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Union members to block traffic, get arrested to protest Atlantic City contract giveback demand

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:26pm
Casino workers plan to block traffic on an Atlantic City, New Jersey highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.
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Ebola: The world of global infectious disease is getting smaller

FOX News: Health - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:19pm
Over the past decade, numerous infectious diseases have shown up in the United States including SARS in 2003, H1N1 or ‘swine flu’ in 2009, MERS and enterovirus D68, and now, the Ebola virus. For Ebola, the 2014 epidemic is the largest outbreak in history.
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Spanish Authorities Reportedly Euthanize Dog Exposed To Ebola Virus

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:18pm
Spanish health authorities have reportedly euthanized a dog owned by a nurse who contracted the Ebola virus.
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Georgia officials, Army Corps finally sign deal to start Savannah harbor deepening

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:17pm
After 15 years of studies, lawsuits and bureaucratic delays, state and federal officials Wednesday signed the final paperwork needed for crews to begin digging sand and mud from the Savannah harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships to reach the busy port.
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Dow Jumps To Triple-digit Gain After Fed Minutes

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:10pm
U.S. stocks on Wednesday jumped to fresh session highs after the release of minutes from the last meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers.
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Amgen says generic version of AbbVie's Humira worked as well as original in psoriasis study

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:06pm
Amgen said Wednesday that its generic version of Humira, the best-selling drug in the world, worked as well as the original medication in a late-stage clinical trial.
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Sen. Ron Wyden wants widespread surveillance of emails, phone data halted; says hurts economy

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:04pm
A leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the "digital dragnet" doesn't make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.
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IBM opens new Watson headquarters in NY, expands with global cognitive computing projects

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:04pm
IBM revealed details about new projects for its Watson cognitive computing software as it opened its New York headquarters.
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Wolf Creek conducting tests, making repairs after fire in a room housing backup generator

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:02pm
Workers at an eastern Kansas nuclear power plant were working Wednesday to repair fire-damaged equipment and avoid a costly shutdown.
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'Several' On Fed Wanted To Scrap 'considerable Time' Guidance: Minutes

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Several top Federal Reserve officials wanted last month to re-write their guidance that short-term interest rates were likely to stay low for a "considerable time," but held off in part because of concern that the market would view it as a fundamental shift in policy, according to minutes of the Sept. 16-17 meeting released Wednesday.
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FOMC Continued Debate Over Rate-Hike Timing at September Meeting

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:58pm
Minutes from the Fed’s September policy meeting show central bankers remain cautious in their approach toward raising interest rates and normalizing monetary policy. It also plans to raise its target interest rate sometime next year.
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Michelle Obama: Pretty pumps are nice, but fashion success takes hard work, risk and failure

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:55pm
Michelle Obama says fashion is about more than a pretty pair of heels or a nice hemline.
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Ethics commission: Marathon deal posed potential conflict of interest for 2 JobsOhio directors

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:53pm
The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio.
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20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

FOX News: Health - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:42pm
Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a “healthy tan” may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study.
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Filmmaker critical of ObamaCare says IRS auditing him in 'retaliation,' suggests 'pattern'

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40pm
A movie producer and conservative activist says the IRS is auditing him for the first time and suspects the move is in “retaliation” for his documentary criticizing ObamaCare.
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Dr. Manny: What a dog in Spain is teaching us about Ebola

FOX News: Health - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:36pm
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to update protocols for preventing the spread of Ebola here in America, they are forgetting to include one key factor -- it seems that pets, can get it too.
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Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:32pm
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc s rose $.45 or .5 percent, to $99.20.
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Education companies shares down at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:32pm
Shares of some top education companies are down at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group fell $.07 or .3 percent, to $25.16.
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