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Does Raising The Minimum Wage Kill Jobs?

Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.
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SXSW Tech Preview: Snooping, Wearables And More 3-D Printing

It's spring break for tech geeks as an estimated 30,000 take part in the SXSW Interactive Festival. The director, Hugh Forrest, expects surveillance, privacy and wearable devices to be hot topics.
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U.S. Anchor For Russian TV Quits, Says Network 'Whitewashes' Crimea

American host Liz Wahl said she had no interest in being part of the Kremlin-backed Russia Today channel because it "whitewashes the actions of Putin."
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U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron In Amazon Pollution Case

He ruled the $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron for oil pollution in the Amazon was obtained illegally and is unenforceable. For more, David Green talks to Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek.
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Target's Technology Executive Resigns After Data Breach

Beth Jacob was the retailer's chief information officer and executive vice president of technology. Her resignation follows the massive data breach that affected about 70 million customers last year.
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2 San Francisco Bars Ban Google Glass

The ban on Google's wearable computer is meant to preserve the privacy of other customers, who may worry about sneaky recordings. Plus, the new technology is already a prime target for thieves.
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New England Governors Back Obama's Minimum Wage Hike Plan

Obama took his push for a higher national minimum wage to Connecticut. The message was welcomed by the governors he appeared with, but back in Washington there isn't much political momentum.
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Law Aims To Keep Chicago From Becoming Petcoke Dumping Ground

Midwest refineries are processing crude oil from Canada's tar sands. Chicago officials voted to ban any new companies from storing petroleum coke in the city, and said existing companies can't expand.
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Anti-Muslim Video Still Stirring Controversy In The Courtroom

The film ignited protests in the Islamic world, but this copyright claim comes from an American actress who appears in the movie. Google plans to fight a court order to pull the video from YouTube.
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Selling Health Care To California's Latinos Got Lost In Translation

Certain sales strategies work well with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.

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