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American Tech Workers Challenge H-1B Visa Story

Two days ago, Morning Edition aired a story about the H-1B program which grants temporary work visas to foreigners with special skills like computer programming. In the story, it was reported that employers have to show they tried to recruit Americans first. But as it turns out, many companies bypass American applicants.
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New York Times Co. To Sell 'Boston Globe'

The company said it wanted to focus on The New York Times — its flagship newspaper. The Times bought the Globe for a record $1.1 billion in 1993.
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Fla. Gov. Scott Reverses Medicaid Decision

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced late Wednesday that he will expand Medicaid to an estimated 900,000 residents. The move is a surprise because the governor has previously been a vocal critic of President Obama's health care overhaul.
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Sony Shows Off Playstation 4 Controller

Sony has sold about 77 million PlayStation 3s since its launch in 2006, starting at $500 each. The new model is expected to be cheaper, and it should be available in time for the holidays. The company says the PlayStation 4 will focus on social networking features and cloud-based games.
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Google Invites Ideas For Its High-Tech Eyewear

Google says it will select several thousand "Glass Explorers" to test drive its augmented technology eyewear. The company is running a contest to find "bold, creative" people with imaginative ideas about how they would use the technology.
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New York Times Plans To Sell 'Boston Globe'

The New York Times Co. announced Wednesday that it plans to sell The Boston Globe and its related properties.

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