Marketplace for Tuesday June 3, 2014

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Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturday
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A national poll shows there is broad public support for the EPA clean up of coal-burning generating plants. But the EPA's proposal does not eliminate coal. In fact, coal would still power 30 percent of electricity generation by 2030. What the rules are likely to do is move utilities to do what they're already doing for business reasons- eliminate their most inefficient, therefore most polluting, plants. Then, Conde Nast is getting into the business of teaching. The renowned media company that already teaches a Vogue fashion course in London is working with universities to create accredited certificate programs. We 'll take a look at the range of knowledge they might impart: from Wired to Golf digest to the New Yorker. Moving on to the auto industry- auto sales figures out today show a big jump in sales for major manufacturers, including Chrysler, GM and Nissan. What's behind the sudden rise in sales and why do consumers now feel able to shell out on autos? We investigate.
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The Secret Service wants sarcasm detection software

The Secret Service wants someone to create software that will detect sarcasm.
Posted In: secret service, sarcasm
Pick-Up Trucks Drive Ford Sales Up

All of a sudden, everyone's buying new cars

Auto sales figures out today show a huge increase. What’s behind the sudden rise?
Posted In: cars, auto sales

Conde Nast gets into the education business

Conde Nast is working with universities to create accredited certificate programs.
Posted In: conde nast, magazines, Education, publishing, News
Central Utah Anchors State's Coal Mining Industry

The 'war on coal' is no fight to the death

Even with EPA goals, 30 percent of U.S. electricity will come from burning coal.
Posted In: coal, EPA

Lace up and cover some ground

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Posted In: Running

Khaled Hosseini on the economics behind 'And the Mountains Echoed'

We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: literature, Books, Khaled Hoseini
US First Lady Michelle Obama eats lunch

Why it's so hard to serve healthy food in schools

“They’re not going to eat it necessarily just because you put it on their plate."
Posted In: school lunches

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Finn Bikkjen!
Still D.R.E. [feat. Snoop Dogg] [Explicit]
Dr. Dre
Surprise Hotel
Fool's Gold
Mathematics [Explicit]
Mos Def
I Was Never Young
Of Montreal
This is Not Meth
Flex Cop

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