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The News & Observer
Trump’s call to bring back torture alarms professional interrogators | News & Observer February 12, 2016 6:45 PM GOP presidential candidate bac
Trump’s call to bring back torture alarms professional interrogators
The News & Observer / Posted 6 minutes ago
| News & Observer February 12, 2016 6:45 PM GOP presidential candidate backs waterboarding ‘and a hell of a... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Citi Bike refund problem reveals flawed lawsNEW YORK -- It seems everyone shops online these days, right? Well then all of
Citi Bike refund problem reveals flawed laws
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- It seems everyone shops online these days, right? Well then all of us need a big heads up. In New York, we don’t have the same refund rights shopping online as we do when we go to retail stores. New York State and New York City have... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Borelli asks Verizon to fix 911 call problem on Staten IslandSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When a Staten Island woman recently crashed her car and
Borelli asks Verizon to fix 911 call problem on Staten Island
Staten Island Advance / Posted 25 minutes ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When a Staten Island woman recently crashed her car and called 911 for help, she was connected to a New Jersey operator, who had no understanding of the Tottenville area. "It took additional time for the operator to realize... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Homeless shelters expecting busy crowds for cold weekend: How can you help?HARRISBURG, Pa. -- It's 11:30 a.m. Friday morning, and Ronald Whitcomb has been
Homeless shelters expecting busy crowds for cold weekend: How can you help?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted an hour ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- It's 11:30 a.m. Friday morning, and Ronald Whitcomb has been in the Bethesda Mission kitchen since 5 a.m. "We're just getting everything prepared right now," he says as he tosses a container of chicken nuggets into a pre-heated... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jazz House Kids sends two Montclair bands to Mingus festFor years Jazz House Kids has been training young musicians at a high level. Th
Jazz House Kids sends two Montclair bands to Mingus fest
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted an hour ago
For years Jazz House Kids has been training young musicians at a high level. This weekend, Feb. 12 to 15, two of the school's groups will be demonstrating just how high that level is when they perform at the Charles Mingus High School Competition &... Read more
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Al.com
Suspect wanted for attempted murder in Opelika shootingDontavis Jamail Bulger, 24, is wanted on the charges of attempted murder and sh
Suspect wanted for attempted murder in Opelika shooting
Al.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Dontavis Jamail Bulger, 24, is wanted on the charges of attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle, according to police. Additional charges are pending. Bulger is accused of shooting and seriously injuring a 30-year-old man while he sat... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Coming to midtown: another luxury boutique office buildingReal estate investment and development firm Savanna has struck a deal to build
Coming to midtown: another luxury boutique office building
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 hours ago
Real estate investment and development firm Savanna has struck a deal to build a boutique office building in midtown. The company announced it has purchased 106 W. 56th St., a nine-story building, owned by Jesuit publishing group American Media, for... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
'Visioning' exercise on Saturday could map future of Missouri Hotel siteThe Hammons School of Architecture’s Center for Community Studies (CCS) will le
'Visioning' exercise on Saturday could map future of Missouri Hotel site
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
The Hammons School of Architecture’s Center for Community Studies (CCS) will lead a visioning exercise on Saturday that could help define the future of 3.5 acres of land on Commercial Street currently owned by The Kitchen, Inc. Students and faculty... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
'Visioning' exercise on Saturday could map future of Missouri Hotel siteThe Hammons School of Architecture’s Center for Community Studies (CCS) will le
'Visioning' exercise on Saturday could map future of Missouri Hotel site
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
The Hammons School of Architecture’s Center for Community Studies (CCS) will lead a visioning exercise on Saturday that could help define the future of 3.5 acres of land on Commercial Street currently owned by The Kitchen, Inc. Students and faculty... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Media Misses the Mark, Vote Theft at Core of Flint's ProblemsDETROIT, Michigan - Three significant mainstream media outlets recently publish
Media Misses the Mark, Vote Theft at Core of Flint's Problems
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 hours ago
DETROIT, Michigan - Three significant mainstream media outlets recently published editorials that acknowledge that emergency managers appointed by Governor Snyder clearly made the ill-fated decisions that resulted in the poisoning of Flint’s water... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KCPD releases pics after multiple pickpocket incidents reportedKansas City police released pictures of people of interest after multiple pickp
KCPD releases pics after multiple pickpocket incidents reported
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 5 hours ago
Kansas City police released pictures of people of interest after multiple pickpocket thefts were reported. Police said the crimes were reported in the Crown Center and Midtown areas. In one case, a woman reported that her wallet was taken from her... Read more
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Business Wire
Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych Miami Design District, a Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel“With a need for more high-end accommodation options in this unique location, t
Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych Miami Design District, a Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
“With a need for more high-end accommodation options in this unique location, the HES Group is positioning the Triptych perfectly to be the frontrunner among hotels in the area,” said Matt Wehling, senior vice president, development – North America,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Why is an older stretch of Irvine one of the 10 hottest U.S. neighborhoods for home sales?Irvine's El Camino Real community is seen as one of the 10 hottest U.S. neighbo
Why is an older stretch of Irvine one of the 10 hottest U.S. neighborhoods for home sales?
