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Customers of Dollar Shave Club say that the company's sense of humor — as seen in an absurdist video of CEO Michael Dubin in his warehouse — has helped win them over. YouTube hide caption

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Web-Based Subscription Businesses Surf A New Wave

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The Social Security tax rate is scheduled to revert to 6.2 percent next year, up from the temporary reduction — to 4.2 percent on an employee's first $110,000 in wages — which has been in effect since January 2011. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Payroll Tax Holiday May Not Survive Year's End

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Abel Meeropol watches as his sons, Robert and Michael, play with a train set. Courtesy of Robert and Michael Meeropol hide caption

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The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

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The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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'Quite Good' May Not Be Good Enough For GM

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Thousands of students in Florida are starting the school year without permanent teachers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Florida Schools In Session, But Teachers Absent

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Southern Pride And The Southeastern Conference

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