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Dollars and Sense: Record highs on mixed news—the Fed speaks again

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Record highs. Last Monday, the Dow and the S&P 500 hit new records, and then again several times later in the week these indexes bounced around and hit…

Midday Roundup: Feds charge cancer charities with massive fraud

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Wasted. A network of major cancer charities squandered about $187 million in donated funds on the lavish lifestyles of employees, according to charges filed…

Dollars and Sense: Markets remain jittery on mixed economic news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Markets jittery. We saw a lot of volatility in the markets last week. On May 8, the markets had their best day in several months. Then they dropped Monday,

God’s gift of tomorrow

God’s gift of tomorrow

By Bill Newton
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Business | A couple of weeks ago I thought I had heartburn or acid reflux, but a treadmill stress test revealed results my doctor declared “highly abnormal.” This…

Can Cuomo’s commission save nail salon workers from abuse?

By Gaye Clark
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Immigration | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new “emergency” protections for nail salon workers on Monday, following a New York Times report on their working…

Dollars and Sense: Jobs picture improves as recovery plods along

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings season winds down. First-quarter earnings season began with lowered expectations, proceeded with better-than-expected performance, and ended with…

GoFundMe’s ‘crowdfunding for everyone’ isn’t really for everyone

GoFundMe’s ‘crowdfunding for everyone’ isn’t really for everyone

By Sarah Padbury
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Business | GoFundMe’s home page states its purpose in bold font: Crowdfunding for Everyone! But “everyone” doesn’t include people undergoing certain types of…

Christian print shop wins discrimination case

Christian print shop wins discrimination case

By Jamie Dean
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Religious Liberty | Kentucky judge rules Blaine Adamson of Hands on Originals isn’t guilty of discrimination for refusing to print gay pride T-shirts

Dollars and Sense: U.S. Stocks continue to soar despite a global slowdown

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Nasdaq soars. The Nasdaq exchange hit a record high Thursday. It rose to a new record on Friday. The Nasdaq tends to be heavy with tech stocks, and it was…

GoFundMe shuts down fundraising page for Oregon bakery owners

By Leigh Jones & Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: The fundraising website GoFundMe has shut down a donation page for Aaron and Melissa Klein, the former owners of the Sweet Cakes by Melissa…

Midday Roundup: Comcast merger falls apart to the delight of Netflix

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | No deal. Cable giant Comcast confirmed today it no longer wants to buy the No. 2 company in the industry, Time Warner. If the $45.2 billion merger had gone…

American Airlines–US Airways marriage gets FAA blessing

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | American Airlines and US Airways are celebrating the final step in their $11 billion merger deal. The milestone came last week when the Federal Aviation…

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