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Oklahoma University Cuts Ties With Fraternity After Racist Video Posted

The University of Oklahoma has given members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon until midnight to move out of their fraternity house. A video surfaced of members singing and using a derogatory racist chant.
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Low Oil Prices Could Stall Explosive Growth In Montana Boom Town

Oil production appears to be churning right along in Sidney, Mont. But leaders are bracing for a whole lot less oil tax revenue to deal with all the boom's impacts.
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With Medicare Pay On The Line, Hospitals Push Harder To Please Patients

The federal government now factors patient satisfaction ratings into the rates Medicare pays hospitals. Some hospitals with lower ratings are finding it's difficult to change patients' perceptions.
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The Numbers Add Up To This: Less And Less Opportunity For Poor Kids

A new book and study both show that the ability to rise from poverty to the middle class truly is shrinking. A child without married, educated parents starts life at a huge and worsening disadvantage.
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Sam Simon, Co-Creator Of 'The Simpsons,' Dies At 59

Simon's previous experience as a writer and producer helped make the show a success. And the money Simon made from the animated sitcom allowed him to live much of his adult life as a philanthropist.
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3 Reasons Democrats Are Freaking Out About Hillary Clinton

Back-to-back Clinton controversies are making Democrats queasy. But should they be?

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Neighbors And Fans Are Curious About Apple's Massive New HQ

The new Silicon Valley campus has been the subject of fevered speculation. A sneak preview finds a site full of green features, but neighbors may not be welcome to stroll the premises.
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Oklahoma University Fraternity Closed After Racist Chant Video Posted

One of America's largest college fraternities, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, closed its chapter at the University of Oklahoma late Sunday after a video posted hours earlier appeared to show fraternity members singing a racist chant. Please note that this report uses some harsh, racial language.
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States Fund Pregnancy Centers That Discourage Abortion

A growing number of states are giving public money to crisis pregnancy centers. But the centers are unregulated, and abortion rights groups accuse them of coercing women with misinformation.
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Credit Rating Agencies Agree To Change Process For Reporting Errors

The three major credit rating agencies reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday to change the way they handle errors on credit reports.

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