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Pinellas man gets two-year sentence for timeshare scheme



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Fetterolf named president of TriState Bank



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Silicon Valley 40 Under 40 2015: Mike Schlemmer

Outside of work, he serves on the board of the Cupertino Symphonic Band and plays trumpet in this ensemble.

Residence: San Jose

Hometown: San Leandro

Best advice received: One of my favorite professors once pointed out that there are lots of smart, talented people out there. But this is never enough. To truly make a difference requires passion and hard work.

Biggest whoops: Adding a sun conure (parakeet) to the house — she’s sweet and pretty, but boy is she loud! Did you know they can live more than 30 years? Yeah.

First job: Exploratorium Explainer — getting paid to explain cool exhibits to the public.

Favorite job perk: Treating clients to nice meals. Feeling hungry?

Fantasy career: Interdimensional time traveler.

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Report: Percentage of Journalists of Color in Digital and Print Newsrooms Declines Slightly

From ASNE: “Our Industry Isn’t Making Progress”

The percentage of journalists of color in newspaper and online newsrooms declined from 13.34 percent to 12.76 percent, the American Society of News Editors reported Tuesday, with the percentages down among Asian Americans, blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans, but a slight increase among those identifying as multiracial [PDF].

“The fact that our industry isn’t making progress continues to be frustrating,” said Karen Magnuson, editor of the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle and co-chair of the ASNE Diversifying the News Committee, in a news release.

“As the makeup of our nation changes, our news reports must change, as well. Our newsrooms and coverage must be inclusive to tell the real story

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Tell the Truth – Do You Have a Will?

The Root Live: Bring it to the Table tackles family legacy

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Hiring Freelancers: What You Need to Know

With over 50 million freelancers out there, businesses would be foolish not to take advantage of their services. After all, not all jobs require a full-time employee.

As businesses and employees are getting more flexible and agile, you may find yourself in the market for freelancers. To make sure you hire the right way, keep a few things in mind:

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If I Find Oil on My Land, Is It Mine?

Welcome to the new FindLaw series, “If I Find,” where we’ll discuss the rule of finders keepers as it applies to different topics. We hope you’ll check back regularly!

What’s that black sludge puddling up in your back yard? … Oil?

Congratulations, you’re rich! Or, are you? Finding oil on your property may feel like striking liquid gold and winning the jackpot. However, it may not be a sure fact that you’ll make any money off of it. Be careful, because it may not even belongs to you.

If you find oil in your back yard, is it yours?

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Birmingham law firm adds partner, changes name



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Compromises curb restrictions on parkway, boulevard developments



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Antitrust trial on Electrolux-GE deal expected late this year

During a conference call earlier this month with reporters, Electrolux attorney Joe Sims of the Washington, D.C., law firm Jones Day said DOJ’s contention that the deal will create a cooking appliance duopoly between Electrolux and Whirlpool is simply wrong.

“They paint a picture that doesn’t exactly fit reality,” he says. With relatively new players such as LG and Samsung growing quickly in the U.S., the market is “less concentrated today than it was in 2006.”

In the Electrolux response to the DOJ lawsuit, the company’s attorneys disagree that the GE deal will concentrate U.S. appliance sales in only two

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