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For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time

The NFL, NASCAR and others have built social media command centers to engage directly with fans during live events.
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With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job

Barely half of Americans say they're confident they'll be able to retire comfortably. Now, many are staying in the workforce longer — and some companies are using that trend to their advantage.
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A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surge In 2013

If craft beers seem to be everywhere these days, there's good reason: Sales jumped 20 percent in 2013. To stand out in an increasingly crowded field, many brewers are pushing the flavor frontiers.
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Who Had Richer Parents, Doctors Or Artists?

See the link between family income and job choice for nurses, teachers, police officers and dozens of others.
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Opting Out Of Your Insurance Plan's Network Can Be Costly

People who choose to go to unapproved doctors and hospitals for care may find themselves with unexpected out-of-pocket expenses and copayments for services that would otherwise be free.
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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.
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Businesses Help Guide Workers Down Path To Citizenship

Silicon Valley companies have launched a drive to provide citizenship services on-site to employees holding green cards. The belief is that such employees become more valuable workers.
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Report: Most Americans Not Putting Enough Away For Retirement

The stock market surge has given a lift to many retirement portfolios. But a new report finds that most Americans haven't saved nearly enough for the kind of retirement they expect.
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How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High

In the decades following World War II, many American families had a lot of help paying for a college education. But in the 1970s, inflation spiked and public policies began to change.
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Investors Pool Money Online To Buy Real Estate

The crowdfunding trend — where people donate money through sites like Kickstarter to back projects — has grown quickly. Now investors are pooling their money online to buy real estate.

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