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Economy Grew At 'Moderate Pace' In April And May, Federal Reserve Says

According to reports collected by the central bank, the economic outlook remains "positive." That's more upbeat than the kinds of things many economists have been saying in recent days.
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Delta CEO Pushes For National Airline Policy That Lets 'Free Market Work'

That's not to say airlines want more regulation, CEO Richard Anderson said. But they do want a policy that does such things as improve and modernize the air traffic control system.
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Nearly 6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Reportedly Stolen

A Russian hacker claims to have hacked into the business networking site. LinkedIn says compromised passwords have been disabled.
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Drop In Productivity Paints 'Mixed Picture'

While in the past such a decline has signaled that hiring might soon pick up, that may not be the case this time around.
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'Little Worry' At Federal Reserve About Another Recession, 'WSJ' Says

Policymakers at the central bank aren't convinced that things have gotten significantly worse recently.
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Why Does Airline Food Taste So Bad?

It turns out it's tough to make food that tastes good at 35,000 feet. The decreased humidity in the cabin dries out your nose, and the increased cabin pressure numbs taste buds. So what's an airline chef to do? Chef Clifton Lyles of Alaska Airlines wants to change the perception of airline food.
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'Happy Days' Cast Battles For Unpaid Royalties

Several cast members are asking for millions of dollars they say is their fair share of revenues from T-shirts, DVDs and other Happy Days merchandise. The lawsuit was sparked when one of the actors saw the show's characters' on slot machines at a casino. CBS and Paramount tried to dismiss the claim, but a judge has cleared the way for the case to go to trial.
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States End Extended Benefits Despite Dismal Outlook

So far this year, 25 states have ended the extended benefits that allowed the long-term unemployed to continue getting benefits. With more states ending the program, it might appear that the economy is improving. But in some state, it just shows things haven't gotten that much worse.

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