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  1. Arts center crowds help fill downtown restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    The crowd at Hamburger Mary's Church Street restaurant underwent a dramatic change at one point Thursday night, from jersey-clad Magic fans to sharply dressed theater patrons. Restaurants downtown have been enjoying the spoils since the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opened in November, and Thursday was a rare double dose of big league sports and top-tier theater downtown.

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  2. Biotech investments hit a 15-year low in D.C. regionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Biotechnology companies in the Washington region attracted less money from investors in 2014 than any other year since 1999, recent data show, even as the sector saw a significant increase in venture capital dollars in other parts of the country. Local industry observers aren't sounding alarms just yet.

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  3. Where the Senate went to college -- in one great infographicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    1) The state with the senators who went to the best schools? Minnesota. And Wisconsin needed to send one of its senators to get educated in Minnesota. Take that, Bucky.*

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  4. Report: Flogging of Saudi blogger delayed for third straight weekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Associated Press is reporting that Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger convicted of insulting Islam on his now-defunct site Saudi Free Liberals Forum , has been spared a scheduled flogging for the third consecutive week. Sentenced last May, Badawi was to spend 10 years in prison and receive 1,000 lashes - 50 per week over 20 weeks starting on Jan. 9. .

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  5. Quiz: What lead to Suge Knight's murder arrest?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems.

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  6. Scandals Obscure Patriots True Competitive AdvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    The media is abuzz about Deflate-gate, the alleged under-inflating of footballs by the New England Patriots football team in their win over the Indianapolis Colts to take the AFC champion title and advance to this year's Super Bowl. Given the 2007 Spy-gate episode where a Patriots employee was caught taping opposing coaches' hand signals, one may think the Patriots competitive edge comes from cheating.

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  7. In Changing Times, New McChief Has Work Cut OutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    The new McDonald's CEO has his work cut out for him burnishing a tired brand, whether it be convincing teens to order Big Mac's via their ubiquitous devices or bringing back older customers whose fast-food appetites have changed over time. McDonald's announced late Wednesday night its CEO of two-and-a-half years, and a veteran employee of a quarter century, would retire in March.

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  8. Shake Shack Defines Fine-Casual SegmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:11 - Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti and Union Square Hospitality Group CEO Danny Meyer discuss the decision behind going public on the NYSE, and the burger chain's growth plans.

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  9. Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Dishes on Super Bowl BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 - Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith discusses why the Super Bowl is a big day for the company, and how oil prices have impacted her business's bottom line.

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  10. Excitement Builds for Fans Ahead of Super Bowl SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Jan. 30, 2015 - 4:36 - FBN's Cheryl Casone talks to legendary quarterbacks Joe Montana and Archie Manning to preview the action for fans at Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona.

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  11. Buyer's Guide: The Best On-Ear Headphones At Any PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fast Company

    The $180 Bose SoundTrue offer the best combination of sound quality, portability, and comfort, of any on-ear headphone. If you don't like in-ear headphones, or need something more portable than bulky over-ear headphones, the SoundTrue are the ones to get.

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  12. Uber put a big dent in the limo industry. Here's how companies are fighting back.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Global Express Limousine thought its troubles were over when the U.S. economy emerged from recession in 2009. Then a wholly different maelstrom hit the 26-year-old business: the rise of ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft.

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  13. Music Mogul Jay Z Strikes Right Note with Sweden's AspiroRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    Rap star Jay Z on Friday stepped off the stage and into the online music streaming market after the board of Sweden's Aspiro AB , which runs the WiMP and Tidal services, recommended the rapper's 464 million Swedish kronor takeover proposal to investors. Jay Z, via his S. Carter Enterprises LLC vehicle, would pay SKr1.05 per Aspiro share, a 59% premium to the stock's Thursday close, in a public tender set to launch Feb. 19. Streaming Media AS, a holding company that owns 75.9% of Aspiro, said it would tender its stock into the offer.

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  14. Stocks extend losses on Friday as Wall Street digests a wave of mixed earnings.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Stocks extended losses by midday Friday as Wall Street digested a wave of earnings that were mixed across the board. The latest data also showed the U.S. economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter, contributing to Investors' downbeat attitude on Friday.

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  15. Petrobras Shares Could 'More Than Double' by 2018: Barclays AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    The Brazilian oil giant has seen its shares lose some 70% since the start of September due to a combination of a sharp fall in oil prices and a corruption scandal involving Brazilian politicians and Petrobras executives who have left the company since the allegations came to light. The scandal over alleged money laundering, known as "Operation Lavo Jato," which translates to "Car Wash," caused Petrobras to release its third-quarter financial filings more than two months late.

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  16. MasterCard Earnings Jump as Cheaper Gas Gets Consumers ChargingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    MasterCard, the world's second-largest credit/debit card company, said it earned a fourth-quarter net income of $801 million , or 69 cents per share, representing a 29% year-over-year jump from $623 million, or 52 cents per share earned last year. Analysts were looking for 67 cents per share.

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  17. Fed Knows It Won't Raise Rates Until SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Fourth-quarter GDP missed expectations, but the Federal Reserve is already mulling a delay in its rate hike plans, says ITG Chief Economist Steve Blitz. Fourth-quarter gross domestic product rose 2.6%, compared to the third quarter's staggering 5%, the Commerce Department said Friday.

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  18. Dickstein emerges from restructuring year as a leaner, more focused businessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    At a time many corporate law firms are racing to grow through mergers , Dickstein Shapiro is testing a different strategy. The Washington-based law and lobby firm is emerging from a year of restructuring as a notably smaller business, and the transition remains a work in progress.

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  19. 5 Alberta industries that will benefit from the low dollarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    When the price of oil is high, it attracts the capital, the people and the attention of policy makers. But, now with the price heading in the other direction and the Canadian dollar below 80 US cents, there's an opportunity for other industries.

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  20. Stock market heading lower in midday tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Dow Jones industrial average is down 172 points, or 1 percent, to 17,245 as of 11:45 a.m. Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 20 points, or 1 percent, to 2,001, while the Nasdaq slipped 23 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,661.

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