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FAA Review Finds Dreamliner 'Fundamentally Sound'

A review by the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing has concluded that the troubled 787 known as the Dreamliner is safe.
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Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops

The latest drought has revived questions about the viability of farming in Nevada desert. While some farmers have given up, others are experimenting with crops like grapes that require less water.
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Beyond Beans: Starbucks Seeks To Branch Out From Coffee

Starbucks is testing an evening menu that includes wine at more than 25 locations. Now, the company's chief operating officer says it plans to offer its nighttime fare at thousands of U.S. stores.
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How Many Auto Mishaps Mandate A Recall?

Daniel Sharkey, an attorney in suburban Detroit who represents auto manufacturers, talks about the process a car company goes through in deciding to issue a vehicle recall.
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Toyota's $1.2B Settlement Puts Criminal Probe To Rest

Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to end a federal criminal probe into a vehicle recall. Federal regulators said five people died in accidents related to unintended acceleration prior to the recall.
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Could Our Food Supply Be A Target For Terrorists?

Terrorists haven't hit our food supply – yet. But there are major vulnerabilities, from food processing plants to cattle ranching. U.S. regulators want the industry to start taking the risk seriously.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Safe, FAA Team Concludes

After a year-long review prompted by a battery fire and other problems, an FAA team has concluded that the jet meets its "intended safety level."
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Britain Plans New 12-Sided £1 Coin To Combat Counterfeiting

The new coin is being described as the most secure ever produced, but it won't be introduced until 2017.
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Toyota, Justice Department Reach Settlement On Recall

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it has reached a billion-dollar agreement with Toyota, settling a federal probe into the company's handling of a recall for faulty gas pedals.
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Report: Income Inequality Widening In The District

The District of Columbia has one of the highest levels of income inequality of any large city in the country, according to a new report by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute. Kojo speaks with one of the study's authors and explores the implications of income inequality in the District, as well as policies being offered as potential course corrections.

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