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NFL follows corporate America’s game plan in referees dispute

September 25, 2012 |

Everybody’s talking about the Packers and Seahawks, but the issues in the labor dispute behind the debacle have gotten less attention. You ignore them at your peril, because a lot of companies are calling the same plays.

The one thing about the National Football League on which almost everyone agrees is that it takes its job of providing first-rate entertainment very seriously.



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Apple copes with low iPhone 5 supply, brawl at Chinese supplier

September 25, 2012 |

Demand for Apple’s iPhone 5 exceeds supply, causing store shortages, and a brawl at a major supplier again raises questions about working conditions in China.

What was supposed to have been a blockbuster weekend for Apple Inc. was instead marred by lower-than-expected sales for the iPhone 5 and a brawl at a major supplier that again raised questions about working conditions in China.



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Reward offered by L.A. bond guru adds to intrigue over art theft

September 25, 2012 |

Jeffrey Gundlach, one of the world’s top bond gurus, issues a $ 1.7-million reward for the safe return of art stolen from his Santa Monica home.

Even by Hollywood standards, the audacious art heist from the home of a wealthy L.A. money man is an intriguing whodunit.



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France angered over U.S. plans for ‘chateau’ label in EU

September 25, 2012 |

BRUSSELS — Drinking a Bordeaux wine from a “chateau” is as French as swigging Kentucky bourbon is American.



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‘Terminator’s’ Linda Hamilton sells gated Malibu villa

September 24, 2012 |

The 4,754-square-foot residence features vaulted wood-beam ceilings, terra-cotta floors, a skylighted kitchen, two fireplaces and a bar.

Actress Linda Hamilton has terminated her ownership of a gated villa in Malibu, selling it for $ 4 million. The property came on the market in February at $ 5.495 million.



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Bacon, pork shortage ‘now unavoidable,’ industry group says

September 24, 2012 |

Might want to get your fill of ham this year, because “a world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable,” according to an industry trade group.



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Peregrine plummets after unreliable lung cancer trial

September 24, 2012 |

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. plunged the most ever after the biotechnology company said the survival rates from its lung cancer study reported earlier this month were unreliable.



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Hotel websites linking to reviews

September 24, 2012 |

The reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor may not all be rosy, but hotels can benefit from allowing potential guests to see other travelers’ opinions.

The online review of the Best Western hotel in Eagle Rock started with a critical headline: “Very poor quality, will never stay here again.”



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Koreatown, Santa Monica apartment projects underway

September 24, 2012 |

Century West Partners is building a 303-unit complex in Koreatown called K2 LA and a 106-unit complex in Santa Monica called the Gibson.

One of L.A.’s most active apartment developers has broken ground on two substantial projects as the rental housing market remains vibrant for tenants, builders and investors.



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HUD-certified counselors can help homeowners avoid foreclosure

September 24, 2012 |

Nearly 7 of 10 families were able to retain their homes with the help of a HUD-certified counselor, a study found.

Joy and Andrew Giordano thought they could save their Baltimore home from foreclosure without any help. But in the end, they couldn’t.



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