Sullivan East, Central Hvac Woes Pile Up $5m Price Tag And Climbing | Kingsport Times-news

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, however, said the board may want to set as a goal in a five-year plan to reach a composite of a 24 ACT. IA plans and ACT goals were part of a half-day work session the board had Saturday morning. McClellan said new testing would match Tennessee State Standards of whatever standards the General Assembly adopts this session. Measurement Inc. will do the new Tennessee Ready test, Yennie said.
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Greenstar Home Services Launches New Preventative Maintenance Focus For The Home’s Plumbing, Heating, Central Water, And Air Conditioning Systems

All Green Club customers in 2015 will receive the most benefit by realizing the opportunity from 2014 recommended repairs. “Go Green. Save Green. Green It Up!” “Pointing out challenges before the real emergency is what we specialize in.” – Jeremy Prevost, Greenstar CEO. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Greenstar Home Services is proactive rather than reactive when it comes to the homes plumbing, water, and HVAC systems. While specializing in preventative maintenance, Greenstars professionals educate customers about the effects of lack of maintenance on the homes plumbing, water filtration, and HVAC systems. Additionally, the Greenstar Team focuses on actions that can be taken to prevent future floods, emergencies, and costly breakdowns. In 2015, Greenstar will work harder than ever to inform Las Vegas, Nevada and Orange County, California homeowners on the importance of preventative maintenance with their new campaign. “All of our clients really appreciate the extra time and care we take when reviewing and servicing their homes,” says Jeremy Prevost, Greenstar CEO. Pointing out challenges before the real home emergency is what we specialize in, and what our Green Club members have come to expect. Greenstar Home Services specializes in eco-friendly and environmentally conscious products and services for the home.
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Natural Gas Rises As Blizzard Signals Heating Demand Boost – Bloomberg

show. About 49 percent of U.S. households use gas for heating, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The agency is the energy departments statistical arm. Gas stockpiles in the lower 48 states totaled 2.637 trillion cubic feet through Jan. 16, 5.5 percent below the five-year average, EIA data show. Supplies were 8.2 percent above year-earlier levels.
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Heating Bill Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted | Whotv.com

Applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, (LIHEAP) will be accepted through April 30 by the West Des Moines Human Services Office at their new location at 139 6th Street. Applications will be accepted Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. nd on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. until noon. Applicants are encouraged to schedule appointments in advance by calling (515) 222-3660.
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Central Bucks Ymca Evacuated Due To Smoke Condition – The Intelligencer: Bucks County | Montgomery County | Local News | Breaking News | Sports | Entertainment | Opinion

Monday on a report of smoke in the building. Dozens of members were evacuated, many gathering outside the building still in their workout attire. Doylestown Fire Co. wrapped up operations at about 8:30 p.m. and said there were no injuries or damage to the facility.
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China Central Bank Tightens Loan, Deposit Measurement As Shadow Banking Surges – Yahoo Finance

Regulators have signalled concern that a massive stock market rally set off in November is at risk of over-heating, given large quantities of cheap leverage provided through brokerage margin accounts. The transcript quoted comments by Sheng Songcheng, the head of the PBOC’s statistics department, during a question-and-answer session to which foreign media were not invited. “The changes in calculating deposit and loan items are aimed at making (Chinese standards) gradually be in line with usual international practices,” Sheng was quoted as saying. “As these changes are aimed at more accurately reflecting the reality of social deposits loans, as well as liquidity conditions, people should not read too much into them on the policy front.” Despite the crackdown, off-balance sheet lending led by entrusted loans and trust loans shot up in December, official data showed on Thursday, even as traditional yuan loans fell far short of expectations. “Shadow banking is back with a vengeance, and I’m not sure why the year ended this way but it’s clear that there is a lot of money creation outside of the banking system,” Dariusz Kowalczyk, an economist at Credit Agricole CIB.
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China Central Bank Tightens Loan, Deposit Measurement As Shadow Banking Surges – Yahoo Finance

The steps the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) are taking also show that its recent tweak to how loan-to-deposit ratios banks are calculated was not a form of monetary easing, but instead a preliminary step to applying further pressure on shadow banking. According to a transcript of an official briefing to domestic media seen by Reuters on Thursday, the PBOC will include deposits by non-deposit-taking institutions made in accounts at banks deposit-taking institutions in calculations of deposits, and will include lending by deposit-taking institutions to non-deposit-taking institutionsin loan calculations. BROKERAGE MARGIN DEPOSITS The transcript made particular mention of margin deposits from brokerages at banks. Regulators have signalled concern that a massive stock market rally set off in November is at risk of over-heating, given large quantities of cheap leverage provided through brokerage margin accounts. The transcript quoted comments by Sheng Songcheng, the head of the PBOC’s statistics department, during a question-and-answer session to which foreign media were not invited. “The changes in calculating deposit and loan items are aimed at making (Chinese standards) gradually be in line with usual international practices,” Sheng was quoted as saying. “As these changes are aimed at more accurately reflecting the reality of social deposits loans, as well as liquidity conditions, people should not read too much into them on the policy front.” Despite the crackdown, off-balance sheet lending led by entrusted loans and trust loans shot up in December, official data showed on Thursday, even as traditional yuan loans fell far short of expectations.
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