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Arrests Made In $75 Million Prescription Drug Heist

Federal authorities brought charges yesterday against 22 people they say were part of an organized crime ring that stole $100 million of prescription drugs and other goods. Such drug thefts still pose threats to consumers and the pharmaceutical industry.
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E-Books: Choosing a Reading Device and a Bookseller

Why is Microsoft investing in e-books? Which reading device is best for you? Can independent bookstores adapt to the e-book market? Tech Tuesday explores...

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What April's Jobless Rate Means For The Candidates

The Labor Department announced unemployment figures for April on Friday. The jobless rate fell to 8.1 percent, from 8.2 percent in March. There have been conflicting signals about the strength of the economy, and the way voters interpret those signals could have a major impact on the presidential race.
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High School Bake Sales Run Afoul Of Obesity Fight

As school budgets continue to get squeezed, administrators, parents and students are having to do more fundraising. And now the fight to raise funds has come head-to-head with the fight against childhood obesity. Stephanie Armour, of Bloomberg Businessweek, talks to David Greene about the move to ban bake sales.
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Game Giant Forced To Play Catch Up

Electronics Arts built a gaming empire with a strategy straight out of Hollywood — big names and big budgets. But the market has changed to favor data-driven online games, and the Redwood City, Calif., company finds itself forced to change too.
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It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Hello Kitty

Taiwanese carrier EVA Airways has partnered with Sanrio, the parent company of Hello Kitty, to design a small fleet of Hello Kitty themed planes.
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Undercover Operation Cracks Drug Theft Ring

Federal prosecutors have charged nearly two dozen men in a string of pharmaceutical thefts in three states. The drugs included anti-depressants and chemotherapy medications. One of the break-ins at a warehouse in Connecticut led to changes in the way companies handle security.

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