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Salon.com
“Ponzi austerity” scheme imposed by E.U. and U.S. bleeds Greece dry on behalf of banks, says ex-finance ministeron his country, while banks rake in billions and the Greek people suffer. For
“Ponzi austerity” scheme imposed by E.U. and U.S. bleeds Greece dry on behalf of banks, says ex-finance minister
Salon.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
on his country, while banks rake in billions and the Greek people suffer. For years, Greece has faced an enormous economic crisis. In the wake of the 2008 Great Recession, it plunged into a debt crisis. In return for large loans, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Festivals all about good country funmen are known to swap their boots and jeans for flares to strike a pose to Danc
Festivals all about good country fun
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 minutes ago
men are known to swap their boots and jeans for flares to strike a pose to Dancing Queen. Like many towns battling tough economic times, Trundle refused to be cowed and local movers and shakers decided to look for new ways to keep their town... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tame US inflation bolsters Fed caution on rate hikesgrowth has contributed to moderate consumption growth. Consumer spending, which
Tame US inflation bolsters Fed caution on rate hikes
Business Standard India / Posted 8 minutes ago
growth has contributed to moderate consumption growth. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, ticked up 0.1 percent in March after a 0.2 percent gain in February. The consumer spending figures were... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Sprint Opens Regional Headquarters in LR,Company to Create Approx. 100 New Jobs by End of 2016the information and communication industry in the Little Rock region, and is an
Sprint Opens Regional Headquarters in LR,Company to Create Approx. 100 New Jobs by End of 2016
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 8 minutes ago
the information and communication industry in the Little Rock region, and is another great result of the well-coordinated economic development efforts of the Chamber, City, and AEDC.” Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said, “I am incredibly excited... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Dan Haar: State Republicans Embrace Trump, For Nowand is moderate on most issues, and is not an ideologue like Sen. Ted Cruz of T
Dan Haar: State Republicans Embrace Trump, For Now
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 minutes ago
and is moderate on most issues, and is not an ideologue like Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Campbell cites Larry Kudlow, the economic commentator and former TV host who gives Trump high marks on tax policy. As for Kasich, the Ohio governor, his low... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Executive director of NSBA visits Laurelboard room to the classroom, from the state Capitol to the U.S. Capitol. Every
Executive director of NSBA visits Laurel
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 minutes ago
board room to the classroom, from the state Capitol to the U.S. Capitol. Every child regardless of race, gender, or socio-economic status should have access to a free and adequate education.” The 25 member board, comprised of delegates from all... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreakterritory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 minutes ago
territory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help prevent an epidemic at a time of worsening economic crisis. Officials said the unidentified man recovered from initial Zika symptoms, but then developed a condition in... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage could pick next president on Mondayprofessional and teaching positions at College of DuPage and Harold Washington
College of DuPage could pick next president on Monday
Daily Herald / Posted 11 minutes ago
professional and teaching positions at College of DuPage and Harold Washington College. Education: Bachelor's degrees in economics, political science and history from Illinois State University; master's in law and diplomacy and a doctorate in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
US consumer spending inches up in March2016, the Commerce Department issues its March report on consumer spending, whi
US consumer spending inches up in March
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 minutes ago
2016, the Commerce Department issues its March report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. less In this Friday, June 12, 2015, photo, grocery shoppers browse an aisle at a local grocery store in... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Name New Tribal Chairmanby tribal members via absentee ballots. The tribe's Chairman and Business Comm
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Name New Tribal Chairman
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 11 minutes ago
by tribal members via absentee ballots. The tribe's Chairman and Business Committee are responsible for establishing policies and overseeing the legal and business affairs of the tribe, while providing for the economic well-being of its... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. places Japan, 4 other countries on trade monitoring list ‹ Japan Todaycriteria Congress established last year, Treasury put the countries on a monito
U.S. places Japan, 4 other countries on trade monitoring list ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
criteria Congress established last year, Treasury put the countries on a monitoring list that will trigger talks but no economic penalties. However, if the discussions fail, the countries could face a greater threat of sanctions in the... Read more
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Air Force Times
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civiliansan average of $1.28 per pack of cigarettes, according to the most recent “The T
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civilians
Air Force Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
an average of $1.28 per pack of cigarettes, according to the most recent “The Tax Burden on Tobacco” report compiled by economic consulting firm Orzechowski and Walker, which is cited by the Centers for Disease Control in its research. In 2014,... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 29, 2015Strategy Officer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Scott Boswo
April 29, 2015
Boston Globe / Posted 14 minutes ago
Strategy Officer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Scott Bosworth •Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Democrat of Danvers •Secretary of Education Jim Peyser •Chairman of Boston Beer Co. Jim... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Wesleyan University president: Bookstore moving to Middletown’s Main Streetto chamber members at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell, Chamber president Larry McHu
Wesleyan University president: Bookstore moving to Middletown’s Main Street
The Middletown Press / Posted 16 minutes ago
to chamber members at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell, Chamber president Larry McHugh explained the bookstore will be an economic boost to the area. “It will be a destination business that people will come to and that will spill over and help... Read more
