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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:07 pm
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