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An Unsolved Killing

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What does the firing of a U.S. Attorney have to do with a murder case? Tom Wales was not supposed to be home on the night of October 11, 2001. Wales, an Assistant United States Attorney in Seattle, had planned to have dinner and spend the evening with his girlfriend, Marlis DeJongh, a court reporter who lived downtown. 

The Crooked Prosecutor - Inside the Curtis Lovelace Murder Defense

Murder charges against a former Illinois prosecutor and Big Ten football standout in his wife’s death eight years ago are rooted in pathologists’ new findings that her body’s condition at the scene showed she died of foul play and not flu-like symptoms.

List of Best Longform Stories & Articles (Business & Technology) - October 2014

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The Truth About Marissa Mayer

Can you imagine going to work thinking you will be named the new CEO of Yahoo! that day, only to be shown the door?  This is a tough love type story.

The Story Behind Why AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Fired An Employee In Front Of 1,000 Coworkers

Wow, business can be harsh.  Tim Armstrong of AOL can apparently be a little bit harsher.
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The Senator has fought to go mainstream with the ideology that he shares with his father. How far can that strategy take him? Like Barack Obama, he vowed to free many people imprisoned for crack cocaine, and he announced a new proposal to end the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine.
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In today's Texas, which is falling into the hands of gun nuts, border-sealers and talk-radio charlatans, George W. Bush would practically be considered a communist. The Gathering of the American Patriot, as the event was called, took place on Memorial Day weekend – though you quickly got the sense that the patriotism being displayed was tethered primarily, perhaps exclusively, to the Republic of Texas.

App of the Day – Long Form Articles & Stories

Intellectual App names LongformStories.com app Long Form Articles & Stories "App of the Day"

Our today’s App of the Day is the excellent Long Form Articles & Stories. It is an excellent free News & Magazines app that will surely become your favorite. It includes tons of articles and stories divided in several categories. This app can become your reading partner very fast. All articles include sources and authors, so you can assure yourselves that you are reading top quality articles.
The app is nicely designed with clean UI. In the Home page the categories are neatly divided, but the great thing is that you can browse for articles with certain keywords. The app contains over 1000 of articles. However, any user can add new articles, so it is expected the number of articles to be much higher when the app gets more downloads. Long Form Articles & Stories is a nice app that will be nice to have if you love reading.

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List of Best Longform Stories & Articles (Crime & Culture) - October 2014

Art of the Steal: On the Trail of World’s Most Ingenious Thief

  • Great story that reminds us a bit of "Catch me if you can".
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Fatal Distraction: Forgetting a Child in the Backseat of a Car Is a Horrifying Mistake. Is It a Crime?

  • What's your take?  This story breaks our heart.
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The Secret World of the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Kings

On a Wednesday afternoon in August, the row of luxury cars includes a Range Rover, a tricked-out Cadillac Escalade, and a $250,000 Bentley. And there are clues that reveal their owners’ surprising source of wealth. The black Bentley’s plates read DD 2222, and the cream-colored Escalade has two thin racing stripes in orange and pink, accented by a tiny icon of a foam cup labeled DD.

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The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography





Explaining eBay's Turnaround - Business Insider



Back in the middle of the last decade, eBay, the massive auction site, was in trouble.

Between 2005 and 2007, its stock price was cut in half and its market cap shrank by $30 billion.

In October 2007, eBay admitted that Skype, a company it had acquired for $2.5 billion two years earlier, was actually worth less than half of that.

During the third quarter of 2007, eBay lost money for the first time as a public company.





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