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One email marketer catches on

First, a disclaimer: I don’t send marketing emails on behalf of The Daily Record, so if any of my complaints sound familiar, please – contact our marketing person. Now then. I’ve been having some fun this summer – a little ...

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Jump on the new media bandwagon

When I was in college four short months ago, almost everyone I knew had a Facebook or MySpace account. If you didn’t have one (I was in this camp for a little bit), you felt like you were out of ...

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Middle class America gets beat down

Who do you blame for your economic problems? The government? The price of oil? Foreign competition? Society at large? That’s where members of the middle class pointed fingers, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. It found ...

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Corporate support for high school curriculums

Through free lesson plans and glossy handouts, Deloitte LLP urges classrooms full of high school students to “consider a career you may never have imagined: working as a professional auditor.” They’re right about the imagination part. A story in today’s ...

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Upping the price to practice law

Would-be lawyers in Maryland could be paying a lot more to take the bar exam, the Associated Press reports. Tucked into S.B. 514, extending the lifespan of the State Board of Law Examiners, is a measure to raise the cap ...

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$54M dry cleaners suit inspires Md. bill

In case you haven’t heard: Judge Roy Pearson’s ridiculous multimillion dollar lawsuit against a D.C. dry cleaners is being taken seriously in Maryland’s legislature, The Washington Post reports. Del. Barbara A. Robinson (D-Baltimore) testified yesterday on her proposal (PDF) that ...

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Fed cuts interest rate in attempt to boost economy

The Fed’s decision Tuesday to slash the federal funds rate — the interest that banks charge each other on overnight loans — apparently was the biggest one-day move by the central bank in recent memory, the AP reports. The Fed ...

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2008 presidential race to be most expensive ever

The cost of the 2004 campaign, then a peak, was $693 million dollars … estimates for the ’08 race begin around $1 billion and reach up to $3 billion. From Yahoo News: As a historical comparison, the campaign two decades ...

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2008 presidential race to be most expensive ever

The cost of the 2004 campaign, then a peak, was $693 million dollars … estimates for the ’08 race begin around $1 billion and reach up to $3 billion. From Yahoo News: As a historical comparison, the campaign two decades ...

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