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California's Drought Starts a 'Water Truck' Boom

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:49pm
The typical load for a single water truck ranges from 3,500 to 5,000 gallons, which is "pretty small in the scheme of things."






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Another iWin? Apple Watch a Hit in Early Reviews

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:04am
The first Apple Watch reviews are in, and if the public feels the same way the reviewers do, Apple has another hit on its hands.






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U.S. Job Openings Surge

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:04am
The number of job openings in the U.S. hit a 14-year high this February, according to the most recent report from the Labor Department.






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YouTube Kids App Slammed for 'Deceptive' Advertising

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:20pm
Google is refuting claims by consumer advocates that its YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising.






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California Dries Up Around Oasis of Golf Courses, Pools

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:24pm
Palm Springs is a man-made oasis blanketed with more than 120 golf courses, and dotted by swimming pools, a water park and plenty of green lawns.
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Feds Charge Former Giant Will Allen With Ponzi Fraud

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:17pm
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the two of operating a $31 million Ponzi scheme.






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Starbucks Expands College Tuition Program For Workers

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:09pm
Starbucks announced plans to increase the tuition coverage plan for its partners.






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Hacking Attempts Target Critical Infrastructure: Survey

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:40pm
Hacking attacks that destroy rather than steal data or that manipulate equipment are far more prevalent than widely believed, according to a survey.






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Americans' View on the Economy Hits 8-Year High

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:20am
According to the results of the most recent CNBC All-America Survey, more people believe the economy will improve next year rather than gets worse, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.






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When It Comes to Finances, Americans Are Clueless

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:40am
Many American adults appear to be "overly confident" when making financial choices, a new survey shows.






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Unexpected Ways to Save on Big Ticket Items

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:53am
Unconventional ways to shave off cents on a lawnmower, used car, or plane tickets.






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These Places Are Trying to Put the Brakes on Uber

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:36am
Uber is valued at more than $40 billion. Will that be enough to cover its legal fees?






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FedEx Offers $4.8 Billion for European Rival

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:27am
FedEx has highlighted its intentions to expand globally with a planned purchase of Dutch-based rival TNT Express on Tuesday morning.






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Hostess Tweets 'Touchdown' on Baseball's Opening Day

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 1:33pm
Hostess scored a 'hole in one' with its oddball tweet on the official start to baseball season.






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Amid Drought, Santa Barbara Looks to the Sea

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 12:26pm
Santa Barbara Water Resources Manager Joshua Haggmark talks about why the city wants to tap the Pacific for drinking water.






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Audience Shrinking, Baseball More Valuable Than Ever

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 12:00pm
The sport is dealing with an aging, shrinking television audience—yet league revenues, franchise valuations and player salaries are all rising.






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Find the Fastest Flights And Avoid the Slowest Airports

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 11:41am
A new tool for finding the fastest flights factors for slow airports, although like with most things involving airlines, it's not perfect.






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Got a Tax Refund? Here's How to Spend It (Wisely)

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 11:30am
The IRS says about three in four Americans receive refunds each year and the average refund amount is around $2,900.






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What's the Best Restroom in America?

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:23am
Some restrooms deserve to be put on a pedestal.






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'Corruption Running Into Billions' Alleged at Airline

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:58am
Sri Lanka's government has ordered a criminal probe into alleged corruption at the state-run airline that it says involved "billions of dollars."






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