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Copacabana Night a lively benefit for elders served by Bessie's Hope

Organizers of Copacabana Night, the signature fundraiser for Bessie's Hope , were overjoyed when a record number of top-price sponsor tables were sold for this dinner-dance chaired by Adrienne Ruston Fitzgibbons and held at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), MDC Holdings, Entertainment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Motley Fool

Profiting From the Ashes of Warren Buffett's Big Mistake

Warren Buffett is regarded as one of the world's greatest investors. However, even great investors make mistakes, and Buffett is no different.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Recruiting efforts rise to promote greater female presence in construction industry

Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour.


Related Topix: New York

The Motley Fool

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate: Warren Buffett's Next Big Thing

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate may not ring a bell, but it turns out Warren Buffett is all for trying to help you buy or sell a home.


Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Home, Home Selling, Housing

Naugatuck Daily News

Project progresses as school approaches

The crux of the renovation and addition project is building corridors to connect the buildings at the campus-style school.


Related Topix: Turner Construction, Beacon Falls, CT, Prospect, CT

Globe Poll Has Charlie Baker, Martha Coakley Neck and Neck in Governor's Race

The Massachusetts governor's race is locked in a statistical tie in The Boston Globe's most recent poll, and Democratic frontrunner Martha Coakley's polarization among voters is one of the key reasons why.


Related Topix: Suffolk University, Grossman's, Retail


Land dispute over Sealaska and Sheldon Jackson College heats up

The Sheldon Jackson College is no more. It was located in Sitka. But their Identity still exists...and it's giving the Sealaska corporation fits.


Related Topix: Sealaska, Sheldon Jackson College

Friday Sector Laggards: Services, Industrial

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Related Topix: Gaming, Wynn Resorts, Office Equipment, Retail, Global Group of Companies, Financial Markets, Jacobs Engineering Group, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Buffett's Burger King financing includes warrant for 1.75% stake

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. gives billionaire Warren Buffett the option to buy a 1.75 percent stake in the combined company.


Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Food, Heinz H J, Canada,

Huge advance for county cotton pickers

Deere and Company may have created the vanguard in agricultural machinery. The John Deere CS690 Cotton Picker could change the cotton industry.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Agriculture, Science, Ellis County, TX

The Heartland Institute

Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

WMFD-TV Mansfield

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Tractor Supply Co.

Employees of Tractor Supply Company in Ontario got an unexpected break from work Friday afternoon.


Related Topix: Retail, Tractor Supply, Ontario, OH

Malaysian National News Agency

MRT Corp Appoints DNV GL To Investigate Fatal Accident

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd has appointed European certification giant DNV GL to investigate the Aug 18 fatal incident at its worksite, here, which claimed three lives.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford pensioners 'still not claiming their entitlements'

RETTIREMENT apartments builder McCarthy & Stone says many pensioners on low incomes are still not claiming the benefits they're entitled to.


Related Topix: McCarthy and Stone

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Signet shines with Zales among its brands

Signet Jewelers reported a 39 percent increase in second-quarter sales because of its Zale Corp. acquisition in May. Zale's new owner said it likes what it's found at the Irving headquarters, which is now home to the Zale division of Signet.


Related Topix: Retail, Zale, Jewelry, Signet Jewelers

Obamacare: Another GOP Governor Says Yes To Medicaid Funds

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Related Topix: American Buildings

Light Reading

Eurobites: BT Adds Ciena To Ethernet Roster

Also in today's regional roundup: MTN tests Transport SDN; 2.4 Tbit/s WDM with Huawei; Bluetooth chip specialist CSR rejects takeover bid; and more.


Related Topix: Telecom, BT Group, CIENA, CSR Limited, Bluetooth, Telecom Italia SPA

The Columbus Dispatch

Dairy Queen hit by hacker attack

Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Edina, MN, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Supervalu, Retail, Food, Grocery, Eden Prairie, MN

Sys-Con Media

Kip Moore Debuts Video Honoring Men and Women of the Construction Industry

The song, "On the Case" , is a personal homage to his fanbase and the hardworking people that have inspired and supported him throughout his career.


Basildon Recorder

On-the-job training - " apprentice Chris Warner and Punch Construction boss Darren Arnull

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track - and getting better.



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