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Inside the lifestyle squeeze of tiny homes

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:03am
Sure, tiny homes are eco-friendly, but the lack of space can be a drag and it's not for everyone.
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Activists get win at Walgreen: Cramer

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:59am
Walgreen will welcome hedge funder Barry Rosenstein to its board of directors.
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Primark lays out US expansion ambitions

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:55am
Major UK clothing retailer, Primark, has said it will open 10 stores in the US by 2016. The Financial Times reports.
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Airlines take the bump out of turbulence

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:51am
Airplane rides are getting smoother thanks to new technologies that are giving pilots more data, the NYT reports.
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Wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:40am
The widening gap between America's wealthiest and its middle and lower classes is "unsustainable," according to a Harvard Business School study.
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US stocks open lower, pulling S&P 500 back from a record high; Campbell Soup sinks

FOX News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:36am
U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, pulling the market back from a record high close last week.
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Indiana man who rescued captive woman says she begged for help

FOX News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:29am
A man credited with rescuing a woman allegedly held captive for two months by a southwestern Indiana couple said the woman begged him to help her escape.
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What a smartwatch could do for Apple

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:17am
With just a day to go until Apple's launch event, hype surrounding what the tech giant could unveil has reached fever pitch.
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Heavy rain snarls morning commute in Phoenix

FOX News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:08am
Heavy rain has snarled the Monday morning commute in Phoenix, closing sections of several freeways and numerous local roads.
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Opinion: Where salmon hitchhike

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:06am
The San Joaquin used to be home to a thriving Chinook Salmon run. Now, the salmon ride in trucks.
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Sanchez: 'Disappointed' in Obama

POLITICO - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:02am
She says he didn't talk to the Hispanic Caucus before deciding to delay immigration reform action.
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Ground Zero Memorial

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:02am
Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and the memorial to the victims of the September 11th attacks.
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Getting help

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:00am
Here is some background about the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund and the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
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Twitter tests 'buy' button on tweets

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:00am
Twitter is testing a "buy now" button to allow users to buy products directly from a tweet.
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Investors aim for target-date funds

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:00am
Target-date funds, which automatically invest assets more conservatively as investors age, are popular—but there are caveats.
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Bill Ford warns on 7-year car loans

CNBC - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:59am
With auto sales roaring back, the executive chairman at Ford warned on CNBC about falling back on old habits.
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Found 9/11 bracelet

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:55am
A worn metal bracelet inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter washed up 10 days ago on the shores of New York's Robert Moses State Park. As the surf rolled away from her feet, Marlene Quinn picked it up.
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Motherlode Blog: Game Plan for a Week of Family Dinners

The New York Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:53am
Sunday dinner is burrito bowls, but Sunday is also shopping and preparation day for making things easier the rest of the week.






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Chicago fire kills 4 children

FOX News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:52am
Four children were killed early Monday in a fire on Chicago's South Side and their mother and her boyfriend were critically injured, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said.
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Opinion: The 'most endangered' river

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:47am
The San Joaquin river is on life support. John D. Sutter looks at the extreme measures taken to keep the river flowing.
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