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Report: Tablets helping improve news consumption

NEW YORK — Mobile technology appears to be increasing the public appetite for news but it’s far from clear whether the news industry will profit from that, a study issued Monday concluded. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in ...

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Shooting suspect: Death penalty possible

The 22-year-old man described as a social outcast with wild beliefs steeped in mistrust faced a federal court hearing Monday on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a Tucson shooting rampage that left six people dead

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‘Latent injury’ expanded in ephedra case

By a narrow margin, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled in a four to three decision last week to broaden the application of the statute of limitations extension for latent injuries cases. In Giordano v. Market America, Inc., John Giordano claimed to have suffered health problems after taking a dietary supplement containing ephedra only to find out years later that federal studies found it may be the cause of an aneurysm and the strokes he suffered...

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Court defers height extension of landfill

Waste Management of New York may proceed with expanding a wedge portion of its High Acres Landfill in the town of Perinton, but must get re-approved by the state for a 100-foot height extension...

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What are the hot legal practice areas?

Even though lawyer layoffs have continued, a number of practice areas are thriving - and generating more work opportunities for attorneys...

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State bar looks to the future

The New York State Bar Association held a special panel Friday for managing partners of law firms from across the region as part of an initiative to plan for the future of the legal profession...

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