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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

February 26, 2015 - 3:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

February 26, 2015 - 3:45am

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing-room crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

February 26, 2015 - 3:45am

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

February 26, 2015 - 3:45am

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

February 26, 2015 - 3:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

February 26, 2015 - 3:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

February 26, 2015 - 3:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

February 26, 2015 - 3:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

February 26, 2015 - 3:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

February 26, 2015 - 3:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

February 26, 2015 - 3:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

February 26, 2015 - 3:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

February 26, 2015 - 3:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

February 26, 2015 - 3:08am

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.

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Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

February 25, 2015 - 10:40pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

February 25, 2015 - 8:46pm

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

February 25, 2015 - 8:46pm

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Obama: "I Am Absolutely Confident ... We're Doing Right Thing' On Immigration

February 25, 2015 - 8:01pm

Speaking in Miami, Obama said his executive actions on immigration will ultimately be upheld by the court system. Still, Obama said, the only way to solve this permanently is through legislation.

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A Detroit Opera Celebrates Frida Kahlo's Life And Cooking

February 25, 2015 - 6:34pm

The Michigan Opera Theater is mounting a production in March of Frida. The city's Mexican restaurants are getting involved by honoring the Mexican artist's recipes and cooking with special menus.

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Morgan Stanley Agrees To $2.6 Billion Mortgage-Backed Securities Settlement

February 25, 2015 - 6:14pm

The settlement is the latest in a string tied to the mortgage practices that led to the housing bubble, which was mostly responsible for the great recession.

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