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Sacramento County Shows Off Changes to Voting System

Sacramento County Shows Off Changes to Voting System

As of today, over eight percent of Randall County registered voters have cast their ballots, amounting to over 7,000 residents. If a voter has a reasonable impediment to obtaining one of the seven forms of approved photo ID, the voter may vote by signing a declaration at the polls explaining why the voter is unable to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID, and providing one of various forms of supporting documentation. Consulte Mais Informação

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SA's GDP expanded by 3.10%

SA's GDP expanded by 3.10%

Quarterly GDP growth during the final quarter of 2017 expanded by 3.1 percent, with the South African economy growing by 1.5 percent on an annualized basis. The sector is recovering from the severe drought in 2016. The Presidency has welcomed findings by Statistics South Africa that gross domestic product growth in Quarter 4 of 2017 reached 3.1 percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lego posts first drop in revenue since 2004

Lego posts first drop in revenue since 2004

Its operating profits were down 17% to 10.4bn kroner (£1.2bn). "During 2017, revenue in our established markets declined, primarily due to actions we took to clean up inventories". For 2018, Lego said it expected profits to stabilise and said it planned to invest to stimulate demand. The Danish company has also developed Lego Boost, a tech-learning tool that allows children to build robots using programming code, as well as a social network for kids called Lego Life. Consulte Mais Informação

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GTA home sales down 35%

GTA home sales down 35%

Prices tumbled too, with the average sales price for all housing types falling 12.4 per cent to $767,818. TREB said 5,175 homes sold in February across the GTA, a 35-per-cent drop compared to the record 7,955 sales in February last year, but an increase of nearly 29 per cent compared to 4,019 homes sold in January this year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) Shares Sold by Shell Asset Management Co

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $14.11, down from yesterday's close by -2.69%. About 372,609 shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since March 4, 2017 and is downtrending. Capital Mgmt Assocs New York holds 1.6% or 46,410 shares in its portfolio. Finally, Garland Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of General Electric by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Consulte Mais Informação

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McDonald's changes burgers, rolls out fresh beef patties

McDonald's changes burgers, rolls out fresh beef patties

McDonald's said the program is on track for rollout to all participating restaurants in the contiguous U.S.by early May (Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories not included). The change is the latest by the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company to improve its image as more people shun processed foods. Jasper owns 20 McDonald's locations in the Fort Worth area of Texas and was the very first franchisee to test out fresh beef. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tony victor Ruthie Ann Miles injured, daughter killed in fatal vehicle crash

Tony victor Ruthie Ann Miles injured, daughter killed in fatal vehicle crash

All five victims were taken to New York-Presbyterian Methodist Brooklyn Hospital, where the two children were pronounced dead. Dorothy attempted to flee the scene, according to eyewitnesses, only stopped after crashing into a auto. "Of course we should do everything we can to make our intersections safer, and we can make this intersection safer for sure, but no intersection redesign was going to keep those kids safe in that intersection when somebody goes straight through a red light". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sainsbury's Increases Staff Pay After £100 Million Investment

Sainsbury's Increases Staff Pay After £100 Million Investment

Aldi pays £10.20 to London employees. The company said all 130,000 store staff would be put on new contracts "ensuring consistency and fairness across all stores, regardless of age or length of service". "We believe the proposed changes will set us up to run the best shops in the industry, delivering the best possible service for our customers". Sainsbury's will begin consulting on the changes today, with a view to implementation from September. Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman tries to open plane door during flight, claims to be God

Woman tries to open plane door during flight, claims to be God

Although distressing for other passengers aboard the flight, the chances of the woman being able to open the door even if left to her own devices were very low. I could tell that one or both were uneasy with flying'. Passengers on a flight from San Francisco to Boise, Idaho got a scare on Monday when a traveler in the first-class section tried to open the emergency exit door. Consulte Mais Informação

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BOJ's challenges include future exit from easy policy

BOJ's challenges include future exit from easy policy

The Bank of Japan must avoid a premature exit from its ultra-easy policy to ensure the economy is completely out of deflation, Masazumi Wakatabe, one of the two nominees for BOJ deputy governor, said today. "Prematurely shifting the BOJ's easy policy could pull Japan back to deflation", he said, adding that the BOJ must be ready to ramp up stimulus if doing so is needed to hit its price goal. Consulte Mais Informação

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