletoads. A Boy and His Blob. Blaster Master. Crystalis.... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Lafayette Teen Headed for Tap Dancing World Championshipsthe people who support me – I really appreciate that. They inspire me and I wou
Lafayette Teen Headed for Tap Dancing World Championships
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 hours ago
the people who support me – I really appreciate that. They inspire me and I wouldn’t be here without them.” Gillian Edevane covers Contra Costa County for NBC Bay Area. Email her at Gillian.Edevane@NBCUni.com and follow her on Twitter @Gilli... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Police Use Trading Cards to Connectlight, we are always looking for opportunities to connect with our community,”
Police Use Trading Cards to Connect
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 hours ago
light, we are always looking for opportunities to connect with our community,” Revel-Whitaker said. Gillian Edevane covers Contra Costa County for the digtal team. Contact her at Gillian.Edevane@NBCuni.com or follow her on twitter @G... Read more
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The Hill
Because her lips were moving: Why Hillary lost the debateThere was a popular saying among intelligence officers during the Iran-contra a
Because her lips were moving: Why Hillary lost the debate
The Hill / Posted 16 hours ago
There was a popular saying among intelligence officers during the Iran-contra affair: how do you know an Iranian is lying? Because his lips are moving. It was applied to Manouchehr Ghorbanifar, the mercurial intermediary; and to his boss, the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Suspects Shoot, Pistol Whip Couple in Orindanot say how many suspects there were, only that they had been wearing masks and
Suspects Shoot, Pistol Whip Couple in Orinda
NBC Bay Area / Posted 17 hours ago
not say how many suspects there were, only that they had been wearing masks and were seen running away with a wallet and a purse. Orinda is an affluent city in Contra Costa County that is routinely named one of the top 10 safest town in Califo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
She’s trying to be first Fil-Am woman in California Assemblyat the very least have six.” The 14th District seat, which will be vacated by
She’s trying to be first Fil-Am woman in California Assembly
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
at the very least have six.” The 14th District seat, which will be vacated by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, covers parts of Contra Costa and Solano counties, includes areas with large Fil-Am populations, such as Concord and Vallejo. (According to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dangerous Bubbles In Plain SightSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Jesse Felder published an
Dangerous Bubbles In Plain Sight
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Jesse Felder published an incisive bubble finance chart over the weekend. It is yet another reminder that Janet Yellen and her merry band of money printers are oblivious to the dangerous... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rio Vista: Antioch man arrested after police chasegave police a false name. When police got his correct name, they discovered he
Rio Vista: Antioch man arrested after police chase
The Mercury News / Posted 23 hours ago
gave police a false name. When police got his correct name, they discovered he had a felony warrant for his arrest out of Contra Costa County. He was booked into Solano County Jail. Pinnance’s vehicle was towed from the scene and his passenger... Read more
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The Mercury News
SAT scores: California lags nationstudents. According to the College Board, the private group that runs the test,
SAT scores: California lags nation
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
students. According to the College Board, the private group that runs the test, the increase is due to districts like West Contra Costa and San Jose Unified, which offer students the opportunity to take the test on a school day and cover the fees —... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Alameda, Contra Costa counties win U.S. Justice Department grantsand greater respect for the law," Lynch said in a statement. In another set of
Alameda, Contra Costa counties win U.S. Justice Department grants
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
and greater respect for the law," Lynch said in a statement. In another set of Justice Department grants announced today, Contra Costa County was given nearly $400,000 for a Smart Defense Initiative aimed at making sure criminal defendants have... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Federal Grants Bolster Bay Area Law Enforcement Agenciesand greater respect for the law," Lynch said in a statement. In another set of
Federal Grants Bolster Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
and greater respect for the law," Lynch said in a statement. In another set of Justice Department grants announced Monday, Contra Costa County was given nearly $400,000 for a Smart Defense Initiative aimed at making sure criminal defendants have... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Richmond: Man accused of fatal shooting last week charged with murderthe shooting death of a 29-year-old man in Richmond last week has been charged
