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Wanted: Digital Bloodhounds For The Hotel Industry

These days, hotels aren't just looking to hire bellhops, concierges and housekeepers. What the industry really needs are "knowledge workers" who understand how to use social media and new technologies to track — and attract — potential guests and boost revenue.
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Car Guru: Stop Downshift In Manual Transmissions

Eddie Alterman, an editor for Car and Driver magazine, says he doesn't want to live in a world without stick shift vehicles. "It's a world without guys building treehouses for their kids. It's a world without train sets. It's a world without fun." Alterman has started a movement to save the manual shift.
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Did Corzine Know Money Transfer Came From Customer Account?

A new email questions how much the former New Jersey governor knew about a $200 million transfer.
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Finding Cheaper Gas With Your Smartphone

Several companies have developed smartphone applications to help people find the cheapest gasoline prices in town. We tried two popular apps; they work, but there are a few things to watch out for.
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Supreme Court Watchers Vie For Front Row Seats

The Supreme Court begins hearing arguments Monday on President Obama's health care law. There will be six hours of arguments spread over three days. With only 400 seats in the courtroom and political interest roiling, people began lining up early for a front-row seat.
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Employers Monitor Health Care Law Arguments

The Supreme Court won't rule on President Obama's health care case until June. Republicans vow to repeal the law if they win big in November. David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, talks to David Greene about how the ruling could affect doctors, hospitals, employers and consumers.
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Businessman Chosen As Hong Kong's Next Leader

A selection committee in Hong Kong has chosen a former Cabinet chief as the southern Chinese financial hubs next leader. The voters were handpicked by Beijing. Leung Chun-ying's term will start in July.

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