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Sex and decency issues in advertising: general and international dimensions

Sex and decency issues in advertising: general and international dimensions J.J. Boddewyn De gustibus et coloribus non disputandum–one should not argue about tastes and colors. This medieval proverb is often cited concerning the futility of discussing subjective issues. However, in the case of “sex and decency in advertising,” it seems that the discussion will go […]

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Statement by Bain Capital Partners, LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P on Clear Channel Communications Amended Merger Agreement

Statement by Bain Capital Partners, LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P on Clear Channel Communications Amended Merger Agreement BOSTON — “In response to inquiries from various parties, and to avoid any doubt, we want to clarify that the amended merger agreement announced today, which has been recommended by the Board of Directors of Clear […]

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Business & Health

by tying their contributions to the lowest cost of several plans, employers are helping workers become cost effective health care buyers

Employers are experimenting with managed competition: by tying their contributions to the lowest cost of several plans, employers are helping workers become cost effective health care buyers Pamela Taulbee Discouraged by unsuccessful attempts to control rising health care costs through managed care, a few employers are experimenting with a new strategy: they’re managing price competition […]

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Navigating the Family Road Trip

Navigating the Family Road Trip If you’re one of the millions of Americans who cherishes the time-honored tradition of the family road trip, complete with sing-a-longs and car games, you’re not alone. Despite rising gas prices, people are taking even more road trips now than they did growing up, and where do they want to […]

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Nation's Restaurant News

fast-casual concept fires up franchise push to feed growing demand for upscale pies

RedBrick Pizza: fast-casual concept fires up franchise push to feed growing demand for upscale pies Carol Tice If you phone RedBrick Pizza’s Palmdale, Calif., headquarters and press seven, you can hear the sizzling sound of one of the company’s fire-roasted, thin-crust pies cooking in a specially designed 1,000-degree oven. Sizzling also may be the word […]

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kforce Consulting, Trend Micro Inc. and Softmart Commercial Services, Inc. Partner to Provide Lotus Notes AS/400 Virus Protection, Service and Support

kforce Consulting, Trend Micro Inc. and Softmart Commercial Services, Inc. Partner to Provide Lotus Notes AS/400 Virus Protection, Service and Support Business Editors & High Tech Writers Lotusphere 2000 ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 19, 2000 kforce Consulting at Lotusphere: No. C190 Trend Micro at Lotusphere: Pedestal No. C189 kforce Consulting, a division of kforce.com, (formerly Romac […]

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Electronic News

Arrow’s Latest Online Venture – Virtual Chip Exchange, Arrow Electronics

Arrow’s Latest Online Venture – Virtual Chip Exchange, Arrow Electronics – Company Business and Marketing Heidi Elliott Arrow Electronics Inc. has taken the next step in its Internet strategy. The Melville, N.Y.-based company has acquired a minority equity position in Virtual Chip Exchange, a European-based Internet site that sells excess electronic components inventory. Virtual Chip […]

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Residential Architect

Light on the land: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop’s site-sensitive houses build on a virtuoso’s foundation

Light on the land: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop’s site-sensitive houses build on a virtuoso’s foundation Meghan Drueding Mary Griffin, AIA, and Eric Haesloop, AIA, had some big shoes to fill when they took over the leadership of San Francisco’s William Turnbull Associates six years ago. Though both had been with the firm for more than a […]

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Emerging Stocks Alert for Monday, April 5, 2004: LPLHA: Outstanding Growth Situation!

Emerging Stocks Alert for Monday, April 5, 2004: LPLHA: Outstanding Growth Situation! Market-Pulse.com is pleased to introduce our featured stock, LocatePLUS Holdings Corp. (OTC BB: LPLHA), to the investment community! LocatePLUS is poised to become a significant player in business services industry! LocatePLUS just had excellent news out again before today’s opening bell. Watch this […]

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Modern Machine Shop

Efficient CNC flexible system transfer saves time and money

Efficient CNC flexible system transfer saves time and money Since its organization in 1994, American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) (Detroit, Michigan) has been proving to the industry that a U.S. manufacturer can be competitive on cost and quality. The company attributes its success to its investment in manufacturing technology and training. To meet quality and […]