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Boston Landmark, Fenway Park, Turns 100

The home of the Red Sox may be a Boston landmark but it also holds a place in baseball history. The big green wall in left field is known as the Green Monster. Some fans are paying more than $1,000 to sit on top of the Green Monster when the Red Sox play Friday.
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Examining Coverage Of The Trayvon Martin Case

Steve Inskeep talks to Eric Deggans, TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, about how media outlets are emphasizing different aspects of the Trayvon Martin story to grab the attention of particular audiences. Martin is the Florida teen who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer in February.
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In Ohio, Romney Points To Obama's Failed Promises

One day after President Obama delivered a speech on the U.S. economy in Lorain County, Ohio, Mitt Romney went there Thursday to respond to the president. Romney is chasing the president to accuse the incumbent of failing to live up to his campaign promises.
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Google, Oracle Locked In High-Stakes Patent Battle

Two billionaires took the stand this week — both named Larry. Google's Larry Page and Oracle's Larry Ellison have very different styles and personalities. And that came across in court.
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Federal Reserve Delays Enforcement of Volker Rule

The Federal Reserve and other banking regulators have granted banks a two-year grace period to come into compliance with the Volcker Rule. That's one of the provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill passed nearly two years ago. It restricts U.S. banks from making trades that put the bank and depositor funds at risk. But regulators are struggling to iron out the details of those rules.
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Working Moms' Challenges: Paid Leave, Child Care

The past week's political firestorm has focused on stay-at-home moms. But more than 70 percent of women with young children now work. And they're hoping the presidential candidates address some of the challenges they face balancing a job with kids.
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As Workers Age, Oil Industry Braces For Skills Gap

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, one issue has received little attention: the oil industry faces a shortage of experienced workers. Some analysts are concerned more inexperienced workers could compromise safety, but the industry says training is more rigorous than ever.
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After Marriage Ends, Exes Become 'Best Friends'

After the marriage between James Hanson-Brown and Lisa Combest ended, something unusual happened: Their relationship deepened.
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Ariz. Immigration Law Limbo Sees Mixed Results

Arizona's immigration law is about to have its day in the Supreme Court. But in the nearly two years since it passed, things in Arizona have been changing — crime has gone down and labor violation complaints have gone up, though the law's contribution to those changes is up for debate.

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