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America's Affection For Hometown Confections

If you're gaga for a Nut Goodie, we know just where you're coming from. In fact, the candy you love can say a lot about where you grew up. Americans rally around their regional treats, maybe because they take us back to a simpler, sweeter time.
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Buried In Debt, Young People Find Dreams Elusive

At 30, Michelle Holshue is already making more than her parents do. But she graduated with $140,000 in student loan debt just as the recession hit. Like many young adults, Holshue is worried she'll never be able to own a home or raise a family.
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Doctors Applaud Ruling But Keep Champagne On Ice

Many medical professionals are glad people won't lose coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act. Still, they worry about whether there will be enough physicians to treat increased patient loads — and who will ultimately pay the bill.
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All Across America, Meat Billboards Ruled The Road

Although outdoor ads have been around since ancient Egypt, they really took off after the Interstate Highway System was born in the 1950s. And, what better way to entice the captive audience in the car than to advertise beef on a billboard?
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Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Prompts Foot Race In Press Corps

Journalists raced to get copies of the Supreme Court decision on the federal health law out of the courthouse as fast as humanly possible. Photographers were there to document their colleagues' athletic prowess.
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A Baby Step Toward A United States Of Europe

If the euro is to survive, the eurozone needs to be more like one country, and less like a bunch of different countries that happen to sit on the same continent.
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Europe's New Deal Has Markets Cheering

At a summit in Brussels, leaders agreed to steps that were more bold than expected. A key part of the plan: Loans from a bailout fund will go directly to troubled banks in Spain. So the Spanish government won't pile up more debt.
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European Leaders Try To Tackle Eurozone's Crisis

European leaders worked through the night at a summit in Brussels aimed at tackling the eurozone's worsening debt crisis. There's been growing concern Italy will soon become the sixth eurozone nation to request a bailout.
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Markets Caught Off Guard By Health Care Ruling

After the Supreme Court announced its health care decision Thursday, the stock market rewarded some companies and punished others. But by the end of the day, stock traders seemed to shrug off the ruling.

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