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Lauren Hoffman
January 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
As of today (January 11), Sam's Club has closed 63 stores across the United States. Not only did the company shut down several locations abruptly, it has now impacted more than 11,000 people. According to Business Insider , each Sam's Club employs about 175 people and not one person was notified...
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January 10, 2018 - 1:10 pm
Things are about to change in the soda world later this month for those who drink Diet Coke. Don't panic because the Diet Coke you know and love isn't going anywhere. Instead, Diet Coke is getting a bit of a makeover for 2018. The original Diet Coke recipe and flavor will stay the same. So what's...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 09, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Hospitals across the country are facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags. A manufacturer for the product in Puerto Rico was affected by Hurricane Maria in September which has stalled production. According to The Wall Street Journal , "the availability of saline IV bags has plummeted" and "...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 08, 2018 - 10:04 am
Dunkin' Donuts has announced some major changes to their menu which will go in affect as early as mid-March. The fast food restaurant chain will eliminate all artificial dyes from their donuts as well as some smoothies, sandwiches, and breakfast items. According to Fortune , this is a part of the...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 03, 2018 - 9:14 am
Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 02, 2018 - 8:57 am
Two men in Hawaii recently learned after 60 years of friendship that they are actually brothers.
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Lauren Hoffman
December 21, 2017 - 12:49 pm
Did you complete your Christmas shopping weeks ago? If not, you're probably one of the 126 million people who will hit the mall this weekend. The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics have released their annual survey and well, you've been warned. According to the NRF , 53...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 19, 2017 - 12:44 pm
Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has become the most popular transportation system around the globe. When it comes to a medical emergency, people are now more likely to use the ride-sharing app rather than calling for an ambulance. According to NPR , the University of Kansas investigated...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 13, 2017 - 11:36 am
Each year we look forward to picking out a Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, especially as a kid. For 5-year-old Mallory Kate Hall of Cumming, Georgia, it is beyond meaningful. The kindergartner decorates two trees each year which she dedicates to her anonymous heart donor...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 12, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Airbnb is only becoming more popular and in 2017 alone 250,000 companies used the site to rent apartments, houses, or hotels for short-term lodging. According to Forbes , 90% of Airbnb revenue comes from tourism activities and personal stays. Airbnb can be very beneficial due to the fact that rates...
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