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  1. Market MoverFOR These Times, 'Threepenny Opera' is TimelyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- And yet again we are waking up to news of another disaster, this time a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Italy, 60 miles east of Rome with 237 confirmed dead and 17,000 homeless as the rescue iof anyone living or dead in the rubble continues.

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  2. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  3. On Native GroundABOUT Those Glimmers: Things are Still LousyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    A ban on sales of alcohol and heightened securities greeted Panamanian voters Sunday as a frantic and factious three-year presidential campaign finally went to the voters. Supermarket magnate Ricardo Martinelli, 57, is the odds-on favorite to replace Pres.

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  4. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.

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  5. Make My DayTHE Joys of Turning 42Read the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    It's hard to resist being gleeful at seeing Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff get the maximum sentence - 150 years in prison - for bilking investors out of anywhere between $65 billion and $171 billion. Because many of the people whom Madoff ripped off were more renowned than, say, the millions who lost their homes in the subprime mortgage debacle, he has gotten far more attention than he deserves.

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  6. Make My DayMY Baby is Growing UpRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    I had become a Redbox customer. After several years of off-and-on patronage of Blockbuster, the world's largest video rental company, I discovered the simplicity of Redbox at Wal-Mart.

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  7. Brasch WordsA Lot of 'Sorry, Buts'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    My 92-year-old mother, who lives in south Florida, wisely wears a medical alert medallion around her neck. An ambulance shows up when she pushes the button.

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  8. Christmas message: Sir Alan BeithRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Christmas is about things that are hopeful and positive.

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  9. On Native GroundTHE National Security State is Out of ControlRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    It's been raining so hard here in South Florida that the canal beyond our backyard overflowed and the ducks were swimming on the grass. It's just another of the many reasons this place would be a gold mine if I could write fiction.

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  10. City council votes to retire water plant loan earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    City council votes to retire water plant loan early City council votes to retire water plant loan early, save interest costs. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1B7CMIU A step taken to save thousands in future interest costs, the Yerington City Council on Monday approved an early payoff of the city's water treatment plant loan.

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  11. Indonesian Government Makes Absurd Demands Of Freeport-McMoranRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Freeport-McMoran has seen major share price declines during the year, as copper and oil have fallen dramatically. The new environment is substantially less profitable for the company.

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  12. More help needed at small businessesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    AP photo Ken Romaniszyn , owner of Lady M Cake Boutique, serves a customer Dec. 17 in New York. Romaniszyn says his cakes, which once appealed mostly to the wealthy, are now attracting a wider range of customers.

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  13. Annaly Capital Maintains DividendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    I expected the dividend to be maintained, and would have been more concerned by an increase in the dividend than a decrease. While the company trades at a discount to book value, it would be a questionable decision to raise the dividend.

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  14. Peak What? Christmastime In Hell? Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Festivus, "a holiday for the rest of us" is celebrated December 23rd. For the uninitiated, a history of Festivus .

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  15. Retirees, This Is Not Your Father's Retirement Plan: Constructing The 2015 Fill-The-Gap PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The percentage of workers covered by a traditional defined benefit ) pension plan that pays a lifetime annuity, often based on years of service and final salary, has been steadily declining over the past 25 years. From 1980 through 2008, the proportion of private wage and salary workers participating in DB pension plans fell from 38 percent to 20 percent .

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  16. Pompton Lakes High School club teaches students how to start their own businessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    The American Enterprise Committee of the Pompton Lakes High School Future Business Leaders of America Club presents Aaron Tam with his reward. Tam was the winner of the committee's Amazing Race game.

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  17. CPA Answers Your End-Of-The-Year Tax QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scanews.com

    The most wonderful time of the year means the least favorite time of the year is approaching: Tax time. There are some things taxpayers can do now to help alleviate individual tax burdens in April, certified public account Lance Weiss of SFW Partners LLC told "St.

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  18. The WilliesRUSH Limbaugh, Glenn Beck Praise Best-Seller that Advocates AssassinationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 -- Just this morning, a Fox & Friends news anchor asked, "Can you trust the government to function properly?" Obviously, he doesn't get a Social Security check, and just as obviously, our government is much more trustworthy than Fox News and its Australian billionaire owner, Rupert Murdoch. But the comment reflects the desperate race for ads and viewers and the Chinese government connections that has made Fox embark on a fierce anti-government campaign.

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  19. Stocks eke out gains in abbreviated tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average adding modestly to its gains a day after closing above 18,000 for the first time. It was the Dow's sixth straight gain, coming during a half-day trading session ahead of the Christmas holiday.

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  20. Longtime Department of Safety employee Earl Sweeney to retire - " for good - " at end of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Longtime assistant safety commissioner Earl Sweeney will leave his post at the New Hampshire Department of Safety by the year's end. The Executive Council accepted Sweeney's resignation yesterday.

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