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March 26, 2017 - 17:03 pm
(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) -- One 94-year-old woman is celebrating 44 years behind the counter at McDonald's. "When I started, I didn't start to stay," Loraine Maurer told ABC News, adding that she started working at McDonald's in 1973 after her husband retired on disability. "I told him we were too young...
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March 26, 2017 - 15:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The popular ride-sharing app Lyft will soon install a new feature that will allow users to donate extra change to charity. The company announed in a blog post that it will allow users to opt into the "Round Up & Donate" selection, which will be located on the app's Settings page...
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March 26, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Rick Seaney is the CEO of FareCompare, a website that curates the best deals on flights from around the world. He explains how you can save some money if you are planning on travelling this summer by doing a few simple things right now. 1. Look at money-saving destinations If you’ll...
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Uber
March 25, 2017 - 20:03 pm
(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- An autonomous Uber vehicle was involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona, on Friday night. According to ABC affiliate KNXV-TV , police said a car failed to yield to the self-driving SUV and hit it. As a result of the crash, authorities said the SUV rolled onto its side, KNXV-TV...
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March 25, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- You're probably going to die with some debt to your name. Most people do. In fact, 73 percent of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead, according to December 2016 data provided to Credit.com by credit bureau Experian. Those consumers carried an average total...
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March 25, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Can't seem to find a reasonably-priced summer flight? ABC News' travel editor gave her top three tips to "Good Morning America." 1. July 9 is the day to avoid this summer, according to CheapAir.com, an American online travel agency. The site analyzed hundreds of thousands of airfares...
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March 24, 2017 - 22:03 pm
(MONTREAL) -- The aviation-safety arm of the United Nations has called for all newly-designed planes to have video cameras in the cockpit, according to a letter obtained by ABC News. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) sent the letter to national aviation regulators. Supporters of...
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March 24, 2017 - 12:03 pm
(STROUDSBURG, Pa.) -- What would it take to get you to put down your phone during a meal? Sarah’s Corner Café in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, is offering a deal for people who want to enjoy a meal, and each other, unplugged. They’ve set up so-called “family recharging stations” at tables where you...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(WASHINGTON) -- OK Foods Inc. is recalling about 933,272 pounds of its breaded chicken products over fears that they may have been contaminated with metal and other materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. The recall was initiated after five consumer complaints were issued over metal...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Popcorn sales are skyrocketing, with Americans eating three billion gallons a year. And now, there are new gourmet flavors ranging from the simple to exotic. But as the variety goes up so does the price tag. In fact, some premade brands cost eight times what you would pay if you made...
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