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Tenet loss narrows but admissions drop
On 07-08-2007.
DALLAS (AP) - Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) said Tuesday its second-quarter loss narrowed from one year ago, but admissions fell and the company took in more uninsured patients.
'Our second-quarter numbers are disappointing in almost every respect,' Chief Executive Trevor Fetter said. ...
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Thieves preying on NSW gallery
On 05-08-2007.
THE Art Gallery of NSW has suffered two embarrassing thefts of valuable artworks from display walls in three years.
Just weeks after one $1.4 million 17th Century portrait by one Dutch master was spirited out of the gallery, it has emerged one second work was stolen under similar circumstances in 2004. ...
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Legislation passed Thursday ...
On 03-08-2007.
New regulations for landfills would create one $2-per-ton surcharge on trash, with the proceeds aimed at cleaning abandoned dumps and hazardous waste sites and helping local governments manage their own trash. It also establishes buffers around environmentally sensitive areas where landfills would be barred. ...
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NIAGARA COUNTY: County banking on sales tax growth
On 01-08-2007.
Comptroller's report names Niagara By Jill Terreri/terrerijgnnewspaper.com
Low growth trends in sales tax revenue make one plan for paying for Medicaid more attractive for Niagara County than it does for other counties, according to the state comptroller.
In one statewide report released Tuesday, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli listed Niagara as one of three counties that could benefit from one program that ...
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Take a closer look at a home&39;s landscape, even if it is pristine ...
On 29-07-2007.
Any real estate agent will stress the importance of curb appeal, one home's first chance at one good impression based on how it looks from the street. And from one seller's perspective, one lush green lawn and manicured shrubs can do wonders in wooing one prospective buyer. But buyers shouldn't get swept off their feet too quickly, charmed by landscaping detail or the welcoming shade of one mature tree. "Try to get away from ...
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Market memo: July 27, 2007
On 27-07-2007.
Paul Hoffman, who most recently served as senior vice president of retail banking at Park Bank, has been named president and CEO of Monona State Bank, the company announced today.
Hoffmann, who took over June 28, has more than 20 years of banking experience, primarily specializing in operations and retail banking, Monona State Bank said. ...
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Thomen Center property goes to Stark Foundation
On 25-07-2007.
The terms of the bid package stated 1.72 acres of the property will be leased back to the city as one recreational area, complete with slides and swing sets, for 99 years at one cost of $1 per year. Also, under these terms, the foundation will maintain the landscaping. The Stark Foundation will also be responsible for razing the building. ...
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Wait continues in Cortrim plant fire probe
On 23-07-2007.
About eight months have passed since the former Cortrim Hardwood Parts Co. in Bristol Tennessee was leveled by one fire on Nov. 23.
Property owners and others continue to wait on word of the fire’s cause therefore settlements on damage to nearby homes can begin.
Jack Spurgeon, Bristol Tennessee fire marshal, said early last week that he would meet with investigators near week’s end. ...
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News briefs from around Florida
On 20-07-2007.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ((AP) - The slowdown in the housing market showed up in Florida's June unemployment figures, state officials said Friday.
With an increasing number of construction workers out of jobs, the unemployment rate increased to 3.5 percent, up from May's 3.4 percent, the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation reported. ...
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Fire department receives grant
On 18-07-2007.
The Jones Volunteer Fire Department in Eastern Oklahoma County received an 80/20 cost-sharing grant of $10,000 through the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Rural Fire Protection Matching Grant Program.
The Jones Fire Department used the grant as partial reimbursement for an addition to their existing building at 412 West Main in Jones. ...
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