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Glenn O’brien

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SOLVES YOUR SARTORIAL CONUNDRUMS What’s the Frequency? How often should I cut my hair? My barber says once every two weeks. Is he right or just saying that because he has a vested financial interest? There’s no single answer to haircut frequency. My hair grows fast and I keep it pretty short, so two weeks […]

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ICI plans to branch into woodcare with Cabot buy

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ICI planned to extend its range of paint products by taking over the Cabot range of woodcare products, the company said yesterday. Dulux’s general manager of decorative paints, Mr Graeme Liebelt, said the purchase of Cabot from Kembrook Timber Finishes would “provide opportunities” for Dulux because it extended the company’s product range. ICI plans to […]

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The Closing of the American Game

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The Closing of the American Mind revisited, barely in time for the World Series and to save baseball as we once knew it. The path of our decline to a nation of flat-souled, relativistic nihilists is clear: Plato to Rousseau to Nietzsche to Heidegger to Erich Fromm to David Riesman to Bowie Kuhn. When Nietzsche […]

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CIL set to buy BAPCO holding from partner

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The Globe and Mail CIL Inc. has agreed in principle to buy the other half of its 50 per cent owned BAPCO decorative paints company from Cleveland-based Sherwin- Williams Co. The price is estimated at about $50-million. The two companies formed the BAPCO partnership in 1984 to combine their decorative paints manufacturing, marketing and distribution […]

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The Closer: former Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera talks with JS about growing up in Panama, learning English, and his new memoir

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Mariano Rivera spent 19 seasons as a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, striking out the best hitters in baseball with his signature pitch–a cut fastball. Now the five-time World Series champion is taking on another role: author. In his new memoir, The Closer, Rivera tells how he made his way from Puerto Caimito, […]

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Spotlight on: Johnson Controls Automotive Group

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Johnson Controls Automotive Group increased its revenue last year the old-fashioned way – by winning new business.   The Plymouth-based division manufactures automotive interior systems and batteries. Its fiscal year ended Sept. 30. Automotive interior sales were up 12 percent in North America and 32 percent in Europe. JCI’s growth exceeded industry production averages. That […]

Jack Healey: long-time San Jose insurance man is also the ‘Voice of the Santa Clara Broncos.’ (Jack Healey Insurance Inc.) (company profile)

Long-time San Jose insurance man is also the “Voice of the Santa Clara Broncos.’ Jack Healey is known as the poor man’s Don Rickles in San Jose insurance circles. Once, before an Independent Insurance Agents Association meeting he jokingly turned an agent’s comment on his “bag’ of golf clubs into one about the man’s wife. […]

Ice cream crisis

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Do you like strawberry ice cream? If so, then you won’t like the latest buzz about a possible ice-cream calamity. Here’s the scoop: Scientists say that a honeybee die-off could be bad news for food, including some popular ice-cream ingredients. Bees pollinate the plants that grow strawberries and other types of fruit. For the past […]

The future is now: from chaos to cosmos; exploring the paradigms of interconnectedness – P2

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P2 Mary Collins, chair of CUA’s religion department, to speculate about other images of God that may already be coming to meet us. On the commuter flight into Dubuque that morning, Collins was going over her lecture, assiduously underlining nearly every word. She would pause, sip some coffee, flourish her pen as though she were […]

The future is now: from chaos to cosmos; exploring the paradigms of interconnectedness – P1

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P1 DUBUQUE, Iowa — Like a bat out of hell, or some place equally Chaotic, it swooped across the stage of Clarke College’s old Terence Donaghoe Hall, its wings slicing erratic patterns in the murky light. The symposium speaker kept an eye out, dodged despite himself as the mammal darted from darkness to light, light to darkness. […]