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Embattled Nebraska senator may survive cybersex scandal
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Bill Kintner is the kind of unabashed conservative whose comments on immigration, gay rights and fellow legislators have made even supporters cringe.
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Clark County CFO could be named next county manager
Yolanda King could be named Clark County’s next chief executive officer this month.
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Comcast Invests in Digital Finance-News Startup Cheddar, Which Banks $10 Million in Funding
Cheddar, the digital financial-news network aiming at youth audiences founded by ex-BuzzFeed exec Jon Steinberg, has raised $10 million in funding led by previous investor Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from new investors Comcast Ventures and Ribbit Capital. New York-based Cheddar, which launched its $6.99-per-month subscription service in May, previously raised $3.1 million from Lightspeed... Read more »
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Scott Collins to Succeed Arlene Manos As President, AMC Networks Ad Sales
AMC Networks is tapping a new executive to supervise the day-to-day process of selling ads for such programs as “The Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Portlandia” and “Orphan Black.” Scott Collins,  currently the company’s executive vice president of ad sales, will next year succeed Arlene Manos as president of the division, which in recent years has... Read more »
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Fox Promotes Victoria Rossellini to Top Business Executive Post
Fox has promoted Victoria Rossellini to the post of Senior Executive VP of Worldwide Business & Legal Affairs and Strategic Financing as Stacey Snider puts her stamp on the movie studio. The promotion — which makes Rossellini the studio’s top business executive — is the latest in a string of executive shuffles at Fox, where... Read more »
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Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
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City Council panel plans vote tonight on Port Covington deal
A Baltimore City Council committee could vote on a public financing package for the developer of the massive Port Covington project this evening, after city officials, community leaders and the developer announce a community benefits deal this afternoon. Officials on Wednesday agreed to a deal...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore Management occupations Baltimore City Council Councillor City council Leadership United States English-language films
GM's Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
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GM's Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman by Fortune (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
844 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors Indra Nooyi Fidelity Investments Management occupations Lockheed Martin Chapter 11 Title 11 United States Code Chief executives Bankruptcy
Intel to spin off McAfee cybersecurity unit into a new company
Intel Corp. is spinning off its cybersecurity unit into a new company, called McAfee, in a deal with private equity firm TPG. The deal values McAfee at $4.2 billion, including its debt of about $2 billion. Intel, based in Santa Clara, Calif., bought McAfee in 2011 for $7.68 billion. Intel said...
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Intel to spin out McAfee cybersecurity unit into new company
Intel is spinning out its cybersecurity unit into a new company, called McAfee, in a deal with private equity firm TPG. The deal values McAfee at $4.2 billion, including ...
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Morningstar founder Mansueto to step down as CEO
Morningstar Inc., the investment research and mutual fund data firm, has promoted Kunal Kapoor to chief executive officer effective Jan. 1.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Corporate governance Board of directors Management occupations Corporate title Chairman Managing director Executive director Management
City councilors divided over Concord condo disclosure
There’s wide disagreement among Concord’s city councilors about whether and how Deputy City Manager Brian LeBrun’s plans to buy one of the condos at Sacred Heart Church should have been made public.Some said in hindsight it should have been disclosed alongside the note that he left the meeting befor...
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Kenney administration aims to reform troubled Mayor's Fund

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Baltimore lawmakers endorse bill to give mayor sole power over school board
Baltimore lawmakers in the House of Delegates endorsed a bill Friday that would give the mayor sole control over appointments to the city's school board — a measure Mayor Catherine Pugh has called her top priority for the legislative session. Under the current system, the Baltimore mayor and the...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Legislatures Legislature Corporate governance Executive director Independent city Legislation Board of directors Management occupations
Bill Linehan leaving council after decade in office
City Councilor Bill Linehan is stepping down from his District 2 seat after a decade on the council — opening a hot race for the Southie seat.In a statement released on the Southie pol’s behalf last night, Linehan was credited with helping Mayor Martin J. Walsh during a “smooth transition of power” following his election. Linehan also oversaw “the most vital” district in the city, the statement added.
