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Workers Say Employers In Ailing Atlantic City Hold All The Cards

A bankruptcy judge has approved pay benefits cuts for workers at the ailing Trump Taj Mahal casino. But in the city's grim job market, better-paying opportunities elsewhere are few and far between.
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Legal Marijuana Drives Booming Demand For Denver's Warehouses

Colorado law says the plant itself has to be grown indoors, but regulation and reluctant banks have made real estate hard to come by for pot entrepreneurs. The right property can go for millions.
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Free Voice-Control Software Helps Tiny Start-Ups Build Big Ideas

Apple, Google and Amazon are all racing against each other to create services that you can control with your voice. But they're facing competition from a surprising place — small entrepreneurs using free software to create products on the cutting edge.
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NBA Commissioner Thinks Gambling On Games Should Be Legal

Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.
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Judge Denies BP's Attempt To Avoid Up To $18 Billion In Fines

Last month, the company asked the judge to reconsider a ruling that could trigger fines under the Clean Water Act. And on Thursday, he said no. The company says it will appeal.
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To Lure Investors, China Links Its Two Giant Stock Markets

Chinese investors will now be allowed to directly buy stock in Hong Kong and foreign investors will be able to do the same in Shanghai. Its a small move with big implications.
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With Drought The New Normal, Calif. Farmers Find They Have To Change

Three years of severe drought in California is forcing farmers and ranchers to make some tough choices. In some cases, they're rethinking everything about their business and finding new opportunities.
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Big Mayo Vs. Little Mayo: Which Brand Has Egg On Its Face?

Unilever is claiming that the label on Hampton Creek's egg-free spread is misleading and is threatening to its Hellmann's brand. But marketing experts say the strategy may have backfired.
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State Health Insurance Exchanges Hope To Woo Urban Minorities

With Obamacare signups resuming this week, California and Connecticut have deployed new strategies to reach people who resisted signing up last year. Step one: Avoid previous cultural gaffes.
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Former CEO Indicted For Alleged Role In Deadly Mine Disaster

Don Blankenship is accused of defying safety regulators when he ran the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia. A blast at the mine killed 29 people in 2010.

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