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44 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland eyed for data center with power plant

Maryland is in the running for a data storage center with its own sizable power plant, a project planned for the University of Delaware until officials there spiked it amid an uproar over its scale and potential effect on the community.


Related Topix: Indie, Delaware, University of Delaware, Cecil County, MD

4 hrs ago | Reuters

Countdown to Alibaba IPO is on

Sources tell Reuters Alibaba will start its roadshow the week of September 8th, and start trading the following week.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Internet, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

17 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

New El Monte Planning Commission faces potential development boom

EL MONTE >> The El Monte Planning Commission's agenda is filling up fast: a 133-room hotel on Tuesday, a 62,000-square-foot newspaper building later this month, a proposed outlet mall by the end of the year.


Related Topix: El Monte, CA, South El Monte, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance.


Related Topix: Texas Killing Fields, Foreclosures, The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Online charter schools spawn NC debate

It wasn't clear what caused the blaze, which started at about 6:30 p.m. and was quickly brought under control.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors

Walmart, resident standoff continues over proposed Bowie superstore

In spite of the promise of jobs and economic revitalization, some Bowie residents hope to send Walmart executives shopping for a new superstore location instead of the proposed site at the Duvall Village shopping center.


Related Topix: Bowie, MD, Aspen Hill, MD, Montgomery County, MD

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Council kiboshes 7-Eleven sign request

The Sapperton 7-Eleven is on the move, but it will have one less sign than it wants at the new location.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

More details revealed on Rio Road grade-separated interchange

Route 29 projects even further accelerated The man in charge of overseeing the implementation of $230 million worth of projects to help improve mobility on the U.S. 29 corridor said Thursday that his team has produced concepts that will be successful.


Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia

The Globe and Mail

What retail investors can learn from the smart money

Recent headlines make scary reading for retail investors - "Why a 20-per-cent correction is coming;" "Market selloff;" "Are you prepared for the inevitable stock market correction?" How should we react to these warnings? Re-evaluate our portfolios? Sell? Buy? What if I told you there was a class of investors that consistently outperforms retail ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Mutual Funds

Ark Valley News

Construction on first tenant in Echo Hills expected to start by spring

Construction on first tenant in Echo Hills expected to start by spring By Matt Heilman Last Updated: August 28, 2014 Progress has been slow, but the developer of the planned Echo Hills commercial property expressed optimism that signs of improvement in the commercial real estate market will generate more interest and activity in the months ahead.


Related Topix: Park City, KS

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Longtime Sacramento labor chief Bill Camp fired amid internal strife

Amid a roiling dispute among labor groups over Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's "strong mayor" ballot proposal, Bill Camp, the longtime executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, was abruptly fired this week.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Zara sorry for 'Holocaust' pyjamas

FASHION giant Zara has pulled striped pyjamas with a yellow star from stores after they were likened to the uniform worn by Jewish prisoners in death camps.


The Las Vegas Sun

Companies object to plan to abandon residential power rate increase

The state Public Utilities Commission today delayed approving a stipulation in which NV Energy agreed to drop a request for a $37 million rate increase for Las Vegas-area residential customers.


Related Topix: Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics, Las Vegas, NV

Fluvanna Review

Group to highlight puzzling disappearance of Renee Field

A national group will spotlight the case of Renee Field - whose mysterious disappearance has puzzled both family and police - at a September event in Zion Crossroads.


Related Topix: Scottsville, VA, Charlottesville, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Turning point

In the beginning, the Findlay Village Mall was basically two strip malls separated by open space.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Opinion

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Locally-owned Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County

The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Store in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.


Related Topix: Westmoreland County, PA, Belle Vernon, PA, Mount Pleasant, PA, Greensburg, PA

Making room for organic foods in your budget

Buying organic foods isn't the easiest thing to do, especially when on a budget.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Toronto Star

Milton Mayor Gord Krantz poised to become the next Hazel McCallion

That year, Hwy. 401 had just been extended west to Milton, the single-screen Roxy Theatre was the biggest action in town and Gordon Krantz was first elected to Milton Town Council, where he has served ever since.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News


Show where food stampsa $80 billion is spent each year

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Amazon at odds with Germany over strong union tradition

Amazon's rise has provoked strong reactions across Europe. This series examines the culture clash caused by the retail giant's international expansion and how some governments, unions and rivals are fighting the company.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Europe, World News, Germany, Media, IT Services, Audible,