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Distilling The Story Of California Wine, One Label At A Time

At the world's largest wine research library — inside UC Davis — librarians are crowd-sourcing their archives to understand the forces that shaped California's wine industry into a global powerhouse.
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Florida Keys Opposition Stalls Tests Of Genetically Altered Mosquitoes

The Food and Drug Administration has approved release of genetically engineered mosquitoes in an effort to halt the spread of Zika virus. But residents of the Florida Keys aren't keen on the concept.
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Aetna Joins Other Major Insurers In Pulling Back From Obamacare

The exit of insurers from exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act represents a fresh challenge to the viability of the president's signature health care law.
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The Difficult Task Of Moving Freight Forwarding Into The Internet Age

When products move around the world, they pass through a highly sophisticated system of ships, docks, trucks and more. But there is one link that has remained stubbornly human: freight forwarding.
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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Will Air For The Last Time Thursday

Cancellation of the satirical news show comes a year and a half into its run. It had replaced The Colbert Report. Comedy Central's president said it wasn't "resonating" with audiences.
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Fishing And Foraging: How To Catch Your Seafood, Ethically

Fisherman Kirk Lombard's new book teaches people to fish and forage along the northern California coast, while urging them to harvest in moderation, follow regulations and respect sea creatures.
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Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!

Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.
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How Gig Economy Workers Make A Living

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with economics professor Alan Krueger of Princeton University about how people participate in the gig economy — particularly as Uber drivers — to supplement their incomes.
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Cuba Prepares For Onslaught Of American Tourists As Commercial Flights Open Up

Commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba begin this fall, and Cubans are preparing for a wave of American tourists. But some wonder how the surge in visitors might alter the island's slow pace.
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Activists Gather To Push For $15 Federal Minimum Wage

As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.

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