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Job once up in smoke, employed again

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:58am
The tie-dye guy who waited almost 20 hours to be the first in WA to buy legal pot, has his job back. NBC News reports.
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Key vote may give Detroit breathing room

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:58am
a referendum looms in Detroit, where creditors may approve a debt reduction plan to cut the cash-strapped city's debt.
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Mr Fix It: US needs Reagan-style overhaul

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:53am
It feels like end of the Carter presidency and the nation needs Reagan-type reform, says turnaround expert Steve Miller.
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Arizona woman convicted in her baby son's 2009 disappearance released from prison

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:50am
An Arizona woman convicted in her young son's disappearance nearly five years ago is out of prison.
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SEC halts trading in mystery stock CYNK

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:47am
The SEC halted CYNK stock on concerns about the "accuracy and adequacy of information" and "potentially manipulative transactions."
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World Cup predictions: Which banks won?

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:46am
As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.
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'Boyhood': How Richard Linklater's 'rather insane' vision came to life

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:25am
For once in Hollywood, aging is seen as a majestic, magical thing.
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Impeachment talk gins up donations

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:14am
The Democratic outrage machine is using Sarah Palin's comments to mobilize supporters.
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Steven Cohen pays up, right on time

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:04am
He proved to be a stickler for the law when it came to paying a criminal penalty imposed on SAC Capital. The NYT reports.
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Wells Fargo profit in line, revenue tops

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:01am
Wells Fargo posted quarterly earnings that met expectations Friday, while revenue exceeded Wall Street estimates.
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F.B.I. Honors Office Opened Amid Struggle for Civil Rights

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:55am
The 50th anniversary of the Jackson, Miss., field office was recalled with a ceremony addressing how the agency’s relationship with both white and black Mississippians had evolved since.






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Can government prevent hot car deaths?

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:46am
While the case of the Georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car unfolds, it has sparked a debate about whether more could be done to prevent the accidental deaths of children inside a car.
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'Missing' boy found in basement tells of grueling forced exercise

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:43am
Twice each day, 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V says in court documents, he was forced to do 100 push-ups, 200 sit-ups and 100 jumping jacks. He told child welfare investigators in Michigan that he'd have to curl a 25-pound weight on each arm and do 5,000 revolutions on an exercise machine, and if he didn't finish in less than an hour, he'd have to do the routine again, according a petition filed in Wayne County court in Michigan this week.
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Perry takes Hannity on border tour

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:43am
The trip highlights the workers whose efforts the governor says regularly fall on "deaf ears."
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Ponzi lives: Pro jocks, grannies suckered

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:41am
Despite the publicity from the Madoff case, regulators say a new Ponzi scheme operator is found nearly every week. The NYT reports.
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A Medicine to Some: Don’t Laugh: Berkeley Plans to Give Free Marijuana to the Poor

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:30am
Although the circumstances are unusual, the city is acting normally in providing a service to the needy.






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Buffett's big bet on energy stocks

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:25am
A few big oil and gas bets show Buffett and his stock-picking lieutenants are open to a wider range of energy investments.
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German FM to meet Kerry on spying

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:11am
The foreign minister says they want to reinvigorate the countries' friendship "on an honest basis."
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AFT union takes on Common Core

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:52am
The American Federation of Teachers, which once fully backed the standards, urges revision.
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Hurricane season? Gas reserve to be ready

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:43am
The government will have its planned gasoline stockpile in time to respond to possible supply disruptions at the height of the hurricane season.
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