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2009-11-19 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It couldn't come at a better time during perhaps the worst of times for our economy. Once again Richard Basciano is opening the doors of his 42nd street venue, the Times Square Arts Center, to the city of New York on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2009.

2009-11-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Times Square Alliance announced today that they have teamed up with Yahoo! to bring free wireless Internet access to Times Square. Times Square, long known as the Crossroads of the World, will also be the crossroads of the wireless world.

2009-10-14 17:15:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketing Drive is proud to be part of the esteemed group of award recipients recognized at last week's Design of the Times and PRO Awards. "We are extremely pleased that our Pernod Ricard work was recognized by both competitions.

2009-09-29 12:15:54

The British economy shrank 0.6 percent in the second quarter, in line with expectations, the Office of National Statistics said Tuesday. The number is an improvement over the previous estimate of a 0.7 percent second quarter decline.

2009-09-28 08:02:45

Despite efforts in Washington to invite business investments in Iraq, the country remains split on the notion and mired in infrastructure problems, reports say. On one hand, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has publicly expressed his view that an Iraqi-American business conference scheduled for next month in Washington needs to be a success. On the other hand, we are not after shock therapy, Sami al-Araji, chairman of Iraq's national investment commission, told The New York Times in a story...

2009-09-20 08:30:27

Britons who assist a friend or relative to commit suicide no longer face prosecution, said officials revising guidelines in a 1961 British law. However, those encouraging the suicide of a person vulnerable to manipulation still could be prosecuted and face up to 14 years in prison, Keith Starmer, Britain's

2009-08-18 17:16:00

Thousands of struggling homeowners' property tax debts have been sold to private collection companies that charge high interest and fees, records show. Governments rid themselves of a collection hassle and put quick cash into their reserves by selling the liens, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

2009-08-05 11:54:04

Ghostwriters paid by U.S.

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.