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Initial Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2014 -- New claims for state unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, according to the Labor Department.

Greenbuild Announces Opening Plenary Speakers   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2014 -- Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council have announced the speakers for the Opening Plenary of the 2014 Greenbuild Conference and Expo Oct. 22.

New Home Sales Highest in Over Six Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 24, 2014 -- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes in August hit their highest level in more than six years, according to the Commerce Department.

Architecture Billings Show Growth Again in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 24, 2014 -- On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, the latest Architecture Billings Index continued to show expansion in the sector in August.

Interface Expanding Fishing Net Collection Program   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Sept. 24, 2014 -- Atlanta-based carpet tile maker Interface said at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting that it is committed to expanding Net-Works in partnership with the Zoological Society of London.

Mortgage Applications Down on Higher Rates   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 24, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week fell 4.1% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Novalis Completes Product Content Disclosure   Full Article
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 24, 2014 -- Novalis Innovative Flooring said it has completed its product content disclosure to the Health Product Declaration Collaborative.

House Prices Edge Higher in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 23, 2014 -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency said that U.S. home prices rose 0.1% in July from June.

Shaw Wet Adhesive First To Get C2C Certification   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Sept. 23, 2014 -– Shaw Industries has rolled out what it describes as the first Cradle to Cradle certified wet flooring adhesive.

Profit Warning Sends Tate and Lyle Shares Tumbling   Full Article
London, England, Sept. 23, 2014 -- Tate and Lyle stock fell 16% after it issued a profit warning, saying income this year would likely be about 20% lower than analysts expected.