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Feline Lovers Turn Out For Internet Cat Video Festival

Last summer, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis hosted the first Internet Cat Video Festival. It was so popular it went viral and the show went on the road. Over the weekend, more than 6,000 people turned out at the Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival.

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

From privacy concerns to technology saturation, Google's new technology has had its fair share of criticism — and it's not even on sale yet. The company wants to change those negative perceptions of its wearable computer before it goes on sale to the public.
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Arlington Reconsiders Food Truck Hours

Food truck owners in Arlington are hoping to stay longer and later to serve their customers.


U.S. Gas Prices Expected To Remain Low For Summer

Drivers will find this summer's gas prices are lower than last year's, the result of a spike in crude oil production. Government forecasters say a gallon of regular gasoline will cost about $3.50 this summer — a slide of more than 10 cents from last year.
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Dominion Virginia Power Considers Rate Increase

Regulators will be holding a public hearing on June 18 to allow Dominion customers a chance to weigh in on the possible rate hike.

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D.C. Council Members Propose New Food Truck Rules

Council members are proposing rules to limit food truck operating hours and create a lottery to dole out the most coveted parking spots.


Experts Marvel At How Cyberthieves Stole $45 Million

The thieves hacked back-end computers and cloned prepaid debit cards, but their synchronized ATM withdrawals were even more extraordinary.

The Philosophy, Economics Behind Sourcing Retail

Host Scott Simon talks to Michael Preysman, founder and CEO of Everlane, an online clothing retailer based in San Francisco that provides information to consumers about where its products are made.