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December 13, 2017 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 million for Shipt, its latest move to try to catch up with Amazon. Shipt delivers groceries to its members, who pay $99 a year. Target said Wednesday that it will add more products to the service next year, such...
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2017 - 7:35 am
Stuck in traffic, fighting for a parking spot, trying to get that last item on the shelf before someone beats you to it -- the holiday season can wear you down. And if the crush of Christmas shopping is driving you mad, just try to imagine what it's like for the people who work at the stores where...
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December 13, 2017 - 6:38 am
Small business optimism nationwide is near a record high, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. NFIB Louisiana State Director Dawn Starns says we haven’t seen this kind of optimism in 34 years, when the economy was booming during the Reagan administration. Starns credits the...
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December 13, 2017 - 4:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Wages in Britain are beginning to creep up, official figures showed Wednesday, but are still lagging the rise in prices, meaning households continue to experience a real-terms pay cut as they prepare for Christmas. The Office for National Statistics said average weekly earnings in the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, visitors gather at an outlook on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days it allows visitors to get in for free. After waiving entrance fees for 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, that it will have four no-cost days next year. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
December 12, 2017 - 7:32 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks' plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year. After waiving fees 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, visitors gather at an outlook on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days it allows visitors to get in for free. After waiving entrance fees for 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, that it will have four no-cost days next year. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
December 12, 2017 - 7:32 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks' plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year. After waiving fees 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. California and the Trump administration will square off at a key federal court hearing in Oakland to help a judge decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women. U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam is not expected to immediately issue a ruling at the hearing Tuesday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 12, 2017 - 7:31 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed in court Tuesday over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ethan Davis urged a federal...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. California and the Trump administration will square off at a key federal court hearing in Oakland to help a judge decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women. U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam is not expected to immediately issue a ruling at the hearing Tuesday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 12, 2017 - 7:31 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed in court Tuesday over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ethan Davis urged a federal...
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December 12, 2017 - 7:14 pm
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it's suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members. In a statement, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said the tribe's lawyer has been directed to...
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December 12, 2017 - 7:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian and legendary stoner Cheech Marin doesn't want your pot business to go up in smoke. That's why he's in a new public service announcement publicizing a California secretary of state website for budding marijuana entrepreneurs. California recently began accepting...
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