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Stocks Get Bounce From Europe; Focus Turns To Jobs

As Europe's Central Bank announced the latest plan to deal with the Continent's debt crisis, markets on both sides of the Atlantic rallied. Now investors are turning their focus to Friday's U.S. unemployment report, searching for signs that the job market is strengthening.
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Achtung Beer Drinkers: Munich's Brewers Need Bottles, Kegs For Oktoberfest

German beer drinkers are eagerly awaiting Sept. 22, when the first Oktoberfest beer barrel will be tapped in Munich. But when that happens, they might want to drink up — because the city's brewers are worried they won't be able to supply enough beer for the two-week party that will follow.
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EBay Bans Supernatural Goods And Services

Tarot card readers, spellcasters, psychics and other people selling supernatural services have been banned from using eBay to peddle their potions or other otherworldly goods and services.
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Colorado Brewery Head One Of Few CEOs At The DNC

Audie Cornish talks to Kim Jordan, CEO of the New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colo. Jordan is in Charlotte, N.C., at the Democratic National Convention.
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Amazon's New Kindle Will Have Thin Profit Margin

Amazon has introduced its new e-reader, the Paperwhite. The company says it will sell for $119, and has a self-lighting screen and an eight week battery life. The Amazon e-reader is expected to compete with the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Amazon also unveiled two high-definition versions of the Kindle Fire.
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Why Your Cellphone Could Be Called A 'Tracker'

ProPublica investigative reporter Peter Maass says cellphone companies monitor where we are, who we call, what we buy — and often provide it to law enforcement when requested. "They are collecting a heck of a lot more information than we expect them to be collecting about us," he tells Fresh Air.

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