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Leisure companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:25pm
Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Carnival rose $.17 or .5 percent, to $36.53.
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Food companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:25pm
Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.33 or 1.1 percent, to $30.95.
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Education companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:25pm
Shares of some top education companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group rose $.16 or .5 percent, to $29.31.
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APNewsBreak: Massive influx of Medicaid enrollees strains Oregon, exacerbates doctor shortage

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:07pm
Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.
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Cyber thieves got into 1,000 StubHub accounts; company says it issued refunds

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:00pm
Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.
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FDA approves Gilead Sciences' Zydelig for 3 forms of blood cancer

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:57pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a new cancer drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. to treat three types of blood cancer.
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Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:47pm
Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.
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New social networks promise to reward people with money as well as 'likes' for their posts

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:38pm
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared — except the money those posts produce.
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Movie theaters around US to show live English soccer games on big screens on Saturday mornings

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:37pm
Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.
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Adidas has OK to cover trademark swooshes at Nike's hometown track field during meet

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:24pm
Adidas has invaded the birthplace of Nike.
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Dole, vets groups join senators in pressing ratification of disability treaty

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:19pm
Former Sen. Bob Dole and proponents of a treaty promoting equal rights for the disabled around the world stepped up pressure for full Senate ratification.
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Facebook Back Above $70 Ahead Of Earnings Report

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:18pm
Facebook Inc. shares rallied on Wednesday, trading above $70 for the first time in four months ahead of the social network's second-quarter report.
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Stocks are little changed as US corporate earnings come in mixed; Boeing slips

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:56am
Stocks are little changed in midday trading as traders look over a mixed batch of corporate earnings.
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With GOP runoff over, David Perdue and Michelle Nunn to face off in Georgia Senate race

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:51am
Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, he and Democrat Michelle Nunn launched the real battle for Georgia's open Senate seat with attack ads and retail politicking in a match up that could help settle control of the Senate.
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IMF sees slower growth in US economy in 2014, urges steps to boost long-run growth

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:46am
The International Monetary Fund has shaved its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year, mostly because of a sharp contraction in the first quarter.
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Effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon qualifies for November ballot

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:46am
Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot.
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Renting is Hip … But Prices are Hopping in Hot Urban Areas

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:41am
Renting is getting more and more popular in the wake of the financial crisis -- but that's driving prices up in many hip urban centers. 
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Senate panel unanimously endorses Veterans Affairs nominee Robert McDonald

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:39am
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Senate advances bill limiting tax breaks for companies that move overseas; hurdles remain

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:36am
The Senate has advanced an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.
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Grain mixed the CBOT, cattle and pork lower on the CME

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:05am
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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