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Kiss Slot Machines To Debut In Las Vegas

Fans of the rock band Kiss can rock-n-roll all night and party every day from the comfort of a casino. Starting next week in Las Vegas, the group will be on slot machines.
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Has Apple's Feud With Google Hurt Its iPhone 5?

The fallout from Apple's controversial decision to drop Google Maps from the iPhone 5 continues. Customers aren't giving Apple Maps any love, and analysts say Apple made an uncharacteristic blunder in dumping Google.
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Atlanta Symphony Musicians Ratify New Contract

When the two sides couldn't reach an agreement last month, players were locked out of the Woodruff Arts Center. With the season set to begin in just one week, the musicians approved a deal with $5 million in concessions.
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Greek Credit Crisis Forces Winemakers, Food Canners To Adapt

One of the key challenges to Greek businesses in the wake of the financial crisis is getting credit. Some companies have turned to cash and laid off workers, but it's been difficult to find the funds to keep up production.
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Freddie Mac Didn't Harm Homeowners, Inspector General Says

A federal Inspector General's report says there is no proof that Freddie Mac "obstructed homeowners' abilities to refinance their mortgages" to boost profits at the government-sponsored enterprise. Some of Freddie's investments rise when homeowners remain stuck in high-rate loans.
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Badger Battle: British Animal Lovers Protest Cull

This month, the British government issued licenses allowing trained marksmen in southwest England to shoot badgers. Farmers — and many scientists — say the animals pose a health threat to cattle. But the decision has outraged British animal lovers.

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