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An Actor, A University And A Famous Name Lead To A Lawsuit

The estate of John "Duke" Wayne and Duke University are fighting over commercial use of their shared name. Although the actor was always known as Duke, nicknames don't have much standing in court.
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Is Foster Farms A Food Safety Pioneer Or A Persistent Offender?

The California chicken producer has been dogged by food safety problems at its plants for months. But Foster Farms may also now be one of the country's cleanest, safest sources of chicken products.
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What Burritos And Sandwiches Can Teach Us About Innovation

Is a burrito a sandwich? The answer may sound simple to you ... but the question gets at the very heart of a tension that's existed for ages.
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The Ballad Of The 13-Year-Old North Korean Capitalist

In North Korea, tiny private markets have emerged where people can buy and sell food and clothing. In fact, one 13-year-old girl went into business for herself, and the government of North Korea tried to stop her support of capitalism.
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Class Helps Unwed Dads Navigate Ohio's Mom-Friendly Systems

Faced with growing numbers of single mothers, Richland County, Ohio, is trying to reconnect dads with their children. They say the benefits would be profound even if dads and kids don't live together.
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Global Boom In Asset Prices Leads To Worries About Market Bubbles

Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the debate over whether the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates to avoid a potential asset bubble.
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Kickstarter Tater Salad Fund Is No Small Potatoes

Within days of asking for a total of $10 to crowdsource his first potato salad, Ohioan Zack Brown raised tens of thousands of dollars. Apparently he'll be making a lot of potato salad.
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Record Recalls May Not Necessarily Hurt Auto Industry

Automakers recalled 37.5 million vehicles in the first six months of 2014. That's more cars and trucks recalled than in any prior year. GM led the way but other companies also picked up the pace.
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For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

Christian businessmen and women react to the Supreme Court's recent decision on contraception coverage, exploring the role of religion in business life from an evangelical point of view.
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Will This Tech Tool Help Manage Older People's Health? Ask Dad

There's a growing market in technology to address health problems in older people. But young techies don't always know what their clients really need and want. Enter the focus group of Dad.

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