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Miami Stores Enjoy Thriving Business From Cuban Shoppers

The city has become a shopping destination for Cubans who come looking for goods unavailable or too expensive to buy at home, now that Cuba has lifted travel restrictions.
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Complaint Says Insurance Plans Discriminate Against HIV Patients

Some insurance companies charge the highest copays for HIV/AIDS drugs, even generics, the civil rights complaint alleges. This could discourage high-cost patients from enrolling in the plans.
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How A Text Message Could Revolutionize Student Aid

New research suggests that text messages would nudge students to fill out the dreaded FAFSA.
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Self-Described Optimist Taylor Swift On The Future Of Music

In an op-ed in Monday's Wall Street Journal, the singer-songwriter writes that "the value of an album is ... based on the amount of heart and soul an artist has bled into a body of work."
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Can't Stand Meetings? Try Taking Away The Chairs

Those who stood at meetings said they felt their colleagues were more open to their ideas, less territorial, and overall, did better collaborative work, researchers found.
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The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges

The giant for-profit college chain will unwind after the Department of Education cut off its access to federal money.
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London Netflix Office Searches For Qualified Couch Potato

The office is looking to hire a tagger. That is someone to watch Netflix titles and categorize them. The successful applicant may work from home.
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Goods Sold In Cuban Shops Often Come From Florida Stores

Some stores in and around Miami specialize in the Cuba trade, selling everything from discount clothes to car parts for Soviet-era cars. It's a legal way around the 50-year-old trade embargo.
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Truckers Strike At 2 Calif. Ports, Larger Labor Dispute Looms

Independent truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are on strike against three large trucking firms. At the same time, a deadline for a new contract with dockworkers has passed.
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Firm Reimage Itself To Avoid Confusion With Extremist Group

Isis, the mobile Wallet platform, wants to avoid confusion with ISIS, the acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Isis' CEO noted rebranding isn't easy, but it's in the firm's best interest.

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