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Will Stocks' 5-Year Trajectory Keep Going Higher?

The Dow Jones is enjoying the longest bull-market run since 2007. David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about what the market is telling us.
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Congress To Investigate General Motors Recall

GM last month recalled 1.6 million older-model compact cars. The House Energy and Commerce Committee said it will investigate the slow response of both General Motors and federal regulators.
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Dropcam Lets Owners Keep Tabs On Their Pets

Thanks to a newly improved smartphone app and device, pet owners can check in on their furry friends. Through the app, you can not only see your pet, but talk to it through a speaker as well.
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Ice And Snow Forced Airlines To Cancel Thousands Of Flights

The new year got off to a rough start for the airlines. The four largest airlines canceled more than 74,000 flights in January and February. Delta said poor weather cost it $90 million in revenue.
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2013 Flooding Still Dampens Colorado's Tourist Trade

Towns are still struggling six months after heavy rain and flooding caused billions in damage to transportation infrastructure, homes and businesses. Among the hardest were Lyons and Estes Park.
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Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption And Trillions Of Bacteria

A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.
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Customer Surveys Are Here To Stay. Suggestions For Improvement?

Companies want to know what you think of their product — and they're not afraid to ask. Surveys might be annoyingly pervasive to customers, but they provide valuable information for a low price.
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Seattle Moves To Curb Uber, Other Ride-Share Services

Taxi companies have been vocal opponents of web-based "ride-share" services, which they say have an unfair advantage because they're playing by different rules.
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What Pepsi Can Teach Us About Soft (Drink) Power In Russia

The soft drink giant is one of the few big U.S. firms with major investments in Russia. And the reasons why say a lot about why the U.S. has less leverage in Russia than it might like.
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Colorado Collected $2.1 Million In January Taxes On Recreational Pot

Another $1.4 million in taxes and fees were collected from the sale of medical marijuana. This indicates that about $14 million worth of marijuana was sold during the first month of legalization.

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