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N.Y. man charged with killing two women 20 years ago

John Bittrolff, a New York man, was arrested Monday in connection with the murders of two women on Long Island dating back over 20 years, reports CBS New York .

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3 hrs ago | Street Fight

Daily: Yahoo Buys Flurry, Urban Compass Raises $40M

Yahoo Acquires Flurry to Bolster Mobile Offerings Yahoo announced Monday that it had agreed to acquire Flurry, a mobile ad and analytics company.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

New York Laws Vague About How Young Is Too Young To Leave Children Alone

A South Carolina mother's fate lies in the hands of a jury after leaving her 9-year-old alone while she went to work.

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CBS News

How social media fuels Munchausen by proxy

Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

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Related Topix: Westchester Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Deadline

TVGN Taps CBS Exec Debra Wichser As CFO

TVGN has found a replacement for former chief financial officer Amy Thurlow, who took the CFO and COO gig at dick clark productions last week.

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Insider Monkey

Why CBS Corporation (CBS)'s CEO Leslie Moonves Is Interested In Acquiring CNN?

CBS Corporation 's CEO, Leslie Moonves, is reported to be highly interested on buying Time Warner Inc 's, Cable News Network if it is put up for sale according to Bloomberg .

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Banking, Financial Services, Coastal Bancorp, Time Warner, Computers, Green House Data, Warner Bros Television

The Fresno Bee

CBS Outdoor to buy billboards from Van Wagner

The deal is expected to close in early 2015. The billboards had revenue of $206 million last year, CBS Outdoor said.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Showtime Networks, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Reuters

UPDATE 1-CBS Outdoor buys Van Wagner billboard unit for $690 mln

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc said Monday it would buy the billboard business from Van Wagner Communications LLC, a privately held company with outdoor advertising in New York's Times Square and on buses on the Las Vegas strip, for $690 million in cash.

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Newsday

Sky buys 70% stake in Bake Off firm

Sky has bought a majority stake in the independent production company behind programmes such as The Great British Bake Off and Benefits Street.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Showtime Networks, The Baby Borrowers, Entertainment, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Animated TV, Marketing

CBS Local

Furry Friend Finder: Maya And Angel

In this edition of "Furry Friend Finder," CBS 2a 2s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Maya and Angel, who are looking for homes.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Local

Palisades Interstate Parkway Repaving Set To Begin

Milling and paving will start Monday night in the northbound lanes at the bridge and continue along an 11-mile stretch toward the New York-New Jersey state line.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

CBS Local

It's Not Too Late To Get Involved In Long Island's Marcum Workplace Challenge Walk/Run

The Marcum Workplace Challenge will be held July 29 at Jones Beach State Park. The 3 1/2 mile-event benefits three organizations - Long Island Cares , the Long Island Children's Museum and the Children's Medical Fund of New York.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Forbidden Broadway's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer Stage

Marcus Stevens , presently starring in " Forbidden Broadway : Comes Out Swinging," made a special appearance in Drexel Hill, PA yesterday to meet the cast and enjoy his musical, "Elliot and the Magic Bed."

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Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA, Darby, PA, Drexel Hill, PA, Delaware County, PA

NJ.com

New York man charged with alleged 'upskirting' at Hackensack Target

HACKENSACK - A New York man allegedly used a mirror in a shopping basket Wednesday at Target to look up women's skirts, CBS New York reported .

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lucianne.com

Will CBS buy CNN?

If cable news network CNN goes up for sale CBS will consider purchasing it, said CBS Corp Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves on Thursday, reports Reuters.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Computers, Media

GigaOM

Aereo's in a Catch-22 when it comes to cable, rules are rigged against internet TV

A recent letter from the Copyright Office shows how internet TV services like Aereo can't win under a complicated system of regulations that appears biased against new technologies.

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Related Topix: US News, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

Hollywood Reporter

Malaysia Airlines Crash: How The Morning Shows Covered

"Good Morning America," "Today" and "CBS This Morning" all featured reports from correspondents in Ukraine, Malaysia and Amsterdam and consulted with aviation and international-relations experts as they reported on Thursday's tragedy and the question of who's responsible for firing the missile that downed the plane.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Showtime Networks, World News, Malaysia, Publishing, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

The Post-Standard

'Big Bang Theory' cast wants big raise; Lady Gaga slips; 'Space Invaders' movie: PM Buzz

This undated photo released by CBS shows, from left, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch and Simon Helberg, on "The Big Bang Theory."

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Related Topix: The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Lady Gaga, Media, Showtime Networks

NewsBusters.org

Networks Ignore Criticism of Obama Attending Fundraisers Amid International Crises

While NBC, ABC, and CBS have provided wall-to-wall coverage since midday Thursday on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 being shot down over Ukraine and Israel sending ground forces into Gaza, none of the broadcast networks have made a single mention of President Obama being criticized for attending political fundraisers that night.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Insomniacs' Vent Hole with Craig Ferguson

SPOILER WARNING: A latenight gathering for non-serious palaver that does not speak of that night's show.

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