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In Memoriam: Home Improvement Pioneer Bob Vereen

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Home improvement industry pioneer and former Hardware Retailing editor Bob Vereen has died at age 96. He was born Sept. 8, 1924 in Stillwater, Minnesota. He spent his professional life covering the home improvement channel, visiting countless home improvement stores …

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Stine Lumber Founder Dies at 102

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Stine Lumber founder, Jackson William Stine, known to many as J.W., died at home surrounded by his family on Dec. 23, 2020 at the age of 102 in Sulphur, Louisiana. While World War I was still raging in Europe, Jackson …

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