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  2. Colorado Labor Wars - Wikipedia

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    p.231 There was additional testimony that the mine owners had plotted the Independence depot explosion, but had not intended to take lives. p.231 A couple of individuals stated, in effect, that a change of the work shift had put the non-union workers onto the depot platform at the wrong time. p.229-232. Violence

  3. Lowe's - Wikipedia

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    Lowe's is the second-largest hardware chain in the United States (previously the largest in the U.S. until surpassed by The Home Depot in 1989) behind rival The Home Depot and ahead of Menards. It is also the second-largest hardware chain in the world, also behind The Home Depot but ahead of European retailers Leroy Merlin, B&Q, and OBI.

  4. Finance - Wikipedia

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    Personal finance is defined as "the mindful planning of monetary spending and saving, while also considering the possibility of future risk". Personal finance may involve paying for education, financing durable goods such as real estate and cars, buying insurance, investing, and saving for retirement.

  5. Grand Central Terminal - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt commissioned John B. Snook to design his new station, dubbed Grand Central Depot, on the site of the 42nd Street depot. [241] [242] Snook's final design was in the Second Empire style . [237] [243] Construction started on September 1, 1869, and the depot was completed by October 1871. [237]

  6. Simmons Bedding Company - Wikipedia

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    Wesray Capital bought the business in 1986, and sold it to the Simmons employee stock ownership plan in 1989. Merrill Lynch Capital Partners obtained a majority interest in Simmons in 1991, and sold to Investcorp in about 1996. Fenway Partners bought the company about two years later, then sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2003.

  7. Costco - Wikipedia

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    The Employee Agreement is subject to change by Costco at any time and offers no absolute protection to the workers. As of March 2021, non-supervisory hourly wages ranged from $16.00 to $27.75 in the U.S., $16.00 to $28.70 in Canada, and £9.75 to £13.90 in the United Kingdom.

  8. Mallinckrodt - Wikipedia

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    By 1898, the company had established itself as a pharmaceuticals supplier and in 1913 became the first to introduce barium sulfate as a contrast medium for x-rays. In part due to early success in production of radiology agents, and at the behest of surgeon Evarts Graham, Edward Mallinckrodt Sr. assigned one of the company's top chemists to collaborate in developing the first radiographic agent ...

  9. Anabolic steroid - Wikipedia

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    Most steroid users are not athletes. In the United States, between 1 million and 3 million people (1% of the population) are thought to have used AAS. Studies in the United States have shown that AAS users tend to be mostly middle-class men with a median age of about 25 who are noncompetitive bodybuilders and non-athletes and use the drugs for cosmetic purposes. "