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17 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Investec sells Start Mortgages to LoneStar

South African investment bank Investec has sold 540m of Irish mortgages to US private equity firm LoneStar, marking its second deal this month to get rid of loans it no longer wants. Investec said it was selling its Irish home loan business Start Mortgages and some other Irish mortgage assets to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Country

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Townhall

A Wee Problem for the UK

Last weekend several polls emerged that shockingly forecast Scottish independence from Great Britain is within the realm of political possibilities. Although the September 18th vote had worried a number of people, the evenly split polling results burst upon the world like a thunderbolt, perhaps shattering the image of a steady, genial and conservative Britain.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Texas, Country, Queen Elizabeth, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Personal Finance, Social Security, Opinion

Thu Sep 11, 2014

StockMarketsReview.com

A Wee Problem for the UK

Last weekend several polls emerged that shockingly forecast Scottish independence from Great Britain is within the realm of political possibilities. Although the September 18th vote had worried a number of people, the evenly split polling results burst upon the world like a thunderbolt, perhaps shattering the image of a steady, genial and conservative Britain.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Texas, Country, Queen Elizabeth, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Personal Finance, Social Security

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WSTR-FM Atlanta

That time I introduced two friends and they went on to become country superstars! No, really

Simply confirm your registered email address below and click "Reset Password." We will immediately email you a link back to the site where you can enter a new password for this account.

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Related Topix: Big & Rich, Country

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Reminder

Another Star Returning to Deerfield Fest.

In addition to the return of the popular country group, Lonestar, the organizers of the 36th Annual Deerfield Township Harvest Festival recently announced that Uncle Kracker is lined up to perform at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. Uncle Kracker's charted hits included: Follow Me, Smile, Drift Away, Good To Be Me, Nobody's Sad on a Saturday Night, Blue Skies, My Hometown and In a Little While His music crosses the genres of rock/pop/country/soul. This year's festival is scheduled for Oct. 10-12 at Frank LoBiondo Sr. Park, 678 Morton Ave., Bridgeton.

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Related Topix: Country, Life, Food, Food Festival, Bridgeton, NJ

Chron

14 Texas high schools are among the biggest in U.S.

They say everything's bigger in Texas and when it comes to schools, the Lone Star State has got that covered too. Fourteen of the most populuated high schools in the country call Texas home, including 10 in the Houston area.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country

KXAN-TV Austin

Jon Stewarta s a South by South Messa heads to Austin

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" heads in late October to the Lone Star state, or as his show's calling it "indicted Gov. Rick Perry's home state." The funnyman plans to broadcast a week of shows covering the upcoming midterm elections, to be called: "Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess."

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Austin, TX, Country, Rick Perry, US Governors, Emmy Awards

CultureMap

Texas real estate becomes an international sensation: Buyers from around world gobble up local homes

A new report shows international homebuyers are snatching up Texas real estate at record pace. According to the 2014 Texas International Homebuyers Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, international homebuyers contributed over $11 billion to the Texas economy between March 2013 and March 2014.

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Related Topix: Texas, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Houston, TX, Country, Housing

Mon Sep 08, 2014

GlobeNewswire

General Finance Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Record Results for Fiscal Year 2014

General Finance Corporation , the parent company of businesses in the mobile storage, liquid containment and modular space industries , today announced its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: General Finance, Financial Services, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Country

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Home Buyers Report

With a majority of purchases originating from Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly Mexico, more than 65 percent of homes purchased in the U.S. by Mexican homebuyers were in the Lone Star State from March 2013 to March 2014, according to the 2014 Texas International Homebuyers Report by the Texas Association of Realtors. Texas home sales by international buyers rose to their highest level in five years, according to the report released on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Real Estate, Housing

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Business Journal

Did Texas really lose when Tesla chose Nevada for the Gigafactory?

For Tesla Fanboys in Texas, the news had to be heartbreaking: the much sought-after Gigafactory will be built outside Reno, Nevada, not in the Lone Star State. Meanwhile, at least one Texas economist is breathing a sigh of relief, saying the whole Gigafactory concept is still "highly speculative."

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Tesla Motors, Startups, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Dallas Morning News

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The world provides us with countless case studies on the relative merits of free markets and central planning. In Asia and Europe we have seen the controlled experiments of the Koreas and the two postwar Germanys, admittedly extreme examples.

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Dallas, TX, Opinion

Thu Sep 04, 2014

ThinkProgress

Meet The Woman Who Refuses To Stop Fighting Against Texas' Abortion Restrictions

There's some surprisingly good news for advocates of reproductive rights in Texas this week: Instead of yet another abortion clinic being forced out of business, one is actually opening its doors . When it comes to reproductive health care, there's been nothing but bad press coming out of Texas recently.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Country, Women's Health, Health, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liberal Political News

Autoblog

Tailgate thefts up 31% last year, Texas leads the nation

If you live in Texas and own a pickup, you might want to guard your truck's tailgate from thieves. A recently released study from the National Insurance Crime Bureau looking at tailgate thefts found that from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013, the Lone Star State led the country in this crime.

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Autos

Houston Press

Joe Ely + Apple: A Love Story

Improbably, Joe Ely is learning to ease up on the gas pedal a little. The Lubbock-bred performer has long been known for live sets and a work ethic both so intense he's often likened to a Lone Star counterpart of his friend Bruce Springsteen.

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Related Topix: Joe Ely, Country, Lubbock, TX, The Flatlanders, South-Plains, TX, Computers

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Bohemian.com

Lone Star

Lonesome Leash plays with the Crux, the Devils Train and Heather Van Cleve Sept.

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Related Topix: Country, Sebastopol, CA

Slackerwood

AFS Grants 2014: A Sneak Peek into Texas Filmmaking

Congratulations are in order for several Austin and Texas filmmakers, as the Austin Film Society announced its 2014 AFS Grant recipients Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Country

Tue Sep 02, 2014

National Review Online

Eliana Johnson: Obama's B te Noire

Tim Phillips loves peanut butter. The president of Americans for Prosperity , the free-market advocacy group, is in the midst of his annual "Defending the Dream Summit," which this year brought more than 3,000 grassroots activists to the Lone Star State.

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Related Topix: Activism, Country

Business Journal

Home prices rise 6.5 percent in July, CoreLogic reports

Home prices are on the rise in some of the country's largest metros - including in San Antonio, CoreLogic reports.

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Related Topix: Housing, North Little Rock, AR, Country

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Asia Private Equity Weekly News, Sept. 1, 2014

MORI TRUST Co has bought a Tokyo wedding venue and office complex from U.S. investment fund Lone Star for around 130 billion yen , a source with knowledge of the matter said, in another sign the property market is recovering.

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Related Topix: Country, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

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