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Identity Theft Tops Dirty Dozen List Compiled By IRS

It's not a list of criminals — it's the most common tax scams and they could affect you. David Greene talks with Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate at the Internal Revenue Service.
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IBM Computer Creates Meals At South By SouthWest Festival

IBM brought a very special food truck to Austin. It is serving dishes developed by its famous supercomputer Watson. In addition to fruit, Baltic Apple Pie uses garlic, onion and pork.
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Signs Point To A Slowing U.S. Housing Market

After rising sharply in 2013, home prices in many areas are leveling off. An interesting and worrisome development for most Americans because their home is often their most valuable asset.
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Big Investors Boosting Home Prices, And Not Everyone's Pleased

Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.
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Detroit's William Clay Ford Dies At Age 88

William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
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A Theme Park For Foodies? Italians Say Bologna

The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.
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Rebuilding A Life And A City After Years On Detroit's Streets

After years of selling drugs and serving prison time in Detroit, Isaac Lott now works to help reclaim abandoned homes. He says he is hopeful about his own future, as well as the future of the city.
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SXSW Diary: Aereo, The Supreme Court And TV's Future

Aereo is making broadcast TV available over the Internet, so long as you sign up for its tiny antennas. Big broadcasters call this innovation outright theft. Soon, the Supreme Court will decide.
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What Germans Know Could Help Bridge U.S. Workers' Skill Gap

American job training programs are failing to turn out enough skilled workers to fill job openings in the U.S. That's puzzling to some Europeans, who have a different system for training workers.
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Don't Run Out For Caviar Yet, But Wages Are Heading Higher

Hourly wage gains of 2.2 percent are exceeding the annual inflation rate, raising hopes that Americans will soon be able to spend more at retailers, car dealers and other businesses.

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