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For Some Businesses, Daily Deals Have A Dark Side

Groupon and Living Social have become a major force in retail, but they require businesses to offer deep discounts. At times, the flood of extra customers comes at a high cost.
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Despite Delays, Chair Lifts Coming To Public Pools

A new provision in the Americans with Disabilities Act requires pools that are open to the public to add the lifts. They were supposed to be installed by May, but the Justice Department has moved the deadline to January. While some pools continue to fight the order, this could be the last extension.
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Supreme Court Has A Term To Remember

In the last 10 days alone, the high court created a storm of historic headlines. For the first time in recent memory, liberals prevailed in most of the high-profile cases, from the Affordable Care Act to the Arizona immigration law. But nobody expects that to continue.
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'Seventeen' Magazine Takes No-Photoshop Pledge After 8th-Grader's Campaign

Julia Bluhm, 14, rounded up 80,000 signatures with an online petition, and that convinced the magazine to promise not to digitally alter editorial photos of teen models. The editor in chief writes that Seventeen "never has, never will."
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Federal Judge Richard Posner: The GOP Has Made Me Less Conservative

The longtime conservative jurist has been one of the nation's most respected and admired legal thinkers on the right. But in an interview with NPR, he expressed exasperation at the modern Republican Party, and confessed that he has become "less conservative" as a result.
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Obama Touts Auto Industry On Bus Tour

President Obama kicked off a two-day bus tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday, talking about auto jobs and trade with China. Robert Siegel talks to Scott Horsley.
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Tim Burton Pies Spin Fantasy Into Sugar And Art

Tim Burton's artwork, at once so playful and so often strangely dark, is perfectly suited to inspiring creative pie making in Los Angeles, as entries in KCRW's annual pie contest last year proved.
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Obama Touts Auto Bailout In Ohio Tour

President Obama began a two-day bus tour of swing states Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday and spent part of the time campaigning on his bailout of U.S. automakers.

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