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Guardian Unlimited
The golden years of romance and rebels: TV taps into turmoil of 1970s New YorkWhen Vinyl, HBO’s much-hyped new drama about the music industry in 1970s New Yo
The golden years of romance and rebels: TV taps into turmoil of 1970s New York
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
When Vinyl, HBO’s much-hyped new drama about the music industry in 1970s New York, starts next Sunday, it will be the first of a host of shows celebrating that decade in the Big Apple. In the summer, Netflix will air Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down,... Read more
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New York Post
The new Playboy is geared toward millennial prudesFlipping through this new issue of the revamped Playboy, it’s pretty apparent t
The new Playboy is geared toward millennial prudes
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Flipping through this new issue of the revamped Playboy, it’s pretty apparent this is not your father’s girlie magazine. For one, Miss March is urging people to read more, as she packs up a Dave Eggers tome — the first Playmate, we’re guessing, to... Read more
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Variety
'The O.C.' Writers' Reunion, 'UnREAL,' 'Younger' Added to ATX Television Festival LineupIn addition to the “O.C.” writers’ room reunion, ATX will host a script reading
'The O.C.' Writers' Reunion, 'UnREAL,' 'Younger' Added to ATX Television Festival Lineup
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
In addition to the “O.C.” writers’ room reunion, ATX will host a script reading of the pilot, in a similar vein to last year’s “Dawson’s Creek” reading. To mark the 10 year anniversary of the “Friday Night Lights” premiere (and the five year... Read more
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Mashable
'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for reunion'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for ATX TV Fest reunion
'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for reunion
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for ATX TV Fest reunion Texas forever! The annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, Tex. will host a Friday Night Lights celebration this year, alongside several other television panels and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Real life trumps pitch-black election satireWhether you stream, buy or rent, here’s a look at what’s new or notable in home
Real life trumps pitch-black election satire
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Whether you stream, buy or rent, here’s a look at what’s new or notable in home video. Movies are available on streaming sites such as iTunes, Amazon and Vudu unless otherwise noted. Still in theaters “Martyrs”: A young woman seeks revenge on the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Martin O'Malley Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley
Martin O'Malley Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley. Personal: Birth date: January 18, 1963 Birth place: Washington, D.C. Birth name: Martin Joseph O'Malley Father: Thomas O'Malley, attorney Mother: Barbara (Suelzer)... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'The Wire' creator David Simon talks Camp David visit, challenges Obama to bowling matchBut a little "humble-brag" couldn't hurt. On Jan. 27, Simon, who was invited t
'The Wire' creator David Simon talks Camp David visit, challenges Obama to bowling match
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
But a little "humble-brag" couldn't hurt. On Jan. 27, Simon, who was invited to the presidential vacation site by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary after Simon's recent work on the HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” wrote a witty... Read more
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Daily Herald
DVD previews: 'Bridge of Spies,' 'Truth'Here's a look at DVDs coming out Tuesday, Feb. 2: "Bridge of Spies" (PG-13, 14
DVD previews: 'Bridge of Spies,' 'Truth'
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Here's a look at DVDs coming out Tuesday, Feb. 2: "Bridge of Spies" (PG-13, 142 minutes, DreamWorks/Disney): Steven Spielberg's real-life Cold War drama stars Tom Hanks as a lawyer sent by the CIA to negotiate the release of a captured American... Read more
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chroniclelive
Drink driving debate: Several Chronicle readers call for zero toleranceAs debate over reducing the drink driving limit reaches the House of Lords, our
Drink driving debate: Several Chronicle readers call for zero tolerance
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
As debate over reducing the drink driving limit reaches the House of Lords, our readers have been adding their own spirited views. Many call for an all-out ban on drinking alcohol if getting behind the wheel while others say that one drink should be... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yetThe fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yet
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said the NBA is interviewing people with knowledge of the fight between the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and assistant equipment manager Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yetThe fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yet
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
The fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said the NBA is interviewing people with knowledge of the fight between the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and assistant equipment manager Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yetThe fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yet
