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Net Neutrality Up For Vote Today By FCC Board

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:46am

An essential question will be decided today about how the Internet works: Should service providers be a neutral gateway or should they handle different types of Internet traffic in different ways?

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:46am

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:10am

It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.

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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:10am

It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right to work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:08am

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.

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