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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Insurance company to step in, build Yard Goats stadiumConstruction has been rolling nearly around the clock at Dunkin' Donuts Park in
Insurance company to step in, build Yard Goats stadium
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted a minute ago
Construction has been rolling nearly around the clock at Dunkin' Donuts Park in downtown Hartford, but still the stadium for the Hartford Yard Goats remains unfinished. The Hartford Stadium Authority and Mayor Luke Bronin met with the developer's... Read more
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Variety
TV Ad Sales Revenues Have Been on the Rise, But Don’t Call It a ComebackIt’s not easy to get a straight answer on the state of the TV industry. On one
TV Ad Sales Revenues Have Been on the Rise, But Don’t Call It a Comeback
Variety / Posted 2 minutes ago
It’s not easy to get a straight answer on the state of the TV industry. On one hand, there’s the doom-and-gloom perspective: Ratings are falling; subscribers are cutting or shaving the cord. But then there are the optimists, who point out — correctly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uchumi Supermarkets Goods Start Auction in UgandaGoods belonging to Uchumi Supermarkets Uganda were Thursday auctioned by the of
Uchumi Supermarkets Goods Start Auction in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Goods belonging to Uchumi Supermarkets Uganda were Thursday auctioned by the official receiver, the registrar general at Uganda Registration Services Bureau, in a move to recover money owed to the retailers' creditors. The sale of perishable items... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sports Authority will shut down with giant going-out-of-business saleSports Authority stores across the country, including one in Milpitas, will lau
Sports Authority will shut down with giant going-out-of-business sale
The Mercury News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Sports Authority stores across the country, including one in Milpitas, will launch going-out-of-business sales this week, according to court documents. On Tuesday, Judge Mary Walrath of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware authorized the liquidator... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Fraud case at ski resort embroils People’s United BankAn alleged fraud involving a Vermont ski resort has Bridgeport-based People’s U
Fraud case at ski resort embroils People’s United Bank
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 minutes ago
An alleged fraud involving a Vermont ski resort has Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank facing angry investors and potential legal action. The developers of Jay Peak, in northern Vermont near the Canadian border, are accused by the U.S. Securities... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Estate Planning Workshop in Granite Bay June 2Roseville, CA- Come out for an informative seminar with Bill Walker to learn ho
Estate Planning Workshop in Granite Bay June 2
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
Roseville, CA- Come out for an informative seminar with Bill Walker to learn how about smart estate planning on Thursday, June 2, 2016. The seminar begins at 7:00pm at 5280 Stirling St, Suite 102 in Granite Bay. Space is limited. Please RSVP to save... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level in a decadeWASHINGTON — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the thir
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level in a decade
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Agents say real estate market is less fun nowNEW YORK — Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that’s still tr
Agents say real estate market is less fun now
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that’s still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse. Agents are getting higher commissions as home prices rise, but have fewer houses to list because homeowners are... Read more
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Reuters
Clinical trials firm BioClinica explores saleBioClinica Inc, a U.S. pharmaceutical contract research organization owned by b
Clinical trials firm BioClinica explores sale
Reuters / Posted 5 minutes ago
BioClinica Inc, a U.S. pharmaceutical contract research organization owned by buyout firm JLL Partners, is exploring a sale that could value it at as much as $1.3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The Newtown,... Read more
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Reuters
Symantec says SWIFT malware linked to attack in PhilippinesThe malware that was used to steal $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank h
Symantec says SWIFT malware linked to attack in Philippines
Reuters / Posted 5 minutes ago
The malware that was used to steal $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank has been linked to another cyber attack, this time on a bank in the Philippines, cyber security company Symantec Corp said in a blog post on Thursday. The company said it... Read more
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CNBC
Fresh migration data fuel Brexit debateWith weeks to go before British voters decide whether to leave the European Uni
Fresh migration data fuel Brexit debate
CNBC / Posted 6 minutes ago
With weeks to go before British voters decide whether to leave the European Union, the government reported that people continue to flock to the U.K. from the Continent. New figures released Thursday by the government show that net migration into... Read more
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CNBC
You can invest in start-ups now: What to know firstEarlier this month, new regulations that are part of the 2012 JOBS Act wenet in
You can invest in start-ups now: What to know first
CNBC / Posted 6 minutes ago
Earlier this month, new regulations that are part of the 2012 JOBS Act wenet into effect, essentially allowing the "little guy" to play venture capitalist by allowing him or her to invest in small private issuers. I think that the SEC mostly got it... Read more
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CNBC
Hillary Clinton is rolling in the money from Wall StreetNeither candidate's spokespeople responded to requests for comment. It's hard
Hillary Clinton is rolling in the money from Wall Street
CNBC / Posted 6 minutes ago
Neither candidate's spokespeople responded to requests for comment. It's hard to quantify just how much enthusiasm Wall Street will show for Trump. While Clinton is hardly adored in the financial community, she's at least viewed as a known quantity,... Read more
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CNBC
Forget the Fed and earnings – right now, it’s all about this currencyInvestors are keeping an eye on a possible Fed rate hike in June and the contin
Forget the Fed and earnings – right now, it’s all about this currency
CNBC / Posted 6 minutes ago
Investors are keeping an eye on a possible Fed rate hike in June and the continuous trickle of first-quarter earnings releases, but the short-term future of U.S. stocks could actually depend on a foreign currency. On Wednesday, the Chinese yuan hit... Read more
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dna
Oil price reaches above $50 for first time this yearOil prices jumped on Thursday above $50 for the first time this year as a long-
Oil price reaches above $50 for first time this year
dna / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oil prices jumped on Thursday above $50 for the first time this year as a long-lasting global supply glut showed increased signs of easing. In a boost for countries exporting crude, including the likes of crisis-hit Venezuela, prices are once more... Read more