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said the NBA is interviewing people with knowledge of the fight between the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and assistant equipment manager Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yetThe fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yet
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 11 days ago
The fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said the NBA is interviewing people with knowledge of the fight between the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and assistant equipment manager Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yetThe fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said
Fallout from Blake Griffin fight hasn’t hit ... yet
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
The fallout hasn’t hit just yet, but it could be coming. A league source said the NBA is interviewing people with knowledge of the fight between the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and assistant equipment manager Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant... Read more
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sportsmole
Levante win relegation six-pointerBasement side Levante have moved to within two points of safety in the La Liga
Levante win relegation six-pointer
sportsmole / Posted 14 days ago
Basement side Levante have moved to within two points of safety in the La Liga table courtesy of a 3-2 win over fellow strugglers Las Palmas on Monday night. The two clubs entered the match in 20th and 19th respectively and while that remains the... Read more
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International Business Times
Real Madrid news: Cristiano Ronaldo season goes from bad to worse with yet another on-pitch incident Cristiano Ronaldo is again making headlines in Spain for his on-pitch behaviour
Real Madrid news: Cristiano Ronaldo season goes from bad to worse with yet another on-pitch incident
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo is again making headlines in Spain for his on-pitch behaviour rather than any goal-scoring exploits for Real Madrid. The former Manchester United star was once again caught on camera attempting to attack a rival in Los Blancos'... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
10 TV shows to help you binge through the blizzardHere are 10 TV shows or productions that can help you joyfully binge your way t
10 TV shows to help you binge through the blizzard
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Here are 10 TV shows or productions that can help you joyfully binge your way through the blizzard. I've seen or done them all, and you can access them through various on demand services. 1. "Shades of Blue." This will only give you two hours of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retailThe announcement by Walmart last week that the retailer will close over 100 sto
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retail
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
The announcement by Walmart last week that the retailer will close over 100 stores is a fair gauge of the state of American retail. Sales and earnings are down, but costs for labor are climbing. Macy's, Nordstrom, and Sears are all limping... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retailThe announcement by Walmart last week that the retailer will close over 100 sto
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retail
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
The announcement by Walmart last week that the retailer will close over 100 stores is a fair gauge of the state of American retail. Sales and earnings are down, but costs for labor are climbing. Macy's, Nordstrom, and Sears are all limping... Read more
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Business Insider
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retailSales and earnings are down, but costs for labor are climbing. Macy's, Nordstro
STARBUCKS CEO: We're witnessing a 'seismic change' in retail
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
Sales and earnings are down, but costs for labor are climbing. Macy's, Nordstrom, and Sears are all limping along. This downturn hasn't been lost on Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. In a quarterly-earnings call on Friday, Schultz laid out his thoughts... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Castro's honeypotHunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to play Castro's teenage love
Castro's honeypot
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to play Castro's teenage lover in a film based on the life of German-born American secret agent Marita Lorenz who was recruited by the CIA to poison the Cuban leader in 1960. Lorenz was 19 when she... Read more
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Daily Mail
Valencia 1-1 Las Palmas: Alcacer rescues draw after Zahibo own goalValencia 1-1 Las Palmas: Paco Alcacer rescues draw after Wilfried Zahibo own go
Valencia 1-1 Las Palmas: Alcacer rescues draw after Zahibo own goal
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Valencia 1-1 Las Palmas: Paco Alcacer rescues draw after Wilfried Zahibo own goal as Gary Neville's Copa del Rey hopes hang in the balance amid jeers from home fans Gary Neville's hopes of reaching the Copa del Rey semi-finals hang in the balance... Read more
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Daily Mail
Valencia v Las Palmas LIVE: Neville leads side in Copa del Rey quarterValencia 0-0 Las Palmas LIVE: Gary Neville leads side in Copa del Rey quarter-f
Valencia v Las Palmas LIVE: Neville leads side in Copa del Rey quarter
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Valencia 0-0 Las Palmas LIVE: Gary Neville leads side in Copa del Rey quarter-final Valencia XI: Ryan, Barragan, Mustafi, Abdennour, Gaya, Parejo, Danilo, Zahibo, Rodrigo, Piatti, Alcacer Las Palmas XI: Lizoain, Nili, David Garcia, Aythami, David... Read more
