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Climate Change Warming Up Business In The Arctic

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 3:53pm

Climate change has caused rapidly melting ice and thawing permafrost in the Arctic. Once inhospitable to business ventures, economic forecasters are now predicting some $100 billion will be invested there over the next decade. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Isaac Arnsdorf of Bloomberg about the boom.

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Ranch-To-Table Trend Has Some Diners Asking: Where's The Steak?

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 3:53pm

Just about every bite of meat that a Pittsburgh chef served in 2013 was raised in Pennsylvania. He learned from his locavore experiment that diners prefer prime cuts of beef over sausage and offal.

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Snapchat's New Video Messages Feature Is Meant To Last Longer

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 4:12am

As social media companies clamor to build their messaging services, Snapchat's new chat feature brings the intimacy and immediacy of the app to longer lasting conversations.

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Snapchat's New Video Messages Feature Is Meant To Last Longer

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 4:12am

As social media companies clamor to build their messaging services, Snapchat's new chat feature brings the intimacy and immediacy of the app to longer lasting conversations.

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Playing Matchmaker To Empty Jobs And Those Seeking Them

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 5:04pm

Hundreds of thousands are out of work, yet employers say they struggle to fill positions. Oil refineries in L.A. often have temporary work, but even entry-level jobs require specialized training.

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Donald Sterling, Philanthropist: What To Do With His Donations?

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:03pm

UCLA cancelled a $3 million donation from LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, because of racist comments Sterling made in a recording. The donation was to go towards kidney research.

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GM Fuel Gauge Recall Affects Thousands Of SUVs

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 3:32pm

The defective fuel gauges can give drivers little or no warning their vehicle is at risk of running out of gas. GM says the readings can be off by as much as a quarter of a tank.

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