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dna
Pranab Mukherjee in China: Xi promises to allow more Indian pilgrims to Kailash and Manasarovar in TibetChina offered to allow more Indian pilgrims to Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet
Pranab Mukherjee in China: Xi promises to allow more Indian pilgrims to Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet
dna / Posted 7 minutes ago
China offered to allow more Indian pilgrims to Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet through Nathulla in Sikkim in addition to 250 who were permitted through the new route last year. The offer to increase the number of pilgrims was made by Chinese... Read more
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BC Local News
Priced out of Paradise: Red-hot real estate market leads to rental crisis in ChilliwackThe first in a two-part series on the rental crisis facing Chilliwack residents
Priced out of Paradise: Red-hot real estate market leads to rental crisis in Chilliwack
BC Local News / Posted 8 minutes ago
The first in a two-part series on the rental crisis facing Chilliwack residents as a result of the Lower Mainland’s red-hot real estate market Rachel Plaza is a model, an actress, she can sing, she’s well-known in the Chilliwack theatre scene, she... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Currency gains 'play part' in Mainfreight record $88m profitA total of 75% of Mainfreight’s revenue was earned outside New Zealand. Photo b
Currency gains 'play part' in Mainfreight record $88m profit
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
A total of 75% of Mainfreight’s revenue was earned outside New Zealand. Photo by NZ Herald. The New Zealand-greenback exchange rate "certainly played a part'' in the results, managing director Don Braid said. "Such is the benefit of working across... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Research funding hailedThe University of Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several mil
Research funding hailed
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
The University of Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several million dollars'' from extra funding for research announced in yesterday's Budget. Acting vice-chancellor Vernon Squire said in a statement it was "certainly a good-news... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Treasury figures questionedDoubt about the Treasury's forecasts included in Budget 2016 were expressed yes
Treasury figures questioned
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Doubt about the Treasury's forecasts included in Budget 2016 were expressed yesterday, despite the enthusiasm shown in those forecasts by Finance Minister Bill English. Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens said his concern was that the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
The more people smoke, the more they payThe 10% ongoing increase in tobacco tax is the issue most people seemed to get
The more people smoke, the more they pay
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
The 10% ongoing increase in tobacco tax is the issue most people seemed to get excited about in yesterday's Budget 2016 which had little in it to create any real interest. Act New Zealand leader David Seymour said the Budget increased taxes on those... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Mayoral mission to ChinaMr Cull said the trip was aimed at building on Dunedin's already strong ties wi
Mayoral mission to China
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Mr Cull said the trip was aimed at building on Dunedin's already strong ties with China. "This trip will continue to move the relationship forward from its strong civic and cultural roots into the economic development sphere leading with our... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
US sales rise but losses a concernDunedin cancer diagnostic company Pacific Edge is gaining sales traction in its
US sales rise but losses a concern
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Dunedin cancer diagnostic company Pacific Edge is gaining sales traction in its crucial US target market, but posted an expanded full-year after-tax loss of $15.7million yesterday, as expected. However, the extent of Pacific Edge's annual cash burn... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
$4.25 payout 'tough number'Dairy cows head back to pasture after milking, on a property in North Otago. Ph
$4.25 payout 'tough number'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Dairy cows head back to pasture after milking, on a property in North Otago. Photo by Sally Rae. At $4.25, Fonterra's new season forecast payout yesterday came in well below market expectations, but the dairy giant will bring forward several... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Steady as she goesFinance Minister Bill English has every reason to feel pleased with himself aft
Steady as she goes
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Finance Minister Bill English has every reason to feel pleased with himself after delivering Budget 2016. He continued treading the fine line of spending just enough for the Government to claim it was providing help for the most vulnerable in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Moak: Curbing credit scores would give consumers powerCredit bureaus have long memories. As any consumer who’s tried to get a home lo
Moak: Curbing credit scores would give consumers power
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 minutes ago
Credit bureaus have long memories. As any consumer who’s tried to get a home loan with a less-than-stellar credit record knows, mistakes you made in the past can hang around like a ghost that never seems to go away. If you missed a credit card... Read more
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The News & Observer
BofA CEO: Triangle is one of our growth markets | News & Observer May 26, 2016 1:23 PM Brian Moynihan was in town as bank
BofA CEO: Triangle is one of our growth markets
The News & Observer / Posted 11 minutes ago
| News & Observer May 26, 2016 1:23 PM Brian Moynihan was in town as bank consolidates offices in North Hills Says future branches here will be... Read more
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Daily Record
McDonald’s CEO says company is making changes customers wantMcDonald's could be trying out a new slogan soon. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jon
McDonald’s CEO says company is making changes customers want
Daily Record / Posted 11 minutes ago
McDonald's could be trying out a new slogan soon. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains. Buzz60 NEW YORK — McDonald’s, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Midday Stock RoundupThe S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,090.00. The Dow Jones Industrial A
Midday Stock Roundup
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 11 minutes ago
The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,090.00. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% to 17,826.85. The NASDAQ was up 0.1% to 4,897.83. The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 1.8% to 1.84%. The price of gold was down 0.3% to... Read more
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Business Insurance
Travelers promotes exec, 30-year veteran to retireTravelers Cos. Inc. announced that Greg Toczydlowski has been promoted to presi
Travelers promotes exec, 30-year veteran to retire
Business Insurance / Posted 13 minutes ago
Travelers Cos. Inc. announced that Greg Toczydlowski has been promoted to president of business insurance, effective immediately, while Doreen Spadorcia, a vice chairman, will retire Sept. 1 after 30 years with the company. Mr. Toczydlowski, based... Read more
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