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Is It Donald Sterling's Right To Fight For His Team?

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling will reportedly fight the NBA to keep his team. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that feud, and Solange and Jay-Z's elevator dust-up.
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GM To Pay Record Fine Over Safety Recall

The Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it's ordering General Motors to pay a $35 million civil penalty for the handling of its ignition switch problems.
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GM Will Pay $35 Million Fine Over Massive Safety Recall

The much-criticized recall of more than 2 million vehicles for ignition-switch and air-bag problems has resulted in a record fine for the automaker, the Department of Transportation says.
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California Wildfires: Death Reported, More Evacuations Ordered

Three large and still mostly uncontained fires have burned thousands of acres in San Diego County, according to local media.
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Couch Produces More Than Loose Change

Three roommates bought an old couch at Salvation Army, and in between the cushions found envelopes filled with cash. They tracked down the original owner and gave back $40,000.
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S.C. Lawmakers Reconsider Old-School Cursive Writing

Many schools dropped cursive writing as computer use spread, and South Carolina hasn't required it since 2008. A state Senate panel approved a requirement to bring it back but the cost is $27 million.
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Propublica: Doctors Overcharge Medicare For Office Visit

A new investigation suggests hundreds, if not thousands, of doctors are overcharging Medicare for office visits. Steve Inskeep talks to Charles Ornstein of the nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.
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Contractors Have A Tough Time Finding Experienced Workers

States like Texas are enjoying a boom in commercial construction but there aren't enough skilled workers. Companies have little choice but to offer higher pay and bonuses to attract and keep workers.
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Chipotle Shareholders Reject Executives' Compensation Plan

Chipotle is one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains but shareholders gave a thumbs down to the company's executive compensation plan. The board can still override the shareholders' vote.
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An Inmate Who Killed Another Rethinks His Own Past

When he killed a fellow inmate in prison, Carlos Rocha "looked at it like he was a criminal, just like me." But when his own brother was killed in jail, Rocha gained a new perspective on his crime.

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