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Oreo Cashes In On Super Bowl Power Outage

Oreo took advantage of Sunday night's stadium blackout to tweet an image of the cookie enveloped in darkness with the caption: "You Can Still Dunk in the Dark." The clever on-the-fly ad was re-tweeted thousands of times.
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Foreclosure Process Hammers Florida's Housing Market

As much of the country enjoys the start of a housing recovery, Florida is still being swamped by foreclosures. Experts blame the state's legal process, and they say it will be awhile before the housing market is fully rebuilt in the Sunshine State.
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The Dow's Big Day Rounds Out Big Week In Business News

The stock market surged Friday after a week of conflicting economic signals. New data showed the economy shrank in the final quarter of last year, but employers kept hiring at a faster pace than initially reported.
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Pentagon Remains Big Target In Likely Budget Cuts

Although a fiscal cliff was narrowly prevented at the beginning at the year, there's another budget deadline approaching. If Congress doesn't act, billions in automatic budget cuts will slice military spending, possibly hurting contractors and some personnel.
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Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That's prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.
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Why Steven Chu Was One Of Obama's Most Intriguing Choices

Of all the individuals in President Obama's first-term Cabinet, Energy Secretary Steven Chu was arguably the least likely to be found in official Washington. And now that the Nobel Prize-winning physicist is leaving government, there are a few reasons that understanding his legacy might take some time.
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Pennsylvania Outdoor Sports Show Caught In Gun Debate Cross Hairs

The fight over the Second Amendment could cost Pennsylvania businesses more than $40 million in lost revenue thanks to the postponement of one of the nation's largest hunting and fishing shows. Event organizers had banned the display of legal assault weapons, leading several vendors to boycott it.

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