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Actor Harold Ramis, Who Also Wrote And Directed, Dies At 69

Ramos was famous for films including Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, Gostbusters and National Lampoon's Animal House. He died Monday in Chicago of an autoimmune disease.
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Colorado Becomes First State To Restrict Methane Emissions

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas from oil and gas production. The rules require companies to find and repair equipment leaks. The rules also will reduce air pollution that contributes to smog.
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Doctors' Offices Get Put On Hold Trying to Find Out Who's Insured

Verifying that a patient has paid for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can take hours. But if doctors' offices don't check, they can get stuck with the bill.
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Democratic Sen. Landrieu Walks A Fine Line In Red Louisiana

The Democrat has won some conservatives in the state with her strong defense of the oil industry. But her support for Obamacare may sink her.
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The Business Of Frats: Shifting Liability For Trauma And Injury

A report in The Atlantic looks at the power that fraternities have at universities and the ways in which the organizations protect themselves when serious legal problems arise.
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The Lessons Of John Dingell's Departure

It's remarkable that an accomplished legislator like Dingell, a Michigan Democrat who is the longest serving member of Congress in history, stayed so long into an era of congressional dysfunction.
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4 Takes On Netflix's Streaming Deal With Comcast

Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.
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Older Americans' Breakups Are Causing A 'Graying' Divorce Trend

Baby boomers are setting new records for divorce. Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
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Wearable Cameras, Tailored To The Legal Details

Photography is ubiquitous now — especially with the advent of wearable cameras. But what does the law say about when you take someone's picture and when you can't? Attorney Kurt Wimmer explains.
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From Mexico To Midwest, A Visit To El Chapo's Chicago

Recently arrested Mexican crime lord "El Chapo" Guzman left one of his deadliest marks on Chicago. As Patrick Smith of WBEZ reports, the city is a major hub for his drug distribution network.

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