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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2018 file photo shows a Lyft logo on a Lyft driver's car in Pittsburgh. Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering Monday, March 18, 2019, with 30 million shares expected to cost between $62 and $68 per share. That would raise more than $2 billion for the San Francisco ride-hailing company, which could be valued in between $20 billion and $25 billion eventually. Lyft announced earlier this month that it intended to go public and has been in a race with Uber to be first to offer its stock to the public. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, saying Monday it plans to put more than 30 million shares up for sale with an anticipated price of between $62 and $68 per share. That would raise more than $2 billion for the San Francisco ride-hailing...
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Lyft
March 18, 2019 - 10:11 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Uber’s top competition is hoping to get a big lift when its stocks hit the trading floor for the first time. Lyft has set its value at up to $23 billion as it gears up for its initial public offering, which could come as early as next week. On Monday, the ride-hailing company...
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Revive + Refresh
March 18, 2019 - 5:31 am
(HONOLULU) -- This couple is helping people within Honolulu's homeless community "feel like humans again" with their mobile shower service. Craig Shoji and his wife Danica have provided showers for more than 250 people through their company Revive + Refresh . In June 2015, when they visited an...
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March 16, 2019 - 12:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The largest Powerball jackpot so far this year keeps climbing: It closed in on half a billion dollars just in time for Saturday night's drawing. At $495 million, the cash value of the jackpot for a single winner who chooses a lump-sum prize would be $300.2 million. It's the eighth...
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March 16, 2019 - 12:15 pm
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- A number of Louisiana residents unhappy with their tax return are about to get even more mad. The state announced that a computer error earlier this week accidentally gave some people double the refund they expected. And no, they will not get to keep it. Louisiana officials...
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USPS
March 15, 2019 - 5:43 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Sunny days, sweeping the clouds away, on their way to...the United States Post Service! The federal agency revealed this week that 16 iconic "Sesame Street" Muppets will be joining the ranks of new stamps being released in 2019. In a press release, USPS said the show is "one of the...
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March 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford and acting Defense Secretary Shanahan say tech giant Google may be inadvertently helping China's military; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon. Watch the latest video at
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March 15, 2019 - 9:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced new steps to fight revenge porn on its platforms on Friday, including the option to "provide a photo proactively to Facebook," so that it does not get shared more widely. The company outlined multipronged strategies to deal with non-consensual pornographic content,...
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March 15, 2019 - 5:44 am
(NEW YORK) -- Kevin and Ashley McAlpin turned their love of do-it-yourself (DIY) projects into their own side hustle. The Knoxville, Tennessee, couple launched their own business, McAlpin Creative, that sells DIY tray and sign kits, in December. The company was born after Ashley, 28, gave birth to...
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This combination of images shows college campuses, clockwise from top left, Georgetown University, Stanford University, Yale University, and University of California, Los Angeles. Prosecutors said dozens of parents paid bribes to alter their children’s test scores or get them into these and other colleges. The scandal underscored deep divisions on issues of class, privilege and race that are dominant themes in the political debate and part of daily discussions by regular Americans. (AP Photos)
March 14, 2019 - 10:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 8 p.m. Georgetown University says it commented only on its former tennis coach's athletic record when asked by another school about Gordon Ernst. The...
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