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CURRENT EVENTS: Can you keep pace with changing health care laws?

Written by John English Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00

john_englishHere’s an understatement: the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is confusing. And because it has been so deeply politicized, it’s difficult to decide whether the “news” that we’re hearing is slanted one way or the other. Whether you love it or hate it, the bottom line is that it very much looks like it’s here to stay.

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Hard maple sales keep pace with previous years

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

mapleHard maple (Acer saccharum) sales are generally consistent with last year, according to suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News.

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Woodworker starts community program in N.Y.

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

communityGeorge DeVito, owner of George V. DeVito Master Carpenter, a full-service woodworking company in Medford, N.Y., started a community cabinetmaking program for local high school students in September.

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Jet and Powermatic have new owners

Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Tenex Capital Management, a New York City-based private equity firm, acquired the machinery and tools business of Walter Meier AG of Switzerland, which includes the Jet, Powermatic and Wilton brands.

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Federal grants awarded for training programs

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Federal grants totaling $474.5 million were awarded to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in partnership with local employers.

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