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Daily Press
Renovation funds OK'd for one Newport News housing complex, denied for anotherPlans to renovate Lassiter Courts, a public housing complex in the city’s South
Daily Press / Posted a minute ago
Plans to renovate Lassiter Courts, a public housing complex in the city’s Southeast Community, will move forward after getting state approval this summer for an important piece of funding. But the state’s rejection of similar funding at Spratley... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Court urged to help loan shark's victimsNational police adviser Wirachai Songmetta in Prachuap Khiri Khan province on t
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 minutes ago
National police adviser Wirachai Songmetta in Prachuap Khiri Khan province on the informal debt problem on Tuesday. (Photo by Chaiwat Satyaem) Authorities are asking the court to revoke the allegedly unfair consignment sale of loan agreements for 18... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brady talks tax reform in KingwoodU.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, District 8, spoke at Homewood Suites in Kingwood on Aug.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 minutes ago
U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, District 8, spoke at Homewood Suites in Kingwood on Aug. 20 about the tax reform plan spearheaded by the Ways and Means Committee, of which Brady serves as chairman. Brady was invited by the Greater East Montgomery County... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 YearsThe easiest, and often best, way to invest is to buy a company and hold it long
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
The easiest, and often best, way to invest is to buy a company and hold it long term. And if you're holding a stock for the next 50 years, that's very, very long term. We asked three Motley Fool investors what stock they would want to own into 2067,... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Things to Know About Cash-Back Credit CardsThe best cash-back card offers promise unlimited rewards that equate to money b
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
The best cash-back card offers promise unlimited rewards that equate to money back on every purchase you make. Over time, these rebates can add up to hundreds or thousands of dollars in value, even with some no-annual-fee cards, but there are a few... Read more
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FOX Business
Yield Dividend Stocks for Conservative InvestorsHigh-yield dividend stocks tend to be particularly risky types of investing veh
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
High-yield dividend stocks tend to be particularly risky types of investing vehicles that aren't well-suited for conservative individuals. Even so, there are a handful of rare gems that do, in fact, offer both an acceptable level of risk and an... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas’ oil industry ramps up, makes more money despite low pricesThe oil and gas industry in Texas continues to ramp up drilling in 2017 despite
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 minutes ago
The oil and gas industry in Texas continues to ramp up drilling in 2017 despite continued low oil prices and faltering production cuts from OPEC countries, according to a Texas economist. “It’s clearly in a state of recovery from a very nasty two... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
McCombs plans to develop 145 acres of empty land on far West SideMcCombs Enterprises plans to fill 145 acres of vacant land along Loop 1604 near
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 minutes ago
McCombs Enterprises plans to fill 145 acres of vacant land along Loop 1604 near SeaWorld San Antonio with apartments and retail, adding to the far West Side’s roaring growth. The local firm wants to partner with other developers to build 60 acres of... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 YearsThe easiest, and often best, way to invest is to buy a company and hold it long
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
The easiest, and often best, way to invest is to buy a company and hold it long term. And if you're holding a stock for the next 50 years, that's very, very long term. Continue Reading Below We asked three Motley Fool investors what stock they... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Things to Know About Cash-Back Credit CardsThe best cash-back card offers promise unlimited rewards that equate to money b
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
The best cash-back card offers promise unlimited rewards that equate to money back on every purchase you make. Over time, these rebates can add up to hundreds or thousands of dollars in value, even with some no-annual-fee cards, but there are a few... Read more
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FOX Business
Yield Dividend Stocks for Conservative InvestorsHigh-yield dividend stocks tend to be particularly risky types of investing veh
FOX Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
High-yield dividend stocks tend to be particularly risky types of investing vehicles that aren't well-suited for conservative individuals. Even so, there are a handful of rare gems that do, in fact, offer both an acceptable level of risk and an... Read more
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Finance Asia
Ford test drives China's ABS via Bond ConnectUS carmaker Ford is best known for selling Focus compact cars and Lincoln limou
Finance Asia / Posted 3 minutes ago
US carmaker Ford is best known for selling Focus compact cars and Lincoln limousines. Now it's got something new to offer in China. It has become first foreign issuer to sell asset-backed securities through the new bond trading link between Hong... Read more
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Finance Asia
Indian insurance: starting a new chapterIndia is often depicted as an insurer's dream with a population of 1.3 billion
Finance Asia / Posted 3 minutes ago
India is often depicted as an insurer's dream with a population of 1.3 billion and drastically low levels of market penetration, solid long-term returns are virtually guaranteed. But the reality has so far proved to be very different and little has... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Amazon-Whole Foods merger gets green light from U.S. governmentThe U.S. government won’t try to stop Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 minutes ago
The U.S. government won’t try to stop Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods, a deal that has massive implications for both e-commerce and how we shop for food. The Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that it’s looked into whether... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Commonwealth Bank class action would hurt everyone but the lawyersTwo ambulance-chasing firms are inviting CBA shareholders to punch themselves i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Two ambulance-chasing firms are inviting CBA shareholders to punch themselves in the head and pay the firms for the privilege. A narrower version of the story is that lawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham are out to profiteer... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Amazon-Whole Foods merger gets green light from U.S. governmentNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The U.S. government won't try to stop Amazon's $13.7 bil
