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Tuesday | Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue makes final offer for Fourth Street properties

The Bellevue City Council put its best offer on the table Monday night to acquire contentious property rights needed to extend Northeast Fourth Street to 120th Avenue Northeast.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Tuesday Apr 15 | Naples Daily News

New Fort Myers Beach park and ride approved

Sun worshippers looking to avoid driving in bridge traffic on the way to Fort Myers Beach will soon have a new place to park and hop on a LeeTran trolley.


Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Lee County, FL

Tuesday Apr 15 | National Review Online

April 15, 2014

John Bolton's political action committees are pulling in big bucks. Together, the former United Nations ambassador's groups, a PAC and a Super PAC that will back candidates who share Bolton's belief in a muscular foreign policy, raised nearly $2 million since their launch in November, sources say.


Related Topix: Walter Jones, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tuesday Apr 15 | Barron's

Janney Ups Visa, MasterCard To Buy After Selloff

It's been a good week for Visa and MasterCard -two days in and they've enjoyed two rounds of upgrades .


Tuesday Apr 15 | Cape Cod Times

The Battle of Cape Cod

To borrow from a union song Pete Seeger used to sing, in the Battle of Cape Cod, which side are you on? The perennially embattled Cape Cod Commission makes a game attempt in its mission statement to be all things to all constituents.


Related Topix: Opinion

Tuesday Apr 15 | San Bernardino County Sun

Walmart expanding in the Inland Empire

Walmart's presence in San Bernardino County has grown in recent months, with the addition last fall of two new stores in Rialto and Ontario, and a soon-to-open supercenter in Victorville.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Rialto, CA, Victorville, CA, Hesperia, CA, Adelanto, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunshine State News

Senate Textbook Bill a Clunker

The textbook bill that passed narrowly in the Senate last week is no way to answer Common Core.


Related Topix: Education Etc., St Lucie County, FL

Journal Gazette

Retailer focuses on India to grow

Wal-Mart plans to open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next five years and expand its e-commerce operations, the company said, in its latest attempt to grow its presence in the subcontinent.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Day Worker Center celebrates first year

Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County Program Director Mireya Gomez-Contreras hanks the center's staff and workers at Anna Jean Cummings Park in Soquel on Sunday afternoon during the center's first anniversary party.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Soquel, CA, Santa Cruz, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA

North Shore News

Buzzwords to wow the hicks

"It's not what people don't know that hurts them, it's what they know that ain't true..." -Will Rogers "Economic Diplomacy" is the new buzz phrase in governance.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Retailers bring back the indie scene with Record Store Day

"Why would someone plow a cornfield and put in a baseball field? Why would someone open a record store at the tail end of a recession and in a dying market? Really, it's border line insane," he says, laughing.


Related Topix: Marketing

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius listens as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2014, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the HHS Department's fiscal Year 2015 budget.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Marinwood's public process

A FREQUENT CHARGE made by those opposed to the Marinwood Shopping Center redevelopment plan and by San Rafael City Councilman Damon Connolly is that there has been inadequate community input.



Drug store supplants shop, homes

Developers had reason to cheer but also jeer in the wake of separate decisions by two of the town's regulatory boards last week.


Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, North Arlington, NJ

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The New York Observer

Does Walmart Heiress's Co-op Buy Signal a Resumption of Retailer's New York Push?

Much has been made of Walmart's many controversial, thus-far-failed attempts to enter our fair city.


Related Topix: New York, Queens, NY, New York, NY

WMUR-TV Manchester

Grow it Green: Hydroponics



Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Herald Gazette

Council splits on Old County Road bond

After meeting with state engineers concerning potential state assistance in fixing Old County Road Monday night, April 7, a split city council voted to go ahead with asking taxpayers to approve a $1.6 million bond for the project.


Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Warren, ME, Rockland, ME

The Hartford Courant

Wal-Mart plans 50 more India wholesale outlets, e-commerce launch

Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to open 50 more wholesale outlets in India and launch online operations to sell to small traders after calling off a joint venture last year and shelving plans to open its own retail stores in the country.


Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, India, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 07, 2014


NEWCan H&M usher in a green revolution on the high street?

Penelope Cruz arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party wearing a dress from the H&M Conscious range Unlike a catwalk show, the red carpet isn't always a place to inspire a change in the way we dress, shop or think about fashion.


Related Topix: Oscars, Fashion, Giorgio Armani, Designers, Home Gardening, Home, Wedding

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Deltona OKs rezoning for Wal-Mart, health-care center DELTONA a " City...

City commissioners voted 4-3 Monday in support of a rezoning that makes way for both a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and a Florida Hospital Fish Memorial outpatient care center.


Related Topix: Deltona, FL