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A Tax Day Story For Hard-Cider Lovers

When is hard apple cider not considered hard apple cider? When it's taxed like wine or champagne. America is in the midst of a cider revival, but antiquated tax laws make it a risky business for entrepreneurs, critics say. Not to worry: Sen. Schumer is on the case.
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Ford, GM Will Jointly Develop Fuel-Efficient Transmissions

The new 9-speed and 10-speed transmissions are aimed at meeting new federal fuel efficiency standards.
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Oh, Yeah! Kool-Aid Man Gets A Makeover And A Personality

The pitcher pitchman is getting a new computer-generated look and will be talking in his new ads. But fans of the old guy can take heart: Kool-Aid Man still prefers to bust through things.
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Regulators To Hear Pepco's Rate Hike Request

The utility company wants to add $7 a month to the average residential bill.

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Tax Tips For Procrastinators

It's the dreaded 'Tax Day.' Tell Me More offers some tips for those who still haven't filed their taxes yet. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax.
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FAA Orders Inspection Of Boeing 737s

Federal aviation regulators say a pin on the horizontal stabilizer could be prone to corrosion and "premature failure."
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Dish Network Makes $25 Billion Bid For Sprint

The satellite TV distributor hopes it can outmaneuver Japanese phone company SoftBank for control of Sprint.

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