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Bank of Tennessee names new Nashville market president – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Bank of Tennessee names new Nashville market presidentNashville Business Journal (blog)“The wealth of knowledge that he has gained over the course of his banking career will enhance and continue to grow our presence in the Nashville and Hendersonville, Tennessee markets” Bank of Tennessee Chairman and CEO Roy Harmon said in a … …read more Source: […]

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Nashville will apply to host Democratic National Convention – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Nashville will apply to host Democratic National ConventionNashville Business Journal (blog)Nashville officials will take up an offer from the Democratic National Committee to apply to host the party’s 2016 nominating convention. CNN reported earlier this week that Nashville is one of more than 30 cities that have been invited to apply. In an … and […]

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denver

Institutional investors buying homes in Denver at increasing rate – Denver Post

Denver PostInstitutional investors — non-lender buyers who have purchased 10 or more homes over the past 12 months — have hit the Denver real estate market in a big way during the past year, according to RealtyTrac. In a report released Thursday, RealtyTrac …Denver bucks national trend in investor home purchasesDenver Business Journal (blog) all […]

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nashville

‘Nashville’ returns, ties series low in overnight ratings – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

‘Nashville‘ returns, ties series low in overnight ratingsNashville Business Journal (blog)ABC’s ‘Nashville‘ returned Wednesday night, but the new episode did little to drive ratings. The show tied a series low in ratings, according to TV by the Numbers. The series scored a 1.2, meaning 1.2 percent of households tuned in. In total, the show … […]

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When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beat – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beatNashville Business Journal (blog)According to the data, 87.2 percent of adults 25 or older in the Nashville area have a high school diploma, ranking at No. 66. Just under 31 percent of Nashville-area adults have a bachelor’s degree, ranking at No. 42, and 10.6 percent have […]

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denver

Denver named a finalist for Republican convention – Denver Business Journal

Denver Business JournalOne issue for Denver and several other cities: Republicans are believed to be interested in staging their convention in early summer, earlier than usual, to allow their candidate more time to focus on the general election. But that would pose a …Denver Moves Into ‘Next Phase’ In RNC 2016 Host City DecisionCBS LocalDenver […]

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tech

Boeing offers details on its new secure Android smartphone – DailyTech

DailyTechBoeing has officially announced a new smartphone that was designed with security and modularity in mind. The modular and secure design allows the device to be used in a range of mission and configurations. The “Boeing Black” has embedded hardware …Boeing Watched Mission Impossible, Proceeds to Make a SmartphoneThe News LedgeThe Boeing Black Secure Android […]

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Boeing Black: A mobe that’s secure enough for government work? – Register

RegisterWho makes the most secure smartphones? Apple? Samsung? BlackBerry? Boeing is betting the US government’s answer is “none of the above.” A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission first spotted by storage community site MyCE sheds …Boeing’s Black: This Android phone will self-destructArs TechnicaBoeing Files Plans With FCC for Secure SmartphoneMarketWatchBoeing Is Developing A […]

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tech

Verizon, T-Mobile endorse smartphone ‘kill switch’ effort – PCWorld

PCWorldExecutives with three U.S. mobile carriers have voiced support for an effort in the U.S. Congress to encourage mobile carriers to offer services to customers that would render smartphones and tablets inoperable if they’re stolen. Executives with Verizon …T-Mobile US: Our dump-your-network drive is doing SO WELL (PS: We lost $20 …RegisterT-Mobile Turns an Industry […]

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Comic Con

Ready for Sacramento’s comic con? – Sacramento Business Journal

Ready for Sacramento’s comic con?Sacramento Business JournalApparently Sacramento wants to get its comics on. Three-day passes and some of the VIP events at the Wizard World Comic Con in Sacramento have sold out. The event is March 7 through March 9 at the Sacramento Convention Center. The touring comic …Hemsworth, Campbell Q&As, Parties, Screenings Highlight […]

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nashville

Mass transit dominates sold-out talk on Nashville’s development future – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Mass transit dominates sold-out talk on Nashville’s development futureNashville Business Journal (blog)Greater Nashville is expected to see an influx of one million new residents to Nashville over the next 25 years. At the Nashville Business Journal’s “Nashville Ahead” panel discussion, commercial developers and planners addressed what Nashville needs … …read more Source: Nashville News From […]

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washington dc

Plan to Bring Redskins Back to DC Gets Public Hearing – NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonThe D.C. Council wants to hear what you think about a plan to bring the Washington Redskins back to the District. Back in Nov., six councilmembers unveiled their plan to create a sports and entertainment complex in southeast Washington. They hope the …Proposal: DC take over RFK Stadium and other areasWTOPResidents weigh in on […]

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denver

Colorado leaders, right and left, put Denver in middle of RNC chase – Denver Post

Denver PostDenver’s bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention became official Monday — spelled out on hundreds of pages of high-tech synthetic paper that won’t tear and housed in a leather case similar to a cowboy’s saddle bag. “Everything about this bid …Denver Puts In Formal Bid To Host 2016 RNCCBS LocalDenver submits bid Monday […]

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Denver Post wins general excellence, public service in annual awards – Denver Post

