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4 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

At least 150 major companies prep for carbon prices

ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company, assumes in its business plans that there will be an eventual U.S. price on heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions. It's one of 29 major U.S.-based companies to put an internal price on carbon, according to a report Sept.


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Global Warming, Non-Profit, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

18 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Liquor stores contribute $1.2 million to fight alcohol sales

HOLD THAT LINE: Red Gate Liquor, which operates at the Pulaski-Saline County line, at the edge of a growing "dry" county, has put $10,000 into campaign to beat statewide alcohol sales. If you didn't understand the specifics, you might find irony in the fact that Arkansas liquor stores have contributed $1.2 million - so far - to an effort to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to allow retail alcohol sales in all 75 counties.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Conway County, AR, Faulkner County, AR

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Capital Weekly

Jobs or welfare

The economy is stagnant. There are no jobs. We must extend unemployment benefits.


Related Topix: Knox County, ME

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Tech: Walmart Thinks It Can Do Better Than Apple Pay

Unlike fellow big box retailers Target and Walgreens, Walmart isn't on board with Apple Pay . Neither is Best Buy.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Still Not Touching RadioShack

After rallying 12% on Wednesday, RadioShack shares have opened up pre-market trading on Thursday to the tune of about 23%. The news on Wednesday out of the RSH camp was that the company was working on a deal with UBS and Standard General to finance a rescue package for the company.


Related Topix: RadioShack, Retail, Best Buy

Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Indian Band getting new digs

There's a new landmark going up in downtown Campbell River that may have thus far gone unnoticed by many. They're not making a big show about it - as they traditionally celebrate new buildings upon their completion - but the Campbell River Indian Band is hoping their new office building, which will be located behind Whitespot off the south side of 16th Avenue, will be "another anchor building for Campbell River," according to band manager Ken Cooper.



Securing payments top of mind in D.C. this week - Don't look for info sharing before lame duck

SECURING PAYMENTS TOP OF MIND IN D.C. THIS WEEK The security of Americans' financial transactions is in stark focus in Washington this week against a backdrop of a breach-filled summer - including the massive Home Depot POS hack confirmed this week. A laundry list of events inside the Beltway are discussing how better technology can protect American companies and make life harder for the bad guys.


Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Frustrations with city process results in postponement of subdivision development

Silverado Group of Companies has decided to postpone its application to construct a subdivision north of Ryan Road because it cannot obtain approval from the City of Courtenay's engineering department. CEO Ron Coulson had hoped to start constructing the 31-lot Rise subdivision by April of this year, in time for the spring real estate market.


Door Reminder

Titletown group shows interest in Larsen Green

Titletown group shows interest in Larsen Green DDL Holdings LLC talking to On Broadway Inc. about buying property that interested Walmart Check out this story on The land in question is 15.5 acres east of North Broadway and north of Kellogg Street and includes vacant former office buildings used by vegetable processing companies and some later tenants. DDL Holdings Inc., the partnership of Smet Construction Services and Titletown Brewing Co.


Related Topix: Larsen, WI, Green Bay, WI

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Portland Tribune

Merkley, Wehby set first TV appearance in Medford.

People navigate the massive parking lot, secure a monster-sized shopping cart, scan their shopping list one last time while waiting in line, and fumble through their wallet for the ubiquitous key of entry: the Costco card. Issaquah, Wash.-based Costco Wholesale - which boasts a whopping 582 locations worldwide - has become synonymous with jumbo packs of Kirkland toilet paper, $1.50 quarter-pound hot dogs, cheap gasoline and mega-deals on everything from dog food to diapers, plasma TVs and wine.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Retail, Costco Wholesale, Portland, CT, Marketing


How to Protect Yourself From Big Bank-Card Hacks

With hackers stealing millions of credit and debit card numbers with seeming impunity from Target, Home Depot, and other retailers lately, it might seem as if there's nothing the average consumer can do to protect themselves. But you don't have to rely on the security of Big Box retailers to shield you.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Bellevue Reporter

AutoNation to acquire four Barrier Motors dealerships

National automotive retailer AutoNation announced today it will soon be the new owner of four Barrier Motors dealerships in Bellevue. AutoNation states in a release it has signed agreements to acquire the Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volvo luxury car stores in Bellevue by the close of this year's fourth quarter, for a total of 13 franchises in Seattle-Bellevue and 22 statewide.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Retail, Autonation, Bellevue, WA

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Kansas City Petitioners Against...

More than 10K Kansas City residents signed a petition to stop City Hall from outsourcing Ambulance Billing Services and the successful effort put pressure on Mayor Sly James and City Council to repeal an ordinance that pushed through the deal. Tragically, less than a day after the legislation was overturned, a clandestine City Hall contract was signed which APPROVED MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A MILLION BUCKS to the very same firm that Kansas City voters opposed so vehemently.


Related Topix: Outsourcing, Tax


Moto 360 Will Be Sold By AT&T As Well

Planning on getting your hands on the new Moto 360 smartwatch from Motorola? Granted the wearable seems to be sold out at the moment and is only expected to arrive at Best Buy on the 14th of September, but in the meantime you might be pleased to learn that there are other alternative channels in which you can get your hands on the device. Last we heard, Verizon was one of the channels in which you could get the Moto 360, but if you don't live near a Verizon store or if you prefer AT&T, you might be pleased to learn that AT&T has recently announced that they too will be offering the Moto 360 when it goes on sale, although the carrier has yet to announce the official pricing and availability of the smartwatch yet.


Related Topix: Watches, Gadgets

WLNE-TV Providence

Marriage of newlyweds, ages 96 and 95, questioned

In some ways, Rebecca Wright doesn't understand all the fuss over her 96-year-old mother's recent marriage. After all, she says, "Anybody who wants to get married must have a little dementia."


Related Topix: Wedding

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Guantanamo prisoner in standoff as transfer stalls

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, CA

News9 Oklahoma City

Guantanamo prisoner in standoff as transfer stalls

Authorities say human remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student who disappeared from her home in April 2011. Authorities say human remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student who disappeared from her home in April 2011.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Home Channel News

DA: Nominal lumber descriptions are OK

In the wake of the recent $1.6 million Lowe's settlement over the description of dimensional lumber, a deputy district attorney involved in the case said that companies are within their rights to describe dimensional number in nominal terms, as opposed to actual terms. But lumberyards and retailers need to mind that the actual dimensions of their products carry muster with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.


Related Topix: National Institute of Standards and Technology, San Rafael, CA

The Wall Street Journal

Burwell Speech Aims to Hit Reset Button at HHS

New Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell tried to hit the reset button on perceptions of the health-care rollout in her first public speech since taking the job at the embattled department overseeing it. "What I've told my team at HHS is that we're not here to fight last year's battles, we're here to fight for affordability, access and quality," said Ms.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Health, Medicaid, Healthcare Law, Law, Hinton, WV

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Salem News

Columbiana residents can help keep plastic bags out of landfills through CCH

The Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison Environmental Group is continuing an effort to keep plastic bags out of landfills, and is now offering an opportunity to Columbiana residents to join that effort. Dr. Eric Matthews, of the group formally known as the Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison Solid Waste District, recently told City Council it is offering biodegradable leaf collection bags to all city residents at no cost.


Related Topix: Columbiana, OH, Salem, OH, Alliance, OH, Columbiana County, OH