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From Dad, a Game for Life

online.wsj.com — "Run with your racket back," Dad would say. "Be ready for anything." It's a message I never forgot. For 40 years, my father, Ward Gay, was a tennis coach, at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge, Mass., the city where he grew up. When he started, rackets were wood.
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Beautiful: “@WSJ: .@JasonGay on lessons learned from his father, a longtime tennis coach who passed away last week on.wsj.com/1tfFSdE

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Nicely written: From Dad the tennis coach, a game for life on.wsj.com/YYLf4j

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A very touching tribute: From Dad the tennis coach, a game for life on.wsj.com/YYLf4j

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RT @daiwaka: Wow, incredibly touching from one of our best RT @jasonWSJ: For tomorrow's @WSJ: From my Dad, a Game for Life: on.wsj.com/YYLf4j

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Obama's Beige Suit: A Controversial Statement?

online.wsj.com — President Barack Obama spoke about Iraq and Ukraine at the White House, sparking heated debate on social media-about his beige suit. For comparison, we selected a few examples of the popular warm-weather look from the recent and distant past.
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No. MT @WSJ: Obama's beige suit: Who wore it best? Others who have sported controversial look on.wsj.com/1tPLZmI pic.twitter.com/BrqxizywJD

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RT @WSJ: Obama's beige suit: Who wore it best? A look at others who have sported the controversial look on.wsj.com/1tPLZmI pic.twitter.com/MtPbAdKiKM

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RT @WSJ: Obama's beige suit: Who wore it best? A look at others who have sported the controversial look on.wsj.com/1tPLZmI pic.twitter.com/MtPbAdKiKM

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RT @WSJ: Obama's beige suit: Who wore it best? A look at others who have sported the controversial look on.wsj.com/1tPLZmI pic.twitter.com/MtPbAdKiKM

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RT @WSJ: Obama's beige suit: Who wore it best? A look at others who have sported the controversial look on.wsj.com/1tPLZmI pic.twitter.com/MtPbAdKiKM

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Google Reveals Delivery Drone Project

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Candy bars, dog treats, cattle vaccines, water, and radios to Queensland farmers: Google's delivery drones on.wsj.com/YZ18b0 via @WSJ

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Here comes the helicopter... now your chocolate bar really can be delivered by drone on.wsj.com/VU8ytR

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RT @alistairmbarr: Google's experience in autonomous vehicle regs and policy may help commercial drone push m.us.wsj.com/articles/googl…

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RT @WSJD: Google says their delivery drones will have much in common with the Google self-driving car on.wsj.com/YZ18b0 pic.twitter.com/OcYO5npleQ

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Twitter to Open Indonesia Office

online.wsj.com — SINGAPORE-Twitter Inc. plans to open an office in populous Indonesia in the next three to six months, an executive said, highlighting the importance of fast-growing emerging markets as the company seeks future growth.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @newley: Twitter to open Indonesia office, global revenue chief Adam Bain tells @WSJ in interview. on.wsj.com/1lz8Oeu

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Twitter to open office in Indonesia, one of its largest markets w/ a population of 240MM, half of whom are under 30 on.wsj.com/1tgd0C4

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RT @yunheekim22: Twitter to open Indonesia office to target fast-growing mobile users on.wsj.com/1lz8Oeu via @newley

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Twitter to open Indonesia office to target fast-growing mobile users on.wsj.com/1lz8Oeu via @newley

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At College Football Games, Student Sections Likely to Have Empty Seats

online.wsj.com — Football stadiums will be packed this weekend for the kickoff of the college season. But many of the student sections are likely to have empty seats. Average student attendance at college football games is down 7.1% since 2009, according to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal of stadium turnstile records from about 50 public colleges with top-division football teams. The decline was 5.6% at colleges in the five richest conferences.
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RT @WSJ: Average student attendance at college football games is down 7.1% since 2009. on.wsj.com/1tZtzyZ pic.twitter.com/4tc3pyjRYL

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From the Wall Street Journal, CFB students sections likely to have empty seats. #LSU included. online.wsj.com/articles/at-co…

Aug 28, 2014

.@WSJ: Why many college students aren't going to football games: on.wsj.com/1qixoii || Chart shows #LSU 2012 to 13 fell 5.5%

