Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Better Deal for Franchisees and Workers

A Better Deal for Franchisees and Workers
Fast-food workers, who have been striking regularly for higher pay and an unimpeded right to unionize, are not the only people fed up with powerful corporate bosses. The California Legislature recently passed a bill to redress several imbalances of …
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Iran Altering Reactor in Bid for Nuclear Deal
… it needs guarantees that Iran will not create nuclear weapons for an agreement to be reached. A version of this article appears in print on August 28, 2014, on page A9 of the New York edition with the headline: Iran Altering Reactor in Bid for …
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AT&T-Frontier Deal Hits Unexpected Roadblock
Specifically, the companies agreed to put a price cap on residential telephone services – but with the predominance of new wireless technology, landline prices aren't expected to rise, giving regulators reason to believe that provision of the deal as …
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Obama Administration, Pennsylvania Governor Reach Deal to Expand Medicaid
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett reached a deal with the Obama administration to extend the state's Medicaid program to half a million low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act, officials said Thursday. Pennsylvania is now the 27th state to agree …
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Carter, Deal hosting tailgates in Athens on Saturday
Taking advantage of the huge crowd expected to attend the University of Georgia's season-opening football game with Clemson University on Saturday, both Nathan Deal and Jason Carter are bringing their gubernatorial campaigns to the Classic City. Deal …
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Bayern Munich wraps up deal for Xabi Alonso
Bayern Munich confirmed Friday that it has reached a deal with Real Madrid for the transfer of Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso, who has completed his medical and will sign a two-year deal. Real Madrid had made the announcement earlier and the Bavarian …
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IBM-Lenovo Server Agreement Basically A Done Deal

IBM-Lenovo Server Agreement Basically A Done Deal
A few weeks ago, U.S. officials OK'd the way for Lenovo to acquire IBM's x86-based server business for $ 2.3B. While other countries still need to approve the deal, the U.S. Treasury Department's CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United …
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1 shot, 4 arrested in Slidell-area drug deal gone bad, cops say
Detectives said the four people arrested were at the house during an attempted drug deal. Shots were fired during the exchange, according to Sheriff Jack Strain's office. One man, whose name has not been released, was shot in the abdomen and in the …
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Stamford to finalize deal to buy school property
Speaking to teachers, administrators and other Board of Education staff earlier this week, Martin said he expects the deal to be finalized on Sept. 5. Martin announced shortly after taking office on Dec. 1 he would seek to purchase the property, which …
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Just Chill: No deal imment for Dez Bryant
Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones declined to characterize the nature of the talks after the team's Kickoff Luncheon at AT&T Stadium on Wednesday. But he reiterated the Cowboys long-held stance of wanting to get a deal done to make Bryant a Cowboy …
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EU to Beef up Border Agency to Deal With Migrants
But Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano was adamant that Europe — not Italy — was now taking the lead in dealing with Mediterranean immigration issues. He said the Italian operation would be phased out as soon as the beefed-up Frontex operation …
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Gov. Patrick optimistic about Market Basket deal

Gov. Patrick optimistic about Market Basket deal
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they're optimistic the long-running dispute that has hobbled a New England supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell the company to its …
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More deal news sends stocks higher in early trading; S&P 500 back at 2000
NEW YORK – Stocks are opening higher as investors welcomed the latest corporate deal news, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index back above 2,000. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 33 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,110 as of 9:37 a.m. Tuesday.
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EU regulators set Nov. 3 deadline for Liberty Global, Ziggo deal

EU regulators set Nov. 3 deadline for Liberty Global, Ziggo deal
3 whether to clear the deal. The European Commission unveiled the new deadline on its website but did not provide details. It halted its scrutiny of the deal on Aug. 4 while waiting for more data from the U.S. cable company. The EU competition watchdog …
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Let's make a deal: How Colorado came to a fracking compromise
Piecing together how the deal went down and the roles of the behind-the-scenes players and those in the limelight is a difficult task. Stories clashed. The ballot measures would drive "gas patch" voters to the polls, which would help Democrats, some …
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[Deal Alert] A Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 32GB Is Going For

[Deal Alert] A Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 32GB Is Going For
As usual with eBay's promoted deals, shipping is free, and you don't have to pay sales tax outside of Washington (9.5%) or Indiana (7%). The US-based seller will ship to most of Europe and a few other places in Asia and the Middle East, but Americans …
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Minor leaguers deal with need for additional work
Las Vegas 51s first baseman Allan Dykstra runs to third base from in the fifth inning of the 51s game against the Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The 51s went on to win the game 7-5. (Justin Yurkanin/Las …
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Angel di Maria agrees to join Manchester United in £60m deal – after City said no
The deal will shatter the current British record of £50m paid by Chelsea to Liverpool in January 2011 for Fernando Torres. United manager Louis van Gaal put Di Maria at the top of his wish list when he name-checked the 26-year-old in an interview with …

Let's get out of town: The cheapest Labor Day travel deals

Let's get out of town: The cheapest Labor Day travel deals
If you still want to head to the Bahamas this summer, here's a travel deal you may want to look into. CheapOair is offering a sale on various vacation packages, including a three-night/four-day stay at the British Colonial Hilton for $ 588 per person …
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Ousted Market Basket CEO says deal is close
It's time to complete this deal so we can all get back to doing what we love doing, and that is running Market Basket." Earlier in the day, Massachusetts' Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan said they were optimistic a long-running …
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Keurig Green Mountain's Deal With Kraft: What's Wall Street Saying
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) shares surged 13% higher to $ 133.01 on Friday after the K-cup provider inked a multiyear licensing deal with Kraft Foods (KRFT) to create pods for its Maxwell, Gevalia, Yuban and McDonald's …

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Baltimore councilman questions city's .6M prescription drug deal with
A city councilman is questioning a $ 1.6 million deal for a St. Louis company to provide prescription drugs to city workers, arguing that the work should go to local pharmacies. City Councilman Robert W. Curran said St. Louis-based Express Scripts …
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St. Paul teen prostitute's killer enters plea deal
Speaking in a soft voice with his hands cuffed in front of him, Alberto Palmer on Wednesday told the court how he came to know and eventually murder Brittany Clardy. Prompted by questions from Anoka County District Court Judge Daniel O'Fallon, Palmer …
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Metropolitan Opera and Two Unions Reach a Tentative Deal
The agreements were announced shortly after 6:15 a.m. by Allison Beck, the deputy director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, after talks lasted long past the deadline of midnight Sunday that the Met had set for reaching a deal or …
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Did This Smart Business Deal Just End The South's Overdependence On Coal?

Did This Smart Business Deal Just End The South's Overdependence On Coal?
The deal raises some questions about coal's future in Dixie. It seems to signal that the region's business executives don't share the seemingly unshakable attachment that many local politicians have to coal. The business execs have apparently figured …
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Farrah Abraham Says She Inked A 0000 Deal For Strip Club Gig
Now, Abraham claims she inked a $ 544,000 deal to dance as part of the club's Celebrity House Feature, which kicks off Aug. 22, according to Customers who want to watch the 23-year-old perform will have to fork over $ 2,500 for an hour …
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MAC Agrees To New 13-Year TV Rights Deal With ESPN
According to a report by the Associated Press, the Mid-American Conference and ESPN have agreed to a new 13-year TV rights deal that extends through the 2026-2027 season. The new deal means ESPN will retain television distribution rights for MAC …
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