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SXSW: Tech Industry Inspires New Shows From HBO, AMC

The moneyed world of tech startups is getting a sendup from Mike Judge and a dramatic treatment from AMC. Both programs explore the people who, for better or worse, are changing the way we live.
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Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.
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White House Meeting To Examine Women's Pay

President Obama is expected to meet on Wednesday with female members of Congress. There are reasons for the president's focus on women that involve both policy and politics.
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Kickstarter Campaign Begins For Neil Young's Music Player

Young announced his long-planned, high-fidelity audio player, Pono, on Tuesday at SXSW. But at a time when music streaming is overtaking downloads, will anybody want it?
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Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt General Motors

Both houses of Congress are set to investigate, and the Justice Department is reportedly looking into why it took GM so long to inform the public. GM may have known about the problem for a decade.
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Study: Boys Report PTSD When Moved Out Of Poverty

In the 1990s, the federal government launched a program to get single mothers out of public housing and into more affluent areas. David Greene talks to Ronald Kessler, the lead author of the study.
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U.S. Beer Consumption Is At An All-Time Low

Some of the worst hit brewers have been those making mass-market, low-alcohol beers. An exception: Pabst Blue Ribbon saw a 97 percent increase in consumption from 2008-2012.
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Toyota Workers In Japan Get Slight Increase In Pay

The raise is less than 1 percent. It is however their biggest increase in pay in 21 years.
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Bipartisan Plan Reached On Fannie-Freddie Overhaul

Details will be out this week for a measure to phase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The plan is to use private insurers to backstop home loans instead of the government-controlled mortgage giants.
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Philadelphia Capitalizes On Energy Boom

Trains bringing crude oil from North Dakota have revived the city's refineries. Businesses are eager to tap into Pennsylvania's vast supply of natural gas.

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