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 Aaron Beam, the co-founder and former Chief Financial Officer of HealthSouth, spoke to graduate students at Carlow University on Friday, cautioning them against fraud.
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Aaron Beam, the co-founder and former Chief Financial Officer of HealthSouth, spoke to graduate students at Carlow University on Friday, cautioning them against fraud.

‘I’m a felon’: Former HealthSouth executive cautions students against fraud

Aaron Beam, an ex-CFO, spoke Friday to graduate students at Carlow University about the company’s $2.7 billion book-cooking scheme.


 The comedy club submission is a Judges Award of Excellence winner by Mullen.

Mullen, Brunner take spotlight, awards at Pittsburgh Addys

In addition to Mullen’s Judges Award of Excellence, Brunner piled the most Addy awards into the trunk of the car going back to the office.



 The National Association of Realtors releases its January report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases Friday.

Bank of New York Mellon eliminating defined benefit pension plan; Highmark Health starting furloughs; Mylan completes acquisition

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Highmark Health names Joseph Guyaux new board chairman

Highmark Health’s board chair since 2005, J. Robert Baum, is leaving the position and has been replaced by the PNC banking executive.



Medical and safety technology firm Drager to close Findlay office in 2016

The German company plans to consolidate sales, service, marketing and engineering operations at its Houston, Texas, office.



Bayer will separate its drugs, materials divisions

German-based Bayer gets closer to spinning out its plastics segment, which has North American headquarters in Robinson, as separate company.



Suit against FedEx moved here

A federal court has decided to move to Pittsburgh a suit alleging that Moon-based FedEx Ground discriminated against deaf employees.


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Mullen, Brunner take spotlight, awards at Pittsburgh Addys

In addition to Mullen’s Judges Award of Excellence, Brunner piled the most Addy awards into the trunk of the car going back to the office.



Wal-Mart CEO talks workers, customers, critics

Wal-Mart CEO talks about pay raises, how customers shop and what he's learned from critics.


 

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‘I’m a felon’: Former HealthSouth executive cautions students against fraud

Aaron Beam, an ex-CFO, spoke Friday to graduate students at Carlow University about the company’s $2.7 billion book-cooking scheme.


 


 




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Pittsburgh voted ninth-best car town by Movoto Real Estate blog

Earlier this year, Pittsburgh was named the ninth-best city for car lovers by the Movoto Real Estate blog.



With the new MKX, Lincoln’s got the answer if you like it quiet or loud

The new audio system in the MKX offers uncompromising acoustics and intuitive technologies.


 

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