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Struggling Dairy Farmers Find A 'Moo' Business Model

Ten small-scale milk farmers in Maine formed a cooperative to face mounting market pressures, but can an alternative business model save the family industry? A new documentary premiered in Silver Spring, Md. last Friday tells the story.
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Worried By The Debt Crisis, Soccer Distracts Europe

Beset by economic problems caused by the eurozone financial crisis, Europeans have been turning to one of their favorite sports, soccer, for a distraction. Over the weekend, they were watching the quarterfinals of the Euro 2012 soccer championships.
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European Leaders To Meet To Consider Eurozone Fix

When European Union leaders gather later this week, it will be their 19th summit since the Greek financial crisis began to undermine the euro. That was three years ago. After so many inconclusive summits, markets are anxious to see if leaders can finally agree on how to save the euro.
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Future Of Student Loan Rates Undecided

The president used his weekly radio address to call for an extension of low subsidized student loan rates, while Republicans in the region say it's the president who needs to compromise.

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As Deadline Nears, Students Worry About Loan Hike

Congress has a matter of days left to work out a compromise or interest rates on some federal student loans will double. That's left many students concerned their heavy debt burden will only grow.
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Why A Strong Yen Means More U.S. Jobs

Japanese car makers are getting killed by the exchange rate, so they're expanding production in the U.S.

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