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Motherlode Blog: Recipes for Kids: Bananas, Cold and Custardy

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:42am
Whip up plain frozen bananas and end up with a creamy, dreamy dessert.

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Align projections with policy: Lockhart

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:42am
The Fed should try to make communications on the expected path of rates and the economy consistent with policy statements, a top official said.
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Motherlode Blog: The Decision: One Child, One School

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:39am
Parents are notoriously anxious yet clueless with their first child. With the preschool decision, I felt additional pressure because after a recent ectopic pregnancy, it looks as if Zee will be our only child.

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NYPD disbands unit that spied on Muslims

CNN - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:30am
A controversial New York Police Department surveillance unit that cataloged information on Muslim communities has been disbanded, according to the department.
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'Blood moon' charms sky gazers

CNN - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:27am
Stargazers glimpsed a rare treat as a "blood moon" crossed the Earth's shadow Tuesday.
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Sell everything and buy this: Jim Cramer

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:27am
Jim Cramer has a bold message for portfolio managers seeking growth in a volatile market: sell everything and buy Alibaba.
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Pulitzer Prize fight

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:15am
The Center for Public Integrity is accused of downplaying contributions to a prize-winning report.
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'Frank,' 'Richards' at Tribeca fest

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:13am
The film festival features several documentaries of interest to politicos.
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Secret surrounds hazardous cargo rides

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:07am
Trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
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Roemer firm invests in Young Turks

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:06am
The former Republican politician is investing in a progressive liberal online news outlet.
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Consumers unhappy with rising food prices

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:01am
Food prices are rising. After two months of sharp increase, grocers had no alternative but to raise their prices.
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Wage hike could hurt military base workers

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:56am
Increased wages for federal contract workers on military bases could result in job losses, The Fiscal Times reports.
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Michael Bloomberg Discusses Gun Control

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:50am
Michael R. Bloomberg says to be most effective, it helps to be single-minded. His issue, he says, is guns.

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IPOs get sliced and diced by market

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:47am
Here's a grim statistic: 7 out of the 10 that priced last week are now trading below their IPO price.
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House loses: Casino reimburses $1.7M

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
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Auburn University Suspends Classes After Threat

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:31am
University officials said that they did not believe the threat, written in a campus restroom, was credible, but that they wanted to ease anxiety among students and parents.

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Manufacturing extends streak in March

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:15am
U.S. manufacturing output continued to expand in March, thawing out from the cold winter.
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Bush's wife, family issues key to 2016

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:13am
Donors wonder if Jeb Bush is willing to subject his family to the scrutiny of a national campaign.
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‘Active Cleanup’ of Oil Spill Is Ended on Louisiana Coast

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:11am
Coast Guard officials stressed that a more narrow cleanup response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill would continue.

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How to get out from under debt stress

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:04am
Feeling down about credit card debt? Dr. Deepak Chopra offers up three ways to reduce your stress—and your debt load.
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