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Dodgers Channel Close To Being A Reality

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Time-Warner Cable are expected to announce a deal that would give the team its own channel. The cable giant would handle distribution and operations. The Dodgers channel would pay the team roughly $7 billion over at least 20 years.
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Boeing's 787 Problems Remain A Mystery

Federal safety investigators still don't know why a battery on a Boeing 787 burst into flames earlier this month in Boston. The Dreamliner is grounded worldwide. At a briefing Thursday, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board warned it could be a while before the planes return to the skies.
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For Would-Be Sundancers, Kickstarter Can Fuel Films

Financing a movie can be tough — but more and more filmmakers are crowdsourcing their creative cash. Nearly 10 percent of the films at this year's Sundance Film Festival found backers through the online fundraiser Kickstarter.
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At $17.5 Million A Year, LeBron James Is Underpaid

Why $17.5 million a year isn't nearly enough — and why LeBron actually benefits from being underpaid.
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Foreign Investors Trade Dollars For U.S. Residency

Obtaining a U.S. visa can be pretty straightforward if you have $500,000. The EB-5 program grants foreigners permanent residency if they invest $500,000 in an American business and create at least 10 jobs. Despite its success, critics say the program pushes the rich to the front of the immigration line.

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