Orange County Register / Posted 8 hours ago
Irvine's El Camino Real community is seen as one of the 10 hottest U.S. neighborhoods for home sales in 2016, according to real estate website Redfin. The area, with many houses built in the 1970s and '80s, is bordered by the 5 freeway, Culver... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento man killed in Highway 50 crash is former MarineThe coroner’s office has released the name of the young man killed when the car
Sacramento man killed in Highway 50 crash is former Marine
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 hours ago
The coroner’s office has released the name of the young man killed when the car in which he was riding crashed into the back of a big rig Thursday in Sacramento. The collision early Thursday morning on a Highway 50 onramp resulted in the arrest of... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych Miami Design District, a Curio Collection by Hilton™ HotelContemporary New-Build Hotel and Mixed-Use Space at the Intersection of Fashion
Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych Miami Design District, a Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel
Hospitality Net / Posted 8 hours ago
Contemporary New-Build Hotel and Mixed-Use Space at the Intersection of Fashion, Art and Design Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Duchess of Rutland speaks at The Colony Palm BeachThe Duchess of Rutland vividly recalls a key moment 15 years ago when she prepa
Duchess of Rutland speaks at The Colony Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
The Duchess of Rutland vividly recalls a key moment 15 years ago when she prepared to assume the role of mistress of one of England’s great stately homes. “My mother-in-law gave me a huge tin filled with about 100 keys and said: ‘Good luck,’” said... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
Georgia Craft Breweries Want To Sell You BeerCraft beer breweries in Georgia are fighting to get their beer directly to cons
Georgia Craft Breweries Want To Sell You Beer
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 9 hours ago
Craft beer breweries in Georgia are fighting to get their beer directly to consumers. Distributors, called Wholesalers, are responsible for getting beer from the brewery to the market. Now brewers are saying they need more control. Orpheus Brewing... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City to invest $7.2 million in new hubs to bolster techRendering of the New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The city announced Thursda
City to invest $7.2 million in new hubs to bolster tech
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 hours ago
Rendering of the New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The city announced Thursday it will open business hubs in midtown and the Brooklyn Navy Yard to increase jobs in tech and expand its efforts in urban problem-solving. The new centers are part of a... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Friends Identify Local Marine as Highway 50 Crash VictimSACRAMENTO -- Friends of the man who died early Thursday morning in a car cras
Friends Identify Local Marine as Highway 50 Crash Victim
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 10 hours ago
SACRAMENTO -- Friends of the man who died early Thursday morning in a car crash on Highway 50 near Howe Avenue identified him as 25-year-old marine and Sac state student Brett Thomas Jones of Sacramento. Jones was riding in the passenger seat of a... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham's underground biker scene: A night with the Vikings Motorcycle ClubThe main event was supposed to go down at midnight, but the Vikings were still
Birmingham's underground biker scene: A night with the Vikings Motorcycle Club
Al.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The main event was supposed to go down at midnight, but the Vikings were still smoking cigarettes and ripping on one another in anticipation as the minute hand clicked 5, 10, 15 minutes past 12. C-Note and Fast Black stood in a dank, dark hallway,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Phipps beach project halfway done despite bad weatherThe Phipps Ocean Park beach nourishment project is about halfway done, town off
Palm Beach Phipps beach project halfway done despite bad weather
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
The Phipps Ocean Park beach nourishment project is about halfway done, town officials said this week. Workers have placed about 500,000 cubic yards of sand and have another 500,000 to go, Coastal Coordinator Rob Weber told the Town Council on... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Buffet Cancer Center scheduled to open in spring 2017Some the biggest supporters of the new high-rise in midtown Omaha hope the buil
Buffet Cancer Center scheduled to open in spring 2017
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 19 hours ago
Some the biggest supporters of the new high-rise in midtown Omaha hope the building will become obsolete, which would mean the Buffet Cancer Center met its mission to find cures. Kiewit has about 500 people on site currently, many donning hard hats... Read more
