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No Way, Man! Last VW Bus To Soon Roll Off Assembly Line

The transportation of choice for hippies is made only in Brazil. But "the man" says it needs air bags and other safety features, and VW says they can't be added to the vehicle. Are you cool with it going away or totally bummed out?
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Disney Experiments With 2-Screen Experience Involves iPads

The Little Mermaid Second Screen Live has opened in select theaters across the country. Children are encouraged to bring their iPad to the theater, and during the movie they become part of the story, play games and compete with the audience."
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Most Agree 'Welfare For Farmers' Has To Go

The farm bill which Congress is bitterly divided over is set to expire at the end of this month. Included in it is the $5 billion a year subsidy called Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment Program. It shells out money to farmers and land owners regardless of need or loss.
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Wonder Bread To Reappear On Grocers' Shelves

After a 10 month hiatus, Wonder Bread is back and it could be on store shelves in some areas on Monday. Production of the bread stopped when Hostess went out of business.
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Moms Sell Healthy Lunches For Kids At School

Stephanie Rubin and Ingrid Calvo are two New York-based moms who think American school lunches leave a lot to be desired. So they started a delivery business in Manhattan called Inboxyourmeal com. For $10, they'll deliver healthy, chef-prepared meals to students in their delivery area.
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A Check On The Global Economy With IMF Head Lagarde

David Greene talks to IMF chief Christine Lagarde, who has advocated for what some people have labeled "harsh" austerity measures that forced struggling European nations to slash government payrolls and reduce public services.
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'House Of Cards' Wins Emmy's Director Award

The video streaming service Netflix claimed a victory at the Emmy Awards Sunday night as David Fincher took the Best Director prize for his work on the political drama House of Cards. It was the first time an online video distributor won in a major category.
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Got Baguettes? Bakers' Lobby Tells France To Eat More Bread

The French bakers' lobby has launched a campaign to keep bread on people's minds. Their slogan, which is plastered on billboards and inscribed on bread bags, is "Cou cou, tu as pris le pain?" which translates roughly as, "Hi there, did ya pick up the bread?"
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Stuck In Poverty Amid Signs Of Recovery

The U.S. poverty rate has remained at about 15 percent for the third year in a row. Despite signs of an improving economy, getting out of poverty continues to be a challenge for many Americans.
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What's Next In The Congressional Budget Showdown?

A measure from the Republican-controlled House to temporarily fund the government while crippling the Affordable Care Act now goes to the Senate. But that chamber, controlled by Democrats, won't follow suit. And the clock is ticking toward a possible government shutdown.

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