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How The Chipotle Effect Changed Restaurants Forever

How The Chipotle Effect Changed Restaurants Forever | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Over the past month, Taco Bell, Wendy's and Sbarro all announced that they were taking drastic measures to refresh their respective brand's images.
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Why Mitt Can't Blame Us Single Parents for Gun Violence

Why Mitt Can't Blame Us Single Parents for Gun Violence | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
I was annoyed during most of last night's presidential debate, but when Mitt Romney insinuated that single-parent families are to blame for gun violence in America, my blood pressure shot through the roof.
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SHOCK: Stagehand Sues Porn Company Over Illegal Penis Injections

SHOCK: Stagehand Sues Porn Company Over Illegal Penis Injections | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A San Francisco stagehand working for a pornography company filed a lawsuit Friday alleging he was fired after refusing to illegally inject performers with TriMix, a prescription-only medication intended to prolong erections.
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Cyberthieves steal $400,000 from Bank of America

Cyberthieves steal $400,000 from Bank of America | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The account -- now frozen -- is used to pay city government workers in Burlington, Wash., via direct deposit. Read this article by Charlie Osborne on CNET News.
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Floridians Drink 27.8 Gallons of Beer on Average Each Year (Which Actually Isn't a Lot) - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0

Floridians Drink 27.8 Gallons of Beer on Average Each Year (Which Actually Isn't a Lot) - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
If you're an average Floridian, you would have consumed exactly 27.8 gallons of beer in the 2011. That sort of...
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Picasso, Matisse paintings and more stolen from Netherlands museum - CNN.com

Picasso, Matisse paintings and more stolen from Netherlands museum - CNN.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Paintings by famous modern artists disappeared from an exhibition in the Netherlands in a pre-dawn art heist Tuesday.
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154,000 Cars Recalled

154,000 Cars Recalled | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
DETROIT -- Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags. The company says that if the front passenger seat is empty, the side air bag won't inflate to protect rear-seat passengers in some crashes.
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Contract for new Metrorail cars moves forward - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

A committee endorsed the selection of an Italian firm over a Spanish firm to replace 136 aging Metrorail cars.
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Man Kicked Out Of Bar For Mullet Hair

Man Kicked Out Of Bar For Mullet Hair | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Business in the front, party in the back -- take it all outside.
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Long-pending lawsuit could open floodgates for medical marijuana research | The Raw Story

Long-pending lawsuit could open floodgates for medical marijuana research | The Raw Story | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
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An 8GB iPad Mini Will Cost You $249 In Black Or White, LTE Models Start At $549 | Cult of Mac

An 8GB iPad Mini Will Cost You $249 In Black Or White, LTE Models Start At $549 | Cult of Mac | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
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Adobe launches new versions of Reader and Acrobat

Adobe launches new versions of Reader and Acrobat | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The new XI version of Reader beefs up the commenting and Protected Mode features, while the latest flavor of Acrobat offers better text and image editing. Read this article by Lance Whitney on CNET News.
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Teens Meet In Xbox Romance, Then Vanish (UPDATE)

Teens Meet In Xbox Romance, Then Vanish (UPDATE) | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Authorities in Iowa said they have a possible lead in the search for four missing teens who disappeared after two of them met online playing on their Xbox systems.
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Website Could Make Bike Theft A Thing Of The Past

Website Could Make Bike Theft A Thing Of The Past | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Coming outside to see an empty rack where your bicycle used to be is one of the painful realities of living in a major city.
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PHOTOS: Huge Deep-Sea Creature Washes Ashore

PHOTOS: Huge Deep-Sea Creature Washes Ashore | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
When it comes to unsolved mysteries and a vague fear of the unknown, few things rival the deep ocean.
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SHOCK: Oakland Official Spent Thousands In Public Funds At Strip Club

SHOCK: Oakland Official Spent Thousands In Public Funds At Strip Club | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A Port of Oakland official has come under fire for spending more than $4,500 of public funds at a strip club during a 2008 conference.
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NEW YORK: Johnny Depp starting book imprint - Business - MiamiHerald.com

NEW YORK: Johnny Depp starting book imprint - Business - MiamiHerald.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
How cool is this: Johnny Depp is going to help run a publishing imprint.
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Justice Department Seeks Dismissal Of Fast & Furious Suit

Justice Department Seeks Dismissal Of Fast & Furious Suit | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called...
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Children Wake To Find Their Parents Killed

Children Wake To Find Their Parents Killed | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A 37-year-old father orphaned his two children by killing their mother and then himself in Tennessee over the weekend, police said.
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Will Microsoft's New Music Service Make You Cancel Your Spotify?

Will Microsoft's New Music Service Make You Cancel Your Spotify? | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Microsoft on Monday morning officially unveiled a promising new music service for PCs, tablets, laptops and the Xbox gaming console called Xbox Music.
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Guinness World Record Foods

Guinness World Record Foods | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
View the Guinness World Record Foods photo gallery on Yahoo!. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.
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One of Florida's most crooked politicians David Rivera goes on TV to lie about everything

One of Florida's most crooked politicians David Rivera goes on TV to lie about everything | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it

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In his first sit down English-language television interview in weeks, U.S. Rep. David Rivera defended himself Sunday against a federal grand-jury investigation into his alleged involvement in a primary campaign against his Democratic opponent.

 

The FBI is investigating whether Rivera illegally funneled secret money to Justin Lamar Sternad, who lost in the Aug. 14 primary to Joe Garcia. Garcia now faces Rivera.

 

"No federal agency has ever stated or confirmed that I am under investigation for anything," Rivera told WPLG-ABC 10's Michael Putney on This Week in South Florida.

 

The FBI was scheduled to speak to Ana Sol Alliegro, Sternad's campaign manager who apparently acted as Sternad's conduit to Rivera. She disappeared from public view several weeks ago.

 

A target of a federal investigation is typically not informed of the probe until it is wrapping up or investigators have compiled enough evidence to confront their subject...

 

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Ultra Music Festival "Gearing Up to Make Global EDM History, Do Something NO Electronic Music Festival Has EVER Done" - Miami - Music - Crossfade

Ultra Music Festival "Gearing Up to Make Global EDM History, Do Something NO Electronic Music Festival Has EVER Done" - Miami - Music - Crossfade | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Crazy glue that uhntz-uhntz-ing ass to your computer chair, beat freaks!

'Cause in exactly an hour, Ultra Music Festival plans to...
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HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Promiscuity

HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Promiscuity | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Findings reassuring to parents hesitant about the vaccine, experts said.
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