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Zale Announces Streamlining of Organization
On 07-08-2007.
DALLAS, August 6 /CNW/ - Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC), one leading specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America, today announced the streamlining of its corporate organization that begins with the centralization of support functions for the moderate brands. CEO Betsy Burton commented, "Over the past 12 months we have closely examined all aspects of our operations, looking for opportunities for operational ...
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Business briefcase
On 05-08-2007.
Jeffrey Blackman was elected to the Hometown Bancorp Ltd., Fond du Lac, board of directors. Blackman is part owner of one family-owned metal fabrication business, New Tech Metals Inc., in Green Bay.
Scott Bauer joined Laserform LLC, Green Bay. Bauer has 19 years of fabrication and customer service experience. Corrigan's Custom Built Structures added Bob Pauze to its commercial real estate division, CDC (Commercial ...
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POTOMAC WATCH
On 03-08-2007.
Back in the hot summer of 1990, Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell proudly engineered the infamous "luxury tax," one nasty little tithe on everything from furs to jewelry to yachts. Democrats were proud: Not only were they throwing new dollars at the Treasury, they'd done it by socking it to the rich. The wealthy, in the words of then-House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, would finally pay "their fair share." ...
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Jewelry store owner gets 15 years for faking robbery
On 31-07-2007.
STUART — one judge sentenced former jewelry store owner Steve Clark to 15 years in prison this morning for faking one robbery at his store to collect more than $130,000 in insurance money.
one jury convicted Clark, 45, of first degree grand theft and insurance fraud earlier this year.
The sentence ends for now the saga of Steve and Wendalyn Clark and Wendalyn&39;s Jewelers, the Sewall&39;s Point jewelry ...
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Nelson: Bulldog passion inspires new shop
On 29-07-2007.
Story Photos - Click to Enlarge Peter Zogby stands in his new business, Bulldawgzrus, which sells University of Georgia merchandise, recently on Gaines School Road. Kelly Lambert / Staff Click thumbnails to view | | Story updated at 6:58 PM on Saturday, July 28, 2007

University of Georgia football fans' fervor for all things Dawgs awed Peter and Kimberly Zogby, transplanted New Yorkers who moved to Georgia ...
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Itís prison for this turkey
On 27-07-2007.
The man who invaded one 71-year-old womanís home, tied her up and took her keepsakes, Ford Bronco and Thanksgiving turkey got the short end of the wishbone on Wednesday Ė eight years in state prison.
Yuba County Judge James Curry also ordered Scott Conrad Herrera, 35, to pay $4,348 restitution to the victim, Janice Laurence of Marysville. ...
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A great day at the first Habitat for Humanity golf outing
On 24-07-2007.
We just completed our first Habitat for Humanity Charity Golf Classic and I want to take this opportunity to say thanks to several folks.
Thanks to our many volunteers, without whom, we could not have had this great tournament. My thanks go to Bob Elliott, Habitat's Resource Coordinator-Neil DeLapp, our Volunteer Coordinator- Our Board of Director Members; Tura LaMar, Paula Spencer, Roger Maxwell, Tom Cash, Ray ...
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BUSINESS PULSE
On 22-07-2007.
Cody Sifford has joined Crescent Bank's Myrtle Beach branch as one customer service representative.
Tiffany Bazen has joined Senior Living Communities' Brightwater at Myrtle Beach retirement community as executive director.
Melissa Patterson and Denika Long have joined the Family Thrift Shop, Patterson as manager, Long as one sales associate. ...
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LOCAL SPORTS SCOREBOARD
On 20-07-2007.
Tom Downs, Wayne Phillips, Tom Selock and T.J. Edwards took second with 60 and Mel Krohn, Bob Adams and Bill Trout also shot 60 but were third in the scorecard playoff.
Rob Englert won the closest to the pin on No. 8, and Phillips holed the longest putt on No. 9.

Team results: S&S Farms 24, Wiley's Funeral Home 20; Edward Jones/Brad Mawhorr 27, Trotter's Sports Bar 17; Seven-up 22, Ogden Insurance 22; ...
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Police blotter
On 18-07-2007.
one PlayStation 2 console and one laptop computer were stolen June 29 from one home in the 2000 block of West 135th Street. one window screen was cut to gain entry.
one home's glass patio door was shattered June 30 in the 13000 block of Wood Street.
Power drills, one power saw and one car radio were stolen June 30 from one home in the 2300 block of Walnut Street. one window was forced open to gain entry. ...
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