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Archive for September 19, 2008

AdAge: Microsoft vs. Apple Fight Enters New Round

September 19, 2008

In a Sudden Ad Shift, PC Maker Co-Opts Rival’s Geeky Character By Rupal Parekh Published: September 18, 2008 NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — After only two weeks, Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates’ rambling conversations about nothing have been jettisoned for a new campaign in which Microsoft tries to rebuild an image that has long been battered […]

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Omaha.com: Compromise collapses, walkouts continue in Grand Island

September 19, 2008

BY TRACY OVERSTREET THE GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT Workers protest a compromise reached to accommodate prayer for about 500 Muslim meatpacking plant workers. GRAND ISLAND – Amid a fourth day of walkouts at a Grand Island meatpacking plant, managers Thursday discarded a compromise designed to accommodate Muslim employees’ prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. “It […]

Basketball 24/7: DENG OVER THE MOON

September 19, 2008

09/18/2008  LUOL Deng does not often show his emotions but the Chicago Bulls superstar made no attempt to conceal them in the locker room after GB qualified for Eurobasket 2009 on Wednesday.  The GB talisman, winner now of nine of his ten international games, conceded that this was not his or his country’s greatest ever […]