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1 hr ago | JD Supra

N.Y. Department of Financial Services Issues Revised Proposed Debt Collection Rules

The New York Department of Financial Services recently issued revised proposed debt collection regulations, which have important implications concerning charged-off and time-barred debt, for third-party debt collectors and debt buyers.

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5 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings.

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8 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

Late night callers ring true as Cancer Council doorknockers

Cancer Council staff have confirmed legitimate doorknockers are visiting houses as late as 8pm at night, after several Orange residents turned to Facebook this week to warn the late night collectors may be scammers.

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9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

Richard Hendrickson, 101, demonstrates how he collects temperature and precipitation data for the National Weather Service on Monday, July, 21, 2014, in Bridgehampton, N.Y. Hendrickson is being honored as the longest serving volunteer weather data collector for the National Weather Service for his 84 years of collecting information from his farm on ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

Antique dealer still loves the 'thrill of the hunt'

Neville Tyson holds a vintage German-made toy replica of a Bluebird racing car, dating back to 1928.

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14 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Congress can win one for Main Street

It has been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales-tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers.

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19 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Failed sale of 1869 Karl Marx letter disappoints Chinese capitalists who set the price too high

A letter by the late Karl Marx, the German philosopher who offered an alternative to capitalism, has failed to sell in Communist-ruled China because the auctioneer set too high a price.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Hasbro Bringing Jabba the Hutt and Rom Toy Exclusives

Also available will be an Infinity Gauntlet action-figure pack, a Rockin' Romance JEM doll, a Transformers Kreaon 3-pack, Magic the Gathering and special-edition Joe figures.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Stamp show July 26 in FWB

The Panhandle Philatelic Society will host Stampfest III on July 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 205 Carol Ave. .

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SouthCoastToday.com

New Bedford workshop seeks to get help for hoarders

The city's Health Department will hold a workshop Thursday to examine the issue of hoarding and to begin finding help and support for those who may have compulsive collecting problems.

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Art Daily

Exhibition of works from the Martijn and Jeannette Sanders Collection opens at the Museum

This summer, the Stedelijk Museum presents Bad Thoughts, a unique, large-scale survey of the works assembled by Amsterdam collectors Martijn and Jeannette Sanders, one of the most important private collections in the Netherlands.

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Art Daily

Artemis Gallery announces Ancient and Ethnographic Art, Tribal, Spanish Colonial Relics Sale

It doesn't have to cost an Etruscan king's ransom or an Egyptian pharoah's arm and a leg to collect ancient art and antiquities.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

Q&A on collecting: Collectors clamor for cow butter molds

Q: Enclosed is a photo of an antique clear-glass butter mold. When the butter is extracted from the mold, it produces an impression of a cow on the top of the butter.

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Stuff.co.nz

Toxic trash could have been deadly

A poisonous chemical dumed in a wheelie bin in the Central Otago town of Roxburgh could have resulted in the town being evacuated or killed a rubbish collector.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Sundarbans tolls taken by robbers

A honey collector shows a Tk 5 note while talking to The Daily Star at Gabura, Satkhira, recently.

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Patch.com

Baltimore's Water Wheel Video Churns Out 1 Million YouTube Views

Baltimore is cleaning up its harbor, and gaining a wave of followers in the process.

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York Press

Charles Hutchinson delves beneath the many surfaces of an exhibition...

CHARLES HUTCHINSON delves beneath the many surfaces of an exhibition in York that uses objections donated from a lifetime of collecting.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Mercury News editorial: Congress should pass online sales tax bill

It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick and mortar retailers.

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Psychology Today

Toy Stories

In his 2009 book Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crimes and Unusual Sexual Practices, Dr. Anil Aggrawal defines plushophilia as a "sexual attraction to stuffed toys or people in animal costume, such as theme park characters."

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Lucky

Model Liu Wen Owns Over 100 Pairs Of Sneakers: Peep Her Collection Here

Chinese model Liu Wen's surprising fashion addiction is refreshingly rooted in practicality.

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