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Honest Tea Founders Tell Their Story Of Not-Too-Sweet Success

Back in the 1990s, Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff were tired of the super sweet iced teas available in stores. So they started their own company to cater to "more sophisticated, grown-up tastes." They chronicle their adventures and misadventures in a graphic novel called Mission In A Bottle.
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Following In The Family Footsteps

A father prepares to hand over the family business — a funeral home — to his daughter. The business has been in the family for more than a century and she'll be the fourth generation to run it.
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Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

No one knows exactly how farmers use antibiotics. Many public health experts say the government should collect and publish detailed information because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an increasingly urgent problem. But many farm groups are opposed.
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Threat Of U.S. Strike In Syria Drives Up Oil Prices

Crude oil prices are up about 20 percent over the past two months. On Tuesday, the price of the U.S. benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, hit $109. Events in Syria are driving the price spike. Syria doesn't produce much oil, but there is great concern that the conflict there might spill over and involve other Persian Gulf nations such as Iran and Saudi Arabia.
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Can Streaming Services Make Money?

Pandora, Rdio and Spotify are changing the way we listen to music, but all have had money issues. Apple and Google join the fray this year and music producer Jimmy Iovine is launching a service with Beats by Dr. Dre.
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Nasdaq Gives Detail On Cause Of Last Week's Trading Halt

The stock exchange received a deluge of data that overwhelmed its systems and shut down trading for three hours, last week.
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How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

People are much worse at solving puzzles when they're first reminded of money problems, scientists say. Fretting about about finances can slow down your thinking as much as losing a night's sleep, researchers say.
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IRS Will Recognize All Legal Same-Sex Marriages

The IRS says couples can begin filing taxes as married in 2013, and generally, same-sex couples could file amended returns for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
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The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers

As fast-food workers go on strike in cities across the country, opponents argue robots could replace them if their demands for a higher minimum wage are met. But robots for fast food exist already — kind of.
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Judge Hints At Helping American Airlines Out Of Bankruptcy

The airline filed for Chapter 11 in November 2011 and has been waiting to emerge from bankruptcy to complete a proposed merger with US Airways.

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