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Lakes Limestone Trade Up 27% In May

The Lake Carriers' Association reports that limestone shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 3.6 million net tons in May, an increase of 47.6% compared with April, and an increase of 27.3% compared to a year ago

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Health Care Tax Credits For Small Businesses

Starting in April, millions of small businesses began to receive postcards from the Internal Revenue Service about the new small business health care tax credit

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Arra Money To Build Fire Stations

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that more than $11.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be used for fire station construction grants

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Report Shows Flaws In Sustainability Efforts

Though many companies lack the structural framework to enable proper director oversight of sustainability programs, they rarely consult outside expertise, according to a report released by The Conference Board

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Builder Confidence Declines In June

Snapping a string of two consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell back to February levels, before the beginning of the home buyer tax credit-related surge

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