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On the Record

The Daily Record's law news blog

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After two terms with an MBA at the helm, the nation is likely to tap a lawyer for its next president. So says USA Today, The Nation’s Newspaper. Of course, 25 of the 43 U.S. presidents so far HAVE been ...

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Score one for online video

In a start-of-the-season buzzer-beater, the NFL announced this week that its despised 45-second cap on online video will be relaxed for its broadcast rights holders – Fox, CBS, ESPN and NBC. To sum up for readers unaware of the dispute: ...

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Word play

As one who reads and writes news stories for a living, I am continually amazed and revolted at the bastardization of the English language by PR people who write news releases for a living. My pet peeves are the overuse ...

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No heir, apparently…

The white Maltese dog that Leona Helmsley loved so much ($12 million much) might become a stray. The Associated Press reports today that Helmsley’s brother and the appointed caretaker, Alvin Rosenthal, 80 (who inherited $15 million of his own) is ...

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Not exactly meals-on-wheels

KFC, Yum! Brand’s cash-hungry chicken chain, has announced an “aroma-focused” product placement program to market their new $2.99 deal. The Wal-mart-esque price covers KFC chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy and a biscuit, all for less than Metro fare. KFC piloted ...

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Down to The Wire

The Wire has reached the end of the reel… Yep, after five years of portraying Baltimore as a den of sleaze and corruption with ambitious young politicians making hay out of troubled schools, rampant murder and drug trafficking, production has ...

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Ode to acronyms

There’s no question that we like it short and sweet in this country. Who needs to watch Entertainment Television when we can watch E! ? Why send the President of the United States to the North American Aerospace Defense Command ...

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Bye-bye (for now), blogosphere

Everyone deserves a few days off, right? At least, that’s our defense, and we’re sticking to it. We’ll meet you back here on Tuesday, bright n’early. A happy (and safe) Labor Day to all! -JACKIE SAUTER, Multimedia Editor

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