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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

1943 plane installed atop KC coffee company

A 1943 DC-3 airplane came in for a smooth and permanent landing just after sunrise Tuesday on Kansas City?s West Side.</p><p>The symbol for the Roasterie, a Kansas City coffee roaster, now sits atop its headquarters at 1204 W. 27th St., thanks to an engineering feat that took a crew of ... .

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Meghan and Melissa Davis, sisters who grew up in Naples, created GoEnnounce.com. It's solely for students to share school news with family and friends, from test scores and club activities, to sports feats and community service, to class projects. ... more...


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According to RealtyTrac's home equity survey for the first quarter of 2014, while Southwest Florida lagged the nation in the percentage of homes that were seriously underwater, it still was doing better than many other places in the state. ... more...


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Fraudsters are not only adept at making counterfeits look like the real thing. They also employ creative marketing strategies that exploit consumers’ buying habits. ... more...


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Hoping to tap into China’s outbound tourism market, Royal Caribbean International said today it will make Shanghai the home port for its newest ship, the Quantum of the Seas. “We are ready to accelerate the growth of this vital market with a ship that will capture the imagination of travelers ... more...


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Tokyo downgrades its assessment of the economy for first time since November 2012 as consumers ratchet back spending after the recent jump in the nation's sales tax rate. ... more...


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PARIS -- As Earth's atmosphere warms alarmingly and fills with heat-trapping gases, and the writing on the wall — "People, we're in trouble!" — looms ever larger, Formula One has steadily become a guilty pleasure, the motorsport equivalent of blue whale burger or wearing panda fur. All that precious fuel going ... more...


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PARIS -- Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died. Servier Research Group announced the death of 92-year-old Servier late Wednesday. Servier and his lab were at the center of one of France's biggest ... more...


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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan to deepen the port in Jacksonville. U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown says that even though the plan was approved Wednesday, it still needs funding. A Jacksonville Port Authority spokeswoman says the plan calls for deepening the channel along the St. Johns ... more...


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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Floridians who rely on Internet giant Amazon.com will have to soon start paying taxes on their online purchases. A spokesman for the Seattle-based company confirmed Wednesday that Amazon will collect the state's 6 percent sales tax on May 1. The move follows the decision by Amazon to build two ... more...


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OAKDALE, Pa. — Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. "When it comes to training our workers, not all of today's good ... more...


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>The class warfare rhetoric coming from the White House and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has found a receptive audience with an American people who increasingly view the political and economic system as rigged. And it’s not hard to see why. Present day officeholders, both Republican and Democrat alike, continue ... more...


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The real value in smart gadgets may be not in what they tell you but in what they say to your doctor, insurance company and utilities. ... more...


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