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by AMANDA DIBIASE · August 13, 2009

The legendary Les Paul, inventor of the electric guitar, has passed on at age 94. He is missed. [NYP]

Devi Kroell, winner of the CFDA accessory design award in 2006, is opening her first NYC boutique. [Racked]

Exxon Mobile admits it just might have contributed to the death of at least 85 migratory birds in five states, violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. [HP]

Cash for Clunkers is revitalizing at least one major automotive company! Ford has found themselves upping production to 18% more than at this time last year. [WSJ]

Donald Trump has been trying to grab the reins of his old Atlantic City Casino Empire (which, by the way, recently declared bankruptcy for the third time). Turns out investors have lost a total of $1.25 billion dollars and are none too pleased with what they call a "brazen inside deal" on Trump's part. [cf]