Perry Ellis to buy Rafaella Apparel for $70M

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MIAMI (AP) — Perry Ellis International Inc. said Friday it agreed to acquire Rafaella Apparel Group Inc. from private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management..
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Closed dental chain confirms list of states

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney general investigating the abrupt shut down a national dental chain says the company has confirmed that it was doing business..
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Closed dental chain confirms offices in 14 states

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney general investigating the abrupt shutdown a national dental chain says the company has confirmed that it was doing business ..
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Closed dental chain had 40,000 NH patients

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A national dental chain that abruptly closed its offices around the country this week had about 40,000 patients in New Hampshire alone. ..
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Fortegra hires new exec, creates acquisitions post

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Insurance services company Fortegra Financial Corp. on Friday named Alex Halikias as president of Consecta, Fortegra's unit that ha..
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AP EXCLUSIVE: US says too much fluoride in water

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ATLANTA (AP) — Fluoride in drinking water — credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay — may now be too much of a good thing. ..
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December jobs report seen showing greater hiring

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is expected to report Friday that businesses stepped up hiring in December, a trend likely to gain momentum in 2011. ..
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Some investors object to $7.2 billion Madoff deal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Objecting to a $7.2 billion settlement that leaves them out, investors in jailed financier Bernard Madoff's fraudulent investment business wh..
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Grain futures fall, livestock prices mostly up

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 19.25 cents to $7.89 a bushel..
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Govs use speeches to preach austerity, unity

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NEW YORK (AP) — Words like "unity" and "shared sacrifice" are in. Dire predictions are leavened with a sense of optimism. And residents are called on to live..
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Psychiatrists say Stanford not competent for trial

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HOUSTON (AP) — Two psychiatrists testified Thursday that former Texas billionaire and financier R. Allen Stanford, who is set to go to trial at the end of th..
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NJ mom seeks late dad's benefits for in vitro kids

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey woman can seek Social Security benefits for twins conceived in vitro after her husband's death, but she must first prove the..
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NH forces hand of dental company that shut down

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NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A national dental chain that unexpectedly shut down this week and left patients in the lurch in more than a dozen states reopened some Ne..
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Harry Potter attraction marks millionth butterbeer

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Turns out butterbeer is just as popular with Muggles as with witches and wizards. Universal Orlando officials said Thursd..
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Isis Pharma adds cancer, obesity drugs to pipeline

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Thursday it added a potential obesity treatment and a cancer fighter to its pipeline of drugs under de..
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More people applied for unemployment aid last week

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, but not enough to reverse a downward trend that suggests employers will accelerate..
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Hiring outlook brightens as layoffs decline

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for unemployment benefits over the past month has reached its lowest point since July 2008, raising hopes tha..
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Shoppers won't lose energy in 2011, economists say

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Shoppers' holiday-season splurge was likely a preview of what's to come in 2011, and economists say it should embolden companies to expand ..
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Judge delays fraud trial for financier Stanford

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HOUSTON (AP) — The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire and financier R. Allen Stanford, accused of bilking investors out of $7 billion in a Ponzi sche..
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Good news? Recession slowed health care spending

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds like good news: The recession slowed the growth of the nation's health care bill to the lowest levels ever measured. ..
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