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Mantachie officials discuss adding property tax
During last week's regular meeting, Alderman-at-Large Dan Moore Jr. raised the question of whether or not town residents should be paying property taxes.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Muncie Free Press
15th annual Muncie Ribfest Returns to Downtown
The 15th annual Downtown Ribfest will take place in Downtown Muncie at Canan Commons on Friday, August 23rd and continue on Saturday.
Wal-Mart Still A Hold In Our View - But For How Long?
The Wal-Mart earnings announcement from the Aug. 14 was further confirmation of the STRIDE view of this business.
Tuolumne Jobs Case
The California Supreme Court has just issued an opinion which may encourage the use of initiatives.
Los Angeles Times
Judge orders Target to stop building Hollywood shopping center
Opponents say Target should not be allowed to build a 74-foot-tall structure in area with 35-foot height limit A judge has called for retail giant Target Corp. to stop work on a partly built shopping center in Hollywood, handing a stinging setback to a project championed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Us Stocks-Wall St flat ahead of Fed minutes; retailers resilient
U.S. stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
5 Things You Need To Know About Walmart International
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Tue Aug 19, 2014
The News Tribune
Food stamps' $80 billion secret spending program
Imagine a government program that has exploded in size, is the subject of bitter partisan haggling and spends almost $80 billion a year in secret.
Green Left Weekly
Briefs: LAPD shoots another Black man; socialist wins 22% in Seattle primaries; and more
Just two days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, 25-year-old Ezell Ford was shot by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South Central Los Angeles, teleSUR English said on August 13. Officers came to the scene of West 65th and Broadway on the night of August 11 to conduct "an investigative stop".
Silicon Alley Insider
10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
Kurdish Peshmerga forces stand guard near the town of Makhmur, south of Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan after Islamic State insurgents withdrew August 18, 2014.
Slide Show: 7 companies hurt by bad publicity
The Sultan of Brunei is bidding for New York's Plaza hotel , along with London's Grosvenor House and the Dream Hotel in Lower Manhattan.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Wal-Mart decision leads to more questions over Montgomery zoning process
The latest shelving by Wal-Mart Stores of plans to open a store in Aspen Hill touched off a few more questions over whether Montgomery County's planning and regulatory processes are too complex and overbearing.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Homeless man accused in Las Cruces killing on his deathbed
LAS CRUCES >> The man accused of murder in last November's brutal stabbing of a homeless man outside a Las Cruces restaurant is apparently on his deathbed.
Walmart would be required to make numerous road improvements to build ...
Motorists head west on Brewster Road in front of the Belle Terre subdivision south of Covington on June 5, 2014.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Park district planning for Spalding makeover
Chris Jordan, 16, of Champaign was among a dozen youths shooting hoops on the park's basketball court.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
First Edition: August 15, 2014
Kaiser Health News : Capsules: Wide Variation In Hospital Charges For Blood Tests Called 'Irrational' Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Roni Caryn Rabin writes: "One California hospital charged $10 for a blood cholesterol test, while another hospital that ran the same test charged $10,169 -; over 1,000 times more.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Families stock up on back to school supplies from Bay Area stores
Bay Area shoppers are heading to stores to stock up on school supplies. Back to school is when parents of kids K through 12 spend $26.5 billion, and back to college costs $48.5 billion, which means total "back to classes" season rakes in $75 billion.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Judge OKs lawsuit, but blocks Jindal's deposition
A Lafayette, LA woman has been arrested one month after her 3-year-old daughter died from hypothermia with dehydration.
The Washington Post
Wal-Mart drops plans to build store in Aspen Hill, citing Montgomery zoning delay
Wal-Mart has scuttled plans for a new store in Montgomery County's Aspen Hill neighborhood , citing uncertainty about the length of the county's development approval process.
Teen Walmart's home? Diaper-wearing teen called this Texas Walmart his home
A Texas teen called his local Walmart home? Employees at a Texas Walmart stumbled upon a startling discovery - a 14-year-old boy had been secretly living inside of the big box store.