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Numbers released Friday by the state education department show almost 61 percent of students graduated a year ago...a 6.4 four percent increase over 2015. On Friday, February 10 at the State Capitol Delegate Rodney Miller presented Sherman High School Principal Todd Barnette with a certificate recognizing Sherman High School with their accomplishment of being a high school in West Virginia with a 90 percent graduation rate.
  • Mistry seeks to stall Tata Sons shareholding meeting, files petition

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    All through the boardroom battle triggered by his ouster from the chairmanship of the group in October previous year, Mistry had held his place on the holding company's (Tata Sons) board - even as a series of extraordinary general meetings (EGMs) called by other group firms steadily stripped him of his other posts in the group.
  • Lockheed finalises deal for 90 F-35s, claims $728M savings

    Lockheed finalises deal for 90 F-35s, claims $728M savings

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    On Dec. 19, Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, the Defense Department's F-35 program manager, said that the Pentagon plans to negotiate prices for the 10th lot of F-35s, with the cost for each variant seen coming down 6% to 7%, which comes to cost savings of between $550 million to $630 million.
  • Macy's Stock Spikes On Hudson's Bay Buyout Approach Report

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    Declining foot traffic in shopping malls as well as the ability for consumers to compare prices online before buying products has hurt department stores. Macy's , which also owns the upscale Bloomingdale's chain, has a market value of $10 billion, which would make it a big bite for HBC, whose market value is just under $2 billion.
  • Acting Army Secretary Clears the Way for Dakota Access Pipeline

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    The latest flare-up occurred last month when the Morton County Sheriff's Department used foam rubber bullets, pepper spray and smoke canisters to disperse protesters. The $3.8-billion, 1,172-mile pipeline, which would carry up to 570,000 barrels of oil a day from the Bakken oil patch in northwest North Dakota to a terminal in IL, then on toward the Gulf of Mexico, is all but complete.
  • Malaysia's January factory output decline slowest in 20 months - Nikkei PMI

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    As the manufacturing sector accounts for only around 10% of United Kingdom economic activity, the UK's growth outlook will nevertheless be primarily driven by the dominant services sector. Manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in Austria, the Netherlands and Germany. Supplier delivery times lengthened the most since November 2014, but were partly attributed to transportation delays following extreme weather.
  • EPL: Iwobi scores as Arsenal suffer shock defeat

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    It's now just a single defeat in 7 competitive games in all competitions for Arsenal as they aim to cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the table. It reminds me of last season's home FA Cup game against Watford , absolute rubbish! FW Lucas Perez, 6 - After a great display last weekend, the Spaniard can count himself unlucky not to have started on Tuesday.
  • VW becomes the world's biggest automaker

    VW becomes the world's biggest automaker

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    Toyota sales were up 0.2 percent while Volkswagen saw a gain of 3.8 percent, according to Automotive News . The only contender left is General Motors Co., which is unlikely to come near VW's number because sales fell a year ago in the USA, its second-biggest market.
  • Germany's Inflation Rate Hits 3.5 Year High In January - Destatis

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    The January inflation rate in Germany was good news for the European Central Bank , which had always aimed for a rate of little under, but close to 2.0 percent for the whole of the 19-member eurozone. ECB President Mario Draghi will now have to balance calls from the Bundesbank and other German economic commentators to control inflation while continuing to provide economic stimulus to the Southern areas of Europe where growth is still in its nascent stage and unemployment remains high.
  • Keystone XL builder sends new permit application to Trump

    Keystone XL builder sends new permit application to Trump

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    It sparked an outrage among environmentalists, however, that led to a veto of the project from the last president. Barely two days after US President Donald Trump signed an order to move forward on the construction of the Keystone XL, blocked by former president Barack Obama in 2015, the company behind the project has submitted a new permit application to the US Department of State.
  • Toshiba may soon rival Samsung's memory business

    Toshiba may soon rival Samsung's memory business

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    The company said in a release that it will seek approval for the planned spin-off at an extraordinary shareholders meeting to be held in March. Toshiba is looking to sell roughly 20 percent and potential investors include private equity firms, business partner Western Digital Corp and the government-backed Development Bank of Japan , sources have said.
  • American Airlines Unit Revenue Grows

    American Airlines Unit Revenue Grows

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    Looking ahead to the next fiscal quarter, Wall Street analysts are expecting earnings per share of 1.68 for the period closing on 2016-09-30. In taking a look at where the stock might be headed, analysts have a consensus price target of $52.181 on the shares.
  • Kraft Heinz wants day after Super Bowl to be national holiday

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    In addition to promoting the effort in online videos released Wednesday, the company also started a Change.org petition to turn the Monday after the Super Bowl into a national holiday. If the petition gets 100,000 signatures, Heinz says it will send the petition to congress. Last year, a fleet of dachshunds dashed through a Super Bowl commercial, heading gleefully toward a group of Heinz condiments including the classic ketchup.
  • China's Ant Financial agrees $880m deal to buy MoneyGram

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    Last year, closely held Ant acquired EyeVerify Inc . MoneyGram will remain headquartered in Dallas after the merger. The stock closed at $11.88 a share Wednesday with a market value of about $736 million, according to FactSet. MoneyGram's biggest shareholder, Thomas H. Lee Partners, which has a 44 percent stake in MoneyGram, has agreed to support the deal. CEO of MoneyGram , Alex Holmes , said the sale will benefit consumers throughout the world and will help MoneyGram expand its ...
  • Bob Evans selling restaurants

    Bob Evans selling restaurants

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    Lachapelle suggested Bob Evans' management made a smart move in announcing both transactions at the same time as it shows management has a growth plan and diminishes potential criticism that management divested the wrong half of the company.
  • Dow makes history by reaching 20000 for first time

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    USA stocks rallied Tuesday, with both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index setting new closing records, as investors digested a batch of corporate earnings reports amid economic data. ExxonMobil Corp. ( XOM ), another stock included in the Dow 30, has a former chief executive officer in the Trump administration. The market rally has stretched valuations in Canada.
  • CPI inflation rate back over 1 percent

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    The most significant price rises this quarter are tobacco (+7.4 per cent), automotive fuel (+6.7 per cent) and restaurant meals (+1.1 per cent). "Household price inflation is up from a historical low of 0.1% for the December 2015 year". "The data are close to the RBA's expectation, although our economists note that the detail continues to point to benign inflation and the RBA is likely to maintain a mild easing bias in the February SOMP", says Adam Cole, Head of G10 FX Strategy at RBC Capital ...