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Power Breakfast: The Agricultural Commodities Market

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From [Capitol News Connection (http://capitolnewsconnection.org):

Today, we go for a spin on the wild and wooly ride that is the agricultural commodities market!

OK, that may be over-selling a bit -- but it sounds better than "commodity position limits and the consumer protection act." Wonky or not, the subject matter before a House Agriculture subcommittee this morning is part of the ongoing process of implementing one of the most significant legislative acts of 2010: the sweeping Wall Street reform bill.

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The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
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There were more airbag recalls this week, and VW has agreed to pay nearly fifteen billion in its emissions cheating scandal. Meanwhile, cars with driverless technology are becoming available, but whether they will make us safer is up for debate. A look at auto safety and consumer trust.

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