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The Cleveland Case And Missing Persons Investigations

Three women who disappeared almost a decade ago in Cleveland were found Monday night not far from where they had each been taken. They were discovered by a neighbor who heard screaming. Too often, cases like this unsolved indefinitely with no known crime scene, no witnesses, and no leads.
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Feds Say Debt Settlement Firm Defrauded 'Financially Desperate'

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says Mission Settlement Agency "systematically exploited and defrauded" its clients.
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Shaping 'Teenage Diaries': Intimacies, Difficulties, Life

In 1996, independent producer Joe Richman gave tape recorders to a group of teens and let them report on their lives. "There is something magical about handing someone a tape recorder, because you never know what will happen," he says. Last year, he tracked down some of the diarists and let them do it again.
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Teenage Diaries Revisited: Living Life Under The Radar

Juan came to the U.S. with his family, who crossed the Rio Grande illegally in 1992. He has made a life for himself in Colorado that might seem like the American dream: a house, a job, two cars, three kids. But he remains in the U.S. illegally.
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Limo Fire: Driver, Passenger Tell Their Stories

The four passengers who survived a fire that erupted in a moving limousine Saturday did so by squeezing through a narrow partition window between the passenger cabin and the driver's area. The car's driver, Orville Brown, says that at first, he didn't understand that there was an emergency.
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Wake Up And Smell The Tuna? Sunrise At Honolulu's Fish Auction

Actually, fresh fish doesn't smell "fishy," says Joe Palca. He spent a recent morning watching Hawaii's fishermen sell some 50,000 pounds of catch on the auction floor and sends this postcard.

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