Daily Archives: January 19, 2009

Newspapers as souvenirs

It’s funny how the world of news gathering and documenting works today. The 24-hour news cycle on cable networks has all but extinguished the power of a newspaper’s front page headlines, circulation and home delivery numbers are sinking and advertising ...

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Cell phone havoc in the District

AT&T may have had a national ad campaign claiming its network has the fewest dropped calls (video below), but a new survey reveals that Verizon Wireless comes out ahead – with an average of only 2.2% of customers experiencing a ...

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Law blog round-up

Good morning! If you’re stuck at work today, here are a few links to help you not do your job: I missed this when it was first posted, but it deserves a mention. The EvidenceProf Blog criticizes a “horribly misguided” ...

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New documents surface in Exxon trial

Lawyers for ExxonMobil Corp. said Friday morning they had discovered a set of documents that had not been given to lawyers representing Jacksonville residents in a billion-dollar lawsuit stemming from a massive 2006 gas leak.

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DJS argues for college, home visits in stabbing case

The case of a high-school girl who stabbed another student to death after a 2005 football game in Montgomery County came before the Court of Appeals last week, with the girl’s lawyer arguing that she is sufficiently reformed to be allowed visits home and to go to college.

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Stimulus package could save 1,000 Maryland jobs

Funds from the federal stimulus package being discussed in Congress could mean Maryland would not have to lay off 500 to 1,000 workers, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday morning during a call-in interview for Maryland Morning on WYPR.

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