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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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AP () — — Delta cancels all flights to Israel indefinitely, cites report of rocket near Tel Aviv airport. ... more...


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The Rockville, Maryland-based organization says it was contacted Friday by a payment card industry fraud investigative unit and federal authorities who said payment card numbers may have been stolen from some U.S. stores. Goodwill says it is working with credit card makers, the Secret Service and fraud investigators to figure ... more...


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Foreclosure activity in the Chicago area continue to decline but remains above the national average. That's bad news for local home sellers who have a foreclosed home nearby because while home sales prices are decidedly up year-over-year, they could be higher. Having one or two foreclosed properties within a tenth of ... more...


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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 30 financial institutions in six countries have been defrauded by sophisticated criminal software that convinces bank customers to install rogue smartphone programs, a major security company reported on Tuesday. Though many of the elements of the malicious software, including the interception of one-time passwords sent ... more...


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Comcast is offsetting the loss of cord-cutting cable customers by luring in more Internet users. ... more...


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>Lots of wine geeks like me are frequently asked a challenging question: What’s your favorite wine? Or, as was interrogatively launched my way recently from the lips of an eager wine neophyte friend…what’s your favorite red wine? Now, one has a natural inclination to deflect that question, as if the questioner ... more...


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Great leadership is a key to the success of any business. And a core part of great leadership is trust: Those who lead must inspire trust in those who follow. But leadership and trust mean different things across cultural divides. So when you're expanding beyond your national borders, it gets ... more...


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>It seems pretty clear that smartphones have become the point-and-shoots of our time. The latest smartphone cams on the market have resolutions up to 41 megapixels (Mp), well more than the 10Mp of my old Canon PowerShot S90. Even the average top-end smartphone sports a lens that delivers at least ... more...


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Sports TV producers are infected with a kindergarten-level approach to emphasizing one "story" to the exclusion of all others. It surfaced in the British Open, in the MLB All-Star game, and is evident in most sports telecasts these days. ... more...


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In our recent survey of US employees “What Does Stress Look Like to You?” more than 40% of respondents said that they wished they exercised more to reduce stress. Yet nearly 80% also said that when stressed, they take refuge in bed, or head for the fridge. Exercise is of ... more...


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Skip Aylesworth: The Hennessy Gas Utility Index Fund specializes in investing in the distribution side of the natural gas industry. We've had an evolution -- really a revolution -- in the natural gas industry in our country. Five, six, seven years ago, we thought supplies were on the decline and ... more...


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>The stock market held up well on Monday as the heavier early selling was well absorbed as the averages closed with just minor losses. Positive earnings after the close from Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) and Chipolte Mexican Grill (CMG) are likely helping the futures trade higher early Tuesday. The European markets ... more...


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>Personal growth vs. career goals. Women say one is more important—and it’s not the one you think. Usually, when we talk about success in terms of how it’s defined and experienced by men versus how it is by women, we call out the differences, which tend to fall along stereotypical gender ... more...


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James Garner died over the weekend at the age of 86. Before he was the star of Maverick and The Rockford Files, he was a lot of other things. As The New York Times wrote of his colorful career history: “Mr. Garner came to acting late, and by accident. On ... more...


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Watching big pharmaceutical companies and other major U.S. corporations line up to make foreign acquisitions that will bring them a low-tax haven as headquarters, a middle market CEO/owner/entrepreneur could easily become jealous. Are you feeling stuck with an effective tax rate of 25%, 30% or even 35%? For the likes ... more...


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