Richmond: Man accused of fatal shooting last week charged with murder
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
the shooting death of a 29-year-old man in Richmond last week has been charged with one count of murder, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Richmond police arrested Dawaun Rice, 19, in Vallejo on Wednesday for the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
East Bay Traffic Program To Award CommutersContra Costa County transportation officials are launching a new effort next mo
East Bay Traffic Program To Award Commuters
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
Contra Costa County transportation officials are launching a new effort next month to encourage the county's commuters to reduce smog and traffic congestion by trying alternative modes of transportation. Dubbed the "Text-Your-Commute Challenge," it... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Humane Society to offer low-cost spaying, neutering servicesof pets is positive,” said Dr. Michael Barlia, the veterinary director of Spay
Berkeley Humane Society to offer low-cost spaying, neutering services
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
of pets is positive,” said Dr. Michael Barlia, the veterinary director of Spay Neuter Impact Program. SNIP, operating in Contra Costa County, offers spay and neuter services as well as immunizations to feral, free-roaming and homeless cats for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Point marijuana collective down, but not out after robberyshot in the leg in turn. Henry said her pit bull, Dollar, was killed in the gun
Bay Point marijuana collective down, but not out after robbery
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
shot in the leg in turn. Henry said her pit bull, Dollar, was killed in the gun fight. The assailant was identified by the Contra Costa Sheriff’s office as 31-year-old Gregory Williamson of Ohio. He was arraigned on Thursday afternoon in Contra... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
In mental health care, are we treating the symptom but not the cause?comes with social ties Liberty Dycus, 24, was born in Ethiopia and adopted whe
In mental health care, are we treating the symptom but not the cause?
Louisiana Weekly / Posted yesterday
comes with social ties Liberty Dycus, 24, was born in Ethiopia and adopted when she was very young by a family in Contra Costa County in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was later removed from her adoptive home because of abuse, after which... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma to name deputy police chiefjob in corporate security. Dinsmore, who joined in 2014, said she would be movi
Petaluma to name deputy police chief
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
job in corporate security. Dinsmore, who joined in 2014, said she would be moving to a role as human resources director for Contra Costa County, and would continue to reside in Rohnert Park. The Petaluma City Council is expected to vote on whether... Read more
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Business Wire
Herbalife Nutrition e Special Olympics anunciam US$ 1 milhão em colaboração de fitnessexclusivamente por meio membros dedicados e independentes da Herbalife em mais
Herbalife Nutrition e Special Olympics anunciam US$ 1 milhão em colaboração de fitness
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
exclusivamente por meio membros dedicados e independentes da Herbalife em mais de 90 países. Estamos comprometidos na luta contra os problemas mundiais de má nutrição e obesidade oferecendo produtos de alta qualidade, treinamento individual com os... Read more
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Business Wire
Herbalife Nutrition y Special Olympics Anuncian Colaboración de Bienestar Físico por 1 Millón de USDpara y a través de miembros de Herbalife independientes en más de 90 países. He
Herbalife Nutrition y Special Olympics Anuncian Colaboración de Bienestar Físico por 1 Millón de USD
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
para y a través de miembros de Herbalife independientes en más de 90 países. Hemos asumido el compromiso de luchar contra los problemas mundiales de malnutrición y obesidad ofreciendo productos de alta calidad, asesoramiento personal con un... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
WORTH A LOOKa.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be available from 11 to 2. Canfield Presby
WORTH A LOOK
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be available from 11 to 2. Canfield Presbyterian Church, 140 W. Main St., will host a Contra Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The band One String Short will call out instructions. No need for partners. Fun for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Fund flows to emerging markets will continue: Vineet Bhatnagaron value sectors compared to growth. Our overweight positions are in financial
Fund flows to emerging markets will continue: Vineet Bhatnagar
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
