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Shifting Retail Landscape Tilts Support For Online Sales Tax

The U.S. Senate seems ready to let states collect sales tax from more online retailers. Support for the measure has increased as businesses have converged their online and offline sales. "We're looking for consistency" in how taxes are collected, says the owner of a St. Louis pet store chain.
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Redesigned $100 Bill To Go Into Circulation After Long Delay

The new note, delayed for three years because of printing problems, will include a new 3-D security stripe and a color-shifting image of the Liberty Bell.
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Help Wanted, But Only Part Time

In today's economy, many people in search of work can only find part-time jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics finds the number of 'involuntary' part-time workers has doubled since 2006. Host Michel Martin talks about what this means for the workplace and the economy, with The Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy.
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From The Border To The Fortune 500

Hector Ruiz is one of the few Latinos who have led Fortune 500 companies. He grew up poor in a small coal-mining town in Mexico. He shined shoes to help his family get by, and walked across the U.S.-Mexico border each day to go to high school in Texas. Host Michel Martin talks with him about his new memoir, Slingshot.
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Fake Tweet Causes Financial Markets To Drop

The Dow Jones Average plunged Tuesday afternoon, but recovered quickly after it was revealed that an Associated Press tweet about explosions at the White House was fake. The AP acknowledged that its Twitter account had been hacked.
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Apple Moves To Win Back Investor Confidence

Apple says it will pay out $100 billion to its shareholders in stock buy backs and increased dividends by the end of 2015. On Tuesday, the company announced its first profit decline in a decade. Slowing sales of the Apple iPhone are blamed for the disappointing profit results.

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