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How A City Goes Broke

Harrisburg, Pa, spent more than $300 million on a garbage incinerator. Now it has more debt per capita than any other U.S. city.
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Obama Returns To Oklahoma Talking Oil

President Obama visited Oklahoma for the first time since taking office and announced an executive order to speed up review of a U.S.-only portion of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. His announcement came as Republicans criticized his administration over rising gas prices.

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Betting Big On D.C.'s Next Big Snack Craze

Could popcorn be the new cupcake in D.C.? These local entrepreneurs are putting all their kernels in one basket and saying yes.
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Washingtonians In Startup-Land: In The Trenches At The Fort

Washington, D.C. isn't known as a mecca for tech startups, but if the folks at The Fort have their way, that soon will change.
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As 'Murdoch's Scandal' Unravels, Many Implicated

Murdoch's Scandal, a new Frontline documentary, examines allegations of phone hacking and bribery that brought down Rupert Murdoch's tabloid News of the World. Criminal and parliamentary investigations are now underway in the U.K., and dozens of journalists and top executives have been arrested.
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Murray Lender, Who Introduced Many Americans To Bagels, Has Died

He took his family bakery's bagels, slipped them into plastic bags and in 1955 started selling them in supermarkets. Now owned by Kraft, Lender's makes 750 million bagels a year.
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Obama Showcases His Energy Policy On 2-Day Tour

President Obama is on a multi-state tour to defend his administration's energy policies, answering charges by Republicans that he's responsible for rising gasoline prices.

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