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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
related to records and archives management.

Riggs archives, now owned by PNC, hold two centuries of American ...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
WASHINGTON, DC -- In a basement one block from the White House, an 
archivist
working for PNC Financial Services Group removes a 172-year-old bank 
ledger
from a ...
<http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06160/696839-28.stm>

PNC considers options for historic archives
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
... the PNC-Riggs Bank archivist, and former curator of the Historical
Society of Washington. "We're still considering our options.". The Riggs
archive is out of ...
<http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_457273.html>

Pulling Up Your SOX
Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal - Fairfield,NJ,USA
... the secure flow of information, and then to be able to document the
success and ... dominate the language and tone of SOX: internal controls
and record retention. ...
<http://www.s-ox.com/feature/detail.cfm?articleID=921>

Socialist bids to keep files secret
ic Scotland.co.uk - Scotland,UK
A senior official of the Scottish Socialist Party has insisted private
party documents submitted to a court should remain confidential. ...
<http://icscotland.icnetwork.co.uk/news/scottish/tm_objectid=17205994&met
hod=full&siteid=50141&headline=socialist-bids-to-keep-files-secret-name_p
age.html>

New data accessible in city council archives
JustGo - Newcastle Under Lyne,UK
... Archives officer Lizzy Ennion said: “The archived records can 
provide
an astonishing array of data from the sale price of a house 100 years
ago to how much a ...
<http://www.justgo.org/news_story.asp?id=846>

A&M-CC gets 60 years of YWCA archives
Corpus Christi Caller Times - Corpus Christi,TX,USA
... The Corpus Christi YWCA on Thursday turned over to Texas A&M 
University-Corpus
Christi archives that tell the organization's history. ...
<http://www.caller.com/ccct/local_news/article/0,1641,CCCT_811_4762375,00
.html>

My Turn: Great investment in Vermont archives
BurlingtonFreePress.com - Burlington,VT,USA
... One such measure, tucked deep in the capital construction bill, was
$625,000 in design funds for a new state archives and research facility
to be located in ...
<http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060609/O
PINION/60609002/1006&theme=MYTURN>

Field survey to help preserve heritage begins
Gulf News - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
... to catch up with the older generations that are fading," said Dr 
Nasser
Al Hmiri, researches and studies expert and supervisor of the national
archive at the ...
<http://www.gulfnews.com/nation/Heritage_and_Culture/10045588.html>

State police report finds no public records tampering evidence
OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
... Marion County Circuit Judge Paul Lipscomb eventually found SAIF in
contempt for withholding public documents concerning consulting fees 
paid
to former Gov. ...
<http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/regional/index.ssf?/base/news-15/114
981536952340.xml&storylist=orlocal>

Melton refuses to hand over records
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,USA
... The Clarion-Ledger agreed last week to settle the lawsuit if the 
city
reached an appropriate settlement for releasing public documents.
<http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060609/NEWS/60
609013>

Telco's disorganised data horrifies judge
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... as $100 million in unpaid commissions received a boost yesterday 
when
a Federal Court judge said the state of Telstra's internal computer 
records
filled her ...
<http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,19423140%2
55E643,00.html>

Weighing up Hummingbird's acquisition
Computer Business Review - UK
... applications. It incorporates a number of core capabilities 
including
document management, records management, workflow, and collaboration.
...
<http://www.cbronline.com/article_feature.asp?guid=66D85FA4-29B1-4F4C-AA8
9-293940C4AFCA>


Updated record retention laws cause groans
Search Storage - USA
New York City -- Upcoming changes in the law meant to ease the process
for discovering electronic records were met with groans and sighs by 
records
managers ...
<http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid5_gci119
3081,00.html>

Email - management and responsibility improvements needed
Computer Business Review - UK
... A third email did get through, but it was received after the time 
limit
... it is at best the ignoring, and at worst the deliberate destruction,
of information that ...
<http://www.cbronline.com/article_feature.asp?guid=272BFC79-ED17-4CE5-9F9
3-BF931E237354>

International Herald Tribune, Thu, 08 Jun 2006 10:12 PM PDT
King archives will be sold at auction
http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/09/america/web.0609king.php
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers will be auctioned after years of
efforts to sell them to a library or university.

Chicago Tribune, Fri, 09 Jun 2006 6:32 AM PDT
Rev. King's written legacy on auction block
http://feeds.chicagotribune.com/chicagotribune/news?m=5272
After years of trying to sell Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s archives to
a library or university, the King family will instead put them up for
auction on June 30, Sotheby's announced Thursday.

Byte and Switch, Fri, 09 Jun 2006 8:33 AM PDT
EMC Helps With JFK Library
http://www.byteandswitch.com/document.asp?doc_id=96891
BOSTON -- Twenty-nine years after participating in the formal
groundbreaking of the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on 
Columbia Point, Senator
Edward M. Kennedy today announced a major and unprecedented effort by 
the
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to build a new 
library - a
digital one consisting of the entire collection of papers, documents,
photographs and audio




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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