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Miami New Times
Christian Scott on Being an HBO Character and Occasionally Bleeding Onstage"My mouth is ripped up after each set. My dentist doesn't like it," the 32-year
Christian Scott on Being an HBO Character and Occasionally Bleeding Onstage
Miami New Times / Posted 18 days ago
"My mouth is ripped up after each set. My dentist doesn't like it," the 32-year-old says. But a bit of blood won't stop him. "With the trumpet, you can't take two days off because that feels like a month. When I'm not on the road, I put in three to... Read more
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/Film
HBO Officially Orders The Deuce from James FrancoThe Deucesounds like a dare gone horribly right. Here is a television series cr
HBO Officially Orders The Deuce from James Franco
/Film / Posted 18 days ago
The Deucesounds like a dare gone horribly right. Here is a television series created by the great David Simon of The Wire fame, starring the never-not-fascinating James Franco, and set in the in the New York City porn scene during the ’70s. It’s like... Read more
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/Film
New David Simon Show Could Be Called 'The Deuce'Few creative voices out in the world inspire as much confidence as David Simon.
New David Simon Show Could Be Called 'The Deuce'
/Film / Posted 18 days ago
Few creative voices out in the world inspire as much confidence as David Simon. The creator of The Wire, as well as Homicide, Generation Kill and Treme, is the king of making detailed, character based genre television that’s incredibly challenging to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
James Franco to star in porn industry seriesActor James Franco is set to star in a new series, The Deuce. Photo / AP David
James Franco to star in porn industry series
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Actor James Franco is set to star in a new series, The Deuce. Photo / AP David Simon, the creative brain behind the two popular series, The Wire and Treme, is planning a series on the porn industry which will star James Franco. Titled, The Deuce,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Spotlight filmmakers retell the first 'viral' storyFilmmakers took on a huge story, writes Helen Barlow. Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruf
Spotlight filmmakers retell the first 'viral' story
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Filmmakers took on a huge story, writes Helen Barlow. Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Brian d'Arcy, Michael Keaton and John Slattery in Spotlight. Spotlight was a difficult film to finance and it's been a difficult film to market - a movie about... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
HBO orders David Simon and James Franco porn drama 'The Deuce' to series"The Deuce" follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the po
HBO orders David Simon and James Franco porn drama 'The Deuce' to series
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
"The Deuce" follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York's Times Square from the early '70s through the mid '80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the... Read more
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International Business Times
Valencia v Las Palmas, Copa del Rey 2015/16: Where to watch, preview, betting odds and possible XI Valencia will be hoping to take a giant stride towards the last-four stage of t
Valencia v Las Palmas, Copa del Rey 2015/16: Where to watch, preview, betting odds and possible XI
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Valencia will be hoping to take a giant stride towards the last-four stage of the Copa del Rey when they face Las Palmas in the first leg of the quarter-finals at the Mestalla on 21 January. Kick-off is set for 7pm GMT. The game is not scheduled for... Read more
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AceShowbiz
James Franco's Porn Drama Gets Series Order at HBOPorn drama "The Deuce" starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal has been ord
James Franco's Porn Drama Gets Series Order at HBO
AceShowbiz / Posted 19 days ago
Porn drama "The Deuce" starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal has been ordered to series by HBO. However, an episode count and a premiere date for the period drama have not been determined yet. Written by "The Wire" creator David Simon and... Read more
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MLive.com
Prosecution seeks more investigation in 8-old girl's Walmart hit-and-runBAY CITY, MI — Police have identified a suspect in a hit-and-run of an 8-year-o
Prosecution seeks more investigation in 8-old girl's Walmart hit-and-run
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — Police have identified a suspect in a hit-and-run of an 8-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Bangor Township Walmart. Michigan State Police 1st Lt. David Simon said troopers identified a 55-year-old Bay City woman as their... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Martin O'Malley Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley
Martin O'Malley Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 days ago
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, 2016 presidential candidate. Personal: Birth date: January 18, 1963 Birth place: Washington, D.C. Birth name: Martin Joseph O'Malley Father: Thomas O'Malley,... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with DodgersDodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. I
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with Dodgers
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 23 days ago
Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. It is the second-highest ever for a relief pitcher who was eligible for arbitration. (Photo by Keith Durflinger/San Gabriel Valley Tribune) The Dodgers agreed to terms... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with DodgersDodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. I
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with Dodgers
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. It is the second-highest ever for a relief pitcher who was eligible for arbitration. (Photo by Keith Durflinger/San Gabriel Valley Tribune) The Dodgers agreed to terms... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with DodgersDodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. I
Turner, Grandal, Jansen, Avilan all re-sign with Dodgers
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen agreed to a $10.65 million deal, one-year deal. It is the second-highest ever for a relief pitcher who was eligible for arbitration. (Photo by Keith Durflinger/San Gabriel Valley Tribune) The Dodgers agreed to terms... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Vin Scully To Be Honored By L.A. Sports Council At The Beverly Hilton(CNS) Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 – 11:38 AM Famed Dodger announcer Vin S
Vin Scully To Be Honored By L.A. Sports Council At The Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 24 days ago
(CNS) Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 – 11:38 AM Famed Dodger announcer Vin Scully will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the L.A. Sports Council next month, honoring his nearly seven decades broadcasting for the Boys in Blue. “I can’t... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
18 actors who appeared on both 'Homicide' and 'The Wire'NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" and HBO's "The Wire" -- both award-winning
18 actors who appeared on both 'Homicide' and 'The Wire'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" and HBO's "The Wire" -- both award-winning TV series, both from the pen of former Baltimore Sun reporter (and now Emmy-winning TV writer and producer) David Simon, both filmed for their entire runs in Baltimore,... Read more
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The Age
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hikeSteward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitab
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hike
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
Steward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitable to support a fairer and more sustainable system. Photo: Josh Robenstone Financial advisers to some of Sydney and Melbourne's richer families say they believe their... Read more
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WA Today
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hikeSteward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitab
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hike
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
Steward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitable to support a fairer and more sustainable system. Photo: Josh Robenstone Financial advisers to some of Sydney and Melbourne's richer families say they believe their... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hikeSteward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitab
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hike
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
Steward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitable to support a fairer and more sustainable system. Photo: Josh Robenstone Financial advisers to some of Sydney and Melbourne's richer families say they believe their... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hikeSteward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitab
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hike
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Steward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitable to support a fairer and more sustainable system. Photo: Josh Robenstone Financial advisers to some of Sydney and Melbourne's richer families say they believe their... Read more
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Canberra Times
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hikeSteward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitab
Financial advisers say wealthy will accept super tax hike
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
Steward Wealth director James Weir says most people accept changes are inevitable to support a fairer and more sustainable system. Photo: Josh Robenstone Financial advisers to some of Sydney and Melbourne's richer families say they believe their... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw crime down 13 percent, homicides down 38 percent in 2015, police saySAGINAW, MI — Overall crime in the city of Saginaw dropped 13 percent in 2015,
Saginaw crime down 13 percent, homicides down 38 percent in 2015, police say
MLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
SAGINAW, MI — Overall crime in the city of Saginaw dropped 13 percent in 2015, according to statistics compiled by the Saginaw Police Department. Saginaw Police Chief Bob Ruth, flanked by numerous officials from the law enforcement community,... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Corrine Brown says subpoena 'unfounded and politically motivated'Thursday, January 7, 12:12 PM EST Brown�s only response Wednesday afternoon br
Corrine Brown says subpoena 'unfounded and politically motivated'
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Thursday, January 7, 12:12 PM EST Brown�s only response Wednesday afternoon brought up redistricting � an issue she�s been fighting for months. She said the �unfounded and politically motivated actions� from the subpoena wouldn�t distract her on... Read more

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