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Literary Minded
Double dissolution election (maybe) minus nine weeks – The Poll Bludgerbudget, but promptly returned to normal after Malcolm Turnbull became prime min
Double dissolution election (maybe) minus nine weeks – The Poll Bludger
Literary Minded / Posted 17 minutes ago
budget, but promptly returned to normal after Malcolm Turnbull became prime minister. The combined result for the various economic issues is at a low point in the latest survey, having peaked in the years immediately following the global financial... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Stine seeks senate seatshares many of Wyden’s social beliefs, including being pro-choice and supportin
Stine seeks senate seat
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 21 minutes ago
shares many of Wyden’s social beliefs, including being pro-choice and supporting same-sex marriage, he diverges with him on economics. “Economically, he’s had many poor decisions,” he said. Growing up, Stine didn’t have insurance. He only got it... Read more
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Weekly Times
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 20081 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial cr
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008
Weekly Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
1 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial crisis, also spurred by a weak reading of US economic growth in the first quarter on Thursday and the Federal Reserve's cautious tone this week. The yen has gained 3 per... Read more
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Herald Sun
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 20081 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial cr
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008
Herald Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
1 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial crisis, also spurred by a weak reading of US economic growth in the first quarter on Thursday and the Federal Reserve's cautious tone this week. The yen has gained 3 per... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Irish PM nears formation of new governmentlist of EU countries suffering political paralysis on February 26 when voters a
Irish PM nears formation of new government
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 minutes ago
list of EU countries suffering political paralysis on February 26 when voters angry at the meagre benefits from a brisk economic recovery ousted the coalition government but failed to pick a clear alternative. Since then Kenny has failed in... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
U.S. consumer spending inches up in MarchCommerce Department reported Friday. Incomes rose a solid 0.4 percent. Consume
U.S. consumer spending inches up in March
Finance and Commerce / Posted 23 minutes ago
Commerce Department reported Friday. Incomes rose a solid 0.4 percent. Consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, has been lackluster for the past four months. The weakness played a big role in the first quarter when the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Quinn: The next Silicon Valley? Fremont and Berkeley drive tech scene growthstartups for every 100,000 people. "It was as much of a surprise to us as to e
Quinn: The next Silicon Valley? Fremont and Berkeley drive tech scene growth
The Mercury News / Posted 24 minutes ago
startups for every 100,000 people. "It was as much of a surprise to us as to everyone else," said Kelly Kline, Fremont's economic development director and the city's chief innovation officer. Part of Fremont's tech growth can be attributed to... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreakterritory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 24 minutes ago
territory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help prevent an epidemic at a time of worsening economic crisis. Officials said the unidentified man recovered from initial Zika symptoms, but then developed a condition in... Read more
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FOX News
Senator seeks secret memo used as ‘loophole’ for Obama regsissue is a 1983 memorandum of understanding (MOU) that permits the Treasury Dep
Senator seeks secret memo used as ‘loophole’ for Obama regs
FOX News / Posted 24 minutes ago
issue is a 1983 memorandum of understanding (MOU) that permits the Treasury Department to “escape” a review of economic costs and benefits when it comes to IRS rules. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says this has helped the administration... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Herring fishery continues as some fishermen transition to halibutmore than a dozen fishermen expected to participate in the local halibut fisher
Herring fishery continues as some fishermen transition to halibut
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
more than a dozen fishermen expected to participate in the local halibut fishery, which is orchestrated by the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp., or BBEDC. Fisheries Quota Manager Anne Vanderhoeven said earlier this spring that the quota for... Read more
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Kenosha News
Tourism a consistent boost to local economyimpact of tourism on Kenosha County tell a tale of improvement and success. “T
Tourism a consistent boost to local economy
Kenosha News / Posted 25 minutes ago
impact of tourism on Kenosha County tell a tale of improvement and success. “Tourism is important, not only in the (economic) growth we've seen in the past five years,” said Dennis DuChene, KACVB president. “It adds to the quality of life.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Study: Area private colleges, universities contribute $1.2 billion to economyColleges and Universities of Pennsylvania hoped to show with a study that found
Study: Area private colleges, universities contribute $1.2 billion to economy
The Morning Call / Posted 26 minutes ago
Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania hoped to show with a study that found institutions of higher education had an economic impact of $17.97 billion across the state in 2014. Schools in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area had an... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Highway 63 twinning to be completed by June17,000 vehicles travel north of Fort McMurray every day on Highway 63. “Even a
Highway 63 twinning to be completed by June
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 27 minutes ago
17,000 vehicles travel north of Fort McMurray every day on Highway 63. “Even as we stand here through some of our darker economic times - and they will turn around, I know that they will - we still have a massive amount of activity happening in... Read more
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Daily Record
Dogs meant for dinner escape to St. Huberts in MadisonAnimal Rescue Team from a dog meat farm in Wonju. The case is part of HSI’s eff
Dogs meant for dinner escape to St. Huberts in Madison
Daily Record / Posted 29 minutes ago
