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UPS Driver Honored For Accident-Free Career

Ron Sowder has driven delivery trucks and tractor trailers for UPS for 50 years. Last week, UPS honored Sowder for driving all that time without an accident.
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'Consent' Asks: Who Owns The Internet?

In Consent of the Networked, Rebecca MacKinnon investigates how the governments and corporations that control the digital world can impinge on civil liberties.
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Employees To Face 'Term Limits' At Casino

A new casino set to open in Atlantic City has announced it will set term limits for its front-line staff. When employees' terms run out, they'll have to go through the hiring process again. The casino says the policy will keep service fresh. Others say the company is taking advantage of a tough job market.
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Public Or Private: Keeping Google From Being 'Evil'

Google announced plans to adjust its privacy policy in order to allow the company to merge user data across email, social networking and other services. This has raised eyebrows in the tech community and even in Congress. So what exactly are the problems, and potential benefits, for this change in the policy of one of the world's largest tech companies?
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Real-Time Frustration Over Twitter's New Policy

This past week, the social media network Twitter announced it would begin removing messages from its service within specific countries if asked to do so by one of those countries. The move sparked complaints of censorship from some of its users. Host Rachel Martin has more.
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Moscato Madness: The Dessert Wine's Sweet Surge

The Italian dessert wine has gone from relative obscurity to the toast of the town. Moscato is the fastest growing varietal wine in the country. Hip-hop artists sing about it. Jugs of Barefoot moscato are sold at BJ's Wholesale Club. It's on the menu at Olive Garden. What's up with that?
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Made In The USA: Saving The American Brand

Kodak, an iconic American brand that helped build the town of Rochester, N.Y., recently filed for bankruptcy, due in part to competition from foreign manufacturers. The U.S. auto industry went through a similar upheaval a few years ago. But the Big Three are booming again, thanks to a federal bailout and restructuring. Can other American brands also be saved?
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GM CEO: No Apologies For Accepting U.S. Bailout

Three years ago, General Motors was hemorrhaging money until the government decided to bail it out. Today, the company is thriving. GM's CEO Daniel Akerson talks about the resurgence.

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