3 places to buy and sell used items

3 places to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it’s the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings ...

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News-Press survey: mostly rosy outlook on real estate

News-Press survey: mostly rosy outlook on real estate

Look for 2015 to be a good year for home prices, but supply of new inventory might be a problem. Those are the results of a News-Press poll of 277 people from all walks of life who are interested in ...

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Will Investors Put the Lid on the Container Store’s Generous Wages?

Will Investors Put the Lid on the Container Store’s Generous Wages?

A few years ago, Kip Tindell found himself at a crossroads. Tindell is chief executive officer of the Container Store, the retail company he co-founded in Dallas in 1978. He’s worked with his wife, Sharon, the entire time, and many ...

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Science camp runs on girl power

Science camp runs on girl power

While her peers slept in during school vacation week, 16-year-old Diana Perez of Everett woke up at 4 a.m. for an epic commute that began in darkness at a snow-covered bus stop, continued with a transfer to another bus, and ...

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6 steps for maximizing your real estate Internet exposure

6 steps for maximizing your real estate Internet exposure

Easy ways to boost leads that won’t break your budget Applying the following online exposure concepts will help you distinguish yourself from the overcrowded sea of real estate agents, generate a plethora of high-quality leads based on your Internet presence ...

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Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama will meet with chief executive officers on Friday at a summit in Silicon Valley held by the White House that aims to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive ...

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Finance ministers hold emergency talks on Greece

Finance ministers hold emergency talks on Greece

European finance ministers will meet in Brussels later Wednesday to discuss debt-strapped Greece, but Germany’s finance minister has signaled that any potential new pact will not be hastily arranged and could take some time. Finance chiefs from the 19-nation eurozone ...

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Measles Outbreak Swells to 121 Cases This Year, CDC Says

Measles Outbreak Swells to 121 Cases This Year, CDC Says

The measles outbreak continues to grow with an additional 19 confirmed cases in the last week, bringing the total number of measles cases to 121 since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began tracking the outbreak on Jan. ...

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Arts & entertainment news, Feb. 5-11

Arts & entertainment news, Feb. 5-11

Jazz Vespers at St. John’s returns Jazz Vespers will take place Saturday evening at 7 p.m. in the chapel of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. Themed “When the Saints Go Marching In,” this “hour of worshipful music” ...

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Apple to invest $2 bln to convert sapphire plant to data center

Apple to invest $2 bln to convert sapphire plant to data center

REUTERS – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said it plans to invest $2 billion to convert a failed sapphire glass plant in Arizona into a data center. Apple teamed up with GT Advanced Technologies Inc GTAT.O, to set up the plant in ...

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