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Nissan May Bring Back Datsun Brand

The cut-priced Japanese cars first appeared in the U.S. in 1958. Datsun was produced by Nissan, which decided to phase out the brand in the 1980s. Now a Japanese newspaper says Nissan may bring it back.
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Are Tax Breaks The Right Move For Manufacturing?

The White House says restoring the U.S. manufacturing sector is an essential part of getting the economy back on track. GOP candidate Rick Santorum also wants to see tax breaks for manufacturing companies. But economists say tax breaks may not be the best way to help manufacturers.
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Meteorite Hunter Scours The Ground For Bits Of Sky

Every so often, pieces of heaven crash into Earth, and Ruben Garcia is looking for them. Aboard his trusty Jeep, the meteorite hunter rides the Arizona landscape, searching for space rocks with a magnetic golf club.
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A Hollywood Writer's Second Act: Gongs

When the funny business stopped paying, comedy writer Andrew Borakove needed to find a better future. Broke with another kid on the way, he was desperate to reinvent himself. That's when the gong appeared.
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Financial Woes Keep Spanish Airport Grounded

A $220 million airport opened last year, but has yet to see a single flight. It has become one of the most embarrassing examples of how Spain's regional leaders overspent when the money was flowing freely.
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American Capitalism, A Song And Dance Story

An experimental musical attempts to get at the tension between creation and violence: the love and ambivalence of Americans toward constant expansionism and growth. There's the atom bomb, mystic gods and more.
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GM Puts Volt Into 'Neutral' To Let Sales Catch Up

General Motors will suspend production of its Chevrolet Volt for five weeks, due to disappointing sales figures. GM spokesman Chris Lee said the move will "align production with demand." GM sold 7,671 Volts last year, below its original goal of 10,000 cars.

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