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Business News

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

David Greene has business news.

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Why Are Many Top Tennis Players Over 30?

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Over the last decade, the average age of the top 100 tennis players has steadily increased. We look at why players over 30 are likely to be strongly represented in the upcoming U.S. Open.

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Liberian Authorities Try Ebola Awareness Campaigns

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Liberian authorities freed the West Point slum from its Ebola quarantine 10 days after imposing the lock-down. The military led the effort to isolate the impoverished community of 50,000, and the move sparked deadly clashes and shortages. Awareness campaigns are flooding the neighborhood with messages such as: Ebola is real. Ebola kills.

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Islamist Militants Use Beheading Video To Push Its Agenda

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

A video released on Tuesday shows the killing of an American journalist by the Islamic State militant group. The group threatened to kill Steven Sotloff if the U.S. continued its offensive in Iraq.

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Investors Cash In On Off-Campus Housing

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Colleges and universities still own and manage most student dorms, but over the past decade, investors have been getting in on the growing market for off-campus housing.

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Nude Photos Hack Wasn't Broad Attack On Apple Services

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Nude photos of celebrities have spread across the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple said that some celebrity accounts were hit by an attack on user names, passwords and security questions.

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Netherlands King To Attend Ethanol Plant Opening In Iowa

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

On Wednesday, King Willem-Alexander visits Emmetsburg, Iowa, for the opening of a cellulosic ethanol plant. The Netherlands and Iowa have a lot in common — both are major agricultural centers.

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Obama Urged To Use Executive Action To Overhaul Immigration

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Advocates are pushing President Obama to bypass Congress. David Greene talks to Alan Gomez, an immigration reporter for USA Today, and Grace Meng, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch.

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U.S. Airstrikes Target Al-Shabab Leadership

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

A U.S. airstrike may have killed the leader of the Somali group al-Shabab, which is linked to al-Qaida. David Greene talks to Natznet Tesfay, of IHS Jane's, which analyzes defense and security issues.

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Ukraine Crisis Reshapes NATO's Mission

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

President Obama and other world leaders will be in Wales on Thursday for a NATO summit. The crisis in Ukraine gives this meeting new urgency.

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Milwaukee PD Makes An Effort To Hire More Minority Officers

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

The Minneapolis Police Department is replenishing its ranks after losing several dozen veteran officers to retirement this year. The department is not as racially diverse as the city as a whole.

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Amid Warnings Of Ethnic Cleansing, A Yazidi Man's Suicide Resonates

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:33am

Naif Khalif Omar, 33-year-old Yazidi, had survived the worst of the violence unleashed by the militants of the Islamic State. In the end, despair, and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, killed him.

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Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:01am

Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.

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Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:55am

Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.

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What's In A Name? Former Arthur Anderson Employees Spell It Out

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:03am

A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Cuban Rafters Still Attempt Difficult Journey To The U.S.

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.

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A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.

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Despite Shelling, Ukrainian Workers Keep On Watering The Flowers

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.

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