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  1. AIG's chairman to relinquish title this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crain's New York Business

    American International Group Inc.'s Steve Miller plans to relinquish his position as chairman of the insurer's board, according to two people familiar with the matter. Mr. Miller, 73, joined the board in 2009 and became chairman in July 2010.

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  2. DuPont Spinoff Fans Flames In Trian Management's Scorched Earth FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Forbes.com

    I'm a staff writer on Forbes' investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I'm on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to tell the good, the bad and the ugly stories of deal making that investors missed.

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  3. Dow Chemical to Split Off Chlorine Business in $5 Billion DealRead the original story

    Monday | NACD

    "Dow Chemical Co. said Friday that it will split off a significant portion of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin Corp. in a deal valued at $5 billion," states the Wall Street Journal .

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  4. Axalta Coating Systems Is An Easy Long-Term ConsiderationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    Yes, even though just recently taken public AXTA is a former business of DuPont that was, like many of DD's business lines, completely mishandled and a mess. Carlyle, AXTA's buyer from DD, has shown to be able to cost cut and efficiency increase in a big way which has led to an operating and net income explosion.

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  5. Officers identified in fatal Smyrna police shootingRead the original story

    Monday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Smyrna police have identified the officers who were involved in the fatal shooting of a man driving a Maserati in suburban Atlanta. Department spokesman Chris Graeff said in a statement that Sgt.

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  6. Dow Divest Chlorine Business For $5 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GuruFocus.com

    In a move that market watchers are calling "highly complementary to the strategic objectives of both companies" The Dow Chemical Company has split its chlor-alkali and derivatives business from other petrochemicals, and merged chlorine operations with Olin Corporation in a deal worth $5 billion. Through a tax-efficient Reverse Morris transaction, the two have created a company that could be the industry leader in chlor-alkali operations, tentatively valued at $7 billion.

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  7. Police ID officer who shot man in SmyrnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MDJonline.com

    Nearly a week after the death of Nicholas Thomas, the Smyrna Police Department released the name of the officer who shot the 23-year-old.

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  8. DuPont OKs Changes As Fidelity Urges End To Proxy WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Investor's Business Daily

    The chemical conglomerate, which made plans for the spin-off before Trian got involved, said in a regulatory filing Monday that shareholders will vote on Chemours' classified board structure at the company's first annual meeting in 2016. A vote to end it means all directors would be up for election in 2017.

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  9. New Market Report: Specialty Chemicals in the United StatesRead the original story

    Monday | PR-inside.com

    The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States specialty chemicals market.

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  10. Market Report, "Commodity Chemicals in the United States", publishedRead the original story

    Monday | PR-inside.com

    Commodity Chemicals in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size . The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

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  11. Dow Chemical sees potential for PE growth in packagingRead the original story

    Monday | Plastics News

    The packaging market continues to provide growth for the polyethylene business of Dow Chemical Co. - which is a good thing, since the firm will bring on more than 2 Don't worry, it's painless.

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  12. Protesters Disrupt Smyrna-Area Restaurants After Police ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    The protesters say their goal is to remind Cobb County that racism still exists, but restaurant customers say they didn't get the message. Protesters entered several Smyrna and Vinings-area restaurants on Sunday afternoon in an attempt to disrupt the atmosphere in the wake of an officer-involved shooting of a black man in Vinings.

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  13. DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPonta SafeSPECa for NomexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PRWeb

    This state-of-the-art tool enables the user to make selections for their quality and performance needs. It builds on the world-class SafeSPECa platform that simplifies online research.

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  14. Bridgestone Launches Next-Generation Fuel-Saving TireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Canada NewsWire

    The Ecopia EP422 Plus tire is engineered with a combination of light and strong materials for greater fuel efficiency, giving consumers an extra 20 miles per tank.* A recent online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults, commissioned by Bridgestone and conducted by Harris Poll in ** indicates that 94 percent of Americans are looking for ways to stretch their dollars. This trend extends directly to their habits on the road, as 74 percent of drivers who own a vehicle made changes to their driving habits and performed vehicle maintenance in the past 12 months to increase their gas mileage.

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  15. Goodyear Tire Vs. Cooper Tire: Both Are Great OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    As we detailed in our article on Magna International , automotive part suppliers have been benefiting tremendously from the increasingly healthy US consumer. Continued strength in the labor market as well as the overall US economy has increased the confidence of consumers, and thus their purchases of discretionary items such as automobiles.

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  16. Looking for work? Tips for success and mistakes to avoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MLive.com

    Kristen Denzel director of business services and community relations, left, talks with Jeff Simons, 41, from Merrill at the Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works office in Midland. Simons used the Michigan Works Fast Start program that helped him to get the training for his new career at Dow Chemical as a Operations Specialist in July of 2014 after being laid off from his previous job at TRW Automotive Feb. 14, 2014 due to the plant closing.

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  17. Credit Suisse Reiterates Outperform, Raises PT On Dow Chemical On News Of RMT With OLNRead the original story

    Monday | Benzinga

    In a report published Monday, Credit Suisse analyst John P. McNulty reiterated an Outperform rating on Dow Chemical Co. , and raised the price target from $51.00 to $53.00.

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  18. Dow Chemical - Could Be An Astute InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    Dow Chemical has been making smart moves in its portfolio over the years. Recently, Dow announced to spin-off a major portion of its chlor-alkali and downstream derivatives businesses.

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  19. Look Beyond Academia to Find Jobs With a Science Ph.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | US News & World Report

    Julia Woertink, strategy leader for research and development at Dow Chemical Co., earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at Stanford University. While earning her Ph.D. in chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis , Natalie LaFranzo, 29, spent hours in the lab developing techniques for studying how neurons communicate.

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  20. PolyOne Launches New Technologies, Highlights Design Services and 3D Printing at NPE 2015Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    PolyOne Corporation , will have a dynamic, collaborative presence at NPE 2015 this week, including a customer innovation center, 3D printing sponsorship and exhibition, and the launch of five new solutions. NPE is widely recognized as the premier trade show and conference for the North American plastics industry.

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