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  1. Between the lines with Andrew GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Examiner.com

    Hartford Books Examiner is giving away a copy of Andrew Gross' One Mile Under . To enter for your chance to win, simply email HBE at HartfordBooksExaminer@aol.com by no later than 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, April 19th, and include " Giveaway " in the subject line.

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  2. Bernanke to join hedge fund Citadel as adviser - NYTRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Reuters

    Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, will become a senior adviser to hedge fund Citadel Investment Group, the New York Times reported. Bernanke, who handed the reins of the U.S. central bank to Janet Yellen last year, will offer his analysis of global economic and financial issues to Citadel's investment committees and also meet with the hedge fund's investors around the globe, the newspaper said.

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  3. Wolverine chews through cage at US airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ABC News

    A wolverine had to be sedated after chewing through its metal cage at a New Jersey airport while en route from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife centre. The 18-kilogram male European wolverine named Kasper was changing flights at Newark International Airport when its handler noticed the animal had chewed a hole in the cage while travelling in a transport van.

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  4. Discover boosts security with mobile-enabled account-freezing tool - Mobile Commerce DailyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mobile Marketer

    Discover takes mobile management for credit cards to a new level with Freeze It, a tool enabling cardholders to instantly stop purchases on their account from their smartphone when a card is misplaced and just as easily reinstate purchasing once it is found. Expedia's latest update to its mobile application focuses on better meeting the needs of last-minute travelers - an important and growing group on mobile - by enabling them to book a car rental and find a nearby hotel deal for that day on the launch screen.

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  5. Bernanke to advise hedge fund Citadel: NYTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, has agreed to become a senior adviser to Citadel Investment Group, a US$25 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, the New York Times reported on Thursday. REUTERS: Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, has agreed to become a senior adviser to Citadel Investment Group, a US$25 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

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  6. Federal grand jury probes NY Senate's Skelos, son: New York TimesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A federal grand jury is considering evidence in a possible case against New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The secret proceeding focuses on the business dealings of Adam Skelos, 32, including his hiring by an Arizona company that won a local government contract in New York although it was not the low bidder, and a $20,000 signing bonus from a title insurance company that never employed him, the Times said, citing unnamed sources.

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  7. Gillibrand received $275,000 for bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York earned $275,000 last year from her book, "Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World,'' according to a copy of her tax returns released Wednesday. Gillibrand's net income from the book was $133,760 after paying a ghost writer, transcription fees and other costs.

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  8. Modern movement: Atlanta Ballet's - Modern Choreographic Voices' brings back favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MDJonline.com

    Choreographer Gina Patterson's "Quietly Walking" will be one of three ballet pieces that will be performed as part of Atlanta Ballet's "The Best of Modern Choreographic Voices" from Friday to Sunday.

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  9. Skelos is focus of grand jury probe: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Skelos is focus of grand jury probe: Report Federal prosecutors have taken an interest in Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1ywZ0Ih Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, shown here on March 30, is reportedly at the center of a grand jury probe. Federal prosecutors, after arresting ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in January, have turned their attention to the head of the state Senate, the New York Times reported tonight.

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  10. Animator Bill Plympton stays true to his life in 'Cheatin''Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SFGate

    The quirky animator, who was born and raised in Oregon, once turned down a million dollars from Disney to work on what would become "Aladdin," and he's never regretted it. He's the definition of a free-range cartoonist.

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  11. Chef Homaro Cantu, who blended science and food, diesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo Chef Homaro Cantu poses for a photo at his restaurant Moto in Chicago. Authorities say Cantu was found dead in Chicago, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in a building where he had planned to open a brewery.

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  12. Michael Barone: Bad Impressions Hurt 'Above the Law' HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Max

    A report that Hillary Clinton stonewalled Congress about using personal email as secretary of state proves again that the Democratic favorite for president in 2016 "regards herself as above the law and above the constraints that the law imposes on everybody else," political analyst and scholar Michael Barone told Newsmax TV on Wednesday. The impression among voters of Clinton as untrustworthy is beginning to stick, Barone told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner.

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  13. Robert Baribeau's debut solo exhibition with Anna Zorina Gallery opens in New YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Art Daily

    Anna Zorina Gallery presents Connections, Robert Baribeau's debut solo exhibition with the gallery. On view are two series of paintings that document the artist's passion for nature through an Abstract Expressionist style.

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  14. Barbara Strauch, former Newsday and New York Times editor, dies at 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    Unquenchable curiosity led Barbara Strauch to delve into science's biggest mysteries -- and then explain these discoveries in clear and compelling language that transfixed even laymen. "She was and remained enthusiastic about every moment of life," said her husband, Richard Breeden of Rye, New York.

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  15. Verdict: Americans overwhelmingly endorse public health insurance optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2009 | Examiner.com

    The latest New York Times/CBS poll confirms what a number of other recent surveys, including the Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll and one from Consumer Reports , have demonstrated: most of the American people, a super majority of two-thirds or more, support the creation of a public option, a clone or extension of Medicare, as part of health insurance reform. The New York Times strongly endorsed the plan in a lengthy editorial today.

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  16. PUBLICISTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Publishers' Weekly

    Basic Books is seeking a highly-motivated, creative Publicist to join our close-knit publicity team in securing national media attention for our books and authors. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic about promoting nonfiction titles, has a desire to take on more responsibility, shows initiative in shepherding his/her own projects through the publicity process, and has a proven track record of creating and executing successful book publicity campaigns.

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  17. Are S.F.'s millionaire home buyers too bashful for reality show lights?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Business Journal

    Andrew Greenwell, left, and Roh Habibi, right, are two of the star realtors of the first San Francisco edition of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing." Ridiculous home prices in San Francisco have made the city a magnet for the next season of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" after high-ratings runs in New York and Los Angeles.

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  18. Sharpton two-step: Dances with New Yorka s taxmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Post

    Taxpayers across the country scrambled to file their returns this week, and many wrote checks to the government. Yet, when it comes to taxes, there's one New York "celeb" who seems to be getting a pass from the state: the Rev.

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  19. Book detailing Clinton White House drama is No. 1 on NYT best-seller listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Politico

    A new book excoriating Hillary and Bill Clintons' behavior in the White House debuted at No. 1 in its first week on The New York Times' combined e-book/hardcover best-seller list for April 26, according to a source at the paper.

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  20. Ethan Hawke's Lovely Doc Profiles Pianist Seymour BernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Dallas Observer

    If you've ever played music, or even just attempted to coax a pleasing sound from a keyboard or a guitar string, you may have some sense of the dissonant signals that the desire to make music can set off: Are you playing toward some idea of perfection, perhaps in the hope of gaining recognition or status? Or are you inching toward that state where the music becomes a part of you, as integral to your being as your heartbeat? The two aren't mutually exclusive, and the conflict between striving for some objective ideal and seeking more intangible, intensely personal rewards isn't limited to musical pursuits, either: Anyone who endeavors to create anything good has probably felt it.

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