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5-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara tapped for NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:14am
NBC has gone to Broadway to find one of its stars of "Peter Pan Live!" The network said Tuesday that Kelli O'Hara will play Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children — Wendy, John and Michael — in the live telecast of the musical airing Dec. 4.
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Broadway League backs down, agrees to honor Joan Rivers by dimming marquee lights

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:08am
In the end, Broadway's leaders saw the light — and decided to turn them off.
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Dollar General Goes Hostile in Bid for Rival

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:44am
Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after repeated rejections of previous offers by its rival.
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PATH fares to increase on Oct. 1, single ride to cost 25 cents more

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:29am
It's going to cost more to ride PATH trains between New Jersey and New York.
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US stockpiles at wholesale level likely to show gain in July, reflecting stronger sales

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:19am
The Commerce Department reports on wholesale stockpiles and sales in July.
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Hedge fund founder donates $25 million to Stony Brook University to boost research

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 5:46am
Stony Brook University has received a $25 million donation from the founder of a hedge fund.
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Nevada governor orders extra session for $1.3B deal to land Tesla electric car battery plant

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:41am
Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors.
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Global stocks lower amid worries about possible US rate hike, weak Chinese growth and Scotland

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:38am
Global stocks sank Wednesday under the weight of worries about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, economic weakness in China and an impending referendum on Scottish independence.
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German startup incubator Rocket Internet announces public listing this year

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:29am
Germany's startup factory Rocket Internet AG says it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year.
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Santander Shares Down Nearly 2% After Chairman Dies

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:04am
Shares of Banco Santander SA fell 2% on Wednesday after the banking giant announced the death of Chairman Emilio Botin.
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Growth stalled, France says it will deficit target for 3 more years

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:37am
France's finance minister says the country will miss the European Union's deficit target for three more years and he is lowering growth projections for this year and next.
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Pay with a tap, not a swipe: Apple introduces digital wallet service Apple Pay

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:24am
Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
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Review: Apple Watch impressive in offering choice, shunning phone conventions

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:11am
As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.
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Despite challenges, New Mexico's annual tradition of roasting green chile in full swing

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:30am
The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is near and the green chile harvest is in full swing.
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Hong Kong Stocks Weighed By Steep U.S. Losses

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:19pm
Hong Kong stocks fell significantly Wednesday morning following a losing session on Wall Street, as trading resumed after the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.
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OPM plans to end contract with USIS after cyberattack hit major security clearance contractor

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:53pm
The federal Office of Personnel Management plans to terminate its massive contracts with USIS, the major security clearance contractor that was targeted last month by a cyberattack, agency, congressional and company officials said Tuesday.
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Venezuelan inflation reaches 63 percent in August as currency troubles make goods scarce

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:49pm
Venezuela's central bank has announced that the South American country's inflation rate is continuing its upward march.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:44pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 1.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Australia Stocks Follow U.S. Peers Lower, But Fairfax Up

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:11pm
Australian stocks moved lower in early Wednesday trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.8% after a 0.6% gain in the previous session.
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Japan Stocks Pull Back, As Softbank, Sharp Fall

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:40pm
Japanese shares beat a retreat in early Wednesday action, with the Nikkei Average falling 0.5%, more than erasing its 0.3% gain in the previous session.
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