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    Angie's Tips On Avoiding Storm Scams

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    Severe weather could be headed for regions hard hit by superstorm Sandy, so many homeowners are scrambling to make repairs. The rush might make them vulnerable to so-called storm chasers — con artists posing as contractors. Host Michel Martin speaks with Angie Hicks, founder of the website Angie's List, for tips on how to avoid home repair scams.
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    'Captain America: Civil War' Captures Politics Of The Moment

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe's new movie, Captain America: Civil War, opens Friday. As a character, Captain America has long responded to the politics of the time and this movie is no different.
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    Why This Seattle Chef Is Embracing A Higher Minimum Wage For Employees

    Small businesses in Seattle have to pay a minimum of $15 an hour starting in 2021. But chef Renee Erickson has adopted higher pay for employees of her restaurant group ahead of schedule.
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    California Republicans Lose Chance At Competitive Primary

    California Republicans thought their state would finally be relevant in a GOP presidential primary for the first time in more than 50 years. But now that Donald Trump is the party's de facto nominee, the fun is over for the California GOP.
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    Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads

    Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.

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