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First Draft: Maine’s Most Famous Summer Residents Endorse Its Governor

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:52am
George and Barbara Bush have endorsed Gov. Paul LePage for re-election in Maine.

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UPS earnings beat the Street

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:46am
UPS on Friday reported earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, sending shares higher in early trading.
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Hedge funders rock for charity

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:43am
Wall Streeters traded their Bloomberg terminals for guitars and sunglasses to rock out for a good cause this week.
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Avoid recession with joint effort: Draghi

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:42am
The European Central Bank chief urged EU leaders to contribute to efforts in avoiding a 'relapse' and stimulating economies.
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Inventive sick day excuses

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:35am
A survey reveals some of the inventive excuses given by U.S. workers for playing hooky in the past year.
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First Draft: Today in Politics

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:33am
If there was one message officials tried to convey in New York on Thursday after the discovery that a doctor contracted Ebola, it was this: We are on top of this.

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Motherlode Blog: Preparing a Child to Own a Mobile Phone — But Not Always Use It

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:27am
Having a phone can create a compulsion to do something when doing nothing is so often the better choice.
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New college hires don't last long in job

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:27am
Businesses don't have much faith that recent college hires will stick around for very long, a new survey says.
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Blue Angels Return to Jacksonville for Air Show

FOX News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:25am
After a year's absence, The Blue Angels return to the skies of Northeast Florida this weekend for the NAS Jax Air Show.
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Apple or Samsung? Ask these 'lil pros

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:25am
Turney Duff worked at billion-dollar hedge funds. But when he wants to know what's hot—like Apple or Samsung?—he consults these pint-size analysts.
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Boy, 11, legally shot albino deer with crossbow, state officials say

FOX News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:24am
Michigan officials say an 11-year-old hunter who shot a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow did nothing wrong.
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How to protect your financial stocks

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:24am
As financial stocks bounce back, one big trader spots an opportunity to get protection.
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Consuming the News: Americans Don’t Live in Information Cocoons

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:13am
A study asserts that liberals and conservatives get their news mainly from like-minded sources, but other research contradicts this finding.

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Amazon sinks—which isn't unusual

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:03am
Shares in Amazon sank after missing expectations for the seventh time in nine quarters—and it turns out the stock tanking isn't so unusual either.
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Sales of new US homes tick up 0.2 pct in September; revisions wipe away much of August surge

FOX News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:01am
U.S. sales of new homes were essentially flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.
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Man fighting charges for painting speed limit on small Pennsylvania town's Main Street

FOX News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:00am
A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.
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New home sales rise to 6-year high

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:00am
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose in September, but a sharp downward revision to August's sales pace pointed to a fragile recovery.
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How to build a brand with social media

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:00am
Companies that take a fearful approach to social media need to step up and show some guts, writes an HR consultant.
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Explaining overbought vs. oversold

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:00am
Defining short-term asset price extremes in a volatile market.
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Guilt-free ways to use all your vacation

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:58am
Take play just as seriously as work, reports The Today Show. Here are five guilt-free ways to use up all your vacation time.
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