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Will Drought Cause a Great Pumpkin Shortage?

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:37pm
Prices have already gone up. Next year could be worse.






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Thanksgiving Wars Begin: Macy's to Open at 6 P.M.

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:32am
That's two hours earlier than last year. At this rate we'll be having Thanksgiving brunch at retailers.






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Would You Buy a $2.6 Million Wristwatch?

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:02am
Featuring 18-karat gold and sapphire crystals, the Grandmaster Chime timepiece is the most expensive and complicated wristwatch Patek has ever built.






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Pump Pain Begone! Gas Prices Drop Across U.S.

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:29am
U.S. drivers could be in for a long-term reprieve when paying for gas.






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Psst! Wanna Buy a Used Car? It's Not So Easy

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:52am
"(B)uying a used car or truck is just not realistic financially for millions of Americans," study says.






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Passenger Jet's Wall Panels Come Loose During Flight

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:58am
An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing after panels inside its cabin began to come apart while flying from San Francisco to Dallas.






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What to Know About Ebola and Travel Insurance

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:57am
NBC Washington's Erika Gonzalez examines travel insurance options as fear of Ebola spreads.






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Worms in Burgers? McDonald's Fields Your Questions

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:59pm
McDonald's wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef.






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Beware of Scam Newspaper Subscription Notices

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:09pm
You won't get your newspaper renewed, but you will send your money into a scammer's pockets.






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Billy Eichner vs Burger King: That's My Bit!

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:56pm
Comedian Billy Eichner accused Burger King of ripping off his shtick in its new commercial.






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Research on Regulating Powerful Companies Wins Nobel

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:04pm
Frenchman Jean Tirole showed how regulators can manage markets dominated by a few powerful companies to keep them from blocking competition.






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French Bank, Twitter Team Up for Money Transfers Via Tweets

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:30pm
One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter Inc. this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.






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Where Have All America's Little Italys Gone?

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:22pm
America is witnessing the vast vanishing of “old country” urban neighborhoods -- perhaps just three Little Italy enclaves still thrive.






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Athletic Scholarship Costs Don't Always Add Up

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:50am
Does the reality of athletic scholarships match the fantasy for hopeful parents and their children? Hardly.






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Highly Educated, Unemployed and Tumbling Down the Ladder

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:12am
In the topsy-turvy world of jobs these days, even an advanced degree can’t protect some Americans from tumbling down the economic ladder.






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Feds Move to Protect Kids From Deadly Window Blind Cords

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:09pm
Almost every month, on average, another child dies from window cord strangulation. The federal government wants to stop that.






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Microsoft CEO's Gaffe Hits Raw Nerve in Silicon Valley

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 7:40pm
"I'm absolutely reeling," said Rachel Sklar, who in 2010 founded Change the Ratio, a group focused on increasing visibility for women in tech.






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Kmart Becomes Latest Retailer to Report Data Breach

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 7:00pm
Sears Holdings Corp. says it detected a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month, affecting customers' credit and debit card accounts.






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How to Pick Your Own Apples Like a Pro

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:07pm
If you want the freshest apples, you can’t beat picking your own. Here's how to do it right.






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Ka-Ching! Gay Weddings a Boon for States' Coffers

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:58pm
Supreme Court's decision will mean a bump in wedding spending nationwide that could mean big bucks for cash-strapped states.






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