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WORK stacks up for shredders
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
... provisions in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 require financial
institutions to lock down or destroy customers' sensitive records. Shredding
companies say ...
<http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=311865&category=BUSINESS&BCCode=&newsdate=12/7/2004>


BUSH presidential library gets new chief
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
... Archives said Tuesday Warren L. Finch Jr. had been named director of
the George HW Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas. Finch,
US Archivist ...
<http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041207-113048-6818r.htm>


'RAY' appears to stretch truth with ban, protest scenes
Access North Georgia - Gainesville,GA,USA
... in 1979, when he performed 'Georgia On My Mind,' before the state Legislature,"
said Joanne Smalley, a reference archivist with the Georgia Archives who
said ...
<http://www.accessnorthga.com/news/ap_newfullstory.asp?ID=50598>


COURT upholds public records law
Alameda Times-Star - Alameda,CA,USA
... But the state Supreme Court, citing US Supreme Court precedent, said
it's "reluctant to embark on a course that would make public records generally
available ...
<http://www.timesstar.com/Stories/0,1413,125~1486~2581437,00.html>


REALTORS fed up with long waits
Nogales International - Nogales,AZ,USA
... of real estate documents; the current six-month delay in filing and
producing documents; mistakes made on recorded deeds; loss of recorded
documents; need to ...
<http://www.nogalesinternational.com/articles/2004/12/07/news/news2.txt>


CAPITAL history deserves better
Ottawa Citizen - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
... It deserves attention and some prominence. The city's archives used
to be in a charming building on Stanley Avenue, near City Hall. ...
<http://www.canada.com/ottawa/ottawacitizen/soundoff/story.html?id=a888d064-5e9e-4d4d-bfc8-ccb592ec2dbd>


$1.5 Million to Move Archives
580 CFRA Radio - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
Ottawa taxpayers may have to cough up 1.5-million dollars to move part
of the city's archives from the old City Hall building. The ...
<http://www.cfra.com/headlines/index.asp?cat=1&nid=22492>


JOURNO criticises state of archives
Fiji Times - Fiji
THE pathetic state of the storage of Fiji's history at the Ministry of
Information archive evoked the anger of an Australian journalist. ...
<http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=12813>


MASS. poised to become first state with electronic medical records
Boston Herald - Boston,MA,USA
... While the federal Medicare agency has been trying to encourage the
use of electronic medical records, most records are still kept on paper,
filed in cabinets ...
<http://news.bostonherald.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=57497>


MD'S computer program helps record-keeping
Daily News Tribune - Waltham,MA,USA
By Michael Kunzelman / News Staff Writer. Far ahead of his time, Dr. Henry
Klapholz began using a computer to keep his patients' medical records
14 years ago. ...
<http://www.dailynewstribune.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=45973


MPS criticise Freedom of Information implementation
Silicon.com - UK
... Dr Lydia Pollard, e-government adviser at local government development
body IDeA, said electronic records management systems are essential for
FOI compliance ...
< http://management.silicon.com/government/0,39024677,39126386,00.htm>


PUBLIC bodies 'failing' to prepare for freedom of information
Politics.co.uk - London,UK
With the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act only 25 days
away, a new report has found that some public bodies will not be ready.
...
<http://www.politics.co.uk/domestic-policy/public-bodies-failing-prepare-freedom-information-$7256381.htm>


PASTOR, archivist dead at 81
Ironwood Daily Globe - Ironwood,MI,USA
Rankinen's lifelong interest in the preservation of Finnish culture and
heritage culminated in his work as an archivist at the Finnish American
Heritage Center ...
<http://www.ironwooddailyglobe.com/1207rank.htm>


CENTRE to preserve the old, priceless
Calcutta Telegraph - Calcutta,India
... The centre will collect archival material lying with individuals, business
houses, solicitor firms, voluntary organisations and other agencies and
preserve ...
<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1041208/asp/calcutta/story_4097857.asp>


MANAGEMENT Reorganization Positions Minnesota Historical Society ...
Yahoo News (press release) - USA
... City Museum, the Society's 23 historic sites, library, collections,
archaeology, the State Historic Preservation Office, State Archives, exhibits,
education ...
<http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041207/cgtu034_1.html>


Freedom Forum Online, Tue, 07 Dec 2004 8:23 AM PST
California justices: Court records — even if old — are fair game http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/news.aspx?id=14502
SAN FRANCISCO — Media outlets cannot be sued for defamation and libel for reporting stories based on public court records, even if the documents are old, the California Supreme Court ruled yesterday.


Piedmonter, Tue, 07 Dec 2004 3:05 AM PST
News outlets can't be sued over public records http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/state/10358289.htm
SAN FRANCISCO - Media outlets cannot be sued for defamation and libel for reporting stories based on public court records, even if the documents are old, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.


Sparta Expositor, Tue, 07 Dec 2004 9:39 AM PST
Audit reveals records readily accessible in White County http://www.spartaexpositor.com/newsdetail.asp?ArticleID=974
A recent open records audit in Tennessee has rated governmental departments on their cooperation to provide the general public with information that is legally accessible to them.





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Richmond, Va
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