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New Horseshoe Casino To Open Tuesday Night In Baltimore

Maryland continues to expand its gambling footprint, as a new $448 million facility is opened Tuesday night in southern Baltimore.

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Comic Featuring Superman's Debut Sells For Millions

In 1938, Action Comics No. 1 sold for a dime. Over the weekend, a pristine copy was sold on eBay for more than $3.2 million.
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Beheading Video Stirs Debate On Social Media Censorship

The beheading of James Foley by the Islamic State triggered debate. David Greene talks to Robert Hernandez, assistant professor at USC Annenberg, about censorship with new tech platforms like Twitter.
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Cereal Consumption Hurt By Grab-And-Go Foods

Americans are consuming less cereal for breakfast, in part because of competition from restaurants. Americans are also seeking more protein for breakfast.
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Amazon Makes A Big Move Into The World Of Online Gaming

Amazon is buying Twitch Interactive, a live-streaming service for video game players. Amazon will reportedly pay more than $1 billion for the fast-growing tech company.
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Many Homeowners Still Qualify For Mortgage Relief

A federal program known as HARP could save homeowners who qualify to refinance an average $200 a month. But many who hear about it are suspicious, says Federal Housing Finance Agency chief Mel Watt.
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The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.
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Amazon Buys Twitch, Proving Gaming Live Streams Are Golden

Twitch broadcasts gamers to huge audiences around the world, and it boasts big potential when it comes to advertising dollars. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos calls watching gameplay "a global phenomenon."
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Some Call For More Sharing In Ridesharing

A researcher says startups Uber and Lyft aren't really ridesharing services. An emerging set of services being tested promises to be more about sharing and less about being like taxis.

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To Make A Move North, Burger King Eyes Buying A Canadian Icon

The fast-food restaurant operator Burger King has announced that it's in talks to buy Tim Horton's, a Canadian chain of restaurants. The acquisition would likely herald the move of Burger King's headquarters to Canada, in an attempted tax inversion.

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