DAILY E-LERT

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

Pipeline Spills Stir New Criticism of Keystone Plan

SEC says companies may announce key data on social media

Retailers Track Employee Thefts in Vast Databases

GAO: 401(k) companies often mislead account holders

In landmark vote, UN forges first global arms treaty

Ind. could be first to require armed school employees

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