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Austerity, Euro Troubles Hit Britain's Economy

Renee Montagne talks to Zanny Minton Beddoes, of The Economist magazine, about the economy in the United Kingdom, and the debate over whether austerity measures are working.
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2 Bakers Struggle To Get Out From Under Storm

A week without power and sales can be a crushing blow to a small business. Two bakers in Brooklyn, New York, are trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy. Not only have they lost baked goods, they don't have electricity to bake more.
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Post Election: Traditional Ads To Return To TV

It's been a record year for political spending — an estimated $6 billion. TV ads make up more than half of that amount. But what happens at TV stations when those ads no longer fill the air?
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'Wreck It Ralph' Posts Great Opening Day Numbers

The movie Wreck It Ralph, opened to the largest weekend ever for an animated Disney film, bringing in nearly $50 million. That's despite storm damage from Sandy forcing hundreds of theaters in New York and New Jersey to close.
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Open For Business In Atlantic City, Despite Storm

As Sandy barreled down on Atlantic City, N.J., the owner of the Ducktown Tavern defiantly stayed open, just like he did a year ago during Hurricane Irene.
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Insurance Companies Rethink Business After Sandy

Sandy is just the latest in a series of powerful storms to wallop the East Coast in recent years. The toll may cause insurance companies to consider how they will assess future risks.

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