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Did Taylor Swift’s op-ed hit a flat note?

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:03pm
The 24-year-old stood up for the future of music in her op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, saying he believes there's still value in albums
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School districts rethinking whether teachers deserve extra pay for advanced degrees

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 11:43am
Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.
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Legal Woes Pose Hurdles for Attorney General Tom Horne of Arizona in Campaign

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 11:22am
Mr. Horne’s campaign tactics are under scrutiny, and top Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake, have left his camp.

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Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect mid-September closure

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 11:00am
Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City said they expect to shut down in mid-September.
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Chinese man charged with hacking into US computers

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:40am
U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of the latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.
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Man who was 16 when lover persuaded him to kill her husband is moved to low-security prison

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:30am
A New Hampshire man who was 16 when his lover persuaded him and his friends to kill her husband has been moved to a minimum-security prison.
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Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for NJ crash

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:26am
Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.
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Playbook: The LeBron effect

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:22am
His announcement could throw up a roadblock for Republican plans.
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10 apps to boost your career

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:00am
Sometimes the best tools to help you move up the employment ladder are right in your pocket. Here are apps that will help you make the right moves.
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The most powerful muscle car ever?

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:00am
Earlier this month Dodge revealed the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, coming in at a screeching 707 horsepower.
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Crumbs secures financing from investors

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:58am
Crumbs secured financing from a investor group—a prelude to the joint venture's goal of buying its assets out of bankruptcy.
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No jets, no 'stand down': Military officers on what they did, didn't do, to help in Benghazi

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:55am
One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.
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Perry rips Paul on foreign policy

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:53am
He criticizes Paul for advocating policies he said would further endanger U.S. national security.
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3 face charges in death of girl hit by stray bullet while riding scooter

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:41am
Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday evening for a funeral for a 12-year-old girl killed when she was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in her neighborhood, and three young men faced charges in her death.
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Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

CNN - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:36am
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.
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Brazil leader hopeful after soccer defeat

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:08am
Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicts.
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Shire in talks with AbbVie over $51B bid

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 7:14am
Shire talks with U.S. drugmaker over its proposed $51 billion takeover, the Financial Times reports.
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Craft beer has Carolina on its mind

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 7:05am
As big craft brewers move to the state and small breweries win world medals, N.C. is becoming craft's hotbed.
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Colorado's pot message to U.S.

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:59am
Activists on both sides of the debate point to the state to make their case around the country.
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Their Way or No Highway: This Road Work Made Possible by Underfunding Pensions

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:51am
Gas tax increases are unpopular, so Congress has been turning to some wishful math to pay for road repairs.

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