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By Andrew Leckey | December 12, 1990
Q.My wife and I are novice investors and considering buying small amounts of popular stocks. What do you think about Boise Cascade?A. You can't paper over this company's problems.Boise Cascade (around $24 a share, New York Stock Exchange), the big paper and wood products firm, isn't an attractive stock due to the fact that several of its divisions face a difficult road ahead, said Lawrence Ross, analyst with PaineWebber Inc. The pressure involves the uncoated white paper division, which is its largest operation; the coated magazine paper division; and the wood products division.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2012
Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a partner in the investment banking firm of Stein Bros. & Boyce and a homemaker. He spent his early years in Windsor Hills and later moved with his family to Rose Hill, a 65-acre farm in Pikesville. Mr. Stein was a 1937 graduate of the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., and earned a bachelor's degree in 1941 from Harvard University.
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By Andrew Leckey and Andrew Leckey,Tribune Media Services | March 18, 1992
Q. What are your thoughts on Microsoft Corp.? My investment adviser is always pushing this stock.A. There are definite reasons why Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates is so rich.Buy shares of Microsoft (around $118 a share, over the counter), the computer software giant, for it's enjoying considerable success with its MS-DOS 5.0 upgraded operating system, said Betty Liter, analyst with Montgomery Securities.After getting off to a great start thanks to its relationship with IBM, Microsoft's image dimmed a bit in 1990 when that relationship soured.
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By Becky Yerak and Becky Yerak,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | February 15, 2005
OfficeMax Inc. announced the resignation yesterday of its CEO - its third high-level departure this year - and sacked two more employees amid an internal investigation into billing and accounting problems that include falsified documents. The resignation of Christopher Milliken as chief executive, president and board member of OfficeMax coincided with the company's announcement that it overstated earnings last year by $4 million to $6 million by failing to record certain payments to vendors.
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By Sloane Brown | April 2, 2000
Life was a beach at the Hippo nightclub, as the Health Education Resource Organization held its first annual Beach Party. Guests were given plastic leis as they entered the club. Inside, the room was decorated with sand pails, beach balls and umbrellas and a dance floor was filled with blue balloons (representing the ocean) to help partygoers get into the swim of things. Among the more than 450 folks sipping mai tais and enjoying the brief vacation: Tina Lazar and James T. Grattan, event co-chairs; Gail Godwin, Anne B. Mulligan, Lou Curran and Debbie Gover, event committee members; Dr. Leonardo Ortega, executive director and CEO of HERO; Lenora Davis, HERO board president; Joseph Anastasio, HERO board vice president; Mike Miller, David Smith and Rosemary A. Woren, board members; Chuck Bowers, owner of the Hippo; Dr. Bill Ruby, clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Tanya Hamlin, marketing specialist with Aegon Special Markets Group; Mickey Allison, a nurse at Whitman Walker Clinic; Frank Rich, hair stylist at La Clinica Day Spa; Tom Fanos, Baltimore fashion consultant; and D.J. Glattke, receiving supervisor at Boise Cascade.
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By Kim Murphy and Kim Murphy,LOS ANGELES TIMES | May 25, 2000
PORTLAND, Ore. - Boise Cascade Corp.'s regional headquarters burned to the ground the night before Christmas. When the smoke cleared, the only thing left was a communiquM-i from the "elves" of the Earth Liberation Front explaining that it had "left coal in Boise Cascade's stocking." "Boise Cascade has been very naughty after ravaging the forests of the Pacific Northwest ... [and] now looks toward the virgin forests of Chile," the message said. "Let this be a lesson to all greedy multinational corporations who don't respect ecosystems.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | May 13, 1998
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks rose yesterday as a late-afternoon rally in bonds sparked optimism that low interest rates will spur profit growth this year. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. led the gain after reporting a stronger-than-forecast profit.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70.25, to 9,161.77. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 9.15, to 1,115.79, led by Wal-Mart, up $1.625, to $52.75, and the Nasdaq composite index gained 12.09, to 1,860.16.Among other broad market indexes, the Russell 2,000 index of small capitalization stocks fell 0.77, to 476.13; the Wilshire 5,000 index gained 54.10, to 10,602.
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By Becky Yerak and Becky Yerak,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | February 15, 2005
OfficeMax Inc. announced the resignation yesterday of its CEO - its third high-level departure this year - and sacked two more employees amid an internal investigation into billing and accounting problems that include falsified documents. The resignation of Christopher Milliken as chief executive, president and board member of OfficeMax coincided with the company's announcement that it overstated earnings last year by $4 million to $6 million by failing to record certain payments to vendors.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2012
Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a partner in the investment banking firm of Stein Bros. & Boyce and a homemaker. He spent his early years in Windsor Hills and later moved with his family to Rose Hill, a 65-acre farm in Pikesville. Mr. Stein was a 1937 graduate of the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., and earned a bachelor's degree in 1941 from Harvard University.
