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Pa. Constitution Center to display Bill of Rights
One of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights that may have been pilfered from Pennsylvania in the late 1800s will be on display in Philadelphia for three years, beginning with the 225th anniversary next year of the drafting of the country's highest ideals.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tracy Baxter Reports: Big lottery wins come at the price of privacy
With visions of riches dancing in our heads, many of us coughed up a few bucks to play Powerball - especially when the jackpot rose to the insane sum of more than a half-billion dollars.
Fri May 17, 2013
Comptroller: Fear Cig Smuggling Becoming Go-To Crime
New details emerge on two Ocean City brothers, Basel and Samir Ramadan arrested for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring.
Thu May 16, 2013
Officials: Cigarette-smuggling ring may have funded terror groups
A smuggling ring that made a fortune selling more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York may have funneled some of the illicit proceeds to terrorist groups, authorities said Thursday.
Direct Marketing News
Electronic Retailers Take a Flier at the Marketplace Fairness Act
They're not counting on that eventuality, however, so 100 of them will be joining the Electronic Retailing Association's Capitol Hill fly-in next week to voice their opposition to representatives of key states such as New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and California.
Wed May 15, 2013
With No Winners, Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Swell
The $360 million Powerball drawing will air live at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time tonight, and with participation at a fever pitch, observers say there's not much expectation that the jackpot will increase again like last year - when the jackpot rolled over in March of 2012 after reaching the $325 million mark to a record $587 million.
Tue May 14, 2013
MS Mr Talks 'Secondhand Rapture' & Their...
"I am so, so excited for her to come into the North," gushes MS MR singer Lizzy Plapinger.
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Stolen historic US documents returned to owners
FBI and National Archive officials are returning to their rightful owners more than 10,000 important historical documents seized during a massive theft investigation involving a well-known collector of presidential memorabilia.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ilion woman's ex-boyfriend suspected of murdering her in Maryland
The ex-boyfriend of a Herkimer County woman who was found dead in her car last week in Maryland is the prime suspect in her murder.
Sat May 11, 2013
N. Y. pimp convicted for forced sex trafficking, kidnapping and more
According to an FBI press release dated May 9, 2013, a federal jury convicted Jeremy Naughton, age 32, a resident of Brooklyn, N.Y. on charges related to sex trafficking, kidnapping , including transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, and using a gun during the conspiracy to commit sex trafficking.
Fri May 10, 2013
Centre Daily Times
AAUW book sale begins Saturday
A small group of volunteers did the remarkable Thursday, filling the Snider Agricultural Arena with roughly a quarter of a million books in just a few hours.
Thu May 09, 2013
New York Post
Seven NY cyber-criminals part of $45m '21st century bank heist': prosecutors
The U.S. government charged eight individuals with using data obtained by hacking into two credit card processors in a worldwide scheme that netted some $45 million within hours, a crime prosecutors described as one of the biggest bank heists in history.
Dalai Lama lashes Burma, Sri Lanka Buddhist violence
The Dalai Lama has implored Buddhist monks in Burma and Sri Lanka to put an end to a series of recent attacks on Muslims in their countries.
Wed May 08, 2013
NYC paid sick leave bill passes
In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers who don't have it now.
Modell's upgrades IT for stores
Modell's has selected Micros-Retail, a leading provider of retail technology for the specialty and general merchandise retail industry, to help it improve customer experience, modernize IT for the stores and streamline day-to-day functions.
Tue May 07, 2013
School Bus Camera Safety Act looks to change the rules of the road
A bill is in the works in Albany that would allow school districts to use cameras on school buses and issue tickets to drivers who violate the law.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Ban on shark fin trading in NY heads to Cuomo's desk
Both chambers of the state Legislature have passed a bill that would protect sharks from shark fin trading.
Mon May 06, 2013
Washington Wizards Wikipedia Refers To Jason Collins As A 'Faggot'
A Washington Wizards Wikipedia page was recently altered so that a blurb about Jason Collins' coming out referred to the athlete as a "faggot." Queerty notes that the 2012-2013 Washington Wizards' Wikipedia page was changed over the weekend, and a sentence about Collins that originally read, "He was the first active male professional athlete to ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Mega Millions numbers for May 3; tonight's Powerball jackpot at $191 million
No one matched the Mega Millions numbers on May 3, increasing the next jackpot to $139 million.
Thu May 02, 2013
They will kick off the tour in Newkirk, Oklahoma
ZZ Top is taking their show on the road. The Texas trio will be performing Thursday night at the First Council Casino Hotel in Newkirk, Oklahoma to launch their 2013 tour.