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Savaria Releases an Amended Management Information Circular

May 19, 2009 7:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Savaria Corporation (TSX: SIS), the second largest company in the accessibility industry in North America has released a new version of its Management Information Circular in order to conform itself to the new requirements of the Autorite des marches financiers as specified in Appendix 51-102F6...

Hundreds of dogs seized from Richland Co. shelter, WI

May 19, 2009 7:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAZENOVIA, Wis. (AP) — More than 300 dogs have been seized from a shelter that operated as a sanctuary for lost and found animals in Richland County.The sheriff's department executed a search warrant for Thyme and Sage Ranch in Cazenovia and impounded the dogs along with about 20 other animals.The...

Independent contractors won't be taxed, 1st Ld-Writethru, WST

May 19, 2009 7:01 pm | by CATHY BUSSEWITZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A plan worked out by Nevada Assembly and Senate negotiators to raise various taxes won't increase levies on independent contractors — prostitutes and newspaper deliverers, for example.As lawmakers worked out the details of SB429, some said contractors wouldn't face higher...


Seattle-based climbing team summits Mount Everest, WA

May 19, 2009 6:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-based team lead by veteran mountaineer Ed Viesturs has reached the summit of Mount Everest.It was the seventh time atop the 29,035-foot peak for Viesturs, of Bainbridge Island, Wash. who was the first American to climb all 14 of the world's highest peaks without...

HL:GM Canada confirms about 245 dealers getting termination notices@

May 19, 2009 6:56 pm | by Gary Norris@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — General Motors of Canada has told about two in every five of its dealers that their relationships with the automaker will end by October 2010.Many are expected to close this year, in a retail pullback affecting as many as 10,000 jobs.GM sent emails Wednesday to about 245 of its 709...

OneScreen Prepares for Growth With the Addition of Spencer Scott to Management Team

May 19, 2009 6:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —OneScreen Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OSCN) ( ( ) welcomes Spencer Scott as its Chief Revenue Officer to increase market penetration and revenue. OneScreen has developed proprietary software to manage complex workflows in the media...

Jury: Officer justified in killing Glasgow shooter, 5th Ld-Writethru, MT

May 19, 2009 6:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GLASGOW, Mont. (AP) — A coroner's inquest determined Tuesday that a federal agent was justified in shooting and killing a man who opened fire at a Glasgow hospital.Authorities say 42-year-old Roger Sellers killed a woman and wounded two others in a sniper-style shooting earlier Jan. 17 outside the...

CU regents vote to increase tuition, 1st Ld-Writethru, CO

May 19, 2009 6:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado regents voted 8-1 Tuesday to raise tuition at the school's Boulder campus by 3.9 percent for in-state students and 5 percent for nonresidents.Republican Regent Tom Lucero of Loveland cast the lone dissenting vote, saying it's the wrong time to increase...


Chairman of U.N. intergovernmental talks outlines U.N. reform paper+

May 19, 2009 6:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 19 (Kyodo) — The chairman of the U.N. General Assembly's intergovernmental negotiations on reform of the Security Council released a discussion paper Tuesday, including a reference to Italy's proposal to create a new category for nonpermanent members.Afghanistan Ambassador Zahir Tanin...

Tokyo stocks edge up on GDP data, resource shares rise on oil price+

May 19, 2009 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 20 (Kyodo) — (EDS: TO BE LED)Tokyo stocks rose Wednesday morning after a record contraction in Japanese gross domestic product fell within expectations while rising crude oil prices lifted resource-related shares.The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended morning trading up 40.17 points,...

Kentucky Editorial Roundup, KY

May 19, 2009 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Excerpts from recent editorials from across Kentucky:The Kentucky Enquirer, Fort Mitchell; May 20Consumers can applaud the recently passed credit card reform bill, but as with any credit contract, they should read the fine print.The reforms will restrict many abusive, or at least irresponsible...

House votes to overhaul probate court system, CT

May 19, 2009 6:14 pm | by SUSAN HAIGH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to overhaul the state's 300-year-old probate court system by slashing the number of courts, imposing regular schedules and requiring future judges to be attorneys.Supporters of the bill said they had no choice but to revamp the local...

Former head of pension agency takes the Fifth, 3nd Ld-Writethru, US

May 19, 2009 6:09 pm | by DEB RIECHMANN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of the government's pension agency invoked the Fifth Amendment on Wednesday when senators probed allegations that he had improper contacts with Wall Street firms while running the operation, which insures the pensions of one in seven Americans.Charles E.F....

Lanzamiento de Ron Brugal Extra Viejo

May 19, 2009 6:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MIRAMAR, Fla.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 20 de mayo de 2009-- Por primera vez, el excepcionalmente suave Ron Brugal Extra Viejo esta disponible en EE.UU. El lanzamiento consta de una coleccion mundial de ron de la familia Brugal, justo para el Dia del Padre e ideal para regalar a aquellos padres de gustos...

Voters across Indiana turn down school projects, IN

May 19, 2009 6:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Voters in three counties rejected millions of dollars in school projects in special elections in central and northern Indiana.In the Mooresville school district south of Indianapolis on Tuesday, voters rejected a proposed $50 million middle school 2,689 to 1,674 and a $45...


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