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Cam Newton Fractures Lower Back In Car Accident

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:56pm
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton fractured his lower back in two places Tuesday after a two-car accident near the team's stadium in Charlotte, N.C., ESPN reported.
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Singing shows plus Sunday night football help NBC to ratings win

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:51pm
Despite some disappointing numbers from "Peter Pan Live!" NBC's ample vocal power is proving to be a ratings boon.
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Tim Hortons' Shareholders Approve Burger King Takeover

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:49pm
Tim Hortons Inc. said Tuesday that shareholders approved its proposed tie-up with Burger King Worldwide Inc. and said the merged corporate entity will go by the name Restaurant Brands International.
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Dennis Rodman: Putin's a 'Cool Guy'

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:43pm
Dennis Rodman joined Money with Melissa Francis to discuss everything from Kim Jong Un to Russia to the current state of the NBA.
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Tax report to Walker generated after series of statewide meetings offers no recommendations

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:32pm
A report submitted to Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday that came out of nearly two dozen meetings around the state concludes that Wisconsin taxes are too high and too complicated, but makes no specific recommendations about what to do about it.
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Catholic, Protestant lawmakers unite to outlaw paying for sex in Northern Ireland, 1st in UK

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:31pm
Northern Ireland has become the first part of the United Kingdom to outlaw paying for sex, mirroring a move pioneered in Scandinavian countries.
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Restaurateurs, hoteliers want New York board to keep lower minimum wage for tipped workers

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:20pm
Restaurateurs and hoteliers urged a state board Tuesday to leave the current subminimum wage for tipped workers intact, while service workers called for an increase to the basic minimum wage paid to other employees.
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With future of West water demand uncertain, Colorado moves to shield its mountain share

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:20pm
Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.
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Madoff Office Manager Gets Six Years

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:58pm
Annette Bongiorno, who joined Bernard Madoff’s investment firm straight out of high school and spent four decades in his employment, was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday
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Railroad attorney makes case for high-speed rail compensation to state Claims Board

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:40pm
A Canadian Pacific Railway attorney tried Tuesday to persuade the state Claims Board to hand the railroad more than half a million dollars for helping develop a high-speed rail plan before Gov. Scott Walker killed the project.
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4 community colleges in North Dakota getting $9.9M job-training grant from Labor Department

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:40pm
The federal Labor Department is giving nearly $10 million to four North Dakota colleges to support technical programs tied to the energy, transportation and construction fields.
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National Grid joins proposal for 300-mile power cable across Maine to southern New England

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:40pm
Utility giant National Grid is partnering with a company that specializes in underwater cable projects in an alliance seeking to build a 300-mile cable to bring Canadian hydropower and Maine wind power to Greater Boston to help meet the energy needs of power-hungry southern New England, the companies announced Tuesday.
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Fed Proposing Big Bank Capital Surcharges In Excess Of International Standards

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:40pm
The Federal Reserve is voting Tuesday on a proposal that would force systemically important banks to hold more capital than required under an international standard called Basel III.
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Energy Department gasoline price forecast for 2015 falls again, to aaverage of $2.60 a gallon

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:38pm
The Energy Department has again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon.
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Detroit Success Story Shinola Plans 5-6 Store Expansion in 2015

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:29pm
The made-in-America retailer, which revived an old American brand, will do $60 million in revenue this year.
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FBI director: Investigators not yet certain who's responsible for cyberattack on Sony

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:17pm
FBI Director James Comey says investigators haven't yet determined who was responsible for a massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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BofA Merrill Lynch Cuts Oil Forecast, Sees Rough Year Ahead

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:54pm
Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch cut their forecast for Brent crude oil prices to an average of $77 a barrel next year, and the forecast for New York-traded oil to $72 a barrel in 2015.
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Kuwait's emir says Gulf nations' development affected by fall in oil prices

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:53pm
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah says Gulf countries' national development programs are being affected by the slide in oil prices, which have hit the oil-producing and exporting countries' incomes.
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Atlantic City region loses 9,900 jobs over past 12 months, battered by casino shutdowns

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:34pm
The Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos, according to data released Tuesday.
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Agreement reached to sell 80-year-old paper mill to scrap metal recycling company

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:34pm
The 80-year-old Verso Paper Corp. mill closing this month is being sold for scrap to a Canadian metal recycler for $60 million.
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