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Capital Ice Cools The District

An ice company in the District is expecting a busy day, as temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees.

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Spain Under Pressure To Finalize Bailout Deal

Spain is in line to get a European bailout of up to $125 billion for its banks. Audits due Thursday will show just how indebted Spanish banks are. But economic uncertainty has already sparked violence.
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Oracle's Larry Ellison To Buy Most Of Lanai

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison reached a deal to buy nearly the entire Hawaiian island of Lanai. The land is currently owned by billionaire David Murdock who is the CEO of Castle and Cooke and the majority stock holder in Dole Food Company.
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Study: States May Have Trouble Paying Retirees

A new study from the Pew Research Center shows that the gap between states' assets and how much they'll owe retirees in pensions and health care is growing. According to the most recent numbers for fiscal year 2010, that gap grew 9 percent from the previous year to almost $1.4 trillion.
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Why Your 401(k) May Be Worth Less Than You Think

When you glimpse at your 401(k) statement come Thanksgiving, you may be in for a shock. Plan providers will have to reveal the hidden fees they've charged participants, and the difference in your retirement savings can be dramatic.

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