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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

How Government Threatens Religious Charity: Lessons of New...

One of the more sensational recent scandals involving an ostensibly religiously-inspired social services non-profit-the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, in New York-reached its sad climax last week.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Publishing, Media

7 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Saint's remains return to Hawaii permanently

Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, UC Los Angeles, San Diego, CA, Weather

8 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Can Davis Reverse Poll Numbers?New poll shows Abbott pulling even further ahead

Good fundraising numbers but bleak polls: The vying totals are causing heartburn in the campaign offices of Sen. Wendy Davis as she continues to trail behind the seemingly unstoppable Attorney General Greg Abbott in the race to become Texas' next governor.

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Related Topix: Texas, CBS, Publishing, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Scott Walker, US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

Duly Noted: If only the New York Times were shorter

Even after shutting down SAC Capital Advisors LP, Steven A. Cohen is still beating most hedge funds.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

13WHAM

New bill targets rape on campus

Washington D.C. -- A newly proposed law is aimed at improving how colleges and universities deal with claims of sexual assault on campus, or involving students.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Publishing, Media, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Ontario County, NY

ProSoundWeb

Guitar Center Celebrating New Times Square Store With The Roots Live In Concert

Guitar Center has announced the grand opening of the retailer's new store location in Times Square , with doors officially opening at 7 pm next Thursday, August 7. The event, which coincides with another milestone for Guitar Center as the retailer celebrates its 50th anniversary year, will be celebrated with a Grand Opening Weekend, kicking off on ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Publishing, Media

Pam's House Blend

New York Times Acknowledges Marijuana Prohibition was Founded in Racism

While this isn't new information to anyone who has paying attention to the issue of marijuana reform it is great to see the New York Times lay out in detail how origin of marijuana prohibition were base entirely on lies and racism.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Publishing, Media

Broward-Palm Beach

Sextortion Scam Hitting Online Dating Sites in South Florida

If being a member of an online dating site wasn't treacherous enough, there's a sextortion scam going around that you should know about.

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Related Topix: Online Dating, Publishing, Media

Newsday

Disarray at UN chokes peace efforts

Why hasn't the United Nations done more to end the violence in Gaza? Or, for that matter, the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Libya, Afghanistan or Ukraine? These are questions that UN officials find themselves fielding not just with mounting frequency but rising passion and frustration.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Publishing, Media

Townhall

Al-Qaeda Has Made Europe An 'Inadvertent Underwriter' For Its Operations

Well, it seems Al-Qaeda has found a new way to fund its operations: they kidnap Europeans and demanding ransom payments.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Judge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a... Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Publishing, Media, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Truthdig

David Frum Accuses New York Times of Staging Photos of Palestinian Victims

Conservative commentator David Frum has tweeted no fewer than eight times his outrage over "faked" photos of Palestinian victims of Israel's military violence.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, W., US News, Liberal Political News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

After Rejecting Pot Prohibition, The New York Times Still Rejects Pot Smokers

Over the weekend, as you may have heard , The New York Times ran an editorial saying "the federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Publishing, Media, Marijuana, Drug Testing

USA Today

Voices: They don't make cold wars like they used to

Voices: They don't make cold wars like they used to The standoff with Russia is a far cry from the Cold War.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Publishing, Media

Hyperallergic

New York Times Arts Reporter Copies Renaissance Painter's Wikipedia Entry

The media blog Fishbowl New York is reporting that the lead paragraph of a July 25 New York Times article by Carol Vogel bears a striking similarity to the Wikipedia entry for its subject, the Renaissance painter Piero di Cosimo.

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Business Journal

Crowd turns out for Hillary Clinton book signing in Saratoga Springs

A crowd lines up outside Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, New York in advance of the July 29 Hillary Clinton book signing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Publishing, Media

WCAX-TV Burlington

Port Authority tells store to drop 9/11 items

A well-known Manhattan housewares store has been ordered to stop selling merchandise associated with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Publishing, Media

Mashable

For the New York Times, a Profit Shortfall

It's the same old story for the New York Times : Digital subscriptions continue to rise, but not enough to offset falling revenues and earnings.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

Examiner.com

New York attorney fights for victims of medical malpractice

To cut back on medicaid spending, the New York Governor wants to put a cap on medical malpractice suit awards.

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Related Topix: New York, Publishing, Media, Binghamton, NY, Hofstra University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ira Stoll: Are Tax Cuts Working in Kansas?

"Breathless" is exactly the word to describe the critics of the Kansas tax cuts, and indeed there are a number of them.

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Related Topix: Tax, Financial Services, Moodys, Publishing, Media, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Kansas City, KS

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