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T-Mobile Accused Of Billing Customers With Bogus Fees

The Federal Trade Commission says the illegal charges were for premium services customers didn't order. T-Mobile says the suit is unfounded, and that it stopped billing for the services last year.
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Living 63 Feet Underwater Helps Cousteau Team Conduct Experiments

Fabien Cousteau and a crew of scientists and explorers have spent the past 31 days underwater in the Aquarius Reef Base off the coast of Florida. David Greene talks to Cousteau about the experience.
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Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Paul Mazursky Dies At 84

Paul Mazursky earned his first Oscar nomination for his debut feature film, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, in 1969. His An Unmarried Woman was nominated for Best Picture.
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Reliance On Systems At P&G Could Help VA Nominee McDonald

David Greene talks to Jennifer Reingold of Fortune magazine about what Robert McDonald can bring to the Department of Veterans Affairs. McDonald needs to win Senate confirmation.
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A Woman Wrestles With A Disturbing Family Memento

Carol Zachary was 9 when her grandfather gave her an invitation to a hanging he attended in 1917. She peppered him with questions, but the meaning of his gesture still remains a mystery, even today.
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A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.
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Targeting Overweight Workers With Wellness Programs Can Backfire

Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.
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For Sale: Vacant Lots On Chicago Blocks, Just $1 Each

Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.
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Another Day, Another Reason For Voters To Loathe Congress

At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.
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Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children

Indigenous children from Guatemala who arrive at the border speaking little or no Spanish present complications to officials and attorneys who are better primed to serve Spanish-speaking immigrants.

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