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Pew: Wealthiest Experience Big Boost In Post-Recession Worth

A new analysis of Census data shows that net household worth between 2009 and 2011 was up significantly for top 7 percent.
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Court Approves Anheuser-Busch InBev Deal To Buy Grupo Modelo

The settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and Anheuser-Busch InBev will allow the mammoth beer company to complete its purchase of Grupo Modelo, a Mexico-based brewer that produces Corona, Pacifico, and other beers.
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'Boston Globe' Staffers Get A Free Thank You Lunch

On Monday, the staff of the Chicago Tribune sent salads, sodas and dozens of pizzas to their counterparts at the Boston Globe. The food arrived at the paper's newsroom with a note commending the Globe for its tenacious coverage through an exhausting and heartbreaking week.
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Social Media's Rush To Judgment In The Boston Bombings

As Internet users injected themselves into the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings, false rumors began to spread about possible suspects in the attack. One of those falsely accused in social media was a 22-year-old Brown University student who has been missing. The general manager of Reddit has now apologized to the student's family.
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Mississippi River Communities Brace For Flooding

In just a few months, Missouri has gone from a record drought that reduced farmers' crop yields to flooding that has hurt in other ways. Earlier this year, the worst drought conditions seen in the Midwest in decades threatened to close the Mississippi River to barge traffic.
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For TV Networks, Stiff Competition To Be 'Top Of The Morning'

Shows like Good Morning America and the Today show can have a big impact on a broadcast network's image and bottom line. NPR's David Greene speaks with media reporter Brian Stelter about Top of the Morning, his new book about the high-stakes world of morning TV.
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Senate To Take Up Bill Allowing Online Shopping Tax

The Senate voted Monday to advance a bill that would allow states to force online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes. Currently, states can only require brick and mortar stores to collect the sales tax. This greatly benefits online shoppers, who save by not paying the tax.

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