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Buying Guns Has Become A New Post-Thanksgiving Tradition In America

November 29, 2013 12:28 PM0 comments
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Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

November 27, 2013 4:15 PM0 comments
Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

NEW YORK – The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday, led by Hewlett-Packard’s jump a day after the personal computer maker’s earnings, while the Nasdaq finished at a 13-year high. The tech-heavy Nasdaq got its biggest boost from Apple Inc , which rose 2.4 percent […]

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Obamacare Small Business Exchange Will Be Delayed A Year

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Obamacare Small Business Exchange Will Be Delayed A Year

Small businesses won’t be able to buy health insurance via HealthCare.gov until next year, President Barack Obama’s administration announced Wednesday. The delay in functionality for the so-called SHOP exchanges represents the latest setback in the Obama administration’s efforts to implement the three-year-old Affordable Care Act. The development also comes just […]

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The 70 Ingredient Cancer Promoting McRib Sandwich: It’s Not Real Food

November 25, 2013 2:31 PM0 comments
The 70 Ingredient Cancer Promoting McRib Sandwich: It’s Not Real Food

McDonald’s is the king of marketing; there seems to be a cult-like following surrounding their “McRib” sandwich. Originally introduced in 1981, McDonald’s made the sandwich a ‘special’ selection menu item available in certain regions at different times. It has come and gone throughout the years, now making a triumphant return […]

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Stolen By New York Deli Owners, Police Allege

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Stolen By New York Deli Owners, Police Allege

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A Long Island deli owner and his son were charged Saturday with scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket. Nassau County police say a 34-year-old man who doesn’t speak English bought the ticket Thursday at the Peninsula Deli & Grocery in Hempstead. The man […]

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H&M: ‘Living Wage’ Coming To Textile Workers By 2018

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BERLIN, Nov 25 = Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-largest clothing retailer, laid out a plan on Monday to pay a fair “living wage” to some 850,000 textile workers by 2018, saying governments were acting too slowly. “We believe that the wage development, driven by for example governments in some […]

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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Names New CEO Doug McMillon To Succeed Mike Duke In February 2014

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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Names New CEO Doug McMillon To Succeed Mike Duke In February 2014

Nov 25 – Wal-Mart Stores Inc named the head of its international division, Doug McMillon, to replace Chief Executive Mike Duke, who will retire on Jan. 31 after five years at the helm of the world’s largest retailer. McMillon, a 47-year-old Wal-Mart veteran, will take charge after the holiday shopping […]

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San Rafael Smoking Ban, Strictest In The Nation, Goes Into Effect

November 24, 2013 3:23 PM0 comments
San Rafael Smoking Ban, Strictest In The Nation, Goes Into Effect

The California city of San Rafael might be one of the more beautiful places in the country, but if you’re a smoker, it might not be the place for you. Last week, the San Francisco suburb made active a smoking ban that officials say is the strictest in the country, […]

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How fast food poverty costs America billions

October 17, 2013 11:01 AM0 comments
How fast food poverty costs America billions

While fast food corporations reap vast fortunes, taxpayers finance $7 billion in public assistance for the workers. Twin studies released at noon Tuesday estimate that the majority of families of front-line fast food workers use public assistance, at a taxpayer cost of nearly $7 billion a year, while seven publicly-traded […]

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Lottery Ticket Turns Into $17,500 Tip For Oregon Bartender

October 7, 2013 7:17 PM0 comments
Lottery Ticket Turns Into $17,500 Tip For Oregon Bartender

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An Oregon bartender just got the tip of a lifetime. One of Aurora Kephart’s regulars at Conway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips her with Keno tickets from the Oregon Lottery. On Tuesday evening, the man who wishes to remain anonymous asked Kephart to choose two. […]

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