Archive | September, 2014

NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium begins to take shape

September 14, 2014

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NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium begins to take shape The Georgia World Congress Center Authority and Atlanta Falcons worked toward an agreement for a new retractable roof stadium to be built on the Georgia World Congress Center campus. Scheduled to open for the 2017 NFL season, the new stadium will serve as the home of […]

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U.S. DOT Announces 72 TIGER ’14 Awards in 46 States and DC

September 13, 2014

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U.S. DOT Announces 72 TIGER ’14 Awards in 46 States and DC U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces 72 TIGER 2014 Recipients: Demand Demonstrates Need for Greater Transportation Investment through GROW AMERICA ACT U.S. Department of Transporatation WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, on September 12, 2014, announced that the Department of Transportation would provide […]

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Caracas is finally ending the ‘world’s tallest squat’

September 12, 2014

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Caracas is finally ending the ‘world’s tallest squat’ Andrew Rosati PRI The World It’s been called the world’s tallest slum — a 45-story vertical squatters’ haven with thousands of people living in an abandoned skyscraper in Caracas. It has grabbed international headlines and been the focus of hundreds of photo essays. It was even featured […]

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Argentina: Buenos Aires proposes South America’s tallest building

September 11, 2014

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Argentina: Buenos Aires proposes South America’s tallest building Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina says it will build the tallest building in Latin America. President Cristina Fernandez says the 1,165-foot (355-meter) tower is expected to cost around $300 million and will serve as a center for the entertainment industry, including television and movies studios […]

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2015 Best Colleges Rankings -U.S. News & World Report

September 9, 2014

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September 5, 2014 Think College Rankings Are Useless? Use Your Imagination Andy Thomason The Chronicle of Higher Education Year after year, college rankings maintain their hard-fought relevance. The leader of the pack, as every admissions officer knows, is U.S. News & World Report. Colleges have long maneuvered to improve their standings on the hallowed list, […]

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England: Chinese investors back £65 million (US$104.5 million) ‘Little China’ scheme in Yorkshire

September 9, 2014

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England: Chinese investors back £65 million (US$104.5 million) ‘Little China’ scheme in Yorkshire A big ‘multi-cultural’ residential and business development is being lined up with the aim of building on the success of the vibrant and cosmopolitan London Road area. Xinhua SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND- Investors from Chinese mainland are funding a 65-million-pound showpiece development scheme in […]

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United Kingdom: Ten days to save the Union with Scotland

September 7, 2014

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United Kingdom: Ten days to save the Union with Scotland Cameron and Brown join forces to persuade Scots to stay British as Yes camp forges lead By Peter Dominiczak, Simon Johnson and Matthew Holehouse The Telegraph David Cameron and Gordon Brown are to spearhead a final 10-day scramble to save the United Kingdom, following a […]

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U.S. Unemployment: August 2014 unemployment rate 6.1%

September 5, 2014

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U.S. Unemployment: August 2014 is 6.1% White male 4.9% and Black male 10.8% U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services and in health […]

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The European Union has signed development programs with 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

September 3, 2014

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The European Union has signed development programs with 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries Xinhua BRUSSELS- The European Union has signed development programs with 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries for a total amount of 339 million euros (445 million U.S. dollars), an EU statement said on September 2, 2014. Andris Piebalgs, European Commissioner for […]

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2014 AAA Baseball season attendance

September 2, 2014

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2014 AAA Baseball season attendance WCNC 36 NBC Charlotte CHARLOTTE- The Charlotte Knights lead all minor league teams in attendance for the 2014 season. The number of people who went to BB&T Ballpark this year is three times the number of people who went to games, in their old baseball park located south of Charlotte […]

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