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With Abandoned Gas Wells, States Are Left With The Cleanup Bill

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:45pm

The bust of the coal-bed methane industry has left Wyoming responsible for the exorbitant cost of plugging thousands of wells. The price tag for dealing with deep oil and gas wells may be even higher.

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War Of Words Escalates Between Amazon And The New York Times

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 12:58pm

In a blog post published Monday morning, the Seattle-based retailer says the Times' story about its tough workplace culture fails "Journalism 101."

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'Washington Post' Managing Editor Kevin Merida To Step Down

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 10:50am

After 22 years, Merida will leave for a job at ESPN as senior vice president and editor in chief of The Undefeated, a digital site that will explore the intersection of sports, race and culture.

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Oprah Buys 10 Percent Share In Weight Watchers, Will Join Its Board

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 9:47am

Winfrey will also lend endorsements and share her own weight watching journey as the company tries to shift its focus to meet changing dieting habits.

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In Maine, Three Generations Work The System To Save For College

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:14am

In Maine, where every newborn gets an automatic $500 grant towards a college education, one family had taken full advantage of the state's generous college savings initiatives.

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Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:24am

High fees are eroding the retirement savings of millions of Americans, but employers who shop around can find better options for their 401(k) plans. A small Minnesota firm offers a dramatic example.

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Opinion: Finding A Good Financial Adviser Without Paying Too Much

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:33am

Finding a good financial adviser can be tricky. Their investing strategy, fees and how they charge them come into play. Wharton economics professor Kent Smetters offers tips on selecting an adviser.

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For One Colts Fan, Deflategate Has Been A Great Way To Pump Merchandise

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 4:09pm

Long after the New England Patriots beat the Indianapolis Colts, in a game known best for its deflated footballs, a Colts fan is still getting his sweet revenge: by selling novelty foam hats.

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Three Investment Gurus Share Their Model Portfolios

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 3:05pm

How do some of the most respected investors on the planet think Americans should be investing their money? NPR talked to three about what a retirement portfolio should look like.

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