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'Laboratory in a can' monitors Maine red tide
16:03 | 20/5/13
In time, he hopes to have a dozen of them at strategic points along the Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts coasts, as well as in Canada's Bay of Fundy and on Georges Bank fishing grounds 60 miles east of Cape Cod. The monitoring devices cost ...
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JPMorgan Chase Vote Tests Stockholders' Power
13:33 | 20/5/13
New York Times
If shareholders vote to separate the jobs of chairman and chief executive - positions that Mr. Dimon has held since 2006 - it would signal a shift in the balance of power in corporate America, an inflection point in shareholders' push for greater say ...
Partnership key to a stronger grid
13:10 | 20/5/13
So while our grid is designed to deal with a wide variety of day-to-day hazards, these new threats - EMP and severe space weather - have never happened in the 90-year history of the grid.
Murder accused was with victim when money was withdrawn
12:53 | 20/5/13
New Zealand Herald
According to the police summary of facts, alarm bells rang with Mr Prasad's family when his father checked his son's bank account and found $30,000 missing on January 30. He was so concerned he called police. The next day, police found Mr Prasad's ...
God Did Not Write the Farm Bill
12:17 | 20/5/13
Huffington Post (blog)
One of the most memorable ads from the last Super Bowl featured the poem by radio broadcaster Paul Harvey called "So God Made a Farmer.
Many car dealers not using fuel-efficiency labels, report says
12:15 | 20/5/13
Globe and Mail
The survey of 592 new-car dealerships in 33 large cities was carried out earlier this year by Posterity Group Consulting Inc. under a $113,000 government contract.
Leaders: Good reasons for demonisation of bankers
11:51 | 20/5/13
This was supported by teams of advisers, accountants and lawyers and the investment community at the time with little questioning.
When the numbers don't add up anymore
11:26 | 20/5/13
“I'm optimistic that 2013/14 will be a better year but we're not going to be off to the races,” predicts Williams. Murphy also points out that many firms are having to invest in their IT systems to cope with the demands of an increasingly technology ...
Hemsley sees Bats take flight
11:14 | 20/5/13
In December 2011, Bats Global Markets bought alternative trading platform Chi-X Europe and merged the two European firms to create the largest pan-European market with a 22.4% share of trading as of April.
Forest deal 'greenmails' the green groups
10:46 | 20/5/13
This month, the Legislative Council (upper house) expanded it so that either house of parliament can block the national park proclamations and other forest reservations in the agreement if there is any "substantial" forest protest against ongoing ...
Silence surrounds savers' rate cuts
10:34 | 20/5/13
Research by comparison website InfoChoice has found at least 25 online savings accounts have been hit with rate drops since the Reserve Bank of Australia's surprise decision to cut the cash rate to 2.75 per cent this month. Several institutions have ...
Economic stats you need to know
10:27 | 20/5/13
Footy Show apologises for baby joke · Richmond. THE Footy Show says it has spoken to the family of the baby labelled "ugly" on national TV and no harm was intended. ... Economists are tipping the Reserve Bank will cut rates by about half a per cent ...
British business: We need to stay in the EU - or risk losing up to £92bn a year
10:16 | 20/5/13
In a letter to The Independent, the group issues a trenchant riposte to politicians who have argued that Britain's economic interest would be better served outside the EU.
New dangers change job of US envoys
09:51 | 20/5/13
Foreign residents caught driving without a licence, using their cars to carry paying passengers, jumping a red light for a second time, or breaking the speed limit by more than 40kmph, can be deported without a court order.
BAE's investors set to back choice of chairman
09:32 | 20/5/13
Meanwhile, Sir Roger is also the outgoing chairman at Centrica and is well known to Mr Woodford, who is the energy group's main shareholder. Mr Woodford was instrumental in scuppering BAE's attempt last year to combine with EADS, the pan-European ...
Columbia Land Trust raises profile with office in Hood River
09:17 | 20/5/13
View full sizeThe Columbia Land Trust has opened an office in Hood River after taking control of about 400 acres of nearby property. A Vancouver, Wash.-based organization dedicated to preserving land near the Columbia River has opened a new office in ...
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