Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Morning Briefs...

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Canadian supermarket operators and city officials here have reportedly agreed on a plan to introduce legislation requiring consumers to pay 5 cents for each plastic bag they get from stores.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., known for avoiding many of the blowups that have battered its Wall Street rivals, now is likely to report a net loss of as much as $2 billion for its quarter ended Nov. 28, according to industry insiders.

A New Hyde Park man used forged coupons to buy about $2,000 worth of Pathmark supermarket goods, state police said Monday.

The Working Families Party saw a major increase in votes this election.

The Oregon Editorial Board believes the Wal-Mart death should have been averted.

The lawsuits have started to be filed.

The unresolved State Senate contest between Senator Frank Padavan, a Republican, and his Democratic challenger, James F. Gennaro, moves on Tuesday into a Queens courtroom, where nearly a dozen college students have been subpoenaed to verify their residences.

Gov. David A. Paterson won't appoint a replacement for Hillary Rodham Clinton until she leaves the U.S. Senate, which is unlikely before next month.
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