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New York Markets Set To Reopen On Tuesday

The New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ are both set to reopen Tuesday. The markets were closed Monday and Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy pounded the East Coast, flooding New York's financial district.
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Businesses Try To Get By During Hockey Lockout

The National Hockey League has now canceled all games through the end of November, as team owners lock out players in a labor dispute. In the meantime, there are many businesses and workers who count on hockey games to help make ends meet. But they are now trying to make due without.
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Airline Industry Still Feeling The Effects Of Sandy

Superstorm Sandy is still having a major impact on air travel. Airlines have canceled thousands of flights nationwide, and it will likely be days before air travel is back to normal.
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Oregon State's New Cheese Plant Aims To Break The Rind

Lots of big state colleges have popular campus creameries, and many focus on ice cream because it sells. But with its new cheese plant, Oregon State University hopes to produce some fancy sought-after cheeses to go with the state's famous Pinot Noirs.
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The Force Is Strong With This One: Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4B

The studio announced it would continue the Star Wars movie franchise with a seventh film due to be released in 2015, and others to follow. Disney also owns Marvel, which it bought for $4 billion in 2009.
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Keeping Sandy's Economic Impact In Perspective

As the massive cleanup begins, business owners, workers and investors are wondering what impact the megastorm ultimately will have on their wallets. Did Sandy weigh down economic activity enough to drown the recovery? Or will the rebuilding efforts boost growth over the longer term?

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