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Landscape of American West is a character in 'Good Dinosaur'
Entertainment
Published in 27-11-2015
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Two years after its original release date came and went, Disney Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur" came back from the brink of extinction. Originally announced for Thanksgiving 2013, this particular "Dinosaur" took a bumpy evolutionary path, with the original director, producer and much of the voice cast being replaced and the movie reconceived by a new team. Research trips to the Grand Tetons and ...>>
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Whole less than sum of parts in Frankenstein origin tale
Entertainment
Published in 27-11-2015
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Origin stories - movies about how famous characters got their start - have their place, but in the wrong hands they become tales of boring people that end just as they're getting interesting. [...] if this movie had more wit, one would be tempted to think of Radcliffe's characterization as a tribute to Feldman and all he did for screen comedy.) But within hours of meeting Dr. Frankenste ...>>
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Eight Row Flint sets Dec. 10 opening
Entertainment
Published in 27-11-2015
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The Heights neighborhood ice house is concentrating on a stellar bourbon selection and an excellent taco menu featuring house-made corn tortillas

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Denmark's Bang & Olufsen considering takeover bid
Technology
Published in 27-11-2015
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HELSINKI (AP) Consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen says it's in talks over a potential takeover bid, sending its shares surging more than 30 percent.
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Pope to Paris climate negotiators: Don't let special interests 'manipulate' info, derail deal
Technology
Published in 27-11-2015
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Pope to Paris climate negotiators: Don't let special interests 'manipulate' info, derail deal.
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Noted oceanographer John Knauss dies at 90
Technology
Published in 27-11-2015
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NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) A former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration whose work is credited with highlighting the fragility of the world's oceans, has died. The University of Rhode Island, where Knauss founded a graduate program in oceanography, confirmed his death.
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Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in lakes, rivers
Technology
Published in 27-11-2015
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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers. Scientists say climate change and higher levels of nutrients such as phosphorus seeping into waterways may be why they're seeing a rising number of algae contamination cases. The EPA sai ...>>
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Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever
Technology
Published in 27-11-2015
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HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home. [...] recently, he didn't give the common pests much thought, but now his wife is six months pregnant and there's a growing dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island, where they live. Creagan said he wants state health officials to encourage voluntary isolation of people who ar ...>>
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The Motley Fool: Patience can pay on stocks, taxes
Business
Published in 27-11-2015
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Today, based in Jasper, Ind., I'm a maker of office and hospitality furnishings, such as desks, cubicle systems, dressers, fabric wall panels, chairs and vanities. With a market value recently near $65 billion, Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) is a biotech giant. Biogen's top seller is its multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, sales of which have been growing briskly, but more slowly than many ex ...>>

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Japanese dollar store plans major Texas rollout
Business
Published in 27-11-2015
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Japanese discount retailer Daiso Industries is planning to open 50 new stores in Texas with Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston at the forefront of the expansion.

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Black Friday facts: 12 things you didn't know about the post-Thanksgiving, shopping throw-down
Business
Published in 27-11-2015
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Despite the long lines and heavy marketing push, the annual post-Thanksgiving, shopping free-for-all is actually only the third busiest shopping day of the year, behind the Saturday before Christmas ("Super Saturday") and the day after Christmas.

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The holiday shopping season grows
Business
Published in 27-11-2015
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, many consumers have already started their holiday shopping, whether they're buying or just checking out their options. "Retailers are offering special incentives such as free shipping and merchandise discounts to entice consumers well in advance of Black Friday, reinforcing the holiday shopping season is no longer a one-time event confined to the weeks between Tha ...>>
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Thanksgiving to go: The choice of millions of Americans each year
Business
Published in 27-11-2015
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About 4 million people each year will skip cooking and order full Thanksgiving meals from eateries and stores, according to the National Restaurant Association.

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Texas loses jobs in August but Houston jobless rate dips
Economy
Published in 27-11-2015
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The state-wide rate, however, is adjusted for seasonal employment shifts such as school schedules and typical hiring patterns around major holidays. Despite gains in hospitality and leisure - a large category that includes bars and restaurants - professional services and construction, the Texas economy lost 13,700 jobs in August.

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 27-11-2015
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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