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August 16, 2017 - 7:56 pm
(MILWAUKEE) -- A Milwaukee, Wisconsin, man decided to sell his extensive Nintendo video game collection online, and he reportedly made quite a hefty sum. Charles Amble has loved video-gaming since he was a kid. "It's kind of a nerdy hobby that a lot of people who are my age, you know, that grew up...
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August 15, 2017 - 7:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Health insurance premiums could rise by roughly 20 percent next year for some consumers if President Donald Trump decides to end key Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers, according to a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Prepared at the request of...
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August 15, 2017 - 5:05 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street was little changed on Tuesday despite strong U.S. retail sales data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 5.28 (+0.02 percent) to finish at 21,998.99. The Nasdaq slid 7.22 (-0.11 percent) to close at 6,333.01, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,464.61, down 1.23 (-0.05...
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Brant Pinvidic
August 15, 2017 - 2:53 pm
(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- Albert the turkey could have been someone's Thanksgiving dinner, but instead he's an internet sensation. "We had no idea Albert would be how he is," Brant Pinvidic, Albert's owner, told ABC News. The turkey, he said, was rescued as a "symbolic gesture" from a slaughterhouse...
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August 15, 2017 - 2:26 pm
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A 7-year-old has led an effort that gave a group of girls, many in foster care, the ultimate princess experience at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Jordan West hosted the special event known as "Princess for a Day," in which 14 girls joined her at the Magic Kingdom for a...
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August 15, 2017 - 11:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- James Rhee is not the person you’d expect to be the driving force behind the revival of America’s largest plus-size, retail chain for African-American women. The company was Ashley Stewart. It was founded in 1991 as one of the first and only fashion brands for plus-sized, African-...
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August 15, 2017 - 10:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- With students across the country heading back to school, the often dreaded list of back-to-school supplies can certainly weigh heavy on parents’ wallets. But Lisa Lee Freeman, the editor-in-chief of ShopSmart magazine, has great secrets to scoring the best deals on school supplies,...
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August 14, 2017 - 4:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Investors were less fearful of threats from North Korea on Monday and U.S. stocks closed mostly in the green. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 135.39 (+0.62 percent) to finish at 21,993.71. The Nasdaq climbed 83.68 (+1.34 percent) to close at 6,340.23, while the S&P 500...
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