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The Rising Costs Of Cable Television

I'm not quite sure when - but sometime in our lifetime, cable television overtook broadcast TV as the default way that American's receive their video entertainment.  Roof-top antennas?  Gone.  Coaxial cable?  Hello!

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Majority Of Hybrid Owners Wouldn’t Buy Again

The Obama administration might have a problem on their hands if they're counting on the money they've spent on hybrids turning into satisfied American customers;  Two-thirds of current hybrid owners say that they would never buy another...

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Source:  Tony Hart, esquire
Source: Tony Hart, esquire
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Superior Makes Way For CVS Pharmacy

Looks like developers for CVS Pharmacy are on track for their early-fall 2012 target for the grand opening of the Superior, Wisconsin location at 28th and Tower...

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Obama Thumbs Nose At Supreme Court; Appropriates $500 Million For Obamacare

Deciding not to wait until the Supreme Court rules on whether or not his health plans for the United States are lawful, Barack Obama has directed the government to divert $500 million to help the IRS implement his plans.

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Sony Corp Sheds 10,000 Jobs

In an effort to shore up the profits and reduce their losses, Sony Corp is cutting 6 % of their total global workforce.
The company’s new head, Kazuo Hirai, will confirm the reductions in what is sure to be a heavily watched briefing on Thursday, the country’s Nikkei newspaper reported Monday...

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Half Of The World’s Food Is Thrown Away

The lack of reliable food sources plague large portions of our world - while at the same time, those that have food available to them waste more than half of it...

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Obama Continues To Tell Catholics To Go To Hell

Although the White House believes that it placated the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory birth control, a growing group of legislators aren't in agreement...

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American Drivers Log Fewer Miles In 2011

Blame the economy.  Blame the cost of gas.  U.S. drivers logged fewer miles last year.
Last year, U.S. drivers logged 35.7 billion fewer miles over 2010 — down 1...

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Get Ready For More Federal Food Rules; Dioxin Report Due

All eyes in the food industry are scanning the recently-released Federal Dioxin study for what it will mean for them. They're especially concerned that the Obama administration will place more costly restrictions on what American consumers can expect to see in the grocery store...

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Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day

Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is split on whether America is entering into a period of economic recovery.

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Snickers Changes Candy Bar Size To Meet Obama Health Mandate

That Snickers Bar you pick up at the store is about to get smaller;  And - you can thank Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign.
The company that produces M&Ms, 3 Musketeers, Snickers and Twix bars has vowed to stop shipping any Mars chocolate products that exceed 250 calories per portion by the end of 2013.

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Who’s Struggling the Most With the Recovering Economy? – Dollars and Sense

Just about everyone was hit hard by the bad economy and had to change their lifestyles in at least some small way. Now that we’re all attempting to regain our footing, there’s actually one group of people having a harder time doing so than everyone else.

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