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Detroit Salon Finds New Ways To Use Old Hair

New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.
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Amazon's Original Content Primes The Pump For Bigger Sales

Amazon has always preferred to play a strategic long game instead of chasing short-term profits, but it's starting to see value in producing ways to hold shoppers' attention.
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Tech Week That Was: Apple's Gaffes, Shellshock And Hello Ello

Apple's very bad week with bending phones and iOS flaws, a new bug that's so nasty it has two names and the social network of the moment lead our look back at the top tech headlines.
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GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
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The 'Bond King' Leaves His $2 Trillion Kingdom

Bill Gross built Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, into a $2 trillion powerhouse. But this week, he abruptly left, roiling the bond-investing world.
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PIMCO's 'Bond King' Quits Amid Reports Of Erratic Behavior

Bill Gross built PIMCO into an investing powerhouse with more than $2 trillion dollars under its management. But there was trouble in the king's court in recent months.
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Cab Competition In San Francisco Benefits Riders

Taxi ridership has plummeted 60 percent in San Francisco due to competition from the ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft. Now taxis are fighting back with ride hailing apps of their own.
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Lights, Camera, Drones: Hollywood's Lens Gets A Little Larger

The FAA is granting six movie and TV production companies permission to use drones for filming. The move could pave the way for the unmanned aircraft systems to be used in other commercial ventures.
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Debate Grows Over Employer Health Plans Without Hospital Benefits

A federal calculator that companies use to certify whether their health insurance complies with the Affordable Care Act appears to bless plans without hospital coverage.
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Belgium Likes Underground Beer. No, Literally

The historic city of Bruges is getting a 2-mile-long underground beer pipeline. Too bad it's from brewery to factory, not brewery to your door.

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