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Jimmy Cayne Almost Died Trying to Save Bear Stearns

But he's okay! Even if Bear is not. The 73-year-old former Bear Stearns CEO talks about his near-death experience, how he did not smoke pot with that woman (not in a bathroom, anyway), and how he became "roadkill" on the brink of the firm's collapse, all in an epic interview with 'Fortune.'

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‘Martha Wanted to Wash and Blow-dry the Chickens’

Martha disrupts plans to make her seem like less of a perfectionist, Bear Stearns CEO Jimmy Cayne may face arrest (he'd better hide his stash!), and the FBI is slapping anyone who's ever said the word "mortgage" with criminal charges, in our daily roundup of media, finance, real-estate and law news.

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Ana Marie Cox Comes Full Circle at ‘Radar’

The founding Wonkette editor signs on to do irreverent political coverage for Maer's magazine, another Charles Kushner associate goes down, and Andrew Cuomo noses around Dick Grasso's package, in our daily roundup of news from the worlds of media, real estate, law, and finance.

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Jimmy Cayne Sells Out

For a moment last week, it seemed like Jimmy Cayne, the chairman of Bear Stearns who was CEO for nine years before resigning in the wake of poor performance this past January, might rally to save the firm where he'd spent most of his working life. But not so much.

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The Epic Battle for Bear Stearns’ Soul, and Other Day-Three Stories

It's been two days since Bear Stearns was sold in a fire sale to JPMorgan, and things are still messy and emotional. Whose fault was all of this, and if it's no one's fault, whom can we blame? What will happen next? And what will the impact be, not just on Wall Street, but on the little people? Several stories in the papers today shed light on these questions, even as they raised more questions. Below, a handy cheat sheet to keep you current:

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