Archive for February, 2006

Survey says teen smoking is down

Survey says teen smoking is down“We are reporting the lowest rates ever for the history of North Carolina,” said Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue, who was in Charlotte …

Bay teacher wires schools for online lessons

Bay teacher wires schools for online lessons… Graphic-heavy pages relied on having broadband internet but New Zealand had one of the lowest rates of broadband access among the OECD countries. …

How to Pick the Wrong Lender

How to Pick the Wrong Lender… best. Surprise! You KNOW he has the "lowest" rates because he had the "lowest" rate quote the last time you called him. This technique …

Latvia approves plan for adopting euro in 2008

Latvia approves plan for adopting euro in 2008… Under the EU's Maastricht criteria, inflation should not be more than 1.5% higher than the average of the three lowest rates in the euro zone. …

Does Islington care about voter registration?

Does Islington care about voter registration?The borough of Islington has the lowest level of voter registration in London, which as a city has the lowest rates of registration in the country. …

John and Sallie sitting in a tree…

John and Sallie sitting in a tree…… Real student loan reform would ideally involve a single public lender with interest rates tied to the lowest rates available, income-based repayment plans …

Salem council takes first step toward $25 million bond issue

Salem council takes first step toward $25 million bond issue… Prior to that, Salem had a long-term contract with Cynergy of Ohio, and Salem's customers enjoyed one of the lowest rates in the state. …

Crackdown looms for impatient mortgagees

Crackdown looms for impatient mortgagees… "Reserve Bank figures show the incidence of nonperforming loans is at about 0.3 per cent, which is probably one of the lowest rates in the world. …

Testamentary trust leaves more for will's beneficiaries

Testamentary trust leaves more for will's beneficiaries… It enjoys the benefits of the graduated tax system. That means that the first $35,595 of income is taxed in the first tax bracket at the lowest rates of tax. …

Nutrition Notes: Can Tea Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer?

Nutrition Notes: Can Tea Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer?… Those who drank at least two daily cups of tea had the lowest rates of this cancer, but even one cup a day decreased a woman's risk by 24 percent. …