Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Log In U.S. | A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists Personalized disaster prep has grown into a multimillion-dollar business, fueled by a seemingly endless stream of new and revamped threats. The Survival Condo is a former nuclear missile vault in Kansas that has been converted into high-end residences. The 12 apartments there begin at $1.3 million. Credit Credit Chet Strange for The New York Times Supported by ByJulie Turkewitz Aug 13, 2019 201 FEET UNDERGROUND, Kan. — In his pitch to potential buyers, Larry Hall touts his condominium’s high ceilings and spacious living rooms. Then there are the swimming pool, saunas and movie theater. But what really sets the development apart, in his view, is its ability to survive the apocalypse. Mr. Hall has converted a former military nuclear missile vault into a luxury condominium built … [Read more...] about A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper U.S. | In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos Supported by news analysis ByRuss Buettner and Maggie Haberman Jan. 20, 2019 Three decades ago, Donald J. Trump waged a public battle with the talk show host Merv Griffin to take control of what would become Mr. Trump’s third Atlantic City casino. Executives at Mr. Trump’s company warned that the casino would siphon revenue from the others. Analysts predicted the associated debt would crush him. The naysayers would be proved right, but throughout the turmoil Mr. Trump fixated on just one outcome: declaring himself a winner and Mr. Griffin a loser. As president, Mr. Trump has displayed a similar fixation in his standoff with Congress over leveraging a government shutdown to gain funding for a wall on the Mexican border. As he did during decades … [Read more...] about In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos
Invest Zimbabwe Forum Zimbabwe is open for business The establishment of ZIDA sets the stage for a much more conducive investment ecosystem.”— Dr. Washington T. Mbizvo, Chairman, One Stop Investment Services CentreHILTON CANARY WHARF, LONDON, November 8, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Zimbabwe is open for business – this was the strong message heard at the Invest Zimbabwe Forum held in London on Thursday. In her opening address, Hon. Priscah Mupfumira, Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry reminded investors that Zimbabwe is now open for business, and highlighted that the country has been rated a top three global tourism destination for 2019 by Lonely Planet. The forum allowed top government officials, industry experts and international leaders to come together to discuss Zimbabwe’s investment opportunities, and to address the challenges of operating in entering one of southern Africa’s most prospective economies. The … [Read more...] about Invest Zimbabwe Forum Explores Tourism, Mining and Finance Opportunities in Zimbabwe in 2018
/EIN News/ -- The combination of Resource Scheduler and Banner will create a seamless scheduling experience for faculty and students. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR), a leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) and workplace management software, has been selected by New York Law School (NYLS) to deliver a centralized and streamlined room and resource scheduling solution that integrates with the school’s existing Banner course scheduling platform. The higher education industry has historically struggled with a labor-intensive scheduling and room booking process that is not adequately able to take into consideration both student and faculty needs, space availability and course considerations. This integration will automatically feed NYLS’s Banner course and instructor info into Asure’s Resource Scheduler platform, doing away with the need for duplicate data entry and manual intervention. "Asure is … [Read more...] about Asure Software to Eliminate Scheduling Complexity for New York School of Law with Resource Scheduler and Banner Integration
Seattle voters will soon decide whether doubling the city government’s investment in public education is worth a property-tax hike. The city’s existing levies to pay for certain K-12 programs and a subsidized preschool pilot both expire at the end of this year. And after campaigning on a promise to make community college free for high-school graduates, Mayor Jenny Durkan has pitched the city’s largest-ever education levy to combine the K-12 and preschool programs with her proposed scholarships. On your ballot, this initiative will be called Seattle Proposition No. 1. Here’s what you need to know before you make this Election Day decision. If there are any more questions you want answered, ask us at [email protected] Education Lab is a Seattle Times project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. It is produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network and is funded by a grant from the Bill & … [Read more...] about Voters guide: How much will Seattle’s education levy cost, and what exactly will it pay for?