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Ex-Barclays CEO Bob Diamond may buy his former employer's Africa operation

Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is preparing a bid for the African operations of his past employer, according to multiple reports. Atlas Merchant Capital, Diamond’s New York-based investment vehicle, is teaming up with the private equity firm Carlyle Group to make a bid for Barclays’ stake in Barclays Africa Group, … 174 more words

Spy Hill, Sask. man dies in tractor-trailer collision

CARLYLE, Sask. – A 61-year-old man is dead after his tractor-trailer crashed into a slough in southern Saskatchewan.

Carlyle RCMP said the tractor-trailer hauling grain overturned at 6:30 a.m. 77 more words


Spring is in the air!

Spring means the fresh beginning of things.  Rain showers wash away the dreariness of winter and all things are made new.  Trees begin to bud, flowers bloom, and farms are full of new life as foals are brought into the world as nature’s miracle.   403 more words

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Carlyle's 'On Heroes' - A Primer (I)

Thomas Carlyle was a man who’s writings continue to wildly reform my political, theological and philosophical outlook with every passing read. Today, I aim to introduce as many as possible to this mighty fountain of truth. 1,460 more words


Picasso's Grandson Buys $8.5M Spread at the Carlyle

We guess he wasn’t going for the “struggling artist” vibe.

Pablo Picasso’s grandson, Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, has added an $8.5 million apartment at the Carlyle to his collection of homes throughout the world. 376 more words

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NHL veteran Morrow retires after 15 seasons

DALLAS – Forward Brenden Morrow retired Thursday after 15 NHL seasons.

Morrow, 37, signed a one-day deal with the Dallas Stars, who took Morrow in the first round, No. 214 more words


Celebrating the fruition of a 20 year effort

With a construction crane towering nearby and dump trucks rumbling past on N.C. 12, public officials, business people and local citizens gathered today for a celebration more than 20 years in the making. 473 more words

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