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Law firm Eckert Seamans names first woman to CEO post
Pittsburgh-based Eckert Seamans law firm announced today that Dorothy A. Davis will be the first woman to assume the role of chief executive officer at the firm as part of a leadership transition that will re-position longtime members of the firm's management team into more strategic roles.
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Universal Promotes Megan Bendis to Executive VP of National Publicity
Universal Pictures has promoted Megan Bendis to executive vice president of national publicity. She will oversee all theatrical publicity efforts of broadcast, print, photography and field publicity teams in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto. In her new position, Bendis will also coordinate joint strategic efforts with the international publicity, digital marketing, special events, home entertainment,... Read more »
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NBA Development League will be renamed to NBA Gatorade League
The NBA Development League will be renamed to the NBA Gatorade League for the 2017-18 season.
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Who might replace Michael Flynn as national security adviser?
His administration dealt a significant blow after not even a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national security post after the resignation of embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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Development League to be renamed NBA Gatorade League
SALT LAKE CITY — The NBA Development League will be renamed to the NBA Gatorade League for the 2017-18 season.NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum says the agreement also allows the "G-League" to take advantage of Gatorade's Sports Science Institute. Tatum says the league will use the institute's "sports science expertise and knowledge to enhance player performance in our game" through nutrition, training and other advances.
-2 points by Boston Herald | George W. Bush Salt Lake City Nutrition National Basketball Association Texas Management occupations Richard Nixon Vice President of the United States
White House names national security adviser candidates after Flynn resigns
President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national security post after the resignation of embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn, who stepped down late Monday night.
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White House names possible shortlist for Flynn replacement
Trump named retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg as acting national security adviser, and an official said he was one of three candidates to replace Flynn.
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Centennial and Citywide banks merging, will create $2.3B bank
Denver-based Centennial Bank and Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, will merge with Aurora-based Citywide Banks in a $203 million stock and cash deal.
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Alabama Senate approves 3 Auburn University trustees
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved three members of the Auburn University board of trustees. New at-large member Quentin Riggins is a former Auburn football player who is now a senior vice president at Alabama Power. He also worked as a sideline reporter for Auburn football radio ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Corporate governance Management occupations Alabama Board of directors United States Auburn Alabama Executive officer Chief executive officer
'Star Wars' lands to open in Disney theme parks in 2019
Karen ButlerFeb. 11 (UPI) -- The new "Star Wars"-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney's Hollywood Studios are scheduled to open in 2019.
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Albert Boscov, chairman of family-owned department store chain, dies at 87

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Comedy Central Names Sarah Babineau, Jonas Larsen New Development Heads
Comedy Central has tapped Sarah Babineau and Jonas Larsen to lead development for the Viacom-owned cable channel, filling the void created when development chief Kent Alterman was promoted last year to network president. Babineau and Larsen have each been named executive vice president, talent and development — Babineau for the East Coast and Larsen for... Read more »
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Quicken Loans names new CEO amid executive changes
Jay Farner to replace Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson, who will become vice chairman of parent company Rock Holdings        
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Quicken Loans gets new CEO in management reassignments
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
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Quicken Loans gets new CEO under management shake-up
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
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Disney Junior Worldwide General Manager Nancy Kanter Upped to EVP
Disney’s Nancy Kanter has been bumped up to executive vice president, content and creative strategy at Disney Channels Worldwide, Variety has learned. Kanter will continue in her role as general manager of Disney Junior Worldwide, merely adding on extra duties like the development of original live action and animated programming for kids age 6-14 on... Read more »
2 points by Variety | Management occupations Jetix Disney XD Vice president Toon Disney Disney Channel Vice President of the United States Disney XD
New York Stock Exchange faces lawsuit over 2015 blackout
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has indicated that it will file a lawsuit against a 2015 outage on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The four-hour long blackout was the worst in the exchange’s history. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mesirow Financial taps insider Dominick Mondi for president
Mesirow Financial has named executive Dominick Mondi as its president, filling a spot vacant since 2011 and tipping its hat as to a possible successor to Chief Executive Richard Price. Price, 69, has held the CEO job at the Chicago-based investment, risk management and advisory services firm since...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Corporate governance Chief executive officer Management occupations Corporate title Board of directors Management Administration Executive director
Baltimore and BGE mark 200th anniversary of its first gas streetlamp
The intersection of Baltimore and Holliday streets is an evocative place for Baltimore history, feet from the 1875 City Hall building and within spitting distance of the city's infamously seedy block of strip clubs. But it was an innocuous street lamp, three small bulbs atop a bright green pole,...