on value sectors compared to growth. Our overweight positions are in financial services, metals, mining and utilities; and contra play in telecom. Can you elaborate your stance on the telecom sector? The telecom sector’s fortunes are a function of... Read more
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PlayStation Blog
New PlayStation Games forgames from PlayStation Store. For a full list of new games coming to PlayStati
New PlayStation Games for
PlayStation Blog / Posted 2 days ago
games from PlayStation Store. For a full list of new games coming to PlayStation this week, read on. And enjoy the Drop! Contra is an action game released by Konami in 1987. Soldiers Bill and Lance work to stop the destruction of Earth and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area wages soaring — but still can’t keep up with housing pricesQuarterly Census of Employment and Wages. But in the East Bay, wages averaged
Bay Area wages soaring — but still can’t keep up with housing prices
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. But in the East Bay, wages averaged $70,356 in Alameda County and $66,820 in Contra Costa County, “The Bay Area is a tale of three different economies,” said Jon Haveman, principal economist with San... Read more
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The Mercury News
Spare the Air alert issued for Sundayis especially harmful for young children, seniors and those with respiratory an
Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
is especially harmful for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions. Temperatures in Contra Costa County are expected to range from 95 degrees in Antioch to 98 in Walnut Creek. Oakland could see a high of 89... Read more
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Business Wire
Declaração da Rimini Street sobre a controvérsia entre Oracle e Rimini Streetum julgamento que foi concluído em 2015, o Tribunal agora deu o veredicto sobre
Declaração da Rimini Street sobre a controvérsia entre Oracle e Rimini Street
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
um julgamento que foi concluído em 2015, o Tribunal agora deu o veredicto sobre todas as moções pós-julgamento para Oracle contra RiminiStreet. Os licenciados do software Oracle são, em última instância, os vencedores com a escolha do livre... Read more
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The Economic Times
The call is 'avoid'; we are not creating any fresh longs: Jimeet Modi, SAMCO Securitieswas a worst point in the pharma space and there has been good 10-15%, 20% in ce
The call is 'avoid'; we are not creating any fresh longs: Jimeet Modi, SAMCO Securities
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
was a worst point in the pharma space and there has been good 10-15%, 20% in certain cases the rally from there that was a contra bet which panned out for you. What is the next contra call on your mind right now? Jimeet Modi: So we are mildly... Read more
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Business Wire
Declaración de Rimini Street acerca de Oracle contra Rimini Streeten 2015, el Tribunal, ahora, ha dictado sentencia sobre todas las mociones rest
Declaración de Rimini Street acerca de Oracle contra Rimini Street
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
en 2015, el Tribunal, ahora, ha dictado sentencia sobre todas las mociones restantes posteriores al juicio en Oracle contra RiminiStreet. Los licenciatarios del software Oracle son los ganadores finales con la elección de mercado libre para... Read more
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Business Wire
Marcos Fugise es designado como representante brasilero de PartnerRede trabajar en AIG donde se desempeñó como Director Estatutario de AIG Reinsura
Marcos Fugise es designado como representante brasilero de PartnerRe
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
de trabajar en AIG donde se desempeñó como Director Estatutario de AIG Reinsurance Brazil S.A., responsable de alianzas y contratos facultativos en todas las líneas de negocios. Anteriormente, fue Director Comercial y Técnico de AIG Seguros, donde... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Teen Pleads Guilty to Raping Domino's Delivery Womannearly 40 years in prison, after agreeing to a plea deal in a brutal East Bay r
Teen Pleads Guilty to Raping Domino's Delivery Woman
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
nearly 40 years in prison, after agreeing to a plea deal in a brutal East Bay rape case. Darrion Miles Jr. appeared in a Contra Costa County courtroom on Friday where he pleaded guilty to most charges stemming from the kidnapping and rape of a... Read more
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East Bay Express
Low-Level Cops Facing Punishment in East Bay Sex Crimes Scandalby the leadership." Price previously called on Attorney General Kamala Harris
Low-Level Cops Facing Punishment in East Bay Sex Crimes Scandal
East Bay Express / Posted 4 days ago
by the leadership." Price previously called on Attorney General Kamala Harris to take over investigations in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, because of concerns that law enforcement isn’t holding their own accountable. Price also said she... Read more
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The Mercury News
