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Which home styles are sold in greatest (and least) quantities, across the Flathead? Does it vary by city? How many acres (or fractions thereof) come with which home styles, and does that vary by city? I was recently asked about the acreage which comes with home sales. This week, I’ve analyzed the 2018 single-family home Read More…

Helena Democrat proposes $210 Million carbon tax

Montana lawmakers are considering two bills to tax carbon pollution, and not surprisingly owners of Colstrip Power Plant say the measures would kill the facility.   Democratic legislators are floating two bills creating a $10-per-ton tax on carbon dioxide from various sources, including coal-fired power plants. Theirs aren’t the first attempts targeting Colstrip. Washington State, Read More…

Montana airports see flight increases

Over the last decade, some of Montana’s larger airports have added new flights or extended certain flight services. The increased traffic is even causing some airports to expand. Since Glacier Park International Airport director Rob Ratkowski started in 2004, the number of direct flights has gone from just four to 11. He thinks the area Read More…

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Bordon Revitalizes International Brand and Launches New Products for the Middle East

DUBAI, UAE, Feb. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bordon, Brazil’s brand leader in the canned protein (beef and poultry) segment, will relaunch its traditional Corned Beef range in the Middle East with a new visual identity, which it will use in all its international markets. Bordon is also developing twenty new options in the Middle East product Read More…

Tod's Loafers Have Won Over Royals and Hollywood—But Not Many Millennials

Tod’s has recently boosted spending for special events and more-rapid product launches; the brand’s runway show during Milan fashion week in September. Photo: Jacopo Raule/Getty Images 16 Comments By Eric Sylvers Eric Sylvers The Wall Street Journal Biography @EricSylvers eric.sylvers@wsj.com Feb. 16, 2019 12:00 p.m. ET CASETTE D’ETE, Italy— Tod’s TOD -0.70% SpA built a Read More…

adidas Originals Celebrates Creativity and Collaboration During London Fashion Week and Debuts New Collection With Designer Ji Won Choi

The adidas Originals by Ji Won Choi collection celebrates the designer’s Korean heritage with stylistic inspiration and cultural references. Choi adapted her personal design philosophy to the sportswear-inspired line to deliver a fresh take on the classic tracksuit. The presentation took place in Hawley Wharf, a never before used underground location in Camden. The vast Read More…

Amazon Leaves New York but Not the Spotlight

Activists and community members who opposed Amazon’s plan to move into Queens rally on Thursday in celebration of Amazon’s decision to pull out of the deal. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images 134 Comments By Chip Cutter and Chip Cutter The Wall Street Journal Biography @ChipCutter chip.cutter@wsj.com Vanessa Fuhrmans Vanessa Fuhrmans The Wall Street Journal Biography Vanessa.Fuhrmans@wsj.com Read More…

Pivotal Phase III Data for BAVENCIO® (avelumab) Plus INLYTA® (axitinib) in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

DARMSTADT, Germany and NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — JAVELIN Renal 101 shows significant improvement in progression-free survival with a hazard ratio of 0.69 in patients regardless of PD-L1 expression US FDA has granted Priority Review to BAVENCIO plus INLYTA for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma Data at 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reinforce consistency Read More…

Canada's Freeland pushes end of steel, aluminum tariffs in meeting with Pelosi

FILE PHOTO – Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland attends the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday she had made clear in a meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Munich Security Conference Read More…

Phoenix Tower International expande presença na América do Sul com aquisição de 600 instalações de torres de comunicações wireless da Trilogy na Bolívia

BOCA RATON, Flórida, 16 de fevereiro de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A Phoenix Tower International (“PTI”) anuncia que fechou uma transação de venda e arrendamento de propriedade vendida (sale and leaseback) com a Trilogy International Partners Inc. (“Trilogy”), para adquirir os direitos de propriedade e administração de 600 instalações de torres de comunicações wireless, pertencentes à NuevaTel, Read More…

Airline Bookings to Offer New Gender Options

More gender options are needed in airline ticketing, as passengers are asked to provide personal data that must match their government-issued IDs. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg News 44 Comments By Alison Sider Alison Sider The Wall Street Journal Biography @alyrose alison.sider@wsj.com Feb. 16, 2019 10:57 a.m. ET Airlines are planning to change their reservation systems to Read More…

Mattel Wins “Toy Of The Year” Award For Jurassic World™ Dinosaur Line In The Action Figure Category

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), the leading global children’s entertainment and toy company, made headlines today as Jurassic World™ Dinosaur action figures received the highly coveted Toy of the Year (T.O.T.Y.) award in the Action Figure category. Receiving accolades from toy retailers, media, TIA members and consumers, the award Read More…

World's Largest Carnivore Sanctuary Sharing its Mission with Corporate World

KEENESBURG, Colo., Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — With no end to the Captive Wildlife Crisis in sight, The Wild Animal Sanctuary is setting itself up to continue rescuing captive-born large carnivores for decades to come.  After the acquisition of over 9,000 acres of additional land in 2018, the Sanctuary is going to formally introduce its vital Read More…

Concierge Auctions clôture sa 10e année d'activité avec un nouveau record de ventes en Europe pour la société, dont l'un des mandats de vente les plus élevés d'Europe

D’une année sur l’autre, la société innovante de ventes aux enchères a doublé le nombre de ventes en Europe en 2018 LONDRES, 16 février 2019 /PRNewswire/ — La plateforme mondiale de l’immobilier de luxe Concierge Auctions débute 2019 en ayant enregistré l’année dernière son plus haut niveau d’activité annuelle jamais atteint en Europe, après avoir commercialisé Read More…

