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DURHAM — U.S. lodging executives were less optimistic about present and future business conditions in June, according to the University of New Hampshire Lodging Executives Sentiment Index.
From May to June 2013, lodging executives were less optimistic about present general business conditions, with optimism falling 11.7 percent. They also were less optimistic about general business conditions in the next 12 months, with future sentiment falling by 5.1.
Sovereign Bank, N.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Santander Holdings USA and one of the 25 largest retail banks in the United States by deposits, announced Wednesday that it will begin to market itself under the Santander brand and legally change its name to Santander Bank, N.A. on Oct. 17.
It has 20 branches in New Hampshire and one branch in Manchester with other branches in Concord, Derry, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hooksett, Hudson, Londonderry, Merrimack, Nashua, Pelham, Plaistow, Raymond, Salem, Seabrook and Windham.
TILTON — Tanger Outlets is hosting the 8th Annual Backpack Giveaway and ID Event at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Tanger Outlet Center, 120 Laconia Road, Tilton.
As part of a nationwide effort, parents will receive free fingerprints and DNA of their children to include in the safety passport in which to maintain the child’s current vital statistics.
Shares of aerospace giant Boeing Co. briefly hit an all-time high Wednesday after the company posted a larger-than-expected 13 percent jump in second-quarter profit that was driven by higher deliveries of passenger jets.
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