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

Refined prints
Beaumont Enterprise - Beaumont,TX,USA
... Cards remain on file until someone dies, and because some files date
back to arrests in the 1960s, it is hard to keep track of deaths, too,
records clerk Kathy ...
<http://www.southeasttexaslive.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=16670198&BRD=2287
&PAG=461&dept_id=512589&rfi=6>

A question of trust
Hindu Business Line - India
... middle ground approach; data elements within the public record files
are reviewed ... Third, "create a bifurcated records system that would
limit online access to ...
<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/ew/2006/05/22/stories/20060522002404
00.htm>

Symantec sues Microsoft over trade secrets
MSNBC - USA
... Thursday, accusing it of misappropriating trade secrets to develop
its own competing features and products, including the next version of
Windows. ...
<http://msnbc.msn.com/id/12860658/>

JACK THE RIPPER WAS A JILL SAYS DNA EXPERT
Glasgow Sunday Mail - UK
... kidney. The letters were kept under lock and key until 1961, when 
Scotland
Yard handed them over to the National Archive in London. ...
<http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/tm_objectid=17108525&method=full&siteid
=64736&headline=jack-the-ripper-was-a-jill-says-dna-expert--name_page.htm
l>

Phil Lewis: Sheriff asks for deposit before search for records
Naples Daily News (subscription) - Naples,FL,USA
One of our reporters made a public records request of Lee County Sheriff
Mike Scott this past week. We're told it will yield a stack ...
<http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2006/may/21/phil_lewis_sheriff_asks_depos
it_search_records/?perspective>

Reports of Shredding Lead to Subpoenas for University
New York Times - United States
The action came one day after FBI agents raided the state university's
366-student Stratford campus to stop the shredding of documents in the
office of Warren S ...
<http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/19/nyregion/19medical.html>

Documents shredded at UMDNJ
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
... confirmed that the US Attorney's Office made inquiries about the 
shredding.
... UMDNJ employees in Stratford had previously been directed not to 
shred
documents. ...
<http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060519/NEW
S01/605190370/1006>

Livingston court sells rights to its software
2TheAdvocate - Baton Rouge,LA,USA
... Court’s Office. Sullivan said one of his goals as clerk is “to
make access to public documents as easy as possible.”. In today ...
<http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/2841001.html>

Vital records to go electronic
Oshkosh Northwestern - Oshkosh,Wisconsin,USA
... The Winnebago County Register of Deeds Office is in the process of
converting its vital records archive into electronic records. ...
<http://www.thenorthwestern.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060521/OSH01
01/605210408/1128/OSHnews>

Hudson Review archives `come home'
Trenton Times - Trenton,NJ,USA
... They are part and parcel of The Hudson Review's singular literary 
archives,
more than 250 boxes of manuscripts, galleys, letters and journals penned
by the ...
<http://www.nj.com/news/times/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1148198764302110.xml
&coll=5>

Man of the flower
Boston Globe - United States
... club. And as a college student, he inventoried all his worldly 
possessions
— in a card catalog that would impress any archivist. ...
<http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2006/05/21/man_of_the_flower>

Paper trail only adds to the snarl
Pocono Record - Stroudsburg,PA,USA
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Neither deeds, documents nor official 
pronouncements
consistently explain what buyers at Aspen Commons actually bought. ...
<http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060521/NEWS/605
210311/-1/NEWS>

State historical society working to preserve rare photo collection
Summit Daily News - Frisco,CO,USA
COMMERCE CITY - The Colorado Historical Society is trying to make sure
a rare photo collection of Aspen, Leadville, Central City and other 
towns
remains in the ...
<http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20060521/NEWS/105210036>

Houston Press
Needling the Haystack
A 1,683-mile drive taught us that educators don't always entertain an 
open-door policy when it comes to public records
<http://www.houstonpress.com/Issues/2006-05-18/news/feature.html>

The Advertiser-Tribune, Sat, 20 May 2006 9:38 PM PDT
Records commission cleans house
http://www.advertiser-tribune.com/news/story/0521202006_new02records0520.

asp
FOSTORIA - The city is planning to destroy more than 200 boxes of old
records. The records are from the offices of the mayor, the 
safety-service
director, the auditor, the water department, the engineer and the 
zoning department.




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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