Help Wanted: Potential Workplace Violence


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The Dolan family’s net worth is up $300 million. Langone, 78, is ranked 260 on the list, up from 298, with $2.1 billion. The Sands Point resident is the current chairman of online retailer Geeknet Inc., and is known for his work on several high-profile initial public offerings, including Home Depot Inc. His worth rose $500 million from last year. Louis Bacon, 55, is worth $1.4 billion and ranked 371, down from 347. He is the founder of Moore Capital Management LP — which Forbes said had a return of 13.5 percent in the first half of 2013. On Long Island, the Oyster Bay resident is known for his aid in preserving Peconic Bay’s Robins Island.
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— Bad Break? DEAR BAD BREAK: Actually, your employer is providing you more than the law requires. Employers in New York State don’t have to provide rest breaks. They must, however, give employees a meal break of at least a half-hour when they work more than six hours a day. For more on employers’ responsibilities to prevent workplace violence go to http://1.usa.gov/14WzSf7 .
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Fishing Report Bear Creek


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1st time out in a while. Headed out about 4:30. Used my normal set up, 10 hand lines. Pulled lines out at 7:30. Rough count 3 dozen. Crabs are running big, over 2 dozen were over 6 inches. Slow, but worth it..
Joe
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Prof learns capital is key to develop technology

At Target, innovation begins from within
Article by: THOMAS LEE , Star Tribune
Updated: August 3, 2013 – 3:40 PM


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The retail giant is moving speedily to catch up with and surpass new technologies and expand its customer base.
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Target’s Hi Tech support area, like Apple’s retail Genius Bar, lets employees attend workshops and get personal help with technology issues. The center has been so popular at the downtown Minneapolis campus that it might be expanded to Brooklyn Park or even as a roving team of specialists.
Photo: DAVID JOLES • djoles@startribune.com,

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That power was just not in hand before.” Elde shares with Voytas an interest in seeing exciting U discoveries introduced to the market. The U has a well-developed technology transfer practice, and the common approach would be to license the technology to a start-up in which Voytas could have some involvement. The U helped launch a record 14 start-ups in its most recent fiscal year. Except Voytas himself has been through that before, as co-founder and CEO of a failed start-up, and he was wiser this time. His Iowa deal wasn’t just a quiet disappointment for him.
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Cuomo signs bill to expand NY casino gambling


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“The law will provide residents who now travel out of the county to recreate in gaming the opportunity to spend their money in their home county while bolstering educational and municipal services,” Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said in a statement Tuesday. “This legislation will allow Suffolk County to keep tens of millions of dollars on Long Island to provide relief to local taxpayers, school districts and create jobs,” said Vanessa Baird-Streeter, spokeswoman for Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. Off-track betting corporations in Nassau and Suffolk would operate the video slot machine centers, officials said. Neither county has designated a site preference yet, though Nassau Off-Track Betting Corp. president Joseph Cairo said officials were discussing the OTB Race Palace in Plainview. He said access and parking are key issues at the facility, but added: “Our primary focus right now is the Race Palace.” Cuomo has touted the plan as a way to boost the upstate economy.
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They had called the recovery “moderate” after their last meeting in June. The Fed’s statement came on the same day the government said the economy grew at a subpar 1.7 percent annual rate in the second quarter. The pace was an improvement from the previous two quarters, which were revised lower. Still, growth remains sluggish and has been below 2 percent for three straight quarters. Most economists, including those at the Fed, expect growth will strengthen in the second half of the year. That’s because they believe businesses will spend more, stronger job growth will fuel more consumer spending and government spending cuts will weigh less on overall growth. “I don’t think the Fed will be ready” to slow its bond purchases in September,” said Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif.
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Cuomo signs bill to expand NY casino gambling


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“The law will provide residents who now travel out of the county to recreate in gaming the opportunity to spend their money in their home county while bolstering educational and municipal services,” Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said in a statement Tuesday. “This legislation will allow Suffolk County to keep tens of millions of dollars on Long Island to provide relief to local taxpayers, school districts and create jobs,” said Vanessa Baird-Streeter, spokeswoman for Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. Off-track betting corporations in Nassau and Suffolk would operate the video slot machine centers, officials said. Neither county has designated a site preference yet, though Nassau Off-Track Betting Corp. president Joseph Cairo said officials were discussing the OTB Race Palace in Plainview. He said access and parking are key issues at the facility, but added: “Our primary focus right now is the Race Palace.” Cuomo has touted the plan as a way to boost the upstate economy.
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They had called the recovery “moderate” after their last meeting in June. The Fed’s statement came on the same day the government said the economy grew at a subpar 1.7 percent annual rate in the second quarter. The pace was an improvement from the previous two quarters, which were revised lower. Still, growth remains sluggish and has been below 2 percent for three straight quarters. Most economists, including those at the Fed, expect growth will strengthen in the second half of the year. That’s because they believe businesses will spend more, stronger job growth will fuel more consumer spending and government spending cuts will weigh less on overall growth. “I don’t think the Fed will be ready” to slow its bond purchases in September,” said Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif.
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