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Colleges add luxury touches to new football stadiums

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in... Read more »

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Food stamp use shows continued ‘underemployment’ pain

Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. Read more »

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Want to increase attraction in your relationship? Talk about money

al planning may seem like an unlikely source of romance. Read more »

Published yesterday

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If disaster strikes, are you ready?

r can strike anytime, anywhere. Read more »

Published yesterday

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Read more »

Published yesterday

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NBC's Brian Williams taking on new competition

Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed a tour guide who noted the celebrity sighting to his group:... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial

A man who is the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker and is accused of running a hacking scheme has been ordered detained until his trial. Read more »

Published Aug. 15, 2014

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Real estate Q&A: Who gets the money?

We had an investment property that fell into foreclosure a few years ago. It finally went to auction and was bought by a third party for about $20,000 more than what we owed the lender. Who gets... Read more »

Published Aug. 15, 2014

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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. Read more »

Published Aug. 15, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: How to teach yourself what you need to know to run your business

There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season

The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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GE in talks to sell historic appliance division

General Electric confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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NY Fed: US auto loans soar to highest in 8 years; fueled by increase in lending to risky borrowers

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than 1,000 people in a West... Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

The stock price of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway topped $200,000 for the first time Thursday. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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George Orwell rep accuses Amazon of doublespeak

The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Shell sells shale gas rights in Louisiana, Wyoming for $2.1 billion

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook against another quarter of sluggish sales

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday as the world's largest retailer faced another quarter of sluggish sales and traffic declines. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials

You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Orwell rep accuses Amazon of doublespeak

The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Some questions and answers about credit scores

Credit scores are calculated using a variety of models that have small differences between them and generate similar but not identical scores. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Preparing for retirement in the modern age

Jean Tsou, 35, enjoys her career as a research-and-development engineer for a medical-equipment maker in the Seattle area. Other than the mortgage on the 1928 home she shares with her longtime... Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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Google 'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with... Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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Flooding slows production at Detroit automakers

Record-setting rainfall in the Detroit area has slowed vehicle production, automakers said Tuesday. Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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