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Feds Remove North NJ Site from Superfund List

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Federal officials say a six-acre plot in northern New Jersey that was once contaminated with radioactive thorium has been officially removed from the nation's Superfund list.

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EU OK's Universal's Purchase of British Label EMI

Friday, September 21, 2012

Universal Music Group can buy the famed British music company EMI but must sell off the company's classical music divisions, say regulators.

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NYPD to Expand Videotape Interrogations

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The NYPD will widen its videotaping of interrogations to include all suspects in murder and sexual assault cases.

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NHL Locks Out Its Players In Labor Dispute

Sunday, September 16, 2012

The National Hockey League locked out its players at midnight Saturday, becoming the third major sports league to impose a work stoppage in the last 18 months.

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Baltimore Symphony Joins Parsons School for Concert Attire Makeover

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Parsons The New School for Design to re-imagine traditional concert dress for musicians.

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Russian PM Calls for Pussy Riot to be Freed

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday called for three members of the punk band Pussy Riot to be freed, a sign that the women's release could be imminent since their case comes up for appeal on Oct. 1.

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Emails Show AG's and Comptroller's Offices Discussed Lopez Harassment Case

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

There was greater and earlier discussion than previously reported between the state comptroller's office and the Assembly majority's counsel as he sought advice in quietly settling a $103,000 sexual harassment claim against a Democratic assemblyman, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.

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Minnesota Woman Loses Music Downloading Appeal

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

A Minnesota woman accused of sharing songs online owes record companies $222,000 for willful copyright violations, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.

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US Officials Probing Possibility of Planned Attack on Consulate

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

U.S. officials say the Obama administration is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of 9/11, and not a spontaneous mob enraged over a anti-Islamic YouTube video. 

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Tough Task for Those Compensating Ill 9/11 Workers

Friday, September 07, 2012

Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the "queen of torts" for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. But she may be up against her most daunting task to date.

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Asking for 2nd Term, Obama Says Nation Will Recover

Thursday, September 06, 2012

His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."

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Atlanta Symphony Locks Out Musicians Amid Labor Dispute

Thursday, September 06, 2012

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season could be in jeopardy amid an ongoing labor conflict between the organization and its musicians.

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Civil War Events Feature Minstrel Song Revival

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Visitors to some Civil War anniversary events are hearing another long-silenced sound amid the cannon fire.

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Citigroup Agrees to Pay $590M in Shareholder Suit

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Citigroup has agreed to pay $590 million to settle legal claims by shareholders that its executives misled them about the bank's growing problems before the financial crisis.

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Funeral Held for Empire State Building Victim

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Hundreds of mourners have filled a New York church for the funeral of a man shot to death by a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building.

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Pianist Van Cliburn Diagnosed with Cancer

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer and is resting comfortably at his Texas home, his publicist said Monday.

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NY Company Aids Space Rover Mission

Monday, August 27, 2012

While spaceflight technology companies often make their homes in California and Texas, the engineers at Honeybee Robotics assemble their products right along Manhattan's West Side Highway before they're rocketed outside the Earth's atmosphere and into the heavens.

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Bring Back Liner Notes, Says Recording Academy

Saturday, August 25, 2012

As liner notes get scarce in the digital age, the Recording Academy wants fans to still be able to find out who the people are behind their favorite hit.

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County Chair: Booker Weighs Bid for NJ Gov in '13

Friday, August 24, 2012

A New Jersey Democratic county chairman says Newark Mayor Cory Booker has told him he's considering running for governor against Chris Christie in 2013.

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Christie Signs Higher Education Merger Bill

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.

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