Marketplace for Thursday, June 27, 2013

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The Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform legislation. The bill includes a proposal to spend nearly $50 billion to beef up security at the U.S.-Mexico border. Also, both sides of the gay marriage fight are using yesterday's DOMA decision to raise more money.
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Why Silicon Valley can't end world poverty

The tech community finds out it takes more than good intentions and a novel idea to improve the lives of people in developing nations.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, bill gates
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'White House Down': Pairing Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx is no accident

Studios rely more and more on teams of heroes and dynamic duos in action films. Is the lone action man a thing of the past?
Posted In: Entertainment, film, summer, movie
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Teens come up with solutions to keep kids in school

High school students in New York City are tackling the problem of kids skipping school.
Posted In: School, Education
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In health care reform, art keeps patients in the picture

Local artist Regina Holliday has recruited a walking gallery of story tellers to make sure patients get as much attention as profits
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, doctors, art
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How will immigration reform feel on the border?

The high-profile immigration bill includes new spending for more fencing and enforcement along the Mexican border.
Posted In: illegal immigration, arizona, california, texas
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DOMA decision kicks off money chase

The Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision launches major fundraising efforts from both sides.
Posted In: gay marriage, Supreme Court, fundraising, Edith Windsor, Prop 8
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School food rules will change your vending machine

New federal rules limit vending-machine snacks in schools to 200 calories.
Posted In: school nutrition, USDA, Coke, candy bars
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Blastoff! Talking robot Kirobo to head off to space

This fall, a "humanoid communication robot" called Kirobo will travel to the International Space Station to keep astronauts company.
Posted In: robot, space, space exploration, astronaut

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