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Fuhgeddaboudit: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say

New York City is home to more than 700 languages, including distinct "New Yorker" accents. A new exhibit examines how changes in the city's population are contributing to their decline.
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Economists Say Millennials Should Consider Careers In Trades

Many economists say a big missing piece of the economic puzzle is apprenticeships that give high school graduates access to good-paying, higher-skilled jobs in the trades.
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For Some Schools, Learning Doesn't Stop On Snow Days

Even when the weather turns nasty, students in Delphi, Ind., have been expected to log on to classes from home. Results are mixed so far; participation rates seem to drop the longer school is out.
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Gov. Scott Walker Eyes 2016, But Can He Get Past Labor's Loathing?

Unions don't like any of the 2016 GOP presidential prospects so far. But organized labor's loathing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs especially deep.
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As Tension Grows, Should U.S. Offer 'Lethal Aid' To Ukraine?

With violence and tension increasing in Ukraine, some international observers say that now is the time for the U.S. and European allies to step in and offer lethal military aid to Kiev.
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White House May Close Loophole That Sends Billions To For-Profit Schools

It helps for-profit schools capture billions from the new GI bill — including the University of Phoenix, a school with no sports program that had bought naming rights to Sunday's Super Bowl stadium.
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Like Groundhog Day, There's A Routine To White House Budget Debut

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.
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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?
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Low Draft Picks, No-Names Stand Out At Super Bowl

Many of the stand-out players in last night's Super Bowl were relative unknowns going in to the game. That's all changed now.
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Despite Political Resistance, Florida A Leader In ACA Sign-Ups

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.

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