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To Make A Move North, Burger King Eyes Buying A Canadian Icon

The fast-food restaurant operator Burger King has announced that it's in talks to buy Tim Horton's, a Canadian chain of restaurants. The acquisition would likely herald the move of Burger King's headquarters to Canada, in an attempted tax inversion.
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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.
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Burger King In Talks To Buy Canadian Coffee-and-Doughnut Chain

The Wall Street Journal reports Burger King is interested in Tim Hortons. The combined companies would form the world's 3rd-largest fast-food chain with combined annual sales of about $22 billion.
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Calif. Lawmakers Overturn Ban On Pets At Restaurants

Businesses may now permit dogs in their outdoor spaces such as patios or courtyards. Previously they faced fines for health violations.
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As Ferguson Unraveled, The World Found A New Way Of Watching

When protests over the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent in Ferguson, Mo., live-streaming videos showed Americans what they couldn't see on TV.
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Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.
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Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs

Americans who'd like to have full-time jobs are often working two or more part-time jobs to make ends meet. Some are hamstrung by increasingly difficult labor tactics used by their employers.
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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.
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At Cannabis Clubs, Customers Mingle Over Marijuana

In Colorado and Washington recreational pot shops are now legal, while in Europe, "cannabis social clubs" have gotten creative. Ozy.com's Laura Secorun Palet talks about the growth of these spaces.
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Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

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