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Lumber Liquidators Defends Its Products After '60 Minutes' Report

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:55pm

The flooring retailer says the tests used by its critics give a misleading impression of product safety. But Lumber Liquidators says it will pay for safety testing for customers who want it.

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Investigation Open On 'Black Tax' At Charlotte's Ritz-Carlton

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:03pm

North Carolina's Attorney General asks why an event with predominantly African-American attendees was tagged with a surcharge at a luxury hotel.

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Credit Agencies Agree To Wait Before Adding Medical Debt To Ratings

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:22am

Insurers sometimes wrangle with patients and for months before paying a bill. A new six-month waiting period will give consumers time to resolve disputes and avoid having their credit ratings dinged.

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France Wins Battle Against Belgium's Plan For A Waterloo Coin

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:18am

A two-euro coin commemorating the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat will not be widely released, after French objections over what it called a "negative symbol."

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Does NCAA Ban On Paying Student Athletes Violate Federal Law?

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:12am

The top college basketball teams face off next week in the NCAA tournament. And, a panel of judges will hear arguments over whether colleges should be allowed to pay basketball and football players.

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Kenneth Branagh Directs Live-Action Version Of 'Cinderella' For Disney

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:12am

Disney's dream is that Cinderella will sweep up at the box office just like the live-action Alice and Maleficent did before her. Disney aims to make $100 million at the global box office this weekend.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao Will Brawl For Boxing's Richest Purse Ever

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:22am

The upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may or may not be the greatest of all time, but the two fighters are expected to take home at least $200 million combined.

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Obama, Unions On Opposite Sides Of The (Fast) Track For Trade Deals

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:09pm

Labor groups, which have been allies of President Obama, are now stepping up their efforts to thwart White House plans for passing foreign trade deals on a "fast track" through Congress.

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Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find A Welcoming Home In The Midwest

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:58pm

Some entrepreneurs are leaving the high tech hot spots of San Francisco, New York and the Silicon Valley for greener pastures in a place that actually has greener pastures: Lincoln, Neb.

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A Craft Beer Tax Battle Is Brewing On Capitol Hill

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:51pm

Craft beer is a rapidly-growing industry and Washington lawmakers have noticed. Two proposed bills would lower the federal excise tax for small brewers.

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