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The Globe and Mail
Hillary Clinton hobbled by her unremarkable campaigningMore than four decades ago, Hillary Rodham, then a recent Yale law school gradu
Hillary Clinton hobbled by her unremarkable campaigning
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
More than four decades ago, Hillary Rodham, then a recent Yale law school graduate with a boyfriend named Bill Clinton, headed for Washington seeking a foothold in the American political class. In 1974, she spent a few months on the House of... Read more
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Investopedia
Wal-Mart's Biggest Liability: Labor Costs (WMT)In a company as large as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), it can be hard to increase
Wal-Mart's Biggest Liability: Labor Costs (WMT)
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
In a company as large as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), it can be hard to increase profit by a measurable degree. Increasing margins on soap won’t affect the bottom, nor will saving on nominal expenses like plastic bags. What Walmart can control though,... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
A degree in caringThese weren't his exact words, but 2016 Rotary Citizen of the Year David Ball s
A degree in caring
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
These weren't his exact words, but 2016 Rotary Citizen of the Year David Ball said he got a degree in caring. The plainspoken, tie-eschewing former restaurateur who has made a career of volunteerism and fundraising for charitable causes came to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Google Or Apple, FactSet Asks "Who's Bigger"?On the first day of this month, Google.. er, Alphabet.. turned in an impressive
Google Or Apple, FactSet Asks "Who's Bigger"?
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
On the first day of this month, Google.. er, Alphabet.. turned in an impressive quarter. Revenues soared 18% Y/Y while Q4 earnings were $8.67/share, well above the $8.08 the Street was looking for and a whopping $2 more than Q4 2014. Paid clicks... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Outcome in presidential race unpredictable - It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and t...It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president.
Outcome in presidential race unpredictable - It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and t...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa, the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and the Republicans. Hillary Clinton barely won in... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksProbability of Clinton winning all 6 throws with a fair (true 50/50) coin is le
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 10 days ago
Probability of Clinton winning all 6 throws with a fair (true 50/50) coin is less than 2% (0.5^6 =~1.56%). Possible, but a rather lucky for her.. In fact, even if was a pure luck, she should be very unhappy about it, as it gives strong and plausible... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Bentonville Urbanites Pick Pocket CommunityThe Black Apple Community plans a soft launch this week for its pocket neighbor
Bentonville Urbanites Pick Pocket Community
Arkansas Business / Posted 13 days ago
The Black Apple Community plans a soft launch this week for its pocket neighborhood concept that is almost in the backyard of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Christy Walton, the daughter-in-law of Wal-Mart Stores founder Sam... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faith and Values: Don't leave Jesus out of your lifeAt times, deciding on a topic isn't easy. I expend much perspiration praying fo
Faith and Values: Don't leave Jesus out of your life
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
At times, deciding on a topic isn't easy. I expend much perspiration praying for inspiration, and it seems to come slowly. As a Christian, I am obliged and honored to write about Jesus Christ — that's a given. It's the particular theme that can be... Read more
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Zero Hedge
WalMart Store Closures Leave Elderly Villagers With No Grocery Stores, PharmaciesCan't they go to the one at the other end of town. That one has "plumbing" iss
WalMart Store Closures Leave Elderly Villagers With No Grocery Stores, Pharmacies
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
Can't they go to the one at the other end of town. That one has "plumbing" issues. How stupid do you have to be to give a low skilled worker the same as someone that has been working their way up through years of dedication and hard work and think... Read more
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Zero Hedge
700 Days In No Man's Land - Why They Can't Keep It UpSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, This week brought another
700 Days In No Man's Land - Why They Can't Keep It Up
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, This week brought another reason to get out of the casino, and to sell it short if you can tolerate some volatility. On Friday the Japanese stock market ripped 6% higher and the European bourses... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Douglas Lake Cattle Company expands into Cariboo-ChilcotinDouglas Lake Cattle Company has expanded its holdings in the Cariboo Chilcotin
Douglas Lake Cattle Company expands into Cariboo-Chilcotin
