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Quickly disappearing in America: dark spots

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:50am
Even in the vastness of the American West, the glow from cities has become so bright that places with truly dark skies at night are becoming an endangered species.
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Conn. lobstermen say closing lobster season won't solve larger problems of collapsing catch

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:49am
Lobstermen say the second annual closing of the Long Island Sound lobster fishery won't solve the problem of persistent declines in their catch.
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Akron company markets farm-monitoring drones to keep eye on crops, cattle, soil, disease

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:47am
A new Akron company is marketing drones to farmers as a way to keep an eye on hundreds of acres of fields.
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Walgreens Adds Activist Hedge Fund Founder to Board

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:39am
Walgreens is naming Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board. The activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director.
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Campbell Soup Shares Slip After Disappointing Profit Outlook

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:38am
Shares of Campbell Soup fell 1.7% in premarket trade Monday, after the packaged food company provided a disappointing full-year profit outlook, citing expectations of a "challenging" consumer environment.
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Experimental Ebola vaccine protects monkeys for 10 months

FOX News: Health - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:36am

An experimental Ebola vaccine similar to one being developed by GlaxoSmithKline is effective for at least five weeks in lab monkeys but requires boosting with an additional vaccine to extend its protection to 10 months, according to a study published on Sunday.

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Campbell Soup Posts Profit on Strong Bolthouse Sales

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:32am
Campbell Soup Co on Monday reported a quarterly profit on strong sales in its Bolthouse business.
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Carmat fits seconds patient with artificial heart

FOX News: Health - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:28am

French company Carmat confirmed on Monday that it had fitted a second patient with one of its artificial hearts and would continue its clinical trials on two more patients.

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Global Cash Access to Buy Multimedia Games for $1.2B

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:27am
Global Cash Access Holdings Inc, which provides cash services to casinos, said it would buy slot machine maker Multimedia Games Holding Co Inc for about $1.
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Chiquita postpones special shareholders meeting to vote on proposed Fyffes merger to October

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:26am
Chiquita Brands International Inc. is postponing its special shareholders meeting to vote on its proposed merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes and is seeking a new offer from competing bidders.
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Harvard receives largest-ever gift, $350 million for public health

FOX News: Health - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:21am

Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday: $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health.

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Children's hospital-linked infections fall sharply, study finds

FOX News: Health - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:15am

Hospitals are becoming safer for very sick children, according to a new study that found steep declines in dangerous infections sometimes transmitted through treatments in intensive care units.

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Futures Edge Lower After 5-Week Rally

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:10am
U.S. stock index futures are slightly lower on Monday, with investors finding few reasons to extend a long-running rally that has taken indexes to repeated records amid overseas concerns and few domestic catalysts.
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Stephen Hawking: 'God particle' could wipe out the universe

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:09am
Stephen Hawking has already warned that aliens might wipe out the human race.
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In bright blues and reds, Tim Coppens offers looks for men and women

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:09am
"When your halo slips for good, you'll have to wear your hood." So sang British rocker Ian Brown — and so wrote designer Tim Coppens in his notes Sunday for a New York Fashion Week show of brightly colored outerwear and slouchy crew-and-shorts sets in white, gray and black for both men and women.
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Thyroid, kidney cancers up in kids but still rare

FOX News: Health - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:09am

Children's kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.

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Models smile, designer sings at lighthearted Diane von Furstenberg show

FOX News: Business - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:08am
You know that sullen model stare? Diane von Furstenberg was having none of it at her New York Fashion Week show on Sunday, in which she channeled the theme of the sunny French Riviera in the 1950s.
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Biggest threat to rare languages: economic growth

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:08am
There are some 6,909 languages spoken today, but many are on the decline, and the biggest reason, researchers find, is economic growth.
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