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New York Post
Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka safeguarding has begun alreadyBrian Cashman is not alarmed Masahiro Tanaka might not be ready to throw off a
Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka safeguarding has begun already
New York Post / Posted 21 hours ago
Brian Cashman is not alarmed Masahiro Tanaka might not be ready to throw off a bullpen mound when pitchers and catchers open spring training in Tampa next week. Yet, considering the Yankees’ $175 million investment has been on the disabled list in... Read more
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New York Post
Solving the great Valentine's Day dilemmasWhat do New York City women — and men — want for Valentine’s Day? For singles
Solving the great Valentine's Day dilemmas
New York Post / Posted 22 hours ago
What do New York City women — and men — want for Valentine’s Day? For singles in the uncertain hinterland of early-stage dating, trying to figure out what is reasonable to do or expect can be downright daunting. For starters, there’s the question... Read more
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New York Post
'Life of Pablo' proves crazy Kanye is the best KanyeKanye West played New York City his new album on Thursday afternoon. Even thoug
'Life of Pablo' proves crazy Kanye is the best Kanye
New York Post / Posted 23 hours ago
Kanye West played New York City his new album on Thursday afternoon. Even though the murky, muddy sound at Madison Square Garden sometimes made it sound like halftime at a Knicks game, it couldn’t completely disguise the fact that “The Life of Pablo”... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Code inspectors search for bed bug problem at GMF's Serenity TowersMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Another Global Ministries owned property is now the target of
Code inspectors search for bed bug problem at GMF's Serenity Towers
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Another Global Ministries owned property is now the target of scrutiny. Early Thursday morning, dozens of code enforcement officers swarmed Serenity Towers, a senior high rise in Midtown owned by Global's housing non-profit. GMF... Read more
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Philly.com
Phila. health department gets power to shut dirty eateries"For so long we've only had a water gun to squirt and now we're getting an Uzi,
Phila. health department gets power to shut dirty eateries
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
"For so long we've only had a water gun to squirt and now we're getting an Uzi," said Raval-Nelson. As the policy stands now, if inspectors find inadequate refrigeration, an infestation of mice, or spilled sewage they can do little more than ask L&I... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Feb. 12Smith right to doubt I no longer get annoyed at columnist Brian Chasnoff’s pre
Feb. 12
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Smith right to doubt I no longer get annoyed at columnist Brian Chasnoff’s predictably liberal rants. He never deviates from progressive orthodoxy, regardless of the topic. “Man-made global-warming” is part of the liberal creed, and woe be to anyone... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Columbus teen assaulted on Farr Rd. late Wednesday; 4 suspects at largeCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus teen was assaulted by multiple suspects on Far
Columbus teen assaulted on Farr Rd. late Wednesday; 4 suspects at large
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted yesterday
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus teen was assaulted by multiple suspects on Farr Road late Wednesday night, according to Columbus Police Department incident reports. An 18-year-old man was assaulted on Farr Road, near Domino's Pizza, between 11:30... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Setting the mood for Valentine's DayIf you are still shopping for Valentine treats, stop by Bagoys Florist for flow
Setting the mood for Valentine's Day
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
If you are still shopping for Valentine treats, stop by Bagoys Florist for flowers, candles, chocolates and more. Bagoys has two locations one in south side at Diamond and one at midtown. They can be reached by calling (907) 522-1922. If you are... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach civic group and nonprofit offer beach cleanup eventsIn response to residents’ call for more aggressive trash pickup on island beach
Palm Beach civic group and nonprofit offer beach cleanup events
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
In response to residents’ call for more aggressive trash pickup on island beaches, a South End civic group and environmental not-for-profit are joining forces to clean up the beaches. The Citizens’ Association of Palm Beach and Friends of Palm Beach... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?On a brisk, cloudless day last january, Disque Deane Jr. stepped out of his SUV
