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FILE - This Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows the Family Dollar store in Ridgeland, Miss. Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name. The company closed 84 Family Dollar stores in the fourth quarter, 37 more than originally planned. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 06, 2019 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree Inc. is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name. The company also slashed the value of its struggling Family Dollar chain, booking a $2.73 billion charge in its fiscal fourth quarter. That led to a...
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March 06, 2019 - 6:31 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The average 2018 refund is up, according to the latest IRS accounting, after a sharp decrease at the start of tax season surprised taxpayers expecting to see more benefits from the Trump tax cut. Four weeks into the tax filing season, the most recent IRS numbers, from Feb. 22,...
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March 06, 2019 - 6:19 am
(WASHINGTON) -- T-Mobile has spent $195,000 at the Trump International Hotel in Washington since April of 2018, according to a letter the company sent to two Democratic lawmakers, a sharp increase matched by spending at other hotels in the nation's capital since the telecom giant announced a merger...
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March 06, 2019 - 5:48 am
(NEW YORK) -- We are well into 2019 and if your New Year's resolution was to save more of your hard-earned money, there's one really easy way to do just that. With the stock market always getting all the attention, online savings accounts are often overlooked as an easy and safe way to increase...
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Target
March 06, 2019 - 5:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Target is out with a brand new collection of "premium wine" -- and they are all under $10. "The Collection," a selection of five California wines that are just $9.99 a bottle, hit Target stores that sell wine nationwide this week. It features five different wines including a Cabernet...
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Dom Sagolla
March 06, 2019 - 5:10 am
(OCALA, Fla.) -- Tristan O’Tierney, co-founder of the mobile payment app Square, died last week while undergoing rehab for addiction in Florida. O'Tierney, who was 35, died on Feb. 23 at a rehab facility in Ocala, Florida. His half-sister, Terri Cloud, told ABC News that the family was told he died...
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March 05, 2019 - 5:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Insurance regulators in New York have issued a subpoena to Aon, the Trump Organization’s insurance broker of choice, the company confirmed to ABC News. The subpoena, issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services, was based in large part on the testimony of Michael...
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Starbucks
March 05, 2019 - 3:36 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Starbucks is introducing a new drink with the help of appropriately named singer, Ariana Grande . The coffee giant's new Cloud Macchiato will be a permanent menu item and combines coffee with one of Grande's favorite things -- clouds. The beverage features whipped cold foam made from...
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March 05, 2019 - 12:19 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats are girding for a fight over President Donald Trump's tax returns, one that will likely lead all the way to the Supreme Court. A team of four attorneys has been guiding the House Ways and Means Committee, which has the authority to request the IRS documents from the...
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(ABC News) A signs stands outside a KC Mart in Simpsonville, S.C.
March 05, 2019 - 12:11 pm
(SIMPSONVILLE, S.C.) -- The sole winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from October 2018 has come forward and submitted a claim for the prize, officials announced. The winner, from South Carolina, has elected to remain anonymous and chose the cash option of a one-time payment of $877,784...
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