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Editor’s pick: Amazon reverses course, airport to announce big plans and Penn Plaza site among top stories this past week

Barely a week goes by when Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) doesn’t find a way to make it into the news. This past week, the online retail giant confirmed that it was cancelling its plans to put half of its second headquarters in New York City. This is proving t.....»»

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The definitive international business travel checklist

The best tip international travelers share is to be prepared. It’s even more imperative when dealing with the long distances, major jet lag and unfamiliar cultures and government processes involved with international travel. Below are nine main are.....»»

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Pet Partners buys Minnesota pet-food chain

Chuck & Don's, a Mahtomedi, Minnesota-based pet-supplies chain, has been acquired by New York City-based Independent Pet Partners, the retailer announced today. Tom Murphy, Chuck & Don's chief financial officer, will take on a new role as the CFO of I.....»»

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Payless plans to close all of its U.S. stores

Payless ShoesSource is planning to close all of its approximately 2,100 locations in the United States and Puerto Rico, a company spokesperson told CNN Business Friday. Liquidation sales are expected to begin Sunday with store closings likely to b.....»»

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PHOTOS: NBA takeover in Charlotte brings full dose of star power

Forgot about keeping up with all of the All-Stars. Just tracking the Curry family on Friday in Charlotte was exhausting enough. Three-time world champion and two-time season MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and his brother Seth Curr.....»»

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Arizona"s ‘In God We Trust’ license plates spark funding furor

The specialty license plate “In God We Trust” has come under fire because the group behind the plate is designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center for its anti-LGBTQ views. Secular Coalition for Arizona, a nonprofit that promotes.....»»

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Southwest Airlines declares "operational emergency" with high number of aircraft out of service

Southwest's mechanics are in management's crosshairs as the low-fare behemoth reports larger than usual number of aircraft out of service heading into the weekend......»»

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Group buys WPXI in deal for TV stations

Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises Inc. has reached a deal to sell a majority interest in many of its TV stations, newspapers and radio stations. WPXI-TV is included in the sale. Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) will gain a majority ownership .....»»

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Post-Dispatch lays off 9 as production is moved to Indiana

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You know how fast you were going, buddy? Texas’ top speeding tickets in 2018 (slideshow)

There were 228 tickets issued to Texans driving 120 mph or faster in 2018, according to Texas Department of Public Safety information. A website called The Drive recently dug up the fastest speeding tickets doled out to Texas drivers in 2018, which wa.....»»

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Brash city was too much for Amazon

A look inside the collapse of Amazon's HQ2 deal in NYC, as the tech giant stumbled in New York’s raucous political arena......»»

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Mayor Harris jabs at tax incentives and pushes workforce development

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris expressed doubt about the effectiveness of tax incentives and disputed the notion that the public sector actually creates jobs during his State of the County address Friday. Instead of incentives, he offered workforce.....»»

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PSBJ Interview: Fred Hutch veteran Dr. Carla Grandori is flipping the script on cancer treatment

Grandori's company SEngine, is preparing for a future in which cancer is not going to be treated according to cancer type – like breast or colon – but it will be treated based on its genetic underpinning......»»

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Athletic family"s dream home on market for $1.65M in Delavan: Open House

A five-acre estate in Walworth County with an indoor gymnasium large enough to host multiple sporting activities recently hit the market at $1.65 million. The home, at 2986 Theatre Road in Delavan, is roughly 7,000 square feet and features seven .....»»

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Real estate developer lists 1,318-acre Thomasville plantation with 1910 home for $10.9M (Photos)

Seller Bob Dean was drawn to the 18,000-square-foot, Mediterranean style home built in 1910 and designed by New York architect A.S. Bell......»»

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A different Fashano is now in charge of Alliance Advisory Group

One of the largest financial planning firms in Western New York has a new chief executive officer. In late January, James Fashano formally succeeded his father Robert to become CEO of Alliance Advisory Group Inc. James Fashano will continue in his.....»»

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Man pleads guilty to operating convoluted mail scam

A man who ran a convoluted get-rich-quick scam for over a decade out of post office boxes around the Southtowns pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court. Jerry Hayes of West Seneca sent letters from 2006 to 2017 that asked people to send cash,.....»»

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Saving lives provides worthwhile — if expensive — work for life sciences companies

Helping people is the goal of the companies on the Life Sciences List. But doing so comes with a cost......»»

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The secrets of success of highly effective people

Ever wonder why some people are more effective than others? Life just seems to be easier for them, right? The answer to this mystery is likely found in one of the most obvious traits that separates humans from other members of kingdom Animalia: Self.....»»

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Catholic Charities awarded grants worth nearly $3 million

Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the recipient of two separate grants totaling nearly $2.9 million over five years in support of services it provides through its Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program. The largest award comes from the New York.....»»

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