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For one Chautauquan, it really is rocket science

Column by John Ford

John Dilley welcomed a visitor to the surprisingly capacious wrap-around porch on the house near the brick walk, where he spent summers as a young man and that for several recent seasons has served as his summer residence. 1,445 more words

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Facebook is now bigger than General Electric

There’s a new wizard of Menlo Park.

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If you were wondering what that purplish blur zipping past General Electric’s market value was, it was Facebook. 210 more words

General Electric Reporting Larger Profits

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — General Electric is reporting larger profits in the second quarter as orders and backlog both improved for the Connecticut-based company.

The industrial segment’s operating profit, which is its primary focus with the sale of its finance operations pending, climbed 5 percent to $4.4 billion, while revenue was flat at $26.9 billion. 113 more words

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Unlimited vacation time? One huge company now offers it to thousands of employees

NEW YORK — Unlimited vacation policies aren’t just for start-ups. One of America’s largest corporations is also taking a more liberal stance on employee time off. 498 more words

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Paw Print Rewind #024: July 13, 2015

Editor’s Note: This is the Paw Print Rewind, a daily recap of the top news headlines.

Nike reports better profits again

Nike, the world’s largest footwear maker, has reported better profits for the eighth straight quarter because of higher high-margin shoe and apparel sales at higher prices, as well as a rise in “future orders” growth. 1,303 more words

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