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Investors Cash In On Off-Campus Housing

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Colleges and universities still own and manage most student dorms, but over the past decade, investors have been getting in on the growing market for off-campus housing.

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Nude Photos Hack Wasn't Broad Attack On Apple Services

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Nude photos of celebrities have spread across the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple said that some celebrity accounts were hit by an attack on user names, passwords and security questions.

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Netherlands King To Attend Ethanol Plant Opening In Iowa

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

On Wednesday, King Willem-Alexander visits Emmetsburg, Iowa, for the opening of a cellulosic ethanol plant. The Netherlands and Iowa have a lot in common — both are major agricultural centers.

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Obama Urged To Use Executive Action To Overhaul Immigration

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Advocates are pushing President Obama to bypass Congress. David Greene talks to Alan Gomez, an immigration reporter for USA Today, and Grace Meng, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch.

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U.S. Airstrikes Target Al-Shabab Leadership

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

A U.S. airstrike may have killed the leader of the Somali group al-Shabab, which is linked to al-Qaida. David Greene talks to Natznet Tesfay, of IHS Jane's, which analyzes defense and security issues.

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Ukraine Crisis Reshapes NATO's Mission

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

President Obama and other world leaders will be in Wales on Thursday for a NATO summit. The crisis in Ukraine gives this meeting new urgency.

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Milwaukee PD Makes An Effort To Hire More Minority Officers

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

The Minneapolis Police Department is replenishing its ranks after losing several dozen veteran officers to retirement this year. The department is not as racially diverse as the city as a whole.

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Amid Warnings Of Ethnic Cleansing, A Yazidi Man's Suicide Resonates

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:33am

Naif Khalif Omar, 33-year-old Yazidi, had survived the worst of the violence unleashed by the militants of the Islamic State. In the end, despair, and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, killed him.

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Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:01am

Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.

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Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:55am

Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.

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What's In A Name? Former Arthur Anderson Employees Spell It Out

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:03am

A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Cuban Rafters Still Attempt Difficult Journey To The U.S.

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.

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A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.

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Despite Shelling, Ukrainian Workers Keep On Watering The Flowers

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.

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In Photos, North Korea's Former Leaders Are Ominipresent

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

German photojournalist Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas. Leeb is sharing her experience with a book of photographs that she took. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips in 2012 and 2013.

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Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Charles Bowden was an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died on Saturday after an illness.

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Israel Claims 988 Acres Of West Bank Land

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

U.S. U.N. and Palestinian officials have criticized the decision. The land at the heart of the dispute hugs the line separating the West Bank from Israel and reaches in toward Palestinian villages.

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Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:58am

Lauren Tilton is co-director, and Laura Wexler is Primary Investigator of Photogrammar, a Yale University project that has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946.

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