Denver Post wins general excellence, public service in annual awardsDenver PostThe Denver Post was presented more than 120 awards Friday night in both of Colorado’s annual journalism contests. In the Colorado Press Association contest, the Post’s awards included General Excellence in its division and Public Service. In the …Denver Business Journal named Colorado’s best large […]

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washington dc

25 Charged in Largest Medicaid Fraud Bust in DC History – CBS Local

CBS LocalWASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Federal authorities say 25 people have been charged in a wide-ranging scheme to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government. U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen calls it the …Sweeping Arrests, Seizures Mark Feds Crack Down on Medicare Fraud in DCAfro AmericanFBI makes arrests in D.C. […]

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nashville

Southern Living breaks the mold as Hayden Panettiere talks Nashville – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Nashville Business Journal (blog)The new issue of Southern Living magazine, which hits newsstands today, does something it’s never done before, and the result is more publicity for Nashville. Hayden Panettiere, star of ABC’s “Nashville,” graces the magazine’s cover — the first time …Hayden Panettiere: Living in Nashville Gives Me a Sense of NormalcyJust JaredHayden Panettiere […]

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washington dc

Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the alleged damage, but said one Maryland woman netted $75 …More Than 20 People Arrested Following Investigations into Widespread Health …Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)25 […]

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nashville

Google targets Nashville for high-speed fiber network – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Nashville Business Journal (blog)Nashville is on the short list of cities under consideration for the next round of Google Fiber, the tech giant announced today. The California-based company is looking at several cities to deploy its high-speed Internet and TV service, which delivers …Nashville on list for Google Fiber expansionThe TennesseanGoogle aims to provide broadband […]

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NFL

Arizona Super Bowl group launches small-business program – Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona Super Bowl group launches small-business programPhoenix Business JournalSimilar small-business programs have been run in other Super Bowl host cities looking to link caterers, livery businesses and audio-visual firms with groups and fans coming in for the NFL title game. The Arizona program is being sponsored by …Richardson: Super Bowl security a bigger priority than […]

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washington dc

Mecanoo wins MLK Library Washington DC – Archinect

ArchinectD.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced today the design team Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson is chosen to revitalize the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The city’s aim for their Central Public Library project is to deliver a next generation library …DC picks architecture team to renovate MLK LibraryWashington PostArchitects Picked for MLK Library RedesignNBC4 […]

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denver

Trader Joe’s fans flock to Denver, Boulder for debut of Colorado stores – Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs GazetteMary Kate Douglas, left, has her friend, Paige Mullen, take a photo of her in line to checkout during the grand opening of specialty grocer Trader Joe’s located on Colorado Blvd. and East 8th Avenue in Denver, February, 14 2014. Two other Trader Joe’s …Three Trader Joe’s locations opened Friday in Denver, Boulder, […]

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denver

Criticized Colorado Turnpike Contract Made Public – CBS Local

CBS LocalDENVER (AP) – The Colorado Department of Transportation on Friday publicly released its much-criticized contract with a private firm to operate U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years. The contract has been posted on CDOT’s website at …Colorado lawmakers take shots at 50-year U.S. 36 management contractDenver PostCDOT releases contract […]

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Long-awaited Trader Joe’s stores open in Colorado – Denver Post

Denver PostPeople crowd into the new Trader Joe’s at Colorado Boulevard and East Eighth Avenue for the grand opening of the specialty grocery store Friday. Two other Trader Joe’s locations in Colorado also opened Friday. (RJ Sangosti photos, The Denver Post).Three Trader Joe’s locations opened Friday in Denver, Boulder, Greenwood …The Denver Channel3 Trader Joe’s […]

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houston

Occidental Petroleum to move HQ to Houston, spin off California assets – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesOccidental Petroleum, the longtime Los Angeles-based energy giant, announced Friday that it would move its headquarters to Houston and spin off its California assets into a separate company. The latest move is part of the company’s strategic overhaul …Occidental Petroleum splintering and moving its headquarters to HoustonL.A. BizUPDATE 4-Occidental to spin off California […]

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Marijuana industry relieved by banking memo – Denver Post

Denver PostDENVER—The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services. But they say that more needs to be done to bring the industry full legitimacy.Feds Lets Banks, Marijuana Sellers Do BusinessCBS LocalU.S. Treasury issues guidance for banks to work with pot […]

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tech

Facebook changes show it’s no longer a binary world – Washington Post

Washington PostFacebook has expanded its options for gender identification, adding 54 new ones for users to choose from, in addition to “male” and “female.” They are available for people using the site in U.S. English, and include options, such as “androgynous,” “bigender,” …You Can Now Choose From 50 Different Gender Options on FacebookPolitixFacebook now offers […]

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denver

Colorado lawmakers take shots at 50-year US 36 management contract – Denver Post

Denver PostCDOT officials got an earful during a public meeting on a proposed 50-year agreement between the Colorado Department of Transportation and Plenary Roads Denver on maintenance and operation of U.S. 36 was held at the former Sam’s Club building in …Controversial, privatized toll lanes coming to U.S. 36 between Denver and BoulderThe Denver ChannelCritics […]