Adenuga, the Creative Genius Behind Globacom (This Day)
Yesterday, Mr. Mike Adenuga Jr. turned 52. The name Adenuga symbolises success in quantum leaps. The kind that comes through hard work, brains, managerial alacrity, perseverance and matchless vision. Basically, his life has changed millions, thousands and hundreds of lives in both Nigeria and abroad.
National Fuel Reports Second Quarter Results (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
National Fuel Gas Company today announced consolidated earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2005 of $70.7 million or $0.83 per share, a decrease of $6.4 million from the prior year''s second quarter earnings of $77.1 million or $0.93 per share .
Weather Hurts Maple Production (R News)
It was another sub-par season for New York''s maple syrup producers. For the third year in a row, many syrup makers are reporting smaller than average crops caused by a season that started out too cold, then got too warm too soon. The weather kept the sap to a slow drip.
Pacific Medicaid collects on the uncollectible (Spokane Journal of Business)
A Spokane-based company that turns what otherwise might be bad debt or charity care at hospitals into much-needed revenue moved here last year from Seattle partly because of its close relationship with Spokane''s two largest hospitals.
Kitco - Exclusive Commentaries (Kitco.com)
- The CBOE Volatility Index (the famous VIX) had a sharp spike last week, producing the biggest volatility since August of last year. The yield curve also flattened, and the breadth (advancers shares minus decliners on the NYSE) continued to plummet. Somebody is, so it seems, losing confidence.
Hooley helps secure federal funds for county health clinics (Newport News-Times)
Congresswoman Darlene Hooley on Tuesday announced a $650,000 federal grant intended to fill several gaps in the county''s ability to provide health care services to low-income residents, through a federal program of support for Federally Qualified Health Centers.
The stretch of Louisiana between I-40 and Menaul has some of the worst air quality in the city. And 25 years after the Uptown Sector Plan was created, efforts are finally underway to make the area more pedestrian friendly?
Smaller High School Class Sizes Survive Cuts Allen Browning (Leesburg Today)
Apr 14, 2005 -- The school board reconciled it budget Tuesday night by enacting a series of cuts largely recommended by School Superintendent Edgar B. Hatrick with two notable exceptions.
Photo by: Photos from Sigrid Tidmore (Tampa Tribune)
Through his philanthropic efforts, Kiran Patel hopes to bring a new look to Mota Fofalia. which is beset by crumbling streets. "What I am trying to do is create an ideal village,'''' he says.
The medieval empire (Sacramento News & Review)
Is resistance futile as America goes feudal? "Hateful poverty, of all evils worst!" It''s an exclamation we might argue with in this time of seemingly endless consumption, but Geoffrey Chaucer makes a good case for placing extreme neediness at the top of the list of horrors to be endured.