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An Uncertain Future For The U.S. Terrorism Insurance Program

The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.
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Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades

Acid has long been used in oil drilling in Florida, but Collier County officials say the state has been lax in its oversight of a new process that involves injecting acid underground under pressure.
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Big Bucks From Strawberry Genes Lead To Conflict At UC Davis

The strawberry breeding program at the University of California, Davis, is a big money-earner. It's created a unique hybrid of the public and private breeding sector, and that's led to conflict.
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The Company Where Everyone Knows Everyone Else's Salary

When salaries are transparent, it changes the dynamic between workers and the boss — and among workers themselves.
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It's The Year Of The Recall, And It Finds GM Busy

The auto industry is enduring a year of recalls. General Motors alone has recalled more than 25 million vehicles in the U.S. so far in 2014, and other automakers are also picking up the pace of their vehicle recalls.
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Facebook's Sandberg Apologizes For Newsfeed Experiment

Facebook scientists were criticized for a study that manipulated what some Facebook users saw on their feeds. COO Sheryl Sandberg said they didn't mean to upset users.
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Unions Fear High Court's Ruling Opens Door To More Trouble

In a major labor law decision, the Supreme Court stopped short of preventing public employee unions from collecting compulsory dues. But some justices might be willing to take that step soon.
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'Frobot' Creator: Taking Frozen Yogurt Where It's Never Been Before

Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., startup thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
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Traffic A Big Concern With White Oak Development Plan

Development in the eastern part of Montgomery County would be good for the area, according to county officials, but potential changes to congestion standards have drawn the ire of residents in the area.

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T-Mobile Accused Of Billing Customers With Bogus Fees

The Federal Trade Commission says the illegal charges were for premium services customers didn't order. T-Mobile says the suit is unfounded, and that it stopped billing for the services last year.

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