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Peekskill, A Little City With Flair

August 29, 2011
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Peekskill is located in Westchester County along the east side of the Hudson River. The population is around 25,000 according to the 2010 census. New York is about 50 miles away from Peekskill. That is close enough to take advantage of the amenities this big city has to offer. Cultural events, shopping, and fine...
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Stocks in perfect storm of Irene, jobs (Reuters)

August 28, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks are setting up for another turbulent week that will begin with a focus, oddly enough, on the weather.
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New York Stock Exchange ready for trading Monday (AP)

August 28, 2011
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NEW YORK – The New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ are ready to open for trading Monday.
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Miyazato Leads Canadian

August 28, 2011
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Japanese star Ai Miyazato and unheralded Swede Pernilla Lindberg shared the lead after Thursday’s first round of the CN Canadian Women’s Open in Quebec.
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Kuchar leads shortened Barclays

August 28, 2011
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Kuchar, who was tied at 7-under with clubhouse leader Harrison Frazar and a little known fellow American William McGirt when bad light ended play with 51 players still out on the course, came back on Friday morning and went on to shoot a sizzling 8-under 63 that was good enough to make him the...
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Exchanges expect normal stock trading despite Irene (Reuters)

August 28, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq repeated on Saturday that, despite the arrival of Hurricane Irene in New York, both expect to conduct a normal trading session to start the week.
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When a slimmer iPhone just isn’t good enough (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tim Cook has big shoes to fill and he can’t do it by just pushing out snazzier versions of the iPhone or iPad.
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Before Jobs, Sam Walton and Bill Gates took exits (AP)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK – As CEOs, Sam Walton, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs possessed common traits. They were tireless workers, demanding bosses and sticklers for detail. They were visionaries, too, who reshaped their respective industries.
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Tecca TV: TechLife on holographic flight attendants, beer can cars, the end of a Steve Jobs era, and more (Yahoo! News)

August 27, 2011
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In this episode Hologram flight attendants serve Paris airport: Orly International plays host to futuristic gate staff This beer can car could be yours: Complete with keg storage, this roadster could be yours on eBay New high-tech gel could fix your teeth: Researchers develop a gel that helps get rid of cavities painlessly This...
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Insight: Apple’s board set for bigger role under new regime (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The departure of Steve Jobs as Apple’s CEO is likely to trigger some major changes for the company’s board.
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