Commentary Stories

At Least We Don't Work for Ford

September 3, 2008
Times might be tough in the ceramic industry, but please join me, gentle readers, in being thankful that we’re not trying to sell cars.
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U.S. Labor Force Not Optimistic

September 2, 2008
Just in time for Labor Day, the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers released “The Anxious American Worker.”
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INSIDE CI: Procrastination Doesn't Pay

September 1, 2008
The monthly roundup from Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.
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Friday Fun: Six-Word Story Contest on Air Travel Liquid Restrictions

August 29, 2008
The contest invited air travelers to sum up, in exactly six words, their thoughts or experiences with the liquid restrictions for air travel.
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Clearing the Air in Pakistan

August 28, 2008
The Pakistan EPA is looking to reduce air pollution by encouraging Islamabad’s brick manufacturers to switch to natural gas.
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Focus on Sustainability

August 26, 2008
We’ve all been hearing a lot about sustainability lately, but what can we actually do about it?
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Back-to-School Blues

August 25, 2008
Today is my daughter’s first day of school, and she is none too pleased.
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Friday Fun: No More Ice Cream Man?!?

August 22, 2008
Ohio’s Copley Township passed a ban this week on transient venders that will inadvertently bar all ice cream truck operations.
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Housing Market is no "Field of Dreams"

August 21, 2008
Kevin Costner got by quite nicely with the “If you build it, they will come” concept in the 1989 movie Field of Dreams. Not so with the current housing market.
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You Snooze, You Lose

August 20, 2008
Our subscription department will soon be removing readers who haven't yet responded to renewal requests in order to make room for new industry professionals.
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