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Trader Joe's Caught In Sticky Lawsuit Over Peanut Butter Pretzels

Creating the salty-sweet snack was a bit of a technological marvel. And the company that claims to have invented it says Trader Joe's has unfairly cut it out of the pretzel marketplace.
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As Deadline Nears, State Insurance Exchanges Still A Mixed Bag

Some of the 14 states running their own health insurance marketplaces lag behind the federal site in meeting enrollment goals. States doing better kept the IT goals relatively simple, reviewers say.
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The Lives Of Blind Brothers Changed When 'Dad' Came Knocking

Leo, Nick and Steven are triplets whose single mother had a hard time caring for them. Their lives changed when a blind man in their community heard about their situation.
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Duke: $60,000 A Year For College Is Actually A Discount

"We're investing on average about $90,000 in the education of each student," says a university official. Where exactly is all that money going?
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Maryland Bill May Require Holocaust Reparations From Rail Company

SNCF, whose subsidiary is bidding on a $6 billion light rail project in Maryland, transported thousands of victims to concentration camps in Nazi-occupied France. The company says it's not obligated.
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For Abused Native American Women, New Law Provides A 'Ray Of Hope'

Starting Thursday, three American Indian tribes can prosecute non-Indians for some domestic violence crimes. The change stems from a provision included in the Violence Against Women Act.
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USDA Tells Schools: Don't Refuse Food To Students Who Owe

The agency responds to a January incident in which a Utah elementary school served students food – and threw it away when their accounts were found to have a negative balance.
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Obama Buoys Democrats By Dropping Social Security Cut Idea

You could almost hear the sigh of relief from Democrats when the White House announced President Obama's 2015 budget wouldn't include a proposal that would have lowered Social Security benefits.
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After A Weak Holiday Season, Wal-Mart Profits Shrink

Wal-Mart sales and income slumped in the past year. The retail giant says its customers are being hurt by cuts in government benefits, higher taxes and rising health-care costs.
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Video Streaming Is Straining, But Who Will Ease The Tension?

Services like Netflix take up a lot of bandwidth, and their increasing popularity is fueling a dispute between these companies and the Internet service providers that carry them.

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