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FEMA To Allow Superstorm Sandy Victims To Review Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is allowing more than 140,000 victims to review claims if they feel insurance companies shortchanged them.
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Oil Boom Brings Diversity To States Out West

Wyoming has long been one of the whitest states in the country, but over the last few years its black population has more than doubled. African-Americans still make up a tiny percentage of the state's population, but the substantial shift is largely a result of the oil boom of the last few years. But with oil prices so low, layoffs are looming.
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Reports: Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55B

The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.
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Multiple Sclerosis Patients Stressed Out By Soaring Drug Costs

The cost of medication to treat multiple sclerosis has risen much faster than inflation, even for older drugs. Patients and insurers say manufacturers' subsidy programs have helped, but not enough.
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Greece Warns That It Will Probably Miss Next Month's Debt Payment

Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis says a $1.76 billion payment due next month "will not be given and is not there to be given."
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Online Art Sites Aim To Fill Gap Between Etsy And Sotheby's

Let's say you're not a millionaire but you're still interested in buying affordable art from the comfort of your living room. There's now a burgeoning business of selling mid-priced art online.
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No Resume? Criminal Background? No Problem At This Yonkers Bakery

Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.
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Email Slip Reportedly Reveals United Kingdom Plan For Possible EU Exit

In the communication that The Guardian says it received accidentally from the Bank of England, officials outlined details of the plan known as "Operation Bookend."
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Takata Air Bag Recall Could Take Years

The recall of Takata airbags this week was the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Sonari Glinton about how and when companies announce a recall.
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Openly Gay Leader: Boy Scouts Won't Exist If Discrimination Continues

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Brian Peffly about how Robert Gates called the ban on openly gay adult leaders unsustainable. Peffly's scouting membership was revoked because he is openly gay.

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