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A state of confusion?

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Sensient Technologies ups 2011 earnings outlook

USA/Shares of the Milwaukee, Illinois-based company closed at $36.82 on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.

The Company is headquartered in Milwaukee, WISCONSIN.

Philip

Indeed. We corrected it: GBU Editor

A cyclist tries to ride during a blizzard in Milwaukee, Wisconsin February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

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Ignoring Canada?

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Allies vow no halt to campaign until Gaddafi goes

Washington, which led the campaign in its first week, has since turned over command to NATO and taken a back seat role. Britain and France complain that other NATO allies have not provided enough fire power to take out Gaddafi’s armour and allow the rebels in control of the east to sweep him from power.

LIBYA-/Once again you have omitted Canada’s contribution to the Libyan conflict.

The election is fixed?

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Venezuela opposition to pick Chavez challenger

VENEZUELA/CARACAS, April 13 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition coalition on Wednesday fixed an election for next February to choose its candidate to challenge President Hugo Chavez in a presidential vote at the end of 2012.

It’s a poor choice of words to say the opposition fixed an election for next February.

He shot it where?

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How small business can avoid becoming the next GoDaddy

gbu parsons 300CHICAGO (Reuters) – Social media is great for spreading the word but sometimes its content can become the elephant in the room, quite literally.

Just ask Bob Parsons, the flamboyant founder and CEO of Web hosting site GoDaddy, who posted a video link of his elephant shoot in Kenya on his Twitter account last month.

The Browning version?

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Utah becomes first in U.S. to designate official state gun

gbu browning 300SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – Utah has become the first U.S. state to name an official firearm, placing an automatic pistol on a list of designated symbols, right along with the honeybee and the cutthroat trout.

In your lead sentence, you call the M1911 an automatic pistol, which is dead wrong.

Gaining ground, losing ground…

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Canada’s Conservatives lose ground in poll

CANADA-POLITICS/TORONTO, April 3 (Reuters) – Canada’s ruling Conservatives lost a bit of ground in an opinion poll released on Sunday, while still remaining in territory that might hand them a majority in Parliament in the May 2 federal election.

The Nanos Research tracking poll of results over three days of surveys put support for the Conservatives at 40.7 percent, down from 41.3 percent in Saturday’s survey. Support for the Liberals fell to 29.4 percent from 30.3 percent.

Typo on the tablet?

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gbu app grab340Tusnami kills school children?

There is a typo in there. Orherwise, the app is real nice.

Peter

Very strange. That typo was corrected and updated on all of our other platforms, but for some reason didn’t show up on the iPad app.

As you say, apart from that the tablet app is very nice, and will be even nicer in a couple of months when it includes our Analysis and Opinion pieces: GBU Editor

New, not North…

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Colder cities among top U.S. retirement places

OBAMA/Only five cities in the list — Tucson, Arizona, Albuquerque, North Mexico, Charleston, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida, and San Antonio, Texas are in the southern-most part of the country.

Just FYI, N.M. is New Mexico, not North Mexico.

Beck

Indeed. We corrected: GBU Editor

U.S. President Barack Obama visits the home of Andy and Etta Cavalier to discuss ways to jump start job creation and strengthen the middle class while in Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 28, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

They’re all jets…

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Libyan rebels rout Gaddafi forces in strategic town

LIBYA-FRANCE/The French armed forces said around 20 French aircraft supported by an AWACS surveillance plane struck targets during the day on Saturday, including five Galeb fighter jets and two MI-35 helicopters on the ground outside Misrata.

Come on guys, is it the public reading your articles or is the problem your reporters?

Teach your parents well?

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Peanut allergy stirs controversy at Florida school

EGYPT/Attempts to teach the girl’s parents for comment on Monday were unsuccessful.

Oh, “Attempts to teach the girl’s parents” huh?

Well there’s your problem right there, can’t teach her parents nothin’.

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