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Detroit Free Press
'Two Detroits': Even far from downtown, contrasts abound in city neighborhoodsWest Vernor Highway in southwest Detroit between Livernois on the west and Clar
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
West Vernor Highway in southwest Detroit between Livernois on the west and Clark Park on the east, has enjoyed a rising economic tide in recent years. In a Census tract covering the western part of the district along West Vernor, median... Read more
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Business Wire
HarborOne Bancorp, Inc. Announces 2017 Second Quarter Earningsof 17% from the previous quarter driven by commercial loan growth, a rebound in
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
of 17% from the previous quarter driven by commercial loan growth, a rebound in mortgage banking activity and continued improvement in asset quality.” Net Interest IncomeThe Company’s net interest and dividend income was $18.2 million for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Africa has the potential to be the new EuropeLondon. The continent has more than enough potential and culture to make this h
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
London. The continent has more than enough potential and culture to make this happen. For instance, according to the UN Economic Commission for Africa: "Africa accounts for three-quarters of the world’s platinum supply, and half of its diamonds... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Health care in U.S. is costly and not always the most effective. Why?Care Act, the health care debate in Washington appears to have collapsed — for
Greeley Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Care Act, the health care debate in Washington appears to have collapsed — for now. The United States has much room for improvement when it comes to health care, experts said. "The U.S. spends more on health care, but we don't have the same... Read more
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The Columbian
Legislature overview: Clark County made strides in Olympiaof their residences over a crock pot of chili, pizza or other dish and talk abo
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
of their residences over a crock pot of chili, pizza or other dish and talk about how they could work together to direct funds to the region and help each other pass bills. But one hurdle remains after the Legislature debated Thursday on the $4... Read more
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Business Wire
Compagnie Plastic Omnium: First-Half 2017: Strong Growth in Revenue and Results 2021 Revenue above €10 Billionthe first half of 2017 show high growth in revenue1, above €4 billion. The rise
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
the first half of 2017 show high growth in revenue1, above €4 billion. The rise in operating income reflects the nonstop improvement in our industrial performance and high workloads for plants. The streamlining of the exterior body parts business... Read more
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Deseret News
Without thoughtful planning, Point of the Mountain could be a grim scene in 2050of the Mountain outreach and study effort that was completed in May and is focu
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
of the Mountain outreach and study effort that was completed in May and is focused on finding the best functional, and economic, outcomes for some 22,000 acres of undeveloped property in the area, including the current Draper prison site. Salt... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan sees sales tax revenue bounce in Mayusually is about two months behind. Of the overall city sales tax revenue, two
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
usually is about two months behind. Of the overall city sales tax revenue, two-thirds goes to Fort Morgan's general fund and the many city departments it supports, such as parks, recreation and police. The other third is specifically... Read more
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Canberra Times
Earnings expansion spreads to all Australian sectors: Credit Suisseforecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over t
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
forecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over the next twelve months. "A stronger global economic backdrop and a stabilising Aussie economy should be enough to support further earnings-per-share growth from here,"... Read more
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The Age
Earnings expansion spreads to all Australian sectors: Credit Suisseforecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over t
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
forecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over the next twelve months. "A stronger global economic backdrop and a stabilising Aussie economy should be enough to support further earnings-per-share growth from here,"... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Earnings expansion spreads to all Australian sectors: Credit Suisseforecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over t
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
forecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over the next twelve months. "A stronger global economic backdrop and a stabilising Aussie economy should be enough to support further earnings-per-share growth from here,"... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Earnings expansion spreads to all Australian sectors: Credit Suisseforecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
forecasts all major sectors to record positive earnings-per-share growth over the next twelve months. "A stronger global economic backdrop and a stabilising Aussie economy should be enough to support further earnings-per-share growth from here,"... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Jenkins announces $400,000 in funding for two Southern West Virginia airportsJuly 19--Two area airports will be receiving about $400,000 in federal funding,
