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Workers Should Be Prepared To Start Over In New Jobs, Stats Show

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:59am

A recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that baby boomers have held 10 to 11 jobs, on average, by the time they reach age 46.

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Wis. Budget Proposal Reignites Debate Over Private, Public Sector

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:59am

Gov. Walker's budget would make record cuts to the University of Wisconsin. To cope with the cuts, Walker says faculty could work more and teach more classes. The comments have left some aghast.

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With Oil Prices So Low, What's That Fuel Surcharge For, Exactly?

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:59am

Many transportation and delivery companies began adding fuel surcharges when oil prices shot up a few years ago. Now, the cost of oil has plunged — but many of those fuel fees still linger.

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The Oscar Nominees Are In; The Shanghai DVD Sellers Are Stocking Up

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:56am

The Academy Awards are coming this month and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than the U.S. As long as you don't mind the pirated version.

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Would FCC Plan Harm Telecom Investment? Even Industry Opinion Is Mixed

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:55am

The Federal Communications Commission will decide this month whether the Internet should be regulated as a public utility. In speeches, CEOs alternately have predicted a chilling effect or no impact.

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A Sigh Of Relief For The Murdoch Media Empire

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 12:32am

The U.S. Justice Department decides not to prosecute Rupert Murdoch's media companies for their role in a cellphone voice mail hacking scandal.

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Jay-Z Close To Entering Streaming Music Business

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:20pm

The rapper turned businessman is set to acquire a Swedish streaming service that promises "HiFi quality audio." He'll be entering a crowded field.

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Sundance Festival Opens Doors For Minority Filmmakers

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:15pm

The festival has become a launching pad for emerging filmmakers of color who face challenges in historically white, male-dominated Hollywood.

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Economists Say Millennials Should Consider Careers In Trades

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:47pm

Many economists say a big missing piece of the economic puzzle are apprenticeships that give high school graduates access to good-paying, higher skilled jobs in the trades.

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Nationwide Has A Hit And A Miss With Super Bowl Ads

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:28pm

Audie Cornish talks with Quartz and AdWeek contributor Jason Lynch about this year's best and worst Super Bowl ads — and why many of them felt so morose.

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Gov. Scott Walker Eyes 2016, But Can He Get Past Labor's Loathing?

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm

Unions don't like any of the 2016 GOP presidential prospects so far. But organized labor's loathing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs especially deep.

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Cash Is Definitely Not King For Card-Carrying Swedes

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:15pm

In a world moving toward cashless economies, Sweden is leading the way. More than 95 percent of transactions are already digital; some churches now pass a card reader instead of a collection plate.

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Coke's Super Bowl Ad Puts Spotlight On Cyberbullying

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:09pm

With a popular Super Bowl ad, Coca-Cola says "no" to Internet negativity and focuses on cyberbullying. Even better, Coke's got a solution for all the Internet's ills.

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Journalist Jorge Ramos Takes On Obama, Republicans

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:03pm

Often called the Walter Cronkite of Latino America, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos could play a big role in the 2016 presidential elections.

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Virtual Schools Bring Real Concerns About Quality

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:08am

E-learning in K-12 is a growing trend, but many schools are underperformers. What's to be done?

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Watch The Super Bowl Or We'll Kick This Dog: The Saddest Ads Ever

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:43am

After years of nearly naked women and crazy animals, the Super Bowl ads had a new theme this year: your heart, and how to break it.

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Obama's Budget Proposal Lifts 2013 Caps, Adds Billions In Spending

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:00am

The president's $3.99 trillion proposal, released Monday, calls for more spending on domestic programs, infrastructure and defense — and includes tax hikes the new Congress is unlikely to approve.

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Fast-Sprouting Acorn Challenges PBS' British TV Dominance

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:02am

The niche digital portal Acorn holds rights to some of the best-known British TV shows. David Folkenflik reports it's now streaming some of those shows on its own, in competition with PBS and the BBC.

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