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2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Activist fight will complicate search for new Darden chief

An activist investor's efforts to wrest control of embattled Darden Restaurants will make the search for a new CEO even more difficult , industry analysts say.

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Related Topix: Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management

6 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Don Pardo got his start in radio; a demand to the FCC

Longtime NBC announcer Don Pardo, who passed away Aug. 18 at the age of 96, was perhaps best known for his television work on such shows as “Saturday Night Live” and the original version of “Jeopardy!” with Art Fleming as host.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Federal Communications Commission, Theater, Arts, Providence, RI, The National

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

On Obamacare, Democrats should attack, not defend

Yesterday, state treasurer Doug Ducey won the GOP nomination for governor to replace Jan Brewer in Arizona.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Time Warner Cable customers face early-morning service outages

A Time Warner Cable truck is parked in New York. Time Warner Cable customers nationwide experienced a widespread Internet outage in the early morning Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Federal Communications Commission

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Allergan Sets Dec. 18 Shareholder Vote in Valeant Takeover Fight

Allergan Inc. shareholders will get the chance to vote on Dec. 18 whether to replace members of the drugmaker's board as part of a $54 billion hostile takeover fight with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. The announcement of the vote comes after Valeant and the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said on Aug. 22 that they had ... (more)

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Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Irvine, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheStreet.com

Galena CEO Fired Following Stock-Promotions Scandal

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, TheStreet

Forbes.com

Shooting Tips from N.B.A. All-Star Stephen Curry

Unable to get a job after graduating with a journalism degree in 2011 and defeated by the surging unemployment rate, I fled to Europe and ran with the bulls in Pamplona.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2,000

In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Government Executive

How Republicans Flip-Flopped on Government-Run Internet

Government-run Internet service is an abomination, a waste of taxpayer funds, and an assault on private industry.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain, Federal Communications Commission

Fox News

Want to Be a Better Manager? Get a Dog.

If you think about the way we talk about dogs, you'd think they have horrible lives: "It's a dog's life," "I've been working like a dog," "It's a dog-eat-dog world," and "They treat me like a dog," to name a few.

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TheStreet.com

Greenberg: Why Best Buy, on the Margin, Can't Win

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Related Topix: Apple, Mozilla, Startups, Sales

TheStreet.com

Why Your $100 May Be Worth Much Less Than $100

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

The Washington Post

Fox News blasts MSNBCa s Al Sharpton for role in Ferguson

In a segment on last night's "O'Reilly Factor," Fox News host Bill O'Reilly showed no appreciation for the triple duty that Al Sharpton has been pulling as MSNBC host, activist in the Ferguson crisis and informal liaison to the White House .

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Related Topix: Blog News

TheStreet.com

How MobileEye Drives Auto Industry to Its - iPhone Moment'

Several investment banks initiated coverage on the Israeli-based MobileEye, following its successful initial public offering earlier this month.

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Related Topix: iPhone

The Washington Post

Legal questions arise for fantasy day game biz

Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.

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Fast Company

Facebook Continues Its Fight Against Clickbait

In Facebook's ongoing campaign against promoting deceptive clickbait , the social network said Monday it will take more steps to reduce the visibility of such stories in its news feed.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Dish Network petitions FCC to reject Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Dish Network Corp. filed a petition Monday asking the Federal Communications Commission to block the proposed merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc., saying the "unprecedented consolidation" would cause "substantial harms" to Dish and other video providers.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

The Washington Post

Ebola Fight Needs $430 Million to End Outbreak, WHO Says

More than $430 million will be needed to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control, according to a draft document laying out the World Health Organization's battle strategy.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CBS Local

Co-Owner Of Slaughterhouse That Processed Cows With Cancer Pleads Guilty To Charges

The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

CBS Local

Napa Businesses: Quake Cleanup Shouldn't Deter Tourism

Businesses in California's wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly downtown streets that officials hope will soon bustle again with tourists following the San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA

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