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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & FEATURES                               July 4, 2019
Owens Corning Appoints Todd Fister President, Insulation

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that Todd Fister has been named President, Insulation, effective July 15.
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MLS Scores a Goal with Summer of Soccer Campaign

While only three Major League Soccer (MLS) teams use orange as a team color, orange appears in MLS stadiums around the country – Home Depot orange, that is.
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Four Factors to Motivate Your Employees Daily

While a healthy paycheck contributes to employee satisfaction, money won’t keep the best employees if other more important aspects of their employment are not met, according to one of the nation’s principal authorities on leadership science.
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CoreLogic Reports May Home Prices Increased by 3.6% Year Over Year

CoreLogic®  today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for May 2019, which shows home prices rose both year over year and month over month.
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HCSS to Give Away $50,000 in Scholarships for the 2019 Construction Intern Awards

Construction industry software developer HCSS is launching its fifth-annual Construction Intern Awards scholarship program for college students in construction-related fields.
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Lowe’s chooses Charlotte for global technology center

Lowe’s announced that Charlotte will be the future home of its new global technology center that will ultimately be home to up to 2,000 technology professionals.
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Hydroponic Home Growing Sprouts Improved Health & Business Opportunity

It is no wonder why homes, restaurants, universities, and organic farmers are turning to hydroponic growing, opening up a lucrative new opportunity for the neighborhood helpful hardware store.
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Retailers Hope for End of Trade War After Trump-Xi G-20 Meeting

The National Retail Federation today expressed hope that progress made during talks between President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan will lead to the end of the two countries’ trade war.
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PPG Awarded 5-year Contract to Supply Coatings, Technical Services to U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $78 million contract by the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) to provide coatings, solvents and technical services to MSC’s fleet of approximately 125 ships.
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