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Province giving $100K to help with Ebola

The Manitoba government will send $100,000 in aid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Premier Greg Selinger said in a statement today.

The money will also go to families who’ve been afflicted by the deadly virus.

The announcement came as about 60 Sierra Leoneans and…


Manitoba sees net gain of MDs over 2013

The number of physicians in Manitoba continues to grow.

There are now 2,682 MDs in the province, 2,055 of which work in Winnipeg. That’s 83 more than last year – the biggest net gain ever, according to the provincial government.

Health Minister Erin Selby said the government


Bones discovered on riverbank still have to be examined

Winnipeg police say they have the bones searchers found last evening on the banks of the Red River. But they’re not ready to identify them as human or animal.

“These bones have been seized and they will be processed. What we’re dealing with, whether it’s human, we’re not going to speculate,”


Mayoral candidates offer no vision for city: Chamber of Commerce

Winnipeg’s leading business organization says the city’s residents are still waiting for the mayoral candidates to outline their vision for the city.

Loren Remillard, the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce’s vice president of policy and public affairs, said the mayoral candidates have talked


Steeves would boost speed limit signage, takes aim at photo-radar

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves has taken another swing at photo radar, this time by promising to improve speed-limit signage in Winnipeg and to end the practice of “double tapping” motorists with tickets from two closely situated cameras.

Steeves gathered reporters to his Scurfield Avenue


Finance Updates

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL) Takeover Signals, Boeing Co (BA) Space Taxis to Low-Earth Orbit, InspireMD (NSPR) Inspired Results, US Steel Corp (X) Bullish Expectations

Crown Equity Holdings provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. Following a 1-for-2,000 reverse split of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock on August 27, 2014, Crown Equity Holdings Inc.‘s common stock will temporarily trade under the symbol “CRWED” for 20 business days, after which, the “D” will […]

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA) Beauty of Strong Growth, Autobytel (ABTL) Upbeat Foretaste, GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) Forthcoming Perspectives

ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA) Keep a close eye on ULTA. The company reported strong growth on its financial results, with better than expected top line performance, and raised its previously announced fiscal 2014 guidance For the second quarter fiscal 2014, ULTA posted net sales of $734.2 million, a 22.2% increase year over […]

Multimillion-Dollar Issue: Doral Financial (NYSE:DRL) Asset Sale, CGG (NYSE:CGG) Contracts, SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE) Investment

Doral Financial Corp. (NYSE:DRL) DRL reported the sale of certain assets for about $430 million, resulting in proceeds of approximately $423.4 million to DRL‘s wholly-owned subsidiary Doral Bank The asset sale transaction is part of DRL‘s plan to restructure the Company DRL is a bank holding company engaged in banking, mortgage banking and insurance agency […]

Six Corporate Executives and Six Corporate Entities Indicted for Orchestrating a $500 Million Offshore Asset Protection, Securities Fraud, and Money Laundering Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Defendants Created Three Brokerage Firms in Belize to Assist U.S. Citizens in Fraudulent Manipulation Schemes of Publicly Traded Companies, Including Cannabis-Rx, Inc. (CANA) A multi-count indictment was unsealed this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, against six individual defendants: Robert Bandfield, a U.S. citizen; Andrew Godfrey, […]

El Pollo Loco Holdings (Nasdaq:LOCO) Impressive LOCO-Growth, Nanosphere (Nasdaq:NSPH) Exploring Strategic Alternatives

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) LOCO delivered strong performance on its first-ever earnings report as a public company. For the second quarter 2014, LOCO posted total revenue of $86.9 million, a 6.3% increase year over year, and net income of $6.6 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared to $410,000, or $0.01 per diluted […]