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Despite recent legal victory, Wal-Mart yet to make move for construction

A week after Muskegon County 14th Circuit Judge William C. Marietti rejected an appeal of those opposed to the building of a Wal-Mart in Whitehall Township, no movement to pursue construction has been made by the retail giant.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI

5 hrs ago | Reuters

Think everything on a dollar menu costs a dollar? Think again.

How expensive are those everyday low prices? How much do things really cost on that fast-food restaurant's dollar menu? The answer is more than you think, but maybe not for the reason you think.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Fast Food

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Manchester Journal

Hotel/Retail complex raises concerns

Our Town Boards have approved the Hampton Inn and Retail Complex just south of town center on Route 7A.


Related Topix: Manchester, VT, Bennington County, VT, Bennington, VT, Opinion

The Motley Fool

Home Depot and Lowe's: 5 Simple Charts Investors Should See

However, thanks to the 5 key charts below, not only can we gain key insights into each company's operatins but can also draw some key conclusions regarding each as a potential investment.


The Honolulu Advertiser

Study: Happiness in Hawaii costs $120,000

If money can buy happiness, a study says Hawaii residents need $120,000 a year. In this November 2011 photo, cashiers check out purchases by customers on Black Friday at the Best Buy store in Iwilei.


The Countywide

Courthouse phones still on the fritz

County Commissioner Carlos Salazar places his hands over his head as he reads through paperwork during Monday's court meeting.


Wed Jul 30, 2014


Ed Schultz opposes Obama's immigration executive order, partly due to impact on workers

On his MSNBC show yesterday, Ed Schultz came out against Barack Obama issuing an Executive Order that would in effect legalize millions of illegal aliens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Conservative Political News

Washington Examiner

Democrats push making labor organizing a 'civil right'

Myron Byrd puts his W-2 tax form on display during a protest outside a Wal-Mart store on June 4,... Reps.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Lewis

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Town tax rate to rise 2.5 percent

The Select Board set the town tax rate at roughly $1.02 at its Monday meeting. The municipal rate is made up of three other rates, one for the town general fund, the highway fund, and the fire department.


Related Topix: Fire, Vermont, Vermont Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014


The dark side of the renovation boom

The hit Canadian TV show Property Brothers follows a formula as rigid as a newly sistered floor joist.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Entertainment, Property Brothers, Television, Buying and Selling, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home

Seeking Alpha

The Demise Of Whole Foods Is A Fallacy

The current trend of healthy eating without pesticides and GMOs has sparked a similarly popular trend of expressing a position regarding the outlook of Whole Foods Market .


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Organic Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

the Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative

It's alive and well at the conservative American Enterprise Institute -- AEI - where Brooks became president in 2009.


Related Topix: George Bush

Does Steve Madden Have More Upside?

The footwear business' development is filled by expanding wellbeing worries that are pushing customers to grasp a dynamic lifestyle.


Related Topix: Apparel, Footwear, Steven Madden, Deckers Outdoor, Finish Line Inc The, Retail

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 an hour - a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and could pressure other employers to raise pay.


Related Topix: Walt Disney World, Country, Orlando, FL, University of Central Florida

Business Journal

Opponents of Stoughton Wal-Mart development question economics of TIF

Part of a development pitched for the western edge of Stoughton, the city council approved a development agreement earlier this year to build the multi-stage project.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Caribou residents intrigued by secession effort

A proposal for 80 percent of Caribou's geographic area to break away and form a new town called Lyndon in an effort to lower property taxes has taken many residents by surprise and it's been the topic of discussion around town since it was unveiled last week .


Related Topix: Caribou, ME, Presque Isle, ME


Brookhaven planners to vote on proposed Walmart

The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.


Related Topix: Brookhaven, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Patchogue, NY, Farmingville, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Potential Hanover Walmart approved despite neighbor resistance

Neighbors in Hanover are upset after county officials gave the go-ahead for a new development, possibly a Walmart Neighborhood Market.


Related Topix: Hanover County, VA


Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in Senate

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Business Journal

What to expect from Google's delivery service

Staff writer Sonya Sorich models her pink Fitbit. She ordered it to test the Google Shopping Express service in the Sacramento region.