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Technology and industrial shares drew buyers after Apple Inc. and Boeing Co. delivered results that topped expectations. Health care stocks lagged on concerns that new health care laws will hurt the industry's profits. Financial stocks also fell after traders speculated on the fallout from a potential overhaul of government regulations. The good news on earnings wasn't enough to give the market much of a lift. Analysts caution that investors are starting to become accustomed to better earnings so even stellar numbers might not inject energy into stocks. DETROIT � Chrysler Group LLC says cost cuts, manufacturing ...
Closing the deal: 'Wall of Shame' soon to be dismantled ...
Within a month a new façade could be standing in place of the dilapidated “Wall of Shame” that stood in downtown Waynesboro for almost 40 years, said the family leading the revamp. Bruce and Constance Paradiso said they’ll replace the broken-down brick wall with panels similar to those that appear on many modern restaurants and businesses. The new finishing will feature six sand-colored, equally spaced sections separated by 12-inch puddy-green stripes resembling columns. “It visually breaks up the color,” Constance Paradiso said. “We thought one color on a 130-foot long wall would be ... market research, surveys and trends
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THE NEWS LEADER | Special Reports | Featherfiber maker undaunted by ...
The Nixa man believes a revolutionary fiber made by separating plucked plumes from their quills could transform what has long been a worthless byproduct into an abundant renewable resource. Each year, the domestic poultry industry is faced with 5 billion pounds of feathers, a quantity that quadruples at an international level. But the conventional method of disposal — grinding the feathers into a semi-digestible animal feed additive — may soon be the target of federal environmental regulation. Officials want to avoid a stateside version of Europe's mad cow disease. Emery, president and CEO of Featherfiber Corp., ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Nixon's office pushes revised tax credit reform plan | News-Leader ...
JEFFERSON CITY � Gov. Jay Nixon's office floated a new tax credit reform proposal this week that would give the legislature more power to appropriate funding while reining in the escalating costs of the programs. Nixon's new plan scraps a previous proposal to cap the annual cost of most tax credits at $314 million with the creation of six general categories. The new plan calls for the annual cost of most tax credits to be capped at $383 million, according to a copy of the proposal obtained by the News-Leader. Tax credits totaled $587.7 million in 2009, including $118.5 million in property tax credits for seniors that ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
James J. Kilpatrick, Conservative Voice in Print and on TV, Dies at 89
James J. Kilpatrick, a prominent conservative voice for half a century as a newspaper editor and columnist, author and television personality, died Sunday in Washington. He was 89. James J. Kilpatrick testifying on April 1, 1965, in Washington when he was editor of The Richmond News Leader. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his wife, Marianne Means. Mr. Kilpatrick was a prolific writer and a sharp debater, perhaps best remembered for his intellectual combat with the liberal journalist Shana Alexander on “60 Minutes.” When he was not tackling national issues, he took aim at flabby prose and bureaucratic ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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Robert-Thomas Gumersell has a simple way to determine whether he likes a house. He slides down the stairs, and the fastest one wins his vote. So that's how Lesa Shelley-Gumersell and Paul Gumersell decided to buy their home. Well, not exactly. But it is true that 8-year-old Robert-Thomas did not approve of any other staircase in any other home. Which was good, because his parents adore their Springfield home -- so much so that they don't intend on moving again. "This is it," Lesa says. "This is everything I want." The family moved in in May, nearly doubling their square footage. They enjoyed their ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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If not submitted in person, this completed form should be mailed to Milestones, c/o Classified Department, The News Leader, P.O. Box 59, Staunton, VA 24402. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The State Responds: Massive Resistance
"If we can organize the Southern States for massive resistance to this order I think that in time the rest of the country will realize that racial integration is not going to be accepted in the South." With these words, Senator Harry Flood Byrd launched Massive Resistance, a deliberate campaign of delay and obfuscation. As head of the commonwealth's most powerful political organization, known as the "Byrd Machine," Byrd, a former governor (1926-1930), orchestrated Virginia's response to the Brown decision. Massive Resistance was intended to slow to a crawl attempts to integrate Virginia's ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Drury in the News
"A 'great year' and 'humbling experience': Drury is on the road to being better than ever" President Sellars' first year and a look ahead to a promising future. Springfield News-Leader, 7/31/06 President Sellars Interviewed on KY3 Discusses his first year and projects for the future. KY3 News at Noon, 7/28/06 "Dreams Abound at Junior" Drury golf recruit Seon Kim has pro ambitions. Edmonton Sun, Canada, 7/19/06 "Universities Must Promote Democracy" President Sellars issues a challenge to cultivate democracy. Springfield News-Leader, 7/19/06 "Presidents Offer Higdon ...
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Did Helene Eksterowicz marry the bachelor?
Aaron Buerge, who proposed to Helene Eksterowicz on the second installment of ABC's hit series, tells PEOPLE that their engagement was over by New Year's. By Stephen M. Silverman And they said it wouldn't last. Well, they were right: ABC's "Bachelor" No. 2, Aaron Buerge, and his supposed bride-to-be, Helene Eksterowicz, are no longer together. After dropping to one knee in front of 29 million viewers last November, the 28-year-old banker from Springfield, Mo., now tells PEOPLE that his engagement to Eksterowicz, 27,was kaput by New Year's. "There has not been any dagger throwing," ...
KTXS-TV at AllExperts
KTXS began with the call letters KPAR in January of 1956. The station's first studio was built in Sweetwater; broadcasts from this location included a six o'clock newscast. Ten years later, the station was moved to its current location in north Abilene. Subsequently, the call letters were changed to KTXS. The station became Abilene's ABC affiliate in 1979. According to Nielsen Media Research, KTXS has been a perennial ratings leader for morning and weekend newscasts; however, for ratings-period February 2006, the station's ten o'clock news broadcast was top-rated for the first time in the ...