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2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

State police set up checkpoint near Blooming Grove barracks as shooting investigation continues

State police have set up a checkpoint on Route 402 North, just past the Blooming Grove police barracks where one trooper was killed and another was wounded during an ambush Friday night. Officers are stopping motorists and asking if they witnessed anything.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dunmore, PA, Tiffany , Jewelry, Trooper, PA

6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

3 Retailers to Put in Your Portfolio Before the Holidays

Amazon is leading the online revolution Retailers delivered largely disappointing financial performance during the last holiday season. The unusually cold weather was clearly a relevant factor behind lackluster sales data, but the online retail revolution is a much more serious and permanent threat for many brick-and-mortar operators.

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Related Topix: Weather, Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Life, Holidays, Cyber Monday, Federated Department Stores

10 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Cook making own mark on Apple after Steve Joba s death

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, after three years of incremental changes to products created under Steve Jobs, delivered on his promise to take the world's most valuable company into new categories including wearables and payments. Apple recently revealed a smartwatch with health and fitness capabilities, and smartphone-like features such as maps and messaging.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Bloomingdales, American Airlines, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

14 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Business people

Sweetwater recently hired three nationally known music professionals: producer and keyboard player Phil Naish ; drummer and vocalist Nick D'Virgilio ; and guitarist Don Carr . Ken W. Stalcup joined Baden Gage & Schroeder, certified public accounting and business consulting firm, as an expert in forensics, fraud and litigation.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Household Products, Do it Best, Indiana

18 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

The map that guided Lawrence of Arabia to victory goes under the hammer

Lawrence of Arabia's map is expected to fetch up to A 100,000 when it goes under the hammer at Sotheby's in London. [Daily Mail] The only map sketched by Lawrence of Arabia is expected to fetch up to A 100,000 when it goes under the hammer in London next month.

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Related Topix: Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Museum to put 3 O'Keeffe paintings up for auction

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in New Mexico said Friday it will sell three works by the American modernist painter to benefit its acquisitions fund. Going on the auction block is one of O'Keeffe's most well-known flower paintings - "Jimson Weed/White Flower No.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

The Wichita Eagle

Kendrick Lamar, Nas to headline 1 Musicfest

Some of hip-hop and R&B's biggest acts from Kendrick Lamar to Nas are expected to perform at the fifth annual ONE Musicfest in Atlanta. It will be 12 hours of non-stop music at the one-day festival, which will take place Saturday at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood.

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Related Topix: Kendrick Lamar, Hip-Hop, Aaron Rents, Leasing, Household Products, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

Seeking Alpha

Dead Companies Walking: J.C. Penney, Herbalife, Blockbuster

Dead Companies Walking: How A Hedge Fund Manager Finds Opportunity in Unexpected Places by Scott Fearon, discusses methods for spotting doomed businesses, and how they can be extremely profitable investments. First a little something on the book and then a link to a very interesting article about the book.

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Related Topix: JC Penney, Financial Markets

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daytona Beach's Volusia Mall looks to expand: More restaurants on way

The owners of Volusia Mall, who expect to complete a nearly $5 million face-lift project next month, aren't done with efforts to revitalize the Volusia-Flagler area's largest shopping center. CBL & Associates officials are considering a plan to add a cluster of restaurants in front of the mall along International Speedway Boulevard in a project whose working title is "Volusia Mall Streetscape."

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Real Estate, CBL and Associates Properties, Dillards, Ormond Beach, FL

Deseret News

Shot fired, officer assaulted at USANA rap concert

Aubrey Drake Graham known as Drake performs during the Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Atlanta. Rap stars Drake and Lil' Wayne performed at USANA, and it turned into a busy night for police who responded to a shooting in one incident and were forced to use a Taser on a concert-goer in another.

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Related Topix: Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Aaron Rents, Leasing, Household Products, West Valley City, UT

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola Mall's coming attraction: Children's Museum of Discovery

Ico Parisi, 5, pretends to roast a marshmallow made from a cotton ball at a camping exhibit at the new Children's Museum of Discovery at the Capitola Mall on Friday. CAPITOLA >> Before, you would have had to travel to Nevada for the Burning Man in the desert for these musical and scientific experiences, but now they are as close as the Capitola Mall.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Burning Man, Arts, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Non-Profit, Family, Kids

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Special wedding guest: Man who saved groom's life

In this May 2, 2014 photo provided by Adam Myers is Myers with his fiancee Sloan Braith on her 20th birthday at Target Field in Minneapolis . Adam, from North Branch, Minn., and Sloan will have a special guest at their wedding in a state park near the Twin Cities on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Target, North Branch, MN

Reuters

RadioShack stumbles down road taken by many failed U.S. retailers

They often liquidate and go out of business. Founded in 1921, the Fort Worth, Texas-based RadioShack said on Thursday that it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States, potentially adding itself to the list of non-food retail chains that have disappeared from American strip malls and shopping centers in recent years.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Fort Worth, TX, Bloomingdales, Wal Mart Stores

KOB-TV

O'Keeffe Museum to put 3 works up for auction

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum has decided to sell three works by the American modernist painter to benefit its acquisitions fund. Among those to go on the auction block is one of O'Keeffe's most well-known flower paintings - Jimson Weed/White Flower No.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Ukiah Daily Journal

2 Rothko paintings among Mellon auction items

The paintings could fetch upward of $30 million and $20 million at Sotheby's New York galleries on Nov. 10. The auction house on Friday detailed some of the 2,000 items being sold in several sales that could bring more than $100 million. Among Mellon's jewelry is a Fancy Vivid Blue diamond estimated to bring up to $15 million on Nov. 20. SAN DIEGO - Bai Yun, the San Diego Zoo's giant female panda, has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day, so when she chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it.

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Related Topix: Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Brandon Sun

Retailer Hudson's Bay cuts its Q2 loss as revenues jump with help from Saks

Retailer Hudson's Bay cut its second-quarter loss to $36 million and saw its revenues jump almost 87 per cent, boosted by sales from U.S. luxury retailer Saks Inc. Hudson's Bay reported a loss of 23 cents per diluted share from continuing operations. That compares with a loss of $66 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, in the same quarter last year.

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Related Topix: Saks, Saks Fifth Avenue

CIO

How Apple Pay could make the Target and Home Depot breaches a thing of the past

The launch of Apple's mobile payment system could prove a turning point in the battle to secure your debit and credit card information from hackers. Tens of millions of card numbers have been stolen in the last few months from malware-infected payment terminals in stores including Target and Home Depot .

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Toronto Star

Sears class-action lawsuit to proceed

A lawsuit against Sears Canada Inc. and its U.S. counterpart by its Hometown Store dealers has been granted class-action status by an Ontario court. The lawsuit by more than 250 current and former operators of Sears Hometown Stores allege Sears Canada and Sears Roebuck and Co.

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Related Topix: Sears

ComputerWorld

Senators ask Apple, Home Depot for information on breaches

A recent data breach at retailer Home Depot and a leak of celebrity nude pictures from Apple's iCloud service raise questions about the companies' data security practices, two U.S. senators said Thursday. Sens. John "Jay" Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat, and Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, asked Apple and Home Depot for information on their security practices.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products, iCloud, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

Men's Wearhouse to phase out Jos. A. Bank's 'unsustainable' buy-1-get-some-free deals

New Jos. A. Bank owner Men's Wearhouse Inc. wants to reverse the retailer's strategy of using escalating buy-one-get-some-free promotions and seemingly ever-increasing discounts to drive sales.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Jos A Bank Clothiers, Mens Wearhouse, Sales

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