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Are the Greenwich lottery winners a front?

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The story’s everywhere, from national TV broadcasts to the front page of Tuesday’s New York Post, which summed up the thoughts of many with an all-caps headline proclaiming “RICH GET RICHER.” Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff and Tim Davidson of Greenwich-based Belpointe LLC, an asset management firm, stepped forward and revealed themselves as the winners of […] [Read More]
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Staples will carry Dunder Mifflin paper from ‘The Office’

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The fictional Scranton paper company made famous by The Office has moved into reality and will soon be carried through Staples. The Wall Street Journal reports: Staples’ Quill.com has struck a licensing deal with NBC’s parent company to launch a Dunder Mifflin brand. Priced largely above private-label copy paper, the Dunder Mifflin packages will be [...] [Read More]
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73-year-old former football rivals get in fist fight

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Talk about grudges. Two 73-year-old former football rivals got into a fist fight Friday night at a CFL Alumni Legends Luncheon. The rivalry between Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca dates back to the 1963 Gray Cup game between Kapp’s B.C. Lions and Mosca’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The grudge started when Mosca hit running back Willie Fleming [...] [Read More]
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NFL kicker relieves himself on the sidelines during game

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Um, when you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go. Even if it is in the fourth quarter of a tied NFL game. And you are the kicker. On the sidelines. Just ask San Diego’s Nick Novak, who, yes, relieved himself on the sidelines during Sunday’s game against the Broncos. He tried to get cover from a [...] [Read More]
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Former Idol ‘messed up’ national anthem

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Former American Idol contestant Lauren Alaina made the best of it Thursday after she flubbed the national anthem on national television. “I’m not a robot. I have No excuses. I messed up,” the singer wrote on her Twitter feed. “You know what can ya do. At Least didn’t fall down again.” Alaina sang the national [...] [Read More]
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Detroit’s Suh ejected for stomping on Packer

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Detroit Lions star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was ejected from Thursday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, and could be suspended, after stomping on an opposing player’s arm. Suh pushed Evan Dietrich-Smith’s head into the ground and then stomped on his right arm while getting up in the third quarter. Watch the play here. After [...] [Read More]
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Mall tapping cellphones to monitor shoppers

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A Los Angeles Times blog is reporting that some California malls are tracking movements of Thanksgiving weekend shoppers using their cellphones. The blog says there’s more than one mall taking advantage of the technology. “The Temecula Promenade is one of two malls testing out the new technology, which mall operators said is designed to monitor [...] [Read More]
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Newt Gingrich: Child labor laws are ‘truly stupid’

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(photo Lewis Hine via AP, circa 1908) Current GOP presidential front runner Newt Gingrich is taking a shot at Social Security, once considered politically invincible. The former speaker of the House suggests letting younger workers opt their share of Social Security dollars out of the program and invest in the market. Some might consider this [...] [Read More]
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Samoan rugby manager fined 100 pigs for losing

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Tuala Mathew Vaea, manager of the Manu Samoa rugby team has been fined 100 pigs after rumors of bad behavior at the Rugby World Cup surfaced, according to the New Zealand Herald. These allegations came to light when the captain of Vaea’s team sent a report to the Samoan Prime Minister, criticizing the manager’s behavior [...] [Read More]
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Neo-Nazi group adopts a highway in Delaware

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These days, states will take any help they can get to maintain their roads. In Delaware, a Neo-Nazi group was allowed to join the state’s Adopt-a-Highway program, but only on the condition that the word “Nazi” not appear on their highway signs over a two-mile stretch of rural Cedar Grove Road in Sussex County, The [...] [Read More]
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