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Summit To Concentrate On Greece's Impending Deadline To Repay IMF Loan

Eurozone leaders are to meet in Brussels on Monday in a hastily called summit aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis. Greece has until the end of the month to make a huge debt payment to the IMF.
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After Waterway Closure, Minneapolis Sees An End To River Shipping

For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed part of a navigable waterway to stem the migration of an invasive species.
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Will Monday's Greek Debt Talks Result In A Deal?

Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.
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Residents Fight To Block Fracked Gas In New York's Finger Lakes

New York state has banned fracking, but it is considering a plan to allow fracked gas to be stored under Seneca Lake — which isn't sitting well with residents of the state's Finger Lakes region.
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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.
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Obamacare Repeal Would Add Billions to Deficit

A new report adds to the debate over the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act in advance of a much-awaited Supreme Court ruling.
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European Union Leaders Hold Last-Minute Talks To Keep Greece From Default

It's crunch time again in the eurozone debt negotiations. Greece probably won't be able to pay back a bailout loan by the end of the month, as the country refuses to reform its pension system.
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Hartford, Conn., Bets On Baseball To Revive Ailing Economy

For more than a decade, Connecticut has failed to stimulate growth in its capital city. Now, its leaders hope to turn a vacant stretch of surface parking into a $60 million minor league stadium.
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Detroit's Iconic Fisher Building Up For Auction

An important part of Detroit's skyline is on the auction block — the 29-story Fisher Building. The bank foreclosed on it, and next week, it goes up for sale online.
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How A Tax On Chicken Changed The Playing Field For U.S. Automakers

German families in the 60s loved cheap American-raised chicken. And Americans loved cheap VW Beetles. We hear how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry.

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