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Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice

Village Voice

Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. Rather than carry out the cuts, they resigned and left immediately.


Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues

Mike Rice - AP

A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players....


Athletic Director Tim Pernetti Is Out in Rutgers Abuse Scandal

Tim Pernetti - NY Times

The Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned Friday, saying that his first instinct when he saw the video of Coach Mike Rice’s behavior “was to fire him immediately,” but that the university’s review of the case led to a consensus that Rice should not be dismissed.


Cypriot Finance Minister Resigns

Michalis Sarris resigned after announcing the final terms of a bailout for the nation’s banking system that imposed heavy losses on bank depositors in return for aid.


Head of Cyprus's Biggest Bank Resigns

Antreas Artemis, the chairman of Bank of Cyprus, contended that he and the bank's board were not consulted in bailout negotiations that would impose large losses on depositors.


NBC News President Resigns

NBC News President Steve Capus is stepping down, six months after NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke named Pat Fili-Krushel to oversee the company's news operations.


Interior Secretary Ken Salazar leaving Obama administration

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that he plans to step down and return to Colorado, leaving another opening in President Obama’s Cabinet.


Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns confirms Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has resigned. In an e-mail to colleagues, Solis says she submitted her resignation letter to President Obama on Wednesday afternoon. She says she made the decision to leave after discussing it with her family and close friends.



Hulu CEO Jason Kilar to Depart

Hulu Chief Executive Jason Kilar will leave the online video service in the first quarter, he disclosed Friday in a blog post.


EPA Administrator Jackson announces resignation

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after nearly four years marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health.


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