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Coca-Cola spent $600K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drink maker Coca-Cola Co. spent $600,000 in the first quarter to lobby on ethanol, energy issues and other matters, according to a recent disclosure report.The Atlanta-based company also lobbied on recycling of packaging, food labeling, trade matters, obesity and other issues,...

GOT MILK? Celebrates Kids' Surfing Competition With Free Milk, Games & Giveaways

May 26, 2009 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.gotmilk.com () —This weekend, young surfers will hang ten and ride the big waves California-style as they compete in the Western Surfing Association (WSA) semi-finals competition in Oceanside.The California Milk Processor Board, creator of GOT MILK? and a sponsor of the WSA competition,...

Gov. Bobby Jindal says he'll veto tax cut delay, 2nd Ld-Writethru, LA

May 26, 2009 8:09 am | by MELINDA DESLATTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal threatened to veto any attempts to delay a planned tax break for middle- and upper-income taxpayers, but he said he was working with senators on other ways to stave off some proposed college budget cuts.Among the ideas offered by senators, Jindal said...

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Chamber wants money to market Big Sky, 1st Ld-Writethru, MT

May 26, 2009 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BIG SKY, Mont. (AP) — About $500,000 collected through resort taxes should be spent on nationwide marketing of Big Sky to "stop the downward spiral of our visitor patterns experienced this winter," the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce says.A five-person board will decide in June how to allocate money...

The Project Plan, The Bible

May 26, 2009 8:06 am | by Howard W. Stolz, PMP | Articles | Comments

Every company creates its own unique product development process. They are similar, but the phase names are always different and the logic of which tasks belong in each phase sometimes defies explanation.  

President Obama Signs Credit Card Bill

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Office Of Thrift Supervision Should Stop Allowing Thrift Backdating, Hold Employees Accountable For Recent Instances

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Senator Richard Burr Honors Veterans In Speech At American Cemetery In Normandy

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Grassley Q & A: National Dairy Month

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Dean Foods spent $240K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dean Foods Co. spent $240,000 in the first quarter to lobby the federal government, according to a recent disclosure report.The Dallas-based dairy producer lobbied on food safety and other issues in the January-March period, according to the report filed April 20 with the House...

HL:Environment Canada directs Redcorp to stop acid discharges from Tulsequah Chief mine@

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has directed insolvent Redcorp Ventures Ltd. (TSX:RDV) to immediately correct contraventions of the Fisheries Act at the Tulsequah Chief mine in northwestern British Columbia.The company has been operating under court protection from its creditors and announced Monday...

ICF International gets $10M, 5-year contract, APFN

May 26, 2009 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — ICF International Inc. said Tuesday that a subsidiary was awarded a $10 million, five-year subcontract to provide program management and acquisition support to an office of the Transportation Security Administration.Under the contract, the subsidiary, ICF Inc., will work with...

Mass. investment firm fined $250,000 in fraud case, MA

May 26, 2009 7:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts investment firm has been fined $250,000 for lax oversight of an employee charged with defrauding two of the firm's investors of $1.7 million.State Secretary William Galvin said Investors Capital Corp. of Lynnfield signed a consent order agreeing to reimburse the two...

General Mills spent $240K lobbying gov't in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — General Mills Inc. spent $240,000 in the first quarter to lobby on food safety, imports and other matters, according to a recent disclosure report.The Golden Valley, Minn.-based maker of Yoplait Yogurt, Wheaties cereal and Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, also lobbied on dairy and sugar...

INDEX:Agriculture, Economy, Forestry, Manufacturing, Mining, Politics, Social@

May 26, 2009 7:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — A new report says rural communities across the country are in crisis.The report by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities urges the federal government to develop a long-term plan to diversify rural economies.It says rural communities need "a champion" at the federal cabinet table to...

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