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'Suspends Logic'? Critics Slam Risky Recall Rule

MSNBC Business - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 07:08
They said the approach of limiting some auto recalls to regions 'suspends logic and common sense.'






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Is the CDC Fueling Anti-Fat Bias in Workplaces?

MSNBC Business - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 04:45
A CDC campaign that lets U.S. bosses tally financial losses linked to overweight employees is fueling workplace discrimination, critics assert.






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Lowe's Swarmed By Bee Activists Over Pesticides

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:14
Environmental groups are trying to put a scare into Lowe's this Halloween.






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Chillax, Parents: The 'Frozen' Toy Shortage Has Thawed

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:38
Though parents may still have had to scrounge for Elsa costumes this Halloween, the "Great Frozen Merchandise Shortage of 2014" is melting.
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School Debt Spurs 21-Year-Old To Run For Office

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:16
Patrick Lockhart's student loan debt inspired him to take a semester off school and run for office to try to make college more affordable for others.






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Sexy Ebola Costume Backlash Spurs Hazmat Donations

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:13
A controversial fake Ebola Halloween costume has inspired a donation campaign to fund real hazmat suits for doctors.






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How to Max Your Halloween Candy Haul

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:04
To come home with the biggest bag of candy this Halloween, you've got to be willing to be a little devil.






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Fishy Outcome for Botched IPO by Chinese Firm

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:43
Public offering gets suspended after company admitted in prospectus it was in no danger of being punished for exceed international tuna quotas.






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FCC Net Neutrality Plan May Make No One Happy

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:52
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a novel strategy that would combine elements of the FCC’s options for enforcing rules on Internet providers.






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Not Scary: Gas Prices Almost Under $3 Nationwide

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:50
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.






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Endless Debt: Native Americans in High-Interest Loan Trap

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:50
Advocates say that Native American communities appear to be more saddled with predatory loans than any other community in the United States.






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Chocolate Poses Real Doggy Danger On Halloween

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:24
Your pooch might have a cute costume on but that doesn't mean he should get candy like other trick or treaters.






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Russia, Ukraine Strike Deal to Keep Europe Warm

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 07:12
Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week.






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Trick or Treat, or Shop 'Til You Drop?

MSNBC Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:33
Halloween weekend is shaping up to be a big event for retailers—just not for the reason you might think.






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Mislabeled Shrimp Rampant at Restaurants and Grocers: Study

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:25
From New York to New Orleans to Oregon, consumers are being misled about the shrimp they're buying, according to a survey by an advocacy group.






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Espresso Express: Starbucks Plans Delivery Service

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:10
Attention java junkies: Starbucks wants to put you one step closer to your morning fix.






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Question Mark: Facebook's Zuckerberg Plans Public Q&A

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:00
Have a burning question for Mark Zuckerberg? Next Thursday, he might answer it.






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Gerber Accused of False Claims on Baby Formula

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:46
Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.






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Will Tim Cook Pave the Way for Other Gay CEOs?

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:43
As one of the most powerful tech executives in the world, Cook holds a unique position from which he can show the way for other gay corporate leaders.






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FTC Sues Dating Site For Making Fake Lovers

MSNBC Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:56
The FTC settled its first lawsuit filed against an online dating company. The suit said the site used fake profiles to trick users into paying.
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