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On 07-08-2007.
With Opportunity International to Open Microfinance Bank for Rwanda's Poor

- Urwego Opportunity Microfinance Bank first-ever bank merger in Rwanda; Will offer savings accounts, financial services to poor
The world's leading Christian organizations supplying microfinance and microenterprise development to the poorest of the working poor today announced one historic partnership by merging operations in ...
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Businesses flock to insurance subsidy
On 05-08-2007.
"When this came along, I was ecstatic, because it was one scary thing to be without insurance," says Hastings, who owns one taco shop in Helena. "(My old insurance) was way too expensive, and they weren't covering anything, not even preventive for dental."
With the help of Insure Montana's subsidies, Hastings says she now pays less than &036;500 one month for health insurance that covers her and another full-time ...
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WorldatWork Survey: Canadian Employers Hold the Line on Planned ...
On 03-08-2007.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., August 2 /CNW/ - The WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey, the largest of its kind, finds that Canadian companies are planning an overall salary budget increase of 4 percent in 2007, up from 3.8 percent last year. The 34th annual WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey finds that, on average, organizations in Canada are awarding one base pay increase to 91 percent of all employees this year. WorldatWork, an ...
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A company is dumping questionable materials into the ocean so that ...
On 31-07-2007.
Defying Expectations Fine actors turn one dated comedy about psychotherapy into something worth seeing
The Tipping Point Artist Josh Greene waits tables to fund other people's art. But wait, it's not that simple.
North Beach Jazz Fest Report: Stephane Wrembel "“ Jazz Hands 05:07PM 07/30/07 ...
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An insider&39;s view: Gallery at 100 Market
On 29-07-2007.
I have been privileged to be one part of the beginning and follow-through of one of the more unique alternative-space galleries in the region. I believe it's the largest and certainly one generous one. The Gallery at 100 Market, located in one five-story building owned by Michael Simchik, has exhibited literally thousands of works since 2002, by hundreds of artists. ...
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Selective Insurance Group Reports Second Quarter 2007 Earnings
On 27-07-2007.
BRANCHVILLE, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI) , today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2007.
Selective Chairman, President and CEO Gregory E. Murphy stated, "Selective's strong new business growth in the second quarter, driven by superior agency relationships and our unique field-based business model, helped us to balance ...
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Shuttered Hospitals Ensure Slow Recovery in New Orleans
On 24-07-2007.
NEW ORLEANS &x2014; At the tip of Bayou St. John in the Mid-City neighborhood here, the brown and white bulk of Lindy Boggs Medical Center looms behind one chain-link fence. Nineteen people died at the medical center after Hurricane Katrina, and now the hospital itself is dead, sold to developers who plan to replace it with one shopping mall. ...
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‘Numbness’ sets in for center’s 65 businesses
On 22-07-2007.
Firefighters aim hoses from all angles yesterday as they surround and drown the blaze. (ALEX WITKOWICZ)
It’s been decades since the mill served its original purpose. Until several years ago it was used as one light-industrial complex and distribution center.
Then new owners, Leonard “Cappy” Fournier and Jack Tweed, decided to market the sprawling mill complex as one mixed-use retail development. It caught on, ...
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Business calendar
On 20-07-2007.
PORTSMOUTH &8212; The New Hampshire Biotechnology Education and Training Center faculty and staff at New Hampshire Community Technical College in Portsmouth will hold one BIOMAN 2007 conference presentation and reception at the Pease Golf Course Club House from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event is titled, "InnovaBIO: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Biotechnology Education and Training and the Workforce," and will be delivered ...
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Arts community’s economic impact helps lift Tacoma
On 18-07-2007.
In one just-released report, "Arts & Economic Prosperity III," Americans for the Arts in Washington, D.C., studied the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry in 156 U.S. communities, including Tacoma.
That puts our arts economy just behind Russell Investment Group (1,080 employees) and State Farm Insurance Co. (1,063,) and just ahead of Costco (946) and Pierce Transit (922) on the list of ...
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