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OfficeMax, Office Depot Confirm Merger Deal

The two companies hope that by coming together they'll be in better position to compete with Staples and others. What will the stores be called? That hasn't been decided.
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Single-Family Housing Starts Edged Up In January

The housing sector has been among the economy's bright spots. The news about single-family homes is a sign that trend will continue.
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Law Change Makes It Harder To Unlock Cellphones

A copyright ruling from the Library of Congress covers whether people may buy a phone from one carrier and then use it with another. A recent change makes it illegal to unlock a phone, or untie it from the original carrier, without permission. But some people are petitioning the White House to undo that change.
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Bank Of America CEO Recieves Hefty Raise

A new regulatory filing by Bank of America shows its CEO received quite a raise last year. Brian Moynihan got nearly a 75 percent increase in 2012 — a pay package valued at more than $12 million. The previous year he was paid $7 million.
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Boeing's Tech Workers Vote To Authorize Strike

Boeing has its hands full right now. It is still trying to get to the bottom of a battery fire on one of its new 787s, and now technical workers have authorized a strike. They'll negotiate again before a walkout.

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