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Marketing campaign aims to boost jobs, business growth 

Posted by netorius on February 4, 2007

NEWBURYPORT – Looking to halt a five-year decline in business and job growth, city leaders unveiled a new marketing campaign to business leaders and residents at two events this week.

A trip to the edge of the universe 
It has recently come to my attention that, due to a long string of formatting oversights, the footnotes which I use to round out my column have not been appearing in this space.

Wall Street News Alert: CTTD Is Friday’s Stock to Watch! February 2, 2007 
Wall Street News Alert’s ‘stocks to watch’ thismorning are: CO2 Tech Ltd (PINKSHEETS: CTTD), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), TexasInstruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.(NASDAQ: MXIM).

GES Service Companies, an Affiliate of GES(R) Acquires Melville Exhibition Limited and Event Services and Corporate … 
LAS VEGAS—-GES Exposition Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Viad Corp announced today the acquisition of market-leading United Kingdom exhibition contractor Melville Exhibition and Event Services Limited and exhibition registration and database services company Corporate Technical Services Limited .

What’s Happening – Calendar of Events 
– American Legion Auxiliary Unit 96 lunch, Thursday, Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m., Captain Flint’s, Noyo Harbor. 964-0092. – Alliance for Democracy invites input for future directions, Friday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Senior Center, 490 N. Harold St., Fort Bragg. 964-8689.

Your guide to today, tomorrow 
FREE — Black history: The University of Texas at El Paso will host a variety of events during February to educate the public about African-American history. The theme of this year’s Black History Month events is “Africans in the Americas.” All events are free and open to the public.

Carl S. Guild Jr. 
CLAREMONT, N.H. — Carl Selkirk Guild Jr., 82, died Feb. 1, 2007, at Springfield Health and Rehab Center in Springfield, Vt. …

Pound for pound, ‘Big Jake’ had edge 
Seventy years before a 14.5-pound baby nicknamed “Super Tonio” arrived this week in Mexico, the world celebrated the birth of 16-pound “Big Jake” in Graceville, Minn. Jacob Schmitz Jr., the 16th of Jacob and Veronica Schmitz’s 20 children, actually was a tad shy of 16 pounds — at 15 pounds, 15.2 ounces — when he was born on July 16, 1936. He measured 24.5 inches, more than 2 inches longer than …


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