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    Hasbro's Monopoly Trades Its Old Iron For A New Cat

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    The iron will no longer be passing go or stopping at Park Place. The company ran a "save your token" campaign, and only 8 percent of respondents fought for the iron. The winner? That little Scottie dog, which might prefer the old iron to the token replacing it: a cat.
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    Encore: 'Future Shock' 40 Years Later

    Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.
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    In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

    The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
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    The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

    Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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    'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

    Toffler's warnings about 'information overload' and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.

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