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Nasdaq Index Hits 5,000 For First Time Since 2000

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:34am

The NASDAQ composite index returned to territory it hasn't seen since the heyday of the dot-com boom, crossing the 5,000 mark in early trading Monday.

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Architect Turns Old Cleveland Bank Into Heinen's Supermarket

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

In 1908, the Cleveland Trust Bank opened in the city's financial district. Inside, a stained glass dome looms above the main floor. The challenge: turn the landmark building into a grocery story.

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Orlando Considers Hiring Private Airport Screeners

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

About two dozen airports have stopped using screeners from the Transportation Security Administration. Airport executives say the screening will be better, cheaper and faster.

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People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:05am

People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.

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A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 2:58am

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.

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Italian Cheese Lovers Find Their Bovine Match Through Adopt A Cow

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 4:56am

The cheeses of the Italian Alps are prized for their flavor. But the tradition of cheese-making here is dying off. Now remaining farmers are banding together around an unusual adoption program.

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How The Electronic Spreadsheet Revolutionized Business

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:42pm

At the beginning of the personal computer era, a student in Boston dreamed up the first electronic spreadsheet. It was a $99 piece of software that changed whole industries — and created a new worldview.

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Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:16am

Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.

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Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:16am

Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.

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A Glut Of Ph.Ds Means Long Odds Of Getting Jobs

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:08am

Only 1 in 5 Ph.Ds in science, engineering and health end up with faculty teaching or research positions within five years of completing their degrees. But universities keep churning them out.

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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:20am

The new FCC rules require service providers to be a neutral gateway to the Internet. The move has precedent in the 1930s, when regulators enacted "common carrier" rules on phone service companies.

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FCC Votes Along Party Lines For 'Net Neutrality'

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:20am

The new rules, if approved, would require service providers to be a neutral gateway to the Internet, instead of handling different types of traffic in different ways — and at different costs.

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FCC Votes Along Party Lines For 'Net Neutrality'

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:20am

The new rules, if approved, would require service providers to be a neutral gateway to the Internet, instead of handling different types of traffic in different ways — and at different costs.

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Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:58pm

Single people represent the fastest growing category of households in the U.S. That's made small dwellings — from micro-apartments to stand-alone tiny houses, a niche force in the real estate market.

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Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:58pm

Single people represent the fastest growing category of households in the U.S. That's made small dwellings — from micro-apartments to stand-alone tiny houses, a niche force in the real estate market.

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