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Schools, Libraries, Nonprofits Across America to Receive Books, Thanks to Fifth Annual Season's Readings Program (SYS-CON Media)Schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations across the United States will receive 150,000 new and gently used books collected by Verizon employees during December. Season's Readings, Verizon's fifth annual national book drive and reading campaign, was conducted at company sites across the nation.
Saturday, February 11, 2006 (The Sentinel)More and more mothers are searching for ways to work at home. High school teacher Tracy Mersch searched, too ? and thinks she?s found the ideal vocation in a field usually associated with men.
?Sugar import from India to help cut price? (Daily Times)LAHORE: President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Mian Shafqat Ali said on Friday prices of sugar in the country would come down after Indian sugar start reaching next week. Talking to newsmen here at LCCI he said, ?It is good that government has allowed import of sugar from India
Weekend Beat/ Starting life again on a hillside of dreams (Asahi.com)Crouching among his vines, scissors in hand, Toyoo Tamamura snips off a bunch of grapes and deposits it in a basket at his side. Though not impressively large, the grapes, dark blue and succulent, are abundant.
SBP injects Rs 21.2b into banking system (Daily Times)KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has injected Rs 21.2 billion into the tight money market through a reverse repurchase agreement The central bank bought the bills at an annual rate of 8.15 percent for three days reverse repo. Banks offered Rs 21.70 billion for the repo. Bankers
Verizon-Sponsored Lecture Series Focuses on Ethics and Information Technology (SYS-CON Media)For the eighth consecutive year, Verizon will sponsor a lecture series on business ethics at Bentley College, Waltham, Mass. Presented by Bentley's Center for Business Ethics, the series runs from Feb 13-17.
Forex reserves decrease by $120.4 million (Daily Times)Staff Report KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves of the country decreased by $120.4 million to $11.442 billion in the week ending February 04, 2006, said a statement issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Friday. During the week, reserves held by the SBP went down by $130.8
Man gets approval for home business (The Times Express)It was a low-key night for Monroeville Zoning Hearing Board last week, as the board only dealt with one item. Resident Stephen Merlino got unanimous approval for his special exception request to run a small lawn-care business out of his house on Willow Hedge Drive.
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