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Wed August 17, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 5:41 pm

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DAVID GREENE, host:

And our last word in business today is a big number: eight million. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number eight million yesterday. It went to Second Sight Medical Products for an invention the company says enhances visual perception for a certain kind of blindness.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

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Wed August 17, 2011
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Business News

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2:00am

Wed August 17, 2011
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'Senna' Captures Racing Legend's Dramatic Personality

Brazil's Ayrton Senna was the boy genius of Formula One racing. He won three world championships before he died in a crash in 1994 at age 34.

2:00am

Wed August 17, 2011
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Documents Revive Focus On Murdoch's Phone-Hacking Scandal

In London, a parliamentary committee has released documents that question James Murdoch's July testimony about the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. A newly revealed letter from a jailed reporter claims hacking was "widely discussed" at editorial meetings at the now closed British paper.

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Wed August 17, 2011
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Manuscript Casts Doubt On Butch Cassidy's Ending

The classic movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" ends with Butch dying in a Bolivian shootout. But Brent Ashworth, a rare books dealer in Utah, recently found a manuscript, which he says might have been written by Butch Cassidy — who did not die in Bolivia, but went on to live a quiet life in Washington state.

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