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June 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day, saying on Tuesday its annual make-down event for Prime members will be held July 15 and 16, after being a single-day event in years past. "Prime Day 2019 will feature more than one million deals globally, including the biggest Prime Day deals ever...
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Tara Fajardo Arteaga
June 25, 2019 - 10:21 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The thousands of women who serve the United States in the military reserves hope a piece of legislation will give them access to paid maternity leave. The Mothers of Military Service (MOMS) Leave Act is being considered by Congress as a possible amendment to the 2020 National...
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June 25, 2019 - 9:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- You’re not officially part of Taylor Swift’s cat family until you get trademarked. After previously trademarking "Meredith & Olivia Swift” -- the names of her first two cats -- Swift is now working on a trademark that includes her newest kitty, Benjamin Button. According to the...
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June 25, 2019 - 7:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Want a Ferrari but can't afford a car? There's another way to own a piece of the legendary Italian marque. A Ferrari fan could spend $215,000 on the Portofino, the company's newest convertible sports car and entry level model, or buy 1,335 shares of the company, which was recently...
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June 25, 2019 - 5:31 am
(WASHINGTON) -- After receiving a request from Democratic Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the Treasury Department has agreed to look into why the redesign of the $20 bill, featuring former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman, will not be released in 2020. The redesigned note was...
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June 25, 2019 - 5:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- Marie Kondo taught the world how to find joy in tidying up and now another guru from Japan is here to teach Americans how to find joy with one of the most stressful things in many of their lives: money. Ken Honda is a bestselling author known as Japan's "zen millionaire." His approach...
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June 25, 2019 - 4:38 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you need a 7-Eleven fix but don't have access to one of the convenience stores, they just got a lot more convenient: 7-Eleven will bring their store to you. Specifically, the store will deliver Slurpees or most everything else they sell right to you thanks to their app, 7NOW, and a...
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June 24, 2019 - 12:32 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Goose egg, zilch, nada. The number zero is commonly associated with having nothing, but now it has more than 2,000 lottery players in North Carolina seeing green. North Carolina's Pick 4 game drew the combination of 0-0-0-0 Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from the...
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June 24, 2019 - 10:23 am
(WASHINGTON) -- In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Los Angeles designer who sought to trademark "FUCT" for his clothing line but was blocked by a federal law prohibiting registration of "immoral or scandalous" ideas. The court said the law violates the First Amendment. "...
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June 24, 2019 - 9:29 am
Olathe-based Garmin today announced that Forbes recognized Garmin as the No. 1 Employer in the State of Kansas in its inaugural ranking of America’s Best Employers by State. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to pinpoint the companies and organizations preferred by employees in...
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