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Group calls for probe of California's no-bid health contracts, senator calls 'outrageous'

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:07pm
California's health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices, while a state senator urged the agency to account for deals that steered millions of dollars to a firm whose employees have long-standing ties to the agency's executive director.
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Oregon's GMO labeling measure attracts big money: 2 sides raise total of $12 million so far

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:30pm
An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.
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Claman on Call: VIX Hits Highest Level Since June 2012

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:04pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Radioactive material cleaned from Boise apartment; Nuclear Regulatory Commission investigating

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:32pm
Low-level radioactive material is being cleaned from a Boise apartment, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating why the two people who lived there had it.
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Nielsen: More than 17 million people watch 5th season opener of 'The Walking Dead,' a record

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:00pm
The Nielsen Company says the 17.3 million people who watched the fifth season opener of "The Walking Dead" Sunday is a record both for the show and for a cable television program.
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Ebola Deflating Hopes for 3 Poor African Economies

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:42pm
Just as their economies had begun to recover from the man-made horror of coups and civil war, the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been knocked back down by a terrifying force of nature: the Ebola virus.
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Under threat of teachers' strike, South Burlington cancels school beginning Tuesday

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:41pm
Schools in South Burlington were ordered closed as of Tuesday due to an impending strike by district teachers.
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Armstrong World Industries Warns Sales, EBITDA Will Miss Guidance

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:22pm
Armstrong World Industries said Monday its full-year sales and EBITDA -- earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization -- will come in below previous guidance.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:16pm
The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday.
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Ebola impact on food security a topic as West African officials attend World Food Prize

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:03pm
Officials from African nations are among international dignitaries gathering for the annual World Food Prize award ceremony to discuss the challenges of feeding a growing world population.
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Fidelity Investments names Abigail Johnson as CEO, replacing father Edward Johnson

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:02pm
Fidelity Investments is naming Abigail Johnson CEO of the financial services company.
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BTIG Raises Netflix Rating To Buy

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:51pm
BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield on Monday raised his rating on Netflix Inc. to buy from neutral, with a target price of $600 a share on the video-streaming company's stock.
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NetScout, Alco Stores, Atlas and AES are big market movers

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:42pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Atlas Energy LP, up $4.84 to $37.25 Targa Resources is buying the energy company and a pipeline company in a deal valued at nearly $6 billion, creating a big energy transportation company.
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Brent Crude Slides to Lowest Since 2010 on Saudi Output Signal

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:13pm
Brent oil prices fell on Monday, tumbling more than $2 a barrel intraday to their lowest since 2010, after key Middle East producers signaled they would keep output high even if that meant lower prices.
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Newlink Shares Jump On Start Of Ebola Vaccine Study

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:13pm
Shares of Newlink Genetics Corp. surged Monday after Canadian health officials said they were beginning early-stage clinical trials on an Ebola vaccine that is licensed to the Ames, Iowa-based biotech.
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Aaron's Inc. to pay $28 million to settle California privacy, consumer protection violations

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:02pm
The California attorney general has announced a $28 million settlement with a furniture and computer rental business that allegedly violated consumer protection and privacy laws.
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A late bout of selling sends US indexes sharply lower as investors turn jittery; Energy slides

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:01pm
Stocks are ending sharply lower after a late-afternoon slide.
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Wheat,corn,oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:56pm
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Dow Continues To Slide, Drops 150 Points

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:41pm
With less than 20 minutes before the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 130 points to 16,407.
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Commuter train engineers strike tentative 5-year deal with SEPTA; members must still ratify it

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:36pm
Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area have reached a tentative contract with the regional transit agency.
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