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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Hilsheimer walking away with $1.3M severance check from Scotts

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is giving former CFO Larry Hilsheimer two years' worth of salary as severance after one year on the job.

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Related Topix: Scotts, Scotts Miracle-Gro

5 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

This Week in the Civil War

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, N.C. near the mouth of the Roanoke River on April 17, 1864.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, NC, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, US Military, US Navy

9 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

Leaders Try To Put Grass Seed Debate Behind Them

It's been a week since the House, in a rare move, defeated a bill that would have banned genetically modified grass seed just one day after the Senate passed it.

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Related Topix: Scotts, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Big day for PPG Industries - record financials, annual meeting and stock price zooms

It was a big day for the Pittsburgh-based company, which reported record first quarter net sales and net income and increased its common share dividend by 6 cents to 67 cents per share to the delight of shareholders at the annual meeting.

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Related Topix: PPG Industries, Manufacturing

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Providence weather: A cloudy but warmer Good Friday

Forecast discussion: High pressure moving over Nova Scotia at the moment helped bring bright sunshine to Providence on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation

The Washington Post

Ackman-Backed Platform to Buy Chemtura Unit for $1 Billion

Platform Specialty Products Corp., a chemicals company co-founded by billionaire Nicolas Berggruen and backed by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, agreed to buy Chemtura Corp.'s agrochemicals business for about $1 billion.

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Related Topix: AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Macdermid, Science / Technology

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The bonds ... )--Re: GRANITE MORTGAGES 03-2 PLC EUR 52,300,000.00 MATURING: 20-Jul-2043 ISIN: XS0168771748 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 TO 21-Jul-20... )--Re: Granite Master Issuer Plc USD 94,600,000.00 MATURING: 20-Dec-2054 ISIN: US38741YDN67 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Challenge, CA, Manufacturing, PPG Industries

AmericanBankingNews.com

Honeywell International (HON) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Honeywell International announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.02, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense, Aegis Mobile, Control Group, Startups, EMS Group, LTD, UOP LLC, Honeywell

Brandon Sun

DuPont just shy on first-quarter projections, citing extensive winter storms that culled sales

DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Wilmington, DE

Express India

Samsung Group launches ChatON 3.5 version

ChatON is also India's first messaging application to feature English-to-Hindi and Hindi-to-English instant translation feature.

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Related Topix: Samsung Group, Electronics, Semiconductors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

TEMECULA: Three kitties take author viral on Amazon.com

Author Michael Meyer from Temecula has found success with a $.99 cent novel that he's selling through Amazon.

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Related Topix: Temecula, CA, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding, 9

Final Call

True education starts with knowledge of self and God says Final Call editor

The message from Final Call editor Richard B. Muhammad was simple at the "Education Is the Key" conference sponsored by Our Time, Inc., and Education Voices: True education starts with a knowledge of God and self, education allows you to solve your problems and the elders and parents are responsible for the education of children and youth.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Family, Kids

Business Journal

Si Group to acquire businesses from specialty chemicals manufacturer, boost workforce by 500

Bozich, president and CEO of SI Group, says the acquisition of Albermarle's businesses is the largest deal in SI Group's history.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Niskayuna, NY, Chemistry, Science

GuruFocus.com

Dividend Discount Model Indicates a Buy for Potash Corporation

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is the world's largest integrated fertilizer and related industrial and feed products company by capacity.

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Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Mining

Food Industry

BASF vitamin production returns to normal after fire

BASF's vitamin A and E production is close to resuming normal service after a fire ripped through its German plant on March 12. Citral-based aroma chemicals were also affected in the 'Force Majeure' but BASF said it had been able to reignite production within the four weeks it had estimated a week after the incident.

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Related Topix: BASF, Basf Ag, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

KICD-AM Spencer

Syngenta Blames Slow Sales On Tough U.S. Winter

It's been a tough winter all over the United States. West Coast farmers are short of rain and farmers throughout the Midwest are staring at frigid fields.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Agriculture, Science

Benzinga

Top 4 Mid-Cap Stocks In The Chemicals-Major Diversified Industry With The Lowest PEG Ratio

Below are the top mid-cap chemicals-major diversified stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of PEG ratio.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Concord EFS, Oil & Gas, Ashland

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Syngenta sees bigger hit from weak emerging market currencies

Syngenta AG, the world's largest maker of crop chemicals, expects weak emerging markets currencies to have a bigger hit on full-year earnings than previously assumed, it said on Wednesday, as it posted higher first-quarter sales.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG, Financial Markets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

FarmingUK

Stewardship warns growers of increased leatherjacket threat

Growers are being warned that there is an increased threat to grass leys, following a bumper year for the leatherjacket pest in 2013.

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Related Topix: Dow AgroSciences

HeraldSun.com

Bayer CropScience opens Bee Care Center in RTP

Each year, the United States loses about a third of its honeybee population, said David R. Tarpy, an associate professor and extension beekeeper at N.C. State University.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Biotech, Bayer AG, Agriculture, Science, Research Triangle Park, NC, Life, Food, Honey, Apiculture

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