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Grand Island's State Fair cost cut by lawmakers, NE

May 18, 2009 10:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have signed off on a deal that could cut $1.5 million from Grand Island's costs of moving the State Fair there from Lincoln.Lawmakers on Monday gave final approval to a bill (LB224) that would credit Grand Island for the money needed to move ball fields to...

BC-CapitolDecision-Nagle

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Contact: Nolan Walters of Van Scoyoc Associates, +1-202-737-8174, nwalters@vsadc.comWASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Nagle, an expert on communications law and policy, is leaving his position as Republican Chief Counsel of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee...

bc-NY-CountingCrowsTour 05-18

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

bc-NY-CountingCrowsTour 05-181/8STK3/81/8IN3/8 ENT MUS1/8SU3/8TO ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC EDITORS:Come One, Come All! The Saturday Night Rebel Rockers Traveling Circus &Medicine Show starring Counting Crows, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Augustanaplus special guests - come see a musical spectacle...

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BC-auto-coalition-in-DC

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Contact: Kathy Roeder, +1-202-744-1037, kathy@blueenginemedia.com, for Alliance for American Manufacturing; or Connie Mabin of United Steelworkers, +1-724-601-5282, cmabin@usw.orgCoalition Calls on Washington to Revitalize Autos by Supporting American Jobs and CommunitiesWASHINGTON, May 18...

to the Liquidity Contract Business Editors

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARIS-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 18, 2009-- Regulatory News:Mercialys (Paris:MERY) decided to make an additional cash payment of Euro 6,000,000 to its liquidity contract signed with Oddo Corporate Finance on February 14, 2006 raising its contribution from Euro 5,400,000 to Euro...

Report: US students lagging in biosciences, 3rd Ld-Writethru, US

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by STEPHEN MAJORS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Middle and high school students across the country are generally falling behind in life sciences, and the nation is at risk of producing a dearth of qualified workers for the fast-growing bioscience industry, according to a report released Monday.Students are showing less...

HL:Audit cites unlicensed software on federal computers@

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by Dean Beeby@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — An electronic sweep of a major federal department has found hundreds of copies of what appears to be pirated software.And that lack of control at Natural Resources Canada has placed the department "at risk of legal liability with associated financial damages," says a new...

INDEX:International, Justice, Politics@

May 18, 2009 10:34 am | by Jim Bronskill@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — The federal government has laid down new rules for Canada's spy agency following high-profile scandals in which Canadians were tortured overseas.The ministerial directions to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service also come as the agency takes on more foreign operations in hotspots...

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BC-CQ-Innovator-Award

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Contact: Janet Donovan for Congressional Quarterly, +1-202-822-9318 (office), +1-202-904-1035 (cell), jdonovan@cq.comWASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional Quarterly Inc., the nation's premier provider of news, analysis and information on Congress, politics and public policy,...

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May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

bc-TX-Beacon-Equity 05-181/8STK3/8 ADS HRS LOW SGMS TLM TM1/8IN3/8 FIN1/8SU3/8 INOTO BUSINESS EDITOR:Trade Alerts on Stocks in Monday's Headlines; Issued by Beacon EquityDALLAS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BeaconEquity.com announces availability ofstock alerts on today's news makers.Investors can view...

bc-CQ-Innovator-Award 05-18

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

bc-CQ-Innovator-Award 05-181/8STK3/81/8IN3/8 PUB MLM1/8SU3/8 POL AWDTO BUSINESS AND NATIONAL EDITORS:BtoB Media Business Recognizes CQ's Robert W. Merry as Top Innovator inBusiness PublishingWASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional QuarterlyInc., the nation's premier provider...

bc-IL-SKIL-Motorcycle 05-18

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

bc-IL-SKIL-Motorcycle 05-181/8STK3/81/8IN3/8 CST HMI HHP HOU1/8SU3/8TO BUSINESS AND HOME AND GARDEN EDITORS:Show Us Your SKIL and You Could Win a Custom MotorcycleSKIL(R) honors the best in construction solutions with its Worm DriveChallengeMT. PROSPECT, Ill., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether...

May Issue of "LAX Connection" E-Newsletter Available

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.lawa.org () —The May issue of the "LAX Connection" E-newsletter is now available online at http://www.lawa.org/connectionLAX.aspx (http://www.lawa.org/connectionLAX.aspx) . The newsletter provides information and news about Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) passenger services and...

Chief Automotive moving Neb. production to Ind., APFN

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Chief Automotive Technology will be closing its Grand Island plant and consolidating operations at an Indiana facility, a company spokesman said Monday.The closure will cost the jobs of 66 people in Nebraska.Spokesman Steve Frisbie said Chief Automotive will remain a...

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Saints deal bill wins House committee passage, 2nd Ld-Writethru, LA

May 18, 2009 10:33 am | by MELINDA DESLATTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A central piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's new deal with the New Orleans Saints, to have team owner Tom Benson acting as the state's landlord, crossed its first legislative hurdle Monday.The House Appropriations Committee agreed without objection to a bill that would let the...

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