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Russia Twitter-Fights Canada in Ukraine Map Dispute

blogs.wsj.com — When all other avenues seem to be exhausted, maybe Twitter is the place for international diplomacy - and conflict - to play out. Canada and Russia are taking the border dispute over Ukraine to the 140-character platform.
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RT @WSJ: International diplomacy in 140-characters or less: Canada and Russia trade tweets over Ukraine border dispute. on.wsj.com/1qMtz2n

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RT @WSJ: International diplomacy in 140-characters or less: Canada and Russia trade tweets over Ukraine border dispute. on.wsj.com/1qMtz2n

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RT @WSJ: International diplomacy in 140-characters or less: Canada and Russia trade tweets over Ukraine border dispute. on.wsj.com/1qMtz2n

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RT @felschwartz: Russia and Canada duel over Russia's borders on Twitter, offer to educate each other on geography on.wsj.com/1zMI62I

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Hillary Clinton Tells Tech Execs Not Everyone Sharing in Industry Gains

blogs.wsj.com — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday told a tech industry conference in San Francisco that new technologies were helping to drive a U.S. economic recovery but that not enough people were sharing in the gains. Speaking at a conference sponsored by Nexenta Systems Inc.
Aug 28, 2014

Hillary Clinton tells tech execs "historic link between productivity gains and wage gains" has been lost. on.wsj.com/1zNj1F0 via @WSJ

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Wonder what Clinton's "global compact about surveillance" would look like? on.wsj.com/1zNj1F0

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RT @WSJdigits: Hillary Clinton Tells Tech Executives Not Everyone Is Sharing in Industry Gains on.wsj.com/1qH4QjE

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Hillary Clinton Tells Tech Execs Not Everyone Sharing in Industry Gains murph.me/1tIeVhw @wsj

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Beijing Gets Ugly in Hong Kong

online.wsj.com — The people of Hong Kong want China to honor the democratic promises it made when the city became a special administrative region in 1997, and this fight for freedom deserves more world attention-especially as Beijing's counterattack is getting ugly.

Value of Two Alibaba Units Adds Intrigue to IPO

online.wsj.com — HONG KONG-Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s disclosure that its quarterly profit nearly tripled on a one-time gain is putting the spotlight on two of the company's recent acquisitions. The Chinese e-commerce giant, which is expected to go public on the New York Stock Exchange next month in what could be the largest initial public offering in U.S.
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RT @Phred_Dvorak: Alibaba's accounting alchemy: How two tech acquisitions led to a (one-time) tripling of profit. on.wsj.com/1u0sozo

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RT @Phred_Dvorak: Alibaba's accounting alchemy: How two tech acquisitions led to a (one-time) tripling of profit. on.wsj.com/1u0sozo

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RT @gregorhunter: Jack Ma says "open, sesame" and Alibaba adds $1bn+ of goodwill to its quarterly profits. Must read for IPO investors: online.wsj.com/articles/value…

Aug 29, 2014

Jack Ma says "open, sesame" and Alibaba adds $1bn+ of goodwill to its quarterly profits. Must read for IPO investors: online.wsj.com/articles/value…

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Obama Administration, Pennsylvania Governor Reach Deal to Expand Medicaid

online.wsj.com — The Obama administration has reached a deal with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to expand the state's Medicaid program to half a million low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act, state officials said. The deal makes Pennsylvania the 27th state to agree to participate in a provision of the federal health law.
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Republican-led Pennsylvania agrees to expand Medicaid, becoming 27th state to do so under Obamacare. on.wsj.com/YYJlAC

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RT @aburnspolitico: A big deal: Pennsylvania seals Medicaid expansion deal online.wsj.com/articles/obama… Mighta helped Corbett a lot more 6 months ago

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RT @aburnspolitico: A big deal: Pennsylvania seals Medicaid expansion deal online.wsj.com/articles/obama… Mighta helped Corbett a lot more 6 months ago

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A big deal: Pennsylvania seals Medicaid expansion deal online.wsj.com/articles/obama… Mighta helped Corbett a lot more 6 months ago

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Why Tennis Players Are Afraid of Sunscreen

online.wsj.com — To win the U.S. Open, tennis players must overcome fearsome opponents, grueling matches and searing heat. But for some, none of that causes quite as much angst as the prospect of rubbing on a gob of white lotion. Of all the accessories that players have at their disposal, sunscreen may be their least favorite.

