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Delinquent Mine Fines: 'Clearly Troubling ... More Can Be Done'

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:21pm

"We have tools in place to crack down on these scofflaws, but what's missing is a stronger commitment," says John Kline, a key House Republican.

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For Millions Of Millennials: Some College, No Degree, Lots Of Debt

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:27pm

Noelle Johnson has about $20,000 in student loans and is still working on her degree. Without the higher earnings a B.A. can bring, even a modest student debt load can pose a big challenge.

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Huge Dazzling Billboard Fights For Attention In Times Square

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:24pm

In a city of superlatives, New York City now has another notch in its belt — the largest billboard. It's hard to get anyone's attention in Times Square, but one billboard a city block long might just be able to do it.

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1 Million American Pension Plans Could Be Insolvent In 10 Years

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:24pm

The agency in charge of insuring private-sector pension plans is warning about big problems on the horizon. The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation projects that several large multi-employer plans will become insolvent within the next decade.

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NBC The Latest To Distance Itself From Bill Cosby

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:24pm

There was more fallout for actor comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, following renewed allegations about sexual misconduct. NBC said it was cancelling plans for a comedy it was developing with Cosby.

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Takata Air Bag Recall Could Be Tough For Auto Industry To Weather

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:24pm

The federal government has demanded that Takata and ten automakers expand their air bag recall. Until now, the recall has been limited to high humidity areas where they are most likely to fail.

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Gilead Buys Shortcut For FDA Drug Review For $125 Million

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:09pm

The Food and Drug Administration priority review voucher comes from a Canadian company that got it by developing a drug for leishmaniasis, a disease long neglected by pharmaceutical companies.

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Just What Is In Pumpkin Spice Flavor? (Hint: Not Pumpkin)

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:33pm

Pumpkin spice is the flavor of the season, but does anyone think there's real pumpkin in the "science goo" in our lattes? Turns out flavor companies have come up with a simple chemical recipe for it.

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6 Pitfalls To Avoid When Picking Insurance On The Job

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:59am

Even if your health insurance is provided by an employer, your plan may be changing quite a bit in 2015. Here's a guide to the questions you should keep in mind when looking over your options.

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U.S. Safety Agency Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:12am

Regulators wants millions of cars with suspect air bags recalled. Carmakers have been sending notices first to owners in warmer climates, where the bags are thought to pose the greatest danger.

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Consumers Contribute To Retail Food Waste

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:12am

Grocery stores and restaurants serve more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it is never eaten. Demand for pre-cooked meals and pristine produce creates much waste.

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Justice Department Charges Georgia Debt Collector With Fraud

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:12am

Williams, Scott & Associates is alleged to have threatened debtors with arrest, criminal charges and the loss of driving privileges. The owner and six employees were arrested.

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Ohio Bill Would Shield Source Of Lethal Injection Drugs

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:12am

As states struggle to obtain lethal drugs necessary to put someone to death, Ohio lawmakers consider a bill that would shield the ID of any pharmacy or drug maker which provide drugs for executions.

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No 'Misteak': High Beef Prices A Boon For Drought-Weary Ranchers

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:48am

If you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed that beef prices are up. That may be hard on consumers, but the prices are helping ranchers purchase expensive feed and rebuild herds.

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Millions More Air Bags Need Recall, Department Of Transportation Says

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:06pm

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says a full national recall is needed for air bag inflators that have been found to sometimes pepper drivers with metal shrapnel.

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Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close Vote

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:20pm

The controversial project to expand an oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has failed to get the approval of Congress.

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Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:23pm

"Millennial" is the demographic buzzword of the moment. But are young adults today really so different from previous generations? We charted some numbers to find out — and spotted interesting trends.

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FAA Can Regulate Small Drones: NTSB Reverses Judge's Ruling

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Overturning a federal judge's ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine a man $10,000 for flying a small drone, the NTSB says the agency can regulate such drones as "aircraft."

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Got A Thanksgiving Time Crunch? Food Is Just (A Few) Clicks Away

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:02pm

If you're scrambling to find the perfect cranberry sauce or a sumptuous dessert, the Internet can help. We've rounded up services to help you spend less time waiting in line and more time with family.

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Wichita Tries To Boost Its Aviation Industry With Smaller Planes

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:58pm

It's a great time to be in the aviation industry, unless you are in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita calls itself the Air Capitol, what Detroit is to automobiles. But just like Detroit, Wichita has hit hard times.

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