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2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Recruiting efforts rise to promote greater female presence in construction industry

Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour.

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Related Topix: New York

5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate: Warren Buffett's Next Big Thing

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate may not ring a bell, but it turns out Warren Buffett is all for trying to help you buy or sell a home.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Home, Home Selling, Housing

9 hrs ago | Naugatuck Daily News

Project progresses as school approaches

The crux of the renovation and addition project is building corridors to connect the buildings at the campus-style school.

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Related Topix: Turner Construction, Beacon Falls, CT, Prospect, CT

12 hrs ago | Boston.com

Globe Poll Has Charlie Baker, Martha Coakley Neck and Neck in Governor's Race

The Massachusetts governor's race is locked in a statistical tie in The Boston Globe's most recent poll, and Democratic frontrunner Martha Coakley's polarization among voters is one of the key reasons why.

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Related Topix: Suffolk University, Grossman's, Retail

16 hrs ago | KIMO

Land dispute over Sealaska and Sheldon Jackson College heats up

The Sheldon Jackson College is no more. It was located in Sitka. But their Identity still exists...and it's giving the Sealaska corporation fits.

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Related Topix: Sealaska, Sheldon Jackson College

20 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Friday Sector Laggards: Services, Industrial

I am the Editorial Director for BNK Invest, where I oversee the production of all editorial content.

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Related Topix: Gaming, Wynn Resorts, Office Equipment, Retail, Global Group of Companies, Financial Markets, Jacobs Engineering Group, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Buffett's Burger King financing includes warrant for 1.75% stake

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. gives billionaire Warren Buffett the option to buy a 1.75 percent stake in the combined company.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Food, Heinz H J, Canada,

Ennisdailynews.com

Huge advance for county cotton pickers

Deere and Company may have created the vanguard in agricultural machinery. The John Deere CS690 Cotton Picker could change the cotton industry.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Agriculture, Science, Ellis County, TX

The Heartland Institute

Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

WMFD-TV Mansfield

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Tractor Supply Co.

Employees of Tractor Supply Company in Ontario got an unexpected break from work Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Retail, Tractor Supply, Ontario, OH

Malaysian National News Agency

MRT Corp Appoints DNV GL To Investigate Fatal Accident

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd has appointed European certification giant DNV GL to investigate the Aug 18 fatal incident at its worksite, here, which claimed three lives.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford pensioners 'still not claiming their entitlements'

RETTIREMENT apartments builder McCarthy & Stone says many pensioners on low incomes are still not claiming the benefits they're entitled to.

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Related Topix: McCarthy and Stone

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Signet shines with Zales among its brands

Signet Jewelers reported a 39 percent increase in second-quarter sales because of its Zale Corp. acquisition in May. Zale's new owner said it likes what it's found at the Irving headquarters, which is now home to the Zale division of Signet.

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Related Topix: Retail, Zale, Jewelry, Signet Jewelers

Forbes.com

Obamacare: Another GOP Governor Says Yes To Medicaid Funds

I'm the managing editor of the Advisory Board's Daily Briefing, a blogger for ESPN's TrueHoop Network and a social media junkie.

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Related Topix: American Buildings

Light Reading

Eurobites: BT Adds Ciena To Ethernet Roster

Also in today's regional roundup: MTN tests Transport SDN; 2.4 Tbit/s WDM with Huawei; Bluetooth chip specialist CSR rejects takeover bid; and more.

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Related Topix: Telecom, BT Group, CIENA, CSR Limited, Bluetooth, Telecom Italia SPA

The Columbus Dispatch

Dairy Queen hit by hacker attack

Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Edina, MN, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Supervalu, Retail, Food, Grocery, Eden Prairie, MN

Sys-Con Media

Kip Moore Debuts Video Honoring Men and Women of the Construction Industry

The song, "On the Case" , is a personal homage to his fanbase and the hardworking people that have inspired and supported him throughout his career.

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Basildon Recorder

On-the-job training - " apprentice Chris Warner and Punch Construction boss Darren Arnull

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track - and getting better.

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The Day

Buffett puts $3B wager on Burger King takeover

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett got his entrepreneurial start at age 7, buying six-packs of Coke for a quarter, then hawking the beverages for a nickel apiece on hot summer nights.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, CocaCola, Food, See's Candies, Life, Candy

Benzinga

Stocks To Watch For August 28, 2014

Wall Street expects Dollar General to report its Q2 earnings at $0.83 per share on revenue of $4.77 billion.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Household Products, WilliamsSonoma, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Guess Inc Et Al, Signet Jewelers

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