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Orillia Packet & Times
Health unit feels the stingA provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka Distric
Health unit feels the sting
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a minute ago
A provincial funding freeze has led to job losses at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, which is now preparing feedback to the province's hope it formalize closer ties with the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I
Porch CEO on rough year: 'We got distracted'
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Matt Ehrlichman is in a confessional mood. “I’ve proven that I’m a great entrepreneur, but the question is can I shift to being potentially a great CEO, because those are two different things,” says Porch founder and CEO Ehrlichman,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Snyder plans university funding above when he took officeLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder will propose that Michigan's 15 public u
Snyder plans university funding above when he took office
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder will propose that Michigan's 15 public universities get 4.3 percent more in state operations funding in the next fiscal year. The higher education budget Snyder will unveil Wednesday includes nearly $1.6... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of l
Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 minutes ago
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarterLOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine,
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs. As more people... Read more
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KXXV Waco
L.A. Rams owner Kroenke buys Waggoner RanchVERNON, TX (KFDA) - All 535,000 acres of the Waggoner Ranch near Vernon have be
L.A. Rams owner Kroenke buys Waggoner Ranch
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 minutes ago
VERNON, TX (KFDA) - All 535,000 acres of the Waggoner Ranch near Vernon have been approved for sale to businessman and rancher Stan Kroenke. The 46th Judicial District Court approved the private transaction for the ranch, which is valued at $725M,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New report urges turning Scajaquada Expressway back to a parkwayBuffalo would benefit greatly from turning the Scajaquada Expressway into a nei
New report urges turning Scajaquada Expressway back to a parkway
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Buffalo would benefit greatly from turning the Scajaquada Expressway into a neighborhood-friendly parkway, according to a policy brief issued Tuesday by an umbrella group representing 207 community organizations. The brief, drawn up by the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
How bad will it get for the banks?NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown
How bad will it get for the banks?
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- There are growing fears that global banks are headed for a meltdown, the likes of which has not been seen since 2008. Only this time, there will be no one there to rescue them. The biggest concerns center on major banks in Europe, where... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
LA city, county pass sweeping plans against homelessnessLOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city and county officials have approved sweeping
LA city, county pass sweeping plans against homelessness
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 4 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city and county officials have approved sweeping plans to deal with homelessness at a cost of billions over a decade. The City Council's strategic plan calls for providing more housing and funding programs designed to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Regal Beats Earnings Estimates as Average Movie Ticket Price Hits $9.76Regal said it ended the quarter with 572 theaters operating 7,361 screens. Reg
Regal Beats Earnings Estimates as Average Movie Ticket Price Hits $9.76
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 minutes ago
Regal said it ended the quarter with 572 theaters operating 7,361 screens. Regal Entertainment, the giant movie exhibition company, posted better-than expected earnings in its fourth quarter even as revenue was slightly below expectations. Regal... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Mayors optimistic as feds ready grantsMetro Vancouver mayors are hopeful the federal government will contribute more
Mayors optimistic as feds ready grants
Surrey Leader / Posted 6 minutes ago
Metro Vancouver mayors are hopeful the federal government will contribute more than the usual one third for public transit and other municipal infrastructure projects when new infrastructure grants roll out. Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner was among the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EJS Meets Arcelor Mittal,President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held separate meetings with the managements
EJS Meets Arcelor Mittal,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held separate meetings with the managements of Arcelor Mittal-Liberia and Firestone-Liberia. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader and the two management teams discussed means of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Signs Electricity DealLiberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh says the cheap
Liberia Signs Electricity Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh says the cheap and affordable electricity will boost the country's economy. He said the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam lighting up Monrovia in December of this year will mean that Liberia is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Provides U.S.$22 Million Budgetary SupportThe European Union Ambassador to Liberia Tiina Intelmann has disclosed that US$
EU Provides U.S.$22 Million Budgetary Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The European Union Ambassador to Liberia Tiina Intelmann has disclosed that US$22M or Euros 20M has been provided as extra budgetary support to the Government of Liberia. The support is part of US$34 million grant to EU's ongoing budget support... Read more
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Herald Sun
Confidence rebounds on market relief Australian consumers are relieved markets haven't continued steep declines of
Confidence rebounds on market relief
Herald Sun / Posted 7 minutes ago
Australian consumers are relieved markets haven't continued steep declines of earlier this year, with confidence rebounding. Consumer confidence jumped 4.2 per cent in February, after falling in January,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie stocks extend sell-off at openThe market boards show the volatility at the Australian Securities Exchange. T
Aussie stocks extend sell-off at open
Herald Sun / Posted 7 minutes ago
The market boards show the volatility at the Australian Securities Exchange. THE Australian sharemarket has extended yesterday’s sell-off in early trade today as resources stocks dive in the wake of another oil price slide. But banking stocks, the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Confidence rebounds on market relief Australian consumers are relieved markets haven't continued steep declines of
