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PODCAST: Bot not, SNAP shot

David Brancaccio May 27, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Bot not, SNAP shot

David Brancaccio May 27, 2013
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Democrats in the Senate agreed to an amendment that would ban anyone ever convicted of certain violent crimes from receiving SNAP food stamps — for their entire lives.

European — and some American manufacturers — believe Chinese solar panels are being sold for less than they cost to build. The European Commission is investigating, but now Germany is distancing itself from the “dumping” allegations.

And a growing Web industry creates fake Twitter identities and sells them to people looking to pad their list of followers.

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