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Florida Man Who Woke Up Speaking Swedish Is ID'd By Sister

After being found unconscious, Michael Boatwright awakened to insist that his name is Johan Ek. And he couldn't speak English. Investigators pieced together some of his background and now a sister has talked about him. "He's always been just a wanderer," she says.
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A Bedding Innovation For People Who Hate Making Their Beds

In this installment of our Weekly Innovation series, a bedding set that promises to solve the problem of having to realign or untangle bunched up sheets in the morning. The designers of Smart Bedding say it's a daily timesaver.
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The Family That Tweets Together Stays Together

Many parents consider teenagers' social media lives to be a dark, mysterious void. But parents who are connected to their children on Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have strong ties in real life, a study finds.
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Local Sake: America's Craft Brewers Look East For Inspiration

Many Americans have encountered sake as that hot, cloudy beverage served in sushi bars. But now, the good stuff is coming. High-end imports from Japan are up, and many bars now focus on sake. Best of all, perhaps, are the microbreweries popping up across the country.
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Will 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Stand Up To Scrutiny?

The George Zimmerman trial has put so-called "Stand Your Ground" laws back into the spotlight. Host Michel Martin speaks to attorney Leigh-Ann Buchanan about Florida's 'stand your ground' law and similar legislation in other states. She's leading an American Bar Association task force on the laws.
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This Summer, Straighten Up That 401(k)

It's summer and a lot of people are thinking about vacations and barbecues. But what about your 401(k)? Many financial experts say July is a perfect time to review your yearly financial goals. Host Michel Martin speaks with Money Coach Alvin Hall about how to refocus your financial priorities.
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Community Supported Agriculture: How Big Is Too Big?

Large CSAs with thousands of members are usually part of farms with more complex business models. Sometimes that complexity can lead to debt and other problems.
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Latin Drug Bosses And Their Growing American Ties

The alleged leader of the Zetas cartel, who was arrested in Mexico on Monday, was raised in Dallas and still has family there.
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Surprise! They're Twins! ... Pandas That Is

Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to twins at Zoo Atlanta. It is the first time twin pandas have been born in the U.S. since 1987.
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Costlier Insurance For Smokers May Not Come With Quitting Help

The federal health law allows new individual and small group insurance plans to charge smokers up to 50 percent higher premiums in 2014. Will the higher rates persuade smokers to give up the habit?

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