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    Pyramid Schemes: If It Looks Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is

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    When Darrin Moret was asked to participate in a business venture that promised him easy money, it seemed like a good deal. But he didn't know was it was a pyramid scheme until it was too late. Host Michel Martin speaks with Moret, and consumer affairs columnist Sheryl Harris of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.
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    Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.
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    Coca-Cola Wades Into Milk Business With 'Fairlife'

    The milk is now for sale in a limited number of stores — including the Coborn's in Belle Plaine, Minn. Ari Shairo talks with Coborn's dairy manager, Steven Thueringer.
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    Forthcoming MoCo Legislation Targets Smoking, Alcohol, Pinball

    The start of Maryland's General Assembly session is a little less than two months away, but state lawmakers are already crafting bills that propose certain alcohol and tobacco regulations. And pinball.
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    In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

    Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.

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