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FCC chair proposes small hike in phone fees to expand Internet coverage to low-income areas

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:01pm
The U.S. should spend $1.5 billion more a year to make sure every child has access to high-speed Internet connections at school, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said Monday in a proposal that would increase slightly the fees consumers pay each month on their phone bills.
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Weld County employers having trouble filling jobs amid oil, gas boom

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:48pm
Weld County employers are struggling to fill openings amid the oil and gas boom, with the jobless rate hovering under 4 percent.
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Chinese chemical firm backed and brought public by Morgan Stanley responds to AP report

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:48pm
A Chinese Chemical manufacturer backed by Morgan Stanley has dispute an Associated Press report that raised doubts about the company's background and its claims to investors.
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AP IMPACT: Obscure 'vaccine court' doesn't work as designed, keeps claimants waiting for years

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:48pm
A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found.
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Pfizer, German drugmaker Merck partner on finding, developing immune-boosting cancer medicines

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:46pm
Pfizer says it will partner with German drug and chemical maker Merck in developing potential cancer drugs in a hot new medication class that harnesses the body's immune system to fight cancer.
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State investigation finds contaminants in downtown Laramie groundwater

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:19pm
A groundwater investigation in downtown Laramie has found a handful of pollutants that exceed federal maximum levels.
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Cruise that saw norovirus outbreak ends in LA; ship departs as scheduled after sanitization

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:19pm
A nearly monthlong cruise that saw more than 170 passengers get sick with the gastrointestinal illness norovirus has ended in Los Angeles with a thorough cleaning of the ship.
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Wisconsin would join 5 other states by imposing special $50 fee on electric, hybrid vehicles

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:05pm
Wisconsin would join five other states that impose special fees on electric and hybrid vehicles if the proposed $50 annual charge put forward by the Department of Transportation becomes law.
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Gas pipeline limits prompt higher generating rates for customers of 2 Connecticut utilities

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:05pm
Connecticut regulators have approved higher rates to generate electricity for residential and business customers of two utilities.
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Health insurance premiums increase in nearly half of Florida counties by 10 to 15 percent

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33pm
The average monthly premiums for mid-range health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act increased as much as 20 percent in Florida, but also decreased slightly in one county, year over year.
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Qatari whistleblower files protest over FIFA judge Eckert's report into World Cup corruption

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33pm
A Qatari whistleblower has formally complained about FIFA judge Joachim Eckert's treatment of her in his World Cup bid corruption report.
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Rhode Island gas falls another 3 cents to under $3 a gallon for 1st time in 4 years

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33pm
Gas prices in Rhode Island have fallen another 3 cents and are now averaging less than $3 a gallon for the first time in four years.
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Organizers of Doha 2019 athletics worlds bid: Hosting in October will alleviate heat problems

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33pm
Organizers of Doha's bid for the 2019 athletics world championships say hosting the event in October will alleviate problems of desert heat.
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White House Calls Doctor a Reminder Of The Toll Of Ebola On Frontlines

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33pm
The White House released a statement in the wake of Dr. Martin Salia's death Monday.
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Hellmann's tweaks website to note dressings not just 'mayonnaise'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:31pm
Hellmann's mayonnaise has some egg on its face.
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Chinese ADRs Mostly Lower As China Markets Opened To Global Investors

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:19pm
American Depositary Receipts of Chinese companies were mostly lower on Monday, the first day of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, the program that gives global investors access to mainland China's stock markets and allows wealthy mainland investors to buy Hong Kong-listed shares.
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The average cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts falls another 3 cents

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:18pm
The cost of driving in Massachusetts is heading down.
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Real Madrid to sign deal with American software giant Microsoft

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:16pm
Real Madrid says it has reached a sponsorship deal with American software giant Microsoft.
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Ohio gas prices up a few cents to start the work week; state prices less than national average

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:09pm
Ohio gas prices are a few cents higher to start the work week.
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Euro Falls Against Dollar, Pound On Draghi's Remarks

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:00pm
The euro fell against the dollar and the pound Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told European lawmakers that economic growth in the eurozone weakened over the summer.
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