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
July 19--Two area airports will be receiving about $400,000 in federal funding, according to U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins. According to a Tuesday news release, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded Raleigh County Memorial Airport $202,500 to be used... Read more
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Daily Press
House committee votes to slash Chesapeake Bay cleanup by $13 millionThe U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted late Tuesday to cut federal fundi
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted late Tuesday to cut federal funding to clean up the Chesapeake Bay by $13 million in fiscal year 2018, from $73 million to $60 million. While bay advocates consider the move an improvement over President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Completing Issuance of Nigeria's Green Bondmarket last year of $80 billion. Green bonds are like regular bonds, with a sli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
market last year of $80 billion. Green bonds are like regular bonds, with a slight difference - they can only be used to fund projects that have been identified to have environmental benefits and their contribution to emissions reduction clearly... Read more
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WA Today
'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boardsLong She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There ne
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Long She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There needs to be balance". There has been improvement. The survey shows that since 2014 the proportion of ASX50 board seats held by women has increased from 22.6 per... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County Commission says “no” (again) on pursuing sales tax increaseto the 2016 Local Government Financial Information Handbook, put out by the Flo
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
to the 2016 Local Government Financial Information Handbook, put out by the Florida Legislature’s Office of Economic and Demographic Research, a 1-cent sales tax increase in St. Johns County could have generated nearly $33 million... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The economic consequences of informalityNew graduates with high levels of education and even postgraduates are today su
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
New graduates with high levels of education and even postgraduates are today suffering from harsh economic challenges. In many cases, they are unable to find jobs suiting their level of education that at the same time preserve their legal... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boardsLong She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There ne
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Long She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There needs to be balance". There has been improvement. The survey shows that since 2014 the proportion of ASX50 board seats held by women has increased from 22.6 per... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boardsLong She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There ne
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Long She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There needs to be balance". There has been improvement. The survey shows that since 2014 the proportion of ASX50 board seats held by women has increased from 22.6 per... Read more
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The Age
'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boardsLong She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There ne
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Long She says, "an all female board is the same as an all male board. There needs to be balance". There has been improvement. The survey shows that since 2014 the proportion of ASX50 board seats held by women has increased from 22.6 per... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Million-dollar FAA grant to help taxiway extension in HattiesburgA grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will help fund the taxiway ext
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
A grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will help fund the taxiway extension project at Hattiesburg Bobby Chain Municipal Airport. Hattiesburg City Council voted unanimously to authorize a contract for $1,036,771 with Warren Paving, Inc.... Read more
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TheBull
IMF hikes 2017 growth forecast for SpainThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday raised its 2017 growth forecas
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday raised its 2017 growth forecast for Spain, citing strong exports, a rebound in consumer demand and a booming tourism sector. 19.07.2017 09:33 AM The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday... Read more
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BBC News
Why are America's suburbs getting poorer?the recovery has not healed them. "That rapid poverty growth in mid-to-late 20
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
the recovery has not healed them. "That rapid poverty growth in mid-to-late 2000s has levelled off, but we haven't seen improvement, we are still stuck," says Elizabeth Kneebone, a research fellow at the Brookings Institution. Even those who... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Residents in downtown Indy to decide on voluntary tax for maintenance, servicesfirst of three public invitation-only meetings is being held at the Columbia Cl
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
first of three public invitation-only meetings is being held at the Columbia Club this evening to introduce the Economic Improvement District (EID) concept to downtown stakeholders. The intent of the EID is to raise money within the... Read more
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Lake County News
