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Wall Street Bonuses: The Other Side Of The Story

Until this week, Andrew Schiff's personal finances were his own personal business. But that changed when he was featured in an article about how smaller bonuses are leaving Wall Street workers strapped for cash. "I didn't want to be a poster child for greed," he says.
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Tourism Boom Pays Off For N.Y. Hotel Union

A new contract for the city's hotel workers includes higher wages, health care benefits and pensions. And at a time when labor negotiations often involve drawn out and sometimes bitter fights, the contract was agreed upon early.
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Continental, United Go To Single Computer System

It would be easy not to have known Continental Airlines has been merged with United for two years. That will change Saturday when all operations and branding are combined under just United. Any hiccups could mean delays throughout the airline's system.
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Online Pirating Hub Upgrades File-Sharing System

The Pirate Bay is the biggest website on the Internet to find illegal movies, music, games and software. The notorious file pirating site has changed the way it works — making it harder to trace pirated files.
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Dentist Wins Bin For Elvis Presley's Crown

A dentist from Alberta, Canada, paid $10,000 for a crown that once belonged to The King: Elvis Presley. That isn't the only dental collectible this dentist has paid top dollar for. He shelled out $31,000 for a rotten tooth that belonged to John Lennon.
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Greece To Receive Second Bailout Loan This Month

Greece has taken almost all the action needed to secure a second bailout from eurozone countries, according to the head of the European currency group. The first loan can now be paid out by March 20, as long as Greece completes a bond swap between Athens and private investors, which should cut the nations privately-held debt in half.

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