Abercrombie to Remove Logos From Most Clothing

online.wsj.com — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. said its fiscal second-quarter sales declined more than expected, but the teen-apparel retailer indicated it has posted a modest improvement since displaying its back-to-school line. Shares declined nearly 7% premarket. Abercrombie has been working to turn around softer sales as store traffic started to drop...
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Sorry, LFO, it's getting harder to tell which girls wear Abercrombie & Fitch on.wsj.com/1rCD7mN

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Abercrombie to remove logos from most of its clothing $ANF on.wsj.com/1tZnwux via @WSJ

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RT and, natch, removing clothes too judging by photo Abercrombie is removing logos from most of its clothing on.wsj.com/1rCD7mN

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RT @WSJ: Abercrombie is removing logos from most of its clothing in response to declining sales. on.wsj.com/1rCD7mN pic.twitter.com/kJJCCwcalI

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RT @WSJ: Abercrombie is removing logos from most of its clothing in response to declining sales. on.wsj.com/1rCD7mN pic.twitter.com/kJJCCwcalI

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Ukraine Accuses Russia of Invasion

online.wsj.com — MOSCOW-Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of invading the country Thursday, apparently dashing hopes of a diplomatic response to the crisis and challenging the West to respond. Kiev said Russian forces have seized the coastal town of Novoazovsk and several villages near the border with Russia, part of a wider assault on a new front.
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RT @almarlatour: Ukraine says Russia invaded the country. NATO calls it an "incursion". Russian boots seem to be on Ukrainian soil. on.wsj.com/1qD7KWF

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Ukraine says Russia invaded the country. NATO calls it an "incursion". Russian boots seem to be on Ukrainian soil. on.wsj.com/1qD7KWF

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Ukraine says Russia has invaded, taking villages throughout southeast. NATO says 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. on.wsj.com/1qD7KWF

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Ukraine says Russia has invaded; NATO is calling it an "incursion" on.wsj.com/1qD7KWF

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Rebels now admit there are Russians in Ukraine - but say they're vacationing there. on.wsj.com/1tOuEKX

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Wal-Mart Looks Online for Chinese Growth

online.wsj.com — SHANGHAI-As Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. courts investors for a highly anticipated public offering next month in the U.S., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is busy trying to win over online shoppers in the Chinese e-commerce company's backyard. Wal-Mart's online arm in China-called Yihaodian, meaning No.
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Wal-Mart's China online store Yihaodian, means "No. 1 Store" More precisely 1.4% mkt share store. on.wsj.com/1u0MgCr $BABA

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Right back at-cha, Alibaba: Wal-Mart looks online for Chinese growth on.wsj.com/1u0MgCr

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RT @WSJD: Trying to woo China's online shoppers, Wal-Mart is taking on Alibaba. on.wsj.com/1orsXha ($)

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RT @WSJD: Trying to woo China's online shoppers, Wal-Mart is taking on Alibaba. on.wsj.com/1orsXha ($)

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Fed to Consider Including Municipal Bonds in New Bank Safeguards

online.wsj.com — WASHINGTON-The Federal Reserve, under pressure from lawmakers and state officials, is considering allowing banks to use certain types of municipal debt to satisfy a new postcrisis financing rule, according to a person familiar with the process. On Wednesday, U.S.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @FixedIncomeclub: Fed to Consider Including Municipal Bonds in New Bank Safeguards - Wall Street Journal dlvr.it/6lWGtC

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RT @vgmac: SCOOP by @amacker - Fed will at some point later than Sept. 3 consider making some muni bonds HQLA on.wsj.com/YYEf7z

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Munis caught in an ongoing tug-of-war over what constitutes "high-quality liquid assets" for banks on.wsj.com/YYEf7z via @WSJ

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RT @vgmac: SCOOP by @amacker - Fed will at some point later than Sept. 3 consider making some muni bonds HQLA on.wsj.com/YYEf7z

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