McGuire to seek reelection next yearjobs, strong public schools, affordable health care, better and safer roads, a
Lake County News / Posted 4 days ago
jobs, strong public schools, affordable health care, better and safer roads, a pristine coast and a strong rainy day fund – that’s what I’m focused on,” said McGuire. “But make no mistake: I’ll never back down when it comes to stopping the... Read more
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The Sault Star
Another debate to be had on locationCity council unanimously supported a resolution Monday approving the use of $24
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
City council unanimously supported a resolution Monday approving the use of $240,000 from the subdividers reserve fund to leverage Trillium funding for a splash park in Sault Ste. Marie. The push has been on by a pair of city councillors to find the... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Rapids 1967 riot: When anger, oppression erupted into 'chaos'are still tough where the riot happened. Forbes Magazine in 2015 ranked Grand R
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
are still tough where the riot happened. Forbes Magazine in 2015 ranked Grand Rapids the second worst U.S. city in economic success for African Americans. "My concern is, America right now. Where have we grown?" asked Moody, pastor at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lax oversight in IT, financial controls uncovered in Auditor-General's reportto the AGO's latest report released on Tuesday (Jul 18), it audited the Governm
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
to the AGO's latest report released on Tuesday (Jul 18), it audited the Government Financial Statements, four government funds, 12 statutory boards, five Government-owned companies and three other accounts. It also carried out selective audits of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City officials consider financial options to meet payrollsession attended by the mayor, bond counsel for the city, representatives from
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
session attended by the mayor, bond counsel for the city, representatives from the state Department of Community and Economic Development, and officials from offices of Gov. Tom Wolf and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, Plymouth Twp. Two... Read more
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Spalding Today
A17 improvement plan ‘flawed’, says councillorthe new-look, one-mile section of the A17 completed next April. In a statement
Spalding Today / Posted 5 days ago
the new-look, one-mile section of the A17 completed next April. In a statement, the county council said: “The Gedney 2+1 improvement scheme will provide overtaking lane sections for both directions of travel, with the north-westbound lane between... Read more
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FOX Business
How Safe Is Clorox's Dividend?the prospects for this dividend to grow at market-beating rates in the years ah
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
the prospects for this dividend to grow at market-beating rates in the years ahead. Operating trends Clorox's ability to fund a strong dividend starts with achieving a healthy sales growth pace. There's good news on this score because the... Read more
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FOX Business
How Safe Is Clorox's Dividend?the prospects for this dividend to grow at market-beating rates in the years ah
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
the prospects for this dividend to grow at market-beating rates in the years ahead. Operating trends Clorox's ability to fund a strong dividend starts with achieving a healthy sales growth pace. There's good news on this score because the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why easyJet needs a cost-cutter to pilot its new eraoverheads and those of easyJet was widening. While Ryanair’s were down 5% on th
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
overheads and those of easyJet was widening. While Ryanair’s were down 5% on the year, easyJet’s were up 3%. Clear room for improvement. Panmure Gordon today also notes more could be done converting cash flow into profit. So, easyJet needs a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM Opens Regional Conference on Reproductive HealthHealth” in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG is the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Health” in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG is the global agenda for improving health and socio-economic well-being for all peoples of all nations in the next 15-year period, leaving no one behind. It aims to achieve key... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Reserve Bank says lower external debt is encouraging1:38 pmPress Release: Reserve Bank , but some risks remainA large improvement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
1:38 pmPress Release: Reserve Bank , but some risks remainA large improvement in New Zealand’s net foreign liabilities as a share of GDP since 2009 makes the economy less vulnerable to... Read more
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The Star
Can the uptrend in Malaysia's manufacturing sector hold up?demand for chips and continued strong domestic spending on construction,’’ said
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
demand for chips and continued strong domestic spending on construction,’’ said Lee Heng Guie, executive director, Socio Economic Research Centre. The manufacturing sector expanded by a higher rate of 7.3% in May compared with 6.7% in April and... Read more
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Philly.com
Make Philly more parking-friendly | Readers respondPresident Trump has done or said since taking office, I am encouraged by the re
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
