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Bellevue native comes home for horror film
Susan Enge returned to her roots to shoot her first feature film.
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Energy-efficiency efforts by OPS earn recognition
The Omaha Public Power District in June awarded OPS the 2011 J.M. Harding Award of Excellence. Named after OPPD’s first president, the award is presented annually to one of OPPD’s commercial or industrial customers.
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Guest Post: The Great Reset
Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds The Great Reset Since the Status Quo is unsustainable, there will be a Great Reset. The timing and nature of that Reset is up to us. Yesterday I laid out why the Status Quo is financially unsustainable in The Promises That Cannot Be Kept . The unavoidable consequence of that is the the nation will experience a Great Reset in which the promises of …
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Trichet Pulls the Trigger (Again)
Interest rate decision day brought no news of policy changes from the Bank of England and it brought the expected rate hike from the ECB. The former’s rate committee decided to stand pat as the British economy struggles to recover while the latter’s team of policymakers bumped the central bank’s key lending rate up to the 1.5% level.

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  By The Crown Estate made a record profit in its last financial year, the FT reports, with net profit rising 9.6 per cent for the year to March 31 to £230.9m. The record profits came ahead of proposals that would give the royal family a direct cut from the revenues of the £7.3bn ($ 11.7bn) property portfolio http://ftalphaville …
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News Corp To Shutter News Of The World On Sunday As Phonehacking Scandal Claims First Victim
More crime and punishment. The recent phonehacking scandal in the UK has just claimed its first victim: Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation will close its tabloid News of the World after this Sunday’s edition, as a result of an escalating phone hacking scandal, James Murdoch said on Thursday. “The News of the World is in the business of holding others to account,” the deputy chief operating …
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BYD’s profit plummets as industry sales drop
Chinese battery and carmaker BYD Co Ltd reported an 84 percent profit decline in the first quarter in a statement filed with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday, a day before going public in Shenzhen.
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Investment, at its peak
Credit those wacky Austrians, but the next time Alaskans need money they can borrow an idea. Sell mountains. Maybe Alaska could too?
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Is Citigroup a Buffett Stock?
Let’s find out.
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Wynn Resorts’ Management Is Creating Value
What EVA momentum shows us about the folks running Wynn Resorts.
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Cree Slammed By Negative Analyst Chatter
Morgan Stanley also pared its fiscal 2012 EPS estimate on Cree to $ 1.27, well below the consensus estimate of $ 1.56.
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Buffett-Backed BYD Sees Profit Fall 84%
SHANGHAI — Chinese auto and battery maker BYD said profit fell 84% in the first quarter of this year, mainly due to a slowdown in car sales and rising costs. … Click to view a price quote on BRK.A . Click to research the Insurance industry.

A Free iPhone? It Could Happen, Analyst Says
In a note published this morning, RBC Capital Markets analysts Mike Abramsky predicts that when Apple introduces the next generation iPhone, which many are speculating will happen in September, the company will make the iPhone 3Gs available for free with a carrier contract.
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Good morning, Buffalo
We’re in for another cool and cloudy day, the National Weather Service tells us, thanks to a cold front that moved in overnight. Temperatures will struggle to get out of the mid-60s, they say. Once the clouds pass on Thursday, however, it should be worth the wait.
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Asian Stocks, Won Advance Before Greek Vote; Euro Halts Rally
Asian stocks rose, with the region’s benchmark index bound for a three-week high, while the won gained and default risk declined before the Greek parliament votes today on budget cuts aimed at preventing a default. The euro halted a two-day rally.
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Deals of the Day: BofA’s .5 Billion Countrywide Tab
Deals of the Day gathers all the biggest news of the morning related to mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies, financing and private equity.
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Hollywood Model Could Create New Stars in R&D: Alice Schroeder
How much should it cost the U.S. Air Force to develop a reliable system to detect sniper fire in a fraction of a second and pinpoint the shooter’s location almost as fast? If you’re thinking millions of dollars, how does $ 50,000 sound? The Air Force is evaluating sniper-detection proposals, and that’s how much it will award a researcher who provides a solution and the proof that it works.
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Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly higher ahead of Greece vote
Asian equity markets trade mostly higher on increasing expectations Greece will avoid a messy default, while resource-sector stocks rise solidly on an overnight boost to commodity prices.
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R. Paul Herman: Why Is Business Blind to the Potential Profits from Sustainability?
Measurement of the environmental aspects of a business is equivalent to an x-ray or CAT scan to find the maladies in a business system and supply chain which can be addressed and cured.
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Top 5 Reasons to Stop Freaking Out About Financial Armageddon
OK, everybody calm down. The American empire isn’t collapsing. You don’t have to buy guns and move to the mountains. We’re not facing another Great Depression. And if you’re an investor, you can be assured that there will be plenty of profitable opportunities again…
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Jackie Chan: Philanthropy’s Hardest Working Man
Another long day is nearly over, and Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan is beat. And no wonder: The day before, he made an overnight dash to Beijing, carrying a torch in a run to promote the upcoming World University Games in Guangzhou. Landing in Hong Kong he rushes straight to a series of photo shoots, appearances and dubbing duties for Kung Fu Panda 2. Rubbing his eyes, it’s clear he needs a …
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Apologetic rioter and family threatened, flees home
The family of a teen seen attempting to light a police car on fire during the Stanley Cup riot has fled their Maple Ridge home as threats against the teenager mount, their lawyer said Sunday.
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Canadian antelope stranded in U.S. by high waters after ‘epic winter’
Hundreds of Canadian pronghorn antelope attempting to return to their fawning grounds in southern Saskatchewan and Alberta remain stranded in Montana south of the Missouri River, the result of a “once-in-a-century” winter snowfall that forced the migrating animals much farther south than usual — across a frozen reservoir that is now a wide, watery barrier blocking their summer return to Canada.
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Berkshire Hathaway Shares Creeping Closer to Book Value
Berkshire Hathaway trading closer to book value than usual.
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Is Motricity’s Management Creating Value?
What EVA momentum shows us about the folks running Motricity.
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Charity Raises .6-Million in Auction for Lunch With Warren Buffett
The lunch with Mr. Buffett is auctioned annually , and the proceeds go to the Glide Foundation, a charity that provides social services to homeless and other needy people. Mr. Buffett’s late wife, Susan, introduced him to the charity’s founder.
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David Sokol Keeps Buying Middleburg Financial Stock
Yes, it has been in dribs and drabs, but David Sokol, the former lieutenant to Warren Buffett who resigned under a cloud, keeps increasing his stake in a small bank.
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