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By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library | January 19, 1997
25 years ago (week of Jan. 16-22, 1972):Padraic Kennedy was named as the first full-time president of the Columbia Association. He left a position at Boise Cascade Urban Development Corporation to accept the CA post. Prior to that, Mr. Kennedy had served as the director of Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA).50 years ago (week of Jan. 12-18, 1947):The Howard County Commissioners appointed Charles Linthicum as night policeman for Ellicott City. Mr. Linthicum's prior experience included Military Police duty in the Maryland State Guard, as well as security work at the Doughnut Corp.
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By Kim Murphy and Kim Murphy,LOS ANGELES TIMES | May 25, 2000
PORTLAND, Ore. - Boise Cascade Corp.'s regional headquarters burned to the ground the night before Christmas. When the smoke cleared, the only thing left was a communiquM-i from the "elves" of the Earth Liberation Front explaining that it had "left coal in Boise Cascade's stocking." "Boise Cascade has been very naughty after ravaging the forests of the Pacific Northwest ... [and] now looks toward the virgin forests of Chile," the message said. "Let this be a lesson to all greedy multinational corporations who don't respect ecosystems.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | April 2, 2000
Life was a beach at the Hippo nightclub, as the Health Education Resource Organization held its first annual Beach Party. Guests were given plastic leis as they entered the club. Inside, the room was decorated with sand pails, beach balls and umbrellas and a dance floor was filled with blue balloons (representing the ocean) to help partygoers get into the swim of things. Among the more than 450 folks sipping mai tais and enjoying the brief vacation: Tina Lazar and James T. Grattan, event co-chairs; Gail Godwin, Anne B. Mulligan, Lou Curran and Debbie Gover, event committee members; Dr. Leonardo Ortega, executive director and CEO of HERO; Lenora Davis, HERO board president; Joseph Anastasio, HERO board vice president; Mike Miller, David Smith and Rosemary A. Woren, board members; Chuck Bowers, owner of the Hippo; Dr. Bill Ruby, clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Tanya Hamlin, marketing specialist with Aegon Special Markets Group; Mickey Allison, a nurse at Whitman Walker Clinic; Frank Rich, hair stylist at La Clinica Day Spa; Tom Fanos, Baltimore fashion consultant; and D.J. Glattke, receiving supervisor at Boise Cascade.
BUSINESS
By BLOOMBERG NEWS | May 13, 1998
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks rose yesterday as a late-afternoon rally in bonds sparked optimism that low interest rates will spur profit growth this year. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. led the gain after reporting a stronger-than-forecast profit.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70.25, to 9,161.77. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 9.15, to 1,115.79, led by Wal-Mart, up $1.625, to $52.75, and the Nasdaq composite index gained 12.09, to 1,860.16.Among other broad market indexes, the Russell 2,000 index of small capitalization stocks fell 0.77, to 476.13; the Wilshire 5,000 index gained 54.10, to 10,602.
BUSINESS
By Andrew Leckey and Andrew Leckey,Tribune Media Services | March 18, 1992
Q. What are your thoughts on Microsoft Corp.? My investment adviser is always pushing this stock.A. There are definite reasons why Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates is so rich.Buy shares of Microsoft (around $118 a share, over the counter), the computer software giant, for it's enjoying considerable success with its MS-DOS 5.0 upgraded operating system, said Betty Liter, analyst with Montgomery Securities.After getting off to a great start thanks to its relationship with IBM, Microsoft's image dimmed a bit in 1990 when that relationship soured.
BUSINESS
By Andrew Leckey | December 12, 1990
Q.My wife and I are novice investors and considering buying small amounts of popular stocks. What do you think about Boise Cascade?A. You can't paper over this company's problems.Boise Cascade (around $24 a share, New York Stock Exchange), the big paper and wood products firm, isn't an attractive stock due to the fact that several of its divisions face a difficult road ahead, said Lawrence Ross, analyst with PaineWebber Inc. The pressure involves the uncoated white paper division, which is its largest operation; the coated magazine paper division; and the wood products division.
BUSINESS
July 18, 2004
A weekly briefing on the economic calendar Monday Earnings reports: 3M, Delta Air Lines, Legg Mason, Allstate, Kraft Foods Tuesday * Housing starts and building permits for June Earnings reports: Altria, Ameritrade, Boise Cascade, Ford Motor, Manpower, RadioShack, U.S. Bancorp, Wells Fargo, E*Trade, Motorola, Pixelworks, Sun Microsystems, Texas Instruments Wednesday Earnings reports: AT&T Wireless, Blockbuster, Eastman Kodak, Fannie Mae, General...
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