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Japanese Firm Offers 'Wetsuit' For Smartphones

If your phone ends up in a swimming pool, a Japanese company is hoping to help your device survive such encounters. It's made a thin plastic cover that slips over smartphones like a wetsuit. The company says its cover makes an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy waterproof up to 30 feet underwater and it can still accept calls.
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Bank Leaders Get Raises Despite Financial Crisis

While the financial world keeps grappling with losses, the industry's leaders have raked in annual pay raises averaging nearly 12 percent. The Financial Times found JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was among the top earners, with a pay package of more than $23 million last year. That's an 11 percent increase over the previous year.
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European Leaders To Meet To Consider Eurozone Fix

When European Union leaders gather later this week, it will be their 19th summit since the Greek financial crisis began to undermine the euro. That was three years ago. After so many inconclusive summits, markets are anxious to see if leaders can finally agree on how to save the euro.
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Google Expected To Delve Into Tablet Computers

Microsoft last week unveiled its new tablet computer called Surface. Now buzz is growing that Google will announce plans to produce a digital tablet as well. The announcement could come at this week's Google developers conference. The popularity of the iPad is reshaping computing and forcing the hand of Apple's many competitors.
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N.C. School Districts Fight Online Charter School

One of the fastest growing segments of the charter school movement is online charter schools. For-profit company, K-12 Inc., runs online charters in more than two dozens states and wants to expand to North Carolina. But it's run into fierce opposition from public school districts there.
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Georgia To Allow Cross-State Health Insurance Sales

Some Republicans have been touting a plan to reduce health insurance costs by allowing insurers to sell plans across state lines. Georgia has passed legislation to allow this to happen, and the new law goes into effect next week. But so far, no insurers have taken Georgia up on the offer.
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Mega Millions Prize Heading To Virginia Literary Fund

The winner of the $250,000 Mega Millions still has not stepped forward, which means the Virginia Literary Fund will receive the money.

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