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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
New El Monte Planning Commission faces potential development boom
EL MONTE >> The El Monte Planning Commission's agenda is filling up fast: a 133-room hotel on Tuesday, a 62,000-square-foot newspaper building later this month, a proposed outlet mall by the end of the year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'
The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Online charter schools spawn NC debate
It wasn't clear what caused the blaze, which started at about 6:30 p.m. and was quickly brought under control.
Walmart, resident standoff continues over proposed Bowie superstore
In spite of the promise of jobs and economic revitalization, some Bowie residents hope to send Walmart executives shopping for a new superstore location instead of the proposed site at the Duvall Village shopping center.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Council kiboshes 7-Eleven sign request
The Sapperton 7-Eleven is on the move, but it will have one less sign than it wants at the new location.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
More details revealed on Rio Road grade-separated interchange
Route 29 projects even further accelerated The man in charge of overseeing the implementation of $230 million worth of projects to help improve mobility on the U.S. 29 corridor said Thursday that his team has produced concepts that will be successful.
The Globe and Mail
What retail investors can learn from the smart money
Recent headlines make scary reading for retail investors - "Why a 20-per-cent correction is coming;" "Market selloff;" "Are you prepared for the inevitable stock market correction?" How should we react to these warnings? Re-evaluate our portfolios? Sell? Buy? What if I told you there was a class of investors that consistently outperforms retail ... (more)
Ark Valley News
Construction on first tenant in Echo Hills expected to start by spring
Construction on first tenant in Echo Hills expected to start by spring By Matt Heilman Last Updated: August 28, 2014 Progress has been slow, but the developer of the planned Echo Hills commercial property expressed optimism that signs of improvement in the commercial real estate market will generate more interest and activity in the months ahead.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Longtime Sacramento labor chief Bill Camp fired amid internal strife
Amid a roiling dispute among labor groups over Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's "strong mayor" ballot proposal, Bill Camp, the longtime executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, was abruptly fired this week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Zara sorry for 'Holocaust' pyjamas
FASHION giant Zara has pulled striped pyjamas with a yellow star from stores after they were likened to the uniform worn by Jewish prisoners in death camps.
The Las Vegas Sun
Companies object to plan to abandon residential power rate increase
The state Public Utilities Commission today delayed approving a stipulation in which NV Energy agreed to drop a request for a $37 million rate increase for Las Vegas-area residential customers.
Group to highlight puzzling disappearance of Renee Field
A national group will spotlight the case of Renee Field - whose mysterious disappearance has puzzled both family and police - at a September event in Zion Crossroads.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
In the beginning, the Findlay Village Mall was basically two strip malls separated by open space.
Locally-owned Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County
The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Store in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.
Making room for organic foods in your budget
Buying organic foods isn't the easiest thing to do, especially when on a budget.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Toronto Star
Milton Mayor Gord Krantz poised to become the next Hazel McCallion
That year, Hwy. 401 had just been extended west to Milton, the single-screen Roxy Theatre was the biggest action in town and Gordon Krantz was first elected to Milton Town Council, where he has served ever since.
Show where food stampsa $80 billion is spent each year
Imagine a government program that has exploded in size, is the subject of bitter partisan haggling and spends almost $80 billion a year in secret.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Amazon at odds with Germany over strong union tradition
Amazon's rise has provoked strong reactions across Europe. This series examines the culture clash caused by the retail giant's international expansion and how some governments, unions and rivals are fighting the company.
The Baltimore Sun
Spending jumps during back-to-college season
At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mantachie officials discuss adding property tax
During last week's regular meeting, Alderman-at-Large Dan Moore Jr. raised the question of whether or not town residents should be paying property taxes.