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Charlottesville City Council votes to remove Lee statue
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city council in Charlottesville, Va., has voted 3-2 to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from Lee Park.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Management occupations Elections
Aspen-area bus ridership exceeds 5 million annually for first time
Despite low gas prices and mild winter weather, the Roaring Fork Valley’s public bus system that serves Aspen reached record ridership and exceeded the 5 million mark for the first time in 2016.
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GM supports tax reform under Trump
Automaker’s chief financial officer says a border tax with Mexico is ‘pretty complicated’        
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MediaLink gets acquired by Cannes Lions operator Ascential
Michael Kassan’s media and advertising consultancy MediaLink is getting acquired by Ascential, the operator of the Cannes Lions ad festival, the two firms said Tuesday. Kassan, a former IPG ad agency boss who branched into consulting in 2010, will sell his firm for more than $200 million upon reaching certain earn-out targets, the companies said....
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Steve Wynn’s $7M in stock donations detailed
Wynn Resorts Ltd. has revealed that Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn donated nearly $7 million worth of company stock in December mainly for medical research.
17 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Management occupations Stock Wynn Las Vegas Chief executive officer Executive officer U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Fundraising Donald Trump
Fox Names Rob Wade Alternative Entertainment President
Fox has tapped a new head of alternative programming. Veteran producer Rob Wade has been named president, alternative entertainment and specials, the Fox Broadcasting announced Monday. Corie Henson, who had led alternative, will continue with the network as executive vice president, reporting to Wade. Wade most recently served as executive producer and showrunner for ABC’s... Read more »
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Top business women: It's time to uplift more female leaders
Local business owners Barb Brown and Margie Flynn set out to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm with a book. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- By the end of the first quarter of 2017, there will be 27 women leading Fortune 500 companies, according to Fortune magazine. It's a small number, but better than the previous year - or ever. The previous record for most female CEOs on the list was set in 2014, when 24 women made the list. That number stayed unchanged the following two years (as of December 2016), which means that the percentage of women at the top of  Fortune 500 companies has been holding steady at 4.8 percent. For the first time ever, more than 5 percent of CEOs on the list will be women, despite a few chiefs stepping down this year. Two of the women are running corporations in Northeast Ohio; Keybank Corp.'s CEO Beth Mooney and Progressive Corp.'s CEO Tricia Griffith. National statistics like that are part of the reason local business owners Barb Brown and Margie Flynn set out to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm with a book. They wanted to give a voice to women leaders. Instead they focused on the lack of women at the top of major corporations - and not just Fortune 500 companies. Fourteen of the women featured in "Uplifting Leaders* Who Happen To Be Women," run major businesses in Northeast Ohio. "The truth is, that while women in the workforce have evolved and gained ground over the years, national statistics indicate that there still exists a large gender-based gap at the top," said Brown, co-founder and principal of the Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm. Flynn said when they first got the idea to work on the book project three years ago, they presented the idea to Mooney at Key. Not only did she endorse the idea to get insight from successful, influential and accomplished women, she ended up writing the book's foreword. "We wanted to spend time with them and learn about their journeys, not just how they were uplifted but how they uplift others," Brown said. Tricia Griffith was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Corp in July, joining a small number of women running Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Since joining the company in 1988 as a claims representative in Indianapolis, she served in many roles throughout the company, including branch manager, regional claims manager, and chief human resource officer. Progressive Corp.  Griffith at Progressive is not included in the book, because she was appointed Progressive's president and CEO of Progressive in July, after the book was completed. Before then, she had served as personal lines chief operating officer since April, 2015 overseeing the company's personal lines, claims and customer relationship management groups. She joined Progressive as a claims representative in 1988 and served in many key leadership positions during her tenure. When Mooney stepped into the role of KeyCorp's chairman and CEO in 2011, she became the first female chief of a top 20 U.S. bank. She started her career as a bank secretary before finally finding a bank that agreed to put her in a management training program. Before coming to Key several years ago, she moved nine times in 16 years - working in many banking roles - from commercial and real estate lending