Afternoon Update
3:39 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/14/12

By the time she was gently shown the door in 1997, after more than 30 years, the magazine had become an icon, with decades' worth of variations on "how to please your man."

Today on NPR: When Brown took the reins at Cosmopolitan magazine in 1965, it was a foundering monthly known for fiction. Without any editing experience, she turned it into the wildly popular, sexy, women-focused, hugely profitable glossy we know today. She died Monday in New York.

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12:05 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Metropolis Landlords Voice Complaints About Delinquent Bill Collection

Metropolis, Illinois landlords showed up to last night’s city council meeting en masse to protest the city’s policy of holding them responsible for the delinquent utility bills of their renters.

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