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The Last Word In Business

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

David Greene has the Last Word in business.

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After Avoiding Bankruptcy, Greece Resumes Bond Sales

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

For the first time since its bailout four years ago, Greece is issuing long-term bonds. Over the past four years, Greece has endured a crippling debt crisis, and was bailed out twice. David Greene talks to Nick Malkoutzis, the editor of Macropolis, an economic and political website in Athens.

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Bank Of America Agrees To Refunds And Fines In Credit Card Case

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

Bank of America has agreed to pay nearly $800 million to settle accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit card products. Regulators say nearly three million credit card holders were effected.

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Business News

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

David Greene has business news.

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Yusuf Islam To Perform At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, churned out hits in the 1970s before leaving pop music after a conversion to Islam. He's among this year's inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Medicare Data Could Change How Patients Choose Doctors

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:16am

Some doctors received more than $10 million last year from from Medicare. David Greene talks to ProPublica senior reporter Charles Ornstein about what the numbers mean.

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No Plows, Cows, Sows: Not Your (Grand)Father's Youth Farm Group

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:29am

A record number of kids are joining the FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America. Many are from urban and suburban areas, and they're shifting the group's focus from agriculture to food science.

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In Ukraine's Rust Belt, A Mix Of Nostalgia And Nationalism

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:37am

People in the region cling to the decaying world they're familiar with — and think they would have a more secure future with post-Soviet Russia than with Ukraine in the "capitalist" EU.

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These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:36am

Besides their legions of fans, the artists entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year — KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and others — have inspired scores of imitators.

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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:36am

NPR's Jackie Northam was a freelance reporter based in Kenya when the Rwandan genocide erupted. In this essay, she recalls covering those terrible events and trying to make sense of them afterwards.

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Police Dispatcher Listens To Burglary In Progress

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:33am

Two men in Minnesota have been charged with burglary. A dispatcher was able to send the police right to the scene of the crime. One of the men accidentally pocket-dialed 911.

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1969 Birthday Greeting Arrives Decades Late

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:29am

A man living at East 12th St. in Brooklyn received a letter postmarked in 1969. It was addressed to Susan Heifetz, who'd lived at the apartment as a child. The letter wished her a happy 19th birthday.

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Common Core Literary Standards Require Close Reading

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:08am

The new Common Core State Standards for English have stirred plenty of controversy. In a Vermont classroom full of 8th graders, they are working on a cornerstone of the core: close reading.

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Why Men Outnumber Women Attending Business Schools

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise. Women are less likely to enroll because they perceive material success to be in conflict with their ethical impulses. Research suggests men are likely to experience the same conflict but they seem more comfortable living with it.

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Senate Panel Considers Obama Nominee To Head Safety Commission

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Elliot Kaye is President Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He made a name for himself pushing safety changes to youth football — famously warning parents, "There's no such thing as a concussion-proof helmet." He appeared before a congressional panel on Tuesday.

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Calif. Measure Would Ban Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

In California, SeaWorld won a short-term victory on Tuesday. A committee in the state assembly decided a bill banning SeaWorld from holding killer whales captive and using them in shows needs further study.

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Encryption Flaw Puts Internet Security At Risk

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

If you bank or buy things online, if you use Yahoo or Gmail Mail or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your communications may not be safe. A flaw in a widely used encryption program called OpenSSL could expose much of the net's encrypted traffic to eavesdropping.

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The Last Word In Business

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

David Greene has the Last Word in business.

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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Manischewitz, the company known for its matzo and gefilte fish, has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital. The price was not disclosed. The new owner wants to help the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.

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Business News

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

David Greene has business news.

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