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Seasonal Work Is Hard to Fill Regardless of Unemployment Rate

There was a time when a person would do just about anything in order to make ends meet. However, even with the unemployment rate dangling somewhere around 8 percent, many companies claim that they cannot find enough help to staff their operations.

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Could Your Personal Information Become Parade Confetti, Shocking Report [VIDEO]

You are celebrating Thanksgiving at the Macy's Parade and the confetti that falls on your shoulder has phone numbers and social security numbers. Information about Mitt Romney's motorcade. Where did it come from?

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Chicago Public Schools Resort to Bribing Parents With Gift Cards to Show Up at Conferences for Their Children; Idea is the Brainchild of Former Obama Administrator Rahm Emanuel

How sad is this?  Public schools in Chicago were having a tough time getting parents to show up at conferences for their children.  So, they've started bribing them with gift cards in an effort to increase attendance

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Pepsi Releases A Fat Blocking Cola

It's called Pepsi Special, the new cola that says it tastes like regular Pepsi, but it has an added ingredient called dextrin, a natural water-soluble dietary fiber derived from potatoes.

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Chrysler Recalls Nearly 745,000 Jeeps Due to Faulty Airbags

Chrysler recently announced that the company is recalling nearly 745,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles across the continental United States to repair an issue that could possibly lead to the involuntary deployment of the airbags.

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Not So Fast: Obama’s Spending Plans Will Raise Middle Class Taxes According To Watchdog Group

It may have sounded good in theory, but a non-partisan watchdog group has released their findings that Obama's pledge to not raise taxes on the middle class doesn't hold water.
A new study by Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum finds that President Barack Obama's spending plan would raise taxes on the middle class

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Diane Sawyer Drunk? No, Says Network, Very Tired

Diane Sawyer is one of my favorite news people, she is on top of things. When she isn't, she gets herself out gracefully. This might not be so easy. Twitter users were going crazy talking about her slurring during the election broadcast.

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VOTE! The Best Reminder Commercial For The Nation

Vote, Vote often, that's what my friend Scott says. There are a few issues up for a vote and, um, I think President too. Anyway, watch this and see if it doesn't remind you to vote.

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A Look Back At The Great Hurricane of 1938 [VIDEO]

Like most of us, I too am concerned about Hurricane Sandy, and the devastation going on in the Northeast. I always sleep with the radio on, and as I drifted in and out of sleep last night, I marveled at today's technology, for the information I was receiving was up to the second.

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Source: Casual Capture via flickr
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Second Volunteer From Duluth’s Red Cross Chapter Assists With Hurricane Sandy Relief

The Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross  has sent a second volunteer to assist with Hurricane Sandy storm relief efforts.  The Duluth-based chapter has announced that Sandy Dettweiler from Brimson, Minnesota joins John Schiefelbein of Ely - who was deployed on Saturday. Thousands of people from across nine states have taken refuge from the impact as Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast;  The Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross is a part of the effort.

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Photos of Hurricane Sandy Flood Social Media Sites

Photos of Hurricane Sandy flooded social media sites throughout the day Monday, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter users in the storm's path posting dramatic photos of waves, flooding and downed trees. (Some are fake, by the way.)

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Source: Casual Capture via flickr
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Duluth’s Red Cross Chapter Assists Hurricane Sandy Relief

Thousands of people from across nine states have taken refuge from the impact as

Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast;  The Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross is a part of the effort.  Local Red Cross volunteer Jeff Schiefelbein of Ely, Minnesota was assigned to the response effort and is now working in Mass Care in Pennsylvannia.

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