Concierge Auctions beschließt zehntes Geschäftsjahr mit neuem Unternehmensrekord bei den Verkäufen in Europa, darunter mit einem der teuersten Auktionseinträge Europas

Das innovative Auktionsunternehmen konnte die Zahl seiner Verkäufe in Europa 2018 im Vergleich zum Vorjahr verdoppeln. LONDON, 16. Februar 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Concierge Auctions ist ein Marktplatz für weltweite Luxusimmobilien. Das Unternehmen beginnt 2019, nachdem es im letzten Jahr seine bis dato höchste Jahresaktivität in Europa verzeichnete und einzigartige Immobilien in der Schweiz, in Frankreich, Italien Read More…

Colin Farrell to Receive Inspiration Honor at 4th Annual City Summit & Gala in Los Angeles Produced by Ryan Long

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Globe Award-winning actor Colin Farrell will accept the City Summit & Gala’s Inspiration award at the 4th annual event which takes place at the Burbank Convention Center Feb. 21–24.   “I’m grateful to organizations like the City Summit for highlighting professionals and providing awareness and support to entrepreneurs Read More…

Mattel Wins Coveted Toy of the Year Awards for the Fisher-Price® Laugh & Learn® Smart Learning Home™ and Fisher-Price Think & Learn Rocktopus™

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) was recognized at the 2019 Toy Industry Association’s Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards ceremony, winning the Toy of The Year Award in the Infant/Preschool category for the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Learning Home and the Preschool category for the Fisher-Price Think & Learn Read More…

Rivian annonce un tour de table d'investissement, dirigé par Amazon, de 700 millions USD

PLYMOUTH, Michigan, 16 février 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rivian a annoncé un tour de table d’investissement en fonds propres de 700 millions USD dirigé par Amazon. Cet investissement fait suite au dévoilement en novembre dernier par Rivian du pick-up R1T et de l’utilitaire sport R1S tout électriques au LA Auto Show de Los Angeles. Rivian a développé ses véhicules, à partir Read More…

Screen-free Coding Shines At The 2019 Toy Of The Year (TOTY) Awards: Botley™ The Coding Robot From Learning Resources® Wins Innovative Toy Of The Year

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Throughout its 35-year history, Learning Resources® has dedicated itself to developing toys on the forefront of what children need to learn and how they are best inclined to learn it — through play. Now, its efforts to provide the earliest possible screen-free coding experiences to kids have earned Read More…

Horizon Group Is Keeping Creativity Fresh Through New Products And Line Extensions

WARREN, N.J., Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Horizon Group USA, a dynamic leader in the creative D.I.Y. marketplace, continues to lead the category by expanding upon the company’s numerous on-trend brands with new products and line extensions focusing on creativity children can feel. Through various tactile and all-in-one D.I.Y. kits, Horizon Group allows children to Read More…

Baring Vostok's Calvey tells Russian court he will cooperate with investigation

Founder of the Baring Vostok private equity group Michael Calvey, who was detained on suspicion of fraud, looks out of a defendants’ cage during a court hearing in Moscow, Russia February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva MOSCOW (Reuters) – Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia’s biggest private equity firms, told a Russian court Read More…

Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru launches to take on Uber

SANTIAGO/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America’s fastest-growing markets, recruiting managers in Chile, Peru and Colombia, according to job postings and a company official. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at a Didi station in Beijing, China Read More…

Revolutionary Erectile Dysfunction Treatment, GAINSWave®, Now Offered by Formula Wellness Center in Texas

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Formula Wellness Center is implementing a non-invasive and drug free solution for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) called GAINSWave, which boasts a 75% success rate. GAINSWave is a premium brand of shockwave therapy designed to remove micro-plaque and stimulate the growth of new blood vessels to improve blood flow. Erectile Dysfunction is Read More…

Revolutionary Erectile Dysfunction Treatment, GAINSWave®, Now Offered by Signature Wellness in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Signature Wellness is implementing a non-invasive and drug free solution for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) called GAINSWave, which boasts a 75% success rate. GAINSWave is a premium brand of shockwave therapy designed to remove micro-plaque and stimulate the growth of new blood vessels to improve blood flow. Erectile Dysfunction Read More…

Revolutionary Erectile Dysfunction Treatment, GAINSWave®, Now Offered by SDbody in California

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SDbody is implementing a non-invasive and drug free solution for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) called GAINSWave, which boasts a 75% success rate. GAINSWave is a premium brand of shockwave therapy designed to remove micro-plaque and stimulate the growth of new blood vessels to improve blood flow. Erectile Dysfunction is a Read More…

“Silent, Butt Deadly!” Funrise To Launch Fart Ninjas™ Collectible Farting Figures

“Gross toys and collectibles are evergreen play patterns for boys,” said Randy Shoemaker, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Funrise. “The magic of  Fart Ninjas is combing these two authentic play patterns with an awesome theme to deliver a fun new experience that boys will love. Fart Ninjas are cool to collect and display, and Read More…

Chinese, U.S. Trade Negotiators Inch Toward a Broad Agreement

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, in Beijing on Friday. Photo: pool/Reuters 126 Comments By Lingling Wei and Lingling Wei The Wall Street Journal Biography Lingling.Wei@wsj.com Bob Davis Bob Davis The Wall Street Journal Biography @bobdavis187 Bob.Davis@wsj.com Updated Feb. 15, 2019 7:17 a.m. ET BEIJING—China and Read More…