Archive for April, 2013

Q&A: Hales Releases 'Difficult' Portland Budget

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has introduced a budget he says is designed to address a $21 million shortfall. It's one of the largest deficits in memory at City Hall.

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BOC, residents discuss Gwinnett's issues, concerns

The Board of Commissioners held a town hall meeting in Suwanee on Tuesday night to hear from residents their thoughts and ideas regarding county government.

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Business Briefs: Maurices to open store at mall

The women’s fashion retailer Maurices will open a store near Dillard’s Women in the Hamilton Place mall this summer.

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Social Commerce / Photo Sharing Network Lockerz Launching Ador, A New Fashion Site

Looks like Lockerz , the social commerce and photo sharing service, may be moving on to yet another chapter in its life. After laying off 30% of its Seattle HQ staff , closing down its San Diego office , and shutting down its Plixi photo sharing API earlier this year, the company is now launching a new fashion site, Ador . A tipster tells us that Lockerz is shutting down altogether and …

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Lawrence Livermore Lab: Discrimination case sees closing arguments begin

The private-public partnership that operates Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory should pay five former employees at least $6 million for illegally laying them off during a more than 400 employee reduction action four years ago, an attorney argued in court Tuesday.

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Amesbury hires Scott as deputy director

AMESBURY - The Community Economic Development department is getting some badly needed reinforcement as Mayor Thatcher Kezer announced the hiring of Bill Scott as the city's new Deputy Director of Community Economic Development. Scott, a resident of N

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