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I Love Kmart’s Joe Boxer TV Commercial But it Upsets Some Customers [VIDEO]

I don't wear boxers, I prefer briefs, but I love Kmart's newest TV spot for Joe Boxer's. I realize I might be in the minority, but isn't it time for a little humor in advertising? I think it's unusual, and that's what makes it stick in your mind.

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“This Is The End” Becomes Fitting Last Rental For Last Blockbuster Store

Blockbuster Video Rental stores are done renting dvd movies. The last rental went out the door at the Hawaii location, the last US store to rent. How fitting that the final rented film was 2013′s comedy of the same name, "This Is The End" starring Seth Rogen, James Franco and Jonah Hill.

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How Will Googles Policy Changes Affect Me? What Do Changes In Their Privacy Policy Mean? Users Could Find Themselves Pitching For Products And Services Online

The new Google policy changes that go into effect today mean that there could come a day when you encounter your name and likeness pitching a product on the internet - without your specific okay.

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IRS Says Expect Up To Three Weeks In Delays Because Of Shutdown

Here's another thing that might affect you because the government shut down. When sending in your tax return, it may be delayed by one or two weeks, the Internal Revenue Service announced.

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Wikipedia Dumps 250 Accounts Due To Paid Edits

I use wikipedia quite a bit, and although many articles give us facts that may or may not be totally truthful, I bear that in mind when gathering information. Now, according to an article in CNet.com, Wikipedia has shut down more than 250 editing accounts as part of an investigation into "suspicious edits and sockpuppetry" that promoted organizations or products.

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Record Labels Sue Sirius XM Radio Over the Use of Older Music

Being in the radio business for more years than I care to remember, I can tell you paying royalties is an absolute must. I cannot believe Sirius/XM did not know this. I'd like to think it was simply an oversight, however with three major labels, and a host of artists involved in the suit, it looks to me like it could be trouble for Sirius XM.

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Update On Tower Avenue Construction, Farmers Market Showcases Business

With all the Summer construction going on in Duluth, people forget the huge upheaval going on in Superior, especially on Tower Avenue. Some of the businesses realize the updates need to be done, but it is making a dent and sometimes hole in their business.

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PayPal Makes Ginormous Mistake, Credits $92 Quadrillion to Man’s Account

Jackpot!

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Twinkies Are Back; Look For The Original Recipe Product Back On Store Shelves By July

Twinkie lovers rejoice!  The highly-processed, over-sugared sweet snack is expected back on store shelves by July!

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Frozen Food Changes Marketing To Better Communicate Nutrient Value To An Evolving Marketplace

It's almost as if consumer food shopping traits were like a pendulum - swinging back and forth with no middle ground.  After decades of advertising and marketing made grocery shoppers aware of the contents of the processed food they were consuming, there's been a growing trend toward organic and "raw" foods.  Now, it appears like big money is about to be spent to drive that swing back the other way.

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The Most popular Seats On An Airplane

I prefer a window seat, but as long as it gets me where I need to go, I'm not fussy. Where do you like sitting on an airplane? At the very front or the very back? At a window or an aisle? According to research by British Airways, the most popular seats on a Boeing 747 are  all the way in the back of the plane.

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Source: Yoplait/General Mills
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YoPlus Yogurt Class Settlement Seeks Respondents

If you bought YoPlus yogurt - manufactured by General Mills and Yoplait USA, you could become part of a class action lawsuit.

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