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I"ve spent years researching flooding — some areas that are at huge risk after hurricanes don"t have the emergency plans they need

The southeast of the US is at risk for more flooding from Hurricane Michael becau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2018

A million pension checks risk huge cuts without this fix

About 120 pension plans, covering about 1.3 million people, are underfunded by $48.9 billion and could fail if a solut.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 15th, 2018

Huge permit, new renderings filed for One Beale

A $44 million building permit was filed for one of Downtown's most prominent projects Wednesday. Its filing signifies that, 13 years after Gene Carlisle first announced his plans for One Beale, Carlisle Corp. should begin construction on the project shor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2018

4 steps to maintaining business continuity after a disaster

No matter where your company is located, it’s likely at risk for natural disasters. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding and other acts of Mother Nature can cause power outages, equipment damage, and Internet and server problems. And in to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

How to Prepare Your Electronic Devices for a Natural Disaster

As Hurricane Michael collides with the Florida panhandle and grinds north into Georgia, residents in locations rarely hit by big hurricanes are making their emergency plans. In addition to fuelin........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

UN: Losses from natural disasters surge over last 20 years

The U.N. office for disaster risk reduction says worldwide reported economic losses from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes and other climate-related disasters have been nearly $2.9 trillion over the past 20 years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 10th, 2018

17 photos show Hurricane Florence"s devastating flooding from the sky

Sean Rayford/Getty Images Hurricane Florence has broken rainfall records since it made landfall late last week, dumping more than 35 inches of water in some areas of North Carolina. Since hurricanes are.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

Alain Pinel scoops up high-end S.F. residential brokerage to compete against Compass

The Bay Area’s residential brokerage market has seen huge consolidation over the past few years. Flush with funding, brokerages like New York-based Compass have spent lavishly, buying up smaller competitors and investing in new technology. The b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

Samsung steps up investment in AI, 5G and automotive sectors

Samsung has announced plans to invest KRW25 trillion (US$22.38 billion) over the next three years in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 9th, 2018

The big reason why retirees should cut down on stocks in portfolios

In the financial planning rule book, it’s called the “sequence of returns risk.” It says that when in a stock cycle you choose to start withdrawing from retirement plans has a huge impact on how long investments will last......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2018

Gov. Hogan declares state of emergency after floods hit Ellicott City, Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a state of emergency on Sunday after heavy rainfall led to massive flooding in Ellicott City, Baltimore and many other areas of the state. Flash floods ravaged Ellicott City's historic downtown for the second time in less tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2018

Miami developer"s plans for 984-unit tower in Market and Van Ness "Hub" district inch forward

Crescent Heights, the Miami-based developer behind Mid-Market’s huge NEMA apartment project, picked up land for a housing project on 10th Street and South Van Ness back in 2014. Four years later, Crescent Heights still isn’t close to breaking .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Violence is high in Mexico"s most popular tourist destinations — but some groups are more at risk

REUTERS/Javier Verdin Deadly violence has increased in Mexico over the past several years. Tourist areas in particular have .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

AT&T Gives 3G Service Three Years to Live

AT&T said it plans to stop serving 3G wireless devices in early 2022 as it makes room for more powerful standards, and rival Verizon has warned it will stop serving 3G cellphones at the end of this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 22nd, 2019

Business improvement district boosts appeal of North Houston

Excellent access to transportation, major development projects and less crime have all combined to make the North Houston District one of the hottest areas in the city. “Over the last three years, there’s a really positive vibe in the area,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

Glencore, the King of Coal, Bows to Investor Pressure Over Climate

Commodity trader Glencore said it plans to cap its coal output in line with a global transition away from high-carbon-emitting fuels, a sharp shift for a company that for years has been bullish about the commodity......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2019

PetSmart vs. Petco: A Dogfight That Neither One Is Winning

Under new private-equity owners, Petco expanded in-stores services while PetSmart spent billions on online retailer Chewy. About three years since both companies’ takeovers, neither approach is a clear winner......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2019

Southwest Airlines" operational emergency escalates

A huge number of additional Southwest mechanics have been dragged into the carrier's sate of operational emergency......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

Transportation management company plans to move HQ from Atlanta to Villa Rica

Southeastrans manages transportation programs including Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation, human service center transportation, and managed-care organization transportation services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

How this 37-year-old spends her $108,000 annual earnings

New Yorker Jessica Brodkin earns $108,000 a year doing Reiki, a form of energy healing, and does stand-up comedy on the side. Previously, she spent 11 years working at the CIA......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2019

McClatchy and Tribune Could Merge, Hundreds of Jobs at Risk

A consolidation almost certainly would kill dozens of jobs at the corporate level and others in geographic areas where the two companies have properties that overlap......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 19th, 2019