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  1. Halloween-Thanksgiving-Hanukkah-Christmas-New-Year Buying Begins

    Most retailers are feeling optimistic as analysts forecast rising sales over this long shopping season. They are hoping Halloween will give them a good bounce into the peak spending time of the year.
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  2. Halloween-Thanksgiving-Hanukkah-Christmas-New-Year Buying Begins

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  3. After Clogging The Streets, Hong Kong Protests Dwindle

    The demonstrators still have widespread support, but many students have returned to class and businesses have grown weary of daily disruptions that have hampered their operations.
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  4. Listen: The musical rabbit hole of the Steinway & Sons label

    In four years, the label has become a starting point for wonderful discoveries by classical listeners.
    Classical · Blog Post
  5. Report lauds Aurora's response to theater shooting, offers recommendations

    The report concluded that the "outcome could not have been better in terms of lives saved and a rapid arrest."
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  6. Reports: Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies After Long Cancer Fight

    Fashion designer Oscar de La Renta, 82, died Monday after a decade-long battle with cancer, The New York Times and other media outlets report.
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  7. Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

    The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.
    News · NPR Story
  8. For The Formerly Obese, Stigma Remains After Weight Is Lost

    People who have lost significant weight are uneasy about revealing that in online dating profiles, because obesity is often judged as a moral failing. Research shows they have good reason to worry.
    News · NPR Story
  9. Duke Energy CEO: 'I Don't Think Of Myself As A Powerful Woman'

    Female executives are a rarity in the energy industry. But Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, took the helm of the utility giant just as it was grappling with some very public challenges.
    News · NPR Story