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Proposed EPA ozone rule could suffocate the economy

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a reduction in the amount of allowable ozone in the air Americans breathe. The new limit is supposed…

Dollars and Sense: Wall Street looks to finish the year strong

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Steady as she goes. The Dow and the S&P 500 indexes set more records last week, but mostly they were pretty steady, with not a lot of ups and downs.

Dollars and Sense: Is the stock market over valued?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Are things really that good? It was another upbeat week in the stock market. Are things really that good, or are we whistling past the graveyard, in a state…

Midday Roundup: Teacher describes horrific school shooting on 911 tapes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Caught on tape. Officials have released the 911 tapes from last month’s school cafeteria shooting in Washington state. On the tapes, first-year teacher…

Dollars and Sense: The market bulls continue their stampede

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Record highs. The stock market bulls continue to stampede. All three of the major indexes rose this week. The Dow even set a new record high on Friday. A…

Colleges tap student entrepreneurs for creative fundraising

By Emily Scheie
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Education | State funding for higher education dropped during the recession, but some schools are coming up with other ways to bring in revenue—from running an airport…

Dollars and Sense: The markets bounce back

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | The bull keeps charging. This is the bull market that won’t quit. The markets have set record after record for the past two years, even though—at least…

Midday roundup: Was hatchet attack on NYPD terrorism?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Questionable motives. A Queens resident attacked four rookie New York Police Department officers with a hatchet Thursday, wounding two of them before he was…

Dollars and Sense: Don’t panic just yet

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Off the kiddie coaster. Last week we talked about the stock market’s roller coaster behavior, but we’ve been on a kiddie coaster compared to the week gone…

Can tech giants stop female employees’ biological clocks?

By Courtney Crandell
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Business | Apple and Facebook have announced they will offer insurance coverage for infertility treatments, sperm donation, and egg freezing, igniting a debate about the…

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate pets. Writer Patricia Marx kept seeing pets in restaurants and other inappropriate places. A little research led her to the concept of emotional…

Midday Roundup: CDC scrambles to keep up with Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On the move. The second nurse from a Dallas hospital who tested positive for the Ebola virus has been transferred to a hospital in Atlanta for treatment.

 
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