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  1. CRH Agrees to Buy Holcim-Lafarge Assets for $7.3 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Bloomberg

    CRH Plc, the Irish building-materials company, said it has entered a binding agreement to buy assets that cement makers Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge SA need to sell ahead of their planned merger. The deal has an enterprise value of 6.5 billion euros and will be funded by a combination of cash on balance sheet, new debt and a 9.99% equity placing, CRH said in an e-mailed statement on Sunday.

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  2. Union strikes at nine U.S. oil, chemical plants for new pactRead the original story

    52 min ago | Vallejo News

    Union leaders called strikes on Sunday at nine U.S. refineries and chemical plants in a bid to pressure oil companies to agree to a new national contract covering workers at 63 plants. The walkouts, the first held in support of a nationwide pact since 1980, target plants that together account for about 10 percent of U.S. refining capacity.

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  3. Millar and Company Has Helped Another Buyer Purchase a Cazadero Home in 95421Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    This home was listed at $339,000 and was on the market for 88 days. The home sold for $385,000 on January 27, 2015.

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  4. Decorated Models Now Open to the Public in Creekside PreserveRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    ... of Fort Myers. In addition, there are opportunities for boating, fishing and wilderness experiences nearby. Construction on the amenity center at Creekside Preserve is nearly complete. A beautiful resort-style pool, clubhouse, fitness center, and ...

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  5. Toll Brothers Has Beautiful, Two-Story Homes Ready for Move-in at the Highlands at ParkerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    Buyers who want a large, luxurious family home, but don't want to wait for the building process, should visit the Orion Farmhouse in Parker. The 5-bedroom, 4-1/2 bath home in Toll Brothers' The Highlands at Parker offers 4,000 sq.

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  6. EPISD surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... of the input the school district received, said Adrian Stresow, EPISD director for planning, engineering and construction. Although Vilas only had two people answer survey questions related to the school, Stresow said he received a petition signed ...

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  7. Japan launches new spy satelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Japan has placed a new spy satellite into orbit, successfully conducting this year's first launch of the H-IIA carrier rocket. The Joho Shushu Eisei series satellite became the fifth in Tokyo's radar and surveillance orbit group.

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  8. Bad maintenance not the cause of drop in speed camera ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    As the District of Columbia faces a significant drop off on speed camera tickets during FY 2014, there are questions as to what happened and why. But sources tell WTOP that the overall impact of the winter on the drop in speed camera tickets was minimal.

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  9. CRH Said to be Nearing Deal for Holcim-Lafarge AssetsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Irish building-materials company CRH Plc is nearing an agreement to buy assets that cement makers Holcim Ltd and Lafarge SA need to sell ahead of their planned merger, according to people familiar with the matter. Both sides aim to announce a deal as early as Monday, the people said, asking not to be identified because the talks are not public.

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  10. Man celebrated wedding anniversary same day he is accused of killing co-worker in 1991Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    The same day he allegedly killed an International Paper Co. co-worker in 1991, Loyd Groves and his wife celebrated their wedding anniversary by driving to a Williamsport restaurant.

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  11. Lafarge, Holcim Near Deal to Sell Assets to CRHRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WRKO-AM Brighton

    Cement giants Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd. are nearing a deal to sell at least $7 billion worth of assets to Ireland's CRH PLC, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  12. Lafarge SA, Holcim near deal to sell $7 billion in assets to CRH - WSJRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | West Australian

    Cement companies Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd are nearing a deal to sell at least $7 billion worth of assets to Ireland's CRH PLC, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter. The Journal noted that the sale of the assets in Europe, Canada and elsewhere was a precondition of winning antitrust approval for the roughly $40 billion pending merger between France's Lafarge and Switzerland's Holcim.

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  13. Importing workers won't buy Hong Kong social progressRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist. But who says our objective is to curb construction costs? If buildings do indeed sprout up like mushrooms in Hong Kong, then rising construction costs were obviously no ...

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  14. SIG plc Given Hold Rating at Deutsche BankRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and an average price target of GBX 196.67 ($2.95). SIG plc is engaged in the supply of specialist products to construction and related markets in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Mainland Europe. The Company's operating segments include UK and ...

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  15. Tesco PLC Earns Underweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.Read the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "underweight" rating reiterated by research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Monday.

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  16. Petrofac Limited Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. BernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 900 price target on the stock.

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  17. Dalai Lama, Obama due at same eventRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The 14th Dalai Lama is the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He was born in 1935 and was selected as the 14th Dalai Lama at the age of two.

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  18. Alpha ice skating rink opening celebration scheduled for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The makeshift ice skating rink on Alpha's basketball courts will officially open with a celebration 1 p.m. Feb. 1, Councilwoman Tracy Grossman said. The makeshift ice skating rink on Alpha 's basketball courts won't have its formal debut until Sunday, but the councilwoman championing it said people are already enjoying it.

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  19. Despite Senate Win, Keystone Pipeline Still Clogged By PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Benzinga

    ... Resources Ltd (NYSE: CNQ ) and refiners like Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ) will likely gain, as well. Construction companies like Deere & Company (NYSE: DE ) and Quanta Services Inc (NYSE: PWR ) are also expected to see a benefit from an ...

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  20. Winchester school children showcase designs for 'the future of Winnall'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

    Winnall Primary School pupils spent weeks producing colourful posters of the future of Winnall which were on display at a jamboree event on Thursday . They were joined by local organisations such as Firefly Theatre, Integr8 Dance and Youth Options to put on an activity day giving residents the chance to take part in a discussion about the area.

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