At College Football Games, Student Sections Likely to Have Empty Seats

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Declining attendance by students at college football games reflects soaring ticket prices, more lopsided matches and the proliferation of televised games.

BMW, Daimler Unveil Bulletproof Cars

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Murder and kidnapping are less common than they used to be in Russia, but Moscow is still where the world's top auto makers like showing off their latest bulletproof cars.

State Licensing Boards Under Fire From Within

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The Supreme Court will take up an antitrust case this fall that could curb the proliferation of state licenses, a top worry for U.S. small-business owners and entrepreneurs.

Currency Dispute Strands Venezuela Fliers

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With Venezuela holding back on releasing $3.8 billion in airline-ticket revenue because of strict currency controls, Delta, American and other airlines have slashed service to Venezuela by half since January.

Qantas Posts Record A$2.84 Billion Loss

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Qantas Airways booked a 2.84 billion Australian dollar annual loss (US$2.65 billion) after writing down the value of its international aircraft fleet.

NLRB Case Tests Who Employs Contract Workers

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The National Labor Relations Board is considering action that would makes businesses more responsible for contract workers.

Food Producers to Offer Data on Chemical Additives

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Big food producers are moving to try to head off criticism of how they use additives, with a main industry group saying it plans to give more information to regulators about how companies determine the safety of the thousands of chemicals and other ingredients in processed foods.

Nike's Tennis Match: Roger Federer and Michael Jordan

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Nike arranged for former Chicago Bulls star Jordan to attend Tuesday's match as part of a promotion for Federer's new line of shoes.

Tough Lesson for Textbook Publishers

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Debt-weary college and grad students are opting for cheaper or even free textbook versions, forcing major publishers to revamp their business models.

Satellite Firms Get New Iran Waiver

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The U.S. gave European satellite companies Intelsat and Eutelsat Communications another six months to win back Iran's business lost after lawmakers barred them from transmitting Iranian programming.

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