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Health Insurance Prices: Highest In Alaska, Lowest In Sun Belt

A look at the 10 least and 10 most expensive places for health insurance shows a wide gap in prices for the same level of coverage.
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Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

A startup in Australia is in the revenge business. For $10, it will send a person who offended you an envelope full of glitter, along with a note explaining what the person did to deserve it.
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Federal Watchdog To Let Teamsters Union Off Its Leash

For decades, the union has had federal oversight because of charges of corruption and racketeering and ties to organized crime. In a court agreement, the stage was set to lift that oversight.
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Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire

Employers are trying to hang onto older talent by offering flexible work hours, more attractive health care benefits or having retirees return to mentor younger workers.
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Tweaks To Cadbury Creme Eggs Not Going Over Easy In The U.K.

Now is the time when Cadbury's colorfully wrapped chocolate eggs hit stores in Great Britain. But the company has changed the chocolate used in the treats, leaving many Britons in "shellshock."

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After Foie Gras Ban Lifted In California, Some Chefs Face Threats

A ban on foie gras that went into effect in 2012 was overturned last week. Now some chefs offering the dish have received enough threats to get law enforcement involved.
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Dollar's Rise Is Good News For The U.S., For Now

The dollar's value keeps climbing. That's a sign of a healthy economy, especially compared with some of America's biggest trading partners — but it also has the potential to slow U.S. economic growth.
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Finding, Selling Flaws In Apple's Code Can Be Lucrative Work

Every time there is a big new release of some Apple software or operating system, hackers get to work — finding a flaw in Apple's computer code can be very lucrative.
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Falling Oil Prices Have North Dakota Migrants Rethinking The Boom

Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.
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New EPA Guidelines Limit Methane Release From Drilling

The rules are mostly voluntary, which disappoints environmental groups, but they should ratchet down the amount of leaked methane from new or modified oil and gas operations, which contributes to climate change.

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