President Trump has done or said since taking office, I am encouraged by the recent $50 million pledged to a World Bank fund to “spur women entrepreneurs” (“U.S. and others add to a fund for women,” July 9). It makes me wonder, however, why he... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasDiscussion/Action — Preliminary 2018 Budget. 11. Discussion/Action — Minimum S
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Discussion/Action — Preliminary 2018 Budget. 11. Discussion/Action — Minimum Standards. 12. Discussion — Airport Economic Impact Report. 13. Discussion/Action — Change Date of Meetings to First Thursdays; Cancel August Meeting and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Royal Oak property values still climbing, mayor says in annual city speechthe proposals. �The office building could bring more than 700 well-paid jobs t
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
the proposals. �The office building could bring more than 700 well-paid jobs to downtown Royal Oak and have an annual economic impact of $234 million and help diversify our tax base and stabilize our downtown,� Fournier said. � Public safety... Read more
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The Mercury News
How Ivanka Trump’s fashion line collides with her father’s ‘America First’ agendaworkers abroad a priority – hiring independent auditors to monitor labor condit
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
workers abroad a priority – hiring independent auditors to monitor labor conditions, pressing factory owners to make improvements and providing consumers with details about the overseas facilities where their goods are produced. But the... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Caernarfon's historic waterfront to be transformed into artisan quartertransforming it into a tourists hot spot with craft and design workshops and to
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
transforming it into a tourists hot spot with craft and design workshops and tourist accommodation. The project has been funded under the Heritage Enterprise programme which invests in neglected historic buildings, helps to bring them back into... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Caernarfon's historic waterfront to be transformed into an artisan quartertransforming it into a tourists hot spot with craft and design workshops and to
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
transforming it into a tourists hot spot with craft and design workshops and tourist accommodation. The project has been funded under the Heritage Enterprise programme which invests in neglected historic buildings, helps to bring them back into... Read more
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Civil Georgia
OPIC Investments in Georgia: A Conversation with Kenneth Angellspoke with Kenneth Angell, OPIC Managing Director for Project Finance about the
Civil Georgia / Posted 8 days ago
spoke with Kenneth Angell, OPIC Managing Director for Project Finance about the institution’s role in Georgia’s economic development and business financing details. OPIC has been in Georgia for over 20 years now. How did this relation... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa If you think money can not buy health. You better think again. This comes afAfrican Healthcare Federation and speaker at the Africa Health Exhibition & Con
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
African Healthcare Federation and speaker at the Africa Health Exhibition & Congress, commented, “But the progress of this improvement is extremely slow and not commensurate with the increase in funding,” It has further been revealed that the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sugarloaf Twp. to borrow $600K to repair roadsTools SYBERTSVILLE — Sugarloaf Twp. supervisors approved an ordinance to borro
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Tools SYBERTSVILLE — Sugarloaf Twp. supervisors approved an ordinance to borrow $600,000 for road and infrastructure improvements during their monthly meeting Tuesday evening. The ordinance authorizes the township to borrow the money from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
An African Atlas for Youth and Sustainable Developmentmany African nations are seeing profound shifts in their demographics that have
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
many African nations are seeing profound shifts in their demographics that have significant implications for social and economic development. Approximately 60 percent of Africa's population is currently under 25 years old, and its youthful... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
State probe in Youngstown adds to the area’s negative reputationA state investigation into the legality of more than $2 million given by Youngs
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
A state investigation into the legality of more than $2 million given by Youngstown from its water and wastewater funds to NYO Property Group, a prominent downtown developer, is certainly troubling to an area that is known for political... Read more
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New Kerala
Paving Asphalt in Highways and Streets to Reach 13.7 Million Tons in 2021 - newkerala news #253710highways and streets is forecast to advance 3.3pc per annum to 13.7 million ton
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
highways and streets is forecast to advance 3.3pc per annum to 13.7 million tons in 2021, aided by increases in government funding and rising highway and street construction activity. Demand for paving asphalt products in these applications is... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Brexit productivity hit 'could cost Treasury £36bn and hit economy by £100bn'coffers and leave the economy nearly £100 billion worse off overall. The Offic
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
coffers and leave the economy nearly £100 billion worse off overall. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said an improvement to the UK's weak productivity would bolster economic growth and help shore up the public finances. However, it... Read more
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