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California's Drought Makes It Rain Big Bucks For Local Businesses

"Every crisis is an opportunity." That's exactly how some entrepreneurs are looking at California's worsening drought; the drier it gets, the more their business thrives.
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Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55 Billion

Charter Communications announced Tuesday it is buying Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $55 billion. Regulators halted a deal last month for Time Warner to be acquired by Comcast.
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Apple's Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer

Ive was previously senior vice president of design at Apple and has played a large part in designing products since 1996. Some say his promotion might actually mean he's on his way out.
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Despite An Economy On The Rise, American Paychecks Remain Stuck

NPR's "Day 1" series looks at major issues the next president will face in office. One issue is that Americans still aren't seeing big raises, even though the job market is slowly recovering.
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In Search Of Bandwidth, Cuban Entrepreneurs Head To Miami

Cuba needs the Internet to rebuild its ragged economy. That's why fledgling private businesspeople are traveling to Miami to learn how to do business online.
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Malaysia Airlines Plans To Cut A Third Of Its Workforce

The airline has been losing money for several years, and its brand was irreparably damaged by the loss of two planes last year.
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Charter To Pay $78B For Time Warner Cable

The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.
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Just How Big Is The Asia Trade Deal Obama Wants? It's A Beast

The 12 countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership account for almost 36 percent of the world's economy, which would make TPP by far the largest U.S. trade pact.
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Canada Cuts Down On Red Tape. Could It Work In The U.S.?

Canada says it's the first country with a law that eliminates one regulation for every new measure that's adopted. The One-for-One Rule is designed to ease the burden on businesses.
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How Partitioned Grocery Carts Can Help Shoppers Buy Healthier Foods

Eating healthy is easier said than done. Same with buying healthy food. Research finds that putting in partitions in grocery carts can increase the likelihood shoppers buy healthy fruits and veggies.

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