to chief financial officer. When Beth Mooney stepped into the role of KeyCorp's chairman and CEO in 2011, she became the first female chief of a top 20 U.S. bank. With the bank's recent $4 billion acquisition of First Niagara, the bank is now the 13th-largest in the nation. KeyCorp  These days, she continues to get a lot of recognition for performance. Forbes Magazine named her one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women," and Fortune Magazine named her one of the Top 50 "Most Powerful Women in Business" several times. In 2015, she was named the No. 1 Most Powerful Woman in Banking for the third year in a row by American Banker.Key's $4 billion purchase of First Niagara that closed in July, boosted the bank's size by 40 percent and catapulted it to the 13th-largest bank in the nation. But Brown and Flynn said even though the book is not just for women, the main reason they wrote the book is to encourage women leaders at various levels to uplift others. They wanted to capture insights and advice on how they empower others seeking to progress in their lives and careers. And since the the authors say the heart of the book is a call to action -- to "pay it forward," - they're donating 100 percent of the book's net proceeds to support the education of young women transitioning out of foster care. Sales from the book will support the YWCA Greater Cleveland's Nurturing Independence and Aspirations (NIA) Program. "We are honored that YWCA Greater Cleveland was selected to benefit from their generosity, and that this book written by and about incredible women will change the lives of young women in our community," Margaret Mitchell, president & CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland, said in a statement. The diverse group of leaders in the book include newly instated Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman; the Campbell Soup Company president and CEO Denise Morrison; and Northeast Ohio business leaders like Virginia Albanese who runs FedEx Custom Critical, Jodi Berg at Vita-Mix Corp. and Susan Fuehrer, medical center director at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Brown and Flynn said the leaders included in the book offered personal and professional insights on a variety of topics, including:Lessons from Family; Learning by Listening, Mentorship, Trailblazing,Team Collaboration and Leaving a Legacy. "Our goal is to inspire rising leaders," Flynn said. Read the tips 14 local top business women offer.
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Cleveland-area business women share tips on leadership
Even though women in business have gained a lot of ground, there's still a wide gender-based gap at the top. Here are some Cleveland area business women who share their leadership insights in a new book called Uplifting Leaders* (Who Happen to be Women).
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Hiring outside talent didn't come cheap for Snap Inc.
Full coverage: Everything we learned from Snap Inc.'s IPO filing Feb. 3, 2017, 12:10 p.m. Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Thursday to move forward with what's expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company. Follow our coverage here. All updates Analysis...
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Uber CEO quits Trump's economic advisory council
Travis Kalanick had faced growing criticism inside and outside Uber after Trump's immigration ban.         
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Top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder named to board of directors
Two top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder, Shanda Group, have been appointed to the Baltimore money manager's board of directors. Tianqiao Chen, the CEO of the Singapore-based investment firm, and Robert Chiu, the company's president, will join Legg Mason's board effective Feb. 1. ...
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Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls
WASHINGTON — Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit President Donald Trump’s council of business leaders, according to an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press.
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NBCU Sports Ad-Sales Chief Seth Winter To Move To Consulting Role
Seth Winter, the NBCUniversal ad-sales chief who has helped lure hundreds of millions of dollars in Olympics and football advertising to the company over the years, is stepping back from his duties. Winter, the executive vice president of ad sales for NBC Sports, will in October move into a consulting role and focus on NBCU’s... Read more »
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Vice CEO Shane Smith Named Keynote Speaker for Variety’s Dealmakers Event
Shane Smith, co-founder and CEO of Vice Media, will serve as the keynote speaker at Variety’s Dealmakers breakfast on Dec. 14. The event, held in Beverly Hills, fetes the powerbrokers and kingmakers of the entertainment industry and coincides with Variety’s annual Dealmakers Impact Report, focusing on key players driving the most significant deals in the... Read more »
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TV academy gets first black CEO in its 70-year history
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A veteran producer is the newly elected chief executive of the Television Academy. The academy said Thursday its board of governors elected Hayma Washington as chairman and CEO, the first African-American to hold the post in the academy's 70 years. Washington, an award-winning producer, has been ...
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