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Employer Health Costs Are Expected To Rise In 2015

Although medical costs will increase as the economy improves, the shift of expenses to workers by employers will help restrain the overall cost of care a little.
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Will Mississippi's Black Democrats Save A Republican?

Democrats who didn't go to the polls for their own primary can vote in today's runoff for the GOP Senate nomination. That could boost incumbent Thad Cochran — or mobilize support for his challenger.
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Report: Jerry Sandusky Case Was Unnecessarily Delayed

Sandusky, a retired Penn State assistant football coach, was convicted in 2012 of molesting 10 boys. Pennsylvania's attorney general says Sandusky could have been brought to justice sooner.
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Calif. Lawmakers To Debate Controversial Gun-Control Bill

Democrats have proposed several bills in response to last month's deadly attack near the University of California-Santa Barbara. One dubbed the"gun violence restraining order gets a hearing Tuesday.
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Security Camera Footage Could Track Suspects

A woman in Seattle said a small aircraft was hovering outside her window. Two men piloting the craft packed up their gear and fled before police arrived. The men may be on security tapes.
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Latest Climate Change Report Paints Dire Picture For Business

The economy faces great risks from climate change, according to a study by a bipartisan group of former business leaders and public officials. It predicts harsh consequences if action isn't taken.
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Electric Utilities Keep On Current Consolidation Path

Wisconsin Energy Corporation plans to buy Integrys Energy Group in a $9.1 billion deal. The newly created four-state utility will have 4.3 million customers.
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Chicago Program Designed To Prevent White Flight Gets Renewed Attention

The origins of the tax districts stem from an effort decades ago to retain white residents who were concerned their property values would plummet if black families moved into their neighborhoods.
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Measles Outbreak In Ohio Leads Amish To Reconsider Vaccines

Amish country in Ohio is being hit hard by a measles outbreak. Most Amish aren't vaccinated, so the disease has spread quickly. But a push for vaccination has found many takers.
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With Cash And Fat Fryers, Americans Feed Cuba's Growing Free Market

With more people traveling between Cuba and the U.S., money and goods are moving, too. The influx has allowed Cuban-Americans to become investors in the island's emerging private sector.

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