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Air Travel Expected To Reach 2008 Levels

The airline industry trade group Airlines for America has released its Spring 2014 projections.
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House Approves Measure To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Two years ago, an overhaul bill passed with the goal of pulling the federal program out of debt. When homeowners started calling lawmakers about sharp premium hikes, both chambers moved swiftly.
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Chipotle Issues Guacamole Warning

Drought conditions in California and climate change are threatening the restaurant chain's avocado supply. Chipotle's annual report says avocados could become cost prohibitive.
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Technology May Turn You Into A Bigger Tipper

We're used to rounding up the total on our taxi ride or dropping a buck or two in a jar at the coffee shop. Now, new high-tech ways to pay are nudging us to tip more generously and more often.
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RadioShack To Close 1,000 Stores Nationwide Amid Big Losses

The electronics retailer posted a $190 million fourth quarter loss as it struggles to update its image and battle big box stores and online rivals such as Amazon.com.
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Severe Weather Socks The Economy, But Full Impact Is Unclear

Economists say the unusually severe winter weather across the U.S. has cost billions of dollars and curtailed job growth. Some sectors of the economy will likely bounce back more than others.
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Chinese Investors Aren't Snatching Up Detroit Property, Yet

While Chinese investors have been eyeing cheap real estate in Detroit since the city's bankruptcy filing last year, they're not in a tremendous rush to buy.
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Deep Ties Between Russia And The West Make Sanctions Risky

With Russian troops in Ukraine, the West is considering sanctions to get Russia's attention. While the U.S. and Europe have some economic leverage, it's unclear there's enough to make a difference.
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Russian TV Host Who Slammed Moscow Says She Won't Go To Crimea

After RT America host Abby Martin blasted Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the English-language network said she'd be sent to Crimea to "make up her own mind." But Martin says she's not going.
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Singapore Is Now The World's Most Expensive City

Singapore bumped Tokyo from the top spot and beat out Paris, London and Hong Kong because of its high cost of living. The report was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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