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  1. Moonbow Alterations & Custom tackles any projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsMoonbow Alterations and Custom owner Alice Davenport uses a sewing machine on Wednesday at the store that was formerly located on Alameda Boulevard and just finished moving to its new location at 225 E. Idaho Ave. LAS CRUCES >> Alice Davenport, 76, first began her sewing career when she was 19 years old, hemming blue jeans for the H.D. Lee company in Lebanon, Missouri. She later moved to Boise, Idaho, where she received her bachelor's degree from Boise State University in social science, and then to Las Cruces, for her health and the dryer climate in 1991.

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  2. Endeavor Lebanon giving startups a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    ... are finding it easy to secure funding. The majority of venture capital funds that have recently set up shop in Lebanon are focused on later-stage financing, leaving early stage startups struggling to secure equity investments. Endeavor Lebanon, a ...

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  3. Bankers: Lebanon won't drop banking secrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Lebanon will not abandon its banking secrecy law but will continue to cooperate with the United States and other nations in the exchange of tax information and the fight against money laundering, leading bankers said Thursday. "Lebanon has no intention to abandon the banking secrecy law, although Switzerland and other countries may remove this law eventually," Francois Bassil, the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon, told The Daily Star.

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  4. Carl A. BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Palladium-Item

    Carl was born on July 22, 1943 in Lebanon, Missouri to Jessie A. Griffin and Abraham C. Brown and lived here since 1975.

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  5. Salameh: Incentives drove 50 pct of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Daily Star

    ... from 2013 and 2015 are close to $4 billion. These packages have contributed to over 50 percent of the GDP growth in Lebanon," Salameh told participants in a conference entitled "Future of the Arab Economy and the Regional and International ...

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  6. Mena Invest accused of violating lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Daily Star

    ... data it possesses to another broker or firm," a financial analyst told The Daily Star. Banking secrecy, in effect in Lebanon since 1956, is still upheld in the country although many nations, including Switzerland, have abandoned this practice in ...

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  7. Swiss banker: era of banking secrecy is officially overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Al Bawaba

    ... Cie, told a group of Lebanese bankers during a lecture on the Future of Swiss Banking at the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL). Lebanon's Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh has fiercely defended banking secrecy despite mounting U.S. pressure to ...

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  8. Era of banking secrecy is over: Swiss bankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: A leading Swiss banker told his Lebanese counterparts that the days of banking secrecy are over, urging the lenders to prepare their clients for this inevitable outcome. "The banks which attracted tax evaders can no longer continue in this pattern because the era of banking secrecy is over and an era of transparency has begun," Jacque de Saussure, chairman of Banque Pictet & Cie, told a group of Lebanese bankers during a lecture on the Future of Swiss Banking at the Association of Banks in Lebanon .

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  9. $71M venture capital fund unveiled at ArabNetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Daily Star

    ... growth phase all the way to large exits," Asseily stated in a press release. Leap Ventures is headed by four of Lebanon's most seasoned entrepreneurs and angel investors in the tech sector: Asseily, who founded Shopzilla and Bizrate; Hala Fadel, ...

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  10. $71 million Leap Ventures fund officially launched at ArabNet 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AME Info

    ... sectors. The first fund of the newly announced venture was created under the Circular 331 of the Central Bank of Lebanon and amounts to USD 71 million for the first closing. A second closing is expected before the summer and should increase the size ...

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  11. The Beginning of an "Arab digital Renaissance"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | AME Info

    ... ArabNet Beirut is held under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Tammam Salam, President of the Council of Ministers of Lebanon, represented by H.E. Minister Boutros Harb, Minister of Telecommunications. The event is in Collaboration with the Central Bank of ...

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  12. Khalil: Political reforms one approach to combat corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Political reforms and a new fair election law are among the most effective ways to fight corruption in Lebanon, Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil said Wednesday. "Bottom line, we need political reforms.

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  13. Flat6Labs to invest in 100 Lebanese startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Daily Star

    British ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher speaks at the Arabnet conference in Beirut, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. BEIRUT: Regional startup accelerator Flat6Labs is launching a tech program in Beirut, co-founder Hany El-Sonbaty announced during the sixth ArabNet technology conference at the Hilton Habtoor Wednesday.

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  14. Calzavara, Rudolph J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Northwest Herald

    ... born September 26, 1928, in Libertyville, where he remained a resident for 41 years. Rudy and his wife Gene moved to Lebanon, MO in 1996 and established the Big Hat Ranch. They had owned and operated the Circle "R" Stables at Route 60 and St. Mary's ...

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  15. Banks push for tighter controls on illicit fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Daily Star

    Lebanese bankers are keen for parliament to pass the bills this year to improve the county's international image. BEIRUT: Lebanese banks are lobbying the Parliament to quickly endorse three bills designed to tighten anti-money laundering and terrorist funding procedures, the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon said Tuesday.

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  16. Future lashes out at Hezbollah but says will carry on talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Daily Star

    ... that the solution to the vacant presidency lies in electing Aoun, the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, or else Lebanon will wait a long time for a president. "What the Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said suggests that the ...

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  17. William J LaffertyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... of Livingston, Ill., William "Bill" "Junior" Lafferty of Lufkin, Tex.; daughters, Renee (George) Macatee-Medford of Lebanon, Mo., Judy (Alan) Thomas of East Alton, Debbie Kessinger of Alton, Dana (Jim) Seymour of Alton, and Carol Brandon of Atlanta; ...

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  18. Bankers hail appointment of new BCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Daily Star

    ... of the republic is elected then they can take the oath in front of him," Ghobril said. The commission was founded in Lebanon in 1967 following the collapse of Intra Bank, then one of the biggest lenders in the region. The commission closely ...

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  19. Dysfunctional familial sparks fly in Act 1's 'Fifth of July' now thru March 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Examiner.com

    Set in the rural south not long after the Vietnam War, Lanford Wilson's "Fifth of July" , as presented by Nashville's Act 1 , onstage through Saturday, March 14 at Darkhorse Theatre , offers an insiders glimpse of the anything but harmonious lives of the Talley family of Lebanon, Missouri as they come together to lay to rest, not only the ashes of their beloved uncle, but also to uncover a few secrets and unresolved feelings that have been festering for some time. In a work with unmistakable parallels to Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" that turns it on its ear, director Lane Wright has assembled a near-perfect cast to bring Wilson's play to glorious life nearly forty years after its debut.

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  20. ArabNet to hold its sixth annual Beirut conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | AME Info

    ... of the United Kingdom, Mr. Tom Fletcher. ArabNet Beirut 2015 is held in Collaboration with the Central Bank of Lebanon, which has been a key supporter of the event since it's inception, and in Strategic Partnership with Digital Media Services ...

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