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The U.S. government won't try to stop Amazon's $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods, a deal that has massive implications for both e-commerce and how we shop for food. The Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How a Chinese entrepreneur evaded sanctions and financed North Korea's nuclear weapons programAmong the flurry of U.S. legal maneuverings on Tuesday involving North Korea, m
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 minutes ago
Among the flurry of U.S. legal maneuverings on Tuesday involving North Korea, maybe the most revealing involves a federal lawsuit aimed at the businesses of one Chinese entrepreneur. Chi Yupeng, a 48-year-old Chinese accountant, controls a network... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Fake cash on the rise in Cape Coral; 19 cases since MayAuthorities say fake cash is on the rise in Southwest Florida. Since January C
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 minutes ago
Authorities say fake cash is on the rise in Southwest Florida. Since January Cape Coral Police said they have investigated 24 cases of counterfeit cash and 19 of those cases have been investigated since May. "It concerns me it worries me that... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Groupon cuts 130 customer-service jobsGroupon laid off 130 customer-service representatives who were working remotely
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 minutes ago
Groupon laid off 130 customer-service representatives who were working remotely. The online-deals company is consolidating "frontline customer-service efforts in our offices," a spokesman said. "The goal is that by centralizing these roles, we can... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
University's real estate foundation cedes three properties to NTS • The Louisville CardinalBy Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s giving some properties to NTS, a real-estate com
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 5 minutes ago
By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s giving some properties to NTS, a real-estate company, for money. The deal gives NTS development, construction and management rights to three buildings on the Shelbyhurst campus. In return, NTS will pay U of L $105,000... Read more
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TheBull
South32 swings to full-year profitDiversified miner South32 has swung to a $US1.23 billion ($A1.6 billion) full-y
TheBull / Posted 7 minutes ago
Diversified miner South32 has swung to a $US1.23 billion ($A1.6 billion) full-year profit, compared to a $US1.6 billion loss a year ago. Underlying earnings have surged eight-fold to $US1.15 billion from just $US138 million a year ago, as the... Read more
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TheBull
Berries make Costa a healthy FY profitVegetable and fruit grower Costa Group has more than doubled its full-year stat
TheBull / Posted 7 minutes ago
Vegetable and fruit grower Costa Group has more than doubled its full-year statutory net profit to $57.7 million, thanks to strong earnings growth from its berry and citrus products and a recovery in the tomato market. Revenue for the 12 months to... Read more
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TheBull
Mortgage Choice profit up 13.5% to $22.2mHome loan broker Mortgage Choice has lifted full-year profit 13.5 per cent to $
TheBull / Posted 7 minutes ago
Home loan broker Mortgage Choice has lifted full-year profit 13.5 per cent to $22.2 million after growing its loan book to a record $53.4 billion. Commission for new loans for the 12 months to June 30 was up 3.8 per cent to $75.1 million, with... Read more
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The Age
Commonwealth Bank class action would hurt everyone but the lawyersTwo ambulance-chasing firms are inviting CBA shareholders to punch themselves i
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
Two ambulance-chasing firms are inviting CBA shareholders to punch themselves in the head and pay the firms for the privilege. A narrower version of the story is that lawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham are out to profiteer... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Maloney proposes increasing IRA withdrawal to buy first homeMIDDLETOWN – People looking to buy their first home often find it difficult to
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 7 minutes ago
MIDDLETOWN – People looking to buy their first home often find it difficult to fund it. Current federal law allows individuals to withdraw up to $10,000 from their IRA for the purchase of a home without being penalized. Maloney’s proposal, which he... Read more
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heraldscotland
Financial firm Nucleus rewards investors with first-ever dividendLorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor
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heraldscotland
Giant Shetland field poses challenge for oil firmsThe $2.5 billion (£2bn) development is one of the biggest completed in the Nort
heraldscotland / Posted 8 minutes ago
The $2.5 billion (£2bn) development is one of the biggest completed in the North Sea for years. The startup of the field encouraged hopes there could be a surge of activity in the relatively under-explored waters off Shetland. However, EnQuest said... Read more
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heraldscotland
Growth in Scotland far ahead of UK-wide expansionLorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor
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heraldscotland
Tesco opens investor compensation schemeSHARES in Tesco have raced ahead after the supermarket giant opened up its comp
heraldscotland / Posted 8 minutes ago
SHARES in Tesco have raced ahead after the supermarket giant opened up its compensation scheme for investors impacted by the 2014 accounting scandal. Tesco, which was up just shy of two per cent on London Stock Exchange, has appointed KPMG to lead... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sturgeon urged to apologise over inaccurate independence forecastsThe White Paper, which Ms Sturgeon launched alongside then First Minister Alex
heraldscotland / Posted 8 minutes ago
The White Paper, which Ms Sturgeon launched alongside then First Minister Alex Salmond, forecast a deficit of £2.7bn to £5.5bn, a manageable 1.6 to 3.2 per cent of GDP in 2016/17. However GERS reported the actual deficit was £13.3bn, or 8.3 per cent... Read more
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