Teen pleads guilty to rape of Domino’s driverthe police account of the incident didn’t add up, and expressing faith that his
Teen pleads guilty to rape of Domino’s driver
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
the police account of the incident didn’t add up, and expressing faith that his son would be vindicated. In February 2015, Contra Costa County’s then-chief probation officer Phillip Kader said ankle monitors, like the one Miles was wearing, are not... Read more
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CNET
Llueven las demandas contra Yahoo debido a 'hackeo'las cuentas de unos 500 millones de usuarios. El ataque expuso el nombre de los
Llueven las demandas contra Yahoo debido a 'hackeo'
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
las cuentas de unos 500 millones de usuarios. El ataque expuso el nombre de los usuarios, sus fechas de nacimiento, las contraseñas cifradas y, en algunos casos, las preguntas y respuestas de seguridad, según la empresa. El hackeo, que ocurrió... Read more
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Business Wire
Marcos Fugise é nomeado representante brasileiro da PartnerRedepois de trabalhar na AIG, onde foi diretor estatutário da AIG Resseguros Bras
Marcos Fugise é nomeado representante brasileiro da PartnerRe
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
depois de trabalhar na AIG, onde foi diretor estatutário da AIG Resseguros Brasil S.A., responsável por alianças e contratos facultativos em todas as linhas de negócios. Antes disso, ele foi diretor comercial e técnico da AIG Seguros, onde... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperCesar performed and inspired young people in high schools all over Los Angeles.
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Cesar performed and inspired young people in high schools all over Los Angeles. Cesar Garfiaz is a founding member of Contra-Tiempo. He currently teaches salsa and Latin dance at Cal Poly Pomona and at several studios around Los Angeles.The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Three top stock picks from Contra The Heard’s Benj GallanderBenj Gallander is president of Contra The Heard Investment Letter. His focus is
Three top stock picks from Contra The Heard’s Benj Gallander
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Benj Gallander is president of Contra The Heard Investment Letter. His focus is contrarian investing. This small Alabama-based bank pays a dividend of 2 cents quarterly. At one point, it paid 30 cents quarterly. The current stock price is under $10... Read more
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The Mercury News
Testing of trains to occur for one-year proceeding Milpitas BART Station’s fall 2017 openingbe operated by BART, will be the first two stations of their kind in the South
Testing of trains to occur for one-year proceeding Milpitas BART Station’s fall 2017 opening
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
be operated by BART, will be the first two stations of their kind in the South Bay. BART has historically served Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco counties with stations from Fremont through Daly City and Richmond, among other... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Housing woes: SF Bay Area has highest rent hikes in Calif.according to the latest data on Kidsdata. Larger, family-sized housing units s
Housing woes: SF Bay Area has highest rent hikes in Calif.
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
according to the latest data on Kidsdata. Larger, family-sized housing units saw the greatest increases. In Alameda and Contra Costa counties, for example, three-bedroom housing units saw higher rent hikes than any other size unit. In Marin, San... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and eventsF.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre. $15 advance; $20 day o
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org. Contra Dance Funky Ball, Saturday, 7:30 to 10 p.m. A social affair, meet new people and make friends listening to live music... Read more
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The Economic Times
Only earnings can be the next big trigger for the market: Ajay Tyagi, UTI MFpayouts and the OROP payouts so that I guess should also lead to better days ah
Only earnings can be the next big trigger for the market: Ajay Tyagi, UTI MF
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
payouts and the OROP payouts so that I guess should also lead to better days ahead for the discretionary sector. On the contra side we are still reasonably positive about IT services and the pharmaceutical sector over the medium to long term.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A kids awards show on Hollywood's fringeaccording to Miller’s testimony in a 2013 molestation case involving another ch
A kids awards show on Hollywood's fringe
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
according to Miller’s testimony in a 2013 molestation case involving another child. That case, brought by prosecutors in Contra Costa County, Calif., levied more than 30 sex abuse-related charges against Miller, 45, who previously had been... Read more
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