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Monthly Archive February, 2011

Oil drops, but gasoline prices keep rising

February 28, 2011

Oil prices fell below $97 per barrel Monday just days after spiking above $100. Last week’s surge continued to ripple through global pipelines, however, as […]

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Nicklaus: Oil scare is just a hiccup

February 27, 2011

When oil prices briefly topped $100 a barrel last week, motorists had flashbacks to the bad old days of 2008.
That’s when gasoline prices soared to […]

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UN rights body mulls condemning, suspending Libya

February 25, 2011

The U.N.’s top human rights body is preparing to hold an emergency meeting on Libya to decide whether to condemn and ostracize the North African […]

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Teachers under attack

February 23, 2011

All across the nation, teachers are coming under attack.
Hundreds of thousands of school employees — teachers, as well as aides, school nurses, librarians, administrators […]

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Libyan unrest sinks world markets, airlines plunge

February 22, 2011

World shares fell sharply Tuesday, battered by ongoing unrest in the Arab world as the price of oil soared, sending airline stocks into a nosedive.
Crude […]

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How to find Canada

February 20, 2011

Forget the Internet or the food processor

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Legence Bank buying two MidCountry branches

February 19, 2011

Legence Bank has received regulatory approval to buy two bank branches in Southern Illinois from MidCountry Bank.
The branches, located at 502 North Commercial Street in […]

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Moore’s law: Life for Intel, death for Cisco

February 17, 2011

What Intel CEO Paul Otellini said would rejuvenate his company, Cisco CEO John Chambers thinks could kill everything in its path.
At the Mobile World […]

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Obama’s wackiest budget cuts

February 15, 2011

The funding grants nobody wants. The "mobile" policing unit that doesn’t get around much. How about the big fancy telescope that has been mismanaged?
President […]

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Leighton’s half year profit falls 25 pct to $218M

February 14, 2011

Profits at construction and mining giant Leighton Holdings Ltd. fell 25 percent to 218 million Australian dollars ($218 million) in the second half of 2010 […]

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