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2 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

PennDesign Dean accepts extended term

During her term as dean, Marilyn Taylor oversaw the 13 percent growth of the student body and the 20 percent growth of the standing faculty at PennDesign.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Architecture

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Buffett Faces End of $255 Million a Year From Dow Chemical

Dow Chemical Co. shares rallied past $53.72 today for the first time in nine years.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Rohm and Haas, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Midland, MI

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Town of Chevy Chase Questions Purple Line Ridership Numbers

Questioning the validity of Purple Line ridership estimates, the Town of Chevy Chase voted at its July 9 council meeting to formally submit a Maryland Public Information Act request to the state asking for the methodology and models used to develop ridership estimates for the proposed $2.37 billion light rail system.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Architecture

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Private equity firm buys majority stake in Reed Construction Data

Warburg Pincus LLC acquired a 51 percent stake in the Norcross, Ga.-based Reed Construction Data, which is an information services provider to the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Startups, Warburg Pincus, Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA

16 hrs ago | McGraw-Hill Construction

ENR Editor-in-Chief Janice Tuchman Wins Construction Industry...

July 23, 2014 - McGraw-Hill Construction's ENR , the primary trusted source of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry, today announced that the publication's editor-in-chief, Janice Tuchman, has received the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute .

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

21 hrs ago | Freshnews

AECOM to announce fiscal year 2014 third-quarter results on Aug. 5

AECOM Technology Corporation , the world's #1-ranked engineering design firm, will hold a conference call with analysts and investors on Aug. 5 to discuss third-quarter 2014 financial results.

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Related Topix: AECOM Technology, Architecture

Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Environmental concerns over oil-by-rail project could impact California gas prices

An oil-by-rail project that could lower California gas prices and reduce the state's reliance on foreign oil is facing increasing opposition over environmental concerns.

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Related Topix: Tesoro, Boat Disaster, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Bjorgen recibira el premio... American Business Bank Announces Its Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30th 2014, Including 12% Loan Growth and 11% Deposit Growth over 2013's Second Quarter )--AMERICAN BUSINESS BANK today reported net income of $3,043,000 for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Manitowoc Company, Abraxas

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Community-wide garage sale in Mt. Juliet

NASHVILLE : Grab a friend, a bit of cash, and an eye for treasure! A community-wide garage sale at Beazer Homes' esteemed Mt Juliet neighborhood, Providence Landing, is set for Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. In addition to showcasing their community and designer model home, "Beazer Homes seeks to be an active player in the areas in which we ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN, Nashville, TN, Beazer Homes USA

Business Journal

Tennessee homebuilders launch health insurance marketplace

Home builders associations across the state have joined to create the state's first private health insurance marketplace for the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Freshnews

Soonr Dramatically Increases Workforce Productivity in the Construction Industry

Soonr , a leading provider of secure file sharing and collaboration services for business, today announced that its Soonr Workplace solution significantly increases workforce productivity in the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Soonr, Social Software

San Mateo Daily Journal

Company dominates the track and field construction industry:...

If you happen to be at one of the track and fields along the Peninsula, there's a good chance it was a creation of South San Francisco's Interstate Grading and Paving.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

CBS News

CEOs as government saviors: Boom or bust?

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. In the 1950s, President Eisenhower's defense secretary, the former GM chief Charlie Wilson, was famously misquoted as saying, "What's good for General Motors is good for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, American Buildings, United States Military Academy, Richard Burr, US Senate, Republican

AmericanBankingNews.com

Weyerhaeuser Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Shares of Weyerhaeuser were the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in June.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Pet amenities are a rising trend for homebuilders

This is a Standard Pacific Home's interior view of a dog-friendly home. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling 27 new home communities from Florida to California and billing them as the first to offer pet paradise as an option in every one.

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Related Topix: Standard Pacific Corporation

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rayonier Inc. (RYN) Declares Special Dividend of $0.50

Rayonier declared a special dividend on Monday, July 21st, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.

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News Observer

Grossman unveils first TV ad in governor's race

The 30-second ad focuses on Grossman's history as a jobs creator. The ad says Grossman took his family's business and turned into a Massachusetts success story in part by treating workers with respect by offering earned sick time and family leave.

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Related Topix: Grossman's, Retail

Darlington and Stockton Times

Training company hopes to tackle construction industry's skills shortage

The Nordic Focus Training Group is opening a new academy in Chesnut Street, Darlington, which will house facilities for delivering construction apprenticeships and corporate training.

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Seeking Alpha

Walter Energy Leads Met Coal Companies But Is Struggling To Improve Its Financial Performance

The U.S. Coal Industry continues to experience tough business conditions. The stock price performance of coal stocks was largely negative during 2Q14.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Metals, Walter Industries, Financial Markets

WHTC

Oil-by-rail fight in Washington threatens Californ...

California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.

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Related Topix: California, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Tesoro, Richmond, CA

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