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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida Walmart stores set free health screeningsBy Press Gazette contributor Northwest Florida Walmart stores will host the fi
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted moments ago
By Press Gazette contributor Northwest Florida Walmart stores will host the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday, Jan. 20. This free health screening allows residents to learn their: Blood glucose Blood pressure Body mass index... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet test drives new method to prioritize road projectsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released its
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted a minute ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released its list of recommended road projects for 2018-2020 and, for the first time, it has used a data-driven model called SHIFT to compile that list. SHIFT scores projects based on... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Developer proceeding with long-delayed Keystone XL pipelineBy GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The developer of the K
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 minutes ago
By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced Thursday that it hopes to begin construction next year on an alternative route approved by Nebraska authorities, despite a lawsuit... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Private Finance Initiatives “not value for money”A spending watchdog has warned that paying for schools and hospitals through th
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 minutes ago
A spending watchdog has warned that paying for schools and hospitals through the Private Finance Initiative will cost hundreds of billions of pounds. The National Audit Office said taxpayers will have to foot a 199 billion pound bill for projects... Read more
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Daily Record
Parsippany-based Wyndham hotel company to acquire La Quinta chainIt will have an indoor monorail pickup and a perfect view of the fireworks. Tim
Daily Record / Posted 4 minutes ago
It will have an indoor monorail pickup and a perfect view of the fireworks. Time Hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, based in Parsippany, said Thursday it has entered into a deal to acquire the La Quinta hotel chain for $1.95... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Uber and Softbank just sealed the deal“We’re proud to have SoftBank, Dragoneer, and the entire consortium in the Uber
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 minutes ago
“We’re proud to have SoftBank, Dragoneer, and the entire consortium in the Uber family. This is a great outcome for our shareholders, employees, and customers, strengthening Uber’s governance as we double down on our technology investments and... Read more
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Bizjournals
Regis' Supercuts salons will sponsor Major League Baseball in long-term dealThe multi-year agreement will make Supercuts the official hair salon and stylis
Bizjournals / Posted 5 minutes ago
The multi-year agreement will make Supercuts the official hair salon and stylists for MLB and will allow promotions throughout MLB’s season including high-profile events such as All-Star Game and World Series. “Given the quality and breadth of MLB,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Are entrepreneurs born or made?Nature or nurture? As family businesses account for a bigger share of the world
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
Nature or nurture? As family businesses account for a bigger share of the world economy, and as millennials increasingly shun the corporate world for startups, the question has become more urgent. The answer? Both. Some entrepreneurs venture out on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BIR tax take up 13% to P1.78 trillion, but misses 2017 goalThe Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) tax take has jumped 13 percent to P1.779
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) tax take has jumped 13 percent to P1.779 trillion last year but still missed its target. In a statement on Thursday, the country’s tax-collection agency said its total 2017 collections exceeded the P1.576... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rules on mineral, auto cigarette tax hikes outThe Bureau of Internal Revenue has issued the guidelines for the increase in th
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has issued the guidelines for the increase in the excise taxes on minerals, cigarettes, vehicles, and in the documentary stamp tax rates under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) act. The four revenue... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rising US yields drew ‘hot money’ away from PH in ’17The strong foreign portfolio investment inflows of 2016 swung to outflows last
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
The strong foreign portfolio investment inflows of 2016 swung to outflows last year, as investors in stocks and bonds were attracted by rising returns overseas and put off by weak prospects of local mining stocks, according to the Bangko Sentral ng... Read more
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Business Insider
Uber's massive, multi-billion dollar deal with SoftBank has officially closed — and the Japanese company now controls 15% of UberUber CEO Dara KhosrowshahiMichael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times So
Business Insider / Posted 9 minutes ago
Uber CEO Dara KhosrowshahiMichael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times SoftBank's big deal with Uber has closed: The firm now owns about 15% of shares in the ride-sharing company, purchased at a 30% discount. SoftBank will also invest $1.25... Read more
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Business Insider
The US government shutdown shenanigans pose a threat that investors are missingA man with a megaphone announces the closure of the Statue of Liberty, a U.S. N
Business Insider / Posted 9 minutes ago
A man with a megaphone announces the closure of the Statue of Liberty, a U.S. National Park, due to the U.S. Government shutdown to tourists at the ferry dock to the Statue of Liberty in Battery Park in New York, October 1, 2013.Mike... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Grants available for downtown Elmira building ownersThe City of Elmira is offering grant money to downtown building owners who are
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 minutes ago
The City of Elmira is offering grant money to downtown building owners who are interested in fixing up their properties. The Activate Building Fund is offered through the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, and administered by the New York State... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Shareholders approve Transocean acquisition of SongaOffshore drilling giant Transocean is finalizing its acquisition of Norway's So
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 minutes ago
Offshore drilling giant Transocean is finalizing its acquisition of Norway's Songa Offshore after shareholders on Thursday approved the deal. Swiss-based Transocean, which operates primarily out of Houston, is expanding its position as the world's... Read more
