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Apple Just Made $9 Billion (And Investors Are Mad)

Apple made nearly $9 billion in profits in three months — more than Mongolia produced in all of 2011. Investors aren't happy.
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Reduced Zoning Restriction Passed For 'Mega' Gas Stations

The Montgomery County Planning Board approved new zoning restrictions for "mega" gas stations like the one planned for a Costco in Wheaton, but the buffer approved is less than residents would have liked.

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Offshore Jobs Play Role In Campaigns And Economy

In politics, offshoring and outsourcing are dirty words. President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have traded attacks over the issue of American jobs being moved overseas. But economists tend to see the trend as inevitable in a modern global economy.
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Want Free Wi-Fi In New York? Get Near A Pay Phone

Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones. As the city plans to add more wireless-enabled kiosks, companies say advertising may pay for the Wi-Fi — and maybe even for free phone calls.
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Ford's Little Engine That Could Challenge Hybrids

Ford Motor Co.'s new three-cylinder EcoBoost engine is one of the smallest on the vehicle market. The engine offers fuel economy numbers a hybrid could envy, but are American drivers ready to embrace a three-cylinder engine?

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