Animal Rescue Team from a dog meat farm in Wonju. The case is part of HSI’s efforts to redirect farmers to engage in other economic activities and agree to permanently end the farming of dogs for the meat trade and dismantle the cages, the release... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks extend drop as Apple continues its slideupward, notching a 0.4% increase last month. The savings rate rose to 5.4% from
Stocks extend drop as Apple continues its slide
TheStreet.com / Posted 29 minutes ago
upward, notching a 0.4% increase last month. The savings rate rose to 5.4% from 5.2%, its highest level since late 2012. Economic activity in the Chicago area came in weaker in April as a weaker global economy tempered demand for U.S. products.... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
First widely available Zika test OK'd for emergency usefirst Zika-related U.S. death on Friday. Zika-related deaths in adults are cons
First widely available Zika test OK'd for emergency use
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 29 minutes ago
first Zika-related U.S. death on Friday. Zika-related deaths in adults are considered extremely rare. The U.S. territory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help prevent an epidemic at a time of worsening economic cri... Read more
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The Signal
SCVEDC Wins Two Statewide Economic Development AwardsSan Francisco, April 28, 2016 – California Association for Local Economic Devel
SCVEDC Wins Two Statewide Economic Development Awards
The Signal / Posted 31 minutes ago
San Francisco, April 28, 2016 – California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) announced the roster of winners in economic development at its 36th Annual Conference in San Francisco, and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Political support mounts for income test sitea disincentive for recipients to find work. Despite its success, the program n
Political support mounts for income test site
Sarnia Observer / Posted 34 minutes ago
a disincentive for recipients to find work. Despite its success, the program never gained traction federally. But today's economic climate of precarious work – often coupled with a lack of benefits and pension packages – makes it timely for the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Columbus (OH)'s GO Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stableand its ad valorem tax, subject to a 10-mill limitation. KEY RATING DRIVERS T
Fitch Affirms Columbus (OH)'s GO Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 34 minutes ago
and its ad valorem tax, subject to a 10-mill limitation. KEY RATING DRIVERS The 'AAA' rating reflects the city's stable economic underpinnings, exceptionally strong gap-closing capacity, excellent institutionalized financial management... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Pearland, TX's Limited Tax Obligations 'AA'; Outlook Stable'AA' rating reflects Fitch's expectation that the city will maintain healthy fi
Fitch Rates Pearland, TX's Limited Tax Obligations 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 34 minutes ago
'AA' rating reflects Fitch's expectation that the city will maintain healthy financial flexibility throughout the economic cycle due to its strong revenue raising ability and ample fiscal cushion despite a relatively high fixed cost... Read more
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Business Wire
California Republic Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2016 Resultsrelationships with employees, customers, other business partners or governmenta
California Republic Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire / Posted 34 minutes ago
relationships with employees, customers, other business partners or governmental entities associated with the merger; (7) economic and capital market conditions; (8) the impact, extent and timing of technological changes, capital management... Read more
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Business Wire
The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc., The European Equity Fund, Inc., and The New Germany Fund, Inc. Announce Annual Meetings of Stockholderssecurities, particularly those of emerging markets, presents certain risks, suc
The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc., The European Equity Fund, Inc., and The New Germany Fund, Inc. Announce Annual Meetings of Stockholders
Business Wire / Posted 34 minutes ago
securities, particularly those of emerging markets, presents certain risks, such as currency fluctuations, political and economic changes, and market risks.Any fund that concentrates in a particular segment of the market will generally be more... Read more
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Daily News
IMF announces $1.5 b loanThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed a $1.5 billion loan for Sri La
IMF announces $1.5 b loan
Daily News / Posted 36 minutes ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed a $1.5 billion loan for Sri Lanka in support of economic reforms aimed at reversing a two-decade decline in tax revenue and reviving growth, it said yesterday. The IMF’s chief for Sri Lanka, Todd... Read more
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Daily News
Tragi-comedy that's MAY DAYthe left parties, giving more militancy to the parades in line with the ideolog
Tragi-comedy that's MAY DAY
Daily News / Posted 36 minutes ago
the left parties, giving more militancy to the parades in line with the ideology of class conflict. So backward was our economic/social development, this was nearly a century after the publication of the epoch making Communist Manifesto in 1848,... Read more
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Daily News
May Day: Blue divisions to Green unityto be probed about members of the Rajapaksa family, including wife Shiranthi an
May Day: Blue divisions to Green unity
Daily News / Posted 36 minutes ago
to be probed about members of the Rajapaksa family, including wife Shiranthi and son Namal. In the context of the major economic crisis facing the country, there is the welcome decision to change the ownership of SriLankan Airways. While this... Read more
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New York Post
Most Americans are totally screwed when it comes to saving for retirementaccording to an analysis of the Federal Reserve’s 2013 Survey of Consumer Finan
Most Americans are totally screwed when it comes to saving for retirement
New York Post / Posted 36 minutes ago
according to an analysis of the Federal Reserve’s 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances by economist Monique Morrissey of the Economic Policy Institute. The do-it-yourself pension system is a disaster. Even as the traditional company-funded pension... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weektogether small businesses and potential investors and customers at public event
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 36 minutes ago
together small businesses and potential investors and customers at public events. Chabot said the bill sought to encourage economic growth by lifting the ban to make it easier for entrepreneurs to solicit new funding from investors that the... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Can advisers get clients to invest rationally?because the quality of the “merchandise” has been called into question, perhaps
Can advisers get clients to invest rationally?