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
On a brisk, cloudless day last january, Disque Deane Jr. stepped out of his SUV, kicked his cowboy boots in the dirt, and looked around. He had driven two hours from Reno on one of the loneliest stretches of interstate in the United States to visit... Read more
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KTVN Reno
SPCA Rescue Dog Named Mayor of RenoReno has a new mayor, at least for the rest of today. Everett, a Newfoundland/L
SPCA Rescue Dog Named Mayor of Reno
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
Reno has a new mayor, at least for the rest of today. Everett, a Newfoundland/Lab mix was proclaimed ‘mayor’ Thursday inside the Reno Council Chambers. The unique experience was thanks to his adopted parents, who recently attended the SPCA’s annual... Read more
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Al.com
Man shot multiple times in Opelika neighborhoodA man was shot Thursday afternoon in the 500 block of North Antioch Circle in O
Man shot multiple times in Opelika neighborhood
Al.com / Posted yesterday
A man was shot Thursday afternoon in the 500 block of North Antioch Circle in Opelika. A 30-year-old man was found lying in the front yard of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Opelika Police Capt. Shane Healey said. The shooting... Read more
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Gawker
The Best Theory of 1992: Donald Trump Took Amphetamine-Like Diet PillsWhat, beyond a team of university psychologists, could explain the mechanism of
The Best Theory of 1992: Donald Trump Took Amphetamine-Like Diet Pills
Gawker / Posted yesterday
What, beyond a team of university psychologists, could explain the mechanism of Donald Trump’s mind? In the early 1990s, two journalists thought they’d figured it out, claiming Trump was fighting his overwhelming fear of being fat with a steady... Read more
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examiner.com
Valentine's Day detox at Spa Castle Premier 57Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, Premier 57 (115 E. 57th) is the firs
Valentine's Day detox at Spa Castle Premier 57
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, Premier 57 (115 E. 57th) is the first of Spa Castle's luxury brand extensions. So whether you want a romantic massage for two, or to spend a girls detox day in the city, this Korean spa’s modern facilities... Read more
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York Daily Record
Harrisburg bookstore pays back overtime wagesA Harrisburg bookstore owned by the city's mayor, Eric Papenfuse, paid about $1
Harrisburg bookstore pays back overtime wages
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
A Harrisburg bookstore owned by the city's mayor, Eric Papenfuse, paid about $1,800 in back wages to 15employees recently after an investigation, Pennlive reports. In July, investigators went to The Midtown Scholar on Third and Verbeke streets and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City to invest $7.2 million in new hubs to bolster techRendering of the New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The city announced Thursda
City to invest $7.2 million in new hubs to bolster tech
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Rendering of the New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The city announced Thursday it will open business hubs in midtown and the Brooklyn Navy Yard to increase jobs in tech and expand its efforts in urban problem-solving. The new centers are part of a... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach cold spell driving up sales on Worth AvenueThe chill this week is driving sales of sweaters and scarves at Calypso St. Bar
Palm Beach cold spell driving up sales on Worth Avenue
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
The chill this week is driving sales of sweaters and scarves at Calypso St. Barth. One associate Wednesday said visitors are stopping by the Worth Avenue store directly from the airport. “People are definitely not packing accordingly,” Joanne... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Red Wings to wear special jersey patch for final season at Joe Louis ArenaPhoto by Courtesy of Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings players will wear a “1
Red Wings to wear special jersey patch for final season at Joe Louis Arena
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
Photo by Courtesy of Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings players will wear a “1979-2017” jersey patch of a “Farewell Season at The Joe” campaign. The team and Olympia Entertainment on Thursday unveiled the first details about what will be called the... Read more
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examiner.com
Motorist alert: President Obama’s back in town and that means road closuresThe President of the United States, Barack Obama’s back in town and Angelenos k
Motorist alert: President Obama’s back in town and that means road closures
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
