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Muriel Siebert Was One Of the First Women Of Wall Street

Muriel "Mickie" Siebert died on Saturday at the age of 80. Siebert, a well-known figure on Wall Street, was the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1969, she founded her own brokerage firm, Muriel Siebert & Company.
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Fire Near Yosemite Grows To Nearly 150,000 Acres

Thousands of firefighters are battling the massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park in California. The fire has already burned more than 149,000 acres.
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There's Not Enough Work For Veterinarians

There are way more veterinarians than there is work for them to do, according to a recent survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, as the nation's veterinary schools continue to crank out graduates.
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March On Washington, Coinciding Murders Redefined Liberties

On the same day as the March on Washington, two young white women were murdered in their apartment in Manhattan. The Career Girl Murders, as they became known, led to horrific injustice against a 19-year-old black man. His story had in impact on the law, and on the country.
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Inside The 'Bossless' Office, Where The Team Takes Charge

In workplaces like Menlo Innovation, the whole office votes to hire, fire and give promotions. The team at Menlo says the lack of hierarchy makes for a more creative, happier place where the employees are always learning.
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Sandwich Monday: A Hot Dog Cookoff

For today's Sandwich Monday, we eat our way through a hot dog cookoff, and so far, we have lived to tell about it.
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'I'd Tap That' And Other NSA Pick-Up Lines Are All The Rage

Revelations that national security officials have used their agency's eavesdropping power to spy on love interests has sparked a new meme: #NSAPickupLines
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The Great Dumpling Debate: What Makes The Cut?

The humble dumpling seems unencumbered by controversy until you start trying to define it. We asked three experts to weigh in. Tell us what you think, too.
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A Chat With The Doctor Can Help Kids Resist Smoking

Having doctors talk to children and parents about the harms of smoking does help keep school-age children and teens from using tobacco. Even sending a brochure or other materials to a child's home can help.
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Rodeo Clown 'Would Be Honored' To Shake Obama's Hand

Tuffy Gessling was at the center of a storm over a skit in which a clown in an Obama mask was chased by a bull. "I didn't do this to do any hating on anyone. I did this to be funny. I did it to be a joke," he tells Kansas City's KCTV.

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