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From Business News New Jersey 07121999

Date: July 12,1999 Section: Fax Poll Location: Title: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot Deck: Story: Hot enough for ya? As the latest survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers BUSINESS NEWS shows, business people around the state are basking in the brilliance of the economy. But as a result, they are also feeling the heat of a tight labor market, a problem that continues to ...

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Idea Farm Plants Promos

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Location: Princeton Title: Idea Farm Plants Promos Author: By Marissa Gillespie Deck: Story: Where can you find promoters in pinstripes mingling with farmers looking for solutions? At a business just started by Total Research, a marketing research firm outside Princeton. Total Research has created a wholly owned subsidiary called Idea Farm that launched on July ...

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Want to Buy a Vacation Home? Get in Line

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Real Estate Location: Robbinsville Title: Want to Buy a Vacation Home? Get in Line Author: By Shankar P. Deck: Price tags on new houses and seasonal properties in the state are keeping pace with the Fahrenheit. Story: The other day, when a prominent regional daily newspaper”s real estate section didn”t carry the familiar photograph of ...

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A New Ballpark Has Some Bullish, Others Bearish

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Location: Newark Title: A New Ballpark Has Some Bullish, Others Bearish Author: By Rob Garver Deck: The Atlantic League squad”s July 16 opener is already a sellout. Story: His players may not be the cream of the minor league crop, but former New York Yankees” catcher Rick Cerone, owner of the fledgling Newark Bears baseball ...

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The Internet Works for Audio Book Club

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: E-Commerce Location: Title: The Internet Works for Audio Book Club Author: By Dan Goldblatt Deck: Story: According to Michael Herrick, co-CEO of Morristown-based Audio Book Club, his business, which sells audio cassettes and CDs of popular books, was modeled after the Book of the Month Club. And like the Book of the Month Club, when ...

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For The Record – 7121999 Issue

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: For the Record Location: Title: For the Record Author: Deck: Story: WHO”S NEWS ACCOUNTING Paul Gergel has been named shareholder at Withum, Smith & Brown in Princeton. Gergel, who works in the company”s accounting and auditing department in Princeton, joined the company in 1984. He earned a degree in accounting from St. Francis College and ...

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Stock Market Briefcase

Date: July 12,1999 Section: Invest New Jersey Location: Title: Stock Market Briefcase Author: Deck: Story: The following briefs were compiled by BUSINESS NEWS reporters and by Bloomberg Business News. Edison reinsurer PXRE (NYSE: PXT) has restructured itself into a Bermuda-based company citing better tax benefits and a reinsurance market as the main incentives. Last week, the company”s board of directors ...

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Companies Want Their Cut of Wound Products

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Cover Story Location: Title: Companies Want Their Cut of Wound Products Author: By Dan Goldblatt Deck: Derma Sciences is one of nine public health companies in the state vying for a part of the healthy U.S. market. Story: The wound care state. It doesn”t have much of a ring to it, does it? But two ...

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Stock to Watch Computer Horizons

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Invest New Jersey Location: Title: Stock to Watch: Computer Horizons Author: By Rob Garver Deck: Story: Across the country, information technology services companies that have made piles of money helping businesses prepare for the attack of the millennium bug are discovering they have their own Y2K problem. As firms complete their conversion to Y2K-compliant systems, ...

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Leaders in Water Utilities

Date: July 12, 1999 Section: Who”s Who Location: Title: Leaders in Water Utilities Author: Deck: Story: The Who”s Who is a weekly feature that spotlights the movers and shakers within different industries and business groups. The information will ultimately be included in BUSINESS NEWS”s newest information product, a Who”s Who of New Jersey business. J. James Barr CEO American Water ...

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Vineland Takes on Conectiv for More Customers

Date: June 12, 1999 Section: Focus Location: Title: Vineland Takes on Conectiv for More Customers Author: By Geeta Sundarmoorthy Deck: In trying to expand its territory, a municipal-owned utility threatens to take a power company to court. Story: Last Thursday, the Vineland city council made a decision that could seal the fate of 4,000 electricity consumers–whether they will be bound ...

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The New Wave of Public-Private Partnerships

Date: July 12,1999 Section: Focus Location: Title: The New Wave of Public-Private Partnerships Author: By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Deck: An increasing number of utility companies are tapping the lucrative market of city water services. Story: Municipal governments looking for more efficient ways to manage water services are increasingly tapping the expertise of the private sector. Across the state, cities have ...

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