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32 min ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

He... )--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following bonds issued by the state of Ohio through its state transportation infrastructure general revenue ... )--Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. , announced today that, as expected, the Company received a second request as discussions with the Department of Justice --American States Water ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Martin Marietta Materials, American States Water, Energy, Water Utilities, Beverages, CocaCola

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Tractor Supply Q1 earnings up nearly 11%

Tractor Supply Co. earnings were up nearly 11 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago.

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Related Topix: Tractor Supply, Retail, Weather

The Hartford Courant

Buffett: No need for more BNSF rail car buys on Keystone delay

Warren Buffett , the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , said on Wednesday the company's BNSF railroad unit probably will not need to expand its rail car purchases as a result of delays in the Keystone pipeline construction.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Ansonia, CT

Tri-cityherald.com

Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola's pay plan

Buffett, the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC after it was approved at the company's annual meeting.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Fix 50: Construction crews making progress

According to C.C. Myers, the project is on schedule and crews could start pouring concrete as soon as Monday on eastbound lanes.

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Related Topix: C C Myers, Chiropractic, Medicine, Health

World News Report

Colorado Companies Team Up to Expand Opportunities for the Residential Construction Industry

Today, HomeSphere Inc. announced that leading insulation manufacturer Johns Manville will join BRI, the residential construction industry's only digital lead-generation and customer loyalty platform, opening up new revenue opportunities for the brand.

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Related Topix: HomeSphere, Marketing

KTOO-TV Juneau

Tlingit elder, master storyteller Cyril George dies

Cyril George Sr. in 2007, speaking at Angoon Presbyterian Church, where his son Joey George is pastor.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Sealaska, Sitka, AK

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Area recycling programs expanding

On average, each day Americans throw out more than four pounds of garbage. Nearly half of that can be recycled.

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Related Topix: Dunn County, WI, Rubber-Plastics, Trex, Eau Claire County, WI, Eau Claire, WI

Wall Street Journal

Chinese Conglomerate Fosun Starts $100 Million Venture Arm In Silicon Valley

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is raising its profile as an international investor, establishing a venture-capital operation in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

The Motley Fool

Caterpillar Inc. Earnings: Will Construction Finally Pick Up Steam?

Yet across the industry, from Caterpillar and fellow mining-equipment maker Joy Global , concerns about the ability of customers to spend money on capital expenditures is weighing on growth estimates -- and not just this quarter, but for several quarters into the future in some cases.

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Related Topix: Caterpillar, Manufacturing, Insurance

Business Journal

You can shred it with International Paper this weekend

If you've got personal documents that you're wanting to get rid of, but don't have a shredder, International Paper may have a solution for you.

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Related Topix: International Paper, Paper, Memphis, TN

Freshnews

Jacobs Agrees to Acquire Federal Network Systems

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it entered into an agreement to acquire Federal Network Systems , a subsidiary of Verizon Communications headquartered in Ashburn, Va.

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Related Topix: Jacobs Engineering Group, Telecom, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Bacup quarry must grow to safeguard jobs

Jim Laycock, who runs Tong Quarry, off Tong Lane, has applied to extend the 8.6 hectare site by almost four hectares.

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Great Bend Tribune

Council OKs EMS fee increases

In other business Monday night, the Great Bend City Council: Approved an ordinance implementing the renewal of the city's half-cent sales tax as of April 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, Wichita, KS, Park, KS, Burns and McDonnell, Architecture, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014

NBC Bay Area

South Bay Construction Fuels Recycling Industry

Crews at Granite Construction are turning recycled material -- life roof shingles -- into asphalt.

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WFMZ

Allentown named a Tree City USA for 36th time

Allentown has been named a Tree City USA for the 36th consecutive year by the non-profit Arbor Day Foundation.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Non-Profit, USDA Forest Service

ABC News

Caterpillar CEO's Compensation Cut to $12 Million

Caterpillar Inc. cut the value of its CEO's pay package by 32 percent to $12 million in 2013, a year when the heavy machinery maker saw its profits fall by a third, according to an Associated Press analysis.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Insurance, Caterpillar, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Business Journal

Construction on Micro Center's new site to begin this month

Houston-based Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. will build the new Micro Center facility designed by Houston's Powers Brown Architecture.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Satterfield and Pontikes Construction

WSET-TV Lynchburg

New Benches Installed at D-Day Memorial

The boards were donated by Trex in Winchester and the installation is being provided without cost by F&S Building Innovations in Roanoke.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Trex

Customer Interaction Solutions

New ACE White Paper Explores Best Practices for Managing Construction Risk

ACE Group today announced the release of a white paper discussing strategies for managing risk in the construction industry, offered by ESIS, Inc., a risk management services company owned by ACE Group.

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Related Topix: ACE, Insurance

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