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FOX Business
GE's demise 'heartbreaking,' fast action needed: Fmr. GE executive Bob NardelliBob Nardelli, once a contender for the General Electric CEO (NYSE:GE) spot that
FOX Business / Posted 11 minutes ago
Bob Nardelli, once a contender for the General Electric CEO (NYSE:GE) spot that went to Jeff Immelt, says the 125-year old company’s demise is “heart breaking” and is urging fast action by the company’s new leadership. “John [Flannery} has a big... Read more
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FOX Business
Dead Stock Walking: Qudian Has Nowhere to Go but DownIt hasn't even been on the public markets for three months yet, but Qudian(NYSE
FOX Business / Posted 11 minutes ago
It hasn't even been on the public markets for three months yet, but Qudian(NYSE: QD) already looks like a dead stock walking. Essentially the Chinese equivalent of an online payday lender, Qudian, much like its U.S. counterparts, faces a tough new... Read more
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FOX Business
Dead Stock Walking: Qudian Has Nowhere to Go but DownIt hasn't even been on the public markets for three months yet, but Qudian(NYSE
FOX Business / Posted 12 minutes ago
It hasn't even been on the public markets for three months yet, but Qudian(NYSE: QD) already looks like a dead stock walking. Essentially the Chinese equivalent of an online payday lender, Qudian, much like its U.S. counterparts, faces a tough new... Read more
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FOX Business
GE's demise 'heartbreaking,' fast action needed: Fmr. GE executive Bob NardelliBob Nardelli, once a contender for the General Electric CEO (GE) spot that went
FOX Business / Posted 12 minutes ago
Bob Nardelli, once a contender for the General Electric CEO (GE) spot that went to Jeff Immelt, says the 125-year old company’s demise is “heart breaking” and is urging fast action by the company’s new leadership. Continue Reading Below “John... Read more
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The Hill
Apple hiring, bonuses come at hefty cost to taxpayersApple Inc. announced that it planned to hire 20,000 employees over the next fiv
The Hill / Posted 12 minutes ago
Apple Inc. announced that it planned to hire 20,000 employees over the next five years, give $2,500 bonuses in restricted stock to its existing employees and invest $30 billion in U.S. facilities over the next five years. Here is what Tim Cook said... Read more
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The Hill
Federal shutdown not an economic calamity but an avoidable nuisanceAs the rollercoaster negotiations over funding the federal government get close
The Hill / Posted 12 minutes ago
As the rollercoaster negotiations over funding the federal government get closer to the wire, a shutdown does seem possible. Undoubtedly, another shutdown would be a stunning display of continued political polarization and dysfunction. In other... Read more
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The Hill
Keystone XL has sufficient customer demand to build, developer saysTransCanada Corp. announced Thursday it has received enough customer interest t
The Hill / Posted 12 minutes ago
TransCanada Corp. announced Thursday it has received enough customer interest to continue with the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The company announced they secured about 500,000 barrels per day of 20-year commitments from customers,... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
SoftBank's acquisition of 15 percent of Uber closesNEW YORK (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank says it has closed a
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 13 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank says it has closed a deal to acquire 15 percent of Uber. As part of the deal, SoftBank Group Corp. will invest about $9 billion in the ride-hailing company, including about $1.25 billion in... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
SHAPE Committee questions cost estimates for St. Helena's public buildingsAnderson said commercial construction tends to be cheaper than residential. But
The St. Helena Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
Anderson said commercial construction tends to be cheaper than residential. But City Manager Mark Prestwich noted that since City Halls and police stations are considered “essential services facilities,” they must meet higher building standards,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Data center company sues Aurora over telecom towerData center company CyrusOne planned to build a 350-foot telecommunications tow
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 14 minutes ago
Data center company CyrusOne planned to build a 350-foot telecommunications tower in Aurora on its data center property there after reaching what it thought was an exclusive arrangement with the suburb last March. But this month, Aurora's City... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Some federal income tax refunds will be delayed again this yearMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — Taxpayers claiming certain common credits will once again have to wait weeks to months for their federal income tax refund, repeating a delay first experienced last year... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's how the 20 HQ2 wannabes stack up(Bloomberg) — Now that Amazon.com Inc. has whittled down the list of cities it'
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 14 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) — Now that Amazon.com Inc. has whittled down the list of cities it's considering for its second North American headquarters, it's time for a new round of everyone's favorite parlor game: arguing about which city would suit the technology... Read more
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Motley Fool
Crypto update: Bitcoin (BTC) and Ripple (XRP) reboundWe're living in one of the most exciting times in investing history. Innovation
Motley Fool / Posted 15 minutes ago
We're living in one of the most exciting times in investing history. Innovation and a booming culture of entrepreneurship are constantly creating new companies with the potential to make forward-thinking investors very rich. Now more than ever, one... Read more
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Motley Fool
3 shares helping people get better and richer Investing in the right company can help advancements in health and technology
Motley Fool / Posted 15 minutes ago
Investing in the right company can help advancements in health and technology that improves the lives of many. And some companies have the added bonus of providing shareholders with solid returns. Here... Read more
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Motley Fool
These 3 companies are posting big gains in 2018 already Shareholders of these three companies enjoyed solid gains on Thursday. The S
Motley Fool / Posted 15 minutes ago
Shareholders of these three companies enjoyed solid gains on Thursday. The Select Harvests Limited share price gained more than 10 per cent on Thursday with the nut company’s shares now... Read more
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