Confidence rebounds on market relief
Weekly Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Australian consumers are relieved markets haven't continued steep declines of earlier this year, with confidence rebounding. Consumer confidence jumped 4.2 per cent in February, after falling in January,... Read more
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Toronto Star
Goodwill Toronto’s former directors should break their silenceAnd the board must know something about communication. Among its members were t
Goodwill Toronto’s former directors should break their silence
Toronto Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
And the board must know something about communication. Among its members were the chair, Michael Eubanks, chief information officer at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, and Amin Remtulla, the chief information officer at Trillium Gift of Life... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government turns Housing NZ into disarrayThe Government has run Housing NZ down and left the organisation in disarray, s
Government turns Housing NZ into disarray
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Government has run Housing NZ down and left the organisation in disarray, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.“The Auditor General has found ‘significant deficiencies’ in Housing NZ’s management of the $220 million a year it spends on... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Govt inks $22.1m deal with NZ Merino to boost strong wool returnsThe Ministry for Primary Industries signed a seven-year $22.1 million contract
Govt inks $22.1m deal with NZ Merino to boost strong wool returns
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries signed a seven-year $22.1 million contract with wool marketer The New Zealand Merino Company to improve returns from strong wool. Government and industry will each contribute $11.05 million under the Primary... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ beef exports to Taiwan rise to a record, propelling it to third largest marketBeef exports to Taiwan rose to a record in 2015, propelling it to the country's
NZ beef exports to Taiwan rise to a record, propelling it to third largest market
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 minutes ago
Beef exports to Taiwan rose to a record in 2015, propelling it to the country's third-largest beef market behind the US and China. In 2015, New Zealand's beef exports to Taiwan jumped 36% to $188.6 million, while the volume increased 20% to 23,442... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Wynyard signs $2.8m three-year deal with state policing agencyWynyard Group [NZX: WYN], whose shareholders will vote next week on giving the
Wynyard signs $2.8m three-year deal with state policing agency
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 minutes ago
Wynyard Group [NZX: WYN], whose shareholders will vote next week on giving the board more freedom to issue shares, has signed a $2.8 million deal to provide its intelligence software services to a foreign state policing agency. The three-year... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ credit, debit card retail spending rose in January on hospitality, durablesNew Zealand retail spending on electronic cards rose in January, led by hospita
NZ credit, debit card retail spending rose in January on hospitality, durables
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 minutes ago
New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards rose in January, led by hospitality and durables, while the falling price of petrol led to lower expenditure on fuel. Spending on core retail, which encompasses consumables, durables, hospitality and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Treasury boss cautious on global outlookFraser says Australia ‘swimming against tide’ as doubts persist over US, China,
Treasury boss cautious on global outlook
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
Fraser says Australia ‘swimming against tide’ as doubts persist over US, China, Europe economies. Treasury boss John Fraser says there’s no clear path for global economic growth. The US economy had strengthened but it was a “step too far” to say... Read more
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International Business Times
London rents approach 'affordability ceiling' as growth slows to near two-year low London's soaring rents are growing at their slowest pace for almost two years,
London rents approach 'affordability ceiling' as growth slows to near two-year low
International Business Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
London's soaring rents are growing at their slowest pace for almost two years, amid talk of them reaching an "affordability ceiling". Rents in the city are far higher than elsewhere in the UK because of both a shortage of housing and high demand from... Read more
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Variety
Despite Earnings Records, Disney CEO Bob Iger Forced to Defend ESPNDespite record results for most of its units, the blockbuster success of “Star
Despite Earnings Records, Disney CEO Bob Iger Forced to Defend ESPN
Variety / Posted 7 minutes ago
Despite record results for most of its units, the blockbuster success of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and soaring predictions of future growth from Disney CEO Bob Iger, some analysts and the market continued to be less than bullish about the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Confidence rebounds on market reliefWestpac/Melbourne Institute measure jumps 4.2% in February to go above 100. Au
Confidence rebounds on market relief
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Westpac/Melbourne Institute measure jumps 4.2% in February to go above 100. Australian consumers are relieved that markets haven’t continued the steep declines of early 2016, with confidence rebounding. Consumer confidence jumped 4.2 per cent in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Computershare first-half profit slides 10.5%Share registry operator posts a 10.5 per cent drop in underlying net profit, wa
Computershare first-half profit slides 10.5%
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Share registry operator posts a 10.5 per cent drop in underlying net profit, warns of a softening in operating environment. Share registry operator Computershare has posted a 10.5 per cent drop in underlying net profit for the first half of fiscal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks extend sell-off at openResources stocks weigh over local market in early trade as banking stocks stead
Aust stocks extend sell-off at open
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Resources stocks weigh over local market in early trade as banking stocks steady. The Australian sharemarket has extended yesterday’s sell-off in early trade on Wednesday, as resources stocks dive in the wake of an oil price slide. But banking... Read more
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