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Ohio Bill Would Shield Source Of Lethal Injection Drugs

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:12am

As states struggle to obtain lethal drugs necessary to put someone to death, Ohio lawmakers consider a bill that would shield the ID of any pharmacy or drug maker which provide drugs for executions.

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No 'Misteak': High Beef Prices A Boon For Drought-Weary Ranchers

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:48am

If you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed that beef prices are up. That may be hard on consumers, but the prices are helping ranchers purchase expensive feed and rebuild herds.

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Millions More Air Bags Need Recall, Department Of Transportation Says

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:06pm

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says a full national recall is needed for air bag inflators that have been found to sometimes pepper drivers with metal shrapnel.

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Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close Vote

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:20pm

The controversial project to expand an oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has failed to get the approval of Congress.

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Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:23pm

"Millennial" is the demographic buzzword of the moment. But are young adults today really so different from previous generations? We charted some numbers to find out — and spotted interesting trends.

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FAA Can Regulate Small Drones: NTSB Reverses Judge's Ruling

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Overturning a federal judge's ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine a man $10,000 for flying a small drone, the NTSB says the agency can regulate such drones as "aircraft."

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Got A Thanksgiving Time Crunch? Food Is Just (A Few) Clicks Away

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:02pm

If you're scrambling to find the perfect cranberry sauce or a sumptuous dessert, the Internet can help. We've rounded up services to help you spend less time waiting in line and more time with family.

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Wichita Tries To Boost Its Aviation Industry With Smaller Planes

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:58pm

It's a great time to be in the aviation industry, unless you are in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita calls itself the Air Capitol, what Detroit is to automobiles. But just like Detroit, Wichita has hit hard times.

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Uber Executive Lashes Out At Journalists After Negative Publicity

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:58pm

In the latest flap involving the ride sharing company Uber, an executive is apologizing after saying the company should spy on unfriendly reporters. Uber is a hit with customers, but has clashed with competitors, regulators and some journalists.

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How A Feud Between Two Russian Companies Fueled A 'Spam Nation'

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:33pm

Brian Krebs' new book tells the story of how two companies groomed spammers, and then destroyed each other. In the process, Krebs got access to documents that illuminated how cybercriminals operate.

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As Espresso Rises, Will 'Greek Coffee' Be Left To The Turks?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:01am

"Greek coffee" may be a matter of national pride in the Mediterranean nation. But increasingly, Greeks are embracing espresso, an imported brew. Chalk it up to globalization.

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How Many Louisiana Jobs Are Actually At Stake In Keystone Debate?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:24am

Momentum to push legislation approving the oil pipeline is getting a boost from the Dec. 6 Louisiana Senate runoff — even though the unbuilt portion of pipeline wouldn't run anywhere near the state.

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With Japan In Recession, Prime Minister Calls For Snap Elections

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:51am

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for an election two years ahead of schedule, and he also delayed an increase in sales tax.

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Who Pays For Outdated Power Plant Which Lacks Customers?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:06am

Electricity rates in Michigan's Upper Peninsula could go up next month as much as 30 percent. That's because residents might have to start paying to keep a coal plant open that isn't needed anymore.

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Rendering: The World's Oldest Recycling System

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:06am

Meat processing is one of the most efficient in the food chain. Figures show only 4 percent is lost to waste in North America, compared with 10 percent in the processing of grain products.

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Native Americans Urged To Sign Up For Private Insurance

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:06am

The second round of buying health insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges has started. Health officials say Native Americans may have much to gain by buying insurance there.

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Firm Accused Of Illegal Practices That Push Families Into Foreclosure

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:33am

A class action lawsuit alleges Ocwen Financial, one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, charges marked-up and illegal fees. The firm says it will vigorously defend itself against the claims.

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Guarding The Ebola Border

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:30am

Ivory Coast is determined to keep Ebola out. The government shut down the border, and enlisted local villagers to serve as informal border security.

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Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:38am

A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.

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What You Need To Know About The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 5:38pm

The long-delayed project is a jobs generator to some and an ecological disaster to others. Ahead of a key Senate vote, we revisit what the Keystone XL pipeline would do and why it's so contentious.

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