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2014-08-12 12:26:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), a leading news and information provider and publisher of iconic news brands such as the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and The Sacramento Bee, is making a strategic investment in Engage3, a pioneering developer of retail intelligence and mobile shopping solutions. The two companies also are working together to identify markets where McClatchy media properties can introduce Engage3's ShoppingScout app as...

2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-05 23:00:58

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Commerce Department hosting the event. GILSUM, N.H. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bill Whyte, CEO and founder of the W.S. Badger Co. Inc., a leader in the natural personal care category, will attend the first-ever U.S.-Africa Business Forum August 5, a day focused on trade and investment opportunities on the continent. Held at the Mandarin Oriental in the District of Columbia, the forum is part of President Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest any U.S....

2014-08-05 08:20:51

Will Also Accelerate Growth Of Digital Portfolio With $1.8 Billion Acquisition Of Remaining 73% Interest In Cars.com MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced its plan to create two publicly traded companies with scale: one exclusively focused on its Broadcasting and Digital businesses, and the other on its Publishing business. The planned separation of the Publishing business will be implemented through a tax-free distribution of Gannett's...

2014-07-31 16:24:14

Continuing Weak Markets, Current and Impending EPA Regulations Weigh on Central Appalachian Operations; 1,100 Jobs at Risk BRISTOL, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified their employees late this afternoon that the coal mines and other facilities where they work are subject to being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and government regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian...

2014-07-28 12:25:43

Sweeney to Receive Meany-Kirkland Worker Rights Lifetime Achievement Award WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO HITWIRE today released a story on John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO and currently chairman of the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust. The article details Sweeney's five decades in the labor movement, including his battles to secure a living wage for janitors and other service workers, and fights on behalf of minorities and women...

2014-07-21 23:04:56

With the holidays five months away, now is the time to take action and avoid holiday debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The 2014 holiday season is a short five months away, yet many are financially unprepared to begin shopping. In recent years, Americans spent an average of $800 on holiday-related expenses. That’s more than a week’s wages for many workers, and in spite of the fact that the December holidays are an annual event, people routinely neglect planning for them and...

2014-07-18 08:25:40

Construction project first of three new buildings to create hundreds of local jobs. CHICAGO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning (Friday, July 18, 2014) at Wolf Point West Tower featuring more than one hundred and fifty workers and local labor leaders. Wolf Point West Tower is a $160 million, 48-story multifamily project being built in Chicago. The AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT) indirectly provided a $34 million equity investment...

2014-07-16 12:29:06

New Three-Year Contract Increases Wages, Benefits For 4,000 Teamsters WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract covers about 4,000 Teamsters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Our pipeline workers will benefit from the improved wages, benefits and other...

2014-07-10 08:25:13

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced that based on preliminary results, its previously announced offer to its shareholders to exchange their shares of CBS Class B common stock for up to 97 million shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (NYSE: CBSO) common stock that are owned by CBS was oversubscribed. The exchange offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on July 9, 2014. Under the terms of the exchange offer, 2.1689...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.