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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

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

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Business News

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Justice Department Renews Focus On Homegrown Terrorists

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is drawing new attention to the threat from homegrown, lone wolf radicals. He's pulling together a group of prosecutors and FBI agents to address domestic terrorism.

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Texas Air Base Houses Minors Crossing Solo Into U.S.

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

The government expects as many as 60,000 child immigrants to illegally enter the U.S. alone — a tenfold jump in just three years. Local agencies that deal with these cases say they are overwhelmed.

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GOP Demonizes Once Favored Cap-And-Trade Policy

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Republicans say the EPA is going to kill jobs and raise electricity prices with new carbon emissions limits. They're up in arms about something their own party championed during GOP presidencies.

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Research: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms With Female Names

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

A new analysis suggests unconscious sexism causes people to take hurricanes with female names less seriously than hurricanes with male names.

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Key Areas Retaken, Assad Reasserts Himself Over War-Torn Syria

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Despite the civil war, Syria is holding a presidential election on Tuesday. President Bashar Assad is expected to win another seven-year term.

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Pa. Coal Area Worries Emission Rules Will Cost Economy Jobs

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

In Greene County, Pa., one in five jobs is in the coal industry. The EPA rules announced Monday were met with skepticism, and worries about what it will mean for the local economy.

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Environmentalists Hail Reduced Emission Rules, Others Criticize

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

For the first time, the U.S. would regulate the greenhouse gas causing emissions from existing coal plants. The goal is to reduce emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2030.

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Playtime With Mom Helps Boost Toddlers' Under-Developed Brains

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Due to malnourishment, some 200 million toddlers in poor countries have under-developed brains. A study in the journal Science suggests more play time with mom can dramatically reverse the damage.

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How Atomic Particles Became The Smoking Gun In Wine Fraud Mystery

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:31am

Testing for radiation, detectives try to show that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson's collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.

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The Common Core Curriculum Void

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:29am

States and school districts are struggling to navigate the flood of new materials claiming to be Common Core-aligned.

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'The Director' Offers A Glimpse Into The Digital Underground

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:28am

Veteran reporter David Ignatius' new novel explores the sometimes dangerous intersection between hacker culture and the world of intelligence — and offers a prescription for a new kind of agency.

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Paperweight Gets Stanford Professor In Hot Water With TSA

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 6:03am

The professor accidentally left a hand grenade in his carry-on. His late father, a World War Two veteran, used it as a paperweight.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Social Media Team Sends Obscene Tweet

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 5:32am

On twitter, the Blackhawks tried using a certain hashtag but autofill changed it into an obscene one

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