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World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

December 11th, 2014 9:01 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

Asher Edelman, whose New York gallery curated the works, said the only criteria were that they be abstract, thought-provoking and exciting enough to get people "to look up from their hand-held devices and actually look around them."

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Eastman named one of the best places to work in Glassdoor survey

Eastman named one of the best places to work in Glassdoor survey

December 10th, 2014 9:50 pm by Hank Hayes

The Employees' Choice Awards program, now in its seventh year, relies solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor's anonymous online company reviews survey.

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Stocks slide the most in two months

Stocks slide the most in two months

December 10th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

Oil resumed its slide on Wednesday and took the stock market down with it. The catalyst for the latest sell-off in oil was an OPEC report that projected demand for its crude would sink next year to levels not seen in more than a decade.

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Airfares coming down next year, trade group says

Airfares coming down next year, trade group says

December 10th, 2014 1:30 pm by By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

The trade group predicted that tough competition and stronger profit margins should result in fare drops of 5.1 percent in 2015 compared with this year.

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Oil takes another dive on OPEC report, US supplies

Oil takes another dive on OPEC report, US supplies

December 10th, 2014 12:32 pm by The Associated Press

OPEC said it expects demand for its crude to fall next year because of lower global demand and higher production from non-OPEC countries.

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As drone popularity rises, so do concerns

As drone popularity rises, so do concerns

December 10th, 2014 8:26 am by By Christopher Maag, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) (TNS)

For some holiday gift givers, this is the year of the drone. But for pilots of commercial planes, tourists in national parks, and even pedestrians, drones could pose problems.

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Rogersville BMA rejects request to cut local liquor tax

Rogersville BMA rejects request to cut local liquor tax

December 10th, 2014 1:25 am by Jeff Bobo

It's not going to get any cheaper to buy a bottle of liquor in Rogersville — at least until a few thousand more babies are born.

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Government: Gas to average $2.60 next year

Government: Gas to average $2.60 next year

December 9th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

The average national price of gasoline to $2.66 a gallon on Tuesday according to AAA, 61 cents less than last year at this time. The national average has fallen every day since September 26.

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U.S. stocks are mostly spared from a global sell-off

U.S. stocks are mostly spared from a global sell-off

December 9th, 2014 5:17 pm by Associated Press

Energy companies were among the best performers, helped by a rebound in oil prices from a five-year low. Six out of the 10 biggest advancers in the S&P 500 were oil and gas exploration companies.

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Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarks

Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarks

December 9th, 2014 2:04 pm by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber told groups in 2012 and 2013 that voter stupidity and a "lack of transparency" were important to passing the legislation without any GOP support.

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