Repurposed! -- "Alevo, a Swiss manufacturer of giant storage batteries (for wind & solar energy)
is taking over an old Philip Morris cigarette factory site in North Carolina.
Alevo co. plans to open converted facility this month (Oct. 2014), and says that within 3 years
they will create 2,500 high paying jobs"...
Wal-Mart set the industry standard of $4 prescriptions for some generic drugs. Now it is trying to do the same for seeing a doctor.
In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest.

Via Ran Prieur
Since 1976, when Congress passed the National Emergencies Act, presidents have declared at least 53 states of emergency — not counting disaster declarations for events such as tornadoes and floods, according to a USA TODAY review of presidential documents. Most of those emergencies remain in effect. The states of emergency continue.
'smoking gun'- (drill n' kill ?) - view screenshot!
(day before HS incident): Marysville School Dist., Oct 23rd
"Local law enforcement under direction of Marysville Police Dept will be holding a SWAT Training"...
~ Follow the (fed.grants/deals/casino politics) money $
*note: alleged teen shooter's uncle is police ofcr. (detective) & civic leader,
mother served on Marysville School Board for several years
This takes egregiously low wages to a whole new level.

A Silicon Valley company that digitizes images said Thursday that an "administrative error" led to it paying eight workers flown in from Bangalore, India just $1.21 an hour to work 1...
After a slight improvement in August, the number of jobless in France once again increased in September, reaching a new record high of 3.43 million unemployed, government figures revealed Friday.
Indigenous activists burned down a bridge in British Columbia, Canada, to prevent Imperial Metals from starting a lead and zinc mine on the lands of the Secwepemc peoples. Local tribes say that the mine may severely impact the one of the largest remaining sockeye salmon populations in the world.