Financial Planning.com / Posted 36 minutes ago
because the quality of the “merchandise” has been called into question, perhaps because of political upheaval or slower economic growth. These problems are often temporary and tend to unnerve professional investors, who account for most of the... Read more
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The Hill
Warren ticket would sweep the nationpolitics — Sanders and Warren — on a presidential ticket would be an unbeatable
Warren ticket would sweep the nation
The Hill / Posted 37 minutes ago
politics — Sanders and Warren — on a presidential ticket would be an unbeatable combination with appeal to voters who want economic fairness, a pro-American trade policy, a truly universal healthcare system, an end to banks that remain too big to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mothers should vote for Brexit to give their children ‘rewarding careers’ says Andrea Leadsomsovereignty" because of its isolation. The ex-Conservative leader, who is camp
Mothers should vote for Brexit to give their children ‘rewarding careers’ says Andrea Leadsom
Daily Telegraph / Posted 42 minutes ago
sovereignty" because of its isolation. The ex-Conservative leader, who is campaigning for Remain, warned there would be economic and political damage if the country votes to leave. He told BBC Radio 4: “I'm no starry eyed Europhile, but I have... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Truck driver involved in fatal crash on I-40 identified as Texas manTennessee megasite during trip to AsiaHaslam, Boyd to pitch Tennessee megasite
Truck driver involved in fatal crash on I-40 identified as Texas man
WSMV Nashville / Posted 42 minutes ago
Tennessee megasite during trip to AsiaHaslam, Boyd to pitch Tennessee megasite during trip to Asia Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd are planning to pitch a 4,100-acre Tennessee megasite during a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Suspects on the run after property theftTennessee megasite during trip to AsiaHaslam, Boyd to pitch Tennessee megasite
Suspects on the run after property theft
WSMV Nashville / Posted 42 minutes ago
Tennessee megasite during trip to AsiaHaslam, Boyd to pitch Tennessee megasite during trip to Asia Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd are planning to pitch a 4,100-acre Tennessee megasite during a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Embassy Group acquires SEZ project from SNP infra"The special economic zone project was shelved in 2008 by SNP due to bad market
Embassy Group acquires SEZ project from SNP infra
The Economic Times / Posted 43 minutes ago
"The special economic zone project was shelved in 2008 by SNP due to bad market condition. It will be partial buyout and partial joint development," the people cited earlier said. Mike Holland, CEO of Embassy Office Parks — a joint venture between... Read more
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The Economic Times
FIPB clears Rs 13,000-crore proposals, puts 1st 100% FDI plan in defence on holdon a case-by-case basis by the FIPB in consultation with ministries after which
FIPB clears Rs 13,000-crore proposals, puts 1st 100% FDI plan in defence on hold
The Economic Times / Posted 43 minutes ago
on a case-by-case basis by the FIPB in consultation with ministries after which they are sent to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for consideration. Axis Bank's plan to raise foreign shareholding to 74% from 62% now will go to the CCEA... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreakterritory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak
KGTV San Diego / Posted 44 minutes ago
territory is battling more than 700 Zika cases and seeks federal funds to help prevent an epidemic at a time of worsening economic crisis. Officials said the unidentified man recovered from initial Zika symptoms, but then developed a condition in... Read more
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Perth Now
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 20081 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial cr
Yen posts biggest weekly gain since 2008
Perth Now / Posted 46 minutes ago
1 per cent. The yen posted its biggest weekly gain since the 2008 financial crisis, also spurred by a weak reading of US economic growth in the first quarter on Thursday and the Federal Reserve's cautious tone this week. The yen has gained 3 per... Read more
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