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Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
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Auto Loan Surge Fuels Fears Of Another Subprime Crisis

Dealers are extending loans to a growing number of people with weak credit, and more of them are having trouble making payments. The situation is evoking comparisons to the subprime mortgage boom.
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Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.
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Flexible Income Opportunity Helps Cities Warm To Uber, Study Says

Renee Montagne talks to former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe about his new job as vice president of strategy and policy for the ride-hailing service Uber.
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To Keep Planes From Disappearing, NTSB Urges Constant Tracking

The agency wants every-minute updates on the locations of planes that fly over water, as well as longer-lasting batteries for black-box beacons, following the disappearance of a Malaysian jet.
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Investment Fund Pours Cash Into Cleaner, Greener Fish Farming

Aqua-Spark is the world's first investment fund for sustainable aquaculture. So far it has bet on an alternative fish feed that could take pressure off the oceans and a tilapia farm in Mozambique.
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Family Dollar Shareholders Approve Takeover By Dollar Tree

Two of the biggest dollar stores are merging. Family Dollar shareholders agreed to an $8.7 billion takeover Thursday, choosing not to accept a bigger offer from Dollar General due to antitrust fears.
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Google Could Provide Relief To Sprint, T-Mobile With Wireless Deal

Google plans to enter the wireless phone business, according to published reports. By purchasing capacity on the T-Mobile and Sprint networks, Google could sell mobile service directly to customers, a move that would shake up the wireless industry.
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Debate: Is Amazon The Reader's Friend?

Two teams of editors and writers, including best-selling author Scott Turow, face off over Amazon's influence over the publishing industry, in the latest debate from Intelligence Squared U.S.
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How Much More (Or Less) Would You Make If We Rolled Back Inequality?

What would incomes look like for U.S. families today if the income distribution were the same as it was in 1979?

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