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In Cell Era, Timepieces Are Fashion Trend To Watch

With cellphones nearly ubiquitous, fewer people are relying on watches to tell time. But some retailers are doing brisk business marketing watches as fashion statements, or by appealing to shoppers' sense of novelty or nostalgia.
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Energy Transfer Partners To Buy Sunoco For $5.3B

The acquisition would give Energy Transfer the capability to transport crude and other liquid hydrocarbons that are being produced in greater quantities thanks to the boom in shale drilling.
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Riverdale Divided Over Town Center Plans

Riverdale residents are split over plans to turn a 37-acre parcel of land into a bustling town center.

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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Team Up In E-Publishing

Microsoft is committing $300 million to the venture with Barnes & Noble. They are working to create a new subsidiary of the bookseller. The two companies are hoping to energize sales of the Nook tablet.
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Austerity Measures Cost Some Politicians Their Jobs

Steve Inskeep talks to John Peet, Europe Editor of The Economist about eurozone economies, and the backlash against austerity measures.

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