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See-Through Problem Corrected, Lululemon Pants Are Back

The sportswear company was forced to recall the pants two months ago for being too sheer. Lululemon blamed the see-through blunder on a style change and production problems.
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4 Years Later, General Motors To Return To S&P 500

The Detroit automaker will rejoin both the S&P 100 and 500 indices Thursday after the stock market closes. It replaces H.J. Heinz which will no longer be a publicly traded company.
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In Philly, Lo Mein Is Going Low Sodium

Philadelphia is working with about 200 takeout restaurants, providing free cooking lessons and tips on adding flavor without salt. The training has helped restaurants cut the sodium in popular dishes by up to 20 percent.
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That Employee Who Smokes Costs The Boss $5,800 A Year

A worker's smoke breaks cost an employer even more than the increased costs of health care. Some employers charge higher health insurance premiums to employees who smoke or refuse to hire them altogether.
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What Do We Know About 'African American Lives Today?'

A new survey from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health details people's attitudes towards relationships, finances, families, health and discrimination. Host Michel Martin is joined by Matt Thompson of NPR's Code Switch team to discuss the poll's results.
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Why Your Boss Should Update Your 401(k) Plan

Americans aren't saving enough for retirement, and old-fashioned retirement plans are partly to blame. That's according to Ben Steverman, who's a personal finance reporter for Bloomberg News. He tells host Michel Martin that people would be better prepared for retirement if employers were more innovative with 401(k) plans.
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Black Single Fellas Looking For Long-term Relationship. Surprise?

One of the most surprising findings of a new poll conducted on over 1,000 African-Americans shows that black single men were much more likely to say they're looking for a long-term relationship than single black women. Professor Ivory Toldson, and regular parenting contributor, Dani Tucker weigh in on the poll's results.
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Once High-Flying Game Company Zynga To Lay Off 520 Workers

Zynga, the social game maker behind the popular FarmVille franchise, is struggling. It was late getting into the mobile phone market as gamers moved away from computers. It plans to layoff 18 percent of its workforce by the end of summer.

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