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Political parties need Hollywood's handouts (Los Angeles Times)
Anyone who doubts, or resents, Hollywood's importance to American politics these days simply needs to watch where the candidates and their surrogates go when the going gets tough. The fact of the matter is that Hollywood is to both parties -- but particularly the Democrats -- what the Fed's discount window is to American banking: the place to go when you need big money fast.
Follow the money (BBC News)
money transfer shops outnumber McDonald's and KFC
AIG retirement money remains safe; employees do not need to worry (College Heights Herald)
William Davis was a little worried when he tried to update his retirement account online last Tuesday, and the company's Web site wouldn't work. And when he called the company's office, no one answered. But there's no need to worry. About 300 Western employees, who have retirement accounts with American International Group, didn't lose their money, said Tony Glisson, director of human resources.
@ EconMusic: Billy Bragg On Social Media: 'Everyone's Making A Shitload Of Money Except Us' (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)
English singer-songwriter Billy Bragg used our EconMusic conference in London to urge the emerging wave of web services to pay artists fairly for using their songs. "Everyone's making a shitload of money, it seems, except the content providers," said the singer-songwriter, who has previously criticized MySpace and MTV on artists' rights and Bebo on payments.
Uganda: Government to Lend Money, Says Nakadama (AllAfrica.com)
THE Government has enough money to lend to people who need it, gender and culture state minister Lukia Nakadama has said.
Thousands of North Iowa Families May Need Heating Help (KIMT Mason City)
MASON CITY, IA - Local energy experts believe thousands of North Iowans will need help paying their energy bills this winter. But they may be receiving more money than last season.
East Timor's money dilemma (BBC News)
The BBC's Lucy Williamson looks at whether a sudden influx of money will actually be a good thing for impoverished East Timor.
Let?s not kid ourselves ? we need the money men (Evening Standard)
Maybe politicians say exceptionally silly things in party conference week, or maybe they say them all the time but there are more of us around to hear them at this time of year.
@ EconMusic: Billy Bragg On Social Media: 'Everyone's Making A Shitload Of Money Except Us' (CBS News)
English singer-songwriter Billy Bragg used our EconMusic conference in London to urge the emerging wave of web services to pay artists fairly for using their songs. " Everyone's making a shitload of money, it seems, except the content providers ," said the singer-songwriter, who has previously criticised MySpace and MTV on artists' rights and Bebo on payments.
Family of slain UCF student to raise money for needy (Orlando Sentinel)
Friends and family of a slain University of Central Florida graduate student are hosting a dodgeball tournament to raise money for those who need mental-health services. The tournament, which is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, is in honor of Nicole Ganguzza, who was found slain June 11 at Jay Blanchard Park on a popular exercise trail. Ganguzza, 26, was an avid runner. The killing remains ...