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Courthouse phones still on the fritz

County Commissioner Carlos Salazar places his hands over his head as he reads through paperwork during Monday's court meeting.


Wed Jul 30, 2014


Ed Schultz opposes Obama's immigration executive order, partly due to impact on workers

On his MSNBC show yesterday, Ed Schultz came out against Barack Obama issuing an Executive Order that would in effect legalize millions of illegal aliens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Conservative Political News

Washington Examiner

Democrats push making labor organizing a 'civil right'

Myron Byrd puts his W-2 tax form on display during a protest outside a Wal-Mart store on June 4,... Reps.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Lewis

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Town tax rate to rise 2.5 percent

The Select Board set the town tax rate at roughly $1.02 at its Monday meeting. The municipal rate is made up of three other rates, one for the town general fund, the highway fund, and the fire department.


Related Topix: Fire, Vermont, Vermont Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014


The dark side of the renovation boom

The hit Canadian TV show Property Brothers follows a formula as rigid as a newly sistered floor joist.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Entertainment, Property Brothers, Television, Buying and Selling, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home

Seeking Alpha

The Demise Of Whole Foods Is A Fallacy

The current trend of healthy eating without pesticides and GMOs has sparked a similarly popular trend of expressing a position regarding the outlook of Whole Foods Market .


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Organic Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

the Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative

It's alive and well at the conservative American Enterprise Institute -- AEI - where Brooks became president in 2009.


Related Topix: George Bush

Does Steve Madden Have More Upside?

The footwear business' development is filled by expanding wellbeing worries that are pushing customers to grasp a dynamic lifestyle.


Related Topix: Apparel, Footwear, Steven Madden, Deckers Outdoor, Finish Line Inc The, Retail

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 an hour - a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and could pressure other employers to raise pay.


Related Topix: Walt Disney World, Country, Orlando, FL, University of Central Florida

Business Journal

Opponents of Stoughton Wal-Mart development question economics of TIF

Part of a development pitched for the western edge of Stoughton, the city council approved a development agreement earlier this year to build the multi-stage project.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Caribou residents intrigued by secession effort

A proposal for 80 percent of Caribou's geographic area to break away and form a new town called Lyndon in an effort to lower property taxes has taken many residents by surprise and it's been the topic of discussion around town since it was unveiled last week .


Related Topix: Caribou, ME, Presque Isle, ME


Brookhaven planners to vote on proposed Walmart

The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.


Related Topix: Brookhaven, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Patchogue, NY, Farmingville, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Potential Hanover Walmart approved despite neighbor resistance

Neighbors in Hanover are upset after county officials gave the go-ahead for a new development, possibly a Walmart Neighborhood Market.


Related Topix: Hanover County, VA


Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in Senate

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Business Journal

What to expect from Google's delivery service

Staff writer Sonya Sorich models her pink Fitbit. She ordered it to test the Google Shopping Express service in the Sacramento region.


Small Business Trends

Are You Retailers Ready for the Back to School Shopping Season?

Even before July 4, some retailers in my area were advertising back to school specials.


Related Topix: Kids


Walmart marks Eid with Facebook recipe ad

Walmart Canada is in the midst of a Facebook campaign timed to coincide with the Muslim holiday Eid.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Marketing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Menomonee Falls

Go Green with Beautiful Blooms

You are probably wondering to yourself, "Do I need to have lawn aeration performed on my lawn?".


Related Topix: Weather

Central American teens fit under Wolverine Human Services permitted use, Vassar city manager says

Wolverine Human Services doesn't need new zoning or permits in order to house Central American minors at its Vassar facility, the city's attorney says.


Related Topix: Vassar, MI, Michigan, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, Frankenmuth, MI

Holyoke survey results to be aired for Whiting Farms Rd. site once desired by Walmart, Lowe's

Members of the group Holyoke First want a zone change on Whiting Farms Road property to block any large retailer and heavy traffic that it could bring from opening on the site, which is owned by the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Marketing