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Sugar Beet Labor Battles Spill Out Onto The National Stage

Sugar production is as close to a planned economy as anything you'll find in America. But there are cracks in the system. Union leaders are calling for a boycott of one of the country's leading sugar producers, which has locked out 1,300 workers.
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New York Officials Insist Stop-And-Frisk Is Legal

A judge in New York City is holding hearings on the controversial NYPD practice known as stop-and-frisk. This case focuses only on stops that take place in privately-owned apartment buildings. It's the first of three major legal challenges to stop-and-frisk to make it to court.
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Redrawn 6th District In Md. May Benefit Democrats

In Maryland, Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe Bartlett faces a tough re-election in a redrawn district that now favors Democrats. Challenger John Delaney has outraised and outspent him.
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In Ohio, Bill Clinton Opens For 'The Boss'

One of President Obama's most high-profile surrogates, former President Bill Clinton, spoke at a rally in Parma, Ohio, Thursday. Rocker Bruce Springsteen was the co-headliner.
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After Crisis, Some Banks Doing Better Than Others

It was four years ago, that U.S. taxpayers bailed out America's big banks. David Greene talks with David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal, about the country's big banks, which have announced their latest earnings in the last week or two.
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Google's Earnings Released Prematurely, Stock Drops

Google's share price dropped sharply in the middle of the day Thursday after its quarterly earnings report was accidentally released early. Trading was halted for a couple of hours and the stock ended the day down about 8 percent.
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Romney, Obama Trade Jokes At Al Smith Dinner

President Obama and his GOP challenger Mitt Romney shared a stage again Thursday night. This time it was at the Al Smith Dinner in New York City, an annual event to raise money for Catholic charities.
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Boy Scouts Release Alleged Child Sex Abuse Files

After years of legal wrangling, a court in Oregon has released Boy Scout documents that the organization maintained to track alleged child abusers in their ranks. These documents, which came to light as part of the discovery process, were known internally as "the perversion files."
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Financially-Strapped Mass. Man Wins Lottery

Sandeep Sing was working two jobs to help out his mom with money. He recently won $30 million in a lottery drawing. He said the first priority is to pay off his mom's mortgage.

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