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U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $166 Million Contract to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets

Sun, 03/23/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $166 Million Contract to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a contract worth $166.4 million for the production of 2.75-inch Hydra-70 rockets. The award is part of a five-year requirements contract signed in 2005 that has a total potential value of more than $900 million if all options are exercised. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

FairPoint, unions reach deal over wages, pension

Sun, 03/23/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

 
 
FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS REACHES
TENTATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH IBEW & CWA UNIONS REPRESENTING 2,500
MEMBERS
 
 
PORTLAND, MAINE
(March 24, 2008) - FairPoint
Communications, Inc. (NYSE:FRP) today announced it has reached tentative
agreements with the T-9 Council of the International Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers (IBEW) and Communications Workers of America (CWA), the two unions
representing the approximately 2,500 employees
       who will be continuing employment after

Green Mountain Video Marks 25 Years in Business

Thu, 03/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Video Marks 25 Years in Business
Green Mountain Video, Inc. a media production company based in Williston, has reached the milestone of 25 years in business. Since 1983, Green Mountain Video, owned and operated by Jim and Grace Heltz, has been creating high-quality award winning films, public service announcements and commercials for local and national non-profits, educational institutions, corporations and government agencies.

Speaker decides against capital gains tax increase

Thu, 03/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Speaker decides against capital gains tax increase

Democratic House speaker Gaye Symington disapproved any steps towards changing the current exemption from taxation that Vermont allows on the first 40 percent of taxpayers capital gains. Symington explained her decision was due to the growing uncertainty in the financial world, and asked the House Ways and Means Committee to find an extra $3 million to $5 million in state revenues without enforcing a new tax fee.

Majority of Vermonters Favor Four-Year Term for Governor

Wed, 03/19/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Majority
of Vermonters Favor Four-Year Term for Governor
 
In testimony March 20, 2008, before the Government Operations
Committee of the Vermont Senate, Charlie Smith,
President of the Snelling Center for Government, presented the findings from 15
months of survey and outreach work on the question of whether Vermonts elected leaders should have
four-year terms of office.  How we choose to be governed is a very
serious matter, Smith said.  Should we place higher value on the

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