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Harvard Study Says Economy Is 'Doing Half Its Job.' Guess Which Half.

An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than that of its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.
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Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.
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Making Fatherhood An Insider's Game: Becoming A Dad, Again, At 49

More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they're changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college.
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Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.
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Pryor Sticks To The Middle In Close Arkansas Senate Race

Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is running one of the closest Senate races in the country. Arkansas has grown more Republican, but he hopes to win a third term on his reputation as a down-the-middle guy.
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Sandwich Monday: Arby's Meat Mountain

Avert your eyes, vegetarians, because for this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the infamous new sandwich from Arby's: The Meat Mountain.
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Researcher Urges Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer

Genetic tests are recommended for women with a family history of breast cancer. One researcher says all women should be screened, but others say there's not enough evidence that they are at risk.
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Back In Session, Congress Faces Budget Bill, ISIS Threat

Congress was back in town on Monday for a two-week sprint before the midterm elections. On the schedule: pass a budget bill so the government doesn't shut down again, decide the fate of the agency that helps businesses finance U.S.-exported goods and figure out what to do about ISIS.
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Chick-Fil-A Founder Credited His Success To Christian Principles

The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
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New Drug Czar Tackles Weed, Prescription Pain Pills

Robert Siegel talks to Michael Botticelli, acting head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, about battling drug abuse at a time when drug laws are changing around the country.

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