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A young British researcher and an inexpensive domain registration thwarted that cyberattack that spread malicious software worldwide:

Sun, May 14, 2017 at 9:19 am

A young British researcher and an inexpensive domain registration thwarted that cyberattack that spread malicious software worldwide:

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France has inaugurated new president, Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old independent centrist who won the May 7th runoff election:

Sun, May 14, 2017 at 9:19 am

France has inaugurated new president, Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old independent centrist who won the May 7th runoff election:

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Texas Sized Salute For 111 Year Old Veteran

Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:40 am

One of the nation’s oldest veterans has been celebrated by his Texas hometown on his 111th birthday. Bob Agnew reports.

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Producer Prices See Biggest Jump In Three Months In April

Thu, May 11, 2017 at 11:37 am

Inflation at the wholesale level jumped in April by the largest amount in three months, fueled by rising prices of food and energy. Bob Agnew reports.

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Tunnel Collapse At Hanford Nuclear Site Raises Safety Concerns

Wed, May 10, 2017 at 11:50 am

The collapse of an underground tunnel at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington is raising concerns about safety at the site that was once used to make plutonium for nuclear bombs. Bob Agnew reports.

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VW chairman justifies decision not to publish probe results

Wed, May 10, 2017 at 8:50 am

Volkswagen’s board chairman is justifying the decision not to publish the results of the investigation it commissioned into its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US court: ex-AIG CEO has no right to challenge bailout

Wed, May 10, 2017 at 8:47 am

A federal appeals court has ruled that the former CEO of American International Group lacks the legal right to challenge the government’s bailout of the insurance giant in the heat of the financial crisis. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Southwest reports few snags with switches to new system

Wed, May 10, 2017 at 8:46 am

Airlines appear to be getting better at updating technology systems. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Toshiba wrangles with Western Digital over chips unit sale

Tue, May 9, 2017 at 7:55 am

Money-losing Japanese electronics company Toshiba is sparring with its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over the planned sale of Toshiba’s computer-chip business. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Don’t look down: NYPD unit does its work at dizzying heights

Tue, May 9, 2017 at 7:54 am

Dizzying heights that would terrify most people are just another day at the office for an elite New York City police unit that specializes in high-rise rescues. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Oregon timber counties struggle as federal support dries up

Tue, May 9, 2017 at 7:53 am

Nearly 30 years after environmental protections slashed logging, several rural Oregon counties that thrived on federal timber revenues are struggling to provide basic services to residents. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Sinclair To Buy Tribune Media For $3.9 Billion

Mon, May 8, 2017 at 11:46 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion. Bob Agnew reports.

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Connecticut feels effect of drop in super-rich tax payments

Mon, May 8, 2017 at 8:46 am

Connecticut’s state budget is feeling the effects of less income tax revenue from the super-rich. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

Mon, May 8, 2017 at 8:45 am

China has reported its exports expanded for a second straight month in April but at a slower pace while import growth also decelerated as demand cooled both at home and overseas. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Comcast, Charter Communications step into wireless together

Mon, May 8, 2017 at 8:44 am

Comcast and Charter Communications will work together, forming something of a truce, as they advance into the wireless arena. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Looks like the crayon color “dandelion” is going to be pushing up daisies soon.

Sun, May 7, 2017 at 10:41 am

Looks like the crayon color “dandelion” is going to be pushing up daisies soon. And as Correspondent Rich Thomason explains, that’s something to be “blue” about …

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A survey conducted by Wells Fargo shows small business owners have lost some of their post-election optimism.

Sun, May 7, 2017 at 10:39 am

A survey conducted by Wells Fargo shows small business owners have lost some of their post-election optimism.

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New York’s Division of Criminal Justice Services says more than 1,400 investigative leads have been developed as a result of the state’s decision in 2012 to collect DNA samples from all convicted criminals, no matter how minor their offenses.

Sun, May 7, 2017 at 10:39 am

New York’s Division of Criminal Justice Services says more than 1,400 investigative leads have been developed as a result of the state’s decision in 2012 to collect DNA samples from all convicted criminals, no matter how minor their offenses.

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A tragic loss to the world of bobsledding:

Sun, May 7, 2017 at 10:29 am

A tragic loss to the world of bobsledding:

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A ‘dream’ came true at the Kentucky Derby (yesterday) on Saturday:

Sun, May 7, 2017 at 10:28 am

A ‘dream’ came true at the Kentucky Derby (yesterday) on Saturday:

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Southern New England Lobster Regulators Eye New Restrictions Amid Lower Catch

Fri, May 5, 2017 at 11:28 am

New restrictions on lobster fishing are up for a vote as regulators try to slow the loss of the valuable crustaceans from southern New England waters. Bob Agnew reports.

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US probes complaints of brake problems on Nissan Murano SUVs

Fri, May 5, 2017 at 11:12 am

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the brakes can malfunction on some Nissan SUVs. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Anthem asks Supreme Court to review blocked Cigna deal

Fri, May 5, 2017 at 11:11 am

Health insurer Anthem is not ready to give up its $48-billlion bid to buy rival Cigna and now hopes to find a favorable audience in the U.S. Supreme Court. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US employers add strong 211,000 jobs; unemployment 4.4 pct.

Fri, May 5, 2017 at 8:44 am

Hiring rebounded in April as U.S. employers added 211,000 jobs, a sign the economy’s sluggish growth in the first three months of the year may prove temporary. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Tue, May 16, 2017

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