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D.C. Food Trucks Begin Charging Sales Tax

The District is now treating food trucks more like restaurants, which means lunch may cost a little more.

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Cloud Computing Saves Health Care Industry Time And Money

The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fraction of that amount.
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Report: If Congress Ignores 'Fiscal Cliff,' Most Americans Will Pay More Taxes

According to a new analysis by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, it could cost the average household nearly $3,500 a year.
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'Old-School' Food Shopping Feels New As U.S. Cities Revive Public Markets

Urbanites and developers keen on fresh food and a more personable shopping experience are rediscovering the old public markets and rebuilding them.
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WTO Projects Slow Economic Growth In 2012

The World Trade Organization projects that global trade in goods will grow by only 2.5 percent this year. That's down from last year's 5 percent growth, and much lower than the nearly 14 percent in 2010.
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Maker Faire Celebrates Do-It-Yourself-Culture

On the weekend, artists, scientists and tinkerers, who call themselves makers, came from around the world to New York City for the third annual World Maker Faire. It was one part science fair and one part world's fair.
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Retro Products For The Digital Age

The Impossible Project saved Polaroid film before it went off the market. It bought the last remaining factory and restarted production. And a gadget called the Instant Lab prints Polaroids from your iPhone.

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