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2014-07-11 23:02:52

Robert Brum Joins Fast Growing Company Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Confluex, Inc. recently named Robert Brum as its new Director of Business Development. Bringing more than 20 years of high technology experience in business development, sales and marketing, Mr. Brum will focus his attention on growing Confluex’s current customer base and expanding their market presence in key vertical segments, including financial services, healthcare and retail. Mr. Brum has served in various...

2008-08-14 18:00:08

By ROD CHAYTOR IT was a Brum do when Birmingham council chiefs came to choosing a picture of their city. Instead of the familiar West Midlands skyline, they printed 720,000 leaflets showing a picture of Birmingham, ALABAMA - 4,219 miles away. The embarrassing gaffe was spotted by an irate local after the council spent pounds 16,000 of taxpayers' cash on the recycling pamphlets. But amazingly officials denied making a mistake. A spokesman said: "It's a generic skyline which is intended...

2008-07-11 06:00:30

PETE WATERMAN COVENTRY KID who has made his fortune in the pop world. Knows his way around the Midlands, having worked on the railways at Walsall. TV commitments and the fact he lives nearer Manchester than Brum could count against him. LENNY HENRY DUDLEY'S favourite son would bring a comedy touch to politics, but could make the role a standing joke if he appeared with a Comic Relief red nose on. His missus Dawn French would be a popular choice for Lady Mayoress. DAVE MOORCROFT...

2008-07-08 18:00:22

By Jasbir Authi BIRMINGHAM is ringing to the sounds of music thanks to 10,000 youngsters gathered for the National Festival of Music for Youth. More than 315 groups of musicians from all over the country are performing during the festival at Birmingham Symphony Hall and other city venues, until Saturday. One Voice, a group of 35 talented six and seven year olds from Walsall, kicked off the event with a performance of off beat rhythms and melodies from Senegal and Zambia. Lincoln...

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