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Attorney General Fights Quicker Water Rate Hike

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is trying to block the state’s largest private water utility from being able to raise customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback. 120 more words


Local authorities want to set business rates

Local councils should have the power to set business rates, the Local Government Association (LGA) has told the Chancellor.

The LGA, which represents local authorities across the country, is calling on the government to allow councils to set their own business rates in order to benefit local businesses. 201 more words


It's a Courtesy...

Translator mailing lists and message boards are full of translators asking, “Can you charge extra for…?” (formatting, translating from a poor-quality PDF, talking to the client’s staff on the phone, and so on). 307 more words


Translation Rates and The Matrix Reloaded

In the Matrix Reloaded, Neo meets the Architect and learns that the cause of the structural problem in the Matrix, leading to Zion’s systematic destruction and reconstruction, was… 524 more words


Spain Approves Comprehensive Tax Reform Plans

Spanish parliament has approved the comprehensive tax reforms plans on 24 November 2014, which will be published shortly in the Official Gazette. The legislation will enter into force from January 1, 2015 and followings changes have been taken place; 126 more words


Race and Crime in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Enquirer posted a story about how often blacks are arrested compared to whites in Cincinnati areas. They provided this chart mapping the rate of black arrests versus white: 679 more words


It’s the Holiday Season for the bad guys too! But not the way you might think. They go into scam-overdrive mode. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days and they are out to get rich with your money. 186 more words

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