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

Clerks find ways to shuffle county history
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA
At the Lake and Porter county clerk offices, categorized documents are kept
in files. The record-keeping function lends itself to a never-ending
shuffling ...
<http://www.post-trib.com/1310617,records.article>



Pitney Bowes Survey on Records Management in Government Uncovers ...
WELT ONLINE - Germany
"Federal agencies are finding compliance with the Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) increasingly difficult and expensive, with the backlog of FOIA
requests ...
<http://newsticker.welt.de/index.php?channel=fin&module=smarthouse&id=818549
>



Breaking Through Babel Without Breaking The Bank
The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel - Mountainside,NJ,USA
Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 26(g)(1), an attorney must
certify that to the best of her "knowledge, information and belief, formed
after a ...
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http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/current.php?artType=view&artMonth=December&artYear=2008&EntryNo=9141
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Pinal County Recorder's Office, State Archives partner to back-up ...
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers - Casa Grande,AZ,USA
The State Archives seemed to be the most logical place to store them." The
back-up records are stored on microfilm, the legal media for records
storage. ...
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http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20211331&BRD=1817&PAG=461&dept_id=222089&rfi=6
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Newspaper 'steals' Empire State Bldg.
WDTN - Dayton,OH,USA
The city's office of deeds rubberstamped the documents and the property was
transferred from the rightful owners, Empire State Land Associates, ...
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http://www.wdtn.com/dpp/news/strange/offbeat_ny_empire_state_building_fc_200812032114794
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National Archives braces for avalanche of Bush Administration records
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
On the lighter side, check out the National Archive's cool Online Exhibits.
These collections include some of the most interesting and important
historic ...
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http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/i-tool_tips/2008/12/national-archives-braces-for-a.html/017457.html
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Jamaica appeals for looted music
BBC News - UK
... of historic film and video footage, plus the reels of tape and records
played on the radio station would be kept as part of the national
archive....
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7761344.stm>



Chrysler descendant appeals for company's survival
Reuters - USA
Rhodes, the archivist of the small remaining Chrysler family, said he has
written letters to top officials at the company, Cerberus, all 535 members
of ...<http://www.reuters.com/article/privateEquity/idUSN02103720081202>



Cost of removing data from Web site $1.8M
Chicago Tribune - United States
AP DES MOINES, Iowa - Removing personal information, including Social
Security numbers, from a Web site used by county auditors, could cost $1.8
million. ...
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-ia-identitytheft-web,0,252039.story
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Achieve Savings By Predicting And Controlling Total Discovery Cost
The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel - Mountainside,NJ,USA
Law departments may find this attractive, especially in serial litigation
where retention of case knowledge by the review teams may yield big savings
on ...
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http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/current.php?artType=view&artMonth=December&artYear=2008&EntryNo=9106
>



Camden to put records online
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
That back-up also allows the city to destroy original paper files, saving
storage space, he said. "In the event of a fire or flood, you put documents
in the ...
<http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20081204/NEWS01/812040368/1006>



How to Choose the Best E-mail Archiving Solution for Your Enterprise
eWeek - New York, NY
In addition, a disgruntled employee cannot delete vital content. In the
event of an employee leaving the company, the trail of information managed
by that ...
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http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Data-Storage/How-to-Choose-the-Best-Email-Archiving-Solution-for-Your-Enterprise/
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 Shredding Week to address disposal of sensitive information
Inside BU - Binghamton,NY,USA
15 has been designated as Shredding Week for the campus, during which all
offices are asked to review hard-copy files to determine if they contain
sensitive ...
<http://www2.binghamton.edu/news/inside/news.html?issue=2008dec04&id=5>



Florida Data Bank Expands
Scure Destruction Business - Cleveland,OH,USA
The facility features 62000 square feet of records storage space, including
a Firelock fireproof modular vault, as well as information shredding and...
<http://www.sdbmagazine.com/news/news.asp?ID=8745>



Preservation of county records is the right course
Buffalo News - NY, United States
By John Ned Lipsitz Two months ago, The News ran an editorial urging Erie
County Executive Chris Collins to overrule a plan by the county attorney
to...
<http://www.buffalonews.com/149/story/512951.html>



Archivists set for three-way merger
Information World Review - London,UK
By Kim Thomas 03 Dec 2008 The Society of Archivists (SoA), National Council
on Archives (NCA) and Association of Chief Archivists in Local Government...
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http://www.iwr.co.uk/information-world-review/news/2231854/archivists-set-three-way
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Process set on old county records
Cookeville Herald Citizen - Cookeville,TN,USA
The commission approved a set of procedures on how records will be handled
by the county archivist and set the year to begin preserving records at
1940 and ...
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http://www.herald-citizen.com/index.cfm?event=news.view&id=03045028-19B9-E2E2-67A0EA672AA74D3E
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$15 Million Price Tag Placed on Palin's Emails
Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
He's issued a letter to Alaska Attorney General Talis J. Colberg demanding
that the state expedite the records request process. ...
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/geoffrey-dunn/15-million-price-tag-plac_b_148635.html
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