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  1. That Time Obama's Credit Card Was RejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Atlantic

    So, funny story: When President Barack Obama was in New York not too long ago, he tried to pay for dinner, and his credit card was rejected. "It turns out I guess I don't use it enough, so they thought there was some fraud going on," he told a group at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier today as he signed an executive order that will require credit and debit cards to be more secure.

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  2. From Abortion Comedy to Children's BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | TheDailyBeast.com

    How do you make everyone forget about cursing on 'SNL'? You stun critics in a hit indie film. And you charm them with the return of a talking seashell.

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  3. Ray K. MetzkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Artforum Intl.

    The photographer Ray K. Metzker died last Thursday, reports Douglas Martin of the New York Times . The Laurence Miller Gallery in Manhattan, which is currently showing a retrospective of Metzker's work, announced the artist's passing.

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  4. NYT puts spotlight on college fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | BassFan.com

    Among the stories on the front page of the New York Times website Friday was a piece on the rise in popularity of college bass fishing and how it's been able to flourish without being under the NCAA umbrella.

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  5. On Native GroundHOW to Run a Business Into the GroundRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    The first daily newspaper that I worked for, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette , was sold a couple of weeks ago to a Florida-based company called Halifax Media Group. Halifax, founded in 2010 by three private equity investment firms, bought the paper for - depending on whose estimate you believe - between $7 million and $15 million.

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  6. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingA Tough Democrat Has Always Faced Tough ChoicesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2011 | American Reporter

    The shootings in Tucson caught downsized newspapers, superficial cable news networks, and broadcast news networks covering sports, in an even more deficient "weekend" mode. Even the daily Tucson Citizen and the Arizona Republic couldn't update their sites - but neither could the much-respected St. Petersburg Times .

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  7. On Native GroundSELF-Regulation is a Disaster for American BusinessRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2010 | American Reporter

    Dennis Hopper died today at 74. He was a friend once, and thinking of him last night, and knowing he was sick, I said a prayer for him before I fell asleep. I'm glad I did; he's gone now, and ever after, it will be too late.

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  8. Tony Winner Alice Ripley Will Star in A Christmas Memory, Based on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Broadway

    Tony winner Alice Ripley will return to the New York stage this fall, reporters The New York Times . A Christmas Memory , based on an autobiographical short story by Truman Capote, will play the DR2 Theater from November 25 through January 4, 2015.

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  9. Hagel seeks info on Iraq chemical weapons exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Park Record

    A defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his military chiefs and service-branch secretaries to look into questions about the medical care and treatment of about 20 service members who were exposed to chemical weapons during the Iraq war. The official says Hagel made the request during a meeting Thursday and asked them to look into the troops' medical care and whether they were denied military awards.

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  10. International New York Times Enters Publishing Agreement with Republica in NepalRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Editor & Publisher

    The New York Times Company today announced a new publishing agreement between the International New York Times and Republica that will create a combined print edition in Nepal.

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  11. GamerGate: We now know what evil lurks in the heart of man - or trollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Reuters

    For the purposes of this column, all you need to know about "GamerGate" is that it has earned writer Anita Sarkeesian, game entrepreneur Brianna Wu, and developer Zoe Quinn violent threats from anonymous Internet sources . A comic-book review by Janelle Asselin was greeted by rape threats.

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  12. As Workers Protest, Walmart Changes Tune in Minimum Wage FightRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Common Dreams

    Walmart workers and supporters gathered in cities across the country to fight for higher wages. As the Fight for 15 continues to grow, Walmart preempted a planned protest on Thursday by workers in several cities by promising to pay its employees more than the minimum wage-eventually.

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  13. Berkman Buzz: October 17, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Harvard University

    Apply for a spot in CopyrightX 2015 CopyrightX is a free, networked course that explores the current law of copyright; the impact of that law on art, entertainment, and industry; and the ongoing debates concerning how the law should be reformed. Through a combination of recorded lectures, assigned readings, weekly seminars, live interactive webcasts, and online discussions, participants in the course examine and assess the ways in which the copyright system seeks to stimulate and regulate creative expression.

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  14. ECB leak reveals contents of first ever monetary policy minutesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Live Charts

    European Central Bank minutes reportedly got leaked on Friday for the first time ever. Although the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve regularly report the minutes of their deliberations on monetary policy, the ECB's policy is to keep the minutes under wraps for 30 years.

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  15. ECB's rows over help for Cyprus BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | BBC News

    It was late 2012 and early the following year that the Cypriot banking sector was on the brink. The whole eurozone was watching with anxiety.

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  16. Sulzberger: Times Cuts Are a PainfulaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Editor & Publisher

    New York Times publisher and chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. told an audience at New York University's journalism school Thursday evening that while the buyouts and layoffs taking place now at his newspaper are "painful," they also are necessary to refocus the Times .

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  17. NY Times' Sulzberger: Cuts are 'Painful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | FishBowl

    During a talk at NYU, Arthur Sulzberger Jr . - the New York Times' publisher - told the audience that the layoffs and buyouts currently making their way through the paper are "painful."

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  18. Saddam's WMD Bunker Marines fear 'Dragon's Egg' facility in hands of IsisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Fox News

    U.S. Marine Lt. Joshua Hartley believes a secret bunker in Iraq held chemical and biological weapons.

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  19. Foo Fighters' HBO Show 'Sonic Highways' Digs Up Cross-Country Music TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Forbes.com

    I help run the top trade publication covering the business of television as executive editor at Broadcasting & Cable magazine. Past editing and reporting posts in both New York and L.A. have been at Variety, Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times, and my writing has also appeared in The New York Times, the Boston Globe and TV Guide.

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  20. Drudge Report editor says, 'Ebola is now Obama's Katrina,' but is it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Examiner.com

    Amid a Drudge Report expanding Ebola storyboard, an editor of the page explored whether Ebola would tarnish President Obama's legacy. In his Wednesday Washington Times publication, with one of the tags being "political theater," Curl concluded, "Ebola is now Obama's Katrina."

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