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Douglas Lake Cattle Company has expanded its holdings in the Cariboo Chilcotin with its recent purchase of the Riske Creek Cattle Company’s Cotton and Deer Park Ranches. “This was sort of the third edition up in the Williams Lake area,” said Joe... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
This Is What It Looks Like When Walmart Tries To Get Its Mojo BackMary Becker, the mayor of Juneau, Alaska, got a phone call early Friday morning
This Is What It Looks Like When Walmart Tries To Get Its Mojo Back
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
Mary Becker, the mayor of Juneau, Alaska, got a phone call early Friday morning with news she later called "devastating." The lone Walmart Supercenter in Juneau—opened with fanfare and celebration in 2007 as the first Supercenter in Alaska—would be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefUA to use part of gift for retail tech lab The University of Arkansas at Fayet
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
UA to use part of gift for retail tech lab The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will use part of a $1 million gift from Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon to build a retail innovation and technology laboratory for the Sam Walton... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
62 people now own the same wealth as half the world's population, research finds World's richest are getting richer while the wealth of the poorest is being s
62 people now own the same wealth as half the world's population, research finds
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
World's richest are getting richer while the wealth of the poorest is being spread more thinly PANews... Read more
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Daily Record
Meet the 62 billionaires who have more cash than half of the planet's populationBut who are these people, and how have they become so wealthy? Let's take a lo
Meet the 62 billionaires who have more cash than half of the planet's population
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
But who are these people, and how have they become so wealthy? Let's take a look. Bill Gates Born in Seattle, Washington, Gates has been included in the world's top rich lists since 1987. Despite stepping back from the company and focusing more... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Meet the 62 billionaires who have more cash than half of the planet's populationBut who are these people, and how have they become so wealthy? Let's take a lo
Meet the 62 billionaires who have more cash than half of the planet's population
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
But who are these people, and how have they become so wealthy? Let's take a look. Bill Gates Born in Seattle, Washington, Gates has been included in the world's top rich lists since 1987. Despite stepping back from the company and focusing more... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Big firms’ efforts lift up regionRural areas rarely become economic powerhouses, but Northwest Arkansas is an ex
Big firms’ efforts lift up region
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
Rural areas rarely become economic powerhouses, but Northwest Arkansas is an exception. In the past few decades, it has become the state’s fastest-growing region because some large companies there banded together to advance a common set of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Walton initiative looks to inspire, improve Benton County downtownsWalton Family interest in Northwest Arkansas downtowns is getting smaller. Wel
Walton initiative looks to inspire, improve Benton County downtowns
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Walton Family interest in Northwest Arkansas downtowns is getting smaller. Well, perhaps that's not the best description of what Tom and Steuart Walton announced today in a letter sent to the Walton Family Foundation's local stakeholders. The... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Walmart closings affecting Big Country shoppers, employeesWalmart’s decision to close more than 250 stores worldwide spread quickly acros
Walmart closings affecting Big Country shoppers, employees
KTXS Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
Walmart’s decision to close more than 250 stores worldwide spread quickly across the globe. Four Walmart Express pilot stores in Big Country cities were included in what the company is calling a reorganization. Stores in Anson, Haskell, Winters, and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
NFL owners had to act on LA now, and Kroenke had the goodsPainted into a corner by their own doing, NFL owners came up with a semi-soluti
NFL owners had to act on LA now, and Kroenke had the goods
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
Painted into a corner by their own doing, NFL owners came up with a semi-solution to the hole in their roster that was Los Angeles. They didn't have much choice this week but to arrive at some conclusion after openly coveting a return to L.A.,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
NFL owners had to act on LA now, and Kroenke had the goodsPainted into a corner by their own doing, NFL owners came up with a semi-soluti
NFL owners had to act on LA now, and Kroenke had the goods
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
Painted into a corner by their own doing, NFL owners came up with a semi-solution to the hole in their roster that was Los Angeles. They didn't have much choice this week but to arrive at some conclusion after openly coveting a return to L.A.,... Read more
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