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Up To Speed: Wal-Mart accused of skirting elections law Several advocacy groups are charging Wal-Mart with improperly administering a political-action committee. In a complaint expected to be filed to the Federal Election Commission, the groups pointed to a Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) program that solicits donations
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greentown Labs partners with French building materials firm Saint-Gobain Somerville cleantech incubator Greentown Labs announced on Friday a partnership with Saint-Gobain, the French-based building materials corporation, that will have Saint-Gobain share research and development space at Greentown. The announcement was part of
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PA unemployment rises slightly in August Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose slightly in August, according to data released Friday from the state's Department of Labor and Industry. Unemployment was at 5.8 percent in August, up one-tenth of a percentage point from July. Year-over-year the stat
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Morning Rundown: Wal-Mart accused of skirting elections law Several advocacy groups are accusing Wal-Mart of improperly administering a political-action committee. In a complaint expected to be filed to the Federal Election Commission, the groups pointed to a Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) program that solicits donations fro
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 11:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
TTM Technologies acquiring Viasystems Group Viasystems Group Inc. is being acquired by California-based TTM Technologies Inc. for $368 million. TTM will acquire all outstanding shares of Viasystems for $11.33 in cash and 0.706 shares of TTM common stock, which based on the stock's Friday closing pr
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 11:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NASA's MAVEN space probe reaches Mars Mars researcher Bruce Jakosky could breathe easier Sunday night. The MAVEN atmospheric probe hed conceived of and led the scientific mission for reached the red planet after successfully completing the make-or-break, half-hour maneuver required to get int
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women to watch this week: Sept. 22 - 28 Ginni Rometty: The Clinton Global Initiative is hosting its annual meeting this week in New York, and the IBM chief, recently named the countrys most powerful woman in business by Fortune, is among the speakers scheduled to take part. Her topic? Reimagini
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 02:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sale of Blue Streak to Dallas investment firm just latest in wave of aerospace deals One of the Puget Sound regions oldest aerospace dynasties is ending as Jack Giddens sells his Everett company that finishes metal components for Boeing. It's part of a wave of consolidation among aerospace suppliers. Giddens last week finalized the sale o
bizjournals.com | Sep 22, 2014 02:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Menomonee Valley, already a model for redevelopment, still has a lot of land left Milwaukees Menomonee Valley is studied as a blueprint for other initiatives to turn contamination into commerce, but the valley still has a lot of blighted land left and could benefit from repeating moves from its own playbook. Also this week, the Pabst P
bizjournals.com | Sep 21, 2014 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Briggs & Stratton's 'watershed' year Todd Teske, chief executive officer for Briggs & Stratton Corp., said the company has launched more new products than it has ever launched in a year, but the changes the company needed to make to become innovative required a culture shift, and a big one.
bizjournals.com | Sep 20, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend