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Fairbanks-based company defends venture with Dish Network that earned $3 billion in credits

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:21pm
A small Alaska-based firm is defending itself against criticism that it helped the much bigger Dish Network claim more than $3 billion in federal credits through a regulatory loophole involving a company jointly formed by the two entities.
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Nasdaq composite index closes above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years, still shy of record

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:20pm
The Nasdaq composite index is closing above 5,000 for the first time since the dot-com bubble peaked 15 years ago.
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Gold Heist: Robbers Steal More Than $4 Million

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:18pm
Three men stole several barrels of gold worth more than $4 million from a truck traveling through eastern North Carolina, authorities said Monday.






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Throwing Shade: Artist reveals subtle Monica reference in shadows of Clinton portrait

FOX News: Politics - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:15pm
An artist commissioned years ago to paint a portrait of former President Bill Clinton has revealed a secret reference -- to Monica -- tucked into the shadows of the official painting.
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'Judge Judy' extends contract with CBS until 2020

CNN: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:13pm
"Judge Judy" will be holding court for a few more years, thanks to a new deal from CBS.
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Report: Air traffic control system vulnerable to cyberattack

CNN: Politics - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:13pm
Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.
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Teacher Employment Fair set for March 11 in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:11pm
College students and other individuals who plan a career in education can get a head start finding jobs during the Teacher Employment Fair set for Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Southwest Virginia H
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Report: Soccer star in underage sex probe

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:10pm
England footballer Adam Johnson has been suspended by his club Sunderland until a police investigation has been completed, the Press Association reported Monday.
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World's hottest burger?

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:06pm
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NASA gets close to Ceres

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:06pm
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Global Warming Helped Spur Syrian War, Study Says

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:04pm
A drought from 2006 to 2010 was among the triggers for the current uprising in Syria, according to a new study.
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Republicans tout plan _ without details _ to help people if court voids health law subsidies

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:03pm
Congressional Republicans are sending a message that they hope the Supreme Court and voters will hear: The country's health care system won't crumble if the justices obliterate a bedrock feature of President Barack Obama's heath care law.
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Union opponents speak out again against right-to-work bill as fight moves to Assembly

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:03pm
For the second time in less than a week, union opponents outnumbered supporters Monday at a public hearing on a bill to make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state — a proposal that's moving on a fast track through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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Ex-Red Sox pitcher Schilling fires back at cyberbullies who harassed his daughter on Twitter

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:03pm
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter.
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Mexico fines mine $1.5 million for spill, allows it to reopen

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:02pm
Mexican authorities have fined a mining company about $1.5 million for an Aug. 7 spill of copper sulfate and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers in northern Mexico.
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California Drought Linked to Human-Caused Warming

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:59pm
In parched California, rainfall patterns are essentially the same as they were 120 years ago, but humans have made it warmer, a new study says.






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WTI Crude Slips Back By The Close

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:57pm
Oil futures settled with a modest loss on Monday, reversing course in the last half hour of trading after spending much of the session above $50 a barrel.
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Flashback: Mikulski's First Senate Campaign

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:53pm
Senator Barbara Mikulski may be the longest serving woman in Congressional history, but back in 1986, she was just a freshman Senator trying to find her place among the men.






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Extension will be provided to farm producers for the new safety-net programs

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:53pm
Farmers now have until March 31 to update yields and reallocate base acres; deadline for choosing between ARC and PLC also remains March 31
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11 stocks hedge funds and mutual funds love now

CNN: Business - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:43pm
Ever wondered what the "smart money" on Wall Street is betting on these days?
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