The President of the United States, Barack Obama’s back in town and Angelenos know what that means: road closures, traffic snarls and lots of secret service agents lurking around. Although plans sometimes change for the Chief he is scheduled to go to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Five people arrested in connection to East Village building explosionFour people are charged with manslaughter in connection to the East Village bui
Five people arrested in connection to East Village building explosion
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Four people are charged with manslaughter in connection to the East Village building explosion that left two dead and razed an entire block Landlord Maria Hrynenko, Michael Jr., Bronx contractor Dilber Kukic plumber Jerry Ioannidis, and Plumber... Read more
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Mashable
7 obscure museums across America you won't want to missWhen it comes to missed museums, a good portion are also missable. But the ones
7 obscure museums across America you won't want to miss
Mashable / Posted yesterday
When it comes to missed museums, a good portion are also missable. But the ones that work — whether simply for the novelty factor or because they house legitimately interesting pieces of history — will help you see the world anew and potentially... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Joe Ripp wants everyone to believe Time Inc. is a media company for the 21st century. Not everyone is buying it.Time, past and future, was very much on the agenda when Time Warner Chief Execu
Joe Ripp wants everyone to believe Time Inc. is a media company for the 21st century. Not everyone is buying it.
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Time, past and future, was very much on the agenda when Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes met Joe Ripp for lunch in the company dining room in March 2013. Time Inc. had just gone through a leadership debacle that saw two CEOs from outside the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Full-block meatpacking district project has to be redesignedA plan to redevelop a full block in the meatpacking district will have to be re
Full-block meatpacking district project has to be redesigned
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
A plan to redevelop a full block in the meatpacking district will have to be redone. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission told BKSK Architects to revise its proposal for its Gansevoort Street projects, according to DNAinfo. The architectural... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Tech Park Talks Timeline with KATV; Mary Good to Step DownSinclair Broadcasting Group will need at least three years to move its Little R
Tech Park Talks Timeline with KATV; Mary Good to Step Down
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
Sinclair Broadcasting Group will need at least three years to move its Little Rock ABC affiliate, KATV-TV, Channel 7, from its building at Main and Fourth, Little Rock Technology Park Director Brent Birch told board members Wednesday. The Sinclair... Read more
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WALB Albany
Woman climbs tree to protest Georgia PowerPolice: A woman took to the trees Thursday morning to apparently protest Geor
Woman climbs tree to protest Georgia Power
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Police: A woman took to the trees Thursday morning to apparently protest Georgia Power's decision to remove trees from the grounds of a Fulton County condominium... Read more
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PC Magazine
Need a Ride? Ford Teases On-Demand Shuttle Service in K.C. A year-long pilot program, in partnership with Bridj, kicks off in Kansas Cit
Need a Ride? Ford Teases On-Demand Shuttle Service in K.C.
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
A year-long pilot program, in partnership with Bridj, kicks off in Kansas City next month. Kansas City commuters will be the first to test Ford's new on-demand shuttle service, beginning in... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Immigration activist speak out against 'illegal alien' driving cardPolice: Woman climbs tree to protest Georgia PowerWoman climbs tree to protest
Immigration activist speak out against 'illegal alien' driving card
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Police: Woman climbs tree to protest Georgia PowerWoman climbs tree to protest Georgia Power A woman took to the trees Thursday morning to apparently protest Georgia Power's decision to remove trees from the grounds of a Fulton County condominium... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Nordstrom shows plans for elaborate Manhattan flagshipNearly four years after Nordstrom announced plans for its first full-line store
Nordstrom shows plans for elaborate Manhattan flagship
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Nearly four years after Nordstrom announced plans for its first full-line store in Manhattan, the Seattle retailer unveiled the footprint and exterior design of its New York City flagship. The 363,000-square-foot store in the Columbus Circle... Read more
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