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On a bus to nowhere

| Apr 16, 2014
Many Silicon Valley homeless take "Hotel 22" bus for hours every night.
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Food inflation, or, why bacon is a good investment

| Apr 11, 2014
A look into why food costs are rising across the world.
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Does President Obama's budget help or hurt soon-to-double student loan interest rates?

| Apr 10, 2013
In July, interest rates on some federal student loans are set to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent -- and students are scrambling to stop the change.
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Peak beard theory

| Apr 18, 2014
Bearded men are about to have a close shave with the fashion police.
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Legal marijuana creates Denver warehouse shortage

| Apr 14, 2014
Pot growers bought more than eight football fields of warehouse space
Posted In: marijuana
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Daytime TV in flux: Too much talk, not enough viewers?

| Jul 11, 2013
Meredith Vieira, former host on “The View” and “Today,” is set to debut a daytime talk show next year. What's the state of daytime TV and why does it seem like everybody has a talk show?
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Bank earnings show: Americans got better at paying off debts

| Apr 16, 2014
What’s led to the overall improvement in creditworthiness for consumers.
Posted In: Banks, JPMorgan Chase
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It's cheaper to buy than rent, but the gap is closing

| Apr 18, 2014
Since the financial crisis, people who hold a mortgage have spent less on housing than people who rent. So why don't more people buy?
Posted In: Housing
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When the coal layoffs trickle down

| Apr 11, 2014
Coal communities in eastern Kentucky have been reeling from the effects of a relentless wave of mining layoffs.
Posted In: coal, coal mining, layoffs
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Florida considers cheaper tuition for math, science majors

| Jan 15, 2013
Dale Brill, head of the Governor Rick Scott's Education Task Force, discusses a new proposal to incentivize students towards careers with job shortages.

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